Hector and Blanca Morales with Their Three ChildrenRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
$2,500 reward offered in Hector Morales Case.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Hector Morales, 52, was murdered in New Rochelle this past August. Married and a father of three, Morales was brutally beaten, robbed and left for dead by three men who jumped him near the Centre Avenue Bridge as he was coming home from dinner at the Olibar restaurant at 583 Main Street.
While the police await a report from the New York City Medical Examiner, his case is classified by the New Rochelle Police Department as “assault and robbery” not a homicide. Either way, Morales is dead and is family is in mourning.New RochellePolice & Fire
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The League of Women Voters of New Rochelle will present a forum for local candidates running for Westchester County Board of Legislators on Monday, October 23, 2017 in New Rochelle City Hall Auditorium, 515 North Avenue (entrance from rear parking lot). The public is encouraged to submit written questions and mingle with candidates from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The forum will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.New RochelleEvent
Robert P. AstorinoRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino proposed a $268 million capital budget for 2018 that includes large investments in the county’s parks, roads, bridges, sewer infrastructure and affordable housing.
In particular, the proposal includes $59.8 million for park improvements, $36.6 million for sewer and water districts, and $7.5 million for land acquisition and infrastructure improvements for affordable housing developments, along with additional investments in the county’s refuse district and emergency services operations.TOTS_WideBusinessWestchester County
Thruway Authority, NYS Department of Transportation and Trucking Association of New York Commemorate ‘Operation Safe Driver Week’ by Educating Motorists of Blind Spots Around Tractor TrailersRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW YORK, NY -- The New York State Thruway Authority, New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the Trucking Association of New York today announced “Safety Breaks” as part of the Trucking Association’s Share the Road program to educate the general motoring public about the blind spots around large commercial trucks. The “Safety Breaks” coincide with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s “Operation Safe Driver Week.”TOTS_WideNew York State
Jason Rohlf, Findings, 16 X 16 acrylic on shop rag 2017.JPGRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
PELHAM, NY -- Saturday night, November 4th, Pelham Art Center will be aglow, live music pouring through the tented courtyard, studios and galleries; while the delectable aroma of southern Westchester restaurants’ signature entrees waft through the air. The bars will be hopping as 200-plus guests happily sample the fare and peruse an exciting range of original, affordable art donated by exhibiting artists, as well as must-have auction experiences.The PelhamsArtsEvent
Library Hosts the Acclaimed “650/Where Writers Read”Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- 0n Sunday, October 22, 2017, at 3:00 pm, the New Rochelle Public Library will welcome the popular live reading series 650/Where Writers Read, to the Ossie Davis Theater for an event titled, “The Kids Are Alright.” The show will feature short, original, true stories on growing up—with both the child and parent perspectives on driving tests, empty nests, and more.New RochelleEventPublic Library
10/30 Monster Mash 05:30 PMRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Fun Fuzion New Roc City presents Annual "Monster Mash" on Monday, October 30, 5:30 pm - 7 pm. The event is suitable for everyone and has a simple rule, "Everyone Must Wear a Costume." The event features Indoor Trick or Treating around the facility, Crafts, Snacks, games, and Prizes.The Costume Party and the contest is the highlight of the event. Half an Hour Timecard will be available on the day (good for non-redemption games and rides).New RochelleEventHalloween
The Jefferson Elementary School Book Fairy reads "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!" to studentsRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Readathon Scenes: The Jefferson Elementary School Book Fairy - also known as third-grade teacher Vicky Vessecchia - reads "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!" to students. Sounds like the pigeon's chances of getting behind the wheel are pretty slim!
*Find out more about how Jefferson is doing in its October readathon in the district e-newsletter FridayNew RochelleEducation
Giving the phrase "fall colors" new meaning!Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Amy's Greenhouse at the Henry Barnard Early Childhood Center became a pumpkin patch filled with color, treats and Halloween costumes on Saturday. Attendees enjoyed donuts and apples. Children hand-painted pumpkins and marched in a colorful costume parade.
Check out some photos of the event, but don't stop here. Find plenty more scenes from this and other events here:New RochelleHalloween
Sixth-grader Basil Mathai showing he's got the moves to "Watch Me."Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Albert Leonard Middle School music department wanted to raise funds to attend a spring music festival, and they had fun doing it - with a karaoke night in the school auditorium.
The festival, Music in the Parks, will be at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey in May.
George Latimer Promoting Insurance Industry Campaign Against Distracted DrivingRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- State Senator George Latimer is co-sponsoring legislation in the New York State Senate that would allow police officers to mandatorily check the mobile phones of any participant in a traffic collision to determine if they were texting or talking right before the accident.TOTS_WideTransportationNew York State
Vehicle Driven by New York State Senator George Latimer Crashed Through this Fence on Wilmot RoadRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
Westchester County Executive Candidate tells police implausible story that he was “temporarily blinded by the sun” as he approached intersection before crash, declines to answer questions citing potential litigation.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New York State Senator George Latimer, the Democrat Party Nominee for Westchester County Executive, was involved in a serious, previously undisclosed car crash in New Rochelle over the summer in the midst of his Democrat Primary Campaign against County Legislator Ken Jenkins.
Latimer was not driving his own vehicle. The Jeep was registered to Andrew G. Genna, 56, of White Plains, NY. New York State Senate Records list Genna as Director of Community Outreach for George Latimer.New RochelleNew York StatePolice & Fire
New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson Visited William B. Ward Elementary SchoolRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson visited William B. Ward Elementary School to help students their with their readathon.
In two fourth-grade classes, he read the book "Mr. Ferris and his Wheel," by Kathryn Gibbs Davis, about American invengot George Ferris and the iconic amusement park attraction that bares his name.
Students at the George M. Davis Elementary School Created Posters for Reading MonthRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The month of reading activities in the elementary schools continues! Students at the George M. Davis Elementary School created posters that show the variety of books they're delving into.
The Book Fairy Visited Jefferson Elementary SchoolRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Book Fairy (sometimes known as Ms. Vessecchia), visited Jefferson Elementary School students this week as part of the school's month-long readathon. The students have set the goal of reading for 1,000,000 minutes in October, and the Book Fairy, along with other teachers and parent volunteers, were there to add encouragement.
First day of high school football practice at New Rochelle High School Aug. 14, 2017, which is the defending Section 1 Class AA champions. (Photo: Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal New)Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Saturday wasn't the first time Jonathan Saddler had heard the message and Monday won't be the first time he heeds it. Still, when New Rochelle coach Lou DiRienzo spoke in the postgame huddle, his words were met with clear eyes and nodding heads.
The regular season was nice, but, to the Huguenots, the games yet to be played are what really counts.New RochelleEducation
Purple Pride was Roaring at the New Rochelle High School Prep RallyRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Purple Pride was roaring at the New Rochelle High School Prep Rally today, as everyone got psyched for the Homecoming game tomorrow (Saturday.) The undefeated Huguenots face Scarsdale at 3 p.m. on McKenna Field at the school, 265 Clove Road, New Rochelle.New RochelleEducation