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Firefighter who posed for calendar, against policy, has been reassigned

Posted on Thu, Apr. 28, 2011
Philadelphia Daily News 215-854-5994

Have you heard about the Philadelphia Fire Department's new internal drama, "Much Ado About Nipples"?

The CliffsNotes version goes something like this: New York-based photographer Katherine Kostreva came to town last week to photograph Jack Slivinski, a chiseled, 31-year-old firefighter, as he posed in front of the Logan Circle fountain.

Slivinski and hunky firefighters from 11 other big cities were supposed to be featured in a calendar that's slated to be released later this year by Kostreva's company, On Point Publishing.

All of the proceeds are going to charity. Slivinski and Bill Gault, president of Fire Fighters Local 22, wanted Philly's share to go to widows of local firefighters.

It was, on the surface, a nice, well-intentioned idea.

But then Fire Commissioner Lloyd A


Added: Apr-28-2011 Occurred On: Apr-28-2011
By: gregory_peckory
Regional News
Tags: firefighter, calendar, nipples, bureaucracy
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (load item map)
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