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Retirement Celebration

2019 Retirement Dinner Celebration Announcement
                   

Battalion Chief   Bryan DeLisi    Woodbridge Fire District #1

Firefighter             Patrick Renaldi   Port Reading Fire District #2

Firefighter             Charles Mangione   Woodbridge Fire District #1

Firefighter             Peter Reilly   Woodbridge Fire District #1

Come celebrate these men and join us in saying THANK YOU for all their years of service to the residents of Woodbridge Township.

Fund Raiser

Please come out and support the Middlesex County Fire Prevention and Protection Association at Bahama Breeze this Wednesday night, April 17th from 5pm-10pm.  Please print the flyer and present it to your server so that 25% of your check will be donated by Bahama Breeze back to the Middlesex County Fire Prevention and Protection Association for your community.

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Woodbridge Fire Starts a New Era

  Thursday evening, January 24th, 2019, the Board of Fire Commissioners of Woodbridge Fire District #1 continued the progress within their department. Under Chief Charles Kenny, with the board's support,  the Woodbridge Fire Department has expanded the officer ranks to include a Deputy Fire Chief. This new position along with the promotions of Battalion Chiefs and Captains continues to advance the department. During the special meeting held at the Woodbridge Fire Department, they also welcomed to the department two new career firefighters in an effort to maintain manpower and staffing levels to enhance resident safety. The members of Local 290 would like to take this opportunity to thank the Board of Fire Commissioners and Chief Charles Kenny for their continued dedication to the safety and well being of the residents and fire department staff. Congratulations to the following personnel:  

Deputy Chief - John Golden

Battalion Chief - Robert Paul

Battalion Chief - Michael Balog

Battalion Chief - Robert Minkler Jr.

Battalion Chief - Mark Minkler

Captain - Keith Repace

Captain - Joseph Kogut

Captain - Stephen Weber

Captain - David Hines

Captain - Michael Mastanduno

Captain - Chad Carrick

Firefighter - Cory Snyder

Firefighter - Robert Hilliard III

   

Woodbridge Promotes two captains and two lieutenants

The Board of Fire Commissioners of Woodbridge Township Fire District 1 promoted two Lieutenants to the rank of Captain and two Firefighters to the rank of Lieutenant. The members of Local 290 would like to recognize Captain Michael Balog, Captain Robert Minkler Jr., Lieutenant Stephen Weber and Lieutenant David Hines. Congratulations and good luck to all!

Woodbridge Fire District 1 Swears in first career chief

The Board of Fire Commissioners of Woodbridge Fire District 1 made history on Friday, May 12, 2017. Charles Kenny, a veteran of the Woodbridge Fire Department for more than thirty years, rose through the ranks and has been provisionally promoted to the rank of Chief of the Department. This promotion makes Provisional Chief Charles Kenny the first Career Fire Chief in Woodbridge Township. The membership of Local 290 applaud the decision by this Board. Congratulations Chief Kenny!

Port Reading Firefighters Renovate Kitchen

PRFD Station 2 would like to thank R.S. Marble and Granite, Inc. of Port Reading for their generous donation of granite.
PRFD Station 2 would like to thank R.S. Marble and Granite, Inc. of Port Reading for their generous donation of granite.
The members of Local 290 would like to extend our appreciation to R.S. Marble and Granite of Port Reading for their generous donation of granite for the island and countertops for the newly renovated kitchen at Port Reading Fire Station 2. The members of Local 290 worked together to renovate the kitchen by removing old outdated appliances and installing commercial cookware that was donated by Buckeye Pipeline in Port Reading. The end result is a fully functioning kitchen that will serve the members for years to come.

Autism Awareness Month

Members and supporters of Local 290 selling T-Shirts for Autism Awareness
Members and supporters of Local 290 selling T-Shirts for Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness month concluded with members and supporters of Local 290 attending the annual POAC (Parents Of Autistic Children) Walk in Sewaren today. There we were able to sell some of our remaining t-shirts to promote awareness and to raise money for POAC. This we raised more than $2,000 for the group. The members are proud to have shown our support and we are glad to see the funds go to a worthy cause. Keep up the great work POAC!!!

Local 290 Boosts Autism Awareness

Help Local 290 support Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC) by purchasing your shirt today!
Help Local 290 support Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC) by purchasing your shirt today!

The members of Local 290 will be sporting these shirts all throughout April to boost Awareness of Autism in our communities. These shirts are also available for sale to the general public. If interested, please contact Bob Paul via phone or email. His information is on the image. All proceeds will go to support the Parents Of Autistic Children (POAC). POAC has played a vital role in the community training teachers, first responders, administrators, paraprofessionals and most importantly, the parents themselves. For more information on POAC or how to get involved, click here.

T-Shirts for a cause – get your’s today

Breast Cancer Awareness Month T-Shirts
Breast Cancer Awareness Month T-Shirts

The 2016 Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts have arrived. T-Shirts are available for sale to anyone interested in purchasing one for $15. Sizes range from adult small to adult extra large. Please email us with your name, telephone number and size. We will call you as soon as possible. All proceeds go towards breast cancer research. Get your's soon and show your support. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is only 10 days away.