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Posted on: September 26, 2020

update: Rumbrook/Knollwood water pump station infrastructure projecdt

Progress report: Rumbrook/Knollwood transmission main infrastructure project

UPDATE--

Rumbrook-Knollwood Water Transmission Main

Progress Report

 

I thought I'd write to residents impacted by the important Rumbrook-Knollwood transmission main infrastructure project.  I understand that residents along the rou...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 27, 2020

Slice of History - A Fateful Journey

A Fateful Journey: The Uniqueness of Ardsley and The Story of Washington and Rochambeau’s Journey through Greenburgh
By: Riley Wentzler & Felicia Barber

 

 

        

 

A Fateful Journey: The Uniqueness of Ardsley and The Story of Washington and Rochambeau’s Journey through Greenburgh

By: Riley Wentzler & Felicia Barb...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Town Bd vote on Sustainable Westchester ESCO rescheduled for Tuesday @ 6 PM

watch the comments from residents about the proposal on the link below

The special meeting that the Town Board scheduled for today (Friday) at 4:30 PM to vote on the agreement with Sustainable Westchester to participate in a program to purchase 100% renewable electricity has been postponed to Tuesday at 6 PM in order to prov...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Bd of Elections should set up system to enable voters to track absentee ballots

Many states have set up a system that enables voters to track their absentee or mail ballots. We deserve to know whether the Board of Elections received and accepted our ballots. And will be counting them before election day.

WHY CAN'T WESTCHESTER VOTERS TRACK OUR ABSENTEE BALLOTS- TO SEE IF THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS RECEIVED THE BALLOTS AND WILL COUNT THEM?

TRACKING BALLOTS DONE IN MANY STATES IN THE UNITED STATES

Thousands of Westchester voters will be casting their ball...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Another pharmacy offering outdoor flu shots...Hartsdale Rotary/Staples helping Greenburgh schools

Another pharmacy is helping residents with flu shots by offering outdoor shots...and, Hartsdale Rotary and Staples helping Greenburgh schools

outdoor flu shots offered by an Elmsford pharmacy....Hartsdale Rotary/Staples helping Greenburgh schools. Marinelli's in Elmsford offering outdoor flu shots If you know of outdoor flu shot opportunities please share so I can advise resid...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 24, 2020

summary of discussion: Carlson's nursery to stay a nursery

link below to Carlson's nursery discussion - Carlson's nursery to stay a nursery

 Carlson's Nursery on Dobbs Ferry Raod won't become a car dealership or warehouse---may become another nursery to delight of residents

On Tuesday September 22nd representatives of Cortlandt Farms (potential futu...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Flatten your boxes

Many residents are still not breaking up their paper boxes.

Many residents are still not breaking up their paper boxes. As you can see from the video the failure to break up boxes requires our Department of Public Works crews to make multiple trips. This is costly.  If every resident would cooperate and b...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 22, 2020

9 days left to respond to census--75.5% of Greenburgh already responded

Greenburgh is doing better than other communities -but we still need more participation from residents. Every response means more financial assistance from Washington to the town! Our response rate is better than it was in 2010 and 2000.

Federal/state grants are given to local governments, school districts and fire districts based on population. Every 10 years a census is taken by the federal government. The town receives a daily report comparing how we’re doing with other commu...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 21, 2020

$$for households who can't afford rent, mortgages due to COVID-19 available

financial assistant to households in Greenburgh who experienced hardships with housing costs due to COVID
link below to info that could help you with your financial needs

Westchester County is offering some financial assistance to those households in Greenburgh who have experienced hardships with housing costs due to COVID. The following is information that may be of help to you. 

If I can be of help during this di...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 21, 2020

childcare needs can be met at Lois Bronz Children's Center

The Lois Bronz Children's Center can help parents with young children with childcare.

Many parents of children are struggling to manage  their responsibilities of being a parent and keeping their jobs at the same time.   Childcare is extremely ijmportant at this time.  If you are looking for child care - consider...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 18, 2020

food pantry for the hungry open tomorrow on Dobbs Ferry Rd

The COVID-19 crisis has created another problem: hunger. With more families out of work and struggling to pay their bills food pantry's serve an important need.

Since June, Youth Mission of Life located @ 375 Dobbs Ferry Rd, has been serving the residents of Greenburgh through our Drive Thru Food Distribution every 3rd Saturday of the month from 11am-1pm. They are distributing pre-bagged food for families in need...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Town Bd to hear comments Wed night on Sustainable Westchester energy proposal (ESCO)

You are invited to speak out on Wed, September 23rd at 7:30 PM at our Town Board meeting on the Sustainable Westchester green energy initiative
We want to hear your views before making a decision

Greenburgh may be getting greener!

GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD TO PROVIDE COMMUNITY WITH OPPORTUNITY TO AIR YOUR COMMENTS  ABOUT THIS PROPOSAL ON WEDNESDAY September 23rd  AT 7:30 PM AT OUR TOWN BOARD MEETING

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Town Bd to discuss future of Carlson's nursery Tuesday at 8 PM

Carlson's is going out of business. In recent years they have been approached by car dealerships, self storage. Some good news: another nursery interested in purchasing property

THE FUTURE OF A NURSERY THAT IS SELLING TO BE DISCUSSED AT TOWN BOARD MEETING NEXT TUESDAY at 8 pm

CARLSON’S (off of Dobbs Ferry Road)  MAY SELL TO ANOTHER NURSERY!... not a self storage facility, not a car dealership!

In recent years the...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Thank you, Drew Fixell, for your service as Mayor of Tarrytown

Drew Fixell resigned as Mayor of Tarrytown today. Tom Butler takes over as the leader of Tarrytown.

Thank you, Drew Fixell for being an outstanding Mayor of Tarrytown --and good luck Mayor Tom Butler Forbes Magazine named Tarrytown (a village within the town) one of "America’s 10 prettiest towns" in 2012. Westchester Magazine said th...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 available

grants available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19
could help your business survive!

SMALL BUSINESSES MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR GRANTS FROM THE COUNTY 

THIS MAY INTEREST YOU.

https://westchestercatalyst.com/business-first-programs/grants/ 

 

·         $10 million in total fun...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 15, 2020

school taxes due 9/30--if you did not receive a bill this is what you should do

Some residents have complained that they haven't received their school tax bill in the mail. This is what you should do

The first half of the school taxes are due on September 30th. Some residents have been calling the tax office upset because they never received the bill in the mail. We have sent all taxpayers their school tax bills --it’s possible that the Post...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 14, 2020

law to be proposed to enable town to forfeiture vehicles involved in drag racing

Hope that Greenburgh will follow White Plains lead and authorize town to forfeiture vehicles used in connection with drag racing

Congratulations to the City of White Plains for passing a new law that could save lives and enhance quality of life---a law that enables the city to forfeiture vehicles used in connection with drag racing. I have spoken with the Greenburgh Police Chief Ch...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Reconciliation in a time of distrust

We need to accept and appreciate different viewpoints and lifestyles

Throughout my years representing residents of the Town of Greenburgh, I have most appreciated  the Town’s diversity and willingness of our residents  to accept and appreciate different viewpoints and lifestyles. Any attack on t...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 9, 2020

students-have a great school year--don't get discouraged!

Gave a TEDX talk to students at Scarsdale High. talked about rejection, failure and how it helps. Gave advice to students before the start of the school year

TEDX message to students: learn from failures and have a great year! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tgoNRqzyDU The 2020/21 school year has begun and I want to wish every Greenburgh student a successful year. I recently gave a TEDX talk to Scars...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 6, 2020

link to absentee ballot request form...early voting locations and dates...

Please find a link to absentee ballot application request form...and info on date/locations for early voting. Disappointed NYS won't allow secure voting boxes which exist in other states and allow voters option to vote absentee without relying on mail

link to make an absentee ballot request...

 NYS WON’T ALLOW SECURE VOTING BOXES OUTSIDE MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS

 https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/Home/AbsenteeBallotRequest

NYS WON’T ALLOW SECURE VOTING BOXES OUTSIDE ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 5, 2020

10th grader highlights passion for birding -a great activity during COVID restrictions

A 10th grader at Hastings HS highlights his passion for birding - an activity that Greenburgh residents may enjoy

 

Julien Amsellem is a 10th grader in Hastings High School. He has a passion for birding and was my guest on a recent WVOX radio program. Julien was interested in birding for many years.   Before I interviewed him I never thought about th...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 29, 2020

Wanted: outdoor locations to get flu shots

Am contacting pharmacies, urgent care offices, medical centers, Doctors offices and urging them to offer flu shots outside

WANTED: PHARMACIES, DOCTORS OFFICES, MEDICAL CENTERS, URGENT CARE FACILITIES OFFERING OUTSIDE FLU SHOTS SO PEOPLE DON’T HAVE TO GO INDOORS

WOULD INCREASE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WILLING TO TAKE FLU SHOTS

I am reaching out to pharmacies, urgent care, hosp...

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