- Westchester County will commemorate the 12th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 tonight at 7 p.m. at The Rising, the county’s 9/11 memorial at the Kensico Dam in Valhalla. County Executive Robert Astorino, other elected officials and families of Westchester residents who died in the World Trade Center are expected to attend. A highlight of this year’s ceremony will be the dedication of a Ground Zero beam, which will be permanently placed at The Rising.
- Rye city councilwoman Catherine Parker defeated Tom Murphy in Tuesday's Democratic Primary for County Legislator of District 7. She will now face New Rochelle businessman John Verni in the November general election. District 7 covers the city of Rye, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, portions of Harrison and New Rochelle. Read Patch's coverage here.
- Artist Michael Cullen will give a talk today at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series being conducted this fall by Purchase College, SUNY’s School of Art+Design in the college’s Visual Arts Building, Room 1016. Cullen is a custom furniture builder, producing work ranging from exquisitely detailed and elegantly veneered formal furniture to monolithic pieces hewn from giant hunks of wood. He also builds what he calls fantasy pieces, which can range from whimsical furniture to pure sculpture. The event is free and open to the public. Purchase College is located at 735 Anderson Hill Rd. in Purchase.
- SCORE Westchester is hosting a workshop on using email and social media to grow your business today, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Ellen Williams will lead the workshop, which is free. Participants will walk through Accompanied by a short workbook, you will be guided through a process of creating a digital marketing strategy that is unique to their business or organization. Click here to register. SCORE Westchester is located at 120 Bloomingdale Rd. in White Plains.
- City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, located at 19 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains, is hosting a special one-time screening of the film "Out of the Clear Blue Sky" tonight at 7 p.m. The documentary tell the behind-the-scenes story of Wall Street powerhouse Cantor Fitzgerald and their loss of 658 employees in the 9/11 attacks. Tickets cost $13.50 and can be purchased here.
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