Congratulations on 100 years of service to the Stanford Heights Fire Department. Its 100th installation of officers was held to a full house of neighboring departments and dignitaries who lavished the department with proclamations and awards. The black tie event brought all 12 departments of the Town of Colonie,  as well as mutual aid companies. At the event to present the department with proclamations from New York State were Senator Paul Tonko, Assemblyman Phil Streck, Town Of Colonie Supervisor Paula Mahan.(photo includes Chief John Courter in the center). At the event Chris Nielsen was presented with the Firefighter of the Year award. 

– Fire News photos by Lori Washburn