November 2016

James M. Kelleher Obituary

November 30, 2016 - 15:26

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- James M. Kelleher, 82, of New Rochelle, NY, passed away June 27, 2016, Reading, PA. He was the husband of Antonia (Morales) Kelleher. Born in Queens, NY. Mr. Kelleher served in the National Guard and the New York City Fire Department. Surviving in addition to his wife Antonia are his children James M. Kelleher, Long Branch, NJ; Dr. Mary E. Kelleher, of Sinking Spring, PA; six grandchildren and his sister Mary E. McHugh of Spring Lake, NJ. His family would also like to thank Dr. Noel Edelson and wife Leah for their love and friendship to Jim.

Joyce Ann Perone Obituary

November 30, 2016 - 15:17

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Joyce Ann Perone, of New Rochelle, passed away July 17, 2016, at age 70. She was born November 30, 1945 to Charles & Antoinette Perone. Joyce worked as an Administrative Assistant for State Farm Insurance in New Rochelle. She was a member of the Columbiettes and also the Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center in New Rochelle. Joyce loved to cook and bake for family events, she had a beautiful singing voice and was a great dancer. she enjoyed her time with her cousins, caring for and spoiling them all.

James A. Telesco Obituary

12/03 Diwali: Hindu Festival of Light 1:30 PM

November 30, 2016 - 13:58
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PELHAM, NY -- As the days get shorter and darker, join us for this Festival of Light! Celebrate new beginnings and the triumph of light over darkness with hands-on folk art workshops creating rangoli, or traditional threshold designs, and paper marigold garlands, Mehndi body art from artist Manjula Kandaswamy and an exquisite performance of traditional Indian dance by Mitra Purkayastha as part of our Folk Art Series. 

Free, and open to the public.


12/03 Diwali: Hindu Festival of Light 1:30 PM

North Texas Takes Down Iona, 66-55

November 30, 2016 - 13:55

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College women’s basketball team dropped its third straight Saturday afternoon, falling to North Texas, 66-55.  The Gaels hit Just 1-for-15 from beyond the arc while the Mean Green converted on 40% of their outside shots and 47.9% from the floor overall.

North Texas started the game hitting its first six shots, opening up a 15-8 lead come the first media time out.  Senior Karynda DuPree picked up an early second foul in the first quarter, leading to an eventual 12-2 run in favor of the Mean Green.

North Texas Takes Down Iona, 66-55

Exciting New Classes Debut for Winter Semester!

November 30, 2016 - 13:46
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PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center is offering creative ways to beat the winter blues for children, teens and adults.  For aspiring fashion designers and figure drawing artists there’s Fashion Figurative Illustration with Donna Ross.   Learn STEM concepts through digital art-making with Comics, Book Publishing A-Z, Engineering FUNdamentals using LEGO or Scratch Coding.  For the imaginative would-be writer or a child who needs to improve writing skills in a fun way, there’s Creative Writing .  And don’t forget about our Winter Break (Mudweek) Camp and Classes this year, February 20-24.

Exciting New Classes Debut for Winter Semester!

12/01 Floyd Abrams to Debate Hate Speech vs. Free Speech on Campus 6 PM

November 30, 2016 - 13:43

WHITE PLAINS, NY --  AJC Westchester/Fairfield announced that it will be holding a moot court debate between noted First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams and AJC General Counsel Marc Stern.  They will debate the merits of a case involving undocumented aliens on a college campus.  In this divisive period following the election, this is truly an issue for our time.  The debate will take place at this year’s Judge Learned Hand Award dinner.  The award is the organization’s most prestigious recognition of excellence bestowed upon members of the legal profession.

Floyd Abrams

Iona College Board Awards Sabbatical to School President

November 30, 2016 - 13:04

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College Board of Trustees has awarded a sabbatical to President Joseph E. Nyre. The sabbatical will run from May 2017 until January 1, 2018.

In an announcement to the Iona College campus community on Tuesday, Board of Trustees Chairman James P. Hynes stated that Nyre accepted a sabbatical for the Fall semester.