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New Rochelle a Major Hub for International Sex Trafficking, Says New York City Homeland Security Chief

January 04, 2015 - 17:13

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Associated Press ran a national story over the holidays that quotes James Hayes, the top Immigrations Cop in New York, listing New Rochelle among three major hubs of human sex trafficking in the New York City area.

Open Air Permit for Civil Rights March Planned But Cancelled for Last Sunday After NYPD Shooting

December 23, 2014 - 16:27

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A City of New Rochelle permit for a Civil Rights March set for this past Sunday but cancelled after the shooting death of two New York City Police officers was taken out by Angelique Francis, according to records obtained by Talk of the Sound under a Freedom of Information request.


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New York State DEC Invites Comment on Public Plan to Investigate Site Contamination at Echo Bay by December 6th

ALBANY, NY -- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Environmental Remediation is accepting public comments about a draft work plan through December 6, 2015.

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New Rochelle Committee On Community Policing Recommends Radical Transformation of New Rochelle Police Department

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Committee On Community Policing (“NRCPP”) will issue a report tomorrow, in the works for months, that calls for a radical reorganization of the New Rochelle Police Department to focus on Community Policing, the

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Habitat for Humanity to open first ever Pop-Up Christmas Shop at Re-Store in SoNo District of New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE NY – For years, Santa has wanted to open a Christmas Shop on one of the oldest and most historic Main Streets in all of the United States, and on Thursday, November 19, 2015, Santa’s wish becomes reality.

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Talk of the Sound November Print Edition Now Available at Select Locations

The Talk of the Sound November print edition is now ready and available at select locations throughout New Rochelle.

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Prisoner Mutilates His Own Testicles with Thin Wire While in Custody of New Rochelle Police, Internal Investigation Underway

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle police officer came across a gruesome scene last Monday when he looked into a holding cell at police headquarters - a prisoner soaked in fresh blood. 

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Million Dollar Lottery Winner Slapped with Order of Protection Following Stalking and Harassment Allegations by Westchester Community College Employee

BRONX, NY -- Jewdyer Osborne, 40, considered himself one of the lucky ones. The Brooklyn social worker scratched off a winning ticket in 2013 and won a $1,000 a New York State Week for Life jackpot worth an estimated one million dollars.

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Charlie "Rip" Collin, a Marina Fixture and Korean War Vet, Dead at 83

Charles T. Collins, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on November 8, 2015. He was 83. Charles, known as “Rip” or “Charlie” to his friends was born on November 21, 1931 in New Rochelle to the late Charles A.

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