Yom Kippur Starts at Sundown, Lions Club Announces Events

It's 5 things you need to know Friday.

1. Pink Ribbon Challenge

Observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by going pink! Take Patch's Pink Ribbon Challenge! Check back with us later this morning for more details, and for our story on new research study that may change your mind about when to have a mammogram.

2.Yom Kippur starts at sundown

The Jewish Day of Atonement begins at sunset today with Kol Nidre services and continues until tomorrow's break-fast. It is a day of prayer, fasting and no luxuries. In his most recent blog post, Rabbi Mark Semeth writes: "On the Jewish calendar, the weeks leading up to and then following Rosh Hashanna (New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), through the holiday of Sukkot (Booths)  make up what is known as the season of Teshuvah (Spiritual Return); the time when the tradition encourages Jews to look even more deeply within, and to resolve to be better people in the coming year than we were in the past year." For more,

3. Lions Club of Bedford Hills announces upcoming events

The Lions Club is hosting a custom car show on Oct. 16 in the Katonah commuter parking lot on Woodsbridge Road, from 10 am - 4 pm. Plus, their annual "Spooky" Pancake Breakfast is planned for Sunday, Oct. 30 from 8 am-1pm at the Bedford Hills Community House. Costumes welcome. Check back with Patch for a full Halloween roundup of events.

4. Ten Years for Bedford Village Florist

We heard that Maureen Laning just celebrated the shop's ten year anniversary in Bedford Village. Congratulations! Did you know she's an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden? sometime to see her creations and find out more about her. You can also visit her Facebook page to see photos of recent events.

5.    Great weekend weather

The National Weather Service predicts that this weekend’s weather will be in the high 70s and low 80s, sunny and clear. Temperature will drop to the low 50s at night. You can get some ideas for outdoor activities in our


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