Here’s what’s happening today in the 914:
1.) It’s Black Friday in Westchester where retailers are hoping to make money and shoppers are hoping to get good deals. Here’s what you need to know about Black Friday in Westchester:
- Local Malls, Retailers Ready to Greet Holiday Shoppers
- 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday So You Don’t Get Ripped Off
- Where to Eat When You’re Shopping on Black Friday
- Black Friday Tips Include Being Leery Of Low Prices
- NYS Officials Warn Of Identity Theft, Black Friday, Cyber Monday Scams
Consider skipping the big box chains today for your local merchants and mom and pop shops on Small Business Saturday.
According to the American Independent Business Alliance, each dollar you spend at a local business returns three times the money to your local economy than if you spent that $1 at a chain store or online.
The alliance also says that shopping local builds community, leads to lower taxes and has less impact on the environment. Read more here.
2.) Are you looking to spread some holiday cheer this holiday season by volunteering? Volunteer New York! has a list of volunteer opportunities for you right here in Westchester. Check them out here.
3.) Today’s headlines: