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Introducing Thomaston's Little Library

On Sunday, July 28, 2019 a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
for the Village's first Little Library, was held
at Avalon Island (intersection of Avalon Road & N. Avalon Road)

Check out our Little Book House.  Residents are encouraged to leave a book or take or book.

 

 

 

2019 Great Neck Memorial Day Parade
  Mayor Steven Weinberg is pictured at the far right. 
 


WATCH OUT FOR TELEPHONE SCAMS!

Residents of the Village have reported receiving phone calls from individuals
claiming to be employees of utility companies such as PSEG.  These individuals are threatening to
cut off service due to an outstanding account balance and are demanding payment
via a pre-paid debit card or Green Dot MoneyPak which must be purchased at 7 Eleven. 
There is a similar IRS scam in which victims are told they owe back taxes, fees or
fines which must be paid immediately with a Green Dot MoneyPak.


THIS IS A SCAM. DON'T BE A VICTIM!

If you receive such a call, hang up. 
Utility companies and government agencies will not contact you by phone to demand payment.

For more information visit:

PSEG Long Island website -
https://www.psegliny.com/myaccount/customersupport/scamsandfraud


IRS website - https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-warns-of-new-phone-scam-using-taxpayer-advocate-service-numbers

 

 

 

Spring Tree Planting

The Village is currently accepting requests from residents who would like a street tree planted
 along the curb in front of their property.
Interested residents must call the Village Hall to be placed on the request list.
Approval of the request is subject to a site visit to determine if there is sufficient room for planting. 
We expect to plant the following varieties of trees, subject to availability:

October Glory Maple (Acer Tartaricum, var. 'Rubrum')
Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringia Reticulata - var. 'Ivory Silk', 'Summer Snow' or 'Regent")
Goldenrain (Koelreuteria Paniculata)
Summer Sprite Litlleleaf Linden (Tilia Cordata, var. 'Halka')

Requests will be fulfilled on a first come, first served basis.  Quantities are limited. 
Any resident requests that cannot be fulfilled this fall will be carried over to spring.
 

Congratulations to Village of Thomaston resident
David Emilio Mollon II on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout!

On Saturday, March 2nd, David Emilio Mollon II, along with two other fellow Scouts
from Boy Scout Troop 10, were recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout,
the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. 

For his Eagle Scout project, David
converted the former St. Aloysius Food Pantry
 into a multipurpose meeting room and classroom for use by the parish’s community
outreach program and for the Great Neck community as a whole.

Please join us in recognizing David for his achievement and his service to the community.


   
David Emilio Mollon with Mayor Steven Weinberg and his parents

  

STREET NAME SIGNS AVAILABLE

You may have noticed that the Village has been replacing the street name signs throughout Thomaston. 
Thomaston residents who are interested in obtaining one of the old signs
may request a sign by calling the Village Hall  at (516) 482-3110. 

Quantities are limited.  Requests will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis, subject to availabilty.  

 

REDUCED SPEED LIMITS ON CERTAIN VILLAGE ROADS

In response to safety concerns expressed by numerous residents, the Board of Trustees has lowered the speed limit to 25 MPH on the following Village roads:

  • Colonial Road 
  • Grace Avenue 
  • Schenck Avenue
  • Shoreward Drive
  • Susquehanna Avenue    

New 25 MPH speed limit signs have been installed within the applicable segments of these roads. 
Please pay attention when driving through the Village and obey the posted speed limits as the
Nassau County Police Department will be enforcing the speed limits in Thomaston.  Unless otherwise posted,
the speed limit on other roads within the Village is 30 MPH.

Thank you for your cooperation in helping to make Thomaston a safer place for
our children, pedestrians, and motorists.


 

 

 

Have you heard about...

PSEG's
Residential Energy Affordability Partnership (REAP)

REAP is a program for income eligible PSEG customers designed to help them save money and lower their electric bills.  Eligible customers will receive a free home survey.  During the survey, a REAP technician may install energy saving measures in your home...at no cost to you!  Reap technicians choose items that will make your home MOST energy efficient.  Among the items may be high efficiency LED bulbs and/or energy efficient appliances.

To learn more about this program and the eligibility guidelines, click here or call 800-263-6786   

 

THE NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
has seen a recent influx of automobile related crimes in the county.

While there have been no reports of automobiles stolen in Thomaston,
there have been a small number of cases reported in which items were
taken from unlocked cars.  As a reminder, please review the following tips.


AUTO CRIME PREVENTION TIPS
from the Nasssau County Police Department
  1. Do not leave your car unlocked 
  2. Never leave your car running, especially while it is unattended or unlocked
  3. Do not leave a spare key near or in your vehicle
  4. Never leave your windows open
  5. Park in well lit areas
  6. Install an audible alarm system and a visible anti-theft device
  7. Consider installing a GPS tracking device
  8. Do not leave valuable personal property in your vehicle
  9. Leave your car in park or in gear with the wheels turned towards the curb
  10. ALWAYS look around and be aware of your surroundings
 

 



MANHASSET LAKEVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department covers 10 square miles of Nassau County,
including most of the Village of Thomaston.

"Department members are all volunteers and are trained to provide fire, specialty rescue, and emergency medical care to the community. With an average of 2,500 calls a year, all possible community support is greatly appreciated! The best support you can provide us is your time - help us help you. No experience is required, and the department provides all necessary training. For more information, visit us online at mlfd.com or call us: 516-466-4435 (non-emergency)."

 

 

 

 

 

Attention Residents - please be advised that the Village has received reports
that newspapers left at the curb for recycling have been taken by individuals
other than our refuse company. We advise you not to put any papers
that contain personal information out with your recycling materials.