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May 2017

Voters Approve 2017-2018 Proposed Budget

May 27, 2017 - 13:57

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Voters overwhelmingly approved the City School District of New Rochelle's proposed budget for the 2017-2018 school year on Tuesday by a vote of 2,033 to 719, a 74% approval.

Voters also elected Amy Moselhi and Paul Warhit to the Board of Education. They will serve five-year terms on the school board from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2022.

City School District of New Rochelle

Holocaust Survivor Lola Margulies Speaks to Students at NRHS

May 27, 2017 - 13:50

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Holocaust survivor Lola Margulies spoke to a rapt audience at the Linda E. Kelly Theater last week. The Somers resident told students the harrowing story of her childhood in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.

Margulies was 11 when the German army invaded her Polish town in 1941. She, and all other Jews in town, were interned in a ghetto under extremely overcrowded conditions. They had very little food and were under constant threat of being deported to the death camps by the Gestapo.

Holocaust Survivor Lola Margulies Speaks to Students at NRHS

Astorino Sees Off 69 Veterans on Honor Flight

May 27, 2017 - 13:39

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino on Saturday met with 69 veterans prior to the departure of the 16th Hudson Valley Honor Flight; the 6th mission to originate from Westchester County Airport. The veterans were embarking on a day trip to see the monuments to their respective wars in Washington, D.C.

Astorino Sees Off 69 Veterans on Honor Flight

Register Online for Swim Classes at County Pools

May 27, 2017 - 12:22

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced today that online registration is now open for swimming and aquatic fitness classes at Saxon Woods pool in White Plains, Tibbetts Brook pool in Yonkers and Playland pool in Rye.

“Learning how to swim is a valuable skill that opens the door not just to summer fun, but a lifetime of fitness,” Astorino said.

Register Online for Swim Classes at County Pools

05/24 Westchester Parks Foundation to Kick Off “Sunset Yoga in the Parks” Series at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla 07:30 PM

May 27, 2017 - 12:03

NEW YORK, NY -- 

WHEN:                 Wednesday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m.

(Rain will be determined by noon on the day of the event)      

WHERE:              Kensico Dam Plaza

                    1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla

Minions Kicks off “Entergy Screenings Under the Stars” at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla

05/26 New Rochelle Launches “First Source Referral Center” 12 PM

May 27, 2017 - 11:51
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- To maximize employment opportunities sparked by ongoing revitalization, the City of New Rochelle has partnered with Westhab and STRIVE to implement a multi-tiered job placement and training program. A ribbon-cutting for the new employment office, the “First Source Referral Center” at 247 North Avenue will be held on Friday, May 26 from 12-2PM with a ribbon cutting at 12:30.

New Rochelle

New York, NY man Arrested for Possessing more than 2 Pounds of Marijuana

May 27, 2017 - 11:39
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On May 20, 2017, at approximately 10:03 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-95, in the City of New Rochelle for a speeding violation.  The driver of the vehicle, Brian P. Wilson, age 48, of New York City, was found to be in possession of more than 2 pounds of Marihuana, along with a Vipertek Electronic Stun Gun. Wilson was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP New Rochelle, were he was subsequently charged with:  

Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the 2nd Degree; a Class D Felony

New York, NY man Arrested for Possessing more than 2 Pounds of Marijuana

Summer Hours at Libraries

May 27, 2017 - 11:28

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The main New Rochelle Public Library will be closed on Sundays from May 28th through September  3rd, 2017. The Huguenot Children’s Library will be closed on Saturdays from Saturday, June 24th through September 2nd. The main library will be open on Saturdays, June 24th through August 26th, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Both libraries will be closed on Memorial Day, May 29, and Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4th. 

Summer Hours at the Main Library are as follows:  

New Rochelle Public Library NRPL

New Rochelle Art Association’s Jules Bauer Award Show at Library

May 27, 2017 - 11:24

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The 34th annual Jules Bauer Award Show, sponsored by the New Rochelle Art Association, will be featured in the Lumen Winter Gallery of the New Rochelle Public Library from June 4th through June 22nd during regular library hours. The show is open to all exhibiting members of the Association, with a cash prize in Jules Bauer's name to be awarded for best watercolor.  Ribbons will also be awarded for outstanding entries in all media.  A public reception will be held on Sunday, June 11th, from 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm in the library’s lobby. 

New Rochelle Public Library NRPL

Friends’ Book Sale at Library

May 27, 2017 - 11:18

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library will hold their next monthly Big Book Sale on Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd. The sale will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Library’s lobby.  In addition to great adult and children’s books, the sale also offers DVDs, CDs and other items—all available at very affordable prices.

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