WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                       PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
                       THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

         Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 21, 2009

                           GREENE COUNTY BANCORP, INC.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

        Federal                        0-25165                     14-1809721
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(State or Other Jurisdiction      (Commission File No.)     (I.R.S. Employer
       of Incorporation)                                     Identification No.)

302 Main Street, Catskill NY                                     12414
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(Address of Principal Executive Offices)                      (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (518) 943-2600

                                 Not Applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01    Other Events

     On July 21, 2009,  the Board of Directors of Greene  County  Bancorp,  Inc.
approved  a  quarterly  cash  dividend  of  $0.17  per  share.  A press  release
announcing the details of the declaration is filed as exhibit 99.1.

     Greene  County  Bancorp,  MHC,  majority  stockholder  of the Greene County
Bancorp,  Inc.  and owner of  2,304,632  shares of the  4,105,312  total  shares
outstanding,  has waived the right to receive its portion of the dividend, based
on action of its Board of Directors. Accordingly, the dividend is expected to be
paid only on the  1,800,680  shares  owned by  minority  stockholders  of Greene
County Bancorp, Inc.

         Exhibit No.                        Description
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         99                                 Press release dated July 23, 2009


         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

                                          GREENE COUNTY BANCORP, INC.

DATE:  July 23, 2009            By:      /s/ Donald E. Gibson
                                         Donald E. Gibson
                                         President and Chief Executive Officer