At approximately 10:30am today, the City of Hudson Firefighters were requested to respond, to Aarons Rental at 350 Fairview Avenue in the Town of Greenport, with a F.A.S.T. team. The Greenport Fire Department was operating at an electrical fire with a moderate smoke condition within the building.
Under the direction of Chief James Schermerhorn, Engine/Rescue 279 responded and staged within the parking ... (Full Story & Photos)
Proposition2, the retirement plan proposed for City of Hudson Volunteer Firefighters, is obviously not free. It is however a drop in the bucket compared to what city residents already pay in retirement and health benefits for paid city employees.
***The following cost estimate is based on the entire active department roster (81 members) meeting the criteria to receive the benefit.
On November 8th while casting your ballot be sure to turn the ballot over and vote for Proposition 2. If passed, Proposition 2 authorizes the city to establish a Length of Service Awards Program (more commonly known as a retirement program) for members of the City of Hudson Fire Department.
A copy of the notice to the Columbia County Board of Elections is attached. Please review this important document ... (Full Story)
The City of Hudson Fire Department took home 9 trophies after marching in the annual Columbia County Volunteer Firefighters Association Parade on Saturday July 30th.
The parade was the culmination of the annual convention weekend hosted this year by the Niverville Fire Department. The convention, always held over the last weekend in July, took place at the Kinderhook Town Park on State Farm Road ... (Full Story & Photos)
The City of Hudson Fire Department Dive Team in front of Water Rescue Unit 17-70.