Community Fire Truck Rides at Green Street Firehouse on Sunday October 18

Take your family to the Green Street Firehouse on Sunday for an open house and fire truck rides from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Green Street Firehouse is at 40 Green St.  Walk through the firehouse, check out the trucks and talk to the firemen who keep you safe.

On a separate note, Mount Kisco residents should have received an envelope in the mail for donations to the Mount Kisco Fire Department.  Please donate to your all-volunteer fire department.

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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 Library, she was the mother of two young children.

Jenny and her husband, Doug, had set up 529 college savings accounts for their two beautiful children, Lexi and Andrew. A “Go Fund Me” drive has been set up for her children and all donations go directly to these accounts.

Please consider donating by using this link.

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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 made an impact at St. Francis.  In his own words, he worked to build “partnerships for those spiritual connections we all need.”  He brought St. Francis closer to the Mount Kisco community by joining the Food Pantry at the United Methodist Church building the ties established by the church’s participation in the Emergency Shelter Partnership.

Father Bill also added masses to the church’s schedule, including a Sunday night mass at 5:30 for the youth of the parish.  Father Bill reached out to all groups in the diverse parish.  At his last mass, the youth mass last Sunday, Father Bill asked the parishioners, especially the young people, to show courage in their lives.

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Today is International Firefighters’s Day – Thank a Firefighter

International Firefighters’ Day is observed each year on 4th May. On this date you are invited to remember the past firefighters who have died while serving our community or dedicated their lives to protecting the safety of us all. At the same time, we can show our support and appreciation to the firefighters world wide who continue to protect us so well throughout the year.

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Merry Christmas

I hope everyone in Mount Kisco had a Merry Christmas. Now that Christmas is over, I will have to say goodbye to my favorite Mount Kisco holiday decoration.




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American Legion to hold Veterans Day Ceremony

The Moses Taylor Jr. Post #136 – American Legion will hold its Annual Veterans Day Ceremony today, November 11th at 11:00 a.m. in front of the Veterans War Memorial located in front of the library. Honor all veterans by attending.

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Fox Lane Youth Lacrosse Participates in Wounded Warrior Tourney

On Sunday, November 9, 2014, Fox Lane Youth Lacrosse teams participated in the No Man Down charity lacrosse tournament held at Byram Hills High School to raise money to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.  The tournament organizers presented a check for $50,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project.

The participants in the tournament also heard a moving speech by Adam Silva, a representative of the Wounded Warrior Project to create awareness among middle and high school athletes to the unseen sacrifices being made by fellow Americans just a few years older than themselves.

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Wanted: Mount Kisco Parking Enforcement Officer 35K to 40K Plus ?

On October 9, 2014, the Village of Mount Kisco posted a job opening for a Parking Enforcement Officer with a salary of $35,000 to $40,000 (see link below).  Of course, this position is available because of the second case of a PEO stealing thousands of dollars in quarters from Mount Kisco and under the nose of Mayor Cindrich.

In September, Jeff Daday admitted to taking $89,000 over five years emptying parking meters in Mount Kisco and depositing them at his account at People’s United Savings Bank on Moger Avenue in Mount Kisco.  Didn’t that look suspicious?

Of course, in 2005, another officer, Jason Berke, a parking enforcement officer pleaded guilty to stealing $30,000 worth of coins (it was probably much more but $30,000 was part of the plea) cashing them in at Coinstar machines at supermarkets.  Didn’t that look suspicious?

Luckily, we have many honest Parking Enforcement Officers in Mount Kisco.  It appears to be easy to take quarters under the administration of Mayor Cindrich where there are very few permanent supervisory employees, including an interim police chief.

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Where to Vote on November 4, 2014

Today is finally election day.  Local voters can decide to vote for the “radical” or the “phony baloney”.  The following is a list of where Mount Kisco residents can vote.

District Number


Primary Streets Included


Mount Kisco Library – 100 Main St.

Boltis, Gregory, Moore, St. Marks Spencer, Spring, West, Woodland


Village Hall

104 Main Street

Brook, Guard Hill Townhouses, Grove, High, Leonard, Thorn, Woodcrest


Mount Kisco Library – 100 Main Street

Allen, Sutton, Valley View,

Parts of Barker, Parts of Carpenter,


Mount Kisco Justice Court

40 Green St.

Beverly, Diplomat, Forest, Grandview, Manchester, Maple, Marion, Parkview, Stewart


Ambulance Corps Building

310 Lexington Ave.

Mount Kisco Chase, Timber Ridge, East Drive, Westway, E. Ridge


Mount Kisco Housing Authority

200 Carpenter Avenue

Amuso, Foxwood

Brookside Village

Parts of Barker, Parts of Carpenter


Mount Kisco Library 100 Main Street

Captain Merritt Hill (other than parts of Mountain and Washburn), Caren, Orchard, Turner

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Pumpkin Festival at Methodist Church on Saturday, October 18

From 11:00 to 3:00 on Saturday, October 18, the United Methodist Church, on the corner of E. Main Street and Smith Street, will have its Pumpkin Festival.  There will be food, games, a bouncy castle, story time and other treats.  Curtis Becraft, a musician, will play the Pumpkin Patch and a magician will also perform.

A fresh field of pumpkins was delivered on Wednesday where Smith Street is now named Pumpkin Way.


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