This Week in The Villages: You have two chances to talk back this week. On Tuesday, provide input on Nyack’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program at a public workshop. Then, give your input on the New NY Bridge’s Pedestrian/Bicyclist Shared Use Path. Also, there’s a new Farmers Market in town: pick up produce, honey and pickles on Thursdays in Nyack and Saturdays in Clarkstown.
NYACK, NY – “The times they are a-changin’” is not just a song by America’s favorite ramblin’ Nobel Laureate. It’s also the theme of this year’s Art Walk.
This weekend (June 16-18, 2017), Nyack will be hosting the 12th annual Art Walk. If you’re unfamiliar Art Walk is an event where local artists each create one art piece in their respective medium that speaks to a specific theme. Throughout the course of a weekend in June, these artists gather in in various Nyack shops to meet, discuss, and sell their art.
This Week in The Villages: There was ample time for reflection and celebration in Nyack this weekend. First, there was the annual Firefighter’s Memorial Service. Then there was Pride Sunday, a joyous opportunity to celebrate the LGBTQ community. Attn Nyack area parents: registration for Camp Nyack is now open. Listen to this: the 2017 Mostly Music concert schedule is now set. Clarkstown looks to the skies for its latest crime-fighting device.
Nyack, NY—This spring, a handful of Rockland County’s most stunning private outdoor spaces will be open to the public to enjoy for one day. On Saturday, June 10, a self-guided House & Garden Tour will be held as a benefit for the Ruth Schaeffer Scholarship Fund at Blue Rock School.
This Week in The Villages: The new bridge has milestones for your eyes and your ears.
In Orangetown, there will be a public meeting of the Architecture and Community Appearance Board of Review with the Project Sycamore Data Center on the agenda.
Plastic bags may no longer be used for pickup of Rockland County recyclables.
This Week in The Villages: Today is Memorial Day, commemorated by 11 events in and near Nyack that honor Americans who lost their lives while serving in the armed forces.
Because Monday is a holiday, trash pick up in the Village of Nyack will move to Tues May 30.
Nyack Hospital holds another informational meeting for the public on their proposed expansion on Tuesday; the annual African American Day Parade and Festival is Saturday; and Nyack Center’s Men’s Cooking event is Sunday.
Here’s a list of Memorial Day events across Rockland County:
Last week, Nyack, Upper Grandview and Valley Cottage residents approved their 2017-18 Nyack School District Budget and selected three candidates from a field of five to serve on the board of education.
South Nyack received a feasibility study that considers several scenarios for repurposing NYS Thruway Exit 10.
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This Week in The Villages: Forget what happened on Nov 8 — Tuesday’s vote is the one that really counts if you happen to be a parent or a property owner (about half of a typical property tax bill goes to support local schools). Don Hammond reports that Memorial Park will have a new gazebo in time for July 4th. And Congresswoman Nita Lowey paid a visit Nyack’s HRH Care Community Health Center to discuss an NIH research project.
This Week in The Villages: You may have to wait two and four years to cast your vote for significant political change at the national level, but locally there is a very important election coming up: the Nyack School Board. Throughout the week we’ll be hearing from candidates. Protect your health by attending a cancer screening or yoga class at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. Protect your sanity by signing up for your town’s Do Not Knock list. Protect your health by attending a cancer screening or yoga class at Montefiore Nyack Hospital.