News Flash

Posted on: February 7, 2023

Free coffee in Ardsley on Feb 17th-support fantastic new business

Be thankful to new businesses that make our community more desirable.

We're so grateful for our new businesses. But-- they need the support of the community if they will be successful.  Enjoy free coffee day and spread the word!  Let's send a message to potential new businesses that our t...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 6, 2023

Central Ave revitalization update: two new golf simulator businesses

Lots of exciting new businesses anticipated in 2023 on Central Avenue

Exciting news for golfers. Two new indoor golf simulator businesses are coming to Central Avenue. X-Golf, to be located at 870 Central Park Avenue in the former Walgreens space was recently approved by the Planning Board and will offer indoor virtual real...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 5, 2023

an inspiring story -helping Ukrainian families that have relocated here temporarily

Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration helping Ukrainian refugees

The Westchester community is helping Ukrainian families .  I interviewed Holly Rosen Fink, President and co founder of the Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration, INC WJCI and Sophia Shchur of St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Ch...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 4, 2023

Icy conditions on W Hartsdale Ave--what should be done

The state has advised that a broken water main is the responsibility of a property owner to fix which has not been done yet. I have suggested that the town or state replace the pipe and bill the resident for the costs.

The Town has been made aware of potentially icy and wet road conditions on West Hartsdale Avenue, which is a state road that is not maintained by the Town.  It has been determined that these conditions exist because a homeowner has failed to fix ...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 3, 2023

COMPARISON CON ED VS. ESCO (Con Ed rates are still lower)

On the 5th of every month the Town of Greenburgh will post a comparison of Con Ed rates and the rates Greenburgh residents and residents of other communities served by Westchester Power are paying.

You can opt out anytime. Con Ed rates can go up or down each month. The ESCO rates are fixed and can't go up or down for the life of the contract--till October, 2024

PAUL FEINER

Greenburgh Residential Electricity Supply Rate Comparison - January 2023

Westche...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 2, 2023

8 year anniversary -Edgemont woman lost life at a train crossing

Sign our online petition
almost nothing has been accomplished in 8 years since the tragedy to make the crossing in Valhalla safer

WIDOWER OF WOMAN KILLED AT VALHALLA TRAIN CROSSING IN 2015 STILL FIGHTS FOR SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

Little has been accomplished in the 8 years

We have just created an online petition asking for safety improvements

 

This February marks the 8th anniversa...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: February 1, 2023

62 additional senior affordable apartments proposed at former homeless shelter WESTHELP

link to discussion with Town Board can be found by clicking onto the link below

On January 31st Mark Soja appeared at the Town Board work session to discuss his desire to build 62 additional units of affordable senior citizen housing at the former WESTHELP complex on the grounds of Westchester Community College in the town of Greenbu...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Please support 6 small businesses on Central Ave, Edgemont shut down for nearly a week

Please show support for small businesses at 694-706 Central Ave as they re-open for business. They were shut down due to a gas issue.

SIX SMALL BUSINESSESS AT 694-706 CENTRAL PARK AVENUE REOPEN, LET’S SUPPORT THEM AND HELP THEM OVERCOME THEIR FINANCIAL LOSSES

THEY WERE SHUT DOWN FOR ALMOST A WEEK BY A GAS ISSUE WITH CON ED

It is always most important for members of our community...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Bed Bath Beyond closing Elmsford store

Bed Bath Beyond was a popular store in the town and village

Some disappointing news: Bed Bath Beyond closing their Elmsford store

https://westfaironline.com/uncategorized/bed-bath-beyond-closing-elmsford-store/?mc_cid=476ca23906&mc_eid=6cc76641c6

PAUL FEINER

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 27, 2023

AARP TAX PREP - FREE

The AARP will once again be at the Theodore Young Community Center beginning Friday February 3rd to help residents file their taxes.

 The AARP will once again be at the Theodore Young Community Center beginning Friday February 3rd to help residents file their taxes.   They are offering this free service on Friday's and Saturdays.  Call for an appointment:&...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Construction of new sidewalk on N Washington Ave to start

N Washington sidewalk will enable residents to walk safely from W Hartsdale Ave to Central Ave
estimated completion of sidewalk: April, 2023
miles of additional sidewalks planned

GOOD NEWS---THE PROMISED SIDEWALK ON NORTH WASHINGTON AVE WILL START  

retaining wall work to start next week

SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION TO START FEBRUARY 13 AND BE FINISHED BY LATE APRIL

  A number of years ago residents who live on North Washi...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Mt Joy Road sewer line replacement update

work should take a few weeks. There will be some inconveniences during construction.

There will be some inconveniences on Mt Joy Road near Central Ave (close to Troublesome Brook). There is an emergency sewer line replacement that will take a few weeks to complete. This will be an expensive but necessary infrastructure project that is rec...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Progress report--Elevator at Hartsdale train station

An important initiative that will make life so much better for the disabled and elderly

I contacted Metro North asking for an update on the progress of the elevator construction at the Hartsdale train station. Work is expected to be completed by the end of the summer. Good news! This is an important project that will make life so much better...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Church with the famous message board on Ardsley Road

The Greenville Community Church has the most interesting message board around- with inspirational messages

If you drive on Ardsley Road you will pass one of the most inspirational message boards that could be found anywhere. The Greenville Community Church which is located at 270 Ardsley Road (near Central Ave) has been posting interesting messages, words of w...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 21, 2023

15,000+ free reflective slap bracelets being given out by Greenburgh -be visible!

White Plains Hospital has donated 5,000 reflectors
Phelps Hospital has ordered additional reflectors
Greenburgh Police initiative: BE SEEN GREENBURGH

MORE THAN 15,000 HIGHLY VISIBLE REFLECTIVE SLAP BRACELETS BEING GIVEN OUT TO GREENBURGH RESIDENTS FOR FREE

White Plains Hospital has donated 5,000 reflectors....Phelps Hospital has ordered reflectors which will be distributed

 We would like to anno...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Governor proposes that state have ability to overrule local zoning over housing

I urge the state to consider another option: providing financial incentives to schools and local governments to build affordable and market rate housing to address housing shortage

 NYS and Westchester County has a housing shortage.  Governor Kathy Hochul has proposed  that NYS build 800,000 units of new housing in the next 10 years and is recommending that the NYS Legislature approve legislation that woul...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 14, 2023

NYS should change the law and reimburse motorists for pothole damages on state roads

If your car was damaged on a state road due to a pothole you cannot get reimbursed. And- many of NYS roads owned in Greenburgh continue to be in poor shape

Many of the roads owned by NYS have lots of potholes on them and are in bad shape. Motorists frequently experience car and tire damage when driving over a pothole. 

If your vehicle was damaged on a New York state road, (Dobbs Ferry Road, Central A...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 14, 2023

African American stories during Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr birthday weekend

Some fascinating stories of Greenburgh residents --highlighting their experiences, struggles

Last year the town initiated an interested initiative that we want to promote every year on Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr birthday. Residents of Greenburgh tell their stories and highlight the struggles and challenges of the African American Community. &...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Home heating sales tax suspended -

contact NYS Tax dept with questions

Westchester County has suspended the sales tax on home heating.

 

Residents who have questions on this topic should be directed to the New York State Tax Department’s information center at 1-518-485-2889

 

To help them n...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Greenburgh named 8th best place in northeast to live by MONEY/MSN

Excited that once again Greenburgh was named among the best places to live

MONEY Magazine and MSN.com named Greenburgh as the 8th best place to live in the northeast. The announcement was made yesterday. Thank you to all our dedicated town employees, volunteers, civic leaders who have made this possible and to our residents who ...

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

$500,000 grant for Odell House renovations announced by NYS

The Odell House played a critical role in American history will be turned into a museum after renovations are completed

Great News: NYS awarded Greenburgh $500,000 for Odell House renovation

On Friday  NYS announced that the Town of Greenburgh was awarded Environmental Protection Funds in the amount of $500,000 for another phase of restoration of Odell House Rocham...
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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: December 15, 2022

Sales and marketing of tobacco and weapons near schools to be restricted

The Board approved two new local laws restricting the sale and marketing of weapons and tobacco products near schools and parks. We don't want to the shops to target our youth

TOWN RESTRICTS SALES AND MARKETING OF WEAPONS AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS NEAR PARKS AND SCHOOLS

 

The Greenburgh Town Board last night approved two new local laws restricting the sale and marketing of weapons and tobacco products near parks and schools. ...

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

Greenburgh looking for a Youth Poet Laureate

We want to recognize a talented young poet as our first Youth Poet Laureate

The Arts and Culture Committee has re-launched its search for Greenburgh's first Youth Poet Laureate. The poet selected for the two-year, non-paying position will be charged with encouraging the creation of original poetry by young people in Gree...

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

no overnight parking on town streets Dec 1-March 15 unless hardship applications are approved

link to hardship application below

A FRIENDLY REMINDER--NO OVERNIGHT PARKING ON TOWN STREETS FROM DECEMBER 1 TO MARCH 15  --HARDSHIP EXEMPTIONS MAY BE ISSUED

If you have a hardship you can apply for a parking exemption by clicking onto the link below. The Police Chief has the autho...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: October 9, 2022

a hope and goal for 2023--a community garden at the Theodore Young Community Center

Our community garden outside Woodlands HS (created in 1975) is one of the most popular gardens around. A community garden outside the Theodore Young Community Center will bring joy to seniors and provide our youth with the chance to work with seniors

In 1975 Greenburgh created a community garden outside the Woodlands HS campus. It's been enormously popular. Our hope and goal for 2023 is to create another community garden outside the Theodore Young Community Center on Manhattan Ave. Seniors an...

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