New Library Director Needed
After 11 years of service, Roxanne Leyes has announced her retirement from the position of Library Director at the Montour Falls Library, effective 12/31/21. We will miss her greatly, and wish her well on her next adventure!
The Montour Falls Library is now seeking an enthusiastic, forward-thinking, and community-minded individual for Library Director. Please see the Job description on the library's website here.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to MFLDirectorSearchCommittee@stls.org
by January 31, 2022.
Bird House Kits available
With thanks to the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, the Dutton S. Peterson Memorial Library is able to once again offer Gourd Bird House Kits from Karen May's Creations beginning November 15th. Each kit includes a gourd bird house, paint, supplies, and instructions. Kits are free, but supplies are limited. Stop down or call to reserve one. (607) 594-2791.
Click on the ad below to reach the survey.
Free Activity Nights
Starting July 7th the Schuyler County Youth Bureau will be hosting free activity nights for grades 2-6 on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
Activities will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Clute Park Recreation Facility and include soccer, floor hockey, ultimate frisbee and more.
For more information visit the Youth Bureau Facebook page at www.facebook.com/schuylercountyyouthbureau or call us at 607-535-6236.
Starting June 3, each Thursday from 4-7 p.m. through September 23, a Farmers Market at Sunset View Creamery, Catharine Corners outside Odessa. Vendors in the pavilion. Now accepting SNAP benefits.
Schuyler Police Reform
and Reinvention Initiative Begins
The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office serves the law enforcement needs of all the citizens of the County, and strives to do so in a professional manner, respecting the rights of all our citizens without regard to race, color, nationality, creed, gender or sexual orientation. Department policies and procedures are developed and carried out with that goal in mind, and our Deputy Sheriffs are selected, trained and supervised with that same goal in mind.
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 203: New York Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative, Schuyler County Administrator Tim O’Hearn and Sheriff William Yessman will be convening a panel of community stakeholders to conduct a review of the Schuyler County Sheriff’s police force deployments, strategies, policies, procedures, and practices. Subsequent to this review and in partnership with our community, recommendations will be brought forth designed to improve such deployments, strategies, policies, procedures, and practices, for the purposes of addressing the particular needs of Schuyler County and promote community engagement to foster trust, fairness, and legitimacy, and to address any racial bias and disproportionate policing of communities of color.
As part of that effort, a community survey has been created to help our County gather opinions and experiences from members of our community. This is the first step in a process that will culminate with the development of a plan to be submitted to the Schuyler County Legislature for their consideration and ratification.
We invite all Schuyler County residents and business owners to participate in this survey to help us improve our services, processes, and reputation.
The link to the survey is below:
A PDF version is also available for those without online access. Please contact the County Administrators office at 607-535-8106 to request.
The Glen Baptist Church would love to give spiritual assistance to our community during these difficult times. We encourage you to visit our Facebook page to hear Pastor Paul Brown for our online worship service Sunday at 10:30 a.m., and a Sunday School lesson at 9:30 a.m. On Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m. you can hear some members from our church share how they came to know Christ as their Savior.
Our church website is www.glenbaptistchurch.org. If you have questions or concerns or want to share a prayer request, email us at email@example.com or leave a message at 607-535-4802. Be sure to leave your contact information so we can get back to you.
Hometown Heroes Banner Program
To Honor Veterans in the Village of Odessa area, a Hometown Heroes Banner Program has been initiated and is now seeking Veteran banner applications. Banners displaying a veteran's name, rank & photo are to be hung in the Village from early May until just past Veterans Day.
A veteran, from any branch of the Armed Forces, any rank at any time, must have lived in the Village of Odessa at some point in his or her life and can be alive or departed. A good quality photo in uniform is required to be submitted with an application but will be returned.
Banner cost is $100 and donations in any amount are appreciated. Applications & donations can be made out to the Village of Odessa, and sent c/o Peggy Tomassi, 407 Merchant Ave., Odessa, NY 14869.
Applications are available at the Odessa Municipal Building or by visiting https://www.nyvillageofodessa/hometownherobannerprogram
and must be submitted by April 3rd.
The ad below was submitted by the
Council on Alcohol & Addictions.
The above was provided by a Substance Abuse
Click on the ad below to learn more.
For more on the ad above, click here.
Barlow Rhodes at 607-594-2032
from the Odessa American Legion Post 676.
Kittens! Kittens! Kittens!
Adorable, adoptable kittens. All sizes, shapes and colors!
Spayed/neutered, vaccinated, treated for parasites, tested for FeLV.
Adoption fee: $75
Meet them at The Kitty Kaboose, 124 Marina Dr., Montour Falls,
Mon, Wed, Friday 10a-Noon, Sat. 11-2
The Humane Society of Schuyler County
607-594-2255 or www.schuylerhumane.org
Of Schuyler County
In conjunction with Catholic Charities and the Youth
Located in the Human Services Building
Free & Confidential
Information & Referrals
Interim Family Program
24/7 hotline 607-742-9629
For youth up to age 21 who are at risk of becoming
homeless or have run away
Alarms Now Mandatory in All Homes
As of February 22, 2010, all new and existing homes that burn fuel
for heat or appliances or that have an attached garage, must have
a carbon monoxide alarm. This includes one-family or multi-family
dwellings, owned or rented.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that results
when any fuel is burned. Examples of common sources that could produce
CO (carbon monoxide) are:
*fuel-fired furnaces (not electric)
*gas water heaters
*fireplaces and wood stoves/coal stoves
*non-electric space heaters
These alarms may be purchased at Home and Hardware stores. For more
information on carbon monoxide and alarms, go to http://www.dos.state.ny.us/fire/COtoolkit.htm
or contact Schuyler County Emergency Management at 535-8200.
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