Category Archives: New Rochelle

Walking Tour To Benefit New Rochelle Campership Fund

The New Rochelle Campership Fund raises money to provide a summer camping experience to underprivileged local children. The Campership Fund is sponsoring a walking tour of Greenwich Village on Sunday, May 22 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (rain date: Sunday, June 12.) Attendees will meet under the Washington Square Arch and will be led … Continue reading Walking Tour To Benefit New Rochelle Campership Fund

Student Help Available For Home And Office Projects

The Youth Employment Service (Y.E.S.) at New Rochelle High School acts as a liaison between school and community to find employment for students. Student placements can be either short or long-term, and can be scheduled during weekend or after-school hours. Students will work in offices, homes, stores, supermarkets, or wherever needed, with specific jobs ranging … Continue reading Student Help Available For Home And Office Projects

Donate Old Cell Phones To Combat Domestic Violence

The City of New Rochelle has joined the County’s HopeLine cell phone recycling program which uses resale proceeds to support local domestic violence shelters and to purchase phones for victims of domestic violence. An old wireless phone can become a lifeline for a woman at risk, rather than an addition to a local landfill. Residents … Continue reading Donate Old Cell Phones To Combat Domestic Violence

North Avenue Improvements Finally On Track

Volunteer Clean-Up Set For Saturday, April 16th A new not-for-profit organization, Renew North Avenue, links businesses, not-for-profit institutions, and government in a coordinated effort to revitalize North Avenue from Eastchester Road to Huguenot Street. Renew North Avenue is similar to a Business Improvement District in its mission and structure, but relies exclusively on voluntary contributions … Continue reading North Avenue Improvements Finally On Track

Volunteer Opportunity For Young Democrats

Politically-minded young people (defined as anyone up to the age of 35) looking for opportunities to volunteer or assume leadership roles in local campaigns should consider joining the Young Democrats of Westchester. The new President of the Young Democrats happens to be a New Rochelle resident, Alison Lipow. For more information about the Young Democrats … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity For Young Democrats

Commercial Code Enforcement Efforts Enhanced

In an effort to improve compliance with property maintenance and litter laws in commercial areas, the City Manager has provided nine additional City Employees with the authority to enforce relevant provisions of the City Code. I am hopeful that our enhanced enforcement efforts will encourage more business owners to take responsibility for the appearance of … Continue reading Commercial Code Enforcement Efforts Enhanced

Daily Parking Available at Transit Center

Many residents believe that the recently-completed New Rochelle Transit Center is only for permit parkers. Not so. The Transit Center also includes ample opportunities for daily parking. After 10:00am, every space in the garage, including those designated for permit-holders, becomes available for the general public, with a park and pay system identical to that at … Continue reading Daily Parking Available at Transit Center