Four Ursuline Seniors Named National Merit Scholars

October 05, 2017 - 06:39

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Principal Carol Killebrew proudly announced that Sarah Ahn has been named a Semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition based on her outstanding PSAT/NMSQT scores.

Semifinalists represent fewer than 1% of U.S. high school seniors and include the highest scoring entrants in each state. They now have the opportunity to compete for National Merit Scholarships.

Four Ursuline Seniors Named National Merit Scholars

10/09 Free Columbus Day Chess in the Park Event will Honor Local Educator 1 PM

October 05, 2017 - 06:03

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Chess enthusiasts of all ages and abilities are invited to join instructors and students from the National Scholastic Chess Foundation for Chess in the Park being held Monday, October 9 from 1 to 4 pm at the Ruby Dee Park at 1 Library Plaza in New Rochelle.

Sunil Weeramantry, Executive Director of the National Scholastic Chess Foundation, delivers a lecture as part of Chess in the Park being held on Columbus Day at the New Rochelle Library. The free event includes open play for all ages and abilities, a simu

Enough is Enough: Time to Enforce School Board’s Closed Campus Policy at New Rochelle High School - Part I

October 03, 2017 - 21:32

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As I was walking my dog around the lakes in Huguenot Park last Wednesday at about ten-thirty in the morning, I was verbally accosted and then menaced by “Angel”, a New Rochelle High School student. I reported the incident to officials at the school. When they declined to take action, I called the police to make a report. By the time police arrived, the group of students which included Angel had left. The school did not send a security guard to the scene.

New Rochelle High School Principal Reggie Richardson Greeting Students as they return to campus during middle of school day

New Rochelle Senior Building Inspector Demoted For Falsifying Inspection Report to Cover for Mother-in-Law

October 03, 2017 - 18:15

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A building inspector in New Rochelle has his mother-in-law to thank for a demotion and 10 grand pay cut.

Joseph Guglielmo was demoted from Senior Building Inspector to Code Enforcement Officer by the City of New Rochelle, with a corresponding reduction in pay of just over $10,000 a year (from $103,976.08 to $93,259.92, based on pay records obtained under a Freedom of Information request). The demotion occurred in August 2017 but was based on a 2012 inspection which recently came to light after City officials received anonymous complaints.

As Latimer’s Financial Woes Mount, History of Unpaid Taxes and Consumer Debt Lawsuits Threaten to Derail Campaign before Leaving Station

October 03, 2017 - 17:37

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — George Latimer is learning the hard way that karma can be a cruel mistress when you judge others with the same measure used to measure you.

In 2014, Latimer’s spokesman in the Senate, Mike Murphy, had this to say about Latimer opponent Joe Dillon on Oct. 8, 2014:

George Latimer (image from campaign video)

Mystery of Missing New Rochelle Middle School Students Continues — 335 Isaac Young Students Unaccounted for in Test Data

October 03, 2017 - 15:29

NEW ROCHELLE, NY —Test data obtained from the City School District of New Rochelle under a Freedom of Information request, states that out of 1,222 Isaac Young students 555 students took the 2017 ELA Exam and that 513 students took the 2017 Math Exam. The New York State Report Card states that 555 students took the 2017 ELA Exam but that only 178 students took the 2017 Math Exam (see previous article).

10/04 New Rochelle Fire Department Demonstrates Automatic CPR Devices 10:30 AM

October 03, 2017 - 06:07

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Fire Department last week installed Automatic CPR devices, enabling them to deliver uninterrupted lifesaving circulation to patients in cardiac distress. Since their rollout, they have been placed in action four times.

A demonstration will be held at Fire Headquarters, 90 Beaufort Place on Wednesday, October 4 at 10:30 AM.

New Rochelle Fire Department Demonstrates Automatic CPR Devices