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Son of Former New Rochelle Board of Education Member, 15, Dies Unexpectedly

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:10
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A 15-year old boy left his home late Sunday night to walk the family dog. When the dog later returned home without the boy, the family went looking for him. He was found unconscious and later died.

Adam Brickel, the son of former New Rochelle Board of Education Member Naomi Brickel, had several medical conditions that may have been a factor in his death, based on what the parents told police. Brickel was a sophomore at New Rochelle High School.

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Con Edison’s Post-Sandy Fortifications Prove Wise $1 Billion Investment for Customers

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 07:51

Workers installing a new 345 kV circuit breaker at a substation to allow greater system flexibility and rapid restoration during extreme weather events.

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NEW YORK, NY --With a busy 2017 Atlantic hurricane season still in progress, Con Edison’s $1 billion storm hardening fortifications continue to hold strong five years after Hurricane Sandy unleashed the hardest hit of electric outages in the company’s history.

The one-two punch from Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012 and a Nor'easter that followed the next week created a company record 1.1 million customer outages in New York City and Westchester County.

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New Rochelle's Girls Volleyball Dethrones Champs to Win Section 1 Class AA Title

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 05:19

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Story and photos by Katie D'Alois 



The New Rochelle Girls Varsity Volleyball team became the Section 1 Class AA champions today after beating the defending champs, the Ossining Girls Varsity Volleyball team, in a dramatic, first-ever Sectional Title win.  After a somber defeat in the first set, the Huguenots came back tougher than ever to win three consecutive sets, snatching a victory from the jaws of defeat.  New Rochelle players and fans alike were stunned after Ossining Pride stole the drawn out set with a 33-31 victory.  “It was a wakeup call for them.

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