Shadia Alvarez, courtesy of Daily MailRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Despite repeated assurances to the contrary, the New Rochelle Board of Education has once again hired an employee who could not pass a basic background check — suggesting that no employment background check was done or that school officials knew of her sordid past and hired her anyway.
Records obtained by Talk of the Sound are raising serious questions about New Rochelle High School’s decision to hire a former New York City school principal, once dubbed the “Prom Killer” by the New York Post, for a key administrative position.
Come have Your Best Summer Ever at Pelham Art Center!Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
PELHAM, NY -- Start planning your summer! The Pelham Art Center is offering week-long classes and camps for the youth and semester-long classes for adults. There’s no better place to let your imagination run wild than at the Pelham Art Center where you create in art studios with lively, dynamic artists.The PelhamsArts
AJC WestchesterRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- AJC Westchester/Fairfield to Honor Stephen Lowey with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the AJC L’Dor V’Dor Gala at the Ritz Carlton New York, Westchester, Thursday, May 10, 2018. AJC CEO David Harris will present the Award. Remarks by Congresswoman Nita Lowey, and Regional President Richard W. Cohen. Keynote address by Seffi Kogen, AJC Director of Campus Affairs.TOTS_WideWestchester County
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Congressman Eliot Engel submitted testimony at a townhall event hosted by the United States Postal Service on Tuesday blasting postal officials for the inadequate response to the systemic issues plaguing mail service in Westchester and the Bronx.TOTS_WideNew York State
Habitat for HumanityRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW YORK, NY -- Event: Habitat for Humanity of Westchester- 30th Anniversary- Antiques, Art, Collectibles Discovery Weekend
Who: The Appraisers Road Show
When: Saturday & Sunday, May 19th & 20th --- 10 am to 5 pm
No appointments needed, experts available for on-site home visits
Where: 659 Main St., New Rochelle, NY
Cost: $10 for first item, $5 for additional items, after five no charge
Contact: Habitat for Humanity of Westchester, (914) 403-4821TOTS_WideNew York State
Summer in the CityRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Board of Commissioners of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to
Summer in the City: 4th Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser
May 18, 2018, at 6:30 pm
An evening of music, dancing, great food, raffles and more!
Mulino's At Lake Isle
660 White Plains Road - Eastchester
$65 on or before Friday, May 4th.
$80 after Mat 4th
For tickets information or sponsorship opportunities contact:
New Rochelle Youth Bureau
914-654-2954 ~ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm M-FNew RochelleArtsEvent
ZAHRAMASIHRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- With all the accolades New Rochelle High School senior Zahra Masih has been accumulating for her research in cancer treatments, it may be surprising to hear that she hadn't settled on science as a career goal when she entered the school.
"I came in with the mindset that I am going to try everything and I will shut my doors as I go along and whatever is left over, that's what I'll pursue," she said.New RochelleEducation
Chamber of CommerceRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW YORK, NY -- The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce today announced that nominations are now open for the organization’s 17th annual Women of Excellence awards. Each year, the Chamber honors approximately four to five women whose efforts have made meaningful contributions to the vibrancy of the New Rochelle community. Nominees may live or work in New Rochelle, or they may be former residents who continue to make a significant impact on the city.New RochelleBusiness
Cappelli Joins with City Officials for Groundbreaking of The StandardRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Executives of the Cappelli Organization joined with New Rochelle city officials on April 25th for the groundbreaking of The Standard, a new 14-story residential building located on the site of the former Standard Star newspaper building in downtown New Rochelle.New RochelleGeneral News
Con Edison is warning about a scam in which someone claims a customer owes a deposit for a smart meter and needs to pay by bitcoin.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW YORK, NY -- Con Edison is warning customers about a scam in which a caller says the company will shut off power for an extended period unless the customer immediately pays a deposit for a smart meter.
The scam usually targets business customers and the scammers often request payment by bitcoin.
Con Edison does not require deposits for smart meters and does not accept payment by bitcoin.TOTS_WideBusinessNew York State
CUTLINE: BACK ROW: LEFT TO RIGHT: James Calano, Randall St. Louis, Kiera Jackson, Samuel Pekats, Andrew Sorota, Elijah Pomerantz and FRONT ROW: LEFT TO RIGHT: Andrew Sirota, Brea Watkins, Kimberly Collins, Zahra Masih, Dana Walters, Justin SirotaRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle High School Class of 2018 has marked a rare achievement – all eight Ivy League colleges have accepted at least one of the school’s graduating seniors.
With acceptances rolling in, 13 members of the class have chosen to become freshmen at seven of the Ivy League schools. (Columbia University accepted two members of the class, but both have chosen to attend other schools.)New RochelleEducation
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today announced the cities of Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, and Yonkers have been awarded federal grant money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) totaling more than $8.7 million for FY 2018.TOTS_WideGeneral News
Rita Mabli, United Hebrew; Jeff Menkes, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital; Eileen Davidson, The Ursuline School; Charles Fazzino, renowned pop artist.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Three accomplished professionals, who share a commitment to improving the lives of those they touch with their spirited community leadership, were honored by United Hebrew of New Rochelle on May 3rd at the organization’s Seventh Annual Community Service Awards. Jeff Menkes, Eileen Davidson, and Charles Fazzino were recognized for their advocacy and commitment to developing programs, services, and artwork that enriches the lives of seniors on United Hebrew’s campus, in the Westchester community, and beyond.New Rochelle
New Rochelle High School Principal Reginald Richardson Addressed a Series of Students AssembliesRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY --Principal Reggie Richardson sent a letter earlier today to all pedagogical staff at the school disclosing plans to drastically overhaul the grading system at New Rochelle High School.
Under the plan, currently in committee, the school would move from a 0-100 grading system to an F-A system (whether to offer an A+ grade is under discussion). There would be no weighting for Honors/AP classes (under the existing plan honors grades are weighted by 1.05, AP grades are weighted by 1.10). Class rank would be eliminated.New RochelleEducationBoard of Education
Folk Arts Series: Hawaiian Hula DancingRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
PELHAM, NY --
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Aloha! Hula dancers will take you to the Hawaiian Islands through song dance and audience participation. Basic hula dance moves, a Hawaiian song and some Hawaiian words will be taught. After the dance there will be a workshop on making colorful lei.The PelhamsArtsEvent
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Board of Education President Rachel Relkin was recently confronted by questions about the integrity of the “Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth”. Concerns were raised about the committee’s ability to evaluate any failures by the district administration when the chairman was recommended by the leader of the district administration, namely, Schools Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne.
Relkin replied. Relkin lied.New RochelleBoard of Education
City's Planned Move to Downtown Offers New Rochelle School District Historic OpportunityRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet Qualified candidates (in order filed), as of the deadline - April 25th, 5 PM - are: SCHOOL BOARD (2 seats):
Proposed Hagan AtriumRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City of New Rochelle and Iona College announced today a comprehensive agreement that, when fully executed, will allow for the inward expansion of two campus buildings while addressing neighborhood concerns regarding the campus perimeter, and resolving recent legal disputes.
Collaborative work between the New Rochelle City Council, City staff, and Iona College has created a framework to advance the review of additions to Hagan and Spellman Halls, currently being reviewed before the Planning Board. The agreement includes:New RochelleEducationMunicipal