The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps is looking to build a substation on the western side of town.
“We are looking to find a substation that’s on the west side of the district to improve our responses to the Sound Avenue and Manorville areas,” said Keith Lewin, a member of RVAC’s board of directors. READ
LISA CORWIN COURTESY PHOTO | (L-R) Chief Joseph Oliver swears in Mai Hennessey, Kristen Murphy and Jake Phillips.
Three new volunteers were welcomed the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps at its general meeting Thursday night. Chief Joseph Oliver swore in Mai Hennessey, Kristen Murphy and Jake Phillips at the event.
Ms. Hennessey and Ms. Murphy are both EMTs and come from out of town, while Mr. Phillips lives in Riverhead, said assistant chief Lisa Corwin.
COURTESY PHOTO | (L-R) Chief Joseph Oliver, Assistant Chief Lisa Corwin, Lieutenant Kara Kurtz, Captain Steve Sypher, Captain Rod Richardson, Lieutenant Amanda Zilnicki, and Lieutenant Heather Bingham. Lieutenant Suzanne Smith is not pictured.
After a snowstorm postponed its first monthly meeting, the Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps swore in this year’s new officers at its rescheduled monthly meeting last Tuesday.
Officers for 2014 include Chief Joseph Oliver, Assistant Chief Lisa Corwin, Lieutenant Kara Kurtz, Lieutenant Amanda Zilnicki, Lieutenant Heather Bingham, Lieutenant Suzanne Smith, Captain Steve Sypher and Captain Rod Richardson.
The ambulance corps was founded in 1978 and provides ambulance services and emergency medical care to nearly 80 square miles of Riverhead Town from Calverton to Aquebogue.