North Greece FD members serve 50-plus years of service

North Greece Fire Department recently recognized five members who completed 50-plus years of active service.

Recognized members are Eugene Preston, 56 years; Kenneth Preston, 55 years; Michael Beaty, 52 years; Sherman Manchester Jr., 51 years; and Thomas Piazza, 50 years.

North Greece FD thanks these members for their dedication and service.


Gates native joins EFPR Group

Edward Vargas, a Gates native, recently joined EFPR Group as a senior accountant with StoneBridge Business Partners, the investigative and analytical business consulting company within the firm.

The West Irondequoit resident received his associate degree in business administration from Monroe Community College and his bachelor’s degree in business administration and health care administration from The College at Brockport.

Vargas earned his Master of Business Administration degree from University of Rochester.


Rochester soldiers promoted in New York Army National Guard

Elizabeth Ramirezpacheco and Rocco Zoffranieri, of Rochester, recently received promotions in the New York Army National Guard to recognize their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Ramirezpacheco was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant. She serves with the 105th Military Police Company.

Zoffranieri was promoted to the rank of specialist. He serves with the 222nd Military Police Company.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development potential.