Residency Verification Schedule Announced

October 06, 2018 - 15:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As the districtwide residency verification initiative moves forward, families of Albert Leonard Middle School students will soon receive letters suggesting times when they can come to the school to complete the process. The schedule is as follows:


Albert Leonard Middle School: Oct. 1 - Oct. 30

Isaac E. Young Middle School: Nov. 1 - Dec. 4

Davis Elementary School: Dec. 6 - Dec. 21

Ward Elementary School: Jan. 2 - Jan. 25

Trinity Elementary School: Jan. 28 - Feb. 14

Jefferson Elementary School: Feb. 25 - March 7

City School District of New Rochelle

ALMS Artist Named Finalist in Countywide Mural Competition

October 06, 2018 - 15:35

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Emma Farley, an Albert Leonard Middle School artist and eighth-grader, was the only middle schooler of four finalists in the "Colors of Music" Student Mural Contest held by the Music Conservatory of Westchester.

The contest, which was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, accepted numerous entries by middle school and high school students from around the county. Farley's submission was a vibrantly colored depiction of traditional and contemporary musical styles from around the globe.

Emma Farley

FUSE Hands Out 13,000 Books to Students

October 06, 2018 - 15:26

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- It was a book lovers' dream come true.

Stacks of novels, picture books and more rising from tables and the gymnasium floor, all for free.

That was the scene in the Trinity Elementary School last Saturday when members of the New Rochelle Federation of United School Employees (FUSE) handed out 13,000 books. Students from throughout the City School District of New Rochelle were welcome to take as many volumes as they wanted.

FUSE Hands Out 13,000 Books to Students

Board Fields Questions at First Town Hall Meeting

October 06, 2018 - 15:21

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Board of Education, with help from administrators, fielded questions about everything from school security and academics to the conditions of sidewalks near schools in the Board's first Town Hall meeting on Thursday evening.

Billed as the Back to School Kickoff, the meeting was the first in what will become a series of sessions offering community members the opportunity to address Board members directly about any concerns they may have. It was held in the Whitney M. Young Jr. Auditorium of New Rochelle High School.

Board of Education President Jeffrey Hastie addresses the community members at the Town Hall meeting.

Schools to Open Late on October 1 for Procedure Test

October 06, 2018 - 15:13

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- City School District of New Rochelle schools will open late for students on Monday, Oct. 1, as a test run of procedures that may be employed during inclement weather and other situations. Dismissals will be at the usual times. Lunch will be served in all schools.

Faculty and staff members will report to schools at the usual times for professional development.

City School District of New Rochelle

Fall Leaf Collection Begins October 9 & Yard Waste Collection Ends Oct. 26

October 06, 2018 - 14:53

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection will begin on Tuesday, October 9 and conclude at the end of December. All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 lbs. for collection. Remember, loose leaves will not be picked up. Yard Waste Collection will continue until October 26 but must be placed separately from leaves at curbside.

Bags and containers can be placed at the curb anytime but must be placed at curb by 7AM on the following days for pickup:

city of new rochelle

New Rochelle Open - Boys & Girls (ages 12-14)

October 06, 2018 - 14:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Open

Saturday, October 13th 

Boys and Girls 12 - 14

USTA Sanctioned Tournament

Level 2 $38 req free


Sunday, October 14th

Women's Doubles 10 - 12

Men's Doubles 12 -2 PM

Mixed Doubles 2 - 4 PM

$50 req. free per team


Pinebrook Tennis Center

2 Albert Leonard Place,

New Rochelle, NY 10804

New Rochelle Open - Boys & Girls (ages 12-14)

National Fire Prevention Week in New Rochelle

October 06, 2018 - 14:29

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign (Oct 7-13), Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere™, which works to educate the public about basic but essential ways to quickly and safely escape a home fire.

National Fire Prevention Week in New Rochelle

Public Comment Invited About Proposed Cleanup of Contamination at Brownfield Site on Huguenot St., New Rochelle

October 06, 2018 - 14:22

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The following link opens a fact sheet that invites the public to comment on a proposed remedy to address contamination related to The Huguenot Site #C360157 (New Rochelle, Westchester Co.) within New York's Brownfield Cleanup Program:

NYSDEC is accepting public comments about the proposal through November 17, 2018. Please see fact sheet for details.

Public Comment Invited About Proposed Cleanup of Contamination at Brownfield Site on Huguenot St., New Rochelle

The Picture House of Horror Movie Making Workshop at The Picture House Regional Film Center

October 06, 2018 - 14:15

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Have an emerging filmmaker at home waiting to unleash their inner Hitchcock or Kubrick? The Picture House of Horror Movie Making Workshop at The Picture House Regional Film Center will get them off the screen and in front of the camera to learn how to make an original scary movie from professional filmmakers in just two short workshops taking place Saturday, October 13 and Saturday, October 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.