Saving Money On Energy Is A ‘Cool’ Thing To Do This Summer


NEW YORK –- Con Edison’s Green Team is paying customers to use less electricity to stay cool this summer.

The company will pay $25 to residential customers who purchase a new ENERGY STAR® room air conditioner between now and Aug. 29. By replacing an older room air conditioner with a new, more energy-efficient unit, a customer can reduce electricity usage by about 15 percent.

Who is Kyle Figueroa?


Kyle Figueroa is a part-time security guard working for the New Rochelle Board of Education who has been bounced from school to school rather than fired despite numerous problems and complaints involving Figueroa. This is inexcusable in any case but in this case Figueroa is not a full-time employee, he has no contract and he is not a FUSE member.

New Rochelle City Manager Calls on NRMHA to "Correct Deficiencies", Open Meeting Law Violations


In response to a Talk of the Sound article published 10 days ago, City Manager Charles B. Strome says he has spoken with Steve Horton, an official at the New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority ("NRMHA), to address "deficiencies" in how the NRMHA conducts its public meetings.

Shabbat ShaBeach with Temple Israel of New Rochelle!


Come join us on Friday nights: July 25th and August 22nd,as we celebrate Shabbat on the beach at Five Islands Park as the sun sets around us!

• 6:30-7:30 p.m.Refreshments and Hors d’oeuvres. bring your own dinner if you like)
• 7:30 p.m. Sunset service

Remembering the Crucial Battle of Normandy


In the June 21, 2014 issue of Soundview Rising

On Memorial Day we honor men and women in the armed forces who have given their lives to keep our great country free. One conflict in World War II in which many lives were lost marked its seventieth anniversary on June 6.