September 2018

Sunday Cinema Returns to TPH with Powerful Documentary the Long Shadow

September 22, 2018 - 13:46
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PELHAM, NY -- Sunday Cinema at The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) returns on Sunday, September 23rd at 8:00 p.m. with a screening of the powerful new documentary The Long Shadow. Sunday Cinema at TPH features important and timely, yet less-recognized films—the type often reserved for the theater’s 14-seat Screening Room— each Sunday in the Main Hall at 8:00 p.m.

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City Manager Strome Appoints Andrew Sandor to Fire Chief

September 22, 2018 - 13:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- City Manager Charles B. Strome III announced the appointment of Andrew Sandor to Chief of the New Rochelle Fire Department. Sandor assumed the position on September 1. Sandor served as Interim Fire Chief since Lou DiMeglio who retired on June 29, 2018 after 45 years of distinguished service.

City Manager Strome Appoints Andrew Sandor to Fire Chief

Eastbound Span Opens This Weekend

September 22, 2018 - 13:29

NEW YORK, NY -- Operations to shift Westchester-bound traffic on the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge to the crossing’s new eastbound span will begin at approximately 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, weather permitting. Motorists traveling on the southbound/eastbound New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) should plan for multiple lane closures and brief traffic stoppages so workers can reconfigure the landings and stripe the lanes at both ends of the new 3.1-mile span during the overnight operation. There will be no lane closures in the Rockland-bound direction.


President & CEO Susan Fox Appointed to AHA Board of Trustees; Named One of 2018 Crain’s Notable Women in Healthcare

September 22, 2018 - 13:09

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Susan Fox, President and CEO of White Plains Hospital, has been appointed to the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Board of Trustees, where she will represent the needs of the region on the increasingly important national healthcare stage, beginning in 2019.

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Demand for Power Reaches New 2018 High

September 22, 2018 - 13:05

NEW YORK, NY -- Con Edison customers have set a new high for the year for demand for power. 

The company provided 12,766 megawatts of electricity at 5 p.m. today to customers in New York City and Westchester County, N.Y. Before today, the high for the year was 12,635 megawatts at 5 p.m. on Aug. 29. The all-time record of 13,322 megawatts was set at 5 p.m. on July 19, 2013.

Con Edison urges customers to conserve energy and save money by using energy wisely during hot spells. Customers can lower their bills by using air conditioning and other appliances efficiently.


On Grandparents Day, A.G. Underwood Issues Warning About Scam Targeting Grandparents

September 22, 2018 - 12:34

NEW YORK, NY -- To mark National Grandparents Day, Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today issued an alert to New Yorkers about the “Grandparent Scam,” a common phone scam that targets senior citizens with calls from fraudsters that pose as a grandchild of the victim. Attorney General Underwood also shared a public service announcement that explains how the scam works and offers tips on how to avoid becoming a victim. 

On Grandparents Day, A.G. Underwood Issues Warning About Scam Targeting Grandparents

September is National Preparedness Month

September 22, 2018 - 12:14

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- September is National Preparedness Month, serving as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit.

The City of New Rochelle sends emergency alerts through our New Ro Alert messaging system. Through the portal, users can customize their preferred message delivery options such as text, email and/or phone calls to multiple phone numbers, including office and cell.

September is National Preparedness Month

Four Healthcare Leaders to be Honored by United Hebrew of New Rochelle at its 99th Anniversary Gala Celebration

September 22, 2018 - 11:12
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Nonprofit organizations rely heavily on contributions from individuals, government, and business in order to provide the services and support those in need require. To thank four individuals who have helped United Hebrew of New Rochelle emerge as a leading and respected provider of senior care, United Hebrew will honor four healthcare leaders at its 99th anniversary gala on October 4.

Linda Elizaitis; Daniel Reingold; Donald Duberstein; Scott Amrhein

Bid Family Days and Fall Festivals at Farmers Market

September 22, 2018 - 10:56

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Through October, the festive Grand Market in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green will continue providing a bounty of fresh, local produce, artisanal foods and crafts, and family fun each Saturday, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. On October 6th, a Vegan Food event will take place all day, with samples and recipes for everyone to enjoy. From 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Juggles the Magical Clown will perform hilarious tricks and juggling for the younger set. For grown-ups, the Barndog Band takes “the stage” from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. 

Bid Family Days and Fall Festivals at Farmers Market