September 2013

Robert Cox Quoted in Westchester County Business Journal on New Rochelle's Echo Bay Project

September 10, 2013 - 21:55

Echo Bay critics sound off by Mark Lungariello.

Robert Cox, who runs the New Rochelle blog Talk of the Sound, said the 5 acres of parkland would be on a mud flat near a sewage treatment facility, not the most ideal kayaking site.

Why Astorino's "Noam Bramson 40% Pay Raise" Is My Favorite Campaign Ad of 2013

September 09, 2013 - 20:46

Rob Astorino has a new campaign ad out today. I suspect it will be on TV soon enough but you can view it on YouTube above.

This is my favorite ad of the campaign, from either side.

Why you may ask?

Well first, Noam's ads are terrible so that only leaves the Astorino ads.

New Rochelle's Voice Against Fracking " Dear Governor Cuomo" Movie

September 06, 2013 - 21:07

New Rochelle's citizens and parents, join me and learn about Fracking and its incredibly detrimental effects on our environment, our water and our health!

If your health and your children's health is worth more to you then the profits of a few handful of executives in the gas industry, please take a moment and click on this link to watch the trailer of the movie.

'Dear Governor Cuomo"

James “Jim” Maisano, Father of New Rochelle's Longtime Westchester County Legislator

September 05, 2013 - 22:03

MaisanosJames “Jim” Maisano, a resident of New Rochelle for over 40 years, died on September 4, 2013 in Danbury, CT. He was born on December 20, 1930 in Brooklyn, NY to Nunzio and Mildred Maisano. Jim was married to his loving wife Loretta Maisano on May 28, 1961, who predeceased him in 2008. He is survived by his daughter, Carol Ryan of Fairfield, CT, and sons, Keith Maisano of Boca Raton, FL, James Maisano, Jr.

New Rochelle Schools Need A Driver to make Environmental Change happen

September 04, 2013 - 16:51

These are my remarks at last nights BOE meeting. I want to thank President Lacher for welcoming me so warmly to the microphone.

Dear Board,

My name is Anna Giordano. I want to start out by congratulating you to the appointment of John Barnes and Melissa Passarelli as principals. Those are great people and I am sure ALMS and Webster are thriving with them.

My Remarks to the Board of Education on September 3, 2013

September 04, 2013 - 15:38

Below is a copy of the speech I prepared for the school board meeting last night. This is as written not exactly as delivered but pretty close. I will post the video when it becomes available.

Mr. Lacher, earlier today you told an assembly of administrators, teachers and staff that you were determined to make being on the board fun again.

So what does that mean?

Potty Humor Sets the Tone at New Rochelle Superintendent's Day Conference

September 04, 2013 - 15:30

At the Superintendent's Day Conference held annually at New Rochelle High School to kick-off the school year there were a few odd digressions from the speakers.

Schools Superintendent Richard Organisciak noted the descent into what he termed "potty humor" before he began his own remarks.

New Rochelle Superintendent Organisciak Announces Resignation Effective June 2014, Maybe Sooner

September 04, 2013 - 04:39

OrganisciakNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Schools Superintendent Richard Organisciak read a statement at the close of tonight's school board meeting announcing his resignation effect June 30, 2014 which is the last day of his current contract.