Farmingville, NY - On June 24, Supervisor Ed Romaine and Councilman Neil Manzella attended the Ronkonkoma Fire Department’s Annual Installation Inspection Dinner at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. At the event, the Supervisor and Councilman honored the company’s members for their service to the Ronkonkoma community. Pictured from left to right are 3rd Assistant Chief Mike White; 2nd Assistant Chief Mike Hofmann; Councilman Neil Manzella; Fire Fighter Rocco Piscatello; Fire Fighter Ernie Tropeano; Supervisor Ed Romaine; 1st Assistant Chief Zoltan Kiss; and Chief of the Department Vincent T. Diaz.In 1904, the Ronkonkoma Hook and Ladder Company was established in response to a fire at the Lake Front Hotel in 1903 that claimed the life of one guest and caused injury to many others. The name was changed to the Ronkonkoma Fire Department in 1933. For more information about the Ronkonkoma Fire Department, visit their website or call 631-588-8204.
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