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LWV Cable TV Interviews: Barbara Davis on the Changing Role of the Library

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 08:27
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Here is the schedule for the two newest interviews on “City People and Issues,” a cable television program sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New Rochelle. They will be shown on alternate weeks on Cablevision Channel 76 on Mondays at 7 pm, Wednesdays at 10 pm. Thursdays at 9:30 pm. They will later be shown on demand at www.vimeo.com.

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New Rochelle Bike Share Program Likely Delayed to 2018

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 13:18

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson Announcing Bike Share Program in 2016

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Citing "considerable opposition", the City of New Rochelle has withdrawn a proposal to increase the 2017 Budget and appropriate $180,000 to jump start a bike share program first proposed last Spring so that it could launch over the summer of 2016. The program is now likely delayed until 2018.

The opposition stems from a promise from the Mayor that no taxpayer dollars would be used to fund the program.

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Bee-line Bus Fares Change March 19 Under the MTA Fare Increase

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 13:32

Bee-line Bus Fares Change March 19 Under the MTA Fare Increase

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Effective Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 12:01 a.m., the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) fare increase for the New York City Transit System will go in effect for all Bee-Line bus routes except the BxM4C Westchester-Manhattan Express. The Bee-Line buses use the MTA’s MetroCard system. However, the $58 fee for monthly student MetroCards, will not be increased by Westchester County.

The new fares are as follows:

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Registered Violent Sex Offender Who Worked in New Rochelle Busted by Feds for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor on Instagram

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 20:54

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- A registered violent sexual offender was charged Monday by the U.S. Attorney with persuading a 14-year-old girl to engage in sexually explicit activity, video it, and transmit it, via Instagram, to him.

David Ohnmacht, 36, of Katonah, NY was also charged with being engaged in that conduct while being someone required to register as a sexual offender. 

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New Rochelle Company at North American Toy Fair

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:39

New Rochelle Company at North American Toy Fair

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- TP Toys and Accessories was among the thousands of businesses previewing products at the 2017 North American International Toy Fair held at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The Toy Fair is the biggest annual event for the $26 billion/year domestic toy industry, and attracts more than 30,000 registrants from over 100 nations.

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04/08 Making a Difference: NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop and Tri-state Food Banks to Host Region-Wide Food Drive 10 AM

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:36

Making a Difference: NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop and Tri-state Food Banks to Host Region-Wide Food Drive on Saturday, April 8

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NEW YORK, NY -- Coming together to help local families, replenish non-perishable supplies and recruit new volunteers to sustain important anti-hunger efforts, NBC 4 New York / WNBC and Telemundo 47 / WNJU will join with Stop & Shop and local food banks to host Feeding Our Families or Alimentando a Nuestras Familias in Spanish, a massive food and volunteer drive on Saturday, April 8.  Donations can be made at 199 Stop & Shop locations. Volunteers from partnering food banks will collect and pack all donated items to distribute to local families.

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County Executive Robert P. Astorino Kicks off Hudson Valley Restaurant Week at Benjamin Steakhouse

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 05:24

(Pictured left): From left to right, Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino joined Janet Crawshaw, publisher of The Valley Table magazine with Benjamin Prelvukaj and Benjamin Sinanaj, owners of Benjamin Steakhouse, to kick off Hudson Valley Resta

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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino today joined Janet Crawshaw, publisher of The Valley Table magazine with Benjamin Prelvukaj and Benjamin Sinanaj, owners of Benjamin Steakhouse, to kick off Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HVRW) for Spring 2017. To kick off the event, the County Executive plated the “Astorino Sirloin” at Benjamin Steakhouse in White Plains. During HVRW, which runs from March 6 – 19, diners can sample delicious dishes throughout the county.

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New York Mayor Rebukes Trump by Praising Father of American-Born Jihadi Fighter Killed in Afghanistan

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 21:37

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson Greets Farooq Kathwari at Last Night's State of the City Address

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY — In his State of the City Address last night, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson came to tears recounting the success of the Anaya family. The two parents were illegal immigrants who came to the United States from Mexico in the eighties. They subsequently became U.S. citizens and who will celebrate this June as their daughter graduates as the 2017 Salutatorian of New Rochelle High School.

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