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Video Documents Pilot Program at Ward School in New Rochelle to Pair Regular and Special Needs Students



NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A heart-warming video documents a wonderful new after-school program piloted at William B. Ward Elementary School in New Rochelle to pair special needs students with regular education students as mentors.

United Water is responding to a water main break on Pine Brook Boulevard near Quaker Ridge Road in New Rochelle


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- United Water is responding to a water main break on Pine Brook Boulevard near Quaker Ridge Road in New Rochelle. Customers in the area have reported discolored water and low water pressure.
 United Water says emergency crews will make the repair as quickly as possible.

07/26 New Rochelle Habitat for Humanity Veterans Motorcycle Fundraiser 9:00 AM


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Saturday, July 26, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester and Empire Harley-Davidson are teaming up to put on “The Ride Home” to benefit Habitat’s strong Veteran’s Initiatives.

Mark Your Calendar For Two Playland Concerts


WESTCHESTER, NY -- Get ready for two great shows at Playland this summer. Hot Chelle Rae is live in concert on Friday, July 25 at Playland's Music Tower Stage starting at 6 p.m., followed by spectacular fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Then on Sunday, July 27, Bridgit Mendler and the RunAround Tour take the stage for non-stop music and fun from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For New York State


NEW YORK CITY, NY -- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens and State Department of Health (DOH) Acting Commissioner Howard Zucker, M.D., J.D., issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the New York City Metro region of New York State for Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

The pollutant of concern is: Ozone

Iona College Freshmen Get an Education in Serving Their Community


GO NEW RO PARK CLEAN UP 2014  5NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- For the fifth consecutive year, Iona College welcomed first-year students to campus for Iona in Mission: Go New Ro

Con Edison Sustainability Report: 43 Percent Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop Since ‘05


NEW YORK -- Con Edison’s Sustainability Report for 2013 was released today, revealing company units have reduced greenhouse gas emissions 43 percent since 2005.