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FLIP-FLOP: New Rochelle Board of Education Pulls RFP to Replace Law Firm

November 05, 2018 - 18:59

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Without prior explanation, public announcement or notice to prospective bidders, the New Rochelle Board of Education abruptly pulled a Request for Proposal for Legal Services.

The RFP was distributed on the District web site, BidNet and in the Journal News in October with a deadline of November 13th at 11:00 a.m.

The original RFP required that interested bidders indicate their intention to bid by October 31st. Talk of the Sound has requested the list of prospective bidders.

New Rochelle School Teacher Alleges Sexual Assault in Her Classroom - No Charges Filed

November 05, 2018 - 18:36

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle public school teacher has alleged she was sexually assaulted in her classroom. The incident occurred during the school day. Police were not called to the school and no charges were filed.

Multiple sources have confirmed that a female teacher made an immediate complaint to her building principal and her union representative after a male behavioral consultant, hired by the special education department to work in her classroom, rubbed his hand up and down her spine and unsnapped the clasp of her bra.

Living with Art: Titia Hulst & Matthew Cluxton

November 03, 2018 - 12:43
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Pelham Art Center is hosting a public lecture with Titia Hulst and Matthew Cluxton "Living with Art: Insights into Art Collecting". This professional lecture will discuss the meaning and joys of collecting art.

Local collector, art historian and published author Titia Hulst will be discussing her journey of collecting art. Hulst recently published "A History of the Western Art Market: A Sourcebook of Writings on Artists, Dealers, and Markets".  

Living with Art: Titia Hulst & Matthew Cluxton

Jewelry Making, Cold Casting, Printmaking, and Holiday fun!

November 03, 2018 - 12:07
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PELHAM, NY -- Discover exciting workshops at the Pelham Art Center! The month of December will focus entirely on workshops for adults, teens and families. Interested in casting, printmaking, knitting, jewelry making? Want to make something unique for the holidays with the family; like a new handmade ornament, pop up card, centerpiece or gingerbread house?  These workshops are perfect for busy people who can’t commit to a semester but want to try something new with art. Come create with us at the Art Center.

Jewelry Making, Cold Casting, Printmaking, and Holiday fun!

AJC Calls on the Westchester/Fairfield Community to #ShowUpForShabbat

November 03, 2018 - 11:09

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- AJC is urging the the Westchester/Fairfield Jewish community, as well as civic and religious leaders, to flock to synagogues on Friday night and Saturday, November 2-3. The #ShowUpForShabbat initiative was launched by AJC after the horrific attack at Tree of Life Or L’Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh, which left 11 Jewish worshipers dead and another six people wounded.

AJC Calls on the Westchester/Fairfield Community to #ShowUpForShabbat

E-Z Reserve Pre-Registration for 2019 Golf Season Begins Nov. 1

November 03, 2018 - 10:50

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Golfers who are currently enrolled in the E-Z Reserve weekend tee-time reservation program for Westchester County courses can book the same tee time/day for the 2019 season, Thursday, Nov.1, through Friday, Nov. 30.

E-Z Reserve enables golfers with a valid Westchester County Park Pass to book a starting tee time on weekends for a series of weeks at their choice of the six courses.

If an existing holder is not interested in keeping the specific time and day, the time will be made available to all golfers in December.

E-Z Reserve Pre-Registration for 2019 Golf Season Begins Nov. 1

Taylor 2

November 03, 2018 - 10:09

WHITE PLAINS, NY --

Artist/Performer: TAYLOR 2

Date: Saturday, November 17

Location:  Hankin Academic Arts Building at Westchester Community College – Academic Arts Theatre

75 Grasslands Road

Valhalla, NY 10595

Phone Number: 914-606-6262

Ticket Price:  $24 (General Admission), $22 (non WCC Students/Seniors/Fac-Staff), $18 (Children Under 13)

Taylor 2

Westchester County Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to more than 32 Years in Prison for Enticing a Minor Via Instagram

November 03, 2018 - 09:33

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced today that DAVID OHNMACHT, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to 390 months in prison for enticing a 14-year-old girl via Instagram to engage in sexual conduct and for engaging in this criminal conduct while a registered sex offender.  OHNMACT manipulated the girl into taking sexually-explicit images of herself and sending them to him online.  OHNMACHT pled guilty on September 3, 2014, before U.S. District Judge Nelson Roman, who imposed today’s sentence.

Westchester County Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to more than 32 Years in Prison for Enticing a Minor Via Instagram

New Rochelle School Board Pays Former Superintendent a Quarter-Million Dollars to Go Away

November 02, 2018 - 22:08

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education will pay former Schools Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne a total of $252,205.28 in severance payments under an agreement signed and announced on October 2nd. In addition, Osborne will be eligible for medical insurance reimbursement for him and his family.

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