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The Villages: Community Gun Buyback and Blood Drive

This week in the villages: On Tuesday, there will be a blood drive at Living Christ Church and on Wednesday, there will be a Community Gun Buyback at the East Spring Valley Fire District. Nyack’s Summer Food Program begins today offering free breakfast and lunch to children under 18.  And Wednesday is the last day to pay your taxes without penalty in Upper Nyack.

Nyack Area COVID Update for June 26

26-Jun 19-Jun 12-Jun 5-Jun 29-May 22-May
Active cases by community
Nyack 2 5 3 3 6 6
Valley Cottage 0 1 1 1 4 4
West Nyack 1 1 0 0 4 7
Piermont 1 1 1 0 0 2
Rockland County
7 day postivity rate 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.6% 0.9%
Active cases 64 69 92 124 190 186
Hospitalized 1 6 6 9 6 8
COVID-19 deaths (total) 965 963 963 961 957 957

Source: Rockland County Health Department / NYS Health Department, 6/26/2021

To schedule an appointment for a 1st dose COVID-19 vaccine from any Rockland County Department of Health Clinic visit To search for additional COVID-19 vaccination opportunities nearby visit

Village of Nyack

The Nyack Business Council will hold a meeting via Zoom today (Mon, June 28, 2021) at 4p.

The Zoning Board will also meet today (Mon, June 28, 2021) to consider a change in area variances. Read the full agenda before Zoom-ing into the meeting at 7p.

Blood Drive at Living Christ Church

Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick and the Haitian-American Nurses Association are sponsoring a blood drive at Living Christ Church, 151 S Broadway, Nyack on Tue, June 29, 2021 from 12-5p. Visit and enter sponsor code: LCC to schedule an appointment.

Summer Food Program

Starting today (Mon, June 28, 2021), Nyack’s Summer Food Program will offer FREE breakfast and lunch to ANY child under 18 each weekday through September 3. There are two locations: Waldron Terrace and The Nyack Center. There is no sign-up, no application, no income requirement, and no identification needed. Masks are required.

Village of South Nyack

Draft Dissolution Plan

The Village of South Nyack is now accepting comments on the draft of the South Nyack Dissolution Plan, which will be followed up with a public hearing on Wed, July 21, 2021. The Village Board will then have 60 days to amend and adopt the plan. The draft of the South Nyack Dissolution Plan may be found on

Village of Upper Nyack

Village Board Meeting Recording Available

In case you missed it, a video recording and transcript is available for the May 20 Regular Meeting of the Village Board of Trustees.

2021-2022 Tax Notice

In order to not be given a penalty, taxes for the current year must be paid by June 30, 2021. Taxes may be mailed to Receiver of Taxes, Village of Upper Nyack, 328 North Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY 10960, or paid at the Village Clerk’s Office weekdays from 9a until 12p, from June 1, 2021, through June 30, 2021. Checks may be made payable to the Village of Upper Nyack. For all taxes remaining unpaid after July 1, 2021, interest of five percent shall be added for the month of July, with an additional one percent) for each month or fraction thereof until Nov 1, 2021, when it will be sent to the County for re-levy. The tax rate for 2021-2022 is $13.427 per $1,000 of Assessed Valuation.

Town of Orangetown

Summer Recreation Programs

The Town of Orangetown Summer Recreation Program brochure is now available on It includes details about all the offerings as well as how to register.

Town of Clarkstown

Community Gun Buyback

NYS Attorney General Letitia James, in collaboration with the Clarkstown Police Department and District Attorney’s Office is holding a Community Gun Buyback on Wed, June 30, 2021 from 4-7p at the East Spring Valley Fire District, 62 Overlook Blvd, Nanuet (adjacent to the Costco parking log). Payment will be made by pre-paid gift card at the site.

Registration Open for Summer Recreation Programs

Registration is now open for all summer programs including camps, aquatics, and birthday parties. You must have a verified Community Pass account to register. If you need to create an account, you must come into the Recreation Administration Building to prove residency.

Lifeguards Course

If you are interested in becoming a lifeguard, the town is offering a lifeguarding course on Tuesday-Thursdays from June 29 – July 22, 2021 from 5-8p at Germonds Pool. This is a great way to learn skills and gain possible employment upon successful completion of the course. Call 639-6200.

Camp Counselors Needed

Clarkstown Recreation is looking for Camp Counselors for the summer of 2021. Applications can be found on or you may call 639-6200.

Western Highway Bridge Closure

As part of the Klein Ave Levee Improvement Project, the Town of Clarkstown’s contractors will be raising the Western Highway bridge to a higher elevation to reduce flooding in the West Nyack area. Western Highway (between Green Road and Pineview Road) is expected to close within the next two weeks and will remain closed for six months.

Traffic will be detoured as follows.

  • Southbound: Doscher Ave to Rt. 59 to Rt 303.
  • Northbound: Leber Road to Rt. 303.

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