December 2014

12/10 Holocaust Survivor Keynote Speaker At Human Rights Commission Forum 6:30 PM

December 06, 2014 - 03:10

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino today announced that Dr. Moshe Avital, a Holocaust author, scholar and survivor, will be the keynote speaker at the Westchester County Human Rights Commission's annual forum on December 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

ECAC Recognizes Ellis and Cambel With DIII Metro Weekly Honors

December 06, 2014 - 03:03

NEW ROCHELLE, NY –- The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) handed out its weekly women's basketball awards Tuesday night, and Jah-Leah Ellis and Hannah Cambel were recognized as ECAC DIII Metro Player and Rookie of the week, respectively. The duo adds these awards to the HVIAC accolades they received earlier in the week.

New Rochelle Students Named National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists

December 06, 2014 - 02:34

black scholarsNEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Two New Rochelle High School students were among the 1,600 semifinalists chosen nationwide for the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship program honoring black scholars.

Ashleigh M. Genus and Evan C. Stapleton were chosen based on their scores on the national standardized Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Westchester Music Guild's Young Artists Concert At New Rochelle Public Library

December 06, 2014 - 02:24

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The public is invited to hear some of Westchester’s most accomplished rising musicians, as they compete in the 51st Annual Westchester Musicians Guild’s “Young Artists Concert” on Sunday, December 7, 2013, at 2:00 pm, in the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library. Top student musicians in grades 7 – 12, selected through a competitive audition process, will present a variety of riveting works. The concert is free; donations gratefully accepted.

New Rochelle “Make A Gift Fair” For Bid Family Saturday

December 06, 2014 - 02:14

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Children ages 5 and up are invited to create presents for holiday giving at the BID Family Day “Make a Gift to Give” Workshop on Saturday, December 6th, from 2:00 – 2:30 pm, at the New Rochelle Public Library. The BID Family Saturdays’ staff from New Rochelle schools, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Library, along with teen assistants, will help children ages 5 and older use their creativity to make three lovely presents to give to family and friends this holiday season.

New Rochelle Woman Charged For Unlawfully Receiving Unemployment Benefits

December 04, 2014 - 00:19

NewImageNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Hawthorne barracks charged 31-year-old Shadaviva Hall of New Rochelle, New York, with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1st

No Food on Black Friday, A Heatless Drop-in, A Poltical Christmas Party for the Homeless (Thanks Hope and Oasis) (Updated)

December 04, 2014 - 00:06

Update: Despite Carol's statement on Wednesday that there were 25 tickets for the Katonah Christmas party (she may have been discounting those given to program clients), last night she told me there are now 40, which is a good thing. But here is the problem. Only 18 of those tickets (with 5 alternate spots if someone doesn't show) were given to non-program clients. Carol in her before dinner speech pointed out that the homeless had "no where to go" which is quite true.