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4 months ago

This text is going around regarding our friends at Broad Channel VFD. As stated in their post, they are NOT associated with this text. We also DO NOT solicit donations or sell items via texts.

5 months ago

6 months ago

6 months ago

The Officers and Members of Lindenwood VAC wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day.

While celebrating the official start of summer, please take a moment and think of those brave men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of this great nation in protection of our freedoms.

Please be safe this holiday, NEVER Drink and Drive, take a taxi, or ride share service, or designate a driver.

Also, take a moment before lighting your propane BBQ to ensure all hoses are in good condition and there are no leaks. For Charcoal / wood grills, never squirt lighter fluid into an open flame.
Clean the cooking surface before cooking and heat surface and brush surface before placing food on grill. Make sure that food is cooked properly.

Meat Temperatures

Steak/Beef
Rare 120 F - 125 F (48.9 C to 51.6 C)
Medium-rare 130 F - 135 F (54.4 C to 57.2 C)
Medium 140 F - 145 F (60 C to 62.8 C)
Medium-well 150 F - 155 F (65.5 C to 68.3 C)
Well done 160 F (71.1 C) and above

Lamb
Rare 135 F (57.2 C)
Medium-rare 140 F - 150 F (60 C to 65.5 C)
Medium 160 (71.1 C)
Well done 165 (73.9 C) and above

Poultry
Chicken 165 F - 175 F (73.9 C to 80 C)
Turkey 165° F - 175 F (73.9 C to 80 C)

Pork 145 F (62.8 C)
Enjoy the holiday and have a GREAT and SAFE summer!

6 months ago

Prayers for the Richmond University Medical Center, Emergency Medical Technician who was shot by the patient he was treating in the West Brighton section Staten Island this evening.

6 months ago

Thank you Cityline Ozone Park Civilian Patrol we are happy to be part of this wonderful community!

6 months ago

Happy EMS Week 2022!!!!
Established in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, every May, Public Servants are recognized for the hard work and sacrifice to the communities they serve. May 15 thru May 21, 2022 is EMS Week.

The 2022 EMS Week theme: "Rising to the Challenge." This theme is particularly meaningful now, to remind people that every day we are still there to respond, support, and care for the needs of our communities.

The Officers and Members of Lindenwood VAC wish our brothers and sisters in the Emergency Medical Services field a very happy EMS week!

There is no better time to support EMS in your community than NOW! There are many ways to help!
1.) Donate your time or services - Lindenwood VAC is always looking for volunteers. No experience is needed. However, you must be a US Citizen / Resident over 18 years of age. We are also looking for those who would donate their services (any of the skilled trades, or small business owners) contact membership@lvac.net for more information

2.) Donate Money! Yes, we are volunteer and no one including the executive staff gets paid, however supplies, utilities, fuel and other maintenance costs are still a real factor in our operation. We receive no TAX base from NYC (besides small digressionary grants from our elected officials) 100% of your donation goes into operation costs and we are an IRS registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Its easy to donate thru PayPal:
https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=J7WGZPL7L9ARS
Want to send a check or money order:
Lindenwood VAC
PO Box 170191
Ozone Park, NY 11417-0191
Attn: Treasurer / Donation

3.) Shop Amazon? Use the Amazon Smile program, which Lindenwood VAC will receive a small percentage of your purchases at Amazon, at no cost to you... its free and easy. Go to smile.amazon.com
and select "The Lindenwood Community Volunteer Ambulance Corps Inc" as the charity of your choice and then make sure you use "smile.amazon.com
' for your purchase.

6 months ago

7 months ago

Our deepest condolences to the members of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY)

7 months ago

UPDATE ----- IN CUSTODY --- Thank YOU NYPD!!!!

***ALERT*** ***WANTED for QUESTIONING ****
The NYPD has released a photo of a person of interest in this morning’s Subway Shooting. His name is Frank R. James of Philadelphia.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

DO NOT APPROACH, Use the numbers above or dial 911 if encountered.