By Donna Garfinkel
Lewiston Town Clerk/Tax Collector
•Town of Lewiston residential garbage pick-up for May 27 will be suspended one day and collected on Tuesday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Town Hall Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
•The Town Board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 30.
•Many residents have inquired on the ever-changing acceptable recycling items. Modern Disposal Services (ModernCorporation.com) collects garbage and recycling for the Town of Lewiston.
Best items to place in your recycling bin: Paper – Newspaper, phone books, paperboard and junk mail. Cardboard -- cardboard and pizza boxes. Plastic -- jugs and bottles with small top openings. Bottles and jars – clear bottles and jars. Metal – aluminum cans, metal cookware, steel and tin cans. No sorting is necessary, simply place clean and empty items loose in your bin.
•The Lewiston Police Department has placed a Drop-Off Box for bottles and cans in the front foyer at Town Hall to help support the Lewiston Police Explorers program. The Explorers will receive points to help gain funds to support their program. Donations will help with uniforms, training gear and other expenses. Using the Drop-Off Box instead of throwing bottles and cans away in the garbage is another way to help with recycling in our community.
•Town Highway Department crews have begun their paving schedule. Highway Superintendent Dave Trane asks for your patience and regards for the workers’ safety while they are in your area. Any questions can be directed to the Highway Department at 754-8218.
•Niagara County Clerk Hon. Joseph Jastrzemski is reaching out to all Purple Heart recipients to be memorialized in the Frank J. Gaffney 2019 Book of Honor.
Forms are available at Lewiston Town Hall during normal business hours and on online at www.townoflewiston.us under Upcoming Events. The form must be returned to the Niagara County Clerk’s Office by Friday, June 3. The unveiling of the Book of Honor will be Wednesday, Aug. 7.
•With summer travel quickly approaching, make travel “E-Z’ier” with the purchase of an “E-Z Pass on the Go”. The clerk’s office is an authorized “E-Z Pass on the Go” retailer. Cost is $25. Once the tag is registered, those monies go directly on the tag to use for tolls.
Any questions, contact the clerk’s office at 754-8213, ext. 222 or 256.