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Posted on: July 29, 2016

August Construction and Traffic Changes

Street resurfacing, construction projects and traffic changes will impact motorists throughout the City of New Rochelle in August, and motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to use caution on roadways. A special page has been set up on the Cit...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

NRPD to Host Open House on August 2

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department will host a community Open House on Tuesday, August 2 from 6-9 PM at Police Headquarters, 475 North Avenue. This family-friendly event will feature facility tours of NRPD headquarter...Read on...

Harbor Boat Waiver
Posted on: July 26, 2016

New Rochelle Bike Share Survey

New Rochelle Bike Share will bring 100 bicycles at nearly a dozen stations to our city, perfect for use by residents, students and visitors. The program is still in the design stage, and your input is important. Please take this brief 4-question survey an...Read on...

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Westchester County Issues Heat Advisory

Westchester County Issues Heat Advisory

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

For those looking to stay indoor...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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

Just after sunset...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Con Edison urges Smart Energy Usage

CON EDISON URGES SMART ENERGY USAGE
AS INTENSE HEAT BAKES NYCustomers Can Save Money With Conservation

Con Edison reminds its customers they can save energy and money by using their air conditioners and other appliances wisely when scorching hot wea...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Farmer’s Market Coupons Now Available to Qualifying Seniors

Seniors looking to stretch their food budgets this summer and fall may be entitled to discount Farmers Market Coupons. To be eligible, individuals must be 60 years of age or older AND have a monthly income at or below $1,832/single, $2,470/couple, $3,108/...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Beer and Wine Garden Added to September Street Fair

The upcoming 4th annual New Rochelle Street Fair, which offers live music, food and art from more than 100 vendors, will introduce a Beer and Wine Garden this year. The new addition, curated by NR Future, will take place on Division Street just south of M...Read on...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Extravaganza Features Grucci Fireworks

This July 4th, cap off your holiday evening with a viewing of the grand fireworks display at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced and sponsored by the famous Grucci family, the City of New Rochelle’s annual “Spark the Sound” extravaganza will start at 9:...Read on...

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Posted on: June 16, 2016

New Rochelle + Volunteer New York! = A Stronger Community

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Today, the City of New Rochelle announced a new partnership with Volunteer New York! during a press event at City Hall. The collaboration, Volunteer New Rochelle!, will match local not-for-profits with willing helpers and equip volunteers to achieve a str...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

City Boosts Graffiti Removal Program

City Boosts Graffiti Removal Program

Unsightly graffiti on public and private properties will be removed more quickly and definitively under a new Graffiti Removal Program started this month.

While the City Code requires the removal of graffiti with...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2016

2016 Community Youth Fishing Trips

The New Rochelle Police Department (P.A.C.T.) and the New Rochelle Police Foundation announce the 2016 Community Youth Fishing Program for boys and girls ages 10-15. There are four Wednesday trips that are scheduled for this summer: July 6, 13, August 3 &...Read on...

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Posted on: May 31, 2016

The College of New Rochelle is the Presenting Sponsor for the 4th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

The City of New Rochelle is proud to announce The College of New Rochelle as the presenting sponsor of the 4th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair. Thousands of local residents and regional visitors gather together to enjoy the eventful day full of entertainm...Read on...

New Rochelle Street Fair
Posted on: May 28, 2016

2016 Down to Earth Markets Farmers Market

Down to Earth Markets is excited to announce the opening of the NEW ROCHELLE FARMERS MARKET on Friday, June 3rd at Huguenot Park on North Avenue in front of the New Rochelle High School. The market will be held every week from
8:30am - 2:30pm.

Come,...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Summer Collection Hours Begin on Tuesday, May 31

The Department of Public Works begins their summer collection schedule on Tuesday, May 31. All garbage, recycling and bulk items must be placed at the curbside for pickup by 6:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of collection. This policy is in effect between Me...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Hudson Park Beach Opens for the Season Memorial Day Weekend

The beach season officially begins this weekend, with the opening of Hudson Park Beach on Saturday, May 28. The beach is open weekends only in May and June and then every day, conditions permitting, from Monday, June 27 - Monday, September 5. Beach hours...Read on...

Hudson Park Brochure
Posted on: May 26, 2016

Weekend Valet Parking Returns to Downtown

The City of New Rochelle will reactivate valet parking services in the downtown, beginning Memorial Day weekend. This white-glove valet service allows downtown restaurant patrons to drop off their cars at the Library South parking lot and pay a flat $5 f...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Hydrant Flushing Underway

FROM SUEX WATER WESTCHESTER:
SUEZ Water Westchester crews will be flushing fire hydrants and blow offs in the City of New Rochelle at various locations between the hours of 7:30am and 4pm.A temporary slight discoloration of the water and a decrease in ...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Recycling Update: No plastic bags, recycle "gable top" containers

Residents are reminded that plastic bags cannot be used for recycling. Instead, put commingled, paper and cardboard recycling inside covered containers up to 32 gallons and place at the curb on the appropriate pickup day. The City will not pick up recycli...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

City of New Rochelle Celebrates Bike to Work Day May 20

New Rochelle Celebrates Bike to Work Day
New Bike Share Program Launched with B3GM and E3 Think

The City of New Rochelle celebrated Bike to Work Day on May 20 with a pop up expo in the downtown and the announcement of a new bike share program in the ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

New Playground Planned for Feeney Park

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A new playground will be built at Feeney Park this spring, thanks to a generous “Build it with KaBOOM!" Playground Grant. KaBOOM!, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging active play through great play spaces, has partnered with MetLife...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 NRPD Award Honorees

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In observance of National Police Week, the New Rochelle Police Department held its annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 18 at the Greentree Country Club. The event honored department members for their outstanding contributions as well as ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Department of Public Works Hosts Truck Day at Ward Elementary School

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To celebrate Public Works Week (May 15-21) the Department of Public Works hosted a Truck Day event for kindergartners at William B. Ward Elementary School (Broadfield Rd, New Rochelle) on Thursday, May 19 . Students had the opportunity to explore the d...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Department of Development Hosts New Business Workshop

One of the key challenges facing any business owner is access to the capital needed to start or grow their business. On Tuesday, May 10, the City of New Rochelle Development office hosted a New Business Workshop. Adi Israeli of the Small Business Developm...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

PUBLIC COMMENT INVITED FOR DRAFT STORMWATER REPORT

In accordance with the requirements of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the City of New Rochelle has released its draft annual 2015 Stormwater Report. The report is available online (www.newrochelleny.com/stormwater) and at the...Read on...

Stormwater Report
Posted on: May 2, 2016

NEW ROCHELLE POLICE COMMISSIONER AN ELLIS ISLAND MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

Congratulations to Police Commissioner Patrick J. Carroll, who was selected as a recipient of the 2016 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The award will be presented at a ceremony on May 7. Commissioner Carroll’s parents passed through the Great Hall of Ellis I...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

WALK TO WORK APRIL 29- BIKE TO WORK MAY 20

The City of New Rochelle in partnership with Montefiore New Rochelle and Metro Pool (511NYRideShare) will celebrate the City’s first Walk to Work Day on April 29, and Bike to Work Day on May 20.

These initiatives promote healthy, sustainable forms of ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Flowers (City) Park Receives NYS Award for Exceptional Park Design

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New Rochelle’s premier athletic complex Flowers (City) Park Athletic Complex has been recognized by New York State for Exceptional Park Design. The prestigious award was presented to New Rochelle’s Parks and Recreation Commissioner Bill Zimmermann and Cit...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

New Rochelle Gets Lower Electric Rates

You may have recently received a letter from Sustainable Westchester regarding your electricity supplier. This letter is not a scam.

In fact, it contains good news about your electricity service. New Rochelle has joined 19 other municipalities in Wes...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Front Doors of City Hall are now open

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The front doors of City Hall will re-open for public access, effective April 4. The hours will reflect the City’s normal business hours of 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The rear entrance, with handicap accessibility, will remain open as usual and will continue to s...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume as of April 1 for those streets and portions of streets subject to winter suspension from Jan. 1-March 31. A complete list can be found in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84 available with...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Red Light Cameras Installed; Enforcement Begins

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In an effort to increase safety at some of the City’s busiest intersections, the New Rochelle Police Department has installed red light cameras at various intersections throughout the City. Warning signs have been installed and enforcement will begin mid...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2016

NRPD Annual Report Released

2015 New Rochelle Annual Report Released
City Remains a Top Safest Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retained its ranking as one of the safest cities nationally in 2014, according to the 2015 Annual Report released this week by the N...Read on...

NRPD 2015 Annual Report
Posted on: March 30, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 4, 2016.

Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled collecti...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

NRPD Annual Report Released

2015 New Rochelle Annual Report Released
City Remains a Top Safest Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retained its ranking as one of the safest cities nationally in 2014, according to the 2015 Annual Report released this week by the N...Read on...

NRPD 2015 Annual Report
Posted on: March 24, 2016

New Rochelle Board of Commissioners Award Ceremony March 15

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their annual New Rochelle Board of Commissioners Awards. Held in memory of Beatrice “Bea” Kleinman and Josh Sumner, the ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 15th, at City Hall, 515 North Avenue. The recep...Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2016

State of the City 2016

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In a confident and upbeat State of the City Address to a packed house of public officials, business people, developers, community leaders, and interested residents, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson pledged to implement “the most ambitious downtown developm...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

Mobile Payment Now Available for On-Street Parking Meters

The pay-by-phone convenience currently available for parking in municipal lots has been expanded to include on-street meters, the City of New Rochelle announced today.

Using the free Parkmobile app, available for iPhone, Android, Windows, Amazon, and...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

New Rochelle ‘Citizens to be Heard’ Now at 7PM

The Public Comment portion of the City Council Committee of the Whole meeting will now take place at 7 PM each month instead of 7:30. The next session will be Tuesday, March 8. It will be preceded by Public Hearings.

The COW usually occurs the second T...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

City Launches Pay By Phone Pilot for Main Street Meters

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City Launches Pay By Phone Pilot for Main Street Meters
ParkMobile App now active between Centre and North Avenues

No quarters? No problem! Downtown parkers on Main Street between Centre and North Avenues now have the option of paying by cell as part...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2015

New Rochelle Unveils My Brother’s Keeper Action Plan

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NEW ROCHELLE UNVEILS MY BROTHERS KEEPER ACTION PLAN
MBK New Ro is first partnership between City and School District in Westchester County

The City of New Rochelle and the City School District of New Rochelle unveiled a groundbreaking, communitywide P...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2015

NRFD 2015 Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 21. Mayor Noam Bramson and FD Chaplin Father Martin Biglin joined Chief Louis DiMelgio as he honored 50 Firefig...Read on...

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