2009: Pictorial Year in Review

Photos by Post Historian Al Kohler

Top Cop Award
Utica Patrolman Joseph Chevrette received the 2009 Top Cop Award in April. From left: Mayor David Roefaro, Chevrette, Post Law-and-Order Chair Paul Wojcik, Police Chief Daniel LaBella, Deputy Chief Mark Williams, and Post Commander Frank Cassella.

Frank Cassella
Frank Cassella
2008-2009 Post commander

Easter Egg Hunt
Children scramble to claim "eggs" during an Easter Egg Hunt in April at the Post.

Easter Party
Easter Egg Hunt volunteers got a chance to meet the Easter Bunny.

Auxiliary installation
The 2009-2010 Auxiliary officers are installed during ceremonies in May.
Post installation
Outgoing Cmdr. Frank Cassella speaks at installation of officers in May.
Top firefighters
Top firefighters were honored in November. From left: Paul Wojcik, Utica Firefighter of the Year Daniel Winn, Post Cmdr. Tony Palladino, and Utica EMTĀ of the Year Mark Ambrose.
Children's Christmas Party
Santa himself and two clown helpers brought warmth and cheer to 85 kids at December's Children's Party.