Category Archives: New Rochelle

Affordable Housing Initiative Moves Forward

Earlier this year, Councilman Jim Stowe and I initiated an effort to adopt an affordable housing policy for New Rochelle. Yesterday, the City Administration presented the Council with draft legislation intended to accomplish our objectives. If you are interested, you can find a copy of the draft legislation here: AffordableHousing_Oct05.pdf. As you will see, we … Continue reading Affordable Housing Initiative Moves Forward

Additional Funding Received For Davids Island Clean-Up

The City’s efforts to clean-up Davids Island and prepare the site for eventual public access have received another shot in the arm. I have previously reported on the federal financial support obtained by Congresswoman Nita Lowey through the Army Corps of Engineers. This month, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced a grant … Continue reading Additional Funding Received For Davids Island Clean-Up

“File Of Life” Can Help In Medical Emergencies

In an emergency, medical personnel may arrive at the scene and find a patient unable to communicate essential facts about their medical history. The City, in collaboration with the Sound Shore Medical Center, the Council of Community Services, and TransCare, has acquired several thousand “File of Life” cards that can be affixed to a refrigerator … Continue reading “File Of Life” Can Help In Medical Emergencies

Marshall’s Coming To Palmer Avenue

Rosenshein Associates plans to construct a new mid-sized shopping center next to Stop and Shop on Palmer Avenue. Called “Palmer Square,” the center will include roughly 80,000 square feet of retail space, with an adjacent four level parking garage. Marshall’s is expected to be the primary tenant, with announcement about additional tenants coming soon. The … Continue reading Marshall’s Coming To Palmer Avenue

City Prevails In Casanova Gold Case

No Strip Club On Lecount Place The City has successfully fought an effort to open a so-called “gentlemen’s club” on Lecount Place, across from New Roc City. For almost ten years, the City’s zoning code has prohibited adult entertainment in proximity to residential areas, schools, houses of worships, urban renewal areas, and other protected classifications. … Continue reading City Prevails In Casanova Gold Case