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“One City, Many Flavors!”

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:37

“One City, Many Flavors!”

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Celebrating the flavorful variety of cuisines available in New Rochelle, the second annual FoodFest kicks off Sunday, October 8.  Presented by the City of New Rochelle in partnership with the BID and Chamber of Commerce, participating restaurants will offer their own ideal FoodFest special, from prix fixe menus and discounts to buy one/get one offers, uniquely designed to showcase each restaurant’s food and atmosphere.  

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09/16 Wassa Pan Afrika Dance Ensemble: Yedee Ba 8 PM

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 11:48

Wassa Pan Afrika Dance Ensemble: Yedee Ba

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Artist/Performer: Wassa Pan Afrika Dance Ensemble: Yedee Ba

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time: 8:00 pm

Location:  Hankin Academic Arts Building at Westchester Community College – Academic Arts Theatre

75 Grasslands Road

Valhalla, NY 10595

Phone Number: 914-606-6262

Ticket Price:  $24 (General Admission), $22 (non WCC Students/Seniors/Fac-Staff), $18 (Children Under 13)

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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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New Rochelle Traffic Advisory for Street Fair on Sunday

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 15:29
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New Rochelle IDA Meeting Package 9/6/2017 on Avalon 1 + 3 Proposal

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 01:32
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I just received the complete meeting package for the 9-6-2017 meeting of the New Rochelle IDA and slides with renderings.

It is late and I do not have time to write an article but want to share this material right away.

So, here it is with more to follow. If you wish to contribute to my article please comment below. I will be incorporating some of those comments in my article. 

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Before heading to tomorrow's IDA Public Hearing read this

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 22:53
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Before heading to tomorrow's IDA Public Hearing read this

Avalon 5-Year Impact  


Year                           Students                    Cost to taxpayer


2012-2013                115 students             $2,415,000

2013-2014                115 students             $2,415,000

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BREAKING: New Rochelle Quietly Schedules IDA Hearing for September 6th on Extension of Infamous 30-Year Tax Abatement Granted to Avalon 19 Years Ago

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 16:57

DSF Partner Josh Sullivan Addressed New Rochelle IDA on July 26, 2017

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- With 11 years remaining, the City of New Rochelle is considering an extension to a widely-reviled 30-year tax abatement granted 19 years ago to the developers of what was originally called “the Avalon”. The New Rochelle IDA will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 6th at 7:30 PM. Immediately after the hearing the New Rochelle IDA will act on a SEQRA Determination and Authorization for the owner of 255 Huguenot Street.

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Who is Vinny Mirabile IV? - Charitable Fraud?

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 22:24
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- What sort of person claims to be raising money for kids with cancer then pockets the proceeds? Is this person a reputable business owner? A pillar of the community? We think not.

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State Labor Department Releases Preliminary July 2017 Area Unemployment Rates

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 07:07

Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.7% in May, Lowest Level Since August 2007

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NEW YORK, NY -- The New York State Department of Labor today released preliminary local area unemployment rates for July 2017. Rates are calculated using methods prescribed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State’s area unemployment rates rely in part on the results of the Current Population Survey, which contacts approximately 3,100 households in New York State each month.

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State Police Announce Participation in National “Drunk Driving, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Crackdown

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 09:25

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NEW YORK, NY --  The New York State Police will again participate in a national crackdown, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign this Labor Day weekend. The enforcement period started on August 18, and runs through Monday, September 4, 2017.

Labor Day weekend traditionally results in heavy traffic volumes throughout the state.  Unfortunately, this increased flow of traffic brings with it increased accidents, serious injuries and fatalities.

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City Contractor Illegally Dumping into New Rochelle Waterway

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 18:12

Pine Brook and Beechmont Lake on June 21, 2017

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- This past May local and state officials celebrated a $250K New York State grant for the remediation of Beechmont Lake.

At a lakeside ceremony on May 31, New York State Assemblyman Steve Otis announced the state grant was to "help restore the ecological health" of Beechmont Lake.

New Rochelle City Council Member Barry Fertel spoke about using the grant money for "the enhancement and improvement of the lake.”

Mayor Noam Bramson said the funds "together with a strong commitment from the City" will endure the lake is "protected and preserved".

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Sidewalk Cafe Permit Fees Amendment Intended to Help One Restaurant — Just Not The One You Think

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 21:19

Council Member Ivar Hyden addresses New Rochelle City Council on Sidewalk Cafe Permit Fees

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VIDEO: CIty Council Meetings on September 17, 2014, and October 7, 2014.

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Alvin & Friends Restaurant was the primary beneficiary of a 2014 change in the pricing of Sidewalk Cafe Permits from a fee based on the area taken up by a restaurant's outdoor seating to a fee based on the number of seats in a restaurant's outdoor dining area.

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New Rochelle Launches Investigation into Publication of Mocking Images of Intellectually Disabled Youngsters on Social Media

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 21:29

Screengrab from video of youngster pushed over by Camp Joy Coordination

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Video of Camp Joy Camper Shoved by Camp Coordinator in 9 second video shot at New Rochelle High School in New Rochelle, NY

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle City officials have initiated an investigation into the publication of a video on social media which depicts an intellectually disabled child being shoved by a summer camp coordinator. A separate photo of another child from a different incident was also published.

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