1. Chester A. Smith Award Ceremony
The 18th annual Chester A. Smith Award will be presented at 2 p.m. Sunday on the terrace at Monteverde to these members of the local business community: N. Dain’s Sons, Arthur Weeks & Son Jewelry, D. Bertoline & Sons, E.O. Curry Funeral Home, Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home, Nardone Brothers Furniture, The Scaramellino Family Restaurants, Sandy Poritzky Meats and Enterprise Press.
Below are the establishment dates of each business, courtesy of Sibyl Canaan, Director of the Field Library:
- N. Dain's Sons 1848
- Dorsey-Carlone Funeral Home started in 1891 as J.J. Dorsey
- Arthur Weeks & Son Jewelry 1896
- Nardone Brothers Furniture 1918
- The Scaramellino Family Restaurants 1925 [approx.]
- Sandy Poritzky Meats 1925
- E.O. Curry Funeral Home 1926
- Enterprise Press [The Lancaster family] 1931
- D. Bertoline & Sons 1934
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2. Route 9/9A Closed Sunday
On Sunday Sept. 9, the 5th annual Toughman Half Triathlon will take place in Croton. The event begins at at 6:30 am with a 1.2 mile swim. The 56-mile bicycle course, which begins at 7:15 am, will be located on the Route 9/9A southbound lanes. The southbound lanes will be entirely closed to vehicular traffic from Annsville Circle to Briarcliff Manor from 5:30 am to 1 pm.
3. Opening of the Cortlandt School
The Cortlandt School of Performing Artsthis Sunday afternoon.
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5. Central Firehouse Reminder
The public can still send comments on the to the Director of Planning until Sept. 20 . There will be a public hearing on the project on Monday, Sept. 10.