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The Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department held its Installation Dinner for Chief Angelo Roccamo and the Department Officers at The Graycliff on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
The Department Officers were officially sworn in by Council President Justin DiPisa.
Master of Ceremonies, Chief Angelo Roccamo, acknowledged Borough Officials and visiting dignitaries who were in attendance. First Assistant Chief Robert Knobloch led the Pledge of Allegiance. The Invocation was given by former Fire Commissioner David Gonzalez.
The traditional toast was given by Second Assistant Chief David Gumbrecht.
Council President Justin A. DiPisa, Fire Commissioner Russell A. Lipari and Chief Roccamo spoke.
Recognition was given to former Fire Chiefs, 25 and 30 year members; company presentations were made. The Ex-Chiefs badge was pinned on Pat Hayes by his wife, Maria.
A plaque was presented by NJ Aviation Hall of Fame Trustee, Fritz Rethage, to The Department, recognizing their continuing support.
Floral bouquets were presented to the Chiefs wives.Nancy Halloran was recognized by the Department for serving 30 years as the Fire Chiefs Secretary. Presentations were made by Mutual Aid Fire Departments.
The surprise highlight of the evening was the marching in of the Bergen County Firefighters Pipe Band. ###