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Posted on: October 19, 2021

FEMA: New York IDA Recovery Update

?FEMA has approved more than $100 million for individuals and families affected by Hurricane Ida in New York.

?The Disaster Recovery Center at Yonkers Library closes permanently at 6 p.m. today. Residents affected by Hurricane Ida can still get in-person h...

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Community 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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Community News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Effective Oct 24, calls to (914) area code require 10-digit dialing

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FCC Update for Calls to 914 area codes:

Beginning October 24, callers to phone numbers starting with (914) area code will need to dial all 10 digits of the number.

On and after this date, local calls dialed with only seven digits may not connect, and a reco...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

HeatSmart Clean Energy Campaign Launches

In conjunction with the Urban League of Westchester County, Comrie Enterprises, LLCl launched Adopt Clean Energy in New Rochelle on September 30, 2021, at 7 p.m. as one of the most recent New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) ...

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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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Posted on: October 6, 2021

ArtsFest Returns October 15-17

New Rochelle and Pelham will come alive with creative works of all kinds Oct. 15-17, when ArtsFest 2021 fills the communities with gallery shows, live music, films, dance performances and so much more. Highlights will include the free ArtsFest Music Festi...

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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 4, 2021

“Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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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 29, 2021

Westchester County Distributes Masks to Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle

Westchester County has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle to distribute 1200 child-sized masks to kids returning to in-person after-school programs this fall. The mask distribution is part of an ongoing effort by Westchester County to ...

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Community 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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Community News
Posted on: August 31, 2021

9/11 Serve and Remember National Day of Service features volunteer hub at Iona College

Volunteer New York! has announced that the City of New Rochelle will be a major hub for their 11th annual 9/11: Serve + Remember event (serveandremember.org) on Sunday, September 12, which this year pays solemn tribute to the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 ...

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Community 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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Community News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Westchester Land Trust Awarded $23,000 for Community Conservation Project in New Rochelle, NY

Westchester Land Trust (WLT) has been awarded a $23,000 grant from the Westchester Community Foundation to support the stewardship and restoration of a recently acquired property in New Rochelle, NY. The property includes the last remaining undeveloped la...

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Community News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

STORYWALK® Program for Family Back to-School Activity

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Want a fun and free break from back-to-school shopping and prep? Join us in New Rochelle Downtown for the City’s second STORYWALK® along Main Street. 

Beginning Friday August 20 and running through September, the New Rochelle Pub...

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Community News
Posted on: August 5, 2021

CleaNR Neighborhood Cleanup- August 7

Join fellow New Rochelle community members for CleaNR New Ro's neighborhood litter cleanup this Saturday, August 7 from 10AM-12:30PM, at the corner of Webster Ave. and Jones St.! Volunteers can enjoy the outdoors, get some exercise, and meet thei...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Share your vision for the New Rochelle Public Library

The New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees invites you to share your input and vision for the future of the library by completing a brief survey. The feedback from this survey and the recent community meeting will be used to guide the goal...

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Community News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at PD HQs, Tuesday August 3

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomes the community to their headquarters, 475 North Avenue, on Tuesday, August 3 from 5pm-8pm. The event will feature an evening of fun including equipment and K-9 demonstrations...

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Community News
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Sunday Summer Concerts at Hudson Park!

The Sunday Summer Concert Series includes:

Sunday, August 1st at 3 pm: WAYNE HENDERSON JAZZ ENSEMBLE Come out and enjoy some of the finest jazz artists of today right here in Westchester County! Band leader Wayne Henderson (on drums) will be featu...

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Community News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Help Reimagine Memorial Highway

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What if you had the opportunity to reimagine Memorial Highway as a safe, community-friendly greenway connecting the Lincoln Avenue neighborhood with New Rochelle’s downtown where both youth and adults can walk, bike, and play? This new connection will soo...

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The LINC: Phase 1 Survey Community News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Westchester County Health Department Issues Heat Advisory

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With temperatures are expected to reach 95 degrees today and hover close to 100 degrees on Friday afternoon, the Westchester County Health Department is issuing a heat advisory. As humidity and temperatures rise, residents should avoid strenuous activity,...

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Community News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Update from Parks and Recreation: Lincoln Pool Closed for the Season

Due to the current development construction timeline and conditions at the site of the former Remington Boys & Girls Club building at 116 Guion Place, along with extreme challenges involving access to the facility as well as public safety for city res...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Apply Now to take the New Rochelle Police Officer Exam

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Interested in becoming a New Rochelle police officer? Apply to take the test! Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer exam to be held on Saturday, September 18. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 PM.

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Police Department
Posted on: June 25, 2021

New Rochelle’s First Ever Juneteenth Celebration a Success!

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On Saturday, June 19, New Rochelle celebrated for the first time as a federal holiday, Juneteenth – Passion and Perseverance with a well-attended community wide celebration. Events took place in three locations – Ward Acres, City Hall ...

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Community News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

LGBTQ Advisory Committee held New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall

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City officials joined the LGBTQ Advisory Committee and New Rochelle Pride for their first annual New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.  This makes their second in-person Pride month event, following the flag-raising that ...

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Community News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Travel Advisory: Right Lane Closure Expected along Hutchinson River Parkway in New Rochelle

NYDOT is advising Westchester County motorists that the right lane of the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed between Exit 15 and Exit 6, starting at 10 p.m. Friday, June 18 - Sunday, June 20 at 4 a.m., weather permitting.

Community News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

New Rochelle County Family Court Grand Opening

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For over a decade Westchester County needed it, and now Westchester County Executive George Latimer will join key stakeholders to cut the ribbon on the long-awaited new Family Court site at 26 Garden Street in New Rochelle.

Latimer said: “This wa...

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Community News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

NRPD Community Youth Fishing Trips

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The New Rochelle Police Department (P.A.C.T.) and the New Rochelle Police Foundation announce dates for their annual Community Youth Fishing Program for youth ages 10-15. The following trips are scheduled on Wednesdays: July 7, 21, 28, and August 4.&n...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Southbound Closures Planned for Hutchinson River Parkway from Exit 6 to Exit 15

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is advising motorists that the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed between Exit 6 (I-95 North/New Haven) in the village of Pelham and Exit 15 (Cross County Parkway/George Washington Bridge) in t...

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Community News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Westchester County Hosts First Household Recycling Day Event of 2021 at FDR Park in Yorktown

Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will be conducting a Household Recycling Day (HRD) Event on Saturday, June 12 from 9a.m. to 3p.m. at FDR Park, 2957 Crompound Rd., Rte 202, Yorktown.  COVID-19 precautions...

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Community News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

New Rochelle Celebrates Juneteenth!

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Now that Juneteenth is a New York State holiday, celebrations of the historic African American holiday are being planned all over Westchester. New Rochelle is no exception. Juneteenth – Passion and Perseverance, a community celebration, takes place on Sat...

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Community News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

The New Rochelle Downtown BID Invites Everyone to “Bloom & Grow in New Rochelle Downtown” This June

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New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID), presents “Bloom & Grow in New Rochelle Downtown”, a program encouraging visitors, families and residents to keep joy and positivity flowing. Beginning Tuesday, June 1 and...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Westchester County: Be prepared for Hurricane Season

County Executive George Latimer urges residents to review their emergency plans and obtain critical supplies in case severe weather strikes Westchester during hurricane season.

Latimer said: “Now is a good time to gather the essentials you would ...

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Community News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Memorial Day Ceremonies

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The City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a series of ceremonies on Monday, May 31 honoring the brave members of the military who gave their lives in service to our country. All welcome.

10AM, Memorial Plaza:  Captain John G. ...

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Community News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

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 12th 2021 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

New Rochelle Parks Clean-up Weekend Recap

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department teamed up once again for Earth Day and to host their annual Volunteer New Rochelle! Day of Service Clean-up on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25 which was expa...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Westchester County to Participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

On April 24, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will provide residents with the opportunity to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications at the Household Hazardous-Mat...

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Community News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrating New Pop-Up Library at the New Rochelle Train Station

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City, School District and community leaders gathered at the New Rochelle train station today to celebrate the installation of an oversized, whimsical book kiosk created by 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino. The Fazzino kiosk was the seventh and final one in t...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Historical Associations Join to Create the Thomas Paine International Historical Center

The Huguenot and New Rochelle Historical Association (HNRHA) and the Thomas Paine National Historical Association (TPNHA) have come together to create the Thomas Paine International Historical Center (TPIHC). The primary purpose of the Center will be to p...

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Community News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

New Rochelle Downtown Kicks Off Restaurant VALUE Week To Boost Indoor Dining and Takeout

Calling all foodies to New Rochelle Downtown! 

 New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) is launching “Restaurant VALUE Week”, a community-focused program where patrons can show how they VALUE local ...

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Community News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

NRCA Presents: Struggle (virtual exhibit)

Struggle is the latest exhibit at the Rotunda Gallery by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts. 

Struggle - An Exhibit of Our Times opened at the NRCA Rotunda Gallery at New Rochelle City Hall on February 15, 2021.  The exhibit features ar...

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Community News
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 to...

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Community News
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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Community News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Canned Food Drive to Support Columbus Food Pantry

The Mascaro Women’s Auxiliary Club, Mascaro Boys & Girls & Columbus School PTA are hosting a canned goods drive to support Columbus Food Pantry.

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Community News
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: January 5, 2021

Volunteer New York!’s 2021 MLK DAY Offers Virtual Ways to Break Bread & Break Down Barriers Together

Volunteer New York! announced their 11th Annual MLK Day of Service will consist of two new socially-informed and major virtual community events. These events will premiere live over the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend starting Saturday, January 1...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

County Executive George Latimer Gives Covid-19 Briefing: COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

Westchester County Covid-19 Dashboard can be viewed here: https://arcg.is/10naWv0 

Mobile-Friendly Version of Westchester County Covid-19 Dashboard can be viewed here: https://arcg.is/qHDS9 

Listen to the full press briefing here: https://...

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Community News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

County Health Department issues Rabies Alert for Rabid Black Stray Kitten

The Westchester County Department of Health is alerting residents that a black stray kitten that was caught on Mount Joy Place between Chauncey Avenue and Coligni Avenue in New Rochelle on December 8, was confirmed to be rabid today.

The kitten bit an empl...

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Community News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Montefiore New Rochelle COVID-19 Testing Site will be closed on Thursday, December 17, 2020

Due to inclement weather, the Montefiore New Rochelle COVID-19 Testing Site will be closed on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Regular operations will resume on Friday, December 18, 2020.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 2pm ...

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Community News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District Hosts Two New and Safe Holiday Walking Events

Want to get out of your house for a little while and still be safe and socially distanced?  

New Rochelle Downtown is where you can go—with masks on, of course.

From December 15, 2020 to January 4, 2021, the New Rochelle Downtown Business...

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Community News
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.

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Community News
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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Community News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

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 12th 2021 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards students in gr...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Children’s Fishing Derby set for June 12

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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 12th 2021 from 9am-11:30am. The free event is geared towards stud...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Apply Now to take the New Rochelle Police Officer Exam

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Interested in becoming a New Rochelle police officer? Apply to take the test! Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer exam to be held on Saturday, September 18. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 PM.

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City News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Apply Now to take the New Rochelle Police Officer Exam

Apply Now NRPD

Interested in becoming a New Rochelle police officer? Apply to take the test! Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer exam to be held on Saturday, September 18. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 PM.

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Human Resources
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 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: 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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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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Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Update: Fall Events

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