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The Villages: Nyack Library Needs Your Input

This week in the villages: The Nyack Library needs the community’s help in developing long range plans and would appreciate it if everyone would participate in a survey about how you use and view the library. The Board of Trustees of South Nyack will meet on Tuesday. There are several opportunities to donate school supplies for the upcoming school year. Please consider donating some items for your neighbors in need. And the Town of Clarkstown is having a Movie Night.

Nyack Area COVID Update for August 21

21-Aug 14-Aug 7-Aug 31-Jul 24-Jul 17-Jul
Active cases by community
Nyack 19 28 20 10 7 5
Valley Cottage 11 13 8 4 7 9
West Nyack 15 17 7 4 4 4
Piermont 1 2 1 0 0 0
Rockland County
7 day postivity rate 2.2% 2.2% 2.5% 1.7% 0.6% 0.7%
Active cases 731 733 461 239 156 129
Hospitalized 17 16 11 5 4 4
COVID-19 deaths (total) 970 970 969 968 968 967

Source: Rockland County Health Department / NYS Health Department, 8/21/2021

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

Board of Water Commissioners Vacancy

There is currently a vacant seat on the Village of Nyack, Board of Water Commissioners. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month at 4:30p. Board members must be residents of the Village of Nyack. Candidates for commissioner must be familiar with cash flow statements, revenue and expense reports and other financial statements, have the ability to make financial decisions that reflect good judgment for the Village residents and the operational needs of the Water Department, be available for meetings other than those regularly scheduled, and understand Village and Water Department policies and procedures.

For those interested in serving an unexpired term (through 12/31/23), please forward a letter of intent and a resume to Barbara Kunar, Village of Nyack Water Department, 9 N Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960 or email to nyackwater@nyack-ny.gov by Sept 1, 2021. Candidates will be interviewed by the Board of Water Commissioners at their meeting on Sept 9, 2021 or Oct 14, 2021. Please call (845) 358-0641 with any questions.

Temporary Bus Layover Downtown

Due to the construction of the supermarket at the Riverspace building on Main St, there will be a temporary layover for the displaced busses on Cedar St, the west side of the street adjacent to Veterans Park. This will be in effect until Oct 18, 2021.

Nyack Library Community Survey

The Nyack Library is developing a new long range plan and needs your help to gather data about the library’s role, collections and services as they plan for the future. Please consider taking a 15-20 minute survey about how you use and view the Nyack Library. Your participation is anonymous, although you will have a chance to share your contact information if you would like. The deadline to take the survey is Aug 31, 2021.

School Supply Drive

State Assemblyman Mike Lawler, in conjunction with the St. Charles AME Zion Church in Sparkill, is sponsoring a School Supply Drive to collect school supplies for needy families and students across the 97th Assembly District. Supplies may be dropped off at Nyack Village Hall, 9 N Broadway, at Orangetown Town Hall, 26 Orangeburg Rd, or at several other locations through the end of August.

Supplies needed include: backpacks, lunch boxes, no. 2 pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, highlighters, crayons, glue sticks colored pencils ballpoint pens, zippered pencil bags, 12” rulers, protractors, blunt tipped scissors, 3×5 index cards, 5×7 index cards, wide ruled loose leaf paper, spiral notebooks, subject dividers, 1” 3-ring binders, and pocket folders without fasteners.

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, Aug 24, 2021 at 7:30p.

Request for Proposals

The Village of South Nyack is seeking bids for Replacement of Concrete Curbs, Sidewalks, and Handicap Accessible Ramps in various locations within the Village of South Nyack. Sealed bids will be received in the office of the Village Clerk of the Village of South Nyack until 11a on Sept 8, 2021. General instructions to interested bidders may be found on southnyack.ny.gov. The Village of South Nyack is also seeking bids for Chain Link Fence Removal and Installation in the Village of South Nyack. Sealed bids will be received in the office of the Village Clerk of the Village of South Nyack until 10a on Sept 8, 2021. General instructions to interested bidders may be found on southnyack.ny.gov.

Town of Orangetown

Backpacks and School Supplies Drive

On Sat, Aug 28, 2021 from 9a to 1p, the Orangeburg Volunteer Fire Association is collecting donated backpacks and school supplies for children ages 4-12. Supplies needed include: backpacks, masks or face coverings, small hand sanitizers, reusable water bottles, pencil boxes, small rulers, 8-24 packs of Crayola crayons, glue sticks, 7oz Elmer’s glue, pencils, student scissors, small boxes or packets of tissues, 2-pocket folders, pink block erasers, highlighters, and Clorox wipes.

Town of Clarkstown

Movie Night

Join the Town of Clarkstown for Movie Night on Fri, Aug 27, 2021. The Secret Garden will be shown on a large outdoor screen at the Lake Nanuet Ballfield, 1 Lake Nanuet Dr and Blauvelt Rd at 8:30p. Residents should bring their own chairs or blankets and refreshments will be available for purchase.





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