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Person Stabbed Near Horton Avenue And Brook Street New Rochelle

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A person walked into the New Rochelle Hospital ER with stab wounds late Saturday evening. The victim told police that the incident took place in the area of Brook St. and Horton Ave.
Police are searching the area for clues the victim told police that his wallet and cell phone were taken. Police are also checking cameras in the area.

Minor Fire Breaks Out At 208 North Avenue New Rochelle

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A minor fire broke out at on the 200 block of North Avenue late Friday evening injuring two people.New Rochelle fire department quickley got the fire under control upon arrival to the scene.
Police closed down North Avenue and Main Street to traffic briefly until firefighters brought the fire under control.

Libraries Closing Sunday, October 12 And Monday, October 13

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Public Library and Huguenot Children’s Library will be closed on Sunday, October 12th and Monday, October 13th, in observance of Columbus Day.

The fall hours for the Main Library and the Huguenot Children’s Library are as follows:

Main Library:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

NRMHA Public Hearing Not so Friendly to the Public

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On Thursday New Rochelle Housing Authority held a public hearing concerning amendments to their yearly plan.

Master Developer Selected for Downtown New Rochelle!

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Master Developer Selected for Downtown New Rochelle!

On October 7, 2014 The New Rochelle City Council voted unanimously to proceed with the largest and most significant economic development initiative in the city’s history. You can see the full posting on the New Rochelle City Web Site:

http://www.newrochelleny.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=818

From The City of New Rochelle Web Site:

Former NY Giant Legend Karl Nelson to Sign Autographs at Stop & Shop in New Rochelle

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Karl NelsonNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Former New York Giants stars, Karl Nelson, will sign autographs at Stop & Shop in New Rochelle, located at 2425 Palmer Avenue, on Saturday, October 11th from 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m.

DSS Commissioner: People At Oasis Don't Ask for Help, Conference on Homelessness Part 2

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At the conference on Tuesday, there were several ideas to have various outreach teams approach homeless in the downtown. Talking to the homeless is a good idea but the current programs have to be fixed before outreach is a priority. People seem to think that if they tell homeless to go inside it will solve everything. People know about Oasis. People just don’t want to go there.

DSS Commissioner: People At Oasis Don't Ask for Help, Conference on Homelessness Part 1

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After hearing about footage of shelter conditions (once before it was released, and once after) someone from DSS visited Hope to talk to the homeless of New Rochelle (as a group) for the first time. This was a major if somewhat late-coming step in the right direction. But there were also major issues.