9/11 Memorial Ceremonies; Earrings for Battered Women, Somers BOE Meeting

Here are five things you need to know today, Sept. 11.

1. 9/11 Memorial Ceremonies

Yorktown will pay tribute today to those who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The town of Yorktown will hold a memorial ceremony at the Shrub Oak Memorial Plaza, which is set up by the . 

The Lake Mohegan Fire Department will also hold a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in front of the Jefferson Valley firehouse located at Hill Boulevard and Boulevard, behind the .

2. Earrings for Battered Women's Shelters

Make earrings for yourself and for a Battered Women's Shelter. You can bring any old bead jewelry that you can recycle into earrings. If you have any jewelry making tools, bring them along too. The program, which will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. at the John C. Hart Memorial Library in Shrub Oak, is limited to 30 participants. You need register for this program.

to read more about , the woman behind the program. 

3. Katonah 5K Top Finishers

Congratulations to Brian Pike, 35, of Shrub Oak, who was one of the top finishers in the Katonah 5K race, held on Saturday. He finished second with a time of 18:52.

4. Somers BOE Meeting

Somers board of education members will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the Somers Middle School library. Click here for the agenda. 

5. Spectacular Day Ahead

It's going to be a perfect pre-autumnal day: low 70s and sun, according to the National Weather Service. Get out and enjoy it!

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