August 2013

New Rochelle To Receive Almost $1.5 Million In Housing Grants

August 30, 2013 - 15:01

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY-16) announced that the City of New Rochelle will be receiving $1,419,575 in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The source of the grant comes from the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), which enable states and local governments to develop viable housing in urban communities for low- and middle-income families.

Westchester is converting food scraps to soil in 24 hrs

August 28, 2013 - 21:11

Want to learn more about Westchester County’s efforts to convert food scraps into usable soil? Interested in what can be done to ensure that untouched food goes to the needy?

If so, County Executive Robert P. Astorino wants you to know about events this summer sponsored by the county’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) where you can check these things out in person.