It is breast cancer awareness month! That means it is the month to increase awareness of the disease and to try to help for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The Schenectady Fire Department is helping show support for this cause by wearing awareness t-shirts during the month of October as their uniform. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). But millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment. We are proud to be supporting this cause. “The best protection is early detection.”

Chief & Chaplain Messages

Message from the Chief - Final message from retired Chief Michael J. Della Rocco III

This is a tough day for me, but a good day for our department. And for me, this is a day to say thank you. Thank you to all the fire chiefs and fire service professionals who are here today. …

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Message from the Chaplain - Going Forward after Grief and Loss

Like many of life’s passages, how we approach and deal with the loss of a loved one is as individual as each person. Even if we are not experiencing an immediate loss, most of us have lost family and friends…

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