July 2017

07/29 “Church Ladies Tell It All!” At Bethesda Baptist Church of New Rochelle 2 PM

July 13, 2017 - 06:45
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “Tell It, Sing It, Shout It; The Women Speak” is a gospel musical filled with excitement, joy, laughter, and soul stirring songs.  The play is written and directed by Hazel Rosetta Smith and the musical director is Phyllis Renee Credle.

This thought provoking and soul stirring play will be performed at Bethesda Baptist Church of New Rochelle, 71 Lincoln Avenue, New  Rochelle, New York on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at  2:00 p.m. in their family life center.  Tickets are only $20 per person.

“Church Ladies Tell It All!” At Bethesda Baptist Church of New Rochelle

07/20 Free Concert Series Kicks Off with Jazz Vocalist Glenda Davenport 7 PM

July 13, 2017 - 05:43
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The popular jazz vocalist Glenda Davenport and the Hiroshi Yamazaki Quartet will kick-off this year’s BID Music on the Green series on Thursday, July 20th, from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. The free concert under the stars takes place in New Rochelle’s Ruby Dee Park at Library Green. In the event of rain, the concert moves indoors to the Ossie Davis Theater in the New Rochelle Public Library. 

Free Concert Series Kicks Off with Jazz Vocalist Glenda Davenport

State Police announce that Major Robert C. Gregory will serve as the 34th Troop Commander of Troop K

July 13, 2017 - 05:32

NEW YORK, NY -- New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II has appointed Major Robert C. Gregory as the 34th Troop Commander of Troop K.

Major Gregory began his career with the State Police when he entered the New York State Police Academy on October 1, 1990. Major Gregory served in Troop K upon his graduation from the basic school and transferred to Troop T six years later. In 1998, he returned to Troop K as a Uniform Trooper until he received the permanent rank of Sergeant in February of 2000, and remained in Troop K.

State Police Announce that Major Robert C. Gregory will Serve as the 34th Troop Commander of Troop K

07/29 Free Paraguayan Harp and Folk Music Event! 01:30 PM

July 13, 2017 - 04:48
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PELHAM, NY -- The Paraguayan Harp is the national instrument of Paraguay. From 1:30-2:15pm, South American harpist, Nicolas Carter, will weave his outstanding harp music with storytelling in a musical journey through the various cultures of Latin America. Following the workshop from 2:30-3:30pm, we continue our theme of the “stringed arts” in a hands-on basic weaving workshop. Participants will learn the basics of weaving on a cardboard loom and can take home their handmade creations! Free and open to the public.

Free Paraguayan Harp and Folk Music Event!

Former Webster School PTA President Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny, Sentenced to up to 3 Years in Prison

July 12, 2017 - 11:19

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Former Webster Elementary School PTA President and Treasurer Rosemary Salvatore, 51, of 14 Whitestone Place, New Rochelle was sentenced on January 19, 2017, in Westchester County Court, in front of Judge Schwartz, Rosemary Salvatore was sentenced as a second felony offender to 1 1/2  to 3 years in state prison, and an order of protection was issued for the victim.  Salvatore had previously made full restitution of $29,633.25 to the victim.

Salvatore is currently in custody at the Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, NY.

Rosemary Salvatore

Public Comment Invited About Brownfield Cleanup Program Application for Site on 381-383 Huguenot in New Rochelle

July 10, 2017 - 21:05

ALBANY, NY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has received a Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) application from 381-383 Huguenot LLC for a site known as The Huguenot, Site ID #C360157. This site is located in the City of New Rochelle, within the County of Westchester, and is located at 381-393 Huguenot Street.

381-381 Huguenot Street in New Rochelle

Peter Thomas Hilser Obituary

July 08, 2017 - 04:47

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Pete was born in New Rochelle, NY to Edwin and Eleanor Hilser, the twelfth of their fourteen children.  Throughout his life, his siblings, particularly his four brothers, remained his closest confidantes, supporters and golfing buddies. Tales of their childhood antics were legendary, causing one nephew to note, “It is a wonder they all lived to adulthood.”

AnnaLou (Barrett) Sheehan Obituary

July 08, 2017 - 04:42

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- AnnaLou Sheehan nee (Barrett) of New Rochelle formerly of Yonkers died on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at age 84. Born on October 24, 1931 to James M. and Gladys (Jones) Barrett in Yonkers where she was raised and attended local schools. Mrs. Sheehan worked as a switchboard operator at St. Joseph's Medical Center for over thirty years retiring in 1996. On June 21, 1951 she married Joseph Sheehan; he died in 1987.

Julius "Jay" Miller Obituary

July 08, 2017 - 04:40

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Julius Jay Miller passed away at home in the early morning of October 24th. He is survived by his wife, Alvia, daughters Vicky, Meredith, and Sarah, son-in-laws Lance, Bruce, and Aaron, and his grandchildren Mallory, Jordan, Dillan, and Ethan, all of whom brought him tremendous joy.He had a long and satisfying career for 40 years as a Television Director for NBC, where he spearheaded one of the first interview news programs, Live at 5. One of his favorite projects was working on the Thanksgiving Day Parade where he directed the remote talent.

James A. Telesco Obituary