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Posted on: September 19, 2021

Tell us: are you interested in lifting up your house to prevent flood damage?

We lifted up homes on Babbitt Court in 2004. Read info from FEMA

In 2004 Greenburgh obtained a grant from FEMA to lift up some residents homes on Babbitt Court. As a result -residents who live on Babbitt Court don't have to worry much about storms, hurricanes and significant flood damage. Before FEMA lifted up...

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

If you experienced property losses due to the storm stop by at FEMA resource center

Helpful info that can assist in your efforts to get the maximum help possible.
Be aware of scams and fraud (helpful info)

If you experienced property damages due to the storm...

the Yonkers Library at 1500 Central Ave and the Mamaroneck Library at 136 Prospect Ave  is open daily from 8 AM to 7 PM to help you get the maximum benefits possible.This is a resource center...

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

looking for volunteers to train Storm Relief Angels

Would appreciate the help of those who have expertise dealing with casualty losses

“FEMA ANGELS NAME CHANGE --STORM RELIEF ANGELS

ASSISTING THOSE EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTY NAVIGATING THE FEMA PROCESS, AROUND CASUALTY LOSSES DUE TO THE RECENT STORMS

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS WHO CAN HELP TRAIN THE ANGELS

Further to my earlier email, ma...

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

presentation Monday at 7 PM -East & West Hartsdale Ave safety improvements

Learn about some of the exciting initiatives we're planning for East Hartsdale & West Hartsdale Ave --significant safety improvements Presentation Monday at 7 PM

On Monday, September 20th at 7:00pm, Garrett Duquesne, the Commissioner of Community Development and Conservation will be hosting a presentation of traffic and pedestrian safety improvements envisioned for the East and West Hartsdale Avenue corridor. The ...

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

FEMA is hiring for immediate local positions in Mamaroneck and Yonkers

FEMA is hiring for immediate local positions in Mamaroneck and Yonkers to support its response to Hurricane Ida.

 

Please feel free to promote this opportunity within your communities!

 

Interested applicants can apply here: https:/...

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

Greenburgh Slice of History

Happy Trails to You - Old papers highlights Part II

Happy Trails to You - Old papers highlights Part II

By Riley Wentzler & Felicia Barber

 

 

Introduction:

 

As we proved last week with our article (Old-papers-highlights-Part-I---1884-gets-off-to-a-bad-start-in-Tarrytown (greenbur...

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

STUDENTS HELP GOLDEN KRUST INCREASE BUSINESS

Students were part of the Zuckerberg Institute-Greenburgh post pandemic task force

Earlier this year  Town Clerk Judith Beville and I encouraged area high school students interested in business to apply for an exciting 3 month experience - the Zuckerberg Institute/Greenburgh Post pandemic partnership. Students would work closel...

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

Wanted: FEMA angels to help seniors navigate flood reimbursement process

for seniors who are computer illiterate the FEMA reimbursement application is overwhelming and stressful. Seeking volunteers to help seniors navigate the process

Looking for FEMA angels to help seniors navigate the FEMA financial help for flood damages process...

Many residents of Greenburgh experienced significant property damage as a result of the recent storm. Many lost cars, furniture, boilers, heating and air ...

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

expect slight delays Underhill Road bridge near Ardsley/Edgemont

A temporary traffic light while bridge work takes place on Underhill Road bridge

If you drive on Underhill Road today you'll notice that  NYS installed traffic signals, advanced warning sign and traffic barrels  allowing for alternating one way traffic over the bridge bordering Ard...

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

FEMA reimbursement process for homeowners/businesses

Hope this info is helpful and that you get reimbursed for your losses. E mail me at pfeiner@greenburghny.com if you have any difficulties

Storm Damage - FEMA Reimbursement Process & Cleaning (Homeowners & Business Owners Look Inside!)

Disaster Relief

If you are a homeowner or business owner that sustained un-insurable flood damage from Hurricane Ida, we advise you to seek ass...

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

new fitness center opens Sunday BreakthroughFitCo--

helping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities

 

We are excited to announce the opening of a first of its kind gym right here in Hartsdale NY. Breakthrough Fit Co, opening on September 12, 2021, has the mission of creating equal opportunity to health and fitness for those wit...

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

In accordance with Section 570-8 of the Greenburgh Code of Ethics

In accordance with Section 570-8 of the Greenburgh Code of Ethics, the following Agency  members have not filed their 2020 Financial Disclosure Forms, which were due to be filed on or before May 15, 2021.  

 

Housing   &a...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 5, 2021

Senator Schumer, Governor Hochul helping residents/businesses get relief from flood

Some good news --after residents, businesses have suffered catastrophic financial losses due to the storm

I just received some good news from Senator Chuck Schumer's office (regional office) that should make those residents/businesses that suffered losses during the storm happy! Seem as if FEMA will provide individual financial assistance to those wh...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 5, 2021

How to get reimbursed for property losses from FEMA

In person help at Grinton Will Library
FEMA hotline
parking restrictions at residential section of E Hartsdale Ave waived till Saturday morning
Please share experiences you have (success stories and disappointments)

FEMA hotline: 800) 339-1759, daily, 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m. for help with banking, insurance and claim issues.

  • In person help:  the Grinton I. Will Library, at 1500 Central Park Ave, Yonkers
Many residents of Greenburgh have contacted me about getting...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 26, 2021

lots and lots of progress Hartsdale revitalization!!!

An impressive list of initiatives being taken to make Hartsdale an even better & safer place to live in

At the work session of the Town Board on Tuesday August 24th, Planning Commissioner Garrett Duquesne presented updates on a series of infrastructure improvements that are presently being planned or are now under construction by the Town, along the East Ha...

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

6th grader from Edgemont starting more Little Free Libraries

A rising 6th grader wants to help others start up their own Little Free Libraries in lower income neighborhoods. She is asking for help!

Anya Pathak is a rising 6th grader at the Greenville Elementary School in Edgemont.  Last year Anya  placed a Little Free Library in her front yard. These little free libraries exist all over the nation and enable residents to share book...

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

Con Ed should provide local governments with 5-10 year plan of roads that will be cut up

Recently repaved roads and roads in good condition are being ripped apart by Con Ed for underground gas work all over the region. If there would be long term coordination we could avoid repaving streets twice--saving dollars

In recent years Con Ed has been doing lots of underground gas pipe replacements around the region.  The infrastructure work is needed and is important for our safety. What's needed is for Con Ed to provide the public and local government...

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

Farmers market at Town Hall: September 30 and October 7

Please attend our test farmers market at Town Hall on two separate Thursdays this fall. Tell us what you like and what we could do better- so we can have a great market beginning in June of next year

 Due to a late start there will be only two farmer's markets  at Greenburgh Town Hall this fall on Thursday September 30th and Thursday October 7th from 2 to 6:30 PM. Joseph Katona who has organized farmer's markets in ...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: August 8, 2021

Sadly, large minority of cyclists not wearing helmets on Bicycle Sunday

Bicycling without a helmet could cause brain injuries. County should organize educational campaign to promote bicycle safety on parkway

Today, while cycling on the Bronx River Parkway Bicycle Sunday, I noticed that a significant minority of cyclists were not cycling with helmets.  Over the years I have met many people who told me sad stories about their family members or friends ...

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

Hike the spectacular Old Croton Aqueduct

you can order maps of the aqueduct by clicking onto the link below
https://aqueduct.org/plan-visit

If you love to hike, visit the Old Croton Aqueduct --which has a great trail that passes through Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington and Tarrytown. Take a tour, enjoy the events, learn about the history, get involved with the Friends of the Old Croton Aquedu...

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

Colorado Attorney General speaks with Greenburgh interns

Phil Weiser was a former Hastings resident (attended Hastings High). He managed my first campaign for Greenburgh Town Supervisor He was a clerk to two United States Supreme Court Justices, worked for President Obama and then was elected Attorney General

COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL PHIL WEISER, FORMER HASTINGS RESIDENT & FIRST CAMPAIGN MANAGER FOR PAUL FEINER SPEAKS TO GREENBURGH SUMMER INTERNS LAST WEEK

WEISER ALSO CLERKED FOR JUSTICE  RUTH BADER GINSBURG, BYRON WHITE

LINK BELOW TO CONVERSATION ...

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

students form landscaping angels to help elderly and disabled

volunteer landscaping angels is a new program designed to provide help to seniors and disabled residents unable to afford landscaping services.

Greenburgh has had a snow angel program for 30 years -helping seniors clear snow from driveways. We have a TV angels program- volunteers remove old TVs from seniors homes and bring them to the highway garage. The Covid Angels helped seniors get vaccinated...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Town Board rejects request to waive penalties on late taxes

A vendor the town hired was supposed to send out tax bills. A computer glitch resulted in over 1000 taxpayers not getting bills. Board members differ on whether state law allows tax penalties to be waived. I disagreed with decision

The Greenburgh Town Board did not approve my request that penalties be reduced or waived for Greenburgh taxpayers that paid their taxes late because they did not receive a tax bill in the mail due to a computer glitch caused by the vendor the town hired. ...

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

Womens Veterans Peace Garden to be established at Greenburgh Library

Thank you Barbara Giordano Foundation for your donation- a Peace Garden at the Greenburgh Library celebrating the role female veterans have had preserving our democracy

Virginia Giordano   is Chairperson of the Board of the Barbara Giordano Foundation, Inc. Serving Women's Veterans. Her foundation is working with the Greenburgh Library and town on an exciting new initiative: a Peace Garden at the Greenb...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Workforce housing discussion with Town Bd re: Dromore (watch video)

bBill Balter appeared before the Greenburgh Town Board to discuss plans to build 45 units of workforce housing at Dromore Road near the Nature Center

Bill Balter, of Wilder Balter Partners recently appeared before the Greenburgh Town Board to discuss their plans to build 45 units of affordable workforce housing on approximately 2.3 acres at 1 Dromore Road in Edgemont near the Greenburgh Nature Center. ...

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

a new farmers market starting at Greenburgh Town Hall August 5

Greenburgh Town Hall will be the location for our newest farmers market every Thursday beginning August 5th. Something to look forward to. A big thank you to the Town Board for approving the market. And, to Town Clerk Judith Beville for her efforts

I am very pleased to report that the Greenburgh Town Board unanimously approved a resolution on Tuesday evening authorizing a farmers market to operate at the parking lot of Greenburgh Town Hall every Thursday beginning August 5th through October 28 from ...

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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: 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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