Platform Tennis Courts Open, Library Opens Earlier

Plus, today's your last chance to pay your school tax bill to the town of Bedford without penalty.

1. School tax payments due today to avoid penalty

The town reminds locals that the first half of your school tax bill must be received at this office by 4:30 p.m., Monday Oct. 1. The Tax Receiver’s Office will be open 8:30 to 4:30 each day, Monday thru Friday at the Town Hall 321 Bedford Rd.-Bedford Hills-New York-914-666-4475. Amy Pectol, the Receiver of Taxes, may accept School Tax payments in two equal installments.  The second half may be paid after September 1 st but no later than January 31 st, 2013.

2. "Love, Loss and What I Wore"

Pound Ridge Theatre Co. has a new production based on the Nora Ephron title, "Love Loss and What I Wore. Tickets available now for the show, which goes up
Nov. 2. For more information and tickets visit their website.

3. New Platform tennis courts to open in Katonah

Work is completed on the new platform tennis courts at the Katonah Memorial Park. There will be a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Tuesday Oct. 2 at 7:15 p.m., with refreshments, after which a FREE mini-tennis clinic will be offered by Geoffrey Jagdfeld, an instructor from Solaris Tennis Club. (After Tuesday, the courts will be available for daytime play; the town anticipates night play under the lights by Oct. 15 after necessary lighting upgrades are completed).

4. Bedford Hills Library Hours expand

Love the library? You can now arrive earlier in Bedford Hills. Trustee President, Heide Shilstone, said she's proud that the library staff and dedicated trustees are "managing to do more with less." Now, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays the library will be open at 10 a.m. rather than its previous time of 1 p.m.  Hours for the library will now be: 

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm
Thursday and Friday: 10 am to 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 10 am to 1 pm from September through June. 

The library is closed for major holidays. For more information, contact the library at 666-6472.

5. Today is World Vegetarian Day

And in honor of that day, have posted a photo of a meal I had last week at Truck in Bedford—the "local veg tacos." They were seriously delicious, filled with squash, mushrooms, and cheese. Where's your favorite place to eat vegetarian meals around here?


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