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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Hudson Park Beach Officially Opens for the Summer June 26

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Hudson Park Beach will open full time, 7 days a week from 10 AM - 6 PM, beginning Monday, June 26. Residents with a Passport have free access to the beach. Parking fees will apply for all non-passport holders.

Hudson Park is adjacent to the Munici...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

ICMA Presentation Marks 85th Anniversary of New Rochelle’s Council/Manager Government

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In recognition of 85 years of Council/Manager form of government, the ICMA- International City/County Management Association- presented a proclamation to the City of New Rochelle on Tuesday, June 13. The certificate was presented by Meredith Robson, forme...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

The City of New Rochelle Chooses Developer for 45 Harrison Street

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At its June 20 meeting, the New Rochelle City Council unanimously selected MacQuesten Development, LLC as the winning bidder to reimagine a City-owned property at 45 Harrison Street, the current site of New Rochelle Fire Station #1.

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

City of New Rochelle to host Community Needs Assessment Meetings

The City of New Rochelle Development Department will host two Community Needs Assessments meetings to gain input that will help shape City’s five-year plan for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding. The meetings will be held on Tuesday, June 27 at N...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

City, School District Praise “Shared Services” Agreement

By combining refuse and recycling pickup services for all municipal and school locations, the City of New Rochelle, City School District- and taxpayers- are now on track to save $75,000 annually.

A new intermunicipal agreement calls for the City to provide...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Millennia Groundbreaking and Burling Plaza Opening

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On June 12, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, developer Tony Hammel of ELD Properties, Inc., the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA), the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), and Tompkins Mahopac Bank, joined together to mark the groundbr...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

New Rochelle Partners with The Business Council of Westchester to Expand Retail Footprint

Enhancing the scope and reach of its retail recruitment efforts, the City of New Rochelle is partnering with The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) to capitalize on market leads provided by customer analytics experts Buxton Co.

Earlier this year, the Ci...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

NYS Grant for Beechmont Lake

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Assembly Members Paulin, Otis Announce $250K NYS Grant for Beechmont Lake

 The City of New Rochelle will be the recipient of a $250,000 New York State grant for the remediation of Beechmont Lake, Assembly Members Steve Otis and Amy Paulin announce...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

New Rochelle Launches “First Source Referral Center”

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To maximize employment opportunities sparked by ongoing revitalization, the City of New Rochelle has partnered with Westhab and STRIVE to implement a multi-tiered job placement and training program. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new employment office,...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Parks and Recreation Introduces “Park Passports”

There’s a new way to access some of New Rochelle’s most popular parks this season! The Department of Parks and Recreation has replaced Omnicards with Park Passports for parking entry into waterfront parks, including Hudson Park, Five Islands Park, Davenpo...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

New Rochelle Celebrates Walk/ Bike to Work Day

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May is Bike Month, and on Friday May 19th for National Bike to Work Day the City hosted a pop-up “Walk/Bike to Work” expo at the corner of North and Huguenot. The event, featured bike demos, health and safety tips, ride sharing informa...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

New Rochelle Police Department Honors Members at Memorial & Awards Ceremony

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In observance of Police Memorial Week, the New Rochelle Police Department held its annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 17 at the Greentree Country Club. The event honored department members for their outstanding contributions as well as ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Exhibitors Wanted for Fifth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

Calling all restaurants, vendors, artists and crafters! The Fifth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair returns to Downtown on Sunday, September 10 from 11AM to 5PM presented by the City of New Rochelle in partnership with the Chamber of Comme...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

2017 New Rochelle Walk of Fame Induction

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New Inductees Welcomed to New Rochelle Walk of Fame 

The City of New Rochelle inducted new members into the “Walk of Fame” in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green on Friday, May 12. This year’s luminaries included actresses...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Tax Abatement on Rent Controlled Properties Occupied by Senior Citizens (SCRIE)

If you are New Rochelle senior citizen living in a rent controlled property, you may be eligible to have part of your rent subsidized. Section 467-b of the New York State Real Property Tax Law enables the City of New Rochelle to participate in the SCRIE p...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

City Receives $3.5M NYS Grant for Quaker Ridge Road Upgrades

 City of New Rochelle Receives $3.5 million NYS Grant for Quaker Ridge Road Upgrades

Funding will increase roadway safety and access for cyclists and pedestrians

New Rochelle is the recipient of a $3,518,638 grant from New York State for Q...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Alternate Side Parking Enforcement Resumes April 1

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume as of April 1 for those streets and portions of streets subject to winter suspension from Jan. 1-March 31. A complete list can be found in the City Cod...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 3

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 3

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7:0...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Mayor Bramson Delivers State of the City

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Mayor Bramson Delivers State of the City Address

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Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd at his annual State of the City Address, Mayor Noam Bramson called on citizens to become more engaged in both local and national challenges in order to a...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

"Ideally Yours" Website Launched

“Ideally New Rochelle” Website Unveiled

Website, video showcase City as the ideal place to “live, work and grow!”

 

With the largest redevelopment initiative in the Hudson Valley underway, the City of New Rochelle today unveiled a new website and vi...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Moody's upgrades New Rochelle bond rating

Moody’s Upgrades New Rochelle Bond Rating to Aa2,Highest Rating in Over Eight Decades 

Moody’s Investors Services has upgraded the City of New Rochelle’ bond rating from Aa3 to Aa2, the City announced today. With fund...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

New Rochelle Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

City of New Rochelle Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) has been awarded to the City of New Rochelle by the Government Finance Officers Associ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

REMINDER: Retail Business Registration Program Deadline January 31

The City of New Rochelle’s Retail Business Registration Program requires all retail businesses to register with the City and renew their registration annually. The deadline for registration is January 31, 2017. All non-retail businesses in New Rochelle ar...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

New Rochelle Joins RXR Realty, Brause Realty & ABS Partners Real Estate for Inaugural Groundbreaking

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Marking another important step in one of the most ambitious downtown development initiatives in Hudson Valley history, officials from RXR Realty, Brause Realty and ABS Partners Real Estate joined New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and City Manager Charles B....

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

City of New Rochelle Hosts Mulch Mowing Workshop November 5th

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Rather than raking, bagging, or transporting fall leaves offsite this year, consider mulching, a sustainable alternative that actually benefits lawns and gardens! The City of New Rochelle in partnership with Greenburgh Nature Center will host a free mulch...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

City Employees Participate in 4th Annual Fit Fair

New Ro’s Employee Wellness initiative, Fit! Live! Win!, hosted a Fit Fair at City Hall’s front lawn on October 19th. The 4th annual event serves as a continuing effort to encourage employees to live a healthier lifestyle.

City employees had opportuni...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

2016 NRFD Promotion and Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 19th at the Council Chambers in City Hall. Chief Louis DiMelgio and Deputy Chief Scott Bradley were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck S...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

New Rochelle, Mt. Vernon, White Plains and Yonkers to sign a “Smart Cities ComPACT”

(Release from Westchester County Association)..... At a packed press conference today, the Westchester County Association announced that it was launching a public-private partnership to spearhead Smart Growth initiatives in Westchester County to bring gig...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

National Fire Prevention Week in New Rochelle

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October is Fire Prevention Month, and October 9th – 15th is National Fire Prevention week. This year’s theme - “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” - represents the final year of National Fire Protection Association’s three-y...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

NYSERDA and NYSDOT Launch Tri-City Competition to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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NYSERDA and NYSDOT Launch Tri-City Competition to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Over Two Years in Westchester

New Rochelle, White Plains and Yonkers employees to lead by example to reduce driving in the State's first Green Cities Commuter Challenge...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

New Rochelle Installs Smart, Eco-Friendly ‘SOOFA’ Benches

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The City of New Rochelle Installs Smart, Eco-Friendly ‘SOOFA’ Benches
Urban furniture brings digital to public spaces

The City of New Rochelle is excited to announce the arrival this summer of the whimsically named “Soofa” charging stations and bench...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

New Rochelle Launches ‘Adopt-a-Street’

New Rochelle’s commercial streets will benefit from the added attention of local businesses and organizations through the City’s new Adopt-a-Street program. Launched this summer, Adopt-a-Street focuses on the beautification of corridors within and surroun...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

NRPD, Community Celebrate National Night Out

NRPD Celebrates National Night Out

In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department held a community Open House on Tuesday, August 2 at their headquarters. Patrol boat rides were also provided at the Harbor Patrol Unit in Hudson...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

City Boosts Graffiti Removal Program

City Boosts Graffiti Removal Program

Unsightly graffiti on public and private properties will be removed more quickly and definitively under a new Graffiti Removal Program started this month.

While the City Code requires the removal of graffiti with...Read on...