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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 ForceCapt. Andrew DiMaggio Lt. Thomas MoriartyLt. Anthony MarsicoFF Richard Bongiorni
February 6, 2015 Life Saving Award E-21Lt. Bruce Savage FF Peter Celestino FF Nicholas WilliamsPFF Neil BrownLt. Michael Petrone (Off-duty)
February 8, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24Lt. Anthony MargiottiFF Stephen SchmittFF Marstus Hewitt
February 21, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24Lt. Robert Ciotti FF Daniel ThompsonFF Jarred McLean April 25, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24Lt. Anthony Margiotti FF Stephen SchmittFF Daniel Thompson
May 28, 2015 Life Saving Award E-24Lt. Robert Ciotti FF Gary Bruzzese FF Durette TylerFF John Cestone
July 3, 2015 Unit Citation TL-11Lt. John Sanfilippo FF Andrew BurpeeFF Durette Tyler
Unit Citation E-21Lt. Michael Rende FF Eric SarracinoFF Edgar MelgarejoFF John Cestone
Unit Citation 2302DC John Reed FF Andrew Pelham July 31, 2015 Unit Citation E-24Lt. Robert CiottiFF Thomas HenslerFF Babatunde Ogunleye
Unit Citation E-21Lt. Carl Bartucca FF Richard BongiorniFF Andrew BurpeeFF John Cestone
Unit Citation R-4Lt. Michael Rende FF Andrew PelhamFF Timothy Ward
Unit Citation 2302Capt. Donald Bradley FF Alfred Bruzzese
September 7, 2015 Life Saving Award E-21Lt. Philip Cicchiello FF Kenneth HansonFF Robert DiPasquaFF John Bollettieri
September 16, 2015 Unit Citation E-24Lt. Anthony Margiotti FF Jarred McLeanFF Daniel Thompson