Broome County Firefigheters' Association - Broome County, NY

News Archives 2017

Date Article
12-11-17 VFPASNY annual seminar, Sat. March 17 at Montour Falls. InformationClick here to learn more.
12-11-17 Registration formClick here to learn more.
10-22-17 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today (finally) signed legislation to deliver health care benefits to volunteer firefighters who have been diagnosed with certain cancers. Click here to learn more.
10-13-17
The Broome County Firefighters' Association will hold their annual Memorial Service on Friday, Oct. 13, 7:30 pm, at the Port Crane Fire station, 844 Route 369, in Port Crane (across from the entrance to Chenango Valley State Park). The Association will remember 50 members of the fire service in our area who have passed away in the last year. All firefighters are invited to attend. Dress uniform is requested, if you have one. Family and friends of the deceased are also invited to join us for the service. If you would like to participate in the service and place a flower in the cross for one of the deceased, please let Chaplain Dean Horton know when you arrive.

Join us for refreshments at 7 pm, prior to the service.
08-04-17 The training schedule for fall and winter 2017 is attached. There are a lot of good courses offered here, so please be sure to sign up right away if you are interested in a class. We have had to cancel some classes lately due to poor pre-registration and that could result in us losing training hours from the state, so please encourage everyone to sign up for classes. The schedule can also be found here
08-02-17 Please join us Saturday August 27th, 2017 from Noon to 5pm at Mountain Top for the Firefighters' Clambake. Click here for more information.
07-31-17 Binghamton Fire is hosting their 7th Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Sunday, September 17th at The State Office Building in Downtown Binghamton. Registration starts at 9 am and the climb will start at 10 am. Information is attached here or go to http://events.firehero.org/site/TR?fr_id=1802&pg=entry
07-26-17 Fire companies invited to participate in 5 Mile Point Summer Games on August 20the 2017. For more information click here
07-24-17 Attached is information on a softball tournament to be held September 2. The tournament is to benefit the daughter of Nick Bixby who works in the jail. She suffered a below the knee amputation from a tragic accident. For more information and to fill out a registration form click here
05-30-17 Broome County is holding an ICS 300 class, September 5 thru Sept. 21, Tuesdays & Thursday, 6 pm, a total of six ( 6) nights. If there is anyone who needs this class, you should sign up now, as the class is already filling up fast. Sign up here
04-25-17 Fire companies are in need of volunteers! Stop in at your local fire station on Saturday, April 29, noon to 3 pm to find out how you can help
03-28-17 First responder training on dealing with Alzheimer’s patients is being held at Brookdale Vestal West, 421 Plaza Drive on Thursday, April 6, 1 to 4 pm Click here for additional details.
03-20-17 Chief Officer Training Day: Click here for more information.
02-16-17 Rail Safety Emergency Response Training.  There will be six classes offered: Tuesday and Thursday, June 6 and 8, 8 am to noon or 1 pm to 5 pm,  and Wednesday June 7, 1 pm to 5 pm or 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Norfolk Southern Rail yard, 5 Holmes Place, Binghamton.  Click here for more information and registration form. 
02-02-17 New York State Weekend at National Fire Academy: Click here for more information.
01-27-17 The Endicott Firefighters Emerald Society Post Parade party is coming up soon - Saturday, March 4, 2017, after the Binghamton St. Patrick's Day Parade. The party is at the Terra Cotta, 81 State St. 4-10 pm. See www.endicottfire.com or call 585-209-3337 for more information and to order tickets. Click here for more information.
01-25-17

Binghamton Firefighters will hold a St. Patrick's Day Pre-Parade party on Friday, March 3, 6 pm - 11 pm, at the Holiday Inn Arena.  Click Here for more information.

01-19-17 SAVE THE DATE: Agenda for 29rd UHS EMS/Emergency Medicine/Trauma Teaching Day - Saturday, March 18, 2017 7:00am to 5:00 pm

Linked as a PDF file, please find an early glance at the Dr. Patrick E. O’Hara Emergency Medicine and Trauma Teaching Day agenda. Please note that this year’s event comes about a month earlier than those of the past.

01-16-17 Fire Commissioner Training offered in Endwell, March 4, 2017.
01-02-17 Binghamton Firefighter Test -

The City of Binghamton is holding a civil service exam for firefighters on Saturday, March 18.  The deadline to register for the exam is Wed., January 25.  Click here for PDF

 
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