Residents dispose of unwanted waste at clean-up day

From left, Keith and Jeanine Sisco unloaded their unwanted materials at the Bob Couse Town Clean-up Day with the help of Recycling Supervisor Vinnie Parliaman. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

PINE PLAINS — Residents were offered a chance to rid their yards of debris at the town’s first Bob Couse Town Clean-up Day on Saturday, Sept. 8.

The inspiration came as a suggestion from Bob Couse, a former Town Board member and police chief in Pine Plains. Earlier in the spring, at a Town Board meeting, Couse recommended it host a cleanup. The board agreed and set to work. From that meeting on, the town spread the word through its website and Facebook page as well as through a mass email, this newspaper, posters and word of mouth.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.