SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. Congratulations are in order for the Sleepy Hollow Fire Department Junior Corps .
The junior corps took home the award for Best Appearing Junior Corps from the Ossinings Firemans Parade on Friday, Aug. 5.
The Ossining Firemans Parade was the first judged parade that the junior corps has marched in, according to the Sleepy Hollow Fire Department . Participating firefighters were judged on marching skills, uniforms, color guard and similar things. The junior corps competed against departments throughout the lower Hudson Valley area, Warren County and Albany County.
Members of the junior corps are aged 14 to 17. The program currently has 20 active members who are trained and equipped as firefighters but limited in their assignments on calls. The Junior Corps program began in 2009.
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