HoPP offers heat haven


PINE PLAINS — The Heart of Pine Plains (HoPP) Community Center opened “The Cooling Zone,” a temporary haven from the heat, on Thursday, July 21, and Friday, July 22, to provide a safe place for locals to escape the extreme summer temperatures.

The temperature on both days reached well into the mid- and upper-90s, with the heat index — or the “feels like” temperature — on Friday reaching over 105 degrees Fahrenheit in some local towns.

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