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February 2020

Taxi Owner Meeting

2020-02-11T12:42:22-05:00February 11th, 2020|

What will be discussed in this meeting:

The New Taxi Laws

Police Feedback & Contribution

Combining Taxi License & Permit Fees

Hack License Processing

Open Floor Discussion

Black History Month Celebration

2020-02-11T11:45:56-05:00February 6th, 2020|

Come Join us on February 10th, 2020 from 6 PM to 8 PM at Fiesta Del Huerto (220 N. Main St. Spring Valley, NY 10977)

MASTER OF CEREMONIES:
Toney L. Earl
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Pastor Weldon McWilliams

Traditional African Drum & Dance Performances
By, the Martin Luther King Center Students

Inspiring historical stories about African American citizens who have made sacrifices & contributions to the world.
By, Eldorado Elementary School Students

“We are celebrating with the purpose of allowing everyone to share in the history of a very rich and meaningful culture and to adopt the concept that all mankind is created equal; therefore, celebrating reminds us all that black history is OUR history.
-Mayor Alan Simon

“Have Times Changed”

2020-02-18T10:09:50-05:00February 6th, 2020|


Tappan Zee Lodge #79/ Poinsettia Chapter #76
Spring Valley NAACP
Proudly Present – A Javick Enterprise – Black History Play
” Have Times Changed”
1:00PM – 4:00PM
Louis Kurtz Civic Center

FREE ADMISSION !!!

Heart Health Awareness Day

2020-02-11T11:45:32-05:00February 6th, 2020|

February is American Heart Month and it kicks off with National Wear Red Day (2/7) to raise awareness about heart health.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. It claims the lives of about 647,000 Americans each year – that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.

Here are some recommendations from our Commissioner of Health, Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert:

  • Get active: for adults, 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, like brisk walking or bicycling, every week is recommended. Remember to check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.
  • Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and fewer processed foods.
  • Eat foods low in saturated fats, trans fat, and cholesterol, and high in fiber to help prevent high cholesterol.
  • Limit salt (sodium) to help lower your blood pressure.
  • Limit your intake of sugar-sweetened beverages to help prevent type 2 diabetes. Also, save sweets and desserts for special occasions, and keep portions small.
  • Read the nutrition facts label on the food you eat, and pay attention to serving size.
  • Talk to your doctor about how often to get your cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar checked, and about how your numbers affect your risk for heart disease.
  • If you’re taking medication to treat high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
  • Quit smoking (and stay away from secondhand smoke). Call Put It Out Rockland at (845) 364-2651 for help with quitting and low-cost nicotine patches that can double your chances of being successful, or call the New York State Smokers’ Quitline at 1-866- NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487).
  • If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation. This means no more than one drink a day for women; no more than two drinks a day for men.
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