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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

Sign up for New Ro Alerts

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Are you on our contact list? Receive emergency and community alerts through our New Ro Alert messaging system.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

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: November 23, 2022

"Shop Small" This Holiday Season

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This Saturday, November 26 please shop and dine at the local small businesses in the beautiful and vibrant neighborhoods around the City of New Rochelle.  

Small businesses have struggled during the pandemic, but you can help our small businesses ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

MWBE, SDVOB and DBE Business Grant Application Now Open

Attention Westchester County registered MWBEs, SDVOBs & DBEs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic:

Apply today for a Business FIRST Grant

The Westchester County Office of Economic Development has launched a $5 Million round of Business FIRST Grant funding ...

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Business Development
Posted on: September 22, 2022

New York State Grants Available for Small Businesses

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For businesses that started operations on or after September 1, 2018 and have been operational at least 6 months before an application is submitted

The new Seed Funding Grant Program is designed to support ...

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Business Development
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Modera New Rochelle Grand Opening

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Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the grand opening of Modera New Rochelle, a luxury apartment community within a one-minute walk of N...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Joe Coffee's Grand Opening

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting for Joe Coffee - the popular New York City-based collection of award-winning cafés, located in the lobby of the new 28-story residential tower at 10 Lecount Place -Stella - on Tuesday September ...

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Business Development
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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Business Development
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: December 1, 2022

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 the following municipal lots from December 1-31, from 9AM to 9PM:  City Hall, Lawn Avenue, Library, ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Upcoming Holiday Events

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This Robocall was sent out citywide on 12/1 at 4:30pm.

Tomorrow, our second annual Holiday Market opens at the Train Station and will run through December 11, featuring 45 vendors, a beer garden, daily entertainment, and new this year – free skat...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Santa Claus is Coming to City Hall!

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will bring some holiday cheer as they transform the exterior of City Hall into a festive holiday set for the third annual Drive-Thru Selfie with Santa on Wednesday, December 7th from 5pm to 8pm. ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

City Council Appoints Kathleen Gill as City Manager

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The New Rochelle City Council has chosen Kathleen Gill to serve as New Rochelle’s next City Manager. Gill will take office on January 1, 2023, following the retirement at the end of this year of long-serving City Manager Chuck Strome. The Counci...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’s creator, Robert L. May will be inducted into New Rochelle’s “Walk of Fame” on Sunday, December 4. To properly celebrate Mr. May and his iconic figure, everyone is invited to join an activity-packed festival, Rudol...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Second Annual Holiday Market at New Rochelle Train Station Dec. 2-11

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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON  WITH OVER FORTY MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES, AND LOCAL ENTREPRENUERS AT THE CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE’S BELOVED ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Annual Give A Gift Event

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Youth Council, The City School District of New Rochelle, Police Association of New Rochelle, Maffei Landscape Inc and The New Rochelle Firefighters are sponsoring their Annual Give A Gift which provides gifts to children of...

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade This Saturday

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces 58th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle is thrilled to announce the 58th Annual Thanksgiving Parade kicking off Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 10am. The 2022 Parade route will be along North Avenue – beginnin...

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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2022

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage and Italian Heritage Months at City Hall

This month, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion featured two videos recognizing City staff and officials for Hispanic Heritage Month and Italian Heritage Months.  

Hispanic Heritage Month 

Italian American Heritage Month 

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

NRPD Offers Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween

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With Halloween coming up next week, the New Rochelle Police Department reminds families to be safe while trick-or-treating, or hosting trick-or-treaters. To highlight their top safety tips, members of the NRPD teamed up with Boy Scout Troop 15, Cub Scout ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Department Awards & Promotion Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their Awards & Promotion Ceremony on Wednesday, October 19 in the Council Chambers in City Hall. The ceremony started off by remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Fire Commissioner and Chie...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

New Rochelle Youth Bureau Launches “Grandpas United” Mentoring Program- Volunteer Grandpas wanted!

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau in concert with the White Plains Youth Bureau is launching Grandpas United, an intergenerational mentoring program matching granddads with New Rochelle youth and young men ages 8-21.  The program is currently seeking...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

FALL-O-WEEN

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Fall in love with the Halloween season again at our first ever, Fall-O-Ween! The City of New Rochelle Parks & Recreation, Youth Bureau, and the Bureau’s Youth Council will transform Joe Curtis Five Islands Park into an activity-filled, Halloween adven...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Fall Youth Employment Applications Now Being Accepted

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Building on the tremendous success of its Summer Youth Employment program, the New Rochelle Youth Bureau today announced a new Fall Youth Employment Program. The program will operate for six weeks during November and December and is open to youth and youn...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Department reminds residents that “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.™”

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The New Rochelle Fire Department teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week TM (FPW), October 9-15, 2022. This year’s FPW campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escap...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Ryan Sinkfield Park Dedication

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On Friday October 7, the City of New Rochelle dedicated a new park and playground on Brook Street in memory of Ryan Sinkfield, a vivacious five-year-old community resident who passed away in 2020 after medical complications. See Ryan's inf...

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

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The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 11 and concludes the end of December.  All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 l...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2022

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This is the City of New Rochelle with a fall events reminder and invitation.  

This Saturday, from1:00pm to 6:00pm, come downtown to Library Green for New Rochelle’s Jazz Festival, featuring musical artists from around the world, plus fo...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival Oct. 8

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This Fall, in partnership with Global Jazz Community, New Rochelle Corporation for Local Development (CLD), City of New Rochelle Business Improvement District, New Rochelle Council of the Arts, and the New Rochelle Department of

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Downtown Parking Options Expanded with 175 New Spaces

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In an expansion of its downtown revitalization efforts, parking options in New Rochelle are set to expand this fall as the Maple Avenue garage opens and improved parking regulations in the Prospect Street parking Lot will create nearly 175 new parking spa...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Chief Sandor Appointed as Chair of Westchester County Fire Advisory Board

New Rochelle Fire Commissioner / Chief Andrew Sandor has been selected as Chairperson of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board. 

 Members of the County Fire Advisory Board are appointed the County Executive and approved by the Board ...

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City News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

New Rochelle Street Fair Traffic Advisory and September Announcements

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This Robocall went out on 9/15 at 5pm.

Good afternoon.  This is the City of New Rochelle with an invitation and traffic advisory regarding this Sunday's Street Fair, as well as other September announcements.  

On Sunday, several r...

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City News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Queen City of The Sound International Jazz Festival - 9/17 and 10/8

A revival of Jazz has emerged in New Rochelle, New York! New Rochelle is on its way to becoming the next jazz destination by hosting its second annual International Jazz Festival. "Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival” is Wes...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program Wraps Up

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This summer, over 250 New Rochelle young people ages 14-24 took part in the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Program, working in recreation, office, maintenance, data entry, food and personal care fields. Four specialized &ldquo...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

New Rochelle IDA Announced as Presenting Sponsor for the 9th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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The New Rochelle Street Fair is a signature event that attracts thousands to the City for a fun-filled day of entertainment, crafts, food, and more. This year, the New Rochelle Street Fair Committee is proud to announce The New Rochelle Industrial Develop...

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City News
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway at City Hall

We will have backpacks filled with school supplies for elementary, middle and high school youth. Supplies will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis to New Rochelle students.

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

New Rochelle Selected as Major Hub for Volunteer NY!’s 9/11:Serve + Remember National Day of Service

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Volunteer New York! has announced that the City of New Rochelle will be a major hub for their 12th annual 9/11: Serve + Remember event (serveandremember.org) on Sunday, September 11. Online registration is now open for individuals, groups, and families.&a...

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City News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

HOPE’S STEAM Summer Program Visits Ward Acres Park

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Thanks to an ARPA grant from the City of New Rochelle, HOPE’s STEAM Summer Program at Parkside Place enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of activities at Ward Acres Park on July 27. The field trip- coordinated by Deputy Mayor/District 5 Council Member Sara Kay...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Public Input Needed for Drainage Analysis Study

Last week, the City Council unanimously approved contracts with five Drainage subconsultants to perform a Citywide Drainage Study that will analyze issues in the watershed districts located throughout New Rochelle. To more fully identify drainage problem ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2022

Speed Awareness Week Begins August 14

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the New Rochelle Police Department are teaming up to keep drivers and passengers safe, raising awareness of the risks of speeding and reminding them to obey...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Holiday Market Now Accepting Vendor Applications

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Back bigger and better, the City of New Rochelle and the Downtown Revitalization Initiative present the 2022 New Rochelle Holiday Market at the New Rochelle Train Station December 2-11, 2022. (12-8pm weekends and 4-8pm weekdays).

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Farmer’s Market Checkbooks Available to Qualifying Seniors

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Seniors looking to increase their consumption of fruits and vegetables and stretch their food budgets this summer and fall may be entitled to a Farmers Market Checkbook. To be eligible, individuals must be 60 years of age or older AND have a monthly incom...

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City News
Posted on: August 8, 2022

NRPD Announce Launch of the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT)

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The New Rochelle Police Department is proud to announce the launching of the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT).  The MCRT is comprised of mental health professionals from the Guidance Center of New Rochelle, who will respond along with, and in s...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

“Cone with a Cop” Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

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The New Rochelle Police Department is making summer a little bit cooler. In July and August, the P.A.C.T. (Police And Community Together) Unit will be escorting a Mister Softee ice cream truck to different neighborhoods throughout the City, offering free ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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Join the boating community for some midsummer night festivities at the Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, July 30 beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: July 31). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and public parks.

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at Police Headquarters, Tuesday August 2

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomes the community to their headquarters on Tuesday, August 2 from 5pm-8pm. The event will feature an evening of fun at NRPD headquarters including equipment and K-9 dem...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Open Play at Fosina Field Monday Nights Through August 15

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Continuing the celebration of July as Parks and Recreation Month, residents are invited to enjoy open space on Fosina Field at Flowers City Park on Monday nights through mid- August. No reservations or fees are required- just bring your own ball or sports...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

New Rochelle Breaks Ground on $4M Transformation of Anderson Street and Plaza

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 In what is an innovative public-private partnership, developers Wilder Balter Partners and LMXD and the City of New Rochelle begun construction on a $4M transformation of Anderson Plaza and Anderson Street in downtown New Rochelle that is expect...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

RXR Ribbon-Cutting at One Clinton Park; Announces Free Unit Contest

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New residential tower delivers 352 market-rate apartments with 8,000 square feet of curated outdoor space and 360-degree views of the coast of the Long Island Sound, Upstate New York and the iconic Midtown Manhattan skyline 

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives Expanded at First Annual "Taste of Union Ave" Event

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With a robust long-term commitment to diversity, inclusion, and community engagement, the City of New Rochelle officially announces the kick-off of the first annual Taste of Union Avenue event and introduces a new Spanish-language digital platform, HolaNR...

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City News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Westchester County Issues Heat Advisory

With a heat advisory now in effect for Westchester County, residents are urged to be careful, especially when outside. The advisory and a full list of precautions from the Health Department follow below

While staying home in air conditioning is ...

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City News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2022 Budget

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of New Rochelle Department of Finance the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2022 budget. This award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budget...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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A month of activities celebrate July as “Parks and Recreation Month.”  For swimmers and bathers, Lincoln Park Pool has opened for the season. Hudson Park Beach is open daily through Labor Day- admission is free and with the Pa...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

A "Taste of Union" and Many More Cultural Events

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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 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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City News
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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City News
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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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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City News
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. 

City News
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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This message was sent Citywide on March 31 at 2:50 pm.  

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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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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.

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

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City News
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.

Reminder: Parking regulations exist thr...

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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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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!

View portal

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

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

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NEW RO ALERT: December 24

COVID-19 AT-HOME TEST KITS AVAILABLE TODAY FOR NEW ROCHELLE RESIDENTS AT THREE CITY FIREHOUSES
Distribution 2PM-6PM  or until supplies run out
One test package per person- each package contains 2 tests
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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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This message was sent Citywide on Friday, December 10 at 4:00 pm. 

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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: December 5, 2022

NRBID, NRPL host National Storywalk Program for the Holidays

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NEW ROCHELLE, (December 2, 2022) Want a fun and free break from shopping and holiday prep? Join us in New Rochelle Downtown for the City’s third STORYWALK® along Main Street. 

Beginning Sunday December 4 and going through January 2, the N...

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Community News
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Free Rabies Clinic for Westchester Pets December 10

Westchester County residents can bring their dogs, cats and ferrets in for free rabies vaccinations on Saturday, December 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Paws Crossed Animal Rescue, 100 Warehouse Lane South in Elmsford.  Appointments are required. Ca...

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Community News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Free Bee-Line Bus Fares for Holiday Season

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(White Plains, NY) – Just in time for the holiday season, free Bee-Line Bus fares return from November 19 throug...

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Community News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces 58th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle is thrilled to announce the 58th Annual Thanksgiving Parade kicking off Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 10am. The 2022 Parade route will be along North Avenue – beginning at Eastc...

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Community News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Con Edison reminds customers that scammers are plotting to steal their money

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Con Edison reminds its customers to beware of scammers and the methods and lies they use to trick them into giving up their money.

 The company is among more than 150 U.S. and Canadian energy and water companies that are marking International Frau...

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Community News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Thanksgiving Day Prayer Service

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2022

9:00 AM  10:00 AM

111 NORTH AVENUE 

NEW ROCHELLE, NY, 10801

Sponsored by the Inter-Religious Coalition of New Rochelle, the annual Thanksgiving Day Service will be hosted at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-da...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

County Health Department offers COVID-19 Bivalent boosters to children ages 5-11

The Westchester County Department of Health is offering Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for children ages 5-11 starting this Friday, October 28.

Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD, said: “I encourage parents to schedule their children’s bo...

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Community News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

New Rochelle Downtown Main Street Children’s Costume Parade Set to March on Saturday Oct 29

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The New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) will be kicking off the annual Main Street Children’s Costume Parade on Saturday, October 29, at 10 AM. This fun event for young children, their friends and families, will begin nea...

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Community News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

LWV In Person Candidates Forum for State Senate District 34

League of Women Voters of New Rochelle Presents In Person Candidates Forum for State Senate District 34: Fernandez, Zherka, Monday October 17, 2022, 6 to 8 pm 

A Candidates Forum for NY State Senate District 34 sponsored by the League of Women Vot...

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Community News
Posted on: October 5, 2022

ArtsFest 2022 Set for October 20th – 23rd

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ArtsFest 2022 – an exciting weekend-long celebration of the arts -- will take place in New Rochelle and Pelham from October 20th through 23rd . Organized by the non-profit New Rochelle Council on the Arts (NRCA) ArtsFest spotlights the diversity...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival

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This Fall, in partnership with Global Jazz Community, New Rochelle Corporation for Local Development (CLD), City of New Rochelle Business Improvement District, New Rochelle Council of the Arts, and the New Rochelle Department of

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Community News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

NRPL Free Family Fun Day

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The New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, will host a SuperHero-themed Family Fair on Sunday, October 2, 2022, 1:00 - 5:00 pm. 

The day will feature a number of activities for children of all ages including a magic show with magician Joshy...

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Community News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Westchester County Health Department to Offer New COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine Booster

FROM WESTCHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT:

(White Plains, NY) – Beginning this Friday, September 16, the Westchester County Health Department will be offering the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster. The new bivalent vaccine, which contains pieces ...

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Community News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Animeca Sports Announces New Rochelle's First Adult Co-Ed Soccer Sports League

Animeca Sports is proud to announce a partnership with The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to host its first Adult Co-Ed Soccer League on Wednesdays from 7- 10pm at Flowers (City) Park in New Rochelle beginning on September 7th. 

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Community News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Queen City of The Sound International Jazz Festival - 9/17 and 10/1

A revival of Jazz has emerged in New Rochelle, New York! New Rochelle is on its way to becoming the next jazz destination by hosting its second annual International Jazz Festival. "Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival” is Westchester C...

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Community News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Public Hearings to be Held for $41.2 million Hurricane Ida Recovery Plan

 GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY ACTION PLAN TO ASSIST NEW YORKERS IMPACTED BY DEADLY STORM 

Comes One Year After Hurricane Ida Made Landfall in New York 

Public Comment Period Now Open for Recovery Grants to Enha...

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Community News
Posted on: August 29, 2022

New Rochelle IDA Announced as Presenting Sponsor for the 9th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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The New Rochelle Street Fair is a signature event that attracts thousands to the City for a fun-filled day of entertainment, crafts, food, and more. This year, the New Rochelle Street Fair Committee is proud to announce The New Rochelle Industrial Develop...

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Community News
Posted on: August 24, 2022

New Rochelle Selected as Major Hub for Volunteer NY!’s 9/11:Serve + Remember National Day of Service

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Volunteer New York! has announced that the City of New Rochelle will be a major hub for their 12th annual 9/11: Serve + Remember event (serveandremember.org) on Sunday, September 11. Online registration is now open for individuals, groups, and families.&a...

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Community News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Westchester County Offers Free Back-to-School Vaccine Clinics

From Westchester County:

(White Plains, NY) – The Westchester County Department of Health is now booking appointments for its free back-to-school vaccine clinics to assure children have the vaccines they need for school.

Health Commissioner Sherli...

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Community News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

County Flood Disclosure Law Takes Effect

FROM WESTCHESTER COUNTY:

(White Plains, NY) – Many communities in Westchester County have a long history of dealing with the serious impacts of flooding after large storms - flooding which may result in serious property damage or loss of life. Du...

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Community News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

County Paratransit Service Introduces New App

From Westchester County:

(White Plains, NY) – Planning your trip on Westchester County’s Bee-line ParaTransit System just got easier, with the transition to the Rider Smart phone application. The app, called Bee-Line ParaTransit, will a...

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Community News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Klinic Basketball Camp & Tournament

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Kash Productions, in association with Tristate Classic and New Rochelle's Department of Parks & Recreation presents The Klinic Basketball Camp and $50K Basketball Tournament, which will be held Saturday, August 6 at Lincoln Park, in ...

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Community News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Monkeypox: Information and Vaccine Clinics from Westchester County

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https://health.westchestergov.com/ is the resource page from Westchester County Department of Health for Monkeypox vaccines.

Updated with new clinics::

Responding to Surge in Demand, The LOFT Announces Third and Fourth, First-Dose, On-Campus Monkeypox Vacci...

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Community News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Job Fair at City Hall- July 28

City of New Rochelle and the First Source Referral Center invite New Rochelle residents to a job fair at City Hall on July 28, 2022 at 12 -3:00 pm.  Opportunities are available in construction, retail, restaurants, home health care, and more.&...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

PIC*NIC Party in the Park Thursdays in July and August

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Beginning Thursday July 14, New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) and the New Rochelle Public Library, (NRPL) have planned healthy summer fun on four (4) Thursday evenings in July and August.  

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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 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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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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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 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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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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: July 13, 2022

Westchester County Executive George Latimer Announces FREE COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Children

Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced that the County Health Department is offering free pediatric Moderna COVID-19 vaccines this summer. The vaccine clinics will be held on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon, by appointment only, for children ag...

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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. 

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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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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted Starting February 10

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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: 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: 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: November 9, 2022

Public Meetings for Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs

The City of New Rochelle is beginning the five-year planning process for its Community Development Block Grant and HOME programs. Together, these two programs provide almost $2 million for New Rochelle to carry out affordable housing, fair housing and com...

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Development
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Winner chosen for Downtown Gateway Art Contest

The City of New Rochelle is proud to announce that Diane Gwon, a New Rochelle resident, has been chosen as winning artist for her magnificent submission to the much anticipated ‘Downtown Gateway Art’ project. This colorful, public faci...

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Development
Posted on: October 28, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates "Dia de los Muertos" on October 30

In continuing its expansion and long-term commitment with diversity and inclusion initiatives, the City of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Corporation for Local Development will celebrate “Dia de los Muertos” in partnership with the ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

500 Main Street Project Breaks Ground

Located in the heart of the City’s downtown corridor at 500 Main Street, the 26-story apartment building will deliver hundreds of residential units for mixed-income residents and approximately 24,000 square feet of amenity spaces upon projected ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Cappelli Organization Joins with City and County Officials for Grand Opening of 3THIRTY3

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On October 22, City and County officials today joined with the Cappelli Organization to celebrate the grand opening of 3THIRTY3, a 28-story tower featuring 285 luxury apartments with world-class amenities plus high-end indoor and outdoor recreational spac...

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

New Rochelle, RXR Announce Winner of Free Rent Contest; Continue to Uplift Local Arts Community

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Following a Months Long Social Media Competition, Artist Mona Balgobin will Live 12 Months Rent-Free at RXR’s Newest Luxury Residential Building, One Clinton Park, in Downtown New Rochelle 

 NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK, Octo...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival

This Fall, in partnership with Global Jazz Community, New Rochelle Corporation for Local Development (CLD), City of New Rochelle Business Improvement District, New Rochelle Council of the Arts, and the New Rochelle Department of

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

First-Time Homebuyers Down Payment Assistance Program- October Informational Sessions

The City of New Rochelle has partnered with Westchester Residential Opportunities as part of its commitment to provide qualified low-to-moderate income New Rochelle residents with down payment assistance.  The program offers training and support ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Modera New Rochelle Grand Opening

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Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the grand opening of Modera New Rochelle, a luxury apartment community within a one-minute walk of&a...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Downtown Parking Options Expanded with 175 New Spaces

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In an expansion of its downtown revitalization efforts, parking options in New Rochelle are set to expand this fall as the Maple Avenue garage opens and improved parking regulations in the Prospect Street parking Lot will create nearly 175 new parking spa...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Queen City of The Sound International Jazz Festival - 9/17 and 10/1

A revival of Jazz has emerged in New Rochelle, New York! New Rochelle is on its way to becoming the next jazz destination by hosting its second annual International Jazz Festival. "Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival” is Wes...

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Development
Posted on: September 13, 2022

CircuitNR Coverage Area Updated

CircuitNR is a complimentary, on-demand electric shuttle service that transports riders along several routes downtown. In an effort to improve access, optimize efficiencies, and provide more free, eco-friendly rides, a new coverage area began earlier this...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Apprenticeship Program in New Rochelle Transforms Lives for New Class of Program Graduates

As cities across New York recuperate in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the City of New Rochelle is primed to create and support a well-trained and educated workforce. From 2021 to 2022, Westchester County reported a 1.6% decrease in the unemployment r...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Graphic Design Contest Opens for Panels on North Avenue Bridge

New Rochelle, NY, September 01, 2022  Today, a local competition opened for regional artists to submit original graphic designs to decorate the North Avenue Bridge in New Rochelle. Running across a highly traveled thoroughfare, this ne...

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Development
Posted on: August 29, 2022

New Rochelle IDA Announced as Presenting Sponsor for the 9th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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The New Rochelle Street Fair is a signature event that attracts thousands to the City for a fun-filled day of entertainment, crafts, food, and more. This year, the New Rochelle Street Fair Committee is proud to announce The New Rochelle Industrial Develop...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Holiday Market Now Accepting Vendor Applications

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Back bigger and better, the City of New Rochelle and the Downtown Revitalization Initiative present the 2022 New Rochelle Holiday Market at the New Rochelle Train Station December 2-11, 2022. (12-8pm weekends and 4-8pm weekdays).

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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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Development
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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Development
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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Development
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 4, 2022

2023 Proposed Budget Released

 New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2023.  In summary, the $266.5 million budget provides a balanced budget while maintaining service levels. This budget takes the steps necess...

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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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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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Posted on: October 20, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Department Awards & Promotion Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their Awards & Promotion Ceremony on Wednesday, October 19 in the Council Chambers in City Hall. The ceremony started off by remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Fire Commissioner and Chie...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Department reminds residents that “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.™”

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The New Rochelle Fire Department teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week TM (FPW), October 9-15, 2022. This year’s FPW campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escap...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Chief Sandor Appointed as Chair of Westchester County Fire Advisory Board

New Rochelle Fire Commissioner / Chief Andrew Sandor has been selected as Chairperson of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board. 

 Members of the County Fire Advisory Board are appointed the County Executive and approved by the Board ...

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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: September 13, 2022

CircuitNR Coverage Area Updated

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CircuitNR is a complimentary, on-demand electric shuttle service that transports riders along several routes downtown. In an effort to improve access, optimize efficiencies, and provide more free, eco-friendly rides, a new coverage area began earlier this...

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Green Tips
Posted on: April 22, 2022

GridRewards: 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

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

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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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: 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: 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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Green Tips
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: 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: September 9, 2022

19th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will host the 19th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby at Hudson Park on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9AM to noon. The event is presented in honor of founder and marina advocate, the late Robert A. Cerreta, and is spon...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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Join the boating community for some midsummer night festivities at the Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, July 30 beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: July 31). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and public par...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Tis' the Season to Give - Local Donation Opportunities

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Want to help make your neighbor’s holiday season a little brighter? The City of New Rochelle presents its Holiday and Year-End Donation and Drive page!  Keep local and area nonprofits #NewRoStrong as they help your neighbors with food, ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

Learn more and apply online at otda.ny.gov/lihwap or call 833-690-0208 to request an application

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Stabbing Lafayette Ave

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On November 29th, 2022 at about 3:49pm, New Rochelle Police received a call that a dispute led to a stabbing at a home on Lafayette Avenue in the West End of New Rochelle.  Officers responded and found a female victim who was pregnant with two mi...

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Posted on: November 11, 2022

Handgun Arrest

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On November 10th, 2022, at about 6:15pm, New Rochelle Police received information that a person was in illegal possession of a handgun in the vicinity of North Avenue and Sickles Avenue. New Rochelle Police Officers responded and observed a person fitting...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Shots Fired- 1 Victim Located

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UPDATE:

The victim, a 22-year-old male originally from Mt Vernon and whom Detectives have now learned to be a recent New Rochelle resident, was shot 3 times and is in stable condition.  The suspect fled in a dark colored sedan and Detectives belie...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Found Gun

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On November 1st, 2022 at about 12:38pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted by Daniel Webster Elementary School Staff that there appeared to be a firearm that can be seen through a schoolyard fence, partially buried in a dirt area near a tree.  New ...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2022

Burglary Robbery Assault Arrest

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On Thursday October 27th, 2022 at about 5:59pm, New Rochelle Police received a call of a possible burglary occurring at a home on Morgan Street.   Officers responded and found that the suspect had left the scene and that illegal entry was not mad...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2022

Homicide- Update

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November 15: HOMICIDE UPDATE: ARREST WARRANT ISSUED

New Rochelle Detectives have obtained a Warrant of Arrest regarding the Homicide that occurred on October 26th, 2022 on Horton Avenue and Colonel Lee Archer Boulevard.

WANTED FOR MURDER:

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Assault Arrest Made

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On Monday October 24th,2022, at about 9:25pm, New Rochelle Police Officers responded to restaurant in the 300 block of North Ave on a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, New Rochelle Officers encountered the victim, a 38-year-old male employee o...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Prostitution Sting- Arrests Made

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On Friday October 14th,2022, New Rochelle Police Detectives concluded a Prostitution investigation into The Rivage Spa, located at 514 Main Street, where 5 people were arrested on various prostitution and related offenses.  The investigation reve...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Ghost Gun Arrest

On September 28th, 2022 at about 7:30 AM New Rochelle Police Detectives, assisted by Detectives from the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force executed a search warrant for ghost guns on a New Rochelle home. ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

ARMED ROBBERY ARREST

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On September 13th, 2022 at about 3:14pm, New Rochelle Police responded to 16 Cliff St on a report of an armed robbery.  The victim, a food delivery driver, told police he was accosted by two male blacks both armed with handguns, who took approxim...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

BURGLARY - CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION - STOLEN AUTO ARREST

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On September 2nd, 2022, New Rochelle Police were taking part in “Operation Thundercat,” a County wide operation organized by the Westchester County Police to combat recent thefts of vehicles and catalytic converters.  

At about...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

STOLEN AUTO ARREST MADE

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On August 24th, 2022, at about 4:00PM, New Rochelle Police were called by Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Miami with information that one of their vehicles was reported stolen and their GPS module was currently indicating it was located at 360 Huguenot Street in...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

STABBING/ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: SUSPECTS SOUGHT

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On August 25th, 2022, at about 12:41 AM, New Rochelle Police responded to Station Plaza South, between Memorial Highway and Division Street on a report of a stabbing and attempted robbery.  The victim, a 41-year-old male New Rochelle resident, st...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Arrest Made: Stolen Auto

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On August 20th, 2022, at about 8:35am, New Rochelle Police were alerted of a stolen auto entering the City from I-95.  Multiple Police Units canvassed the area and the vehicle was found, parked and unoccupied in front of 572 Main Street. &nbs...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Mail Theft – Two Arrests Made

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On August 17th, at approximately at 4:40 p.m, several New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the area of 56 Harrison Street on a citizen report of two males attempting to gain access to a FedEx mailing box. Officers responded to the area looking for th...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

On July 17TH, 2022, at approximately 6:32 PM, there was an accident involving a motorcyclist and a passenger vehicle at the intersection of Main Street and Echo Avenue.  The motorcyclist, Kristopher Johnson, 20 years old, of New Rochelle, was sub...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Carjacking Arrests Made

On July 9th, 2022, at about 2:44am, New Rochelle Police responded to 969 Main Street on a report of a carjacking.  A restaurant owner was closing his business for the night and was accosted by 2 male suspects who demanded the keys to his vehicle....

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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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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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NRPD Press Releases
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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NRPD Press Releases
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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NRPD Press Releases
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

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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

NRPD Press Release

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

NRPD Press Release

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

News Flash

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Santa Claus is Coming to City Hall!

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will bring some holiday cheer as they transform the exterior of City Hall into a festive holiday set for the third annual Drive-Thru Selfie with Santa on Wednesday, December 7th from 5pm to 8pm. ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 28, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’s creator, Robert L. May will be inducted into New Rochelle’s “Walk of Fame” on Sunday, December 4. To properly celebrate Mr. May and his iconic figure, everyone is invited to join an activity-packed festival, Rudol...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Annual Give A Gift Event

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Youth Council, The City School District of New Rochelle, Police Association of New Rochelle, Maffei Landscape Inc and The New Rochelle Firefighters are sponsoring their Annual Give A Gift which provides gifts to children of...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Ryan Sinkfield Park Dedication

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On Friday October 7, the City of New Rochelle dedicated a new park and playground on Brook Street in memory of Ryan Sinkfield, a vivacious five-year-old community resident who passed away in 2020 after medical complications. See Ryan's inf...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 20, 2022

FALL-O-WEEN

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UPDATE: FALL-O-WEEN is now filled to capacity. we are no longer taking registrations. 

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Fall in love with the Halloween season again at our first ever, Fall-O-Ween! The City of New Rochelle Parks & Recreation, Youth Bureau, and the Bureau&a...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

65th Annual Frederick J. Todora Golf Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club

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On Monday, October 17, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Department will host the 65th 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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Posted on: September 9, 2022

19th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will host the 19th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby at Hudson Park on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9AM to noon. The event is presented in honor of founder and marina advocate, the late Robert A. Cerreta, and is spon...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Registration opens for new "Girls on the Run" program at Huguenot Park

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“GIRLS ON THE RUN” isn’t just about girls, or running,  it is a social/emotional wellness program for girls in grades 3-5  (grades 6-8 spring 2023) that teaches life skills through dynamic, conversation base...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Animeca Sports Announces New Rochelle's First Adult Co-Ed Soccer Sports League

Animeca Sports is proud to announce a partnership with The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to host its first Adult Co-Ed Soccer League on Wednesdays from 7- 10pm at Flowers (City) Park in New Rochelle beginning on September 7th. 

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program Wraps Up

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This summer, over 250 New Rochelle young people ages 14-24 took part in the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Program, working in recreation, office, maintenance, data entry, food and personal care fields. Four specialized “Learn and Earn” pro...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Lincoln Park Summer Classic Roundup

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Parks and Rec just wrapped up the Lincoln Park Classic annual summer basketball league. This season featured 29 teams, with over 300 kids from the surrounding area participating. Over 100 games were played on the Lincoln Park Basketball Courts in just und...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 18, 2022

HOPE’S STEAM Summer Program Visits Ward Acres Park

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Thanks to an ARPA grant from the City of New Rochelle, HOPE’s STEAM Summer Program at Parkside Place enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of activities at Ward Acres Park on July 27. The field trip- coordinated by Deputy Mayor/District 5 Council Membe...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Klinic Basketball Camp & Tournament

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Kash Productions, in association with Tristate Classic and New Rochelle's Department of Parks & Recreation presents The Klinic Basketball Camp and $50K Basketball Tournament, which will be held Saturday, August 6 at Lincoln Park, in ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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Join the boating community for some midsummer night festivities at the Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, July 30 beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: July 31). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and public parks.

Just af...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Open Play at Fosina Field Monday Nights Through August 15

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Continuing the celebration of July as Parks and Recreation Month, residents are invited to enjoy open space on Fosina Field at Flowers City Park on Monday nights through mid- August. No reservations or fees are required- just bring your own ball or sports...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2022

PIC*NIC Party in the Park Thursdays in July and August

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Beginning Thursday July 14, New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) and the New Rochelle Public Library, (NRPL) have planned healthy summer fun on four (4) Thursday evenings in July and August.  

PIC*NIC Party...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 6, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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A month of activities celebrate July as “Parks and Recreation Month.”  For swimmers and bathers, Lincoln Park Pool has opened for the season. Hudson Park Beach is open daily through Labor Day- admission is free and with the Pa...

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Parks and Recreation
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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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: 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: 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

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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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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)

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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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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

News Flash

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held a promotions ceremony on Tuesday, November 22 at New Rochelle City Hall. 

“The officers promoted today have demonstrated through their years' dedicated service that they are ready for advancement,” said Poli...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 4, 2022

New Rochelle Wins Gold Award in AAA’s Annual Traffic Safety Program

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The City of New Rochelle has won a Gold Award for efforts during 2021 in AAA Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, John Corlett, Vice President of Public & Government Affairs, announced today. AAA ha...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 28, 2022

NRPD Partners with “Sleep in Heavenly Peace” for Bunk Bed Build Day

The New Rochelle Police Department is joining the Rye Chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace for a Bunk Bed Build Day event on Saturday, October 29. Beginning at 8AM at NRPD Headquarters, 475 North Avenue, and continuing throughout the afternoon, the Departme...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

NRPD Offers Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween

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With Halloween coming up next week, the New Rochelle Police Department reminds families to be safe while trick-or-treating, or hosting trick-or-treaters. To highlight their top safety tips, members of the NRPD teamed up with Boy Scout Troop 15, Cub Scout ...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 14, 2022

Speed Awareness Week Begins August 14

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the New Rochelle Police Department are teaming up to keep drivers and passengers safe, raising awareness of the risks of speeding and reminding them to obey...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

NRPD Announce Launch of the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT)

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The New Rochelle Police Department is proud to announce the launching of the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT).  The MCRT is comprised of mental health professionals from the Guidance Center of New Rochelle, who will respond along with, and in s...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 28, 2022

“Cone with a Cop” Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

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The New Rochelle Police Department is making summer a little bit cooler. In July and August, the P.A.C.T. (Police And Community Together) Unit will be escorting a Mister Softee ice cream truck to different neighborhoods throughout the City, offering free ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 25, 2022

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at Police Headquarters, Tuesday August 2

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomes the community to their headquarters on Tuesday, August 2 from 5pm-8pm. The event will feature an evening of fun at NRPD headquarters including equipment and K-9 dem...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 21, 2022

NRPD Voluntary Firearms Surrender Initiative and Gun Safety Program

Continuing their efforts in enhancing public welfare, the New Rochelle Police Department has created two firearms safety initiatives for residents: a voluntary firearms surrender and a gun safety program. 

 Unwanted firearms and ammunitio...

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Police Department
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!

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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

News Flash

Posted on: October 11, 2022

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

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The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 11 and concludes the end of December.  All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 l...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Public Input Needed for Drainage Analysis Study

Last week, the City Council unanimously approved contracts with five Drainage subconsultants to perform a Citywide Drainage Study that will analyze issues in the watershed districts located throughout New Rochelle. To more fully identify drainage problem ...

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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”

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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 maintai...

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Public Works
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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Public Works
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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Public Works
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: August 11, 2022

Farmer’s Market Checkbooks Available to Qualifying Seniors

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Seniors looking to increase their consumption of fruits and vegetables and stretch their food budgets this summer and fall may be entitled to a Farmers Market Checkbook. To be eligible, individuals must be 60 years of age or older AND have a monthly incom...

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Senior Services
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Hugh Doyle Center Honored by Volunteer New York! RSVP Program

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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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Senior Services

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Annual Give A Gift Event

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Youth Council, The City School District of New Rochelle, Police Association of New Rochelle, Maffei Landscape Inc and The New Rochelle Firefighters are sponsoring their Annual Give A Gift which provides gifts to children of...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: October 20, 2022

New Rochelle Youth Bureau Launches “Grandpas United” Mentoring Program- Volunteer Grandpas wanted!

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau in concert with the White Plains Youth Bureau is launching Grandpas United, an intergenerational mentoring program matching granddads with New Rochelle youth and young men ages 8-21.  The program is currently seeking...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: October 20, 2022

FALL-O-WEEN

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Fall in love with the Halloween season again at our first ever, Fall-O-Ween! The City of New Rochelle Parks & Recreation, Youth Bureau, and the Bureau’s Youth Council will transform Joe Curtis Five Islands Park into an activity-filled, Halloween adven...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Fall Youth Employment Applications Now Being Accepted

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Building on the tremendous success of its Summer Youth Employment program, the New Rochelle Youth Bureau today announced a new Fall Youth Employment Program. The program will operate for six weeks during November and December and is open to youth and youn...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Applications Now Open for New Rochelle Youth Council

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

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Court - DEADLINE EXTENDED

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10/26 - UPDATE: THE NEW DEADLINE FOR YOUTH COURT IS NOVEMBER 10TH. 

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The Youth Court Program administered by the New Rochelle Youth Bureau is entering its 36th year of operation.  It has trained over three hundred...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program Wraps Up

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This summer, over 250 New Rochelle young people ages 14-24 took part in the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Program, working in recreation, office, maintenance, data entry, food and personal care fields. Four specialized “Learn and Earn” pro...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway at City Hall

We will have backpacks filled with school supplies for elementary, middle and high school youth. Supplies will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis to New Rochelle students.

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Summer Food Service Program

The City Of New Rochelle announces its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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Youth Bureau
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: 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

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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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Youth Bureau
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Annual Mentors in Blue Forum

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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: 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. 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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Youth Bureau