New Rochelle, NY June 1, 2011: The City of New Rochelle joined the New Rochelle YMCA today as they announced a 30% savings on their electric bill as a result of energy upgrades made through Con Edison’s Small Business Energy Efficiency Program. The announcement was made at a press conference at the YMCA attended by YMCA, City of New Rochelle, and Con Edison representatives.Read more
The New Rochelle Memorial Day Parade and Picnic at Hudson Park, under the leadership of Peter Parente, President of the United Veterans Memorial and Patriotic Association, has become one of the best public events in Westchester County. The 2011 version did not disappoint.Read more
Over one hundred New Rochelle residents, young and old, veterans and civilians, gathered this morning at Beechwood Cemetery for the 33rd Annual United Veterans & Patriotic Association of New Rochelle Memorial service to honor the men and women who went to war to defend their country and never returned. Three hundred New Rochelle residents served and were killed in action.Read more
The New Rochelle Jazz Festival "Jazz in July" is gearing up for beautiful downtown New Rochelle/
The events will showcase local talent with a French Connection, Malo Mazurie from France. Kick off parties in local restaurants surrounding the "Green" will occur on July 8. Day and evening concerts will take place on July 9-10 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the "Library Green" and on July 11 at Chase Park in Scarsdale.
Featured artists include: Bob Baldwin, Gil Paris, Brian Carter, and Many more.
For Info: www.newrochellejazzfest.comRead more
New Rochelle, NY (May, 2011) Eighteen Iona College students used their remaining meal card monies, totaling twenty-two hundred dollars, to order prepared food from the college’s on-campus caterer, Chartwells. This food was all donated to HOPE Community Services as part of a new service outreach, Operation GAEL (Give Away Extra Loot).Read more
The Fort Slocum Friends & Davids Island Alumni Association is planning a reunion in New Rochelle this summer for anyone with ties to the island.Read more
ShopRite Supermarkets Inc., and members of Union Baptist Church are holding its largest fundraising initiative yet to support the effort to rebuild the landmark New Rochelle church.
With $46,000 raised to date through benefit concerts and donations at ShopRite Supermarkets, members of the church and the community are hard at work in order to reach the fundraising goal of $250,000.
The Taking Steps to Rebuild Benefit 5K Walk-a-Thon will take place on Sunday, June 5, starting at 8:00AM at Wildcliff Manor in New Rochelle. Noam Bramson, Mayor of New Rochelle will help kick-off the walk with Pastor Hudson and Tom Urtz, vice president of human resources and consumer affairs for ShopRite, to support the rebuilding efforts during opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m.
The Walk-A-Thon costs $20 per person in advance – $25 the day of – and includes an outdoor picnic following the walk complete with refreshments, music, giveaways, raffles and activities from 1:00 – 5:00PM, compliments of the sponsor ShopRite.Read more
FLORIDA, NY (April 19, 2011) – ShopRite Supermarkets Inc., which operates stores throughout Westchester, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam, Middlesex, Sussex and Union counties, and members of Union Baptist Church, today announced a series of fundraising initiatives to assist in the rebuilding of the 100-year old Union Baptist Church in New Rochelle, which was tragically destroyed in a fire on Valentine’s Day.Read more