It is with our deepest regrets that we announce the passing of Ridgewood firefighter Steven Missel. Steven was also the President of Ridgewood Local 47. Steve was 44 years old and leaves behind a wife and 2 children. Services are as follows: Viewing will be at CC Van Emburgh Funeral home at 306 East Ridgewood […]
Updates on the 2% Interest Arbitration Cap....
2014 FLASH/SPLASH to benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation and the fight against Breast Cancer! Register today!
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Congratulations Brady Middlesworth on your election as PFRS Trustee!
Harrison Firefighters play in a charity volleyball tournament to help raise money for Harrison High School's "Project Graduation"...
NJFMBA Donates $15,000 to NJ Wounded Warrior Michael Minnard
NJFMBA donates two iPads to St. Barnabas Burn Unit
NJFMBA donates two iPads to St. Barnabas Burn Unit.
WIMBERLY, CRYAN & SINGLETON BILL PROTECTING EMPLOYEE PENSION PAYMENTS FROM BEING HIJACKED BY CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION GAINS ASSEMBLY APPROVAL Measure Would Bar Administration from Using Increased Employee Contributions to Offset State’s Obligation (TRENTON) – By a vote of 51-28, the General Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly, Joseph Cryan and Troy Singleton […]
After a long fought battle, a bill was passed in both the Senate and Assembly that extends the cap on interest arbitration until 2017. The bill was fast tracked over the past week, without hearings in either the Senate or Assembly committees, and instead moved directly to a floor vote after a compromise was […]
PRIETO STATEMENT ON POLICE & FIRE INTEREST ARBITRATION (TRENTON) – Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson, Bergen) released the following statement Monday on police and fire interest arbitration and extending the 2 percent cap on base salary awards. The Assembly approved a bill to extend the cap on March 27 (A3067 / S1869) but the governor blocked it […]
April 10, 2014 For Immediate Release: State FMBA Response to Governor’s Comments at Recent Town Hall Meeting At a town hall meeting yesterday, the Governor referred to the brave men and women whose duty is to protect and serve the citizens of New Jersey as a “special interest group.” “Yes, these courageous […]
The New Jersey Recreation and Park Association honored the New Jersey State Fireman’s Mutual Benevolent Association with their Board of Trustees Award for their “Sandy Ground Project, Where Angels Play”. Presented at the NJRPA’s Annual Business Luncheon at the 39th Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. The New Jersey […]
The West Orange Fire Department, boasting a company of of firefighters who are also community activists, are excited to help collect the new toys, games, stuffed animals and books for the second annual St. Barnabas Burn Center Toy Drive in honor of Timothy Simon. Between now and April 30, 2014, the community can drop off […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters, On Tuesday in Ewing Township there was a major gas explosion with fire. Upon arrival we found 3 houses fully involved in fire with numerous other houses damaged due to the explosion. The house closest to the explosion that did not burn was the one that was most heavily damaged, belonged […]