East Hanover holds “Public Safety Day in the Park”

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East Hanover First Aid Squad members Houda Sabeh, Katie Iovel, Diano Orefice and Matt Villani

EAST HANOVER — The East Hanover Office of Emergency Management held a “Public Safety Day in the Park” on Saturday, May 4.

Children had an opportunity to “Touch A Truck!” and learn about all of the emergency services provided to East Hanover residents.

The team included the East Hanover Police, Fire, First Aid Squad, Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Health Department, Department of Public Works and Recreation Department. With over 75 volunteer members, they have one of the largest CERT teams in the state. Mayor Joseph Pannullo and all members of the East Hanover Township Council have completed the ten-week CERT course and are active members.

Hot dogs and beverages were served to all the attendees.

The flag flying high in the sky. The East Hanover Fire Department received a $750,000 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) for a Pierce Aerial Apparatus.
Morris County Sheriff CPL. Lohmus and CPL. Kenny
East Hanover Police Patrolman Rob Jordan, Matt Cerrato, Detective Joe Zeppetell and Lt. Kevin Croker
Council President Brian Brokaw, Sr., Mayor Joseph Pannullo, Councilman Michael Martorelli, Morris County Freeholder Heather Darling and Councilwoman Carolyn Jandoli
East Hanover Mayor Joseph Pannullo and Office of Emergency Management Chief John Centanni. East Hanover Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers support emergency responders during disasters and assist at community events. During a disaster event, CERT members assist by applying basing response and organizational skills required during training. To date, over 75 CERT members have been trained.
Members of the East Hanover Fire Department. The East Hanover Fire Department, led by Fire Chief Davino, has 35 active volunteers. The department is tasked with providing fire protection services to a diverse community made up of residential, commercial and industrial sections, as well as being surrounded by several area highways.
East Hanover First Aid Squad members Houda Sabeh, Katie Iovel, Diano Orefice and Matt Villani. The East Hanover First Aid Squad is a non-profit volunteer EMS organization. The squad provides critical emergency care to the injured or sick by administering medical treatment as well as transportation to area hospitals. The East Hanover First Aid Squad primarily serves the community; however mutual aid services to surrounding communities is provided as well.
Atlantic Health Care Ambulance EMT Tina Coviello and Gary Razen