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Posted on: May 30, 2020

An open personal letter regarding the tragic murder in Minneapolis

A personal letter expressing how heartbroken I am about the senseless death in Minneapolis of George Floyd and the action steps the town has taken to mitigate the possibility of something as horrible as what has happened in Minneapolis from happening here

I am heartbroken about the senseless death, in Minneapolis, of George Floyd. The horrific video footage of this tragic murder is shocking and the actions of those officers involved are wholly unacceptable.

Over the course of time, the Town of Greenburgh ha...

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

hair salons to re-open in 10 days...job openings

hair salons will be allowed to open as part of phase II of NY's re-openings. Job openings posted below from Westchester Residential Opportunities

HAIR SALONS WILL OPEN IN 10 DAYS---JOB OPPORTUNITIES FROM WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Hair salons will open phase II in 10 days

  Just got off the phone - a conference call with the County Exec and other municipal officials. If you are st...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Middle school/high school students doing lots, lots and lots of good

Ardsley students helping first responders, hospitals,
Youtube link - https://youtu.be/DIi6jUuditI
gofundme page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/Golden-Relief-Fund-for-COVID19?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

Ardsley Middle School/High School students doing lots and lots of good -donating to worthy first responders, hospitals, homeless, hospitals and much more

Ananya Shukla, Khushi Goel and Tanya Shukla are Ardsley Middle School and High school students who are...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

some clarifications to Westchester Power issues

Link to Greenburgh Town Board meeting with Westchester Power-comparisons
how you can opt out
frequently asked questions about Westchester Power
community solar--you can save between 8-10% on power by getting benefits from solar

 Greenburgh Town Board meeting with Westchester Power--they discuss comparison of their rates and Con Ed’s

to learn more please click on to the links at the bottom of  the page

 how you can opt out

 frequently as...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Urging Board of Elections to send confirmations that they received absentee ballots

Absentee ballot suggestion: Bd of Elections should confirm they received ballot so we're sure every vote cast is actually counted....numerous problems outlined in full text re: postal service

GREENBURGH IS NOT ALONE IN WORRYING -AND HAVING CONCERNS ABOUT MAIL IN BALLOTS --PRIMARY IS JUNE 23RD

MOUNT VERNON LEGISLATOR COMPLAINED ON FACEBOOK- MAIL NOT DELIVERED FOR 25 DAYS (SEE BELOW)

CO CHAIR OF NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS HAS CONCERNS ABOUT...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Last week ANOTHER motorcyclist lost his life in Greenburgh=be careful

last week another motorcyclist lost his life in our town -on Dobbs Ferry Road. Please be careful if you are motorcyclist or driver. We want you alive!

 LAST WEEK A MOTORCYCLIST LOST HIS LIFE ON DOBBS FERRY ROAD PLEASE -MOTORCYCLISTS AND MOTORISTS- BE CAREFUL --WE DON’T TO SEE MORE MOTORCYCLISTS LOSE THEIR LIVESEvery year since 2004 over 4000 people have died in motorcycle accidents. T...
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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Town Bd to discuss Westchester Power & Con Ed rates at 6 PM tonight

the Town Board will hold a public discussion with Westchester Power tonight at 6 PM - Con Ed & Westchester Power rates (a comparison). The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted by Zoom. More details in full text.

ON May 4th I posted information on the town website about our agreement with Westchester Power. Greenburgh and 26 communities in Westchester have signed agreements with Westchester Power to provide competitive fixed rates for renewable and standard electr...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Memorial Day in Greenburgh 2020

ON Memorial day, 2020 the town of Greenburgh officials and police, Greenville, Fairview and Hartsdale Fire departments, veterans and girl scout troops remembered the contributions of those who fought and died for our country with a Memorial Day motorcade.

ON Memorial day, 2020 the town of Greenburgh officials and police, Greenville, Fairview and Hartsdale Fire departments, veterans and girl scout troops remembered the contributions of those who fought and died for our country with a Memorial Day motorcade....
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Posted on: May 24, 2020

Special AM hikes being planned for those with compromised immune systems -social distancing enforced

Many people aren't complying with social distancing &masks. It's dangerous for those with compromised immune systems. We're considering a special AM hike at one park with extra police, park supervision so that those with medical issues can enjoy nature.

I have received e mails and calls from residents in recent weeks advising that many people are not social distancing or wearing masks on bike paths, parks, trails. This is happening all over Westchester, NYS, the nation and world!  Most people do...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

75 hours of interviews with 150 Greenburgh veterans on public access TV this Memorial Day weekend

The Greenburgh Living history initiative-watch 75 hours of interviews with 150 lGreenburgh veterans who fought in World War II or the Korean conflict. Each interview is half an hour and can be seen on Greenburgh access TV 75 and 76 optimum 34-35 (verizon)

THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND YOU CAN WATCH 75  HOURS OF NON STOP SEPARATE INTERVIEWS WITH 150 VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II --EACH INTERVIEW IS ABOUT 30 MINUTES LONG -ON GREENBURGH PUBLIC ACCESS TV   OR WATCH THE INTERVIEWS OF YOUR CHOICE ON THE...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Town to appeal Edgemont incorporation ruling (we won appeal last time around)

The Greenburgh Town Board decided to appeal Judge Cacace's decision on the validity of the Edgemont incorporation petition. In 2018 the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court reversed a similar decision and found that the first petition was invalid.

On May 21, 2020, Judge Susan Cacace, Acting Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, rejected and set aside my decision denying the sufficiency  of the Edgemont Incorporation Committee’s (EIC) most recent petition for inco...

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

corrections from earlier posting about Battle Hyme of Republic and Dixie in Greenburgh

Remembering The Fallen Soldiers of both sides of the war that defined America

“The Battle Hymn of The Republic” & “Dixie” in Greenburgh: Honoring The Fallen Soldiers of both sides of the war that defined America

By: Riley Wentzler and Felicia Barber

 

When the United States of Ameri...

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

Westchester Medical Center expanding antibody testing to public

Westchester Medical Center has expanded antibody testing program. Call 326-2060 for an appointment.

Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is expanding its antibody testing program. Effective immediately, COVID-19 antibody testing for the public is available by appointment at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY.

Members of th...

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

updates-no camps, memorial day motorcade, Dobbs Ferry police incident and more

LINK TO MAY 20, 2020 TOWN BD WORK SESSION--updates

report from police chief re: Dobbs Ferry barricade hoax; summer camps cancelled; Memorial Day Motorcade; Assessment-how to grieve...Economic Development Coordinator, library curbside pickups

LINK TO MAY 20, 2020 TOWN BD WORK SESSION--DEPARTMENT UPDATES

report from police chief re: Dobbs Ferry barricade hoax; summer camps cancelled;  Memorial Day Motorcade;  Assessment-how to grieve...Economic Development Coordinator, library ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Hungry? Dobbs Ferry Food pantry serves the less fortunate at 343 Broadway, DF

the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry at South Presbyterian Church in Dobbs Ferry, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, has continued to be open every Wednesday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and noon throughout the pandemic. dobbsferrypantry@gmail.com

the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry at South Presbyterian Church in Dobbs Ferry, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, has continued to be open every Wednesday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and noon throughout the pandemic.  We serve Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvingt...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Memorial day motorcade...watch living history interviews of 150 veterans

Because of COVID-19, on Memorial day Greenburgh can't have a parade. But we can have a motorcade. If you click on to the full text below route of the Memorial day motorcade is posted.
Watch our living history interviews of 150 veterans on TV

THE GREENBURGH MEMORIAL DAY MOTORCADE ON MONDAY LEAVING FROM PIPELINE ROAD MONDAY AT 10:30 WITH STOPS IN HARTSDALE, FAIRVIEW AND ELMSFORD   -We can’t have a parade so there will be a motorcade with participants in their cars

Since the ea...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

easy way to donate food to poor...link interview with Erica Leon, nutritionist (food/COVID-19)

Donate food to poor- Trudy Holand, offered her Greenburgh house as a drop off location Holand5@aol.com.
SIDE EFFECT OF COVID 19-- PEOPLE'S DIETS-----a radio interview with Ardsley nutritionist Erica Leon: Link below
: https://youtu.be/URXaeg7sCoQ

FOOD DONATIONS TO THE POOR- AN EASY WAY TO MAKE FOOD DONATIONS

Last week I reported that Stephen Franciosa was collecting food for the poor and dropping the food off to Grace Church in White Plains -which has a food pantry serving the hungry. Stephen has b...

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

enjoy Greenburgh parks/trails that you can hike on -and have lots of fun at

Have you tried Greenburgh's hiking trails?
This is a link to some of the trails managed by the town of Greenburgh.
https://www.greenburghny.com/602/Parks-that-have-Hiking-Trails The hiking and trails & scenery are amazing!

PAUL FEINER

Have you tried Greenburgh’s hiking trails?   

  This is a link to some of the trails managed by the town of Greenburgh. During my tenure as Town Supervisor the town, with county and state cooperation, purchased Hartsbro...

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Greenburgh Library Covid-19 Memory project...and Mona Fraitags video living with Covid

Express your covid19 memories
https://greenburghlibrary.org/covid19memoryproject

Watch Mona Fraitag's video about living with Covid-19---her horrible experiences and worries about dog
https://youtu.be/N4COaTRAdu0

PAUL FEINER
Greenburgh Town Supervisor

Vincent Bonacci works for the Greenburgh Library.  He just set up a Covid-19 Memory project that just went live.  If you would like to share your observations and experiences - future generations will be most grateful.  Did you ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Greenburgh offers virtual summer internship opportunity for students

Greenburgh Announces A Virtual Summer Internship Program for High School and College Students : July 7 – August 13,
Questions: call Paul Feiner at 438-1343 or Judith Beville at 989-1504.
contact jbeville@greenburghny.com tbanks@greenburghny.com.

The Town of Greenburgh Announces A Virtual Summer Internship Program for High School and College Students July 7 – August 13, 2020

 

 

For the past twelve summers, the Greenburgh Town Hall Summer Internship Pro...

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

Greenburgh Town Board approves Shoprite on Saw Mill River Rd, N Elmsford

The Greenburgh Town Board approved a site plan application to demolish the multiplex cinema at 320 Saw Mill River Rd and to replace the building with a 75,711 sq ft Shoprite grocery store. We approved quality of life conditions advocated by residents.

The Greenburgh Town Board unanimously  approved a site plan application to demolish the multiplex cinema at 320 Saw Mill River Road in Elmsford (across from Sam’s Club) and to replace the building with a 75,711 sq ft Shoprite grocery st...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Memorial day motorcade...pool, tennis court updates...grievance info...department updates

Memorial day motorcade..pools, tennis courts, camp updates, virtual internships, grievance deadline info, new sidewalk on Central Ave and other Greenburgh department updates -full text below
https://greenburghny.swagit.com/play/05122020-1882

TOWN UPDATESMEMORIAL DAY MOTORCADE...POOLS, TENNIS COURTS, CAMPS...SUMMER VIRTUAL INTERNSHIPS...GRIEVANCE INFO...CENTRAL AVE SIDEWALK...

The Greenburgh Town Board heard from department heads last ...

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

jobs, meals for seniors, link to video childrens COVID, Bicycle Sunday progress report

link to site with job openings, update on nutrition programs for seniors (meals), info on the scary pediatric COVID illness, NY Times recommended blog site about COVID and Bicycle Sunday progress report in full tex

job openings, nutrition program for seniors, pediatric COVID info, NY Times recommended blog, Bicycle Sunday progress report

Job openings --Lots of people are out of work. Nonprofit Westchester has a great list of job openings.  Hope this helps. h...

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Mona Fraitag's experience with COVID19--a story about Anti Mask League from 1919

Mona Fraitag is a member of the Greenburgh Planning Board. If you click on to the full text you'll read about her very scary experiences with COVID-19. Anti Mask League in 1919 caused deaths.

https://time.com/5830265/1918-flu-reopening-coronavirus/

Mona Fraitag is a member of the Greenburgh Planning Board. This is a frightening story of her experiences with COVID-19. If you would like to share with neighbors your experiences dealing with COVID-19 it could encourage others to take the illness more se...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Juniper Hill/Greenburgh civic leader is Buddhist Priest -discusses meditation, ways to cut anxiety

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR...JUNIPER HILL/GREENBURGH CIVIC LEADER IS ALSO A BUDDHIST PRIEST AND DISCUSSES MEDITATION AND HOW BUDDHIST TEACHINGS CAN HELP RESIDENTS DEAL WITH CORONAVIRUS ANXIETY

https://youtu.be/u4ws02oZ19o

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR...JUNIPER HILL/GREENBURGH CIVIC LEADER IS ALSO A BUDDHIST PRIEST AND DISCUSSES MEDITATION AND HOW BUDDHIST TEACHINGS CAN HELP RESIDENTS DEAL WITH CORONAVIRUS ANXIETY

 https://youtu.be/u4ws02oZ19o 

Seth Segall is very act...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Greenburgh EMS leader interviewed on PBS-Jared Rosenberg fighting for more federal $$ for localities

EMS leader fights for federal $$$

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/this-isnt-a-red-or-blue-issue-workers-on-political-battle-over-state-city-funding

AFSCME interview:-provide-state-local-stimulus-aid/article_6571dba8-8a5b-11ea-87b4-c7d4f32efe7c.html

head of Greenburgh EMS team, Jared Rosenberg, interviewed on PBS and in other publications-- he’s fighting for more federal dollars to help local governments maintain services

Jared Rosenberg of Dobbs Ferry is a dedicated town employee. He heads ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

88% OF PROPERTY TAXES COLLECTED ON TIME...PREPARING FOR KILLER BEES, STOCKING UP ON MEDICATION

88% of town, county and fire district taxes collected on time.
Preparing for next scare: kill bees (murder hornets) by stocking up with medications that can save lives.
Hartsdale fire dept-clap for first responders at 7 PM. See trucks on E Hartsdale Ave

TOWN BOARD WORK SESSION -- 88% of town, county, fire district taxes collected

Preparing for the next very scary problem--the killer bees (murder hornets) by stocking up with medications that can save lives

Hartsdale Fire department - clap for first responde...

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

Greenburgh & Westchester Power -how our rates compare with Con Ed

Greenburgh and 26 localities in Westchester have signed agreements with Westchester Power to provide competitive fixed rates for renewable and standard electricity thru bulk purchases. At times the rates are less than Con Ed -other times they are more.

Westchester Power Update

 

In March the members of the Greenburgh Town Board  invited representatives from Sustainable Westchester to present an update on the Westchester Power community energy program. The Town of Greenburgh has been part...

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

A big thank you to Greenburgh residents for helping the hungry --resident shares experiences

Thank you Greenburgh! Last week I posted on the town website that Grace Church, WP needed food donations for their food pantry. A resident of Greenburgh, Stephen Franciosa volunteered his services - picked up food donations. The community responded!

Thank you Greenburgh!  Last week I posted on the town website and on social media a request to help Grace Episcopal Church in White Plains - which has a food pantry. The food pantry was short of food and supplies. A resident of Greenburgh, Stephe...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 3, 2020

Good news story- Nini Deluca, mask maker-helping the poor in Nigeria

Nini DeLuca of Elmsford is an inspiration. She has been making masks -donating them to hospitals in our area. She has worked with Volunteer Fire departments. And, also helps the former Pastor of a church in Elmsford who is now a Bishop in Nigeria.

Nini DeLuca of Elmsford is a real inspiration. She has always given back to the community and continues to do so.  In recent weeks she has been making masks (Ju-Ni facemasks) and has donated the masks to the elderly in the community and to nurses...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 2, 2020

Enjoy the outdoors but practice social distancing-1,049 Westchester residents have died so far

Please enjoy the outdoors and beautiful weekend. But, remember- the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. There are still 6,756 active cases in Westchester. 1,049 Westchester residents have died. Last weekend parks, bicycle paths were overcrowded. Be safe!

 This weekend is going to be beautiful --many people are going to enjoy the outdoors, will visit town and county parks. The question: Will social distancing be practiced???? Last weekend the answer was NO. The bike paths on the Bronx Riv...

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