1) The timing couldn’t be more appropriate. Stephen Apkon, stepping down as executive director of the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, will be honored for his book The Age of the Image: Redefining Literacy in a World of Screens and his 15 years of JBFC leadership at the Silver Anniversary Celebration of the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center on Thursday, October 3, 2013. Read more in Jerry Eimbinder's blog post here.
2) Wondering when the North and South County Trailways will finally connect in Elmsford? Here's an update from the county parks department, care of Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner.
3) Wednesday's skies will be clear and sunny with no chance of rain.
4) "UPDATE: 23-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in Tarrytown Townhouse" was yesterday's most-read story.
5) From Patch's blogs: With school kicking off and seniors looking toward college, blogger Kristina Wilson asks a salient question: why should you hire a college advisor? Details here.