Volunteers Plan Great Saw Mill River Clean-up In Yonkers

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Volunteers are getting ready for the fourth annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup on Saturday throughout Westchester County.
Volunteers are getting ready for the fourth annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup on Saturday throughout Westchester County. Photo Credit: File Photo

YONKERS, N.Y. – Volunteers are getting ready for the fourth annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup on Saturday throughout Westchester County.

Groundwork Hudson Valley and the Saw Mill River Coalition's annual clean-up will take place at nine separate sites in Yonkers, Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvington and Pleasantville as residents bag accumulated trash from streets, parks and streams along the Saw Mill River from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This year's clean-up coincides with the Riverkeeper Sweep taking place along the Hudson River.

Groundwork Hudson Valley provides all the tools volunteers will need on-site during the event.

Residents who wish to volunteer can register on Groundwork Hudson Valley's website for these locations:

  • Parkway Terrace and Bedford Road in Pleasantville
  • Woodlands Lake at VE Mace Park in Irvington
  • Lawrence Street in Ardsley and Dobbs Ferry
  • Bridge Street in Ardsley
  • Farragut Avenue in Hastings
  • Hearst Street, Nepera Place and the South County Trailway in Yonkers
  • Walsh Road and Glen Park in Yonkers
  • Ann Street in Yonkers
  • Mouth of the Saw Mill River in Yonkers
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contact the Saw Mill River Coalition via
www.sawmillrivercoalition.org to suggest future sites.

Can they do the Bronx River in Greenburgh and south? Paul Feiner refuses to help them with flooding!

I'll be there.
meet at Parkway Terrace at 10am
wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, bring water to drink.
contact me at GreenPville@gmail.com of you have questions.
also, please register - if you are over 21 you'll get a coupon for a free beer!

Helen