The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony today at the Council Chambers in City Hall. Chief Louis DiMelgio and Deputy Chief Scott Bradley were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, staff and families as they honored 32 Firefighters with the Life Saving and Unit Citation Awards.
“Today we recognized members who demonstrated meritorious acts of bravery throughout the year,” said Chief DiMelgio.
Father Michael Challinor of Holy name of Jesus was appointed and sworn in as the new Chaplain along with newly promoted members and firefighters. Receiving promotions were Fire Captain Philip Cicchiello and Fire Lieutenants Brian Bracken, Eric Auletta, Andrew Burpee. The department also welcomed five new Firefighters, Michael P. Amori, James A. DiMaggio, Liam Madden, Justin A. Moxey and Christopher S. Tortorella.