The Putnam Engine and Hose Co. #2 is located on Grace Church Street in Port Chester, and is one of four firehouses…More throughout the Village of Port Chester.
The Port Chester Fire Department is a combination department that consists of a staff of 12 paid firefighters, seven volunteer companies with a large roster of volunteer firefighters, and is commanded by a volunteer chief, Robert F. Drought, and two assistants.
The Port Chester Volunteer Fire Department began in 1823 as volunteer fire companies. Today, the dedicated men and…More women of the department continue to work to protect residents of the Village of Port Chester and the neighboring community, the Village of Rye Brook.
The members of the Port Chester Volunteer Fire Department are united by their professionalism, dedication, integrity and training. It is the department's every day mission to preserve life and property, and promote public safety.
Cerebral Palsy of Westchester was founded in 1949 by a network of volunteers, helping disabled children gain access…More to medical treatments and services new to area hospitals. Martie Osterer was one of these volunteers. She enlisted her husband David, a Westchester businessman, in forming a partnership of caring community volunteers and professionals committed to making the necessary services and programs available to everyone in need.
While the original focus was on individuals with cerebral palsy, the mandate has continually expanded to reach children and adults with a variety of developmental disabilities.
Today the David G. Osterer Center in Rye Brook serves as the nucleus of a network of more than a dozen locations throughout Westchester County. Those satellite programs and residential sites have been developed to provide for the ever-expanding and changing needs of disabled individuals throughout the community.