Strong Defensive Performance Lifts Monroe Women’s Basketball over Baltimore City

February 25, 2018 - 07:52

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College women's basketball team turned in a strong defensive effort en route to a 56-46 victory over Baltimore City Community College Thursday evening at the Monroe Athletic Complex. The Mustangs improve to 16-11 with the win, while the Panthers fall to 21-7.

Both defenses looked strong to kick off Thursday's contest, resulting in a 7-6 lead for Monroe past the midway point of the first quarter. Both teams continued trading baskets until the Mustangs closed the period on a 4-0 run, giving them a 15-10 advantage after the first frame.

Strong Defensive Performance Lifts Monroe Women’s Basketball over Baltimore City

New Rochelle LWV Latest Cable TV Program Interviews: State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins on State Issues; Cantor Randall Schloss on Music and Social Change

February 25, 2018 - 07:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The League of Women Voters of New Rochelle presents two new interviews on its cable television program, “City People and Issues”:  State Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins tells her story of the barriers she broke that led to her leadership position and discusses her focus on voting rights, education, gun control and criminal justice. Cantor Randall Schloss of Temple Israel of New Rochelle talks about the powerful role music can have in energizing social change, and he performs some examples.  Ina Aronow is host of both shows.

Daylight Stabbing in Downtown New Rochelle on Friday Afternoon

February 23, 2018 - 20:34

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A person was stabbed in front of 15 Anderson Street in downtown New Rochelle shortly after 2 p.m. this afternoon.

The victim was taken to New Rochelle Montefiore Hospital, according to police. No word on condition.

A suspect, described as a Male/Hispanic wearing a blue hoodie and a Yankee hat, was last seen heading in the direction of North Avenue from Anderson Street.


FBI Seeks Fugitive Wanted in Connection with New Rochelle-Based Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigation

February 23, 2018 - 19:23

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- The FBI Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with an investigation into the Hell’s Angels outlaw motorcycle gang operating New Rochelle, NY.  Agents and US Marshals are searching for Christopher Slightam, who was released on bail after being arrested and charged in February 2017 on federal RICO and narcotics conspiracy charges.  Slightam pleaded guilty and was ordered to surrender to US Marshals in July 2017, but he failed to appear.

 Christopher Slightam

New York Archdiocese to Close Holy Name of Jesus School in New Rochelle; Will Relocate to Holy Family School in Fall 2018

February 23, 2018 - 03:51

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In a letter to parents sent today, the New York Archdiocese has announced plans to shutter Holy Name of Jesus School in New Rochelle at the end of the current term. The school will be relocated to Holy Family Parish, also in New Rochelle,  in September 2018 and take the name of the parish as Holy Family School.

Holy Name is both a victim of its own success and collateral damage from the ceiling collapse at Daniel Webster Elementary School.

New Rochelle School Violence Task Force Delayed Due to Unexpected Volunteer Demand

February 22, 2018 - 18:14

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Dr. Jonathan Brice notified volunteers for the New Rochelle Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth that there will be a delay in-naming members to the Task Force.

Citing a "larger-than-expected number of responses – almost 300 applications," Brice said "it will take longer than expected to carefully review all of the candidates in order to assemble the best Task Force possible."

Second New Rochelle High School Student Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Classmate at Dunkin Donuts

February 21, 2018 - 15:42

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Police yesterday arrested a 15 year-old juvenile related to the Valaree Schwab homicide.  The suspect has been arrested and charged as a juvenile with Hindering Prosecution and Tampering With Physical Evidence. His name was withheld by police due to his age. As a juvenile his case will be adjudicated in Family Court.

Group of 7 New Rochelle High School Students Confront Valaree Schwab Moments Before Fatal Stabbing

New Rochelle High School Secretary Marisol Martell Slapped with 49-Count Felony Corruption Complaint, Stole $35,000

February 20, 2018 - 22:20

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Marisol Martell, 47, of Elmsford, NY was arraigned today on a 49-count felony complaint in New Rochelle City Court on charges related to her theft of money from the New Rochelle School District while working as a school secretary in the Athletic Department Office.