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
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