1.) Peekskill Common Council Work Session Scheduled Tonight
The Peekskill Common Council has scheduled a work session this evening at 6:30 p.m. inside the Paul Schwerman Conference inside city hall. A copy of tonight’s agenda is available in one of the PDFs to the right of this story.
2.) Peekskill Train Station Down for Repairs
The elevators at the Peekskill Train Station will be taken out of service for replacement from Oct. 4 to Nov . 17. ADA ramps will remain in service at all times for customer use.
3.) Trivia Night at the Peekskill Coffee House
Trivia quiz night a starts today at the Peekskill Coffee House at 6 p.m. The free event will be hosted by Westchester Trivia and prizes will be awarded.
“Make It/Market: A Hands-on Salon” will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m tonight for an evening of art-making and fun. Participants will make artists’ trading cards and participate in an art auction to sell what they’ve made to the highest bidders for “art bucks.” The event is free and open to the public. Participants should bring their own drawing supplies, scissors, tape, glue, color-pencils, markers, glitter, collage materials and anything else they want to use.
5.) Forum: Solving New York’s Unfunded Mandate Crisis
“Better Education and Smarter Taxation 4 New York,” a non-partisan citizens advocacy group based in Westchester, is hosting the forum “Solving New York’s Unfunded Mandate Crisis” at 7:30 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 2, inside the “Little Theatre” at Fox Lane Middle School, located on Route 172 in Bedford. The public and media are invited to attend. Speakers include state Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R, C, I-Canandaigua; George Oros, chief of staff for Westchester County Executive, Rob Astorino; and Mary Foster, mayor of Peekskill and member of the Mayoral Task Force on Mandate and Property Tax Relief of the New York Conference of Mayors; and Lisa Davis, executive director, of the Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association. The forum is free and open to the public.