August 2014

WCA Now Accepting Applications For Prestigious Scholarship

August 06, 2014 - 20:26

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The Westchester County Association announced a “Call for Applications” for its Young Professionals Group Scholarship for Leadership Westchester, an intensive, nine-month curriculum designed to sharpen leadership abilities, strengthen communication skills, and prepare today’s passionate professionals for tomorrow’s positions of influence. For the third year in a row, the WCA is offering this scholarship, which covers the full tuition for this signature program of Volunteer New York!.

Westchester Legislators Want Stricter Review Process for Gas Pipeline Expansion

August 06, 2014 - 20:21

White Plains, NY – The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) announced today passage of a resolution calling for a stricter review process and full risk assessments in regard to the proposed expansion of the Algonquin natural gas pipeline through the county by Houston, Texas-based Spectra Gas Corporation. The major construction project would replace existing section of the existing 26-inch diameter pipe for pressurized gas with new 42-inch pipe from Rockland County to Massachusetts via Northern Westchester and Putnam County.

Public Hearing Tuesday at New Rochelle City Hall on Proposed Merger of United Water New Rochelle and United Water Westchester, Rate Increase

August 05, 2014 - 13:50

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New York State Public Service Commission will hold a required public hearing tonight in New Rochelle on the Proposed Merger of United Water New Rochelle and United Water Westchester, as well as a proposed Rate Increase.
 On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, the New York State Department of Public Service will hold a public hearing at 6 pm in New Rochelle City Hall, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle.
 A second hearing will be held August 6, 2014 at Rye City Hall beginning at 6 pm.

Person Stabbed 324 Huguenot Street New Rochelle

August 05, 2014 - 04:48

New Rochelle police received a call around 11pm Monday night that a person was stabbed outside of 324 Huguenot street. Police arrived on scene to find a male hispanic stabbed in the arm and around the neck.Police officers on scene were able to get a destripion of the suspect a male hispanic wearing a blue hat brown shorts blue shirt with no sleeves and tattoos with a chubby build last seen running towards North avenue.