Monday, November 25, 2013

Katonah One Of The Super Zips In The United States.

According the the Washington Post, Katonah is consider one of the 650 Super Zips. The 650 Zips with rankings of 95 (based on Income and Higher Education) and higher are called Super Zips - Katonah ranks 98.

Friday, November 15, 2013

MakerBot Wants To Put A 3D Printer In Every School In America

The idea of 3D printing is taking root. Think custom made manufacturing in your school (or home project for your kids) with a 3D printer. MakerBot has launched a program with to kickstart programs with teachers to install 3D printers in their classrooms. No project is yet in Westchester. If you are a teacher or know of a teacher get the word out and start this program with your students.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Silent Movie - Katonah In the 1930s.

Silent 16MM film of Katonah from the 1930s Part 1 Silent 16MM film of Katonah from the 1930s Part 2

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Nextdoor - A Way To Get To Know Your Neighbors & Make Your Neighborhood Stronger

Would you like to get to know your neighbors better?

Nextdoor may be the answer.

Nextdoor writes in its mission statement—which comes in the form of a poem—that "we believe technology is a powerful tool for making neighborhoods stronger, safer places to call home" and "we believe strong neighborhoods not only improve our property value, they improve each one of our lives."

So how does it work? See here....

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Remembering Ann Marie Murphy And Five Ways You Can Help Sandy Hook Victims

Anne Marie Murphy, 52 years old, a native of Katonah New York, died Friday protecting the children she loved at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn where she worked as a special education teacher.

Murphy's family asks that donations be sent to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Rd., 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540 or donated online at

Anne's parents, Hugh McGowan and Alice McGowan are residents of Katonah.

Here is the link for ways you can help the Sandy Hook victims.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Will President Obama or Mitt Romney Have The Biggest Impact On Your Wallet?

Politify is a recently launched web application that uses IRS and Census data to show a simulation of how President Obama and Mitt Romney's economic plans will impact areas of the country by zip code, even allowing users to zoom in on their own neighborhood. The simulator shows side by side comparison of the net change to your income (2015) in the Obama vs. Romney economic plans.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Want To Improve Your Town? There is an app for That.

SeeClickFix is a web application, also available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry, that empowers active citizens with a simple and easy avenue to reach their local government about non-essential issues they see within their communities.

Here is a SeeClickFix link to issues posted re: Katonah, New York.