Town of New Hartford Councilman James Messa was present for the annual swearing in of line officers and award presentations at last night's monthly meeting. Councilman Messa presented Mrs. Janet Hughes with proclamations honoring her late husband, Past Chief William "Bill" Hughes, for his 55 years of service to the Willowvale Fire Company and community.
WFC President Gary Edwards was awarded a plaque, FASNY and Assembly proclamations for 50 years of service. Firefighter/Treasurer Justin Sorrentino received the "Ironman" Award as well as Assembly proclamations and a 25 year service pin. Additionally, firefighters Matt Jones, Chuck Bastien, and David Jones were awarded 25 year service pins.
The WFC line officers for 2022 are as follows: Chief Ron Dittmar, Assistant Chief Noel Ames, Deputy Chief Jeff Mundrick, Captain Matt Wentrick, Lieutenant David Jones (not pictured), Lieutenant Ryne Cornacchia, Fire Police Captain Stew Kramer, and EMS Captain Tammy Wentrick (not pictured).
Congratulations to all!