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Next Generation of Firefighters Learn from the Past
Foundation News
Each year, Fire Science students at Lambton College in Ontario, Canada, participate in a group project where they research and present on significant fires. FDNY Black Sunday is just one of the topics students can choose and each class has responded to the project differently. In a previous year, students built this scale replica of the apartment f
And the Giants Ticket Package Winner Is ...
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New York Giants vs Tennessee Titans at Met Life Stadium Sunday, December 16 at 1 pm Package includes: Four $520 Club Section seats, Value of $2,080 Free Parking for one car Pre-Game On Field Access Passes (unable to purchase) Congratulations to FDNY Battalion Chief Frank Donnelly (Ret.) who won the New Giants Ticket Package
Supporting Our Communities With Life-Saving Equipment
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PIX11 visits the Setauket Fire Department as they look back at one of the deadliest fires for firefighters and the changes that have been made through an organization, which supports crews with lifesaving equipment.
Local Departments Compete at the Inaugural Volley Ball Tournament
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An Inaugural Volley Ball Tournament benefiting the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation was held on the evening of August 23, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook, New York. This event, organized by Tanya Lee, Director of Sales and Marketing, for the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook was great success raising nearly $4,000 for the
Bob Farrell Champions Firefighter Safety With Donation
Partner News
Captain Bob Farrell, our friend at Fire Hooks Unlimited, continues to show his support for the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation and the fire service. His generous donation of $20,000 will help the Foundation provide training and personal safety rope systems for firefighters throughout North America.Bob, a former Navy Frog/UDT man and hi
Volleyball Tournament Fundraiser to Benefit the Joey D Foundation
Foundation News
Firefighters in the New York area are encouraged to join us at Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook on Thursday, August 23, 2018, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm for a fire department volleyball tournament to benefit the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation. The Tournament, sponsored Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook and Gold Coast Bank, features special gues
Congratulations to Instructor Lt. Mickey Conboy Who Will Receive the James Gordon Bennett Medal
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Joey D Foundation Instructor, Lt. Mickey Conboy, FDNY Rescue Co. 3, is receiving the James Gordon Bennett Medal at the 2018 FDNY Medal Day Ceremony in June. The Gordon Bennett Medal is the highest ranking FDNY medal and is awarded for the most outstanding act of heroism of all the medal winners. We are proud to have Lt. Conboy as a member of our te
Titusville Fire and Emergency Services Issues a Challenge to Its Members
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By Battalion Chief Gregory G. Sutton Titusville Fire & Emergency Services Today our newest personnel received challenge coins signifying the successful completion of their firefighter bailout training. This equipment, this training could one day save their life, but this is not just a “challenge coin.” This coin is one memorializing Lt. Joseph
Thank You to the Suffolk County Fire Academy and Three Village School District
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Our 2017 Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Seminar would not have been possible without the assistance of our venue sponsors who welcomed us into their facilities and provided staff support to train firefighters from around the country.The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation would like to thank the Suffolk County Fire Academy for hosting o
The DiBernardo Family Donates to the Fire Academy Foundation
Foundation News
Today, on June 6, 2017, the DiBernardo family made a special presentation to the Fire Academy Foundation. Joseph and Barbara DiBernardo presented a $30,000 check in memory of their son, FDNY Lieutenant Joseph “Joey” DiBernardo. These funds will be used to purchase a new Flashover Simulator at the Suffolk County Fire Academy, helping to honor Joey's
Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Participates in the First Annual Denis Leary FDNY Firefighter Challenge
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[slideshow id=6]On May 4, 2017, Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Board members teamed up with celebrities to support the First Annual Denis Leary Firefighter Challenge. The Challenge benefitted the Leary Firefighters Foundation and the FDNY Foundation.Fourteen teams of four, with two celebrity team leaders took on a day of training at "
Firefighter Jeff Cool Is Keeping Tradition Alive
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Photo by Amy Beechler During Keeping Tradition Alive in Lewisville, Texas, firefighters gather each year to pass down the time-honored ritual of honoring firefighters. The symposium features the ceremonial skills need for both honor guard members and pipe and drum units.FDNY Firefighter Jeff Cool, survivor of the Black Sunday fire in the Bronx, who