Facts of Life
November 9, 2023 at 1:35 a.m.
Happy birthday to former longtime Port Chester resident Laurie Manning, now a resident of Somers, who celebrates Nov. 11.
Happy birthday to Joan Gargone of Port Chester who celebrates Nov. 15.
Happy birthday to Kevin Allmashy of Rye Brook who celebrates Nov. 12. Love and best wishes from mom Lorraine and the family.
Happy birthday to Port Chester native Courtney Fleisher who celebrates Nov. 11.
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Happy 21st wedding anniversary to Steven and Tina Allmashy of Danbury, Conn. who celebrated Nov. 9. Much love and best wishes from mom Lorraine and the family.
A March for Israel will take place Tues., Nov. 14, 1-3 p.m. at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Anyone interested in participating can call Sylvia Spitalnick at K.T.I. in Port Chester at 914/939-1004 ext. 5.
John’s of Arthur Avenue, 508 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will donate 10% of food sales on any order (excludes online orders) until Nov. 30. Money will be donated to an organization chosen by Congregation K.T. I. Patrons should mention KTI or the Israel Support Drive and their order will be tagged for donation.
The PCHS Marching Band is holding its annual fruit sale thru Nov. 12. Navel oranges, red grapefruit, fruit samplers and cheesecakes can be ordered online at freshfruitorder.org/portchester. The band or color guard members credited with the sale will be responsible for delivering the items Sat., Dec. 2. Certain holiday gift items can be ordered for delivering via UPS Ground within the continental U.S.
The Village of Port Chester is looking for its 2023 Christmas tree to light up Liberty Square during the holiday season. If you are interested in having an evergreen on your property evaluated to be the village’s 2023 Christmas tree, please notify Mayor Luis Marino’s office by telephone at 914-939-2200 or send an email to the attention of Mary Anne Veltri at [email protected]. The selected tree should stand approximately 21 feet tall.
Paula’s Pals 13th Annual Coat Drive is collecting clean, reusable coats until Dec. 1. Collection boxes are located at the Rye Brook Rec office, 938 King St., and Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl. The annual drive is in memory of Paula Paniccia Bertolacci. For additional information 914/939-3235.
The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services is offering free Medicare 101 Basics Presentations and One-on-One Medicare Counseling Thurs., Nov. 16 and Mon., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Westchester County Office Building, 8th Floor Conference Room, 9 S. First Ave., Mt. Vernon. Medicare open enrollment is taking place thru Dec. 7. Medicare eligible individuals can also receive one-on-one counseling and assistance by calling the Medicare Information Line at 914/813-6100. For additional information go to www.medicare.gov or call 800/633-4227.
Rabbi Benjamin Goldberg of Congregation K.T. I. in Port Chester will teach a class at the upcoming Night of Jewish Learning, Sat., Nov. 18 at Beth El Synagogue in New Rochelle. $25 in advance; $30 day of the event. Register in advance at www.wjccouncil.org