November 2013

11/22 Coffee and Conversation With State Assemblyman Steve Otis

November 19, 2013 - 21:01

The New Rochelle League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Coffee and Conversation with NY State Assemblyman Steven Otis at the New Rochelle Public Library on Friday, November 22, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. In casual conversation, Mr. Otis will discuss state issues and answer questions. His district stretches along Long Island Sound, including the southern portion of New Rochelle, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Rye, Port Chester and Rye Brook.

Coffee and light refreshments will be served.For further information, 632-7878

12/6-7 The Nutcracker - New Rochelle Suite @ Whitney Auditorium

November 19, 2013 - 20:59

Performance Title: The Nutcracker - New Rochelle Suite

Date/Time: December 6, 2013 at 7pm

AND Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2pm

Length: 1 hour Performance with no intermission

Venue: Whitney Auditorium at the New Rochelle High School,

265 Clove Rd, New Rochelle, NY (off North Avenue)

Tickets $25: by Phone: 212.868.4444, Online:

Consultant Report on Echo Bay Made Public, Provides Financial Analysis Supporting Forest City Tax Abatement, Land Price and Public Improvement Costs

November 19, 2013 - 18:31

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City of New Rochelle has made public a report on tax-abatements for Forest City's proposed development at Echo Bay. The report was prepared by the National Development Council, a consulting firm retained to evaluate development projects.

New Rochelle Resident to Be Inducted into Westchester Senior Hall Of Fame

November 19, 2013 - 18:30

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino has announced that the Hon. Lois Taplin Bronz, the first woman and first African-American to chair Westchester County’s Board of Legislators and a life-long champion for early childhood education, will be the top honoree at the 31st annual Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Fame on Dec. 6.

First Executive Director of Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Appointed

November 19, 2013 - 17:35

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Montefiore today announced the appointment of Anthony Alfano as vice president and executive director of Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital. Montefiore recently opened Montefiore New Rochelle and Montefiore Mount Vernon along with Schaffer Extended Care Center at the former Sound Shore Health System facilities.

Numerous Cars Broken Into Halcyon Park Neighborhood New Rochelle

November 19, 2013 - 12:26

New Rochelle Police received a call from a resident on Halcyon Terr Early Tuesday morning about a person inside his car in the Halcyon park area. The suspect 6'3 white and a balding head wearing a hoodie was chased by police and was caught underneath a car after a brief foot pursuit. Police then checked the area and found cars broken into all around the area of President Street.Hubert place,Sidney street and Halcyon terr.

Long Hidden 2006 Army Corps of Engineers Report Found High Levels of Hazardous, Toxic Metals in Channels Flanking Proposed Echo Bay Development

November 19, 2013 - 05:26

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Talk of the Sound has obtained a series of documents from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under a Freedom of Information Request that raise new questions about the viability of Forest City/Ratner's proposed Echo Bay Development. Similar, repeated public record requests made to the City of New Rochelle since last July have been sidestepped or ignored.