June 2014

New Rochelle City Manager Calls on NRMHA to "Correct Deficiencies", Open Meeting Law Violations

June 23, 2014 - 16:26

In response to a Talk of the Sound article published 10 days ago, City Manager Charles B. Strome says he has spoken with Steve Horton, an official at the New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority ("NRMHA), to address "deficiencies" in how the NRMHA conducts its public meetings.

Josephine Oliva passes

June 22, 2014 - 18:06

Josephine Oliva Obituary
 1934 - 2014
 Oliva, Josephine
 Josephine Oliva a longtime resident of New Rochelle died on June 21, 2014. She was 80.
 Josephine was born in San Fili, Cosenza, Italy on June 17, 1934 to the late Michael and Maria (Carpanzano) Gentile.
 She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Oliva Sr., who died in 1992.

New Rochelle Business Manager John Quinn Lies to Board about Purchasing Agent, T&M Contracts

June 22, 2014 - 14:57

At a school board meeting on March 18th, Assistant Superintendent for Business & Administration John Quinn told the school board "Now that we have a new purchasing agent we are moving away from time and materials contracts”. He said it twice, for emphasis.

Comptroller Provides Records of Sham Audit of New Rochelle Schools, Fails to Answer Central Question "What did you know and when did you know it?"

June 21, 2014 - 01:09

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New York State Comptroller ("OSC") has provided nine pages of documents as a partial fill of a Freedom of Information Request filed on May 1, 2014. The OSC claims the records "explain the school district reporting error".

Actually, the don't.