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TRI-STATES NEWSLETTER, October 2022 Our Chapter met on October 12th at Delancey’s in Goshen, NY with the following attending: Sitler, Cunningham, Bill Nuzzo, Caridi, Wentink, Garrison, John Richichi, Casey, Bill Murphy, Tom Dunn, Hansen, Heppes, Brown, Seetman, Clark, Heathwood, Salomon, Hudson, Felton, Wierzbicki, Ventura. (21 members). The meeting opened with The Pledge of Allegiance, a moment of silence for our deceased members, military personnel, emergency responders and an opening prayer. Final Patrol: Noted was the passing of retired Inv. Miguel “Mike” Escobar, our Chapter Treasurer, age 74 on 9/21 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Rest In Peace Mike. The Chapter received a gracious note from Mike’s wife Terry and daughter Shaunna thanking the chapter for the flowers at his funeral and noting that Mike loved being a trooper and the treasurer for the Chapter. Sick Leave: Bill Elston was hit hard by Hurricane Ian at his home in Port Charlotte. His brother George advises that Bill suffered damage, loss of electric and was running low on his oxygen supply. He has since been admitted to a local hospital with a continuing lung infection and is not doing well. Keep him in your thoughts and prayers. The Chapter treasurer’s report was approved. An election for a new Treasurer was conducted. Retired sergeant Shawn Garrison was nominated and elected unanimously. We wish him well with his new duties. Four new members were accepted into the Chapter: Retired Lieutenant Hector L. Hernandez, Troops F, K, H, retired in 2017; retired Colonel Patrick Regan, Troops F, C, L, Division HQ, retired in 2022; retired Trooper David Riley, Troop F, retired in 2005; retired Colonel Joseph A. Tripodo, Troops F, NYC, L, Division HQ, retired in 2020. Welcome aboard. Annual Troop F Awards & Retirement Dinner is Wednesday October 19th, 5:30PM at West Hills CC, Middletown NY. Contact Phyllis Bowers, 845 344-5311. Options for the Chapter’s annual Christmas gathering was discussed. Arrangements are pending, and will be announced separately. 50/50 drawing was won by Marty Hansen. The attendance award was won by John Richichi. The next regular meeting is Wednesday November 9th, 2022, at Delancey’s in Goshen, NY

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