Thursday, January 12, 2012
On Thursday evening, January 12, 2012 Rockland County held a graduation for their new firefighters. Graduates from Orangeburg were Ray Wang, Stephen Jastow, Carl Ahlf and Danny Wanamaker. The graduation ceremony was held at Rockland Community College Cultural Arts Building. Rockland County's Firefighter of the Year, Andy Kolesar of the West Haverstraw Volunteer Fire Department, was the key note speaker.
Photo's are of Stephen and Carl receiving their certificates from Mike Healy (Training Coordinator for Rockland County Fire Training Center), Frank Bifulco (Instructor), Les Greenwood (State Fire), Orangeburg's 1st Assistant Chief Neil Lynady, and Orangeburg's Captain John Ahlf. Captain Ahlf is an Ex-chief of Orangeburg and a proud father of Carl Ahlf. Carl is the third generation of firefighters from the Ahlf family.