News Flash

Posted on: March 1, 2021

Anti Asian crimes in metropolitan area deplored

We must speak out and express our outrage against racism impacting those of Asian heritage. We haven't experienced incidents in Greenburgh and our police are doing whatever they can to make sure that the crimes don't spread to our area.

As more people receive vaccinations daily, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel in our fight against the COVID-19 virus.  However, we also see the virus of racism raging against our neighbors of Asian heritage.  Recently, the ne...
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Posted on: March 1, 2021

history: Edna Odell, great granddaughter of Col. John Odell, George Washington’s guide

The Friends of Odell Rochambeau prepared a fascinating article about Edna Odell and her association with the historic Odell House on Ridge Road. THANK YOU for sharing this excellent article!

Re: Heroic Hartsdale Nurse, Edna Odell, A Story of Perseverance

 

The Friends of Odell House Rochambeau Headquarters in Hartsdale, NY are proud and excited to announce the publication on our website, www.odellrochambeau.org&nb...

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

School tax collection same as last year...honoring Elmsford's retired African American teachers

Pandemic did not impact school tax collection
and--an inspiring video about retired African American Elmsford School teachers

FROM THE RECEIVER OF TAXES--SCHOOL TAX COLLECTION WAS SAME AS PRIOR YEARS
And a short video honoring retired African American teachers who worked in Elmsford school dsitrict
Anne Povella, Receiver of Taxes, gave us some good news.  Was worried that...
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Posted on: February 28, 2021

750 seniors vaccinated at Theodore Young Community Center by Rite AId yesterday

Thanks to the Greenburgh Covid Angels for organizing this effort and to Rite Aid, town staff for your help

750 Greenburgh Seniors vaccinated yesterday at Theodore Young Community Center by Rite Aid
A big thank you to our Greenburgh Covid Angels, the numerous volunteers, town staff of the Theodore Young Community Center, Union Baptist Church, Christ Temple and R...
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Posted on: February 27, 2021

Ardsley HS sister/brother team helping struggling businesses

Isabelle and Max Kellezi's creative talents and knowledge of social media having a positive impact

A BROTHER AND SISTER TEAM HELPING LOCAL BUSINESSES -THANKS TO THEIR CREATIVITY AND KNOWLEDGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k58F-Hq7t1U&feature=youtu.be---presentation to Town Board
On January 21, 2021, Ardsley HS students Isabelle and ...
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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Wanted: electric wheelchair for survivor of Covid-19 (who lost wife)

Would appreciate helping a Greenburgh neighbor whose wife died of Covid-19. He needs an electric wheelchair

A request to help a neighbor whose wife died of Covid-19. He had a severe case of Covid-19, is behind in his bills. He desperately needs an electric wheelchair. If anyone has an electric wheelchair that they no longer need, I would be happy to give you hi...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Black Lives Matter Mural & link to discussion: renovations: housing authority

two interesting stories about our black lives matter mural on Manhattan Ave;
link to Town Board discussion with the Greenburgh Housing Authority- plans to renovate/gut the interiors of the federal scattered site units.

Two interesting stories about Greenburgh's efforts to create an exciting black lives matter mural on Manhattan Ave:

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Appellate Division rules in favor of Greenburgh re: Edgemont incorporation

For the 2nd time the NYS Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled that the Edgemont incorporation petition failed to comply with NYS law.
Also- updates on Ardsley Road/Sprain and a detour tomorrow

The Town of Greenburgh  prevailed again in the Edgemont incorporation litigation.  The Appellate Court agreed with my determination that the petition that the  incorporation petitioners had filed did not comply with New York Sta...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Slavery existed in Irvington and in Greenburgh

and Irvington residents and leaders are creating a memorial honoring the work of enslaved Africans contributing to the foundation of Irvington. The committee is looking for grants/ funding. Your ideas welcome.

Did you know that enslaved Africans contributed to the foundation of Irvington?  The Irvington School district has agreed to provide a place for a sculpture and a plaque on Main Street School property to honor the legacy enslaved African...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Searching for Greenburgh's 1st YOUTH POET LAUREATE

Search begun for Greenburgh's first Youth Poet Laureate

Very exciting news from Sarah Bracey White, director of the Greenburgh Arts and Culture Committee. We look forward to naming a Youth Poet Laureate--another great initiative from Sarah who is one of the most innovative, creative public servants I have work...

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Posted on: February 20, 2021

Be careful of black ice

Be careful of black ice

BLACK ICE ADVISORY
Black ice contributes to the deaths of many people. And also serious injuries.  When you leave your house be careful. Look out for black ice.  We want you to avoid injuries or death. I sent the following memo out about ...
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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Inspiring story: "Doin' Good in the 'Hood---helping neighbors

Doin' Good in the 'Hood is an inspiring group of neighbors are bring smiles to those who are less fortunate

Erica Razek  and some neighbors are doing lots of good things. She started a group last year that provides help to those who need it the most.  Be inspired by her kindness and efforts and read the nice testimonial from Dobbs Ferry Food P...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

5 Woodlands HS students featured on the TODAY SHOW

The students discussed being a student during the pandemic

5 Woodlands High School students were featured on the TODAY show. The students spoke eloquently and with passion about the pressures of being a student during the pandemic. They were very impressive.  National attention given to Woodlands and Har...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Excellent analysis about Covid-19 vaccine confusion & suggestion for a waiting list

An excellent article about the Covid-19 vaccine confusions-- lack of central coordination, why pharmacies are not giving vaccines to those with medical issues, suggestion: sign up sheets for those who want to be notified when there is a no show

The Hudson Independent has been writing some excellent articles about Covid-19 in recent months. This column explains the confusion, the lack of coordination, why pharmacies are not giving vaccines to those under 65  who have medical issues. An e...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

A new supermarket openings soon in Dobbs & they are hiring!

A new organic supermarket is opening in Dobbs Ferry and they are hiring

A new supermarket coming to Dobbs Ferry! Mom's Organic is opening its first NYS store in Rivertown's Square and is opening in the next few weeks. They have a wonderful environmental focus. 

Apply here: https://momsorganicmarket.c...

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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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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Les Holt's NBC Nightly News features Greenburgh Covid Angels

Our Greenburgh Covid Angels was featured on Les Holt's Nightly News. We're so appreciative of our hard working volunteers who care about their neighbors and are helping them obtain vaccination appointments

The Greenburgh Covid Angels was featured on NBC National TV Nightly News with Les Holt on Wednesday evening. We're so fortunate living in a caring community--approximately 180 volunteers are helping seniors navigate the stressful and difficult Co...
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Posted on: February 9, 2021

We're compiling a list of residents who need home visit vaccinations for medical reasons

home vaccinations may be offered in the future. We want to compile a list of residents who can only get the vaccine if a home visit is made. And, read the interesting report from Glenn Eisen of his experiences on the S Sea at the beginning of the crisis

 There are seniors who are truly homebound with debilitating illness or disabilities who can’t leave home but for the most dire of circumstances.  They need the  Covid-19 vaccine but can't leave their home. My...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

JOB CLUB OPENING- PHARMACY

Please help your unemployed neighbors find work by advising of job openings.
An opening we just learned of: pharmacy technician or pharmacy clerk
Neighbors helping neighbors by looking out for each other

Over the past 10 years or so I have tried to help residents who are out of work  find jobs. I invite residents to tell me if they know of job openings in their businesses  so we can share the information with those out of work.

This is a ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Historic Odell house to be stabilized

progress being made to eventually turn historic Odell House into a musem- property to be stablized

 GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT TO STABILIZE HISTORIC ODELL HOUSE ON RIDGE ROAD

   The  Greenburgh Town Board approved a contract with Abbott & Price to stabilize and protect the historic Odell House. The Town...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Regeneron plans to expand in Greenburgh

Regeneron plans to expand in Greenburgh- a 200,000 sq ft building laboratory

Regeneron has been in the news recently. On Wednesday Regeneron announced that a 'study shows its monoclonal antibody cocktail works against coronavirus variants.'  We are pleased that the headquarters of this amazing company is...
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Posted on: January 17, 2021

cricket is so popular that Westchester is now funding a new cricket field

Greenburgh was the first locality in Westchester to promote cricket as a sport. Delighted that Westchester is recognizing the importance of the game. Hope other communities will follow

CRICKET EXPANDING IN WESTCHESTER   -GREENBURGH WAS FIRST--SPORT SO POPULAR WESTCHESTER IS NOW FUNDING A NEW FIELD
In 2019 Greenburgh became the first community in Westchester to offer residents the opportunity to enjoy cricket --one of the most po...
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Posted on: January 10, 2021

seeking COVID vaccine angels to help seniors navigate Covid vaccine process

Many seniors have contacted me -very confused about the Covid process. The online registration is confusing for those who don't have computers or know how to use them. I worry that some seniors won't bother to take the vaccines.

GREENBURGH SETTING UP A COVID ANGELS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM TO HELP SENIORS NAVIGATE COVID VACCINE PROCESS
IT'S CONFUSING FOR MANY SENIORS --- SOME DON'T HAVE COMPUTERS AND CAN'T REGISTER ON LINE
VOLUNTEERS WILL REACH OUT TO SENIORS, H...
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Posted on: December 5, 2020

Meet Miles Cooperman, coordinator of Greenburgh snow angels program (and Ardsley HS student)

Mile Cooperman, an Ardsley HS student is coordinating the 2020/21 snow angels program. E mail him to volunteer at greenburghsnowangels@gmail.com

Meet Miles Cooperman, Ardsley High School student and coordinator of the 2020/2021 Greenburgh snow angels program

  Miles Cooperman is a student at Ardsley High School and is coordinator of the 2020/2021 Greenburgh snow angels program. In recent y...

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