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Cronomer Valley F.D. Member Turns 100-Years-Old

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | November 09, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 111121110

NEWBURGH, NY - Don Stillwaggon has been a member of Cronomer Valley Fire Department for over 75 years, and on Tuesday, November 9th, he turned 100-years-old.

To celebrate, Don's family took him out for a ride and to lunch, while family members back at home were busy decorating with balloons, cake and drinks. When Don returned home he was so surprised and happy to see all the decorations and party guests inside the living room.

Around 5:00 P.M., Cronomer Valley Fire Department showed up with fire engines blasting their sirens and air horns. Don, aided by his great grandsons, climbed into an old Mack truck and went for a ride with fellow Firefighter Stevie Williamson. A lot of pictures were taken and a lot of stories were told to help commemorate the very special milestone.

Happy 100th Birthday Don!

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.