I’d like to thank the numerous volunteers that came out to support the several Earth Day projects in Lansingburgh this past Saturday. Members of the North Lansingburgh Neighborhood Watch, our friends, family, and neighbors teamed with volunteers from Rensselaer County ARC to complete several projects in Lansingburgh. I’m happy to say that once again this year, just as in years past, our volunteers successfully met their goals. The 112th Street Kiddie Park was cleaned and raked from one end to the other in preparation for improvements that will soon be made by the City, additionally, the park’s equipment received a much need fresh coat of paint; and The Lansingburgh Historical Society’s Melville Park, located on 1st Ave and 114th St., was cleaned of debris left from this past winter and is now ready for community members to sit and relax by the river’s edge. Thank you to everyone involved once again!!
Our next neighborhood meeting will be Tuesday, May 11 at the Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club and will begin at 7pm. We have two guest speakers. First, Lansingburgh School District Superintendent George Goodwin will discuss the proposed school budget and the current school/community forum that several of us are involved in. Then, recently named Troy Chief of Police, John Tedesco will introduce himself and discuss the changes the department will be experiencing soon. As always, there is an open invitation to everyone in the community to join us. The success of our group’s mission of improving the quality-of-life in our Lansingburgh neighborhoods greatly depends upon the involvement of our neighbors. We hope to see you at our May meeting.