News Flash

Posted on: May 8, 2021

Vaccine pop up location: 100 Manhattan Ave--Friday

We are focusing attention on zip codes with lowest vaccine participation. Don't be vaccine hesitant!

VACCINE POP UP LOCATION  FRIDAY MAY 14 FROM 2-8 PM IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM 100 MANHATTAN AVE IF YOU HAVEN'T TAKEN VACCINE

We are focusing attention on zip codes with lowest percentage vaccine particiaption which include 10603

 

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Congressman Jones pushing for child care funding & sidewalk on Dobbs Ferry Rd

US Congressman Mondaire Jones was thanked at the Lois Bronz Childrens Center in Greenburgh for his proposed Universal Child Care and Learning Act and for pushing for a sidewalk on Dobbs Ferry Road

I joined Congressman Mondaire Jones today at the Lois Bronz Childrens Center to support his proposal of the  Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act, a comprehensive and bicameral bill that will ensure that every family has access to...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 6, 2021

free virtual public speaking program for children sponsored by Edgemont HS students

Listen to Samantha Richter's impressive presentation to the Greenburgh Town Board. Samantha is a Junior at Edgemont HS

Virtual free public speaking program for children offered by Edgemont HS Junior Samantha Richter & fellow students...

Samantha Richter is  currently a Junior at Edgemont High School. Members of her debate and Model UN teams a...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Indoor recreation programs to resume for seniors who are vaccinated

Greenburgh Library begins to reopen with conditions

The Greenburgh Town Board has authorized indoor recreation activities for seniors provided the seniors are vaccinated. Many seniors who are vaccinated want to enjoy the indoor programming that was offered prior to the pandemic.  Some feel isolate...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 4, 2021

online petition for sidewalk on West Hartsdale Ave-please sign

The NYS Legislature has appropriated funding for infrastructure. We need to show Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins and Assemblyman Tom Abinanti that there is significant interest in having a sidewalk at this important state road. Please sign.

PLEASE HELP US LOBBY NYS TO FUND A SIDEWALK ON WEST HARTSDALE AVE 

SIGN OUR ON LINE PETITION 

Sidewalk would help students, businesses, residents walk/bike safely

 

The New York State Legislature passed a budget last month that cont...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Sad news--the passing of Nancy Larrabee of the Greenburgh Library

Nancy's passing is devastating news to everyone who loves the Greenburgh Library. She will be missed. She was an exceptionally dedicated and caring public servant.

Very sad news. Nancy Larrabee of the Greenburgh Library passed away on May 1. Those who love the library will be heartbroken over this sad news. Nancy was a major reason why so many people feel so good about the Greenburgh Library. She cared. She was hard...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Con Ed Vs. Sustainable Westchester- rates and programs

Con Ed and Sustainable Westchester

Greenburgh and 26 other localities in Westchester have been participating in Sustainable Westchester's ESCO.  The Sustainable Westchester rates are fixed for the terms of the contract - can't go...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Take a Hike! Hillside Woods in Hastings

A great place to Hike: Hillside Woods in Hastings

If you are looking for a great hiking area that you might not be familiar with - check out Hillside Woods in Hastings. Great nature walk series, work sessions, wildlife, native birds, mammals, insects and plants.  You'll have a great tim...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Bicycle Sundays -beginning tomorrow May 2 from 10 to 2

Bike, Jog, walk on a 13.1 mile loop of the Bronx River Parkway from Yonkers to White Plains -

In 1974 I served as a member of former County Executive Al Del Bello's Bike Committee.  I was the chair of the Task Force for Bikeways in Westchester (I was in High School) which successfully lobbied the Board of Legislators to appropria...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 30, 2021

percentages -those over 18 who have been vaccinated by neighborhoods

 

 

#VAXUPWESTCHESTER AIMS TO BOOST VACCINATION RATES IN REGION

County data reveals wide gaps in vaccination coverage for eligible adults

Ardsley (63.5), Dobbs Ferry (51.2), Elmsford (35), Hartsdale (51.6), Hastings (57.9), Irvington (62), T...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Town Board votes for honorary street naming honoring Kevin Morgan

The Town Board is honoring the memory of former Councilman Kevin Morgan who also served as a Detective in the police department and was very involved in the community. He grew up on Babbitt Court

The Greenburgh Town Board unanimously approved a resolution at our April 28th Town Board meeting authorizing the  honorary commemorative street naming of Babbitt Court, at the intersection of Saw Mill River Road, as Kevin Morgan Way,  A ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Help wanted: Summer Jobs (camps/lifeguarding)

Greenburgh Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Camp counselor, assistant counselor, assistant camp director and camp specialists. Contact Ruth Reed, Director of Day Camps at rreed@greenburghny.com ...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 26, 2021

sidewalk and underground gas work on Central Ave happening now

Underground gas work on Central between Marion and W Hartsdale...
new sidewalk under construction at some location
Ardsley Rd sidewalk construction has started--

There are two projects taking place at the same time on Central Ave between Marion and West Hartsdale Ave. The town, thanks to a grant we received from NYS, is building a new sidewalk. The sidewalk is being constructed by a private contractor. That work i...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 25, 2021

Your help needed--India is facing a crisis due to COVID-19

A message from Jitendra Barmecha, MD -chair of the Greenburgh Healthcare Advisory Board. India needs your help. Lives could be saved with more oxygen concentrators, ventilators and medicine

Jitendra Barmecha, MD, MPH, SFHM, FACP is chair of the Healthcare Advisory Board for the Town of Greenburgh and has been very helpful during the COVID 19 crisis --helping the town and residents address COVID related concerns. Now, he is asking for your he...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 23, 2021

drop off your bulk item locations starting next week

Locations: Greenburgh library, Town Hall, Taxter Rd, Nature Center

 

The Department of Public Works will be placing dumpsters at several locations throughout Town, allowing residents to drop off bulk items during designated times over the next couple of weeks. These drop off sites will accept metal and non-metal ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 22, 2021

wanted: a farmer's market at Greenburgh Town Hall

Help us find farmers and vendors

Town Clerk Judith Beville and my office, working with the Department of Planning, are reaching out to farmer's and other food vendors/artists asking if there is interest in setting up a farmer's market at Greenburgh Town Hall in our park...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Yesterday's conviction of George Floyd's murderer is reassuring

All acts of bigotry won't be tolerated

Yesterday's conviction of George Floyd's murderer  reassured the American people that we live in a country where Black lives must matter. Black lives, brown lives  are important.  All acts of bigotry against an...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 20, 2021

You can drop off prescription drugs at police if you don't need them

National Drug Take Back Day is April 24th. Greenburgh offers service year round

We have a drug disposal bin in the lobby of Police Headquarters- 188 Tarrytown, Greenburgh, NY 10607.

All unused medications can be dropped off 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Drug take back day is April 24th. But, Greenburgh offers the service year...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Fairview Fire Department - "Sound the Alarm" Campaign

The Fairview Fire Department is excited to announce its new partnership with the American Red Cross for the “Home Fire Campaign”.

To: Fairview Fire District Residents 

 

From: Chief Reiss

 

The Fairview Fire Department is excited to announce its new partnership with the American Red Cross for the “Home Fire Campaign”. 

The “Home Fire Campaign” is makin...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 18, 2021

Greenburgh launches VaxUpWestchester initiative to encourage those who are hesitant to take vaccine

Please encourage your friends, neighbors, relatives who are hesitant about the vaccine to reconsider. Help save their lives and others too. Phase 2 of our COVID ANGELS program--focusing on the vaccine hesitancy population

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GREENBURGH LAUNCHES INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS VACCINE HESITANCY: 

Covid Angels’ Phase 2 encourages vaccination for anyone eligible 

GREENBURGH, NY_   On the heels of the Town of Greenburgh, NY's pioneer...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 17, 2021

town to save over 30% by using different repaving method-

Microsurfacing of roads, hot in place recycling to start Monday. This road repaving method can only be used on some roads

A MUCH LESS EXPENSIVE WAY TO REPAVE ROADS- MICROSURFACING OF ROADS, HOT IN PLACE RECYCLING TO START MONDAY

ARDSLEY RD SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION START DELAYED ONE/TWO WEEKS

Earlier today I posted an advisory that work on the Ardsley Road sidewalk would ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 17, 2021

construction of new sidewalk on Ardsley Rd begins Monday

could create traffic inconveniences for about six weeks

In an effort to enhance pedestrian safety, the Town of Greenburgh has been diligent in constructing new sidewalk in recent years. Currently, the Town is pleased to announce that construction will begin Monday on a new sidewalk on the north side of Ardsley...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Assessor explains assessment process on you tube

Your questions may be answered. Watch the 10 minute video

Town Assessor Edye McCarthy explains the town assessment process in the 10 minute video link below. If you have questions you can call her office at 989 1520 or email Edye McCarthy at emccarthy@greenburghny.com.  The Assessor is also updating our...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 16, 2021

website can be translated into 100 languages...arbor day event...emotional counselling

click on to the bottom of the Greenburgh town website. Info about programs and services the town offers can be read in 100 plus languages. arbor day events...library offers mental health counselling

DID YOU KNOW THAT OUR WEBSITE INFO CAN BE TRANSLATED INTO 100+LANGUAGES?

 

Greenburgh’s website can be translated into more than 100 languages using Google Translate. The widget is located in the lower right hand corner of every webpage o...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Ardsley students to help Greenburgh Health Center patients with free food

Volunteers and donations wanted for exciting new initiative

A NEW CARING CUPBOARD IS COMING TO GREENBURGH HEALTH CENTER: 

Volunteers & donations welcome in a youth-led initiative to feed our neighbors 

   Tanya and Ananya Shukla, 15- and 12-year-old sisters at Ardsley High and...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 14, 2021

First Community Church seeking donations for Caribbean families

Ash from volcano is disrupting lives in the Caribbean

The La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent began a series of explosive eruptions on April 9, sending clouds of hot ash some 20,000 feet into the air, blanketing much of the island in ash and causing water and electricity ou...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Greenburgh Library Guild needs volunteers

Greenburgh Library Guild needs you

The Greenburgh Library Guild needs you!

We are in need of someone to take over our social media to help raise funds for The Greenburgh Public Library.   Meeting the ever-changing community needs for Library services requires raising private suppor...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 11, 2021

FIX IT Greenburgh- using GPS to report problems to town from your phone

FIX IT! Greenburgh will enable you to quickly and easily report potholes, quality of life issues from your phone to the town using GPS technology

On Tuesday at 6:45 PM residents and the  Greenburgh Town Board will have the opportunity to hear a presentation of a new initiative the town plans to launch shortly --"FIX  IT! Greenburgh" is an interesting new initiative the t...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Outdoor restaurant seating coming to Hartsdale next week

Back by popular demand--enjoy our restaurants. More outdoor seating.

Building on the success of various outdoor dining options last year in the Town, I’m pleased to note that additional outdoor dining areas will be an option again this year for Greenburgh restaurants and patrons. For restaurants in the Town, expa...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Anti bias, racism, hate crimes lawn sign campaign suggested

Add phone numbers and contact info on lawn signs advising people who to contact if they experience hate, bias

Black Lives matter is a movement that started because of racism and hate. Anti Semitic Graffiti. Crimes and harassment against the Asian community, hatred by some against Muslims;  Anti Asian bias.  Harassment against the LGBT community....
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Elevator installation update- Hartsdale train station

Bids for elevator should be awarded in the fall of this year -with construction starting next year. Great news for the elderly and disabled

Elevator update - Hartsdale Train Station. Metro North advises that they will advertise within the next month. There will be a 5 months procurement phase until award (on or about September 2021).

Actual work may be visible in the 1st quarter of 2022. &...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 4, 2021

Amazing scholarship for veterans who want to become math teachers at Mercy

A great scholarship opportunity for veterans who want to become math teachers

Dr. William Farber, an Associate Professor  of Mathematics Education at Mercy College and a United States Navy Veteran (1968 – 1974). Mercy College is offering a wonderful scholarship opportunity to military veterans and reservists, to ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Greenburgh hires economic development consultant to help revitalize

We hope that the consultant we hire will help us revitalize the local business districts

 The Greenburgh Town Board approved the services of Grella Partnership Strategies (GPS) for economic development-related consultation to the Town. A multi-month RFQ/RFP process preceded the Board’s selection, which was aided by...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Sign up for Community Solar-save up to 10% on electric bill

If you want to save up to 10% on your electric bills and help the environment and Greenburgh Nature Center this is a fantastic opportunity

SAVE MONEY WITH COMMUNITY SOLAR -- AN OPPORTUNITY FOR RENTERS, HOMEOWNERS, AND ELIGIBLE ORGANIZATIONS -- SOLAR BENEFITS WITH NO ROOF REQUIRED

IF you sign up you also will help the GREENBURGH NATURE CENTER

Community Solar allows people and eligible organizat...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 18, 2021

We need a hate crimes reporting form to track hate crime complaints and punishments

Am renewing a recommendation that the county, law enforcement establish a hate crimes reporting form to track hate crimes, investigations and punishments if those who commit the crimes are caught

The District Attorney's office, working with law enforcement agencies and local officials should establish a hate crimes reporting form.

The attacks against Asian Americans in recent weeks, the hate crimes against African Americans the numerous An...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 17, 2021

traffic safety improvements we completed, underway or planned

Traffic safety is of great importance to our town

Transportation & Safety Improvement Planning

The lists below represent a series of Town transportation projects that were previously completed (focus on last five years), are underway, or are planned. Not included are several miles of sidewalk projects...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 12, 2021

curbsite pickup of food scraps offered by Hastings HS graduates

A new business that Hastings HS graduates started--they will pick up your food scraps for $5 a week

The town of Greenburgh was the 2nd community in Westchester to create a food scrap recycling drop off location -at AF Veteran park and at Greenburgh Town Hall. Many residents have taken advantage of this opportunity to reduce garbage by recycling food scr...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Broadband to be pursued at the Greenburgh Housing Authority sites

Broadband - lower income students should have same opportunities as wealthier students

GREENBURGH PRIORITY-- HIGH SPEED INTERNET FOR GREENBURGH HOUSING AUTHORITY RESIDENTS

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE IN BROADBAND AND WANT TO HELP US DETERMINE COST PLEASE E MAIL BISHOP WILBERT PRESTON OF THE GREENBURGH HOUSING AUTHORITY AT PASTORWGP@AOL.COM

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 13, 2021

Join our Covid Angels team and help your neighbors

Our Covid Angels are doing amazing work. It's so nice to live in a community that cares. Join our team of volunteers helping your neighbors get the vaccine. And - read some of the beautiful testimonials from grateful residents who now have the vaccine.

WANT TO BE A COVID ANGEL AND HELP YOUR NEIGHBORS GET A VACCINE?  Volunteer form below

    Would you like to become a Covid Angel and help seniors who are not computer saavy get their vaccine? Please complete the following form an...

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