Lester Gutierrez was recognized as the top responder for 2013. Thomas Glover was honored as Officer of the Year and Larry Saccente received the Firefighter of the Year award. John Neely received the Westhampton Beach Chief Stephen Smith Award and Eastport Fire Department ex-chief Ryan King was given a plaque in appreciation for many years of assistance to the Westhampton department.
addition, five volunteers were recognized for having fifty or more years of
service in the department. They were John Comba, Fred Overton, Conrad Teller,
Don Griffin, and Jim Bachman.