Tarrytown Re-Joins Westchester Power For Green Energy

Tarrytown Re-Joins Westchester Power For Green Energy

Good news! Sustainable Westchester, manager of the Westchester Power community energy program, has successfully completed the bidding for the renewal contract for Tarrytown. The bid was awarded to Constellation New Energy for the electricity supply to run from January...
Westchester Power Program in Tarrytown a Success!

Westchester Power Program in Tarrytown a Success!

5/29/2020 – Message from the Village Congratulations Tarrytown!! Your participation in the Westchester Power program since 2016: Saved Tarrytown $170,000 Served 79 million kWh Avoided 23,529 tons of carbon dioxide Since program launch, Tarrytown residents saved...
For Those Cleaning Up Our Village!

For Those Cleaning Up Our Village!

If You’re Cleaning Up, a BIG THANK YOU!! and… Stay Safe Please practice “Social Distancing” – Stay 6 feet apart, and use your own bag Wear a face covering if you are around any other people Wear TWO pairs of gloves: A latex or equivalent...

Coal Is Dead! Long Live Renewables!

Below is an excerpt from this excellent article on Vox: https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2020/3/14/21177941/climate-change-coal-renewable-energy 4 remarkable facts about coal’s declining health So let’s walk through the four big findings. 1. It is already...
Community Gardens

Community Gardens

We are opening the community garden at the Paulding School side yard for the 2021 season. We have enough applications for this year, and gardeners will be chosen by a lottery system. Those who do not get in this year will be put on a waiting list for next year. Thanks...
For The Walkers – Maps and Things to Do and Look For

For The Walkers – Maps and Things to Do and Look For

Tarrytown Trail Map – by Suzy Allman Map Downloads: Medium-Res JPG (530kB) High-Res JPG (640kB) Right-Click (Ctrl-Click on Macs) and select Save Link As to save to your computer for printing Things to Look For On the Trails (PDF) News from Scenic Hudson...
Project Sunroof Shows Great Solar Potential in Tarrytown

Project Sunroof Shows Great Solar Potential in Tarrytown

by Dean Gallea, TEAC Good news from a tech behemoth: Google has created a little-known automated tool, called Project Sunroof, that shows buildings’ and houses’ potential for solar photovoltaic generation. You can enter an address, or a town’s name or zip code, and...
NY’s Plastic Bag Ban is ON!

NY’s Plastic Bag Ban is ON!

The bill went into effect on March 1, 2020, and yet there is still mass confusion about the legislation. The law gives authority to each municipality (county or city) to impose a mandatory 5 cent fee on paper bags or not. In absence of a mandated fee (as in the case...
A Short and Easy Guide to Pollinator Pathways

A Short and Easy Guide to Pollinator Pathways

What is a pollinator? A pollinator is an animal that spreads pollen from one part of a flower to another, enabling the plant to reproduce, Common pollinators are bees, butterflies, moths and other insects, although larger animals, like hummingbirds, can also be...