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Schenectady firefighters’ holiday party is marred by fights

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The Schenectady firefighters’ holiday party apparently got a little too loose last week. Two fights broke out — one a minor scuffle and then a larger brawl that included tables and chairs being thrown around the Van Dyck Restaurant banquet room, according to witnesses. Fire Chief Michael Della Rocco said he plans to discipline at least two firefighters for their part in the fracas, but no one will be fired. He said he didn’t believe ...

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gina99
December 22, 2011
7:54 a.m.

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Who said there's no action at the Van Dyke?

dod
December 22, 2011
9:19 a.m.

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they were off duty how can the city take time away from the persons involved

Fred

justapto
December 22, 2011
10:29 a.m.

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These guys trying out for an opening on the Schdy police department??

wmarincic
December 22, 2011
9:04 p.m.

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justapto

One of the more ignorant comments I have heard in a while.

cfield
December 23, 2011
5:01 p.m.

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How come Kathleen Moore wasn't present yesterday when some of the same firefighters that this article talks about banded around one brother firefighter who has cancer and shaved their heads to show their support. I guess the good that both the Firefighters and Police do on a daily basis doesn't sell papers.

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