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   The Village Hall is open via phone (482-3110) and email: clerk@villageofthomaston.org
during normal business hours, Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
All applications and correspondence may be deposited
through the mail slot in the door.

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UPCOMING NEWS & EVENTS

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LIRR Update

Thanks to our efforts to oppose the proposed elimination of LIRR
express service to and from Great Neck, the MTA has revised the preliminary timetables
to include expresss service to and from Penn Station!

Thank you to all of our residents who spoke out at the public hearings and/or submitted
their comments to the MTA, as well as NYS Senator Anna Kaplan, Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti, and
our Town and County officials who supported all of our efforts and negotiated with the MTA.

MTA Press Release

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Shed the Meds Event
Sunday, October 2, 2022
10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Great Neck Water Pollution Control District
236 E. Shore Road, Great Neck 11023
See Flyer for details

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Coastal Cleanup At Whitney Pond Park
October 1, 2022
9:30 AM (Rain or Shine)
See flyer for details

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Drainage, Paving & Sidewalk Project

Paving of the following roads will begin on Friday, September 14th:
Crescent Road from Windsor Road to 10 Lincoln Road; Portion of Terrace Drive/Valley View Road (in the vicinity of 19 Terrace Drive); Portion of Linden Street from Schenck Avenue to 15 Linden Street.

Map Zones for Paving on 9/12/22

This work is part of a larger project that will, in addition to drainage work, include milling and paving of several roads, valley gutter replacement, and replacement of certain portions of sidewalks and curbs within the Village of Thomaston.

For residents in the affected areas, there will be no parking on the street during while the paving is being performed.  All cars must be off the street between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, or until the road is reopened, whichever is sooner. If you need a parking permit, please contact the Village Hall at 482-3110. Please have your license plate number(s) available when you call.

Map of Work Areas

We will keep you informed as the project progresses through additional stages and
advise you of the timing of additional work and locations.

List of Drainage, Paving & Sidewalk Work  

Photos: Drainage Project

Photos: Sidewalk Project

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Mayor Weinberg (far left, 2nd row) along with the Executive Board of the Nassau County
Village Officials Association and Nassau County Executive Bruce Blackeman (center, 2nd row).


Mayor Weinberg, along with numerous Mayors from Villages in Nassau County, gathered for a press conference on Tuesday, September 20th with County Executive Blakeman. Speaking in a uniform voice, the Mayors called on New York State Officials to reconsider the 2019 Bail Reform to address the increase in crime and called for better protection for our residents.

View footage of press conference

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Ensuring Equal Rights
Updating New York's Constitution and Protecting Women's Equality if the 21st Century

An article from the New York Conference of Mayors, otherwise known as NYCOM.

NYCOM is an association of, and for, cities and villages in New York. Since 1910, NYCOM has united local government officials in an active statewide network focused on the singular purpose of finding the most effective means of providing essential municipal services. 
The Village of Thomaston is a long standing member of NYCOM.

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State Department of Agriculture and Markets Sounds Alarm Over Spotted Lanternfly (SLF)

If you live outside New York City, you can help the Department by reporting SLF
immediately after it is found. Follow these steps:

*Take a photo

*Collect a sample and place it in a freezer or in a jar with rubbing alcohol or hand sanitizer

Contact the SLF responders
(link to online form)

After you have reported SLF in your area and collected a sample, you should kill any
additional SLF you see by stepping on it or crushing it.

For more information: SLF Fact Sheet

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Volunteers Needed for the International Coastal Cleanup
Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:30 AM (Rain or Shine)
Whitney Pond Park
133 Valley Road, Manhasset
Scout Troops Welcome

View Flyer

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On Tuesday, July 19th a Press Conference was held at the Great Neck Train Station.
Mayor Weinberg, along with all of the Mayors on the Great Neck Peninsula, and local
officials from the Town of North Hempstead, Nassau County, and New York State called on
the MTA/LIRR to reinstate express service on the Port Washington branch of the Long Island Railroad.
Please view the video of Mayor Weinberg's speech below:


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A Message from Mayor Weinberg

With COVID-19 infections on the rise due to the current Omicron variant, I would like to remind you that free at-home COVID-19 test kits are available from the following sources:

Over-the-counter at a pharmacy through Medicare or your insurance:

Medicare and most insurance plans now cover at-home COVID-19 test kits at many pharmacies, including CVS and Rite Aid. Check with your pharmacy and insurance company for more details.

At the Village of Thomaston Village Hall:

We have received a small quantity of at-home COVID-19 test kits courtesy of Nassau County Legislator Mazi Pilip. Test kits are available at Village Hall on a first come, first served basis. Limit one (1) test kit
per household. Residents may stop by weekdays to pick up a kit
between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Enjoy your summer and stay safe.

Steve Weinberg
Mayor

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Congratulations to the Great Neck South Rebel Robotics Team
for making it the World Championship!

Click here to view the Proclamation

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Memorial Day Parade 2022

The Village of Thomaston Board of Trustees. along with fellow community leaders, honored our military
men and women who died in service to our country.

Pictured (left to right); Ethan Pilip, Town Council Woman Veronica Lurvey, Nassau County Legislator Mazi Pilip,
Thomaston Trustee Burton Weston, GNP Mayor Ted Rosen, Thomaston Mayor Steve Weinberg,
Thomaston Trustee Aaron Halpern, GN Mayor Pedram Bral, GN Trustees Eli Kashi, Bart Sobel & Steve Hop.
Not pictured: Thomaston Trustee Karen Lynne Siegel who attended the ceremony at the Village Green.

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The Spring 2022 Village of Thomaston newsletter has arrived!
We hope you find it helpful and informative.

Village of Thomaston Bulletin - Spring 2022

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Village Tax Payments are past due.
Per NYS Real Property Tax Law, a penalty is charged on or after April.
The penalty is 5% for bills paid during the month of April.
An additional 1% penalty is charged for each month thereafter.

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CRIME PREVENTION TIPS
Presented by Nassau County Police Department
Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP Unit)

March 28, 2021
Presentation Recording

Crime Prevention Tips Flyers

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2022/23 Budget Press Release

2022/23 Adopted Budget

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COVID-19 INFORMATION:

VACCINE INFORMATION:

NYS Vaccination Hotline:
1-833-NYS-4-VAX

To make an appointment:

Nassau County Vaccination website

NYS Vaccination website

Northwell Health

Nassau County Veterans may call the
Nassau Veterans Agency
to schedule an appointment
516-572-6565

Vaccine Finder
(has information on local pharmacies that are vaccinating)

call the Town of North Hempstead 311 call center:
Occasionally the Town hosts a random "Pop-Up" vaccination site
Call 311 or 869-6311 for more info

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COVID-19 IS STILL A RISK

Nassau County Coronavirus Call Center
516-227-9570

Nassau County Senior Citizen Coronavirus Hotline
516-227-9590

To find a testing site visit:

COVID-19 Test Site Finder

   What you can do to prevent the spread:

*Practice social distancing
*Wear a mask in public if you are unable to maintain social distancing
*Wash hands regularly
*Avoid touching your face
*Avoid large social gatherings and events

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Common Sense Precautions to
Prevent Vehicle Theft

While vehicle thefts are not common in Thomaston, the Nassau County Police Departments want to remind everyone that 98% of stolen vehicles occur due to the operator leaving the FOB/key in the car.

To prevent items from being stolen from cars and vehicles thefts:

  • Always remove your FOB/keys from your vehicle when you are not operating it
  • Never leave a spare  FOB/key in the vehicle
  • Ensure your vehicle is locked at all times and close all windows
  • Never leave your vehicle running and unattended
  • Park your car in the garage if possible, especially at night
  • Park you vehicle in a well-lit and highly visible area

 

HELPFUL RESOURCES:

NYS launches COVID Alert NY app, the official New York Exposure Notification System.

This free smartphone app is anonymous and will allow you to use your phone in the fight against COVID-19.
It is part of the state's effort to contain the spread and keep New Yorkers informed. 
Those with the app on their phone will receive an alert
if they have come into contact with someone who has tested positive. 

More information about the app can be found at: NY.gov/COVIDAlerts

 NYS Comptroller DiNapoli Launches:
 
COVID-19 Online Financial Toolkit for New Yorkers

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Nassau County PD 6th Precinct: (516) 573-6600

If you see something, say something!
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**CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION INFORMATION**

NYS Coronavirus Hotline
1-888-364-3065

Nassau County Coronavirus Hotline
516-227-9570

Mental Health Hotline
1-844-863-9314
Free service staffed by volunteer mental health professionals

Additional websites to visit daily for updates:

Senator Anna Kaplan's Resource guide for Nassau County: coronavirus.senatorkaplan.com

 New York State COVID-19 page:   https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home 
 

Nassau County COVID-19 page:  https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/4946/Coronavirus-COVID-19  

 You can subscribe to get COVID-19 updates from Nassau County via text messages by texting
COVID19NC to 888-777

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Village Hall
100 East Shore Rd
Great Neck, NY 11023
(516) 482-3110
clerk@villageofthomaston.org

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The public works emergency line is available after hours, on weekends and holidays.
To report a public works emergency, please call 516-504-3791.

2022-23 Final Assessment Roll