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Posted on: September 18, 2020

food pantry for the hungry open tomorrow on Dobbs Ferry Rd

The COVID-19 crisis has created another problem: hunger. With more families out of work and struggling to pay their bills food pantry's serve an important need.

Since June, Youth Mission of Life located @ 375 Dobbs Ferry Rd, has been serving the residents of Greenburgh through our Drive Thru Food Distribution every 3rd Saturday of the month from 11am-1pm. They are distributing pre-bagged food for families in need...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Town Bd to hear comments Wed night on Sustainable Westchester energy proposal (ESCO)

You are invited to speak out on Wed, September 23rd at 7:30 PM at our Town Board meeting on the Sustainable Westchester green energy initiative
We want to hear your views before making a decision

Greenburgh may be getting greener!

GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD TO PROVIDE COMMUNITY WITH OPPORTUNITY TO AIR YOUR COMMENTS  ABOUT THIS PROPOSAL ON WEDNESDAY September 23rd  AT 7:30 PM AT OUR TOWN BOARD MEETING

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Town Bd to discuss future of Carlson's nursery Tuesday at 8 PM

Carlson's is going out of business. In recent years they have been approached by car dealerships, self storage. Some good news: another nursery interested in purchasing property

THE FUTURE OF A NURSERY THAT IS SELLING TO BE DISCUSSED AT TOWN BOARD MEETING NEXT TUESDAY at 8 pm

CARLSON’S (off of Dobbs Ferry Road)  MAY SELL TO ANOTHER NURSERY!... not a self storage facility, not a car dealership!

In recent years the...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Thank you, Drew Fixell, for your service as Mayor of Tarrytown

Drew Fixell resigned as Mayor of Tarrytown today. Tom Butler takes over as the leader of Tarrytown.

Thank you, Drew Fixell for being an outstanding Mayor of Tarrytown --and good luck Mayor Tom Butler Forbes Magazine named Tarrytown (a village within the town) one of "America’s 10 prettiest towns" in 2012. Westchester Magazine said th...
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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 available

grants available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19
could help your business survive!

SMALL BUSINESSES MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR GRANTS FROM THE COUNTY 

THIS MAY INTEREST YOU.

https://westchestercatalyst.com/business-first-programs/grants/ 

 

·         $10 million in total fun...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

school taxes due 9/30--if you did not receive a bill this is what you should do

Some residents have complained that they haven't received their school tax bill in the mail. This is what you should do

The first half of the school taxes are due on September 30th. Some residents have been calling the tax office upset because they never received the bill in the mail. We have sent all taxpayers their school tax bills --it’s possible that the Post...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

law to be proposed to enable town to forfeiture vehicles involved in drag racing

Hope that Greenburgh will follow White Plains lead and authorize town to forfeiture vehicles used in connection with drag racing

Congratulations to the City of White Plains for passing a new law that could save lives and enhance quality of life---a law that enables the city to forfeiture vehicles used in connection with drag racing. I have spoken with the Greenburgh Police Chief Ch...

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Posted on: September 13, 2020

Reconciliation in a time of distrust

We need to accept and appreciate different viewpoints and lifestyles

Throughout my years representing residents of the Town of Greenburgh, I have most appreciated  the Town’s diversity and willingness of our residents  to accept and appreciate different viewpoints and lifestyles. Any attack on t...
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Posted on: September 9, 2020

students-have a great school year--don't get discouraged!

Gave a TEDX talk to students at Scarsdale High. talked about rejection, failure and how it helps. Gave advice to students before the start of the school year

TEDX message to students: learn from failures and have a great year! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tgoNRqzyDU The 2020/21 school year has begun and I want to wish every Greenburgh student a successful year. I recently gave a TEDX talk to Scars...

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Posted on: September 7, 2020

Updates: Central Ave/Ardsley Road work...NYS to finance 70 units of affordable senior housing

NYS is improving the intersection of Ardsley Road/Central Ave
NYS also is financing an important low income senior citizen apartment complex--will demolish 30 existing units and replace the units with 70 new apartments

WHAT’S HAPPENING ON CENTRAL AVE AND ARDSLEY ROAD?  ---AND, PROGRESS WITH AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING ON MANHATTAN AVE

NEW YORK STATE IS DOING SOME WORK AT THIS IMPORTANT INTERSECTION.  According to the NYS Department of Transporta...

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Posted on: September 6, 2020

link to absentee ballot request form...early voting locations and dates...

Please find a link to absentee ballot application request form...and info on date/locations for early voting. Disappointed NYS won't allow secure voting boxes which exist in other states and allow voters option to vote absentee without relying on mail

link to make an absentee ballot request...

 NYS WON’T ALLOW SECURE VOTING BOXES OUTSIDE MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS

 https://absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov/Home/AbsenteeBallotRequest

NYS WON’T ALLOW SECURE VOTING BOXES OUTSIDE ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2020

Heatherdell Road bridge work update- one lane- traffic signal- work to be finished in Oct

A temporary signal will be used to put traffic in one lane starting Tuesday. Work on bridge to be completed in October according to NYS Department of Transportation

HEATHERDELL ROAD BRIDGE UPDATE----temporary signals to be used to put traffic in one lane starting Tuesday

I spoke with the NYS Department of Transportation this past week about the work taking place at the Heatherdell Road bridge which many people use to ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2020

10th grader highlights passion for birding -a great activity during COVID restrictions

A 10th grader at Hastings HS highlights his passion for birding - an activity that Greenburgh residents may enjoy

 

Julien Amsellem is a 10th grader in Hastings High School. He has a passion for birding and was my guest on a recent WVOX radio program. Julien was interested in birding for many years.   Before I interviewed him I never thought about th...

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News & Town Board Reports (gblist)
Posted on: September 2, 2020

link: discussion-housing to replace Maplewood? And, library to open next week for browsing

Link: Town Board discussion- housing could replace Maplewood Swim and Tennis Club; Greenburgh Library to open for browsing next week-limited hours

Last night the Greenburgh kown Board met with Richard Lewis  of the Maplewood Swim and Tennis Club on W Hartsdale Ave. He discussed reasons why Maplewood plans to sell the property. Mr. Lewis mentioned that besides a developer interested in build...

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Posted on: August 29, 2020

Wanted: outdoor locations to get flu shots

Am contacting pharmacies, urgent care offices, medical centers, Doctors offices and urging them to offer flu shots outside

WANTED: PHARMACIES, DOCTORS OFFICES, MEDICAL CENTERS, URGENT CARE FACILITIES OFFERING OUTSIDE FLU SHOTS SO PEOPLE DON’T HAVE TO GO INDOORS

WOULD INCREASE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WILLING TO TAKE FLU SHOTS

I am reaching out to pharmacies, urgent care, hosp...

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