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Posted on: August 11, 2022

CHILD CARE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

Find out about child care financial assistance available for the 1st time for many working families.

CHILD CARE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

Child care just got a lot less expensive for Westchester families.  Find out about child care financial assistance available for the 1st time for many working families.  Call the Child Care Counci...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 11, 2022

FAIRVIEW GREENBURGH FARMERS MARKET

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED VENDOR:
HUDSON COMPOST makes compost easy and accessible for everyone.

FAIRVIEW GREENBURGH FARMERS MARKET

THURSDAYS @ TOWN HALL, 1-7 PM

177 Hillside Ave, Greenburgh NY

 

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED VENDOR:

HUDSON COMPOST makes compost easy and accessible for everyone. With curbside organics collections, all you have t...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Jamaica celebrates 60th anniversary -flag raising ceremony tonight at Town Hall

You are invited to join us at tonight's flag raising ceremony

Flag raising ceremony tonight at 7 pm  at Greenburgh Town Hall  in honor of Jamaica's 60th anniversary

Greenburgh resident Peter Singh and the entire Town Board will be present  at the Greenburgh Town Hall flag raising c...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Scarsdale Golf Club withdraws net proposal

Scarsdale Golf Club withdraws net proposal (see attached). They are looking at alternatives. Appreciate their responsiveness to the residents of E Hartsdale Ave.

PAUL FEINER

 

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Good news- Governor signs law to increase tax breaks for seniors

Greenburgh has been pushing for this legislation for many years--first time in over 15 years that maximum allowable income for senior tax exemptions has been increased

Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation yesterday that the town of Greenburgh lobbied for for many years. The new law will allow  allow local governments to increase the maximum allowable income eligible for a property tax exemption to $50,000 f...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Why it's taking more than 1.5 years to repair bridge on Ardsley Road over Sprain

A response from the NYS Department of Transportation

Why is it taking more than 1.5 years to repair bridge on Ardsley Road over the Sprain Parkway?
Some residents have been complaining about the fact that it's been 1.5 years since part of Ardsley Road was closed  on a bridge over the Sprain...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 4, 2022

NYS DEC won't remove injured bears that are in Greenburgh

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/new... 

 NYS DEC won't remove injured bear.  Bears seen in Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, unincorporated Greenburgh in recent weeks.  I think NYS DEC should remove and treat &nbs...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Start your own worker coop and be eligible for a $10,000 grant

Employment opportunity and economic development. It would be fantastic if we could start a coop in Greenburgh

Worker Cooperatives in Westchester!  Let's start a coop in Greenburgh

Coops exist all over the nation. Provides employment opportunities and economic development.

Learn more about the Westchester Cooperative Network and be eligible for a $...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Greenburgh Neighborhood Health Center giving out monkeypox vaccines starting today

Greenburgh Neighborhood Health Center giving out Monkeypox vaccines beginning today (Wed from 9 AM to 5 PM.  295 Knollwood Road, White Plains  989 7600

Westchester County is offering free vaccination for those at higher risk of monkeypox....
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Over 1,000 motorists/residents sign petition asking NYS to repave Saw Mill River Road -Elmsford

Jennifer Glen started online petition just a little over a week ago

OVER 1,000 PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED PETITION URGING NYS TO REPAVE SAW MILL RIVER ROAD IN ELMSFORD IN A LITTLE OVER A WEEK

NUMEROUS POTHOLES, CRATERS, UNSAFE CONDITIONS ON A ROAD OWNED BUT NOT  PROPERLY MAINTAINED BY NYS

Over 1,000 residents and motorists...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Congrat's to Greenburgh Hebrew Center on your 75th Anniversary

I interviewed the President of the congregation and the VP of membership on the WVOX radio interview show. Synagogues are more than a place to pray. They have become community centers

The Greenburgh Hebrew Center, which is located at 515 Broadway in  Dobbs Ferry, is celebrating their 75th anniversary this year! I recently interviewed on my radio program Jeff Liss whois President of the Center and Les...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 30, 2022

former Elmsford Pastors parish in Nigeria was victim of a terrorist attack

a gofundme page has been created. Thank you Nini and Pete Deluca for caring and for all you do to help others.
Bishop Jude, who served as Pastor of Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church in Elmsford, is trying to improve the lives of his parishioners.

Nini and Pete Deluca are special people. They are active in the Elmsford community. Both have devoted their lives helping others. Pete has led the Elmsford Volunteer Fire department and has been one of the hardest working Volunteer firefighters around. He...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Maria Portilla- Hispanic Liaison uses her social services background to help those in need

Mari Portilla holds office hours every Tuesday at Greenburgh Town Hall from noon to 5 PM

Greenburgh is very lucky!  Maria Portilla has been our Hispanic Liaison for almost a year-- volunteering her time trying to help the Hispanic community with problems. Maria holds  office  hours every Tuesday from 12:00 &ndas...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 23, 2022

sign the online petition- repave Saw Mill River Road (Elmsford)

A citizen is organizing an online petition to persuade NYS to repave 9A in Elmsford- possibly the worst maintained road in NYS

CITIZEN ACTIVIST CREATES PETITION CALLING ON NEW YORK STATE TO REPAVE 9A IN ELMSFORD 

THIS COULD BE THE WORST MAINTAINED STATE OWNED ROAD IN ALL OF NEW YORK STATE

 

GREENBURGH, NY_  Greenburgh resident Jennifer Glen is trying to pu...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 17, 2022

THANK YOU to a caring community for helping neighbors

Greenburgh neighbors always are ready to help those who need assistance.
Refrigerator, air conditioners, motor scooters, chair lifts donated to those who are less fortunate.

THANK YOU TO A CARING COMMUNITY

A few weeks ago I posted a request from a woman on a limited income who needed a new refrigerator. An anonymous donor responded and the refrigerator was delivered to her Friday. Her note of thanks is below.

Greenburgh residen...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Laurie Puhn Feinstein discuss challenges children with Dyslexia face --literacy is a human right

We need to do more to help children with Dyslexia overcome reading difficulties.

Laurie Puhn Feinstein is a resident of the Edgemont section of Greenburgh.  She graduated from Harvard University. She is an attorney, author and human rights activist. She is a member of the Greenburgh Human Rights Advisory Committee.  ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Masks required at Town Board meetings-- inside all town owned buildings

The  Greenburgh Town Board has decided to require masks inside all town owned buildings while Covid-19 cases continue to rise. At the Town Board meeting on July 13th at 7:30 PM everyone who attends must wear a mask.

We know that most people hate m...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 9, 2022

sign the ECC petition- ban sale of tobacco/vaping within 1,500 ft of schools

Reminder: Jazz at Theodore Young Community Center 11- 6PM TODAY

I plan to introduce legislation being advocated by the Edgemont Community Council that would adopt a new zoning ordinance restricting  the sale of tobacco and vaping products within 1,500 feet of a school.  Currently, 3 establishments ha...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 7, 2022

No fees charged to take civil service exams--great news if you are unemployed!

Good news for residents out of work - looking for a good government job. Fees waived for exams.

If you are out of work, a recent graduate who is looking for employment - some good news. Westchester County has waived civil service exam fees. You can now take the exam for FREE.  Check the county human resources website (link below) and find o...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Family day of Jazz at TDYCC this Saturday!

great jazz, great vendors, great fun this Saturday

The Department of Community Resources (DCR) at the Theodore D. Young Community Center (TDYCC) invites you to "A Family Day of Jazz," our annual community celebration and jazz series. Enjoy a day of live music, bouncy rides and attractions, face ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Congratulations Stephanie Marquesano of the Harris Project for the national recognition

The NY Times published an amazing profile of Stephanie Marquesano and her Harris Project -which is the voice of those with co-occuring disorders (link below)

Congratulations to Stephanie Marquesano the founder and President of the Harris Project on being profiled and featured in the NY Times. Stephanie, a resident of  Ardsley-Greenburgh, is a passionate spokesperson and voice for those who who have co...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 2, 2022

Catherine Ludden- community hero--Nature Center asks that meadow be named "Cathy's Meadow"

Catherine Ludden is deserving of the request to name the meadow in her honor.
Link to my radio interview with Catherine

The Greenburgh Nature Center  is requesting to name the butterfly arbor and meadow “Cathy’s Meadow” in recognition of Catherine Ludden's enormous contributions to the Greenburgh Nature Center. Catherine has ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Irvington's Shakespeare Company announces summer programs

Shakespeare Company announces their 2nd annual summer festival at Mercy College

Irvington Shakespeare Company is thrilled to announce their 2nd Annual Summer Shakespeare Production: Love’s Labour’s Lost coming this July!

IRVINGTON, NY — We at the Irvington Shakespeare Company, an Irvingt...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: June 13, 2022

NYS honors a Greenburgh hero--Carmine DiPasquale

A local hero named to the 2022 Veterans Hall of Fame--well deserved honor for a community treasure

NYS honors a Greenburgh hero!

2022 Veterans Hall of Fame Honors Carmine DiPasquale at Town Hall: https://youtu.be/aam773R5dqI

 

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins chose Greenburgh resident and Navy Veteran Carmine DiPasquale to hono...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: June 7, 2022

new location E Hartsdale Ave farmers market- beginning this Saturday morning

The popular Hartsdale farmers market is the oldest farmers market in Westchester! We started the market thirty years ago

This year’s East Hartsdale Avenue Farmer’s Market will take place beginning this Saturday at 8:00am – 4:00pm (and all future Saturdays at this time). As a result of the MTA Elevator project which is under construction, the ty...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Free bus transportation tomorrow to labor day anywhere on Westchester buses

Thank you Westchester. Link to bus line timetables and maps

Thank you, Westchester County Executive Latimer for offering residents FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION beginning tomorrow, June 1,  and continuing thru Labor Day. You can avoid expensive gas and get to your destination for free. For a list of maps, timet...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 21, 2022

Greenburgh pool hours --opening day Sunday, May 29

Our beautiful pool at AF Veteran park will open a week from Sunday May 29th. Pool schedule below.

Residents of unincorporated Greenburgh ---the pool at AF Veteran Park opens on Sunday, May 29th. Weekend hours till June 20th when the pool opens on weekdays.  It's going to be a great summer --stay cool and enjoy our beautiful pool.

ANTH...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Tarrytown educator planning to open up a coffee shop run by developmental disabled former students!

An inspiring story about an educator who cares deeply about her former students--and who is providing the developmental disabled with the chance to run their own coffee shop.
Hopefully she will inspire others to follow her example

AN INSPIRING STORY ABOUT A SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER WHO IS OPENING A NEW COFFEE SHOP RUN BY KIDS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

 The developjmentally disabled deserve the chance for meaningful employment opportunities.  Tarrytown&ap...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 3, 2022

TRA provides free transportation to doctors for disabled/elderly

A wonderful non profit that takes the elderly/disabled to medical appointments at no cost, using volunteers

NEED A RIDE TO A DOCTOR, DENTIST, PHYSICAL THERAPIST?  CALL  A WONDERFUL NON PROFIT 764-3533

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend an event at Ridge Park in Hartsdale sponsored by a wonderful organization that serves our senior...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 30, 2022

48th year of Bicycle Sundays resumes tomorrow: May 1

I proposed the idea 48 years ago.
Please wear your bicycle helmet. Head injuries could be life threatening.

Forty eight years ago (when I was still a student) I served as a member of Westchester County Executive Al DelBello's Bikeway Committee. I was previously the chair of the Task Force for Bikeways in Westchester which successfully lobbied the Board...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 8, 2022

link; Town Bd hears consultant report: 4 corners, E Hartsdale Ave, flooding

The Greenburgh Town Board heard recommendations from our consultant re: 4 Corners, Hartsdale, stormwater/flooding mitigations, E Hartsdale Ave

 

At the Greenburgh  Town Board work session on Tuesday, April 5th, the Town hosted a presentation of traffic and pedestrian safety improvements, and stormwater/flooding mitigations for the Four Corners and East Hartsdale Avenue corridor,...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 13, 2022

Fix it Greenburgh- use your phone to report potholes, problems and GPS will identify location

GPS will identify location of potholes, downed wires, broken street lights, etc and enable town to quickly address problem

USE YOUR PHONE TO REPORT A POTHOLE OR PROBLEM AND GPS SYSTEM WILL REPORT LOCATION TO PUBLIC WORKS DEPT

Submit & Track Non-Emergency Requests for Service Online or Via Our Smartphone App

Using the new Fix It! Greenburgh program, you can now easily and qu...

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