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09/18/18 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen's Association of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Bill Dickerson, with his certificate from the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York honoring him for his decades of service to Shelter Island.

At 95, Bill Dickerson remembers the good times and the hard times.

He persevered through the latter, and for his dedication to his fellow Isalnders, has been honored by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York for 70 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. (more…)

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11/30/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.’s law requiring seat belts be used by volunteer firefighters and EMS workers has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr.’s law requiring seat belts to be used by volunteer firefighters and EMS workers has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill introduced by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) to require the use of seat belts in emergency vehicles operated by volunteer fire companies or ambulance services. (more…)