January 2014

Talk of the Sound's 10,000th Tweet! And the Winner Is...

January 20, 2014 - 21:03

I was just checking to see our Twitter followers number and lo! I noticed we cracked an amazing Twitter milestone, our 10,000th tweet!

The honor goes to a re-tweet of an Iona College message:

New Rochelle School Board Veep Lianne Merchant Retaliates Against UCBNR For "Single-Handedly Bringing Down" Noam Bramson and "Killing Echo Bay"

January 19, 2014 - 22:19

LianneMerchantNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Board of Education Vice President Lianne Merchant has sought to use her position to retaliate against a community group that opposed a development project championed by her husband, based on an email obtained by Talk

Operation Prom’s 10 Year Anniversary: Celebrity Prom Queen and Fashion Show

January 17, 2014 - 22:45

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Operation PROM will be hosting its 10th Anniversary Prom Gala on Thursday, Jan. 23 at “Life, The Place to Be,” in Ardsley. Guests are encouraged to wear Prom dresses and tuxedos at this Prom themed celebration. Tickets are available on the Operation PROM website:

I Lift NY Super Crane Completes Transit Through Panama Canal, Continues Journey Toward New NY Bridge Project Site

January 17, 2014 - 20:42

Screen Shot 2014 01 15 at 4 35 28 PMSOMEWHERE IN THE ATLANTIC -- The I Lift NY super crane’s journey to the New NY Bridge project began on Dec. 22 and continues as the floating crane completed its transit through the Panama Canal on Jan. 17. Updated information about the journey, including photos and video, will be available at

Iona College Announces New Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Program Launching Fall 2014

January 17, 2014 - 17:15

IonaCollegeNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Beginning in fall 2014, Iona College will offer a new master’s of art degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). The program is currently a candidate for accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology. This “pre-accreditation” status will allow Iona to admit its first cohort of CSD graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year.