NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle hosted the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's volleyball championships on Saturday, November 4 at the Wellness Center. The CNR Blue Angels were regular season champions and entered the tournament as the one seed. CNR defeated Pratt, No. 3 seed, in straight sets to claim the 2017 HVIAC women's volleyball championship.
This win was the fifth-straight HVIAC title for the Blue Angels. The team did not drop a set during the regular season conference play or in the championships.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The women's swim team took on St. Joe's Brooklyn and St. Joe's Long Island on Saturday afternoon at The College of New Rochelle's Wellness Center. It was their first home tri-meet of the season. The women earned a win over St. Joe's Brooklyn by a single point, but fell to St. Joe's Long Island to bring their overall record to 2 - 2.
Sophomore Chloe Wang picked up two victories on the day in the 100yd Breaststroke and the 100 Individual Medley. Wang recorded season best times in both races.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The men's swim team picked up right where it left off, defeating St. Joe's Brooklyn on Saturday, November 4 to remain undefeated on the season and improve their record to 3 - 0. The Blue Angels did so in convincing fashion, winning every event that was contested on the afternoon.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle women's soccer team persevered through their inaugural season. They had some tough battles and circumstances to face in the beginning of the season, but the Blue Angels pulled together and had an outstanding performance for their first year. Captain Maria Alejandra Estupinan (Cali, Colombia) shared her thoughts on the past season by saying, "I am really proud of everyone and how far they have come and for sticking through with the season through all the challenges."
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College men's and women's swimming & diving team hosted Monmouth on Friday afternoon in their final home meet of the fall semester.
The Gaels, swimming their first of two meets in a home-and-away format, came away with a pair of victories. The Iona men rolled to 171-100 win as the women fought hard for a 164-110 victory.
On the men's side, there were 13 individual victories from nine individuals. The Gaels also fought to take both relay races.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College men's basketball team opened the 2017-18 campaign on the right foot, defeating Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) by a score of 94-48 as part of the Monroe College Classic on Friday at the Monroe Athletic Complex.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Dara Joseph, the District's Committee on Special Education (CSE) chairperson, was appointed interim Supervisor of Special Education during the Board of Education's recent meeting.
She is appointed to the current position for the 2017-18 school year only, while the District searches for an Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services and a Director of Special Services.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Whether you call them pancakes, hotcakes, griddlecakes, or flapjacks, be sure to stop by New Rochelle High School on Saturday, Nov. 18 beginning at 8 a.m. for the New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence's annual pancake breakfast, followed by New Rochelle's Thanksgiving Parade.
Join district administrators, principals and Board of Education members for this fun, child-friendly, community-wide event where you can enjoy tasty short stacks of pancakes alongside your neighbors.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- There is widespread speculation that Noam Bramson may become the next Deputy Westchester County Executive in a George Latimer Administration.
Bramson has dismissed the rumors.
"The rumor-mill is demonstrating its usual accuracy," Bramson told Talk of the Sound. "I have had no conversations about and have devoted no thought to this possibility."
While discounting the idea, Bramson's response is not Shermanesque either. And the rumors have only grown louder.