December 2016

Fuel Oil Truck Crashes into House While Garbage Truck Crashes into Tree

December 23, 2016 - 22:06

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A fuel oil truck with a total maximum capacity of 2800 gallons crashed into the front steps of a home on Chauncey Avenue in New Rochelle shortly after 10 o'clock this morning. The driver of the truck appeared to have lost control further up the street, striking a car that was parallel parked sending it spinning out into the street coming within inches of crashing into a second car.

Revolutionary Communists Join with New Rochelle High School Students to Sponsor Anti-Trump Protest March

December 23, 2016 - 03:51

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School students, working with the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA, have organized an anti-Trump protest march from the doors of the high school to Trump Tower in downtown New Rochelle.

The "Students Refuse Fascism 2017" March, part of a "Month of Resistance", is scheduled for 8 a.m. Friday December 23, 2016.

In a video tweeted on the #NoFascistUSA twitter account, an unidentified New Rochelle High School student 

Taste of the Sound: Get Soul

December 21, 2016 - 15:00
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Get Soul

  • 115 Cedar St, New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Phone Number: (914) 712-1111
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  • Trip Advisor rank: #113 of 152 Restaurants in New Rochelle [2.0 of 5 bubbles 5 Reviews]


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Yelp 5 Star Comment 

Cleanup of Contamination Completed at Infamous North Avenue Brownfield Site in New Rochelle

December 20, 2016 - 19:04

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that brownfield remediation work has been completed at 149 North Avenue in New Rochelle, NY. Flamingo Cleaners began dry cleaning operations at that location, near the southeastern corner of the intersection of Clinton Place and North Avenue, in 1958. The dry cleaning business operated until 2005.

The location is well familiar to Talk of the Sound readers as the home of New Roc Mini-Mart, run by Abbas Al-Saidi, a paid FBI informant in the Liberty Seven terrorism case in Miami, FL.

Two New Rochelle Men Among Seven Indicted In A $1 Billion “Ponzi-esque” Investment Fraud

December 19, 2016 - 20:10

BROOKLYN, NY — Two New Rochelle businessmen were among seven people arrested at their homes this morning and charged in connection with a massive investment fraud in an eight-count indictment unsealed this morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.  The indicted individuals include Platinum Founder and Chief Investment Officer Mark Nordlicht, 48, who resides at 245 Trenor Drive in New Rochelle, NY and Former Platinum Managing Partner and President Uri Landesman, 55, who resides at 25 Lovell Road in New Rochelle, NY.

Mark Nordlicht and Uri Landesman

Peter Bartucca Obituary

December 18, 2016 - 11:00

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Peter Bartucca, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on August 14, 2016. He was 87.

Peter was born on September 12, 1928 in New Rochelle to the late Carmelo and Mary (Peracchio) Bartucca.

He was Auto Mechanic for Soundview Chevrolet for many years. He Served in the Army during the Korean War. He was active in the Feeney Park Boys and Girls Club.

Pete was pre deceased by his wife the former Phyllis Mercurio whom he married on April 15, 1951. She died on June 20, 2007.