Port Washington Fire Department Atlantic Hook and Ladder Co. 1 H 25 Carlton Ave, Port Washington, NY11050 Located just off Main Street, this building serves as headquarters to PWFD's "Truck Company." This…More building also serves as the "daytime response" building, all members respond to this location during daytime hours. Apparatus from both engine companies, as well as the truck company, are located here.
Port Washington Fire Department 423 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington, NY11050 Established in 1907, the Port Washington Fire Department's headquarters is located across the street from the Police…More Department on Port Washington Boulevard. In 2004 the department became the largest volunteer fire department in New York. The Port Washington Fire Department's district is an 11-square mile area of the northern peninsula of Nassau county. Located at the southern end of the district, the headquarters building serves as the administrative office for the chiefs as well as the Port Washington Fire Department Board of Directors ("Fireboard")
Additionally, the garage is used to house apparatus as needed to cover the southern end of the district.
Town of North Hempstead Building Department 220 Plandome Rd, Manhasset, NY11030 The Town of North Hempstead Building Department is responsible for the administration of the New York State and Town of…More North Hempstead Codes as they relate to property, buildings and construction within the unincorporated areas of the Town of North Hempstead.
The Building Department is comprised of an Inspection Section and Enforcement Section. The Inspection Section is responsible for the intake of applications and issuance of Building, Plumbing and Rental Permits as well as Public Assembly Licenses. Members of the Inspection Section follow up on permits that have been issued and conduct safety inspections at job sites to ensure permitted work is being performed in compliance with the applicable State and Town Codes. Members of the Enforcement Section are trained to identify and investigate a variety of construction and illegal housing complaints. Building inspectors make comprehensive inspections, identify issues and bring violations into compliance. Their good work ensures the safety of our residents.
Upon the successful completion of the inspection process and final review of the file, applicants are issued the various required certificates and licenses. This documents that the permitted work has been done in a safe and satisfactory manner.
Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department 170 E Shore Rd, Great Neck, NY11023 The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department’s district is 10 square miles. It serves more than 44,000 residents, and…More three times as many people during the workweek. The fire department covers two major hospitals, an industrial park, three high schools, seven middle and elementary schools, numerous shopping centers, houses of worship, office buildings and stores, major access highways and the Town Hall of North Hempstead, as well as more than two miles of shorefront.
Located opposite the Mill Pond, this building serves as headquarters to PWFD's EMS…More Company. This particular facility was designed with the different needs of an EMS company, specifically, one that is conducive to housing personnel on a 24-hour basis.
Interesting Fact: This building was once a neon light factory. Fire Medic Company No. 1 purchased the building in 1989 and renovated the original standing structure. Fire Medic Company No. 1 began operating out of the building on July 1, 1991.
Located next to the Port Washington Long Island Rail Road station, this building servers…More as headquarters to PWFD's other "Engine Company."
Interesting Fact: This building recently finished an extensive renovation project designed to accommodate the company's growth and newer, larger fire apparatus. The original firehouse dated back to the early 1900s.
Founded in January 20, 1977, Polish American Museum exists by virtue of a charter granted on September 30, 1977 by…More the State Of New York Department Of Education, Regents division. The present museum building, purchased in January 1982, is the former Port Washington Public Library. Within the 30 rooms, the building houses 15 exhibit galleries, a research library, a lecture hall, gift shop, offices, supplementary classrooms and storage areas.
The facility also houses the Archacki Archives. Established by noted Polish American journalists, historian and artist Henry Archacki, the archives contain numerous articles, illustrations, drawings and essays on Polish and Polish American men and women.