Join members of the NRPD on August 6th, as New Rochelle participates in the “National Night Out,” with fun, food, games, and demonstrations. It’s a great chance to meet our men and women in blue one-on-one and to build stronger police-community relationships. The fun starts at 5:30pm next to City Hall. Earlier in the afternoon, … Continue reading National (and Local) Night Out on August 6
The Trump Administration’s immigration enforcement tactics — from forcible family separations, to so-called collateral detentions, to menacing tweets that warn of sweeping round-ups — are based on cruelty, fear, and division. Here in New Rochelle, this is not some distant, abstract concern. ICE conducted operations in our city this very week, and while only a … Continue reading One Community
I am very pleased that the County of Westchester has concluded a lease agreement that will keep Family Court services in New Rochelle at a new location on Garden Street. The Garden Street site, which was supported by the entire City Council, will entail the construction of a modern new facility, with easy access to … Continue reading Family Court Will Move to Garden Street
I was proud to join many of New Rochelle’s firefighters this morning for the re-dedication of Fire Station 2 on Webster Avenue. The rehabilitation of the West End fire house, part of the City’s ten-year capital plan, upholds our commitment to New Rochelle’s First Responders, who need and deserve facilities that are safe, modern, and … Continue reading Fire Station 2 Re-Opens
I was honored to participate this morning in New Rochelle’s annual Police memorial and award breakfast and especially glad to recognize youngsters Gabrielle Cohen, Alicia Acevedo, and Nicholas Picone, who wrote winning essays describing their appreciation for the NRPD. Thanks to the dedication and professionalism of New Rochelle’s men and women in blue, our city … Continue reading Honoring New Ro’s Finest
Westchester County is offering free measles vaccines at the Department of Health in White Plains on April 30th and May 14th. It’s important for everyone to get vaccinated, especially with measles cases on the rise in our region. More details in this flyer.
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