By RON JEFFERS, New Jersey Editor | July 31, 2020 | NEW JERSEY
Story No. 080320103
Photo by TIM COLACCI
A day of anniversaries. On July 31st, 1970, 1st Responder News NJ Editor Ron Jeffers, right, was appointed to the Union City Police Department. On July 31st, 2020, several of his North Hudson FD buddies retired. Firefighter Jeff Richards, left, of Squad 1 (30-years and former member of the West New York Police Dept. and WNYFD) and Firefighter Bob Jones of Tower Ladder 3 (30-plus years and former member of the Union City FD). On this date, 32-years ago, Richard's father retired from the West New York Police Department. Also retiring on this day were Captain John Dorman, of Squad 7, (formerly of the WNYFD) and Captain Mike Flood, (formerly of the Weehawken FD) assigned to HQ.
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