August 2013

STRIKE THREE: New Rochelle Board of Education Deletes False Statements Inaccurately Attributed to Westchester County Department of Health

August 16, 2013 - 23:31

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education has published a third version of a "timeline" for the July 16-17th asbestos exposure incident at the George M. Davis Elementary School. The change came about after reporting by Talk of the Sound and action by Westchester County Legislator Sheila Marcotte who has relentlessly pressed the Westchester County Department of Health (WCDOH) to obtain a full retraction by the District after a series of inaccurate statements regarding the incident were falsely attributed to the WCDOH.

Forest City Chosen To Renovate Nassau Coliseum

August 15, 2013 - 17:24

Forest City Ratner has been chosen to renovate the Nassau Coliseum and will give Nassau County Millions of dollars a year in new revenues.The proposal has Zero expense for the taxpayer.
Forest City is the chosen developer for the New Rochelle Echo Bay property but unlike Nassau county New Rochelle taxpayers will foot the bill for Forest City to build 285 homes on the so called Echo Bay project.

Bramson's Armory "Competition" Commission Snubs Veterans, Save Our Armory Committee

August 14, 2013 - 00:00

Ron Tocci of the Save our Armory Committee and American Legion Post 8 Commander informed me that they and Shop Architects were given notice that their proposal had been eliminated from the Waterfront Gateway Design Competition

Monroe EVP Marc Jerome Named to Obama Administration Committee on Regulation of For-Profit Colleges

August 13, 2013 - 00:48

MjeromeMarc Jerome, executive vice president of Monroe College, has been appointed to a committee of stakeholders convened by the U.S. Department of Education to rewrite regulations on for-profit colleges.