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Croton Falls Firefighters And Community Mark 125th Anniversary

October 19, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Nearly all of the Croton Falls Volunteer Fire Department’s 140 members and an additional 250 of their closest friends and family enjoyed an evening of nostalgia and fun in celebration of the department’s 125th anniversary.

Mark Morin, chairman of the board of commissioners, said the event officialy sold out the morning of. He and other officials said it was a ...

Croton Falls Firefighters Celebrate Department's 125 Years of Service

NORH SALEM, N.Y.--The Croton Falls Volunteer Fire Department has come a long way since it was founded in 1892, when the community’s first first responders answered calls with horse-drawn equipment.  

“It wasn’t the department we know now,” said Ted Daros, the department’s president.

Daros is one of many long-time volunteers, joining the fire department at ...

North Salem Police Officer Retires After 32 Years

NORTH SALEM,N.Y.--For the first time since he started working at 16, Joseph Olenik, now 59, is going to have weekends off.

A man of many hats, which have included those of fire marshal, police chief, facilities director for Weston public schools in Connecticut for the last five years, and dad to three, Olenik is ready to take just one out of the rotation in order to spend more time with his ...

North Salem Commemorates 9/11

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Dozens gathered at the North Salem Fire House on Titicus Road to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11.

Veterans and their families attended the event, as well as local officials including Sen. Terrence Murphy, North Salem Town Supervisor Warren Lucas, and Councilman Martin Aronchick.

The attacks claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people, including North Salem resident Vincent ...

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