We cut the ribbon this morning for New Rochelle’s uptown Farmers Market at its new location by Thomas Paine Cottage. That Down to Earth bag in my hand is filled with three kinds of pickles, two kinds of olives, tomatoes, and snap peas. Mmmm. Visit the uptown market every Friday from 9am to 2pm. And … Continue reading Pickles and Olives . . . Mmmm
This December, New Rochelle will send a delegation of leaders and residents to our French sister city, La Rochelle. If you are interested in learning more or in potentially joining the delegation, please attend a meeting this Thursday, June 13th at 7pm in Room B-1 of the City Hall Annex. Here’s are the details. I … Continue reading Visit La Rochelle
Congratulations to the Torch Club of the Remington Boys and Girls Club, which set a great example of kindness and fellowship by hosting a “Soulfood Saturday” community meal this afternoon. The youngsters prepared and served food to all comers, with warm greetings for everyone, including yours truly. Thanks!
Fresh local produce, yummy prepared foods, savory pickles, delicious cheeses, crusty bread, and lots of other tasty treats. That’s right — New Rochelle’s two farmers markets are opening again for the season. The Saturday downtown market kicks off on June 1st on Library Green. And the Friday uptown market begins on June 7th — at … Continue reading Farmers Markets Open for Season
It was an honor this morning to observe Memorial Day in the company of New Rochelle’s veterans, First Responders, community leaders, and neighbors, as together we paid tribute to the men and women who have given their lives in service to our nation.
Please join New Rochelle’s veterans and other neighbors this weekend as we remember and honor the men and women who have given their lives in service to country. Here are the details about our community’s Memorial Day observance. Thank you to American Legion Post 8 and the Veterans Advisory Committee for organizing these events.
New Rochelle voters approved both the School and Library budgets by wide margins in yesterday’s election. Congratulations to Will Iannuzzi and Valarie Williams, who were elected to the Board of Education, and to Beth Acocella and Whitney Barrat, who were elected to the Library Board of Trustees.
Please be sure to vote in today’s important School and Library election. The polls are open from 7:00am to 9:00pm. In addition to the School and Library budgets, voters will choose two candidates for the School and Library Boards. If you don’t know your polling place, you can find it here. The quality and reputation … Continue reading School & Library Election Today – Please Vote
Congratulations to Columbus Elementary School, which just won the 2019 National Chess Championship in the K-6 category down in Nashville, TN. What a thrilling accomplishment for the students, teachers, and parents of Columbus School, who have made all of New Rochelle proud!
Lots of fun stuff in New Rochelle this Spring. Check out this list of upcoming events, and be sure to visit the City website for updates and additions.