CITY OF KINGSTON
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
420 BROADWAY KINGSTON, NEW YORK 12401
Phone (845) 334-3902
Fax (845) 334-3904
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SHAYNE R. GALLO, MAYOR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 11, 2013
BLOCK PARTY SCHEDULED FOR CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Mayor Shayne R. Gallo and Fire Chief Mark Brown announced that a Block Party will be held October 19 from 10 am to 4 pm in front of the Fire Department’s Central Station on East O’Reilly Street. There will be no parking on East O’Reilly Street from Jansen Avenue to Prince Street to accommodate the activities that are planned for the day. Activities that are scheduled during this block party will include instruction on proper child seat installation, proper seat fit for seniors, blood pressure screenings, Smoke House fire prevention and Haz-Mat demonstrations. All events are free and available for the public. Refreshments will also be served.
Mayor Gallo added, “I encourage the community to partake in this block party. This is also an opportunity to meet members of the Fire Department and learn first-hand what many of their responsibilities are, in addition to fighting fires. I commend Fire Chief Brown for taking the initiative to host this event and I look forward to this becoming an annually sponsored event.”
For further information on this event contact Fire Chief Mark Brown at 331 1326.