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The Villages: Home Energy-Saver Workshop

This week in the villages: Learn about free and low cost programs to make your home more energy efficient with a special Nyack Library workshop. Drivers get tricks not treats, as continued roadwork necessitates overnight lane and ramp closures. The Nyack Tree Project is looking for volunteers to help plant trees. And if you know who you’re voting for, why not vote early?

Village of Nyack

Energy-Saver Workshop for Renters and Owners

On Mon, October 28 at 6:30p at the Nyack Library, join your neighbors at an Energy-Saver Workshop on free and low cost home energy efficiency programs. The workshop will help residents, small businesses, renters, and owners understand their options for home energy audits and other programs, and get follow up help too. Home energy audits are free, so there is nothing to lose. Anyone who owns a house or rents an apartment and pays a utility bill can learn about programs suitable for them. Free and open to the public. For more information and to register, contact Nyack Sustainability Coordinator Marcy Denker mbdenker@gmail.com.

Nyack Tree Project Seeks Volunteers

community tree plantingPlant trees with the Nyack Tree Project’s community volunteers on Sat Nov 2. Meet at 9a at Fifth Ave and N Midland Ave. For more information or to sign up, email nyacktreeproject@gmail.com.

Part-time Code Enforcement Officer Wanted

The Village of Nyack is looking for a part-time Code Enforcement Officer. This position is required to perform inspections to determine if there is compliance with local codes and, if not, to take action to bring about compliance. Learn more about the requirements for the position and how to apply at www.nyack-ny.gov.

Leaf Season 2019

The DPW will be picking up loose leaf piles from October through December 8, 2019 (or the first snowfall–whichever comes first). Leaf pick-up will occur during the work week, but generally not on Mondays or Thursdays. Learn more about how to prepare your leaves for removal at www.nyack-ny.gov.

Village of South Nyack

Leaf Collection

Loose leaves will be picked up in the village from Tue, October 15 through Fri, December 13 (weather permitting). Loose leaves should be placed in the gutter in a wind-row for pick-up by the DPW vacuum. The leaves must be free of sticks, rocks, and trash. It’s homeowners’ responsibility to inform their landscape contractor of village requirements.

Political Campaign Signs

Per the South Nyack Zoning Code, political campaign signs may be mounted on private property only, and shall be removed within 10 days after the election day to which they are related. Any signs placed on village property will be removed.

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Village of Upper Nyack

Halloween Street Closures

On Thurs, October 31 from 6 to 8p, there will be Street Closures at the firehouse and the surrounding neighborhood due to Halloween activities.

October 2019 Green Committee Newsletter

The October 2019 Upper Nyack Green Committee Newsletter talks about the growing Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em initiative. To get more earth friendly news, sign up to receive Nyack News and Views’ Earth Matters newsletter delivered to your mailbox every Thursday.

Rockland County

Early Voting

Just a reminder that you can now vote early in New York State. Read Early Voting: It’s a Thing (Here’s What to Know) to find out where and when you can vote.

Mario Cuomo Bridge News

Lane and Ramp Closures Near Bridge This Week

Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) is scheduled to continue roadway improvement operations near the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge this week. The work requires an overnight closure of the New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) exit 10 (Nyack – South Nyack – US Route 9W) southbound on-ramp during the overnight of Tue, October 29. Southbound drivers will be detoured to the exit 11 (Nyack – South Nyack – US Route 9W) on-ramp.

Work also will require temporary closures of the Thruway exit 9 northbound on-ramp during the overnights of Wed, October 30, and Thurs, October 31. Northbound drivers will be detoured to the exit 8 on-ramp. Maps of the detours may be found at www.newnybridge.com.

At least one lane will remain open in both directions except when State Police stop and temporarily hold traffic during the early morning hours of Wed, October 30, Thurs, October 31, and Fri, November 1. Two 20-minute temporary traffic holds are anticipated to occur each morning for the safety of the public. Specific lane closure times are listed in the chart below.

Lane and Ramp Closures Near the Bridge

DATE: CLOSURES BEGIN: CLOSURES END: LOCATION:
Mon 10/28 8p – Two left lanes
11p – Three left lanes
5a, Tue 10/29 Southbound (I-87/I-287)
From exit 11 to the bridge
Tue 10/29 8p – Two right lanes
11p – Three right lanes
5a, Wed 10/30 Southbound
From exit 11 to the bridge
Tue 10/29 8p – Ramp closure 5a, Wed 10/30 Southbound
Exit 10 on-ramp
Wed 10/30 9p – Two left lanes
11p – Three left lanes
6a, Thurs 10/31 Northbound
From the bridge to exit 11
Wed 10/30 9p – Ramp closure 6a, Thurs 10/31 Northbound
Exit 9 on-ramp
Thurs 10/31 9p – Two right lanes
11p – Three right lanes
6a, Fri 11/1 Northbound
From the bridge to exit 11
Thurs 10/31 9p – Two right lanes
11p – Three right lanes
6a, Fri 11/1 Northbound
Exit 9 on-ramp
Fri 11/1 10p – Two right lanes
11:59p – Three right lanes
6a, Sat 11/2 Northbound
From exit 9 to the bridge

Bicycle/Pedestrian Path

Construction of the shared bicycle and pedestrian path continues. At the Rockland landing, construction continues along the side path and the path’s underpass at South Broadway.

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Here are the municipal events in the Village of Nyack for the week of 10/28. There are no meetings scheduled in South or Upper Nyack this week.

Village of Nyack

  • Tue 10/29, 5p: Justice Court
  • Wed 10/30, 7p: Parks Commission Meeting
  • Thurs 10/31, 9:30a: Justice Court

Nyack Village Hall is located at 9 N. Broadway.


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