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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Troy City Hall Closed to the Public Thurs, Fri in Observance of Thanksgiving; Services to Continue

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Walkable downtown a regional Small Business Saturday destination;2023 Bulk Collection Ending Dec 1


TROY, N.Y. – Troy City Hall will be closed to the public on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.For residents whose garbage and recycling collection date falls on Thanksgiving, put your refuse out for Friday collection this week, instead. Brush, bulk and bagged leaf collection will be suspended on Thursday and Friday. The last day of bulk collection for 2023 will be December 1, 2023.Mayor WM. Patrick Madden encourages participation in Troy’s favorite Thanksgiving tradition: the Troy Turkey Trot. Now in its 107th year (76th running), the Troy Turkey Trot is the nation’s 12th—and world’s 64th—oldest road race. The event, which celebrates fun, family and fitness against a backdrop of Troy's historic neighborhoods, draws more than 6,000 participants from 40 states and features a 5K, the Capital Region’s only 10K, a Grade School Mile and a Turkey Walk, while also raising funds for the event’s two charities, the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and Joseph’s House and Shelter. For more information, visit TroyTurkeyTrot.com.Mayor Madden also encourages Troy residents to support our walkable and local job-creating small business community this Small Business Saturday. Troy’s downtown shopping district—and the Saturday morning Troy Waterfront Farmers Market that call it home—are regional destinations for those seeking quality goods from local vendors. If you’re looking for the perfect Small Business Saturday gift this holiday season, Troy Has It (troyhasit.com). The City of Troy’s Sanitation Department collects and disposes of approximately 14,000 tons of municipal solid waste per year. They collect from the 17,000 residential households and approximately 3,000 business properties in the city per week in a safe, efficient and sanitary manner. Sanitation also collects all recyclable materials such as plastic, glass, metal, paper and yard waste from residential properties in the cityLearn more about the Troy Sanitation Department onlineBulk collection refers to oversized items for curbside pickup, such as furniture, appliances, carpets, tires, TVs, and mattresses. To learn more or to schedule an online pickup, visit the Bulk Trash Collection website.Residents may always connect with the Mayor’s Office and all City of Troy departments by visiting troyny.gov.###

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