Each day, Patch provides the nuts and bolts of local happenings with our five-bullet local dispatch.
1.) Events: First Friday Nyack at 5 p.m. in downtown Nyack is an art festival with many shops and businesses uniting with local artists for an evening of art openings, music, poetry and some special surprise happenings.
2.) Announcements: Restaurants across Rockland are participating in “Dine Out For Hunger Rockland 2013” throughout September. Proceeds will go to feeding programs and food pantries in the county that assist the needy.
3.) Weather: Thursday's skies will be partly cloudy, with temperatures in the low- to mid-70s. There is a 20-percent chance of rain.
4.) News: "Nanuet Woman Charged With DWI After Killing Pedestrian In Ossining" was yesterday's most-read story.
5.) Blog: Jerry Eimbinder puts the focus on Ira Berkowitz, a local author who found literary success later in life.