Thingish Things

Swiss Benevolent Home, RIP

The target was a deserted infirmary, an outbuilding of the once stately Swiss Benevolent Society Home up the hill from where we live in Mount Kisco. By the time we moved into the Captain Merritt’s Hill neighborhood in December 2007, the main house of the 19th century facility was abandoned and decrepit. The adjacent infirmary, […]

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Newsday Piece: Living a Lie

Anyone looking to see the best and worst of America all in one place should stand outside St. Francis Assisi Church in Mount Kisco on Sundays at around 1:15 p.m. It is a remarkable sight. There you will see multi-generational families — a couple of hundred at least — in their Sunday best, waiting to enter 1:30 […]

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