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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Farmer’s Market Checkbooks Available to Qualifying Seniors

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

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Holiday Market Now Accepting Vendor Applications

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

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

2022 Paving Schedule

Paving Updates

Summertime paving is underway. The master paving list and weekly paving schedules will be posted online at www.newrochelleny.com/paving and robocalls will be sent to affected areas. Residents are encouraged to subscribe to the City’s NewRoAlert ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Public Input Needed for Drainage Analysis Study

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Job Fair at City Hall- July 28

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

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Open Play at Fosina Field Monday Nights Through August 15

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

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Westchester County Issues Heat Advisory

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

While staying home in air conditioning is ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2022 Budget

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

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

ARPA Funding Application Deadline Extended to August 15

ARPA funding application deadline extended to August 15

Businesses & Non-profits that endured negative economic impacts due to COVID and/or provide services to disproportionally impacted communities are eligible to apply. Businesses may also a...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

A "Taste of Union" and Many More Cultural Events

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City takes Green Step Forward with New Sustainable Landscaping Program

In a continuation of New Rochelle’s GreeNR sustainability plan, and building upon the enhanced green requirements of the new Downtown Overlay Zone (DOZ) amendments, the City of New Rochelle is now taking steps to promote environmentally conscious and sust...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Spark the Sound Fireworks July 4th and summer events

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This is the City of New Rochelle with an invitation to our annual Fourth of July fireworks at the waterfront and other upcoming summer events.

The fireworks by Grucci begin at 9:00pm on Monday, July 4th, rain or shine, with ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Pinebrook Tennis Center Reopens

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new and improved tennis courts at Pinebrook Tennis Center. After being closed for a year for renovations, Pinebrook Tennis Center now has:

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Fireworks by Grucci

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Cap off your holiday weekend on Monday, July 4th with a viewing of the grand fireworks display at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced and sponsored by the famous Grucci family, the City of New Rochelle’s annual “Spark the Sound” extravaganza will start ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Rochelle Home Fire Safety Program with Red Cross

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Smoke alarms save lives, and the City of New Rochelle is partnering with the American Red Cross “Sound the Alarm” program to bring free smoke alarms to our community. For more information and to sign up to get a free smoke alarm installed visit SoundTheAl...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City Update - June Activities & Reminders

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Songs For Our Fathers-TLPC & City of New Rochelle Celebrate Juneteeth for the Second Year

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World-famous jazz musicians Lakecia Benjamin and Shunzo Ohno headline the Songs for Our Fathers Juneteenth Concert at New Rochelle City Hall, 515 North Ave. on Father’s Day, June 19 from Noon-5pm. The event is produced by The Lincoln Park Conservancy, Inc...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Changes Coming to Community Energy Program Participants

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  • Effective Friday, July 1st, participants who receive either the 100% Renewable or Standard electricity supply offering through Westchester Power in the Con Edison utility territory will begin reverting to the default...
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Posted on: June 3, 2022

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fifth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Friday, June 17, 2022, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth Bureau ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Pride Celebrated at City Hall

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The City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Pride held their third annual New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  The event began with a program featuring speakers from the City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Pri...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their Annual Children’s Fishing Derby event at the Twin Lakes of Huguenot Park (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 11th 2022 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards stude...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Summer Collection Hours Begin May 31

The Department of Public Works begins their summer collection schedule on Tuesday, May 31. 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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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Exhibitors Wanted for Ninth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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Calling all restaurants, vendors, artists and crafters! The 9th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair, presented by the City of New Rochelle in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, BID, and Volunteer NY!, returns on Sunday, September 18 from 11AM to 5PM, s...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Bayberry Lane Named for Benjamin B. Ferencz

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Joined by members of the Bayberry neighborhood association, students from New Rochelle High School, community partners and state and local elected officials, the City of New Rochelle honored the legacy of longtime resident Benjamin B. Ferencz with an hono...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Department of Public Works Center

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City and Public Works officials held a ribbon-cutting for the new Department of Public Works (DPW) Center at 25 Industrial Lane on Thursday, May 19. The event coincided with National Public Works Week, a time to recognize the essential services provided b...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall June 1

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The City of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Pride will hold their third annual New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.  The event will commence with a flag raising at 4pm and continue until 8PM with a&n...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

City of New Rochelle, Hudson Park Children’s Greenhouse Celebrate Groundbreaking at Wildcliff

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The adaptive reuse of an historic waterfront property that was nearly destroyed by fire in 2018, and the start of construction on a community greenhouse project seven years in the making were celebrated together with groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, May...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Update from Parks and Recreation

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With Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial kick-off for summer recreation, New Rochelle’s waterfront parks will be open to residents and visitors on weekends and holidays starting Saturday, May 28.

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Weekend Closure of Southbound Hutchinson River Parkway Expected Between Exit 8 and Exit 6

NYSDOT advisory: southbound Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed between Exit 8 (Cross County Parkway) in the City of New Rochelle and Exit 6 (East Lincoln Ave) in the City of Mount Vernon/Village of Pelham, beginning Friday, May 20 at 10 p.m. through ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

New Rochelle Police Department Holds Annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to the New Rochelle Police officers who lost the...

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Posted on: May 15, 2022

NRPD Observes May 15-21 as National Police Memorial Week

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From New Rochelle Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola:

“In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week....[to] honor those that have paid...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

National Public Works Week May 15-21 2022 Theme: “READY & RESILIENT”

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May 15 – 21, 2022, is National Public Works Week, a time to recognize the essential services provided by Public Works Departments nationwide. Our Public Works Department provides the residents of New Rochelle with essential services that maintain the City...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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The City of New Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting an oak tree at D’Onofrio Park, joined by fifth grade students from Jefferson School. New Rochelle is celebrating 30 years as a Tree City. The ceremony featured Deputy Mayor Sara Kaye, joine...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

250 Local Volunteers Rally to Beautify 12 New Rochelle Parks in City-wide Earth Day Clean-up Weekend

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department teamed up once again for Earth Day to host their annual Volunteer New Rochelle! Day of Service Clean-up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Kite Day at Davenport Park

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5/5/22 Update: Kite Day has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 14, due to predicted rain this weekend.

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 9th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday, May 7th 20...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

NRPD Enhances PACT Unit with Community Engagement Officers

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In order to continue to build trust and foster better communication with the neighborhoods they serve, the New Rochelle Police Department now has two Community Engagement Officers (CEO). These officers will partner with residents, businesses and community...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

New Rochelle Launches First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program

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First-time home buyers in New Rochelle are about to get a helping hand thanks to a new down payment assistance program recently approved by the City Council. In a continuation of New Rochelle’s longstanding commitment to expanding opportunities for existi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

City of New Rochelle Launches ARPA Website

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To increase public awareness of and engagement in the process through which the City of New Rochelle will utilize American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, the City has created a dedicated website www.newrochellearpa.org. The site will be used for informat...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

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

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

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The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 4, 2022. Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. (6am during summer months) on t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend to Return Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24 to once again provide community members with a weekend of volunteer engagement and civic pride.

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

North Ave Traffic Closures and Water Pressure Updates

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Apply now for affordable housing in new luxury building in downtown

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The Housing Action Council has recently started outreach for the affordable housing units at 3Thirty3, a luxury mixed-income housing development located in New Rochelle with units for low-income households.  The 28-story newly constructed elevato...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza has closed

New Rochelle's Annual Egg Hunt (toddlers- 2nd Grade)

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

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UPDATE 5/13: THE DEADLINE TO APPLY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 20, 2022

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New Rochelle youth and young adults are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs. E...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

New Rochelle City Manager Charles B. Strome, III Announces Retirement

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After a distinguished career in City service spanning over three decades, New Rochelle City Manager Charles B. Strome, III announced his retirement to City Council at their March 8 meeting. Mr. Strome will remain with the City until December 31. A nationa...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is gearing up for their annual Fun in the Sun summer programming for local youth.  This year, due to the receding pandemic, programs will return to school facilities.  Registration open...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Ward Acres Master Plan Community Input Meeting- March 15

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The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is embarking on a Master Plan Update for Ward Acres, the City's largest park.

Designated as a park in 1962, Ward Acres is bounded by Pinebrook Road, Quaker Ridge Road, and Broadfield Road just east of Wil...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

2022 State of the City

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Washington Ave & Fifth Street One-way Pilot Program

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Pilot Program to change Washington Avenue traffic to one-way in front of Columbus School and Fifth Street to one-way between Washington and Union, beginning Friday, February 25.

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Statewide Indoor Business Mask Mandate or Vaccine Requirement Lifted 2/10

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From New York State:

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES WINTER TOOLKIT FOR NEW PHASE OF COVID RESPONSE: KEEP NEW YORK SAFE, OPEN AND MOVING FORWARD

Statewide Indoor Business Mask or Vaccine Requirement to be Lifted Starting February 10, Remains Optional for Business...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

New Rochelle Expands Job Training and Business Support for Local Residents and MWBEs

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The New Rochelle City Council has unanimously approved a new vocational training and business accelerator program to connect local residents and Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) to jobs and contracting opportunities created by City-su...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Winter Storm Advisory

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 A major winter storm is predicted for our area, with snow beginning tonight and continuing throughout tomorrow.  Significant accumulations are possible and strong winds are forecast.  For your safety, please avoid unnecessary t...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

The 2022 City Tax Bill is now available online.  The Online Property Tax System makes it easy to view and pay your property taxes.

And, payment by e-check is free!

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Request your free COVID-19 at-home tests today

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Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-?home COVID-?19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. There is a limit of one order per residential address. Order your tests now so you have them when you need t...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

City of New Rochelle Achieves Maximum Municipal Equality Index Score

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

“Once again, this score aff...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Winter Clothing Drive for New Rochelle Teens

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Winter-appropriate clothing is a basic necessity, yet for many children in Westchester, it is a luxury their families struggle to provide. Over 60,000 Westchester children live in low-income homes, with 36% of public school children qualifying for free or...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

DPW begins work on Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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A number of signalized intersections throughout the City will receive pedestrian poles and signal heads with countdown timers, ADA compliant push buttons and curb ramps, and crosswalk markings.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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Alternate side parking regulations are suspended due to street operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2022.

A complete listing of streets is located in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84.

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

2022 DPW Collection Schedule Now Available Online

New Rochelle’s Department of Public Works annual schedule and information booklet is now available online at NewRochelleNY.com/DPW. The 2022 DPW booklet has been mailed citywide to all homes. The 2022 Information Booklet contains an easy-to-read flyer on ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

COVID-19 testing at County Center

Westchester County has partnered with partnered with Quadrant Bio Sciences to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing at the Westchester County Center starting Wednesday, December 29. This testing is appointment only – walk ins will not be accepted.  App...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

The 2022 City Tax Bill is now available online.  The Online Property Tax System makes it easy to view and pay your property taxes.

And, payment by e-check is free!

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

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

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NEW RO ALERT: December 24

COVID-19 AT-HOME TEST KITS AVAILABLE TODAY FOR NEW ROCHELLE RESIDENTS AT THREE CITY FIREHOUSES
Distribution 2PM-6PM  or until supplies run out
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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Utility Moratorium Expires Soon- resources

As the expiration of the utility moratorium approaches, Westchester County’s Department of Social Services has prepared a list of resources for residents in need of relief. 

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Holiday Collection Schedule Reminder

This is the City of New Rochelle with a Public Works reminder that this week and next week will follow a holiday collection schedule. Garbage and recycling will be picked up in the North end on Wednesday and South end on Thursday. This week is commingled ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Public Health Update

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Travel advisory for Dec.11-13: Hutchinson River Parkway to close from exit 4A to exit 8

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is advising motorists that the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed in both directions from Exit 4A (I-95 North/New Haven) in the Village of Pelham Manor to Exit 8 (Cross County Parkway/George Wa...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Free 2-Hour Holiday Parking for the Month of December

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In continuation of an annual tradition and to promote holiday shopping in New Rochelle, the City is offering two hours of free holiday parking in certain municipal lots from December 1-31, from 9AM to 9PM. 

Off-street parking fees will be waived d...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

City Update - December reminders and events!

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

New Rochelle Receives $12 Million Federal Grant through U.S. DOT’s RAISE Program

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The City of New Rochelle was recently awarded a $12 million federal grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) RAISE (Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity) program for the LINC, an infrastructure improvem...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Youth Bureau Gives Back

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On Monday, November 22, City Manager Charles B. Strome, III and New Rochelle Schools Superintendent Jonathan Raymond hosted a Thanksgiving Community Dinner in the House IV cafeteria at New Rochelle High School. This 4th annual event was served by City sta...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

City of New Rochelle To Host Holiday Market at Its Historic Train Station

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This holiday season, the City of New Rochelle continues its campaign to actively engage the community while providing local entrepreneurship opportunities for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE). From Friday, December 3rd through Sunday,...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in New Rochelle

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With the approaching Dec. 6 FEMA application deadline, the agency’s Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers will visit Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, Queens, Suffolk and Westchester counties from Monday, Nov. 22, to Saturday, Dec. 4, to help survivors of Hurr...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Parade Traffic Advisory and Holiday Pickup Reminder

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

“Vaccine Referral Rewards" Program Offers Incentives for Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccination

The City of New Rochelle today announced the launch of the “Vaccine Referral Rewards” program. The program aims to incentivize residents to refer their family, friends, neighbors, coworkers and others in their personal network to get t...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

2022 Proposed Budget Released

New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022.  In summary, the $261.6 million budget provides a balanced budget while maintaining service levels. This budget takes the steps necessary to adj...

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2022 Proposed Budget City News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

FCWC Student Network Plants Tree at City Hall

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The City of New Rochelle joined the Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC) Student Network, a group of motivated high school and college-aged environmental activists, for a ceremonial tree planting in front of City Hall on Friday, Novembe...

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City News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Hall Fully Reopens November 1

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New Rochelle City Hall will fully reopen to the public on Monday, November 1 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 m...
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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Adds New Harbor Unit Boat

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The New Rochelle Police Department Harbor Unit has acquired a new 33-foot SAFE (Secure All-around Flotation Equipped) patrol boat, upgrading its capacity for marine operations on the Long Island Sound. This SAFE Boat will allow the Harbor Unit to patrol S...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

NRFD Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 20 in the Council Chambers in City Hall. The ceremony started off by remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty, including Captain DiMaggio who passed in 2...

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Watch ceremony City News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

City Update - Heavy Rain Expected

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This message was sent Citywide on Friday, October 25 at 5:00 pm. Para Español  - Puede seleccionar la idioma preferido en la parte superior de la página 

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

PINK Bake Sale

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In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, each year a number of City employees team up for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Westchester Walk. The City Hall team hosted their annual pink bake sale earlier this week with proceeds g...

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Annual Medal Day Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony at 9:00 am on Wednesday, October 6 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to NRPD officers who lost their ...

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Recipients of awards for 2019 and 2020 City News
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

Fall Leaf Collection 2021 - English

The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 12 and concludes the end of December. All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 lbs. for co...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Update: Fall Events

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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Families, groups invited to make "Scarecrows on the Sound"

Back by popular demand, New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the 2nd annual “Scarecrows on the Sound” on October 16th at Davenport Park from 10am-noon. New Rochelle families and small groups of up to 8 people are invited to ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival Saturday, October 9

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The City of New Rochelle continues its active community engagement campaign by hosting a second activation to energize residents and hear feedback relating to the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) currently underway. This Saturday, October 9th, the...

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Learn about the DRI City News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

New Rochelle Fire Department reminds residents to “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

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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 4, 2021

“Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

Summer in the City Invitation

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their Fourth Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser, Summer in the City.  This fundraiser will be held at The VIP Country Club on Thursday, October 14, 2021, starting at 7:00pm.  Join the Youth B...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board Listening Tour

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The New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board will begin a Listening Tour in the community this month. The tour serves as a platform for community members to provide their feedback on policing, the first event will be at Bethesda Baptist Ch...

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City News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Movie Night at Lincoln Park: Space Jam 2 and Q&A with Director Malcom Lee

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The City of New Rochelle is going all in on community engagement with residents of the Lincoln Avenue community and beyond as the City, in partnership with the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA), RFW Consultants and Team 914, host a series o...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Street Fair Returns to City Hall area Sunday September 19

Back this year! The New Rochelle Street Fair attracts thousands for a fun-filled day of live entertainment, crafts, food, rides, and more. The 8th annual event will be held on Sunday, September 19 from 11AM to 5PM at City Hall, 515 North Avenue, presented...

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

Mighty Mouse will soar through the streets of New Rochelle again as the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle announces the return of the 57th Annual Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10am. 

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City News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Storm Recovery Update- Sept. 13

This New Ro Alert was sent Monday, September 13:

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Monday, September 13...

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2021

FEMA Centers Open in Mamaroneck, Yonkers

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Disaster Recovery Centers have been established in Mamaroneck and Yonkers to assist New Yorkers. Recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to answer questions and to help people apply for assistance from 8 a.m...

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City News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 10

IDA RECOVERY

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This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update for Friday, September 10. 

Please listen closely to the following information concerning ...

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City News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept. 9

IDA RECOVERY

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Thursday, September 9. 

First, an update on trash and debris removal.  DP...

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City News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 8

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Wednesday, September 8.

Here’s what’s new for today:

Comprehensive resources and links can n...

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City News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 7

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This is the City of New Rochelle with storm recovery information for Tuesday, September 7.

DPW will make multiple visits to impacted neigh...

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City News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

NYS Disaster and Flood Resouce Center

The NYS Department of Financial Services can help residents and businesses with banking, insurance and claim issues.

Additional Info... City News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Storm Recovery and Fireworks reminder

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This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery and events update for Friday, September 3rd.  

The City remains primarily focused on storm recovery efforts, which are ongoing.  However, we do want to remind residents that our annua...

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City News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Con Edison Distributes Dry Ice in Larchmont, Yonkers

CON EDISON DISTRIBUTES DRY ICE IN WESTCHESTER ON SEPTEMBER 3RD

Con Edison will distribute dry ice today at the following locations in Westchester County to customers who have lost power due to Tropical Storm Ida.

The company will also have a mobile informat...

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City News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Storm recovery update - Sept 2

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Robocall sent citywide 9/2 at 12pm.  Para Español  - Puede seleccionar la idioma preferido en la parte superior de la página

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

Last night&apos...

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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Storm Warning- Take precautions

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Robocall being sent 4pm on September 1 :

Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm alert.  

 Heavy ra...

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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month, serving as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. This year’s theme is “Prepare to Protec...

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City News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Storm info from ConEd

CON EDISON PREPARING AS STORM SYSTEM HEADS TOWARD THE REGION

Company Urges Customers to Stay Safe and Report Outages

NEW YORK – Con Edison crews are prepared to respond to any outages as the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida approach the region...

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City News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

End of Summer Announcements

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In observance of Labor Day, City offices will be closed on Monday, September 6th. The Department of Parks and Recreation reminds residents that this is the last weekend to enjoy summer swimming. Hudson Park Beach will officially be closed after Labor Day....

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City News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Parks & Recreation September Events!

Get ready for September! The New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is preparing a number of signature events throughout the entire month:

Friday, September 3: 

Spark the Sound Fireworks by Grucci

World-class fireworks will light up the sky...

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City News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

CANCELLED: 1ST Annual “Unity Day” Set for Sunday, September 12

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UPDATE: Unity day is cancelled due to storm impacts.

Original message: In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Department of Parks & Recreation has collaborated with the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police De...

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City News
Posted on: August 21, 2021

Storm Warning- Take precautions

Robocall being sent 3PM August 21:
Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm alert.  
 
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 Strong winds and heavy rain are forecast for our area tonight and tomo...
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City News
Posted on: August 13, 2021

City Hall Offices Move to Appointment-Only Access on Monday, August 16

In the interest of health and safety with COVID cases rising in our area, New Rochelle City Hall offices will move to appointment-only access beginning Monday, August 16. Appointments can be made by contacting departments directly during regular ...

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City News
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Youth Council Applications Now Available!

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

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

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 23rd at 12pm – 3pm. City Hall’s parking...

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RSVP Here Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 30, 2021

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 23rd at 12pm – 3pm. City Hall’s parking lot (off of North Ave) will t...

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RSVP Here Youth Bureau
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Updated COVID information from Westchester County

City Update

From Westchester County:

COVID PCR TESTING SITE OPENING AT SUNY PURCHASE JANUARY 7

Testing will occur at The Performing Art Center at: 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577

Hours of Operation 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Sign ups for tests are currently av...

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Coronavirus Newsflash