September 2017

Eclipse 2017 from New Rochelle High School

September 03, 2017 - 08:50

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- By the hundreds, they came to McKenna Field at New Rochelle High School this afternoon to get a look at Eclipse 2017.

The total eclipse was far to the south, but that didn't stop New Rochelle residents from answering the school's invitation to gather on the field to see what they could see of it from here. They came with cardboard-and-plastic eclipse glasses and other devices for witnessing the event.


Eclipse 2017 from New Rochelle High School

New Rochelle Schools New Staff Orientation

September 03, 2017 - 08:46

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- More than 50 educators new to the City School District of New Rochelle, gathered at the New Rochelle High School for orientation this morning.

Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne welcomed the additions to the district's faculty and staff and congratulated them on succeeding in an interview process that was "both competitive and rigorous."

“It is that way because we want to give the children of New Rochelle the best -- and that’s what we believe we have before us here today,” Dr. Osborne told them.


New Rochelle Schools New Staff Orientation

New Rochelle Tops Lohud's Preseason Rankings

September 03, 2017 - 08:43

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Preseason lohud football rankings

1. New Rochelle: The Huguenots are fast, physical and experienced. They may be so good they find their best competition from one another at practice. The senior class is loaded and junior Khairi Manns could be a breakout star. Next up: vs. Mamaroneck, Sat., 1:30 p.m.

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Mary Neborak Obituary

September 03, 2017 - 08:25

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Mary Elizabeth Neborak (nee Sprenkle), 85, a longtime former resident of Poughkeepsie, NY, peacefully passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2107 at Willow Towers in New Rochelle, NY.

Born on November 19, 1931 in York, PA, she was the eldest of two children of the late D. Elton and Naomi Frey Sprenkle. She was a 1949 graduate and valedictorian of Wrightsville High School and a 1953 graduate of Ursinus College where she met her loving husband, Michael Neborak, whom she married August 20, 1955. They raised two children, Michael Kent and Connie.


Vito DeNardo Obituary

September 03, 2017 - 07:38

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Vito DeNardo, a resident of Deerfield beach and former longtime New Rochelle resident, passed away on December 23, 2016. He was 85.

Vito was born on September 6, 1931 in Dobbs Ferry, NY to the late Nicola and Stella DeNardo.

Vito worked for over 20 years at NBC, before purchasing Palmer Point Marina in Cos Cob, CT with his wife, the former Jane Ellen MacDonald. Jane, who was Vito's high school sweetheart ran the successful Marina alongside Vito, expanding their many friends and business associates for many years until Jane's death in 1993.


Astorino Announces Blood Drive as Part of “9/11 Day: Serve + Remember”

September 03, 2017 - 07:16

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that Westchester County will once again host a blood drive with the New York Blood Center as part of the county’s “9/11 Day: Serve + Remember” activities. The drive – open to all county employees and members of the public – will take place on Monday, September 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Westchester County Center, 198 Central Park Ave., White Plains.

Registration Now Open for “9/11 Day: Serve + Remember” Volunteer Projects

State Labor Department Releases Preliminary July 2017 Area Unemployment Rates

September 03, 2017 - 07:07

NEW YORK, NY -- The New York State Department of Labor today released preliminary local area unemployment rates for July 2017. Rates are calculated using methods prescribed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State’s area unemployment rates rely in part on the results of the Current Population Survey, which contacts approximately 3,100 households in New York State each month.

Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.7% in May, Lowest Level Since August 2007

Fall for Creative Classes and Workshops!

September 03, 2017 - 06:31
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PELHAM, NY -- Fall is for fresh, creative beginnings – and Pelham Art Center can satisfy that artistic itch with an exciting variety of inspirational classes and workshops for all ages and abilities, from Pre-K to Seniors.

Take note, Early Birders! Registration is now open and early birds get $25 off per class through Sept 1st. From beginner to experienced artist, we have an extensive offering of opportunities for imaginative expression. And for time-pressed lovers of art, the Art Center features 1-2 session workshops in a variety of media.

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Westchester Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

September 03, 2017 - 06:17

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced today that an Emmy award-winning sports broadcaster and two professional sports draftees were among the new members of the Westchester Sports Hall of Fame, which honors outstanding men and women in the field of professional and amateur sports.