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09/29 Hurricane Relief for Puerto Rico: Astorino Announces Westchester County Drive 12 PM

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 18:32

Robert P. Astorino

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Responding to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, County Executive Robert P. Astorino on Friday, September 29, will announce that he is launching a “Hurricane Relief for Puerto Rico” drive across Westchester County.

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Reminder: DACA/Work Permit Renewal Deadline Oct 5, 2017

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 18:20

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On September 5, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that requests for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) consideration would no longer be accepted. However, current beneficiaries whose benefits will expire on or by March 5, 2018 may renew their DACA/work permits for two years. The deadline to apply is October 5, 2017.   

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MBK to Present Free Talk on Implicit Bias

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 18:12

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The public is invited to a talk on implicit bias next Thursday, presented by My Brother's Keeper New Rochelle. The free talk, "We Are All Biased," will explore the question: "To what extent does our bias affect others?"

The 90-minute presentation will be delivered by Dr. Bryant Marks, a professor of psychology at Morehouse College in Atlanta. It begins at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 5, in the Whitney Young Auditorium of New Rochelle High School, 265 Clove Road.

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Jefferson Fourth-grader Sets Example Helping Classmate

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 18:04

Zahira Sencion and Damien Colon

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Just a month into the new school year, Jefferson Elementary School fourth-grader Zahira Sencion is showing how a small bit of help can make a big difference to others.

Sencion has been helping classmate Damien Colon with his organizational skills to keep Colon focused on his school work as an "organization buddy." 

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New Rochelle Leaders host Fundraiser for Hurricane Relief

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:55

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- All are invited to a fundraiser to support hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, at Dudley's Parkview Restaurant, 94 Hudson Park Road, New Rochelle.

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ALMS Students Tour 9/11 Mobile Exhibit

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:47

Ret. New York Fire Department Lt. Jim Reilly introduces students to the 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Albert Leonard Middle School students got an in-depth history lesson on the Sept.11 attacks this week when the 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit came to the school.

The 53-foot tractor trailer, with 1,000 square feet of displays, is a project of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

"I feel that even though it was sad, we should still learn about it," said sixth-grader Fredrick Jere after viewing the exhibit.

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Columbus Rallies to Help Victims of Natural Disasters

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:41

Volunteers organize donated items on Saturday.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Columbus Elementary was a hive of activity on Saturday as students, parents, teachers and community members poured into the school carrying food and supplies for victims of a devastating earthquake in Mexico and storms in the Caribbean.

Principal Michael Galland said the school agreed to serve as a collection site for donations following a request from the Fundación Manos de Esperanza, a New Rochelle charity. When Galland informed the school community about the partnership with Fundación, families began bringing their own donations to help the relief effort.

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Trinity Lunch Monitor Spruces up Gardens

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:33

Principal Anthony DiCarlo (right) with Aurelia Grosu, who donated her time and effort to sprucing up the grounds at the entrance of Trinity Elementary School.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The bricks of Trinity Elementary School have been livened up with mums, geraniums and begonias - flowers in bright yellow, red, pink and other colors - thanks to Aurelia Grosu.

Grosu has been a lunch monitor at the school since 2004, but she has been gardening all her life.

"I love to garden," she said. "I said, 'You know, I should do something for the school, and of course, for the children.'"

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Readathon Initiative Going Districtwide

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:29

Third graders at George M. Davis Jr. Elementary School will be among those participating in a readathon across several schools starting next month.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY --The younger students in the City School District of New Rochelle will kick their reading habits into high gear in October. The New Ro Reads project, organized by the district and the PTA, will include the district's largest ever readathon initiative, a project that encourages students to pack years' worth of reading into a single month.

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DACA Renewal Applications Due Oct. 5

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:21

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Residents in the United States under DACA permission set to expire by March 5 have less than a week to apply for a two-year extension.

The City School District of New Rochelle is partnering with the City of New Rochelle to make sure affected residents are aware that they must apply for the extension from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services by Oct. 5.

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Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:11

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Moody’s Investors Services confirmed the City of New Rochelle’ bond rating at Aa2, insuring that the City can continue to take advantage of historically low financing rates. With New Rochelle’s 10-year capital improvement plan underway, the City will benefit from lower interest costs at substantial savings to taxpayers. New Rochelle was upgraded to Aa2 from Aa3 in January 2017.

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“One City, Many Flavors!”

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 17:03

“One City, Many Flavors!”

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Celebrating the flavorful variety of cuisines available in New Rochelle, the second annual FoodFest kicks off Sunday, October 8.  Presented by the City of New Rochelle in partnership with the BID and Chamber of Commerce, participating restaurants will offer their own ideal FoodFest special, from prix fixe menus and discounts to buy one/get one offers, uniquely designed to showcase each restaurant’s food and atmosphere.  

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Hundreds of New Rochelle Middle Students Disappear: 2017 Common Core Test Results Show Widening Achievement Gap, Racial/Ethnic Gap

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 16:50
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Common Core test results were released last month to little fanfare and no official statement by the City School District of New Rochelle. Looking at the scores, it is no wonder the administration and school board pulled the proverbial blanket over their heads hoping the scores would go away.

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M.T.A. Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Assault

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 13:29

Scarpino and Astorino Partner in Effort to Stem Tide of Opioid Overdoses in Westchester

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today that Allan Fong, thirty-nine, was sentenced in White Plains City Court on September 28, 2017 to a one year conditional discharge and fifty hours of community service after pleading guilty to:

•one count of Assault in the Third Degree, a Misdemeanor. 

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10/02 Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Effort 5 PM

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 12:54

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle's Bipartisan Elected Officials holds the fundraiser to support Puerto Rico Hurrican Relief Effort to Support Unidos Por Puerto Rico/ IMoted for Puerto Rico and Americares.

The fundraiser will begin on Monday, October 2nd, 2017, 5 pm to 8 pm, in the Dudley's Parkview Restaurant, 94th Hudson Park Road, New Rochelle, New York.

 

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ArtsFest 2017

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 12:07

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PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center will be a vibrant part of ArtsFest 2017, a two-town art weekend adventure on October 7 and 8 in New Rochelle and Pelham.  Both Saturday and Sunday 12-4 pm will be packed with art-related activities at Pelham Art Center (PAC) and Wolf Lanes Park, so plan to spend the afternoon.   Ride the trolley to various events and exhibitions in Pelham and New Rochelle.

Program: 

Saturday Schedule

Wolfs Lane Park:

Opening of new sculptural works Touch Stones by Beatrice Wolert 12:00-1:30 pm

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Coopers Corner Lawsuit Fails, Senior Housing Development Moves Forward in New Rochelle

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 15:29

Bridges at site of Cooper's Corner (rendering courtesy of National Development

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- New York State Supreme Court Justice Hon. Anne E. Minihan has ruled against several New Rochelle residents from the Bonnie Crest neighborhood of New Rochelle who sought to block development of a senior citizen facility on the site of the former Coopers Corner nursery.

National Development, in partnership with EPOCH Senior Living, have proposed a 64-unit “memory care” facility for Alzheimer’s patients to be located at at 11 Mill Road across the road from Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. The site is the former site of Cooper’s Corner Garden Center.

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Temple Israel of New Rochelle Our Furry Little Friends Drive

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 18:30
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New Rochelle Man Shoots Yonkers Cop in Face, Expected to Face Attempted Murder Charge

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:06

Yonkers PD Officer Kayla Maher leaves Jacobi Medical Center

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Francisco Valencia, 18, of New Rochelle, is expected to be charged with at least one count of Attempted Murder in the shooting of a Yonkers police officer.  

Kayla Maher, 26, was shot in the chin on Monday evening at Ridge Drive and Marshall Road in Yonkers on Tuesday evening. A fierce gun-battle erupted after Yonkers police responded to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle.

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Monthly Property Transfer Report for New Rochelle, NY August 2017

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 04:22
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