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Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here The Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Departments Winter/Spring Playbook is now available online. The book outlines activities and events that are available through the town for youth, adults and seniors.  Some of the events include the Winter Carnival on January 28; African Drumming and Dance on February 10; and…

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Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here Empire State Development has released the guidelines for the new FAST-NY, a fund of $200 million in grants for shovel ready or near ready projects. According to the information, “Under the Program, ESD provides grants for pre-development activities and infrastructure investments to develop sites that will attract many…

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Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here A report on New York’s Labor Force, prepared by the Office of Budget Policy and Analysis was released by the State Comptroller in November. The report assesses 10-year trends and pandemic setbacks. “Collectively, these trends suggest that challenges may lie ahead with implications for employment levels, economic growth,…

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Recycle Recognition Day Nov. 15

Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today recognized Nov. 15 as ‘New York Recycles Day,’ celebrating the state’s leadership in promoting recycling and reducing waste. New York’s efforts complement America Recycles Day (leaves DEC website), a national initiative to raise awareness of the economic, environmental,…

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Glenmont Flag Raising

Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here Supervisor David VanLuven was joined by local elected officials and business leaders on Oct. 20, in Glenmont for an official flag raising ceremony to celebrate the newly constructed roundabout and to acknowledge the successful collaboration between the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and the Glenmont business community with NYS…

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Leaf Pickup Begins

Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here Fall Leaf and Yard Waste Pickup The Town of Bethlehem will start its loose leaf and yard waste pickup the week of October 17. Annually it collects about 20,000 cubic yards of just loose leaves — not counting other yard debris. This is the equivalent of nearly 200,000…

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Flag Raising Oct. 20, Glenmont

Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here Town of Bethlehem officials will be doing a special flag raising ceremony starting at 2 pm, Oct. 20. Officials, business owners, and the public will be gather ing in the Glenmont Centre Square parking lot adjacent to Route 9W. Categories Government Relations Member Spotlights Archives Archives Select Month…

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Business Input Survey: Delaware Ave Future

Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here What do you envision along the Delaware Ave corridor? What does your business need to pull in more customers, clients, supporters? The Town of Bethlehem is planning to apply for one of the NY Forward Grants for the 2+ miles from the Four Corners to the Albany City…

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Bethlehem Parks & Rec Fall Playbook

Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here From wizard workshops for the kids to adult sports and senior yoga and other activities, the Bethlehem Town Parks and Recreation Playbook has something for everyone. Whether a resident or not, you can register for all the fall fun here.     Categories Government Relations Member Spotlights Archives…

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Sexual Harassment Hotline Active

Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of a statewide hotline, 1-800-HARASS-3 (1-800-427-2773), for issues of workplace sexual harassment. The confidential hotline will be operated by the New York State Division of Human Rights and will connect workers who have faced sexual harassment with experienced pro-bono attorneys to advise them. …

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