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Mayor Dwyer’s Column

November 25, 2014

Greenwood Lake Mayor


By Jesse Dwyer


Leaf Pick up

This Thursday’s leaf pick up will be on Friday Nov. 28th. Please note that the week of Dec. 1 will be the last leaf collection week for the season.


Register your Home for Holiday                              Decorated House Contest

If you plan on decorating your home this year for the holidays, be sure to register your address either at Village Hall or by emailing We plan on promoting tours around the community to view the wonderfully decorated homes. You must register by December 1st and the judging will take place on Dec., 5th from 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.. The winner will be announced at the Tree lighting ceremony on the 7th.

A December to Remember in GWL

A Comprehensive Listing of Happenings

  • Coalition Teen Center Every Wednesday from 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. at the GWL Elks Lodge (Closed Wed., Nov. 26)
  • 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.
  • Family in Need Fundraiser with the Harlem Wizards. Friday Dec 5th Doors will open at 6:00 PM and the game will start at 7:00 and will be the Harlem Wizards vs Greenwood Lake Faculty and Staff Basketball Game the in a fundraising event to help a local family in need. Cost: Advanced Tickets: Students: $10.00 General Admission: $12.00 Tickets at the Door: Students: $13.00 General Admission: $15.00 Reserved Seating: $18.00 Courtside Plus: $30.00
  • Breakfast with Santa Sponsored by the GWL Girl Scouts, 6th at 8:00a.m. American Legion. Be sure to bring your own camera.
  • Caroling by the Campfire at the Greenwood Lake Garden Center Dec 6th from 4:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.
  • Nights of Lights Performance at MS, 6 at 4:00p.m. For more information visit:
  • Greenwood Lake Gives Back Food Pantry Fundraiser Murphy’s Tavern Sat. Dec. 6th 7:00p.m.
  • Pictures with Santa at the Church of the Good Shepherd Dec. 7th at 2:00p.m.
  • Christmas Festival, Tree Lighting and Vendor Fair at the Church of the Good Shepherd on Windermere Dec., 7th from 2:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
  • Grace Lutheran’s 2nd Annual Vendor Fair, Dec., 13th from 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
  • GWL Elementary School Holiday Concert, 15th at 5:30p.m.
  • Menorah Lighting at the Ambulance Building , 16th at 7:00p.m.
  • Village Board Workshop, Dec 15th from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the courthouse
  • Village Board General Meeting, Dec., 15th at 7:30 p.m. in the courthouse
  • Fire Department Sponsors Santa and Mrs. Clause Roaming through ‘town’ by Firetruck, Dec. 20th all day.
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