New Business in Town; Bid for County Executive Seat; How to Keep Your Resolution

Here are five things you need to know Jan. 4 to Jan. 6.

1. Bodybuilding Champion Opens Studio in Yorktown

Congratulations to Jeanette Fischetto, a certified physical fitness trainer and three-time champion of New York State Body Building Over Thirty-Five Division, who has opened a fitness studio in Yorktown. 

The grand opening of Dynamic Pulse Fitness, located on Route 202, is this weekend Jan. 5 and Jan. 6. Read more about Fischetto and her studio by clicking here.

2. How to Keep Your New Year's Resolution

Are you making a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, click here for tips to help you stick to it throughout the year.

3. Free Budgeting Advice for Caregivers

Leave The Light On Foundation and United Way of Westchester and Putnam will offer free budgeting advice to caregivers this Saturday, Jan. 5. Most caregivers are balancing their personal budget along with the budget of their aging parents or a chronically-ill loved ones. This month's caregiver support group will help those caregivers. Caregivers who attend will also receive a free, one-on-one, financial consultation. This one hour session is part of LTLOF's monthly caregiver support groups held the first Saturday and following Thursday of each month.

It is hosted by Hudson Valley Hospital Center at The Dempsey House, adjacent to the Hospital. Pre-registration is required. Call Danielle O'Malley, HVHC Community Coordinator, at (914) 734-3794 or register online at www.leavethelighton.org. Seating is limited.

4. MSG Varsity is Taping Friday’s Boys Basketball Game

This Friday, Jan. 4 at 6 p.m., MSG Varsity will be taping the Kennedy-Catholic High School boy’s basketball home game vs. Peekskill High School. The game will air on channel 14, MSG Varsity, on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 4p.m. After Jan. 11 you can also see the full replay of this game on MSGVarsity.com and/or channel 614 VOD.

5. Board of Legislators Chairman Announces Bid for County Executive Seat

Board of Legislators Chairman Ken Jenkins has announced that he will run for Westchester County Executive in 2013. A member of the Westchester Board of Legislators since 2007, Jenkins, D-Yonkers, joins New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and White Plains legislator Bill Ryan in what is now a three-man race for the Democratic nomination. Incumbent County Executive Robert Astorino is expected to announce his bid for another term later this year.

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