Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in town this afternoon to deliver some great news: $10 million in State funding for six New Rochelle projects. You might be thinking that this announcement was already made, and, in a sense, you’d be right. New Rochelle was declared the winner of the State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) last … Continue reading DRI Projects Approved
Join members of the NRPD on August 6th, as New Rochelle participates in the “National Night Out,” with fun, food, games, and demonstrations. It’s a great chance to meet our men and women in blue one-on-one and to build stronger police-community relationships. The fun starts at 5:30pm next to City Hall. Earlier in the afternoon, … Continue reading National (and Local) Night Out on August 6
New Rochelle turned out in force this past Saturday to celebrate the greatest reliever in baseball history, our own Mariano Rivera. Thank you to all the parade organizers and sponsors, especially Joe and Mickie Fosina. And thank you, most of all, to Mariano and Clara Rivera, who have been such active and generous members of … Continue reading A Great Day for New Rochelle
Come celebrate one of the greatest baseball players in history — and the first unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame — when New Rochelle salutes Mariano Rivera this Saturday with a Pinstripe Parade. The festivities kick off at New Rochelle City Hall with a ceremony at 9:45am. The parade will then proceed along … Continue reading Mariano. New Rochelle. Saturday.
It’s not often that the head of a national government visits New Rochelle, so it was a special pleasure last weekend to welcome Andrew Holness, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, to our city. The Prime Minister and his wife, Juliet, who is also a member of Parliament, were the guests of honor at an event … Continue reading Prime Minister of Jamaica Visits New Rochelle
The Trump Administration’s immigration enforcement tactics — from forcible family separations, to so-called collateral detentions, to menacing tweets that warn of sweeping round-ups — are based on cruelty, fear, and division. Here in New Rochelle, this is not some distant, abstract concern. ICE conducted operations in our city this very week, and while only a … Continue reading One Community
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
I am proud to join nearly 100 mayors from throughout the nation in supporting a friend-of-the-court brief in three key LGTBQ employment non-discrimination cases that will be heard during the next Supreme Court term. No one should be denied a job because of who they are or who they love. Here’s the full brief.
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
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.