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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  Award Members Company
7-Nov-15 Life Saving Award Lt. Raul Perez  E-24
    FF Jarred McLean  
    FF Stephen Schmitt  
    FF Daniel Thompson  
8-Jan-16 Class 2 Citation Lt. Brian O’Keefe TL-11
    FF Kevin Thomas   
  Letter of Commendation Lt. Brett Hendrie E-22
    FF Louis Bongo  
    FF Frank Vallelonga  
22-Jan-16 Life Saving Award Lt. Anthony Margiotti E-24
    FF Jarred McLean  
    FF Daniel Thompson  
    FF Stephen Schmitt  
25-Jan-16 Life Saving Award Lt. Brian Bracken   E-23
    FF William Casailinova  
    FF Frank Gagliardo  
    FF Christian Carozo  
19-Jun-16 Life Saving Award Lt. Sean DeNigris E-22
    FF William Flowers  
    FF James Manning  
21-Jun-16 Unit Citation Lt. Chris Cordaro E-22
    FF Simon Mobiglia  
    FF Joseph Dizenzo  
    FF Steven Fridovich  
  Unit Citation FF Larry Green  L-12
    FF Vincent Costa  
    FF Richard Biondi  
  Unit Citation Capt. Ted Ferrara R-4
    FF Carmine Mancuso  
    FF Daniel Betker  
  Unit Citation  DC Henry Senno 2302
    FF Michael Young  
4-Jul-16 Letter of Commendation  Lt. Joseph Narciso 4th of July Detail
    FF James Manning