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If you see something, say something…..Immediately

With the nice weather here, it is a good time for parents to remind their children to be aware of their surroundings, especially near our parks and playgrounds. If they have suspicions or feel afraid of a person or situation … Continue reading

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Power Outage Guidance from FEMA

https://www.ready.gov/power-outages

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Notice of National Grid Power Outage

National Grid just contacted us to let us know that they need to make emergency repairs to an outside feeder line that brings power into the Village. They plan on turning power off at approximately 6:00 pm tonight and the repairs … Continue reading

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NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

To all residents, please take notice that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Green Island will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 5:00 P.M., at the Green Island Municipal Center, 19 George Street, Green … Continue reading

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Notice from Green Island Power Authority

On Friday, March 29th at approximately 9:00 am, a limited number of GIPA customers, approximately twenty five (25) properties in a specific area of the Village around High, Bleecker, Tibbits and West Streets, will experience a power interruption. Any GIPA customer … Continue reading

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Notice from DOT: Work to begin on I-787/Cohoes Boulevard Project on March 25th

From NYSDOT: As you have probably noticed, the Cohoes Blvd project is gearing up to start and we wanted to provide everyone with an update. Starting the week of 3/25 you can expect non-peak lane closures on Route 787 from Tibbets … Continue reading

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Forty Two Years Ago…….Green Island Bridge Collapses…..National News Story

Forty two years ago, on March 15, 1977 (“The Ides of March”), the collapse of the Green Island Bridge made the national news. At about 2:25 pm that day, New York Telephone Company employees Bill McLaughlin and Larry Marinucci, Green Island … Continue reading

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Chief Bourgeois Warns Residents of New York State Burn Ban through May 15th

Fire Chief Robert Bourgeois is alerting all residents to the New York State burn ban which will run through May 15th. Exceptions will be made for those that are cooking on a grill provided that the flame is no higher … Continue reading

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Black Bridge Trail is open

The Black Bridge Trail is now substantially complete and features a new off road 900′ blacktopped trail as well as parking area, benches, bike racks, overlooks of both the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers, security cameras and kiosks which will display … Continue reading

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County Executive Dan McCoy Announces State of the County Listening Tour coming to Green Island

 Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy today announced his eighth State of the County Listening Tour, providing village residents with an opportunity to ask their questions on the issues most important to them and their neighbors. He will be speaking … Continue reading

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