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About Town: Top Honors for SHFD Junior Corps

Chronicling notable events in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.

On August 5, the Sleepy Hollow Fire Department's Junior Corps received their first trophy.

The Junior Corps marched in the Ossining Firemans' Parade and received top honors for Best Appearing Junior Corps. It was the first judged parade the Junior Corps marched in. Those who participated included Eudy Mata, Steven Bencosme, Julio Sosa, John Cabezas, Jerry Diaz, Gabriel Gonzalez and Alfredo Santana.

The SHFD Junior Corps consists of youths age 14 to 17. They are equipped like normal firefighters, but are limited in what types of firefighting activity they can engage in.

The program has been in existence since 2009, and has 20 current members.

For more information, check out the Sleepy Hollow Fire Department website: http://www.sleepyhollowfd.org/

Victoria Cabezas August 06, 2011 at 06:57 PM
How come the names of the Junior Corp were not listed? I think they deserve their names to be mentioned since they are young men setting a good example to others in the community about public serve and doing the right thing.
Sean Roach August 06, 2011 at 08:07 PM
Too right, we're working on getting the names for you.
Captain's Wife August 06, 2011 at 08:32 PM
Absolutely Fabulous!!! Good job guys, so proud of you. SHFD is honored to have you.
Victoria Cabezas August 07, 2011 at 11:42 PM
Thank you to Sean Roach for adding the names of the Junior Corp members.

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