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Posted on: May 4, 2022

First-Time Homebuyers Program

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Need a down payment for your first home? We have a NEW #DownPaymentAssistanceProgram to help first-time, low- and moderate-income homebuyers purchase and build equity in a single-family house, co-op, or condo!

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Find out how you can make a difference in New Rochelle!

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

DPW begins work on Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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A number of signalized intersections throughout the City will receive pedestrian poles and signal heads with countdown timers, ADA compliant push buttons and curb ramps, and crosswalk markings.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Never Miss Your Waste Collection Day Again!

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Get YOUR address-specific sanitation and recycling schedule

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Audi New Rochelle Grand Opening

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Audi New Rochelle celebrated their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday April 27th at 2 Harrison Street, New Rochelle.

The NR Chamber was joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, NRBID Executive Director Karel Littman, Martha Lopez representing County Execut...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Mask Mandate

Governor Kathy Hochul announced masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement – effective Dec. 13, 2021

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Parade Advisory

New Rochelle’s 57th annual Thanksgiving Parade will kick off at 10:00am on North Avenue at Eastchester Road, and proceed entirely along North Avenue, crossing Main Street, and ending at Bonnefoy Place. Come cheer on Mighty Mouse and friends and ...

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Business Development
Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Relocates Westchester County Businesses Recovery Center to New Rochelle for Businesses Affected

SBA announced it will be relocating the Westchester County SBA Business Recovery Center (BRC) from the New York Power Authority ((NYPA) to the New Rochelle American Legion Post #8 to help businesses affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Low-Interest Federal Loans for Disaster-Related Damages

Affected by the Remnants of Hurricane Ida? SBA DISASTER LOAN S CAN HELP!

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City takes Green Step Forward with New Sustainable Landscaping Program

In a continuation of New Rochelle’s GreeNR sustainability plan, and building upon the enhanced green requirements of the new Downtown Overlay Zone (DOZ) amendments, the City of New Rochelle is now taking steps to promote environmentally conscious and sust...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Spark the Sound Fireworks July 4th and summer events

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This is the City of New Rochelle with an invitation to our annual Fourth of July fireworks at the waterfront and other upcoming summer events.

The fireworks by Grucci begin at 9:00pm on Monday, July 4th, rain or shine, with ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Pinebrook Tennis Center Reopens

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new and improved tennis courts at Pinebrook Tennis Center. After being closed for a year for renovations, Pinebrook Tennis Center now has:

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Fireworks by Grucci

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Cap off your holiday weekend on Monday, July 4th with a viewing of the grand fireworks display at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced and sponsored by the famous Grucci family, the City of New Rochelle’s annual “Spark the Sound” extravaganza will start ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Rochelle Home Fire Safety Program with Red Cross

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Smoke alarms save lives, and the City of New Rochelle is partnering with the American Red Cross “Sound the Alarm” program to bring free smoke alarms to our community. For more information and to sign up to get a free smoke alarm installed visit SoundTheAl...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City Update - June Activities & Reminders

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Songs For Our Fathers-TLPC & City of New Rochelle Celebrate Juneteeth for the Second Year

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World-famous jazz musicians Lakecia Benjamin and Shunzo Ohno headline the Songs for Our Fathers Juneteenth Concert at New Rochelle City Hall, 515 North Ave. on Father’s Day, June 19 from Noon-5pm. The event is produced by The Lincoln Park Conservancy, Inc...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Changes Coming to Community Energy Program Participants

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  • Effective Friday, July 1st, participants who receive either the 100% Renewable or Standard electricity supply offering through Westchester Power in the Con Edison utility territory will begin reverting to the default...
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Posted on: June 3, 2022

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fifth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Friday, June 17, 2022, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth Bureau ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Pride Celebrated at City Hall

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The City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Pride held their third annual New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  The event began with a program featuring speakers from the City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Pri...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their Annual Children’s Fishing Derby event at the Twin Lakes of Huguenot Park (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 11th 2022 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards stude...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Exhibitors Wanted for Ninth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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Calling all restaurants, vendors, artists and crafters! The 9th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair, presented by the City of New Rochelle in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, BID, and Volunteer NY!, returns on Sunday, September 18 from 11AM to 5PM, s...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Bayberry Lane Named for Benjamin B. Ferencz

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Joined by members of the Bayberry neighborhood association, students from New Rochelle High School, community partners and state and local elected officials, the City of New Rochelle honored the legacy of longtime resident Benjamin B. Ferencz with an hono...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Department of Public Works Center

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City and Public Works officials held a ribbon-cutting for the new Department of Public Works (DPW) Center at 25 Industrial Lane on Thursday, May 19. The event coincided with National Public Works Week, a time to recognize the essential services provided b...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall June 1

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The City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Pride will hold their third annual New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  The event will commence with a flag raising at 4pm and continue until 8PM with a&n...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

City of New Rochelle, Hudson Park Children’s Greenhouse Celebrate Groundbreaking at Wildcliff

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The adaptive reuse of an historic waterfront property that was nearly destroyed by fire in 2018, and the start of construction on a community greenhouse project seven years in the making were celebrated together with groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, May...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Weekend Closure of Southbound Hutchinson River Parkway Expected Between Exit 8 and Exit 6

NYSDOT advisory: southbound Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed between Exit 8 (Cross County Parkway) in the City of New Rochelle and Exit 6 (East Lincoln Ave) in the City of Mount Vernon/Village of Pelham, beginning Friday, May 20 at 10 p.m. through ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

New Rochelle Police Department Holds Annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to the New Rochelle Police officers who lost the...

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Posted on: May 15, 2022

NRPD Observes May 15-21 as National Police Memorial Week

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From New Rochelle Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola:

“In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week....[to] honor those that have paid...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

National Public Works Week May 15-21 2022 Theme: “READY & RESILIENT”

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May 15 – 21, 2022, is National Public Works Week, a time to recognize the essential services provided by Public Works Departments nationwide. Our Public Works Department provides the residents of New Rochelle with essential services that maintain the City...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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The City of New Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting an oak tree at D’Onofrio Park, joined by fifth grade students from Jefferson School. New Rochelle is celebrating 30 years as a Tree City. The ceremony featured Deputy Mayor Sara Kaye, joine...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

250 Local Volunteers Rally to Beautify 12 New Rochelle Parks in City-wide Earth Day Clean-up Weekend

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department teamed up once again for Earth Day to host their annual Volunteer New Rochelle! Day of Service Clean-up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Kite Day at Davenport Park

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5/5/22 Update: Kite Day has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 14, due to predicted rain this weekend.

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 9th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday, May 7th 20...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

NRPD Enhances PACT Unit with Community Engagement Officers

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In order to continue to build trust and foster better communication with the neighborhoods they serve, the New Rochelle Police Department now has two Community Engagement Officers (CEO). These officers will partner with residents, businesses and community...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

New Rochelle Launches First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program

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First-time home buyers in New Rochelle are about to get a helping hand thanks to a new down payment assistance program recently approved by the City Council. In a continuation of New Rochelle’s longstanding commitment to expanding opportunities for existi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

City of New Rochelle Launches ARPA Website

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To increase public awareness of and engagement in the process through which the City of New Rochelle will utilize American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, the City has created a dedicated website www.newrochellearpa.org. The site will be used for informat...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

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Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume Citywide on Friday, April 1. Please observe posted signs and relocate vehicles to allow for street sweeping. 

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

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The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 4, 2022. Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. (6am during summer months) on t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend to Return Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 to once again provide community members with a weekend of volunteer engagement and civic pride.

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

North Ave Traffic Closures and Water Pressure Updates

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Apply now for affordable housing in new luxury building in downtown

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The Housing Action Council has recently started outreach for the affordable housing units at 3Thirty3, a luxury mixed-income housing development located in New Rochelle with units for low-income households.  The 28-story newly constructed elevato...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza has closed

New Rochelle's Annual Egg Hunt (toddlers- 2nd Grade)

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

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UPDATE 5/13: THE DEADLINE TO APPLY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 20, 2022

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New Rochelle youth and young adults are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs. E...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

New Rochelle City Manager Charles B. Strome, III Announces Retirement

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After a distinguished career in City service spanning over three decades, New Rochelle City Manager Charles B. Strome, III announced his retirement to City Council at their March 8 meeting. Mr. Strome will remain with the City until December 31. A nationa...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is gearing up for their annual Fun in the Sun summer programming for local youth.  This year, due to the receding pandemic, programs will return to school facilities.  Registration open...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Ward Acres Master Plan Community Input Meeting- March 15

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is embarking on a Master Plan Update for Ward Acres, the City's largest park.

Designated as a park in 1962, Ward Acres is bounded by Pinebrook Road, Quaker Ridge Road, and Broadfield Road just east of Wil...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

2022 State of the City

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Washington Ave & Fifth Street One-way Pilot Program

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Pilot Program to change Washington Avenue traffic to one-way in front of Columbus School and Fifth Street to one-way between Washington and Union, beginning Friday, February 25.

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Statewide Indoor Business Mask Mandate or Vaccine Requirement Lifted 2/10

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From New York State:

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES WINTER TOOLKIT FOR NEW PHASE OF COVID RESPONSE: KEEP NEW YORK SAFE, OPEN AND MOVING FORWARD

Statewide Indoor Business Mask or Vaccine Requirement to be Lifted Starting February 10, Remains Optional for Business...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

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Moody’s Investors Services confirmed the City of New Rochelle’s bond rating at Aa2, ensuring that the City can continue to take advantage of historically low financing rates for capital improvement projects at substantial savings to taxpayers. New Rochell...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

New Rochelle Expands Job Training and Business Support for Local Residents and MWBEs

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The New Rochelle City Council has unanimously approved a new vocational training and business accelerator program to connect local residents and Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) to jobs and contracting opportunities created by City-su...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Winter Storm Advisory

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 A major winter storm is predicted for our area, with snow beginning tonight and continuing throughout tomorrow.  Significant accumulations are possible and strong winds are forecast.  For your safety, please avoid unnecessary t...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

The 2022 City Tax Bill is now available online.  The Online Property Tax System makes it easy to view and pay your property taxes.

And, payment by e-check is free!

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Request your free COVID-19 at-home tests today

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Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-?home COVID-?19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. There is a limit of one order per residential address. Order your tests now so you have them when you need t...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

City of New Rochelle Achieves Maximum Municipal Equality Index Score

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For the second year in a row, the City of New Rochelle has earned a score of 100 (103 raw score) on the Municipal Equality Index (MEI), the only nationwide rating system of LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law, policy, and services.

“Once again, this score aff...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Winter Clothing Drive for New Rochelle Teens

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Winter-appropriate clothing is a basic necessity, yet for many children in Westchester, it is a luxury their families struggle to provide. Over 60,000 Westchester children live in low-income homes, with 36% of public school children qualifying for free or...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

DPW begins work on Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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A number of signalized intersections throughout the City will receive pedestrian poles and signal heads with countdown timers, ADA compliant push buttons and curb ramps, and crosswalk markings.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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Alternate side parking regulations are suspended due to street operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2022.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

2022 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 2022 DPW booklet has been mailed citywide to all homes. The 2022 Information Booklet contains an easy-to-read flyer on ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

COVID-19 testing at County Center

Westchester County has partnered with partnered with Quadrant Bio Sciences to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing at the Westchester County Center starting Wednesday, December 29. This testing is appointment only – walk ins will not be accepted.  App...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

The 2022 City Tax Bill is now available online.  The Online Property Tax System makes it easy to view and pay your property taxes.

And, payment by e-check is free!

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City News
Posted on: December 24, 2021

COVID-19 At-Home Tests Available at Three Firehouses Dec. 24 from 2-6PM

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COVID-19 AT-HOME TEST KITS AVAILABLE TODAY FOR NEW ROCHELLE RESIDENTS AT THREE CITY FIREHOUSES
Distribution 2PM-6PM  or until supplies run out
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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Utility Moratorium Expires Soon- resources

As the expiration of the utility moratorium approaches, Westchester County’s Department of Social Services has prepared a list of resources for residents in need of relief. 

o   ConEd’s moratorium will end on January 2nd

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Holiday Collection Schedule Reminder

This is the City of New Rochelle with a Public Works reminder that this week and next week will follow a holiday collection schedule. Garbage and recycling will be picked up in the North end on Wednesday and South end on Thursday. This week is commingled ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Public Health Update

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Travel advisory for Dec.11-13: Hutchinson River Parkway to close from exit 4A to exit 8

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is advising motorists that the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed in both directions from Exit 4A (I-95 North/New Haven) in the Village of Pelham Manor to Exit 8 (Cross County Parkway/George Wa...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Free 2-Hour Holiday Parking for the Month of December

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In continuation of an annual tradition and to promote holiday shopping in New Rochelle, the City is offering two hours of free holiday parking in certain municipal lots from December 1-31, from 9AM to 9PM. 

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

City Update - December reminders and events!

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

New Rochelle Receives $12 Million Federal Grant through U.S. DOT’s RAISE Program

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The City of New Rochelle was recently awarded a $12 million federal grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) program for the LINC, an infrastructure improvem...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Youth Bureau Gives Back

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On Monday, November 22, City Manager Charles B. Strome, III and New Rochelle Schools Superintendent Jonathan Raymond hosted a Thanksgiving Community Dinner in the House IV cafeteria at New Rochelle High School. This 4th annual event was served by City sta...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

City of New Rochelle To Host Holiday Market at Its Historic Train Station

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This holiday season, the City of New Rochelle continues its campaign to actively engage the community while providing local entrepreneurship opportunities for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE). From Friday, December 3rd through Sunday,...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in New Rochelle

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With the approaching Dec. 6 FEMA application deadline, the agency’s Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers will visit Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, Queens, Suffolk and Westchester counties from Monday, Nov. 22, to Saturday, Dec. 4, to help survivors of Hurr...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Parade Traffic Advisory and Holiday Pickup Reminder

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

“Vaccine Referral Rewards" Program Offers Incentives for Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccination

The City of New Rochelle today announced the launch of the “Vaccine Referral Rewards” program. The program aims to incentivize residents to refer their family, friends, neighbors, coworkers and others in their personal network to get t...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

2022 Proposed Budget Released

New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022.  In summary, the $261.6 million budget provides a balanced budget while maintaining service levels. This budget takes the steps necessary to adj...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

FCWC Student Network Plants Tree at City Hall

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The City of New Rochelle joined the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC) Student Network, a group of motivated high school and college-aged environmental activists, for a ceremonial tree planting in front of City Hall on Friday, Novembe...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Hall Fully Reopens November 1

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New Rochelle City Hall will fully reopen to the public on Monday, November 1 with the following health and safety guidelines in place:

  • Building admission is through the rear parking lot entrance only. The front door remains closed.
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Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Adds New Harbor Unit Boat

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The New Rochelle Police Department Harbor Unit has acquired a new 33-foot SAFE (Secure All-around Flotation Equipped) patrol boat, upgrading its capacity for marine operations on the Long Island Sound. This SAFE Boat will allow the Harbor Unit to patrol S...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

NRFD Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 20 in the Council Chambers in City Hall. The ceremony started off by remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty, including Captain DiMaggio who passed in 2...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

City Update - Heavy Rain Expected

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

PINK Bake Sale

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In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, each year a number of City employees team up for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Westchester Walk. The City Hall team hosted their annual pink bake sale earlier this week with proceeds g...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Annual Medal Day Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony at 9:00 am on Wednesday, October 6 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to NRPD officers who lost their ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

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The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 12 and concludes the end of December. All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 lbs. for co...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Update: Fall Events

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Families, groups invited to make "Scarecrows on the Sound"

Back by popular demand, New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the 2nd annual “Scarecrows on the Sound” on October 16th at Davenport Park from 10am-noon. New Rochelle families and small groups of up to 8 people are invited to ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival Saturday, October 9

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The City of New Rochelle continues its active community engagement campaign by hosting a second activation to energize residents and hear feedback relating to the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) currently underway. This Saturday, October 9th, the...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

New Rochelle Fire Department reminds residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

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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 4, 2021

“Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fourth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Thursday, October 14, 2021, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth B...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board Listening Tour

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The New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board will begin a Listening Tour in the community this month. The tour serves as a platform for community members to provide their feedback on policing, the first event will be at Bethesda Baptist Ch...

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City News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Movie Night at Lincoln Park: Space Jam 2 and Q&A with Director Malcom Lee

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The City of New Rochelle is going all in on community engagement with residents of the Lincoln Avenue community and beyond as the City, in partnership with the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA), RFW Consultants and Team 914, host a series o...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Street Fair Returns to City Hall area Sunday September 19

Back this year! The New Rochelle Street Fair attracts thousands for a fun-filled day of live entertainment, crafts, food, rides, and more. The 8th annual event will be held on Sunday, September 19 from 11AM to 5PM at City Hall, 515 North Avenue, presented...

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

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City News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Storm Recovery Update- Sept. 13

This New Ro Alert was sent Monday, September 13:

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Monday, September 13...

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2021

FEMA Centers Open in Mamaroneck, Yonkers

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Disaster Recovery Centers have been established in Mamaroneck and Yonkers to assist New Yorkers. Recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to answer questions and to help people apply for assistance from 8 a.m...

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City News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 10

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This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update for Friday, September 10. 

Please listen closely to the following information concerning ...

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City News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept. 9

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Thursday, September 9. 

First, an update on trash and debris removal.  DP...

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City News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 8

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Wednesday, September 8.

Here’s what’s new for today:

Comprehensive resources and links can n...

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City News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 7

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Tuesday, September 7.

DPW will make multiple visits to impacted neigh...

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City News
Posted on: September 6, 2021

FEMA Major Disaster Declared

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NewRoAlert sent 9/6/2021:This is the City of New Rochelle with an important storm recovery update.
 
The federal government has is...
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City News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

NYS Disaster and Flood Resouce Center

The NYS Department of Financial Services can help residents and businesses with banking, insurance and claim issues.

Additional Info... City News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Storm Recovery and Fireworks reminder

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This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery and events update for Friday, September 3rd.  

The City remains primarily focused on storm recovery efforts, which are ongoing.  However, we do want to remind residents that our annua...

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City News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Con Edison Distributes Dry Ice in Larchmont, Yonkers

CON EDISON DISTRIBUTES DRY ICE IN WESTCHESTER ON SEPTEMBER 3RD

Con Edison will distribute dry ice today at the following locations in Westchester County to customers who have lost power due to Tropical Storm Ida.

The company will also have a mobile informat...

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City News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 2

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

Last night&apos...

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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Storm Warning- Take precautions

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Robocall being sent 4pm on September 1 :

Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm alert.  

 Heavy ra...

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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month, serving as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. This year’s theme is “Prepare to Protec...

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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Storm info from ConEd

CON EDISON PREPARING AS STORM SYSTEM HEADS TOWARD THE REGION

Company Urges Customers to Stay Safe and Report Outages

NEW YORK – Con Edison crews are prepared to respond to any outages as the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida approach the region...

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City News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

End of Summer Announcements

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In observance of Labor Day, City offices will be closed on Monday, September 6th. The Department of Parks and Recreation reminds residents that this is the last weekend to enjoy summer swimming. Hudson Park Beach will officially be closed after Labor Day....

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City News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation September Events!

Get ready for September! The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing a number of signature events throughout the entire month:

Friday, September 3: 

Spark the Sound Fireworks by Grucci

World-class fireworks will light up the sky...

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City News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

CANCELLED: 1ST Annual “Unity Day” Set for Sunday, September 12

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UPDATE: Unity day is cancelled due to storm impacts.

Original message: In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Department of Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police De...

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City News
Posted on: August 21, 2021

Storm Warning- Take precautions

Robocall being sent 3PM August 21:
Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm alert.  
 
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 Strong winds and heavy rain are forecast for our area tonight and tomo...
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City News
Posted on: August 13, 2021

City Hall Offices Move to Appointment-Only Access on Monday, August 16

In the interest of health and safety with COVID cases rising in our area, New Rochelle City Hall offices will move to appointment-only access beginning Monday, August 16. Appointments can be made by contacting departments directly during regular ...

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City News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

City of New Rochelle Creates Position of Director of Diversity and Inclusion

In an effort to help achieve strategic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion goals, City Manager Charles B. Strome III recommended the creation of the position of Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The position was adopted unanimously by City Council on July ...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

NRPD Launches “NRPDHireMe” Recruitment Campaign

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The New Rochelle Police Exam is being offered on September 18th, and recruitment has taken a new twist. A new campaign, “NRPDHireMe”, inspires applicants to think about their motivation for taking the test.  

“It’s a new take on traditional recrui...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Help Reimagine Memorial Highway

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What if you had the opportunity to reimagine Memorial Highway as a safe, community-friendly greenway connecting the Lincoln Avenue neighborhood with New Rochelle’s downtown where both youth and adults can walk, bike, and play? This new connectio...

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The LINC: Phase 1 Survey City News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at PD HQs

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomes the community to their headquarters, 475 North Avenue, on Tuesday, August 3 from 5pm-8pm. The event will feature an evening of fun including equipment and K-9 demonstrations...

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City News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Lottery Open for 95 Affordable Apartments at 14 LeCount

Housing Action Council is accepting applications for studios, one- and two- bedroom residences through August 2

The developers of 14 LeCount Place are now accepting applications for 95 affordable residences at the 27-story mixed-use, luxury rental building...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held a promotions ceremony on Thursday, July 22 at New Rochelle City Hall. Newly appointed Commissioner Robert Gazzola and Deputy Commissioner Cosmo Costa were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, sta...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

City Update - Vaccine Pop-up

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This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on July 21. Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging

This is the City of New Rochelle. 

COVID rates are once again rising here in New Rochelle and across our region as the highly-contagious delta variant...

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City News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Westchester County Health Department Issues Heat Advisory

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With temperatures are expected to reach 95 degrees today and hover close to 100 degrees on Friday afternoon, the Westchester County Health Department is issuing a heat advisory. As humidity and temperatures rise, residents should avoid strenuous activity,...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Westchester County Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale- July 8

From Westchester County:

County Executive George Latimer is excited to announce the Summer 2022 Westchester County Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale. 

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said: “We are constantly looking at ways to ...

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Community News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Short-term housing needed for Ukrainian refugee families

Since early March, Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration (WJCI) has been working to mobilize, educate and provide resources and tools for volunteers to step up and help incoming Ukrainians fleeing war and coming to the U.S. WJCI have successfully h...

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Community News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

RXR Announces $500,000 to support New Rochelle Youth and Families

NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK, June 3, 2022 - RXR, a leading real estate owner, operator and developer, today announced $500,000 in grant funding to support New Rochelle youth and their families. The launch of a new $500,000 grant program comes on the heels of R...

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Community News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Be Prepared During Hurricane Season

Read County Release from County Executive George Latimer

(White Plains, NY) – Hurricane season officially arrived this month and County Executive George Latimer is urging residents to review their emergency plans and obtain critical supplies in c...

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Community News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Songs For Our Fathers-TLPC & City of New Rochelle Celebrate Juneteeth For the 2nd Year

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World-famous jazz musicians Lakecia Benjamin and Shunzo Ohno headline the Songs for Our Fathers Juneteenth Concert at New Rochelle City Hall, 515 North Ave. on Father’s Day, June 19 from Noon-5pm. The event is produced by The Lincoln Park Conservancy, Inc...

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Community News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

New Rochelle Public Library Celebrates Juneteenth with Programs for Children and Adults

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The New Rochelle Public Library is hosting a variety of Juneteenth programs between now and June 24 as part of New Rochelle's citywide Juneteenth Celebration presented by The Lincoln Park Conservancy and The City of New Rochelle. 

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Community News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

"Bloom and Grow" in New Rochelle Downtown June 10-17

The New Rochelle Downtown BID Invites Everyone to “Bloom & Grow in New Rochelle Downtown” June 10-17, 2022

Celebrate with Trending Plant-Based Menu Specials and Signature Floral Cocktails /Mocktails In New Rochelle...

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Community News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Announcing Ribbon-Cutting for the Thomas Paine New Rochelle Center & the 2022 Thomas Paine Festival

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New Rochelle, NY—Honoring the legacy of one of America’s most iconic Founding Fathers, the Thomas Paine Festival will inaugurate the newly-named Thomas Paine New Rochelle Center featuring the unique historical sites adjacent to one ano...

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Community News
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their Annual Children’s Fishing Derby event at The Twin Lakes of Huguenot Parks (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 11th 2022 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Community News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Exhibitors Wanted for Ninth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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Calling all restaurants, vendors, artists and crafters! The 9th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair, presented by the City of New Rochelle in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, BID, and Volunteer NY!, returns on Sunday, September 18 from 11AM to 5PM, s...

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Community News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

ConEd Tree Trimming Efforts

NEW YORK – Con Edison crews and contractors are completing a near-record season of tree trimming and tree removal in preparation for the seventh straight busy Atlantic hurricane season.

This spring, crews have removed hundreds of dead, dying or d...

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Community News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

City of New Rochelle Memorial Day Ceremonies

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The City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a series of ceremonies on Monday, May 30 honoring the brave members of the military who gave their lives in service to our country. All welcome.

10:30 AM, Memorial Plaza: Featuring lon...

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Community News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

NRCA - Call For Entries: A Tribute to Fathers

Father means different things to different people.  They could be someone who has been with you since birth or an uncle, a grandfather or someone you admire and look up to who has been present in your life.  A father is a teacher, protec...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Art Walk and "MuralFest" May 1st Will Celebrate Art On and Off the Walls

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In November, 2019 eight large scale #NRNY Murals made their debut around downtown New Rochelle. Created by an international group of street artists curated by Street Art for Mankind, the #NRNY Murals –- with support from the New Rochelle IDA and the New R...

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Community News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

HOPE'S Homework Haven Celebrates Grand Opening at Parkside Place

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HOPE's Homework Haven,  an afterschool program at Parkside Place for grades 2-8, celebrated its official grand opening on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 with a joyous ribbon cutting ceremony. The new learning hub was formed in partnership with...

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Community News
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Easter Shopping Experience Hosted by TWO LOCAL NON PROFITS Big Viv’s Foundation & Giving Friends

Vivian Spady founder of Big Viv’s Foundation is hosting a community Easter Shopping experience event for the families in the New Rochelle community that she has served for over 17 years. 

She has collected donations for distribution to f...

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Community News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for March 30 at New Rochelle High School

The City School District of New Rochelle has partnered with the Westchester County Department of Health to provide a COVID-19 Vaccine clinic on March 30 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at New Rochelle High School. The clinic is open to everyone and vaccines are fre...

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Community News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Free Rabies Vaccines for Westchester Pets April 24 New Rochelle

Westchester County residents can bring their dogs, cats and ferrets for free rabies vaccinations on Sunday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stamen Animal Hospital, 61 Quaker Ridge Road in New Rochelle.  Appointments are required. Call 914-632-...

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Community News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Join in a Community Chorus to Support Ukraine- Saturday April 9

Singers wanted for “A Prayer for Ukraine” musical tribute and fundraiser

Community News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Apply now for affordable housing in new luxury building in downtown

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The Housing Action Council has recently started outreach for the affordable housing units at 3Thirty3, a luxury mixed-income housing development located in New Rochelle with units for low-income households.  The 28-story newly constructed elevato...

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Community News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend to Return Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 to once again provide community members with a weekend of volunteer engagement and civic pride.

Parks Clean-up Weekend ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza is now open!

New Rochelle's Annual Egg Hunt (toddlers- 2nd Grade)

Community News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

New Rochelle Volunteer Deborah Disbrow to be Honored at 2022 Volunteer Spirit Awards

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Volunteer New York! has announced that New Rochelle resident Deborah Disbrow was selected as one of the seven local volunteers that will be honored at their 42nd annual Volunteer Spirit Awards, presented by Regeneron. Disbrow is being recognized for her i...

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Community News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Fore! Golf Season Scheduled to tee off at Westchester County Courses

(Ardsley, NY) – Spring arrives early for Westchester golfers, as the six Westchester County-owned golf courses open for the season on Monday, March 14, weather and conditions permitting.

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said: &ldqu...

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Community News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Learn to Swim Registration Opens Tuesday, March 15

Westchester County Parks’ Learn to Swim program returns this summer at all four county-owned pools with registration opening Tuesday, March 15 at noon.

Learn to Swim is available for children ages three through 13 and will be held in two sessions...

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Community News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Healthy Yards New Rochelle

Healthy Yards new Rochelle is a program to help restore our natural environment while still enjoying a beautiful yard. Learn how to invite pollinators, avoid pesticides, love leaves, use better equipment, plant wisely, go native, have a healthier lawn, an...

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Community News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Westchester County to Host COVID Commemoration Ceremony

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To commemorate the two-year anniversary of Westchester County's first confirmed coronavirus case, a ceremony will be held in the main lobby of the Michaelian Office Building.

Thursday, March 3 

2 p.m. 

Michaelian Office Building &a...

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Community News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Free Concert Celebrating Black History Month

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CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE TO HOST FREE CONCERT CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

‘Music of the African Diaspora’ Performance Scheduled for Saturday, February 26 at 5pm 

Programming Sponsored by New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA) in Support o...

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Community News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Great Migration + Memorial Highway Exhibit at New Rochelle Public Library

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Great Migration + Memorial Highway: Designing public infrastructure and community investment 

In the Fall of 2021, a dozen students at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design began work in tandem with a dozen residents of New Rochelle to con...

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Community News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

NRBID Launches Restaurant APPRECIATION Week in Support of New Rochelle Downtown Restaurants

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The New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) is kicking off “New Rochelle Downtown Restaurant APPRECIATION Week”, a community-focused program where customers can show their love and support for loca...

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Community News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Open Enrollment For New York State of Health Extended

Residents and small businesses can continue to renew or enroll in a 2022 Qualified Health Plan with NY State of Health, the official health plan Marketplace. Due to the pandemic, a deadline for enrollment has not yet been set. Enrollment in Medicaid, Chil...

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Community News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Sondheim Musical Revue comes to Westchester Next Weekend Only

Tickets are on sale for Limelight Theatre Company's live performances of Stephen Sondheim’s musical revue MARRY ME A LITTLE In Concert, featuring the professional vocal prowess of Joshua Shea Coates and Sarah Milnamow at the Ossie Davis Theater in the New...

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Community News
Posted on: February 15, 2022

AARP offers free tax assistance at library

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Free, in-person tax assistance through AARP Tax-Aide will again be offered at the New Rochelle Public Library this tax season. 

This year, assistance will be provided by appointment only. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated. New Rochelle Public Librar...

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Community News
Posted on: February 7, 2022

Pandemic EBT food benefits sent to households with eligible children who receive free school lunch

This federal program reimburses families through the National School Lunch Program

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Information Available on Child Tax Credit and/or the Earned Income Tax Credit

As part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, many parents and guardians are eligible for the Child Tax Credit, and many people are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Additional Info... Community News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Free Tax Assistance at NRPL! Make Your Appointment Today!

NRPL is pleased to partner with AARP Tax-Aide, to provide tax help to the New Rochelle community, February through mid-April. Due to the pandemic, assistance will only be provided via appointment. Walk-in help is NOT available.

Click here for full details ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Winter storm precautions from Westchester County

White Plains, NY) – With a Nor’easter heading into Westchester tonight, County Executive George Latimer is urging residents to take precautions now so they can remain inside during the storm.

The storm is projected to bring significant ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Teen Boutique Comes to New Rochelle High School

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Room 207 at New Rochelle High School ordinarily is a classroom, filled with table and chairs, its high windows overlooking the school’s baseball field and the teacher’s parking lot. 

On January 20th, it became something else – a boutique for low-i...

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Community News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Call for entries- NRCA Rotunda Gallery Exhibit Feb. 16-March 30

CALL FOR ENTRIES THE SUBJECTIVE PORTRAIT – REFLECTIONS OF OUR HUMANITY 

February 16, 2022 – March 30, 2022 NRCA Rotunda Gallery at New Rochelle City Hall 

We are living in extraordinary times – a global Pandem...

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Community News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Winter Clothing Drive for New Rochelle Teens

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Winter-appropriate clothing is a basic necessity, yet for many children in Westchester, it is a luxury their families struggle to provide. Over 60,000 Westchester children live in low-income homes, with 36% of public school children qualifying for free or...

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Community News
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Westchester County Seeks Comment for Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan

From Westchester County:

(White Plains, NY) – County Executive George Latimer is asking municipal officials, community leaders and residents to review Westchester’s Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan and provide additional input before the plan is finalized.&...

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Community News
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Travel advisory for Dec.11-13: Hutchinson River Parkway to close from exit 4A to exit 8

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is advising motorists that the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed in both directions from Exit 4A (I-95 North/New Haven) in the Village of Pelham Manor to Exit 8 (Cross County Parkway/George Wa...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Westchester County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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Westchester County is asking all residents to review the final draft of the plan and give feedback. The projects and information included in the HMP allow your communities to become eligible for grant funding opportunities to minimize losses from natural ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Get Home Repair Advice Nov. 15-20 at Home Depot in New Rochelle

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As the people of New York repair and rebuild their homes, FEMA has teamed with Lowe’s in Garden City and The Home Depot in New Rochelle to provide free information and tips on how to make homes damaged by natural disasters stronger and safer.

FEM...

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Community News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Westchester County to Host Household Recycling Day Event at Playland Park in Rye

(White Plains, NY) – Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will be conducting a Household Recycling Day (HRD) Event on Saturday, November 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Playland Park in Rye.  COVID-19 ...

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express Creates Chain of Giving with 1250 Thanksgiving Turkey Donation

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Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express program donated 1250 Thanksgiving turkeys to Feeding Westchester and New Rochelle’s HOPE Community Services. Joining together in the fight against food insecurity in Westchester, New Rochelle Mayor Noam...

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Community News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Businesses Recovery Center Opens in New Rochelle

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has relocated the Westchester County SBA Business Recovery Center(BRC) from the New York Power Authority ((NYPA) to the New Rochelle American Legion Post #8 to help businesses affected by the remnants of Hurric...

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Community News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

One Lane Expected to Close Along Hutchinson River Parkway in Pelham & Mt. Vernon, Westchester County

The New York State Department of Transportation is advising Westchester County motorists to expect one lane to close along the Hutchinson River Parkway northbound and southbound

Additional Info... Community News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Con Edison Reminds Customers to Conserve and Save Money This Winter

Smart Energy Usage Becomes More Important As Gas and Electricity Costs Rise

Community News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

UPDATED: Annual Main Street Merchant’s Urchin Costume Parade to Resume in New Rochelle Downtown

UPDATED 10/29:  NRBID's Main Street Merchant's Urchins Costume Parade will now be held on Halloween morning- Sunday, October 31st at 10am, followed by pumpkin painting at Ruby Dee Park. 

ORIGINAL:

When it comes t...

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Community News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

FEMA: New York IDA Recovery Update

?FEMA has approved more than $100 million for individuals and families affected by Hurricane Ida in New York.

?The Disaster Recovery Center at Yonkers Library closes permanently at 6 p.m. today. Residents affected by Hurricane Ida can still get in-person h...

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Community News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

Th...

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Community News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Effective Oct 24, calls to (914) area code require 10-digit dialing

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FCC Update for Calls to 914 area codes:

Beginning October 24, callers to phone numbers starting with (914) area code will need to dial all 10 digits of the number.

On and after this date, local calls dialed with only seven digits may not connect, and a reco...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

HeatSmart Clean Energy Campaign Launches

In conjunction with the Urban League of Westchester County, Comrie Enterprises, LLCl launched Adopt Clean Energy in New Rochelle on September 30, 2021, at 7 p.m. as one of the most recent New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival Saturday, October 9

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The City of New Rochelle continues its active community engagement campaign by hosting a second activation to energize residents and hear feedback relating to the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) currently underway. This Saturday, October 9th, the...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

ArtsFest Returns October 15-17

New Rochelle and Pelham will come alive with creative works of all kinds Oct. 15-17, when ArtsFest 2021 fills the communities with gallery shows, live music, films, dance performances and so much more. Highlights will include the free ArtsFest Music Festi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Families, groups invited to make "Scarecrows on the Sound"

Back by popular demand, New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the 2nd annual “Scarecrows on the Sound” on October 16th at Davenport Park from 10am-noon. New Rochelle families and small groups of up to 8 people are invited to ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

“Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fourth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Thursday, October 14, 2021, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth B...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Westchester County Distributes Masks to Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle

Westchester County has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle to distribute 1200 child-sized masks to kids returning to in-person after-school programs this fall. The mask distribution is part of an ongoing effort by Westchester County to ...

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Community News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month, serving as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. This year’s theme is “Prepare to Protec...

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Community News
Posted on: August 31, 2021

9/11 Serve and Remember National Day of Service features volunteer hub at Iona College

Volunteer New York! has announced that the City of New Rochelle will be a major hub for their 11th annual 9/11: Serve + Remember event (serveandremember.org) on Sunday, September 12, which this year pays solemn tribute to the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 ...

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Community News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation September Events!

Get ready for September! The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing a number of signature events throughout the entire month:

Friday, September 3: 

Spark the Sound Fireworks by Grucci

World-class fireworks will light up the sky...

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Community News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Westchester Land Trust Awarded $23,000 for Community Conservation Project in New Rochelle, NY

Westchester Land Trust (WLT) has been awarded a $23,000 grant from the Westchester Community Foundation to support the stewardship and restoration of a recently acquired property in New Rochelle, NY. The property includes the last remaining undeveloped la...

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Community News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

STORYWALK® Program for Family Back to-School Activity

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Want a fun and free break from back-to-school shopping and prep? Join us in New Rochelle Downtown for the City’s second STORYWALK® along Main Street. 

Beginning Friday August 20 and running through September, the New Rochelle Pub...

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Community News
Posted on: August 5, 2021

CleaNR Neighborhood Cleanup- August 7

Join fellow New Rochelle community members for CleaNR New Ro's neighborhood litter cleanup this Saturday, August 7 from 10AM-12:30PM, at the corner of Webster Ave. and Jones St.! Volunteers can enjoy the outdoors, get some exercise, and meet thei...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Share your vision for the New Rochelle Public Library

The New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees invites you to share your input and vision for the future of the library by completing a brief survey. The feedback from this survey and the recent community meeting will be used to guide the goal...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at PD HQs, Tuesday August 3

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomes the community to their headquarters, 475 North Avenue, on Tuesday, August 3 from 5pm-8pm. The event will feature an evening of fun including equipment and K-9 demonstrations...

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Community News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Sunday Summer Concerts at Hudson Park!

The Sunday Summer Concert Series includes:

Sunday, August 1st at 3 pm: WAYNE HENDERSON JAZZ ENSEMBLE Come out and enjoy some of the finest jazz artists of today right here in Westchester County! Band leader Wayne Henderson (on drums) will be featu...

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Community News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Help Reimagine Memorial Highway

Take Survey 2

What if you had the opportunity to reimagine Memorial Highway as a safe, community-friendly greenway connecting the Lincoln Avenue neighborhood with New Rochelle’s downtown where both youth and adults can walk, bike, and play? This new connection will soo...

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The LINC: Phase 1 Survey Community News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Westchester County Health Department Issues Heat Advisory

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With temperatures are expected to reach 95 degrees today and hover close to 100 degrees on Friday afternoon, the Westchester County Health Department is issuing a heat advisory. As humidity and temperatures rise, residents should avoid strenuous activity,...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Westchester County to Host COVID Commemoration Ceremony

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To commemorate the two-year anniversary of Westchester County's first confirmed coronavirus case, a ceremony will be held in the main lobby of the Michaelian Office Building.

Thursday, March 3 

2 p.m. 

Michaelian Office Building &a...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted Starting February 10

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From New York State:

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES WINTER TOOLKIT FOR NEW PHASE OF COVID RESPONSE: KEEP NEW YORK SAFE, OPEN AND MOVING FORWARD

Statewide Indoor Business Mask or Vaccine Requirement to be Lifted Starting February 10, Remains Optional for Business...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Pandemic EBT food benefits sent to households with eligible children who receive free school lunch

This federal program reimburses families through the National School Lunch Program

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Request your free COVID-19 at-home tests today

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Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-?home COVID-?19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. There is a limit of one order per residential address. Order your tests now so you have them when you need t...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Updated COVID information from Westchester County

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COVID PCR TESTING SITE OPENING AT SUNY PURCHASE JANUARY 7

Testing will occur at The Performing Art Center at: 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577

Hours of Operation 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Sign ups for tests are currently av...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

COVID-19 testing at County Center

Westchester County has partnered with partnered with Quadrant Bio Sciences to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing at the Westchester County Center starting Wednesday, December 29. This testing is appointment only – walk ins will not be accepted. &am...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Utility Moratorium Expires Soon- resources

As the expiration of the utility moratorium approaches, Westchester County’s Department of Social Services has prepared a list of resources for residents in need of relief. 

o   ConEd’s moratorium will end on January 2...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Public Health Update

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This message was sent Citywide on Monday, December 10 at 4:00 pm. Para Español  - Puede seleccionar la idioma preferido en la parte superior de la página Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging 

This is the C...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

“Vaccine Referral Rewards" Program Offers Incentives for Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccination

The City of New Rochelle today announced the launch of the “Vaccine Referral Rewards” program. The program aims to incentivize residents to refer their family, friends, neighbors, coworkers and others in their personal network to get the COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Behind on rent? NYS program can help with funds and eviction protection

New York State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is ongoing, offering relief to households which are behind on their rent. More than $1 billion in ERAP relief and resources is available through community organizations to help New York...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Vaccine Virtual Town Hall for Parents and Teens

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Hosted by #VaxUpWestchester and Westchester Youth Congress, this live Q&A will cover questions or concerns about the COVID vaccine.

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

City Update - Vaccine Pop-up

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This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on July 21. Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging

This is the City of New Rochelle. 

COVID rates are once again rising here in New Rochelle and across our region as the highly-contagious delta variant...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted Starting February 10

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From New York State:

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES WINTER TOOLKIT FOR NEW PHASE OF COVID RESPONSE: KEEP NEW YORK SAFE, OPEN AND MOVING FORWARD

Statewide Indoor Business Mask or Vaccine Requirement to be Lifted Starting February 10, Remains Optional for Business...

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Winter Toolkit Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: December 14, 2021

Mask Mandate

Governor Kathy Hochul announced masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement – effective Dec. 13, 2021

NYS FAQs for businesses & venues Coronavirus Updates for Businesses

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Weekly COVID Update from Gov. Hochul

UPDATES IN OUR FIGHT AGAINST COVID

THE LATEST ON THE NUMBERS

THIS WEEK'S COVID TRENDS. As of December 21, 2021, 4,452 New Yorkers are hospitalized with COVID-19. Our 7-day percentage positivity average is 8.58%, ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City takes Green Step Forward with New Sustainable Landscaping Program

In a continuation of New Rochelle’s GreeNR sustainability plan, and building upon the enhanced green requirements of the new Downtown Overlay Zone (DOZ) amendments, the City of New Rochelle is now taking steps to promote environmentally consciou...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

GreeNR Transportation Alternatives Showcased at Pop-Up Expo

In an effort to reduce congestion and improve air quality, the City of New Rochelle’s Department of Development hosted a Micro-Mobility event on May 20. 

The event brought in vendors to showcase zero-emission ways to get around the city ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

New Rochelle Launches First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program

First-time home buyers in New Rochelle are about to get a helping hand thanks to a new down payment assistance program recently approved by the City Council. In a continuation of New Rochelle’s longstanding commitment to expanding opportunities ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Free Concert Celebrating Black History Month

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CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE TO HOST FREE CONCERT CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

‘Music of the African Diaspora’ Performance Scheduled for Saturday, February 26 at 5pm 

Programming Sponsored by New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA) in Support o...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

New Rochelle Expands Job Training and Business Support for Local Residents and MWBEs

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The New Rochelle City Council has unanimously approved a new vocational training and business accelerator program to connect local residents and Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) to jobs and contracting opportunities created by City-su...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

City Council Adopts New Downtown Overlay Zone

New Rochelle City Council Adopts Sweeping New Downtown Overlay Zone (DOZ) Amendments Further Advancing the Region’s Most Ambitious Redevelopment Effort 

 Updates including new waterfront overlay zone, 3,000 more units of housing...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

New Rochelle Receives $12 Million Federal Grant through U.S. DOT’s RAISE Program

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The City of New Rochelle was recently awarded a $12 million federal grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) program for the LINC, an infrastructur...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

City of New Rochelle To Host Holiday Market at Its Historic Train Station

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This holiday season, the City of New Rochelle continues its campaign to actively engage the community while providing local entrepreneurship opportunities for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE). From Friday, December 3rd through Sunday,...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival Saturday, October 9

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The City of New Rochelle continues its active community engagement campaign by hosting a second activation to energize residents and hear feedback relating to the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) currently underway. This Saturday, October 9th, the...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Movie Night at Lincoln Park: Space Jam 2 and Q&A with Director Malcom Lee

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The City of New Rochelle is going all in on community engagement with residents of the Lincoln Avenue community and beyond as the City, in partnership with the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA), RFW Consultants and Team 914, host a series o...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

LINC Youth Open House

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 The City of New Rochelle in partnership with the Youth Bureau, New Rochelle City School District, Opportunity Youth Part and RFW Consultants hosted the LINC Youth Open House at New Rochelle City Hall on Friday July 23.

The LINC- a project that re...

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Development
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Help Reimagine Memorial Highway

Take Survey 2

What if you had the opportunity to reimagine Memorial Highway as a safe, community-friendly greenway connecting the Lincoln Avenue neighborhood with New Rochelle’s downtown where both youth and adults can walk, bike, and play? This new connection will soo...

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The LINC: Phase 1 Survey Development
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Lottery Open for 95 Affordable Apartments at 14 LeCount

Housing Action Council is accepting applications for studios, one- and two- bedroom residences through August 2

The developers of 14 LeCount Place are now accepting applications for 95 affordable residences at the 27-story mixed-use, luxury rental building...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Reminder: June 1 County tax bill

The County tax is due June 1. The City allows a 30 grace period.  Any payments received after June 30 are subject to a late fee. 

As a reminder, payment with an “e-check” can be done online and is free! View instructio...

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Finance
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

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Moody’s Investors Services confirmed the City of New Rochelle’s bond rating at Aa2, ensuring that the City can continue to take advantage of historically low financing rates for capital improvement projects at substantial savings to taxpayers. New Rochell...

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Finance
Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

The 2022 City Tax Bill is now available online.  The Online Property Tax System makes it easy to view and pay your property taxes.

And, payment by e-check is free!

View portal

All tax payments are due within the month of January. Payments received (...

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Finance
Posted on: November 9, 2021

2022 Proposed Budget Released

New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022.  In summary, the $261.6 million budget provides a balanced budget while maintaining service levels. This budget takes the steps necessary to adj...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Reminder: School District Tax first installment due October 1

The City School District 2021/2022 first installment tax is due October 1. The last day for payment without incurring a late fee is November 1 as October 31 falls on a weekend. As a reminder, payment with an “e-check” can be done onlin...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Rochelle Home Fire Safety Program with Red Cross

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Smoke alarms save lives, and the City of New Rochelle is partnering with the American Red Cross “Sound the Alarm” program to bring free smoke alarms to our community. For more information and to sign up to get a free smoke alarm installed visit SoundTheAl...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

NRFD Donates Equipment to Ukraine

The New Rochelle Fire Department will be donating several sets of used bunker gear to Ukraine's Fire and Emergency Services Ministry.

A firefighter in Clifton, N.J., originally from Ukraine, is spearheading the regional collection of badly-needed firefight...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Winter Holiday Safety Tips from NRFD

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Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

NRFD Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 20 in the Council Chambers in City Hall. The ceremony started off by remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty, including Captain DiMaggio who passed in 2...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

New Rochelle Fire Department reminds residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

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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: May 2, 2022

250 Local Volunteers Rally to Beautify 12 New Rochelle Parks in City-wide Earth Day Clean-up Weekend

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department teamed up once again for Earth Day to host their annual Volunteer New Rochelle! Day of Service Clean-up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

Over the clean-up...

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Green Tips
Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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The City of New Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting an oak tree at D’Onofrio Park, joined by fifth grade students from Jefferson School. New Rochelle is celebrating 30 years as a Tree City. The ceremony featured Deputy Mayor Sara Kaye, joined by Deput...

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Green Tips
Posted on: April 22, 2022

GridRewards: Sign up by April 30 to receive $ for reducing your electric load

Earn Cash, Save the Planet

The City of New Rochelle is committed to sustainable and efficient practices for our residents. In partnership with Sustainable Westchester, we are excited to launch the GridRewards app. The free app can be downloaded to any smartphone from either the App...

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Green Tips
Posted on: April 22, 2022

511 NY Rideshare Brings Sustainable Commuting Options to the City of New Rochelle

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511NY Rideshare is a program sponsored by the New York State Department of Transportation to help commuters find easy, affordable, and sustainable alternatives to driving alone. Members gain access to 511NY Rideshare’s free ride-matching system ...

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Green Tips
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Adopt Clean Energy

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Visit www.adoptcleanenergy.earth to learn how you can get a free or low-cost home energy assessment with a certified contactor to know how much energy your home wastes and how you can make the switch to energy efficiency, geothermal, air-source heat pump,...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Westchester Power

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As a community member, New Rochelle residents and small businesses can choose between two energy supply options: Standard and 100% Renewable. The 100% Renewable supply is represented through NYS Hydro Power.  The Standard Supply option is a combi...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend to Return Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 to once again provide community members with a weekend of volunteer engagement and civic pride.

Parks Clean-up Weekend ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall June 1

The City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Pride will hold their third annual New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  The event will commence with a flag raising at 4pm and continue until 8PM with a&n...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation September Events!

Get ready for September! The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing a number of signature events throughout the entire month:

Friday, September 3: 

Spark the Sound Fireworks by Grucci

World-class fireworks will light up the sky...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

ARREST MADE: LARGE QUANTITY FIREWORKS

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On June 28th, 2022, at about 4:49pm, New Rochelle Police received a tip that large boxes of fireworks were being loaded into a van on St John’s Place.  New Rochelle Police responded to the area to investigate and did observe a van drivi...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

ARREST MADE: EXTORTION

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On June 24th, 2022, New Rochelle Detectives arrested one Jose Maldonado, 51 years of age, of the Bronx, for Larceny by Extortion. Mr. Maldonado was involved in a scheme where a New Rochelle resident was contacted via telephone and told that her grandson w...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

STOLEN CATALYTIC CONVERTERS RECOVERED

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On June 21st, 2022, at about 2:15PM, New Rochelle Detectives were alerted by the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center that a Dodge Challenger suspected of being used by catalytic converter thieves entered New Rochelle via I-95 at Exit 15. Dete...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Homicide Suspect Processed for Arraignment

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On June 2nd, 2022 at about 11:00am, New Rochelle Detectives brought Percell Ross, the suspect in the October 14th Homicide of Cab Driver Andres Valenzuela, back to New Rochelle Police Headquarters for formal processing for that murder.  Grand Jur...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Arrest Made: Stolen Auto

On June 2ND, 2022, at about 2:30am, New Rochelle Detectives observed a Toyota Highlander with no license plates driving through a neighborhood on the southwest side of the city. When police attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled Northbound on I-95. &n...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Stolen Auto and Gun Arrest

On June 1st, at about 4:42pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted by the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center that a stolen car was possibly entering New Rochelle from I-95 South. New Rochelle Detectives took up observation of I-95 and observed t...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

ARRESTS MADE – STOLEN AUTO AND POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

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On May 31st at about 2:37pm, the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center notified New Rochelle Police that a stolen vehicle was traveling into New Rochelle on Lincoln Avenue.  New Rochelle Police Officers located the vehicle on North Ave...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

ARRESTS MADE – STOLEN AUTO AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

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On May 19, 2022, at about 1:34am, New Rochelle Detectives were notified by the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center (RTC) that a vehicle stolen overnight in Yonkers was traveling within New Rochelle.  Detectives soon located the vehic...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Domestic Incident – Gun Arrest Made

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On this date, at approximately 12:55 am., New Rochelle Police stopped a vehicle on South Division Street, subsequent to a possible domestic incident in progress. During the course of the stop, it was ascertained that the operator of the vehicle possessed ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Stabbing Incident - Arrest made

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On April 27th, 2022 at about 11:00 pm, New Rochelle Police responded to the parking lot of 600 Davenport Avenue, the V.I.P. County Club, on a report of a stabbing.  New Rochelle Police located two victims, one with a laceration to his back and th...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

STOLEN CAR ARREST – JUVENILE CAUGHT

On March 12th, 2022, at about 12:00 pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted that a stolen car had entered the city from I-95 corridor. Officers were able to locate the vehicle, a white Dodge Caravan occupied by one male suspect, in the Home Depot parking lot...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

ASSAULT/STABBING ARREST MADE

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On February 24th 2022, at about 3:35 pm, New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the vicinity of 309 North Ave on the report of stabbing. The victim, a female in her twenties, was located and had a laceration on her stomach that required medical attenti...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Wednesday March 2nd, 2022, at about 10:00 pm, New Rochelle Detectives stopped a vehicle on Beechwood Avenue for a Vehicle and Traffic Law offense.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Shawn Gilchrest, 21 years of age, of New Rochelle. ...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2022

NRPD Assists the FBI

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On Wednesday February 16thh, 2022, at about 3:10 pm, The Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center alerted the New Rochelle Police Department that a vehicle being driven by suspects wanted by the FBI was driving through New Rochelle in the vicinity...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Tuesday February 15th, 2022, at about 11:54 am, New Rochelle Police Patrol Officers responded to the 35 LeCount Place, the Marriott Residence Inn, on a report from the staff that a customer may be fraudulently using someone else’s ‘...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Arrests Made - Stolen Car and Merchandise

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On Monday February 14th, 2022 at about 2:30 pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted by the Westchester County Real Time Crime Center that a stolen vehicle had just entered New Rochelle on Main Street near the Pelham Manor border.  New Rochelle Polic...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Thursday, February 10, 2022 at about 2:20 am, New Rochelle Police conducted a traffic stop for a New York Vehicle and Traffic Law violation in the area of Van Guilder Avenue. During the stop, the driver was found to be in possession of Ruger .380 calib...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2022

New Rochelle Police participates in Countywide Operation Casper

NRPD Press Release

Westchester County, January 27, 2022:

More than 100 weapons were seized and 11 persons were arrested this week following a six-month multi-agency investigation into “ghost guns” and other illegal firearms in Westchester and Putnam Count...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

JUVENILE GUN AND STOLEN CAR ARREST

On Thursday January 27, 2022 at about 1:47am, New Rochelle Detectives were notified that an occupied stolen car was in the vicinity of Main Street and Kings Highway.   Detectives responded and observed the vehicle at the gas station located at 81...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2022

HOMICIDE – JUVENILE ARRESTED

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Victim:

Julian Oliveros, 16 years of age, of New Rochelle.

Due to Juvenile arrest laws in New York State, the name of the suspect is still being withheld.  He was charged with Penal Law 125.25 Murder 2nd degree and Penal Law 265.03 Criminal Possess...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Stabbing - Juvenile Arrest Made

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On Saturday January 22, 2022, at 7:17am, New Rochelle Police responded to a report of a stabbing that occurred in the parking lot of 33 Lincoln Ave.  Officers located the victim, an 18-year-old male New Rochelle resident, who was unresponsive and...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On January 6th, 2022, New Rochelle Detectives were notified that a handgun was found in a vehicle that was being impounded for excessive outstanding parking violations.  Detectives developed leads and further investigation revealed that, in addit...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

SHOOTING ARREST

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On January 7th, 2022 at about 7:45pm, New Rochelle Police responded to a residential apartment building on a report of a domestic dispute with one party trying to enter an apartment by shooting through the door. Upon arrival police located the fleeing sus...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Hit and Run Accident– Serious Physical Injury

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On January 5th, 2022, at about 3:48am, New Rochelle Police responded to 270 Main Street on a report of a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian was found to have what appeared to be serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hos...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Gun Arrest- Dec. 4

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On December 4th, 2021 at about 6:30pm, New Rochelle Police received information that a large drug transaction was about to take place in a vehicle on John St and that the suspects were armed with handguns. New Rochelle Police Detectives responded to condu...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Juvenile Arrest- Stolen Car Recovered

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On November 28th, 2021 at about 2:25pm, New Rochelle Police responded to Harmon Avenue near the intersection of Green Place on a suspicious vehicle complaint. The vehicle in question was found and the officers noticed that there was a fake license plate o...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Assault Suspect Arrested

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On November 5th, 2021 at about 8:00pm, a 71-year old male was walking home from the New Rochelle Train Station when he was blindsided by a closed fist punch to the face which knocked him to the ground, causing him to drop a bag of groceries he was carryin...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Homicide Suspect Located and Arrested

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On October 17th, 2021, after an exhaustive and extensive investigation, in collaboration with the FBI SafeStreets Task Force and the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center, New Rochelle Police and the FBI conducted surveillance on a housing proj...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Homicide

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UPDATE 10/15: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

Victim: Andres Valenzuela, 62 years of age, of New Rochelle, NY.  

Mr. Valenzuela was finishing his shift as a Taxi Driver and was parking his cab when this incident occurred.

Anyone with any informatio...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon- Arrest Made

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On October 7th, 2021, at about 4:20pm, New Rochelle Police Officers and Officers from the Real Time Crime Center at Westchester County Police Headquarters received information about a possible gun sale transaction about to take place in the area of Pershi...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Additional Information regarding 10/3/2021 Fatal Auto Accident

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New Rochelle Police Accident investigators are still currently investigating the details of the fatal automobile accident claiming the lives of a father and son, and leaving two other children critically injured.

The following are the names of the occupant...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Fatal Auto Accident

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On October 3rd, 2021, at about 1:32am, New Rochelle Police, Fire and EMS personnel responded to Pelhamdale Avenue at the intersection with the Hutchinson River Parkway Northbound Exit ramp on a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries.  U...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Emotionally Disturbed Person

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On September 29th, 2021, at about 2:51pm, New Rochelle Police received multiple calls about a woman standing in the street on the South End of New Rochelle waving a hammer and a knife at cars passing by.

The New Rochelle Police Critical Incident Unit respo...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Project LifeSaver – Missing Person - Found

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On September 28th, 2021, at about 5:54am, a woman contacted New Rochelle Police stating her mother, who is elderly with dementia, had left their home and her whereabouts were unknown.  The caller also said her mother is part of the Project LifeSa...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On September 28th, 2021, at about 11:20am, New Rochelle Police Officers and Officers from the Real Time Crime Center at Westchester County Police Headquarters were notified that a wanted party was in a vehicle driving through the South Side of New Rochell...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On September 18th, 2021, at about 2:45pm, New Rochelle Police Officers on patrol were notified that New York State Police were pursuing a car on I-95 for various traffic offenses including colliding with a State Police vehicle and fleeing the scene. &...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Chemical Exposure – Multiple Medical Cases

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On September 20th, 2021, at about 07:14am, New Rochelle Police Officers and New Rochelle Fire Fighters responded to the YMCA at 50 Weyman Avenue on a report of a chemical exposure causing respiratory distress to multiple patrons.

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2021

New York State Attorney General Letitia James Community Gun Buyback

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The Office of the Attorney General will be holding a Westchester County Gun Buyback event on Friday, September 17th at Bethesda Baptist Church in New Rochelle with District Attorney Mimi Rocah and County Executive George Latimer, in collaboration with the...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Shots Fired - Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On September 6th, 2021, at about 11:13pm, New Rochelle Police Officers on patrol heard gun shots coming from the Heritage Homes housing complex.  

Responding officers observed people fleeing the area but were not able to locate a shooter or victim...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Prostitution - Arrest made

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On the evening of September 8th, 2021, New Rochelle Police concluded an investigation into prostitution occurring at the Green Rivage Spa, located at 514 Main St. New Rochelle Police Detectives arrested 2 women who were subsequently charged with Penal Law...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Arrest Warrant Leads to Gun Arrest

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On August 25th, at approximately 7:47 p.m., the New Rochelle Police Department received information that an individual with an active arrest warrant was entering a vehicle at North Avenue and Lockwood Avenue. 

New Rochelle Police Officers stopped ...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Obscenity Arrest Made

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On August 25th at 12:38 pm, an adult female appeared at Police Headquarters and reported the following. At about 8:10 am, while walking in the vicinity of 211 North Avenue, she noticed a male following her. As the female boarded the bus, another female st...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Commercial Burglaries - Arrest made

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Over two consecutive nights of August 10th and 11th, New Rochelle Police investigated reports of four commercial burglaries reported in the same general vicinity in the South West area of New Rochelle.  New Rochelle Police Detectives conducted a ...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon – Ghost Gun - Arrest made

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On July 15th, at about 11:16pm, New Rochelle Police Officers on patrol heard multiple gun shots coming from the Heritage Homes housing complex.  

Responding officers observed a male leaving the area and a subsequent stop of this individual found h...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On July 14th, at about 10:42pm, a traffic stop was conducted by New Rochelle Police Department Officers after they observed a vehicle pass through steady red lights at two different intersections.   The vehicle was stopped by police near the corn...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Stabbing - Arrests made

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On July 2nd, at about 2:25 p.m., New Rochelle Police Department Officers responded to North Avenue and Huguenot Street on a report of a stabbing of an Uber driver. 

Subsequent investigation revealed the following:  An Uber driver picked u...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Slashing

NRPD Press Release

On July 2nd, at about 11:59 p.m., New Rochelle Police Department Officers responded to the vicinity of 290 Union Avenue on a report of a victim with a slash wound to the face.

Upon arrival, Officers located a 57-year-old male on the ground with a slash wou...

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NRPD Press Releases

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 29, 2022

Pinebrook Tennis Center Reopens

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new and improved tennis courts at Pinebrook Tennis Center. After being closed for a year for renovations, Pinebrook Tennis Center now has:

  • 8 brand-new Layko...
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Event Photos Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Kidz Kayaking at Five Islands Park

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Whether you learned the basics participating in Outside the Box in Our Parks and Fun In the Sun, OR if you’ve never kayaked before , this is the perfect after-camp activity to enjoy that builds skills for a lifetime!

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 21, 2022

“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Fireworks by Grucci

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Cap off your holiday weekend on Monday, July 4th with a viewing of the grand fireworks display at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced and sponsored by the famous Grucci family, the City of New Rochelle’s annual “Spark the Sound&r...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Looking for Lifeguards!

Parks and Recreation needs lifeguards this summer!

*Competitive rates* 

Ages 16+- American Red Cross- Life Saving- Waterfront Certification- First Aid and CPR for Professional Rescuer. 

For further information contact Robert Bynum, Aquatic...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2022

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fifth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Friday, June 17, 2022, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth Bureau ...

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Update from Parks and Recreation

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With Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial kick-off for summer recreation, New Rochelle’s waterfront parks will be open to residents and visitors on weekends and holidays starting Saturday, May 28.

 Hudson Park Beach will be open weekends only be...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their Annual Children’s Fishing Derby event at the Twin Lakes of Huguenot Park (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 11th 2022 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards stude...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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The City of New Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting an oak tree at D’Onofrio Park, joined by fifth grade students from Jefferson School. New Rochelle is celebrating 30 years as a Tree City. The ceremony featured Deputy Mayor Sara Kaye, joined by Deput...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 2, 2022

250 Local Volunteers Rally to Beautify 12 New Rochelle Parks in City-wide Earth Day Clean-up Weekend

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department teamed up once again for Earth Day to host their annual Volunteer New Rochelle! Day of Service Clean-up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

Over the clean-up...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Kite Day at Davenport Park

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5/5/22 Update: Kite Day has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 14, due to predicted rain this weekend.

Original message: 

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 9th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday, May 7th 2...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend to Return Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 to once again provide community members with a weekend of volunteer engagement and civic pride.

Parks Clean-up Weekend ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

Summer Youth Employment

UPDATE 5/13: THE DEADLINE TO APPLY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 20, 2022

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Original message:

New Rochelle youth and young adults are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs. ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is gearing up for their annual Fun in the Sun summer programming for local youth.  This year, due to the receding pandemic, programs will return to school facilities.  Registration open...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza has closed

New Rochelle's Annual Egg Hunt (toddlers- 2nd Grade)

Parks and Recreation
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Ward Acres Master Plan Community Input Meeting- March 15

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is embarking on a Master Plan Update for Ward Acres, the City's largest park.

Designated as a park in 1962, Ward Acres is bounded by Pinebrook Road, Quaker Ridge Road, and Broadfield Road just east of Wil...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Thin ice = NO SKATING

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The New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department reminds the community that thin ice means no skating. It’s been cold, but not cold enough to freeze the ice on our ponds and lakes to a depth that is safe for skating. We will change the signage if and wh...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Parks & Rec wears pink for the month of October

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Parks and Recreation grounds crews will be wearing pink vests this month in recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, joining in solidarity with the New Rochelle City Hall team which annually raises funds for the Making Strides of Westchest...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

Th...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Families, groups invited to make "Scarecrows on the Sound"

Back by popular demand, New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the 2nd annual “Scarecrows on the Sound” on October 16th at Davenport Park from 10am-noon. New Rochelle families and small groups of up to 8 pe...

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Registration Form Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 24, 2021

64th Annual Frederick J. Todora City Golf Tournament- Oct. 18

On Monday, October 18, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Department will host the 64th Annual Frederick J. Todora Golf Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club. This annual event is held every fall to provide residents of New Rochelle the opportunity to play go...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 5, 2021

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation “Fall Play” Programs

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation presents “Fall Play”, an activities program for New Rochelle youth ages 5 to 10 featuring Arts & Crafts and Zumba. Fall Play will be held onsite at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center, 94 Davis Avenue, on s...

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Application Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Department of Parks & Recreation Indoor Basketball Clinic for Grades 3-6

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The Department of Parks and Recreation presents the “Little Hoopers” basketball clinic for youth in grades 3-6. The clinic will run for 6 Saturday sessions, from the end of October to the second week of December from 10:30-11:45am at t...

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Application Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 30, 2021

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 23rd at 12pm – 3pm. City Hall’s parking...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

“Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

Summer in the City Invitation

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fourth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Thursday, October 14, 2021, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth B...

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Additional Info... Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation September Events!

Get ready for September! The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing a number of signature events throughout the entire month:

Friday, September 3: 

Spark the Sound Fireworks by Grucci

World-class fireworks will light up the sky...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 23, 2021

CANCELLED - 1ST Annual “Unity Day” Set for Sunday, September 12

Unity Day 2021

Update: this event is cancelled.

Original message: In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Department of Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police Department, New Rochel...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Pinebrook Tennis Center Improvement Project

The Pinebrook Tennis Center is currently undergoing an exciting major restoration improvement project.  The eight tennis courts will be fully rebuilt, featuring:

-Post-tensioned concrete for a brand new foundation 

-US Open-color playing s...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Families, groups invited to make "Scarecrows on the Sound"

Scarecrows on the Sound

Back by popular demand, New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the 2nd annual “Scarecrows on the Sound” on October 16th at Davenport Park from 10am-noon. New Rochelle families and small groups of up to 8 people are invited to ...

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Registration Form Parks and Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2022

Community Youth Fishing Trips

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The New Rochelle Police Department (P.A.C.T.) and the New Rochelle Police Foundation announce dates for their annual Community Youth Fishing Program for boys and girls ages 10-15. The following trips are scheduled on Wednesdays: July 6, 13, and 27.&nb...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

See! Be Seen!

See! Be Seen! Pedestrian safety poster

The New Rochelle Police Department is participating in the Governors Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, a two-week education and enforcement period targeting the critical issue of pedestrian crashes. The initiative, wh...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Click it or Ticket Campaign May 23-June 5

Seat belts have been proven to be one of the best ways to save your life in a crash. Yet, many still don't buckle up. Worse still, not wearing a seat belt is a habit that will pass on to impressionable youth who, in turn, will think it is safe to...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 17, 2022

New Rochelle Police Department Holds Annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to the New Rochelle Police officers who lost the...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 15, 2022

NRPD Observes May 15-21 as National Police Memorial Week

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From New Rochelle Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola:

“In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week....[to] honor those that have paid...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 20, 2022

NRPD Enhances PACT Unit with Community Engagement Officers

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In order to continue to build trust and foster better communication with the neighborhoods they serve, the New Rochelle Police Department now has two Community Engagement Officers (CEO). These officers will partner with residents, businesses and community...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Annual Mentors in Blue Forum - March 22

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites community members to join for their annual Mentors in Blue Forum. This forum will be held on March 22 in New Rochelle City Hall, starting promptly at 4 pm. The purpose of the forum is to foster positive relat...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Beware of Porch Pirates

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Holiday package theft is a common and annoying occurrence.  The New Rochelle Police Department would like to help you prevent “Porch Pirates” from ruining your holidays. 

Here are some tips: 

  • Schedule a delivery on a day that you ...
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Police Department
Posted on: November 1, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Promotional Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on October 28th at Police Headquarters. Three members were promoted, including one Detective Sergeant, one Sergeant and one Detective. Family and friends were also in a...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 29, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Launches Body-Worn Camera Program

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The New Rochelle Police Department has begun roll-out of body-worn cameras (BWC’s) this month, with more than 80 officers now trained and equipped. Body-worn cameras will be deployed by all New Rochelle Police Officers, Detectives, and Superviso...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Adds New Harbor Unit Boat

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The New Rochelle Police Department Harbor Unit has acquired a new 33-foot SAFE (Secure All-around Flotation Equipped) patrol boat, upgrading its capacity for marine operations on the Long Island Sound. This SAFE Boat will allow the Harbor Unit to patrol S...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 21, 2021

NRPD Officers Receive Westchester County Honors Awards

Today Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola had the privilege of presenting the Westchester County Police Honors Award -  Category ll, 2nd Place  to members of the New Rochelle Police Department for their work in the investigation ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Annual Medal Day Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony at 9:00 am on Wednesday, October 6 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to NRPD officers who lost their ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

NRPD Completes Domestic Violence High-Risk Training Program

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Watch the full News Conference Here

October 1, 2021

(White Plains, NY) – Together with the Westchester County Office for Women, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, Westchester Medical Center, Pace Women&rsqu...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 28, 2021

New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board Listening Tour

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The New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board (CPPB) will begin a Listening Tour in the community this month. The tour serves as a platform for community members to provide their feedback on policing, the first event will be at Bethesda Bap...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 23, 2021

CANCELLED - 1ST Annual “Unity Day” Set for Sunday, September 12

Unity Day 2021

Update:  This event is cancelled.

Original message:

In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Department of Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police Department, New Rochel...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 5, 2021

NRPD and Community Celebrate National Night Out

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomed the community back to their headquarters for the 5th annual National Night Out open house on Tuesday, August 3. The event featured an evening of fun including equipment demo...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 2, 2021

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at PD HQs, Tuesday August 3

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomes the community to their headquarters, 475 North Avenue, on Tuesday, August 3 from 5pm-8pm. The event will feature an evening of fun including equipment and K-9 demonstrations...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 23, 2021

July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

The month of July marks National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month in the United States.  The New Rochelle Police Department joins the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) and corporate partners located throughout the world ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 22, 2021

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held a promotions ceremony on Thursday, July 22 at New Rochelle City Hall. Newly appointed Commissioner Robert Gazzola and Deputy Commissioner Cosmo Costa were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, sta...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 16, 2021

NRPD Launches “NRPDHireMe” Recruitment Campaign

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The New Rochelle Police Exam is being offered on September 18th, and recruitment has taken a new twist. A new campaign, “NRPDHireMe”, inspires applicants to think about their motivation for taking the test.  

“It’s a new take on traditional recrui...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 27, 2022

Stephenson Blvd. Roadwork Project

Robocall sent 6/27/2022: Good afternoon: This is the City of New Rochelle with a roadway alert for your area. In the coming weeks, the newly-paved Stephenson Boulevard will be receiving new striping, high-visibility crosswalks and turn lanes to improve sa...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Summer Collection Hours Begin May 31

The Department of Public Works begins their summer collection schedule on Tuesday, May 31. 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 20, 2022

City Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Department of Public Works Center

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City and Public Works officials held a ribbon-cutting for the new Department of Public Works (DPW) Center at 25 Industrial Lane on Thursday, May 19. The event coincided with National Public Works Week, a time to recognize the essential services provided b...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 16, 2022

National Public Works Week May 15-21 2022 Theme: “READY & RESILIENT”

DPW Week 2022

May 15 – 21, 2022, is National Public Works Week, a time to recognize the essential services provided by Public Works Departments nationwide. Our Public Works Department provides the residents of New Rochelle with essential services that maintai...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 4, 2022. Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. (6am during summer months) on t...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Washington Ave & Fifth Street One-way Pilot Program

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Pilot Program to change Washington Avenue traffic to one-way in front of Columbus School and Fifth Street to one-way between Washington and Union, beginning Friday, February 25.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Westchester County Textile Recycling Program Expanded

In December 2021, Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) partnered with HELPSY, a Certified B Corporation with warehouse space in White Plains, to expand the County’s existing textile program at the Household...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

DPW begins work on Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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A number of signalized intersections throughout the City will receive pedestrian poles and signal heads with countdown timers, ADA compliant push buttons and curb ramps, and crosswalk markings.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

Winter Suspension 2022

Alternate side parking regulations are suspended due to street operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2022.

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

Reminder: Parking regulations exist thr...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

2022 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 2022 DPW booklet has been mailed citywide to all homes. The 2022 Information Booklet contains an easy-to-read...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Holiday Collection Schedule Reminder

This is the City of New Rochelle with a Public Works reminder that this week and next week will follow a holiday collection schedule. Garbage and recycling will be picked up in the North end on Wednesday and South end on Thursday. This week is commingled ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

Fall Leaf Collection 2021 - English

The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 12 and concludes the end of December. All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 lbs. for co...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Hugh Doyle Center Honored by Volunteer New York! RSVP Program

Phillis Maucieri accepts the RSVP Award for Sustaining Station Agency

Volunteer New York! celebrated the 50th anniversary of the RSVP program with a special luncheon on May 18th. The RSVP program mobilizes volunteers 55 and older in service where they share their wisdom, support older adults to age in place, assist with K-1...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

Summer in the City 2022

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fifth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Friday, June 17, 2022, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth Bureau ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their Annual Children’s Fishing Derby event at The Twin Lakes of Huguenot Parks (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 11th 2022 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Holocaust Remembrance Forum at City Hall

Holocaust Remembrance Forum 2022

The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth  Bureau is hosting its 4th annual Holocaust Remembrance Forum in conjunction with the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center on Thursday, May 26th at City Hall. This year’s guest speaker is Lodz ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Annual Mentors in Blue Forum

Mentors in Blue

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites community members to join for their annual Mentors in Blue Forum. This forum will be held on March 22 in New Rochelle City Hall, starting promptly at 4 pm. The purpose of the forum is to foster positive relat...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

Summer Youth Employment

UPDATE 5/13: THE DEADLINE TO APPLY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 20, 2022

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New Rochelle youth and young adults are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs. Each prog...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is gearing up for their annual Fun in the Sun summer programming for local youth.  This year, due to the receding pandemic, programs will return to school facilities.  Registration open...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Youth Bureau Gives Back

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On Monday, November 22, City Manager Charles B. Strome, III and New Rochelle Schools Superintendent Jonathan Raymond hosted a Thanksgiving Community Dinner in the House IV cafeteria at New Rochelle High School. This 4th annual event was served by City sta...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: October 4, 2021

“Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser- Thurs Oct. 14

Summer in the City Invitation

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fourth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Thursday, October 14, 2021, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth B...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

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 23rd at 12pm – 3pm. City Hall’s parking lot (off of North Ave) will t...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Youth Council Applications Now Available!

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau is now accepting applications for its Youth Council. The Youth Council offers students in grades 8 - 11 the opportunity to be a part of a selected group of individuals who are concerned with youth-related issues within the co...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

CANCELLED - 1ST Annual “Unity Day” Set for Sunday, September 12

Unity Day 2021

Update: this event is cancelled.

Original message: In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Department of Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police Department, New Rochelle Youth...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Youth Bureau Gives Back

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On Monday, November 22, City Manager Charles B. Strome, III and New Rochelle Schools Superintendent Jonathan Raymond hosted a Thanksgiving Community Dinner in the House IV cafeteria at New Rochelle High School. This 4th annual event was served by City sta...

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Youth Bureau