Plans for McLain Street, Katonah Yarn Discussed this Week

And what to do with kids who are getting bored of summer.

Editor's Note:The copy originally said the planning board meets Tuesday; they meet tonight. We regret the error.

1. Run the Farm registration starts today

Registration for the third annual  5 mile trail race and kids 1 mile/0.6 mile races opens this morning at 9 a.m. The races will be held Sunday Oct 21, 2012 with kids races starting at 8:30am. All of the kids races will be completed before the 5 miler is started at 9:15am. Details about the registration are here at http://runthefarm.org. According to organizers, over 700 runners competed last year on the scenic and tough 5 mile course; kids were challenged with a great taste of the trails at Muscoot Farm in their very own race and the farmers at the market loved the energy (and the business!) that the race brought out that Sunday morning.

2. Things for kids to do this week in town

Summer is in full-swing but if any of your kids are starting to tell you they're boooorrreed, here are some ideas for the beginning of this week:

at : Three and up, Monday, 4:15.

Teens can craft too, and at the Katonah Village Library at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

: story hour at the Bedford Hills Free Library

3. Free social media training for local businesses

Are you a local business owner in Chappaqua, Mount Kisco, Yorktown, Somers, Bedford, Pleasantville or another Northern Westchester town? Consider attending Patch's free, two-hour event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 30 at .

4. A year ago on Patch...

Congratulations to the which opened up a year ago last month. When it opened, we interviewed owner Lesa Vogliano for a story that appeared on Patch a year ago last week. she realized the need "to have a source for those on a quest to create a comfortable, functional, and beautiful home environment." So Vogliano joined forces with furniture designer Dennis Anderson to launch the Bedford House. Stop in to check out their latest offerings.

5. Development news

This week the planning board meets Monday night at 8 p.m. at the town courthouse.  Stay tuned for more news on a potential new frozen yogurt shop in the , and, for 44 units of senior housing near the Mt. Kisco border two years ago, developer Merv Blank is back with new proposals for about 12 acres of land off McLain Street at Route 172. We'll have updates for you later in the week.


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