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Garbage/Recycling is on this week. Thank you to our dedicated, hard working public works employees who are serving the community when many people are home....Department heads and Town Bd to discuss how each Dept is operating at work session Tuesday 6 PM
sanitation and recycling pick up to continue Although the coronavirus crisis has resulted in many people staying at home - our hard working, dedicated and brave public works employees will be picking up your garbage and recycling this week - as usual. We owe a debt of gratitude to those employees who continue to serve the community during this stressful time.
TOWN BOARD AND DEPARTMENT HEADS TO DISCUSS HOW EACH IS HANDLING OPERATIONS DURING CORONAVIRUS THIS TUESDAY AT 6 PM DURING WORK SESSION The Town Board has been meeting with department heads (via zoom) daily since the crisis began. At Tuesday’s Town Board work session (which will be televised live on public access- Altice 76 and Verizon 35 and streamed live on the town website: www.greenburghny.com ) we will ask department heads to discuss how their department is dealing with this emergency. Issues like letting residents know how they can be reached, what they’re doing, info that will be posted on the website, etc.. The meeting begins at 6 PM. If you have questions you’d like answered please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
FINALLY, AN UPBEAT COMMENTARY FROM A CONTEMPLATIVE MONKTHE BIRDS WILL SING...THE SKY WILL BE BLUE...PEOPLE WILL SING...Paul Feiner
From A Contemplative MonkA reminder to open the windows of your soul.LockdownYes there is fear.Yes there is isolation.Yes there is panic buying.Yes there is sickness.Yes there is even death.But,They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noiseYou can hear the birds again.They say that after just a few weeks of quietThe sky is no longer thick with fumesBut blue and grey and clear.They say that in the streets of AssisiPeople are singing to each otheracross the empty squares,keeping their windows openso that those who are alonemay hear the sounds of family around them.They say that a hotel in the West of IrelandIs offering free meals and delivery to the housebound.Today a young woman I knowis busy spreading fliers with her numberthrough the neighbourhoodSo that the elders may have someone to call on.Today Churches, Synagogues, Mosques and Templesare preparing to welcomeand shelter the homeless, the sick, the wearyAll over the world people are slowing down and reflectingAll over the world people are looking at their neighbours in a new wayAll over the world people are waking up to a new realityTo how big we really are.To how little control we really have.To what really matters.To Love.So we pray and we remember thatYes there is fear.But there does not have to be hate.Yes there is isolation.But there does not have to be loneliness.Yes there is panic buying.But there does not have to be meanness.Yes there is sickness.But there does not have to be disease of the soulYes there is even death.But there can always be a rebirth of love.Wake to the choices you make as to how to live now.Today, breathe.Listen, behind the factory noises of your panicThe birds are singing againThe sky is clearing,Spring is coming,And we are always encompassed by Love.Open the windows of your soulAnd though you may not be ableto touch across the empty square,Sing.Fr. Richard Hendrick, OFMMarch 13th 2020