06/15 Opening Reception in Wolfs Lane Park for ModernDance; an installation by Elizabeth Knowles and Bill Thielen 5 PM

June 13, 2018 - 14:22

PELHAM, NY -- Come join us at the park and at the opening reception across the street from the park at Rockwells Restaurant at 105 Wolfs Lane, Pelham, NY 10803.

Natural patterns inspire the work of Elizabeth Knowles and William Thielen. Separately they have created individual bodies of work over the last 25 years. During this time they were engaging in a dynamic, verbal dialogue on aesthetics and philosophy. Resulting from this long-term discourse is the recent collaboration the site-specific outdoor installation ModernDance.

Modern Dance

New Rochelle Mayor Unblocks Twitter Account Following Federal Court Decision in Trump Case

June 12, 2018 - 22:59

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson has unblocked users on his Twitter account following a federal court ruling against President Donald J. Trump, Talk of the Sound has confirmed. The move comes after a court decision in a case brought by 7 plaintiffs against Donald Trump who were blocked on the President’s Twitter feed.

New Rochelle Police Investigating Student with BB Gun at Middle School

June 12, 2018 - 14:58

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Police Youth Detectives are investigating after a student allegedly brought a BB gun into Isaac E. Young Middle School.

At 12:29 p.m. on Monday, New Rochelle Police responded to a complaint from the school’s administrative staff.

“They found a BB gun in a student’s back pack,” said New Rochelle Police Deputy Commissioner Robert Gazolla. "There were no reports of threats made to any students or staff."

The BB gun was turned over to the officers and the incident is under investigation, said Gazolla.

New Rochelle Board of Education Comes to Terms with F.U.S.E. Union on 1 Year Extension

June 11, 2018 - 14:45

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education had reached a tentative one year agreement to succeed the current F.U.S.E. contract which expires on June 30th.

Under the proposed agreement, members will receive an "across the board" raise of 1.35%, with no increase to members' health insurance contribution.

The agreement also includes a number of other provisions:

MBK New Rochelle Hosts 2nd Annual "Take a Student Ambassador to Work Day"

June 09, 2018 - 18:06

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- While thousands of students joined their Mom and Dad at work last Thursday, 46 New Rochelle High School students traveled to 16 different workplaces as part of the Second Annual “Take a Student Ambassador to Work Day,” an initiative pioneered by My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle (MBKNewRo) and designed to piggyback on the national Take your Son or Daughter to Work Day. 

My Brother's Keeper New Rochelle

City of New Rochelle Launches First Bike-Share Program in Westchester County

June 09, 2018 - 17:27

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Today, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and City Manager Charles B. Strome, III joined other City officials and cycling enthusiasts in a ride from New Rochelle City Hall to Anderson Plaza to mark the official launch of the first bike share program in Westchester County.

Pictured left to right: New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Charles B. Strome, III, Development Commissioner Luiz Aragon, Deputy Commissioner of Development Gina D’Agrosa and Director of Planning and Sustainability Kevin Kain take an inaugural b

City Manager Charles B. Strome, III Appoints Joseph F. Schaller as NRPD Commissioner

June 09, 2018 - 17:09

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- City Manager Charles B. Strome announced today the appointment of Joseph F. Schaller as New Rochelle Police Commissioner, and the promotion of Captain Robert Gazzola to Deputy Commissioner. The commissioners were sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall on Friday morning.

“A national search attracted a number of qualified applicants, including members of our own department,” said City Manager Strome. “After an extensive interview process, we were pleased to find that the most suitable candidates were within our ranks.”

Amy Paulin Expresses Relief at the Closure of the Domestic Violence Firearm Loophole

June 09, 2018 - 16:52

NEW YORK, NY -- Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) expressed her appreciation for today’s signing by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of a bill that closes a long-standing loophole connecting domestic violence and gun violence.  This new law is substantively similar to what has long been advocated by Assemblymember Paulin and Senator Diane Savino, including in a New York Daily News Op-Ed published in November.

Amy Paulin's BOCES Board vacancy bill Signed into law