Here's a roundup of popular blogs published recently by Patch readers.
Leave your thoughts and opinion here, or head to the individual blogs to join the discussion.From Southeast Patch: VOB Film Festival - Labor Day Weekend Schedule of Films
Friday Night, August 30th Dinner and A Movie $35
Includes an Italian dinner, wine tasting and the New York Premier of Cloudburst, with Olympia Dukakis. Reservations a must
Read more here.
From Peekskill Patch: Back to School Tips for Pre-Schoolers
Here are some tips we, at Child's World Academy put together for the parents of preschoolers preparing to go back to school in September.
WHAT TO PACK - 4 Items to include in your child’s backpack:
1. Especially for first-time children, pack a picture of yourself with your child.
2. A full change of clothes. If your child is still in diapers, we provide them so you don’t have to worry about that.
4. Transitional object, i.e. a favorite stuffed toy or blanket (to be used at nap time)
Read more tips here.
From Bedford Patch: Assemblyman Buchwald Reminds Homeowners of New Requirements for STAR Property Tax Exemption
Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester) is letting homeowners who receive a Basic STAR exemption know that they must register with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance by December 31 of this year in order to continue receiving the exemption for 2014 and subsequent years.
Read more about his STAR post here.
From Chappaqua Patch: Results week 7 (final week)
Chestnut Ridge Racquet Club completed a very successful season winning their final "A" and "B" League matches and finishing on top in both leagues. Hardscrabble Club were winners of the "C" league.
Read the details from the Northern Westchester Junior Tennis League here.
From Yorktown Patch: Who's on First Wins Their First
Another beautiful Sunday morning in Yorktown made the first victory of the season for Who's On First extra sweet. The team prevailed in a decisive win against New York Bada Bing by a score of 9 - 3. To quote a very happy Valerie Ringel, Captain of Who's on First "We (Who's on First) actually won a game. That is the highlight." Kudos to Sean on his home run that helped seal the victory.
Read more from the YSA post here.