New Rochelle High School Principal Reggie Richardson Greeting Students as they return to campus during middle of school dayRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As I was walking my dog around the lakes in Huguenot Park last Wednesday at about ten-thirty in the morning, I was verbally accosted and them menaced by “Angel”, a New Rochelle High School student. I reported the incident to officials at they school. When they declined to take action. I called the police to make a report. By the time police arrived, the group of students which included Angel, had left. The school school did not send a security guard to the scene.New RochelleBoard of EducationMunicipal
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A building inspector in New Rochelle has his mother-in-law to thank for a demotion and 10 grand pay cut.
Joseph Guglielmo was demoted from Senior Building Inspector to Code Enforcement Officer by the City of New Rochelle, with a corresponding reduction in pay of just over $10,000 a year (from $103,976.08 to $93,259.92, based on pay records obtained under a Freedom of Information request). The demotion occurred in August 2017 but was based on a 2012 inspection which recently came to light after City officials received anonymous complaints.New RochelleMunicipal
George Latimer (image from campaign video)Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY — George Latimer is learning the hard way that karma can be a cruel mistress when you judge others with the same measure used to measure you.
In 2014, Latimer’s spokesman in the Senate, Mike Murphy, had this to say about Latimer opponent Joe Dillon on Oct. 8, 2014:TOTS_WidePoliticsWestchester County
NEW ROCHELLE, NY —Test data obtained from the City School District of New Rochelle under a Freedom of Information request, states that out of 1,222 Isaac Young students 555 students took the 2017 ELA Exam and that 513 students took the 2017 Math Exam. The New York State Report Card states that 555 students took the 2017 ELA Exam but that only 178 students took the 2017 Math Exam (see previous article).New RochelleEducationBoard of Education
New Rochelle Fire Department Demonstrates Automatic CPR DevicesRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Fire Department last week installed Automatic CPR devices, enabling them to deliver uninterrupted lifesaving circulation to patients in cardiac distress. Since their rollout, they have been placed in action four times.
A demonstration will be held at Fire Headquarters, 90 Beaufort Place on Wednesday, October 4 at 10:30 AM.New RochelleEventPolice & Fire
Public Art Exhibitions - Wolfs Lane ParkRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
PELHAM, NY -- A touchstone is a reference point from which other things can be evaluated. The work was inspired by the way people interact with their community and public park space. The work is meant to highlight how Wolfs Lane Park is a touchstone for the community. Wolert is creating two large-scale “Touchstones” using materials of various textures intended for the participant to interact with by viewing and touching the textures/temperatures. She is interested in how the reflective nature of the beads will engage with the existing natural elements and the changing light.The PelhamsArtsEvent
Astorino to Amazon: Westchester is the Smart ChoiceRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Citing Westchester’s signature strengths and prime assets, County Executive Robert P. Astorino today made a pitch with the hope of landing Amazon in Westchester.
Joined by leaders in business, real estate, labor, construction and education, Astorino distinguished Westchester from other major cities competing for the global giant’s planned second headquarters by highlighting that the county has exactly what Amazon is looking for in a new home.TOTS_WideBusinessWestchester County
Thruway Authority Announces Technology Enhancements to Snowfighting Equipment System-Wide in Preparation for Upcoming Snow SeasonRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW YORK, NY -- The New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors today approved the purchase of an enhanced Global Positioning System (GPS) for its fleet of 235 heavy-duty plows for the 2017 snow and ice season. The GPS enhancements will allow for real-time monitoring during plowing operations, including route tracking, air and pavement temperature and deicing material application rates for each truck engaged in storm response.TOTS_WideTransportationNew York State
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- With the new school year underway, Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino today re-issued his challenge to all Westchester County students in grades 6 through 12: Win a free season pass to Playland by earning high achievement in the classroom. Now in its sixth year, the Astorino Challenge in Education (ACE) has grown in participation each year of its existence. The three ways to win the ACE challenge are (one of the following):
· Final G.P.A of at least 3.8, 95% or A average, or better (depending on school’s grading system)
Habitat for HumanityRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In light of recent devastation from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester is holding a music event to raise money for hurricane relief efforts in Houston, Florida and Puerto Rico. This event will showcase local talent and cap off a wonderful week full of arts and events in conjunction with the New Rochelle Arts Festival.New RochelleEvent
Acclaimed Classical Guitarist to Perform at LibraryRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Guitarist and composer Stuart Weber will return to the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library on Sunday, October 15, at 3:00 to perform his inventive guitar pieces collected over a lifetime in the quiet remoteness of Montana.New RochelleEventPublic Library
New Rochelle Public Library NRPLRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “Incarceration and the Impact on Families” is the subject of a Community Conversation being hosted by the New Rochelle Public Library on Tuesday, October 10th, from 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm, in the Ossie Davis Theater. The public is invited to attend the free program, which is being presented by the Westchester Library System in collaboration with the Sing Sing Prison Museum, and generously funded by the Westchester Community Foundation.New RochelleEventPublic Library
New Rochelle Youth Bureau to host Annual Toddler Halloween BashRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, Office for the Aging, The P.A.C.T. Unit of the New Rochelle Police Department, and New Rochelle Parks & Recreation will sponsor its “Halloween Bash” on Thursday, October 26th 6:00pm – 8:00pm.New RochelleEvent
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Meals-on-Wheels of New Rochelle will be sponsoring its Annual Autumn Gala in October celebrating 34 years of service to New Rochelle’s homebound.
Greentree Country Club (538 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle, NY) will be the setting for this festive occasion that will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Cocktails will be served at 6:30pm followed by dinner and dancing to the music of DJ Mike Guiliano. Tickets are $100 per person.New RochelleEvent
10/29 “Reframing Westchester’s Housing Crisis” Talk at CUUC 11:45 AMRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Alexander H. Roberts, Executive Director of Community Housing Innovations (CHI) and founder of the Westchester Workforce Housing Coalition will speak on “Reframing Westchester’s Housing Crisis” at the Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation at White Plains on Sunday, October 29, at 11:45 p.m.TOTS_WideWestchester County
Choice of New York Gets a Permanent PlaceRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Choice of Westchester opens its new facility in New Rochelle. The Grand Opening is Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Dignitaries from the city and surrounding communities will be on hand, and the evening’s host, executive director, Guy Fessenden, and members of the boards of directors, will be available for comment.New RochelleBusinessEvent
Hispanic Heritage Month CelebrationRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle residents are invited to the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration sponsored by the City School District of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Youth Bureau. This celebration will be held at New Rochelle High School on Friday, October 13th starting promptly at 6:30pm (Art Exhibit will begin at 5:30pm). Join us for a night of poetry, music, dance performances, and much more. Free Admittance. All are welcome.
The Picture House Presents the 20th Annual Manhattan Short Film FestivalRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
PELHAM, NY -- What's the Best Short Film of 2017? You be the judge at the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival at The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) in Pelham. On Thursday, October 5th at 7:30 p.m. moviegoers from Westchester and beyond will have the opportunity to join more than 250 cinemas on six continents as they cast their ballots for Best Film and Best Actor. Ten amazing films have been selected from a record 1,615 entries from 75 countries.The PelhamsArtsEvent