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Cronomer Valley F.D. Installation & Awards Dinner

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NEWBURGH, NY - For this year's Cronomer Valley F.D. Installation dinner, the Master of Ceremonies was Robert Quackenbush. Welcoming guests/members were Dot Brown and Chief Rob Dorrmann. The invocation was given by Ladies Chaplain Linda Smith. 

Past Chiefs, Past Presidents, and Life Members were recognized, as well as Ladies Auxiliary Past Presidents, Life Members, and Cronomer Valley Fire District Past Commissioners.

A Review for 2023 was given by Chief Rob Dorrmann. Gag gifts were given out by Assistant Chief Patterson, as well as awards. Dot Brown presented a 65-year member pin to Donald D Greene, while a member of Orange County Fireman's Association presented him with a proclamation. Officer of the Year was presented to David Burtchaell. The top dozen responders were then called to the front of the room, and each of them were presented with Firefighter of the Year plaques for the service they provided throughout the 2023 year.

Chief Dorrmann then asked the Fire Police to come up with and Tyler Scott and his mother. Chief Dorrmann presented Tyler and Steve Scott's widow with a plaque with Steve's badge on it and Fire Policeman of the Year. Steve passed away last year and was a big part of the fire department.

Dinner was served followed by dancing. Cronomer Valley celebrated their 90th Anniversary this year.

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