July 2017

Iona Men’s Basketball and St. John’s to Face at 2017 MSG Holiday Festival

July 02, 2017 - 12:58

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College men's basketball team returns to the World's Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden this upcoming season at the 2017 MSG Holiday Festival on Sunday, December 17. The Gaels are set to take on New York Metropolitan area challenger St. John's in one end of a doubleheader at the event.

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“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Extravaganza Features Grucci Fireworks

July 02, 2017 - 12:39

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- This July 4th, cap off your holiday evening with a viewing of the grand fireworks display at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced and sponsored by the famous Grucci family, the City of New Rochelle’s annual “Spark the Sound” extravaganza will start at 9:30 p.m., rain or shine. Optimum viewing locations include Hudson and Five Islands Parks and waterfront restaurants.


“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Extravaganza Features Grucci Fireworks

The City of New Rochelle Chooses Developer for 45 Harrison Street

July 02, 2017 - 12:23

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- At its June 20 meeting, the New Rochelle City Council unanimously selected MacQuesten Development, LLC as the winning bidder to reimagine a City-owned property at 45 Harrison Street, the current site of New Rochelle Fire Station #1.

MacQuesten’s proposed $110 million, 27-story mixed-use building, which was recommended by the City’s Department of Development, includes  282 residential units, approximately 9,500 square feet of retail, a four-story parking garage and an option for nearly 50,000 square feet of office space.

The City of New Rochelle Chooses Developer for 45 Harrison Street

Astorino Seeks Senior Hall of Fame Nominations

July 02, 2017 - 11:36

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Do you know a senior who is making a positive difference in Westchester County through his or her professional life, volunteer work or both?  If so, Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino invites you to submit a nomination to the Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Fame, now in its 35th year.

Astorino Encourages Donations to Westchester's "Backpacks to School"

07/13 Advance Screening of Amnesia Plus Q&A with Director Barbet Schroeder at the Picture House Regional Film Center 07:30 PM

July 02, 2017 - 11:27

PELHAM, NY -- On Thursday, July 13th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will host an advance screening of Amnesia (1 hr., 36 mins.), followed by a discussion with the critically-acclaimed director, Barbet Schroeder led by TPH’s critic-in-residence Marshall Fine. Amnesia was selected to screen in the Special Screenings section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and opens in New York on Friday, July 21st.

10/13 Coming Through the Rye Advance Screening 7:30 PM

All I See is Red

July 02, 2017 - 11:00
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- All I see is red

A themed exhibit curated by Lisa Post

July 1, 2017 - July 29, 2017

Opening Reception: July 1,2017, 1-3 PM

Free Admission - Light refreshments will be served

Ground Floor Coworking Gallery

547 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801

(A portion of any art sale proceeds will be donated to the American Diabetes Association)

All I See is Red

New Rochelle Celebrates Bastille Day July 14

July 02, 2017 - 10:46

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In celebration of New Rochelle's founding by French Huguenots 329 years ago, the New Rochelle Sister City Committee will present a Bastille Day ceremony on Friday, July 14 at 10 AM. The event will take place in front of City Hall. This French national holiday, recalling the storming of the king’s political prison, recognizes the French Revolution as a result of the lessons learned in the American Revolution and ideas in our Declaration of Independence.

New Rochelle Celebrates Bastille Day July 14

Six Iona Preparatory Students Compete in National Speech & Debate Tournament in Alabama

July 02, 2017 - 09:53

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Following up on their success at the state level, six students from Iona Preparatory competed in the National Speech & Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Ala., all last week, with three nearly breaking into octo-finals in their primary categories and two advancing in supplemental categories. Additionally, Class of 1998 alumnus C. Ryan Joyce of Phoenix Country Day School was named the 2017 Middle School Coach of the Year.

New York State Original Oratory Champion Noah Darden (center), along with state extemporaneous speaking semi-finalist Jacob Cannon (left) and state student congress semi-finalist Timothy Brisson (right)

Cluess Adds Assistant Coach Tim Maloney to Men's Basketball Staff

July 02, 2017 - 09:24

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Iona College men's basketball head coach Tim Cluess added Tim Maloney as an assistant coach to the Gaels' for this upcoming 2017-18 season. Maloney joins the Maroon & Gold after spending eight seasons with Scott Drew's staff at Baylor University as director of basketball operations.

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