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   our volunteers
responded
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  Fire & Emergency
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3rd Monday 

7:00pm in City Hall


 

P.J. Common Council


2nd & 4th Mondays

7:00pm in City Hall

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Meeting Nights

and Company Information

Neversink Eng #1 - First Thu
 27 Orange Street        858-4011

Delaware Eng #2  -  First Wed
22 Hammond Street 858-4022

Howard Wheat Eng #4 - Last Wed
31 Owen Street 858-4044

 Excelsior Eng #5  -  Third Wed
 143 W. Main Street      858-4055

 Tri-States Hose #6  -  First Thu
       257 E. Main Street      858-4066

Maghogomoch H&L - 1st Tues
5 Orange Street 858-4077

Fire Police - Last Tue
141 W. Main Street      858-4096

Special Operations Squad -   
22 Hammond Street     858-4033
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PJFD Forms

for Downloading


All Forms Are Now On

Emergency Reporting System

Active Membership Application
Junior Membership Application
Job Description - What to Expect
Transfer Application  
PJFD By-Laws
PJFD BEST PRACTICES
Peace Office Registry form  PJFD Training Form
FF Injury Form C-2F
FF Claim for Benefits VF-3


Voter Registration

 

 PJNY City Codes

 

The New York State
Uniform Fire Prevention
and Building Code


 
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arbon MonoxideFacts

FIRE SAFETY FOR KIDS

 

Activities for the Kids


 

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2012

2013 2014 2015  2016 2017
Jan
32 34 32 35   36 25
Feb
24 29 29 17   34 24
Mar
40 23 32 27   33 40
Apr
33 32 29 28   42 40
May
36 25 43 37   27 40
Jun
34 30 37 43   33 36
Jul
37 24 43 51   33 43
Aug
35 23 78* 34   42 41
Sep
51 26 32 29   37 32
Oct
58 25 27 39   41 36
Nov
21 20 37 31   30 31
Dec
19 33 24 40   34 25
TOTAL
420 334 438 411   422  413




2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006



Jan

39

45

43

28

25

24



Feb

38

39

32

45

31

32



Mar

50

61

37

40

30

30



Apr

38

43

40

40

52

33



May

37

49

49

39

44

40



Jun

37

24

51

39

42

42



Jul

59

43

53

41

27

46



Aug

169

50

50

 30

28

29



Sep

110

55

36

 41

30

48



Oct

29

39

40

 30

34

35



Nov

36

36

26

29

48

36



Dec

39

44

44

 37

29

35


  

680

528

501

439

420

430




Port Jervis Fire Department

8-10 Orange Street - P.O. Box 1002
Port Jervis, New York 12771
Business office: 845  856-4100
FAX:  845  858-1064
General email: info@portjervisfire.org

Secretary email:   
W.R.Werner@portjervisfire.org

Webmaster email:  stansiegel2@gmail.com
 
               
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 Chief: Dominic Cicalese

  1st Assistant:  Thomas Snyder     -   2nd Assistant: Anthony Fuller
Treasurer:  Robert Waligrowski    Secretary:  William R. Werner

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Deputy Chief 1:  Joseph Kowal   -   Deputy Chief 2: James W. Rohner
 Deputy Chief 3: Jeffrey Rhoades 
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Chaplain:  Rev. Matthew Newcomb
Safety Officer:  Russell Scott 
Training Officer:   Vacant     
Apparatus Maintenance Coordinator:  Thomas Vicchiariello
O.C. Fire Advisory Board Rep:  Edward Pavlich, Jr.
  Photographer:  Sharon Siegel
Webmaster:   Stanley Siegel  



OUR MISSION STATEMENT
  
The Port Jervis Fire Department is dedicated to safeguarding the lives, property,
and environment of our community through exceptional services in education,
preparedness, prevention and prompt response to emergency incidents.

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The Port Jervis Fire Department consists of over 300 dedicated volunteer members.

There are 5 fire stations located strategically within the the city limits.
The Port Jervis Fire Department's vehicle apparatus consists off four pumpers,
a Squrt articulating boom, an aerial ladder truck, a Special Operations Squad vehicle,

a Fire Police vehicle, two river rescue boats, and three Chief's vehicles. 
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Our Special Operations Squad consists of an Accident Victim Extrication Team (AVET),
Technical Rescue Rope Team (Rope) and  Water Operations Team (Water Ops.)

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One of the highlights of the fire department is its annual Fireman's Day Parade,
which we are told is the oldest continuous fireman's parade in the US.
This year we are celebrating our 168th parade.
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Our Annual Banquet this year is
January 27, 2018
Please see your Captain if you plan on attending.
If you have any photos for the Powerpoint presentation,
please email them to stansiegel2@gmail.com, soon.

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Our Annual Inspection Day Parade
 this year is
July 14, 2018
Invitations should be going out shortly
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EXCITING  NEWS





Please visit our Facebook page for current information
which is updated frequently


Your Community Needs You - Volunteer as a Fire Fighter to Make a Difference!
The Port Jervis Volunteer Fire Department is actively seeking volunteers of many backgrounds
for our Firefighter roles

Every day, in every community, emergency responders answer the call of our families, friends and neighbors who are in need of assistance. From house fires to technical rescues to car accidents, to floods, our emergency responders are there to protect lives and property.


Emergency responders are a special type of people, with many different reasons for answering the call of duty. Some like the challenges and the adrenaline rush, while others like to sharpen their emergency skills and techniques.  Every one of them answers the call so that they can help someone in need..


Today's emergency responders do far more than put out fires. Emergency responders are the first line of defense in natural and man-made disasters. They respond to vehicle accidents, water incidents, hazardous materials incidents, specialized rescue situations and a vast array of other emergency situations.

 

In response to the aging and declining membership and the need for new volunteer firefighters, the Port Jervis Volunteer Fire Department has initiated a recruitment campaign for interested citizens, men and woman, to learn how to "answer the call" and serve their community.


Becoming a volunteer firefighter can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, and allows you to reach out to someone in need. Together with the Port Jervis Volunteer Fire Department, you can insure that there is always someone to "answer the call".

 
Contact any fire station, any firefighter, or go to pjnyfd.com for an application or more information.




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PJFD Duty Pumper Changes
 
......
The Duty Pumper program will run 24/7
and will now include weekends and holidays.

The monthly change will take place on the
1st of every month @ 0600 hrs


Fire & Emergency Management Committee
 meets on the
3rd Monday of each month

at 7:00PM.
at the Municipal Building







SAFETY VESTS

There are Safety Vests
on all PJFD Apparatus

They must be used whenever

any PJFD firefighter
is in a roadway



EMERGENCY   RESPONSE   SYSTEM
   NOTES:

FASNY & NYMIR/WCB information

The FASNY Red Handbook in PDF format has been added to the Library.
Links to the forms for the NYS Workers' Compensation Board
and the New York Municipal Insurance Repository
relative to volunteer firefighter injuries has been added to the Library


Emergency Response Guidebook

The 392 page 2012 Edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook
is now available in the ER Library

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2017 OFFICERS

Captain
1st Lieutenant
2nd Lieutenant
Engine 1 Preston Kinzel David Moore, Jr.
Brent Spoonhower
Engine 2
Robert Padgett, Jr. Jennifer Snyder Bryce Sotelo
Engine 4 William Conklin, Jr
Joseph Rennish
Randall Aber  
Engine 5   Timothy Simmons John Pantis
Engine 6 Jeffrey Martin
Richard Oppelt George Padgett, Jr.
Hook & Ladder Richard Finan Jeffrey Lewis Robert Donahue
Fire Police  Stanley Siegel
  Henry H. Dunn


Special Operations Squad
Water Ops Team Leader
Timothy Simmons
Rope Team Leader
Keith Brown
AVET Team Leader
Richard Senkiew
Asst. Water Ops Team Leader
George Padgett, Jr.
Asst. Rope Team Leader
Michael Aumick
Asst. AVET Team Leader
RHarold Howlett


Special Operations Squad
Water Operations Team

Aber, Randall    
Technical Rescue Team

Aumick. Michael E. 
Rescue Technician Basic

Aber, Randall
Amato, Richard J.  Brown, Keith K.     Allen, John L., Jr.
Aumick, Dean A.   Fuller, Anthony W. Brown, Keith K.
Brewster, William D.   Presto, Dana    Cicalese, Dominic  M.
Cole, Brandon S.     Simmons, Timothy J.   DeVore, John H.
DeVore, John H.   Enright, Jerry D.     Senkiew, Richard
Enright, Jerry D. Esposito, Christopher Simmons, Timothy J.
Enright, Thomas Fuller, Anthony W.      Snyder, Thomas M
Finan, Richard Hill, Daniel J.  Speaker, Patrick A
Fuller, Anthony W.      Hill, Michael     Werner, William R. 
Frank W. Fuller, III Howlett, Harold V.
Fuller, Frank W., Jr.  Jergensen, Michael
Hill, Michael     Kinzel, Preston J.
Howell, Kenneth J. Moore, Matthew R.
Howlett, Harold V.    Nason, Michael
Kalin, Ronald  Padgett, Robert, Jr.
Kinzel, Preston J.   Pantis, John W.
Martin, Jeffrey Prespare, William M.
Mc Bride, Charles Reilly, Michael E.
Padgett, George W.    Rhoades, Jeffrey S.
Padgett, Robert, Jr  Roberts, Anthony
Pavlich, Edward C., Jr     Rohner, James W., III
Pavlich, Edward C., Sr Scott, Joseph A.  
Prespare, William M.  

Presto, Dana J.

Rhoades, Jeffrey S.

Roberts, Anthony

Rohner, James W., III

Scott, Joseph A. 

Simmons, Timothy J.

Snyder, Thomas M.   

Vance, Kenneth S., Jr.  

Vicchiariello, Jason C.   
Revised 5 January 2016

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FIRE POLICE MEMBERS - 2018



NEVERSINK ENGINE 1


DELAWARE ENGINE 2

HOWARD WHEAT ENGINE 4

 

Jessica J. Furman Randall D. Aber
Robert D. Padgett, Jr. William P. Conklin, Jr.

 

Edward C. Pavlich, Jr. Henry H. Dunn, III

Jennifer L. Snyder

Barry Longwell, Sr. 


Thomas M. Snyder Morgan Mosher, III 


Stanley B. Siegel

EXCELSIOR ENGINE 5



TRI STATE HOSE 6


MAGHOGOMOCK H&L


Vincent J. Atkinson Kevin J. Bartha


Richard F. Drew Jeffrey A. Martin  
Frank W. Fuller, Jr. Richard R. Oppelt 


William R. Werner

George W. Padgett, Jr. 

 


Edward C. Pavlich, Sr.



1/11/18 


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Po
rt Jervis Fire Department Membership

  as of 7/7/14


 
Maghogomock Hook & Ladder

Daniel Lewis
Captain
 
Justin Worden
First Lieutenant
 
Michael Petronio 
Second Lieutenant
 
Firefighters - 45 Company Total

Andrew Aumick
Stephen J. Braun
Derek P. Brunelle
Wyatt Burghardt
David W. Case
David J. Claisse
Victor J. Claisse
Victor J. Claisse, Jr.
Kevin E. Cunningham
Robert Donahue
Arthur A. Elston, Sr.
Richard G. Finan
Rocco Giovanniello
Eugene Hughes
Joshua D. Jacobs
Chad Kidney
Christopher W. Kidney
Wayne E. Kidney
Amanda L. Kolk
John Kowal,
Joseph J. Kowal, Jr.
Joseph J. Kowal, Sr.
Matthew J. Kowal
Gary W. Lapriore
Daniel S. Lewis
Jeffrey D. Lewis
Peter Maillet
Scott J. Morris
Michael Petronio
Robert M. Pierson
Donald Reiff
James W. Raurk
Harley J. Sherman
Christopher D. Southard
Peter O. Tomasi
Steven R. Turner
Ronald VanAuken
Frances Westfall
John R. Westfall
Nathan J. Westfall
Anthony J. Woolsey
Justin M. Worden
Robert J. Worden
Robert J. Worden, Jr.
William J. Worden
 

Neversink Engine #1

Preston Kinzel
Captain
 
David Moore, Jr.
First Lieutenant
 
Brent Spoonhower
Second Lieutenant
 
Firefighters - 66 Company Total

George Belcher, Jr.,
George Belcher, Sr.,
Jeffrey Bodensieck,
Justin Brewster (JM), 
William D. Brewster,
Robert D. Cassidy,
Mark Clavelli
Joseph N. Cox,
Joseph Curtis,
Diane DeGroat,
Daved DeLaCruz ,
George R. Haas,
 Donald Hannigan,
Fred R. Harding,
Bruno Walter Hartmann II,
Ralph R. Hessberger,
Dennis Horner, Sr.,
Jerry Lee Horner,
James H. Kinzel, Jr.,
Preston Kinzel,
Tyler Kinzel,
Peter N. Kowal,
Steven Kolvenbach,
Robert A. Launt,
Robert G. Mason,
Senie M. Mason,
Lyn Mason,
Helen Mason,
Francis May,
Wayne McBride,
William McCann,
Thomas McKeon,
David Mills,
Robert J. Mills,
David D. Moore,
David D. Moore, Jr.,
Matthew Moore,
 Gary W. Morgan,
Christopher M. Morock,
Lawrence Murray,
James H. Ranich,
James Reilly,
Jeffrey S. Rhoades,
Lloyd Rhoades,
Stephen Rhoades,
Scott Robinson,
Gregory Robinson,
James W. Rohner, Jr.,
James W. Rohner III, 
Tracie Rohner,
Adam P. Scopino, Jr.,
Richard Senkiew,
John P. Shannon, Jr.,
John Shimer,
David C. Smith,
Lester Smith,
Annette Smith,
 Richard Speaker,
Brent Spoonhower,
Burton W. Struble,
Anthony Trivino,
Russell Von Sauers,
Jason Ward


Delaware Engine #2


Thomas Snyder
Captain
 
Robert Padgett, Jr.
First Lieutenant
 
Kenneth Howell
Second Lieutenant

Firefighters - 68 Company Total

George Bush,
Harry Babcock II,
Michael J. Canfield, Jr.,
Dominic Cicalese,
Rosario Cala,
Francis
Clune,
Kenneth Cutler,
Joshua Davies,
Riley Delaney,
 Matthew Dloughy,
Christopher Esposito,

James Farr,
John B. Farr,
Joseph J. Farr,
Frank H. Felter,
Leslie Fox,
Jessica  Furman,
Robert
Furman,
Richard Galloway,
Jack I. Glick,
Brendan Hess,
Josh Hicks,
Robert W. Hicks,
Eric Hipsman,

Kenneth Howell,
Ryan Innella,
Daniel Kurtz,
James Lamsden,
Dan Loeb,
Barry T. Long,
Kevin
McConnell,
Charles D. McBride, Jr.,
Dylan McCarthy,
Kevin McCullough,
Nicholas McKeon,
Robert Murray, Jr.,
Joseph
Michulski,
Joseph Mills,
Timothy Mills,
Joseph Maldonado, Jr.,
 William Morgan,
Alan J. Mosher,

Jeffrey Mosher,
Michael Ogrodnick,
Gerald Oney, Jr.,
Neel Patel,
Robert Padgett, Jr.,
Edward
Pavlich, Jr.,
Joseph Pena,
Rocco Petito,
Daniel Pflanz, Sr.,
Gary Predmore,
Robby Predmore,
Sidney
Quick, Jr.,
Edward Reck,
David J. Rivera, Jr.,
Jerry Sacco,
Patricia Sardina,
Stephen Sardina,
 David
C. Simmons,
Douglas W. Smith,
Thomas Snyder,
Bryce Sotelo,
Michael J. Sobolewski,
Wendy
Thomas,
Ralph D. Tidd, Jr.,
 Pat Trotta, Jr.,
Daniel Vankleeck,
Michael K. Winters,
John Zachry, Jr.






Howard Wheat Engine #4

William Conklin

Captain
 
Joseph Rennish
First Lieutenant
 
Randall Aber
Second Lieutenant
 
Firefighters - 22 Company Total

Charles Baumgardner,
Michael Cicalese,
Henry H. Dunn, III,
Keegan T. Dunn,

Jeffrey W. Ewing, Jr.,
 Jeffrey W. Ewing, Sr.,
Raymond Finch,
 Mark R. Fuller, Jr.,
Earl J. Garrity,
Harry
T. Galanakis, Jr.,
James Gill,
John Gushue,
Harold V. Howlett,
Catherine
Kaufman,
George M. Kurtz,
Barry Longwell, Sr.,
Kevin J. McKeon,
Morgan Mosher, III 
Joseph J. Rennish,

 
Stanley B. Siegel,
William VanHorn,
William H. Young, Jr.

 

 

 

Excelsior Engine #5

Anthony Fuller
Captain
 
Patrick Speaker Patrick Speaker Patrick Speaker Patrick Speaker
  First Lieutenant
 
Timothy Simmons
 Second Lieutenant
 
Firefighters - 50 Company Total

Johnny L. Allen
Johnny L. Allen, Jr.
Vincent J. Atkinson
Aaron M. Aumick
Michael E. Aumick
Keith K. Brown
Christian M. Brown
Nicholas J. DiMarsico
John H. DeVore
Richard F. Drew
Robert B. Dunn
Anthony W. Fuller
Edward C. Fuller, Sr.
Frank W. Fuller, III
Frank W. Fuller, Jr.
Frank W. Fuller, Sr.
George Fuller
Daniel J. Hill
Michael R. Hockenberry
Ronald R. Kalin
Denis A. Livingston
Ryan A. Livingston
James R. McElroy
Michael A. Myers
Rev. Matthew C. Newcomb
Joseph L. Pagano
John W. Pantis
Stephen J., Pantis, Jr.
William M. Prespare
Dana J. Presto, Jr.
Dana J. Presto, Sr.
John Sardina
Joseph A. Scott
Russell A. Scott
Daniel R. Slover, Jr.
Dennis W. Simmons
Timothy J. Simmons
Patrick A. Speaker
Michael R. Swingle
William J. Talmadge
Robert E. Thompson
Kenneth S. Vance, Jr.
Jason C. Vicchiariello
Thomas J. Vicchiariello
Jeffrey Wehinger
William R. Werner
William J. Wolff
Leigh Wood
Wayne T. Wood



Tri-State Company #6


Jeffrey Martin
Captain
 
Christopher Rickert
First Lieutenant
 
Richard OIppelt
Second Lieutenant
 
Firefighters - 39 Company Total

Dean A. Aumick,
Dennis J. Aumick,
Charles Barton,
Harry Barton,
Andrei Bell,
Charles Bell,
Richard Card,
Charles Chant,
Allan Cherry,
Craig Cherry,
Brandon S. Cole,
Kelly B. Decker,
David DeGroat,
Harold DeGroat, Jr.,
 Michael Doss,
Gustav Dubies,
Michael R. Jergensen
Joseph Klimkiewicz,
Nicholas Kinman,
Jeffrey Martin,
Wally Martin, Sr.,
Michael Masanottti,
 George McElroy,
James McGaw, Jr.,
John P. McGown,
James Millspaugh, Jr.,
Camrin Northrop,
Anthony A. Olenick,
Brian Olenick,
John A. Olenick, Sr.,
Richard R. Oppelt,
Jose A. Ortiz,
Edward Pavlich, Sr.,
George Padgett, Sr.,
Daryl Piatt,
Chistopher Richert,
Richard K. Roberts,
Mark Spradling,
Robert Stempert



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The monthly SIREN TEST will take place the 1st Friday of every month at 1:00pm


Port Jervis government email addresses


David Bavoso - dwbavoso@portjervislawyers.com
George Belcher - georgeb@citlink.net
Kelly Decker - portjervismayor@gmail.com
Gina Fitzpatrick - 3rdwardfitzpatrick@gmail.com 
Regis Foster - rafjr79@hotmail.com 
Maria Mann - maria.mannpj@gmail.com
Lisa Randazzo - lisarandazzo22@gmail.com 
Dominick Santini - santini1stward@gmail.com
Stan Siegel - stansiegel2@gmail.com
Kristin Trovei - k.a.trovei@gmail.com

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  City Clerk Treasurer -  pjnytreas@citlink.net
Mayor's Assistant - pjnymayor2@citlink.net




City of Port Jervis Holiday Schedule 2018
     Day                             Date                    Holiday
   Monday                    Jan  1                New Year’s Day
   Monday                    Jan  15              Dr. MLK Day
   Monday                    Feb 19               Presidents’ Day
   Monday                    May  28             Memorial Day
   Wednesday              Jul  4                 Independence Day  
   Monday                    Sep  3                Labor Day
   Monday                    Oct  8                 Columbus Day
   Monday                    Nov 12               Veterans Day
   Thursday                  Nov  22              Thanksgiving Day
   Friday                        Nov  23              Day after Thanksgiving
   Monday PM               Dec  24             ½ Day Christmas Eve
   Tuesday                    Dec  25               Christmas Day
   Monday PM               Dec  31              ½ Day New Years Eve

There is a link to the   Official City Calendar  on the left margin

                                                         Council Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Mondays

                                                       7:00pm in City Hall

                                         Fire and Emergency Management Committee Meeting

7:00pm in City Hall



CITY-WIDE EMERGENCIES

In the event of an city-wide emergency such as a flooding event, hurricane, train wreck, etc.

where residents of the area may have to be evacuated or warned about certain dangers,

please tune into Access 23 Television for live reports from the

Mayor's Office and the Emergency Services.



 


USGS National Water Information System Gauges

Delaware River at Port Jervis Delaware River at Montague Neversink River at Godeffroy
Delaware River at Barryville Mongaup River at Mongaup Neversink River at Bridgeville
Delaware River at Callicoon Delaware River at Fishs Eddy   Neversink River at Claryville

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Important Phone Numbers

 MAIN NUMBER  845 858-4000
For city offices you can dial 845 858-4000
and use the menu system

Police Department
856-5101

 Fire Department
858-4099  Non emergency
Mayor's Office
858-4017
City Clerk
858-4014
Emergency Mgt
858-4030
Fire Inspector
858-4020
Public Works
858- 4000  x5 
DPW Info
858-6900
 Fire Police
858-4096
Fire Museum
856-4100
Recreation
858-4045
Water Dept
858-4009
Assessor
858-4094
Training Facility
858-4100
Juvenile Aid
858-4073
Housing Authority
856-8621
Buildings Department
858-4080
Civil Service
858-4052
Comm. Development
858-4024
Senior Dining
858-4054
Chamber of Commerce
856-1912
Bon Secours Hospital
858-7000
Post Office
856-1912
DMV
858-1480


Fire  -  Police  -  Ambulance

and other emergencies

9-1-1


Receive FEMA Updates During Disasters



CITY OF PORT JERVIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

2018  GARBAGE SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Garbage and Commingled Recycling pick up is as follows:

                                                     1st Ward- Monday

                                                     2nd Ward- Tuesday

                                                     3rd Ward- Wednesday

                                                     4th Ward- Thursday

Cardboard and Paper pick up is as follows:

1st Ward- 1st Friday of the month

2nd Ward-2nd Friday of the month

3rd Ward- 3rd Friday of the month

4th Ward- 4th Friday of the month

 

2018  Holiday Schedule

Monday January 1st   – (New Year’s Day) no pick up

Pick up 1 day later in all wards-1st  ward cardboard and paper on Friday January 5th

Monday January 15th –(Martin L. King’s Birthday)- no pickup

Pick up 1 day later in all wards- 3rd ward cardboard and paper on Friday January 19th

Monday February 19th   –(President’s Day) no pick up

Pick up 1 day later in all wards-4th  ward cardboard and paper on Friday February 23rd  

 Monday May 28th  –(Memorial Day) no pick up

Pick up 1 day later in all wards- 1st ward cardboard and paper on Friday June 1st

Wednesday July 4th  – (Independence Day) no pick up

Pick up 1 day later in 3rd and 4th wards-1st  ward cardboard and paper on Friday July 6th

Monday September 3rd  – (Labor Day) no pick up

Pick up 1 day later in all wards, 1st  ward cardboard and paper on Friday September 7th

 

Monday October 8th  – (Columbus Day) no pick up

Pick up 1 day later in all wards, 2nd ward cardboard and paper on Friday October 12th

 Monday November 12th –(Veteran’s Day) no pick up

Pick up 1 day later in all wards- 3rd ward cardboard and paper on Friday November 16th

 Week of November 19th  –(Thanksgiving week) 4th ward garbage on Wednesday November 21st ,

4th ward cardboard and paper on Monday November 26th

Week of December 24th –(Christmas week) no pick up on Tuesday, December 25th

Pick up 1 day later in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th wards-4th ward cardboard and paper on Friday December 28th

** GARBAGE RECEPTACLES MUST NOT EXCEED 35 GALLONS **

** NUMBER OF GARBAGE CANS PER PROPERTY IS LIMITED TO 4 **

ALL BAGS MUST BE IN A CONTAINER. LOOSE BAGS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP.

                             For additional information you may call  845-858-4001

  

 The Littlest Firefighter 

In Phoenix, Arizona, a 26-year-old mother stared   down at her son who was dying of terminal leukemia. Although her heart was filled with sadness, she also had a strong feeling of determination. Like any parent, she wanted her son to grow up and fulfill all his dreams. Now that was no longer possible.  The leukemia would see to that.

  But she still wanted her son's dreams to come true. She took her son's hand and asked, "Billy, did you ever think about what  you wanted to be once you grew up? Did you ever  dream and wish what you would do with your life?" 


  Mommy, "I always wanted to be a fireman when I  grew up."  Mom smiled back and said, "Let's see if we can make  your wish come true."
 
  Later that day she went to her local fire department in Phoenix, Arizona, where she met Fireman Bob, who  had a heart as big as Phoenix. She explained her son's final wish and asked if it might be possible to give her six-year-old son a ride around the block on a fire engine.
 
  Fireman Bob said, "Look, we can do better than that. If you'll have your son ready at seven o'clock Wednesday morning, we'll make him an honorary fireman for the whole day. He can come down to the fire station, eat with us, go out on all the fire calls,  the whole nine yards! And if you'll give us his sizes, we'll get a real fire uniform for him, with a real fire  hat-not a toy one-with the emblem of the Phoenix Fire Department on it, a yellow slicker like we wear and rubber boots. They're all manufactured right here in Phoenix, so we can get them fast."
 
  Three days later Fireman Bob picked up Billy, dressed him in his fire uniform and escorted him  from his hospital bed to the waiting hook and  ladder truck. Billy got to sit on the back of the  truck and help steer it back to the fire station.  He was in heaven. There were three fire calls in  Phoenix that day and Billy got to go out on all three calls. He rode in the different fire engines, the paramedic's van, and even the fire chief's car.


  He was also videotaped for the local news program. Having his dream come true, with all the love and  attention that was lavished upon him, so deeply touched Billy that he lived three months longer than any doctor thought possible.
 
  One night all of his vital signs began to drop  dramatically and the head nurse, who believed in  the hospice concept that no one should die alone, began to call the family members to the hospital.  Then she remembered the day Billy had spent as a fireman, so she called the Fire Chief and asked if it would be possible to send a fireman in uniform to the hospital to be with Billy as he made his transition. The chief replied, "We can do better than  that. We'll be there in five minutes. Will you please  do me a favor? When you hear the sirens screaming and see the lights flashing, will you announce over  the PA system that there is not a fire? It's just the  fire department coming to see one of its finest  members one more time. And will you open the  window to his room?" 


  About five minutes later a hook and ladder truck  arrived at the hospital and extended its ladder up  to Billy's third floor open window. 16 firefighters climbed up the ladder into Billy's room. With his  mother's permission, they hugged him and held him and told him how much they loved him.
 
  With his dying breath, Billy looked up at the fire  chief and said, "Chief, am I really a fireman now?"  "Billy, you are, and the Head Chief, Jesus,

is  holding your hand," the chief said. With those words,  Billy smiled and said, "I know, He's been holding my hand all day, and the angels

    He closed his eyes one last time.

 

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