New Rochelle Christmas Blizzard 2010



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UPDATE: Wow! These are some great photos! We received more than 250 photos from all of you. Thanks. It took a while to organize and upload all of them but there here is the entire set (so far) in a slide show format along with a few of the more spectacular photos you took over the past 24 hours below.

At Christmas, All Roads Lead Home


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Talk of the Sound Radio Christmas Show


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New Rochelle Humane Society - Furry Friends for the Holidays


Did you know that the local New Rochelle Humane Society (which services 17 neighboring towns) is offering a 50% discount on all adoption fees for those wonderful senior (slightly older but really lovable) homeless pets or those who have been in the shelter for 4 months or more?

It’s also not too late to post your beloved pet’s name in the Memory Tree which will be on display at the New Rochelle Humane Society from December 1 through January 4! With only a $5 donation, the Humane Society will write the name of your loved one (or a friend’s loved one) on a white or red ribbon and place it on the tree. Or, you can make a donation in a friend’s name and the Humane Society will send a card to the lucky recipient.

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GRINCH STRIKES NEW ROCHELLE: Christmas Goes Dark in New Rochelle as Lights Stolen from City Christmas Tree


NewRoChamber_HolidayLighting2010 - 05.jpgThe City of New Rochelle's official Christmas Tree went dark over the weekend as thieves made off with the light bulbs that had adorned the tee. In a daring and despicable act of holiday humbug right out of Dr. Seuss's The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, the tree was stripped bare.

The tree has been shining each night since the annual holiday lighting ceremony on December 3rd. The event sponsored by the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Business Improvement District and the City of New Rochelle Parks Department celebrated the Holiday season for all faiths. Rabbi Wohl, Father Francis and Reverend Wearver spoke of the significance of the lighting-up the darkness in this time of seasonal observances.

City of New Rochelle saves Christmas. The lights have been replaced. christmastree_saved.jpg

Maisano Delivers for Area Children with Toys for Tots Event at Dudley's



County Legislator Jim Maisano held a highly successful Toys for Tots event earlier today at Dudley's Parkview Restaurant. Guests donated hundreds of toys while overflowed the large receiving box set aside to collect gifts to support the annual U.S. Marines Reserve Toy Drive.

“This is a lot of presents for a wonderful program of the Marine Corps Reserve," said Maisano, a retired Marine. "I am so proud to see this kind of support from so many Westchester residents".

Over the past 60 years the Toys for Tots program has delivered hundreds of millions of toys to needy children.



Santa Makes Surprise Appearance at New Rochelle's Senior Center



Santa Claus stopped by the Hugh Doyle Senior Center this afternoon, spreading Christmas cheer and candy canes to the good little seniors enjoying the Center's Christmas Party. Santa even took some time to get on the dance floor and shake a leg with a bevy of willing partners.





Trinity Elementary School's PTA Annual Holiday Boutique


Join theTrinity Elementary School's PTA Annual Holiday Boutique

Date: Saturday, December 11, 2010

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: Trinity gymnasium

There will be over 30 vendors.

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