Police & Fire

Volunteers Recognized Through Bridgewater LOSAP Program


BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Council approved a final list of volunteer members who qualify under the township LOSAP program.

The Length of Service Award program is to reward active members of the Bradley Gardens First Aid and Rescue Squad, the Finderne First Aid and Rescue Squad, the Martinsville Rescue Squad and the Green Knoll Rescue Squad.

The program allows for fixed annual contributions per member to a deferred-income account for each volunteer member. The required contribution in 2015 is $1,210.48 per qualified member.

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Recognized this year were:

Bradley Gardens First Aid and Rescue Squad

  • Dan Calligaro
  • Chris Ireland
  • Robert Hanlon II
  • Juliana Calligaro
  • Jeffrey Taylor
  • Nick Rinaldo
  • Gabe Trepiccione
  • Kyle William
  • Matthew Chaing
  • Jason Kreyling
  • Ulhas Amin
  • Eric Hoyer
  • Pavan Amin

Finderne First Aid and Rescue Squad

  • Brian Sowden
  • Carol Ianniello
  • Dale Artfitch
  • Dhruvi Shah
  • Gina Puerari
  • Glenn Gallacher
  • Katelyn Sowden
  • Kathryn Sowden
  • Kellie Durand-Demair
  • Kyle Vaccaro
  • Marc Sowden
  • Richard Sowden
  • Steven Demair

Green Knoll Rescue Squad

  • Michael S. Halperin
  • Stephan Landau
  • Dov Landau
  • Jesse Chang
  • Timothy Ring
  • Sabino V. DeRogatis
  • David Weedon
  • Craig Simon
  • Marc Vogt
  • Michael O’Brien
  • Sharon Pasewaldt

Martinsville Rescue Squad

  • Doris Zampella
  • Katherine Hixson
  • Debbie Manna
  • Howard Bixler
  • Brian Atherton
  • Sara Rall
  • Susan Klein
  • Scott Rappoport
  • James Scott
  • Inge Monticello
  • Penelope Lynch
  • Sherry Steger
  • Mary Ellen Schleckser
  • Lisa Pantano
  • Michael Alonso
  • Catherine Hailer-Franco
  • Margaret Samuels
  • Mark Swartz
  • Cara Hayes
  • Peter Mone
  • Alicia Wright
  • Ana Geraldes
  • Harry Triantis
  • Hillary Esposito
  • JoAnne Bixler
  • Robert Albano
  • Emma Triantis
  • Carl Rall
  • Hannah Stevens
  • Susan Zweig

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