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Rye Brook Road Resurfacing; Leaf Pickup; Halloween in the Park

An update from Rye Brook Village Officials.

Rye Brook Road Resurfacing; Leaf Pickup; Halloween in the Park

2012 Road Resurfacing

The Village began road resurfacing operations on Thursday, September 27th and this project will continue for approximately three (3) weeks.  Motorists are advised to reduce speed, be aware of elevated storm and sewer drains and obey all flag personnel.  A complete list of streets to be resurfaced can be found on the village’s website, www.ryebrook.org . 

 Leaf Collection 

The Village of Rye Brook Highway Department will begin picking up leaves curbside on October 1st and will continue until December 15th.  A successful leaf collection program requires the cooperation of Village residents and the lawn care professionals.  Branches, sticks, and other lawn debris, including stones, used planting pots, toys, broken lawn furniture, fence posts, and other non-leafy material must be kept out of the piles.  These materials can be drawn into the leaf equipment and can result in serious injury to the employees and require costly repairs to the equipment.  The Village website will be updated regularly with a list of dates when leaves have been picked up and estimated return times.

Residents are strongly encouraged to comply with the following:

·      Leaves must be placed in a tight row, a maximum of 4 feet wide, along the center of the curb line.  Rows shall not extend further than 2 feet into any roadway.

·      Leaf rows must be free of branches, logs, rocks, grass & other yard debris.

·      Please do not place piles of leaves where they will create a hazard in the street or where they would block a storm drain.

 

Pine Ridge Tennis Courts 1& 2 Closed

Tennis Courts 1 & 2 at Pine Ridge Park are currently closed through October 9th for court resurfacing.    

Halloween in the Park

Rye Brook Recreation presents Halloween in the Park on October 20th from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Rye HillsPark.  This event will have programs for all ages, although parents may want to use discretion to allow young children on the haunted hayride.  Please park at Crawford Park and walk over to Rye Hill Park.  The first 100 children at the conclusion of the trail receive a goodie bag!  Free entrance to everyone (refreshments will be sold). 

Blood Drive

The Village will be hosting a NY Blood Center Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 24th from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  The Blood Drive will take place at the Rye Brook Fire House located at 940 King Street. 

Technology and Communications Commission Vacancies

The Rye Brook Technology and Communications Commission currently has two (2) vacancies.  A main task of this commission is advising the village on the development and application of new technologies to better communicate with residents.  If you are interested in serving on this commission please send an email of interest to Village Administrator Christopher Bradbury at  cbradbury@ryebrook.org for distribution and consideration by the Village Board. 

 

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