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FUROR ERUPTS OVER GREENBURGH’S REMOVAL OF TREES FROM TRAFFIC ISLAND IN FRONT OF HARTSDALE TRAIN STATION

Greenburgh residents reacted in anger earlier this month when two huge oak trees that stood for over a century on the traffic island in front of the Hartsdale Train Station were destroyed to construct a “public stage” for town officials … Continue reading

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NY APPEALS COURT ORDERS GREENBURGH TO RELEASE EMAIL LIST TO ALLOW RESIDENTS TO DISSEMINATE OPPOSING POINTS OF VIEW

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In a stern rebuke to the Town of Greenburgh and its supposed reputation for “open government,” an appellate court today unanimously ruled that the Town, Town Clerk and Town Board all violated the New York State Freedom of Information Law … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH TOWN BOARD FAILS TO MAKE TIMELY DISCLOSURE OF PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS AND MATTERS FOR PUBLIC HEARING IN ADVANCE OF TONIGHT’S MEETING

The concept of “open government” may be reaching a new low in Greenburgh today. The Greenburgh Town Board has on its agenda tonight three public hearings on a proposed law and certain controversial land use approvals – but it has … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH BOARD SECRETLY ADOPTS NEW BUILDING USE POLICY THAT BARS CIVIC GROUPS AND LOCAL POLITICAL PARTIES FROM USING TOWN HALL

The Greenburgh Town Board, led by Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, last month secretly adopted a building use policy for 2016 that bars use of Town Hall by civic associations and local political parties that have been using the Town Hall … Continue reading

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DESPITE COURT ORDER, GREENBURGH STILL REFUSING TO LET RESIDENTS HAVE ACCESS TO TOWN’S LIST OF EMAIL ADDRESSES

Even though it gets relatively little coverage by local media, Greenburgh’s government still feels it needs to go to great lengths to control the flow of information about town affairs. Thus, despite a 2008 opinion from the New York State … Continue reading