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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THE TOWN OF CORNWALL TOWN BOARD WILL HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Conference Room, 183 Main St., Cornwall, NY to conduct interviews for Chief of Police and any other business that may come before the Town Board at that time.
Dated:  January 18, 2023

MLK Holiday Pickup Schedule

The Highway and Sanitation Departments will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.   There will be no trash or recycling pickups on that day.  Recycling will have to be held for pick up on the following Monday, January 23rd.  District 2 will only have trach pickup on Thursday of that week, January 19th.  Any questions or concerns please call the Highway Dept. @ 854.534.2171, sorry for any inconvenience.

Holiday Pickup Schedule

Trash & Recycling will be picked up on Friday, 12/23/22 as normally scheduled.

The Highway and Sanitation Departments will be closed on Monday, 12/26/22 and Monday, 1/2/23.

There will be NO trash or recycling pickup on these days.

District 2 will only have one trash pickup on Thursday, 12/29/22 and Thursday, 1/5/23

Recycling for District 1 who normally have recycling pickup on Mondays, will have a recycling pickup on both Tuesday, 12/27/22 and Tuesday, 1/03/23.

District 1 has no change in trash pickup, it will be as normally scheduled. 

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Volunteer with The Town of Cornwall Friendly Visitor Program

The Gift of Independence-Volunteer with The Town of Cornwall Friendly Visitor Program

Attend a 90-minute Volunteer Zoom Training and complete an application! It is that easy.

Tuesday 12/20/22 at 5:30 pm
Thursday 1/5/23 at 10:00 am
Tuesday 1/17/23 at 5:30 pm 

Other training dates available.

Contact The Town of Cornwall Friendly Visitor Program. Call: 845-534-42168 or 845-341-1173 ext. 305 or email [email protected] to register for the training or for more information about services available.

The 90-minute Zoom training will prepare you to provide support to older adults in your own community with the Friendly Visitor Program. Volunteers provide local transportation to essential appointments, grocery shopping, friendly visits, phone check-in calls and light chores. Volunteering is rewarding and flexible. Reservations are required. Background checks and Insurance while volunteering is provided.  The Town of Cornwall partners with JFS of Orange County and the Office for the Aging to support older neighbors in Cornwall and Cornwall on Hudson

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PARKING RESTRICTIONS - Sunday, December 4, 2022

On Sunday December 4th 2022, Main Street will be closed to traffic from the Traffic Circle to Willow Avenue from 2:00pm-5:00pm. There will be NO PARKING on Main Street from the Traffic Circle to Willow Avenue from 1:00pm-5:00pm.  Parking on Broadway will be restricted to the East side of the street.  The Traffic Circle will be closed to traffic from 4:00pm-5:15pm.  Thank you.