SICK JOKE: Iona College Selects New Rochelle City Clerk Bennie "Stonewall" Giles to Present Constitution Day Lecture


Bennie GilesNEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Iona College has announced that New Rochelle City Clerk Bennie Giles will present its annual Constitution Day Lecture on Thursday, September 18th.

League Of Women Voters Coffee & Conversation To Feature Development Commissioner Luiz Aragon


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On Friday, September 19th, from 9:30 am – 11:00 am, the New Rochelle League of Women Voters’ first Coffee and Conversation program for the 2014-2015 series will feature Luiz Aragon, who was appointed Commissioner of Development for the City of New Rochelle in January, 2013. Commissioner Aragon will address “Growth & Preservation” in New Rochelle.

Mulch Mowing Workshops September, October


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Free mulch mowing workshops will be offered for throughout the City in September and October. Rather than raking, bagging, or transporting fall leaves off site, the City of New Rochelle’s “Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em” mulch mowing campaign is a sustainable alternative that actually benefits lawns and gardens!

New Rochelle Launches Community-Wide Branding Initiative


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City of New Rochelle, NY has launched an intensive branding program aimed to discover, define and design the City’s unique marketplace advantages to attract businesses, residents and visitors. To bring outside objectivity to the project, New Rochelle has partnered with Nashville-based North Star Destination Strategies.

The New Rochelle Department of Development Recently Launched an Economic Development Branding and Marketing Initiative


The New Rochelle Department of Development recently launched an economic development branding and marketing initiative for the City of New Rochelle. North Star Destination Strategies an industry leader in community branding.

I am told this will not be just like EnvisioNR, we will see.

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GOOD NEWS: New York State Comptroller Finds City of New Rochelle Finances "Stable", Fund Balance Trends Reversed


Thomas DiNapoliThe Office of the New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has releases a Municipal Audit for the City of New Rochelle. Auditors found that the City currently has a stable financial condition.

New Rochelle and Other Communities Opt to Move Fire Protection Charges to United Water Customers


NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Earlier this year, the villages of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings on the Hudson, Pelham Manor, Port Chester and the City of New Rochelle opted to move the fire protection charges to United Water customers. The surcharge went into effect for those customers on June 1.