STOW -- Mayor Sara Drew gave the oath of office to nine members of Stow's safety forces Tuesday.
Stow City Hall Council Chambers was filled with staff, family members and friends of those who were either promoted to a new rank in their respective departments or are just starting their career with the city.
The following were promoted in the Stow Police Department:
- Officer Steve Miller – Promotion to Sergeant
- Sgt. Bryan Snavely – Promotion to Lieutenant
The following were sworn in as new hires in the Stow Fire Department:
- Justin McDaniel – New firefighter
- Adam Melchi – New firefighter
The following were promoted in the Stow Fire Department:
- Mark Kozak – Promotion to Lieutenant
- Mark Hamilton – Promotion to Lieutenant
- Andy Hopkins – Promotion to Lieutenant
- Tim Jewell – Promotion to Lieutenant
- Nevin Nicholson – Promotion to Fire Marshal
- Steve VanMeter – Promotion to Captain
- Paul Amonett – Promotion to Captain