Nassau Breaks Ground For Training Center
County Executive A. Holly Patterson, Nassau County, N. Y., broke ground on July 20 in a ceremony to initiate construction of the new county firemen’s training center at Winding Road, Old Bethpage, L. I. The $350,000 plant will be used to teach fire fighting techniques to the county’s 9,706 volunteer firemen, comprising 220 companies in 70 departments, under the Nassau County Vocational Education and Extension Board. Chief James C. Rogers heads the full-time instruction staff. Included in the plans are an instructional meeting building, a fire fighting building, an administrative office building and a storage building.