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Rye Town scoured for trash during Community Cleanup Day
November 24, 2022 at 4:14 a.m.
Julie Hensley, a Blind Brook High School science teacher and moderator of the Roots and Shoots Club, tosses an empty bottle of Gatorade toward a garbage bag. She ventured into the weeds on the shoulder of Bowman Avenue to collect trash for the Rye Town-wide Community Cleanup Day on Sunday, Nov. 20.
Greg Rivera, assistant to Rye Brook Village Administrator Chris Bradbury, empties a half-full bottle of old liquor he found on the shoulder of Bowman Avenue.
Rye Brook Sustainability Committee President Briggitte Dix places a foil plate into a garbage bag her husband Wesley Calvin holds open. Behind the Osborne Place residents, Blind Brook High School junior Lana Kim collects garbage in a bag of her own.
Rye Brook Department of Public Works highway laborer Pete Devito (left) lifts a large chunk of wood out of a lane of traffic on Bowman Avenue. The department’s General Foreman Paul Vinci backs up the Village’s John Deere, preparing to assist his colleague.
All bundled up on a cold and windy day, Alison Nicholls, a member of the Port Chester Sustainability Committee, picks up trash in the Marina Parking Lot during Port Chester’s Community Cleanup Day in collaboration with other communities in Rye Town on Sunday, Nov. 20.
Arianna Christopher, chairman of the Port Chester Beautification Commission, works with Port Chester Parks Department employees Kenny Redd and PJ Cambriello to reposition one of the large flowerpots along the Byram River promenade as part of the Village’s Community Cleanup Day. The blustery weather kept volunteers to a minimum.
Port Chester Beautification Commission member Brian Sullivan collects debris along the Byram River promenade.
Blind Brook High School juniors Lana Kim (left) and Taka Kimura follow their science teacher Julie Hensley, who searches for garbage in the weeds off Bowman Avenue. The students are members of the school’s Roots and Shoots Club and volunteered on Sunday, Nov. 20 for the organization.
Greg Rivera, assistant to Rye Brook Village Administrator Chris Bradbury, fills bag after bag with the trash he collects.
Taka Kimura, a junior at Blind Brook High School, hoists a garbage back full of trash he collected around Bowman Avenue.
An empty can of Modelo sits in the shoulder of Bowman Avenue. It and several hundred others like it litter the sides of the Rye Brook road.