Firefighter Jacob Giles has been honored as the 2019 Potsdam Fire Department Firefighter of the Year at the Ladies Night Banquet. ‘Giles is a full-time Clarkson University student, and still has time to be very active with the department,’ an emailed announcement said. From left are 2nd Asst. Chief Dan McGregor, 1st Asst. Chief Mark Bradish, Giles, former assistant chief Jay Bradish, Chief Tim Jerome, and 3rd Asst. Chief Justin Perry.