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Don't Miss It!

 Don't Miss It!

  BVCA Holiday Party

at The One

   Tuesday     December 5

5 pm - 7 pm 

 

 

  

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VILLAGE ROAD PAVING PROJECT

All Village roads that have been milled are now paved.  Crews are now in the process of replacing pavement markings, crosswalks and stop bars. 

Funds are set aside for South Ketcham Avenue while National Grid finishes their gas main replacement work and Louden Avenue while storm drains are replaced.   The schedule for Village parking lot resurfacing will be posted as soon as it is available.

Riverside has been delayed due to an unanticipated project that is occurring - replacing soil lost on the island in the Amityville River.  All scheduling is weather dependent. Please visit back or check amityville.com and facebook.com/VillageofAmityville for up to date information.

South Ketcham was included in the original repaving plan for the bond.  National Grid is working to replace the entire gas main on South Ketcham. After that, the road will be milled and paved. School buses are also having issues. There will be continued discussions between the Village and District to facilitate bus transportation.  Check www.amityville.com or call Village Hall at 264-6000.

 Follow road crew directions, drive carefully and safely. Joan

 

BVCA Awards 4 Scholarships to AMHS Seniors

On Thursday, June 2, Amityville Memorial High School held a Senior Awards Ceremony. Many students were recognized with a variety of scholarships and awards. It was an exciting moment for all to witness.

The Bay Village Civic Association was pleased to once again grant scholarships to students with outstanding records of community service as well as academic achievement. However, this year, the choice was particularly difficult for a very good reason. There were many applicants who were well qualified.

The recipients were Andrew Abate, Kenneth Dinnoo, Vanessa Ottey and Jaime Ruiz-Marcelo. Congratulations are extended to all winners, and their families. Their achievements and values bode well for their future, and that of our community.

Pictured here are the BVCA scholarship winners, as named above. Most are with BVCA President, Joan Donnison, at the Awards Ceremony. Good luck to all.

 

 

 

H.S. Students Work with BVCA to Beautify Amityville

On a recent Saturday morning in May, about twenty students from Amityville Memorial H.S. volunteered to work with members of the Bay Village Civic Association.  They had a two-fold mission: to clean up the Woods Preserve on Ketcham Creek, as well as improve the landscaping appearance on the H.S. grounds. 

With the assistance of school advisor Cara Garofalo, and the support of Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre, Stop & Shop, and Raimo’s Pizza, the BVCA conducted a successful event. 

The students and volunteers worked diligently to remove plastic bags and debris from the wetlands, while not disturbing it.  At least four bags of trash were collected.

Afterwards, everyone returned to the school to weed and prune garden beds at the main entrance. Many plants had been purchased by the civic association.  Laboring together, the students and BVCA volunteers added the new plants to those beds.  Plants were added around the electronic sign facing Merrick Rd., as well as the one at the sign in the western parking lot, too.

Tired and hungry, but pleased with the results, students and civic association volunteers enjoyed Raimo’s pizza and refreshments in the High School lunchroom.  Community Service hours were awarded to the students, as well.

This has become an annual event to help beautify the Village of Amityville.  The Bay Village Civic Association has donated and created several garden beds in the Village including the large rectangular bed at the entrance to the Library. 

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Preserve Clean-up on May 21st

Preserve Clean-up

The Bay Village Civic Association Enhancement Committee has planned another Clean-up at the Woods Preserve on the north side of Merrick Rd. at Ketcham Creek.  It is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 with the help of AMHS students and community volunteers.

We will meet on the east side of the High School, near the portables, at 9:45 A.M. and proceed to the Preserve by 10 A.M.  Suffolk County National Bank will allow us to park on the north side of its parking lot.

Afterwards, we will return to the High School to do some gardening.  Plants will be trimmed, beds cleaned, and new, BVCA donated plants will be added, as needed.

Volunteers are encouraged to dress appropriately and bring labeled gardening tools and gloves.  Water and packets of bug repellent will be available.  There is no raindate.  However, if the weather is terrible, we will notify members and post a cancellation on our Facebook page and web site.  In the past, the weather gods have smiled on us!

Afterwards, pizza and refreshments will be offered in the High School by the BVCA and a local business.  Students will receive Community Service hours.  Volunteers are welcome!

 

Contact the Bay Village Civic Association at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information. 

 

2016 BVCA Annual Shred-A-Thon Event

This year's annual BVCA Shred-A-Thon at the 9/11 Park held on 
Saturday, April 16th was a great success.
We had beautiful weather and a great turnout.
Thank you to all that supported this event and to our volunteers.
This is a great way to kick off Spring!

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