Talk of the Sound

The Armory Development Belongs to the Veterans


It is in disbelief and with deep frustration that I am writing this letter. I have recently learned from Ron Tocci and Peter Parente that Mayor Bramson is using another delaying tactic to keep the Armory restoration out of the hands of the Veterans who want to restore it.

Early Morning House Fire 23 Bayard Street New Rochelle


The New Rochelle Fire Department received multiple calls about a house fire at 23 Bayard Street Around 12:15am Monday morning.IMG 3897Engine 24 was the first unit on the scene and reported heavy fire and smoke coming from the front and side of the house.

Random Collection Of Notes, Quotes And Comments


I just cleaned out old emails since December that I never got around to turning into stories. Maybe I will someday but did not want this information sitting on my server. So here is a random collection of notes, quotes and comments.

What’s going to happen to the NYS grant money (WQIP) awarded to the Echo Bay project?

A Word to Anonymous "Sources" of Talk of the Sound


At least once a day, someone provides an "anonymous" tip of some kind or another.

Sometimes these things check out, some times they don't but it is not uncommon that I would have questions from the anonymous source.

Talk of the Sound Hits 2.5 Million Visitor Mark. 5.7 Million Page Views



We hit another nice round number -- 2.5 million visitors since we launched on 9/1/08. Love the sound of that!!! Closing in on 6 million page views.

And they said we'd never last :-)

It's a lot of work (and $$$) to keep Talk of the Sound rolling; any contributions to support the effort are appreciated.

Talk of the Sound's 10,000th Tweet! And the Winner Is...


I was just checking to see our Twitter followers number and lo! I noticed we cracked an amazing Twitter milestone, our 10,000th tweet!

The honor goes to a re-tweet of an Iona College message:

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New Rochelle Fire Department Responds To Fire On The 20th Floor Of Station Tower


New Rochelle fire fighters were kept busy Tuesday and Early Wednesday Morning with three different fires across the city,The first fire was at 6 Chatsworth place in a detached garage of a house. The second one was at 55 maple avenue after a tenant there left food on the stove causing a heavy smoke condition this fire was reported at the same time as the Chatsworth place fire.