Here’s what’s happening today, Jan. 8 in the 914, according to Westchester Woman:
1.) Want a chance to help create positive change in your community? The Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) is looking for new members and is inviting women who live or work in Eastchester, Greenburgh, Scarsdale and White Plains to their?semi-annual Recruiting Coffees at historic Wayside Cottage on Jan.?28 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 29 at 9:30 a.m.
The JLCW conducts various projects to improve the local community, offers members volunteer opportunities, as well as leadership training to help develop their potential. Click here to read more about the organization and their upcoming informal coffee chats.
2.) If you’re thinking of committing a crime online, just remember… the police are online too.?The Citizen Observer reports that one individual didn’t realize this and was?arrested after he or she?allegedly stole?Honda parts knicked from cars in?Yonkers, then tried to sell them to?undercover police officers through a Craigslist ad.
Read the full story here:
To make sure you’re safe when buying?items on sites like Craigslist, follow these tips:
- Insist on a public meeting place that isn’t secluded
- Consider taking someone you know with your, tell?someone you know where you’re going and bring your cell phone
- Do meet at your house
- Be cautious when?buying/selling high value items, make sure you don’t suspect them to be stolen
- Trust your instincts
Check out the Citizen Observer for more safety tips.?
3.) Today’s Headlines:
- Hudson Valley Native Judith Kaye, First Female Chief Judge In NY, Dies
- Shake Shack to open in Yonkers
- State AG ‘Looking Into’ White Plains Esplanade Where Seniors Were Forced to Move
- Does Your County Want $20M? Join the Consolidation Competition
- Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians In Cars’ Filmed In Westchester Premieres
- Ardsley Residents Battle Greenburgh Housing