Read more here.1) The 89th Annual Yorktown Grange Fair opens Thursday evening at 5 p.m. New at the Fair this year is the Karaoke Contest which will take place on the main stage from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday with the audience determining the winners.
2) With the Jewish New Year beginning the evening of September 4, members of Temple Beth Shalom of Mahopac prepared for the festival by baking round challah bread, a food traditionally eaten on the holiday. Read more about it here.
3) Thursday's skies will be partly cloudy, with temperatures in the low- to mid-70s. There is a 20-percent chance of rain
4) "Nanuet Woman Charged With DWI After Killing Pedestrian In Ossining" was yesterday's most-read story.
5) In Patch blogs, Jerry Eimbinder puts the focus on Ira Berkowitz, a local author who found literary success later in life.