Danny Ronca, the New Rochelle firefighter seriously injured during Saturday's massive blaze at 740 Pelham Road, has put a note on Facebook thanking the community for their support.
Ronca fell backwards, down 25 feet, when a railing gave way. Ronca and another firefighter were driven backwards when the fire flashed, cutting them off from the rest of their crew.
A man walking his dog was approached by two male blacks wearing hoodies who displayed a handgun. The victim's dog attacked one of the suspects biting him on his arm then one of the suspects shot the man's dog and ran off down Allard avenue towards Main street. Police are searching the area with dogs and the Westchester county police helicopter.
Walter Lipow, a member of the New Rochelle Planning Board, was caught on tape during the Board's January 28th meeting making a wisecrack about destroying "the entire South End of New Rochelle".
On the tape, Lipow is reviewing documents with fellow board member Susan Masi.
After many years of operating behind closed doors, the New Rochelle Civil Service Commission held its first, televised public meeting on January 15, 2014.