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Posted on: May 23, 2022

DROP OFF UNOPENED, UNUSED FORMULAS AT LOBBY OF TOWN HALL

Help babies get the formula they need by donating samples, unused formulas
bring your formula to Town Hall. You can also pick up a formula your baby needs!

 NEW DROP OFF LOCATION FOR  UNOPEN, UNUSED FORMULAS FOR BABIES AT GREENBURGH TOWN HALL, 177 HILLSIDE AVE, WHITE PLAINS

 Over a week ago a formula finder facebook page was created.  Westchester Formula Finders Buy/Trade/S...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 22, 2022

New Pollinator Garden at Hartsbrook Park

On Saturday (and during the week) a group of dedicated volunteers fought the heat and created another pollinator garden at Hartsbrook nature center. A week earlier the team of volunteers planted a pollinator garden at AF Veteran park.

On Saturday (and during the week)  a group of dedicated volunteers fought the heat and created another pollinator garden at Hartsbrook nature center. A week earlier the team of volunteers planted a pollinator garden at AF Veteran park (near the f...

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Click for Photos News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 21, 2022

Greenburgh pool hours --opening day Sunday, May 29

Our beautiful pool at AF Veteran park will open a week from Sunday May 29th. Pool schedule below.

Residents of unincorporated Greenburgh ---the pool at AF Veteran Park opens on Sunday, May 29th. Weekend hours till June 20th when the pool opens on weekdays.  It's going to be a great summer --stay cool and enjoy our beautiful pool.

ANTH...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Job postings--Job Fair

If you're looking for employment you are in luck. The Westchester Putnam Workforce Board has shared some jobs with me and job fairs. Good luck. See info below.
PAUL FEINER

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Mini Greenburgh library book sale Sat May 28

Help the Library. Stop by at the mini Library book sale on Saturday May 28th

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Con Ed vs Sustainable Westchester rates --a comparison, April 2022

Con Ed vs Sustainable Westchester rates --a comparison, April 2022

Greenburgh Residential Electricity Supply Rate Comparison - April 2022

Westchester Power vs. Con Edison

 

 

 

Westchester Power Program Background

 

The Town of Greenburgh participates in a Community Energy Program known as We...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 21, 2022

Greenburgh Slice of History

The Original People and The Bark Kettle: Native American Tribes of Greenburgh

 

 

The Original People and The Bark Kettle: Native American Tribes of Greenburgh

By: Riley Wentzler & Felicia Barber 

 

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 18, 2022

DOBBS FERRY TEEN TRAVEL CAMP NEEDS A DIRECTOR AND COUNSELORS FOR SUMMER

Some Dobbs Ferry parents have contacted me worried that the Teen Travel Camp operated by the Dobbs Ferry Recreation may be cancelled due to difficulty finding staff.They asked if I can reach out and help them find qualified camp counselors and a director.

DOBBS FERRY TEEN TRAVEL CAMP NEEDS A DIRECTOR AND COUNSELORS FOR SUMMER

  Some Dobbs Ferry parents have contacted me worried that the Teen Travel Camp operated by the Dobbs Ferry Recreation may be cancelled due to difficulty finding staff. They as...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Affordable housing considered on Saw Mill River Road, N Elmsford

Watch link - Town Board discussion with property owner

At a recent  work session of the Town Board  Rezi Marandi came to  discussed  a possible $42M redevelopment of an existing structure on Route 9A in Elmsford into 100% workforce/affordable housing.  The proposal...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 17, 2022

HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE

This is the hydrant flushing schedule. If you want to receive updates in the future you can subscribe to the public works alerts. And you'll be notified.
PAUL FEINER

The Greenburgh Water Department announces the annual maintenance program to operate and flush fire hydrants. This action is necessary to make sure the fire hydrants are in good working order in case of emergencies and to help flush sediment out of the dis...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Recycling day May 28--shredder, recycle ewaste, batteries, textiles, books

ewaste, bulk, batteries, textiles, books
get your free wood chips at highway garage on Sprain Road

SHREDDER, RECYCLING DAY SATURDAY MAY 28 FROM 9 AM TO 2 PM AT DPW YARD (100 Sprain Road)--e waste, bulk, batteries, textiles, books
free wood chips to be given out
We are happy to share that the Town of Greenburgh Department of Public Works will be hosting o...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 16, 2022

The next time you visit AF Veteran Park, you'll enjoy our new pollinator garden

Enjoy the attached photos and read about the day

The next time you visit AF Veteran Park, you'll enjoy our new pollinator garden. This past Saturday volunteers spent the day planting and enhancing our park. Pollinator gardens are important for our environment. Enjoy the attached photos and read about th...

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Photos and Story News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Health Center open till 7 PM Mon & Wed for vaccines, boosters, tests

and, a big thank you to parents who are donating unused, unopened formulas for parents who can't find the formulas they need

The Greenburgh Health Center -extended COVID Vaccinations, testings every Monday and Wednesday from 9 AM to 7 PM

the  Greenburgh Health Center at 295 Knollwood Road is extending the hours for CoVid-19 Vaccinations and Testing to Mondays and Wednes...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 14, 2022

link to a site helping babies get the formulas they need!!!

Westchester Formula Finders ByyTrade/SellGive is a great site!

Earlier today I posted that I was planning to create a support group for moms and dads who are stressed because it is so difficult finding formulas for their babies.  This is a great facebook page that could be helpful. Will continue to look for ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 14, 2022

support group beingformed to help young parents get formulas for their babies

what formula are you having difficulty obtaining?
Are you interested in volunteering?

GREENBURGH FORMULA SUPPORT GROUP TO BE FORMED-- WE WANT TO HELP RESIDENTS GET FORMULAS THEY NEED 

   LET'S MAKE THIS LESS STRESSFUL   ---

looking for volunteers ----looking for residents who need help

Many young f...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 13, 2022

pollinator garden to be planted at AF Veteran park Sat May 14 and at Hartsbrook next Saturday

Pollinator gardens are important for our environment.
Link to radio interview with Ardsley's Carol Sommerfield and Tarrytowns Mai Mai Margules

 POLLINATOR GARDEN TO BE PLANTED AT AF VETERAN PARK TOMORROW (saturday, May 14) in the AM and early afternoon! (Heatherdell Road, Ardsley)

Next week Hartsbrook Nature Preserveon Ridge Road

Stop by at AF Veteran park on Heatherdell Road tomorrow mor...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Greenburgh Town Board to vote to ask state to have one year moratorium on incorporation

An impartial study conducted by the NYS Department of State would provide answers to questions about impacts

 

On Friday, May 13, the Greenburgh Town Board will meet in Special Session at 5 PM. One of the issues on the agenda relates to the Town Board’s consideration of new legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, requiring a one year...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Tarrytown educator planning to open up a coffee shop run by developmental disabled former students!

An inspiring story about an educator who cares deeply about her former students--and who is providing the developmental disabled with the chance to run their own coffee shop.
Hopefully she will inspire others to follow her example

AN INSPIRING STORY ABOUT A SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER WHO IS OPENING A NEW COFFEE SHOP RUN BY KIDS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

 The developjmentally disabled deserve the chance for meaningful employment opportunities.  Tarrytown&ap...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Indoor pool boiler replacement will cause pool at TDYCC to be shut down till mid June

Energy Smart Homes webinar May 12

REPLACING OF BOILER AT INDOOR POOL AT THEODORE YOUNG COMMUNITY CENTER AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS WILL RESULT IN INDOOR POOL CLOSING TILL MID JUNE

ENERGY SMART HOMES WEBINAR ON MAY 12  -GET A HEAT PUMP    7 PM

We're replacing ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 3, 2022

TRA provides free transportation to doctors for disabled/elderly

A wonderful non profit that takes the elderly/disabled to medical appointments at no cost, using volunteers

NEED A RIDE TO A DOCTOR, DENTIST, PHYSICAL THERAPIST?  CALL  A WONDERFUL NON PROFIT 764-3533

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend an event at Ridge Park in Hartsdale sponsored by a wonderful organization that serves our senior...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Archeology dig at historic Odell house on Ridge Road, Hartsdale

A fascinating archeology dig--learning more about the historic Odell House which will be turned into a museum.

The Friends of Odell House Rochambeau continue to amaze with their innovative initiatives. The house, located on Ridge Road, Hartsdale, played a critical role in helping win the Revolutionary War.  The Friends are determined to create a first cla...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Some fine tuning to take place: Mt Joy/Robin Hill Road (one way test)

The Greenburgh Town Board and police department, working with the Edgemont School district and civic leaders, want to make it safer for children to walk to the Seely Place School!

Earlier today the town implemented some traffic safety recommendations made by the Greenburgh Police department concerning Mt Joy and Robin Hill Road. These streets are  now one way for a test period --May and June. The goal --to make it safer fo...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 30, 2022

48th year of Bicycle Sundays resumes tomorrow: May 1

I proposed the idea 48 years ago.
Please wear your bicycle helmet. Head injuries could be life threatening.

Forty eight years ago (when I was still a student) I served as a member of Westchester County Executive Al DelBello's Bikeway Committee. I was previously the chair of the Task Force for Bikeways in Westchester which successfully lobbied the Board...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Greenburgh named Tree City of the World--one of 37 in the nation and 2 in NYS

138 cities from 21 countries honored.

For third consecutive yar Greenburgh has been recognized as a "Tree City of the World". There are only two communities in NYS that have earned this distinction and only 37 in the United States. 

On behalf of the Arbor Day Foundation and ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 24, 2022

Spread the word- the Greenburgh Neighborhood Health Center helping refugees with health care

News12 link to interview with a recent refugee from Ukraine who is receiving health care help from the Greenburgh Neighborhood Health Center below

According to an article in the Hudson Independent Greenburgh has the second largest Ukrainian population in Westchester. 793 according to the most recent census.  Yonkers has 1,745 residents with ancestors from Ukraine.  The Ukrainian po...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 21, 2022

GREENBURGH HEALTH CENTER HELPING UKRAINIAN REFUGEES

The Greenburgh Neighborhood Health Center always helps those with health care needs. Grateful that they are helping Ukrainian refugees. They always help immigrants and residents who need fantastic health care services

 GREENBURGH NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTER IS HELPING UKRAINIAN REFUGEES OBTAIN HEALTH CARE COVERAGE AND SERVICES

 

Last week a Ukrainian refugee, living with a family member in Dobbs Ferry, contacted me. Her baby had dental ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Link to Town Bd discussion- filing FEMA grant application to lift up homes damaged by flooding

In 2004 the town received a grant to lift up homes on Babbitt Court and placed them onto stilts. Town has till June to submit grant application to FEMA

LINK TO YESTERDAYS TOWN BOARD WORK SESSION- LIFTING UP HOMES GRANT APPLICATION

In 2004 the Army Corps of Engineers raised seven homes on Babbitt Court and placed the homes onto stilts.  (see NY Times June 20, 2004).  The initiative helped...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: April 8, 2022

link; Town Bd hears consultant report: 4 corners, E Hartsdale Ave, flooding

The Greenburgh Town Board heard recommendations from our consultant re: 4 Corners, Hartsdale, stormwater/flooding mitigations, E Hartsdale Ave

 

At the Greenburgh  Town Board work session on Tuesday, April 5th, the Town hosted a presentation of traffic and pedestrian safety improvements, and stormwater/flooding mitigations for the Four Corners and East Hartsdale Avenue corridor,...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 27, 2022

Greenburgh summer internship--looking for students interested in an amazing experience

Students have met with former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Andre Leon Talley, the Attorney General of Colorado and other nationally respected leaders during past summers

Greenburgh Town Clerk Judith Beville and I have started accepting requests from High School and College  students who reside in Greenburgh for our 2022  summer internship program which begins the week of July 12th th and continues throug...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Coalition for Family Justice can help those facing domestic violence or family related problems

link to interview with Suzanne Lester whose life was changed for the better thanks to this amazing organization

If you know anyone who is experiencing domestic violation problems or needs help  dealing with family court issues there is a fantastic non profit  that can help. The Coalition for Family Justice was founded by Monica Getz of Irvington i...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 20, 2022

Links: Public Service Commission- filing utility complaints

Have a Con Ed related complaint?
A complaint about any utility?
The Public Service Commission is the government entity you should reach out to
Links below

HELPFUL INFO IF YOU WANT TO FILE A COMPLAINT ABOUT CON ED OR ANY UTILITY

You need to reach out to the NYS Public Service Commission

 

The Public Service Commission oversees all utilities in New York State. If you have  any Con Ed, Verizon c...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 19, 2022

new: Greenburgh student news network-looking for students and mentors

a student run news program about Greenburgh
Looking for student reporters and mentors
(no government censorship!---independent reporting)

New idea  a student run news program about the town

Looking for mentors with background in journalism and students who would like to host a monthly news program about the town---e mail pfeiner@greenburghny.com if interested

Most people move to Gree...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 17, 2022

town may expand workforce/affordable housing requirement to single family homes

10% of multifamily housing developments are required to be affordable. Town Board considering legislation to require single family housing developments to also have workforce housing (link to discussions below)

GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD BOARD TO CONSIDER EXPANDING REQUIREMENTS OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING TO SINGLE FAMILY HOME DEVELOPMENTS 

Currently, multi family developments require 10% affordability --but law does not apply to single family home  develo...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 13, 2022

Fix it Greenburgh- use your phone to report potholes, problems and GPS will identify location

GPS will identify location of potholes, downed wires, broken street lights, etc and enable town to quickly address problem

USE YOUR PHONE TO REPORT A POTHOLE OR PROBLEM AND GPS SYSTEM WILL REPORT LOCATION TO PUBLIC WORKS DEPT

Submit & Track Non-Emergency Requests for Service Online or Via Our Smartphone App

Using the new Fix It! Greenburgh program, you can now easily and qu...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Wanted for summer: students to help struggling businesses in Greenburgh

Second year Greenburgh will be partnering with the Zuckerberg Institute --students to use social media skills to help struggling businesses survive

 

LOOKING FOR STUDENTS TO HELP STRUGGLING LOCAL BUSINESSES THIS SUMMER --3 week program

ZUCKERBERG INSTITUTE AND GREENBURGH PARTNERING TO PROVIDE INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO BUSINESSES IN 3 WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM

The town of Greenburgh is looking for up to...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Hartsdale train station elevator project UPDATE

construction of the elevator at the train station is progressing! The elderly and disabled will be very pleased

Hartsdale train station elevator project update---contract awarded--construction to start this year

A very exciting and important project that will help the disabled and elderly (but there will be short term inconveniences)

  Metro North advised to...

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

Former Westchester County Public Safety Commissioner to be named Interim Greenburgh Police Chief

George Longworth, a former Dobbs Ferry Police Chief will serve until a permanent Chief is appointed next year (after Civil Service Exam results are in). Mr. Longworth will not be considered for the permanent position.

GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD TO APPOINT

GEORGE N. LONGWORTH, ESQ. AS INTERIM POLICE CHIEF

 

The Greenburgh Town Board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 5:00PM, at Greenburgh Town Hall, to appoint George N. Longworth, Esq. as Int...

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