Westchester’s “News & Notes” February 2020 Edition

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County…

Mark Jeffers resides in Bedford Hills, New York, with his wife Sarah.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —  February 13, 2020 —Here are some of my fun February facts… The Groundhog will miss its shadow; I will eat too much at our friends’ Super Bowl party; my wife will not be too happy with the stale candy I give her for Valentine’s Day, and I will get an extra cold, snowy day this leap year to write this week’s “Funky February” edition of “News & Notes.”

Did you know that there is a cancer support group run by Gilda’s Club that meets at the Bedford Playhouse on alternate Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. with the next one set for February 19 and open to all.

Thanks again to the great team at the Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps as they are holding a blood drive on February 17, please stop by and donate if you can. 

My family often tells me that I have a perfect face for radio, so we are re-launching our weekly sports radio show on WGCH 1490AM “The Clubhouse” Wednesdays 7 to 8 pm live from Grand Prix NY in Mount Kisco, all the fun starts February 12.

I just returned from the team at Eternita Spa in Somers and feel like a new person, my wife is so happy…they are outstanding in both massage therapy and Active Isolated Stretching (AIS). a dynamic system for improving your flexibility and overall well-being. The benefits of stretching include enhancing exercise performance, reduce muscle tension and fatigue, promote energy, reduce injury and improves range of motion.

It’s time to come in out of the cold and into the Katonah Village Library for their annual Chili Cook-Off on February 28 at 6 p.m.  Come on by to sample and vote on your favorite chili while you enjoy great live music and see old friends and neighbors. Chili with all the fixins’, beer & wine and awesome deserts are included.  We just love eating and drinking at the library and the good news is that all my late book fines are paid up…

Our friends at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater present comedian Sinbad on February 15 at 8 p.m., ranked by Comedy Central as one of the “100 Greatest Standups of All Time,” the actor and comedian has had audiences laughing for over three decades. 

The Lewisboro Land Trust had set their  Preschool Nature Walk for Friday, February 7th at Bylane Farm which is the headquarters of the Bedford Audubon Society.  

The Katonah-Lewisboro Girl Scout troops held their annual International Thinking Night on Friday, February 7th at the John Jay Middle School.

In celebration of Black History Month, the Westchester Broadway Theatre presents the musical “Five Guys Named Moe,” through March 1.  The show pays tribute to Louis Jordan, the 1940s rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, and bandleader, whose new approach to jazz paved the way for rock and roll in the 1950s.

We dedicate this month’s column to all our local firefighters and police officers, thanks for all you do.



Mark JeffersWestchester’s “News & Notes” February 2020 Edition

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