January 2017

Former NBA Star Stephon Marbury, Now Playing in China, Visits Salesian High School in New Rochelle

January 30, 2017 - 20:14

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Salesian High School basketball players were surprised to find former New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets star Stephon Marbury shooting jumpers with Coach Stephen Serwaka earlier today. Marbury met with 

The New York City high school legend, known as "Starbury", was born and raised in Brooklyn. He attended Abraham Lincoln High School where he was named New York State Mr. Basketball.

Stephon Marbury with Salesian Coach Steve Swarka

Iona College Sorted #12 in Gryffindor by “Hogwarts Houses” College Ranking

January 30, 2017 - 16:37

CHARLOTTE, NC — If you have always wondered, wonder no more, Iona College has been sorted into Gryffindor, one of the four different Hogwarts houses from the Harry Potter book series by author J.K. Rowling. has sorted 60 of the nation's schools into Slytherin, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff.

Iona College ranked 12th within Gryffindor.

Taste of the Sound: Tecalitlan Restaurant

January 30, 2017 - 15:43
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Tecalitlan Restaurant

  • 123 Union Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Phone Number: (914) 235-4802
  • Cost: $
  • Trip Advisor: #52 of 157 Restaurants in New Rochelle [5.0 of 5 bubbles 4 Reviews]


  • Mon9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Tue9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wed9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thu9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Fri9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sat9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Sun9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Yelp 5 Star Comment 

Taste of the Sound: Tecalitlan Restaurant

Holy Name School Declines New Rochelle Board of Education Request to Use Building as a Polling Place

January 27, 2017 - 17:59

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Holy Name School will no longer serve as a polling place for school board elections in New Rochelle. The decision to decline the request of the New Rochelle Board of Education to hold the May 16, 2017 school elections at Halligan Hall came about after Holy Name changed from a parish school to a regional school of the New York Archdiocese.

In a letter dated December 13, 2016, Father Michael Challinor told School District Clerk Liz Saraiva that the Archdiocese’s safety environment policies bar allowing access to the school building during school days.

Active Shooter Drill Scheduled for Friday at New Rochelle High School

January 27, 2017 - 16:19

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School faculty and staff will participate in an active shooter drill this Friday, Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. within the school building.

This is the first-ever active shooter drill that will involve school district employees. Up until today, the New Rochelle Police Department would run active shooter drills at night when the buildings were almost entirely empty except for the night cleaning staff who did not participate in those drills.

Active Shooter Drill at New Rochelle High School

Taste of the Sound: Town Pizza House Restaurant

January 27, 2017 - 09:07
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Town Pizza House Restaurant

  • 2 Anderson St, New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Phone Number: (914) 235-5128
  • Trip Advisor: #67 of 156 Restaurants in New Rochelle [4.0 of 5 bubbles 5 Reviews]
  • Cuisines: Pizza
  • Cost: $

Yelp 5 Star Comment 

"I can only speak for the small personal pizzas.   The pepperoni or the sausage is unbelievably good   The guys who work there are really nice    I always get a great welcome there.  But believe me the pepperoni or the sausage is so so good.  Drooling as I write this"

Taste of the Sound: Town Pizza House Restaurant

New Rochelle City Officials Will Defy Trump Executive Orders on Immigration

January 26, 2017 - 19:17

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In a statement issued Thursday, New Rochelle City Officials responded to executive orders on immigration issued by President Donald Trump.

In a joint statemnet issued by New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, New Rochelle City Manager Chuck Strome and New Rochelle Police Commissioner Patrick Carroll said the following:

Iona College Announces Plans for Restaurant, Market on North Avenue

January 26, 2017 - 16:24

NEW ROCHELLE, NY --Demonstrating its continued support to the New Rochelle community and the ongoing revitalization of the North Avenue corridor, Iona College today announced plans for a community restaurant and market on North Avenue.

Called SAGE Café, the proposed restaurant and market will serve the needs for both Iona students and the broader community, and will be located in taxable commercial space on the ground floor of the newly built seven-story mixed-use facility located at 690 North Avenue -- the former site of the Mirage Diner. 

Patrick V. Bianco Obituary

January 26, 2017 - 07:19

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Patrick was born on December 1, 1994 and passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

Patrick was a resident of New Rochelle, New York at the time of his passing.

Visiting will be Saturday from 5-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy Sons Beauchamp Chapel 16 Shea Pl New Rochelle where a funeral service will take place Saturday evening at 7pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.