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EMS Week Union Poster

Calling all Photographers, Graphic Artists and Artists!!

EMS Week is fast approaching and the Union will be putting out its 2nd Annual EMS Week Union Poster.  The Union is looking for submissions for this poster. If you would like to submit a photo for this years poster please submit it to Joe Conzo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later then April 15, 2015

The theme of the photo should be EMS being New York City’s Best with the dimensions of 26” x 20”

Please submit your Name, Phone Number and your Station with your photo.

Please contact Joe Conzo at (718) 371-0310 if you have any further questions.

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EMS Day at Citi Field

Come join the Mets for EMS Day at Citi Field on
Sunday May 17, 2015
at 1:10pm

Show your support for Emergency Medical Services while cheering for the Mets as they take on the Milwaukee Brewers

Sit together with fellow EMS members, family and friends in our Big Apple Reserved, Pepsi Porch, or Promenade Reserved seating.

A portion of each ticket sold ONLY through this online offer will benefit the National EMS Memorial Fund.

  • First 15,000 receive a Zach Wheeler Magnet Card
  • Kids 12 and under are also welcome to run the bases after the game for the Mr. Met Dash (weather permitting)
  • The first 500 fans to purchase their EMS tickets by April 1st will receive a voucher or a special Tom Seaver EMS Day T-Shirt

Ticket Prices:
Big Apple Reserved: $38
Promenade Reserved: $21
Pepsi Porch Beer Package: $75

To purchase tickets, please visit


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Member Update


Ballistic Protection Measuring

Please be advised that on the following dates and times members will be able to get measured for Ballistic Protection at the Bureau of Training. You will be required to present a valid FDNY identification card.






April 16, 2015

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


April 17, 2015

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


         This is to be done on your own time

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Member Update


The NYS Honorary Fire Chiefs Association has offered the Union two
$ 2,500.00 scholarships for members of EMS. Members of both Locals are eligible to apply for these grants. Any members planning to enroll or are enrolled in college for the 2015 school year may apply.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest addressed to Israel Miranda, President of Local 2507, 4709 30th Street, Suite 300 Long Island City, New York, 11101 by May 1, 205. The letter should be approximately three paragraphs long and should indicate why you should be considered for the scholarship and what your overall objectives are once you have obtained your degree and how it will benefit your career in the FDNY. You should also list your current college standing, number of credits earned, the name of the college you are attending and any contributions you have made to the department, union or your community.

In Solidarity,
Israel Miranda
President, Local 2507

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Member Update

It is with Deep Regret to Announce the Passing of

Retired EMT
James Torres
Station 26

Monday March 16, 2015
4:00pm – 9:00pm

Ortiz Funeral Home
2121 Westchester Ave
Bronx, NY 10462

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The FDNY, in partnership with the FDNY Foundation, is proud to host the FDNY Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC) from May 15-17.   For the last two years, the MSOC has been a platform for medical personnel from around the world to learn best practices, exchange ideas, see new technology and review skills that are critical to success while operating in the austere environment.  This conference brings together first responders, physicians, paramedics and others in the Special Operations Medical Community to learn about increasing the survivability of patients under disastrous conditions.  The MSOC consists of two days of workshops, lectures, panel discussions, and hands-on skills stations. 

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President's Report

March 4, 2015

Legislative:  On February 20, 2015 the Local met with District Attorney Ken Thompson of Brooklyn. His legal staff has proposed certain language to assist with our Assault Bill. This was a follow up meeting from earlier this year. Our bill is in Albany awaiting these changes before being introduced.

The chapter 96 and Fire Inspectors 25 and out bill are currently at the NYC Actuary office. We have been lobbying their office to expedite this process and deliver a note for both of our legislative pieces.

Contract Negotiations: On January 21, 2015 and on February 11, 2015 Local 2507 met with Local 3621 to continue discussing moving forward with negotiations. On February 12, 2015 research and negotiations department advised New York City Office of Labor Relations a request that all involved parties begin negotiations for a successor agreement to the current 2006-2010 Memorandum of Agreement. We have requested possible bargaining dates. We will keep you advised.

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Vice President's Report

March 4, 2015

Station 59: On Tuesday March 3, 2015, Station 59 had their ribbon cutting ceremony. Station 59 is located at 101-10 Foster Ave in Brooklyn. Station 59 will run 5 BLS units and 2 ALS units.

On The Job Injuries: All too often members are injured on this job and do not heed to the notion of filling out a comp package. I don’t care how minor an injury may seem, fill out a comp package and contact a comp lawyer. Minor injuries today can and have turned into huge career ending injuries.

False Documentation: There has been a sudden spike in the submission of false documentations. Why: please do not think for one minute that the department will not check on any submission of medical documentation. Don’t put your career on the line and submit false docs. Your doctor is not going to put his career on the line for you. Submitting false documentation could potentially lead to your arrest by DOI and also you being terminated. Don’t do it!

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Member Update

It is with Deep Regret to Announce the Passing of

EMT Matthew McNally

Son of
Captain Kevin Haugh
Station 55

And Brother of
EMT Michael McNally
Station 20

Sunday, March 8, 2015
4:00 P.M – 8:00 P.M

Schuyler Hill Funeral Home
3535 East Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10465

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Brothers and Sisters,

On February 9, 2015 our Mayor Bill de Blasio will make public his budget moving forward. He has allocated additional funding for EMS resources. In his budget he will announce 45 additional ambulance tours, 32 additional new ambulances and 147 extra EMS personnel for our Emergency Medical Dispatch Center.

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