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The Villages: Volunteers Needed for CAC and Nyack Parks Commission

This week in the villages: Volunteeers are needed for the Village of Nyack Citizen Advisory Committee and for the Parks Commission. And if you are looking for summer employment and like to work outdoors, seasonal help is needed for Memorial Park. Montefiore Nyack Hospital will be holding a public meeting with updates on the construction it’s undertaking. And the Town of Orangetown will be having an informational meeting about Community Choice Aggregation (CCA).

Village of Nyack

Volunteers Needed for the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC)

Volunteers are needed for the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) to help develop the village’s 2020 Community Development Block Grant Application. Members of the committee must reside in the Village of Nyack. Priority is given to low income, minority, elderly, and disabled residents. The first meeting will be Tue, Feb 11 at 6p. Please RSVP to jamespoliti@nyack-ny.gov.

Memorial Park Pedestrian Footbridge Update

Construction of the pedestrian footbridge to connect the Village Marina to Memorial Park is underway and scheduled to be completed in early 2020. The footbridge will be part of a continuous waterfront walkway planned for the village. At this time, the Village Board is working with the Parks Commission to review the Master Plan for the park and make recommendations on parking once the bridge is complete.

And speaking of parks, the Nyack Parks Commission is looking for new members. If you are interested, please send a resume to Mayor Hammond at donhammond@nyack-ny.gov.

Montefiore Nyack Hospital Public Meeting

Montefiore Nyack Hospital will hold a public meeting on Wed, Feb 5 at 6p at Nyack Village Hall with updates on the construction happening at the hospital.

Summer Employment

If you like to work outdoors, the Village of Nyack is hiring summer help for Memorial Park. You should be comfortable with managing crowds and directing traffic. You must be at least 18 years of age with a clean driver’s license. There will be a pre-employment drug screening. Applications are available at Village Hall.

Military Tribute Banners

It’s time to order your Military Tribute Banners for 2020. These banners make a beautiful tribute to honor your veterans, active-duty, reserve, and National Guard members. Banners will be displayed from Memorial Day to Veterans Day in the village downtown area. Orders must be placed by March 1, 2020. For more information, contact Ann Marie Tisty at 845-358-0548 or at annmarietisty@nyack-ny.gov.

Village of South Nyack

Artwork Along Shared Use Path

Winners of the New York State Thruway Authority competition for ten art installations along the Shared Use Path have been announced. Six of the installations will be along Thruway property in South Nyack. Descriptions and renderings of the winning artwork may be found on southnyack.ny.gov.

Town of Orangetown

Community Choice Aggregation Public Outreach Meeting

Orangetown is taking part in a New York State-supported partnership-program to help its residents and small businesses save money on electricity bills while also supporting renewable power produced in New York. The program is enabled by a New York State regulation called Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), which allows cities, towns, and villages to source energy on behalf of their residents and small businesses. There will be an Open House Q&A meeting on Sat, Feb 8 from 2-3p in the Orangetown Town Hall, Courtroom 1, 26 W Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg. For more information, visit JouleCommunity.com, email CCA@HudsonValleyEnergy.org or call 845-859-9099.

Rockland County

Community Emergency Response Team Classes Return This Week

Rockland County residents age 14 and older can be part of the Rockland Community Emergency Response Team (RCERT), a reserve task force, mobilized at times of crisis or disaster to free up the county’s professional first responders. There are no special requirements for applicants, and they can be certified after taking eight prescribed classes. Members set up and operate emergency shelters, hand out supplies, disseminate information, survey storm/disaster damage, and conduct neighbor well-checks. They also may be called upon for crowd control, basic first aid, or search and rescue.

The first class, Introduction to Disaster Preparedness, will be held Tue, Feb 4 from 7-9p at the Rockland Fire Training Center, 35 Firemen’s Memorial Dr, Pomona. Other upcoming classes will be Disaster Medical I on Tue, Feb 11 from 7-9p, and Disaster Medical II on Mon, Mar 23 from 7-9p. Additional information may be found at rocklandgov.com. Register at rcsc@co.rockland.ny.us or by calling 845-364-2932.

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Black History Month Celebration

In honor of Black History Month, on Tue, Feb 4 at 6:30p in the Rockland County Legislative Chambers, 11 New Hempstead Rd, New City, Rockland County will recognize three outstanding individuals for their contributions to African American history in Rockland County: Nyack News and Views‘ Nyack Sketch Log columnist and artist Bill Batson, Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson, and Officer Reginald Anderson.


Here are the municipal events in South Nyack, and the Village of Nyack for the week of 2/3. There are no meetings scheduled in Upper Nyack this week.

Village of Nyack

  • Mon 2/3, 7p: Planning Board Meeting
  • Tue 2/4

9a: Mayor Hammond’s Monthly Update
5p: Justice Court

Nyack Village Hall is located at 9 N. Broadway.

Village of South Nyack

  • Mon 2/3, 5:30p: Justice Court
  • Tue 2/4, 7:30p: Zoning Board of Appeals

South Nyack Village Hall is located at 282 S Broadway.




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