1.) Peekskill Common Council Meeting Postponed
Monday's Common Council meeting was postponed to Feb. 4 because the council was unable to reach a quorum due to illnesses, according to Mayor Mary Foster.
2.) Westchester County Executive to Honor Centenarian in Peekskill Today
Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino will be coming to Drum Hill Senior Living Community today to honor Jessie Ward, who turned 104 in October.
3.) Harbor at Charles Point Hosts Book Signing & After Party Sunday
Verplanck resident Peggy S Imm-Anesi is having a signing and after party at the Harbor At Charles Point on Feb. 2 for her book "Rainbows, Butterflies & One Last Hug: A Mother’s Spiritual Journey Losing Two Children to Cystic Fibrosis." The events is noon until midnight and there will be drink and food specials all day. The band starts at 9 p.m.
4. Deadlines Extended for FEMA Registrations
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-day extension for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. The new registration deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York is Feb. 27.
5.) Congress Approves More than $50B in Sandy Aid
The Senate passed legislation providing just over $50 million in aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy by a vote of 62-36. The bill now goes to the president for his signature.