News Flash Home
The original item was published from 7/16/2018 12:14:27 PM to 7/14/2019 12:00:10 AM.

News Flash

City News

Posted on: July 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] New Rochelle Police Team up with Youth for Field Day/BBQ

New Rochelle’s Mentors in Blue Program hosted a Field Day/BBQ event at D’Onofrio Park on July 11, 2018, drawing over 70 participants from the New Rochelle Police Department, Youth Bureau, North Ave Outreach program, Municipal Housing Authority along with New Rochelle middle and high school students.

Four mixed teams competed in a unique series of field day activities, allowing the youth and staff to interact, engage and explore new ways to build positive relationships. They also sat back and enjoyed conversation over hamburgers and hotdogs from Joey’s Deli.

“We brought back old-school field day events like tug of war, potato sack races, steal the bacon,” said Youth Bureau Executive Director Kelly Johnson. “The camaraderie among the teams and support they showed to each other was tremendous– it was a win-win day for everyone!”

“It was great to show the kids that officers can be just as fun and down-to-earth as they are,” said Youth Bureau Program Coordinator and retired NRPD Detective Brianne Smith.

This is the fourth event for the Mentors in Blue program, established in February 2018 as a collaboration of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, The New Rochelle Police Department and our local youth, it is also founded by the New Rochelle Police Foundation. Last month, they hosted their 1st annual “Dinner with Our Finest” event at Patsy’s Pizzeria.

Interested in participating in the Mentors in Blue Program? Contact Youth Bureau Program Coordinator Brianne Smith at

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

City Council Meeting Updates

Posted on: July 15, 2019

NRPD: Community Youth Fishing Trips

Posted on: June 11, 2019

Fire Station No. 2 Reopens

Posted on: June 3, 2019

2019 Spring Newsletter Now Available

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Yard Waste Collection Starts April 1

Posted on: March 29, 2019

NRFD Battles Blaze at Wildcliff

Posted on: November 27, 2018

New City Clerk Appointed

Posted on: November 15, 2018

2019 Proposed Budget Released

Posted on: November 9, 2018

NRFD Promotion and Awards Ceremony

Posted on: October 24, 2018

Human Resources Commissioner Appointed

Posted on: October 19, 2018

Lincoln Park Basketball Courts Reopen

Posted on: October 10, 2018
New York State grant check presentation

New Rochelle Receives $10 Million NYS Grant

Posted on: September 27, 2018