News Flash

Posted on: August 5, 2020

Due to the power still being out at A.F. Veteran Park, the pool will not open tomorrow (8/6).

Due to a power outage at A.F. Veteran Park, the pool will not open tomorrow (8/6).

As soon as power is restored it will take 24 hours to filter the water to prepare it for swimming.
Reservations for Friday will be available tomorrow after 12pm.
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Posted on: August 5, 2020

summary-conference call with Con Ed/municipal officials--no estimated time when power will be restor

No estimated time as of now when power will be restored to almost 5,000 unincorporated Greenburgh residents out of power

Updates from conference call with Con Ed and other municipal officials about power outages

Municipal officials angry - Con Ed unprepared

NO ESTIMATED TIME WHEN POWER WILL BE RESTORED

  Participated in a conference call with Con Ed officials and othe...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Home Delivered Meals are going out today

Nutrition Program delivers despite obstacles.

Despite no power at A.F. Veteran Park, the Nutrition Program is still delivering 250 meals to homebound seniors today.

The vendor (who has power) packaged the meals and delivered them to the park this morning where drivers and staff finalized them for deli...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Con Ed power outage update- trees down, wires down, crews working

It could take a few days before most people have power. 4,500 residents of unincorporated Greenburgh have no power. Many trees blocking roads, wires down. Con Ed and town working to make roads passable. And, repairing wires. Then, will work on restoration

UPDATE -STORM AND POWER OUTAGES -- OVER 4,500 UNINCORPORATED GREENBURGH RESIDENTS OUT OF POWER (9:35 pm)
DPW crews are wrapping up for the night soon and will resume storm cleanup tomorrow morning.  One tree crew will continue to work through the ...
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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Due to a power outage at A.F. Veteran Park, the pool will not open tomorrow (8/5).

We anticipate opening on Thursday (8/6). Reservations for Thursday will be available tomorrow after 12pm.

Due to a power outage at A.F. Veteran Park, the pool will not open tomorrow (8/5).
We anticipate opening on Thursday (8/6). Reservations for Thursday will be available tomorrow after 12pm.
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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Many trees down, about 3000+ Greenburgh families out of power

A list of streets with trees down, power outages below. there are probably more. My house also has no power -no internet - so am in front of a Starbucks responding to e mails, answering calls

Earlier this afternoon there were  2,900 Con Ed customers without power. A Con Ed Field Representative is on site at Police HQ, Emergency Operation’s Center which is staffed by police officers providing up to date information to Police ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

A message from the Commissioner of Public Works- how we prepare for the storm

A message from the Commissioner of Public WOrks - what town did to prepare for the upcoming storm

A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS - PLANNING FOR STORMS LIKE THE ONE WE ARE ABOUT TO EXPERIENCE

I received the following message from the Commissioner of Public Works. Our town team has been trying hard to prepare for the storm -and for all s...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Info- preparing for tonight/tomorrow's storm

Monitoring the storm that will impact our area tonight and tomorrow. If you experience any power outage please call 1-800-75-coned or online at www.coned.com

We are monitoring the storm that is expected to hit our region tonight and tomorrow.  We are in close contact with Con Ed and will work with them to respond to power outages.  If you experience any power outage please call  1-80...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

A. F. Veteran Pool Closed Tuesday 8/4/20

Due to the tropical storm forecast for Tuesday, the pool at A.F. Veteran Park will be closed all day.

Due to the tropical storm forecast for Tuesday, the pool at A.F. Veteran Park will be closed all day.

The pool will reopen on Wednesday (8/5) at 9am. Reservations for Wednesday can be made online or by phone starting at noon tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Posted on: August 2, 2020

Bd of Elections should place boxes at municipal buildings -to ensure that absentee ballots count

Many voters did not receive absentee ballots in the mail during the primary and their ballots were not counted because they arrived@ Bd of Elections too late. Suggestion: place secure boxes at municipal buildings. Voters don't have to use mail service.

Many voters complained during the June primary that they did not receive absentee ballots in a timely manner after they submitted the requests. And, other voters worry that the postal service may lose the absentee ballots in the mail -depriving voters of ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2020

questions and answers about reassessment from Assessor to Town Board

The upcoming reassessment should not result in significant shifts. Because we are updating our assessment rolls every 4-6 years we do not have to conduct interior inspections or pay extra for fly overs

questions and answers from assessors about reassessment. The town assessor, Edye McCarthy met with the Town Board recently to discuss reassessment. The Town Board had passed a law requiring reassessment every 4-6 years. Taxpayers won’t ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2020

Hastings’ Best and Brightest : Nobel Laureates of Hastings By Riley & Wentzler& Felica Barber

Hastings should be proud of having so many smart people living in their small village - residents who changed lives for the better.

Hastings’ Best and Brightest : Nobel Laureates of Hastings

By Riley & Wentzler& Felica Barber

In a country such as ours that was founded on, and continues to strive for, total equality it can sometimes be difficult for us as Americans to a...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

link to student intern interview with David Kaplan, author of Best selling books

Our 45 Greenburgh student interns interviewed David Kaplan of Irvington, author of Best selling books "The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court" and "Silicon Boys". David also wrote many cover stories for Newsweek

Today is National Intern Day - a day to celebrate the work of interns all over the country. I thought readers would appreciate the following you tube video interview  our 45 Greenburgh student interns conducted with Irvington resident David Kapla...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

summer interns prepare amazing PSAs on need to wear masks

Greenburgh summer interns have prepared public service announcements on the need to wear masks during COVID-19. Please watch the you tube link and be safe and healthy

watch 4 amazing public service announcements about COVID-19 (need to wear masks) produced by our Greenburgh summer interns. At last night’s Town Board work session Town Board members watched some  very impressive public service...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

NYS to repave Dobbs Ferry Road-- student interns had organized lobbying effort in 2018

Great news. NYS to repave Dobbs Ferry Road this fall. The conditions of NYS Roads had been the major topic Greenburgh student interns worked on in 2018. 3rd major road NYS is addressing in 2020--Hillside Ave and portions of Saw Mill River Rd were repaved

In 2018 our Greenburgh summer interns organized a major lobbying effort highlighting conditions on New York State roads. They met with the Regional Director of the NYS Department of Transportation and the  leadership team, reached out to Senator ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

small businesses can obtain a grant of up to $10,000 for purchase of PPE

The Westchester County IDA is providing grants to small businesses of up to $10,000 for the purchase of PPE and disinfectant. Westchester’s IDA will also issue a series of no interest loans of up to $25,000

The Westchester County IDA is providing grants to small businesses of up to $10,000 for the purchase of PPE and disinfectant. Westchester’s IDA will also issue a series of no interest loans of up to $25,000 through the...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

2 Westchester swimming pools closed down by county due to COVID

The pandemic is not over. Westchester residents are still testing positive for COVID and dying from the illness. Be careful. The county closed down two pools because someone who visited the pool had COVID.

TWO POOLS IN WESTCHESTER ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED - Westchester still getting more COVID-19 positive cases

Because we all have COVID-19 fatigue we want to believe that life is back to normal. Although NYS is doing better than most states and there are...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

NEW BUSINESS FOR GOLF LOVERS IN HARTSDALE- THE HOLE 18 (GOLF SIMULATION)

It's always good news when a new business opens up in Greenburgh. Please welcome THE HOLE 18 -our newest business. They opened up at 183 S Central Ave, Hartsdale. Golf simulation. Play golf when it is raining

Do you enjoy golf?  If you do, you’ll be thrilled to learn of a new store in town!  There’s a new business that opened up in Hartsdale called THE HOLE 18. According to David Klinghoffer, President the HOLE 18 (183 S C...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

watch pedestrian/motorist safety PSAs produced by student interns

45 interns student interns produced six public service announcements dealing with pedestrian/motorist safety. Please watch and enjoy!

watch 6 public service announcements on motorist/pedestrian safety produced by our Greenburgh summer interns. Our 45 Greenburgh summer 2020 interns are doing a great job. They produced six short public service announcements dealing with pedestria...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Should NYS help gyms not allowed to open because of COVID with rent so they can stay in business?

Story of a gym in Hartsdale that signed a lease before the pandemic, spent significant dollars building a beautiful gym but can't open due to pandemic. NYS just announced a tenant rental assistance program. Shouldn't commercial businesses also get grants?

Should NYS offer rental assistance to gyms and businesses not allowed to open up because of COVID concerns?  NYS is providing rental assistance to some tenants with COVID related problems. THE STORY BELOW OF A GYM THAT SIGNED A LEASE BEF...

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Posted on: July 19, 2020

In Germany drive in theaters used for movies, jazz, theater-even religious services- why not on 119?

Link to story about how Germany is using drive in movie theaters for live concerts, movies, even religious services. Proposing that we allow drive in theaters at office parks on Route 119 near Tarrytown. Even cars will be socially distanced during COVID

In Germany drive in theaters are used for concerts, movies (for adults and kids), even religious services---why not in Greenburgh? Most people I know are experiencing COVID-19 pandemic fatigue. We feel locked in, there is not enough variety in ou...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Meet our 2020 Greenburgh summer interns

About 45 Greenburgh summer student interns met with the Town Board and introduced themselves. Feeling optimistic about the future!

MEET THE GREENBURGH STUDENT INTERNS -SUMMER 2020   

Students introduce themselves to Greenburgh Town Board

Last week Greenburgh Town Clerk Judith Beville, Town Attorney Tim Lewis and I started our 12th annual summer internship program. Stu...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Greenburgh moves closer to approving 70 new low income senior housing apts

70 new units of low income housing for seniors could be built in Greenburgh on Manhattan Ave, replacing 30 apartments in poor condition. The Greenburgh Housing Authority and town are proud of our tradition supporting affordable housing.

 

 GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD APPROVES LOW 70 UNITS OF NEW  LOW INCOME SENIOR HOUSING ON MANHATTAN  AVE IN GREENBURGH TO REPLACE 30 UNITS OF SENIOR HOUSING THAT IS IN POOR CONDITIONGREENBURGH AND HOUSING AUTHORITY CONTINUING ...
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Posted on: July 11, 2020

667 responses to survey about Mario Cuomo bridge shared bike/walking path summarized below

667 people responded to the survey I conducted about the shared bikeway/walkway on the Mario Cuomo bridge. written comments highlighting experiences. I deleted names/e mail addresses from written comment. Safety concerns highlighted- path too narrow.

As of Thursday 667 people responded to the survey monkey questionnaire about the shared bikeway/walkway on the Mario Cuomo bridge.

Almost 72% of the people who responded have used the walkway. Bicyclist only  -37.08%; pedestrian only-42.50%. &...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Playgrounds are open--parents urged to clean equipment before each use

Greenburgh playgrounds are now open. Parents encouraged to clean equipment before each use. Use of playgrounds is risky during COVID-19
Playground opening authorized by the Governor last month

Earlier this week, at the urging of a number of parents with small children, the town opened up playgrounds. They had been closed since COVID-19 became a serious risk.  On June 11, 2020 Governor Cuomo  "allowed localities to open pl...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

new hydrant rental water fee also being paid for by non profits

The Town Board at the request of the Fire districts now does not charge the fire districts a hydrant rental fee, which will save taxpayers fire district taxes. The hydrant fee is now being added to water bills. Non profits now have to contribute.

Some people have asked me...why is there a new fire hydrant maintenance fee on the water bill?

The Town Board resolved that the fire hydrant maintenance fees previously collected on property tax bills and via fire protection district billing will now be co...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

A.F. Veteran Park pool will open for the season on Monday, July 6

Please note the rules, guidelines and information points.

Greenburgh Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that A.F. Veteran Park pool will open for the season on Monday, July 6.  Please note the below rules, guidelines and information points.

  • A reservation online or by phone must be made in order ...
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Posted on: July 4, 2020

Link to obtaining a Westchester County park pass

https://parks.westchestergov.com/2015-02-06-20-26-30/

In addition to Greenburgh parks/pool Westchester County has a fantastic parks and recreation program. The above link could be useful to those who wish to purchase the pass.

https://parks.westchestergov.com/2015-02-06-20-26-30/

In addition to Greenburgh parks/pool Westchester County has a fantastic parks and recreation program. The above link could be useful to those who wish to purchase the pass.

Some of the county parks are s...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

When will Heatherdell Road bridge be completed/ Bridge repairs located off Ridge Rd heading to pool

The Heatherdell Road bridge that is used by residents who use AF Veteran park pool, is being repaired. Work will be done in October.

WHEN WILL WORK BE COMPLETED ON THE HEATHERDELL ROAD BRIDGE OFF OF RIDGE ROAD (HEADING TO AF VETERAN POOL)? 

According to the Contractor’s schedule, the work on Heatherdell Road bridge is scheduled to be completed by the end of October, 2...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

donation of air conditioner for family in need highlights why Greenburgh is such a great place

An air conditioner in an older residents co-op apartment broke. The husband is disabled in a hospital bed. Residents We were able to obtain a donated air conditioner. Greg Khitrov, Captain of the Ardsley Secor Ambulance Corp installed the unit

About two weeks ago a constituent who resides in a co-op in Greenburgh reached out to me. Her husband, in his mid 80s, is disabled in a hospital bed at home. She has an aide in the other bedroom. The air conditioner blew, was not working and she could not...

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