What's Closed for MLK, Jr. Day; Peekskill's 75th Anniversary; Early Dismissal

Banks, government offices, libraries and schools will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Peekskill Area Pastors Association is hosting an event at 3 p.m. Monday at the Peekskill Middle School. An interfaith youth choir is slated to perform, and Rabbi Lee S. Paskind, association president, will speak. Admission is free.

Many businesses operate on regular hours. See our directory for phone numbers if you're looking to call ahead before leaving the house. 

The Peekskill Common Council will gather at 7 p.m. for a committee of the whole meeting. On the agenda: updates from the building and planning departments; the city's 75th anniversary; a presentation from auditors and more. There's a Peekskill City Schools Board of Education meeting at 7 p.m.

There is a Hendrick Hudson Central Schools Board of Education meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Lakeland and Walter Panas High Schools will dismiss early today at 1 p.m.

It's Family Fun Night at Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School. If you go, share pics of the good times here, in Patch's community photo gallery.

Monday and Tuesday look cloudy, with highs of about 41 and 22 degrees, respectively, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasts are calling for sunny skies Wednesday, with temperatures peaking around 18-degrees. Thursday should be cloudy with a high around 24-degrees, and Friday mostly sunny, with similar temperatures. 

See the Patch calendar for more events.


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