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Pet Waste Stations installed on Cannon Street

Please note that our DPW has installed two new pet waste stations on Cannon Street that were awarded to us through a grant from the Albany County Soil and Water Conservation District. They will be installing two more near the … Continue reading

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George Street Crosswalk Painting on Monday and Tuesday

Department of Public Works crews from Albany County with assistance from Green Island will be painting George Street crosswalks on Monday (7/9) and Tuesday (7/10) of next week. Expect delays and detours from 6:30 am to 12 noon each day. … Continue reading

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Heatly School Library Cooling Station, Paine Street Park and other Heat Related Information

Due to the anticipated high heat coming our way Dr. Teresa Snyder, Superintendent of Schools, has graciously offered use of the Heatly School Library located at 171 Hudson Avenue for use as a cooling station. The Library will be open … Continue reading

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Fireworks Facts: Sparklers Legal, All Others Illegal

We here at the Village of Green Island encourage everyone to celebrate our independence on the 4th of July. However, your safety is more important than anything, which is why Mayor Ellen McNulty-Ryan, Police Chief Christopher Parker and Fire Chief … Continue reading

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Holiday Garbage Pickup will still be held on Independence Day

Please note that next week’s refuse will still be picked up on the two normally scheduled days (Tuesday, July 3rd and Wednesday, July 4th). The Public Works garage will be closed on Friday, July 6th so that our employees can … Continue reading

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Traffic Advisory through Friday

Arch Street between Paine and James Streets will be closed periodically between now and Friday for utility excavation and demolition work. Expect detours in that area during this time. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Hydrant flushing in Green Island and Maplewood

Hydrants will be flushed in Green Island and Maplewood on the Monday, May 21st, Tuesday, May 22nd, and Wednesday, May 23rd. A slight discoloration in the water may occur and washing of laundry is not recommended during this time. If … Continue reading

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NYS Burn Ban lifted; Chief Bourgeois stills urges caution

The New York Statewide Burn Ban ended yesterday. Chief Bourgeois still has the authority to impose a ban and has also stated that even after May 14th he will extend this ban on burning during any period in the future … Continue reading

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Street Cleaning

Street cleaning will be held in the Village on Thursday, May 17th, starting at 8am. Street cleaning is conducted like our curb-to-curb snow removal (both sides of the street at once, not even/odd) and all cars must be moved. The … Continue reading

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Green Island Wins 2018 Albany County Tap Water Taste Contest Again

Congratulations to the Green Island Water Department for being voted as First Place Winners in the 2018 Albany County Tap Water Taste Contest. They have won this honor for two of the last three years. This year’s runner up was … Continue reading

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