Carsky, who was better known as “Kay,” served on the Westchester County Board of Legislators for nearly two decades and at the time, was the longest serving legislator. She represented District 17, which included Yonkers and part of Greenburgh.
A Republican and Conservative, Carsky was appointed in 1983 to fill the seat vacated by Andrew O’Rourke, who became county executive.
While on the board, she chaired the Budget and Appropriations Committee, was a member of the Health and the Medical Center Committee and Community Affairs and Housing Committee.
She served in the Yonkers City Council from 1980-82, was a member of the Yonkers Board of Education from 1972-77 and president of the Yonkers League of Women Voters from 1977-79.
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