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Posted on: October 12, 2017

New Rochelle Officials Join National Realty & Development Corp. For WatermarkPointe Groundbreaking

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Yesterday, New Rochelle City Officials joined National Realty & Development Corp. (NRDC) to mark the groundbreaking of WatermarkPointe, a new $100 million, 72-unit luxury waterfront residential community positioned along the Long Island Sound in New R...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

National Fire Prevention Week in New Rochelle

October is Fire Prevention Month, and October 8th – 14th is National Fire Prevention week. This year’s theme - “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!”- reinforces the need for everyone to have an escape plan.

“Your chance of survival in the case of deadly ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Fall Leaf Collection Begins October 10

The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection will begin on Tuesday, October 10 and conclude at the end of December. All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 lbs. ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

New Rochelle Fire Department Deploys Automatic CPR Devices

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The New Rochelle Fire Department last week installed six new Automatic CPR devices, enabling them to deliver uninterrupted lifesaving circulation to patients in cardiac distress. The devices- $16,000 each- were obtained through an 85% federal FEMA grant. ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

Moody’s Investors Services confirmed the City of New Rochelle’ bond rating at Aa2, insuring that the City can continue to take advantage of historically low financing rates. With New Rochelle’s 10-year capital improvement plan underway, the City will bene...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

City of New Rochelle Now Accepting Applications for Police Commissioner

The City of New Rochelle launched a national search seeking an experienced leader in law enforcement to be the next Police Commissioner.

Candidates must have 10 years of experience and demonstrated performance as a Law Enforcement Executive, administering ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Apply Now to take the New Rochelle Police Officer Exam

If you believe a career in public service can bring out the best in you, then join the New Rochelle Police Department! Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer exam to be held on Saturday December 2. Applications will be
accepted until ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM) which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit.

Th...

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City News
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Paving & Milling Schedule

This week's schedule: www.newrochelleny.com/paving

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Citywide Paving Program Underway

This year's road paving program begins the week of  August 28th. A full list of scheduled roadways can be viewed here. The two week look ahead will be posted to the Roadway Alerts page of our website. Reminder calls will be sent to impacted neigh...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Megalith Capital Management Celebrates Groundbreaking at The Printhouse

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Megalith Capital Management joined with New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Charles Strome III and City Councilman Barry Fertel for a groundbreaking ceremony at The Printhouse – a property to be developed in partnership with East &...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

New Rochelle Youth Recognized for Summer Employment

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau hosted their annual Youth Employment Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Seventy-three youth residents, between the ages of 14-21, were recognized and presented with certifi...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

R.M. Fischer Sculpture Moves to Downtown New Rochelle From L.A.

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A 7.5-ton sculpture by internationally known artist R. M. Fischer was dedicated Saturday in its new home atop the hill in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green. The sculpture previously enriched the Los Angeles headquarters of Sony Studios.

Inspired in part by cl...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

NRPD Highlights: Night Out, Donut Boy and Speed Awareness Week

NRPD is participating in NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Speed Awareness Week (August 2-8), a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding drivers and speed-related crashes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Adm...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

New Rochelle & RXR Realty Announce New Mixed-Use Project

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Marking the latest milestone in its large-scale development initiative, the City of New Rochelle and RXR Realty today announced the developer’s proposal for its second major development project in downtown New Rochelle and the first to be constru...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

V HOTEL Breaks Ground at 43 Church Street

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City officials joined principals of 43 Church Street LLC for a groundbreaking of the new boutique “V” Hotel in downtown New Rochelle, part of Choice Hotel’s worldwide ‘Ascend’ Collection. The 8-story V Hotel will feature 80 luxury guest rooms and amenitie...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

City Details 10-year Capital Improvement Plan

City Details 10-year Capital Improvement Plan

$150 million investment will fund over 100 projects targeting facilities, neighborhoods, parks & natural resources, economic growth & business development, streets, sidewalks and vehicle& equipment ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

New Equipment for NRFD

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The New Rochelle Fire Department rolled out three new fire apparatus this week: two new pumpers and a tower ladder.  

According to Chief Lou DiMeglio, “The two pumpers are each equipped with a 2000 gpm two-stage pump and carry 500 gallons of water...

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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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 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

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 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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...

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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: 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...

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