Riverside Neighborhood a Secluded Piece of History


""It was a great place to grow up," said Fire Chief Doug Jackson."

Moving Up the Ladder


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East Haven, police chief mum on mediator


"EAST HAVEN — The town and Chief of Police Leonard Gallo have brought in former New Haven Corporation Counsel Steven Mednick as an independent mediator to try to find a resolution in the matter involving Mayor April Capone Almon’s attempt to discipline Gallo for his alleged destruction of department personnel records, sources said."

East Haven taps fire veteran for No. 2 post


"EAST HAVEN — Charles Licata took the oath of office as the new assistant fire chief last week, moving up from deputy chief and training officer into the No. 2 position."

Cop hearing tabled until next month


"EAST HAVEN — A new hearing on charges of alleged wrongdoing by Chief of Police Leonard Gallo will be held, but Gallo won’t be served a notice of charges and nothing will happen until after Oct. 31, Mayor April Capone Almon said."

Gallo Faces Disciplinary Hearing


"The focus was back on the East Haven Police Department this week as Chief Leonard Gallo faced disciplinary charges yesterday [Wednesday] for removing disciplinary actions from three officers’ personnel files"

Embattled East Haven cop back on the beat


"EAST HAVEN — Police Officer Bob Nappe was back in blue — Police Department blue — at 8 a.m. Friday, a little more than half a day after the Board of Police Commissioners reinstated him following a four-year battle."

EHFD Bids Farewell to Cahill


"Paul Cahill, assistant chief of the East Haven Fire Department (EHFD), retired on July 18 after serving the town for 37 years."

Ex-cop left in limbo as politicians wrangle


"EAST HAVEN - Six weeks after the reconstituted Board of Police Commissioners voted to withdraw its appeal of a Superior Court decision ordering the town to rehire former police officer Bob Nappe, nothing has happened."

Others rush to aid Norwalk


"STAMFORD - Police departments from around the region and an American Red Cross chapter provided help after reports that Norwalk police officer was shot in the line of duty early yesterday morning."

5 East Haven firefighters win Rotary honors


"EAST HAVEN — The five firefighters didn't go dashing into the burning, smoky apartment building at 500 Main St. in March 30 in hopes of someday winning an award or being honored for their bravery."

Woman seriously hurt in fire


"EAST HAVEN — A woman was seriously injured in a smoky fire that broke out Friday morning in her second-floor apartment in the Trolley Park Apartments complex at 500 Main St."

For Joe Piccirillo It's Family and FD


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Tony Moscato


"and in East Haven, the man to see to unravel those hundreds of codes is Fire Marshal Tony Moscato. "

Gallo says list of complaints will be taken into consideration


"EAST HAVEN — The police union voted overwhelmingly Thursday to express no confidence in the leadership of Chief of Police Leonard Gallo and the Board of Police Commissioners."

East Haven cop faces termination hearing


"EAST HAVEN — Police Chief Leonard Gallo has ordered Sgt. Paul Liquori to appear before the Board of Police Commissioners for a termination hearing that police union President Troy Raccuia said could result in Liquori’s firing."

Police chief meets with union over disciplinary issue


"EAST HAVEN — Police Chief Leonard Gallo met with union President Troy Raccuia recently because Raccuia refused to identify a police officer who allegedly was "counseled" by a superior for falling asleep more than once on the job."

Bear Is Back


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Fire Department Appoints New Chief


"Mayor Joseph Maturo announced last week the appointment of former Battalion Chief Douglas F. Jackson to the vacated position of Chief of the East Haven Fire Department."

New chief has firefighting in his blood


"EAST HAVEN — Fire Department brass from Meriden to Madison to Milford joined town officials and dozens of current and former town firefighters Tuesday as Douglas F. Jackson took the oath of office as fire chief. "

Sandford Bids Farewell to the EHFD


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East Haven Battalion Chief Placed on Administrative Leave Following 'Mistake'


"Battalion Chief William Mayer of the East Haven Fire Department is on administrative leave after allegedly selling eight light polls belonging to United Illuminating. "

Training for CERT Team Continues


"East Haven residents are coming together to help protect their town in times of emergency. Last Monday, East Haven's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) assembled at Fire Station Three to continue its training, this time to learn firefighting techniques"

Flood Measures Give Residents Break on Insurance


"Thanks to the efforts of local officials, East Haven residents on the shore are safer and their insurance costs are lower. A recent evaluation by the Insurance Service Organization (ISO) resulted in East Haven receiving an upgrade in the organization's rating system. "

East Haven paramedic agreement close, officials say


"East Haven Fire Chief Wayne Sandford and union President May Lendroth both confirmed the tentative agreement. As a result of a prior agreement, however, neither would discuss details of it before the union votes Thursday night on whether to accept the agreement."

Two fire departments getting $400,000


"The federal government has awarded more than $400,000 to two area fire departments, providing $180,000 for improvements to East Haven’s firehouses and $225,000 to help buy a new firetruck for the Allingtown Volunteer Fire Department in West Haven, U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-3, said."

East Haven police, fire departments to receive bioterrorism equipment


"EAST HAVEN - Both police and fire officers will be getting much needed equipment in the next couple of weeks as the state begins the first phase of a multi-year project to help towns defend against bioterrorism."

Maturo seeking paramedics unit; Aims to improve response time


"EAST HAVEN — It can take 12 minutes for a paramedic to get to an emergency call in East Haven, and "that time is so precious, it can make the difference between life and death," said Fire Chief Wayne Sandford."