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Fleur-de-Lis and New Rochelle's French Heritaqe

November 09, 2014 - 20:33

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Anyone driving or walking through New Rochelle's downtown is bound to pass a decorated Fleur-de-Lis at a major intersection. There are two near the Post Office at Huguenot and North Avenues. The city of New Rochelle paid to have selected artists paint the five foot fiberglass Fleur-de-Lis sculptures. Fifteen artists were each paid $300 to paint these reminders of the city's French heritage.

Confederation of Neghborhood Associations Meeting 7:45 p.m. Wed. Oct 1

September 30, 2014 - 20:52

The New Rochelle Confederation of Neighborhood Associations will have an “open agenda” meeting Wednesday, October 1, 2014, from 7:45-9:30 pm, in Room B1 of the City Hall Annex, 90 Beaufort Pl, New Rochelle, NY 10801 (the old police station). Free parking is available on Hamilton Ave and Beaufort Pl. Among the issues to be discussed are

Bus November 16 to Father DiOrio from New Rochelle

September 30, 2014 - 16:17

Praise, Prayer, Holy Mass and Healing
Prayers at 11:45AM at Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge,
BUS LEAVING :7AM departure 2855 St. Theresa's Avenue,
Bronx, 10461 (on the street parking for cars) 7:30AM
pick-up in New Rochelle on corner of Centre Ave. and
LeRoy (free parking Sundays in the city lot on the corner of Center and
LeRoy) We should arrive in Sturbridge at about 10:15 AM.
Feel free to bring food/lunch/snacks


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