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New Rochelle Chamber Changes Regime

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 14:20

Relig House in New Rochelle Ransacked (Again)

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:00

Clean up at Relig House after Break-In

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Relig Program office was robbed sometime during the first week of August. This was the second break-in over the past six months at the house on the grounds of Saint Gabriel's Church of New Rochelle. The house, located at 112 Division Street, has served as the group's headquarters for decades.

In the two incidents, windows were broken, a television pryed off the wall and various items stolen or damaged. Compounding matters, Squirrels got into the house through the broken windows, eating food and candy and leaving an unpleasant aroma throughout the house.

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New Rochelle Schools Name Interim Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services Among Other Key Appointments

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 05:16

Amy Goodman has been named interim Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Amy Goodman, the Superintendent of the Greenburgh-Graham Union Free School District and an administrator with vast experience in special education and student services, was named interim Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services for the City School District of New Rochelle on Tuesday evening.

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Students Shot Off the Rockets

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 04:30

Amy Moselhi and Paul Warhit were sworn in to the New Rochelle Board of Education

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:41

Amy Moselhi and Paul Warhit were sworn in to the New Rochelle Board of Education

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Amy Moselhi and Paul Warhit were sworn in to the New Rochelle Board of Education at its re-organizational meeting on Wednesday, July 5.

Board President Rachel Relkin and Vice President Maddali Atallah were re-appointed to their leadership positions.

 

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New Rochelle High School teacher Anthony Stirpe Address Audience at the recent Apple Distinguished Educator conference in Houston

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:37

New Rochelle High School teacher Anthony Stirpe Address Audience at the recent Apple Distinguished Educator conference in Houston

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School teacher Anthony Stirpe telling the audience at the recent Apple Distinguished Educator conference in Houston about his innovative writing and film-making class.

Stirpe was named one of the Apple Distinguished Educators, a distinction is given annually to a handful of educators worldwide for their use of technology. They don't all get to present to the tech-savvy audience though. Stirpe went there to talk about "risk taking in the classroom."

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Students Shot Off the Rockets

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:32

Students Shot Off the Rockets

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Students in the Young Engineers School summer math, science and engineering academy shot off the rockets they'd spent much of the week building.

The group is made up of students from Albert Leonard and Isaac E. Young middle schools. The classes are at Albert Leonard.

Some of the rockets were Estes models, fired off with gunpowder. Others were assembled from household objects including a plastic soft drink bottle and the cardboard cylinder from a roll of paper towels, and shot skyward with water pressure.

 

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City Details 10-year Capital Improvement Plan

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:07

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Recognizing the need to update aging infrastructure and accommodate ongoing growth, the City of New Rochelle has adopted a ten-year capital plan and financing program to prioritize and strategically fund this critical investment. A full list of the projects is now available on the City’s website www.newrochelleny.com/CIP.

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Court Rules Against Iona College in Tax Lot Merger Lawsuit Against City of New Rochelle

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 20:27
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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Judge Susan Cacase, in a ruling issued yesterday, firmly rejected an Article 78 petition filed last February by Iona College against the City of New Rochelle in New York State Supreme Court.

Iona College filed the lawsuit after the New Rochelle City Council amended a local ordinance to require private schools to obtain a Special Permit to merge tax lots. The permit would likely put certain conditions on what the college could do with the merged property.

Ordinance 91, approved by the New Rochelle City Council in 2001, was amended in November 2016.

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New Rochelle Board of Education: Criminal Enterprise Masquerading as an Educational Institution - Part XXIII

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 01:26

Linda Frasca Counting Pizza Sales Cash at Isaac E. Young Middle School as Assistant Principal Tawanda Robinson Observes

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District employees operating private business on District time in New Rochelle schools

 

We reported previously on non-profit companies with direct relationships to District employees operating within New Rochelle schools, charging a fee for access to taxpayer-funded facilities while turning a handsome profit for themselves.

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Former Webster School PTA President Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny, Sentenced to up to 3 Years in Prison

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:19

Rosemary Salvatore

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Former Webster Elementary School PTA President and Treasurer Rosemary Salvatore, 51, of 14 Whitestone Place, New Rochelle was sentenced on January 19, 2017, in Westchester County Court, in front of Judge Schwartz, Rosemary Salvatore was sentenced as a second felony offender to 1 1/2  to 3 years in state prison, and an order of protection was issued for the victim.  Salvatore had previously made full restitution of $29,633.25 to the victim.

Salvatore is currently in custody at the Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, NY.

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New Rochelle High School Administrator Replaced After Allegation of Fondling Student in His Office

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 20:51

David Diamond

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- David Diamond is now the former Assistant Director of Special Education at New Rochelle High School.

Diamond was officially replaced last night by the New Rochelle Board of Education last night. It its' Consent Agenda for Personnel Resolutions, the board voted unanimously to approve Resolution #18-65-22, making an interim appointment to Diamond's former position

Gregory Lau has been assigned to New Rochelle High School, effective August 14, 2017 to June 30, 2018, as an interim Assistant Director of Special Education

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