Each day, Patch provides the nuts and bolts of local happenings with our five-part local dispatch.
1) Pearl River Public Library's Teen Library Council meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. The council provides volunteer opportunities and an opportunity to help plan upcoming events and make decisions such as which materials the library will acquire for its teen section.
2: The Public Service Commission will hold the second day of public hearings regarding United Water's proposed Hudson River Water Treatment Plant in Haverstraw Elementary School at 16 Grant Street in Haverstraw, with the information session at 6 p.m. and the public hearing at 7 p.m. Read about the first session Tuesday night here.
3) Not ready to say goodbye to summer weather just yet? Today should suit you just fine with high temperatures in the '80s.
4) What does a (partial) federal government shutdown mean for residents of the Lower Hudson Valley? Find out on Patch.
5) And the other giant national event of yesterday coinciding with government shutdown was the launch of Obamacare's healthcare exchange options. Are you confused as you trying to navigate the system? More info here.