Message from Green Island Mayor Ellen M. McNulty-Ryan

Welcome to Green Island, New York

Our village is unique in that it couples the benefits of a close-knit, value oriented community with the richness of industry. Our history shows that we have always been at the forefront of economic growth. Green Island was once home to locomotive and railroad manufacturing plants as well as a Ford Motor Company manufacturing plant. Even though many years have passed since they were operational, Green Island continues to be a village of economic and cultural prosperity.

Today the Green Island Power Authority owns and operates a hydroelectric power plant on the Hudson River, underscoring our commitment to social responsibility by supplying clean, environmentally friendly power. Our Village's Industrial Business Park provides many opportunities for growing businesses, making Green Island the essential location for development, while our close knit community makes Green Island the ideal location to live and raise a family.

Here at Green Island, you can find a home, a community, and a future.

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Sex Offender Registry

The Green Island Police Department and the New York State Department of Criminal Justice want residents to know who is living in our neighborhoods. One tool that they have provided, for information purposes only, is the sex offender registry. A link is provided below to sign up and be able to obtain information related to sex offenders living in our area.

NYS Sex Offender Registry Website

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Officer Steven Barker Promoted to the Rank of Sergeant

The Village of Green Island is proud to announce the promotion of Police Officer Steven Barker to the rank of Patrol Sergeant on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

Sergeant Barker has served with the Green Island Police Department for the last 5 years. During his tenure Sergeant Barker has served in his full capacity as a Patrol Officer and has served as ‘point man’ on several projects, many of them self-initiated. He is highly regarded among his peers as a natural born leader and will continue to be a great asset to our department.

Sgt Barker promotion 1-19-16

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Green Island Police Department Drug Tip Line

Please note the following Green Island Police Department telephone numbers for your records. They have added an anonymous “DRUG TIP LINE” number to call that goes directly to our Green Island Police Station and you can leave a message with the information. Only Chief Parker and Officer Perfetti will have access to this line and they will determine how to handle the information. It is an anonymous line, but if you are comfortable leaving your name and number, it may be helpful if either need more information. Either way, we need your eyes and ears to pass along anything you encounter that seems not quite right. Don’t worry if it turns out to be nothing. It’s always better to be safe than sorry. The “DRUG TIP LINE” number is 655-7971.

EMERGENCY – 911

NON EMERGENCY TO DISPATCHER – 765-2352

ANONYMOUS DRUG TIP LINE – 655-7971

PHONE TREE LINE TO GIPD OFFICERS – 765-2351

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UPDATE-Water Break has been fixed

UPDATE-This break is now fixed without interruption. Thank you for your patience.

Due to an emergency water break repair in front of 4 George Street a water shut off effecting the south end of the Village will occur starting at 10:45 am for about one hour. There will be no water from Lafayette Street and south. This may also cause some traffic issues near the Green Island Bridge. Please contact the Village Office at 273-2201 with any questions. Please contact 9-1-1 if you have an emergency.

 

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Parking and Traffic Restrictions on Wednesday

On Wednesday, January 6th, maintenance will be done on the Lydall Company roof which will necessitate use of a large crane. Burt Crane and Rigging from Green Island will be operating the crane.

Because of this, there will be No Parking on either side of George Street between Clinton and Center Street/Court between 8:00 am and 12 noon on that day.

Traffic restrictions will also occur on George Street. Northbound traffic lanes will be closed and detoured toward Hudson Avenue at Clinton Street and southbound traffic will remain on George Street using reduced lanes and traffic control.

Please be alert in this area.

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Slight Delay in Garbage Pickup today

The Department of Public Works is experiencing a slight delay in garbage pickup today. Please be patient, they will get it before the end of the day. Thank you for your understanding.

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Community Police Meeting for Residents

On Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., our Community Police Liaison, Officer Lou Perfetti and members of our Green Island Police Department will hold a Community Police Meeting at the Green Island Municipal Center. They will discuss just what “Community Policing” is, the 911 Dispatch system, DOT truck inspections and possible future projects. All residents are invited and encouraged to attend this very important and informative meeting and meet the Police Officers that protect our community.

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No Parking Notice

There will be no parking on Lower Paine Street under the Collar City Bridge on Monday, December 28th so that our Department of Public Works can attend to maintenance, including street sweeping and leaf pickup, in that area. Signs will be posted at the effected location. Those vehicles not moved may be ticketed.

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

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Holiday Hours for Village, Town and GIPA

The Village, Town and GIPA Offices will be closed on December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays.

Happy Holidays to all!

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Green Island Swearing In Ceremony

A swearing in ceremony will be held on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 12 noon at the Michael A. Cocca, Sr. Community Center (5 George Street) for the following recently elected local public officials:

Mayor Ellen McNulty-Ryan
Village Trustee Rachel Files
Village Trustee Scott Siegel
Village Trustee Garry McGivern
Village Trustee Sheila Viera
Town Supervisor Rachel Perfetti
Town Clerk Julie Iannone
Town Councilperson Ted Koniowka
Town Councilperson Erica Milliner Gardner
Town Councilperson Michele Bourgeois
Town Justice Al Sterling
Albany County Legislator Sean Ward

Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend and support our recently elected public officials. Light refreshments will be served afterward.

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