August 2014

Westchester Recognized As One Of Top 10 Digital Counties In The U.S.

August 01, 2014 - 16:31

Image001WESTCHESTER, NY -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino today announced that Westchester has been named one of the top 10 digital counties in the United States by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo).

This is the ninth year that Westchester has been recognized for its exemplary use of technology to improve services, maximize efficiency and save money.

Sweet Potato Pie Eating Contest at the Market: Yummy!

August 01, 2014 - 16:23

GifNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Regulars at our Farmers market know about the fabulous, as in really, really good deserts prepared weekly by Diana Scott-Sho, owner/baker of The Luscious Little Dessert Company. If you don’t believe us or your neighbors, her Lemon Chess Pie was described by the New York Times as “dangerously light on the tongue and had that fizzy lemonade aftermath that leaves you feeling at once sated and thirstier than before.”

Playland Celebrates International Friendship Day

August 01, 2014 - 16:19

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- If you haven’t taken a spin on the Dragon Coaster yet this summer or if the little ones are begging for another trip to Kiddyland, it’s a great time to head over to Playland Park in Rye on Sunday, August 3, to celebrate International Friendship Day. It’s a great way to share a fun-filled day with friends – and family!

08/02 New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Sponsors First Annual Family Picnic 4:30 PM

August 01, 2014 - 16:17

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- It's not too late to join your neighbors, friends, family and the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, August 2 at the First Annual Family Picnic on the Sound at The New Dawn Foundation, 590 Davenport Avenue on the seaside Oaks Estate in Davenport Neck, New Rochelle from 4:30 to 9:00 PM.

Games, Prizes, Music, Fun!

$10 per person

New Rochelle Educator Attends Prestigious Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute

August 01, 2014 - 16:11

Silver Spring, Md. (July 24, 2014) -– Jeannine Shields, an Instructional Technology Facilitator from William B. Ward Elementary School in New Rochelle School District, joined 149 esteemed educators from across the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, for a prestigious week-long professional development experience hosted by Discovery Education’s Discovery Educator Network (DEN).

Farmer’s Market Coupons Now Available to Qualifying New Rochelle Seniors

August 01, 2014 - 15:59

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Seniors looking to stretch their food budgets this summer and fall may be entitled to discount Farmers Market Coupons. To be eligible, individuals must be 60 years of age or older AND have a monthly income at or below $1,800/single, $2,426/couple OR be 60 and older and currently receiving or eligible to receive SSI, Public Assistance or Section 8 housing subsidy.