Firefighters Honor Top Department Members
May 8, 2019
Sidney volunteer firefighters honored their own during their annual awards banquet Saturday night - including two long-time leaders who stepped down from their officer positions in the past year.
Firemen rose to their feet to applaud the special recognition of Keith Stone, former chief, and former assistant chief Larry Chaon. Between them, the pair amassed more than 50 years leading the Sidney volunteers. Stone announced at last year's banquet he would step down after 32 years, while Chaon was an assistant for 24.
Sidney Volunteer Fire Department Chief LaVerne Bown opened the ceremony with...