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Cuomo signs bill providing cancer benefits for volunteer firefighters – Capitol Confidential

Source: Cuomo signs bill providing cancer benefits for volunteer firefighters – Capitol Confidential

Keeseville VFD audit urges more review – Sun Community News & Printing

Source: Keeseville VFD audit urges more review – Sun Community News & Printing

Firefighters Honor Vets

Several of the North Country Firefighters and Ambulance Crews who honored the Honor Flight Veterans this morning. Peru’s Department was present and accounted for as always. Click here for more Peru Gazette Firefighter Photos 

Very Caring People Bring Joy to a Deserving Peru, NY Veteran

By John T. Ryan   Peru – Tears are shed at every U.S. Oval Honor Flight Ceremony, but tears were also shed on Bruce Drive in Peru today. Health challenges prevented Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Jack Harrsch from participating in today’s Honor Flight, but the Honor Flight came to him. Jack’s stepchildren Lloyd […]

When a Sign Can Save a Loved One’s Life

Peru – If your child or anyone in your home is facing a medical emergency, you undoubtedly expect a rapid response from rescue personnel. Unfortunately, many Peru homeowners do not properly identify their homes, a failure that could result in loss of life. Peru’s fire and ambulance personnel have been delayed in arriving at several […]

Giroux barn, cows lost to fire | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Source: Giroux barn, cows lost to fire | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Crews battle massive barn fire in Beekmantown

Source: Crews battle massive barn fire in Beekmantown

Red, White & Blue

Clinton County fire departments play a key role in every North Country For Flight. The giant flag brings chills down your spine.  

A Fitting Tribute

Peru Firefighter Jim McConnell with “The Beast” honoring the North Country Honor Flight this morning.

Peru Fire Department Open House & Recruitment Day

Do you want to give back to your community? Do you live in the Peru Fire district? Come to our Open house-recruitment day April 29th from 10-2pm! See what we do, ask any questions you may have, fill out an application. Meet Herman from The Moose 97.9. We will have a Bouncy House for the […]

Fire Damages Reservoir Road Home

By John T. Ryan Peru – The Peru Volunteer Fire Department extinguished a dangerous brush and shed fire at 39 Reservoir Road this afternoon. The flames damaged the rear wall and deck of the large manufactured home. Property owner Joelynn Stickney used a fire extinguisher to douse most of the deck flames prior to the […]

Please Share!!!

The car wash is underway at the Peru Fire Station this morning (Saturday, March 11) to assist former Chief Bill Downs with cancer related expenses. The fire fighters and Bill’s family are working. It’s going on until noon. Please join as a community to help this very worthy cause. Bill gave to us. Let’s give […]

A Message from the Peru Fire Department

The Peru Fire Department will be kicking off our Annual Fundraising Car washes again in February. We will run them every Saturday morning from 8am until noon thru the end of March. We are asking for a $5.00 donation. February 25,March 4,11,18 and 25.

Fire Fighters Called to Brand Hollow Rd. Blaze

At about 2:30 p.m. today p.m. today the Peru and South Plattsburgh Fire Departments were called to an apparent attic fire at 435 Brand Hollow Rd. in Peru. The home is owned by Betty J. Theisen. No one was in the house at the time of the fire. Heavy smoked enveloped the home as firefighters […]

Fire companies respond to building rekindle, house fire | News | pressrepublican.com

Construction building fire in Peru had firefighters out most of the frigid night. Source: Fire companies respond to building rekindle, house fire | News | pressrepublican.com

Sirens Blared as Santa Arrived

Peru – Dec. 2, 2016 Click here to see the Peru Fire Department escort Santa to the Little Ausable River Park Gazebo. 

Help sought for family after fire consumes home | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Marc Chick, Gale McElwey, two children lost everything in blaze. Source: Help sought for family after fire consumes home | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Peru School Board Regular Meeting August 9, 2016

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School.  An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 6:30 PM start.  The school board is […]

Cadyville FD fights for end to Oxbow Bridge – Sun Community News & Printing

SCHUYLER FALLS — The Cadyville Fire Department is making a request to the towns of Schuyler Falls and Plattsburgh and the county to tear down the Oxbow Bridge, the site of numerous fatalities in recent years. Source: Cadyville FD fights for end to Oxbow Bridge – Sun Community News & Printing

Great Turnout for Plattsburgh Parade

Enjoy just a few of Dave Brown’s photos of the Plattsburgh 4th of July parade. The slideshow is accompanied by sound on a PC. Click Here. 

Honored for Service to Us All

Cadyville Field Day “Take Two” – Sun Community News & Printing

CADYVILLE — The Cadyville Volunteer Fire Department is looking forward to its second attempt of the 50th annual Cadyville Field Day this Sunday. Source: Cadyville Field Day “Take Two” – Sun Community News & Printing

Two dead in Plattsburgh fire | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Blaze destroyed apartment complex at 220 Margaret St. Source: Two dead in Plattsburgh fire | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Honor Flight Ceremony – A Great Experience

The Peru Gazette was honored to be present at Saturday’s North Country Flight Ceremonies in the City of Plattsburgh Recreation Center at the U.S. Oval. Bernhard Jakobetz of Peru/Harkness/AuSable was one of the honored veterans. Ron LaDuke, who is very active in our local VFW Post, was also s Honor Flight Honoree. The Peru Volunteer […]

Tetrault’s Appointment is Official

Edited 05/15/16 to include the need for a sewer treatment plant upgrade among the challenges facing the community.  By John T. Ryan Peru – At the Monday, May 9, 2016 Town Board meeting, Supervisor Peter Glushko announced that Courtney Tetrault has passed the required civil service tests officially qualifying him as Water and Sewer Department […]

Here’s Your Opportunity to Improve Community Health Care

Please help the Clinton County Health Department learn more about the health concerns of County residents and their families. Our goal is to collect information from residents over the next two months, but we need your help to reach as many people as possible with our brief survey. The information will be used to identify […]

Great Time to Go to the Peru Volunteer Fire Department Car Wash. The Line is Short! Washing Until Noon.

John Stafford, A-EMT Critical Care Escorts WWII Vet on Honor Flight

Click here for story – UVM Health Network – CVPH-Home The Peru Gazette was present when John Stafford acted as an Honor Flight Escort. 

Here Comes Santa

Santa arrived at the Fellowship Center right on time thanks to the Peru Volunteer Fire Department!

Christmas Tree Lighting December 4th

Peru – Peru’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Friday, December 4th at 6:50 p.m. at the Little Ausable River Park Gazebo. A few minutes later Peru Volunteer Fire Department trucks will arrive with Santa Claus who will lead all the children and parents into the Peru Community Church Fellowship Center for fun […]

Work to do back at the Firehouse

After fighting a fire, volunteer firefighters have to prepare for their next call. This was the scene at the Peru Fire Station last night after the 579 Fuller Road fire. “THANK YOU” DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS!

Fire Destroys Fuller Road Barn and Contents

This was the scene at 579 Fuller Rd. Monday after a late afternoon fire destroyed a 12-stall, two-story barn owned by Clement and Kelly Bell. Nine pigs and 5 hens perished in the blaze. Three cars/trucks, a 4-wheeler and a snowmobile were also destroyed. The Peru Volunteer Fire Department was successful in saving the nearby […]

Community Service is Their Way of Life

By John T. Ryan When the Peru Gazette arrived at the Peru Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, April 8, 2015 to take a photo of the department’s 2015 officers, firefighters John Stafford and Amelia Brelia were demonstrating ambulance and firefighting procedures to Tiger Scouts from Peru Cub Scout Pack 49. This is just one of […]

The Peru Volunteer Fire Department 2015 Leadership Team

L-R Lt. Shawn Perkins, Captain Lloyd Provost, Asst. Chief Kevin O’Neil, Chief Tyler Williams, Asst. Chief Bryan Duprey, Lt. Sam Dimock, EMS Captain Cher Hanlon (Click photo for a close-up view)  By John T. Ryan Peru –  The Department’s 2015 officers include Chief Tyler Williams, Asst. Chief Kevin O’Neil, Asst. Chief Bryan Duprey, Lt. Shawn […]

Flames Consume Giroux’s Poultry Barn in Chazy

Flames consume Giroux’s Poultry barn in Chazy – Press-Republican: News.

One Dead in Dannemora House Fire

One dead in Dannemora house fire – Press-Republican: Local News.

Oil train shipments expand under Cuomo

Oil train shipments expand under Cuomo | Capital New York.

Peru Man Homeless After Flames Gut Home

Peru man homeless after flames gut home – Press-Republican: Local News.

Flames erupt at a closed, historic school in Champlain, N.Y.

Flames erupt at a closed, historic school in Champlain, N.Y. | Local News – WPTZ Home.

Peru Fire Fighters Can be Counted On

Peru firefighters thrill kids on Washington Street and throughout the community! Their dedication is amazing! https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10204453564811876

Hundreds Participate in Today’s Half Marathon and 10K Run

Peru – Approximately 300 runners participated in today’s 4th Annual Octoberfest Half Marathon and 10K Run. Runners departed from the Peru Fire House, ran down the Bear Swamp Road to Main Street, over to the Union Road, back to Elm Street and west on Pleasant Street before arriving at the Peru Gazette’s position at the […]

Three Peru Residents Are Part of Today’s Honor Flight

By John T. Ryan Longtime Peru residents and military veterans Ted Soucia, Bernie Steuart and Larry McSweeney are Washington D.C. bound today as they are honored for service to our country by the North Country Honor Flight. Larry McSweeney, a longtime member of the Peru Volunteer Fire Department, was ready to go when two fire […]

Peru Fire Department Recognizes Its Outstanding members

By John T. Ryan Shawn Perkins is a man of many qualities. His peers recently selected him as the Peru Volunteer Fire Department’s 2014 Firefighter of the Year. Ironically those same peers also presented him with their annual Goat Award, an award which recognizes “silly” things such as forgetting to shut of a blue light, […]

New Oil Train Rules Have a Wider Reach – Times Union

New oil train rules have a wider reach – Times Union.

Family, friends grieve loss of young boys » Breaking News » Press-Republican

Family, friends grieve loss of young boys » Breaking News » Press-Republican.

2 boys dead in Harkness fire » Breaking News » Press-Republican

2 boys dead in Harkness fire » Breaking News » Press-Republican.

A Grateful Nation Remembers A Generation of Quiet Heroes

By John T. Ryan A Peru resident and the mother of a Peru resident are among the fifteen veterans participating in the North Country Honor Flight today. Joe Kelly and Ed Eisele’s mother Peggy Eisele both served in the U.S. Navy. Joe Kelly (1943-46) served in the Philippine Theater as an Executive Officer on a […]

Halfmoon deputy attorney leaves amid ongoing review of land sales – Times Union

Halfmoon deputy attorney leaves amid ongoing review of land sales – Times Union.

50 years of firefighting

50 years of firefighting » Local News » Press-Republican.

Stunned by Tragedy, a Village in Rural Quebec Turns Inward – NYTimes.com

Stunned by Tragedy, a Village in Rural Quebec Turns Inward – NYTimes.com.

Blaze destroys historic Peru home » Breaking News

Blaze destroys historic Peru home » Breaking News » Press-Republican.

Fire devastates Route 22 Peru Home

A Route 22 home was devastated by fire last night. The home is located on the west side of Route 22, just south of the Peru Farm Center.  WIRY Radio reported that the Peru Fire Department was called out about 8:15 PM and to a rekindle about 1 AM. The property owner and/or occupants were […]

A New Effort in Albany to Put Lenders in Charge of Abandoned Properties

A New Effort in Albany to Put Lenders in Charge of Abandoned Properties – NYTimes.com.

Peru Haven Lane fire leaves one homeless

Fire leaves one homeless » Local News » Press-Republican.

State to increase scrutiny of oil trains

State to increase scrutiny of oil trains | Capital New York.

Apartment building in Port Kent burns » Breaking News » Press-Republican

Apartment building in Port Kent burns » Breaking News » Press-Republican.

McBrayer Seated and Board Has Favorable Reaction to Town Hall Entrance Plans

By John T. Ryan The Peru Town Board conducted its first regular meeting of 2014 on Monday, January 13th.  Supervisor Peter Glushko welcomed Counselor Donald McBrayer to the Board. McBrayer, who is also Town of Peru Republican Chairman, succeeds Counselor Susan Polhemus. Counselor McBrayer said he would be attending the three-day training program for newly […]

Fire Department Has Two Fundraisers This Weekend Including a Car Wash to Benefit Cancer Victim Aaron LeMay

The Peru Volunteer Fire Department will hold a spaghetti dinner today from 4:30 to 7 PM. Come and enjoy great spaghetti and all the fixings for only $8.00. On Saturday morning the Department will sponsor a car wash from 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds will benefit Aaron LeMay who is battling cancer.

Meet the 2014 Peru Volunteer Fire Department Leaders

By John T. Ryan The Peru Volunteer Fire Department elected a new leadership team for 2014.  Tyler Williams was chosen as chief succeeding Brian Westover who served as chief for the past four years. The other 2014 department leaders include: 1st Assistant Chief Bryan Duprey, 2nd Assistant Chief Kevin O’Neil, Fire Captain Brandon Barnaby, Fire […]

Fire at Schluter Complex under investigation

Fire at Schluter Complex under investigation » Local News » Press-Republican.

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