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I was in the New Rochelle development office at City Hall yesterday and found this really cool scale model on the conference table. As a kid I always liked this sort of thing and thought I would share it with readers.Read more
The Journal News' Phil Reisman ponders the decision of Nyack to ban booze after 10:00 p.m. New Rochelle's own James O'Toole opines:
Dunne’s Pub in White Plains is a classic corner bar. James O’Toole, the bartender, told me that business has spiked since Sandy.
“You know what’s happening?” he bellowed over the din. “People are just walking down the hill — they’re coming to the place just to get a buzz on so they can go to sleep because there’s no TV, no nothing.
“They’re going stir crazy. So what do you do? You gotta have a drink and get something to eat.”
O’Toole said a temporary alcohol ban would not be tolerated on this side of the river. “If they did that here, there would be a revolution,” he said.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has cancelled his inaugural Conference on Emergency Preparedness due to prepared for a weather emergency.
Meteorologists are expecting Hurricane Sandy, a low category hurricane, is expected to collide with a winter storm moving in from the Great Lakes and arctic air blowing in from the South. The National Weather Service has labeled the resulting mess which is expected to arrive as Halloween approaches as "Frankenstorm". Hurricane Sandy left 39 dead in Haiti and Cuba.Read more