Applying for Grants: At a Town Board meeting in January a presentation was made by Glenn Gidaly, a Gardiner resident and professional grant writer. Gidaly covered the basics of how the Town of Gardiner could apply for grants and low cost loans. There is always some town infrastructure that needs financing, like the Clove Road bridge which currently needs rebuilding. Mr. Gidaly emphasized that application for a grant should start a year ahead of the deadline. Most grants require that…
On Saturday, May 9th, in its fourth annual “Sweep,” New York’s clean water advocate Riverkeeper will, no doubt, remove thousands of pounds of debris from the Hudson River and some of its tributaries; last year 1,900 volunteers working in 82 locations gathered 31 tons of debris. Due to the efforts of local man Arthur Cemelli, the Wallkill River will be added to the list of locations this year.
Governor Cuomo’s dramatic January announcement that he will fund our Omnibus Consortium Circuit Breaker—a relief package aimed at shifting funding for services from the property tax back to the state coffers—has changed that to some degree.