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Posted on: December 5, 2022

NRBID, NRPL host National Storywalk Program for the Holidays

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NEW ROCHELLE, (December 2, 2022) Want a fun and free break from shopping and holiday prep? Join us in New Rochelle Downtown for the City’s third STORYWALK® along Main Street. 

Beginning Sunday December 4 and going through January 2, the N...

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Community News
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Free Rabies Clinic for Westchester Pets December 10

Westchester County residents can bring their dogs, cats and ferrets in for free rabies vaccinations on Saturday, December 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Paws Crossed Animal Rescue, 100 Warehouse Lane South in Elmsford.  Appointments are required. Ca...

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Community News
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Second Annual Holiday Market at New Rochelle Train Station Dec. 2-11

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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON  WITH OVER FORTY MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES, AND LOCAL ENTREPRENUERS AT THE CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE’S BELOVED ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Free Bee-Line Bus Fares for Holiday Season

FROM WESTCHESTER COUNTY

11/16/2022: Watch the Full News Conference Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQZbNyTbtB4

(White Plains, NY) – Just in time for the holiday season, free Bee-Line Bus fares return from November 19 throug...

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Community News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Announces 58th Annual Thanksgiving Parade

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle is thrilled to announce the 58th Annual Thanksgiving Parade kicking off Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 10am. The 2022 Parade route will be along North Avenue – beginning at Eastc...

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Community News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Con Edison reminds customers that scammers are plotting to steal their money

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Con Edison reminds its customers to beware of scammers and the methods and lies they use to trick them into giving up their money.

 The company is among more than 150 U.S. and Canadian energy and water companies that are marking International Frau...

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Community News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Thanksgiving Day Prayer Service

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2022

9:00 AM  10:00 AM

111 NORTH AVENUE 

NEW ROCHELLE, NY, 10801

Sponsored by the Inter-Religious Coalition of New Rochelle, the annual Thanksgiving Day Service will be hosted at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-da...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

Learn more and apply online at otda.ny.gov/lihwap or call 833-690-0208 to request an application

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

County Health Department offers COVID-19 Bivalent boosters to children ages 5-11

The Westchester County Department of Health is offering Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for children ages 5-11 starting this Friday, October 28.

Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD, said: “I encourage parents to schedule their children’s bo...

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Community News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

New Rochelle Downtown Main Street Children’s Costume Parade Set to March on Saturday Oct 29

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The New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) will be kicking off the annual Main Street Children’s Costume Parade on Saturday, October 29, at 10 AM. This fun event for young children, their friends and families, will begin nea...

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Community News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

LWV In Person Candidates Forum for State Senate District 34

League of Women Voters of New Rochelle Presents In Person Candidates Forum for State Senate District 34: Fernandez, Zherka, Monday October 17, 2022, 6 to 8 pm 

A Candidates Forum for NY State Senate District 34 sponsored by the League of Women Vot...

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Community News
Posted on: October 5, 2022

ArtsFest 2022 Set for October 20th – 23rd

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ArtsFest 2022 – an exciting weekend-long celebration of the arts -- will take place in New Rochelle and Pelham from October 20th through 23rd . Organized by the non-profit New Rochelle Council on the Arts (NRCA) ArtsFest spotlights the diversity...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival

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This Fall, in partnership with Global Jazz Community, New Rochelle Corporation for Local Development (CLD), City of New Rochelle Business Improvement District, New Rochelle Council of the Arts, and the New Rochelle Department of

Parks and Recreation,&n...

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Community News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

NRPL Free Family Fun Day

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The New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, will host a SuperHero-themed Family Fair on Sunday, October 2, 2022, 1:00 - 5:00 pm. 

The day will feature a number of activities for children of all ages including a magic show with magician Joshy...

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Community News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Westchester County Health Department to Offer New COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine Booster

FROM WESTCHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT:

(White Plains, NY) – Beginning this Friday, September 16, the Westchester County Health Department will be offering the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster. The new bivalent vaccine, which contains pieces ...

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Community News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Animeca Sports Announces New Rochelle's First Adult Co-Ed Soccer Sports League

Animeca Sports is proud to announce a partnership with The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to host its first Adult Co-Ed Soccer League on Wednesdays from 7- 10pm at Flowers (City) Park in New Rochelle beginning on September 7th. 

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Community News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Queen City of The Sound International Jazz Festival - 9/17 and 10/1

A revival of Jazz has emerged in New Rochelle, New York! New Rochelle is on its way to becoming the next jazz destination by hosting its second annual International Jazz Festival. "Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival” is Westchester C...

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Community News
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Graphic Design Contest Opens for Panels on North Avenue Bridge

New Rochelle, NY, September 01, 2022  Today, a local competition opened for regional artists to submit original graphic designs to decorate the North Avenue Bridge in New Rochelle. Running across a highly traveled thoroughfare, this ne...

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Development
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Public Hearings to be Held for $41.2 million Hurricane Ida Recovery Plan

 GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES HURRICANE IDA RECOVERY ACTION PLAN TO ASSIST NEW YORKERS IMPACTED BY DEADLY STORM 

Comes One Year After Hurricane Ida Made Landfall in New York 

Public Comment Period Now Open for Recovery Grants to Enha...

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Community News
Posted on: August 29, 2022

New Rochelle IDA Announced as Presenting Sponsor for the 9th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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The New Rochelle Street Fair is a signature event that attracts thousands to the City for a fun-filled day of entertainment, crafts, food, and more. This year, the New Rochelle Street Fair Committee is proud to announce The New Rochelle Industrial Develop...

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Community News
Posted on: August 24, 2022

New Rochelle Selected as Major Hub for Volunteer NY!’s 9/11:Serve + Remember National Day of Service

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Volunteer New York! has announced that the City of New Rochelle will be a major hub for their 12th annual 9/11: Serve + Remember event (serveandremember.org) on Sunday, September 11. Online registration is now open for individuals, groups, and families.&a...

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Community News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Westchester County Offers Free Back-to-School Vaccine Clinics

From Westchester County:

(White Plains, NY) – The Westchester County Department of Health is now booking appointments for its free back-to-school vaccine clinics to assure children have the vaccines they need for school.

Health Commissioner Sherli...

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Community News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

County Flood Disclosure Law Takes Effect

FROM WESTCHESTER COUNTY:

(White Plains, NY) – Many communities in Westchester County have a long history of dealing with the serious impacts of flooding after large storms - flooding which may result in serious property damage or loss of life. Du...

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Community News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

County Paratransit Service Introduces New App

From Westchester County:

(White Plains, NY) – Planning your trip on Westchester County’s Bee-line ParaTransit System just got easier, with the transition to the Rider Smart phone application. The app, called Bee-Line ParaTransit, will a...

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Community News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Klinic Basketball Camp & Tournament

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Kash Productions, in association with Tristate Classic and New Rochelle's Department of Parks & Recreation presents The Klinic Basketball Camp and $50K Basketball Tournament, which will be held Saturday, August 6 at Lincoln Park, in ...

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Community News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Monkeypox: Information and Vaccine Clinics from Westchester County

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https://health.westchestergov.com/ is the resource page from Westchester County Department of Health for Monkeypox vaccines.

Updated with new clinics::

Responding to Surge in Demand, The LOFT Announces Third and Fourth, First-Dose, On-Campus Monkeypox Vacci...

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Community News
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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Community News
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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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

PIC*NIC Party in the Park Thursdays in July and August

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Beginning Thursday July 14, New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) and the New Rochelle Public Library, (NRPL) have planned healthy summer fun on four (4) Thursday evenings in July and August.  

PIC*NIC Party...

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Community News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Short-term housing needed for Ukrainian refugee families

Since early March, Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration (WJCI) has been working to mobilize, educate and provide resources and tools for volunteers to step up and help incoming Ukrainians fleeing war and coming to the U.S. WJCI have successfully h...

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Community News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

RXR Announces $500,000 to support New Rochelle Youth and Families

NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK, June 3, 2022 - RXR, a leading real estate owner, operator and developer, today announced $500,000 in grant funding to support New Rochelle youth and their families. The launch of a new $500,000 grant program comes on the heels of R...

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Community News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Songs For Our Fathers-TLPC & City of New Rochelle Celebrate Juneteeth For the 2nd 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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Community News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

New Rochelle Public Library Celebrates Juneteenth with Programs for Children and Adults

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The New Rochelle Public Library is hosting a variety of Juneteenth programs between now and June 24 as part of New Rochelle's citywide Juneteenth Celebration presented by The Lincoln Park Conservancy and The City of New Rochelle. 

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Community News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Announcing Ribbon-Cutting for the Thomas Paine New Rochelle Center & the 2022 Thomas Paine Festival

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New Rochelle, NY—Honoring the legacy of one of America’s most iconic Founding Fathers, the Thomas Paine Festival will inaugurate the newly-named Thomas Paine New Rochelle Center featuring the unique historical sites adjacent to one ano...

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Community News
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 Parks (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday June 11th 2022 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Community News
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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Community News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

City of New Rochelle Memorial Day Ceremonies

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The City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a series of ceremonies on Monday, May 30 honoring the brave members of the military who gave their lives in service to our country. All welcome.

10:30 AM, Memorial Plaza: Featuring lon...

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Community News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

NRCA - Call For Entries: A Tribute to Fathers

Father means different things to different people.  They could be someone who has been with you since birth or an uncle, a grandfather or someone you admire and look up to who has been present in your life.  A father is a teacher, protec...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Art Walk and "MuralFest" May 1st Will Celebrate Art On and Off the Walls

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In November, 2019 eight large scale #NRNY Murals made their debut around downtown New Rochelle. Created by an international group of street artists curated by Street Art for Mankind, the #NRNY Murals –- with support from the New Rochelle IDA and the New R...

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Community News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

HOPE'S Homework Haven Celebrates Grand Opening at Parkside Place

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HOPE's Homework Haven,  an afterschool program at Parkside Place for grades 2-8, celebrated its official grand opening on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 with a joyous ribbon cutting ceremony. The new learning hub was formed in partnership with...

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Community News
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Easter Shopping Experience Hosted by TWO LOCAL NON PROFITS Big Viv’s Foundation & Giving Friends

Vivian Spady founder of Big Viv’s Foundation is hosting a community Easter Shopping experience event for the families in the New Rochelle community that she has served for over 17 years. 

She has collected donations for distribution to f...

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Community News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for March 30 at New Rochelle High School

The City School District of New Rochelle has partnered with the Westchester County Department of Health to provide a COVID-19 Vaccine clinic on March 30 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at New Rochelle High School. The clinic is open to everyone and vaccines are fre...

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Community News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Free Rabies Vaccines for Westchester Pets April 24 New Rochelle

Westchester County residents can bring their dogs, cats and ferrets for free rabies vaccinations on Sunday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stamen Animal Hospital, 61 Quaker Ridge Road in New Rochelle.  Appointments are required. Call 914-632-...

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Community News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Join in a Community Chorus to Support Ukraine- Saturday April 9

Singers wanted for “A Prayer for Ukraine” musical tribute and fundraiser

Community News
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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Community News
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 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza is now open!

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

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

New Rochelle Volunteer Deborah Disbrow to be Honored at 2022 Volunteer Spirit Awards

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Volunteer New York! has announced that New Rochelle resident Deborah Disbrow was selected as one of the seven local volunteers that will be honored at their 42nd annual Volunteer Spirit Awards, presented by Regeneron. Disbrow is being recognized for her i...

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Community News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Fore! Golf Season Scheduled to tee off at Westchester County Courses

(Ardsley, NY) – Spring arrives early for Westchester golfers, as the six Westchester County-owned golf courses open for the season on Monday, March 14, weather and conditions permitting.

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said: &ldqu...

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Community News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Learn to Swim Registration Opens Tuesday, March 15

Westchester County Parks’ Learn to Swim program returns this summer at all four county-owned pools with registration opening Tuesday, March 15 at noon.

Learn to Swim is available for children ages three through 13 and will be held in two sessions...

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Community News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Healthy Yards New Rochelle

Healthy Yards new Rochelle is a program to help restore our natural environment while still enjoying a beautiful yard. Learn how to invite pollinators, avoid pesticides, love leaves, use better equipment, plant wisely, go native, have a healthier lawn, an...

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Community News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Westchester County to Host COVID Commemoration Ceremony

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To commemorate the two-year anniversary of Westchester County's first confirmed coronavirus case, a ceremony will be held in the main lobby of the Michaelian Office Building.

Thursday, March 3 

2 p.m. 

Michaelian Office Building &a...

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Community News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Free Concert Celebrating Black History Month

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CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE TO HOST FREE CONCERT CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

‘Music of the African Diaspora’ Performance Scheduled for Saturday, February 26 at 5pm 

Programming Sponsored by New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (IDA) in Support o...

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Community News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Great Migration + Memorial Highway Exhibit at New Rochelle Public Library

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Great Migration + Memorial Highway: Designing public infrastructure and community investment 

In the Fall of 2021, a dozen students at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design began work in tandem with a dozen residents of New Rochelle to con...

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Community News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

NRBID Launches Restaurant APPRECIATION Week in Support of New Rochelle Downtown Restaurants

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The New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) is kicking off “New Rochelle Downtown Restaurant APPRECIATION Week”, a community-focused program where customers can show their love and support for loca...

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Community News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Open Enrollment For New York State of Health Extended

Residents and small businesses can continue to renew or enroll in a 2022 Qualified Health Plan with NY State of Health, the official health plan Marketplace. Due to the pandemic, a deadline for enrollment has not yet been set. Enrollment in Medicaid, Chil...

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Community News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Sondheim Musical Revue comes to Westchester Next Weekend Only

Tickets are on sale for Limelight Theatre Company's live performances of Stephen Sondheim’s musical revue MARRY ME A LITTLE In Concert, featuring the professional vocal prowess of Joshua Shea Coates and Sarah Milnamow at the Ossie Davis Theater in the New...

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Community News
Posted on: February 15, 2022

AARP offers free tax assistance at library

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Free, in-person tax assistance through AARP Tax-Aide will again be offered at the New Rochelle Public Library this tax season. 

This year, assistance will be provided by appointment only. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated. New Rochelle Public Librar...

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Community News
Posted on: February 7, 2022

Pandemic EBT food benefits sent to households with eligible children who receive free school lunch

This federal program reimburses families through the National School Lunch Program

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Information Available on Child Tax Credit and/or the Earned Income Tax Credit

As part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, many parents and guardians are eligible for the Child Tax Credit, and many people are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Free Tax Assistance at NRPL! Make Your Appointment Today!

NRPL is pleased to partner with AARP Tax-Aide, to provide tax help to the New Rochelle community, February through mid-April. Due to the pandemic, assistance will only be provided via appointment. Walk-in help is NOT available.

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Community News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Winter storm precautions from Westchester County

White Plains, NY) – With a Nor’easter heading into Westchester tonight, County Executive George Latimer is urging residents to take precautions now so they can remain inside during the storm.

The storm is projected to bring significant ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Teen Boutique Comes to New Rochelle High School

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Room 207 at New Rochelle High School ordinarily is a classroom, filled with table and chairs, its high windows overlooking the school’s baseball field and the teacher’s parking lot. 

On January 20th, it became something else – a boutique for low-i...

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Community News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Call for entries- NRCA Rotunda Gallery Exhibit Feb. 16-March 30

CALL FOR ENTRIES THE SUBJECTIVE PORTRAIT – REFLECTIONS OF OUR HUMANITY 

February 16, 2022 – March 30, 2022 NRCA Rotunda Gallery at New Rochelle City Hall 

We are living in extraordinary times – a global Pandem...

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Community News
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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Community News
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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