1. Schools Closed for Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur, also referred to as the "Day of Atonement,"and the tradition to solemnly fast for repentance and atonement of sins, began Tuesday evening at sunset. Yorktown, Somers and Lakeland schools are closed in observance of the holiday.
2. Somers Field Hockey Teams Win
Here are the results from the Sept. 24 Somers Field Hockey games, as posted by the Somers Tuskers Booster Club on Facebook:
Varsity: Somers 2, Walter Panas 0
- Senior Taylor Borgelt scored with an assist from Christina Jocelyn and senior Meg Sweeney scored the 2nd goal unassisted
JV: Somers 4, Walter Panas 1
- 2 goals by sophmore Mia Martin
- 1 goal by Carolyn Graber
- 1 goal Alessandra Pontbriand
3. Free Holiday Arrangements for Local Businesses
Enchanted Doll Forest, located on 2201 Crompond Rd. is giving a free doll or bear themed holiday arrangement to anyone who is willing to put one on display at their local business. Contact Suzanne Mancuso at Shirleyinoz@aol.com or (845) 803-6846 for more information.
Parents of Yorktown High School students are invited to attend a discussion with Davia Bugge, student assistance counselor at YHS, on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the library (after the business portion of the PTSA meeting). The discussion is about "the challenges and transitions your senior faces, the risks involved, and how you can help. Learn about the prevalence and risks of alcohol and drug abuse among college freshmen and parents’ opportunities for prevention senior year and beyond."
5. Art Classes for Children
Little People's Learning Center in Somers is offering an afterschool Art Class for children in grades K, 1, 2. This class will be on Mondays, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 248-4020 or e-mail email@example.com for registration info.
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