By Carol Tannenhauser
Monday, June 27, 2022
Thunderstorms with strong gusty winds possible. High 76 degrees.
Our calendar has lots of local events. (Click on the link or the lady in the upper righthand corner.) Check out this feature. It’s updated every week to bring you the latest, sometimes lesser-known local happenings.
The Bloomingdale branch of the New York Public Library is temporarily closed due to building repairs, and is not expected to reopen until July. As a result, the improvements to the St. Agnes branch have been postponed until August 15. St. Agnes’ last day of service will be Saturday, August 13. The branch will be closed to facilitate a floor replacement and repairs, as well as replacement of the front door. It is expected to reopen in December. Click for more information.
Tuesday, June 28, is the first Democratic primary of the summer, for governor, lieutenant governor, state assembly, and other state positions. The details are in The New York Times. Enter your address here to find your polling place.
Riverside Park Conservancy’s “Running of the Goats” will take place on Wednesday, June 29, at 11 AM at 120th Street and Riverside Drive. “There will be 20 goats running, four of whom will remain for the entire summer. Anyone interested in attending the Running of the Goats can RSVP at this link.”
Though New York State is still a safe place in terms of women’s rights, The New York Times and NPR provide extensive coverage of the aftermath of the Roe v. Wade decision in other states across the nation. And in its overturning frenzy, SCOTUS put all New Yorkers — and Americans — in greater jeopardy when it struck down New York’s concealed carry gun law, according to the Associated Press.