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11/20 Advance Screening of Voyeur Followed by Q&A with Directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury at the Picture House Regional Film Center 07:30 PM

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:12

Advance Screening of Voyeur Followed by Q&A with Directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury at the Picture House Regional Film Center

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PELHAM, NY -- On Monday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will host an advance screening of Voyeur followed by a discussion and Q&A with the directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury. The Westchester exclusive screening at TPH takes place ten days ahead of the film’s U.S. premiere.

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Budget Meetings

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:47

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The 2018 proposed budget will be reviewed at the following special meetings:

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 5:00

Budget Presentation by City Manager, followed by Department presentations

Monday, November 27, 2017 at 5:00

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 5:00 and Monday, December 4, 2017 at 5:00  (as needed)

Tuesday, December 5, 2018 as part of the Committee of the Whole Meeting, followed by Public Hearing at 7PM

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 as part of the Regular Legislative Meeting

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Delayed opening on 11-17-17

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:54

Huguenot Childrens Library

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Friday, November 17th, the Huguenot Children’s Library will have a delayed opening, at 12:00 pm, due to heating repairs.

 

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Temple Israel of New Rochelle Camp Pinebrook Open House

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:34
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Son of Former New Rochelle Board of Education Member, 15, Dies Unexpectedly

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:10
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A 15-year old boy left his home late Sunday night to walk the family dog. When the dog later returned home without the boy, the family went looking for him. He was found unconscious and later died.

Adam Brickel, the son of former New Rochelle Board of Education Member Naomi Brickel, had several medical conditions that may have been a factor in his death, based on what the parents told police. Brickel was a sophomore at New Rochelle High School.

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A.G. Schneiderman Announces $1.6 Million Settlements with Auto Dealerships that Illegally Charged Thousands of Customers for Hidden Purchases

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:49

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NEW YORK, NY -- Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the settlement of a lawsuit against SG Hylan Motors Corp., a Staten Island dealership doing business as Staten Island Honda and Staten Island Nissan (collectively “SG Hylan”) and a separate settlement with Best Auto Outlet, Inc.

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Monroe Women’s Basketball Takes Down Schoolcraft for Season-Opening Victory

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:32

Monroe Women’s Basketball Takes Down Schoolcraft for Season-Opening Victory

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College women's basketball team got the new season started on the right foot, as the Mustangs defeated Schoolcraft College by a score of 77-70 on Saturday in the first day of the Anthony Torchia Memorial Tournament, hosted by Mohawk Valley Community College.

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No. 3 Monroe Men’s Soccer Defeats Monroe Community College to Advance to Northeast District Finals

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:24

No. 3 Monroe Men’s Soccer Defeats Monroe Community College to Advance to Northeast District Finals

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The No. 3 Monroe College men's soccer team is back in the Northeast District Championship game for the second straight season after the Mustangs rolled to a 7-1 victory over District Championship Tournament host Monroe Community College on Saturday. The Mustangs improve to 12-0-2 heading into the District Championship, while the Tribunes drop to 10-4-2.

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No. 20 Monroe Women’s Volleyball Takes Home District P Crown with Four-Set Win at Spartanburg

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:17

No. 20 Monroe Women’s Volleyball Takes Home District P Crown with Four-Set Win at Spartanburg

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In comeback fashion, the No. 20 Monroe College women's volleyball team claimed a four-set victory at Spartanburg Methodist College on Saturday, earning the Mustangs the 2017 NJCAA District P Crown and sending the Mustangs to the National Tournament. The Mustangs also improve to 20-9 on the year with the win, while the Pioneers fall to 20-10.

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Iona Volleyball Sweeps UMass Lowell On Senior Day

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:12

Iona Volleyball Sweeps UMass Lowell On Senior Day

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College volleyball team earned victory in its final non-conference game of the season on Sunday afternoon, taking down UMass Lowell in straight sets (25-18, 28-26, 25-23).  Prior to the game, head coach Patric Santiago and members of the athletic administration honored the program's seniors, Kassandra Darnaby and Shaina Campbell.

Campbell recorded a career-high eight blocks to lead all players.  Her personable best comes just one day after she had tied her previous benchmark against Manhattan at six.  Darnaby ended with three kills and two digs.

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Iona Men's Soccer Season Concludes At Canisius

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:04

Iona Men's Soccer Season Concludes At Canisius

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The sixth-seeded Iona College men's soccer team's season came to a close on Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 loss in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship opening round against third-seeded Canisius.

The game-winning goal was scored by Golden Griffs' junior defenseman Alex Grattarola in the 26th minute.  Canisius was granted a free kick from just outside its own box.  Redshirt junior Bjarki Benediktsson took the free kick and delivered a low-riding pass that his teammate headed home for his seventh of the season.

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Iona Volleyball Picks Up Fourth Sweep Of Season At Manhattan

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:50

Iona Volleyball Picks Up Fourth Sweep Of Season At Manhattan

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College volleyball team earned its fourth sweep of the season with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-17) win at Manhattan this afternoon, moving to 9-7 in MAAC play this season.

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Mighty Mouse Returns with More Heroes for 54th Annual New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:31

Mighty Mouse Returns with More Heroes for 54th Annual New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade Photo Credit: Sara Caldwell

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- "Here I come to save the day!" said Mighty Mouse. However this year, the theme is “here they come to save the day!” For fifty-three years the Thanksgiving Parade has been a beloved event in New Rochelle for so many people. Presented by the Chamber of Commerce and the City of New Rochelle, the 54th parade is taking place on Saturday, November 18th.  This year those who ensure that the parade is safely patrolled with Santa following in a Fire Truck, and then cleared up within the day are being honored.

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Buy Section 1 Championship Game Tickets Online

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:18

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Huguenots fans planning on attending the Section 1 championship game in Mahopac on Saturday can now buy their tickets online.

Section 1 has set up a website for fans to purchase tickets for games starting this year. That includes Saturday's contest between the undefeated (9-0) New Rochelle Huguenots and Clarkstown South. The game takes place at noon at Mahopac High School, 421 Baldwin Place Road, Mahopac.

Online ticketing allows people to buy tickets in advance and speed up entry to the game.

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Columbus and Webster Schools Begin Readathons

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:12

Webster fourth-grader Rohan Ross (left), Anthony Guimaras and classmates enjoy a book of their choice as the readathon begins.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As three elementary schools wrapped up their month-long readathons this week, they passed the baton to two others - Columbus Elementary School and Daniel Webster Magnet School.

Students at Columbus and Webster began their readathons on Wednesday, setting out to see how much they could read during the month of November. In many of the readathons, students find sponsors to donate to the PTAs for every minute they spend with the written word. At Webster, the funds raised will go to improving the school's Learning Garden, possibly to buy a greenhouse.

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New Garden is the Buzz at Columbus

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:03

Columbus Elementary School second-graders plant daffodil bulbs in the new garden.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Columbus Elementary School second-graders helped assemble a wooden bed for an outdoor garden recently with the hope that, if you build it, they will buzz.

It is the first of five garden beds that will be built, not only to grow colorful flowers, but to create a mini-ecosystem where bees hover, butterflies flit and birds wing in for visits.

"I love planting flowers, because they give a good scent and that attracts the bees," said student Kaily Chavez. "It's important for the bees because that's their food."

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Potential Bus Strike Averted

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:56

Potential Bus Strike Averted

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A potential strike of First Mile Square bus drivers on Monday has been averted. This afternoon, the company notified the school district that an agreement has been reached in their collective bargaining talks. First Mile Square, a private student transportation company, provides transportation services for a number of school districts in Westchester County, including the City School District of New Rochelle. The buses will now operate Monday on a regular schedule.

 

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Theme Announced for Black History Month Exhibit

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:51

Harriet Tubman

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In partnership with the Westchester Alliance of Black School Educators (WABSE) and the New Rochelle Black History Month Committee (NRBHMC), the City School District of New Rochelle is hosting the sixth annual district-wide Black History Spoken Word and Art Exhibit on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at New Rochelle High School,'s Whitney M. Young Auditorium and Rotunda. The exhibit, along with student performances, is part of a day-long celebration and will commemorate the life, work and legacy of Harriet Tubman by celebrating themes of freedom, perseverance and tenacity.

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ALMS Student Raises $2K for Food Allergy Research

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:42

Maria Bulfamante (far right, holding young girl), with friends and family at the Oct. 14 walk.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- This year, Maria Bulfamante, an eighth-grader at Albert Leonard Middle School, hoped to match the $1,000 she raised a year ago to help end food allergies. Instead, she doubled it, and then some.

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NRHS Theatre Works Rehearsing Classic Comedy Harvey

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:36

Elwood P. Dowd (NRHS senior Nicholas Baker, right) introduces Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet (senior Brea Watkins) to his new invisible friend in a Theatre Works rehearsal of Harvey.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The student thespians at New Rochelle High School are rehearsing scenes while the sets are being built for the upcoming Theatre Works production of Harvey, the comedy about Elwood P. Dowd and the large, furry friend that only he can see.

The classic play that centers around a six-foot-tall invisible white rabbit was written in 1944 by Mary Chase. But the theater students in rehearsal this week still saw relevance in its playful take on what's real, what's imaginary and, ultimately, what's most important.

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