August 11th, 2012 - Schodack, NY

High/Low Angle Course conducted by the New York State Forest Rangers.

April 14th, 2013 - Glenville, NY


April 29th & May 2nd, 2015


NEMSAR was asked to assist the NYS Police Major Crimes/Cold Case division to search an area of  renewed interest¬Ě in East Glenville, New York for Craig Frear who has been missing since 2004.  NEMSAR asked us if we would help.



2018 Annual Meeting & Elections
January 15th, 2018 - Elections for the Team's Board and Line Officers took place. The results are as follows:

            Line Officers     

            Chief:                    Ed Kelly
            Captain:                Jay Goetz
            Lieutenant:           Alex Clarke

            Board Members

            President:             Bert Dodge
            Vice President:    Andy Wolfe
            Secretary:             Jim Cerqua
            Treasurer:            Mary McNamara
            Trustee:                John Huston

Congratulations to everyone!

The Team was requested directly by the NYS DEC Forest Ranger of Rensselaer County to help with a missing 44yo male that was last seen in the morning on Friday August 10th.  According to family, he was depressed due to a recent separation.  He was found on Sunday August 12th.


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