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Monday, Sept. 9
- Classes start in local public school districts.
- The Orangetown Town Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at town hall. The meeting was moved up from its usual Tuesday due to the primary elections. The full agenda and supporting materials for the meeting can be found here.
- Polls will be open throughout Rockland County from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. for the Primary Election. Democrats David Fried and Ilan Schoenberger are vying for their party line for county executive and Vladimir Leon is seeking write-in votes. Also key votes are the Democratic line for Rockland County Executive, the Republican line for Orangetown Town Council and Independence Party for Orangetown Receiver of Taxes. The full list of candidates can be found here. Some voting locations have changed. For a list of voting locations, click here. For help finding out where your polling location is, clickhere.. Check back with Patch for more information before the vote and again for results.
- The Pearl River School District Board of Education meets at 7:30 p.m. in the administration building on Crooked Hill Road in Pearl River.
- Memorial Services remembering the victims of 9/11 take place from early morning until the evening. Rockland Community College holds a service at 8:15 a.m. and Rockland County begins its service at 8:30 a.m. at Haverstraw Bay County Park. Orangetown will hold its service at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn at town hall and Nyack will have a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. by the steps in Memorial Park.
- Freedom Day USA, a day to thank military families.
- The Pearl River football team plays its first home game of the season 4:30 p.m. Thursday against Harrison. The game is earlier in the week due to the Jewish holiday Friday and Saturday.
- The Jewish day of atonement, Yom Kippur, begins at sundown.
- Superstitious folks, take note of the day and date.