Catie, Owen and I helped assemble literacy kits this morning, as part of Volunteer New York’s MLK Day of Service. Great to see so many parents and kids pitching in and enjoying service to neighbors. My arts & crafts skills, however, definitely need improvement!
The New Rochelle community is invited to a public meeting on the evening of January 22nd to discuss the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI). There’s more in this flyer. Winning the DRI was a huge accomplishment for New Rochelle, and we now have a unique opportunity to utilize $10 million in State funding to forge stronger … Continue reading DRI Public Meeting on 1-22
New Rochelle has been selected as one of three “hubs” for Volunteer New York’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. To learn about or sign up for local projects, please visit www.volunteernewyork.org/MLK or call 914-948-4452. There’s no better way to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy than through service to neighbors and community, … Continue reading Honor MLK Through Service
Please join your neighbors for a public workshop to discuss New Rochelle’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. Our City is utilizing a $10 million State grant to establish stronger physical and economic connections between the Lincoln Avenue Corridor and our downtown. Learn more and offer your ideas from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on December 10th at the Remington … Continue reading DRI Public Workshop on December 10th
Thank you to the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, the City’s Parks & Rec Department, and everyone who helped organize Saturday’s terrific Thanksgiving Parade. Terrific weather, big crowds, and fun inflatables add up to a great time for all. Glad to celebrate the season with so many friends and neighbors.
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
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
With nearly 40 venues and dozens of activities, performances, and displays, ArtsFest is an amazing opportunity to experience New Rochelle’s cultural vitality, while also enjoying local food and drink, including an Oktoberfest gallery hop. Take a look at the ArtsFest brochure to learn more. The festivities begin this Friday, October 19th and continue through Sunday, … Continue reading ArtsFest is Back: October 19-21
If you missed the announcement of New Rochelle’s big win in the competition for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, this video captures the excitement. The $10 million grant will help our community forge stronger economic, physical, and social links between the Lincoln Avenue corridor and our growing downtown.