Here’s what’s happening Today in the 914, according to Westchester Woman:
1.) As Westchester begins its efforts to make renewable energy affordable and accessible to home and business owners, Manhattanville College will host a screening of Gasland director Josh Fox’s newest film How to Let Go of The World (And Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change), as apart of the filmmaker’s Let Go and Love Tour.
The screening is on March 14 at 6 p.m. and is sponsored by Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion (SAPE), Safe Energy Rights Group (SEnRG), Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group, Rockland Water Coalition, Connie Hogarth Center for Social Action at Manhattanville College and WESPAC.
Watch the trailer here:
The Let Go and Love Tour aims to visit towns 100 towns and cities that have fossil fuel infrastructures and engage with residents and give them the tools to rid their communities of themselves of fossil fuel dependency by created a “renewable energy revolution.”
Read more here in Natural Awakenings.
2.) Westchester organizations were in Albany last week to ask legislators to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. New York is one of only two states that automatically prosecute 16 and 17-year-old adults.
Read more in White Plains Patch:
3.) Today’s headlines:
- (LoHud) Tugboat Crash: 2nd Body Recovered; All 3 Victims Identified
- (White Plains Patch) NY’s Top 10 Consumer Fraud Complaints in 2015
- (LoHud) The Changing Face of Public Housing
- (Westchester Magazine) 32 New, Niche Shops We Love