Category Archives: New Rochelle

New Ro Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday

Join thousands of neighbors this Saturday morning, November 17th, for New Rochelle’s annual Thanksgiving Parade.  The fun kicks off at 10am on North Avenue at Eastchester Road. Just before the parade, fuel up with flapjacks and other treats at the Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by the Fund for Educational Excellence, in the House IV cafeteria at … Continue reading New Ro Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday

Amazon HQ2 Announcement is Good News for New Rochelle

Amazon will be splitting their second national headquarters between two locations: Arlington, VA and Long Island City in Queens — and that’s very good news for New Rochelle. Why?  When Penn Access is completed in a few years, Metro-North’s New Haven line will pass directly through Long Island City en route to Penn Station.  And … Continue reading Amazon HQ2 Announcement is Good News for New Rochelle

Big Improvements Coming to Beechmont Lake

New Rochelle is planning major improvements next year at Beechmont Lake, including dredging, removal of lake sediments, repairs to the forebay and outlet structure, an additional fountain, removal of dead or diseased trees, and enhanced landscaping, as well as other possible amenities. You can learn much more about the project in this presentation, and you … Continue reading Big Improvements Coming to Beechmont Lake

Vote!

Every election is important, and there are plenty of good, normal reasons for voting tomorrow: the experiences and skills of the candidates, the competing priorities of the parties, the policy alternatives that will impact lives throughout our state, nation, and world. But this year, of course, there’s more.  Much more.  These are not normal times, … Continue reading Vote!

Local Planning Committee Will Help Shape DRI Investment

A Local Planning Committee (“LPC”) has been established to help New Rochelle think through how best to utilize the $10 million grant we recently won through New York’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The LPC is composed of local and regional leaders, as well as community, neighborhood, and business advocates.  Here’s a full list of the members, … Continue reading Local Planning Committee Will Help Shape DRI Investment

Another Big Win for New Rochelle

New Rochelle was just awarded a $1 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies through the “Mayors Challenge.”  We are one of only nine cities throughout the nation — out of more than 300 competitors — to win this award. Bloomberg recognized New Rochelle for our innovative use of augmented and virtual reality to help guide community … Continue reading Another Big Win for New Rochelle

Get Insured – Open Enrollment Begins November 1

With the open enrollment period for health insurance set to begin on November 1st, Westchester County is stepping up to help everyone get insured.  Here’s more information from the County: Free assistance is available to help individuals and small businesses enroll or renew their health coverage with NY State of Health, the official health plan … Continue reading Get Insured – Open Enrollment Begins November 1