Kendal Mere, Lettie Mere and Gavin Mere welcome injured Parishville firefighter Nicholas Jerome back to his hometown on Wednesday, Aug. 5. Jerome was severely injured in a recent car accident while responding to a call and has now returned home from a hospitalization. The kids' parents are Chantelle and Scott Mere, the Parishville Fire Dept. truck captain. Photo submitted by Penny Wickwire.