Pumpkin Patch 2017

October 20, 2017 - 06:00

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Amy's Greenhouse at the Henry Barnard Early Childhood Center became a pumpkin patch filled with color, treats and Halloween costumes on Saturday. Attendees enjoyed donuts and apples. Children hand-painted pumpkins and marched in a colorful costume parade.

Check out some photos of the event, but don't stop here. Find plenty more scenes from this and other events here:

Giving the phrase "fall colors" new meaning!

The Albert Leonard Middle School Music Department Raise Funds with a Karaoke Night in the School Auditorium

October 20, 2017 - 05:20

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Albert Leonard Middle School music department wanted to raise funds to attend a spring music festival, and they had fun doing it - with a karaoke night in the school auditorium.

The festival, Music in the Parks, will be at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey in May.


Sixth-grader Basil Mathai showing he's got the moves to "Watch Me."

Latimer Fails to Turn Over Mobile Phone Records Following Two-Car Crash in New Rochelle While Supporting Invasive Senate Bill Meant to Address Distracted Driving

October 18, 2017 - 17:32

NEW ROCHELLE, NY --  State Senator George Latimer is co-sponsoring legislation in the New York State Senate that would allow police officers to mandatorily check the mobile phones of any participant in a traffic collision to determine if they were texting or talking right before the accident.

George Latimer Promoting Insurance Industry Campaign Against Distracted Driving

New York State Senator George Latimer in Serious Undisclosed Car Crash Over the Summer, 2 Injured

October 16, 2017 - 17:36

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New York State Senator George Latimer, the Democratic Party Nominee for Westchester County Executive, was involved in a serious, previously undisclosed car crash in New Rochelle over the summer in the midst of his Primary Campaign against County Legislator Ken Jenkins.

Latimer was not driving his own vehicle. The Jeep was registered to Andrew G. Genna, 56, of White Plains, NY. New York State Senate Records list Genna as Director of Community Outreach for George Latimer.

Vehicle Driven by New York State Senator George Latimer Crashed Through this Fence on Wilmot Road

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson Visited William B. Ward Elementary School

October 15, 2017 - 11:30

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson visited William B. Ward Elementary School to help students their with their readathon.

In two fourth-grade classes, he read the book "Mr. Ferris and his Wheel," by Kathryn Gibbs Davis, about American invengot George Ferris and the iconic amusement park attraction that bares his name.


New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson Visited William B. Ward Elementary School

The Book Fairy Visited Jefferson Elementary School

October 15, 2017 - 11:18

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Book Fairy (sometimes known as Ms. Vessecchia), visited Jefferson Elementary School students this week as part of the school's month-long readathon. The students have set the goal of reading for 1,000,000 minutes in October, and the Book Fairy, along with other teachers and parent volunteers, were there to add encouragement.


The Book Fairy Visited Jefferson Elementary School

New Rochelle Eyes Playoffs After Fifth Straight Shutout

October 15, 2017 - 10:51

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Saturday wasn't the first time Jonathan Saddler had heard the message and Monday won't be the first time he heeds it. Still, when New Rochelle coach Lou DiRienzo spoke in the postgame huddle, his words were met with clear eyes and nodding heads.

The regular season was nice, but, to the Huguenots, the games yet to be played are what really counts.

 First day of high school football practice at New Rochelle High School Aug. 14, 2017, which is the defending Section 1 Class AA champions. (Photo: Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal New)