Category Archives: People

Stories about the people of Mount Kisco

Chappaqua and New Castle Recognize Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and every year on April 2, Autism Speaks celebrates its  international “Light It Up Blue” campaign to raise awareness of autism. Thousands of iconic landmarks, skyscrapers, schools, businesses and homes across the globe unite by … Continue reading

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Jenny Lewis Memorial College Fund

In August 2015, Jennifer Lewis Catalanello passed away at the young age of 46.  While her biography noted that she was the Chief Development Officer for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains and a former trustee for the Mount Kisco … Continue reading

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St. Francis of Assisi Says Goodbye to Fr. Bill Damroth

Father William Damroth, officially the Administrator of St. Francis of Assisi in Mount Kisco said goodbye to parishioners as he has now become the pastor of the similarly named church in Newburgh. In a short period of time, Father Bill … Continue reading

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Katie Hardiman: Fox Lane Student of the Month for January

MountKiscoNews.com is proud to announce that Katie Hardiman is the winner of the Fox Lane Student of the month for January. The student of the month is sponsored by the Mount Kisco Coach Diner on East Main Street. Katie will … Continue reading

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Mt Kisco Resident Earns Oscar Nomination

Mount Kisco resident William “Billy” Sarokin may be bringing home an Oscar. He received the Oscar nomination for sound mixing for the movie Salt which starred Angelina Jolie. Mr. Sarokin has worked on many films, including American Gangster, North Country … Continue reading

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Opera Appreciation at the Library

Every Monday from 2:00 to 3:30 in the Community Room of the Mount Kisco Public Library, Susan Grunthal, a local resident, teaches a weekly opera appreciation class. For several months now, a regular crowd of twenty to thirty music lovers … Continue reading

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Karle and Holden Excel in College Swimming

Two recent Fox Lane High School graduates who swam for both Fox Lane High School and the Mount Kisco Memorial Pool swim team continue to excel in college. James Karle, a junior at Boston College, was named to 2009-2010 All-ACC … Continue reading

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Celebrity Sighting: Martha Stewart at Northern Westchester Hospital

As reported on themarthablog.com, Martha Stewart was at Northern Westchester Hospital for stitches in her upper lip when after startling her dog from sleep by whispering goodbye, the dog bolted upright and rammed into Stewart, causing her head to snap … Continue reading

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Lizzy Balter: Fox Lane Student of the Month for November

MountKiscoNews.com is proud to announce that Lizzy Balter is the winner of the Fox Lane Student of the month for November. The student of the month is sponsored by the Mount Kisco Coach Diner on East Main Street. Lizzy will … Continue reading

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Karanja Elliott: Fox Lane Student of the Month for October

It is easy to see Karanja Elliott’s abilities on the football field. One recent example is the October 22nd game against Lincoln where he carried the ball for 225 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries. Recently, however, Karanja Elliott … Continue reading

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