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Memorial Park to Reopen June 6, 2020

In the interest of our residents and visitors, the Village Board of Trustees on May 28, 2020 has agreed to reopen Memorial Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020. The reopening of the park will be in phases. It will require a few days for signage to be prepared. staff hired and trained. Your patience is valued during this difficult time. The Park will open at 6am and close at dusk - all park regulations remain in effect. Please note the following guidelines:

  • The Parking Lot will remain closed for social distancing. Please use municipal lots for parking.
  • Handicap spots will be available on Depew Ave adjacent to the top field; Park Attendant will assist handicap parking and access.
  • The Pedestrian Bridge is scheduled to be completed by the end of June. Please do not attempt to cross the bridge. Notification will be made when the bridge is open for use.
  • A mask or face covering is required when entering Memorial Park and when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • If people are unable to observe the social distancing requirement (6 feet apart), and wearing a mask or face covering; the Village Board reserves the right to close the park.
  • The children's playground, skate park, splash pad, basketball court and bathrooms will remain closed following the Governors orders.
  • Recreational activities will be reviewed by the Village Board when we reach Phase 4 of The Forward NY plan.

Restaurants & Businesses:
The Village Board on May 28, 2020 has approved a resolution to expedite the outdoor seating permit process. Contact our Building Dept for more information at or call 845-358-4249

Reopen & Recover Nyack

Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on our Village. It is with deep regret that we have watched businesses close their doors, some temporary, others permanent. While it will take years to fully recover, the Village is committed to doing our part for the business community - the heart of Nyack.

We are working with our business community and exploring options to support them as we enter Phase 2 of the reopening plan. Follow the newsletter for updates!

Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Moratorium

The Village Board has enacted a moratorium on gas-powered leaf blowers until the end of June 2020. Residents please share our Landscaper Notification with your landscaper. All concerns regarding this moratorium should be directed to Jim Politi, Village Administrator at 845-358-3581.

Please do not contact the Orangetown Police Department about leaf blowers. Thank you for your cooperation.

Executive Order Allowing Businesses to Deny Customers Without Masks - May 28, 2020. Nyack Businesses - PLEASE - follow this Executive Order from Governor Cuomo.

Nyack Safe is #NyackStrong for more information on free face masks for businesses planning to reopen. Supplies are limited so act quickly!

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