Main Street’s Purpose

Main Street First, Inc. is a grassroots, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization made up of citizen volunteers. We work together and in collaboration with the City of Little Falls and other not-for-profits and organizations to support the revitalization of Little Falls through:

  • Organizing the community to create sustainable initiatives to revitalize the city.
  • Supporting city revitalization through smart growth principles.
  • Supporting and participating in the creation of a comprehensive master plan.
  • The participation of all interested parties in directing the city’s future.
  • Citywide residential revitalization.
  • The development of green and sustainable technologies throughout the city.
  • To provide financial assistance and volunteers for the improvement and maintenance of the city’s buildings and homes, and to increase recreational facilities.
  • Plus other related activities!

Main Street First Board of Directors

Judy Wolf


Judy Wolf is a board member and current president of Main Street First (as of January 2017). She has been actively involved with Main Street First since she first moved to Little Falls in 2014 after renovating a house with her husband and stepson. More…

Fred Urich

Vice President

Bio coming soon!

Elaine Cobb


Bio coming soon!

Chuck Heron


Bio coming soon!

James M Evans

Mike was born and raised in Little Falls, then left for a thirty-year road trip, and returned in 2011. As Mike points out, it may seem strange that someone who is concerned with the environment has an occupation that involves burning hydrocarbons for entertainment (sports car racing), but that is what he does. More…

David Dardzinski

Many people have difficulty envisioning what could be. This is especially difficult when it comes to buildings. Seeing alternatives and potential in these “big picture” projects comes naturally to David, however. He started to apprentice in his architect father’s studio when he was only 12. More…

Gavin Maloney

Schooled in philosophy and the classics, Gavin has been a designer-builder in New York City and Upstate New York for the last 20 years. He specializes in restoring historic buildings, and has several projects completed or underway in the City of Little Falls. More…

Jeffrey Gressler

Jeffrey Gressler has been retired since 2008 before which he taught history at Clinton high school for thirty years. He was a founding member and first president of Main Street First. He is a community volunteer, a City of Little Falls fist ward alderman, and president and board director of the Little Falls Historical Society.

Rob Richard

Rob is a native of Little Falls, graduating from the City’s high school here in 1994. He attended Roberts Wesleyan College, earning a BA in History and Secondary Social Studies Education. Rob moved to Philadelphia after college but always planned to return to Little Falls, the only place he considers “home.” More…

Dawn Ozturk

Bio coming soon!


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