All posts by Noam Bramson

The Most Ambitious Proposal in New Rochelle’s History

The City has received the most ambitious development proposal in New Rochelle’s history — a sweeping, dramatic vision that would fundamentally transform our downtown and reshape the image of our city as a whole. Click here to learn all about it. The proposal, put forward by RXR Realty and Renaissance Downtowns (together: “RDRXR”) responds to … Continue reading The Most Ambitious Proposal in New Rochelle’s History

Iona Receives Start-Up NY Designation — That’s Two for New Ro

Fresh on the heels of the College of New Rochelle’s successful Start-Up NY proposal, Iona College has also been awarded a Start-Up NY designation and will work now to forge a business partnership based on data analytics.  Only two private colleges in Westchester have received a Start-Up NY designation, and they’re both here in New … Continue reading Iona Receives Start-Up NY Designation — That’s Two for New Ro

New Ro’s Bill Bauman Takes the “Sammie”

New Rochelle’s Bill Bauman has just received a Service to America Medal (“Sammie”) in recognition of his efforts to improve the quality of care available to paralyzed veterans.  Bill, who is the Director of the National Center of Excellence for the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury, was honored with his colleague Ann Spungen. The … Continue reading New Ro’s Bill Bauman Takes the “Sammie”

American Politics Are A Mess. Is This Why?

In a thought-provoking feature in this week’s New York Times Magazine, Matt Bai recounts in (surprisingly gripping) detail the collapse of Gary Hart’s presidential campaign and then pivots to make a larger point about the tabloidization of American politics. Bai’s article, which is rightly getting a lot of attention, suggests that the push to expose … Continue reading American Politics Are A Mess. Is This Why?

Investing in Economic Growth

With the lowest municipal tax rate among Westchester’s urban centers and a lean workforce, New Rochelle has done a good job of controlling costs and delivering efficient government to taxpayers.  But over the long-term, we can’t simply cut our way to budget stability, not without eroding our safety and quality of life.  So any sensible … Continue reading Investing in Economic Growth