a list of people who are giving to the community

Meet our Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes started on April 15, 2020 as a way of recognizing locals who were making contributions to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and assisting those in need.

Lauren Alves, Nurse, NYU Langone

Candy S. Bott, Postal Clerk in Eldred

Molly Heather Fahnestock, Nurse

Jill Geosits-Mahler, ER unity secretary at Bon Secours Community Hospital

Margie Granese, Manager, St. Anthony food pantry, Yulan

Tony LaRuffa, Captain, American Legion Ambulance Corps, Yulan Fire Department Volunteer

Gil Mahler, 911 Call Center Dispatcher, Lumberland Fire-Department volunteer fireman & ambulance driver

Lou Monteleone, Santa Express, annual St. Baldrick’s fund drive, and #TeamIzzy

Angela C. Roselli, Nurse, Wayne Memorial

Louis Tambini, Paramedic, Hurleryville Mobilemedic EMS

Katie VanTuyl, ER Tech, Bon Secours Community Hospital

Courtney Weber, Garnet Health/Catskills Regional Medical Center

Tracy Whitney, Mackenzie School Nurse, manager of Eldred Central School District’s ‘Backpack Program,’ and Achieve Nursing Home RN Supervisor

Read details of each of the awardees >>