All posts by Noam Bramson

Family Court Will Move to Garden Street

I am very pleased that the County of Westchester has concluded a lease agreement that will keep Family Court services in New Rochelle at a new location on Garden Street. The Garden Street site, which was supported by the entire City Council, will entail the construction of a modern new facility, with easy access to … Continue reading Family Court Will Move to Garden Street

Four Mayors

I had lunch today with Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, White Plains Mayor Tom Roach, and the new incoming Mayor-to-be of Mount Vernon, Shawyn Patterson-Howard. Our cities face similar challenges and opportunities, so it’s always useful to share notes, learn from each other’s experiences, and, of course, compare goofy selfie grins.

Creatively Speaking Film Series at New Ro Library

On Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th, the Ossie Davis Theater at the New Rochelle Public Library will host the Creatively Speaking Film Series, with curated films that focus on little-known history lessons, the significance of family and education, identity and culture, and coming of age and migration stories. Creatively Speaking will also feature … Continue reading Creatively Speaking Film Series at New Ro Library

Student Interview

From time to time, I receive interview requests from students, and I am always happy to help with their projects. Here’s a particularly nice example from Takunda James, a film student who interviewed me earlier this year. Some great images of New Rochelle in the video, plus a pretty good discussion about planning opportunities.

New Rochelle Pride

On this 50th anniversary of Stonewall, I am grateful to live in a community where everyone is encouraged to be their truest self, and where all people are celebrated for their individuality. Thank you to New Rochelle’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee for leading our expression of hometown Pride. Love is love.