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Probe into Financial Fraud in New Rochelle Athletic Director's Office Widens, Sources

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 14:05

Steve Young

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The investigation into financial fraud in the Athletic Director's Office at the City School District of New Rochelle has widened to include two victims and multiple incidents of fraud, sources say.

A forensic audit by the District's outside auditors began last week after a coach working for the District filed a criminal complaint alleging that Marisol Martell, the senior AD Office administrator working under Athletic Director Steve Young, forged a signature on a payroll check and pocketed the proceeds.

New Rochelle Board of Education Police & Fire

County Golf Courses Scheduled to Open

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 14:19

Norwalk Man Facing Assault and Other Charges After Chase on the Hutch

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:05

Norwalk Man Facing Assault and Other Charges After Chase on the Hutch

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NEW YORK, NY -- A Connecticut man is facing numerous criminal charges after he led Westchester County Police on a chase Wednesday night on the Hutchinson River Parkway, rammed two police cars and injured several officers before being subdued and placed under arrest.

Three police officers – two from Westchester County and one from Harrison – were injured in the incident, which occurred about 9 p.m.

TOTS_Wide General News New York State

Raffle for One-of-a-Kind, Autographed New York Yankees ‘Ride On’ Car to Raise Funds for Food Bank for Westchester

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 09:42

Raffle for One-of-a-Kind, Autographed New York Yankees ‘Ride On’ Car to Raise Funds for Food Bank for Westchester

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NEW YORK, NY -- Calling all New York Yankees fans! Riemann Auto Body in White Plains has designed and donated a one-of-a-kind, customized and autographed “ride on” car to be raffled off at Mulino’s of Westchester restaurant in White Plains. The proceeds from the raffle will benefit Food Bank for Westchester, the leading hunger-relief organization that provides programs for the 200,000 county residents who are food insecure.

TOTS_Wide New York State

Cyberstalking Charge Brought in Manhattan Federal Court Against Missouri Man for a Pattern of Harrassment Involving Threats to Jewish Community Centers

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 07:06

Preet Bharara

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NEW YORK, NY -- Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced the unsealing of a complaint charging JUAN THOMPSON with cyberstalking a particular woman (“Victim-1”), by, among other things, communicating threats to Jewish Community Centers (“JCCs”) in Victim-1’s name.  THOMPSON was arrested in St.

TOTS_Wide Legal New York State

Iona College Lawsuit Against City of New Rochelle Reflects Souring of Town and Gown Relationship

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 01:16

Hagan School of Business at Iona College

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Complaint filed by Iona College against the City of New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Iona College’s decision last week to file a lawsuit against the City of New Rochelle culminates a nearly year-long dispute over attempts by the college to develop its business school. The college believes it is free to execute its plan without interference from the City; the City believes it has the right to require Iona College to seek a special permit following a public input process.

New Rochelle Education Municipal

Missouri Man Charged for Cyberstalking Ex-Girlfriend by Making JCC Bomb Threats

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 16:09
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Juan Thompson’s Campaign to Harass and Intimidate His Victim Allegedly Included Eight Threats Made to Jewish Community Organizations

NEW YORK, NY -- Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department, announced the unsealing of a complaint charging Juan Thompson with cyberstalking a particular woman, by, among other things, communicating threats to Jewish Community Centers in the woman's name and his own in order to blame the woman from framing him.

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Rep. Engel Cosponsors Legislation Blocking Trump Executive Order to Build a Wall

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 10:02
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WASHINGTON, DC -- Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has co-sponsored legislation that would block President Trump’s Executive Order to build a wall along the Mexican border. H.R. 837, the Build Bridges Not Walls Act would prohibit the implementation of the order, which would construct a costly border wall that would be both ineffective and impractical.

TOTS_Wide Legal United States

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Urgent Fraud Alert on “Ice” Immigration Scams

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:17
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NEW YORK, NY --Today, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued an urgent fraud alert, warning immigrant communities of potential scams in light of recent reports that fraudsters have been posing as Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents scams and demanding money in order to avoid deportation. The Attorney General’s office has received an increased number of reported scams along these lines following the ICE deportation raids that have taken place over the last few days.

TOTS_Wide New York State

For Second Year in a Row, Rita Mabli, President & CEO of United Hebrew of New Rochelle, Wins National Leadership Award from American College of Health Care Administrators

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:53

Rita Mabli, President & CEO, United Hebrew of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Whether you’re planning ahead or making an unexpected decision, choosing a nursing home for your loved one can be a difficult decision—assessing a facility and the care its staff provides.

New Rochelle General News

“Ideally New Rochelle” Website Unveiled

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:38

“Ideally New Rochelle” Website Unveiled

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- With the largest redevelopment initiative in the Hudson Valley underway, the City of New Rochelle today unveiled a new website and video reflecting the City’s new “Ideally Yours” brand, and its position as the next great destination to live, work and grow.

New Rochelle General News

New York State Parks Unveils New Family Sharing Empire Pass Card

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:30
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NEW YORK, NY -- The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) today announced the new State Parks Empire Pass Card is now available for purchase. The new Empire Pass Card, accepted at state parks and recreation areas across New York, is a wallet-sized plastic card that can be shared among family members including parents, grandparents, caregivers and more. The card is presented upon vehicle entry and includes QR code and embedded chip technology to allow for easier park access at select facilities.

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