Category Archives: New Rochelle

Mark Your Calendar: Library and School Election on Tuesday, May 18th

Endorsement: Leghorn and Schiffres for Library Trustee In addition to voting on the always-important School Budget next Tuesday, New Rochelleans will also have an opportunity to elect two members of the Library Board of Trustees. Please join me in supporting Tom Leghorn and Michael Schiffres for these positions. Mr. Leghorn and Mr. Schiffres have served … Continue reading Mark Your Calendar: Library and School Election on Tuesday, May 18th

Train Station Restrooms Slated For Upgrade

The restrooms at the New Rochelle train station have suffered from chronically poor maintenance and frequent vandalism. As we prepare for the late Spring opening of the new Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC), the City is acting to renovate the restrooms and upgrade our ongoing maintenance program. The new facilities will feature single person usage and … Continue reading Train Station Restrooms Slated For Upgrade

Tax Cuts for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities

State law permits municipalities to offer property tax exemptions to lower-income senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Yesterday, the City Council voted to raise the eligibility level for such exemptions to an annual income of $32,400. The level of exemption varies from 5% up to 50%, depending upon the applicant’s precise income level. The Council … Continue reading Tax Cuts for Seniors & Persons with Disabilities

Volunteer Opportunity: Monitoring Local Streams

The Westchester County Planning Department is organizing training sessions for residents interested in becoming environmental volunteers. Here are the details, courtesy of New Rochelle resident and County representative Barbara Dodds: No experience is necessary to become a volunteer monitor, we will train you. You can join a team of ten volunteers to collect data on … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity: Monitoring Local Streams