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Posted on: May 4, 2022

First-Time Homebuyers Program

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Need a down payment for your first home? We have a NEW #DownPaymentAssistanceProgram to help first-time, low- and moderate-income homebuyers purchase and build equity in a single-family house, co-op, or condo!

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Sign up for New Ro Alerts

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Are you on our contact list? Receive emergency and community alerts through our New Ro Alert messaging system.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities

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Find out how you can make a difference in New Rochelle!

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

DPW begins work on Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

MWBE, SDVOB and DBE Business Grant Application Now Open

Attention Westchester County registered MWBEs, SDVOBs & DBEs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic:

Apply today for a Business FIRST Grant

The Westchester County Office of Economic Development has launched a $5 Million round of Business FIRST Grant funding ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

New York State Grants Available for Small Businesses

New York State Seed Funding Grant Program

For businesses that started operations on or after September 1, 2018 and have been operational at least 6 months before an application is submitted

The new Seed Funding Grant Program is designed to support ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Modera New Rochelle Grand Opening

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Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the grand opening of Modera New Rochelle, a luxury apartment community within a one-minute walk of N...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Joe Coffee's Grand Opening

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting for Joe Coffee - the popular New York City-based collection of award-winning cafés, located in the lobby of the new 28-story residential tower at 10 Lecount Place -Stella - on Tuesday September ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Audi New Rochelle Grand Opening

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Audi New Rochelle celebrated their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday April 27th at 2 Harrison Street, New Rochelle.

The NR Chamber was joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, NRBID Executive Director Karel Littman, Martha Lopez representing County Execut...

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Business Development
Posted on: December 14, 2021

Mask Mandate

Governor Kathy Hochul announced masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement – effective Dec. 13, 2021

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Parade Advisory

New Rochelle’s 57th annual Thanksgiving Parade will kick off at 10:00am on North Avenue at Eastchester Road, and proceed entirely along North Avenue, crossing Main Street, and ending at Bonnefoy Place. Come cheer on Mighty Mouse and friends and ...

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Business Development
Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Relocates Westchester County Businesses Recovery Center to New Rochelle for Businesses Affected

SBA announced it will be relocating the Westchester County SBA Business Recovery Center (BRC) from the New York Power Authority ((NYPA) to the New Rochelle American Legion Post #8 to help businesses affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Low-Interest Federal Loans for Disaster-Related Damages

Affected by the Remnants of Hurricane Ida? SBA DISASTER LOAN S CAN HELP!

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival Oct. 8

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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

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Downtown Parking Options Expanded with 175 New Spaces

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In an expansion of its downtown revitalization efforts, parking options in New Rochelle are set to expand this fall as the Maple Avenue garage opens and improved parking regulations in the Prospect Street parking Lot will create nearly 175 new parking spa...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Chief Sandor Appointed as Chair of Westchester County Fire Advisory Board

New Rochelle Fire Commissioner / Chief Andrew Sandor has been selected as Chairperson of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board. 

 Members of the County Fire Advisory Board are appointed the County Executive and approved by the Board ...

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City News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

New Rochelle Street Fair Traffic Advisory and September Announcements

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Good afternoon.  This is the City of New Rochelle with an invitation and traffic advisory regarding this Sunday's Street Fair, as well as other September announcements.  

On Sunday, several r...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Queen City of The Sound International Jazz Festival - 9/17 and 10/8

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 Wes...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program Wraps Up

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This summer, over 250 New Rochelle young people ages 14-24 took part in the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Program, working in recreation, office, maintenance, data entry, food and personal care fields. Four specialized &ldquo...

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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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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway at City Hall

We will have backpacks filled with school supplies for elementary, middle and high school youth. Supplies will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis to New Rochelle students.

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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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Posted on: August 18, 2022

HOPE’S STEAM Summer Program Visits Ward Acres Park

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Thanks to an ARPA grant from the City of New Rochelle, HOPE’s STEAM Summer Program at Parkside Place enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of activities at Ward Acres Park on July 27. The field trip- coordinated by Deputy Mayor/District 5 Council Member Sara Kay...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Public Input Needed for Drainage Analysis Study

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

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Posted on: August 14, 2022

Speed Awareness Week Begins August 14

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the New Rochelle Police Department are teaming up to keep drivers and passengers safe, raising awareness of the risks of speeding and reminding them to obey...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Holiday Market Now Accepting Vendor Applications

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

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Farmer’s Market Checkbooks Available to Qualifying Seniors

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

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Open Play at Fosina Field Monday Nights Through August 15

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

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Westchester County Issues Heat Advisory

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

While staying home in air conditioning is ...

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City News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2022 Budget

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

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

A "Taste of Union" and Many More Cultural Events

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City takes Green Step Forward with New Sustainable Landscaping Program

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Pinebrook Tennis Center Reopens

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

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Fireworks by Grucci

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

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Rochelle Home Fire Safety Program with Red Cross

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

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City Update - June Activities & Reminders

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Changes Coming to Community Energy Program Participants

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

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Pride Celebrated at City Hall

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

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Exhibitors Wanted for Ninth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

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

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Bayberry Lane Named for Benjamin B. Ferencz

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

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Department of Public Works Center

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

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall June 1

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

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

New Rochelle Police Department Holds Annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony

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

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Posted on: May 15, 2022

NRPD Observes May 15-21 as National Police Memorial Week

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From New Rochelle Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola:

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

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Kite Day at Davenport Park

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

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

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

NRPD Enhances PACT Unit with Community Engagement Officers

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

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

New Rochelle Launches First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program

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

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

City of New Rochelle Launches ARPA Website

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

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

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

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

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

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

North Ave Traffic Closures and Water Pressure Updates

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Apply now for affordable housing in new luxury building in downtown

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

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza has closed

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

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

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

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

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Ward Acres Master Plan Community Input Meeting- March 15

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

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

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

2022 State of the City

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Washington Ave & Fifth Street One-way Pilot Program

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

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

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From New York State:

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

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

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Winter Storm Advisory

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

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

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

And, payment by e-check is free!

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All tax payments are due within the month of January. Payments received (...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Request your free COVID-19 at-home tests today

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

City of New Rochelle Achieves Maximum Municipal Equality Index Score

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

“Once again, this score aff...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Winter Clothing Drive for New Rochelle Teens

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

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

DPW begins work on Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

Winter Suspension 2022

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

2022 DPW Collection Schedule Now Available Online

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

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

COVID-19 testing at County Center

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

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

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

And, payment by e-check is free!

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City News
Posted on: December 24, 2021

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

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NEW RO ALERT: December 24

COVID-19 AT-HOME TEST KITS AVAILABLE TODAY FOR NEW ROCHELLE RESIDENTS AT THREE CITY FIREHOUSES
Distribution 2PM-6PM  or until supplies run out
One test package per person- each package contains 2 tests
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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2021

Utility Moratorium Expires Soon- resources

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

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City News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Holiday Collection Schedule Reminder

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

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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Public Health Update

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City 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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City News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Free 2-Hour Holiday Parking for the Month of December

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

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City News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

City Update - December reminders and events!

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City News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Youth Bureau Gives Back

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

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in New Rochelle

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

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Parade Traffic Advisory and Holiday Pickup Reminder

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

2022 Proposed Budget Released

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

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

FCWC Student Network Plants Tree at City Hall

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

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City News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Hall Fully Reopens November 1

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New Rochelle City Hall will fully reopen to the public on Monday, November 1 with the following health and safety guidelines in place:

  • Building admission is through the rear parking lot entrance only. The front door remains closed.
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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Adds New Harbor Unit Boat

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

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

NRFD Awards Ceremony

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

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

City Update - Heavy Rain Expected

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

PINK Bake Sale

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

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

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

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

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Annual Medal Day Ceremony

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

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

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

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Update: Fall Events

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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 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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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

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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: 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 

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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 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.  

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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 7, 2022

Be Prepared During Hurricane Season

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(White Plains, NY) – Hurricane season officially arrived this month and County Executive George Latimer is urging residents to review their emergency plans and obtain critical supplies in c...

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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 31, 2022

ConEd Tree Trimming Efforts

NEW YORK – Con Edison crews and contractors are completing a near-record season of tree trimming and tree removal in preparation for the seventh straight busy Atlantic hurricane season.

This spring, crews have removed hundreds of dead, dying or d...

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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. 

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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 8, 2021

Westchester County Seeks Comment for Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan

From Westchester County:

(White Plains, NY) – County Executive George Latimer is asking municipal officials, community leaders and residents to review Westchester’s Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan and provide additional input before the plan is finalized.&...

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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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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Westchester County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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Westchester County is asking all residents to review the final draft of the plan and give feedback. The projects and information included in the HMP allow your communities to become eligible for grant funding opportunities to minimize losses from natural ...

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Review and comment Community News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Get Home Repair Advice Nov. 15-20 at Home Depot in New Rochelle

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As the people of New York repair and rebuild their homes, FEMA has teamed with Lowe’s in Garden City and The Home Depot in New Rochelle to provide free information and tips on how to make homes damaged by natural disasters stronger and safer.

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Community News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Westchester County to Host Household Recycling Day Event at Playland Park in Rye

(White Plains, NY) – Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will be conducting a Household Recycling Day (HRD) Event on Saturday, November 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Playland Park in Rye.  COVID-19 ...

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express Creates Chain of Giving with 1250 Thanksgiving Turkey Donation

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Stop & Shop’s Turkey Express program donated 1250 Thanksgiving turkeys to Feeding Westchester and New Rochelle’s HOPE Community Services. Joining together in the fight against food insecurity in Westchester, New Rochelle Mayor Noam...

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Community News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

SBA Businesses Recovery Center Opens in New Rochelle

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has relocated the Westchester County SBA Business Recovery Center(BRC) from the New York Power Authority ((NYPA) to the New Rochelle American Legion Post #8 to help businesses affected by the remnants of Hurric...

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Community News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

One Lane Expected to Close Along Hutchinson River Parkway in Pelham & Mt. Vernon, Westchester County

The New York State Department of Transportation is advising Westchester County motorists to expect one lane to close along the Hutchinson River Parkway northbound and southbound

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Con Edison Reminds Customers to Conserve and Save Money This Winter

Smart Energy Usage Becomes More Important As Gas and Electricity Costs Rise

Community News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

UPDATED: Annual Main Street Merchant’s Urchin Costume Parade to Resume in New Rochelle Downtown

UPDATED 10/29:  NRBID's Main Street Merchant's Urchins Costume Parade will now be held on Halloween morning- Sunday, October 31st at 10am, followed by pumpkin painting at Ruby Dee Park. 

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Community News
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: July 13, 2022

Westchester County Executive George Latimer Announces FREE COVID-19 Vaccines for Youngest Children

Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced that the County Health Department is offering free pediatric Moderna COVID-19 vaccines this summer. The vaccine clinics will be held on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon, by appointment only, for children ag...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
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. 

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted Starting February 10

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From New York State:

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

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

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Posted on: February 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: January 18, 2022

Request your free COVID-19 at-home tests today

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

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Updated COVID information from Westchester County

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COVID PCR TESTING SITE OPENING AT SUNY PURCHASE JANUARY 7

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

Hours of Operation 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Sign ups for tests are currently av...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

COVID-19 testing at County Center

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

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Utility Moratorium Expires Soon- resources

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

o   ConEd’s moratorium will end on January 2...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Public Health Update

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

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

The City of New Rochelle today announced the launch of the “Vaccine Referral Rewards” program. The program aims to incentivize residents to refer their family, friends, neighbors, coworkers and others in their personal network to get the COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted Starting February 10

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

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

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Winter Toolkit Coronavirus Updates for Businesses
Posted on: December 14, 2021

Mask Mandate

Governor Kathy Hochul announced masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement – effective Dec. 13, 2021

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Weekly COVID Update from Gov. Hochul

UPDATES IN OUR FIGHT AGAINST COVID

THE LATEST ON THE NUMBERS

THIS WEEK'S COVID TRENDS. As of December 21, 2021, 4,452 New Yorkers are hospitalized with COVID-19. Our 7-day percentage positivity average is 8.58%, ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Queen City of the Sound International Jazz Festival

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

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Development
Posted on: September 29, 2022

First-Time Homebuyers Down Payment Assistance Program- October Informational Sessions

The City of New Rochelle has partnered with Westchester Residential Opportunities as part of its commitment to provide qualified low-to-moderate income New Rochelle residents with down payment assistance.  The program offers training and support ...

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Development
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Modera New Rochelle Grand Opening

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Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the grand opening of Modera New Rochelle, a luxury apartment community within a one-minute walk of&a...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Downtown Parking Options Expanded with 175 New Spaces

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In an expansion of its downtown revitalization efforts, parking options in New Rochelle are set to expand this fall as the Maple Avenue garage opens and improved parking regulations in the Prospect Street parking Lot will create nearly 175 new parking spa...

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Development
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 Wes...

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Development
Posted on: September 13, 2022

CircuitNR Coverage Area Updated

CircuitNR is a complimentary, on-demand electric shuttle service that transports riders along several routes downtown. In an effort to improve access, optimize efficiencies, and provide more free, eco-friendly rides, a new coverage area began earlier this...

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Development
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Apprenticeship Program in New Rochelle Transforms Lives for New Class of Program Graduates

As cities across New York recuperate in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the City of New Rochelle is primed to create and support a well-trained and educated workforce. From 2021 to 2022, Westchester County reported a 1.6% decrease in the unemployment r...

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Development
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 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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Development
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Holiday Market Now Accepting Vendor Applications

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

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City takes Green Step Forward with New Sustainable Landscaping Program

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

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Development
Posted on: June 6, 2022

GreeNR Transportation Alternatives Showcased at Pop-Up Expo

In an effort to reduce congestion and improve air quality, the City of New Rochelle’s Department of Development hosted a Micro-Mobility event on May 20. 

The event brought in vendors to showcase zero-emission ways to get around the city ...

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Development
Posted on: April 8, 2022

New Rochelle Launches First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program

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

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Development
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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Development
Posted on: February 1, 2022

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

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

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Development
Posted on: February 25, 2022

City Council Adopts New Downtown Overlay Zone

New Rochelle City Council Adopts Sweeping New Downtown Overlay Zone (DOZ) Amendments Further Advancing the Region’s Most Ambitious Redevelopment Effort 

 Updates including new waterfront overlay zone, 3,000 more units of housing...

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Development
Posted on: November 29, 2021

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

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

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Development
Posted on: November 24, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: 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: February 8, 2022

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

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

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Finance
Posted on: December 23, 2021

2022 City Tax Bill is now available online

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

And, payment by e-check is free!

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All tax payments are due within the month of January. Payments received (...

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Finance
Posted on: November 9, 2021

2022 Proposed Budget Released

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

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Reminder: School District Tax first installment due October 1

The City School District 2021/2022 first installment tax is due October 1. The last day for payment without incurring a late fee is November 1 as October 31 falls on a weekend. As a reminder, payment with an “e-check” can be done onlin...

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Finance

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

New Rochelle Fire Chief Sandor Appointed as Chair of Westchester County Fire Advisory Board

New Rochelle Fire Commissioner / Chief Andrew Sandor has been selected as Chairperson of the Westchester County Fire Advisory Board. 

 Members of the County Fire Advisory Board are appointed the County Executive and approved by the Board ...

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Fire Department
Posted on: June 17, 2022

New Rochelle Home Fire Safety Program with Red Cross

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

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Fire Department
Posted on: March 30, 2022

NRFD Donates Equipment to Ukraine

The New Rochelle Fire Department will be donating several sets of used bunker gear to Ukraine's Fire and Emergency Services Ministry.

A firefighter in Clifton, N.J., originally from Ukraine, is spearheading the regional collection of badly-needed firefight...

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Fire Department
Posted on: December 23, 2021

Winter Holiday Safety Tips from NRFD

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Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

NRFD Awards Ceremony

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

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

CircuitNR Coverage Area Updated

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CircuitNR is a complimentary, on-demand electric shuttle service that transports riders along several routes downtown. In an effort to improve access, optimize efficiencies, and provide more free, eco-friendly rides, a new coverage area began earlier this...

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Green Tips
Posted on: April 22, 2022

GridRewards: Receive $ for reducing your electric load

Earn Cash, Save the Planet

The City of New Rochelle is committed to sustainable and efficient practices for our residents. In partnership with Sustainable Westchester, we are excited to launch the GridRewards app. The free app can be downloaded to any smartphone from either the App...

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Green Tips
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Adopt Clean Energy

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Visit www.adoptcleanenergy.earth to learn how you can get a free or low-cost home energy assessment with a certified contactor to know how much energy your home wastes and how you can make the switch to energy efficiency, geothermal, air-source heat pump,...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

511 NY Rideshare Brings Sustainable Commuting Options to the City of New Rochelle

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511NY Rideshare is a program sponsored by the New York State Department of Transportation to help commuters find easy, affordable, and sustainable alternatives to driving alone. Members gain access to 511NY Rideshare’s free ride-matching system ...

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Green Tips
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Westchester Power

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As a community member, New Rochelle residents and small businesses can choose between two energy supply options: Standard and 100% Renewable. The 100% Renewable supply is represented through NYS Hydro Power.  The Standard Supply option is a combi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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

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Green Tips
Posted on: May 2, 2022

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

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

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Green Tips
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.

Parks Clean-up Weekend ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

New Rochelle Pride Day at City Hall June 1

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

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

19th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will host the 19th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby at Hudson Park on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9AM to noon. The event is presented in honor of founder and marina advocate, the late Robert A. Cerreta, and is spon...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Ghost Gun Arrest

On September 28th, 2022 at about 7:30 AM New Rochelle Police Detectives, assisted by Detectives from the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force executed a search warrant for ghost guns on a New Rochelle home. ...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2022

ARMED ROBBERY ARREST

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On September 13th, 2022 at about 3:14pm, New Rochelle Police responded to 16 Cliff St on a report of an armed robbery.  The victim, a food delivery driver, told police he was accosted by two male blacks both armed with handguns, who took approxim...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2022

BURGLARY - CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION - STOLEN AUTO ARREST

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On September 2nd, 2022, New Rochelle Police were taking part in “Operation Thundercat,” a County wide operation organized by the Westchester County Police to combat recent thefts of vehicles and catalytic converters.  

At about...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

STOLEN AUTO ARREST MADE

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On August 24th, 2022, at about 4:00PM, New Rochelle Police were called by Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Miami with information that one of their vehicles was reported stolen and their GPS module was currently indicating it was located at 360 Huguenot Street in...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

STABBING/ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: SUSPECTS SOUGHT

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On August 25th, 2022, at about 12:41 AM, New Rochelle Police responded to Station Plaza South, between Memorial Highway and Division Street on a report of a stabbing and attempted robbery.  The victim, a 41-year-old male New Rochelle resident, st...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Arrest Made: Stolen Auto

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On August 20th, 2022, at about 8:35am, New Rochelle Police were alerted of a stolen auto entering the City from I-95.  Multiple Police Units canvassed the area and the vehicle was found, parked and unoccupied in front of 572 Main Street. &nbs...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Mail Theft – Two Arrests Made

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On August 17th, at approximately at 4:40 p.m, several New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the area of 56 Harrison Street on a citizen report of two males attempting to gain access to a FedEx mailing box. Officers responded to the area looking for th...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

On July 17TH, 2022, at approximately 6:32 PM, there was an accident involving a motorcyclist and a passenger vehicle at the intersection of Main Street and Echo Avenue.  The motorcyclist, Kristopher Johnson, 20 years old, of New Rochelle, was sub...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Carjacking Arrests Made

On July 9th, 2022, at about 2:44am, New Rochelle Police responded to 969 Main Street on a report of a carjacking.  A restaurant owner was closing his business for the night and was accosted by 2 male suspects who demanded the keys to his vehicle....

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2022

ARREST MADE: LARGE QUANTITY FIREWORKS

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On June 28th, 2022, at about 4:49pm, New Rochelle Police received a tip that large boxes of fireworks were being loaded into a van on St John’s Place.  New Rochelle Police responded to the area to investigate and did observe a van drivi...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

ARREST MADE: EXTORTION

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On June 24th, 2022, New Rochelle Detectives arrested one Jose Maldonado, 51 years of age, of the Bronx, for Larceny by Extortion. Mr. Maldonado was involved in a scheme where a New Rochelle resident was contacted via telephone and told that her grandson w...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

STOLEN CATALYTIC CONVERTERS RECOVERED

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On June 21st, 2022, at about 2:15PM, New Rochelle Detectives were alerted by the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center that a Dodge Challenger suspected of being used by catalytic converter thieves entered New Rochelle via I-95 at Exit 15. Dete...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Homicide Suspect Processed for Arraignment

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On June 2nd, 2022 at about 11:00am, New Rochelle Detectives brought Percell Ross, the suspect in the October 14th Homicide of Cab Driver Andres Valenzuela, back to New Rochelle Police Headquarters for formal processing for that murder.  Grand Jur...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Arrest Made: Stolen Auto

On June 2ND, 2022, at about 2:30am, New Rochelle Detectives observed a Toyota Highlander with no license plates driving through a neighborhood on the southwest side of the city. When police attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled Northbound on I-95. &n...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Stolen Auto and Gun Arrest

On June 1st, at about 4:42pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted by the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center that a stolen car was possibly entering New Rochelle from I-95 South. New Rochelle Detectives took up observation of I-95 and observed t...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

ARRESTS MADE – STOLEN AUTO AND POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY

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On May 31st at about 2:37pm, the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center notified New Rochelle Police that a stolen vehicle was traveling into New Rochelle on Lincoln Avenue.  New Rochelle Police Officers located the vehicle on North Ave...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

ARRESTS MADE – STOLEN AUTO AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

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On May 19, 2022, at about 1:34am, New Rochelle Detectives were notified by the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center (RTC) that a vehicle stolen overnight in Yonkers was traveling within New Rochelle.  Detectives soon located the vehic...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Domestic Incident – Gun Arrest Made

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On this date, at approximately 12:55 am., New Rochelle Police stopped a vehicle on South Division Street, subsequent to a possible domestic incident in progress. During the course of the stop, it was ascertained that the operator of the vehicle possessed ...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Stabbing Incident - Arrest made

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On April 27th, 2022 at about 11:00 pm, New Rochelle Police responded to the parking lot of 600 Davenport Avenue, the V.I.P. County Club, on a report of a stabbing.  New Rochelle Police located two victims, one with a laceration to his back and th...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2022

STOLEN CAR ARREST – JUVENILE CAUGHT

On March 12th, 2022, at about 12:00 pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted that a stolen car had entered the city from I-95 corridor. Officers were able to locate the vehicle, a white Dodge Caravan occupied by one male suspect, in the Home Depot parking lot...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2022

ASSAULT/STABBING ARREST MADE

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On February 24th 2022, at about 3:35 pm, New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the vicinity of 309 North Ave on the report of stabbing. The victim, a female in her twenties, was located and had a laceration on her stomach that required medical attenti...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Wednesday March 2nd, 2022, at about 10:00 pm, New Rochelle Detectives stopped a vehicle on Beechwood Avenue for a Vehicle and Traffic Law offense.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Shawn Gilchrest, 21 years of age, of New Rochelle. ...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2022

NRPD Assists the FBI

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On Wednesday February 16thh, 2022, at about 3:10 pm, The Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center alerted the New Rochelle Police Department that a vehicle being driven by suspects wanted by the FBI was driving through New Rochelle in the vicinity...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Tuesday February 15th, 2022, at about 11:54 am, New Rochelle Police Patrol Officers responded to the 35 LeCount Place, the Marriott Residence Inn, on a report from the staff that a customer may be fraudulently using someone else’s ‘...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Arrests Made - Stolen Car and Merchandise

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On Monday February 14th, 2022 at about 2:30 pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted by the Westchester County Real Time Crime Center that a stolen vehicle had just entered New Rochelle on Main Street near the Pelham Manor border.  New Rochelle Polic...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Thursday, February 10, 2022 at about 2:20 am, New Rochelle Police conducted a traffic stop for a New York Vehicle and Traffic Law violation in the area of Van Guilder Avenue. During the stop, the driver was found to be in possession of Ruger .380 calib...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2022

New Rochelle Police participates in Countywide Operation Casper

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Westchester County, January 27, 2022:

More than 100 weapons were seized and 11 persons were arrested this week following a six-month multi-agency investigation into “ghost guns” and other illegal firearms in Westchester and Putnam Count...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

JUVENILE GUN AND STOLEN CAR ARREST

On Thursday January 27, 2022 at about 1:47am, New Rochelle Detectives were notified that an occupied stolen car was in the vicinity of Main Street and Kings Highway.   Detectives responded and observed the vehicle at the gas station located at 81...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2022

HOMICIDE – JUVENILE ARRESTED

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Victim:

Julian Oliveros, 16 years of age, of New Rochelle.

Due to Juvenile arrest laws in New York State, the name of the suspect is still being withheld.  He was charged with Penal Law 125.25 Murder 2nd degree and Penal Law 265.03 Criminal Possess...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Stabbing - Juvenile Arrest Made

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On Saturday January 22, 2022, at 7:17am, New Rochelle Police responded to a report of a stabbing that occurred in the parking lot of 33 Lincoln Ave.  Officers located the victim, an 18-year-old male New Rochelle resident, who was unresponsive and...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On January 6th, 2022, New Rochelle Detectives were notified that a handgun was found in a vehicle that was being impounded for excessive outstanding parking violations.  Detectives developed leads and further investigation revealed that, in addit...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

SHOOTING ARREST

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On January 7th, 2022 at about 7:45pm, New Rochelle Police responded to a residential apartment building on a report of a domestic dispute with one party trying to enter an apartment by shooting through the door. Upon arrival police located the fleeing sus...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Hit and Run Accident– Serious Physical Injury

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On January 5th, 2022, at about 3:48am, New Rochelle Police responded to 270 Main Street on a report of a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian was found to have what appeared to be serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hos...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Gun Arrest- Dec. 4

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On December 4th, 2021 at about 6:30pm, New Rochelle Police received information that a large drug transaction was about to take place in a vehicle on John St and that the suspects were armed with handguns. New Rochelle Police Detectives responded to condu...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Juvenile Arrest- Stolen Car Recovered

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On November 28th, 2021 at about 2:25pm, New Rochelle Police responded to Harmon Avenue near the intersection of Green Place on a suspicious vehicle complaint. The vehicle in question was found and the officers noticed that there was a fake license plate o...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Assault Suspect Arrested

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On November 5th, 2021 at about 8:00pm, a 71-year old male was walking home from the New Rochelle Train Station when he was blindsided by a closed fist punch to the face which knocked him to the ground, causing him to drop a bag of groceries he was carryin...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Homicide Suspect Located and Arrested

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On October 17th, 2021, after an exhaustive and extensive investigation, in collaboration with the FBI SafeStreets Task Force and the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center, New Rochelle Police and the FBI conducted surveillance on a housing proj...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Homicide

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UPDATE 10/15: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

Victim: Andres Valenzuela, 62 years of age, of New Rochelle, NY.  

Mr. Valenzuela was finishing his shift as a Taxi Driver and was parking his cab when this incident occurred.

Anyone with any informatio...

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NRPD Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon- Arrest Made

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On October 7th, 2021, at about 4:20pm, New Rochelle Police Officers and Officers from the Real Time Crime Center at Westchester County Police Headquarters received information about a possible gun sale transaction about to take place in the area of Pershi...

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NRPD Press Releases

News Flash

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

65th Annual Frederick J. Todora Golf Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club

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On Monday, October 17, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Department will host the 65th Annual Frederick J. Todora Golf Tournament at Wykagyl Country Club. This annual event is held every fall to provide residents of New Rochelle the opportunity to play go...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

19th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will host the 19th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby at Hudson Park on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9AM to noon. The event is presented in honor of founder and marina advocate, the late Robert A. Cerreta, and is spon...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Registration opens for new "Girls on the Run" program at Huguenot Park

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“GIRLS ON THE RUN” isn’t just about girls, or running,  it is a social/emotional wellness program for girls in grades 3-5  (grades 6-8 spring 2023) that teaches life skills through dynamic, conversation base...

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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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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program Wraps Up

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This summer, over 250 New Rochelle young people ages 14-24 took part in the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Program, working in recreation, office, maintenance, data entry, food and personal care fields. Four specialized “Learn and Earn” pro...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Lincoln Park Summer Classic Roundup

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Parks and Rec just wrapped up the Lincoln Park Classic annual summer basketball league. This season featured 29 teams, with over 300 kids from the surrounding area participating. Over 100 games were played on the Lincoln Park Basketball Courts in just und...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 18, 2022

HOPE’S STEAM Summer Program Visits Ward Acres Park

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Thanks to an ARPA grant from the City of New Rochelle, HOPE’s STEAM Summer Program at Parkside Place enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of activities at Ward Acres Park on July 27. The field trip- coordinated by Deputy Mayor/District 5 Council Membe...

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Parks and Recreation
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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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Lighted Boat Parade Showcases Long Island Sound, Boating Community

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Open Play at Fosina Field Monday Nights Through August 15

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

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Parks and Recreation
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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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 6, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Pinebrook Tennis Center Reopens

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

  • 8 brand-new Layko...
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Posted on: June 21, 2022

“Spark the Sound” Independence Day Fireworks by Grucci

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2022

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

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

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Update from Parks and Recreation

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

 Hudson Park Beach will be open weekends only be...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 3, 2022

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 2, 2022

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

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Kite Day at Davenport Park

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

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will hold their 9th Annual Kite Day event at Davenport Park on Saturday, May 7th 2...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

Summer Youth Employment

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

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

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Registration for Eggstravaganza has closed

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

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Ward Acres Master Plan Community Input Meeting- March 15

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

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Thin ice = NO SKATING

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The New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department reminds the community that thin ice means no skating. It’s been cold, but not cold enough to freeze the ice on our ponds and lakes to a depth that is safe for skating. We will change the signage if and wh...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Parks & Rec wears pink for the month of October

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Parks and Recreation grounds crews will be wearing pink vests this month in recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, joining in solidarity with the New Rochelle City Hall team which annually raises funds for the Making Strides of Westchest...

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Parks and Recreation
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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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 5, 2021

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation “Fall Play” Programs

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation presents “Fall Play”, an activities program for New Rochelle youth ages 5 to 10 featuring Arts & Crafts and Zumba. Fall Play will be held onsite at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center, 94 Davis Avenue, on s...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Department of Parks & Recreation Indoor Basketball Clinic for Grades 3-6

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The Department of Parks and Recreation presents the “Little Hoopers” basketball clinic for youth in grades 3-6. The clinic will run for 6 Saturday sessions, from the end of October to the second week of December from 10:30-11:45am at t...

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News Flash

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Posted on: August 14, 2022

Speed Awareness Week Begins August 14

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the New Rochelle Police Department are teaming up to keep drivers and passengers safe, raising awareness of the risks of speeding and reminding them to obey...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

NRPD Voluntary Firearms Surrender Initiative and Gun Safety Program

Continuing their efforts in enhancing public welfare, the New Rochelle Police Department has created two firearms safety initiatives for residents: a voluntary firearms surrender and a gun safety program. 

 Unwanted firearms and ammunitio...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

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 boys and girls ages 10-15. The following trips are scheduled on Wednesdays: July 6, 13, and 27.&nb...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

See! Be Seen!

See! Be Seen! Pedestrian safety poster

The New Rochelle Police Department is participating in the Governors Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, a two-week education and enforcement period targeting the critical issue of pedestrian crashes. The initiative, wh...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Click it or Ticket Campaign May 23-June 5

Seat belts have been proven to be one of the best ways to save your life in a crash. Yet, many still don't buckle up. Worse still, not wearing a seat belt is a habit that will pass on to impressionable youth who, in turn, will think it is safe to...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

New Rochelle Police Department Holds Annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony

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

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Police Department
Posted on: May 15, 2022

NRPD Observes May 15-21 as National Police Memorial Week

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From New Rochelle Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola:

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

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Police Department
Posted on: April 20, 2022

NRPD Enhances PACT Unit with Community Engagement Officers

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

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Police Department
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Annual Mentors in Blue Forum - March 22

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites community members to join for their annual Mentors in Blue Forum. This forum will be held on March 22 in New Rochelle City Hall, starting promptly at 4 pm. The purpose of the forum is to foster positive relat...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Beware of Porch Pirates

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Holiday package theft is a common and annoying occurrence.  The New Rochelle Police Department would like to help you prevent “Porch Pirates” from ruining your holidays. 

Here are some tips: 

  • Schedule a delivery on a day that you ...
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Police Department
Posted on: November 1, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Promotional Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on October 28th at Police Headquarters. Three members were promoted, including one Detective Sergeant, one Sergeant and one Detective. Family and friends were also in a...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 29, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Launches Body-Worn Camera Program

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The New Rochelle Police Department has begun roll-out of body-worn cameras (BWC’s) this month, with more than 80 officers now trained and equipped. Body-worn cameras will be deployed by all New Rochelle Police Officers, Detectives, and Superviso...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Adds New Harbor Unit Boat

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

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Police Department
Posted on: October 21, 2021

NRPD Officers Receive Westchester County Honors Awards

Today Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola had the privilege of presenting the Westchester County Police Honors Award -  Category ll, 2nd Place  to members of the New Rochelle Police Department for their work in the investigation ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Annual Medal Day Ceremony

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

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Recipients of awards for 2019 and 2020 Police Department

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Public Input Needed for Drainage Analysis Study

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

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Public Works
Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Department of Public Works Center

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

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Public Works
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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

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

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Public Works
Posted on: March 28, 2022

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, 2022. Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. (6am during summer months) on t...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Washington Ave & Fifth Street One-way Pilot Program

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

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Westchester County Textile Recycling Program Expanded

In December 2021, Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) partnered with HELPSY, a Certified B Corporation with warehouse space in White Plains, to expand the County’s existing textile program at the Household...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 4, 2022

DPW begins work on Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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

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

Reminder: Parking regulations exist thr...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 29, 2021

2022 DPW Collection Schedule Now Available Online

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

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2022 DPW Booklet Public Works
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Holiday Collection Schedule Reminder

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

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Public Works
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

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

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Farmer’s Market Checkbooks Available to Qualifying Seniors

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

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Senior Services
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Hugh Doyle Center Honored by Volunteer New York! RSVP Program

Phillis Maucieri accepts the RSVP Award for Sustaining Station Agency

Volunteer New York! celebrated the 50th anniversary of the RSVP program with a special luncheon on May 18th. The RSVP program mobilizes volunteers 55 and older in service where they share their wisdom, support older adults to age in place, assist with K-1...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Applications Now Open for New Rochelle Youth Council

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

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Court

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The Youth Court Program administered by the New Rochelle Youth Bureau is entering its 36th year of operation.  It has trained over three hundred (300) students in all aspects of the Criminal Justice System and Court Procedures, enabling them to s...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program Wraps Up

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This summer, over 250 New Rochelle young people ages 14-24 took part in the New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Program, working in recreation, office, maintenance, data entry, food and personal care fields. Four specialized “Learn and Earn” pro...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway at City Hall

We will have backpacks filled with school supplies for elementary, middle and high school youth. Supplies will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis to New Rochelle students.

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Summer Food Service Program

The City Of New Rochelle announces its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: June 3, 2022

"Summer in the City” Youth Bureau Fundraiser

Summer in the City 2022

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

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Children’s Fishing Derby Set for June

Fishing Derby Flyer - English

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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Youth Bureau
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Holocaust Remembrance Forum at City Hall

Holocaust Remembrance Forum 2022

The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth  Bureau is hosting its 4th annual Holocaust Remembrance Forum in conjunction with the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center on Thursday, May 26th at City Hall. This year’s guest speaker is Lodz ...

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Annual Mentors in Blue Forum

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites community members to join for their annual Mentors in Blue Forum. This forum will be held on March 22 in New Rochelle City Hall, starting promptly at 4 pm. The purpose of the forum is to foster positive relat...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

Summer Youth Employment

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

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

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

2022 Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps Return to School Sites

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

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Youth Bureau Gives Back

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

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Youth Bureau
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Youth Bureau Gives Back

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

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Youth Bureau