Hometown Heroes: Jacqueline Rice

Jacqueline Rice is Chief of Service of the Salisbury Volunteer Ambulance based in Salisbury, CT. She first took the EMT class in college in 1978, and after that, she joined the Salisbury Volunteer Ambulance Service.

“My neighbors, Michael and David Brenner were on the ambulance squad already and they encouraged me to […]

By |2024-01-10T11:02:49-05:00January 11th, 2024|People Profiles, Weekly Feature|

Hometown Heroes: Dawn Klingner

Dawn Klingner has been a member of the Amenia Fire Department since 2006. She first started as the fire district’s secretary, and after some encouragement from the fire chief, she decided to join as a volunteer member. “I started by taking the fire police class and loved it,” she says. “After that, I […]

By |2024-01-11T10:00:54-05:00December 21st, 2023|People Profiles|

Hometown Heroes: Jeff Galm

Jeff Galm is the chief of the Milan Fire Department, which he initially joined when he was 16 years old. “I had some older friends who were members of the department and my dad had been a volunteer firefighter, so I was raised with the concept of helping others.” 

Being a part […]

By |2023-12-21T09:59:01-05:00December 7th, 2023|People Profiles|

Veteran Profile: Meghan Bornes

In honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11, we are profiling veterans from around the area all month long to honor their service. This installment features Meghan Bornes, a recent graduate of Norwich University who is about to start her service in Washington. 

Meghan Bornes is a recent graduate of Norwich University […]

By |2023-11-20T13:12:56-05:00November 25th, 2023|Main Street News, People Profiles|
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