October 2017

GETTING RESULTS: Former New Rochelle Schools Director, Aramark Consultant John Gallagher Pleads Guilty To Corruption

October 10, 2017 - 21:29

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- John Gallagher, the former Director of Environmental Services for the City School District of New Rochelle, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Karas in White Plains federal court to bribery in connection with a scheme to solicit bribes from an outside contractor to channel school district business to the contractor’s company. The guilty plea was accounted by Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. 

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

Two Alarm Fire Rips Through Multi-Family Home in New Rochelle, 1 Firefighter Injured

October 10, 2017 - 16:40

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Firefighters called a second alarm immediately upon arriving at a structure fire at 48 4th Street in New Rochelle’s West End.

The building owner pulled up to his house shortly after 9:30 a.m. with his wife and daughter in his car to find the first and second floor on fire. No one was in the home at the time.

The fire was declared under control 45 minutes later, said Deputy Chief Scott Bradley.

One firefighter suffered a wrist injury, said Bradley.

10/14 Private Screening of "Marshall" 11 AM

October 10, 2017 - 11:11

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Join My Brother's Keeper New Rochelle for a private screening of "Marshall"(with a post-film discussion) at 11 a.m. this Saturday in Regal Cinemas New Roc 18 IMAX & RPX. The movie tells the story of the early years of Thurgood Marshall, who became the first African-American justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

The discussion after the movie will be led by MBK New Rochelle Co-Chair Jared Rice, a New Rochelle City Councilman, with guests Family Court Judge Kathie Davidson and civil rights attorney William Wagstaff III.


Private Screening of "Marshall"

Stabbing Incident in Department Store Parking Garage in New Rochelle

October 08, 2017 - 02:46

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A person was stabbed in the head and chest on Saturday evening at about 8 p.m. in what police are describing as a robbery on the first floor of the parking garage about a 100 feet away from the entrance to the outsMarshall's Department Store on Potter Avenue in New Rochelle.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Center. There was no word on the medical condition of the victim.

The suspect, described as a male/black fled to an exit on the far side of the parking garage near where stairs lead out towards the Potter Avenue Bridge.

10/28 Celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead at Pelham Art Center! 01:30 PM

October 06, 2017 - 03:16

PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center’s Folk Arts Series presents the annual celebration of Mexican Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos). Come join in this festive Mexican tradition in which passed loved ones are remembered with joy and celebration. Renowned artist Zafiro Romero-Acevedo returns to the Pelham Art Center to share the history of one of Mexico's richest traditions. 

Celebrate Mexican Day of the Dead at Pelham Art Center!

Monroe Men’s Rugby Takes First Defeat in Tough Matchup at Vassar

October 06, 2017 - 03:02

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College men's rugby team shouldered its first loss of the 2017 campaign on Friday at Vassar College by a score of 30-20.

Vassar took an early 3-0 lead after a penalty at the Mustangs' 22-meter line. Monroe responded with a try by Nedeck Adams, who powered through the Vassar defense. Vassar came back with two well-worked tries of their own.

Monroe Men’s Rugby Takes First Defeat in Tough Matchup at Vassar

No. 17 Monroe Women’s Cross Country Claims Second at Ted Owen Invitational

October 06, 2017 - 02:45

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Three Mustangs claimed spots in the Top 10 to help lead the No. 17-ranked Monroe College women's cross country team to a second-place finish in Saturday's Ted Owen Invitational, hosted by Central Connecticut State University.

Freshman Claudrice McKoy continued her strong rookie campaign, finishing second out of 31 non-Division I (NCAA) runners with a time of 19:42.10. Sophomore Dawnel Collymore was close behind, taking fourth after finishing in 20:33.60. Lethabo Seema earned a seventh-place finish after clocking in at 21:05.90.

No. 17 Monroe Women’s Cross Country Claims Second at Ted Owen Invitational