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  • Sue Bahren gives instructions to volunteers (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Mike Flynn, organizer of Chester's spring spruce-up, with two eager volunteers (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Volunteers are eager to begin! (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Kiwanis volunteers (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Volunteers pick up supplies (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Town of Chester Councilman Ryan Wensley and his son (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Chief of Police Dan Doellinger with Town Supervisor Alex Jamieson and Councilwoman Cindy Smith (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Tom Bell and his team join Sue Bahren for instructions (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Sandy Nagler and Frank Sambets (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Student volunteers (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Volunteers are ready to spruce-up Chester! (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Chief of Police Dan Doellinger and his team (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Orange County legislator John Vero (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Sandy Nagler with an energetic helper (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




— If you are enjoying the squeaky clean streets of Chester this spring, you have these "plucky" folks to thank.

Mike Flynn organizes a spring clean up in Chester every year. Sue Bahren gave the directions, and community groups picked up supplies to neaten road sides and streets.

The day started before 8:30 a.m., with groups enjoying coffee in Wendy’s parking lot prior to the arrival of students.

Participants included:

Chester Kiwanis & Key Club

Chester Village and Town Highway Departments

The Village and Town Police Departments and Town Boards

Walton Engine & Hose Company

The Chester Fire Department

Chester Academy

The Bellvale Community

The Little League

The Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

Many hands made light work. After the spruce-up, everyone enjoyed a grilled lunch in Wendy’s parking lot where conversation and laughter capped the day.
















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