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New Rochelle cops: Drunken Bronx driver injures officer.

Fri, 10/26/2012 - 22:47
A Bronx man who police said was driving drunk led cops on a chase through the city and injured a city detective in a fight during his arrest.

Latimer, Cohen Clash On Tax Relief At Bedford Forum

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 12:33
State Senate District 37 candidates Bob Cohen (R-Scarsdale) and George Latimer (D-Rye) both emphasized the need for state mandate relief but veered in different directions on the property tax cap Monday night

New Rochelle High School starts social studies honors society

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 12:32
Sixty-four New Rochelle High School seniors were inducted recently into Rho Kappa, the school's newly created social studies honors society.

Iona Hosts Third Debate Watch Party

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 12:32
About 150 Iona College students and members of the New Rochelle and surrounding community came to Murphy Auditorium on the college campus to discuss issues in the presidential campaign.

Crowd Packs Iona College For Final Romney, Obama Debate

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 12:31
More than 200 students and New Rochelle residents turned out to watch the third presidential debate Monday night between President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney at Iona College. And many were leaning toward Obama as the victor

Candidates Square Off In New Rochelle Debate

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 12:30
Seven candidates exchanged ideas about political issues Monday during the New Rochelle League of Women Voters’ candidate forum.

Tom DiNapoli: NY Spends $6,859 Per Person

Sat, 10/20/2012 - 16:42
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued his annual report on the state’s financial condition Friday and it showed that, despite a slight decrease in overall spending, the state is still spending a whopping $6,859 per New Yorker.

Former New Rochelle fire commissioner, Walter Bell, dies at age 95

Wed, 10/17/2012 - 19:37
Family and friends are remembering Walter Bell as the father of the city’s modern-day Fire Department and a volunteer committed to helping people in the community where he was born and raised. He passed away yesterday at the age of 95.

For Underserved Students, Districts Bring Broadband Home

Wed, 10/17/2012 - 19:28
she kept driving by the local Home Depot in the evenings and on the weekends and seeing fifth-graders she recognized, bundled up in their parkas and seated out in front with their laptops open. Coleman noticed their parents in their parked cars and vans, waiting for them. When she asked, she learned the students were doing their homework

Jay Greene: The Imaginary Teacher Shortage - WSJ.com

Mon, 10/15/2012 - 20:31
Parents like the idea of smaller class sizes in the same way that people like the idea of having a personal chef. Parents imagine that their kids will have one of the Iron Chefs. But when you have to hire almost 3.3 million chefs, you're liable to end up with something closer to the fry-guy from the local burger joint.

Ex-superintendent gets 3.5 years for test scheme

Mon, 10/15/2012 - 20:30
Lorenzo Garcia, former superintendent in El Paso, has been sentenced to sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for fraud for manipulating test scores to collect $56,000 in bonuses and misleading the school board to steer a $450,000 no-bid contract to his mistress.

Poll: 66% of Consumers Visit Hyperlocal News Sites

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 13:11
Two-thirds of U.S. consumers visit hyperlocal news sites within their area, according to a recent Street Fight poll, with 9% visiting multiple times per day, 26% visiting on a daily basis, and another 16% doing so weekly