Congratulations to the recipients of the Elmer Wilson Award for Firematics, which is named in honor of one of our two longest-serving Charter Members. The fire company recognized the significant contributions of Liz Connor, Sal Levatino, Nick Lombardi and Martin Moreno in preparing the company’s apparatus for the Lawrenceville 100th Anniversary/Mercer County Fire Prevention Parade. Plainsboro won five “best appearing” awards and two second place awards.
Congratulations to our honorees at Friday’s Plainsboro Fire Company Dinnner, including our length-of-service award winners:
Five Years: Patrick Monaghan and Theresa Byrnes
15 Years: Ken Brown
20 Years: Beth Wagner
Thank you to the voters who turned out and supported our fire district budget, which passed by a vote of 37-4. Congratulations to the members of the Board of Commissioners who won election:
Mike Ruskuski – 40 votes
Ted Wagner – 38 votes
Bob Corriveau – 38 votes
Tanker 49 has responded to the Somerset County Fire Academy Staging Area on the 6th Alarm at the former GSA Depot in Hillsborough.
Thoughts on this cloudy and sunny day about Bob Blackwell, a man with a sunny smile and reassuring hand on the stormiest of days in all of our lives.
The flag outside Station 49 is at half staff today for Rev. Robert L. Blackwell, a Charter Member of the Plainsboro Fire Company in 1960 and the former Pastor of Plainsboro Presbyterian Church as his funeral services take place this afternoon in Columbia, South Carolina.