POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Pound Ridge last week:
- The Pound Ridge Harvest Festival, on Saturday, Oct. 18 traces its roots back to the mid-19th century when local farmers would gather in town to commemorate the harvest. Today the event is still a celebration of local food and culture, albeit with world-class music, wine and beer, face-painting, a root beer garden for the kids and chef-worthy dishes for all.
- Bedford Police are asking the public to help identify two men who are pictured inside of Rippowam Cisqua School's West Patent Road location.
- The most recent long-range winter forecast from Accuweather, released Wednesday, suggests residents of Westchester should get prepared for another bout with the polar vortex.
- The annual bow hunting season for deer is under way and will continue until Dec. 31. The program began in Westchester County in 2009 following a task force and report and has since expanded to different parks, according to a 2013 report from the county's Recreation and Parks Department.