1. Lakeland's Homecoming and Carnival
Friday night is Lakeland High School's Homecoming and carnival, starting at 4 p.m. The football game begins at 7 p.m.
LHS will honor its 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame Class during half-time:
- Erin Goodman, Class of 2005, Field Hockey, Basketball, Lacrosse
- James Murphy, Class of 1970, Football, Wrestling
- Chris Pangalos, Class of 1981, Soccer, Wrestling
2. Yorktown's Homecoming
Friday is also Yorktown High School's homecoming at Walter Panas High School. While Saturday, Sept. 29 is the all day Homecoming event, according to the school district's website, including a bonfire at 6 p.m. and a dance at 7 p.m.
3. Costco's Developer Starts a 'Pro-Group'
A pro-Costco group is fighting back and will respond to comments made by residents opposed to the project.
Members of the newly formed "Citizens for a Progressive Yorktown" group will hold a press conference today at 9:30 a.m. outside the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce on Route 202.
4. National Coffee Day is Sept. 29 (Free Coffee)
If the first words out of your mouth every morning are "I’ll have a large coffee"—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you. Check back with Patch later today on where you could get your free coffee.
5. Good Yorktown, Somers Neighbors
Did you know that today, Sept. 28, is National Good Neighbor Day? In honor of that, we'd like you to tell us about the great neighbors in your town? Who makes your town a great place to live? Story where you could share your thoughts coming up this morning.
Bonus: Weekend Planning
There are a number of events and activities going on this weekend. To find out more about the and more, check out our Weekend Planner.
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