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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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City Hiring for Innovative New Ro’s Pops Program

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City of New Rochelle is hiring a consultant to establish, manage and operate outdoor “pop-up” facilities at one or two, centrally located public spaces in downtown New Rochelle, Memorial Plaza and Anderson Street Plaza.

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Tickets on Sale for The Portrayal of Black Men in The Media Luncheon at New Rochelle Radisson

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Shiloh Baptist Church will hold a luncheon at the Radisson Hotel in downtown New Rochelle on the topic of The Portrayal of Black Men in The Media.

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Former New Rochelle City Council Candidate Indicted on Federal Wire Fraud Charges; Embezzled MTA Union Funds to Feed Gambling Habit

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- John Earvin, 67, of New Rochelle, NY was arrested this morning by federal agents and charged with one count of wire fraud, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

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Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes in New Rochelle on April 1st

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume as of April 1 for those streets and portions of streets subject to winter suspension from Jan. 1-March 31.

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RDRXR to Hold First Crowdsource Pacemaking Event for New Rochelle Downtown Development Plan

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- RDRXR, a joint venture between Renaissance Downtowns and RXR Realty, will hold a Kickoff Meeting of its Crowdsourcing Project, a required element of the development plan for New Rochelle’s downtown area.

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Iona Prep Lower School Basketball Wins CYO State Championships

Iona's Lower School 8th Grade Basketball Team finished their perfect 18-0 season with a win Saturday over St. Paul Gold.

It is the school's second Archdiocesan Championship in the past three years.

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Major Flooding at Maple Center as Water Pipes Burst Leaving Seniors without Heat, Running Water or Elevators

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Maple Center senior housing at 35 Maple Avenue in New Rochelle has been without heat and running water since the early hours of Monday morning after a water pipe inside the building ruptured filling the basement with water.

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