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Posted on: February 28, 2020

coronovirus update-questions/answers- how Greenburgh is preparing

Greenburgh Police / EMS have the protective equipment to treat and transport patients who may or may not have been infected with the corona virus. We are working with the county. Link below:
Https://health.westchestergov.com/2019-novel-coronavirus

CORONOVIRUS UPDATE—GREENBURGH POLICE ARE PREPARED

Greenburgh Police / EMS have the protective equipment to treat and transport patients who may or may not have been infected with the corona virus.

The Greenburgh police department is coordinating w...

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

Slice of history-Parkway Homes/Gardens-- Town Bd votes to hire consultant for Ft Hill Road sidewalks

Parkway Gardens/Homes has a fascinating history --one of the largest middle class African communities in the USA -click on link
& Town Bd authorizes RFQ-to hire professional engineer/traffic consultant for sidewalk on Ft Hill (Underhill to Longview)

SLICE OF HISTORY LINK BELOW

Please click onto the link below –a fascinating slice of history written by Riley Wentzler and Felicia Barber

https://www.greenburghny.com/DocumentCenter/View/6547/Formed--By-Adversity-and--Held-Together-by-Faith-The-Hi...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Greenburgh Town Board to ask State to end property ownership requirement for Hartsdale Parking Bd

The Greenburgh Town Board will vote on a resolution to ask the NYS Legislature to ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT OF PROPERTY OWNERSHIP of Hartsdale Parking Authority members and to authorize the Town Board to expand the Board to seven members.

 

When the constitution of the United States was written only white male property owners could vote. During the 1800s states gradually dropped property requirements. When the NYS Legislature created the Hartsdale Public Parking District  ...

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

Town to hear from local residents involved in civil rights movement tomorrow at 7 PM

the Town Bd will hear from residents involved in the civil rights movement tomorrow at 7 PM--Bill Greenawalt, Johnny Jones, Barbara Perry and Patricia Weems. We will also honor Johnny Jones who was honored by the Community Colllege last week!

African American History is one of the equally essential threads of the cultural fabric that comprises all other cultures in our historical “quilt work” that tells the story of America. It is as much a part of the history of our countr...

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

CRIME IS DOWN IN GREENBURGH!

Burglaries were down by 50% in 2019. Robberies down 18%. The 22 burglaries tallied is the lowest number in town recorded history. Part II offenses decreased from 899 in 2018 to 805 in 2019. This reduction by 94 incidents. Click onto full text

 

CRIME
IN GREENBURGH IS DOWN- BURGLARIES IN 2019 WAS THE LOWEST EVER

 The Greenburgh police department recently released statistics for criminal
offenses for the year 2019.  During the year 2019 a total of 550 part Ioffense...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 23, 2020

fantastic spring/summer activities to enjoy can be found on town website

We have fantastic and fun spring/summer activities. Our 2020 spring/summer activities guide can be found on the town website link:

file:///C:/Users/PFEINER/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/IE/JFHMR9UJ/60233%20GREENBURGH%20PR%20Spg20d.pdf

  Many people decide to move to the town of Greenburgh because of our fantastic recreation programs and activities. I am pleased to report that our 2020 spring/summer activities guide can be found on the town website (bottom of the home page: www...

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

Support Chinese owned restaurants/businesses-hurt by irrational fears about coronavirus

Hartsdale's Hunan Village II featured - Chinese businesses hurt by coronavirus. Support Chinese businesses. https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/02/21/coronavirus-update-irrational-worries-have-historical-link-but-real-businesses-now-feeling-the-pinch/

 

WCBS TV reported that some local Chinese owned restaurants are facing some difficult times -possibly because of irrational worries about the coronavirus. In the news story below they interviewed a representative of Hunan Village II located in Ha...

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

TOMORROW: Greenburgh library features hometown author and illustrator at 2 PM... free museum passes

Meet award winning hometown author and illustrator Eric Velasquez as the Greenburgh Library kicks off One Book Westchester tomorrow, Saturday, February 22 at 2 PM. Kindergarten and older with their families.

obtain FREE MUSEUM PASSES @ the library.

Meet award winning hometown author and illustrator Eric Velasquez as the Greenburgh Library kicks off One Book Westchester tomorrow, Saturday, February 22 at 2 PM. Kindergarten and older with their families. To register visit the website at www.greenburgh...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Hartsdale parking-you can now pay by phone (no need for quarters!)--good for businesses and everyone

The Hartsdale Parking district is joining other parking districts that are accepting pay by phone payment. No need for quarters! . I hope that this will encourage more people to shop in Hartsdale. www.hartsdaleparking.com. Click below more info

 Some good news that I hope you will share!  The Hartsdale Parking district is joining other parking districts that are accepting pay by phone payment systems.  No need for quarters!  Fewer tickets because you don&r...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 19, 2020

lecture in Irvington-Sunday---slavery in Irvington/Greenburgh---link to my radio program below

Cathy Sears will present, with Sarah Cox, a fascinating lecture on Sunday February 23rd at noon at the Irvington Presbyterian Church, 25 North Broadway, Irvington on slavery in Irvington. link to radio show:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOxzOcYWTD4

SLAVERY IN IRVINGTON/GREENBURGH--A LECTURE THIS SUNDAY (LINK TO RADIO DISCUSSION BELOW)

THIS SUNDAY: NOON- LECTURE SLAVERY IN IRVINGTON/GREENBURGH  AT IRVINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH -25 NORTH BROADWAY, IRVINGTONCathy Sears will present, with Sarah ...

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

WCBS TV answers questions about Sprain Reservoir-why water levels are so low (repairs being made)

What's happening to Sprain Reservoir? The water levels are very low. But it's only temporary. WCBS TV showed some footage of the almost empty reservoir, https://www.onenewspage.com/video/20200219/12836832/Where-Is-The-Water-In-Yonkers-Grassy-Sprain.htm

In recent months many residents have asked -what’s happening to Sprain Reservoir. The water levels are very low and some people are worried. I previously posted info that I received from the Yonkers Mayors office -that repairs are being made at ...

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

4th & 5th grade Ardsley students present pedestrian safety suggestions to Greenburgh Town Board

4th and 5th grader's present pedestrian safety suggestions to Town Board
Pedestrian safety is a concern of all of us. We're exploring different ideas that can make our area safer. Recommendations of students is below.
https://youtu.be/hB60GuFSFfk

4th and 5th grader’s present pedestrian safety suggestions to Town Board--they call themselves the Legendary Robots

  Pedestrian safety is a concern of all of us. Yesterday, Greenburgh experienced the 9th pedestrian accident in recent mo...

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

Another pedestrian accident #9 in recent months

Another pedestrian accident - our 9th in recent months.

Police Chief Brian Ryan has advised that the police department will have officers on East Hartsdale Ave. to Will target drivers who are speeding, distracted, and fail to yield to pedestrians

There was another pedestrian accident in Greenburgh  on Saturday - our 9th in recent months. The victim, a 70 year old resident of E Hartsdale Ave,  was found lying on the street on E Hartsdale Ave  between Central Ave and Wilso...

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

site visit to proposed Assisted Living Facility set for Feb 22 at Metropolis Country Club--

SITE VISIT ON SAT FEBRUARY 22 AT 1:30 PM TO THE METROPOLIS COUNTRY CLUB- VISIT TO SITE OF PROPOSED ASSISTED LIVING/INDEPENDENT LIVING
LINK
http://greenburghny.swagit.com/play/02112020-2132/#0
The Brightview discussion begins at the 48th minute.

Anthony: Please provide Cynthia with labels for residents who live near the Metropolis Country Club  (should also include Juniper Hill)

YOU ARE INVITED TO A SITE VISIT ON SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22 AT 1:30 PM TO THE METROPOLIS COUNTRY CLUB- WE WILL DISC...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 11, 2020

last day to register to vote in a party for primary is Feb 14th...news12 story about shoe drive

last day to register to vote in a Presidential primary contest is February 14
News 12 story about Highview PTA shoe drive


http://westchester.news12.com/clip/15002231/greenburgh-students-take-step-in-right-direction-with-shoe-drive

Want to have a say in the 2020 presidential elections? In New York State, if you want to vote in any party’s 2020 primary, you must be registered in that party by February 14.

2020 is set to be a record year for voter participationt; but in New Y...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Coronovirus impacting Greenburgh residents in different ways

Greenburgh's Chinese population includes families with relatives in Wuhan. They learn of deaths or critical illnesses about family/friends. Please show understanding.
A Greenburgh family on a cruise ship hasn't been able to dock @ any port since 2/1

The Coronovirus has impacted members of our  Greenburgh community in different ways.

 There is a large Chinese population in Greenburgh. And some worry about discrimination against the Chinese community. We must  not tolerate any...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 9, 2020

contact state lawmakers- we need to fund bike path on Route 119 to the Mario Cuomo bridge bike path

We need to encourage the members of the NYS Legislature to fund a bike path on Route 119 (a NYS road) so cyclists will be able to safely get to the Mario Cuomo bridge bike path when it opens soon. 119 is very busy and dangerous for cyclists.

In less than two months the NYS Legislature will approve the budget. It’s my hope that funding will be included for a bike path on Route 119 from the North and South County trails to the Mario Cuomo bridge. 

  A bicycle lane wil...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 8, 2020

Greenburgh Town Bd/Planning Bd/Zoning Bd/Conservation Bd discuss ways to improve community outreach

Recently, a joint Town Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Board, and Conservation Advisory Council meeting took place. We discussed ways to improve community outreach and notification. Link beelow[http://greenburghny.swagit.com/play/02052020-1353/2/

On January 30, 2020, a joint Town Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Board, and Conservation Advisory Council meeting took place in the Town Hall Auditorium. The meeting may be viewed on the Town’s website at the following link: [http://gr...

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

Greenburgh's Regeneron trying to find treatment for coronavirus

Greenburgh is very proud that Regeneron Phramaceuticals is based in unincorporated Greenburgh. An article in THE HILL mentioned that the Dept of Health and Human Services is collaborating with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on a coronavirus treatment.

Greenburgh is very proud that Regeneron Phramaceuticals is based in unincorporated Greenburgh. Every day the company works hard to find cures to illnesses and viruses. An article in THE HILL (a capitol Hill newspapers in DC) mentioned that the Department ...

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

Wanted: old shoes--drop them off at Greenburgh Town Hall lobby--fundraiser for Greenburgh PTAs

The Greenburgh Central Elementary school PTAs are conducting a joint fundraiser. Kids and families will be collecting shoes for the next 2 months. Our goal is 2,500 pairs of shoes. Please drop the old shoes at Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave

The Greenburgh Central Elementary school PTAs are conducting a joint fundraiser. Kids and families will be collecting shoes for the next 2 months. Our goal is 2,500 pairs of shoes.  Additionally, we’d welcome a follow of our facebook pa...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 4, 2020

GREENBURGH ADDS FOOD SCRAP DROP OFF LOCATION- GREENBURGH TOWN HALL

The town of Greenburgh has added a new drop off location for food scrap recycling. Residents can now drop off their food recycling waste at Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave or at AF Veteran Park.. The drop off is at the parking lot at Town Hall.

The Town of Greenburgh has added a new drop off location for food scrap recycling for the convenience of residents who reside in the Fairview/northern section of Greenburgh. Residents can now drop off their food recycling waste at Greenburgh Town Hall, 17...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 28, 2020

New Email List Info

Take more control of the news you receive from the Town.

The Town of Greenburgh email list is being moved to our new website (www.greenburghny.com). This move will allow subscribers to have more control over which type of information that they receive from the Town.

You can subscribe to as many or as few topics ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Assisted Living Facility Proposal

Maplewood Swim Club Property (upcoming meetings) Dec 4 and Dec 12---stormwater education

As a follow up to the original G-list notification below, the application has been scheduled by the Planning Board (not a public hearing) and Zoning Board (public hearing) for meetings in December. 

The Hartsdale Assisted Living Facility proposal ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: November 29, 2019

Socks for the poor--drop them off at Town Hall beginning Monday

It's that time of year.  It is the season of giving. 

 

Elena Angelos asked me to send this out. Starting Monday we will be accepting socks at the lobby of Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave.

 Can you help us fill bags w...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: November 28, 2019

25 NEW REASONS WHY GREENBURGH IS THANKFUL ON THANKSGIVING

Since last Thanksgiving many great things have happened that will improve the quality of life for our residents. Here are just 25 of them:

1) A tax rate reduction and a tax levy freeze in the 2020 town budget.

2) Westchester County announcing a tax...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Something to be thankful for--a tax rate decrease and a tax levy freeze in 2020 budget

SOMETHING TO BE THANKFUL FOR--A TAX RATE DECREASE AND A TAX LEVY FREEZE IN 2020 BUDGET (for both villages and unincorporated Greenburgh)

Have a great Thanksgiving holiday. To start off the holiday season I thought you'd be interested in some news that migh...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Town Board to hire engineer to develop safety improvement recommendations

and design sidewalk on Fort Hill Road--as a next step

Every member of the Town Board is extremely upset over the passing of a 67 year old woman who was hit by a car on Fort Hill Road on Friday. We have scheduled a walk for December 7th at 11 AM.

The Town Board will also hire a qualified engineer as a next ste...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Community walk on Longview to Underhill on Ft Hill

scheduled for December 7th at 11 AM to discuss sidewalk and other safety initiatives

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN TOWN OFFICIALS  ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH AT 11 AM—TO REVIEW PROPOSAL FOR A SIDEWALK ON FORT HILL FROM LONGVIEW TO UNDERHILL AND TO DISCUSS OTHER SAFETY INITIATIVES

 

   The tragic accident involvi...

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