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P.O. Box 500
11 Main Street
South Salem, NY

Tel: 914-763-3511
Fax: 914-763-3678



Index to Services

A Useful Resource for All Residents of Lewisboro
Welcome to the Town of Lewisboro! This page is designed to give you local information, but we are sure that you'll have other questions along the way. Please call the Town Clerk's Office at 763-3511 with any questions that you may while acclimating yourself and your family to this wonderful town.

Emergencies 911
Vista Fire Department 533-2727
Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps - LVAC-763-9633
Fire Departments
Emergencies 911
Goldens Bridge 232-4530
South Salem 763-3706
Vista 533-2727
Emergencies 911
Lewisboro 763-8903
New York State 277-3651
Cable Television of Westchester:
Lewisboro Public Access Channel #20
Chamber of Commerce: 763-8819
Parking Permits
Katonah Station Shuttle Bus
MetroNorth Information

Electricity Service:
New York State Electric &  Gas
Houses of Worship


Municipal Employment
Phone Service:
Verizon 890-2550

Refuse & Recycling

Public School System -
School District

Seniors 232-6162
  • Most homes have private septic systems.
  • The Town of Lewisboro administers the Oakridge & Wild Oaks Sewer Districts. Sewer District Regulations
  • For questions call the Finance Department at 763-8383.
  • Most homes have private wells.
  • The Town of Lewisboro administers the Oakridge Water District Water Rules and Regulations. For questions call the Finance Department at 763-8383.
  • For water quality issues call the Westchester County Health Department at 813-5156.

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Houses of Worship (Many have nursery schools)


Cross River Baptist Community Church
Route 121, Cross River (at the entrance to Ward Pound Ridge Reservation)

Episcopal Chapel of St. Paul
Route 123 and Elmwood Road, Vista

Jewish Family Congregation of South Salem
111 Smith Ridge Road
South Salem

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Route 123, Vista

South Salem Presbyterian Church
111 Spring Street,
South Salem

St. John’s Episcopal Church
82 Spring Street,
South Salem

St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Mission Church
117 Valley Road, Katonah

Stevens Memorial United Methodist Church
8 Shady Lane,


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Danbury Hospital
24 Hospital Avenue
Danbury, CT

Norwalk Hospital
16 Stevens Street
Norwalk, CT
Northern Westchester Hospital Center
400 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY

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Lewisboro Library

Lewisboro Library - Engage. Enrich. Enjoy.

15 Main Street
South Salem

Visit the Library's website to renew books, check fines and search for materials. You'll also find information on upcoming events, concerts, story hour and a calendar of events.


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Municipal Employment

Town of Lewisboro
Mary Hafter Confidential Secretary to the Supervisor at 763-3151

Lewisboro Youth Employment Services

Town of Lewisboro Youths: this is a service for those youths interested in making some money. The Parks & Recreation Department has a Youth Employment Service Form that can be filled out and mailed to the Recreation Office. An example of types of jobs: baby-sitting, yard workers, snow shovelers, party aids and dog walkers.


Mail completed registration form to:

Parks & Recreation Department
Town of Lewisboro
65 Old Bedford Road
Goldens Bridge, NY 10526


Residents of Lewisboro: are you looking for someone to fill a job on a one-time or on going basis? The Lewisboro Employment Service is for you. If you need someone to fill a job, stop by the Recreation office or call 232-6162 and a referral list will be mailed to you.

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Refuse & Recyling



Refuse: [Recycling]

Our Recycling Center is open Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Recycling Center will be open on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The Recycling Center is located behind the Town House at 11 Main Street, South Salem.

e-WASTE Recycling - As of April 13, 2013, the Recycling Center accepts electronic waste. Acceptable electronic equipment includes items such as computers, microwaves, and televisions; click here for a complete list. We ask that residents be aware that with limited intake space for e-waste, we anticipate the first weeks of e-waste recycling to be busy, so please plan accordingly.

For more information, visit the website of our e-waste vendor, Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery, at

Residential Carters (Curbside Trash and Recycling Collection)

The residential carters licensed in Lewisboro are:

R & S Waste Services - P.O. Box 736, Yonkers, NY 10710; telephone: 914-378-0100

Bria/City Carting - 8 Viaduct Road, Stamford, CT 06907; telephone 888-413-3344

County Waste Management - P.O. Box 548, Harrison, NY 10528; telephone 914-241-2200

Once a week curbside: $45.00/month

Quick Tips for Recycling and Curbside Recycling Guide -plus, what not to recycle:

    • Co-mingled glass, metal & plastic (Numbers 1 through 7) placed in blue recycling bag put alongside regular trash pickup. Newspapers & magazines should be separately bundled & tied or placed in brown paper bags alongside regular trash pickup. Cardboard should be flattened, tied and placed alongside regular trash pickup also.


    Christmas trees will be accepted for recycling in January during regular recycling center hours, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturdays. The recycling center is located behind the Town House, 11 Main Street, South Salem. The trees will be chipped by the Highway Department to be recycled as mulch.

    Household paint:  oil-based, water based or latex paint may be legally and safely disposed of in `your garbage by hardening the paint by mixing the paint with kitty litter or other absorbent pellet material until no liquid remains. The lid must be off.

    Motor Oil:  take to service station or retail outlet that sells motor oil.

    Oil Filters:  Drain oil from the filter, may be accepted by recycling center, curbside collection, local scrap metal dealers. As last resort wrap drained filter in newspaper and dispose of the the garbage.

    Vehicle Batteries:  Take vehicle batteries to retailers that sell them.                 

    Household Batteries:

    Type Disposition
    Non-rechargeable Household trash
    Rechargeable Alkaline or Nickel Cadmium Household trash
    Other Retailer or H-MRF
    Button Cell


Propane BBQ Tanks

    20 pound tanks accepted by:
    Sal's Servicecenter
    880 Route 35
    Cross River, NY
    Tech Air
    White Plains, NY
    1 pound tanks should be burned off and may be disposed of in garbage or bulk refuse drop-off.



The following Mavis Tire Outlets will accept old tires for a $1.00 fee for each tire:

186 North Bedford Road, Mount Kisco 241-1030
9 Marble Avenue, Pleasantville, 747-3100
344 Kear Street, Yorktown, 962-3171

Please call ahead for hours and regulations.


Grass Recycling

Reducing Waste Generation


Many nonprofit and charitable organizations welcome donations i.e. Junior League thrift shops or tag sales sponsored by churches and synagogues. Others are:

  • Westchester County through its website link to Department of Environmental Facilities is a clearing house for large household or office items.
  • Westchester Access is open to businesses that want to donate old computers and related equipment to nonprofit organizations.
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters (914-963-4453) picks us usable donations of large items.
  • The Salvation Army needs sellable, usable items. Information (914-664-0800)
  • Goodwill accepts clothing, toys, books, shoes and small houseware items. Information (718-728-5400)
  • Planned Parenthood of the Hudson-Peconic region runs an annual fund-raiser with donated items. Call the Auction Line at (914-467-7320)
  • The YMCA in White Plains (914-428-1130) accepts donations on behalf of the women who line in the 135 room residence that the agency runs.
  • New Beginnings based in Ossining accepts household items call (914-923-4889)
  • The Career Closet provides new and gently used appropriate interview attire for men and women who are moving from welfare to work. For information on Saturday mornings call (914-944-1472)
  • The Gifts in Kind Program run by United Way of Westchester and Putnam places excess product office equipment that ca be used by others. Information (914-997-6700 extension 755)
  • Children's Village accepts furniture, computers, lamps office chairs, new clothes, new books and new sporting equipment. Call (914-693-0600 extension 1587)
  • My Sister's Place, a shelter for abused women, welcomes donations of kitchen items, linens, bedding and towels to help client set up homes once they leave the shelter. Call (14-683-1333 extension 150)
  • The Family Resource Center in Peekskill helps homeless families with functional items. (914-739-0411)
  • A-Home, a Mount Kisco based coalition of civic and religious organizations develops low income housing accepts furniture, bed frames, lamps, end tables an bookcases. (Information 914-666-0740)
  • The Piggy Bank, a Scarsdale thrift shop that operates for the benefit of the White Plains Hospital Center accepts seasonally clothing. Store at 4 Grey Rock Road, M-Sat 9:30 to 4 p.m.


Household Material Recover Facility (H-MRF)

Chemicals must be in original or labeled containers. Close all bags and bottles tightly. Place all chemicals in a sturdy box in the trunk of your car. Only residential chemicals are acceptable. Pre-registration id required for 80 pounds or more of solid material or 25 gallons of more of liquids. Call Household Chemical Info-Line (914)813-5425.


Properly labeled household chemicals including:

  • most automotive fluids - antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline
  • car tires (maximum 10)
  • fire starter fluid - kerosene, butane, charcoal fluid, turpentine, solvents
  • polishes and waxes - metal, jewelry, furniture, and wood preservatives
  • pesticides, insecticides, herbicides
  • photographic and swimming pool chemicals
  • florescent light bulbs
  • fire extinguishers & small propane tanks ( 1 & 2 pound ONLY)
  • rechargeable & button cell batteries
  • mercury (including thermometers & thermostats)
  • cell phones
  • TV's, monitors and computers
  • Prescription or over the counter pills, liquids, ointments, lotions and pet medications (put all in sealable plastic bags)
  • also plastic bags will be collected


  • Paint- oil & latex - dispose of with household trash in solid form.  Air dry, use kitty litter or paint hardener
  • Motor oil -  take to service station or motor oil retail outlet
  • Vehicle batteries - take to a local scrap metal dealer or any or any vehicle battery retail outlet
  • Non-rechargeable batteries - dispose of in trash
  • Compressed gas cylinders - helium, oxygen, & bbq/propane tanks 20 pounds
  • Freon & appliances with freon - air conditioners & dehumidifiers
  • Pharmaceutical/medical/biological waste
  • Smoke & fire detectors
  • Materials from commercial & institutional users
  • Empty chemical containers - dispose with household trash
  • Explosives, ammunition, flares and fireworks
  • Construction and demolition debris



Residents can recycle eyeglasses at Lewisboro's Recycling Center on Saturdays (9 a.m. to 12 noon.) The eyeglasses will be recycled to persons in need through the Lewisboro Lions Club. Eyeglasses can also be left at the Town Clerk's Office during weekdays.

Town Clerk's Office
Certified Cell Phone Acceptance Center

Westchester County March 1, 2006 legislation mandated all cell phones be recycled rather than disposed in the trash. Westchester County Commissioner of Environmental Facilities has designated the Town Clerk's Office as the acceptance center for cell phones.

The Town participates in the County's HopeLine Cell Phone Recycling Program. Recycled cell phones are collected and distributed to people at risk.

You may drop off the cell phones at the Town Clerk's Office Monday - Friday 9 am to 5:00 pm or at the Town's Recycling Center on Saturdays 9 am to 12 noon.

Questions: call 763-3511 or email Town Clerk



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Commuters - Parking Permits


MTA Metro-North Railroad, through its private parking operator Laz Parking Corporation, manages all of the parking spaces at the Goldens Bridge Station.

Laz Parking Customer service...888-682-PARK
MTA Metro-North Customer Information Center:
New York City..................................212-532-4900
Outside New York City.............800-METRO-INFO
MetroNorth Web Site


Lewisboro residents can obtain a permit to park their cars at the Spring Street Lot off of Route 35, next to the Lewisboro Police Department. A shuttle bus, operated by the Housatonic Area Regonal Transit (HART), Monday thru Friday, will take you to the Katonah Train Station platform where you can meet five express trains in the morning and seven in the evening. The shuttle bus fee is: Adults $1.25, Seniors/disabled (with identification card) 60 cents, and students (grade 12 and under 90 cents) or you can purchase a monthly Uni ticket from Metro North for about $22.00.

HART Website

All Hart vehicles are wheelchair-accessible. Inform the driver if you need assistance boarding.
Flag stops are available on this route.

Additional information can be obtained at 800-METRO-INFO. In New York City, call 212-532-4900,
or Michael Sanders, Connecticut Department of Transportation at 860-594-2830.