VILLAGE TAXES DUE
Taxes are due on Monday, July 1st.
Beginning Tuesday, July 2nd, penalties are assessed on all
unpaid taxes, as per state law. Legally, the penalties cannot be waived for any
The Village Hall will be closed on Thursday,
July 4th. There will be no
The Fire Department will be
hosting the annual 4th of July Parade on July 4th,
beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Stewart Avenue. The parade
route is as follows (the same as prior years): The parade begins at 10:30 a.m.
on Stewart Ave and Fernwood Terrace North and then proceeds as follows: Stewart
Avenue to Covert Avenue, then south on Covert Avenue to Salisbury Avenue,
Salisbury Avenue to Dover Parkway, Dover Parkway to Cambridge Avenue, Cambridge
Avenue to Tulip Avenue and then back to the Village Hall. A block party
and barbeque will take place after the parade in the municipal parking lot.
As in past years there will be
patriotic floats, bands, antique cars and trucks and elected officials
participating in the parade. Afterwards there will be the customary block party
and barbeque in the municipal parking lot with food and entertainment for all
ages. Be sure to come out and enjoy the holiday with your friends
and neighbors. If you live along the parade route please try to keep
your car off the street as to allow the parade to pass safely. Also,
please be sure to display your American flag.
During the last few years, the number
of reports of water balloons being thrown at our American Flag, Nassau
County Police Officers, Color Guard, fire vehicle windows and windshields,
women, seniors; and children getting too close to large Fire
Vehicles have increased. In order for all to enjoy and safely observe
our country’s birthday celebration, the Chiefs of the
Department in conjunction with the Nassau County Police Department developed
parade rules for all attending and participating. We urge you to adhere
to the following:
PLEASE do not throw balloons
or shoot water guns at: an American Flag, Nassau County Police Officers, any
COLOR GUARD UNIT or Marching Band, Veterans or Elected Officials, windows or
windshields (whether open or closed) of fire vehicles, antique cars or
2. PLEASE KEEP CHILDREN OFF
THE STREET AND FAR REMOVED FROM WHEELS of fire vehicles.
3. DO NOT use LACROSSE sticks to PROPEL
4. PLEASE THROW balloons SOFTLY,
PLAYFULLY and NOT with HIGH VELOCITY.
AVOID throwing balloons that hit young children, women or seniors.
WE ASK THAT YOU BE RESPECTFUL OF RESIDENT'S PROPERTY ALONG THE
Monitors will be along the route to ensure
the rules are adhered to.
Thank you for your anticipated
cooperation as we once again celebrate the birthday of our nation.