Thank you to the New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee and to everyone who participated in the City’s Veterans Day observance over the weekend. This great photo captures a sampling of the New Rochelleans who came out to honor our nation’s servicemen and servicewomen, and also to recognize the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended … Continue reading Thank You, Veterans
Please join New Rochelle’s Veterans Advisory Committee, community leaders, neighbors, and students as we honor our Veterans on Sunday, November 11th at 10:00am. Please note the new location. We will gather at Faneuil Park, the site of New Rochelle’s World War I Memorial (where Huguenot and East Main come together, across from the Armory.) This … Continue reading Honor Our Veterans
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
For cities, successful marketing is more than fluff; it can be a valuable part of an overall strategy to attract economic development, sustain home values, and enhance our community’s image. That’s why the City has stepped up efforts to promote New Rochelle in a professional way, under the umbrella of our “Ideally Yours” brand. These … Continue reading Promoting New Rochelle – Three New Videos
Thank you to everyone who joined the “Neighborhood Conversation” at Salesian High School this past Tuesday evening. I enjoyed sharing information about the City’s activities and — even more importantly — receiving lots of thoughtful questions and comments. Three additional meetings are coming up on October 10th (JCC on Wilmot Road), October 23rd (Columbus School), … Continue reading Great Conversation at Salesian
Take a look at this great blogpost from Bloomberg Philanthropies, which focuses on New Rochelle’s efforts to utilize virtual and augmented reality to enhance community involvement in planning and development. It’s always gratifying when our local initiatives receive national recognition, and it’s especially exciting to see New Rochelle highlighted as an innovator.
Had a great time earlier today welcoming the students of Isaac Young Middle School with a big hello and a smiley-face sticker. Part of a week of cheerful greetings, organized by Isaac’s teachers and students. Why doesn’t every day start like this?
I am looking forward to hosting four “Neighborhood Conversations” next month in different areas of New Rochelle. It’s an opportunity to share information about our community’s priorities, challenges, and opportunities, while also — just as importantly — hearing from residents about hopes and concerns. While my presentation will focus on the city as a whole, … Continue reading Let’s Talk
Don’t miss the annual New Rochelle Street Fair this Sunday, September 9th, from 11am to 5pm. Main Street will be closed to traffic, but filled with vendors offering tasty food and drink, crafts and artwork, music, and more. If you’d like to help out, volunteers are invited to assist in managing the event, as part … Continue reading New Ro Street Fair This Sunday
Come celebrate the “National Night Out” with games, kids’ activities, food, demonstrations, and more tomorrow (Tuesday) evening from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at New Rochelle Police Headquarters, 475 North Avenue. Earlier in the afternoon, you can arrange a boat ride with the NRPD’s Harbor Unit. The “National Night Out” helps build strong relationships between Police Departments … Continue reading National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7th