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The Villages: Tax Time for Upper Nyack

This week in the villages: Residents of Upper Nyack have until June 30 to pay their taxes for the current year without incurring additional penalties. And the Upper Nyack “Noise Law” has been modified and will now be known as A Local Law regulating Sound within the Village of Upper Nyack. The Boards of Trustees for South Nyack, Upper Nyack and the Village of Nyack will all hold meetings and workshops. The Town of Orangetown continues their Friday Family Movie Night Series and the Town of Clarkstown will hold a Tele Town Hall. Rockland County would appreciate residents’ input with a survey to help guide the housing and community development priorities for Rockland for the next few years.

Nyack Area COVID Update for June 5

5-Jun 29-May 22-May 15-May 8-May 1-May
Active cases by community
Nyack 3 6 6 7 18 33
Valley Cottage 1 4 4 10 20 23
West Nyack 0 4 7 5 16 20
Piermont 0 0 2 2 0 2
Rockland County
7 day postivity rate 0.4% 0.6% 0.9% 0.7% 1.4% 1.6%
Active cases 124 190 186 276 419 567
Hospitalized 9 6 8 8 15 21
COVID-19 deaths (total) 961 957 957 955 952 949

Source: Rockland County Health Department / NYS Health Department, 6/5/2021

The Rockland County Department of Health (RCDOH) is posting registration links for the COVID-19 vaccine on the COVID-19 webpage. The links to make appointments will remain on the COVID-19 webpage to make it more accessible for residents to book new appointments whenever they become available and when cancelations occur. For up-to-date alerts on when the RCDOH COVID-19 vaccine appointments become available, follow and like or

Village of Nyack

The Nyack Business Council will hold a meeting via Zoom today (Mon, June 7, 2021) at 4p.

Today (June 7), the Planning Board will consider an application for tree removal, an application to construct an east yard deck, various site plan applications, and a request for referral to ZBA for required variances associated with having a shed in front yard. Read the full agenda at before Zoom-ing into the meeting at 7p.

Mayor Hammond will hold a Monthly Update meeting on Tue, June 8, 2021 at 9a.

And the Village Board of Trustees will hold a workshop via Zoom on Thurs, June 10, 2021 at 7p. Then, Zoom into the Village Board meeting at 7:30p.

Village of South Nyack

The Board of Trustees will meet via on Tue, June 8, 2021. Read the full agenda at before Zooming into the meeting at 7:30p.

Disruption of the Village Dissolution Public Information Meeting

Last week’s Village Dissolution Public Information meeting came to an abrupt end due to an unfortunate incident and residents did not have the opportunity to ask questions. Laberge Group will address some questions at the Tue, June 8 Board of Trustees meeting.

Laberge Group is also offering “office” hours to answer your questions and hear your comments. These sessions will be 15 minute one-on-one Zoom meetings held from 8-10a on Tue, June 8, 2021 and from 7-9p on Wed, June 16, 2021. You may register for a time slot on Once your appointment has been booked, you will be provided with the Zoom information via email. At this time Laberge Group is not able to send emails to “optonline” email addresses, so please provide an email address using another email provider.

Village of Upper Nyack

The Board of Trustees will hold a workshop on Thurs, June 10, 2021 at 7p. More info at

Local Law Regulating Sound Within the Village of Upper Nyack

Upon review of comments from the public, the Village Board of Trustees has made modifications to the proposed Local Law, formerly known as the Noise Law, now named “A Local Law regulating Sound within the Village of Upper Nyack.” The modified text of the law can be found on A redline comparison copy can be also be found on

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

Movies in the Park

Join Orangetown’s Parks & Recreation Department for their Friday Family Movie Series in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Fri, June 11, 2021 at 8p for a screening of Disney Pixar’s Coco. The cost is $3 per person with a maximum of $15 per family (same household only). Space will be limited and social distancing rules will be in place. In case of rain, the movies will be shown at a later date. For more information, please email Please visit to register.

Town of Clarkstown

Tele Town Hall Tonight (Mon, June 7, 2021), 6p

Join Supervisor George Hoehmann for an update on a group telephone call to ask any questions or bring up any concerns you may have. Call 845-207-0875 or 845-639-2150 to join or watch on FB live.

West Nyack Fire Department Blood Drive

The West Nyack Fire Department is holding a blood drive to honor Denis Muller and Elizabeth Lund (Tina) on Thurs, June 10, 2021 from 1-7p at 42 Strawtown Rd, West Nyack. You may register at and walk-ins are welcome.

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 Needed

The town is looking for certified lifeguards and water safety instructors to work at the Clarkstown pools this summer. The pay rate for lifeguards is $14 per hour and the pay rate for water safety instructors is $15 per hour. Applicants must be 16-years-old. An application may be found on or you may call 845-639-6200.

Rockland County

Hudson Valley Humane Society Microchip Clinic

Hudson Valley Humane Society will hold a microchip clinic scheduled on Sat, June 12 and Sun, June 13, 2021 from 12-3p at 200 Quaker Rd, Pomona. Your dog or cat can have an AKC-Branded microchip implanted for just $30 per pet and it includes a lifetime enrollment. Dogs must be on a leash; cats must be in a carrier (1 cat per carrier), and you must have proof of current rabies vaccination.

Public Input Needed on Housing and Community Development Needs

The opinion of housing and service providers and residents is needed to help guide the housing and community development priorities for Rockland. Rockland County is required to submit a Consolidated Plan to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) every five years. The Consolidated Plan describes the County’s community development priorities and multi-year goals, which are informed by an assessment of housing and community development needs and an analysis of housing and economic market conditions and available resources.  Residents are asked take a few minutes to complete a survey available on (English) or (Spanish). A survey for housing and service providers may also be found on, The last day to complete the surveys is June 9, 2021.

Nyack Farmer's Market

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