We want your news! Send us: News release |Letter to the Editor | Share a picture | Newborn | Birthday | Engagement | Wedding | Other Milestone
Today









Lt. Chetney Retires from Oswego Fire Department

The Oswego Fire Department announces the retirement of Lieutenant Christopher Chetney after more than 20 years of service.

He was appointed to the department on June 18, 1992, and retired on March 31, 2013.

Lt. Chetney spent the majority of his career assigned to “A” shift being promoted from Firefighter to Lieutenant on December 15, 2004.

He also served the department as a temporary captain.

Lt. Chetney was also a member of the Oswego Fire Department’s Rapid Intervention Team.

He served in various capacities for both the Oswego Firefighters Association as well as Firefighters Local 2707 including chairman of the Annual Firefighters Ball.

“It’s with mixed feelings that I think about Chet’s retirement. I am happy for him as he enters the next phase of this life, and he will be missed here by the OFD,” said Jeff McCrobie, fire chief. “I think Lt. Chetney’s greatest asset was his interaction with the public as well as his fellow firefighters. He could always be counted on to deliver what we refer to as excellent ‘customer service,’ be it on the fire ground, EMS calls, or many details where we interact with the public.”

Chetney resides in Oswego with his wife, Kim; daughters, Jill, Katie and Kelly; and granddaughters, Amaya and Jiyanna.

Print This Post Print This Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Search Our Archives:

Robert W. Gehan, 75

Robert W. Gehan, 75, a resident of Scriba, passed away on Sunday May 24, 2015, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Continue reading


Dorothy T. Stone

Dorothy Teepell Stone of Kirkville and formerly of Phoenix, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, with family at her side.

Continue reading


Pet of the Week – Teela

Teela is a pretty five-year-old tiger cat. She is small but has a big heart. She enjoys snuggling with her people and when she wants her head scratched, she’ll find you! She gets along well with other cats and the two dogs she lives with. She also has a lot of ambition.

Continue reading


James ‘Jimmie’ E. Strough Sr., 82

James E. Strough Sr., 82, of Volney, passed away Sunday May 24, 2015, at Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Syracuse, surrounded by his loving family.

Continue reading


Don’t Forget the Meaning Behind the Day: Fulton Veterans Hold Memorial Day Ceremony

Garry Vicsconti, president of Fulton Veteran’s Council, headed the Memorial Day Ceremony this year at Fulton Veterans’ Park. “All I can ask of you,” said Visconti, “is to think of our veterans. The time is coming that we are losing our older generation, people that played a very important part in American history. We must always remember the veterans, the many people that died protecting our American flag.”

Continue reading



v3_2014_64