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Breast Cancer Support, Child Safety Seats and Constitution Day

Five things you need to know today, Sept. 17.

1.) Happy Constitution Day!
Today is Constitution Day, which celebrates the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787. The Bill of Rights Institute has a slew of fun children’s activities here that are designed to bolster to teach principle behind the U.S. Constitution in a fun and engaging way.

2.) National Child Passenger Safety Week
National Child Passenger Safety Week began Sunday and goes through Saturday. State police, local law enforcement agencies and highway safety professionals are working together to organize child safety seat events throughout the state. State police will place additional emphasis in making sure that child safety seats are secured properly in passenger seats. Safety seat inspections can be scheduled at the Peekskill police department by calling Sean Echols at (914) 737-8000 and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety by calling Ellen Chadwick at (914) 864-7671.

3.) Hospital Holds Info Session for Woman with Breast Cancer
The Hudson Valley Hospital Center, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"hudson-valley-hospital-center-4"} --> is partnering with Support Connection today to hold an info session about support groups for women with breast cancer. The session takes place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the hospital, located at 1980 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor. This program is free but pre-registration is required. For information or to register, call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

4.) Peekskill Profiled in the Westchester Business Journal
The Westchester Business Journal recently published a piece about the economic revival taking place in the City of Peekskill. A number of local businesses are profiled in the story, which can be viewed here.

5.) Volunteers Needed for Peekskill Project V
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