Letters to the Editor
How to get the paper
Police & Fire
Port Chester style birthday party rings in year 154 of incorporation
May 19, 2022 at 6:16 a.m.
Grant Street resident Elena Malave is just a few years and a driver’s license away from becoming the newest Port Chester Fire Department hero. While showing off her new skills and swag earned during Port Chester’s 154th birthday party on Saturday, May 14, the 3-year-old takes a moment to look back at her mother for approval.
A White Plains resident visiting her family’s hometown of Port Chester, 2-year-old Aurora Romano is all giggles as she blasts down an inflatable slide at Lyon Park.
“Viva la Port Chester,” community advocate Luis Yumbla says several times during an impassioned speech to ramp up the crowd.
Port Chester resident Sandra Sanchez claps along to the Latin tunes while having fun and bonding with her 15-month-old granddaughter Nataly, also of Port Chester.
There’s a long line to the bouncy house, so 4-year-old Port Chester resident Keily Maccow wisely conserves her energy by sitting down for a rest during the wait.
Port Chester resident Mason Monaim, 3, learns all about life-saving equipment from Sally Peterson of the Port Chester-Rye-Rye Brook EMS during an ambulance demonstration at the birthday party.
Dogs are always down to celebrate birthdays, too! Sunny Cohen, a White Plains mini doodle attending the event with his Port Chester native owner Peter Moses, sits like a good boy.
William Street resident Sonya Hernandez fixes up one of the hundreds of free hot dogs the Village of Port Chester provided guests.
After bouncing down the giant inflatable slide, 4-year-old Greenwich, Conn., resident Joshua Lester is eager to get back in line for more fun.
When a rainstorm sweeps through towards the end of the day, performers and guests take cover under the Lyon Park gazebo.
Imitation is flattery, as they say. West Glen Avenue resident Giada Lio, 4, gets inspired by the music and tries to move like the dancers behind her.