On Thurs. Feb. 24, 2011 at the New Rochelle Citizens Reform Club meeting held at the American Legion Post 8, 112 North Ave. in N. R., New York State Assemblyman George Latimer was presented with a framed photo by American Legion Commander Tom O'Keefe and 2nd Vice Commander Bob Pierce. The photo was a picture of Latimer and 3 A. L. Post 8 Commanders, Tom O"Keefe, and the 2 previous Commanders, Gene McLeer and Larry Meyers, presenting George with a "Certificate of Appreciation" from the Post 8 membership for Latimer's almost 2 years of tireless work, with others in the community, to obtain a New York State CCAP Grant of $50,000 for the much needed repair of the Post's windows and roof.Read more
A Collaborative Coalition to Overcome Racial Disproportionality (A.C.C.O.R.D.) Presents "Where Have All the Children Gone", a discussion on the "Systemic Disproportionality of African American and Minority Children."
Thursday, March 3, 2011 @ 7pm
Martin Luther King Jr Center
95 Lincoln Ave.
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Please RSVP to [email protected]
Honorable Richard St. Paul, New Rochelle Councilman 4th DistrictRead more
What does it mean to be pro-Israel? The vast and varied range of attitudes among Americans – Jewish and non-Jewish – about Israel will be explored by a noted and highly knowledgeable panel in what promises to be a lively, particularly relevant forum at Temple Israel of New Rochelle, Sunday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. The program is free and the community is welcome.
Panelists include Ari Fleischer, former White House Press Secretary, Congresswoman Nita Lowey and Daniel Levy, a Middle East Expert. Gary Rosenblatt, Editor and Publisher of The Jewish Week will be moderator.Read more
Then and Now - see how it all works for the University of Illinois.
We will be looking at some of the many success stories across the country where the sense of history, community and environment was the priority and path to success. For more of this story click HERERead more
a night of Wine Tasting and Acoustic music by the Mudducks. Small voluntary donations accepted for Calvary Hospital. Early start, 6:30 Feb 5th Saturday Night.Read more
It was far from business as usual for the Chamber of Commerce and New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Rotary Club last Wednesday night. The two organizations teamed up to invite County Executive Robert Astorino to give an overview of his first year in office and discuss future plans for the County.
More than 100 people attended the event at the Davenport Club in New Rochelle, NY including Mayor Noam Bramson, Superintendent of Schools Richard Organisciak and Chamber of Commerce President Cynthia Lobo. Astorino, who has been a Rotary member since 1995, was happy to attend.
"I applaud Rob for his willingness to address issues," Bramson told the crowd as he introduced the key speaker.
The event was a bipartisan one, addressing issues that affect all members of the community — particularly our high taxes.Read more
The NAACP's New Rochelle Branch has launched its first ever web site -- www.newrochellenaacp.org. The web site is integrated with social media services including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube.
The NAACP New Rochelle Branch is one of the oldest branches in the United States.
The site contains information about the New Rochelle Branch, events, awareness of the organization, history and much more.
The hope is that by offering new ways for younger members to discover and interact with the Branch while reinforcing the existing communications infrastructure which relies on more traditional means of communication. There is an interactive time line for the NAACP, a membership application form, and additional information.Read more
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.