Congratulations to Newland-Wood Fire Company 59 of Stillwater for capturing
a total of four trophies at the Hudson Valley Firemen’s Association Convention.
The event was held in June and hosted by Ulster County Battalion 4 in
Wallkill, New York. The theme of the 2022 parade was “The Luck of the Irish.”
Friday night a Mardi Gras Parade was held. The Company’s 1871 Button
Steamer took the second place trophy for Best Firematic Unit.
The fire team also won in the following categories in the Dress Parade which
was held the next day:
- First place for Best Appearing Antique Apparatus for the company’s 1871
- Best Appearing Fire Unit Dress Uniform 8 to 13 in Line.
- Fire Unit Traveling the Furthest Distance
The convention included a memorial service, meetings, and awards. The
HVVFA encompasses volunteer fire departments in New York State from
Westchester County- (Tappan Zee Bridge downstate) to Essex County (The
Canadian border). A total of 16 counties.