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The Villages: 9/11 Memorials, Great Nyack Get-Together

This week in the villages: On Wednesday, the community comes together to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Then on Saturday, we get together to celebrate the Nyacks and the neighboring towns and villages.  Also, find out about the future for recycling in Rockland.

Village of Nyack

Great Nyack Get Together

The third annual Great Nyack Get-Together is happening on Sat, September 14 from 12n to 6p. It’s a free event, held in Memorial Park and on the Hudson River, that celebrates the Nyacks and their neighboring towns and villages while showcasing the range of services provided by the groups and individuals that constitute the fabric of the community. There will be two stages with live music, a Human Foosball Game, local authors, artists, and more.

Fall 2019 Recreation Programs

Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 Recreation Programs, including Paper Cutting, Introduction to Piano, T(w)een Yoga and Floating Meditation, Skateboarding, Kickball League, Kids Wrestling Club, and Fundamentals of Fitness for Adults.

Rockland County

9/11 Observances

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Here is a list of countywide 9/11 Observances:

  • Nyack – 6p: Hometown Heroes Celebration – Memorial Park Fishing Pier, Piermont and Depew Aves, Nyack.
  • Clarkstown – 5p: 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony – Town Hall, 10 Maple Ave, New City.
  • Garnerville – 6p: 9/11 Memorial Ceremony – Town Hall, One Rosman Rd, Garnerville.
  • Haverstraw – 8:30a: 9/11 Memorial Ceremony – Haverstraw Bay County Park, 21 Gagan Rd, Haverstraw.
  • Orangetown – 6p: 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony – Town Hall, 25 W Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg.
  • Ramapo – 7p: 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony – Town Hall, 237 Rt 59, Suffern.
  • Sloatsburg – 8p: Memorial Ceremony – Community Fields, 10 Rt 17, Sloatsburg.
  • Spring Valley – 11a: 9/11 Observance – Memorial Park, Main St, Spring Valley
  • Stony Point – 7p: 9/11 Memorial Service – Town Hall, 74 E Main St, Stony Point.
  • Suffern – 7p: 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony – Suffern Village Hall, 61 Washington Ave.

What is the Future of Recycling in Rockland?

On Mon, September 9 at 7p at the New City Library, representatives from the Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority will talk about numerous recycling and trash related topics, including how China’s refusal to take American plastic for recycling has impacted plastic waste worldwide.

Mario Cuomo Bridge News

Overnight Lane Closures

Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) is scheduled to continue roadway improvements; they will require overnight lane closures on the Thruway near exit 9 (Tarrytown – Sleepy Hollow – US Route 9) this week.

Specific lane closure times are listed in the chart below.

Lane Closures Near the Bridge

Mon 9/9 8p – Two left lanes
11p – Three left lanes
5a, Tue 9/10 Southbound
near exit 9
Tue 9/10 9p – Two right lanes
11p – Three right lanes
6a, Wed 9/11 Northbound
near exit 9
Wed 9/11 9p – Two right lanes
11:59p – Three right lanes
6a, Thurs 9/12 Northbound
near exit 9
Thurs 9/12 10p – Two left lanes
11:59p – Three left lanes
6a, Fri 9/13 Northbound
near exit 9
Fri 9/13 10p – Two left lanes
11:59p – Three left lanes
6a, Sat 9/14 Northbound
near exit 9

Bicycle/Pedestrian Path

Construction of the shared bicycle and pedestrian path continues. At the Rockland Landing, construction of a new intersection at Hillside Avenue and Route 9W—which will provide access to the Thruway in both directions—continues.

Here are the municipal events in South Nyack and the Village of Nyack for the week of 9/9. There are no meetings scheduled in Upper Nyack this week.

Village of Nyack

  • Mon 9/9, 7p: Planning Board Meeting
  • Tue 9/10, 5p: Justice Court
  • Thurs 9/12

9:30a: Justice Court
4:30p: Board of Water Commissioners Meeting
6:30p: Village Board Pre-meeting Workshop
7:30p: Village Board Meeting

Nyack Village Hall is located at 9 N. Broadway.

Village of South Nyack

  • Mon 9/9, 3p: Justice Court
  • Tue 9/10

6:30p: 5-10 Year Budget Workshop
7:30p: Public Hearing (Proposed Tennis Court Law)
7:45p: Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

South Nyack Village Hall is located at 282 S Broadway.

Nyack Farmer's Market

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