This Week In The Villages: No, you won’t be seeing things. The area around Veterans Park will look like a Dickens holiday festival as Lifetime TV films a movie this week. Also., there’s some Big Shift going down on Friday night down by the river when the east/southbound lanes move from the 1955 Tappan Zee Bridge to the 2017 Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.
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This Week In The Villages: The NYS DOT has a Tues open house at the mall to discuss putting a dedicated bus lane on the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Nyack’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program meets Thursday. Orange & Rockland will begin trimming trees and vegetation around Orangetown power lines. The Orangetown Police want to know: Have You Seen This Man who sprayed graffiti at the Memorial Park Skate Park.
This Week In The Villages: There will be lane closures on the Tappan Zee Bridge and outdoor fun in Clarkstown. In politics, the Democratic primary election results are in; and, Congresswoman Nita Lowey made two announcements pertaining to federal funding to assist victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
This Week In The Villages: Today marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and tomorrow is Primary Election Day. There’s a Great Nyack Get-Together and you can give blood or help the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
This Week In The Villages: It’s your last day to wear white. And more importantly, it’s your only day to attend the Labor Day one-day-only pop-up park on the Hudson River in South Nyack. And Thursday there will be a Primary Candidates Forum in advance of the September 12 primary election. There are also a few do-good opportunities: You can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey or count bikes for the Town of Orangetown.
This Week In The Villages: This past weekend, it was lights, camera, action for the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. This week, it’s lights camera, action for an actual movie. HBO comes to town Monday. And Orange & Rockland Utilities begins working on gas main replacement and the Midland Avenue Project resumes. The projects are unrelated, but will leave Nyack safe, glamorous — and a little bit challenging to drive through this week. And it’s not to early to make Labor Day plans, including a visit to a one day only pop up park on the Hudson River in South Nyack.
This Week In The Villages: It’s been a long time rumblin’. And now it is finally here for the driving. It, of course, is the new Tappan Zee Bridge–er, New NY Bridge–er, Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Call it what you will, but this week (Friday night) the bridge connecting Rockland and Tarrytown will open to westbound traffic. And that’s not all transpiring on the roads this week. The next phase of the Midland Avenue Road Project begins.
This Week In The Villages: Affordable housing in the Village of Nyack — what’s that all about? Don Hammond explains and corrects some misconceptions. The Town of Clarkstown is participating in a back-to-school drive. Beginning on Sat August 26, westbound motorists on 287 will have a brand new bridge to cross the Hudson.
This Week In The Villages: The children’s playground at Nyack’s Memorial Park will be getting new sprinklers next spring. Nyack Hospital has a new Director for Emergency Medicine. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law with ramifications for Clarkstown taxpayers. And it’s 18 days and counting until the north span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is open for business.
This Week in The Villages: What do Dec 15, 1955 and August 25, 2017 have in common? History will remember both dates as the day the Tappan Zee Bridge officially opened. On August 25, the first span of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge is set to open to four lanes of westbound traffic.
On Tuesday listen for music in Memorial Park and watch for a movie shoot on Main Street. Nyack’s downtown will used in an episode of the Amazon original Sneaky Pete. Looking ahead…you still have a chance to have a say about the future of Nyack’s Waterfront.