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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Changes to Council Meetings and Public Hearings

Posted March 13, 2017

Due to the impending blizzard, the New Rochelle City Council’s Committee of the Whole Session scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 3:45 P. M. is re-scheduled to Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 3:45 P. M. The Citizens to be Heard port...

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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 video ...

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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 funding of N...

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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 30, 2016

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

Parking regulations are suspended relative to street sweeping operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2017.

A complete listing of streets is contained in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84.

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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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2015 CAFR
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.

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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 18, 2016

Waterfront Development Team Granted Exclusivity Extension

Twining Properties presented their development vision for the City’s waterfront property at Echo Bay during the Regular Legislative meeting of the City Council on Tuesday, October 18. The plan calls for a mix of residences, stores, offices, open space and...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 16, 2016

New Rochelle + Volunteer New York! = A Stronger Community

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Today, the City of New Rochelle announced a new partnership with Volunteer New York! during a press event at City Hall. The collaboration, Volunteer New Rochelle!, will match local not-for-profits with willing helpers and equip volunteers to achieve a str...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...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Weekend Valet Parking Returns to Downtown

The City of New Rochelle will reactivate valet parking services in the downtown, beginning Memorial Day weekend. This white-glove valet service allows downtown restaurant patrons to drop off their cars at the Library South parking lot and pay a flat $5 f...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

City of New Rochelle Celebrates Bike to Work Day May 20

New Rochelle Celebrates Bike to Work Day
New Bike Share Program Launched with B3GM and E3 Think

The City of New Rochelle celebrated Bike to Work Day on May 20 with a pop up expo in the downtown and the announcement of a new bike share program in the ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

New Playground Planned for Feeney Park

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A new playground will be built at Feeney Park this spring, thanks to a generous “Build it with KaBOOM!" Playground Grant. KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging active play through great play spaces, has partnered with Me...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 NRPD Award Honorees

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In observance of National Police Week, the New Rochelle Police Department held its annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 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 19, 2016

Department of Public Works Hosts Truck Day at Ward Elementary School

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To celebrate Public Works Week (May 15-21) the Department of Public Works hosted a Truck Day event for kindergartners at William B. Ward Elementary School (Broadfield Rd, New Rochelle) on Thursday, May 19 . Students had the opportunity to explore the d...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Department of Development Hosts New Business Workshop

One of the key challenges facing any business owner is access to the capital needed to start or grow their business. On Tuesday, May 10, the City of New Rochelle Development office hosted a New Business Workshop. Adi Israeli of the Small Business Developm...Read on...

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

NEW ROCHELLE POLICE COMMISSIONER AN ELLIS ISLAND MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

Congratulations to Police Commissioner Patrick J. Carroll, who was selected as a recipient of the 2016 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The award will be presented at a ceremony on May 7. Commissioner Carroll’s parents passed through the Great Hall of Ellis I...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Red Light Cameras Installed; Enforcement Begins

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In an effort to increase safety at some of the City’s busiest intersections, the New Rochelle Police Department has installed red light cameras at various intersections throughout the City. Warning signs have been installed and enforcement will begin mid...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2016

NRPD Annual Report Released

2015 New Rochelle Annual Report Released
City Remains a Top Safest Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retained its ranking as one of the safest cities nationally in 2014, according to the 2015 Annual Report released this week by the N...Read on...

NRPD 2015 Annual Report
Posted on: March 29, 2016

NRPD Annual Report Released

2015 New Rochelle Annual Report Released
City Remains a Top Safest Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retained its ranking as one of the safest cities nationally in 2014, according to the 2015 Annual Report released this week by the N...Read on...

NRPD 2015 Annual Report