New York State Police Major William McEvoy would like to invite the public to help celebrate 100 years of service by attending the Centennial Open House at State Police building in Sidney on October 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This is a family oriented event with demonstrations from K-9, Helicopter Rescue, Underwater Recovery Team (SCUBA), Special Operations Response Team (SORT), the Centennial Mounted Unit, and much more!

Also, there will be historical displays, firearm displays, vintage Troop cars, motorcycles, along with hands-on patrol car displays, McGruff the Crime Dog, tours of Troop Headquarters and the new Forensic Center.

There is no admission for the event! There will be some merchandise and food for sale by vendor. All parking will be done at off-site parking on Delaware Ave. and Union St., in Sidney. Shuttle buses will be running and are handicap accessible.