Local fire departments held open houses or Recruit New York events last weekend.
The Albany County Rural Fire Chiefs Association and the sheriff's office are in the beginning stages of planning for an East Berne training grounds for firefighters and police.
Voorheesville's mayor and village board plans to replace the Voorheesville Area Ambulance Service with re-trained volunteer firefighters. The retaliatory move would undermine the service without ensuring a viable replacement.
Guilderland emergency crews and police demonstrated their safety tactics on Tuesday, Aug. 6, as part of the police department's National Night Out at Tawasentha Park.
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