U.S. Department of Commerce 707 Westchester Ave, West Harrison, NY10604 The Commerce Department of the U.S. Government primarily is concerned with promoting economic development. The…More Westchester branch is in a big glass building and contains offices for the International Trade Administration. See the website for more information.
West Harrison Fire Dept Lake St E, Harrison, NY10604 This 100% volunteer fire department has been protecting the community for 100 years. Each year it responds to more than…More 150 emergencies, including structure fires, medical assists and auto accidents. Steve Mancini is the Fire Chief.
Hutchinson River Parkway Purdy Ave, White Plains, NY10601 Named after 17th century religious freedom advocate Anne Hutchinson, the "Hutch" was one of Westchester's first…More parkways. It was constructed during the 1920's and 1930's and its architecture reflects the rustication typical of that period. Particularly notable are the stone-arch bridges and stone buildings such as the service station just south of Exit 25 in White Plains. Today that station is a popular pit-stop servicing both north and southbound motorists. (Look for the cellular tower dressed up as a tree.) The Parkway does not allow commercial traffic.
The Department of Community Services serves all residents of Harrison. It provides programs and services, providing…More direct assistance with specific needs, and acts as a liaison between public and private agencies, civic and religious organizations and Harrison residents.</p>
<p>All information received or discussed in the office is kept confidential.</p>
<p>The office receives referrals from doctors, hospitals, churches and synagogues, other agencies and concerned Harrison residents.</p>
The Alfred F. Sulla Jr. Municipal Building is the home to all of Harrison's municipal departments and activities.
<p>The Town Court is located here, where court is held as well as Town Board meetings. Town officials keep their offices here, and all major departments, such as Public Works, Recreation and Planning have their own headquarters here.</p>
Commission for the Blind & Visually Handicapped 52 Washington St, West Harrison, NY10604 The mission of the NYS Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped is "to enhance employability, to maximize…More independence" and "to assist in the development of the capacities" of the legally blind." This district branch is located in a downtown White Plains office building on the fifth floor, in Room 503. It serves Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties.
Civil Air Patrol 24 Loop Rd, West Harrison, NY10604 "Semper Vigilans - Always Vigilant!" is the motto of the Civil Air Patrol. CAP is a volunteer organization and an…More official auxiliary of the Air Force. Its three missions are emergency services, aerospace education and cadet training. This Southeastern branch is conveniently located at the Westchester County Airport. Major Darren Cioffi is the Commander.
The town hall contains all the major departments that help run the town of Harrison. It is located right next to the…More Harrison Train Station and in front of the Harrison Public Library. Departments and respected telephone numbers are as follows:</p>
<p>Department of Public Works - 914-670-3100</p>
<p>Gov. Community Services - 914-670-3036</p>
<p>Purchasing Department - 914-670-3110</p>
<p>Planning and Zoning - 914-670-3075</p>
<p>Town Clerk - 914-670-3010</p>
<p>City Assessor - 914-670-3060</p>
<p>Controller - 914-670-3080</p>
The Department of Public Works -- and its Commissioner, Robert G. Wasp -- is located in the Municipal Building, and…More provides many services to the residents of Harrison. Among them are sanitation, recycling, highways and parks services.</p>
<p>Garbage is collected twice a week, and recycling is picked up weekly. For metal, appliances and electronics, an appointment for pickup must be made with the department.</p>
<p>The Parks and Playgrounds Division maintains parks and playgrounds.</p>
<p>The Highway Division is responsible for paving, maintenance and repair of all Town roads. It's also responsible for the care and maintenance of sidewalks, sewer lines and storm drains. Snow removal, leaf pickup, care and removal of town trees is taken care of by the Highways Department.</p>
Saxon Woods Park Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY10601 Saxon Woods Park was named after colonist William Saxton who operated a nearby saw mill; today it is a 700-acre…More recreational property. Facilities include an 18-hole golf course, miniature golf, an aquatic playground, hiking trails and picnic areas. The park also contains the county's largest swimming pool and the county's only handicapped accessible playground.
This department collects all Town and Village taxes and holds tax lein sales. It also acts as the collection agency…More for school taxes, State taxes and County taxes.</p>
<p>Tax bills are sent out five times a year. Town and Village taxes are due in February and June; school taxes are due in January and September; and State and County taxes are due in April.</p>
<p>Allocation of tax money is approximately:</p>
<p>52 percent for school expenses</p>
<p>21 percent for Town costs and services</p>
<p>27 percent for county taxes</p>
<p>Nancy Briotte-Masi is serving a four-year term as Tax Receiver for Harrison. She can be reached at 914-777-1748 or email@example.com.</p>
Harrison Police Headquarters 650 North St, Harrison, NY10528 With over 70 employees in the department, the Harrison Police are a community-minded organization with aspirations of…More making Harrison as safe as it can be. There are numerous squads patrolling the streets at all times, along with a number of programs intended to educate the public. Additionally, there is an ambulance headquarters on the premises. The department prides itself on the coverage it provides to the people of Harrison. These include bike squads, motorcycle squads, crime scene units and canine units. These are just a few of the many ways in which the Harrison Police department serves the area.
The Harrison Recreation Department offers a comprehensive and diversified program for all ages, from pre-schoolers to…More senior citizens. </p>
<p>Year round indoor activities are held in the department's three community centers. Outdoor activities includng swimming, tennis, softball, baseball and picnicking are held in community parks and on school fields.</p>
<p>During the summer, five day camp programs are conducted.</p>
<p>Annual events include Spring Egg Hunts, Halloween Programs, summer concerts and sports tournaments.</p>
<p>The Recreation Department runs three community centers; the Leo Mintzer Center, the Sollazzo Center and the Harrison Community Center.</p>
<p>The Recreation Department sponsors two Senior Citizens Clubs; the West Harrison Group and the Downtown Group. The West Harrison Group meets from 12-3 pm on Thursdays at the Leo Mintzer Community Center. The Downtown Group meets from 12-3 pm on Fridays at the Veterans Memorial Building.</p>
<p>Program brochures are available at the recreation office in the Municipal Building and Community Centers. An up-to-date Harrison Recreation ID Card is required to participate in Recreation Department activities.</p>
<p>Ronald Belmont is the Superintendent of Recreation.</p>
Westchester Guardian Newspaper 2 William St, West Harrison, NY10604 "Westchester's Most Influential Weekly" is published online every Monday. It covers news and events relevant to…More residents and businesses of Westchester County. Subjects include finance, government, movies, sports, radio, religion, theatre, comedy and legal notices. See the Web site for the current issue.
The Purchase Fire Department is manned by 50 volunteer firefighters.
The department protects District #4 in…More Harrison, and responds to structural fires, motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials incidents, rescues and natural disasters.</p>
NDH Capital 2975 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, NY10577 "Where Capital & Creativity Meet" is the motto of this corporate financer. Clients include Fortune 500…More corporations, government, charities, professional athletes and celebrities. There are no industry limitations and no geographical restrictions.
Court sessions are held in the courtroom of the Municipal Building every tuesday for criminal matters, and the first,…More fourth and fifth thursday of the month for civil, traffic and town violations. Court is also in session one wednesday a month for small claims.</p>
<p>Cases are heard by the presiding Justice. Jury trials occur more frequently now than in the past, because the Court handles a greater number of cases. Local residents are called upon to serve as jurors, and trials last from one to three days.</p>
<p>The Court has jurisdiction on civil cases up to $3,000. Town Justices preside in Small Claims Court in cases having a value of up to $3,000. The Court hears criminal cases where the maximum sentence is up to one year in jail and the maximum fine is up to $1,000.</p>
The Harrison Fire Department serves the Downtown District in Harrison and is comprised of both volunteer and career…More firefighters.</p>
<p>It has 14 career firefighters and 70 volunteers. It's the only Fire Department in Harrison to be supplemented by career firefghters.</p>
<p>It responds to structural fires, motor veicle accidents, hazardous materials incidents, rescues and natural disasters. </p>
Taconic Opera 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY10577 Taconic Opera is a resident opera company located in Westchester County. In addition to the opera's resident performers,…More the opera also features an Opera Chorus, made up of members from the community. It hosts fundraisers and benefits, as well as a regular season. Performances are made possible by New York State Council on the Arts and Arts Westchester with funds from Westchester County, government, corporations and individuals.
Westchester Education Coalition 2900 Purchase St, Purchase, NY10577 The Westchester Education Coalition is the governing body for regional higher education institutions. Its local offices…More can be found on the campus of Manhattanville College, which is located near the corner of Purchase Street and Anderson Hill Road. The group stays on top of all relevant issues and organizes meetings and workshops to keep the community involved and informed. It also holds an annual conference at a different area campus every year.