It is with deep regret that we report the passing of retired Local 104 and PPFFA Trustee Emeritus Edward Hahn. Brother Hahn dedicated decades of his life serving his Brothers and Sisters across the Commonwealth. In addition to his service to Local 104, PPFFA and IAFF Brother Hahn advanced the causes of labor in general.
IAFF Local 4792, The Washington County EMS Professionals, are hosting a chill cookoff at the Cecil Township #2 Fire Hall on Sunday November 22. That is the Steelers bye week and yes the date was picked with that in mind. What we are looking for are chilli cookers and eaters. And we'd like to make this primarily a Fire/EMS based competition.
The following text was from a letter received from McKeesport L0010 President Eugene Eskin. The letter is attached.
We as McKeesport Firefighters put our lives on the line every day for the citizens of this great city and the surrounding communities. The dangers of this job sometimes come with great consequence.
Brothers and Sisters:
It is with deep regret that I report the passing of Brother Dan Baer, former Local President and 28 year member of IAFF Local 2227, Lehigh Valley Airport. Brother Baer, 62, passed away from job related cancer on October 6, 2015. Please keep Brother Baer's family in your thoughts.
Please help support our Brother.
President Vince (Vinnie) D'Achille of Radnor, IAFF Local 4883 needs our help. Brother D'Achille is off the job due to an injury away from his primary place of employment, his employer has decided to terminate his benefits and the uncovered costs associated with that termination are mounting.
The PPFFA has contracted with Front Line Inc. to conduct telemarketing fundraising in throughout the state of Pennsylvania. The PPFFA is dedicted to protecting those we're sworn to serve, through the efforts of our fundrasing partners we can help our members stay better protected.