July 2014

El Departamento De Salud Del Condado De Westchester Ofrece Vacunas Antes De Regresar A La Escuela

July 10, 2014 - 21:46

WESTCHESTER, NY -- El verano es la mejor época para que los padres, sin sentirse presionados, se preparen para el próximo año escolar de sus hijos. A la Comisionada del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Westchester, Sherlita Amler, MD, le gustaría que los padres anotaran las vacunas como lo primero que tienen que hacer en la lista de cosas para hacer antes de que sus hijos regresen a la escuela, junto con las lecturas de verano y las compras necesarias para la escuela.

Westchester County Health Department Offers Back To School Shots

July 10, 2014 - 19:53

WESTCHESTER, NY -- Summer is a great time for parents to prepare for their children’s next school year without feeling pressured. Westchester County Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD, would like parents to place immunizations at the top of their summer to-do lists, along with summer reading lists and back-to-school shopping.

New Rochelle Medical Transport Company Owner Arrested on Felony Theft Charges in Medicaid Fraud

July 10, 2014 - 19:49

NEW ROCHELLE, NY —- Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Kurien Palliankal, the owner of New Rochelle-based transportation company Carewell Ambulette, Inc., on felony charges for allegedly stealing more than $200,000 from the Medicaid program. The individual and his company are charged with altering transportation requests sent to them by medical facilities authorizing taxi pickups and dropoffs for Medicaid patients.

New Rochelle High School Student Wins Scholarship from United Water and National Association of Water Companies

July 10, 2014 - 18:11

Ezike Receives ScholarshipNEW ROCHELLE, NY —- United Water and the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) NY Chapter are proud to announce the recipients of this year’s student scholarships: Emily Algert of T

Homeless Veterans, Corrupt Shelter Programming, And The Park After Dark in New Rochelle

July 08, 2014 - 23:12

As you know last month the New Rochelle city council reversed their vote to have an open proposal on the issue of extra funding for Oasis shelter and decided to give the money to Oasis and Hope neither of which have the effective experience to run a housing program if the poor conditions at the shelter (bedbugs, leak in the ceiling etc.) are to be any indication. They stated it was to get the homeless inside quickly though we still all feel that the city’s newfound concern for us is more aesthetic than genuine.