Alan Bell Promoted to Executive Director

Medical Director and Chairman of the CPHM EMS Board of Directors, John Janikas, MD said, "I am excited to have Alan lead the organization as the Executive Director. The skills he has acquired through decades of service in law enforcement and EMS will undoubtedly help us achieve our mission and better serve our community."


"Hannaford Helps" to Benefit CPHM EMS

Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps. (CPHM EMS) has been selected as a beneficiary of the “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program featuring their bright blue bag!  This exciting program was designed to create revenue streams for local nonprofits like CPHM EMS.


Clifton Park Halfmoon EMS team to train vets.

Pierre Brown is a bartender at Bootlegger’s Bar and Grill in Troy. He seems happy with his job, but something is missing, and it’s been missing ever since he returned from active duty in the Marine Corps. He served eight years. Since he’s been back in civilian life, he’s seen some military friends return for third and fourth deployments.


Life Saving AEDs Gifted to Saratoga Sheriff's Department

CPHM EMS presented the gift of 10 Automated External Defibrillators (AED) to the Saratoga County Sheriff Department this past Tuesday. To commemorate American Heart Month, CPHM EMS Executive Director, Joseph Santiago (RN, BSN, EMT-P) Director of Operations, Michael Seney, (RN, NREMT-P) and Director of Administration, Eric Hanchett (NREMT-P, CMTE) purchased and presented a gift of ten AEDs to Saratoga County Sheriff Michael H. Zurlo and Chief Richard Castle. Dr. Michael Daily, Medical Director for the Regional Emergency Medical Organization (REMO), Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett, and Halfmoon Town Supervisor Kevin Tollisen were also present.


Emergency group offers education for Capital Region veterans. Source: The Troy Record

One local emergency response group is making the effort to give back to veterans in the community by offering a free educational and career opportunity. Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps. (CPHM EMS) will offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, state certification and professional development at no cost to military veterans.


CPHM to Offer Free EMT Course to Combat Vets

CLIFTON PARK, NY, June 9, 2015---Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps. (CPHM EMS) is offering a free EMT course, certification and professional development for combat veterans. They will be hosting two open house, informative sessions about the program; on Wednesday, July 15th from 6pm-9pm and on Sunday, July 19th from 10am-2pm. The EMT course will begin in September of this year.


High School Scholarship Opportunities

With high school graduation on the horizon, we are excited to be offering scholarship opportunities to three Clifton Park, Halfmoon and Mechanicville high school Seniors. This year we will be awarding three $2,5000 scholarships to students who are advancing their education in the emergency medical field; one from each town/city.


Clifton Park & Halfmoon Saves Lives

Photo of Reese Johnson, above was taken by Christine Neely for Flashes of Hope. CPHM EMS to host Donor Registration Drive for Local Teen Battling Leukemia Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps. (CPHM EMS), in partnership with Be The Match, will host “Clifton Park & Halfmoon Saves Lives”, a donor screening and registry with the hopes of finding a bone marrow match for Reese Johnson, a 14-year-old Ballston Spa resident who is battling Leukemia.


Making Progress in Mechanicville

It’s been far too long since we have updated the Mechanicville Community regarding our progress with the Engine 2 Firehouse occupation and operations. We’d like to apologize for that, and thank Mary Lou Anatriello for holding us accountable with her 1/22 Letter to the Editor of The Express Newspaper. We were disappointed that our original July 2014 target for Depot Square operations was not met. The asbestos findings were an unexpected and significant setback. We have been working diligently to resolve the issue, and begin construction as swiftly and safely as possible.


Shenendehowa High School Awards Night

On May 22, 2014 at the Shenenedehowa Central School District Clifton Park & Halfmoon EMS presented their Second Annual Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps. Inc. scholarship awards to 2 deserving seniors.


Public Access Defibrillators Application

Clifton Park & Halfmoon Emergency Corps Inc. is accepting applications for 11 public access defibrillators. The defibrillators were purchased with funds obtained from the agency mail drive over the past year. The requirements are that the AED be utilized in a public place in the towns of Clifton Park or Halfmoon, and preference will be given to not-for-profit agencies and community group/organizations.