The New Rochelle Fund for Excellence will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast in the New Wing Cafeteria at New Rochelle High School (near the tennis courts on North Avenue and Braemar).Read more
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Even the wind, rainRead more
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I know this may not be the most important issue in the world, but I don't think it's right that Walmart and other stores are opening for Black Friday sales at 8pm on Thanksgiving night. Can't Thanksgiving just be a day where family and friends hang out, eat a great meal, watch some football and spend quality time together?
It is also very unfair to force employees at these stores to leave their families on Thanksgiving.
We live in such a fast-paced society. Many people are working long hours and cannot spend as much time as they would like with families, especially those with kids. I'm sure that American families need more time sitting around the dinner table and less time at shopping malls.Read more
A reader sent along a copy of an email message from the ownership of Siete Ocho Siete which accuses residents of Shady Glenn Court (sic) of racism in filing complaints with the City of New Rochelle "about safety, littering, drugs, noise, etc."
Over a dozen supporters of the restaurant, formerly known as Mama Francesca's, spoke before the City Council on Wednesday October 10, 2012.
From: Siete Ocho Siete
Subject: Siete Ocho Siete Upcoming Events
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
SIETE OCHO SIETE FAMILY PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO READ.
WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!!!
As you may know, due to a set of reasons, SIETE OCHO SIETE is no longer featuring any sort of entertainment such as (DJ, Bands, Karaoke, etc.) as per this past month of June 2012. The residents of Shady Glenn Court (the adjacent block to Siete Ocho Siete) have been making racial statements through letters talking about safety, littering, drugs, noise, etc. against our fine establishment.
I just got an email for this event and would like to pass it along. Sounds like funRead more
The New Rochelle City Council will meet on Tuesday July 10, 2012 to discuss three major items as well as a host of minor items. The major items are a five year extension of the Occupancy Limits for Iona College dorms on North Avenue, a Special Cabaret License for Siete Ocho Siete on Pelham Road and a grant application to benefit two projects (Sound Shored Medical Center/Landmark Healthcare Facilities and Echo Bay Development/Forest City Ratner). The minor issues include alternate side of the street parking, a new union contract with the CSEA that includes a "no layoffs" provision, and a $6,000 consulting contract for North Avenue Research, the company that volunteered to do work for the Citizen's Advisory Committee on Sustainable Budgets on a pro bono basis.
Three three major items on the Agenda are as follows: