Category Archives: New Rochelle

Recreation Calendar Now On-Line

The City offers a wide variety of active and passive recreational opportunities, ranging from organized athletic leagues, to musical performances, to quiet nature trails, to seaside clambakes. A comprehensive list of local activities, together with a description of our diverse local parks, can now be downloaded from the City’s website in PDF format.

City Likely To Adopt Domestic Partnership Benefits

During last night’s City Council meeting, Mayor Idoni and I initiated a discussion about domestic partnership benefits for municipal employees. Based on uniformly favorable Council and administrative reaction, the City is likely soon to provide family health insurance and related benefits to employees in long-term, committed relationships. The overall budgetary impact of such a step … Continue reading City Likely To Adopt Domestic Partnership Benefits

“Upzoning” Planned For Several Neighborhoods

As reported in a previous e-bulletin, the City plans to increase the minimum lot size in several neighborhoods to more accurately reflect existing housing patterns and to ensure that new subdivisions are consistent with the character of their surrounding area. Within Council District Five, the minimum lot size in the Beechmont, Bonnie Crest, Forest Heights, … Continue reading “Upzoning” Planned For Several Neighborhoods

“Buy-A-Brick” For Jack’s Friendship Garden At Huguenot Park

The Partnership for the Huguenot Children’s Library and the Jack Robert Young Memorial Foundation have launched a “Buy A Brick” campaign to raise money for a new special needs playground, “Jack’s Friendship Garden,” being added to Huguenot Park this spring. The personalized bricks will create a walkway leading to the park, similar to the walkway … Continue reading “Buy-A-Brick” For Jack’s Friendship Garden At Huguenot Park