National Coffee Day, Westchester Grants $21 Million in Tax Breaks, NY Aims to Reform Common Core – Today, Sept. 29 in the 914

Credit: Ian L via Freerange Stock
Credit: Ian L via Freerange Stock
Here are a few things you need to know today in the 914:
1.) Happy National Coffee Day! Today we celebrate the sacred bean that fuels some our our success and helps some of us to function. Heres to you coffee.
Black Cow Coffee Co. was rated as the best coffee house by Westchester Magazine in 2014. Heres a listing of independent coffee houses in Westchester, and the best places for coffee in Westchester according to
Click here for places?to get free coffee today in Westchester.
2.)?Westchester County has approved $21 million in hefty tax breaks for four commercial projects in the name of job creation, including: the Westchester Pavilion mall in White Plains, Regeneron expansion in Elmsford, a hotel at?Rivertowns Square?and Chappaqua Crossing’s mixed-use development. Read more about these projects on The projects are estimated to create about 422 permanent jobs and 3,100 constructions jobs.
3.)?New York’s Common Core task force made up of teachers, union leaders, school board members and state officials) will work together to reduce the amount of testing brought on by the national controversial education reform. Learn more about their efforts on
4.)?Yesterday was National Drink Beer Day. Here are some of the best fall brews, according to Westchester Magazine.