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2016 NRFD Promotion and Awards Ceremony

Written By: Talk of the Sound News

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 19th at the Council Chambers in City Hall. Chief Louis DiMelgio and Deputy Chief Scott Bradley were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, staff and families as they honored 32 Firefighters with the Life Saving and Unit Citation Awards.

“Today we recognized members who demonstrated meritorious acts of bravery throughout the year,” said Chief DiMelgio.

Father Michael Challinor of Holy name of Jesus was appointed and sworn in as the new Chaplain along with newly promoted members and firefighters. Receiving promotions were Fire Captain Philip Cicchiello and Fire Lieutenants Brian Bracken, Eric Auletta, Andrew Burpee. The department also welcomed five new Firefighters, Michael P. Amori, James A. DiMaggio, Liam Madden, Justin A. Moxey and Christopher S. Tortorella.

Date AwardMembersCompany
7-Nov-15Life Saving AwardLt. Raul Perez E-24
  FF Jarred McLean 
  FF Stephen Schmitt 
  FF Daniel Thompson 
8-Jan-16Class 2 CitationLt. Brian O’KeefeTL-11
  FF Kevin Thomas  
 Letter of CommendationLt. Brett HendrieE-22
  FF Louis Bongo 
  FF Frank Vallelonga 
22-Jan-16Life Saving AwardLt. Anthony MargiottiE-24
  FF Jarred McLean 
  FF Daniel Thompson 
  FF Stephen Schmitt 
25-Jan-16Life Saving AwardLt. Brian Bracken  E-23
  FF William Casailinova 
  FF Frank Gagliardo 
  FF Christian Carozo 
19-Jun-16Life Saving AwardLt. Sean DeNigrisE-22
  FF William Flowers 
  FF James Manning 
21-Jun-16Unit CitationLt. Chris CordaroE-22
  FF Simon Mobiglia 
  FF Joseph Dizenzo 
  FF Steven Fridovich 
 Unit CitationFF Larry Green L-12
  FF Vincent Costa 
  FF Richard Biondi 
 Unit CitationCapt. Ted FerraraR-4
  FF Carmine Mancuso 
  FF Daniel Betker 
 Unit Citation DC Henry Senno2302
  FF Michael Young 
4-Jul-16Letter of Commendation Lt. Joseph Narciso4th of July Detail
  FF James Manning