Corona Fire Takes 1st place in Wing Eating Competition

Fire Engineer Jamie Pirritano
This past weekend was the first annual “Wild Wild West Fundraiser” hosted by Buffalo Wild Wings to benefit non-profit organization “Christmas Cheer All Year.” The chicken wing eating competition included competitors from local Southern California Police, Sheriff, and Fire departments. Corona Fire Engineer Jamie Pirritano and Corona Police Department’s Captain Tom Weeks represented Corona at the competition. Engineer Jamie Pirritano took first place, beating 32 police and fire competitors, by ...

Audition to Sing Soar and Inspire with City Circle Chorale!

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Ever wanted to join a community choir? Do you have that itch that all musicians have when they’ve been out of the game for too long? Do you simply love singing and want to be an integral part of something larger than yourself? Circle City Chorale has room for you. Founded in January of 2010, the Circle City Chorale, directed by Angela Jett Rosser, is a community choir made up of singers from the greater Inland Empire/Orange County area. The group performs a variety of music, ranging from ...

SR91 Project Promotes Shopping Local!

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The 91 Project is tracking personal purchases that team members are making in Corona and providing incentives to the community to shop locally. The project’s Business Support Program offers two campaigns: In the “91 Receipt Rewards” campaign, team members submit receipts for personal expenditures, including meals, snacks, gasoline, groceries and other items for an opportunity to win monthly gift cards to other Corona businesses. During the past four months, the team has submitted receipt...

Corona Police Explorer’s Sixth Academy Class

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On July 19, 2014, the Corona Police Department began hosting its Sixth Police Explorer Academy.  The academy is a week-long and culminates with a graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 25, 2015.  Twenty one young men and women are enrolled in this year’s explorer academy.  Each day the explorers receive instruction in a class setting, on subjects such as career choices, leadership, lifetime fitness, handcuffing, K-9 tactics and communications.  The police department’s mission, vision, values and ...

Teach Your Teens to “Drive 4 Life”

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The Traffic Bureau is proud to present its “Drive 4 Life” teen driver safety program Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. Our goal is to provide a FREE service to our community by educating our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions. We focus on the four most common factors that lead to fatal traffic collisions invo...

Mail Theft Suspects Arrested

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On Saturday, July 18, 2015, residents in the area of the 1300 block of Ontario Ave. reported seeing two females in a Dodge Magnum station wagon acting suspiciously. Officers located the vehicle and conducted an enforcement stop. Inside the vehicle, officers found stolen mail. Both female occupants were arrested for mail theft. Inside the car officers also found flyers that the females were putting into mailboxes so their activity would look legitimate. Arrested were: Nicole Vejar (36 yrs. of Cor...

Local Business Gives Back to Corona Fire

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Local Business Supported Our Corona Fire Fighters by Donating New Mattresses Local Business Supported Our Corona Fire Fighters by Donating New Mattresses Mayor Eugene Montanez and Fire Chief David Duffy recognized local business, Jerome’s Furniture at the June 3, 2015 Council Meeting for their generous donations of new mattresses to our Corona Fire Department! Jerome’s donated a total of 25 new mattresses along with various frames, complete installation and removal of old mattresses. Scot...