#onthisday in 1954, the the Hose Company Exempt Association had a banquet.
The Exempt Association is the social organization of the fire department. The Saratogian (13 Feb 1954) reported: “Schuylerville – Feb. 20 has been set as the date for the banquet for the Schuyler Hose Exempt Association which will be held at Joyce’s Log Cabin, Mechanicville. Those planning to attend are asked to have reservations in by Thursday with either William Smith, President, or Joseph Gamache. The group plans to leave St. jean Hall at 7 p.m. These plans were completed at a meeting of the association in St. Jean’s Hall Thursday night.”