April 2011

Honorees and Menu Announced for Winemakers’ Dinner, Hallmark Event of Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Weekend

April 20, 2011 - 12:49

WineFoodWeekendElmsford, NY (April 2011) Westchester Magazine and The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester today unveiled the honorees and menu for the Winemakers’ Dinner, which will be part of it’s the Magazine’s inaugural Wine & Food Weekend, to be held June 18-19, 2011 at the White Plains hotel.

The dinner, which will take place from 7-10:30 pm on June 18 in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom, will honor world-renowned wine expert Kevin Zraly and Westchester restaurateur John Crabtree, owner of Crabtree’s Kittle House, with the Golden Apple Awards for contributions to the worlds of wine and food, respectively. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit ArtsWestchester and the Food Bank for Westchester.

The five-course, sit-down dinner will be prepared by five of Westchester’s most acclaimed chefs and will be complemented by wine pairings selected by Zraly, who was Wine Director at Windows on the World from 1977-2001.

The menu for the event is as follows:

Passed Hors D’oeuvres – Executive Chef James Dangler, The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester

WVOX'S "Metal Mayhem" Interviews Legendary Former Manowar Guitarist "Ross The Boss" This Friday

April 18, 2011 - 14:48

"Ross The Boss" To Guest On WVOX's Metal Mayhem This Friday!

Host Matt O'Shaughnessy will feature Ross The Boss live this Friday at 8:10pm exclusively on 1460 am and worldwide on

The legendary "Ross The Boss" is a founding member of heavy metallers MANOWAR and recorded six albums with the pioneering band, including "Fighting The World", "Hail To England" and 1988's, "Kings Of Metal". He is also a founding member of the much heralded and innovative punk group, THE DICTATORS, and recorded three albums with them as well. Ross The Boss returns to WVOX's Metal Mayhem this Friday at 8:10pm. Ross is credited with revolutionizing hard rock and heavy metal with his work in Manowar among his diehard legion of fans throughout the world.

Fans can call into the show at 914-636-0110. "Metal Mayhem" runs every Friday from 6-10pm. 1460 am and

New Rochelle Board of Education Incumbents Will Not Run for Re-Election; Watkins and Richmond Out

April 18, 2011 - 14:48

SaraRichmond QuayWatkinsNew Rochelle Board of Education members Quay Watkins and Sara Richmond will not stand for re-election to the school board next month. The school board is comprised of 9 members with two up for re-election each year except for once every five years when only seat is up for election.

The news, rumored for the past several weeks, was made official with an announcement today by the League of Women Voters. In announcing their New Rochelle LWV Candidate Forum to be held May 9, 7:30 p.m. at the New Rochelle Public Library, the League of Women Voters added:

Board members Quay Watkins and Sara Richmond have indicated that they will not run for re-election to the school board, which have 5-year terms.

Instituto de Liderazgo Latino

April 17, 2011 - 11:30

Aquellos de ustedes en New Rochelle que esten interesados en saber mas sobre como participar en una campana electoral o como ser un candidato, venga a este evento que sera muy util.

Instituto de Liderazgo Latino Dos Días de Academina

Capacitación en las Campañas Políticas
Sábado 04 de junio y el domingo 05 de junio 2011 09 a.m.-4 p.m. (ambos días)
Sociedad de Servicios Comunitarios 105 East St. 22 (Avenida Lexington), Ciudad de Nueva York
El desayuno y el almuerzo será servido
¿Ha pensado alguna vez acerca de la ejecución de la oficina o la gestión de una campaña electoral? Aprende a potenciar políticamente a su comunidad!
El objetivo del Instituto de Liderazgo Latino es empoderar a los latinos y otras minorías mediante el aumento de su participación en el proceso democrático. Esto se logra mediante la capacitación, organización y movilización de los líderes en una agenda que refleje sus aspiraciones y valores.
El Instituto de Liderazgo Latino de la Academia le enseñará a hacer una campaña efectiva y ética. Al cabo de dos días de entrenamiento intensivo, que se graduarán con un certificado de finalización.
Plan de estudios

Storms rip through New Rochelle

Submitted by eye on new roc on Sun, 04/17/2011 - 07:11

Heavy rain and strong winds came through New Rochelle early Saturday evening and early Sunday morning causing many trees and power lines to come down.Power was out in many north end neighborhoods as well as south end neighborhoods. The fire department and police department were kept busy by wires down and trees down all over the city. The weather service said by 11:30pm we had well over a inch of rain with more than 2 more inches due by sunrise Sunday.Almost every parkway across westchester was flooded.The major airports in the area reported up to 3 hour delays.Be careful when driving do not go through deep puddles of water and do not cross areas that are blocked off by yellow police tape.