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photo courtesy of James Alverson facebook
photo courtesy of James Alverson facebook

Albany County Sheriff James Alverson June’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference. All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion.

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Mayfield EMT, Naval Officer, Family Man Joe Tourville April’s Hometown Hero

When we received this month's "Hometown Hero" nomination from Liz about her incredible friend, it was obvious that she wrote from the heart and with admiration. 

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Courtesy of Davia Montie
Courtesy of Davia Montie

EMT Erika Bain is March Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference. All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion.

This month's Hometown Hero is a real "life saver" and is every bit as humble as she is courageous.

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Photo Courtesy of Coryn Caricchio
Photo Courtesy of Coryn Caricchio

Schoharie Army Reserves Member Joshua Caricchio February’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Photo Courtesy of Lynda Johnson
Photo Courtesy of Lynda Johnson

Rensselaer Corrections Officer Carl Johnson Jr. January’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Waterford HVAC Technician Tyler Brisson December’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2017, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Berlin Fabricator Walter H. O’Neil Jr. November’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Courtesy of Kaileigh Whittaker
Courtesy of Kaileigh Whittaker

Rensselaer Generator Mechanic Eric Monk August’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Albany EMT Harjup Singh July’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Amsterdam Special Education Teacher Catherine Saltsman June’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors, and everyday passion...

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Wynantskill Assistant Basketball Coach March’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors and everyday passion...

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Lansingburgh Soccer Coach February’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors and everyday passion...

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Mark Burek

Castleton Navy Veteran January’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Niskayuna Firefighter Named December Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Glenville Police Officer November’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Smile Bus Organizer a Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2015 and 2016, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors and everyday passion...

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Retired Albany Marine September’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Ronald McDonald House Hockey Tourney Organizer a Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Voorheesville Teacher a Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Glens Falls Hospital Nurse a Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Kate ‘The Cop’ of Albany Named April Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

All throughout 2015, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors and every day passion...

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Hudson Falls Coach This Month’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Rotterdam Volunteer This Month’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Larry Ozga Named December’s Hometown Hero

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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Sgt. Michael Toleman is this month's Hometown Hero.
Sgt. Michael Toleman is this month's Hometown Hero.

November’s Hometown Hero: US Army Drill Sgt. Michael Toleman

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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October’s Hometown Hero: Breast Cancer Fighter Julie Coon

County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hometown Heroes Theme Months for 2015

All throughout the 2014-15 year, we will be recognizing one "hero" per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors and every day passion through the County Waste Hometown Heroes program.

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Deployed East Greenbush Man a ‘Hometown Hero’

Eric Nardacci, of East Greenbush, is currently deployed in the Middle East and has been a member of the Air Force for the past 12 years.

As part of the “Hometown Heroes” series, we’ve partnered with County Waste, Latham Ford, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region and Awards by Walsh to celebrate local unsung heroes for their good deeds and honorable work.

We asked Eric a few questions. Here's what he had to say.

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Amsterdam Native Raises Money for Childhood Cancer, Becomes ‘Hometown Hero’

Juell Springs, of Amsterdam, really made the best of his final year of high school this past year when he orchestrated a school-wide fundraiser to raise money for children with cancer.

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Malta Woman Named a ‘Hometown Hero’ After Serving With USO

Jillian Ferron, of Malta, has been working as a USO member to ease the lives of soldiers by offering them a break from battlefields and allowing them to stay connected with their families.

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