The History Behind Mahoney Alarms

Mahoney Alarms is a local family-owned, full service alarm company specializing in providing high-tech solutions for commercial, industrial and residential customers.

The business, established in 1950 by Raymond Mahoney Sr., has remained a family enterprise that throughout the years has focused on quality products and exceptional customer service.

Raymond Mahoney Sr., began the business with a vision and an attitude of care and concern for his customers. As a visionary, he set the company’s standards. Over the years, technology has changed tremendously, but the vision and attitude we began with has not. We are constantly on the cutting edge of new technology, but what sets us apart is that we leave the human touch in our business.

Raymond Mahoney Sr., was born in Queens Village, NY. He served in the Marine Corps form 1942 – 1946. He later attended Associated College of Utica and then transferred to the Skidmore College Extension then located in the Academy Building on Chester Street, Glens Falls, NY

1925 – 1949

Raymond Mahoney Sr., was born in Queens Village, NY. He served in the Marine Corps form 1942 – 1946. He later attended Associated College of Utica and then transferred to the Skidmore College Extension then located in the Academy Building on Chester Street, Glens Falls, NY

Raymond Mahoney Sr., was a Glens Falls City Fireman who then became a part-time fire alarm dealer for the Notifier Company which operated out of a storefront office in Nebraska.

1950

Raymond Mahoney Sr., was a Glens Falls City Fireman who then became a part-time fire alarm dealer for the Notifier Company which operated out of a storefront office in Nebraska.

During the 60’s Raymond Mahoney Sr., introduced the idea of receiving systems at the town’s County Municipal Center. The system meant a business could have a direct security monitor connection to the police. It was a first for the Glens Falls area.

1960’s

During the 60’s Raymond Mahoney Sr., introduced the idea of receiving systems at the town’s County Municipal Center. The system meant a business could have a direct security monitor connection to the police. It was a first for the Glens Falls area.

Raymond Mahoney Sr., had his major breakthrough when he sold & installed a new and improved emergency alarm system for the City of Glens Falls, NY. The system was based on telephone communications, with each emergency box containing a phone. In an emergency the caller would pick up the phone, wait for the operator and then describe the emergency in order to receive the necessary aid needed within the least amount of time.

1967

Raymond Mahoney Sr., had his major breakthrough when he sold & installed a new and improved emergency alarm system for the City of Glens Falls, NY. The system was based on telephone communications, with each emergency box containing a phone. In an emergency the caller would pick up the phone, wait for the operator and then describe the emergency in order to receive the necessary aid needed within the least amount of time.

Raymond Mahoney Sr., resigned from the Glens Falls City Fire Department in order to devote his full energies to the business. To expand his business he purchased the building on 15 Cooper Street, Glens Falls, NY, which is headquarters for Mahoney Notify-Plus Inc., to this day. The early phase of the business was in home fire alarm sales but then it took a turn into industrial systems and flourished.

1967

Raymond Mahoney Sr., resigned from the Glens Falls City Fire Department in order to devote his full energies to the business. To expand his business he purchased the building on 15 Cooper Street, Glens Falls, NY, which is headquarters for Mahoney Notify-Plus Inc., to this day. The early phase of the business was in home fire alarm sales but then it took a turn into industrial systems and flourished.

Raymond Mahoney Sr., acquired a trophy and plaque engraving business. The business was originally located in the lower level of 15 Cooper Street and later moved across the street for additional space.

1975

Raymond Mahoney Sr., acquired a trophy and plaque engraving business. The business was originally located in the lower level of 15 Cooper Street and later moved across the street for additional space.

Raymond Mahoney Sr., bought a local armored car and courier service. The armored car was available to all area businesses, residents and municipalities who feel a need for security related and time sensitive material assured pick ups and deliveries.

Sidenote: “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan (professional WWE wrestler) was our first driver for the armored car & courier service.

1979

Raymond Mahoney Sr., bought a local armored car and courier service. The armored car was available to all area businesses, residents and municipalities who feel a need for security related and time sensitive material assured pick ups and deliveries.

Sidenote: “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan (professional WWE wrestler) was our first driver for the armored car & courier service.

Raymond Mahoney Sr., invested in his own in-house central monitoring station which then made Mahoney Notify-Plus Inc., a completely independent alarm service and monitoring company.

1985

Raymond Mahoney Sr., invested in his own in-house central monitoring station which then made Mahoney Notify-Plus Inc., a completely independent alarm service and monitoring company.

Mahoney Notify-Plus Inc., was contracted by counties to begin a new house arrest program for alternative sentencing versus incarceration. Ankle devices were fitted on offenders, a schedule was devised and the ankle device would transmit to our office every time an offender left and returned to their home.

1992

Mahoney Notify-Plus Inc., was contracted by counties to begin a new house arrest program for alternative sentencing versus incarceration. Ankle devices were fitted on offenders, a schedule was devised and the ankle device would transmit to our office every time an offender left and returned to their home.

Ray Mahoney Sr.’s son, Kevin Mahoney, has worked at Mahoney Notify for his lifetime starting as technician and working up to President & CEO upon Ray Mahoney Sr.’s demise and has continued the vision and attitude his father started.

2015

Ray Mahoney Sr.’s son, Kevin Mahoney, has worked at Mahoney Notify for his lifetime starting as technician and working up to President & CEO upon Ray Mahoney Sr.’s demise and has continued the vision and attitude his father started.

Continuing the family tradition, Kevin Mahoney’s son, Kyle Mahoney, also has been a part of the company his entire working career.

Current

Continuing the family tradition, Kevin Mahoney’s son, Kyle Mahoney, also has been a part of the company his entire working career.

Three generations of the family and associates comprise a core group of technicians and service representatives each with up to 10 years of experience in the business.

We have a tremendous amount of knowledge behind our experience and a long-standing reputation for attention to detail.


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