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Posted on: April 12, 2021

New Rochelle Earth Day Virtual Forum April 22

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

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Never Miss Your Waste Collection Day Again!

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

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

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Department of Parks & Recreation Announces Summer Programming in Neighborhood Parks

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

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Joint Campaigns Launched for Earth Month

New Rochelle Community Session

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

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Alternate Side Parking Enforcement Begins April 1

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

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 5

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 5, 2021. Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. (6am during summer months) on t...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

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

Network Youth Leadership Program

This program attempts to provide youth (contingen...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Vaccine Eligibility Expanded

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

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Police Reform Plan Adopted

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Eggstravaganza is back!

The Return of the Eggstravaganza (2)

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

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

COVID-19 Reflections- Community Video

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

1 Year Coronavirus Memorial- Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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

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

In addition, tomorrow at 7:00...

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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Winter Storm Warning - February 17

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

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

City Update - February 3

This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on February 3. Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Storm Update- February 1

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

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

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

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

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Applications Now Available for First Annual Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic

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

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

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

Winter Storm Warning- Jan. 31

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

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

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

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Update- January 28

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

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

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

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

City Update- January 12

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This message was sent citywide through the NewRoAlert system. Sign up today to customize your account to receive notifications by phone/text/email.

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

NYS Opens Portal for 1B Vaccine Distribution

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

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

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

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

Today, a nationwide COVID-19 memorial ceremony will be held at 5:30 pm. Please join the City of New Rochelle and The Interreligious Council of New Rochelle in remembering those lives lost due to the pandemic. City Hall will have additional lighting and ho...
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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Downtown STORYWALK® Extended to January 18th

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

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

New Rochelle Veterans Invited to Contribute to Veterans History Project

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

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City News
Posted on: December 24, 2020

2021 DPW Collection Schedule Available Online

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

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

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

Storm Alert for December 24

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Winter Storm Advisory - December 16

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

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

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Santa’s Park Tour- Saturday, December 19

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

The one-day tour will feature San...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

The City of New Rochelle Achieves Maximum Municipal Equality Index Score

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

The designation reflects the effor...

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City News
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Holiday & Year-End Donation and Drive Opportunities

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

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

County Eviction Program

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

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Santa Claus is Coming to City Hall!

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will bring some holiday cheer as they transform the exterior of City Hall into a festive holiday set for a Drive-Thru Selfie with Santa on Wednesday, December 9th from 5pm to 8pm.

Vehicles will cue up on ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

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

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

Mayor Noam Bra...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24 City Update

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

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Presents Initial Report to City Council

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

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City Hall Moves to Appointment-Only Hours Nov. 23

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Update- November 19

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

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

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Volunteer Now for Outdoor Workdays at Ward Acres Park

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

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2020 Budget

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

African-American Advisory Committee Established

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Rochelle PACT Community Policing Zones

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

Beat officers interact with school and ne...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

City update - November 13

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

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

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Update - November 10

This robocall was sent citywide on November 10.

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

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

2021 Proposed Budget Released

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

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

New Rochelle Veterans Day Ceremony

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

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

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

NRFD Promotion Ceremony

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

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 28

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

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

New Rochelle Receives American Planning Association Award for Downtown Revitalization Initiative

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

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

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

City Update- October 22

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

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

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

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

Scarecrows on the Sound

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

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

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

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Coronavirus update- October 12

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

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

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Volunteers needed for Waterfront Parks Clean-Up Day!

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

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

New Rochelle Youth Bureau to host City Hall-oween

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

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

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

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

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

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

NYS Launches COVID Alert NY app

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

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

City Update - September 30

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COVID-19 update:

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

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City News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 7

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

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

City Launches Virtual Reality Initiative

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

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

9/11: Serve + Remember

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

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

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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

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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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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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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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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 11

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 9

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 7

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This robocall message was sent citywide on August 7: 

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

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

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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

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

Con Ed: Life Support Equipment, Emergencies and Special Services

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

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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

Street Fair Cancelled

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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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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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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City News
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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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. 

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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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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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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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