Category Archives: Opinion

Mount Kisco Board Meeting Tonight – Not Much Going On

The Mount Kisco Board of Trustees will meet tonight. Given the amount of issues that are confronting Mount Kisco, there is not too much on the agenda. The agenda for the Old Business and New Business is pasted below: Old … Continue reading

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On Super Bowl Sunday, Remember the Maroons

Today, as the New York Giants play the New England Patriots (a Jet fan’s nightmare), we should think about those who don’t play for pay. Mount Kisco is lucky to have the Mount Kisco Junior Football League, Inc. and the … Continue reading

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Acadia Closing in Mount Kisco: Another Small Business Not Supported by Village Government

I was disappointed to receive the following email from the owners of Acadia: After three years in business, owners Dan & Jane Sims are closing Acadia on Main, their outdoor lifestyle retail store in downtown Mt. Kisco. “Although the business … Continue reading

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Eating my Spinach

I originally started MountKiscoNews as a community forum to report on local events and exchange ideas after the demise of The Patent Trader and consistent local coverage from The Journal News. After all, I was on the Mount Kisco Village … Continue reading

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Power Still Out on Captain Merritt’s Hill; Hillside Pump Station

Although power Mount Kisco has been restored in the downtown area and the vast majority of homes, there is still no power in the homes on Captain Merritt’s Hill. While this is definitely an inconvenience to residents, it could have … Continue reading

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Photos and Aftermath of Hurricane Irene in Mount Kisco

Please see the pictures below from Sunday morning in Mount Kisco: Top Row: Flooding on South Moger and in Shoppers’ Park Middle Row: 9/11 Memorial stands tall despite flooding; view of flooding behind library; flooding in front of American Legion … Continue reading

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Mallification of Mount Kisco: BGR The Burger Joint

Property owners that own many of the stores in the downtown area, in a quest for corporate guarantees on their leases, are renting to national chain stores. The latest in the “mallification” of Mount Kisco is BGR-The Burger Joint. With … Continue reading

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Trustee Morreale Returns from China; Deja Vu at Trustees Meeting

At the most recent Village Board meeting on July 18, Trustee Morreale discussed his trip to China that caused him to miss Village Board meetings since May 16. Trustee Morreale said he kept up on village affairs through email and … Continue reading

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Mount Kisco Poll: Voter Choice

Mount Kisco faces another local election with no voter choice. Voters will have to vote for the candidates nominated by the Mount Kisco Democratic committee or not vote at all. While many voters claim that they vote independent of political … Continue reading

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Petting Zoo at Mt Kisco Memorial Pool Last Weekend

Last weekend, the Mount Kisco Recreation Department brought in a petting zoo to the Mount Kisco Memorial Pool. There was an assortment of animals and reptiles. This is a great annual event. Unfortunately, the plan to bring in dolphins to … Continue reading

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