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The Villages: New Sound Regulations In Upper Nyack

This week in the villages: After careful consideration and public debate, the Village of Upper Nyack recently passed a local law regulating sound within the Village of Upper Nyack. There will be a Board of Trustees meeting in the Village of South Nyack. And don’t forget about the summer music options on Tuesday at Nyack’s Memorial Park, on Friday at lunch at New City’s Kevin Landau Park, and in the evening at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Orangeburg. The Town of Orangetown’s Family Movie Night continues on Wednesday.

Nyack Area COVID Update for July 10

10-Jul 3-Jul 26-Jun 19-Jun 12-Jun 5-Jun
Active cases by community
Nyack 1 0 2 5 3 3
Valley Cottage 3 0 0 1 1 1
West Nyack 5 3 1 1 0 0
Piermont 0 1 1 1 1 0
Rockland County
7 day postivity rate 0.9% 0.8% 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Active cases 96 71 64 69 92 124
Hospitalized 3 2 1 6 6 9
COVID-19 deaths (total) 967 966 965 963 963 961

Source: Rockland County Health Department / NYS Health Department, 7/10/2021

To schedule an appointment for a 1st dose COVID-19 vaccine from any Rockland County Department of Health Clinic visit rocklandgov.com/departments/health/. To search for additional COVID-19 vaccination opportunities nearby visit vaccines.gov..

Village of Nyack

The Nyack Business Council will hold a meeting via Zoom today (Mon, July 12, 2021) at 4p.

Today (Mon, July 12, 2021) at 7p the Planning Board will meet to consider various site plan applications. Read the full agenda at Nyack-NY.gov.

Water Main Work

Today (Mon, July 12, 2021) starting at 10p, there will be an upgrade to the water main in West Nyack for areas west of the railroad tracks including: Benson Ave, Klein Ave, West St, Phillips Ln, West Nyack Rd, Western Hwy, Doscher Ave, Hobe St, Patterson Ave, and Green Rd. The interruption should last a couple of hours. Water may be temporarily discolored as a result. If you have any questions, please call 845-358-3734.

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Music on the Hudson

Nyack Park Conservancy’s Music on the Hudson series continues in Memorial Park on Tue, July 13, 2021 at 7p with Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra. Bring your blankets, chairs, and a picnic dinner, and come out to enjoy the music with your friends, family, and neighbors. The series continues every Tuesday through August 3.

Summer Food Program

Just a reminder: Nyack’s Summer Food Program is offering 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

The Board of Trustees will meet on Tue, July 13, 2021 at 7:30p. Read the full agenda at Southnyack.ny.gov.

The Planning Board will meet on Wed, July 14, 2021 at 7:30p. Read the full agenda at Southnyack.ny.gov.

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 at 7p at Living Christ Church, 151 S Broadway. 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 labergegroup.com. All residents are encouraged to attend this hearing and to take the opportunity to submit your comments on the draft dissolution plan. If you are unable to attend, you may email your comments to:  jill.schwarz@southnyack.ny.gov before 12p on Tue, July 20, 2021. This hearing will be video recorded and posted on the village website for public viewing.

Village of Upper Nyack

The Architectural Review Board will meet tonight (Mon, July 12, 2021) at 6p.

Local Law regulating Sound within the Village of Upper Nyack

Local Law #6 of 2021 regulating sound within the Village of Upper Nyack (formerly titled the Noise Law of the Village of Upper Nyack) was passed by at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on June 17, 2021.

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The making and creating of unreasonably disturbing or excessive Sound within the Village of Upper Nyack is a condition which has persisted, and the level and frequency of occurrences of such Sound continues to increase. These sound levels are a detriment to the public health, comfort, convenience, safety and welfare of the citizens of the village. It is the intent of this Local Law to balance the rights of residents and property owners to use their property in a reasonable manner with the rights of others in the Village to the quiet enjoyment of their property and to be free of excessive, continuous, unnecessary or disturbing sound. The full text of the law is available on uppernyack-ny.us or a copy may be obtained from the Village Clerk.

The law regulates sounds produced by leaf blowers, outdoor power tools and machinery, heavy machinery, ratios, TVs, outdoor music at restaurants, and animals. To report a sound law complaint, please contact the Clarkstown Police at 845-639-5800. Offenses are punishable by a fine of $250 for the first offense and $500 for each subsequent offense in the same calendar year. Property owners, not the equipment operators, are cited for the violations. A mailing about the law will be sent to every property in the village and to every landscaper licensed in Rockland County.

Town of Orangetown

Movies in the Park

Join Orangetown’s Parks & Recreation Department for their Wednesday Family Movie Night in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Wed, July 14, 2021 at 8p for a screening of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The cost is $3 per person with a maximum of $12 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 recreation@orangetown.com. Please visit orangetown.com to register.

”Rock the Park” Summer Concert Series

Join Orangetown’s Parks & Recreation Department for their “Rock the Park” Summer Concert Series in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Fri, July 16, 2021 at 7:45p featuring The Doobie Others showcasing your favorite songs from The Doobie Brothers.

Town of Clarkstown

Friday Lunchtime Summer Concert Series

There will be a lunchtime concert in the Kevin Landau Park, Corner of Main St and Congers Rd, New City on Fri, July 16, 2021 from 12:15-1:45p featuring the sounds of Larry Stevens. Bring your lunch and a lawn chair and start your weekend on a high note.

Camp Counselors and Life Guards Needed

Clarkstown Recreation is looking for camp counselors and lifeguards for the summer of 2021. Applications can be found on town.clarkstown.ny.us 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.

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


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