Newbrook Fire and Rescue regrets to announce the passing of Honorary Life Member Robert Culver. Bob was the last surviving founding member of Newbrook Fire and Rescue, attending his last meeting just a week ago. Bob was chief of the Alplaus N.Y. Fire Department from 1968 â€“ 1978 with 50 years of active service there. He was Deputy County Coordinator for Schenectady County NY from 1976 â€“ 1999 and was instrumental in getting the 911 system operating for Schenectady County.Funeral Services will be held at the Newfane Congregational Church in Newfane Vt. at 12:30 pm on Sunday January 17, 2016. Friends and family are invited to gather at the Newbrook fire station following the service. Personnel planning on attending the service can meet in dress uniform at the Newbrook fire station at 11:45 hours.