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There’s nothing like Mount Vernon’s grand Memorial Day Paraade. This coming Monday, May 27, Mayor Ernest D. Davis, the City of Mount Vernon, NY, and the Central Committee for Veterans Affairs want you to join them as the city salutes the men and women who served the United States in times of war. The day starts [...]
Mount Vernon plans to keep a close eye on activities in twelve of the city playgrounds. City officials will demonstrate how that will be done on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the Ben Gordon New Life Playground on South 8th Avenue and Sandford Boulevard. “We’re putting in video surveillance cameras that will [...]
Arts on Third, the city’s biggest arts and culture event drew 40 thousand people last year. We’re set to begin planning for this fall’s highy anticipated event. We’ll need lots of volunteers dedicated to putting on this free music, arts and education festival. Our Committee, composed of city and community representatives, will be meeting to get the [...]
The Rose Simon Summer Camp program provides safe and secure recreational activities for children with developmental disabilities due to mental retardation, cerebral palsy, neurological impairment, epilepsy and autism. Activities include games, arts and crafts, swimming, bowling, movies, barbecues, and sporting activities. Campers will take trips to the New York Hall of Science, Rye Playland, Sportstime [...]
The Department of Recreation will be hosting a basketball clinic at the Mount Vernon high school for children ages 7-17. This program will teach children the fundamentals of basketball from dribbling, to passing and shooting. The program will run from Monday – Friday, from 1pm – 5pm. Program Fee: $75 per week.
It’s official! Mount Vernon has the best tasting water in the county. Taste testers picked the City’s Board of Water Supply for top taste in the Westchester County Department of Health’s annual municipal water taste contest in front of the Michaelian Office Building in White Plains. Mount Vernon entered the contest for the first time in fifteen [...]
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