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June 2017

Shanit Halperin: District Research, Assessment and Accountability Director

June 16, 2017 - 03:56

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Shanit Halperin, a former administrator in the Yonkers Public Schools, has been named Director of Research, Assessment and Accountability in the New Rochelle school district. She was appointed to the post on June 6 by the New Rochelle Board of Education.

Shanit Halperin: District Research, Assessment and Accountability Director

Rekha Liveris: NRHS Science Chairperson

June 16, 2017 - 03:49

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Rekha Liveris, who has a taught science at New Rochelle High School since 2008, has been named the high school Science Department Chairperson. The New Rochelle Board of Education appointed her to the position on June 6.

In her new position, Liveris will be instrumental in advancing the district's STEAM educational initiatives. She will also evaluate science teachers at the school.

Rekha Liveris: NRHS Science Chairperson

Gustavo Barbosa: NRHS Social Studies Chairperson

June 16, 2017 - 03:36

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Gustavo Barbosa, who has served 13 years as a house principal in New Rochelle High School, has been named the new Secondary School Social Studies Chairperson. The New Rochelle Board of Education appointed him to the post on June 6.

In his new position, Barbosa will oversee social studies curriculum spanning grades 6 through 12, in the high school and the two middle schools, ensuring that instructional standards are being implemented. He will also be responsible for evaluating social studies teachers and making sure that they are using best practices.

Gustavo Barbosa: NRHS Social Studies Chairperson

Free Children’s Programs at the Libraries this Summer

June 16, 2017 - 03:21

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- This summer, the New Rochelle Public Library and the Huguenot Children’s Library are again offering a host of free enriching programs, from morning to night, each weekday. Designed to encourage participation in the Summer Reading Game, “Build a Better World,” the programs offer great educational experiences through mid-August and are made possible by the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library and the Partnership for the Huguenot Children’s Library. 

New Rochelle Public Library NRPL

Libraries Offer Fun Learning Experiences: Free Summer Programs for Infants, Toddlers, and Pre-Schoolers

June 16, 2017 - 03:14

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Free summer library programs for children ages six months to 5 years are being offered at the main New Rochelle Public Library and the Huguenot Children’s Library (HCL) beginning Monday, July 3 through Friday, August 11.  All programs are on a drop-in basis, first-come, first-served. 

Bouncing Babies, a Mother Goose program of songs, music, movement and a story for children 6 - 24 months, will be held on Thursdays, July 6- August 10, from 9:15 am 9:45 am in the children’s room of the main library and from 11:45 am - 12:15 pm at the HCL. 

New Rochelle Public Library NRPL

Summer Family Film Series to Feature Classic Musicals

June 16, 2017 - 03:02

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Six Oscar-winning films for the whole family to enjoy will be shown in the air-conditioned Ossie Davis Theater of the main New Rochelle Public Library on Mondays at 6:00 pm, with free admission. 

The series begins on Monday, July 3rd with the 1994 animated Disney classic, The Lion King. The voices of Matthew Broderick, Rowan Atkinson, and Whoopi Goldberg relate the coming-of-age adventure in which Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great 'Circle of Life.’ The film runs 88 minutes. 

New Rochelle Public Library NRPL

Summer Hours at Libraries

June 16, 2017 - 02:56

NEW ROCHELLE, NY --From the weekend of June 24th through Labor Day weekend, the main New Rochelle Public Library is open from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Saturdays, and is closed on Sundays. The Huguenot Children’s Library, which is always closed on Sundays, will also be closed on Saturdays during the summer months.  Both libraries will be closed for Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4. They will also be closed Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. Regular hours will resume the following weekend.  

 

Summer Hours at the Main Library are as follows:  

New Rochelle Public Library NRPL

Super Summer Book Sale Offered by the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library

June 16, 2017 - 02:46

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Terrific reads for the beach, vacation destination, or home - including best-selling fiction and non-fiction, biographies, classics, audio books, dvds, gift books, and much more, will be available for purchase at rock-bottom prices at The Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library’s Super Summer Book Sale. The sale will take place in the library’s lobby on Thursday, July 6, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, and Friday, July 7, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. 

NYSP Conduct a Speed Enforcement Detail in Westchester County

June 16, 2017 - 02:38

NEW YORK, NY -- On Tuesday, June 13, 2017 the New York State Police conducted a speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the Town of Greenburgh.  During the six hour detail a total of 61 tickets were issued, 50 of which were for speeding.  Below are the results of the detail.

Speeding tickets – 50

Cell phone tickets – 2

Other V&T violations – 9

New York State Police

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