The Mid-Hudson Chapter of the Association of Former New York State Troopers held their monthly meeting on November 4,2021 at Longobardi’s Restaurant, Wappingers Falls . There were 21 members in attendance. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance led by President Fred Schall . After an opening prayer by Ernie Floegel there was a moment of silence for our deceased members, Men and Women serving in our Military ,and our members deployed across the State.
President - Nominations for the chapter’s officers’ positions were due however none were received. A vote took place and the current officers will remain in their positions with the exception the Secretary’s position which remains vacant.
A motion was made to donate $500.00 to the family of Trooper Christopher Baldner who remains in the Ulster County Jail without bail being set. Motion was passed unanimously.
Final Patrol---- Retired Members
Norman Johnson “Bugsy” age 76, Retired Communications Specialist Troop K.
Harry Harkins- Sergeant Troop K Retired.
Henry Youngblood – Retired S/Inv , Age 85.
Peter Karic, Retired Investigator, age 76 Troop K
Gerald E Looney, Retired Captain, age 85, Troop G
Nelson Burke, Retired Trooper, age 70, Troop F
Edward Whalen. Age 83, Troop F
Jerome Delong, age 89, Troop A
Audrey Brown, Troop K, AMI assistant
Treasurer Frank Christensen reported a total of $7875.06 in the chapters account.
There was no new business or discussion.
Bruce C, McAleavey VP