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Legislator Jim Maisano Negotiates Deal to Save Playland Pool

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 05:30

Legislator Jim Maisano addresses fellow Legislators prior to Monday’s vote to save Playland Pool

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Monday evening, Board of Legislators Vice Chairman Jim Maisano (R) New Rochelle, Pelham, Pelham Manor was joined by 14 of his fellow Legislators in passing a $9.54 million Bond Act to completely rehabilitate the pool at Playland Amusement Park.

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Associate Superintendent Diane Massimo to Retire

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 04:05

Dr. Massimo displays her name written in Chinese characters

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In her 28 years serving New Rochelle schools, Dr. Diane Massimo has been instrumental in projects that have changed the face of education across the district. Now the Associate Superintendent of Schools, who began in 1989 as coordinator of guidance and of high school pupil personnel services, is stepping down.

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NYSP Conduct a Speed Enforcement Detail in Westchester County

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 02:38

New York State Police

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NEW YORK, NY -- On Tuesday, June 13, 2017 the New York State Police conducted a speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the Town of Greenburgh.  During the six hour detail a total of 61 tickets were issued, 50 of which were for speeding.  Below are the results of the detail.

Speeding tickets – 50

Cell phone tickets – 2

Other V&T violations – 9

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Indian Point Closure Task Force Identifies Responses to Power Plant’s Closure

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 02:23
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NEW YORK, NY -- The Indian Point Closure Task Force met for the first-time last night and publicly discussed and identified initiatives to help the local community prepare for the facility to cease power generation operations and shut down by 2021, as a result of an agreement reached earlier this year.

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City of New Rochelle Employee “Unexpectedly Resigned” for Pocketing Twenty Dollars

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 00:50
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- An entry-level employee in the City of New Rochelle Finance Department was allowed to resign rather than face termination after she admitted to taking $20 from a cash drawer in City Hall. She said he intended to replace the money after she got paid.

The incident occurred about a month ago but only came to the attention of senior city officials until last week.

The employee had worked for the City on a part-time basis over the past year and had been replaced promoted to a full-time position.

The City did not file charges.

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New Rochelle Student Caught Impersonating a Police Officer Near High School

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 00:48
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A recently suspended New Rochelle High School student spent part of his morning Tuesday directing traffic and crossing students at the intersection of Eastchester Road and White Oak Street. An hour later he was gone but not before 10 people including high school security, the NRPD and the MTA Police had arrived.

He was wearing a home made police uninform with a NRPD Patch on the left arm.

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