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Astorino Announces Free Fall Flu Shots for Westchester Residents

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:44

Astorino Announces Free Fall Flu Shots for Westchester Residents

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that the Westchester County Health Department will give free flu shots to college students and residents at two locations next month in Valhalla and White Plains.

“Sign up for a flu shot today,” said County Executive Robert P. Astorino. “The earlier you get your flu shot, the longer you will be protected and flu season can run until May.”

To guarantee flu shot availability for either clinic, register in advance: http://www.health.ny.gov/Go2Clinic.

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Teachers, Principals and Other Staff Members Gathered at New Rochelle High School

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:49

Teachers, Principals and Other Staff Members Gathered at New Rochelle High School

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Teachers, principals and other staff members gathered at New Rochelle High School for the annual convocation, getting ready for students to return to school this week.

 

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38 Teachers and Other Faculty Members were Granted Tenure on Tuesday Night

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:43

38 Teachers and Other Faculty Members were Granted Tenure on Tuesday Night

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Congratulations to the 38 teachers and other faculty members who were granted tenure on Tuesday night! The New Rochelle Board of Education voted on tenure for teachers at every school during its meeting in New Rochelle High School's Linda E. Kelly Theater.

Here they are, by school, starting with the elementary schools:

BARNARD

Jessica Bahar, special education

Marianella Bonelli, speech language pathologist

Anna Bruno, FLES teacher

COLUMBUS

Salvatore Spataro, teacher

Tammy Penton, teacher

DAVIS

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Elementary School Students and New Rochelle High School Freshman Began Classes on Wednesday

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:33

Elementary School Students and New Rochelle High School Freshman Began Classes on Wednesday

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The 2017-18 school year is off to a great start! Elementary school students and New Rochelle High School freshman began classes on Wednesday. The other grades followed over the next two days.

Friday was the first day all 11,000 students were due for a full day of classes. Here are a few images from the week.

Wishing all a wonderful year of learning, exploring and achieving great things!

 

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Flu Vaccinations now Available at Stop & Shop Pharmacies

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 11:24
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NEW YORK, NY -- To help customers stay healthy this flu season, vaccinations are now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies. Flu vaccinations are administered by Stop & Shop’s in-store pharmacists, with no appointment needed.

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The College of New Rochelle Announces Two New Members to its Board of Trustees

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 11:09

The College of New Rochelle Announces Two New Members to its Board of Trustees

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees: Sr. Christine DeVinne, OSU, president of Ursuline College; and Elizabeth “Liz” Sweney, former Executive Vice President and Chief Merchant of J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

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Successful Start to the 2017-18 School Year

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:49

Students stream into New Rochelle High School Friday morning. It was the first day of classes for juniors and seniors

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Friday, City School District of New Rochelle students in all grades had filed through the doors of their respective buildings as the 2017-18 school year fully got under way. It was a very successful opening, said Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne.

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NRHS House Principal, Middle School English Chair Named

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:41

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education filled two key administrative positions on Tuesday. Daniel Gonzalez, who served as the assistant principal at Isaac E. Young Middle School, was named the House I principal at New Rochelle High School, and Beatrice Lopez, a former assistant principal in the Bronx, was named the new middle school English department chairperson.

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38 Educators Celebrate Tenure During Ceremony

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:25

Newly tenured Albert Leonard Middle School teachers Justin Jose and Jessy O'Casey with Principal John Barnes.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Thirty-eight faculty members were celebrated for achieving tenure at the New Rochelle Board of Education meeting on Tuesday.

The achievement buoyed the educators just in time to greet their students for the new school year in the following days.

"I am excited and proud to have reached this occasion," said Daniel Webster Magnet School special education teacher Cynthia Asiedu-Boateng, one of those who received tenure. "This is a nurturing community where we put the whole child first. That's one of the main reasons that I came here. They're so loving."

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Ursuline Schools Gather in South Africa

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 14:08

Students in the Young Engineers School Summer Math, Science and Engineering Academy Shot Off the Rockets

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:48

Students in the Young Engineers School Summer Math, Science and Engineering Academy 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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New Rochelle High School Athletes are Preparing for the Season

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:44

New Rochelle High School Athletes are Preparing for the Season

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Most students don't come back to school for more than three weeks, but the New Rochelle High School athletes are already preparing for the season.

The first to report were the girls' soccer teams, at 7 a.m. today.

Others starting today are varsity and J.V. football, cheer leading, volleyball and girls' cross country.

Still more teams start later this week or next week.

Here are some shots of head coach Francesco Notaristefano with the girls' soccer teams.

 

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Lauren Denninger, a Special Education Teacher and Facilitator at Isaac E. Young Middle School Passed Away

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:28

Lauren Denninger, a Special Education Teacher and Facilitator at Isaac E. Young Middle School Passed Away

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Lauren Denninger, a special education teacher and facilitator at Isaac E. Young Middle School and a beloved member of our school district community.

Lauren passed away on August 18.

“Lauren was a dedicated special educator who touched hundreds of children’s lives,” said Yvette Goorevitch, the New Rochelle schools Director of Special Education who hired Denninger and worked with her during her career in the District.

Denning is seen here with her daughter, Margaret.

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Eclipse 2017 from New Rochelle High School

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 08:50

Eclipse 2017 from New Rochelle High School

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- By the hundreds, they came to McKenna Field at New Rochelle High School this afternoon to get a look at Eclipse 2017.

The total eclipse was far to the south, but that didn't stop New Rochelle residents from answering the school's invitation to gather on the field to see what they could see of it from here. They came with cardboard-and-plastic eclipse glasses and other devices for witnessing the event.

 

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Anti-Muslim, Anti-Immigrant Flyers Left on Car Windshields Across from Trump Tower in New Rochelle

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 05:58
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WARNING: some readers may find the images and description in this story disturbing.

UPDATED: Statement from New Rochelle City Manager

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Virulent, graphic anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant flyers were distributed in the area across the street from Trump Tower in downtown New Rochelle overnight. The flyers were placed on the windshields of dozens of cars parked in the area of LeCount Place from Main Street to Franklin Avenue and from Main Street to Memorial Highway.

"The contents of the flyer are graphic and disturbing." said City Manager Charles B. Strome. "We take incidents like this very seriously and the New Rochelle Police Department is actively investigating."

 

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