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Posted on: February 15, 2018

New Rochelle Youth Bureau to Celebrate 60th Anniversary with Gala Awards Dinner

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau will host their 60th Anniversary Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Greentree Country Club (538 Davenport Avenue) at 6:30pm.

Special recognition will be given this year to community members whose contributio...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Task Force chair named; Applications now available for panel membership

Dr. Jonathan Brice Named Chair of New Task Force in New RochelleCommunity members welcomed to apply for positions on panelNEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (February 12, 2018) – Dr. Jonathan Brice, an education expert with 25 years’ experience, inclu...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Hosts Roundtable for North Avenue Businesses

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City Officials, New Rochelle Businesses: North Avenue Is Safe and Open for Business

As Students Return to School this Week, City and School Officials Brief Businesses on New Safety Measures

New Rochelle – Today, as students at New Rochelle High Sc...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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Parking regulations are suspended due to street sweeping operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2018. A complete listing of streets is located in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84.

Reminder: Parking regulations exist througho...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Cold Weather Tips from Westchester County Health Dept.

With below-freezing temperatures forecasted through Tuesday, the Westchester County Department of Health reminds residents to take precautions against hypothermia and frostbite and to take care when heating their homes using alternate heating sources.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

2018 DPW Collection Schedule Now Available Online

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

“Our annual brochure contains essential guidelines to keep New Rochelle clean and gree...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

NYSERDA and NYSDOT Announce New Rochelle as Winner in New York’s Green Cities Commuter Challenge

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that the city of New Rochelle won the State’s first Green Cities Commuter Challenge, a voluntary, friendly ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Times Square Ad Promotes New Rochelle as “Ideally Yours”

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In promotion of one of the most ambitious downtown redevelopment programs in the Hudson Valley, New Rochelle’s “Ideally Yours” messaging is being delivered to Times Square throughout the holiday season.

The HD, double-sided digital ‘cube’ targets pedestria...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

2018 Proposed Budget Released

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New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The $190 million budget preserves and enhances essential services and reflects a continued investment in the City’s infrastructure. The proposed tax levy...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

New Rochelle Launches Featured Business Program

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A new program highlighting businesses that demonstrate a commitment to excellence and customer attraction is being announced today by the City of New Rochelle. As part of the City’s ambitious redevelopment plan, all New Rochelle businesses are invited to ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

New Rochelle Firefighters Save Toddler

On October 30th, Firefighters from Station 3 at 756 North Avenue miraculously resuscitated an unresponsive toddler brought directly to the station by his frantic parents just after 7PM. On Wednesday, grateful couple Amanda Capraro and Matthew Pino brought...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

New Rochelle Bids for Amazon HQ2

NEW ROCHELLE’S ‘SHOVEL-READY DOWNTOWN’ IS IDEAL VENUE FOR AMAZON’S SECOND CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

8.6 MILLION SQUARE FEET OF SPACE STAND READY FOR AS-OF-RIGHT DEVELOPMENT

CITY IS POISED TO SERVE AS AMAZON’S NEW CREATIVE HUB AND A NATIONAL MAGNET FOR TECHNICA...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

New Rochelle Officials Join National Realty & Development Corp. For WatermarkPointe Groundbreaking

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Yesterday, New Rochelle City Officials joined National Realty & Development Corp. (NRDC) to mark the groundbreaking of WatermarkPointe, a new $100 million, 72-unit luxury waterfront residential community positioned along the Long Island Sound in New R...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Megalith Capital Management Celebrates Groundbreaking at The Printhouse

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Megalith Capital Management joined with New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Charles Strome III and City Councilman Barry Fertel for a groundbreaking ceremony at The Printhouse – a property to be developed in partnership with East &...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

New Rochelle Youth Recognized for Summer Employment

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau hosted their annual Youth Employment Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Seventy-three youth residents, between the ages of 14-21, were recognized and presented with certifi...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

R.M. Fischer Sculpture Moves to Downtown New Rochelle From L.A.

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A 7.5-ton sculpture by internationally known artist R. M. Fischer was dedicated Saturday in its new home atop the hill in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green. The sculpture previously enriched the Los Angeles headquarters of Sony Studios.

Inspired in part by cl...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

NRPD Highlights: Night Out, Donut Boy and Speed Awareness Week

NRPD is participating in NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Speed Awareness Week (August 2-8), a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding drivers and speed-related crashes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Adm...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

New Rochelle & RXR Realty Announce New Mixed-Use Project

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Marking the latest milestone in its large-scale development initiative, the City of New Rochelle and RXR Realty today announced the developer’s proposal for its second major development project in downtown New Rochelle and the first to be constru...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

V HOTEL Breaks Ground at 43 Church Street

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City officials joined principals of 43 Church Street LLC for a groundbreaking of the new boutique “V” Hotel in downtown New Rochelle, part of Choice Hotel’s worldwide ‘Ascend’ Collection. The 8-story V Hotel will feature 80 luxury guest rooms and amenitie...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

City Details 10-year Capital Improvement Plan

City Details 10-year Capital Improvement Plan

$150 million investment will fund over 100 projects targeting facilities, neighborhoods, parks & natural resources, economic growth & business development, streets, sidewalks and vehicle& equipment ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

New Equipment for NRFD

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The New Rochelle Fire Department rolled out three new fire apparatus this week: two new pumpers and a tower ladder.  

According to Chief Lou DiMeglio, “The two pumpers are each equipped with a 2000 gpm two-stage pump and carry 500 gallons of water...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

The City of New Rochelle Chooses Developer for 45 Harrison Street

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At its June 20 meeting, the New Rochelle City Council unanimously selected MacQuesten Development, LLC as the winning bidder to reimagine a City-owned property at 45 Harrison Street, the current site of New Rochelle Fire Station #1.

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

ICMA Presentation Marks 85th Anniversary of New Rochelle’s Council/Manager Government

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In recognition of 85 years of Council/Manager form of government, the ICMA- International City/County Management Association- presented a proclamation to the City of New Rochelle on Tuesday, June 13. The certificate was presented by Meredith Robson, forme...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Millennia Groundbreaking and Burling Plaza Opening

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On June 12, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, developer Tony Hammel of ELD Properties, Inc., the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA), the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), and Tompkins Mahopac Bank, joined together to mark the groundbr...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Parks and Recreation Introduces “Park Passports”

There’s a new way to access some of New Rochelle’s most popular parks this season! The Department of Parks and Recreation has replaced Omnicards with Park Passports for parking entry into waterfront parks, including Hudson Park, Five Islands Park, Davenpo...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

New Rochelle Launches “First Source Referral Center”

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To maximize employment opportunities sparked by ongoing revitalization, the City of New Rochelle has partnered with Westhab and STRIVE to implement a multi-tiered job placement and training program. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new employment office,...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

New Rochelle Celebrates Walk/ Bike to Work Day

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May is Bike Month, and on Friday May 19th for National Bike to Work Day the City hosted a pop-up “Walk/Bike to Work” expo at the corner of North and Huguenot. The event, featured bike demos, health and safety tips, ride sharing informa...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

New Rochelle Police Department Honors Members at Memorial & Awards Ceremony

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In observance of Police Memorial Week, the New Rochelle Police Department held its annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 17 at the Greentree Country Club. The event honored department members for their outstanding contributions as well as ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Mayor Bramson Delivers State of the City

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Mayor Bramson Delivers State of the City Address

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Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd at his annual State of the City Address, Mayor Noam Bramson called on citizens to become more engaged in both local and national challenges in order to a...

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