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Friday, November 30, 2012

TPC Candidates

The nominating period for the Two Percent Committee Election was closed at 5:00 pm on this date. The following members have submitted a valid nominating petition:


James A. McTiernan, III         Union President 

James Smallwood                   Engine 2 Group 3 

Scott Miller                       Fire Invest. Group 2

Scott Joerger                           Engine 5 Group 1

Robert Lindner                         Engine 3 Group 4

Brian Glise                              Truck 5 Group 3

Alphonse White, III                Truck 5 Group 4

Joe Luna                                  Special Events - Staff

Jonathan Young                      Floating Battalion Chief

Ted Kuppinger                        Public Information Officer – Staff

Doug Kress                             Engine 1 Group 1


Elections for the Two Percent Committee will be held December 12, 2012 in the Local 1071 Union Office, 1425 Mt. Read Blvd., Suite 245.  Elections will be conducted by Secret Ballot from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm. The five (5) candidates that receive the majority of the votes shall be Elected Director(s). See the Bulletin in your Station / Division for more info.
Monday, November 19, 2012

RFD Recruit Class

Fire Chief Sam Mitrano has appointed a new class of 24 Recruits. The new recruits began 24 weeks of training at the Rochester Fire Department Training Academy on November 19, 2012. The 24 weeks of training will test the recruits strength, physically and mentally. If the recruits make it through the 24 weeks of training they will be sworn in as Firefighters in May 2013. The new recruits are: Andrew Barbetta, Thomas Berry, Cory Bradley-Phillips, Daniel Caufield,James Daniels, Jr., Mark Dey, Ryan Gardner, Jonathan Grifiths, Jamie Groff, Chaz Harris, Robert Hernandez, Joseph Horn, Michael Oberst, Marcus Patterson, Lawrence Presha, Kyle Relyea, Robert Robinson, Amy Rufo, Patrick Rutledge, Sarah Sanderson, Jason Schneeberger, Anthony Sinclair, Alexander Williams, Terrance Youmans.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Veteran's Day

Sunday November 11, 2012 is Veteran’s Day. Rochester Fire Fighters IAFF Local 1071 would like to express our deepest gratitude to all Veterans for their dedicated military service and recognize the men and women currently serving our Country in the Armed Forces. 
Friday, November 2, 2012

Daylight Savings Time

At 2 a.m. on Sunday November 4, 2012, remember to turn your clocks an hour behind to end daylight savings time. Rochester Fire Fighters Association Local 1071 and the IAFF are urging the public to change more than just the batteries in their smoke detectors when Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend. Please upgrade your smoke detectors to make sure your home is equipped with photoelectric smoke detectors.

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