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Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be accepted at Village Hall until December 11th

In conjunction with the Long Island Clerks and Treasurers Association annual Toys for Tots drive,
the Village Hall will, once again, serve as a toy collection site. 

New, unwrapped toys may be dropped off at the Village Hall Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM

 

STORM SEASON IS UPON US

PSEG reminds customers of the following:

To report downed wires or power outages, customers should call PSEG Long Island’s Customer Service line at1-800-490-0075

Our Outage Map can be found at https://outagemap.psegliny.com/  and reports outages in your community, as well as estimated restoration times.

MyAlerts, PSEG Long Island’s text message service, can be used to report and receive
status updates on an outage. Since this requires an account number for a one-time registration,
it’s best to do it beforehand. To register, text REG to PSEGLI (773454) or visit the
"My Account" section of the website at 
www.psegliny.com/account.
Once registered, to report an outage, simply text OUT to PSEGLI (773454).

 

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')

(click on any name to view a photo of all varieties)

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


 

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.

 

 

 

 


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

 

 

 

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.