Ossining Fire Department 200th Anniversary Parade

Three-year-old Rafael Rodriguez, of Ossining, waves and cheers as fire trucks pass in the Ossining Fire Department Parade Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
Residents line Croton Avenue to see the Ossining Fire Trucks and cheer volunteers with the department Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
Members with the Bedford Hills Fire Department march through Ossining during the Ossining Fire Department Parade Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
Ossining firefighters prepare to march down Croton Avenue Saturday Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
Members with the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department march in Ossining Saturday Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
Five-year-old Andrew Graves, of Elmsford, waves to firefighters as they march in the parade Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
Members of the Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps. march in the Ossining Fire Department Parade Photo Credit: Nathan Bruttell
The Ossining Fire Department's group photo from 1890. Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy The Ossining Fire Department
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OSSINING, N.Y. – Before leaving for the Ossining Fire Department's 200th Anniversary Parade Saturday, 3-year-old Rafael Rodriguez insisted to his mother Laura that he wear his firefighter outfit to look like one of his heroes.

“I want to be a fireman,” Rafael said. “I want to rescue people and put out fires. And I want to rescue a cat in a tree.”

As Rafael and thousands of other Westchester residents looked up to the Ossining Volunteer Fire Department during Saturday's 200th Anniversary ...
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KevinMcNally88:

Tarrytown FD Cleaned House going home with four trophies. One for best pumper one for best appearing aerial one for most men in line and one for second best over all! Great Job!