The Massapequa Fire Department meeting ex-Chief Charles Ruppert was presented with an award for his 70 years of service in the department. Members of Ruppert’s family were on hand for the presentation. (Photo left) Assistant Chief Friedland, Assistant Chief Monjardo, Ex-Chief Ruppert and Chief of Department Batt. (Photo right) Ex-Chief Ruppert and family

– Fire News photos by Ed Tuffy, MFD