In case you missed the hard copy in your mailbox, here’s New Rochelle’s Spring newsletter, filled with updates on local initiatives, helpful tips, and information about municipal services. Thank you to the City’s Marketing & Communications team for putting the newsletter together.
April is Autism Awareness month, and I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the inspiring work of New Rochelle’s own Chris Greco, who founded Christopher’s Voice in honor of his son. Among many other accomplishments, Christopher’s Voice has spearheaded successful partnerships with more than 250 First Responder agencies throughout the country — helping to … Continue reading Christopher’s Voice
If you missed it, here’s video of my 2019 State of the City Address. I previously posted a transcript of the speech.
I just finished delivering my 2019 State of the City Address to an overflow audience at City Hall. My remarks highlighted our community’s significant and exciting progress on a range of economic, environmental, and social priorities, while also acknowledging persistent challenges that require our continued attention and focus. The State of our City is the … Continue reading State of the City – 2019
A tense afternoon in New Rochelle, as a man threatened to jump to I-95 from the bridge at North Avenue, forcing the closure of Thruway traffic for two hours. Law enforcement converged on the scene, and, fortunately, the New Rochelle Police were able to talk him down. I am proud of the good work of … Continue reading NRPD Defuses Crisis
An overnight winter storm should make for a very messy Monday. I just sent the following robocall city-wide: This is the City of New Rochelle with a winter storm advisory. Snow is forecast throughout the night, and road conditions will likely be poor tomorrow morning. Monday’s north end garbage pickup is cancelled. Please avoid unnecessary … Continue reading Messy Monday Coming
I was pleased to welcome Senator Chuck Schumer back to New Rochelle last week for a press at conference at our Police Headquarters. The Senator was in town to discuss the POWER Act, which would provide funding for equipment that can detect lethal drugs like fentanyl. It’s one part of a multi-layered strategy to confront … Continue reading Schumer in New Rochelle Calls for Police Funding
With help from a New York State grant, New Rochelle is planning to make the biggest investment in Quaker Ridge Road since the street’s initial construction decades ago. In addition to basic (and much-needed) resurfacing, the goals of the project are to: Enhance safety and efficiency at intersections; Maintain smooth traffic flow; Curb excessive speeding; … Continue reading Quaker Ridge Road Meeting on 2-27
Ever single day, firefighters demonstrate remarkable heroism, putting themselves in danger to protect life and property. If a career as one of New Rochelle’s Bravest appeals to you, please consider applying to join the NRFD. Applications are being accepted until Friday, March 29th. Read all about it here.
I just sent the following city-wide robocall. Stay safe this weekend and avoid unnecessary travel. This is a winter storm advisory from the City of New Rochelle. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Saturday night through Sunday evening, with gusty winds and accumulating snow, sleet and ice predicted. Please exercise caution while driving, … Continue reading Icy Weekend Coming