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Mayor’s Column

September 24, 2014

Greenwood Lake Mayor


By Jesse Dwyer



90th Anniversary Festivities Rescheduled

The 90th anniversary festivities that were cancelled are being rescheduled to October 18th, and will coincide with other fall activities taking place that day. The exciting day in Greenwood Lake will kick off with Trick or Treating on Windermere at 2:00 p.m., sponsored by our Chamber of Commerce, followed by Firemen’s Halloween Parade which kicks off at 4:30p.m. and ends at CVS where the 90th Celebration will be. Between 4:30-6:00p.m. Grace Lutheran is hosting a Roast Pork Dinner at Grace Lutheran Church on Waterstone. The 90th Celebration begins at 5:00p.m. in CVS field and will go until 9:00p.m.. That very evening, the Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting Haunted Trails through our magnificent walking path behind CVS. Once again, we will be renaming the field after Ben and Gen Winstanley as well as dedicating the track around the field from the Lions Club President’s project of 2013.

Open Gym for Youth Re-opens for the Winter

I am happy to announce that the Greenwood Lake Community Coalition’s sponsored Open Gym for Youth is re-opening again this winter. Open Gym nights will begin October 6th and will be every Monday until the winter ends. Open Gym will be at the Middle School and the times are as follows: 6th – 8th grade will have the gym from 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. and 9th – 12th graders will have the gym from 8:00p.m.- 10:00p.m.. Each activity that the Community Coalition hosts requires volunteers. The Coalition Teen Center as well as the Community Coalition are ALWAYS looking for dedicated members of the community who are willing to give their time to improve the quality of life and success of our youth. If you are interested in getting involved, please email me at The community coalition meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Senior Center, 7:00p.m.

  • Coalition Teen Center Every Wednesday from 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. at the GWL Elks Lodge
  • East Arm Rowing Club Head Race – Tail of the Fox , Sept. 27th from 8:00a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • GWL Friend in Need Benefit, Sept. 27th at 12:00p.m. at the American Legion. Contact AnnMarie Sabarese for information: 477-2144. Softball tournament and raffles all day.
  • Youth Open Gym for 6th through 8th graders at the middle school from 6-8pm every Monday. 9th – 12th graders will have open gym every Monday from 8pm – 10pm.


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