October 2014

Astorino Kicks Off Hudson Valley Restaurant Week In Westchester

October 29, 2014 - 20:39

WESTCHESTER, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HVRW), presented by The Valley Table magazine, returns to Westchester November 3-16. Restaurant Week gives diners the opportunity to sample dishes featuring farm-to-table and sustainable products at nearly 100 of the county’s popular restaurants.

Astorino Recognizes Disabled Employees And Employers As Part Of National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 29, 2014 - 20:33

WESTCHESTER, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino congratulated dozens of disabled employees who have excelled in their jobs and the businesses that hired them, announcing the 28th Annual Achievement Awards Breakfast set for Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown.

Astorino Announces Senior Law Day at Count Center

October 28, 2014 - 22:01

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino has announced that the 15th annual Senior Law Day will take place on Oct. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the County Center in White Plains. The free event will feature 17 workshops on elder law topics, plus free 15-minute, one-on-one consultations with some of the county’s leading legal, financial and geriatric care experts.

The College of New Rochelle's Samantha Gomez Named AD3I Tennis Player of the Week

October 28, 2014 - 21:56

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- For the second time this season, senior Samantha Gomez (New Rochelle, NY/New Rochelle) has been named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Tennis Player of the Week, it was announced today by the conference office.

The College of New Rochelle's Meghan King Named AD3I Volleyball Player of the Week

October 28, 2014 - 21:56

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- After leading The College of New Rochelle to a perfect, 4-0, week, the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) has named Meghan King (New City, NY/Clarkstown North) its Volleyball Player of the Week, the conference announced today. This marks the second time the conference has recognized King this season.

Temple Israel of New Rochelle Brotherhood Breakfast

October 28, 2014 - 21:25

Sunday, November 9th
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Ben Nagin • One Speaker • Two Topics

Please join us as Ben describes the mission of “Gift of Life” along with fun (yes, fun) stories from his father’s last months, the stem cell transplant and, most of all, a Jewish “Yankee’s” challenge to a murder conviction in Alabama.

Breakfast is free.
Conversation is facinating.
Join Brotherhood.

Food Bank Launches Annual Turkey Drive, Goal is 5,000 Thanksgiving Turkeys for Families in Need

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Talk of the Sound Primer on Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act for Curb Ramps and Parking Spaces

October 28, 2014 - 01:31

EDITOR'S NOTE: Apologies in advance! This article is meant as a primer which will be linked back to in coming articles on ADA violations in New Rochelle schools. It's a bit dry, heavy on jargon and numbers. Just keep in mind this is meant as an article to refer back to in future articles.

Holiday Book Sale At Library

October 28, 2014 - 00:10

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A Holiday Book Sale sponsored by the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library will be held on Friday, November 7th, and Saturday, November 8th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Library’s lobby. The sale includes a variety of gently used gift-quality books from popular novels and mysteries in hardcover and paperback, non-fiction in hard-cover and paperback, to children’s books, brand new jigsaw puzzles, music cassettes, videos, and classic literature in attractive editions.

Free “Lunchtime Express” Yoga At Library

October 28, 2014 - 00:06

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The fall sessions of Lunchtime Yoga will continue to be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays at the New Rochelle Public Library, through December 17th. Monday sessions are held for 30 minutes, from 12:15 - 12:45 pm, and Wednesday sessions are 45 minutes in length, from 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm. Sessions do not take place on holidays when the library is closed and there will be no session on November 26th.