1. Photo gallery from the Bedford Village parade
Were you out in the rainstorm Friday night? Spirited marchers and spectators turned out as a downpour finally slowed to a trickle, allowing the Bedford Village Fire Department parade to carry on. Check out the photos here.
2. Road work on Guard Hill Road
The Town of Bedford Department of Public Works will be installing catch basins and drainage pipes on both shoulders of Guard Hill Road. According to officials, the work area starts at the intersection of Guard Hill Road and West Patent Road, and runs approximately 1,200 feet West on Guard Hill Road towards McLain Street. This section of road will be closed to through traffic from approximately 7:30am to 3:00pm for up to 6 weeks. Detour signs will be posted to Bedford Center Road and Route 172. If you live in the area or just have questions about the work, contact Bedford DPW at 666-7669 or speak to the work crew onsite.
3. Kindergarteners get a taste of school at the library
Kids who are going into school for the first time this fall may want to attend this session at the Bedford Free Library. Students can read, write and draw their first book reports at the library. This event is tomorrow, and free, but registration is required – call 914-234-3570 or stop by the library to sign up. Click here for details.
4.NYSEG Helicopter to patrol Brewster division
If you see a black helicopter hovering overhead, it’s the New York State Electric & Gas company. Helicopter patrols of NYSEG’s transmission lines are under way. Officials say that getting a “birds-eye” view of the lines is an efficient way to spot vegetation or equipment problems before they cause outages. NYSEG’s Brewster division includes parts of Northern Westchester.
5. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms
There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Highs will be in the upper 80s. Tuesday looks clear, with highs in the upper 80s again.