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Off the Northway: Vet lauded for efforts at Halfmoon fire

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An Afghanistan war veteran who woke neighbors and helped them to safety during an apartment complex fire in Halfmoon on Easter Sunday was honored this week by Saratoga County supervisors. Richard Strojil, 29, of Clifton Park, was given what county officials are calling the first-ever “Above and Beyond” Award. Strojil, a former Army sergeant and combat veteran, was the first to be awakened by the fire. He then woke a neighbor, Jeannine Wilantewicz. She, he ...

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