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Posted on: April 8, 2020

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To suggest or learn about volunteer & service opportunities to address this public health challenge, email NewRoStrong@newrochelleny.com

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Rebound New Rochelle

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Businesses interested in receiving a grant can apply through the City’s new online portal to determine eligibility

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

CircuitNR: Free Electric Shuttle Service

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Circuit riders can now use the Ride Circuit app in either Spanish or English! Learn more

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Westchester County Department of Health Notices for Multifamily Dwellings

The Westchester County Health Department has issued guidelines for building owners and managers, and tenants of multifamily dwellings. Building owners, managers and superintendents are encouraged to post the Guidelines for Tenants in all of their properti...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Barks N Bones on Main Grand Opening

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Bark n Bones on Main celebrated its Grand Opening on Thursday, October 15th at 8:30am in their store at 456 Main Street, New Rochelle. Mayor Noam Bramson welcomed owner Lottice Williams and staff stating, “It’s terrific to welcome a new business to New Ro...

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Business Development
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Westchester County Announces $10M Grant Program for Business Recovery

Today, the Westchester County Office of Economic Development announced a new $10 million grant program designed to support small businesses and nonprofits facing challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

The grant program – Westchester Count...

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Business Development
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Building Pathways to the Future in New Rochelle Through New Pilot Pre-Apprenticeship Program

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New community bonds are being built in the heart of New Rochelle as Pathways to Apprenticeship, Inc. (P2A) has partnered with Westhab, through a contract funded by the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (NRIDA), on a Pre-Apprenticeship Pilot Progr...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

All Gyms and Fitness Centers Able to Open by September 2

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As a follow up to my prior email, the detailed guidelines for the reopening of gyms and fitness centers are now available on the NY Forward website.  The details about the required inspection procedures which will be performed by Westcheste...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Con Ed: Commercial Claim Form

Commercial Businesses: If you experienced a power outage that lasted for more than 48 consecutive hours due to the storm event starting August 4, 2020, you may file a request for reimbursement, up to a maximum of $10,700, for actual losses of perishable m...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches New Incubator Spaces at New Rochelle Train Station and New Roc City

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New Rochelle, NY— Calling all artists and entrepreneurs, as the City of New Rochelle announced today the opening of two new cohort spaces for artists and entrepreneurs to use to hone their skills, one on the second floor inside the historic New ...

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Business Development
Posted on: June 26, 2020

New Ro Eats Expands!

Division St. reopened for traffic and outdoor dining is still available at this and many other restaurant locations around New Rochelle. Here’s a map of outdoor dining options. And as an added bonus in the downtown, a parklet on Main St. will op...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches Rebound New Rochelle Program

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As the City of New Rochelle continues to reopen, the City announced today its new program Rebound New Rochelle (Rebound NR), a partnership with the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, New Rochelle Business Improvement District, the Business Council...

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Business Development
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Tables are Set for City of New Rochelle to Launch ‘New Ro Eats’ - Outdoor Dining on Division St.

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 The City of New Rochelle announced today the inaugural `New Ro Eats’ event to be held on Division Street starting on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21 and continuing for two weeks. To offer more individuals the ability to enjoy N...

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Business Development
Posted on: May 26, 2020

New Rochelle entering Phase I of re-opening May 26, 2020

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Today, New Rochelle and the rest of the mid-Hudson region are authorized to enter Phase I of reopening after passing the seven health metric guidelines established by New York State. Businesses can begin to open in phases, with a grad...

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Business Development
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Additional Business Guidance in regard to COVID-19

In addition to the Business Resource Guide for COV-19 that was updated on Tuesday and posted to the City of New Rochelle website, we received additional information that is important to share.

1) Small Business provisions in the federal stimulus p...

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Business Development
Posted on: March 17, 2020

New Rochelle Business Gift Card program

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You can help support our local businesses during this difficult period of social distancing and business restrictions. Consider purchasing a gift card or gift certificate for future use.  This list shows the best way to purchase directly from the...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

New Rochelle COVID-19 Guide for Businesses

As residents and businesses deal with the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in New Rochelle, the City of New Rochelle, Westchester County, Chamber of Commerce and the New Rochelle Business Improvement District (BID) are partnering to assist local busine...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Amazon Hiring Event in New Rochelle

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Amazon is hiring for part-time sortation and personal shopper positions in their NYC and Chappaqua warehouse locations. The City of New Rochelle and the First Source Referral Center are excited to partner with Amazon to bring access to these job opportuni...

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Business Development
Posted on: January 14, 2020

New North Avenue Supermarket in New Rochelle sets Grand Opening for January 21

New Rochelle Farms, the much-anticipated new supermarket and laundromat on North Avenue and Lincoln Avenue, will celebrate its grand opening on Tuesday, January 21 at 4:30 pm.

The 10,000 square-foot grocery store, which includes an attached laundromat, wil...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 14, 2020

Census deadline October 15

This NewRoAlert was sent today via call/text/email. To sign up, visit the City website.

This is the City of New Rochelle with a final reminder to complete your Census.

Data collection for the Census ends tomorrow at midnight, so this is your last chance to ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

It’s Census Day — Please Fill Out Yours!

If you haven’t filled out your own Census yet online or by phone, then you’ll receive a paper form in the mail, starting next week.  But why wait?  It’s easy to respond right away.

Census information is used ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

City of New Rochelle Urges “Complete Count” for Census 2020

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In an effort to insure that all residents are counted in the upcoming 2020 Census, the City of New Rochelle has organized a “Complete Count Committee”. The committee, under the auspices of City Manager Charles Strome, is spearheaded by City Clerk Michelle...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Citizens to be Heard and Public Hearing Participation Form- December 1 Meeting

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and related Executive Orders issued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the City Council will not be able to accommodate any in-person public attendance or participation for Citizens to be Heard or Public Hearings...

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City Clerk
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Ways to vote!

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During this time of social distancing and quarantining, remember that many transactions are available online through DMV Voter Registration. 

You may:

  • Register to vote online
  • Update your voter registration record (Change of address, name)
  • Change your...
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Posted on: July 13, 2020

City Council COW & Public Hearing - registration update for July 14

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and related Executive Orders issued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the City Council will not be able to accommodate any in-person public attendance or participation for Citizens to be Heard or Public Hearings...
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Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24 City Update

Robocall sent Citywide on Tuesday, November 24 through the NewRoAlert messaging system.

COVID rates continue to rise in our city and region, so as we approach Thanksgiving, let’s show our gratitude for medical workers, first responders, and others on the f...

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Presents Initial Report to City Council

The Policing Review Committee will present their initial report to the New Rochelle City Council at the Council's special meeting on Tuesday, November 24 at 5PM. The meeting will be streamed live at www.newrochelleny.com/NRTVlivestream and on NRT...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

City Hall Moves to Appointment-Only Hours Nov. 23

New Rochelle City Hall offices will move to appointment-only access beginning Monday, November 23. Appointments can be made by contacting departments directly during regular business hours, 8:30AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. NOTE: Offices will be c...

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Update- November 19

Robocall/text/email sent through the NewRoAlert messaging system today:

Today, New York State established a yellow COVID zone in parts of New Rochelle and in several other communities of Westchester.  New Rochelle’s zone covers about half of the 1...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Volunteer Now for Outdoor Workdays at Ward Acres Park

Ward Acres is New Rochelle’s largest City park, featuring a thriving native hardwood forest, open meadows, a community garden, the county’s largest dog park and historical assets from its heritage as a former country estate and farm. To help protect and r...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2020 Budget

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of New Rochelle Department of Finance the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2020 budget. This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting an...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

African-American Advisory Committee Established

The City of New Rochelle has established an African American Advisory Committee, comprised of nine community leaders appointed by City Manager Charles B. Strome, III. Reflective of the leadership and diversity of the Black community, the majority of membe...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Rochelle PACT Community Policing Zones

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To ensure more continuous coverage citywide by community officers, the New Rochelle Police Department PACT (Police And Community Together) Unit has reorganized policing beats into three zones, beginning this month.

Beat officers interact with school and ne...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

City update - November 13

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This robocall was sent citywide on Friday, October 13 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system. 

Starting today, at the direction of New York State, bars and restaurants must close for in-pers...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

City of New Rochelle Announces Upgraded & Expanded Wi-Fi Kiosk Network Coming to Downtown

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The City of New Rochelle is continuing its smart city transformation as the City announced today the installation of an upgraded Wi-Fi kiosk network that will extend connectivity throughout New Rochelle’s downtown corridor. Over the next several weeks, th...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Update - November 10

This robocall was sent citywide on November 10.

This is the City of New Rochelle with an important public health update.

COVID numbers are rising quickly in our region, with about 200 active cases here in New Rochelle.  To prevent another shutdown ...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

2021 Proposed Budget Released

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New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021.  Despite the tremendous economic pressure and uncertainty caused by the global pandemic the $237 million budget provides a balanced budget while...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

New Rochelle Veterans Day Ceremony

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11/9 UPDATE: Due to predicted inclement weather, the Veterans Day Ceremony will be held inside Council Chambers on 11/11 at 11AM.

In recognition of Veterans Day, American Legion Post 8 and the City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a li...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

NRFD Promotion Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department held their Promotion Ceremony yesterday at the Council Chambers in City Hall to appoint 12 members to new ranks. Fire Chief Andrew Sandor was joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, and FD Chaplin...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 28

Please join the Policing Review Committee for their next virtual public meeting on Wednesday, October 28 from 6:30-8PM.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

New Rochelle Receives American Planning Association Award for Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Governor Cuomo’s $10 Million DRI Investment in New Rochelle is Part of a Strategic Goal to Enrich the Community with Key Catalytic Projects 

The New York State Department of State today announced the New Rochelle Downtown Revitalization Initiative...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

City Update- October 22

This robocall was sent citywide on Thursday, October 22 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system.

This is the City of New Rochelle with important information about early voting, rising COVID numbers, and public...

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City News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Parks & Recreation Invites Families to Create “Scarecrows on the Sound”

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With many traditional Halloween events cancelled this year due to the ongoing pandemic, the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present a new opportunity for family fun: “Scarecrows on the Sound”, October 31, at Davenport Park. Fro...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 13 and concludes the end of December.  All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 l...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Census deadline October 15

This NewRoAlert was sent today via call/text/email. To sign up, visit the City website.

This is the City of New Rochelle with a final reminder to complete your Census.

Data collection for the Census ends tomorrow at midnight, so this is your last chance to ...

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Census website City News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Coronavirus update- October 12

The following message was sent today via NewRoAlert messaging system. To sign up, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert

A COVID outbreak has been detected at Iona College, with more than 60 confirmed positive cases so far.  At this time, the outb...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Volunteers needed for Waterfront Parks Clean-Up Day!

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, October 24 for a day of service to beautify four waterfront parks along the Long Island Sound. This year’s cleanup is also part of the Amer...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Free, On-Demand Electric Shuttle Service Wins Clean Air NY Champions Award

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The City of New Rochelle continues to keep sustainability at the forefront of its redevelopment as the city’s free, on-demand electric shuttle service Circuit NR recently received the Clean Air NY Champions Award, an award sponsored by the New Y...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

New Rochelle Youth Bureau to host City Hall-oween

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The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, with the support of the New Rochelle Youth Court, and My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle will host City Hall-oween on Saturday, October 24th at 11am – 2pm. City Hall’s parking lot (off of North Ave) will t...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

SOLD OUT - Parks & Recreation Hosts Drive-In Movie Night at Hudson Park

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UPDATE: SOLD OUT due to our capacity for cars at Hudson Park.

Safe, healthy fall family fun is in the works for later this month, as the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation presents a Drive-In Movie Night on Friday, October 23 at Hudson Park fe...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

New Rochelle Fire Department Reminds Residents to “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen"

October is National Fire Safety Month, and the New Rochelle Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Pr...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

NYS Launches COVID Alert NY app

New York State has launched COVID Alert NY – the official Exposure Notification App created by the New York State Department of Health in partnership with Google and Apple. Now you can use your phone in the fight against COVID-19 and get exposure alerts, ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

City Update - September 30

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COVID-19 update:

After several months of steady declines, COVID rates are beginning to rise in New Rochelle and many other parts of our region.  This is an important reminder that the pandemic is not over and that responsible personal behavior rem...

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City News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 7

Please join the Policing Review Committee for their next virtual public meeting on Wednesday, October 7 from 6:30-8PM.

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

City Launches Virtual Reality Initiative

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The City of New Rochelle announced today the creation of a virtual reality driven platform to inspire citizen engagement and drive local input in the planning and development process throughout New Rochelle. The use of virtual reality will help citizens v...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

9/11: Serve + Remember

The City of New Rochelle's volunteer partner Volunteer New York! hosted the 10th annual 9/11 Serve + Remember Day on Friday, September 11. Mayor Bramson joined VNY! Executive Director Jeanett Gilbert and Executive Director Jackeline Agudelo at Un...

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Volunteer New York! Press Release 9/11 City News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on Wednesday, September 23 in the City Council Chambers. Five members of the NRPD were recognized at the service: one Lieutenant, two Sergeants and two Detectives.&...

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City News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Public-Private Partnerships and Economic Recovery

In this video, New Rochelle Development Commissioner Luiz Aragon joined RXR Realty Senior Vice President David Garten, Westchester County Director of Entrepreneurship and innovation Debrah Novick and Reporter Peter Katz from the Westchester County Busines...

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

"Outside the Box in our Parks" continues through the fall

 Due to the success of the recently completed six-week summer activity programs, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will relaunch Outside The Box In Our Parks for the fall, starting September 22nd. Outside the Box in our Parks will be pro...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Hugh A. Doyle Center Prepares for Reopening on Monday, Sept. 14

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After a nearly six month closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center will reopen to the senior community with limited services on Monday, September 14.

“Our Office for the Aging and Parks & Recreation staff have work...

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City News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

City Update - September 2nd

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These updates are being sent at 5pm via Robo Call/Text/Email on 9/2:

DPW is still working to complete storm debris pickup citywide, and so alternate side parking rules and the ban on gas-powered leaf blowers will remain suspended until September 14th. In a...

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City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

New Rochelle Volunteers Called to Action in Spirit of Resilience

In honor of those whose lives were lost or forever changed by the tragic events of September 11, 2001, Mayor Bramson and the city of New Rochelle is supporting Volunteer New York!’s efforts to provide community members with meaningful ways to gi...

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City News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Home Depot Foundation Partners with City of New Rochelle for Hygiene Kit Donation

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On Wednesday, August 26, The Home Depot Foundation partnered up with Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome and The City of New Rochelle to distribute 100 hygiene kits to support local nonprofits, in light of the ongoing pandemic. The two organizat...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Building Pathways to the Future in New Rochelle Through New Pilot Pre-Apprenticeship Program

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New community bonds are being built in the heart of New Rochelle as Pathways to Apprenticeship, Inc. (P2A) has partnered with Westhab, through a contract funded by the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (NRIDA), on a Pre-Apprenticeship Pilot Progr...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Hutchinson Parkway Traffic Advisory and Post-Storm Cleanup

Robocall sent August 20:

This is the City of New Rochelle with a traffic advisory for this weekend and an update on storm cleanup. 

From Friday night at 11:00pm through Sunday evening at 6:00pm, the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed in both d...

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City News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Policing Review Committee Established

In June, Governor Cuomo enacted an executive order on Police Reform and Reinvention requiring each government entity in New York which has a police agency to perform a comprehensive review of current police force deployments, strategies, policies, procedu...

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 11

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This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update for August 11th.

Significant restoration work in the last 24 hours has brought the number of remaining power outages in New Rochelle down to about 600, with the majority of those expected to be ...

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 9

This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update.

About 3,000 homes in New Rochelle still do not have power.  Con Ed is prioritizing repairs that can bring the largest number of customers back on line, with restoration occurring at a ...

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City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 7

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This robocall message was sent citywide on August 7: 

This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update.

Approximately 5,000 homes in New Rochelle still do not have power, down from a peak of about 9,000. Con Ed continues to ramp up its...

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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Join the boating community for some midsummer night festivities at the Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, August 15th beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: August 16). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and publ...

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Interested in participating? Boaters can apply now City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Ed: Life Support Equipment, Emergencies and Special Services

Con Edison is working to restore power as soon as possible and encourages residents who use medical equipment to register with them in case of power outages. Including those who do not receive a Con Ed bill directly.     &nb...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Edison continues dry ice distribution at City Hall

The following has been sent from Con Ed:

Con Edison will distribute dry ice today at four locations in New York City and two locations in Westchester County.

The distribution will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. or until supplies run out. A mo...

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City News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 6

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Power restoration is underway with several Con Ed crews working in New Rochelle. Separate crews are still working to clear roads, with a focus on major streets or areas without emergency vehicle access. Con Ed predicts that the majority of outages will be...

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Post-storm update

ConEdison is working to restore power in New Rochelle as about one third of the City is without service. Yesterday’s storm produced enormous damage throughout our region, leaving nearly 100,000 without power in Westchester County. Con Edison cre...

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Here’s some great news from Circuit, our free downtown electric shuttle!

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Circuit riders can now use the Ride Circuit app in either Spanish or English. 

Buenas noticias! Los pasajeros de Circuit ya pueden usar la aplicación Ride Circuit en Español o Inglés. Circuit is accessible to all a...

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Tropical Storm preparedness

This message was sent citywide on August 3rd  through our NewRoAlert messaging system. This is a weather preparedness advisory from the City of New Rochelle. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for our area, with high...

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City News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Eighth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair Cancelled

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Due to uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and in the interest of health and safety for our New Rochelle residents, businesses and visitors, the Street Fair Committee has decided to cancel the eighth annual New Rochelle Street Fair, slated for Septe...

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City News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches New Incubator Spaces at New Rochelle Train Station and New Roc City

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New Rochelle, NY— Calling all artists and entrepreneurs, as the City of New Rochelle announced today the opening of two new cohort spaces for artists and entrepreneurs to use to hone their skills, one on the second floor inside the historic New ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

"Hometown Heroes" Banners Honor New Rochelle Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

Group shot with poster of veteran banner in front of WW1 statue at Faneuil Park

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City officials joined members of the New Rochelle Veteran Advisory Committee, American Legion Post 8, local military service organizations, the Municipal Arts Council, the New Rochelle Military Moms, other donors, and service member...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

City of New Rochelle Creates Policing Review Committee

In June, Governor Cuomo enacted an executive order on Police Reform and Reinvention requiring each government entity in New York which has a police agency to perform a comprehensive review of current police force deployments, strategies, policies, procedu...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Seniors, let's exercise!

Senior exercise programs launch next week:

Office for the Aging Launches “Senior Citizens on the Move”

15 min. Exercise Programs to Air on NRTV

Seniors looking to keep in shape can now access exercise classes in the safety and comfort of ...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

City Council COW & Public Hearing - registration update for July 14

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and related Executive Orders issued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the City Council will not be able to accommodate any in-person public attendance or participation for Citizens to be Heard or Public Hearings...
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City News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

New Rochelle City Manager Announces Clergy Rapid Response Team

Policing in an urban environment can be challenging and unpredictable. When a crisis situation arises it is crucial that our residents, police officers and officials come together quickly in a spirit of openness and honesty, knowing that there is no probl...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

City Update- July 7

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Lincoln Pool Opens Saturday, July 11

Lincoln Pool will open for the summer on Saturday, July 11. In accordance with Westchester County Board of Health operations permitting and to ensure the health and safety of all, the Parks and Recreation Department has instituted the following guidelines...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes Monday, July 6

After an extended three month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume Citywide on Monday, July 6. Please observe posted signs and relocate vehicles to allow for street sweeping.

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Hall Reopens to the Public on Monday, July 6

New Rochelle City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6 with the following health and safety guidelines in place:

-Building admission is through the rear parking lot entrance only. The front door remains closed.

-Masks or face coverings must be w...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Update- July 1

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This robocall was sent Citywide today. To subscribe to our NewRoAlert email/text/call system, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalerts 

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, please remember that fireworks are not allowed under any cir...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Hudson Park Beach Opens Saturday, June 27

The City of New Rochelle welcomes back residents to Hudson Park Beach beginning June 27th through Labor Day, from 10am – 6pm.

Access to the beach is free again this summer! Parking is free for Parks Passport holders; for non-Passport holders, a d...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

New Ro Eats Expands!

Division St. reopened for traffic and outdoor dining is still available at this and many other restaurant locations around New Rochelle. Here’s a map of outdoor dining options. And as an added bonus in the downtown, a parklet on Main St. will op...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches Rebound New Rochelle Program

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As the City of New Rochelle continues to reopen, the City announced today its new program Rebound New Rochelle (Rebound NR), a partnership with the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, New Rochelle Business Improvement District, the Business Council...

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City News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

City Update- June 23

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This robocall was sent Citywide today:

Phase 3 reopening begins today.  Indoor dining is now permitted at 50% of restaurant capacity, and personal services like nail salons are allowed to open.  

Even as our recovery continues, responsible...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Juneteenth Flag Raising

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The City of New Rochelle celebrated Juneteenth with a flag-raising on Friday, June 19. This inaugural ceremony was the suggestion of Briana Hill-Behar, a New Rochelle High School Student, class of 2021, who submitted a request to Mayor Bramson last week.

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City News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Tables are Set for City of New Rochelle to Launch ‘New Ro Eats’ - Outdoor Dining on Division St.

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 The City of New Rochelle announced today the inaugural `New Ro Eats’ event to be held on Division Street starting on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21 and continuing for two weeks. To offer more individuals the ability to enjoy N...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12 City Update

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This robocall update was sent Citywide today:

As you know, Phase 2 reopening began this week with outdoor dining and retail now permitted, so please support our local businesses. And today, we have another recovery update to share: New York State is now al...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

June 8 City Update

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This robocall was sent Citywide:

Metered parking is in effect city-wide starting today, and tickets for violations will be issued beginning tomorrow.

Also tomorrow, New Rochelle and the Mid-Hudson region will enter Phase II reopening, including most in-stor...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

“Spark the Sound” July 4th Fireworks Cancelled

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Due to health and safety concerns and continued restrictions on public gatherings as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the City of New Rochelle has cancelled the July 4th “Spark the Sound” fireworks display for this year.

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Posted on: June 6, 2020

June 6 Press Conference

City officials were joined by local clergy and members of the community in a press conference today regarding a fatal shooting by an officer of the New Rochelle Police Department.

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Statement from Mayor Noam Bramson

"The City wil...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Metered Parking Enforcement Resumes June 8

Metered parking enforcement will resume citywide beginning Monday, June 8, coinciding with the Phase 2 reopening expected in the Mid-Hudson region next week. Phase 2 of New York Forward  permits reopening of offices, real estate, retail, vehicle ...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Update -June 3

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Citywide Robocall:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with information for June 3rd. 

As many gather in protest across America and here in New Rochelle, our City stands in full support of advocates for justice, committed to the vital work of overcoming sy...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Pride Day Flag Raising

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To kick off Pride month, City Officials joined the LGBTQ committee for a pride flag-raising ceremony in front of City Hall. The flag will be on display throughout June. Visit www.NewRochellePride.com for the latest pride (virtual) events. 

Members...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

City, faith and community leaders gather For Justice. For Peace

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Remarks of Mayor Noam Bramson.

Good afternoon. I welcome you to City Hall. To our City Hall. To everyone’s City Hall.

It is an honor to stand today – at least six feet apart – in the company of faith leaders from throughout New...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Update- New Rochelle Begins Phase 1 Reopening

Citywide robocall sent today:

Today, the Mid-Hudson region of New York, including New Rochelle, begins Phase I of reopening. Permitted activities include construction and manufacturing, as well as retail for curbside and in-store pickup. All places of busi...

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Update- May 22

Starting Saturday, Hudson, Five Islands and Davenport Parks will be open from 9:00am to 6:00pm.  At this time, Hudson Park Beach is closed, but the sundeck will be open with a reduced capacity.  Parking will be restricted to residents on...

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Memorial Day Weekend Update from New Rochelle Parks

With the Memorial Day weekend as the start to summer recreation, New Rochelle parks will be open with safety guidelines in place.

Beginning Saturday, May 23 and continuing through June 26, weekend and holiday parking admittance at Five Islands Park, Hudson...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

DPW Summer Collection hours begin May 26

The Department of Public Works begins their summer collection schedule on Tuesday, May 26. All garbage, recycling and bulk items must be placed at the curbside for pickup by 6:00 AM on the scheduled day of collection. This policy is in effect from Memoria...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

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In accordance with New York State guidelines for Memorial Day ceremonies, American Legion Post 8 and the City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a virtual ceremony on Monday, May 25 at 10AM. The ceremony will feature remarks by New Roch...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Update- May 15

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Pinebrook Tennis Partial Reopening May 16

Pinebrook Tennis Center will open for limited use/singles play only on Saturday, May 16th.  Hours through June 26th are Monday through Fridays from 3-7PM (dusk) and Saturday and Sunday 8AM-12PM and 3-7PM (dusk).

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and pu...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

New Ro Strong: banners at City Hall and free lawn signs

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The City of New Rochelle continues to be resilient and come together to support each other and stay New Ro Strong. To celebrate the strength and spirit of solidarity within the New Rochelle community, the city of New Rochelle is bringing New Ro Pride to r...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

City Update May 8

Robocall sent May 8:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for May 8th.

To show New Rochelle’s strength and determination throughout this public health crisis, the City is offering New Ro Strong lawn signs that can be proudly displayed on any...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2020

Walk-in Coronavirus Testing Center Opens in New Rochelle

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Thanks to a partnership with New York State, Montefiore New Rochelle and the City of New Rochelle, a new walk-through coronavirus testing facility will open in New Rochelle on Monday. Located on Lockwood Avenue across from Montefiore New Rochelle and easi...

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Westchester County Department of Health Notices for Multifamily Dwellings

The Westchester County Health Department has issued guidelines for building owners and managers, and tenants of multifamily dwellings. Building owners, managers and superintendents are encouraged to post the Guidelines for Tenants in all of their properti...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

April 23 Update

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 23.  

Alternate side of the street parking regulations will remain suspended until further notice, and the use of gas-powered leaf blowers will be prohibited for the spring, starting on May 1st....

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City News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

New Rochelle Works to "NourishALL"

New Rochelle, NY – The City of New Rochelle, L+M Development Partners and RXR Realty announced today the launch of “NourishALL,” an innovative new meal program to help the City’s most vulnerable residents with criti...

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City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

April 17 Update

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Here’s what’s new.

The New Rochelle Board of Education has approved a one-month extension on the April property tax bill, which will now be due on May 31st.  Property owners are still encouraged to pay this month on the usual s...

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City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

April 16 Update

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Robocall, sent at 2PM:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 16.  

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Here’s what’s new.

Starting tomorrow, at the State’s direction, face coverings must...

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

April 10 Update

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Robocall sent Friday, April 10:

The City of New Rochelle continues reminding all residents that physical distancing is essential to saving lives.  Our good work so far has slowed the spread of the virus, and we need to keep it up by staying home a...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

April 7 Update

Robocall sent citywide, April 7:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 7. 

As we approach Passover and Easter, please remember that New York State has prohibited all non-essential gatherings of any size, including gatherings with ext...

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Robocall Update - April 3 #ClapBecauseWeCare

Robocall sent Citywide on April 3:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, April 3.  

Let’s make some noise.  To honor the dedication and bravery of health care and emergency service providers, we’re joini...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

It’s Census Day — Please Fill Out Yours!

If you haven’t filled out your own Census yet online or by phone, then you’ll receive a paper form in the mail, starting next week.  But why wait?  It’s easy to respond right away.

Census information is used ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Update- March 31

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 31. 

New Rochelle was one of the first communities to implement physical distancing, and our early actions have made a difference.  According to the latest data, our city is decl...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

March 26 Robocall Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 26.  Here’s what’s new:

The containment zone specific to New Rochelle has been lifted as of yesterday.  However, statewide rules that limit gatherings and clo...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Child care opportunities for children of healthcare workers, first responders

In an effort to help assist those on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Westchester County is creating opportunities to supply child care for the children of healthcare workers and first responders in Westchester.

*If you are a Westchester Cou...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended Until April 24

Alternate side of the street parking enforcement will be suspended until April 24, 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 Code Article X Schedule 312-84 and fur...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 6

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 6, 2020. 

Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. (6am during summer mon...

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

New York State Seeking Assistance- How you can help?

From New York State Department of Health, March 24, 2020:

New York State is doing all it can to keep New Yorkers safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. But we’re stronger if we all work together. Governor Cuomo is calling on health care profession...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

March 23 Robocall Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 23. Here’s what’s new:

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will be suspended citywide until further notice. Metered parking remains free.

To help mobilize and coor...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Partners with Volunteer New York! to Strengthen Community Response to Coronavirus

To help mobilize and coordinate the outstanding work of local agencies, not-for-profits, and volunteers, the City of New Rochelle has partnered with Volunteer New York! to bring on a full-time Director of Community Engagement.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

March 20 Robocall Update

Robocall sent March 20:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 20. Here’s what’s new:

At the Governor’s direction, all non-essential businesses will close by the end of the weekend until further notice. By ...

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

RXR Realty Commits $1 Million to New Rochelle for Coronavirus-19 Relief

RXR Realty today announced a $1 million contribution to support organizations and New Rochelle residents impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis. Funding will go towards programs to address both immediate needs, as well as the long-term recovery of ...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Update March 19

UPDATE March 19:

Many residents have asked about the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Rochelle. With improved reporting and in the interest of transparency, the City will begin posting and periodically updating a count on our website at newroch...

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

March 18 Public Health Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a public health update for March 18th.  

We continue urging all residents to stay home to the greatest degree possible and keep interactions with others to a bare minimum.  Social distancing is effective i...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Hall Update- March 17

New Rochelle City Hall remains closed, but to accommodate urgent inquiries for information and services, departments have set up the following phone numbers that will be in operation during normal business hours, 8:30 AM to 4:30PM:   &am...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16 Public Health Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a very important public health update for March 16th.  Here’s what’s new:

Effective at 8pm tonight, all gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited throughout New York, and all bars and res...

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City News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Public Health Update March 14

Robocall update from Mayor Noam Bramson:

This is the City of New Rochelle, with a public health update for March 14th.  Here’s what’s new for today:

We have received reports of some businesses outside our city refusing to serve ...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

March 13 Update & Robocall

Robocall and update sent March 13:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a public health update. Here’s what’s new for today, March 13th:

New York State has established a coronavirus testing center at Glen Island, which will increase testing ...

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City News
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Registration Begins for 2020 NRPD Citizen Police Academy

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Registration is now open for the New Rochelle Police Department’s annual Citizen Police Academy. Classes run nine consecutive Wednesday nights from 6:30-9:00 p.m. beginning April 22, 2020.

The Citizen Police Academy is designed to strengthen the ...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

City update March 12

This robocall update is being sent Citywide this morning:

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update on the cononavirus outbreak in our city.

Here’s what’s new:

The National Guard has arrived in Westchester and will be workin...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City Statement- March 10, 2020

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To mitigate the spread of coronavirus in New York’s largest hot spot, State public health authorities have established a one-mile containment area from the epicenter of the outbreak within which large gatherings will be prohibited. At a minimum,...

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Coronavirus Update- March 7

The following robocall was sent Citywide on March 7. Sign up for messaging at www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert

This is an update on the coronavirus outbreak in our community.

State authorities have established an emergency operations center in New Rochelle ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Update- March 6

Updates as of March 6:

-The City continues to follow New York State and  Westchester County Department of Health guidelines. Updates will be sent as needed via robocall/text and email. Sign up now at www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert. The City&...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus Update and Precautions

New York State has confirmed a case of coronavirus in a New Rochelle resident. This is the first known case in Westchester County, and New Rochelle officials are following the lead of the New York State and Westchester County Departments of Health.&nb...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Registration Now Open for New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Middle School Drop-In Program

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The Middle School Drop-In Program offers a variety of activities for youth in grades 5th, 6th, and 7th (completed as of June, 2020).  It runs from June 29th - August 7th (no program on July 3rd) from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  Activities includ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Registration for Elementary and Preschool Summer Day Camps Begins March 2

Registration for the City of New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camps and Preschool Camp begins Monday, March 2. Camps run from July 6 - August 14, 2020.

The Summer Day Camps will be held at New Rochelle High Schoo...

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City News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating

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 for capital improvement projects at substantial savings to tax...

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City News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

New North Avenue Supermarket in New Rochelle Celebrates Grand Opening

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New Rochelle Farms, the much-anticipated new supermarket and laundromat on North Avenue and Lincoln Avenue, celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, January 21 at 4:30 pm.

The 10,000 square-foot grocery store, which includes an attached laundromat, feature...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Volunteer New York! 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service

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On Saturday, January 18 Volunteer New York! will kick off its 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service.

The Volunteer New York! website has some local and area opportunities, including:

-A donation hub at Iona College collecti...

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City News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

RXR Building Community Fund Grant Applications Now Open

RXR Realty, a leading real estate owner, operator and developer in the New York Tri-State area, today announced that the RXR Building Community Fund at the Westchester Community Foundation (“The Fund”) is now accepting applications for...

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City News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

City of New Rochelle Urges “Complete Count” for Census 2020

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In an effort to insure that all residents are counted in the upcoming 2020 Census, the City of New Rochelle has organized a “Complete Count Committee”. The committee, under the auspices of City Manager Charles Strome, is spearheaded by City Clerk Michelle...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Westchester County and NRPD Join Forces to Improve Community Outreach

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In a partnership that will better connect individuals struggling with substance use or mental health illness with the treatment they need, the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH), New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and New Rochell...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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Alternate side parking regulations will be suspended during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2020. A complete listing of streets is located in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84.

Reminder: Parking regulations exist throughout the City for ...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

City of New Rochelle Partners with VeoRide on New Bike Share Program

The City of New Rochelle is excited to announce the next chapter in its bike share program with a new partnership with VeoRide. Based in Chicago, VeoRide is a mobility sharing company operating in over forty communities in eighteen states. New Rochelle is...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Holiday Festival Lights Up Lincoln Park

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Holiday lights, music, entertainment, a special visit from Santa and a sprinkling of snow transformed Lincoln Park into a winter wonderland on Wednesday night, to the delight of over hundred families and community members who came to celebrate the season ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

2020 DPW Collection Schedule Now Available Online

New Rochelle’s Department of Public Works annual schedule and information booklet is now available online at NewRochelleNY.com/DPW. The 2020 DPW booklet will be mailed to homes next week.

“Our annual brochure contains essential guidelines to keep New Roche...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Help Shape the Future of Hudson Park: Take the Survey!

The City of New Rochelle’s Department of Parks and Recreation is in the process of creating a comprehensive master plan for Hudson Park, the City’s premier waterfront open space. In conjunction with Stantec consultants, the department is conducting site r...

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Judicial Selection Made for New Rochelle City Court

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Mayor Noam Bramson today announced the appointment of Jared R. Rice to the New Rochelle City Court.  Rice, who is completing his last term on the New Rochelle City Council, will assume the full-time judgeship being vacated by retiring Judge Gail ...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

American Red Cross Presents Virtual Preparedness Webinar November 30

Being prepared when disaster strikes is critical, and the American Red Cross is partnering with the City of New Rochelle to bring a virtual emergency preparedness Zoom webinar on Monday, November 30. 

The "Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to d...

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Community News
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Westchester County to Participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

(Valhalla, NY) – On October 24, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will give residents the opportunity to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications either at the House...

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Community News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Westchester County Winter Wonderland begins Nov. 27

The NEW Westchester's Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza

Friday, November 27, 2020  06:00pm  09:45pm

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE.

Open every night from Friday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Jan. 3. Except: Nov. 30, Dec....

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Officials Promote Flu Vaccine

Westchester County Briefing 10/1/2020:  Watch full briefing here:   https://youtu.be/zqE3FYj1RXM

 Following his weekly Covid-19 briefing, Westchester County Executive George Latimer rolled up his sleeve and got a flu shot at the ...

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Community News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

New Rochelle Council on the Arts Postpones ArtsFest 2020

Due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Rochelle Council on the Arts has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s ArtsFest, originally scheduled for October 16th through 18th.

The annual festival celebrates the p...

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Community News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

NRPL Zoom Event: Three Leading Suffragists with Ties to New Rochelle

Tomorrow will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment. It was a long, tough battle.

Three of the women who were instrumental in the women’s suffrage movement had distinct ties to New Rochelle: Lucretia Mott, Susan B. ...

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Community News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

NY State of Health open enrollment ends August 15

NY State of Health is currently open for enrollment through August 15 because of hardships faced by New Yorkers due to the Novel Coronavirus. And, many New Yorkers will qualify for Medicaid, Child Health Plus or the Essential Plan due to loss of income/em...

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Community News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Edison continues dry ice distribution at City Hall

The following has been sent from Con Ed:

Con Edison will distribute dry ice today at four locations in New York City and two locations in Westchester County.

The distribution will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. or until supplies run out. A mo...

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Community News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Camp Vollo summer registration is now open!

What is Camp Vollo?

Camp Vollo is a free two-week virtual volunteer camp experience for young changemakers.

Campers will receive an easy-to-follow Camp Vollo Activity Book that includes two-weeks of structured volunteer assignments and goals to create posit...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Update- July 1

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This robocall was sent Citywide today. To subscribe to our NewRoAlert email/text/call system, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalerts 

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, please remember that fireworks are not allowed under any cir...

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Community News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Juneteenth Flag Raising

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The City of New Rochelle celebrated Juneteenth with a flag-raising on Friday, June 19. This inaugural ceremony was the suggestion of Briana Hill-Behar, a New Rochelle High School Student, class of 2021, who wrote in the request to Mayor Bramson last week....

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Community News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

400 Gift Cards Donated to Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Staff

New Rochelle pride and strength were front and center May 28 as New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Vice President and Executive Director Anthony J. Alfano, joined New Rochelle Resident Esther Vacca who presented over 430 ...

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Community News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

NRPL Special Memorial Day Weekend Program

Special Memorial Day Weekend Program

Supreme Sacrifice: A Virtual Tour of New Rochelle’s Monuments & Memorials

Saturday. May 23 at 4:00 pm

In honor of the New Rochelle residents who gave their lives fighting in our country’s wars and ...

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Community News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

New Rochelle Veteran Banner Project in Full Swing

New Rochelle American Legion Post 8 and the New Rochelle Veteran Advisory Committee are proud to present the New Rochelle Veterans Banner Project. This project is a cooperative effort to recognize the men and women who have bravely served our country from...

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Community News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Exhibition Celebration: The Charles W. Dickerson Fife, Drum & Bugle Corps

The story of an extraordinary New Rochelle group, which was formed from a segregated African-American boy scout troop and became one of America’s leading fife, drum and bugle field corps, will be featured in this exhibit. Images, sounds, and art...

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Community News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Health Commissioner Urges Residents to Protect Against Flu

The Westchester County Department of Health reminds residents that the best way to avoid influenza is to get a yearly flu vaccine and wash hands frequently.

With flu activity now widespread throughout New York State and Westchester County, the risk of flu ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

New North Avenue Supermarket in New Rochelle sets Grand Opening for January 21

New Rochelle Farms, the much-anticipated new supermarket and laundromat on North Avenue and Lincoln Avenue, will celebrate its grand opening on Tuesday, January 21 at 4:30 pm.

The 10,000 square-foot grocery store, which includes an attached laundromat, wil...

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Community News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Volunteer New York! 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service

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On Saturday, January 18 Volunteer New York! it will kick off its 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service.

The Volunteer New York! website has some local and area opportunities, including:

-A donation hub at Iona College colle...

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Community News
Posted on: December 13, 2019

10th Annual Ring in the New Year at Noon at New Roc

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WESTCHESTER/December 4, 2019 — There’s no need for kids to stay up until midnight as New Roc City rings in the New Year early with a Times Square-inspired countdown to noon featuring a thrilling release of 3,500 festive, brightly-color...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 24, 2020

City Update- November 24

Robocall sent Citywide on Tuesday, November 24 through the NewRoAlert messaging system.

COVID rates continue to rise in our city and region, so as we approach Thanksgiving, let’s show our gratitude for medical workers, first responders, and others on the f...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Update- November 19

Robocall/text/email sent through the NewRoAlert messaging system today:

Today, New York State established a yellow COVID zone in parts of New Rochelle and in several other communities of Westchester.  New Rochelle’s zone covers about half of the 1...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

City update - November 13

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This robocall was sent citywide on Friday, October 13 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system. 

Starting today, at the direction of New York State, bars and restaurants must close fo...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Montefiore COVID-19 Walk-Through Testing Site Relocates Indoors

With the weather starting to turn, the COVID-19 testing tent staff has been relocated indoors, from the Lockwood Avenue lot to 39 Guion Place - just next door to the Montefiore New Rochelle Emergency Dept.  The indoor space will keep the same hou...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Update - November 10

This robocall was sent citywide on November 10.

This is the City of New Rochelle with an important public health update.

COVID numbers are rising quickly in our region, with about 200 active cases here in New Rochelle.  To prevent another shutdown ...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: October 22, 2020

City Update- October 22

This robocall was sent citywide on Thursday, October 22 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system.

This is the City of New Rochelle with important information about early voting, rising COVID numbers, and public health g...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Coronavirus update- October 12

The following message was sent today via NewRoAlert messaging system. To sign up, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert

A COVID outbreak has been detected at Iona College, with more than 60 confirmed positive cases so far.  At this time, the outb...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: October 2, 2020

NYS Launches COVID Alert NY app

New York State has launched COVID Alert NY – the official Exposure Notification App created by the New York State Department of Health in partnership with Google and Apple. Now you can use your phone in the fight against COVID-19 and get exposur...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

City Update - September 30

COVID-19 update:

After several months of steady declines, COVID rates are beginning to rise in New Rochelle and many other parts of our region.  This is an important reminder that the pandemic is not over and that responsible personal behavior rem...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: August 14, 2020

NY State of Health open enrollment ends August 15

NY State of Health is currently open for enrollment through August 15 because of hardships faced by New Yorkers due to the Novel Coronavirus. And, many New Yorkers will qualify for Medicaid, Child Health Plus or the Essential Plan due to loss of income/em...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Hall Reopens to the Public on Monday, July 6

New Rochelle City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6 with the following health and safety guidelines in place:

-Building admission is through the rear parking lot entrance only. The front door remains closed.

-Masks or face coverings must be w...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Update- July 1

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This robocall was sent Citywide today. To subscribe to our NewRoAlert email/text/call system, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalerts 

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, please remember that fireworks are not allowed under any cir...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: June 23, 2020

City Update- June 23

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This robocall was sent Citywide today:

Phase 3 reopening begins today.  Indoor dining is now permitted at 50% of restaurant capacity, and personal services like nail salons are allowed to open.  

Even as our recovery continues, responsible...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12 Update: Playgrounds now open

Following yesterday’s announcement by New York State that playgrounds can now be opened, Parks crews set to work early Friday morning and our playgrounds are once again open to the public. Parks and playground visitors should observe New York St...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: June 1, 2020

400 Gift Cards Donated to Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Staff

New Rochelle pride and strength were front and center May 28 as New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Vice President and Executive Director Anthony J. Alfano, joined New Rochelle Resident Esther Vacca who presented over 430 ...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Update- May 22

Starting Saturday, Hudson, Five Islands and Davenport Parks will be open from 9:00am to 6:00pm.  At this time, Hudson Park Beach is closed, but the sundeck will be open with a reduced capacity.  Parking will be restricted to residents on...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: May 8, 2020

New Ro Strong: banners at City Hall and free lawn signs

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The City of New Rochelle continues to be resilient and come together to support each other and stay New Ro Strong. To celebrate the strength and spirit of solidarity within the New Rochelle community, the city of New Rochelle is bringing New Ro Pride to r...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

City Update May 8

Robocall sent May 8:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for May 8th.

To show New Rochelle’s strength and determination throughout this public health crisis, the City is offering New Ro Strong lawn signs that can be proudly displayed on any...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: May 3, 2020

Walk-in Coronavirus Testing Center Opens in New Rochelle

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Thanks to a partnership with New York State, Montefiore New Rochelle and the City of New Rochelle, a new walk-through coronavirus testing facility will open in New Rochelle on Monday. Located on Lockwood Avenue across from Montefiore New Rochelle and easi...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 23, 2020

April 23 Update

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 23.  

Alternate side of the street parking regulations will remain suspended until further notice, and the use of gas-powered leaf blowers will be prohibited for the spring, starting on May 1st....

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 20, 2020

New Rochelle Works to "NourishALL"

New Rochelle, NY – The City of New Rochelle, L+M Development Partners and RXR Realty announced today the launch of “NourishALL,” an innovative new meal program to help the City’s most vulnerable residents with criti...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 17, 2020

April 17 Update

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Here’s what’s new.

The New Rochelle Board of Education has approved a one-month extension on the April property tax bill, which will now be due on May 31st.  Property owners are still encouraged to pay this month on the usual s...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 16, 2020

April 16 Update

Robocall, sent at 2PM:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 16.  

Para español, oprima número uno.

Here’s what’s new.

Starting tomorrow, at the State’s direction, face coverings must...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 10, 2020

April 10 Update

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We continue reminding all residents that physical distancing is essential to saving lives.  Our good work so far has slowed the spread of the virus, and we need to keep it up by staying home as much as possible, avoiding all non-essential gatheri...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 7, 2020

April 7 Update

Robocall sent citywide, April 7:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 7. 

As we approach Passover and Easter, please remember that New York State has prohibited all non-essential gatherings of any size, including gatherings with ext...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Robocall Update - April 3 #ClapBecauseWeCare

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, April 3.  

Let’s make some noise.  To honor the dedication and bravery of health care and emergency service providers, we’re joining other communities to &ldquo...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Update- March 31

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 31. 

New Rochelle was one of the first communities to implement physical distancing, and our early actions have made a difference.  According to the latest data, our city is decl...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

March 26 Robocall Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 26.  Here’s what’s new:

The containment zone specific to New Rochelle has been lifted as of yesterday.  However, statewide rules that limit gatherings and clo...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 23, 2020

March 23 Robocall Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 23. Here’s what’s new:

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will be suspended citywide until further notice. Metered parking remains free.

To help mobilize and coor...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Partners with Volunteer New York! to Strengthen Community Response to Coronavirus

To help mobilize and coordinate the outstanding work of local agencies, not-for-profits, and volunteers, the City of New Rochelle has partnered with Volunteer New York! to bring on a full-time Director of Community Engagement.

“Our City is blesse...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 20, 2020

March 20 Robocall Update

Robocall sent March 20:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 20. Here’s what’s new:

At the Governor’s direction, all non-essential businesses will close by the end of the weekend until further notice. By ...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 20, 2020

RXR Realty Commits $1 Million to New Rochelle for Coronavirus-19 Relief

RXR Realty today announced a $1 million contribution to support organizations and New Rochelle residents impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis. Funding will go towards programs to address both immediate needs, as well as the long-term recovery of ...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Update March 19

UPDATE March 19:

Many residents have asked about the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Rochelle. With improved reporting and in the interest of transparency, the City will begin posting and periodically updating a count on our website at newroch...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 18, 2020

March 18 Public Health Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a public health update for March 18th.  

We continue urging all residents to stay home to the greatest degree possible and keep interactions with others to a bare minimum.  Social distancing is effective i...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Hall Update- March 17

New Rochelle City Hall remains closed, but to accommodate urgent inquiries for information and services, departments have set up the following phone numbers that will be in operation during normal business hours, 8:30 AM to 4:30PM:   &am...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16 Public Health Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a very important public health update for March 16th.  Here’s what’s new:

Effective at 8pm tonight, all gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited throughout New York, and all bars and res...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Public Health Update March 14

Robocall update from Mayor Noam Bramson:

This is the City of New Rochelle, with a public health update for March 14th.  Here’s what’s new for today:

We have received reports of some businesses outside our city refusing to serve ...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 13, 2020

March 13 Update & Robocall

Robocall and update sent March 13:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a public health update. Here’s what’s new for today, March 13th:

New York State has established a coronavirus testing center at Glen Island, which will increase testing ...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 12, 2020

City update March 12

This robocall update is being sent Citywide this morning:

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update on the cononavirus outbreak in our city.

Here’s what’s new:

The National Guard has arrived in Westchester and will be workin...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 10, 2020

City Statement- March 10, 2020

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To mitigate the spread of coronavirus in New York’s largest hot spot, State public health authorities have established a one-mile containment area from the epicenter of the outbreak within which large gatherings will be prohibited. At a minimum,...

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Containment Area Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 7, 2020

Coronavirus Update- March 7

The following robocall was sent Citywide on March 7. Sign up for messaging at www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert

This is an update on the coronavirus outbreak in our community.

State authorities have established an emergency operations center in New Rochelle ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Update- March 6

Updates as of March 6:

-The City continues to follow New York State and  Westchester County Department of Health guidelines. Updates will be sent as needed via robocall/text and email. Sign up now at www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert. The City&...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus Update and Precautions

New York State has confirmed a case of coronavirus in a New Rochelle resident. This is the first known case in Westchester County, and New Rochelle officials are following the lead of the New York State and Westchester County Departments of Health.&nb...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Yellow Zone Designation for Parts of New Rochelle

November 19, 2020: With COVID cases rising throughout our region, New York State has established a yellow zone in portions of New Rochelle and in several other communities across Westchester.  While exciting progress toward a vaccine gives us hop...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Westchester County Announces $10M Grant Program for Business Recovery

Today, the Westchester County Office of Economic Development announced a new $10 million grant program designed to support small businesses and nonprofits facing challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

The grant program – Westchester Count...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: August 19, 2020

All Gyms and Fitness Centers Able to Open by September 2

Hello,

As a follow up to my prior email, the detailed guidelines for the reopening of gyms and fitness centers are now available on the NY Forward website.  The details about the required inspection procedures which will be performed by Westcheste...

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Additional Info... Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: July 7, 2020

New Rochelle Business News - Entering Phase 4

Hello Business Owner,

Good news! New Rochelle and the rest of the Mid-Hudson Region entered phase 4 of reopening today, July 7. As we move through the phased reopening with cautious optimism, please remember to enforce the guidelines for your place of busi...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches Rebound New Rochelle Program

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As the City of New Rochelle continues to reopen, the City announced today its new program Rebound New Rochelle (Rebound NR), a partnership with the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, New Rochelle Business Improvement District, the Business Council...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: June 25, 2020

County announces financial assistance program for small businesses and nonprofits

Recognizing that local business are still suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic, Westchester County Executive George Latimer is calling on the County of Westchester Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to launch the IDA Emergency Loan Program. The Program, ...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: June 23, 2020

New Rochelle Business News- Entering Phase 3

Hello Business Owner,

With continued progress toward the health metrics for reopening, New Rochelle and the Mid-Hudson Valley are poised to enter Phase 3 on June 23. The City, New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce and Downtown BID are working together to help k...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: June 5, 2020

New Rochelle preparing for Phase 2 of reopening

Hello Business Owner,

With continued focus on the health metrics, the Mid-Hudson region which includes New Rochelle should begin Phase Two Re-Opening on or around Tuesday, June 9th. To prepare for this next phase, there are a number of steps businesses sho...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: May 26, 2020

New Rochelle entering Phase I of re-opening May 26, 2020

Hello Business Owner,

Today, New Rochelle and the rest of the mid-Hudson region are authorized to enter Phase I of reopening after passing the seven health metric guidelines established by New York State. Businesses can begin to open in phases, with a grad...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Urgent: COVID19 Information for Businesses

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Today is an important day for finding financial assistance for your business.  

The $484B Economic Relief Package signed into law by President Trump on Fr...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: May 13, 2020

May 13 Business Update

Hello Business Owner,

Wishing you strength and good health in dealing with the ongoing pandemic.  Here is the latest news for the New Rochelle business community with key resources listed throughout. 

Topics for this week:

  1. Moving New York F...
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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: April 20, 2020

April 20 Business Update

Hello Business Owner,

Today’s coronavirus update for New Rochelle businesses contains lots of new information.  Scroll below to see the details on each:

1. SBA Currently Out of Funds for PPP & EIDL - Be ready to apply if new funds bec...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: April 20, 2020

April 13 Business Update

Hello Business Owner,

With changes occurring every day as the nation deals with the coronavirus, here are 4 key resources for businesses today:

1. New resource page for New Rochelle businesses:  Visit Coronavirus Information for Business and check ...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: April 3, 2020

April 3 Business Update

Every day brings new information regarding resources for businesses dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.  The federal government is issuing relief in the form of grants and loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) A...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: March 30, 2020

March 30 Business Update

Hello Business Owner,

The new federal stimulus package has key components for to assist small business. Here are some resources to help guide you to the one most helpful for you.

1) Small Business Guide to the CARES Act: Prepared by the US Senate Committee ...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27 Business Update

In addition to the Business Resource Guide for COV-19 that was updated on Tuesday and posted to the City of New Rochelle website, we received additional information that is important to share.

1) Small Business provisions in the federal stimulus p...

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Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: March 17, 2020

New Rochelle Business Gift Card program

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You can help support our local businesses during this difficult period of social distancing and business restrictions. Consider purchasing a gift card or gift certificate for future use.  This list shows the best way to purchase directly from the...

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Gift Card List Coronavirus Updates for Businesses

News Flash

Posted on: November 12, 2020

New York State Enacts Restrictions to Reduce Spread of COVID

Restaurants, bars and gyms to close by 10PM; private indoor gatherings in homes limited to 10 people

Additional Info... County and State Updates
Posted on: October 27, 2020

New York State to Partner with The Realreal to Launch "Mask Up" Campaign

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mariah Kennedy Cuomo announced NYS is partnering with The RealReal and dozens of New York fashion designers to launch "Mask Up", a campaign to benefit COVID-19 relief efforts and remind the public of the need to wear masks.

Press Release County and State Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2020

County announces financial assistance program for small businesses and nonprofits

Recognizing that local business are still suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic, Westchester County Executive George Latimer is calling on the County of Westchester Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to launch the IDA Emergency Loan Program. The Program, ...

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County and State Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2020

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative

Would you like to become a part of the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative? New York State is now searching for volunteers to fill three types of jobs: Contact Tracers, Team Supervisors and Community Support Specialists. Visit this website to apply today....

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County and State Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Do I Need to Quarantine or Self-Isolate?

The Westchester County Department of Health has added an online tool to help residents determine whether they should be in quarantine, isolation or exercise caution, depending on their potential exposure to COVID-19. The tool, known as the COVID Determina...

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County and State Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Bee-Line Bus System Transitions to Saturday Schedule

From Westchester County:

The Bee-Line Bus System is scaling back service due to a drop in ridership. Starting Wednesday, April 1, the Bee-Line Bus System will operate on a Saturday schedule six days a week, Monday-Saturday.  Bee-Line will continue...

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County and State Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Child care opportunities for children of healthcare workers, first responders

In an effort to help assist those on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Westchester County is creating opportunities to supply child care for the children of healthcare workers and first responders in Westchester.

*If you are a Westchester Cou...

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County and State Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

New York State Seeking Assistance- How you can help?

From New York State Department of Health, March 24, 2020:

New York State is doing all it can to keep New Yorkers safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. But we’re stronger if we all work together. Governor Cuomo is calling on health care p...

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County and State Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Westchester County Executive George Latimer gives COVID-19 update

 Recognizing the vital service the Bee-Line bus system provides to Westchester County, and the imperative need to protect the drivers of these buses, County Executive George Latimer is directing that starting Monday, March 23 all passengers must ...

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Watch Full Press Conference Here County and State Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

March 16 Update: From Governor Andrew Cuomo

Dear Fellow New Yorker, I write to update you on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  During this pandemic, I cannot implore you enough to social distance — which means limiting all in-person social interactions as much ...
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County and State Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

March 12 Update: From Westchester County

White Plains, NY) – As we know, there are multiple confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Westchester County. Westchester County is collaborating with local, state and federal officials to ensure a coordinated response to protect the public. Due to conc...

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County and State Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

March 3 Update: From Westchester County

At the direction of New York State, Westchester County Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler has directed that Young Israel in New Rochelle halt all services immediately and for the foreseeable future due to potential COVID-19 exposure connected to the m...
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County and State Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

March 3 Update: From Westchester County

Residents encouraged to follow Westchester County Department of Health guidelines for preventative actions

New York State has confirmed a case of coronavirus in a New Rochelle resident. This is the first known case in Westchester County, and New Rochelle o...

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County and State Updates

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Development Commissioner to Retire

City of New Rochelle Announces Retirement of Commissioner of Development Luiz Aragon

 New Rochelle City Manager Charles B. Strome, III announced today the retirement of Commissioner of Development Luiz Aragon, effective on December 31st, 2020.&...

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Development
Posted on: November 12, 2020

City of New Rochelle Announces Upgraded & Expanded Wi-Fi Kiosk Network Coming to Downtown

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The City of New Rochelle is continuing its smart city transformation as the City announced today the installation of an upgraded Wi-Fi kiosk network that will extend connectivity throughout New Rochelle’s downtown corridor. Over the next several...

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Development
Posted on: October 22, 2020

New Rochelle Receives American Planning Association Award for Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Governor Cuomo’s $10 Million DRI Investment in New Rochelle is Part of a Strategic Goal to Enrich the Community with Key Catalytic Projects 

The New York State Department of State today announced the New Rochelle Downtown Revitalization ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Free, On-Demand Electric Shuttle Service Wins Clean Air NY Champions Award

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The City of New Rochelle continues to keep sustainability at the forefront of its redevelopment as the city’s free, on-demand electric shuttle service Circuit NR recently received the Clean Air NY Champions Award, an award sponsored by the New York State ...

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Development
Posted on: September 15, 2020

City of New Rochelle Introduces Innovative Solutions to Encourage Local Engagement in City Planning

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The City of New Rochelle announced today the creation of a virtual reality driven platform to inspire citizen engagement and drive local input in the planning and development process throughout New Rochelle. The use of virtual reality will help citizens v...

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SURVEY Development
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Public-Private Partnerships and Economic Recovery

In this video, New Rochelle Development Commissioner Luiz Aragon joined RXR Realty Senior Vice President David Garten, Westchester County Director of Entrepreneurship and innovation Debrah Novick and Reporter Peter Katz from the Westchester County Busines...

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Development
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Building Pathways to the Future in New Rochelle Through New Pilot Pre-Apprenticeship Program

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New community bonds are being built in the heart of New Rochelle as Pathways to Apprenticeship, Inc. (P2A) has partnered with Westhab, through a contract funded by the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (NRIDA), on a Pre-Apprenticeship Pilot Progr...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Here’s some great news from Circuit, our free downtown electric shuttle!

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Circuit riders can now use the Ride Circuit app in either Spanish or English. 

Buenas noticias! Los pasajeros de Circuit ya pueden usar la aplicación Ride Circuit en Español o Inglés. Circuit is accessible to all a...

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Development
Posted on: July 30, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches New Incubator Spaces at New Rochelle Train Station and New Roc City

New Rochelle, NY— Calling all artists and entrepreneurs, as the City of New Rochelle announced today the opening of two new cohort spaces for artists and entrepreneurs to use to hone their skills, one on the second floor inside the historic New ...

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Development
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Wilder Balter Partners & L+M Development Partners Close Construction Loan For 25 Maple Avenue

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Balter Partners and L+M Development Partners announced closing on a $49.2million construction loan with M&T Bank today to develop 25 Maple Avenue in
Downtown New Rochelle – the first new project to start construction since theCO...

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Development
Posted on: March 20, 2020

RXR Realty Commits $1 Million to New Rochelle for Coronavirus-19 Relief

RXR Realty today announced a $1 million contribution to support organizations and New Rochelle residents impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis. Funding will go towards programs to address both immediate needs, as well as the long-term recovery of ...

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Development
Posted on: December 20, 2019

City of New Rochelle Partners with VeoRide on New Bike Share Program

The City of New Rochelle is excited to announce the next chapter in its bike share program with a new partnership with VeoRide. Based in Chicago, VeoRide is a mobility sharing company operating in over forty communities in eighteen states. New Rochelle is...

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Development
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Downtown New Rochelle Black Box Theater Comes to Life with Lease Signing

The City of New Rochelle’s anticipated Black Box Theater and Arts Education Center is being activated following the lease signing between renowned arts-focused nonprofit, The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA), and Master Developer RXR Real...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Holiday Festival Lights Up Lincoln Park

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Holiday lights, music, entertainment, a special visit from Santa and a sprinkling of snow transformed Lincoln Park into a winter wonderland on Wednesday night, to the delight of over hundred families and community members who came to celebrate the season ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2020 Budget

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of New Rochelle Department of Finance the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2020 budget. This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting an...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

2021 Proposed Budget Released

New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021.  Despite the tremendous economic pressure and uncertainty caused by the global pandemic the $237 million budget provides a balanced budget while...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

New Rochelle BOE Extends School Tax Deadline to May 31

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With many residents feeling economic stress from the COVID-19 crisis, the New Rochelle Board of Education took a step toward easing the community’s burden at their April 16 Board Meeting by extending the deadlin...

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Finance
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating

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 for capital improvement projects at substantial savings to tax...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

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 Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its Fiscal Year 2018 financial report. &...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

NRFD Promotion Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department held their Promotion Ceremony yesterday at the Council Chambers in City Hall to appoint 12 members to new ranks. Fire Chief Andrew Sandor was joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, and FD Chaplin...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

New Rochelle Fire Department Reminds Residents to “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen"

October is National Fire Safety Month, and the New Rochelle Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Pr...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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Join the boating community for some midsummer night festivities at the Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, August 15th beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: August 16). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and publ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Home Depot Foundation Partners with City of New Rochelle for Hygiene Kit Donation

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On Wednesday, August 26, The Home Depot Foundation partnered up with Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome and The City of New Rochelle to distribute 100 hygiene kits to support local nonprofits, in light of the ongoing pandemic. The two organizat...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

16-year-old donates cloth masks to City Hall

NewRoCheers goes out to 16 year old  who took her love of Taylor Swift and turned it into a kind gesture to help the health and safety of the community during these challenging times.  Min Sung, whose family owns Wykagyl Cleaners, is a t...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

"New Ro Strong" Face Masks

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New Ro Cheers goes out to Selena Evans, a Board Member of the New Rochelle Council of the Arts (NCRA), who has found a way to use her artistic talents to help during the COVID-19 crisis. Selena is a costume designer who has turned her talent with a needle...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

American Red Cross provide toiletry kits to New Rochelle Senior Citizens

NewRoCheers goes out to the American Red Cross for providing 1,100 toiletry kits for New Rochelle residents living in senior buildings. The kits will be distributed in the food pantry bags that are regularly being delivered during the coronavirus crisis t...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Home-cooked cookies and brownies delivered to hospital staff

NewRoCheers go out to Sara Spira for delivering 26 dozen home-baked cookies and brownies to hospital workers at Montefiore New Rochelle. Sara’s baking is part of her Bat Mitzvah project, where she is raising funds for WJCS, a local social servic...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Iona College STEP 2020 Virtual Summer Program for Middle and High School Students

he Iona College STEP 2020 Virtual Summer Program for Middle and High School Students is now accepting applications. However, space for enrollment in the Iona College STEP Summer program is lim...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Sophomore student uses 3D printer to produce PPE for New Rochelle Organizations

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NewRo Cheers go out to Westchester’s Hack the Pandemic for donating 60 face shields to organizations and houses of worship at the front lines of food distribution in New Rochelle. Hack the Pandemic was founded by Mamaroneck High School sophomore...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Volunteers create website to purchase gift cards, leave online reviews

To help local businesses during the pandemic, Brad Brown and fellow New Rochelleans formed an all-volunteer group to create the website www.newrochelleunited.org, making it easy for the public to purchase and donate gift cards, donate to...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

#NewRoStrong lawn sign deliveries

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NewRo Cheers go out to the army of volunteers delivering lawn signs throughout our neighborhoods who are helping our City show its pride, resiliency, and determination – that we are NewRoStrong! No matter your age, on your own or with your famil...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Mask making with MaskforNY

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New Ro Cheers goes out to all the community members making masks during the pandemic. Some mask makers are sewing on their own and donating masks to friends and neighbors such as 70- year old Nolette Marc. Other mask makers are participating in a large, C...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

NYC students create cards for residents at New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority

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NewRo Cheers go out to New Rochellean Kathryn Castellano-Minaya, who works as a school teacher in NYC. Kathryn’s students made beautiful drawings and cards of well wishes that brought lots of joy to the senior and disabled residents of the New R...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Muralists from around the world send well wishes

Beautiful murals adorn a number of our downtown buildings, created in partnership with Street Art for Mankind (SAM) and unveiled last fall. To inspire the residents of New Rochelle during this challenging time, SAM created a video featuring the #...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Thanking our essential workers - #NewRoStrong gratitude

NewRo Cheers goes out to grassroots initiative #NewRoStrong Gratitude that is spreading the community’s appreciation for our essential workers during the pandemic. The kernel for this initiative began after New Rochellean Rosa Perkins got togeth...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Nourishing the front lines at Montefiore

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Many efforts are ongoing in New Rochelle to provide meals and other treats to front line workers at Montefiore as a way to say thank you for all that they are doing during the current public health crisis. The funds raised are then used to purchase the me...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Making the extra trip to help hospital workers

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New Rochelleans have come to rely on CircuitNR, the complimentary, on-demand electric shuttle service, to transport them along several routes downtown. CircuitNR is making extra trips these days to support workers at the front lines of the coronavirus fig...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Pivoting manufacturing to help with PPE shortages

NewRo Cheers goes out to local manufacturer Richard Ellenbogen, owner of Allied Converters. Recognizing the shortages in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), Ellenbogen quickly pivoted his plastics business to manufacture 20,000 plastic shields per day fo...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Corporate citizenship at its best!

Even though they are facing challenges themselves, businesses are stepping up to help with donations of food, goods, and money during the pandemic.

· NourishALL, the City’s initiative to provide restaurant gift cards to food insecure r...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Operation senior smile

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NewRo Cheers go out to third-grader Katherine Schwartz, who has a big heart and wants to share it! During the pandemic, Katherine started “Operation Senior Smile,” organizing her classmates from Ms. Zaccanino’s class at Ward ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church – helping the vulnerable and Thanking the front line

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NewRo Cheers go out to Philoptochos of Holy Trinity, the women’s philanthropic society of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church for their selfless efforts to help so many different groups of people impacted by the pandemic. To make sure the Cit...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Surprise gifts to children in need

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NewRo Cheers goes out to local business TP Toys and Accessories for its Mystery Bag initiative. In a safe manner, TP assembles and delivers these mystery gift bags of new toys and books that provide a child and his/her family with a lift, a bit of joy, an...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Providing guidance to New Rochelle’s small business and nonprofit community

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New Rochelle master developer RXR Realty quickly jumped into action to help our community from the outset of the pandemic. Besides providing grants through the $1 million RXR COVID-19 Relief Fund, the company recently launched  RXR Volunteer, a p...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Violinist plays to honor first responders, essential workers

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Cheers to violinist Rosemarie Castellano, a lifelong New Rochellean, who plays a song after the #ClapBecauseWeCare 7PM cheer from her balcony near the Glen Island testing site in honor of first responders, essential workers and her fellow neighbors. Rosem...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

NRHS students form new club to help raise funds for food insecurity

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NewRo Cheers go out to the new “Bake for Better” club formed by 8 NRHS students during the quarantine to raise funds for HOPE Community Services and Feeding Westchester. Initially, the club is using GoFundMe to raise funds, and, once t...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Pearlgreen Corporation donates masks to first responders

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When the coronavirus crisis began, Pearlgreen owner Larry Greenberg saw the increased demand and shrinking supply of personal protective gear for first responders. He quickly placed an order for 4,000 masks and after waiting six weeks for delivery, was ab...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Paying it forward with plasma

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Those who suffered from COVID-19 found a way to give back to the community. At Young Israel, an early hotspot for the virus, dozens of recovered community members were among the first to donate blood plasma to be used in an experimental treatment of curre...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

T-shirt sales raise thousands for local businesses

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With New Rochelle being first and hardest hit by coronavirus cases, local businesses felt the economic impact straightaway. Esther Vacca, a lifelong resident, felt compelled to support her City. Taking the phrase "Straight Outta The Hot Zone", E...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Reaching out to feed senior neighbors

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New Rochellean Kristen Marx connected with Shiloh Senior Living Center last year in her capacity as a meditation teacher. Knowing that the senior residents were staying home to stay healthy, Kristen reached out to her friends and neighbors in New Rochells...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Emory Freshman Jeren Wei fundraises for masks, meals

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Jeren Wei, a freshman at Emory University, started a fundraising campaign in April. He has used the donations in collaboration with local restaurants, companies and organizations to provide masks and meals to Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital and other hos...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Cell phone charger donations to Montefiore

Noting the stress on COVID-19 patients and their caregivers who are isolated from family and friends, two juniors from New Rochelle High School organized a drive to collect cell phone chargers for Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital. 

Their drive was...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Engineering students makes ventilator in dorm room

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Unprecedented times requires unprecedented ingenuity. NewRo Cheers go out to Jacob Goodman, New Rochelle native and current mechanical engineering student at Binghamton University, who was challenged by a professor to come up with a solution for the venti...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Strong-Armed Robbery Incidents

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On Sunday, November 22, 2020, the New Rochelle Police Department investigated two strong-armed robbery incidents which occurred within hours of each other.   

The first incident occurred at approximately 12:44pm at 10 Hemingway Ave. &...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Armed Robbery of Gaming Console – Suspect Sought

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On Thursday, November 19, 2020, at approximately 8:57 p.m. New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the vicinity of 112 Seventh Street on a report of a robbery at gun point.  The male victim reported to officers that the suspect had brandished a...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Fraud Investigation – 4 Arrested with Stolen Handgun

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On Saturday, November 14 at 1:05 p.m. New Rochelle Police Officers responded to Shoprite at 8 Joyce Road on a report of misuse of debit cards reported by Shoprite Security. Subsequent investigation resulted in four suspects being identified.

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Armed Robbery – Suspect Sought

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On Sunday November 15th at 8:13 p.m. New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the vicinity of 31 Washington Avenue on a report of a robbery at gun point.  The victim, a 27-year-old Male, told Officers that the suspect had brandished a hand gun, ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

DWI Crash – Gun Arrest Made

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On this date at 4:16 a.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded to McDonald's at 280 Main St on a report of a Personal Welfare Investigation, man asleep at the drive through.  Upon arrival, officers observed a black Mercedes occupied by a Male/...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Menacing with Handgun Arrest

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On November 9th at 12:57 p.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the vicinity of Coligni Avenue and Mt. Joy Place on a report of a menacing with a handgun. Subsequent investigation revealed that a Silver Semi-Automatic Hand Gun had been displayed ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Grand Larceny-Auto Arrests

At 04:00am on November 9,2020, officers from the New Rochelle Police Department responded to Davis Ave in regards to a motor vehicle accident involving 1 car and a pole.

Upon arriving on scene, it was quickly determined that the vehicle in question (a Niss...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

City Statements Regarding Nov. 4 Grand Jury Decision

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Mayor Noam Bramson:

“On June 6, we gathered here to deliver the sobering news of an officer-involved shooting. At that time, we shared whatever information was available to us, expressed our heartfelt grief, and gave our support to a thorough rev...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Dog Biting Incident

On November 1st at about 8:53 p.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded to a private residence on First Street in regard to a dog biting incident.  

Upon arrival, Officers located an injured victim, a 25-year-old male and owner of the ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Assault – Stabbing

On October 30th at about 7:15 p.m., New Rochelle Police Department received a call from New Rochelle Montefiore Hospital Emergency Room, stating that an adult/male was just brought in with multiple stab wounds. 

Upon arriving at the Emerg...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Random Violent Assault – Arrest Made

On October 31st at 7:35 a.m. New Rochelle Police Officers responded to a private residence on Locust Avenue to interview a victim of a past assault.  This assault had occurred about 7:25 a.m. opposite 138 North Avenue. The victim, an adult female...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Metered Parking Enforcement Resumes June 8

Metered parking enforcement will resume citywide beginning Monday, June 8, coinciding with the Phase 2 reopening expected in the Mid-Hudson region next week. Phase 2 of New York Forward  permits reopening of offices, real estate, retail, vehicle ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Volunteer Now for Outdoor Workdays at Ward Acres Park

Ward Acres is New Rochelle’s largest City park, featuring a thriving native hardwood forest, open meadows, a community garden, the county’s largest dog park and historical assets from its heritage as a former country estate and farm. T...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Parks & Recreation Invites Families to Create “Scarecrows on the Sound”

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With many traditional Halloween events cancelled this year due to the ongoing pandemic, the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present a new opportunity for family fun: “Scarecrows on the Sound”, October 31, at Davenport Park. Fro...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Volunteers needed for Waterfront Parks Clean-Up Day!

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, October 24 for a day of service to beautify four waterfront parks along the Long Island Sound. This year’s cleanup is also part o...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

SOLD OUT - Parks & Recreation Hosts Drive-In Movie Night at Hudson Park

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UPDATE: SOLD OUT due to our capacity for cars at Hudson Park.

Safe, healthy fall family fun is in the works for later this month, as the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation presents a Drive-In Movie Night on Friday, October 23 at Hudson Park fe...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

"Outside the Box in our Parks" continues through the fall

UPDATE: The deadline has been extended to (tomorrow) Friday, September 18th at Noon. 

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Hugh A. Doyle Center Prepares for Reopening on Monday, Sept. 14

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After a nearly six month closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center will reopen to the senior community with limited services on Monday, September 14.

“Our Office for the Aging and Parks & Recreation staff have work...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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Join the boating community for some midsummer night festivities at the Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, August 15th beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: August 16). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and publ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Senior Citizen Swim at Lincoln Pool

Seniors ages 62 and up can enjoy open swim and water aerobics at Lincoln Pool. Classes are as follows:

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July 21—August 25

Tuesdays from 9:00—10:00am

 

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Eighth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair Cancelled

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Due to uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and in the interest of health and safety for our New Rochelle residents, businesses and visitors, the Street Fair Committee has decided to cancel the eighth annual New Rochelle Street Fair, slated for Septe...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Office for the Aging Launches “Senior Citizens on the Move”

Seniors looking to keep in shape can now access exercise classes in the safety and comfort of their own homes. Beginning Monday, July 20, a series of 15 minute exercise classes will be broadcast weekdays on the City’s cable station, NRTV.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Lincoln Pool Opens Saturday, July 11

Lincoln Pool will open for the summer on Saturday, July 11. In accordance with Westchester County Board of Health operations permitting and to ensure the health and safety of all, the Parks and Recreation Department has instituted the following guidelines...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Hudson Park Beach Opens Saturday, June 27

The City of New Rochelle welcomes back residents to Hudson Park Beach beginning June 27th through Labor Day, from 10am – 6pm.

Access to the beach is free again this summer! Parking is free for Parks Passport holders; for non-Passport holders, a d...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12 Update: Playgrounds now open

Following yesterday’s announcement by New York State that playgrounds can now be opened, Parks crews set to work early Friday morning and our playgrounds are once again open to the public. Parks and playground visitors should observe New York St...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

“Spark the Sound” July 4th Fireworks Cancelled

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Due to health and safety concerns and continued restrictions on public gatherings as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the City of New Rochelle has cancelled the July 4th “Spark the Sound” fireworks display for this year.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Memorial Day Weekend Update from New Rochelle Parks

With the Memorial Day weekend as the start to summer recreation, New Rochelle parks will be open with safety guidelines in place.

Beginning Saturday, May 23 and continuing through June 26, weekend and holiday parking admittance at Five Islands Park, Hudson...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Pinebrook Tennis Partial Reopening May 16

Pinebrook Tennis Center will open for limited use/singles play only on Saturday, May 16th.  Hours through June 26th are Monday through Fridays from 3-7PM (dusk) and Saturday and Sunday 8AM-12PM and 3-7PM (dusk).

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and pu...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center Update - 3/9

Due to precautionary measures against the Coronavirus, The Hugh A. Doyle Center received an enhanced disinfectant cleaning this past weekend for the health and wellness of our senior community.

Following Westchester County Health Dept. guidelines,...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Registration Now Open for New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Middle School Drop-In Program

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The Middle School Drop-In Program offers a variety of activities for youth in grades 5th, 6th, and 7th (completed as of June, 2020).  It runs from June 29th - August 7th (no program on July 3rd) from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  Activities includ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Help Shape The Future Of Hudson Park!

You are invited to share ideas for Hudson Park’s new Master Plan for 2020! 

The City of New Rochelle’s Department of Parks and Recreation is in the process of creating a comprehensive master plan for Hudson Park, the City&r...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Youth Bureau Seeks Youth Volunteers for Board of Commissioners

The City of New Rochelle is recruiting qualified youth residents (currently in 9th – 10th grades) to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the New Rochelle Youth Board. There are several vacancies open at this time.  

“Joining...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Holiday Festival Lights Up Lincoln Park

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Holiday lights, music, entertainment, a special visit from Santa and a sprinkling of snow transformed Lincoln Park into a winter wonderland on Wednesday night, to the delight of over hundred families and community members who came to celebrate the season ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Help Shape the Future of Hudson Park: Take the Survey!

The City of New Rochelle’s Department of Parks and Recreation is in the process of creating a comprehensive master plan for Hudson Park, the City’s premier waterfront open space. In conjunction with Stantec consultants, the department ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Rochelle PACT Community Policing Zones

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To ensure more continuous coverage citywide by community officers, the New Rochelle Police Department PACT (Police And Community Together) Unit has reorganized policing beats into three zones, beginning this month.

Beat officers interact with school and ne...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

NRPD Participates in “2020 Buckle Up New York- Click it or Ticket” Campaign

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The New Rochelle Police Department will join the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2020 Buckle Up New York (BUNY) Click It or Ticket (CIOT) mobilization November 16-29, 2020.&n...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

NRPD Participates in "See! Be Seen!"

The New Rochelle Police Department is participating in the Governors Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Pedestrian Safety campaign, a two-week education and enforcement period targeting the critical issue of pedestrian crashes. The “See! Be Seen! initiative,...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

New Rochelle wins Gold Award in AAA's Annual Traffic Safety Program

The City of New Rochelle has won a Gold Award in AAA Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, Director of Public & Government Affairs, John Corlett announced today. AAA has long recognized communities that make outstanding efforts to make ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on Wednesday, September 23 in the City Council Chambers. Five members of the NRPD were recognized at the service: one Lieutenant, two Sergeants and two Detectives.&...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

City of New Rochelle Creates Policing Review Committee

In June, Governor Cuomo enacted an executive order on Police Reform and Reinvention requiring each government entity in New York which has a police agency to perform a comprehensive review of current police force deployments, strategies, policies, procedu...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

New Rochelle City Manager Announces Clergy Rapid Response Team

Policing in an urban environment can be challenging and unpredictable. When a crisis situation arises it is crucial that our residents, police officers and officials come together quickly in a spirit of openness and honesty, knowing that there is no probl...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes Monday, July 6

After an extended three month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume Citywide on Monday, July 6. Please observe posted signs and relocate vehicles to allow for street sweeping.

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Posted on: June 6, 2020

June 6 Press Conference

City officials were joined by local clergy and members of the community in a press conference today regarding a fatal shooting by an officer of the New Rochelle Police Department.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

New Rochelle Police Department welcome five new members

Sixty-nine police recruits graduated Wednesday from the Westchester County Police Academy, including five from the New Rochelle Police Department.  

“The NRPD wants to congratulate our newest members who graduated from the Westchester Co...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

CANCELLED - Registration Begins for 2020 NRPD Citizen Police Academy

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UPDATE 3/17: This program has been cancelled. 

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Registration is now open for the New Rochelle Police Department’s annual Citizen Police Academy. ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended Until April 24

Alternate side of the street parking enforcement will be suspended until April 24, 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 Code Article X Schedule 312-84 and fur...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Middle and High School Students Invited to “Mentors in Blue” Forum

Middle and high school students are invited to join the New Rochelle Youth Bureau for our third annual Mentors in Blue Forum, promoting positive relationships between our youth and our Police Officers.  Come meet and greet New Rochelle Police Dep...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Westchester County and NRPD Join Forces to Improve Community Outreach

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In a partnership that will better connect individuals struggling with substance use or mental health illness with the treatment they need, the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH), New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and New Rochell...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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Alternate side parking regulations will be suspended during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2020. A complete listing of streets is located in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84.

Reminder: Parking regulations exist throughout the City for ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Westchester County to Participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

(Valhalla, NY) – On October 24, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will give residents the opportunity to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications either at the House...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 13 and concludes the end of December.  All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 l...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes Monday, July 6

After an extended three month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume Citywide on Monday, July 6. Please observe posted signs and relocate vehicles to allow for street sweeping.

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Public Works
Posted on: May 20, 2020

DPW Summer Collection hours begin May 26

The Department of Public Works begins their summer collection schedule on Tuesday, May 26. All garbage, recycling and bulk items must be placed at the curbside for pickup by 6:00 AM on the scheduled day of collection. This policy is in effect from Memoria...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 19, 2020

2019 Draft Stormwater Report Available Online

The 2019 Draft Stormwater Report is online. Public comments can be forwarded to Deputy Commissioner/City Engineer James Moran jmoran@newrochelleny.com or by mail to James Moran, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801 prior to June 1, 2020.

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Public Works
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 6

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 6, 2020. 

Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. (6am during summer mon...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Street Opening Permit Suspension

Due to the state of emergency and reduced municipal staff, all street opening permits for work within the right of way has been suspended till 3/20/20. All sites are to be secured from hazardous conditions. No work is to occur with the exception of emerge...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

2020 DPW Collection Schedule Now Available Online

New Rochelle’s Department of Public Works annual schedule and information booklet is now available online at NewRochelleNY.com/DPW. The 2020 DPW booklet will be mailed to homes next week.

“Our annual brochure contains essential guidelin...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Hugh A. Doyle Center Prepares for Reopening on Monday, Sept. 14

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After a nearly six month closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center will reopen to the senior community with limited services on Monday, September 14.

“Our Office for the Aging and Parks & Recreation staff have work...

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Senior Services
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Ed: Life Support Equipment, Emergencies and Special Services

Con Edison is working to restore power as soon as possible and encourages residents who use medical equipment to register with them in case of power outages. Including those who do not receive a Con Ed bill directly.     &nb...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Office for the Aging Launches “Senior Citizens on the Move”

Seniors looking to keep in shape can now access exercise classes in the safety and comfort of their own homes. Beginning Monday, July 20, a series of 15 minute exercise classes will be broadcast weekdays on the City’s cable station, NRTV.

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

New Rochelle Youth Bureau to host City Hall-oween

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The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, with the support of the New Rochelle Youth Court, and My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle will host City Hall-oween on Saturday, October 24th at 11am – 2pm. City Hall’s parking lot (off of North Ave) will t...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: October 2, 2020

SOLD OUT: Parks & Recreation Hosts Drive-In Movie Night at Hudson Park

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UPDATE: SOLD OUT due to our capacity for cars at Hudson Park.

Safe, healthy fall family fun is in the works for later this month, as the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation presents a Drive-In Movie Night on Friday, October 23 at Hudson Park fe...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

First Responders' Day

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On May 15th, the Youth Council expressed their gratitude to those on the front lines as they dedicated the day as First Responder’s Day.

Meals were provided to the members of New Rochelle Police Department, New Rochelle Fire Department & New ...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Registration Now Open for New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Middle School Drop-In Program

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The Middle School Drop-In Program offers a variety of activities for youth in grades 5th, 6th, and 7th (completed as of June, 2020).  It runs from June 29th - August 7th (no program on July 3rd) from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  Activities includ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Registration for Elementary and Preschool Summer Day Camps Begins March 2

Registration for the City of New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camps and Preschool Camp begins Monday, March 2. Camps run from July 6 - August 14, 2020.

The Summer Day Camps will be held at New Rochelle High Schoo...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Black History Honors: Recognizing Residents in New Rochelle

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to the Black History Honors: Recognizing Residents in New Rochelle. Receiving the honors are Government: Omar Small; Community: Tim McKnight & Stephanie Allen; Education:&am...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Middle and High School Students Invited to “Mentors in Blue” Forum

Middle and high school students are invited to join the New Rochelle Youth Bureau for our third annual Mentors in Blue Forum, promoting positive relationships between our youth and our Police Officers.  Come meet and greet New Rochelle Police Dep...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Youth Bureau Seeks Youth Volunteers for Board of Commissioners

The City of New Rochelle is recruiting qualified youth residents (currently in 9th – 10th grades) to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the New Rochelle Youth Board. There are several vacancies open at this time.  

“Joining...

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