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GREENBURGH HERO SAVES 12 YEAR OLD/BABYSITTER...POLICE HELP VICTIMS OF HAITI...WORK SESSION...FUN EVE
Release Date: January 22, 2010

A greenburgh hero…
Greenburgh Police Detective Hugh Gallagher observed a working house fire at the residence located at 47 Babbitt Court, Elmsford in the Town of Greenburgh. Detective Gallagher notified dispatch via radio requesting Fire Department and EMS personnel. The residence is a single family structure which was occupied at the time of the fire. Smoke was observed coming through the front door and the roof of the structure.
 
Christopher Murray  a Greenburgh resident and an off duty New York City Firefighter, entered the home despite the heavy smoke conditions and rescued the two occupants described as a 46 year old female babysitter, and a 12 year old boy who was under her care.  Neither the adult nor the child were injured. Off Duty F.D.N.Y. Firefighter Murray happened upon the scene while traveling in the area in his car when he observed the smoke emanating from the house.
 
Fire Department personnel from various agencies responded to the scene; including Fairview, Elmsford, Greenville, Hartsdale, and White Plains to extinguish the fire. There were no reported injuries. to The cause of the fire is under investigation but is not deemed to be suspicious.
 
 
 
DATE: January 22, 2010                                                               INCIDENT:  Medical Supplies for Haiti
                                                                                                           
 
In a recent memo to all town employees, Supervisor Paul Feiner requested input with respect to donating much needed medical supplies to the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti to the AFYA Foundation, a non-profit organization located at 510 Nepperhan Avenue in the City of Yonkers. Police Officer Peter Dandreano of the Greenburgh Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit whose duties include administering the Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) made arrangements with the AFYA organization to donate medical supplies.
 
Part of Officer Dandreano’s duties with respect to C.E.R.T. is to store and manage medical supplies that may be needed in the event of a civil emergency. A portion of the present inventory was due to expire in the near future. These supplies would have been discarded once the expiration dates past. The supplies were donated to the AFYA Foundation on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 with assistance from members of the Town of Greenburgh C.E.R.T. and volunteers from the AFYA organization. These much needed medical supplies included cases of bandages, burn kits, disposable surgical sponges and stretcher sheets, oxygen masks, gauze, bandages, trauma dressings and disposable aprons and gloves. All of the above mentioned items are due to be shipped to Haiti on Friday, January 22, 2010.
 
 
The names of the members of the Town of Greenburgh Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.), and AFYA Foundation are listed below;
 
Police Officer Peter Dandreano
Richard Edelson
Larry Seberg
Elaine Seberg
Harold Rose
Susan Plath
Kristen Dandreano
Rachel Dandreano
Tomas Saez
Marilyn Ghilardi
Seth Zegelstein
Larry DiSimone
 
 
Work Session Agenda of the Greenburgh Town Board
Tuesday – January 26, 2010 – 9:15AM
(Work Sessions begin at 9:15AM
 (All Work Sessions are Televised Live on Cablevision Channel 76, Verizon 35 and are streamed live.   Work Sessions and Town Board Meetings will be aired each Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 7:02am and 4:45pm.  Each segment will run for approximately 6 to 7 hours,
depending upon the length of the two meetings.)
 
09:15 AM         Report of Real Property Committee
09:45 AM         Future of Farmers Market
10:15 AM         Climate Action Plan
10:35 AM         Agenda Review
10:45 AM         Update/Discussion of Fund Raising Event to Support Haitian Relief
10:50 AM         Executive Session – Personnel and Legal
11:30 AM        Executive Session – Boards and Commissions – Interviews
12:00 Noon     Adjourn Meeting
 
 
FUN THINGS TO DO…
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This Weekend
- - Hope Machine
- Seussical the Musical
- David Bromberg & Jorma Kaukonen
- Roomful of Blues
- The Tower of Hope Foundation Hosts "Spin for Soldiers"
- Margaret Slovak
- Tim Burton Films plus Interactive Art Interactive Art Installation: "Down the Rabbit Hole"
- Pokemon Fan Night
- Creative Inspirations from Nature
- Artspeak: From Page to Performance
- Chamber Ensemble Musicora
- Gillen and Turk
- The First Annual Jonah Maccabee Dreskin Memorial Concert
- Misnomer Dance Theater
- Battle of the Bands
- Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" Mighty Theatre Company
- Marshall Tucker Band
- January Teen Night
- Blues Daddy playing the Blues
- 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
- Jazz Brunch with Jazz Soloist Bill Galanin
- David Grover and the Big Bear Band
- "Don Giovanni by Mozart": Film Festival
- Matt Turk
- The Really Terrible Orchestra of Westchester
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www.TheHudsonIndependent. Com has additional interesting info, news and programs…
 
 http://tarrytown.patch.com/  has additional interesting info about Tarrytown on their site.
PAUL FEINER
 
 

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