Brewster Central Schools are closed today and tomorrow for Rosh Hashanah. The holiday, which marks the Jewish New Year, began yesterday at sunset. It ends Friday evening. Click here to see how youngsters in Putnam celebrated the start of the holiday.1)
2) Envision Brewster will not meet this morning. There is no Southeast Justice Court today, either.
3) Thursday's skies will be partly cloudy, with temperatures in the low- to mid-70s. There is a 20-percent chance of rain
4) "Update: Long Island 23-Year-Old Dies from Gunshot to Head in Tarrytown" was yesterday's most-read story in the region.
5) In Patch blogs, Jerry Eimbinder puts the focus on Ira Berkowitz, a local author who found literary success later in life.