BERKSHIRE, NY COMMUNITY

Berkshire, NY is proud to be a community of individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life who come together to make our beautiful Town thrive. From neighborhood parties, to the new community park, to volunteer initiatives, everyone believes in doing their part.

Read below for information about our park, library, aid for those in need, and the fire district & company.

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OUR PARKS

Creekside Park features walking paths, covered picnic tables, and access to the creek.

George M. Smith Memorial Field features a baseball field and playground.

There are additional developments planned:

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OUR LIBRARY

The Berkshire Free Library has been serving our community for over 100 years. Check out our digital resources, ebooks, audiobooks, language learning, job help and lots more. Come learn a new craft, get tech help and bring your children to our story time, or explore your family history with ancestry.com.  

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OUR COMMUNITY HALL

A unique & spectacular

historic treasure, available to local area residents & organizations for meetings, civic events, youth &

library activities and private gatherings such as weddings, anniversaries, parties and celebrations. The

Hall is also the permanent home of the Helping Hands Food Pantry.

The Hall is available free of charge for nonprofit use and with very low fees for private activities.

The building hosts nearly 400 events annually. The Berkshire Community Hall exists only for the

Community. If you would like a tour, more information, or would like to participate in keeping this restored treasure readily available to all, please reach out.

Get in touch:

Fraser Williams 607 657 2742, 

fraserw1937@gmail.com

Skip Hartwig 607 657 8418, skhartwig@frontiernet.net

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Fire District
let's connect

The Fire District and the Fire Company provides integral services for the Town. Members are always needed, for more than just firefighting. Reach out or stop in on the first Tuesday of the month to meet the team, learn more, and support your community.

berkshirefiredistrict.ny

@gmail.com

Station 607-657-2727

Mike W Simmons

Fire Chief

607-341-5322

Jason Peck

First Assistant

607-321-4794

Ricky Lane

Second Assistant

607-743-4301

Sean Rogler

Lieutenant

607-760-5052

William "Jim" Simmons

Chairman

607-657-8220

William Morris

607-657-8220

Delbert Armstrong

607-657-8498

Michael S Simmons

607-657-8121

Raymond Ceurter

607-429-9675

Melinda Russel

607-657-2676

FREE RIDES

If you need a ride to the doctor's office, the grocery store, the pharmacy, or the library then you can use the free services of Northern Tioga Neighbors Network (NTNN). Call at least 3 business days beforehand and someone will connect you with a volunteer driver: 607-657-2823.

Financial & other aid

Tioga County Rural Ministry offers services for residents:

Ramps for those with medical need. 

Financial assistance for things such as gas, utilities, rent, or prescriptions.

Christmas clothing for children up to age 18 (register in early October). 

143 North Ave, Owego, NY 13827

607-687-3033 • Facebook

more help

Information, financial support, health, wellness, and housing aid: https://tiogaopp.org.

Social and financial aid: https://www.tiogacountyny.com/departments/social-services.

Emotional support, mental illness, marital issues, depression, alcoholism and substance abuse counseling: https://www.tiogacountyny.com/departments/mental-hygiene.

Community Churches

East Berkshire United Methodist Church 

All are welcome! Sunday service 8:45-10:00 AM

East Berkshire Rd, Berkshire


(607) 642-9971 • Facebook  

 

First Congregational Church of Berkshire, New York

"The Red Brick Church" - An evangelical, Bible believing/teaching church, our Mission goals are outreach to our community and the world beyond with the lifesaving Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

12445 State Route 38, Berkshire

(607) 657-2677 • Website