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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Farmer’s Market Checkbooks Available to Qualifying Seniors

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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Posted on: August 2, 2021

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at PD HQs

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

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

NRPD Launches “NRPDHireMe” Recruitment Campaign

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

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

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Lottery Open for 95 Affordable Apartments at 14 LeCount

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

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

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Help Reimagine Memorial Highway

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

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

City Update - Vaccine Pop-up

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

This is the City of New Rochelle. 

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Westchester County Health Department Issues Heat Advisory

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

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Apply Now to take the New Rochelle Police Officer Exam

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Interested in becoming a New Rochelle police officer? Apply to take the test! Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer exam to be held on Saturday, September 18. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 PM.

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Valet Parking Now Available in Library South Lot

To complement downtown shopping and dining this summer, the City of New Rochelle and LAZ Parking are excited to announce the launch of Valet Parking as an added amenity at the Library South Lot, located just off Main Street between Lawton Street and Memor...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Update from Parks and Recreation: Lincoln Pool Closed for the Season

Due to the current development construction timeline and conditions at the site of the former Remington Boys & Girls Club building at 116 Guion Place, along with extreme challenges involving access to the facility as well as public safety for city res...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Police Commissioner, Deputy Sworn In

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Mayor Noam Bramson issued the oath of office today to incoming Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola and Deputy Commissioner Cosmo Costa. Commissioner Gazzola succeeds Joseph F. Schaller, who retired on June 30 and was on hand to deliver remarks along with C...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Walk-out ceremony: Police Commissioner Joesph F. Schaller

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The New Rochelle Police Department held a Walk Out ceremony for retiring Commissioner Joseph F. Schaller on Tuesday, June 28.

“We were fortunate to have had such a dedicated professional as Joe Schaller in our police department for so many years,...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

City of New Rochelle Announces Soft Launch of New Bike Share & E-Scooter System Operated by VeoRide

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The City of New Rochelle and micro-mobility innovation company VeoRide (Veo) announced the soft launch of a new shared mobility system of e-scooters and bikes throughout New Rochelle’s neighborhoods, including its historic Downtown. Beginning Friday, June...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

NRPD 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 youth ages 10-15. The following trips are scheduled on Wednesdays: July 7, 21, 28, and August 4.&n...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Summer updates

This robocall was sent citywide Thursday, June 17 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system. 

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Travel Advisory: Right Lane Closure Expected along Hutchinson River Parkway in New Rochelle

NYDOT is advising Westchester County motorists that the right lane of the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed between Exit 15 and Exit 6, starting at 10 p.m. Friday, June 18 - Sunday, June 20 at 4 a.m., weather permitting.

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Provides Touchless Sunscreen Dispensers at City Parks & Playgrounds

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To kick off a fun and healthier summer, Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital has teamed up with the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to offer free SPF 30 sunscreen through contactless dispensers in parks throughout the city. To introduce the initiati...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Community-Police Partnership Board Nominations Proposed to City Council

In March, the New Rochelle City Council adopted a Policing Reform and Collaborative Plan, intended to enhance the quality, transparency and fairness of law enforcement practices in New Rochelle, while also providing our Police Department with the support ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

New Inductees for New Rochelle Walk of Fame

Mariano Rivera, Rod Kennedy, Mayor Bramson and Historian Barbara Davis

Two new members were inducted into New Rochelle’s “Walk of Fame” in a ceremony at Ruby Dee Park at Library Green on Friday, June 11: baseball great Mariano Rivera and former NFL player Fritz Pollard. City officials were joine...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

New Rochelle Celebrates Juneteenth!

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Now that Juneteenth is a New York State holiday, celebrations of the historic African American holiday are being planned all over Westchester. New Rochelle is no exception. Juneteenth – Passion and Perseverance, a community celebration, takes place on Sat...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Walk of Fame to Induct Two New Members

Two new members will be inducted into the “Walk of Fame” at Library Green on Friday, June 11 at 11AM: baseball great Mariano Rivera and former NFL player Fritz Pollard. The public is invited to join City officials and the friends and family members of the...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

NRPD welcomes eight Police Academy graduates

Earlier this week, Commissioner Joseph Schaller, Deputy Commissioner Robert Gazzola and the New Rochelle Police Department staff welcomed the newest Westchester Police Academy graduates: Christopher M. Buonanno, Jared M. Gramble, Zaquawn T. Griset, Annett...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

NYS Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Robocall send Citywide May 28:

If you are behind on your rent or have experienced financial hardship during the COVID pandemic, then you may qualify for New York State’s new Emergency Rental Assistance Program.  Households earning up to ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Children’s Fishing Derby set for June 12

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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 12th 2021 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards stud...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Memorial Day Weekend Update from New Rochelle Parks

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

Hudson Park Beach will be open weekends beginning Saturday May 29-31 and continue until June 28. Admis...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Memorial Day Ceremonies

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The City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a series of ceremonies on Monday, May 31 honoring the brave members of the military who gave their lives in service to our country. All welcome.

10AM, Memorial Plaza:  Captain John G. ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Signature Events Return in September

After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, two signature events will return to the City of New Rochelle in September: The Spark the Sound Fireworks are scheduled for Labor Day weekend on Friday eveningSeptember 3rd; and the New Ro...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Emergency Broadband Benefit helps families to afford internet service

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classroo...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

City of New Rochelle Adopts Resolution Declaring Climate Emergency

In recognition of the negative effects of climate change locally and globally, and to establish climate resilience in solidarity with the recommendations and steps taken by numerous organizations and governments over the past decades, the New Rochelle Cit...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

National Public Works Week May 16-22

The City of New Rochelle Celebrates DPW week

“Stronger Together” is the theme of this year’s National Public Works Week, celebrating the value of public works professionals nationally and locally in the City of New Rochelle. 

“Our staff in the Department of Public Works provides essential se...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Commissioner Joseph Schaller to retire; Deputy Commissioner Robert Gazzola to become Commissioner

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City Manager Charles B. Strome announced today the retirement of Police Commissioner Joseph F. Schaller, effective June 30, 2021; and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Robert Gazzola to Commissioner on July 1.

 

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend Recap

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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 24 and Sunday, April 25This year, the pr...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Free, on-demand electric shuttle CircuitNR expands service area

A larger footprint of New Rochelle is now joining ‘the circuit’ as the City of New Rochelle announced today that its free, on-demand electric shuttle service Circuit NR will double its service area to make it even more accessible for residents and visitor...

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Posted on: May 8, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Recognizes National Police Week

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Statements from the New Rochelle Police Department on National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day. While annual events and ceremonies nationally and locally are postponed until October, NRPD will be highlighting the various divisions and units on...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

NRFD Unveils Memorial at Station 1 Honoring the Late Captain DiMaggio

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The New Rochelle Fire Department today marked the one-year anniversary of the passing of Captain Andrew DiMaggio with the unveiling of a memorial at Fire Station 1 and the dedication of Rescue 4 in his memory. Captain DiMaggio passed from COVID in 2020.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

The City of New Rochelle observed Arbor Day on Friday, April 30 by planting a white oak tree at Ward Acres Park, joined by volunteer members of the Ward Acres Conservancy and first grade students from Ward Elementary School. New Rochelle has been a Tree C...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

NRPD: Community-Contact Program

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If a police officer has introduced himself or herself to you recently, there’s a reason.  It’s called “Community Contact,” a program that encourages all officers to proactively interact with residents and business owners. This personal connection...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

City of New Rochelle Breaks Ground on First DRI Project at Heritage Park

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Heritage Homes Developer MacQuesten Development, in partnership with the City of New Rochelle, broke ground on the $1.1 million Heritage Park, the new playground and park coming to the Lincoln Avenue area. As part of the adjacent 288-unit affordable housi...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Kite Day is back!

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Kite Day returns! New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 8th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday May 8th 2021 from 11am-2pm. All ages are welcomed.

There will be a limited supply of kits on site, but guests are encouraged to brin...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

City Hall Reopens to the Public on Monday, May 3

New Rochelle City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, May 3 with the following health and safety guidelines in place:

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

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

City of New Rochelle Advances Environmental Sustainability with Adoption of NYStretch Energy Code

The New Rochelle City Council unanimously adopted the NYStretch Energy Code - 2020 (NYStretch) at their April 20 meeting. The code seeks to foster future development in a manner that protects public health, and meets energy and climate goals. 

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Apply Now for Community-Police Partnership Board

In March, the New Rochelle City Council adopted a Policing Reform and Collaborative Plan, intended to enhance the quality, transparency and fairness of law enforcement practices in New Rochelle, while also providing our Police Department with the support ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

New Rochelle Earth Day Virtual Forum April 22

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This Earth Day, join elected officials and community and environmental leaders for a Virtual Forum to be held Thursday, April 22 from 7:30-9PM. Learn how you can save money and save the planet by going green! The event is organized by the City of New Roch...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Never Miss Your Waste Collection Day Again!

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New Rochelle has joined other Westchester municipalities in bringing collection information and schedules to the next digital level through a new downloadable app and interactive website.

The mobile app, Recycle Right Westchester, can be downloaded for bot...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Department of Parks & Recreation Announces Summer Programming in Neighborhood Parks

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This summer, New Rochelle children will have the opportunity to have “Fun in the Sun” for every week of the 2021 summer months. The “Fun in the Sun” signature program, presented by the Department of Parks and Recreation, will offer programming from July 1...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Joint Campaigns Launched for Earth Month

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The City of New Rochelle is launching its Earth Month Community Energy Campaign to promote two renewable energy and energy efficiency programs: Community Solar and GridRewards. Residents -both renters and homeowners- and eligible organizations and busines...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

New Rochelle youth are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the following New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs: The deadline to apply is May 21.

Network Youth Leadership Program

This program attempts to provide youth (contingen...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 5

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 5, 2021. 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 31, 2021

New Rochelle Launches New Public Art Competition to Help Celebrate & Beautify City Streetscapes

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The City of New Rochelle is offering artists a brush with history with the announcement today of a new public arts competition to reimagine and beautify its streetscape and continue building a vibrant arts community.  New Rochelle is launching tw...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Vaccine Eligibility Expanded

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a new expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in New York. Beginning Tuesday, March 30 at 8 a.m., all New Yorkers 30 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. Beginning April 6, universal elig...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Partners with Volunteer New York! for Parks Clean-Up Weekend

Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25 for a weekend of service meant to create impact throughout the entire expanse New Rochelle, with several dozen park be...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Alternate Side Parking Enforcement Begins April 1

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

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Police Reform Plan Adopted

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Eggstravaganza is back!

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The annual New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Eggstravaganza is back and will be held on Saturday, March 27 at three different parks: Five Islands Park, Hudson Park & Davenport Park. New Rochelle children (toddlers - second graders) can enjoy a day f...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

COVID-19 Reflections- Community Video

Today March 3, marks the one-year anniversary of the first case of coronavirus in our region. Here is a reflection from the past year with photos that were submitted by community members.  #NewRoStrong 
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Posted on: March 2, 2021

1 Year Coronavirus Memorial- Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tomorrow, March 3, marks the one-year anniversary of the first case of coronavirus in our region.

To observe this occasion, Westchester County is calling on all residents to observe a moment of silence tomorrow at exactly noon.

In addition, tomorrow at 7:00...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Winter Storm Warning - February 17

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Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with winter storm information.  

 A major winter storm is predicted for our area, with s...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

NRBID Invites Everyone to “Find Your Heart in New Rochelle Downtown” This February

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 New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID), presents “Find Your Heart in New Rochelle Downtown”, a program encouraging visitors stroll the streets and see the beauty in the Downtown area. Starting today, Monday, Februar...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

City of New Rochelle Launches Website for New Virtual Reality Driven Platform NRVR

The City of New Rochelle announced today the launch of NRVR.com, the website for its new virtual reality-driven platform to inspire citizen engagement and local input in the planning and development process throughout New Rochelle. The use of virtual real...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

City of New Rochelle Invites Submission of Images for COVID One-Year Reflection

March will mark one year that the coronavirus pandemic has impacted our City. Over the past eleven months, members of our community have suffered terrible losses. In addition, we have collectively faced challenges that have redefined work, home, school, f...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

City Update - February 3

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Good morning.  This is the City of New Rochelle with a very brief update.As we recover and dig out from this week’s storm, please know that free p...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Storm Update- February 1

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This is the City of New Rochelle with updated information on today’s winter storm. 

First, DPW has determined that conditions make garbag...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

Winter Storm Warning- Jan. 31

NewRoAlert message sent Citywide Jan. 31. Subscribe now for phone/text/email updates.

Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with winter storm information.  

 A major winter storm is predicted for our area, with...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

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

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Update- January 28

This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on January 28. To sign up to receive calls/texts/emails, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert

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

Yesterday, New York State lifted the yellow zo...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Applications Now Available for First Annual Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic

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To kick off the winter season, the Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is proud to present a new opportunity for New Rochelle youth: Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic.

The Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic offers a developmental and instructional...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

City Participates in National COVID Remembrance Jan. 19 at 5:30 PM

Today, a nationwide COVID-19 memorial ceremony will be held at 5:30 pm. Please join the City of New Rochelle and The Interreligious Council of New Rochelle in remembering those lives lost due to the pandemic. City Hall will have additional lighting and ho...
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Posted on: January 12, 2021

City Update- January 12

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This the City of New Rochelle with an update on the COVID vaccine, including new informati...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

NYS Opens Portal for 1B Vaccine Distribution

This message was sent January 11 through the NewRoAlert messaging system. Sign up today to receive notifications by phone, email and/or text.

Effective today, New York State has authorized the COVID vaccine for all educators and first responders, ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Downtown STORYWALK® Extended to January 18th

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The wonderful partnership project of the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District New Rochelle Public Library and the City of New Rochelle will now continue for another two weeks-- until Monday January 18, 2021-- so that more families can enjoy...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

New Rochelle Veterans Invited to Contribute to Veterans History Project

The City of New Rochelle’s Veterans Advisory Committee invites all veterans and their families to participate in the Library of Congress (LOC) Veterans History Project (VHP). Audio interviews will be conducted locally by volunteers. This joint e...

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

2021 DPW Collection Schedule Available Online

New Rochelle’s Department of Public Works annual schedule and information booklet is now available online at NewRochelleNY.com/DPW. The 2021 DPW booklet is also mailed citywide to all homes.

The 2021 Information Booklet contains an easy-to-read flyer on re...

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

Storm Alert for December 24

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Winter Storm Advisory - December 16

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This robocall was sent citywide on Wednesday, December 16 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system. 

A major winter storm is heading our way, with heaviest snowfall beginning late this afterno...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Santa’s Park Tour- Saturday, December 19

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation teamed up with the New Rochelle Fire Department and the New Rochelle Police Department to conduct Santa’s Park Tour, slated for Saturday, December 19th beginning at 10am.

The one-day tour will feature San...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

The City of New Rochelle Achieves Maximum Municipal Equality Index Score

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

The designation reflects the effor...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Holiday & Year-End Donation and Drive Opportunities

Looking to give back this holiday season? We’ve compiled a list of opportunities here. Let’s continue to be #NewRoStrong!

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

County Eviction Program

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Westchester County is offering four new housing programs to assist households impacted by COVID-19 who may have fallen behind on their utilities, rent or mortgage payments. Detailed information and applications for the Community Buil...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

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 a Drive-Thru Selfie with Santa on Wednesday, December 9th from 5pm to 8pm.

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Hosts Virtual Holiday Lighting Thursday December 3rd

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) will be presenting a Virtual Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 3 at 5 PM. 

Mayor Noam Bra...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24 City Update

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

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Presents Initial Report to City Council

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

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City Hall Moves to Appointment-Only Hours Nov. 23

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Update- November 19

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

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

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Volunteer Now for Outdoor Workdays at Ward Acres Park

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

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2020 Budget

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

African-American Advisory Committee Established

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Rochelle PACT Community Policing Zones

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

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

City update - November 13

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Update - November 10

This robocall was sent citywide on November 10.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

2021 Proposed Budget Released

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

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

New Rochelle Veterans Day Ceremony

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

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

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

NRFD Promotion Ceremony

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

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Watch ceremony City News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 28

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

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Meeting and sign-up info City News
Posted on: October 22, 2020

New Rochelle Receives American Planning Association Award for Downtown Revitalization Initiative

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

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

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New Rochelle DRI website City News
Posted on: October 22, 2020

City Update- October 22

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

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

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

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

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Coronavirus update- October 12

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

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

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Volunteers needed for Waterfront Parks Clean-Up Day!

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

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City News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

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

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

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

New Rochelle Youth Bureau to host City Hall-oween

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

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

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

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

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

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

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

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

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

NYS Launches COVID Alert NY app

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

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More Information from NYS Department of Health City News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

City Update - September 30

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COVID-19 update:

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

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City News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 7

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

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Meeting and sign-up info City News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

City Launches Virtual Reality Initiative

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

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

9/11: Serve + Remember

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

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

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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

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City News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Public-Private Partnerships and Economic Recovery

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

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

City Update - September 2nd

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

New Rochelle Volunteers Called to Action in Spirit of Resilience

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

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City News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Hutchinson Parkway Traffic Advisory and Post-Storm Cleanup

Robocall sent August 20:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Policing Review Committee Established

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

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 11

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 9

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 7

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This robocall message was sent citywide on August 7: 

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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

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

Con Ed: Life Support Equipment, Emergencies and Special Services

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

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More Information City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Edison continues dry ice distribution at City Hall

The following has been sent from Con Ed:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 6

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

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Post-storm update

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

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Tropical Storm preparedness

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

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

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 12th 2021 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Register today Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 4, 2021

The New Rochelle Police Officer Exam Coming Soon

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The New Rochelle Police Officer exam will be held on September 18th. Additional application information and deadlines will be coming soon. 

Job opportunities are posted to the City's website, subscribe today!

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Police Department
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Apply Now to take the New Rochelle Police Officer Exam

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Interested in becoming a New Rochelle police officer? Apply to take the test! Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer exam to be held on Saturday, September 18. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 PM.

Candidat...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Lottery Open for 95 Affordable Apartments at 14 LeCount

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

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

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Development
Posted on: July 23, 2021

July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

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

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