August 2013

LDC agreement for Iona questioned, Any comments?

August 03, 2013 - 20:10

Recently I wrote to the City Manager about the LDC (Local Development Corporation) and their entertainment of allowing $5 million in bonding for Iona for Pryer Terrace houses. One of my concerns was that this bonding to be used for faculty residences on Pryer Terrace was not creating new jobs in the community. This is a mandate for using this bonding. The reply below from the Commissioner of Development addressed this issue. Do you agree or disagree with the answer Mr. Aragon gave, and why or why not?

Ms. Godfrey:

Montefiore Approved To Acquire Assets Of Sound Shore Health System By Federal Bankruptcy Court

August 02, 2013 - 20:37

New York, NY-- Montefiore Health System and Sound Shore Health System today announced that Montefiore had received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (White Plains) for its affiliates to acquire the assets of Sound Shore Health System (SSHS). The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close this fall. At that time, Montefiore will begin to provide services at Sound Shore and Mount Vernon Hospitals and Schaffer Extended Care Center. Mt.

I Have a Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

Submitted by Laraine Karl on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 14:31

This phrase is one any number of New Rochelle citizens can relate to when looking at our city. The book, The Wizard of Oz, is the story of New Rochelle in its present day.

For many people who have lived in New Rochelle for a number of years, this city was beautiful, enchanted and a great place to raise a family, shop in fine stores and an easy commute to Manhattan.

Lloyd Robinson & Awisco To Be Honored By Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle

August 01, 2013 - 17:07

LloydRobinsonNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Since 1929, the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle has enjoyed support from companies of all sizes as it provides high quality programs and support to children age 6 to 18 within the community. These corporations have invested in the Club and its core programs which include Healthy Habits; Career Launch; Diplomas 2 Degrees; SMART Girls and Passport To Manhood.