Mayor Dean A Theodorakos - Dean A Theodorakos
Trustee - Kevin P Sheehan Deputy Mayor
Trustee - Eileen S Banker
Trustee - Peter Sidari
Trustee - Fred Miller
Mount Albion Tower
Mount Albion Tower
Civil War Memorial
The tower was built in 1876, using sandstone from local quarries. Inside the names of 463 soldiers are carved in marble slabs. A spiral staircase leads to the top of the 68-foot-high tower, which is part of a cemetery listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
sunset at liftbridge
Main Street Lift Bridge at sunset
A photo of the Main Street lift bridge, one of two historic lift bridges in Albion. There are only 16 on the canal and we have two of them.
October 2013 Newsletter
October 14, 2013
Downtown street lights have been replaced with energy efficient halogen bulbs that provide better illumination at street level and lower cost of operation. 41 lights were replaced. Project cost was shared by National Grid. We anticipate $8,000 in energy savings annually. Thanks to Village of Medina DPW for use of their bucket truck.
DPW in tentatively planning to begin leaf and brush pick up on Monday, October 28th. Mild weather is making leaf fall more difficult to predict. Watch for details in Penny Saver.
Office Robert Wagner was recently hired by the Albion Police to fill the vacancy created upon retirement of Sgt. Mark Luft. Officer Wagner come to the Albion with Police Academy Certification and experience as a Police Officer after working for over a year with the Holley Police Department. Officer Wagner recently completed the APD's Field Training Program and is now assigned to a road patrol shift within the department.
Officer William Scribner was promoted to Sergeant on September 29th. Sgt. Scribner started his career in law enforcement with the New York State Park Police and Medina Police Department before starting with APD in 2005. Sgt. Scribner is a U.S. Air Force combat veteran who has served oversees as a Sergeant. He is a Police Recruit instructor at the Rural Police Training Institute as well as the Albion Police Training Coordinator.
We have received $10,000 in grant funding from New York State Department of Transportation's Safe Routes to School Grant which will be used by APD to purchase a Speed Radar Trailer with Variable Message Board. This unit, which should arrive sometime in November, will be used to monitor traffic speeds, make motorists aware of their speed and to alert motorists of check points and other police activity.
Albion Merchants group will sponsor a Shopping Tour on Saturday, October 19th from 10AM to 5PM. Pick up a map at participating shops and start your tour. At each stop you can enter a raffle for a basket worth over $200 of merchandise and gift certificates. The more you shop the greater your changes of winning.
Beggar's Night will be Friday, October 25th, beginning at 5:30pm. Children 10 and under are welcome to participate in Beggar's Night. Local businesses will provide a Trick-or-Treat event throughout the downtown square. All participants should meet at the Fire Hall dressed in costume. Parents must accompany children on the walk. The route has been shortened but there will be plenty of treats.
Bullard Park Vison for the Future
January 11, 2012
•· We have an enthusiastic team working to develop a master plan for improvements to Bullard Park. Thanks to Kathy LaLonde and the Recreation Committee for facilitating this. Once completed it will be included in the Village/Town Comprehensive Plan and used to secure funding for future investments in the park. If you have ideas you wish to share with the committee please call Linda Babcock at Village Office or e-mail her at email@example.com