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May 2016

League Welcomes New Citizens

May 26, 2016 - 08:01
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On May 11th, which was also Law Day in Westchester County, the New Rochelle League of Women Voters represented the LWV in Naturalization Count. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, three presiding judges, and two members of the Westchester Bar Association addressed our newest citizens and their families. LWV member Louise Kuklis was given a chance to 

League Welcomes New Citizens

Coffee and Conversation

May 26, 2016 - 07:36
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Coffee and Conversation is an ongoing series of informal public gatherings sponsored by the League of Women Voter with guests discussing public issues. On April 15th, Coffee and Conversation was honored to have State Senator Andrea Cousins meet with members of the New Rochelle community at the New Rochelle Public Library. She talked about her background growing up in public housing in Yonkers, and living through the Yonkers desegregation process. Now the Democratic leader of the Assembly, Ms.

Meeting with Andrea Stewart Cousins

Voter Registration

May 26, 2016 - 07:30
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Voter Services volunteers, under the leadership of Joan Alexander and Amy Weiser, have been busy registering voters in April and May at Iona Prep, Iona College, The College of New Rochelle, and Monroe College. They’ve also been at the New Rochelle Public Library’s “Big Book Sale” on the first Saturday of each month, and at Hope Community Services Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen. League volunteers were also at the Re-Entry Resource Fair on April 22 at Grace Baptist Church to register people who had been released from incarceration and were eligible to vote.

Voter Registration

Municipal Housing Election

May 26, 2016 - 07:21
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle League supervised the NR Municipal Housing Authority Election for seats as tenant representatives on its advisory council on May 3rd from noon to 9pm. Many thanks to members Peter Korn, Pearl Quarles, Joan Alexander, Ina Aronow, Cindy Kahn, John Hessel, Pat Carter, Leslie Mignault, Monica Grey and Leona Newman for their service. Special thanks goes out to Ina Aronow, who organized the event.

Municipal Housing Election

06/02 LWV Annual Meeting on June 2nd 6 PM

May 26, 2016 - 06:44
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Please join League of Women Voters at the Annual Meeting of the New Rochelle League of Women voters, which will once again be held at Ground Floor Co-Working at 547 North Avenue (one block north of City Hall) at 6pm. The gathering will be a wonderful time to greet old friends and new members, as well as elected officials. There will be a short business meeting to approve next year’s proposed budget, slate of candidates and the list of Study and Action Items.

Wine, soft drinks, and “small plates” representing a little Taste of New Rochelle will be served. 

The Honorable Kathie Davidson

06/02 Annual Convention 2016 10 AM

May 26, 2016 - 06:26
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Luncheon Speaker: Michael Waldman

President, NYU Brennan Center for Justice

and author of “The Fight to Vote”

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Scarsdale Woman’s Club 37 Drake Road Scarsdale, NY

Meeting – 10:00 am

Lunch and Speaker – 12:30 pm

Luncheon and program fee: $40.00

Reservation deadline May 30th

Send check payable to LWVW

to Kitt Rosenthal, 61 Birchall Drive, Scarsdale, NY 10583

e-mail: [email protected]

Annual Convention 2016

City of New Rochelle Celebrates Bike to Work Day May 20

May 26, 2016 - 06:00
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Celebrates Bike to Work Day

New Bike Share Program Launched with B3GM and E3 Think

The City of New Rochelle celebrated Bike to Work Day on May 20 with a pop up expo in the downtown and the announcement of a new bike share program in the fall. In partnership with P3GM and E3 Think, New Rochelle’s bike share will be the first such program in Westchester County.

City of New Rochelle Celebrates Bike to Work Day May 20

Against Unfathomable Odds, CNR Student Graduates with Honors

May 26, 2016 - 05:43
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A typical college student is consumed with schoolwork, socializing and career planning. Bronx resident Bianca Jeannot had more pressing matters to consider, namely:

Managing all household expenses and routines after her mother, a single parent, died four years ago, when Bianca was a senior in high school.

Caring for her two brothers, both of whom have severe special needs.

Shuttling to and from class, multiple on-campus jobs, an off-campus job, and home, with cabs and trains her only means of transportation.

Against Unfathomable Odds, CNR Student Graduates with Honors

07/06 Beach Boys to Perform at Westchester County Center 8 PM

May 26, 2016 - 05:30
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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The iconic sounds of The Beach Boys will fill the Westchester County Center on a Summer night in July. Presented by Homestyle Entertainment, The Beach Boys led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston will perform all their biggest hits on Wednesday, July 6 beginning at 8PM.

For information on interviews, ticket giveaways, promotional ideas contact John Zanzarella ar [email protected]. This tour will not feature Brian Wilson, Al Jardine or David Marks.

 

Beach Boys to Perform at Westchester County Center

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