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October 2017

IEYMS Students Take Pledge Against Bullying

October 14, 2017 - 16:43

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The sixth-graders at Isaac E. Young Middle School are learning how to recognize, prevent and take action against bullying. These lessons were summed up succinctly by an observation from student Adrian Mendoza:

"Bullying is the wrong thing to do," the 6th-grader in Barbara Sullivan's class said this week.

"It can cause a lot of problems," added his classmate, Cristian Rodriguez.

Students at IEYMS show their anti-bullying pledge cards.

10/14 Westchester Postal Officials Want to Hear From You 11 AM

October 14, 2017 - 16:36

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester District postal officials are hosting Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 14 at 21 select Post Offices in the area. Postal managers will be in the 21 Post Office lobbies from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. talking to customers, thanking them for their business, and soliciting feedback to help identify areas of opportunity to improve service.

Westchester Postal Officials Want to Hear From You

10/25 The 3D World of Charles Fazzino – Exhibition Opening 06:30 PM

October 14, 2017 - 14:00

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Fund For Excellence Celebrates A Year of Creative Expression

Who: New Rochelle Fund for Excellence and Internationally Renowned 3D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino

What: Opening Reception for “The 3D World of Charles Fazzino” art exhibition

Where: New Rochelle High School: New Rochelle Fund's Museum of Art & Culture 

When: Wednesday, October 25th, 6:30pm

The 3D World of Charles Fazzino – Exhibition Opening

The College of New Rochelle Announces New Partnership with 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds to Provide Tuition Discounts for 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Members

October 14, 2017 - 13:48

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has formed a new partnership with the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds (TEF), a major regional healthcare labor management fund, that will provide tuition discounts to both 1199SEIU members as well as 1199SEIU contributing employers. The discounts will apply for all programs at The College of New Rochelle, including the School of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions.

The College of New Rochelle Announces New Partnership with 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds to Provide Tuition Discounts for 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Members

Comptroller: County Effectively Managing Financial Conditions

October 14, 2017 - 13:21

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County effectively managed its sewer district budget by keeping a close eye on expenses, a recent audit by the New York State Comptroller’s Office shows.

Auditors reviewed consecutive sewer district budgets – the county’s $130.7 million budget in 2015 and its $130.3 million budget in 2016 – and determined the County adopted structurally sound budgets and adequately monitored expenses throughout the year.

Comptroller: County Effectively Managing Financial Conditions

Columbus Chess Teacher Honored with NSCF 2017 Scholastic Service Award

October 14, 2017 - 13:14

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Despite persistent rain and gusty breezes, over 150 children and parents came out for an afternoon of chess on Columbus Day at the New Rochelle Public Library. The event, produced by the National Scholastic Chess Foundation, featured open play for all ages and abilities, and a simultaneous game where NSCF instructor Ricardo Perez Billinghurst, a National Master, prevailed over 20 challengers from New Rochelle Public Schools.

Columbus Chess Teacher Honored with NSCF 2017 Scholastic Service Award

Gilda’s Club Westchester and Newyork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Form Cancer Support Partnership

October 14, 2017 - 13:08

NEW YORK, NY -- NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital and Gilda’s Club Westchester are partnering on a new program that will bring Gilda’s Club Westchester’s widely acclaimed cancer support services to the Bronxville-based hospital.  The partnership will allow patients at NYP Lawrence and the southern Westchester community to participate in the Gilda’s Club Westchester programs, regardless of where they receive their cancer treatments.  The programs are free.

Gilda’s Club Westchester and Newyork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Form Cancer Support Partnership

Astorino Teams Up with Yankees Great Mariano Rivera to Ship Supplies to Puerto Rico

October 14, 2017 - 12:36

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Joined by dozens of volunteers, County Executive Robert P. Astorino today teamed up with Yankees great Mariano Rivera and his wife, Clara Rivera, to deliver a donation of essential supplies that will be shipped by The Mariano Rivera Foundation to aid recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

Westchester’s collection efforts will run at least through November to aid recovery on the island

“One City, Many Flavors!”

October 13, 2017 - 13:37

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Celebrating the flavorful variety of cuisines available in New Rochelle, the second annual FoodFest kicks off Sunday, October 8.  Presented by the City of New Rochelle in partnership with the BID and Chamber of Commerce, participating restaurants will offer their own ideal FoodFest special, from prix fixe menus and discounts to buy one/get one offers, uniquely designed to showcase each restaurant’s food and atmosphere.  

“One City, Many Flavors!”

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