Come celebrate the “National Night Out” with games, kids’ activities, food, demonstrations, and more tomorrow (Tuesday) evening from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at New Rochelle Police Headquarters, 475 North Avenue. Earlier in the afternoon, you can arrange a boat ride with the NRPD’s Harbor Unit. The “National Night Out” helps build strong relationships between Police Departments … Continue reading National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7th
If you missed New Rochelle’s Fourth of July fireworks (or even if you were there), watch this video. So great. I love this city.
From art, to haircuts, to cowboy boots, to — of course — lots and lots of great things to eat and drink, New Rochelle really cleaned up in the annual “Best of Westchester” awards from Westchester Magazine. Here’s a full list of the winners. Congratulations!
Celebrate American Independence at the New Rochelle waterfront this Wednesday evening, July 4th. Our annual fireworks display by Grucci begins at 9:30pm, rain or shine, with great viewing from Hudson and Five Islands Parks. Just before and after the fireworks, nearby streets will be closed to cars so that pedestrians can walk safely, and parking … Continue reading July 4th Fireworks at the New Ro Waterfront
R.E.A.D.I. stands for Respect, Enthusiasm, Articulate, Dependable, and Initiative — qualities that every employer seeks when making hiring decisions and that are vital to every youngster planning a career. It’s also the name of a program that New Rochelle is proud to support, alongside the Westchester-Putnam Workforce Development Board, My Brother’s Keeper, the Westchester Children’s … Continue reading New Rochelle is READI
Voters approved the revised New Rochelle school budget yesterday by a comfortable margin of about 64% to 36%, albeit in low turnout. (A prior version of the budget was rejected in May.) It has been an intense year for New Rochelle parents, children, and educators — beginning, of course, with the heartbreaking loss of a … Continue reading Voters Approve New Rochelle School Budget
Please remember to vote today in the New Rochelle school budget election. There’s lots of information about the budget on the School District website. Polls are open from 7am to 9pm.
Waves lapping at the shore, a picnic blanket spread on a park lawn, and live music as day slips into night — what better way to enjoy the season. New Rochelle is thrilled, once again, to present the Summer Sounds Concert Series at Hudson Park, beginning on Wednesday, June 27th, and continuing every Wednesday and … Continue reading Summer Sounds on the Shore
Love this story in the Times about a New Rochelle-based company that employs veterans returning from war to manufacture flip-flops. A great example of a business that is doing well by doing good. Proud that it’s happening here in our city. Read the full piece in the New York Times. And here’s a link to … Continue reading Doing Well by Doing Good
The “Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth” has released its final report — a 36 page document containing recommendations for the School District, City, and community as a whole. This press release contains a brief summary, and you can view the full report here. I thank the Task Force … Continue reading Task Force Releases Recommendations