November 2013

12/08 Young Artists Concert At New Rochelle Public Library

November 29, 2013 - 16:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The public is invited to hear some of Westchester’s most accomplished rising musicians, as they compete in the 51st Annual Westchester Musicians Guild’s “Young Artists Concert” on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 2:00 pm, in the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library. Top student musicians in grades 7 – 12 will perform a variety of riveting works. The concert is free; donations gratefully accepted.

Michael And Najat Coughlin To Co-Chair Boys & Girls Club Of New Rochelle Annual Campaign

November 29, 2013 - 16:39

Michael  Najat CoughlinNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle residents, Michael and Najat Coughlin believe that growing up in today’s world isn’t easy for any child. Within the community, some boys and girls are forced to find recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of kids are left at home with no adult care or supervision.

Thanksgiving STOP-DWI Crackdown Throughout New York State

November 29, 2013 - 16:25

CrashNearHomeDepot4ALBANY, NY -- State and local law enforcement agencies will be out in force, utilizing sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols to deter drunk driving during the week of Thanksgiving. Motorists are reminded that driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 or higher will put them over the limit ‑ if they don’t drive sober, they will get pulled over.

United Water New Rochelle And United Water Westchester File Rate Requests With Public Service Commission

November 29, 2013 - 14:45

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- United Water today filed applications with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) requesting rate increases for its United Water New Rochelle and United Water Westchester operations. Should the PSC grant the entire increase, the average residential bill would increase $13.36 per month for United Water New Rochelle customers and $19.23 per month for United Water Westchester customers. Even with the proposed increase, tap water would remain at about one penny per gallon for a typical family of four using about 9,000 gallons a month.

IT'S OFFICIAL: New Rochelle City Council Kills Echo Bay Development Deal

November 26, 2013 - 23:59

In a bi-partisan vote, 1-6, the New Rochelle City Council rejected a proposed Land Disposition Agreement, effectively terminating a proposed development of the City Yard property at Echo Bay by Forest City Residential, Inc.

Only the Mayor voted in favor of the LDA.

FINAL NAIL IN FOREST CITY COFFIN: City Council Scheduled to Vote on Echo Bay Land Disposition Agreement

November 26, 2013 - 17:06

The New Rochelle City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on a proposed Land Disposition Agreement with Forest City Residential Group, Inc. for the disposition and redevelopment of the City Yard parcel and a portion of the Armory Parcel.

Reminder About Garbage Pick-Up This Week In New Rochelle!

November 25, 2013 - 06:14

This Thanksgiving Day week, November 25-29, the City of New Rochelle has a special refuse collection schedule.


Monday Nov. 25 — North End Garbage/Trash
Tuesday Nov. 26 — South End Garbage/Trash
Wednesday Nov. 27— Paper Recycling CITYWIDE
Thursday Nov. 28 — HOLIDAY- NO PICKUP

Watchdog Group -Cause of Action- Issues Statement on Bramson's Echo Bay Concession

November 22, 2013 - 23:29

Our friends over at the political watchdog group Cause of Action has issued a statement on the recent news regarding Mayor's concession on the Echo Bay Project. The statement reads as follows: