July 2017

GETTING RESULTS: Talk of the Sound Exclusive on Mail in Dumpster at New Rochelle Post Office Generates Media Coverage, Federal Investigation and Congressional Action

July 29, 2017 - 15:07

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The response to our exclusive report on mail thrown in a  dumpster behind the New Rochelle Post Office has generated a firestorm.

In publishing the original story, we contacted the United States Postal Inspection Service, a federal law enforcement agency to make them aware of the improperly discarded mail. The matter was referred to the Office of Inspector General of the United States Postal Inspection Service which immediately began an investigation.

DOJ Turns Over 20,000 Records in Gallagher Corruption Case

July 28, 2017 - 19:17

WHITE PLAINS, NY — John Gallagher, the former Facilities Director for the City School District of New Rochelle, was back in White Plains Federal Court Thursday for a status conference to update Judge Kenneth M. Karas on what has taken place since Gallagher was last in court of May 24th.

Gallagher is charged with bribery and faces up to 10 years in federal prison.

John Gallagher Leaves U.S Courthouse in White Plains, NY

Edward M. Quinn Obituary

July 28, 2017 - 10:31

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Edward was born on March 4, 1937 and passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016.

Edward was a resident of New Rochelle, New York at the time of passing.

Eddie served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

Edward was married to Stephanie.

Friends and family will be received on Monday November 21 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Lloyd Maxcy Sons Funeral Home New Rochelle New York. Funeral service will be held at 10 am on Tuesday November 22 at Church of the Holy Family New Rochelle New York. Interment to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery. Current Obituaries.

Cynthia Louise Thompson Obituary

July 28, 2017 - 09:24

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Cynthia Louise Thompson of New Rochelle, NY passed away at home on November 17th. She was 84 years old. Born in Green Island, Jamaica, WI to Lillian and Sammy Register, Cynthia was one of fourteen children. At an early age, Cynthia left her home for the United States and settled in Florida. Her love of family and children led her to become a nanny, caring for children. Cynthia would eventually move north to New York and continue her work in childcare adding housekeeping to her resume. 

James A. Telesco Obituary

Scarpino and Astorino Partner in Effort to Stem Tide of Opioid Overdoses in Westchester

July 28, 2017 - 09:04

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. and County Executive

Robert P. Astorino today announced the formation of a joint Task Force to address the 

region’s growing heroin and opioid epidemic.

Scarpino and Astorino said members of the County Department of Public Safety would serve 

Scarpino and Astorino Partner in Effort to Stem Tide of Opioid Overdoses in Westchester

Fred Tavano Obituary

July 28, 2017 - 06:31

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Fred was born on July 20, 1934 and passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016.

Fred was a resident of New Rochelle, New York at the time of passing.

He served in the Army during the Korean War.

Visiting will be Tuesday 2-4 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy Sons Beauchamp Chapel 16 Shea Pl New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday 9:30 am at Holy Name Church. Entombment will follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.