1. Yorktown Teen Center's Fundraising Dinner
The Yorktown Teen Center is celebrating its third anniversary tonight. Organizers are holding the Center's annual fundraising dinner on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Colonial Terrace in Cortlandt Manor.
Michelle Marchetti, the Teen Center’s 2012 Youth Advocate,former math teacher at Mildred E. Strange Middle School and an active Teen Center volunteer will be honored during the dinner. Read more about Marchetti and the dinner here.
2. Peekskill Man Makes False Statement to Police about Abduction in Yorktown
A 26-year-old Peekskill man, whose disappearance last week was being investigated as a possible abduction, has been arrested for lying to Yorktown police, officials said. Robert Jeter was arrested Tuesday and charged with making a false written statement, a misdemeanor. Read more about his arrest here.
3. Bone Marrow Drive on Sunday
Robert Santoriella, a Somers High School graduate, is holding a bone marrow drive on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mahopac Firehouse. In June 2010 his son Jake, who was 8 years old at the time, was diagnosed with Leukemia. Jake, whose fraternal twin brother Chase was a perfect bone marrow match, is now in remission. The "Crafts for a Cure" fundraiser on Sunday will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
4. Aunt B's Costume Contest
Aunt B's is having a Halloween costume contest between Saturday, Oct. 27 through Wednesday, Oct. 31. To Enter the contest, wear your costume to Aunt B's frozen yogurt shop in Somers or Pleasantville. For details check out their website.
5. Free Flu Shots on Friday
On Friday, Oct. 26, Senator Greg Ball and the Hudson Valley Hospital Center will be co-hosting a Senior & Caregiver Health Fair at the Muriel Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt Manor.
From 9 a.m. -12 noon, health professionals will offer cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. The Hudson Valley Visiting Nurse Service will also provide free flu shots on a first-come first-serve basis.
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