A Proclamation recognizing Fire Captain Joseph M. Juliano and honoring him for 30 years of outstanding service to the City of Orange, New Jersey, was presented to him upon his retirement.
Dr. Juliano began his career as a firefighter for the City of Orange in 1988, hired by then Mayor Paul Monacelli and Fire Director Sam Maglione. He has been with the City of Orange Fire Department for 30 years and had continued advancing through the ranks promoting to Fire Captain in 2008.
A graduate of Life University in Georgia in 1993, he earned a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree and Advanced Certification in Manipulation under Anesthesia and is an Independent Chiropractor in New York and New Jersey. He also holds a Master’s of Public Policy certificate from Rutgers University and a Master of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He continued his professional development by earning a (AAS) Uniformed Construction Code from Essex County College Fire Service, an AA Biology Pre-Med Liberal Arts in Albany, and a BS in Biology from SUNY Empire State Regents College.
Dr. Joe follows in the footsteps of his mother, Patricia Juliano, who in 1976, became the first woman to be elected to the City Council of Orange and would serve the community until her death in 1990. Dr. Juliano established scholarships in his late mother’s name at Essex County College in Newark, Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Housing in Brunswick. His late mother was recently nominated for induction in the Class of 2019-2021 to the Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York, for “Keeper of The Flame” category. He has now established a Memorial Art Scholarship Fund in memory of his late sister, Kathryn Marie Juliano, at the Montclair Art Museum.