November 2016

Four Injured in Structure Fire in New Rochelle, 1 Critical

November 22, 2016 - 05:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Four people, family members, sufferend injuries from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a three-family house at 83 Horton Avenue in New Rochelle. One person was in critical condition. All four were taken to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.

Among the injured were 2 adults and 2 children.  A mother and daughter residing on the third floor were among them, said neighbors. The daughter is a student at New Rochelle High School, according to one resident. In all, twelve residents self-evacuated.

GETTING RESULTS: Freddie Dean Smith Education License Revoked (Again), This Time Its Maryland

November 21, 2016 - 21:42

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Maryland last month revoked the administrative education license of Freddie Dean Smith after a state investigation initiated based on reporting by Talk of the Sound. Virginia likewise revoked Smith’s education credentials based on reporting by Talk of the Sound. Smith has now been banned by state education departments in Virginia, New Jersey, and Maryland, as well as the City of New York Department of Education.

Freddie Dean Smith in a BTN Baltimore classroom

New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade Soars

November 20, 2016 - 17:47

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Thousands of spectators turned out on a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon to watch marching bands, dancers, sports clubs and schools, and more at the Annual New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Parade. Among the highlights, the debut of large inflatable balloons of Mighty Mouse, Frosty the Snowman and Mr. Potato Head and, of course, Santa Claus.

Elaine Barone Obituary

November 18, 2016 - 12:18

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Elaine was born on October 23, 1928 and passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

Elaine was a resident of New Rochelle, New York at the time of her passing.

She was married to Joseph.

A memorial service will be held on Monday from 11am- 2pm at Lloyd Maxcy Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle NY 10805.

Marian Uzzo Obituary

November 18, 2016 - 12:15

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Marian Uzzo, 97, of New Rochelle died on Thursday July 14, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Salvatore Uzzo. Loving mother of JoAnn (Armand) Zigahn, and Marilyn (Anthony) Sasso. Cherished grandmother of Christopher and Ashley Sasso, Michael Zigahn, Kimberly Zigahn-Duhon, Kristin Zigahn-Fritz, and great grandmother of Christian, Alexandra, Abigail and Matthew Fritz. Dear sister of the late Angela DiFilippis, and sister of Vincent, Dolly (Sarah), Laura, Jenny, Jerry, Nicholas, Victor, Frankie, and the late Joseph, Lucy, and Robert.