Eaton's Neck Fire Department Dedicates Chief Kevin J. Brandon Memorial Garden

The members of the Eaton's Neck Fire Department assembled on Sunday, June 26 to dedicate a new memorial garden and flagpole. The garden is named in memory of Second Assistant Chief Kevin J. Brandon and is dedicated to those who served the Eaton's Neck Fire Department and have answered their last alarm.

WIth many friends and family members present, members honored included:

Eaton's Neck Fire Department to Host 45th Annual Independence Day Parade

The annual parade, organized each year by the Eaton's Neck Fire Department along with the Property Owners of Eaton's Neck Beach, Inc. will step off from the firehouse at 10 AM on Monday, July 4. Former Fire Commissioner Walter Roy Beach, who turns 90 on July 4 and has over 63 years in the volunteer fire service, will serve as grand marshal of the parade. Beach served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and took part in the Normandy landings on D-Day. He has been a member of the Eaton's Neck Fire Department for 43 years, where he served for 30 years as Fire Commissioner.

Eaton's Neck Fire Department Mourns the Loss of Ex-Chief Andrew J. Mastronardi

On March 28, 2016, the Eaton's Neck Fire Department laid to rest Ex-Chief Andrew J. Mastronardi. A service was held at St. Gerard Majella RC Church in Terryville. The Westhampton Beach Fire Department and the Terryville Fire Department provided a firematic arch to honor the family and friends who knew Chief Mastronardi.

Story and photos by Dennis Whittam via Facebook