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2014 Rabies Clinic Schedule

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Welcome to the Town of Richford, New York website. 
 
This website is provided by the Town of Richford for our residents and visitors as a common location to find information regarding local government, services, laws, history and events that are of interest to all.  This website is maintained by volunteers of the Town Planning Board, and as with any volunteer group, we are limited on the amount of time that can be spend on research and development of our website and article for this site and our quarterly newsletter.  If you wish to post an event, article or photo(s) that serves the interest of our local residents, please use the comment form at the bottom of this page to contact us.  Thank You and we hope you find what you were looking for on our site.
   
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The  Richford  NY Post Office is temporarily closed due to an environmental health safety issue.  During this temporary closure, Richford P.O. Box holders can pickup their mail at the Berkshire, NY Post Office during regular lobby hours, 7:30-11:30 a.m, Monday - Friday and 9 -11:00 a.m. on Saturday.  Richford rural delivery should not be effected by this temporary closure.  The Berkshire Post Office phone # is 607-657-2755     Posted 10/18/13

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Local Happenings

April 2014 Happenings

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April 24,  Newark Valley Central School District  Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m., Richard H. Kerr Board Room, 79 Whig St., Newark Valley. Call 642-3221 for more information

April 26,  Shred Day, 5th annual shred day sponsored by the Tompkins County Trust Company.  9 a.m. to noon at the East Hill branch, Ellis Hollow Rd. Ithaca, NY. All paper must be clean, dry and ready to shred, free from spiral binders. Please limit your recyclables to 6 boxes.  We reserve the right to refuse anything we deem inappropriate.  This service is open to households only, no commercial businesses please.

April 30,  Rabies Clinic,  Hosted by the Tioga County Department of Enviromental Health from 6 -7 p.m. at the Newark Valley Fire Station, 7151 Rte. 38, Newark Valley, NY   $10.00 donation is requested per pet. Clinic is available for dogs, cats and domesticated ferrets.  Vaccine will not be administered unless pets are under control with dogs on a leash and cats either on a leash or boxed and both accompanied by a responsible adult..  If your pet has had a previous rabies vaccination, bring that certificate with you if not, the vaccination will be effective for a one year period.  Questions?  Contact the Tioga County Health Dept. (607)687-6585

2014 Rabies Clinic Schedule

May 2014 Happenings

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May 1,   Mobile Food Pantry Distribution, free food available to those who need it., Richford Congregational Church, State Rt. 38, 1:00- 2:00 p.m. ,  bring boxes, bags.

May 4,  Richford Highland Cemetery Association meeting, Town Hall, 7 Bowery Ln. 7 p.m.

May 7,  Town of Richford Planning Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Town Hall, 7 Bowery Lane, Richford.  Open Public Meeting.  For more information contact us at planboard@richfordny.com

May 10,  Tire Collection Day, Town Highway Garage, (Rt. 79 east), 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The fees to help cover costs:

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Auto tires, to 17"  w/rims, or truck tires
   
15 - 19" or without rims:   $3.00

   
20" and larger but, less than 100 lbs:   $6.00
 
    100 lbs. and larger   $6.00 + an additional  .05 per lb.
          (for example:   $7.25 for a 125 lb. tire).

May 13,  Town Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Town Hall, 7 Bowery Lane, Richford.  Open Public Meeting.

May 12,  Newark Valley Central School District  Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m., Richard H. Kerr Board Room, 79 Whig St., Newark Valley. Call 642-3221 for more information

May 12,  Community Auxiliary Meeting, Town Hall, 7 Bowery Lane Richford, 7p.m.  New and old friends welcome to join, commaux@richfordny.com for information.
 

May 20,  Newark Valley Central School District  Budget Vote, Richard H. Kerr Board Room, 79 Whig St., Newark Valley. Call 642-3221 for more information

May 21, Northern Tioga Neighbors Network  Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m., Hubbard Center, Bowery Lane, Richford, NY.

May 27,  Newark Valley Central School District  Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m., Richard H. Kerr Board Room, 79 Whig St., Newark Valley. Call 642-3221 for more information

Links

Richford Fire Dept.

Highland Cemetery, Richford, NY

Tioga Opportunities Inc.

Northern Tioga Center for Family Health

Ride Tioga

Maps

Newark Valley Central School

Town of Newark Valley

Village of Newark Valley

More Links of Intrest

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Topical Information

Richford Quarterly April-August 2014 Click Here To Download

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April 2014 Tioga County Health Dept. Newsletter

Berkshire Free Library’s STORY TIME Returns!
Pre-school Story Time for ages 2 to 5 and their parents or caregivers has returned on Tuesdays from 10 to 11 at the library, Route 38 at the corner of Jewett Hill Rd.
The free program includes stories, songs, games, and crafts.  Come join the fun!
Those interested in attending the Story Time program in Richford at the Richford Congregational Church, please contact Library Director LuAnn Whirl at the library (657-4418) during regular weekday hours.  Tue. 12-5; Wed. 1:30-7; Thur. 1- 5; Fri. 1:30-7.  She would like to find the best day for Richford.   (The library is also open Sat. 9-2.)


 

Notice Tioga County Residents

We have been getting calls from various people with questions concerning your recycling pickup. Tioga County recycling program has changed as of 2/1/2013. Because of market changes, there will no longer be any curbside pickup of plastic bags. Exception to the rule - it is ok to put shredded paper out into a plastic bag to contain the paper. Grocery bags may be returned to most stores, all other plastic bags should be placed in the trash. Many people are not aware that the only glass that is recyclable curbside is glass jars or glass bottles (clear, green or brown in color); all other glass goes into the trash. No Styrofoam or cardboard with Styrofoam attached to it. Remove Styrofoam before recycling the cardboard.

We have also received some complaints concerning our pickup service;

We strive to provide good service. We are now picking most all of our recycling in trucks that look like garbage trucks. Be assured that we are recycling all of the material picked up. You no longer have to sort your recycling material curbside. The new facility does all the sorting for you, so mix all your recycling together in one container now. If you have questions on what material can be recycled curbside go to www.tiogacounty.com click on (RECYCLING DEPT.) to find a list.

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Notice Regarding Open Burning
In towns with a total population less than 20,000, you may burn tree limbs with attached leaves. The limbs must be less than 6 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length (also referred to as brush). However, this is not allowed from March 16 through May 14 due to the increased risk of wildfires.

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 Click here to view the Town of Richford's

DOG LICENSING FEE SCHEDULE (1/1/2011)

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Required as of February 22, 2010
Click on the underlined text above to read a press release regarding this new law or, Amanda's Law to read the text of the law.

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 Note from:

BERKSHIRE EMERGENCY SQUAD INC.

We are looking at providing the best quality Emergency care we can to the region.  We have hired additional EMT Critical Care and EMT Paramedics to our group in the last 5 months.

Billing issues:

Please contact our full time Operations Manager at 607-642-3451.  He will review all problems and get back to you with an answer. If you do not get an answer you like please feel free to contact me at 607-760-5551.  Thanks and we look forward to serving you in the coming year.

Lee Virtue, President Berkshire EMS.