Yonkers firefighters promoted

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Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of five Yonkers Fire Department captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Capt. Greg Coyle, newly promoted, poses for photographs
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Capt. Greg Coyle, newly promoted, poses for photographs with family and friends after a ceremony at Yonkers City Hall. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during the ceremony. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Assumpta Tannian places a pin on her husband,
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Assumpta Tannian places a pin on her husband, newly-promoted Lt. John Tannian, during a Yonkers Fire Department promotions ceremony at Yonkers City Hall. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during the ceremony. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Vito Pinto, left, cautiously pins a medal on
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Vito Pinto, left, cautiously pins a medal on his son Lt. Joseph Pinto's uniform during a promotions ceremony. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

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Yonkers Fire Local 628 President Barry McGoey addresses
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Yonkers Fire Local 628 President Barry McGoey addresses Yonkers Fire Department firefighters as Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants at city hall. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Newly promoted Yonkers Fire Department Capt. John Folkerts
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Newly promoted Yonkers Fire Department Capt. John Folkerts poses for a photograph with his family after Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Assumpta Tannian, left, accompanied by her children, from
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Assumpta Tannian, left, accompanied by her children, from left, Liam, Luke and Michaela, applaud Lt. John Tannian after he is promoted during a Yonkers Fire Department ceremony at Yonkers City Hall. Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Newly promoted Yonkers Fire Department captains, from left,
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Newly promoted Yonkers Fire Department captains, from left, Chris Widman, John Bonanno, Greg Coyle, John Folkerts and Steven Moreira pose for a photograph after Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of them and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano signed paperwork certifying the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano signed paperwork certifying the promotions of five Yonkers Fire Department captains and five lieutenants, including Capt. Steven Moreira at left, during a ceremony at City Hall. (Sept. 17, 2012)

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Capt. Greg Coyle, far right, and Lt. Alex
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Capt. Greg Coyle, far right, and Lt. Alex Hanon congratulate each other after they were both promoted during a ceremony at Yonkers City Hall. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during the ceremony. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, left, signs paperwork certifying
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, left, signs paperwork certifying the promotions of five Yonkers Fire Department captains and five lieutenants, including Capt. John Folkerts at right, during a ceremony at City Hall. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Newly-promoted Yonkers Fire Department Lieutenants, from left, James
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Newly-promoted Yonkers Fire Department Lieutenants, from left, James Halpin, Joseph Pinto and John Tannian listen as Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Fire Department Capt. Chris Widman, newly promoted,
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Fire Department Capt. Chris Widman, newly promoted, is kissed by his wife Michelle after she pins his medal on him while Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Fire Department Lt. Greg Coyle is sworn
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Yonkers Fire Department Lt. Greg Coyle is sworn in as captain by Mayor Mike Spano during a promotions ceremony of five fire captains and five lieutenants at city hall. (Sept. 17, 2012)

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Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Newly-promoted Yonkers Fire Department Captains Steven Moreira, left,
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Newly-promoted Yonkers Fire Department Captains Steven Moreira, left, and John Folkerts listen as Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Fire Department Lt. Stephen Lawlor, left, waits
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Yonkers Fire Department Lt. Stephen Lawlor, left, waits for his mother to present him with his pin as fellow Lt. James Halpin applauds during a promotions ceremony at Yonkers City Hall. Mayor Mike Spano presided over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during the ceremony. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Capt. John Bonanno hugs his father, retired fire
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Capt. John Bonanno hugs his father, retired fire department lieutenant Tom Bonanno, as Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Fire Department Lt. James Halpin is presented
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Fire Department Lt. James Halpin is presented with his pin by wife Jacki as Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Fire Chief Mark Iannucci listens as Mayor
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Fire Chief Mark Iannucci listens as Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Lefty Hanon pins a medal on his son
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Lefty Hanon pins a medal on his son Lt. Alex Hanon's uniform during a promotions ceremony. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, right, presides over the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, right, presides over the promotions of five fire captains and five lieutenants during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Yonkers Fire Commissioner Robert Sweeney addresses the five
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Fire Commissioner Robert Sweeney addresses the five newly-promoted fire captains and five lieutenants, as Mayor Mike Spano stands by at right, during a ceremony at City Hall in Yonkers. (Sept. 17, 2012)

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