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Temple Israel of New Rochelle Veterans Day Camp!

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:31
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Pennsylvania Man Charged for Burglarizing Businesses in New Rochelle, Yonkers

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:10

Kareem Johnakin

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Kareem Johnakin, 45,  of Bethlehem, PA, was arraigned in Westchester County Court following a multicount indictment for burglarizing several Yonkers and New Rochelle businesses in the spring and summer 2017. He is being held without bail and is scheduled to appear again in court October 9, 2018.

He is charged with the following:

5 counts of Burglary in the Third Degree, class D felonies

3 counts of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, class D felonies

4 counts of Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, class E felonies

Temple Israel of New Rochelle Presented by Sisterhood " Prosecuting Evil"

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 18:23
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Students Across District Plant Trees Donated by City

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 12:44

Students Across District Plant Trees Donated by City

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Across the City School District of New Rochelle, students and teachers are planting seedlings that will, in the coming years, grow into Colorado blue spruce trees.

About 100 of the seedlings came to the schools from the City of New Rochelle, which had distributed more of them at its recent annual Street Fair downtown. Over time, the Picea pungens that are planted and tended to will grow into full-bodied conifers with a silvery blue-green look.

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NRHS to Induct Four to Wall of Fame

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 12:01

City School District of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Four distinguished alumni will be added to the New Rochelle High School Wall of Fame at a ceremony on December 6. They were elected on the basis of their outstanding professional achievements along with their notable contributions to their respective communities.

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International Violinist Plays for NRHS Music Students

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:48

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Semmy Stahlhammer, an internationally acclaimed violinist from Sweden, told New Rochelle High School students his influences in learning his instrument of choice were wide-ranging.

They include other violinists, sure. But also ballet dancers, singers, and even Jimi Hendrix. If the Swedish string master's performances don't evoke the hard-driving songs of the rock guitarist, that's no matter. Stahlhammer advised students to draw inspiration wherever they can.

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District Completes Delayed School Opening Drill

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:32

City School District of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Monday's delayed school opening drill was mostly successful with a few hiccups that will be worked out, said Director of Transportation William Miller. The delayed opening was a test of procedures to determine if the District could efficiently transport students when the high school and middle schools need to open two hours later and the elementary schools open three hours later.

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Dr. Parvey Named Interim Superintendent

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:22

Dr. Parvey Named Interim Superintendent

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In her first days as Interim Superintendent of the City School District of New Rochelle, Dr. Magda Parvey spent much of her time visiting the schools that are now in her care.

It was a practice she followed in her role as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction and Chief Academic Officer, which she took when she arrived in the District two years ago. After the Board of Education named her the District's top educator this week, she made a point to visit the schools again in her new role to communicate directly with the staff and students.

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Board of Education Meeting Notes

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:14

City School District of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The following are some highlights from the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, October 2:

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City Of New Rochelle Selected For $10M Development Grant

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:16
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City to use Downtown Redevelopment Initiative Grant to Transform its Lincoln Avenue corridor

NEW ROCHELLE, NY – The City of New Rochelle has been awarded a $10 million development grant by the State of New York.

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New York State’s Raise the Age Law in Effect as of October 1st

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:09

Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr.

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The District Attorney’s Office (DAO) has been actively involved in working groups preparing for the change in legal status of 16- and 17-year-old offenders. The law raises the age of criminal responsibility to 18. New York was previously one of only two states that automatically prosecuted 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. The new legislation includes statutory amendments that among other things creates a new Adolescent Offender (AO) classification and establishes a new Youth Part in Superior Court.

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Postal Inspectors and Pelham Police Arrest 3 for Mail Theft in Pelham and New Rochelle

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 21:03
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NEW YORK, NY -- Postal Inspectors and the Village of Pelham Police Department arrested three individuals for stealing mail from the blue collection boxes in Pelham and New Rochelle, NY.

Over the past several months, the United States Postal Inspection Service, Pelham PD and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office Investigations Division, have been investigating incidents of mail theft from the blue collection boxes. These crimes often occurred under the cover of darkness when most residents are in their homes and when these suspects believed no one was watching.

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The Picture House Of Horror Movie Making Workshop At The Picture House Regional Film Center

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:41
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Two Four-Hour Workshops for High School Students Will Take Place at Satellite Film Lab; Final Film to Debut in Main Hall before Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show Screenings.

Saturday, October 13 and October 20; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

PELHAM, NY -- Have an emerging filmmaker at home waiting to unleash their inner Hitchcock or Kubrick? The Picture House of Horror Movie Making Workshop at The Picture House Regional Film Center will get them off the screen and in front of the camera to learn how to make an original scary movie from professional filmmakers in just two short workshops taking place Saturday, October 13 and Saturday, October 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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New Rochelle Teen Pleads Guilty To Assault Of High School Student

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:24

Bryan Stamps

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Bryan Stamps, 15,  of New Rochelle pleaded guilty to Assault in the First Degree, a class B felony, related to a stabbing at New Rochelle High School Jan. 18, 2018. Westchester County Court Judge Barry Warhit accepted the plea.

Stamps has been remanded into custody at Woodfield Cottage in Valhalla. He is scheduled to appear in Westchester County Court for sentencing Jan. 24, 2019. At that time, Stamps will be sentenced to 1-3 years in state prison.

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Register Now for the New Rochelle Open!

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:19

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- UPDATE: 10/11 - Due to low registration the adult tournament on Sunday, Oct 14 is canceled.

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The New Rochelle Open, the City’s first annual tennis tournament, will be held at the Pinebrook Tennis Center October 13-14. The two-day event will consist of two different tournaments, for youth and adults. The event is open to all Westchester Residents!  (Rain date October 20-21)

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New York Local Governments and School Districts Join Together to Challenge IRS on Treatment of Contributions to Charitable Funds

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:11
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The Coalition for the Charitable Contribution Deduction (3CD) Submits Letter to the IRS Airing Concerns on Behalf of Counties, Municipalities, School Districts, and Taxpayers: http://amypaulin.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/3CD-Comment-Letter_REG-1...

NEW YORK, NY – A newly-formed coalition of counties, cities, towns, villages, and school districts in the State of New York, along with state and countywide professional and advocacy organizations, filed a letter with the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Servicerequesting withdrawal of the proposed regulations issued on August 23 that, if finalized, would deny a full charitable deduction for donations to the charitable funds authorized by a number of red and blue states.

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10/29 Halloween Bash 5:30 PM

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:08

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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 Monday, October 29th 5:30pm – 7:30pm. This special evening will be held at the Hugh Doyle Center, 94 Davis Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10805. Free Admission. Limited space. All must be pre-registered. First come first served basis.

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Pelham ArtsFest October 19th to 21st

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:57
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All events are free and open to the public.

PELHAM, NY -- The Pelham Art Center is thrilled to be participating in Artsfest a collaboration with the New Rochelle Council on the Arts the weeknd of October 19th – 21st 2018. There are 39 partnering venues celebrating art and community throughout the course of the weekend. This year, Pelham Art Center and four nearby venues are participating: the High Brook Studios, Flowerbake, Inspo and the New York Hair Salon. There will be special art activities at each participating venue.

Our gallery will be open all weekend featuring our current exhibition curated by Katharine Dufault.

Mount Vernon Driver Indicted For Crash Death Of A New Rochelle Man

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:49

Ramel Douglas

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Ramel Douglas of Mount Vernon was arraigned in Westchester County Court before Judge Larry Schwartz on charges related to the vehicular death of a New Rochelle man stemming from a car crash in June, 2016.

A Westchester County Grand Jury handed up a three-count indictment against Douglas on the following charges: Criminally Negligent Homicide, a class E felony, Assault in the Third Degree, and Reckless Driving, both misdemeanors.

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New Rochelle Students Spruce Up Schools With Trees Donated by City

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:39

New Rochelle Students Spruce Up Schools With Trees Donated by City

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Across the City School District of New Rochelle, students and teachers are planting seedlings that will, in the coming years, grow into Colorado blue spruce trees.

About 100 of the seedlings came to the schools from the City of New Rochelle, which had distributed more of them at its recent annual Street Fair downtown. Over time, the Picea pungens that are planted and tended to will grow into full-bodied conifers with a silvery blue-green look.

New RochelleEducation

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