The Pay it Forward Club at Albert Leonard Middle School Took Part in International Coastal Cleanup Day

October 05, 2017 - 09:44

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Pay it Forward Club at Albert Leonard Middle School took part in International Coastal Cleanup Day held on Saturday, September 16 by combing Five Islands Park for litter and debris. Thanks to the students, teacher Sara Yeterian and parent helpers, about 20 bags of bottles, cigarette butts, snarled fishing line and other debris were taken from the gem of a park jutting into Echo Bay.

The Pay it Forward Club at Albert Leonard Middle School took part in International Coastal Cleanup DayThe Pay it Forward Club at Albert Leonard Middle School took part in International Coastal Cleanup Day

The 3rd World of Fazzino

October 05, 2017 - 09:31

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Museum of Arts and Culture at NRHS presents The 3rd World of Fazzino from October 16th to November 30th during regular school hours (8:00 am to 3:00 pm).

The Special Hours will be on dates:

Opening night reception with Charles Fazzino

Wednesday, October 25th from 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Saturday, November 4th from 11 am to 1 pm

Monday, November 6th from 3:30 pm to 6 pm

The 3rd World of Fazzino

New Rochelle Football Players Deliver Meals On Wheels

October 05, 2017 - 08:53

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In the spirit of doing good on September 11, members of the New Rochelle High School Varsity football team spent a Sunday brightening the day of some of their neighbors in need.

While many spent their days watching college and NFL football, players from the varsity football team took the time to deliver food as part of the “Meals on Wheels” program at the Schaffer Helen and Michael Extended Care Center in New Rochelle.

Players from the New Rochelle Varsity football team delivering meals to patients at Montefiore Hospital. Photo Credit: Contributed

Second grader Lilia Hafid Took the Charge of William B. Ward Elementary School for a Day

October 05, 2017 - 08:16

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Second grader Lilia Hafid took the helm of William B. Ward Elementary School recently when she became Principal for a Day. Having won a drawing for the honor, she greeted students, made announcements, visited classrooms, went over the plan for the day, sent emails and worked the phones.

Lilia Hafid with Franco Miele (who is principal on all other days.)

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.