June 2018

Voters Approve 2018-2019 proposed budget for City School District of New Rochelle

June 20, 2018 - 08:45

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Residents today approved the City School District of New Rochelle’s proposed $270,381,160 budget for the 2018-2019 school year that stays within the state tax cap. The plan preserves programming and includes funds for several positions and safety measures.

The vote was 1,757-1,004. The results remain unofficial pending the counting of affidavit ballots.

New Rochelle High School Suffers Another Blow as High School Junior Takes Her Own Life

June 19, 2018 - 14:51

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A junior at New Rochelle High School has died, according to an email from the City School District of New Rochelle.

In a joint statement from Schools Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne and New Rochelle High School Principal Reggie Richardson, the two school leaders announced that a New Rochelle High School junior took her own life.

“Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the student,” said Osborne.


Francisco Justo Selected by St. Louis Cardinals in 2018 MLB Draft

June 17, 2018 - 00:57

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Freshman right-handed pitcher Francisco Justo (Bronx, N.Y. / James Monroe HS) of the 2018 NJCAA Div. I Eastern District Champion Monroe College baseball team has been selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Justo was the 363rd overall pick of the draft, going in the 12th round.

Francisco Justo Selected by St. Louis Cardinals in 2018 MLB Draft

06/23 Library Invites Children and Adults to Join in Summer Reading 11 AM

June 16, 2018 - 17:51

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Musicians on stilts, giant bubbles, games and crafts are all part of the fun scheduled for the New Rochelle Public Library’s Summer Reading Kick-off event on Saturday, June 23rd, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. “Libraries Rock” is the theme of the 2018 Summer Reading Game, and NRPL will be celebrating   “reading rock stars” to help inspire children to soak-up a summer of reading pleasure. 

Library Invites Children and Adults to Join in Summer Reading

Yonkers Felon Pleads Guilty to Robbing Women at Mount Vernon Train Station

June 16, 2018 - 16:42

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Arthur Branch of Yonkers pleaded guilty Wednesday to Attempted Robbery in the Second Degree, a felony, for an incident that occurred Sept. 9, 2016, at a Mount Vernon train station. He faces 25 years to life in state prison and will be sentenced as a persistent violent felony offender. Branch is scheduled to appear for sentencing June 27.


Arthur Branch

06/02 Grand Market, Opening Saturday, Turns Five with New Vendors, Activities 9 AM

June 16, 2018 - 16:03

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Downtown Grand Market is back! Now celebrating its fifth year, downtown’s favorite outdoor event will open this weekend with more family-friendly attractions, activities for adults and children and new vendors along with returning favorites.

Presented by the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (BID), the market kicks off June 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green, along Huguenot Street between Lawton Street and Memorial Highway. It runs the same place and time every Saturday through Oct. 27.

BID Market Family Days Summer 2018

101 Students Inducted into National Honor Society

June 16, 2018 - 13:32

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School inducted 101 students into the National Honor Society earlier this week in a ceremony that highlighted the four standards that are central to a society member: leadership, character, service and scholarship.

The ceremony was held on May 22 in the Whitney M. Young Jr. Auditorium. Each of the inductees received a certificate. Art Faculty member Alexandra Brock was honored at the ceremony.

Here is a list of students inducted into the National Honor Society:

City School District of New Rochelle

Report Building Issues with Tracking System

June 16, 2018 - 13:05

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The system for reporting issues with City School District of New Rochelle school buildings is now easier to find on the District's homepage. Look for the icon of a school building and the words "Report issues with school buildings and facilities" above the "Quick Links" section. Access the District's condition reporting system directly here and also under DISTRICT SERVICES on the Health & Safety page.

City School District of New Rochelle

New Rochelle Police Department Honors Members at Memorial & Awards Ceremony

June 16, 2018 - 11:45

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School seniors Elijah Pomerantz and Randall St. Louis had already been named the class of 2018 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, and had accepted offers from Ivy League schools when they received their latest distinction.

Elijah Pomerantz (left) and Randall St. Louis