May 2017

Jimmy Bonanno Busted for Building and Public Works Violations in New Rochelle

May 31, 2017 - 22:33

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City of New Rochelle Bureau of Buildings has issued a Notice of Violation to Vincent J. Bonanno for failure to comply with a building permit issued June 20, 2000 for the construction of a back porch at his primary residence at at 24 Ronalds Avenue. More violation notices are expected soon.

The violation notices come as a result of reporting by Talk of the Sound on illegal construction at 24 Ronalds Avenue.

A review of building department files showed that only one permit has ever been issued for 24 Ronalds Avenue, an open permit for a back porch.

Westchester GIS Aerial Photos 2000 v 2004 for 24 Ronalds Avenue New Rochelle, NY

Former New Rochelle School Principal Pleads Guilty to Stealing $4,525; Gambling Addiction Blamed

May 31, 2017 - 19:46

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The former Principal of Columbus Elementary School plead guilty today in New Rochelle City Court to one count of Petit Larceny. In exchange for her guilty plea and restitution of $4,525, she was promised a sentence of 3 years probation with gambling treatment.

Sonya Nunez, 45, of Bronxville, NY was initially charged with one count of Grand Larceny-3rd, a Class D Felony. for stealing property valued in excess of $3,000,

Sonya Nunez (photo courtesy of Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

New Rochelle Board of Education: Criminal Enterprise Masquerading as an Educational Institution - Part XIX

May 30, 2017 - 19:25

We’re baaack.

Since the news broke that Mauro Zonzini had plead guilty to corruption charges and signed a cooperation agreement and that John Gallagher had been arrested and indicted on corruption charges, the floodgates have started to open.

Keep ‘em coming!!! We will post them as we are able to verify them.

Here is a tip we received late last week:

“Mauro Zonzini did Bonannos (sic) driveway with two school employees and Jimmy and two of Zonzinis (sic) workers on school time.”

The Nest of the Leech: Jimmy Bonanno's House at 24 Ronald Avenue

05/30 New Rochelle Vietnam War Memorial Unveiling 6:00 PM

May 29, 2017 - 12:21

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The United Veterans Memorial & Patriotic Association of New Rochelle announces the installation and dedication ceremony of a Vietnam War Memorial that honors the service of all New Rochelle Vietnam War veterans. The unveiling will occur at May 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM in front of the New Rochelle City Hall, 515 North Avenue. Refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend.

Alvin & Friends Now Open WITHOUT a Sidewalk Cafe Permit

May 28, 2017 - 18:22

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Alvin & Friends Restaurant is currently operating a sidewalk cafe without a Sidewalk Cafe Permit. As reported yesterday, Alvin & Friends has operated for years without a proper Sidewalk Cafe permit.

Applicant Alvin Clayton Fernandes submitted a permit application on Friday after Talk of the Sound notified him that there was no Sidewalk Cafe Permit for his restaurant.

Alvin & Friends Operating a Sidewalk Cafe without a license.

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Announces Free Health Screenings for Veterans and their Families

May 28, 2017 - 06:15

NEW YORK, NY -- NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital President Michael J. Fosina announced today a new health screening initiative for veterans and their families in honor of Memorial Day. During a press briefing Fosina, along with Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Comr. Ronald C. Tocci, Director, Westchester Veterans Agency, spoke about the importance of recognizing our veterans and the birth of this new program.

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Announces Free Health Screenings for Veterans and their Families

White Plains Hospital and Mariano Rivera Foundation to Host Golf Tournament and Celebrity Party

May 28, 2017 - 06:07

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- White Plains Hospital and Mariano Rivera are teeing up for their second annual Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 26, 2017.  Proceeds from the combined tournament will benefit White Plains Hospital and the Mariano Rivera Foundation.  Delta Air Lines is the presenting sponsor and ESPN is the media sponsor of the event.

White Plains Hospital and Mariano Rivera Foundation to Host Golf Tournament and Celebrity Party