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Posted on: September 15, 2020

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

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

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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 21, 2020

Thanksgiving Parade Cancelled

NEW ROCHELLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES  THANKSGIVING PARADE CALLED OFF FOR 2020   

 HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THE COMMUNITY IS OF PRIMARY CONCERN 

NEW ROCHELLE, NY – [September 18, 2020] – Toge...

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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 12, 2020

There's still time to Make New Rochelle Count!

With the deadline for completing the Census quickly approaching, Census takers will be at various locations in the City in the coming weeks to assist with the response for New Rochelle, including City Hall on Thursday, August 13 from 8:30am- 12:30pm and a...

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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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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Ed: Life Support Equipment, Emergencies and Special Services

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

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Edison continues dry ice distribution at City Hall

The following has been sent from Con Ed:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 6

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

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Post-storm update

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

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Tropical Storm preparedness

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

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City News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Eighth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair Cancelled

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

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City News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

City of New Rochelle Creates Policing Review Committee

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

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Seniors, let's exercise!

Senior exercise programs launch next week:

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

15 min. Exercise Programs to Air on NRTV

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

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

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

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

New Rochelle City Manager Announces Clergy Rapid Response Team

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

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

City Update- July 7

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Lincoln Pool Opens Saturday, July 11

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

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes Monday, July 6

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

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Hall Reopens to the Public on Monday, July 6

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

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

-Masks or face coverings must be w...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Update- July 1

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Hudson Park Beach Opens Saturday, June 27

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

New Ro Eats Expands!

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

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches Rebound New Rochelle Program

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

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City News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

City Update- June 23

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This robocall was sent Citywide today:

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

Even as our recovery continues, responsible...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Juneteenth Flag Raising

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

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City News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12 City Update

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This robocall update was sent Citywide today:

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

June 8 City Update

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This robocall was sent Citywide:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

“Spark the Sound” July 4th Fireworks Cancelled

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

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City News
Posted on: June 6, 2020

June 6 Press Conference

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

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Statement from Mayor Noam Bramson

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Metered Parking Enforcement Resumes June 8

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

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Update -June 3

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Citywide Robocall:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Pride Day Flag Raising

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

Members...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

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

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Remarks of Mayor Noam Bramson.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Update- New Rochelle Begins Phase 1 Reopening

Citywide robocall sent today:

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

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Update- May 22

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

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Memorial Day Weekend Update from New Rochelle Parks

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

DPW Summer Collection hours begin May 26

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

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

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

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Update- May 15

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Pinebrook Tennis Partial Reopening May 16

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

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and pu...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

City Update May 8

Robocall sent May 8:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2020

Walk-in Coronavirus Testing Center Opens in New Rochelle

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

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Westchester County Department of Health Notices for Multifamily Dwellings

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

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

April 23 Update

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

New Rochelle Works to "NourishALL"

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

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City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

April 17 Update

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Here’s what’s new.

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

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City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

April 16 Update

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Robocall, sent at 2PM:

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

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Here’s what’s new.

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

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

April 10 Update

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Robocall sent Friday, April 10:

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

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

April 7 Update

Robocall sent citywide, April 7:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Robocall Update - April 3 #ClapBecauseWeCare

Robocall sent Citywide on April 3:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

It’s Census Day — Please Fill Out Yours!

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

Census information is used ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Update- March 31

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

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

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

March 26 Robocall Update

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Child care opportunities for children of healthcare workers, first responders

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

*If you are a Westchester Cou...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended Until April 24

Alternate side of the street parking enforcement will be suspended until April 24, for those streets and portions of streets subject to winter suspension from Jan. 1-March 31. A complete list can be found in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84 and fur...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 6

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

New York State Seeking Assistance- How you can help?

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

March 23 Robocall Update

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

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

To help mobilize and coor...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

March 20 Robocall Update

Robocall sent March 20:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Update March 19

UPDATE March 19:

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

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

March 18 Public Health Update

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

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

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Hall Update- March 17

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

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16 Public Health Update

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

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

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Public Health Update March 14

Robocall update from Mayor Noam Bramson:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

March 13 Update & Robocall

Robocall and update sent March 13:

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Registration Begins for 2020 NRPD Citizen Police Academy

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

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

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

City update March 12

This robocall update is being sent Citywide this morning:

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

Here’s what’s new:

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

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City Statement- March 10, 2020

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

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Posted on: March 7, 2020

Coronavirus Update- March 7

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Update- March 6

Updates as of March 6:

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

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus Update and Precautions

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

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Registration for Elementary and Preschool Summer Day Camps Begins March 2

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating

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

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City News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

New North Avenue Supermarket in New Rochelle Celebrates Grand Opening

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

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

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

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

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

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

-A donation hub at Iona College collecti...

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City News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

RXR Building Community Fund Grant Applications Now Open

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

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City News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Westchester County and NRPD Join Forces to Improve Community Outreach

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

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Holiday Festival Lights Up Lincoln Park

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

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City News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

2020 DPW Collection Schedule Now Available Online

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

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

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Judicial Selection Made for New Rochelle City Court

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

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City News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

2020 Proposed Budget Released

New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020.  The $213.0 million budget preserves and enhances essential services and reflects a continued investment in the City’s infrastructure. The propo...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Help Shape The Future Of Hudson Park!

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

Visit with Architects and Design Team on November 12, 2019 --- between 2PM-6PM, in the New Rochelle City Hall Rotunda.

Our parks are vital components of the City’...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Eight Murals Paying Tribute to the City's Culture and Vibrancy Unveiled in New Rochelle

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The City of New Rochelle continues to expand its public art offerings with the recent premiere of “NRNY Artsy Murals,” an inspiring art walk curated by Street Art for Mankind (SAM). The walk consists of eight large, new murals that reflect the unique crea...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

RXR Realty Begins Ground-Up Construction on 28-Story Mixed-Use Development at 26 South Division St

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RXR Realty hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of ground-up construction of a new 28-story development at 26 South Division Street in New Rochelle, the first of two projects being undertaken at the site. Once completed, 26 South Division Street...

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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

NRFD Promotion and Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony today at the Council Chambers in City Hall. Fire Chief Andrew Sandor and Deputy Chief Donald Bradley were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, staff and...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 56th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

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The Chamber of Commerce of New Rochelle is again partnering with the City of New Rochelle to host the 56th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, Nov. 23rd. This year’s Grand Marshal is The New York Empire, the only professional sports team to call New R...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2019

NRFD reminds residents: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!™

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 Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. P...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Metered Parking Goes Paperless

Good news for metered parking customers: paperless receipts are now an option. 

Beginning this month, parking customers will be able to receive their parking receipts via text message on their smart phone.  This new feature- consistent wi...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Megalith Capital Management and City Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of the Printhouse

Today, Megalith Capital Management joined with New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Charles B. Strome III, Commissioner of Development Luiz Aragon, and other City Officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of The Printhouse...

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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2019 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 2019 budget. This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting an...

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