“We are pleased to announce that as the result of a recent generous donation from a former Remington member, the teen hours will be expanded effective immediately to 3:00pm to 9:00pm,” says Quay Wallace Watkins, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle. “We will be offering nationally developed Boys & Girls Club of America programs in addition to continuing our successful locally developed programs. Through Project Learn, the teens will receive homework help and tutoring in the afternoon from local college students.
WESTCHESTER, NY -- This week, the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) received a year-end report for 2014 attendance and revenue at Playland—and the news is excellent! Attendance at the County’s historic 280-acre amusement park and recreation area this past year (which doesn’t include special events that take place through October) was 467,948, up more than 77,000 from last year’s 390,069, an increase of 20%. Similarly, gross revenue collected at Playland was $8,750,455, up nearly $1.7 million from last year’s $7,068,481, an increase of 24%.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle volleyball team won for the 15th time this season, and in 14 of those wins, including last night's Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) win over Yeshiva University, the win came in straight sets. The win was the 15th in the last 16 games for the Blue Angels, who improve to 15-4 on the season and 3-0 in HVIAC action.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Two College of New Rochelle athletes were recognized by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) on Tuesday with weekly accolades. Senior Samantha Gomez (New Rochelle, NY/New Rochelle) was named AD3I Women's Tennis Player of the Week and junior Tayler Fisher (Wilmington, DE/Conrad School of Science) earned AD3I Cross Country Runner of the Week honors for the second week in a row.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- We are welcoming all Gaels and, in particular, the Reunion classes of 4s and 9s back to campus on Saturday, October 4th for a combined Homecoming and Reunion Weekend. And I do hope you can join us for the following festivities...
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City of New Rochelle launched a national search seeking an experienced leader in law enforcement to be the next Police Commissioner.Read more
NEW YORK, NY --Many people mistakenly believe that tick season ends at Labor Day, but in fact the danger of tick bites extends well into the fall and even the winter if the weather stays warm.Read more
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Chess enthusiasts of all ages and abilities are invited to join instructors and students from the National Scholastic Chess Foundation for Chess in the Park being held Monday, October 9 from 1 to 4 pm at the Ruby Dee Park at 1Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Fire Department last week installed Automatic CPR devices, enabling them to deliver uninterrupted lifesaving circulation to patients in cardiac distress.Read more
PELHAM, NY -- A touchstone is a reference point from which other things can be evaluated. The work was inspired by the way people interact with their community and public park space.Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Choice of Westchester opens its new facility in New Rochelle. The Grand Opening is Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Dignitaries from the city and surrounding communities will be on hand, and the evening’s host,Read more