North Greenbush Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Celebration
On Saturday December 7, 2019 the Town of North Greenbush will host its 5th Annual Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony. Please bring your holiday cheer and help us celebrate. The parade will kick off from the front parking lot of St. Jude the Apostle School promptly at 6:00 pm. The parade will continue directly to Town Hall for a tree lighting celebration complete with refreshments and surprises for the children from Santa himself.
Your participation is welcomed – so bring on your floats, decorated classic cars, and costumed pets and join the parade! If you are interested in participating in the parade, contact the Supervisor’s office at 518-283-5313 ext 10 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All!
Sincerely, Lou Desso, North Greenbush Town Supervisor
11/14/2019 – 12/05/2019
Town of East Greenbush Holiday Events
December 4th- Annual Tree Lighting Celebration
Beings at 6:30 PM with official tree lighting outside. Come inside for a “Cookie with a Cop”, hot Cocoa, a visit with Santa, crafts, an a magical performance by the Columbia High School Chamber Singers, and be sure to vote in our Gingerbread House Competition.
December 7th- EG Emergency Services Parade- begins at 6PM from Philips Road Fire House to Becker’s Farm
December 13th- Senior Holiday Paint and Punch Event with artist Noreen Powell. Cost is $10 and space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Call 518-477-4194
December 18th- Senior Holiday Luncheon- A catered lunch sponsored by your EG Police Benevolent Association and the Town of East Greenbush. Space is limited. Please call 518-477-4194 to make a reservation.
11/28/2019 – 12/05/2019
2020 Transfer Station Permits-Town of Nassau
The Nassau Town Clerk, Sandy Rings, is pleased to announce that the 2020 Transfer Station permits are now available for purchase at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular office hours, Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday 9 AM – 12 noon and Thursday evening 6 PM to 8 PM. They are also available at the Transfer Station, now on winter hours, Tuesday and Friday 10 AM to 6 PM and Saturday 8 AM to 4 PM. If you have any questions please feel free to call the Town Clerk’s Office at 518-766-2343, extension 1 or the Transfer Station at 518-766-2844 during business hours. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
Sandra L. Rings, RMC
Nassau Town Clerk
New Electric Car Charging Station in Sand Lake
There is a new electric car charging station at the Sand Lake Town Hall in the lower parking lot. The street address is 8428 Miller Hill Rd, in Sand Lake (12153)! If you’re traveling via the route 43 corridor, It is the only charging station on the way to Jiminy Peak in MA. We are very grateful for the grant we received to provide this service -at no cost to the town.
Sand Lake Town Council
11/14/2019 – 12/19/2019
North Greenbush Historical Calendars Available
The 2020 North Greenbush Historical Calendar is now available. It contains old time pictures of Wynantskill, Snyder’s Lake and features a picture commemorating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Defreestville Fire Department and a photo of the Gardner Dickinson 8th Grade graduating class of 1993. The calendars are $10 and are available at the Town Clerk’s .in Wynantskill (283-4306 or from Town Historian Jim Greenfield (265-4254
11/28/2019 – 12/19/2019
Banners for Veterans in the Town of Nassau
The Nassau Town Clerk, Sandy Rings, is pleased to announce that the Town of Nassau, Villages of Nassau and East Nassau and the Chandler-Young Veterans Association are undertaking a new project to honor our military veterans. We will be facilitating the sale, production and installation of individual veterans’ banners to honor their service to our community and our country. The banners will be installed on power poles in several locations throughout the Town. Applications are available on the Town website at townofnassau.org, the Town Clerk’s Office at 29 Church Street and at the Chandler-Young Veterans Association at 7 Lyons Lake Road. We are hoping to be able to install banners whose applications are received prior to March 31, 2020 in time for Memorial Day, 2020. If you have any questions or need more details please feel free to call the Nassau Town Clerk’s Office at 518-766-2343, extension 1 or email email@example.com.
Sandra L. Rings, RMC
Nassau Town Clerk
11/14/2019 – 01/02/2020
New Campaign Encourages Parents to “Talk2Kids” and Stop Problem Gambling Before It Starts
To raise awareness about the growing dangers of underage gambling in New York state, The New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG) has launched a comprehensive multimedia marketing campaign urging parents to talk to their young children ages 6-10 about the risks and realities of underage gambling.
The campaign, titled “Talk2Kids,” is designed to address troubling statistics that reveal that a staggering 39.5 percent of youth age 12-17 have gambled over the past 12 months. Thirty percent of these youth state they began gambling at age 10 or younger. Gambling is defined as risking something of value on a game of chance for a desired result. Some examples of gambling include betting with friends on sports, games of skill and dares for money or possessions; raffles; lottery and scratch off tickets (obtained illegally or received as a gift); poker and other card and dice games; and, gambling online in video games, or on the outcome of video game matches.
“The goal of Talk2Kids is to have parents and community leaders — those who interact with young children — to start a dialogue with kids about gambling so that youth can be better informed and make healthier decisions for themselves,” said Michelle Hadden, assistant executive director, NYCPG.
Parents can make an important difference in their child’s future by talking with them about gambling, even if they’re as young as six years old. By asking questions, listening and showing interest in what their child is doing on their phone, tablet or gaming system, parents can stop problem gambling before it starts.
For more information and to learn helpful tips and view brief educational videos showing real life scenarios of parents speaking with their children about the possible serious consequences of their gambling activities, please visit Talk2Kids.org.
Meeting Dates for The Village of Nassau 2019-20
The following dates have been established for the Village of Nassau Board of Trustees Meetings. All meetings will be held at the Village Municipal Building, 40 Malden Street, Nassau, NY at 7:30pm unless otherwise posted.
November 13, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:30pm
December 11, 2019 Regular Meeting 7:30pm
January 8, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm
February 12, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm
March 11, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm
March 18, 2020 Special Meeting Election 9:00pm
April 6, 2020 Annual Meeting 7:30pm
April 8, 2020 Public Hearing Budget 7:00pm
April 8, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm
May 13, 2020 Regular Meeting 7:30pm
May 27, 2020 Year End Meeting 7:30pm
The Planning Board meets on the 1st Monday of each month (as needed) at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Municipal Building.
The Zoning Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month (as needed) at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Municipal Building.