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The East Greenbush Fire Company has partnered with the Ladies Auxiliary to bring back
Biff's famous pizza the second Saturday of each month starting in September and going thru March.

Our next Pizza Night will be the second Saturday December 14th from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM at our
Firehouse Banquet Hall located at 68 Phillips Road in East Greenbush. All are welcome to eat-in or take-out.

Phone orders will be accepted after 2 pm until 7:30 PM: 477-6503 or 479-4168.

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12/3/2019 Structure Fire Columbia Turnpike.
       On December 3rd 2019 at 8:31 am East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched for a confirmed structure fire at the apartments 1628 Columbia Turnpike. [...]


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11/26/2019 Pump out.
        On 11/26/2019 East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 responded to a pump out on Michigan Ave.

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11/21/2019 Car accident Columbia Turnpike.
        On Nove3mber 21st At 6:538:24 AM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Columbia Turnpike at Elliot Rd. for a car accident with an Car into a truck.

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11/20/2019 car rollover on Columbia Turnpike.
        On November 20th at 7:49 AM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Columbia Turnpike near Holy Spirit Church for a car accident.

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11/02/2019 EGFD Ladies Auxiliary Craft Fair
       The East Greenbush Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary held their Vendor and Craft Fair on Saturday November 2, 2019 at the Phillips rd Banquet Hall.


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10/29/2019 Mutual Aid fire Castleton.
       On Tuesday evening 10/29/19, at approximately 9:04 PM, the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were alerted by the County Dispatch Center for a mutual aid request for a comfirmed structure fire in the Castleton fire district. Engine 7 and Engine 8 responded to the Fire along with Asst Chief Forgea.

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10/8/2019 Schodack Island Drafting Drill
        East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 practiced drafting from the Hudson River at Schodack Island Park.

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9/27/2019 Molasses Tanker Fire I-90.
        On September 27th at 3:58 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to I-90 for a Molasses Tank Truck fire.

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9/18/2019 Car accident Michael Rd.
        On September 18th at 7:27 AM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Michael Rd. near Elliot Rd. for a car accident rollover that ended with the car right side up.

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9/17/2019 Car accident Greenwood Drive.
        On September 17th at 5:07 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Greenwood Drive for a car accident in a parking lot.

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9/8/2019 20th EGFD Life Members Day.
        On Sunday, September 8th, the East Greenbush Fire Company celebrated the 20th Annual Life Member’s Day. Several Life Members gathered under the Chief Frank Becker Memorial Pavilion to enjoy an afternoon of camaraderie.

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9/07/2019 Green County Parade.
        On Saturday, September 7, 2019 members from the East Greenbush Fire Co. participated in the Annual Greene County Firefighters Convention. [...]

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8/26/2019 Car accident Columbia Turnpike.
        On August 26th at 4:00 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Columbia Turnpike for a car accident in the contruction zone.

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       On Tuesday afternoon at approximately 5:30PM, a severe thunder and lightning storm hit East Greenbush dumping 5 inches of rain in a hour. [...]

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8/20/2019 Barbara J. Lehmann Scholarship Program.
       East Greenbush Fire Company President Michael F. Lansing II proudly announces the recipients of the Barbara J. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship Program for 2019. Through the Barbara J. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship Program, the East Greenbush Fire Company provides scholarship grants to qualified applicants seeking to advance their education in their chosen field of study.

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8/16/2019 Mutual Aid during storm in Defreestville.
       On Friday evening, at approximately 6:40PM, at the height of a severe thunderstorm, the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were alerted by the County Dispatch Center for a mutual aid request for an Alarm drop at 405 Jordan Road in the Defreestville fire district.[...]

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8/13/2019 Car accident Columbia Turnpike.
        On August 13st At 3:52 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Columbia Turnpike for a car accident.

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8/6/2019 Nassua Mutual Aid Tanker Drill
        East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 Engine 7, Engine 8 and Utility 7 participated in the Nassua Mutual Aid Tanker drill.

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7/25/2019 House hit by lightning Couse Pl.
       On July 25th 2019 at 4:56 pm East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched for a confirmed house hit by lightning on Couse place.


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7/25/2019 Kindness Rock at Main Station.


7/23/2019 Drafting Drill
        East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 took advantage of warm summer weather and recent rains to practice our skills drafting from streams and deploying the ladder truck.

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7/19/2019 Car accident on Columbia Turnpike.
        On July 19th At 4:47 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded for a two car accident.

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7/16/2019 Presentation of Service awards to members of the East Greenbush Fire Company.
       At the company meeting tonight, President Mike Lancing presented five company members with service awards after their retirement from their careers in public service.
        Chris Lavin was recognized for 47 years of service with the East Greenbush Police Department, Tom Kennedy was recognized for 35 years of service with the East Greenbush Town Water Department, Eric Cullum was recognized for 31 years of service with the New York State Police, and George Forgea was recognized for 28 years of service with the East Greenbush Town Highway Department. Not pictured is Tom Gullo who was recognized for 39 years of service with the Amtrak locomotive repair facility in Rensselaer NY.


7/9/2019 Hydrant Drill
        East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 took advantage of warm summer weather to practice our skills hooking up to hydrants and deploying fire streams.

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7/8/2019 Car accident at Upper Mannix Circle.
        On July 8th At 8:24 AM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Upper Mannix Circle for a car accident with an Car on it side.

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6/28/2019 Chris Lavin Retirement. By East Greenbush Police Department
        Congratulations Chief Lavin. With your dedicated service having spanned nearly 50 years, we extend our gratitude to you and your family, for your commitment to the community's public safety needs, and wish you an enjoyable retirement. Congratulations to Elaine Rudzinski on her appointment as the new Chief.

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6/15/2019 Chief Timothy Boel Elected.
        Members of the East Greenbush Fire District No.3 attended the 113th Annual Conference of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs. This year's conference was held in Syracuse, New York from June 13 to 15, 2019. Members and interested parties of the fire service convene annually over a three-day period to learn of new innovations in the fire service, take part in meetings, seminars and intense hands on fire training.
        Past Chief Timothy Boel, nominated to become a member of the Association's Board of Directors, was unanimously elected by his peers to this esteemed position. Accompanied by his wife Debbie and by 18 East Greenbush members, Tim was sworn in to office by incoming President Robert P. Parese in a ceremony on Saturday, June 15. [...]


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5/31/2019 Car accident & 6/4/2019 Car accident.
        On May 31st At 13:53 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded Red Mill Mobil for a car accident with an oil spill.
       On June 4th at 11:59 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to Troy Rd. by Fedex for a car accident

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5/25/2019 Memorial Day Parade.


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5/21/2019 Mutual Aid Fire in City of Rensselaer.
       On Tuesday morning, at approximately 9:45AM, the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were alerted by the County Dispatch Center for a second alarm mutual aid request for a Structure fire at 24 Broadway in the City of Rensselaer. Engine 7 responded to the Fire Scene along with Asst Chief Forgea. Engine 8 stood by with Asst Chief Tooker in the Rensslaer North Station.

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Marty Miller Special Photos
       Our company photographer, Marty Miller, takes fire photos throughout the Capital District. We post these in a special section in our photos area.
       Recent Photos:


Albany fire 5/19/2019

Albany fire 5/19/2019

Bennington College fire 4/30/2019

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5/11/2019 CAR FIRE AT EAST GREENBUSH LITTLE LEAGUE FIELD. By Mike Benson Jr.
       On May 11, 2019 at 1307hrs the members of the East Greenbush Fire Department were dispatched by the Town of East Greenbush Emergency Communications Center for a fully involved vehicle fire at 79 Gilligan Road.[...]


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4/27/2019 RecruitNY event.
        On Saturday, April 27th, the East Greenbush Fire Company participated in the FASNY state wide program to recruit new members into the volunteer fire service. "Volunteer fire departments need more than firefighters. You can use your skills to benefit the volunteer fire service in a number of ways. Visit your local department to see how you can truly make a difference."


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4/27/2019 Public Education at YMCA.
        On Saturday, April 27th, the East Greenbush Fire Company participated in the YMCA program in East Greenbush.


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4/23/2019 Training Drill at Columbia High School. by Chief Bob Lehmann.
        Tonight we drilled with our mutual aide partners from the Clinton Heights Fire Department at the Columbia High School.


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4/18/2019 I-90 Car accident.
        At 2:19 PM East Greenbush Fire Dept responded to I-90 for a car accident in the median of I-90. Due to the damage to the front of one car, one driver needed to be extricated from the car.

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4/15/2019 Pump out.
        Early in the morning on 4/15/2019 East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 responded to a pump out on Hays Rd.

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4/9/2019 Captain's Drill
        East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 ran a Captain's Drill at our Park Station to brush up on basic firefighting skills.

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3/22/2019 Fish and Chips Night.
       During the month of March and April the East Greenbush Fire Company is holding five Fish and Chips Nights at the Phillips Rd Banquet Hall. Thanks to all our patrons who make these nights a success.


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3/28/2019 Car into Pole Elliot Rd.
        This evening at 5:41, responded to a car into a poleminor accident on Elliot Rd.

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3/27/2019 Structure Fire Donnelly Dr.
       On March 27th 2019 at 3:24 pm East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched for a confirmed Garage fire on Donnelly Dr. with smoke blowing over Phillips Rd.


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3/10/2019 Structure Fire Community Way.
       On March 10th 2019 East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched for a strong burning smell on Community Way.


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3/9/2019 Pizza Night.
       Last Pizza night of the year 3/9/2019. Thanks to all our patrons who made these nights a success.


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3/9/2019 Gas Leak.
       On March 9th 2019 East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched for a gas leak in a residental house.


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NOTICE OF SPECIAL REFERENDUM AT THE DISTRICT ELECTION

EAST GREENBUSH FIRE DISTRICT NO. 3, IN THE
	TOWN OF EAST GREENBUSH,
	RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK
	DECEMBER 10, 2019

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the resolution duly adopted by the Board of Fire 
Commissioners of East Greenbush Fire District No. 3, in the Town of East Greenbush, in 
Rensselaer County, New York, on October 14, 2019, a Special Referendum at the District 
Election of the qualified voters of said Fire District, will be held at District Headquarters, 
68 Phillips Road, in the Town of East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York, in said Fire 
District, on December 10, 2019, at 6:00 o'clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) and the polls to 
remain open until 9:00 o'clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) or as much longer as may be necessary 
to enable the voters then present to cast their votes to vote upon the following Proposition:

PROPOSITION 19-17

WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners of the East Greenbush Fire District No. 3 did 
determine that it is necessary to dispose of 56 sets of their  current PPE (Personal Protective 
Equipment) equipment and acquire new PPE equipment as it has ended its useful life as 
required by NFPA standards; and 
 WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners have entered into negotiations to acquire the 
necessary replacements from MES a supplier of firefighter PPE to acquire 56 sets of 
PPE off NYS Contract award #23054 Contract #PC67939; and 
WHEREAS, as a result of the negotiations an agreement was reached with MES; and 
WHEREAS, pursuant to the terms of the aforementioned agreement, it will be necessary for 
the Fire District for expend funds in excess of monies currently in its Operating Account 
or Capital Reserve Fund; and  
 WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners have determined that it will be necessary to 
borrow sufficient funds to acquire the aforementioned SCBA equipment; and 
 WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners have decided after reviewing various methods 
of financing the aforementioned acquisition of PPE equipment that the best method for 
the financing will be through a lease purchase agreement; and 
 WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners propose to enter into a lease purchase 
agreement with Community Leasing Partners, a company located in Manhattan, Kansas; 
 NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the East Greenbush 
Fire District No. 3 at a meeting on the 14 day of October, 2019 that the Fire District 
will enter into a lease purchase agreement with Community Leasing pursuant to a lease 
purchase agreement calling for four (4) annual payments of $38,286.42 each.  
This Resolution being subject to a mandatory referendum, which will be conducted as 
part of the annual fire district election on the second Tuesday in December to be 
conducted between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 9:00 P.M. at the Fire District's firehouse 
located on 68 Phillips Road, Rensselaer, NY 12144. This Resolution being adopted at a 
meeting dated 14 October, 2019.
  
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

Nancy J. Williams             
Secretary/Treasurer
East Greenbush Fire District #3


Notice of Annual Election

Legal Notice
EAST GREENBUSH FIRE DISTRICT #3

Annual Election of the East Greenbush Fire District #3

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Election of the East Greenbush 
Fire District #3 will take place on Tuesday December 10th, 2019 between the 
hours of 6:00pm and 9:00pm at the firehouse located at 68 Phillips Rd, 
East Greenbush, NY for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a 
five (5) year term commencing on January 1st, 2020 and ending on 
December 31st, 2024.

To be eligible to run for the office you must be a resident of 
Fire District #3.

Candidates for District Office of Commissioner must submit their letter 
of intent by the close of business on November 20, 2019 to the District 
Secretary at 68 Phillips Rd, Rensselaer, NY  12144 to be placed on the 
ballot.

All residents of Fire District #3 duly registered with the 
Rensselaer County Board of Elections as of November 18, 2019 shall be 
eligible to vote.

 
Submitted by,
Nancy J. Williams
Secretary-Treasurer
Board of Fire Commissioners
East Greenbush Fire District #3

Nancy J. Williams
Secretary/Treasurer
Board of Fire Commissioners
East Greenbush Fire District #3

PUBLIC NOTICE
EAST GREENBUSH FIRE DISTRICT #3

The monthly meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners, East Greenbush
Fire District #3 shall be held on the second (2) Monday of the month
at 7:00pm.  The location shall be East Greenbush Fire Company
Headquarters located at 68 Phillips Road, Town of East Greenbush.
The above shall be followed unless the Board makes prior notice of a change.
This is in compliance with Article 7 of the General Municipal Law
relating to meetings.

Submitted by,
Nancy J. Williams
Secretary-Treasurer
Board of Fire Commissioners
East Greenbush Fire District #3


Directions to Firehouse at 68 Phillips Rd. From I-787 take exit 3 onto Dunn Memorial Bridge, continue on US-20 East/US-9 South for 3.8 miles.
Eighth traffic light, at Columbia/Price Chopper plaza, will be Phillips Rd.
Turn right onto Phillips, go .7 miles, firehouse on right. Parking and entrance in rear of building.

From I-90 east take exit 9 and turn right onto US-4 South, go 2 miles until the intersection with
Columbia Turnpike/US-20 West/US-9 North. Turn right onto Columbia turnpike and go .6 miles
At Columbia/Price Chopper plaza, will be Phillips Rd.
Turn left onto Phillips, go .7 miles, firehouse on right. Parking and entrance in rear of building.



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