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Posted on: October 21, 2015

[ARCHIVED] NRFD 2015 Awards Ceremony

NRFD Promotion and Awards Ceremony

The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 21. Mayor Noam Bramson and FD Chaplin Father Martin Biglin joined Chief Louis DiMelgio as he honored 50 Firefighters with the Life Saving and Unit Citation Awards. In addition, Mayor Noam Bramson sworn in Firefighter Steven Fridovich. The Ceremony was held in the Council Chambers in City Hall.

These awards are recognitions of their amazing acts of courage and bravery throughout the year. Recipients of the Unit Citation Awards included the three firefighters who delivered a healthy baby girl on September 16, 2015 (Lt. Anthony Margiotti, Firefighters Jarred McLean and Daniel Thompson).

Amazing Grace was performed by the Westchester Fire Fighters Pipe Band.

Recipients of the Unit Citation and Life Saving Awards:

November 2014 Unit Citation USAR Task Force
Capt. Andrew DiMaggio
Lt. Thomas Moriarty
Lt. Anthony Marsico
FF Richard Bongiorni

February 6, 2015 Life Saving Award E-21
Lt. Bruce Savage
FF Peter Celestino
FF Nicholas Williams
PFF Neil Brown
Lt. Michael Petrone (Off-duty)

February 8, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24
Lt. Anthony Margiotti
FF Stephen Schmitt
FF Marstus Hewitt

February 21, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24
Lt. Robert Ciotti
FF Daniel Thompson
FF Jarred McLean

April 25, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24
Lt. Anthony Margiotti
FF Stephen Schmitt
FF Daniel Thompson

May 28, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24
Lt. Robert Ciotti
FF Gary Bruzzese
FF Durette Tyler
FF John Cestone

July 3, 2015 Unit Citation TL-11
Lt. John Sanfilippo
FF Andrew Burpee
FF Durette Tyler

Unit Citation E-21
Lt. Michael Rende
FF Eric Sarracino
FF Edgar Melgarejo
FF John Cestone

Unit Citation 2302
DC John Reed
FF Andrew Pelham

July 31, 2015 Unit Citation E-24
Lt. Robert Ciotti
FF Thomas Hensler
FF Babatunde Ogunleye

Unit Citation E-21
Lt. Carl Bartucca
FF Richard Bongiorni
FF Andrew Burpee
FF John Cestone

Unit Citation R-4
Lt. Michael Rende
FF Andrew Pelham
FF Timothy Ward

Unit Citation 2302
Capt. Donald Bradley
FF Alfred Bruzzese

September 7, 2015 Life Saving Award E-21
Lt. Philip Cicchiello
FF Kenneth Hanson
FF Robert DiPasqua
FF John Bollettieri

September 16, 2015 Unit Citation E-24
Lt. Anthony Margiotti
FF Jarred McLean
FF Daniel Thompson

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