Please find the most up to date notices from the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson.
Census deadline changed yet again
So the deadline for Census 2020 returned to its original date, October 31, only to be changed again to October 15. The Census Bureau honored an October 15 postmark as long as it was received by today, October 22.
As of September 25, the village had reached a 73% response rate. The village will provide a final response rate when it becomes available.
Census deadline is September 30
The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson still needs to push to respond to the Census 2020. The deadline is Wednesday, September 30.
The village has reached 73% mark with a week to go but is still far from 100%. If you have internet access, you can respond here: my2020census.gov/login. If you don’t have the census mailer, you can go here: my2020census.gov/app/intro/state. If you prefer to respond by phone, or have questions, call: 844-330-2020.
Census results will guide lawmakers regarding where to distribute more than $675 billion in federal funding to infrastructure, schools, firefighters, hospitals, libraries and other vital services in Orange County.
Census data also informs how federal funding will be used toward hundreds of programs in the county, including Medicaid, Head Start and block grants for mental health services.
Let’s be counted, Cornwall-on-Hudson!
Friday, July 17, 2020
So, Village Hall has continued to run smoothly since we re-opened our doors on Monday, July 6, and visitors have complied with safety plans. The drop-box is always available to pay bills 24/7, located on the drive-through side of Village Hall.
The next Bandstand Concert is at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 21; it features The Drizzle, a quartet playing funk, soul and R&B. Lots of people at the first two concerts. Please wear a mask when you can’t social distance.
The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson got a reminder about the 2020 census this week. The village is doing well at just over a 67% response rate but we are far from 100%. If you have internet access, you can respond here: https://my2020census.gov/login. If you don’t have the census mailer, you can go here: https://my2020census.gov/app/intro/state. If you prefer to respond by phone, or have questions, call: 844-330-2020.
The Village Board is combining its work sessions and business meetings in July and August. The July 20 Business Meeting will be held via teleconference.
Brendan G. Coyne
Friday, May 8, 2020
Hope you all are well.
Governor Andrew Cuomo still has us on pause until at least Friday, May 15.
As you comply with safety procedures, please dispose of personal protective equipment properly.
As it did last month, the Village Board will combine its work session with its business meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, May 18, virtually. The date for village elections has changed yet again. The governor has announced they will take place Tuesday, September 15.
Village Water Superintendent Mike Trainor has posted educational briefs on Cornwall-on-Hudson’s water system in recognition of National Drinking Water Week this week. We are fortunate to have a reliable water system. You can access the briefs on the home page of the Village website: COH ON FACEBOOK.
This year’s Memorial Day services will include a brief ceremony on Monday, May 25; alas, there will be no parade. The Cornwall American Legion will be placing flags on graves on Saturday, May 16, and is seeking volunteers. From 9-10 that morning, adult volunteers can pick up flags at the American Legion building behind the Cornwall Library.
Village Hall doors remain closed while we provide essential services; our boards will continue to hold meetings virtually. Contact us at 534-4200 or [email protected]. Our website is www.cornwall-on-hudson.org.
The pandemic brings to mind the special places called stoops and porches.
They provide us places to leave notes, gifts and food, and ways that help remind us of our humanity.
As we deal with this stressful time, it’s great to see how parents, sometimes with assistance from our first responders, help their children celebrate the all-important days of their birth. And while it can be hard to distinguish one day from another just now, remember this Sunday, May 10, is a special day. Happy Mother’s Day to all our wonderful mothers!
Brendan G. Coyne
November 20, 2020
Dear Village Folks:
As COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Orange County, the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson needs to continue to safeguard its residents and employees. We recognize the need to have our employees available especially as the snow season approaches.
With that in mind, Village Hall will be closed to the public again as of Monday, Nov. 30, at least until Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. We will continue to provide services as usual. The drop box has become a convenient way to pay bills.
Governor Cuomo has stressed that New Yorkers should limit their travel outside the state and there are certain guidelines the Village must follow. If you have questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact me: 534-4200 x307 or 845-416-8018.
I hope in this season of gratitude that we can recognize our many blessings. Stay safe. On behalf of the Village Board and all of our employees, I wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving!
Village Summer Recreation Program starts July 8 The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson will operate its Summer Recreation Program for six weeks, from July 8 through Aug. 16. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at Cornwall-on-Hudson elementary school. The program is open to children who will enter grades K-6 next autumn. The recreation program offers games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming, special activities and field trips.
Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to noon June 8 and from 6-8 p.m. June 19 in the Village Hall board room. Parents and guardians must bring a form of identification indicating their address. They must also bring an up-to-date immunization record from the their children’s health provider.
Jenna Park will be the director; she has been an assistant director for two years and a counselor for three years. Former director, Jennifer Borland, will assist her. The program is seeking counselors; the deadline for applications is May 22. Counselors must be at least 16 years old and must attend a two-hour training course. The program is also be seeking a health director this year.
The fee for Cornwall-on-Hudson residents is $175 per child ($350 maximum per family). The fee for non-village residents is $275 per child. Field trips require additional fees. For further information, please call village hall at 534-4200.
Friday, April 3, 2020
I want to thank you all for your patience and cooperation as we cope with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). While Village Hall Office doors remain closed, Village employees continue to work to provide services and conduct business.
The Village will resume regular yard debris pickup Monday, April 6. The spring bulk cleanup will begin the week of Monday, May 18.
For any questions regarding Village business, please contact us at 534-4200 or [email protected] The dropbox marked BILLS on the parking lot side of Village Hall has been working well. Thanks.
Looking for something to do? The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley at 195 Hudson Street still needs volunteers. Contact Dexter Alston, Volunteer Coordinator, at:
Remember to file your 2020 Census questionnaire. If you need help, please call this toll-free number: 1-844-330-2020.
In addition to our health professionals and first responders, let’s be sure to thank our food workers, supermarket staff and postal workers.
For recreation, in addition to Donahue Memorial Park at the riverfront, the Village offers Roe Park on the Boulevard and the trails behind the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, also on the Boulevard.
It is important that we maintain our sense of community during these challenging days. Let’s check in with our families, friends and neighbors. Let’s greet one another and wish each other good health. I am grateful to you for helping the Village get through this difficult time.