23 Aug 2014
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Hops Hop Tour; Free Blood Pressure Screening; Festa Raffle Winner

Five things you need to know today, Aug. 30.

Hops Hop Tour; Free Blood Pressure Screening; Festa Raffle Winner

 1. Hops Hop Tonight

Take a Hops Hop aboard Stella the Peekskill Trolley for a taste of the best beers and ales Peekskill has to offer.  Board the trolley on James St (between Park and Main) at the entrance to the James Street Garage where you can park for free beginning at 6pm.  Then hop on Stella for the short trip to The Quiet Man Public House for a burger (or sandwich) and a genuine Guinness.  Then back on Stella for the trip down to the The Peekskill Brewery at the Riverfront.  Here you'll taste 4 of their very own Peekskill brews from that day's selections.  One more hop will take you to your last stop, which is the Birdsall House.  Here you'll get 5 choices of American brews from across the country.

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2.    Peekskill Festa Italiana Raffle Winner Presentation

Festa Italiana creator Frank Cimino will present Audrey Warn, the winner of the festival’s raffle who happens to be the Advancement Director of the church, with her prize on Friday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Assumption Church rectory. Congratulations Audrey!

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At 2 p.m. the offers free blood pressure screening. Details . 

4. I-petitions on Patch

Local residents have started to use Patch as a platform to express their concerns and ask others for support. Wendy Kelly posted anagainst the proposed methadone clinic earlier this month and David Pacchiana of Panio Liquors posted a petition against the proposed central firehouse this week. 

Thanks to Wendy and David for using Patch as a platform to reach out to neighbors and share your concerns.

5. Beautiful Weather

Today should be as sunny as yesterday and a little warmer. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 85 today. 

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