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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Quaker Ridge Road Improvements

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With a New York state grant, New Rochelle will soon make the largest investment in Quaker Ridge Road since it's initial construction.

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Energize New Rochelle

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Sign up today for a free or low-cost home energy assessment with a certified contractor to find out how much energy your house is wasting and learn how to improve the energy efficiency of your home.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

2018 Mayors Challenge Winner

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New Rochelle was selected as a winner for their innovative approach to improving citizen engagement through the use of immersive technology.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

New Rochelle Launches The Acceleration Project Pilot

Unique Program Gives Local Entrepreneurs Access to Expert Business Consulting Services  

As part of its revitalization efforts, the City of New Rochelle has launched a unique economic development program to provide local businesses with a...

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Business Development
Posted on: May 2, 2019

First Source Job Fair Connects Employers, Job Seekers

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Nearly a dozen businesses and over ninety job seekers
attended the First Source Referral Center’s Job Fair hosted at the New RochellePublic Library on Tuesday, April 23. Employers from the fields of healthcare,
wellness, security, construction, financ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

The Acceleration Project Opportunity for New Rochelle Businesses

Having a variety of successful businesses is key to a thriving city. As part of its revitalization efforts, New Rochelle and the Industrial Development Agency are offering an opportunity for free consulting services to help New Rochelle businesses grow an...

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Business Development
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Phenix Salon Suites

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On Jan. 17, 2019, New Rochelle welcomed Phenix Salon Suites at 77 Quaker Ridge Road. This is the newest of over 240 Phenix locations, the first Phenix in Westchester and the first “salon suite” type business in New Rochelle. The underl...

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Business Development
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Smoke and Spice N.Y. Grill Now Open

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New Rochelle welcomes Smoke & Spice N.Y. Grill in the New Roc City area at 17 Anderson St. Smoke & Spice will offer top-quality Caribbean and American cuisine. The new restaurant is owned and operated by Fitzroy Blair, a longtime Caribbean chef. A...

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Business Development
Posted on: January 11, 2019

AJ’s Burgers owner pays it forward to help a local food pantry

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Talk about pizza with pizzazz.

Alan Cohen, the owner of AJ's Burgers in New Rochelle, is starting the new year with a pay-it-forward pizza promotion.

Every time someone orders a pizza, he'll donate a pie to Hope Community Services, a New Rochelle-based food...

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Business Development
Posted on: December 13, 2018

New Hurley’s Steakhouse and Pub

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Hurley’s Steakhouse and Pub is the newest addition to the dining scene on Division St. Mayor Noam Bramson and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jennifer Lanser welcomed experienced restauranteur Paul Hurley with a grand opening celebration ...

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Business Development
Posted on: November 13, 2018

New Beginnings Performing Arts Studio

Kyra Johnson aka MsJay NB had a stellar week! On Thursday she was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce for her many years of owning a Dance Studio here in New Rochelle. On Friday she held the Grand Opening of ...

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Business Development
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Brightway Insurance Opens in New Rochelle

On Friday 11/2/18 Mayor Noam Bramson and Jennifer Lanser of The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce hosted the grand opening of Brightway Insurance, The Ramirez Agency. Owner Julio Ramirez has a new office on 405 North Ave. Julio spoke about how he was happy...

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Business Development
Posted on: August 28, 2018

New Rochelle Welcomes Mikey Dubb’s Frozen Custard shop

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Mikey Dubb’s Frozen Custard brings a taste of vacation to New Rochelle. With silky smooth frozen custard and delicious Italian ices, including a vegan option, everyday Mikey Dubb’s has a treat for everyone. The certified Kosher shop, l...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

New City Clerk Appointed

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City Manager Charles B. Strome, III today announced his appointment of Michelle Oliveros to the position of City Clerk. She succeeds Omar Small, who resigned from the City after a fifteen-year tenure to serve as village administrator in Pelham.

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to Host a Free Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ Competition

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation and A Game Sports in conjunction with Major League Baseball® (MLB) will celebrate National Kids to Parks Day with a free Pitch Hit & Run™ competition on Saturday, May 18th at City (Flowers) Park, Fie...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Exhibitors Wanted for Seventh Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

Calling all restaurants, vendors, artists and crafters! The Seventh Annual New Rochelle Street
Fair, presented by theCity of New Rochelle in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, BID, and
Volunteer NY!, returns on Sunday, September 8 from 11AM to ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

New Rochelle Launches The Acceleration Project Pilot

Unique Program Gives Local Entrepreneurs Access to Expert Business Consulting Services  

As part of its revitalization efforts, the City of New Rochelle has launched a unique economic development program to provide local businesses with a...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Suez hydrant flushing begins

We have received notification from SUEZ Water Westchester that crews will be flushing fire hydrants and blow offs in the City of New Rochelle starting May 7. We will post the streets as they send them on the page linked below.  

Further informatio...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

First Source Job Fair Connects Employers, Job Seekers

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Nearly a dozen businesses and over ninety job seekers
attended the First Source Referral Center’s Job Fair hosted at the New RochellePublic Library on Tuesday, April 23. Employers from the fields of healthcare,
wellness, security, construction, financ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

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The City of New
Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting a white oak tree in front of City Hall,joined by classes of students from the New Rochelle Children’s Center for
Learning. 

The eventhighlighted the City’s urban forestry initiative, pa...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

New Rochelle youth are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the following New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs: The deadline to apply is May 10.

Network Youth Leadership Program

This program attempts to provide youth (contingen...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Pop-Up Libraries Installed in New Rochelle Parks

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New Rochelle has joined the “Little Free Library” movement: Five “Pop-Up Library” kiosks have been installed in public parks, with two more to follow in the next few weeks. The concept is simple: Take a book or leave a book. The goal is to promote literac...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

2019 Spring Newsletter Now Available

The City of New Rochelle's Spring 2019 Newsletter is now available for download: NewRochelleNy.com/SpringNewsletter 

Highlights include:

  • City Contacts - Clip and Save
  • Upcoming spring events
  • Departmental news
  • and more!
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City News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Take the Survey to Improve Parks Accessibility

“Everyone deserves a park within a 10 minute walk of home.” That’s the premise of an initiative of the Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association and the Urban Land Institute. Last year, the City of New Rochell...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

New Rochelle Fire Department Promotes Three Members

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted a Promotion Ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Council Chambers in City Hall. Chief Andrew Sandor was joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, staff and families as they honored three members ...

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City News
Posted on: April 9, 2019

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Partners with Volunteer New York! for Hudson Park Clean-Up Day

Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Sunday, April 28 for a day of service to beautify Hudson Park.

This cleanup project is open to all New Rochelle community members interested in rollin...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

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

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City News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Yard Waste Collection Starts April 1

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 1, 2019.

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 th...

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City News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

New Contest Offers Artists a Chance to Win Free Rent in New Rochelle for 12 Months

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Artists looking for a great place to live now have an opportunity to win free rent for 12 months in New Rochelle’s vibrant downtown.

The City of New Rochelle, in partnership with RXR Realty, today launched a new contest that will award one lucky winner one...

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City News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Mayor Bramson Delivers 2019 State of the City Address

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Speaking to an overflow crowd during his annual State of the City Address at New Rochelle City Hall, Mayor Noam Bramson cited dramatic progress on economic, environmental, fiscal, and public safety priorities to declare that the “State of the City is the ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Registration Begins for 2019 Citizen Police Academy

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Registration is now open for the New Rochelle Police Department’s annual Citizen Police Academy. Classes run nine consecutive Wednesday nights from 6:30-9:00 p.m. beginning April 24, 2018.

The Citizen Police Academy is designed to strengthen the partnershi...

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City News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Parks and Recreation Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities Now Available

Applications are being accepted for New Rochelle Parks and Recreation summer job positions. Lifeguards, camp counselors and park managers and attendants are just some of the opportunities to be filled.

New Rochelle residency is required except for the Aqua...

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City News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Overpass Illuminated Public Art Project Completed in the City of New Rochelle

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The
City of New Rochelle continues to expand its public art offerings as part ofits downtown transformation with the recent completion of the Overpass
Illuminated Art Project, “Radiant Passage,” a multidimensional art installation ...

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City News
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Mayor Noam Bramson’s State of the City Address: March 20, City Hall

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Mayor Noam
Bramson will deliver his annual State of the City address on Wednesday,March 20 at New Rochelle City Hall at 515 North Avenue. The event will
begin at 6:00 PM with a Taste of New Rochelle networking reception in theRotunda, followed by th...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Moody's Maintains Aa2 Rating on City's Bonds

 MOODY’S MAINTAINS AA2 RATING ON CITY’S BONDS

Moody’s Investors Services has confirmed the existing rating of Aa2 to the City’s upcoming $8.6 million bond issue.  This designation maintains the credit worthiness of the City’s debt and mea...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

New Rochelle Police Department Welcome New K-9

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The New Rochelle Police Department recently welcomed K-9 officer Jodie, a 1½ year old German shepherd, as the newest member of the Critical Incident Unit’s Team B. After a rigorous 17-week training, K-9 Jodie and his handler, Police Officer Gary Moss, gra...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

2019 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 2019 DPW booklet will be mailed to homes next week.

“Our annual brochure contains essential guidelines to keep New Roche...

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

New Rochelle Selected as one of Three Community Hubs for Volunteer NY!’s 2019 MLK Day of Service

On Saturday, January 19, 2019 Volunteer New York! will host its 9th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Each year this community-wide action day brings together hundreds of local volunteers to serve as part of the National MLK Day of Service, w...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2018

City Announces Creation of Wildcliff Advisory Committee

The City of New Rochelle announced today the creation of an Advisory Committee to examine options for Wildcliff Manor, a historic cottage adjacent to Hudson Park that was ravaged by fire late last month.  While the City has committed to stabilizi...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

New Rochelle Police Department Promotional Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on December 20, 2018 in the City Council Chambers.  Four members were recognized at the service, two sergeants and two detectives. Family and friends were also...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

City Manager Strome Appoints Mark Zulli as Finance Commissioner

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City Manager Chuck Strome today announced the appointment of Mark Zulli as Finance Commissioner. Mr. Zulli has served in the City’s Finance Department as Deputy Commissioner for over 25 years and since October has served as the Interim Finance Commissione...

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City News
Posted on: November 27, 2018

NRFD Battles Blaze at Wildcliff

Wildcliff, a historic mansion overlooking Long Island Sound at Hudson Park, was severely damaged in a three alarm fire yesterday. New Rochelle firefighters responding to the blaze fought it back for over three hours during a severe wind and rain storm.&am...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

New City Clerk Appointed

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City Manager Charles B. Strome, III today announced his appointment of Michelle Oliveros to the position of City Clerk. She succeeds Omar Small, who resigned from the City after a fifteen-year tenure to serve as village administrator in Pelham.

“I am pleas...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

2019 Proposed Budget Released

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New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019.  The $199.6 million budget preserves and enhances essential services and reflects a continued investment in the City’s infrastructure. The propo...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

City of New Rochelle, Town of Mamaroneck Partner to Repair Iconic Bridge

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A joint project between the City of New Rochelle and Town of Mamaroneck will give new life to a beloved local bridge. The Pryer Manor Road bridge is part of Pryer Manor Road, a two lane, two-way residential roadway over the tidal waters of Premium River a...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2018

New Rochelle Moves Forward on Downtown Revitalization Grant

Following last month’s announcement of New Rochelle’s selection as the winner of New York State’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (“DRI”) for the Mid-Hudson Region, a Local Planning Committe...

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City News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Rochelle Wins $1 Million in Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge

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New Rochelle, NY- October 29, 2018: Michael R. Bloomberg today announced New Rochelle as a winner of Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge, a yearlong competition that challenged city leaders to uncover and test bold, inventive ideas to confront ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

New Rochelle Wins Gold Award in AAA’s Annual Traffic Safety Program

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The City of New Rochelle has won a Gold Award in AAA Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, Director of Public / Government Affairs & Traffic Safety, John Corlett announced today. AAA has long recognized communities that make outstanding...

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City News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

City of New Rochelle November Meetings and Events

All meetings are broadcast on NRTV Cablevision channel 75 and Verizon channel 28. Council and board meetings are also streamed live and can be viewed on demand at www.newrochelleny.com/ccmeetings. Meeting dates and/or locations can change. For the latest ...

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City News
Posted on: October 24, 2018

NRFD Promotion and Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony today at the Council Chambers in City Hall. Newly appointed Fire Chief Andrew Sandor and Deputy Chief Ted Ferrara were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Stro...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Human Resources Commissioner Appointed

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City Manager Charles B. Strome III announced the appointment of Christine Dodge to the position of Commissioner of Human Resources for the City of New Rochelle. In this role, Ms. Dodge will oversee staffing, compensation and benefits, workforce education ...

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City News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Lincoln Park Basketball Courts Reopen

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The Lincoln Park Basketball Courts officially reopened Tuesday, October 9 with a celebration of a new surface and vibrant design, inviting play and enhancing one of the City’s busiest east/west corridors.

The project is a collaboration among the ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

YoungCraft Holds Groundbreaking For "The Rockwell"

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YoungCraft, a real estate development company with properties in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Florida, held a groundbreaking ceremony on the future site of The Rockwell, a 160,000 plus square foot mixed-use development at 583 North Avenue.

Robe...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

New Rochelle Receives $10 Million NYS Grant

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New Rochelle's Lincoln Avenue Corridor will receive $10 million in funding as the Mid-Hudson winner of the third round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative.

With the DRI award, New Rochelle will connect i...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

September 25 Celebrated as National Voter Registration Day

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, thousands of national, state and local organizations and volunteers celebrated National Voter Registration Day with a 50-state effort to register voters before Election Day this November. Additionally, mayors across the cou...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

The City of New Rochelle Reveals 15 New Sculptures to Complete "Stacked!" Public Art Project

On September 20, artists from across the region joined New Rochelle City Officials and the City’s Municipal Arts Commission to celebrate the installation of 15 custom NRNY sculptures designed as part of the City’s public art series &am...

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City News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

16th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby Pays Tribute to Organizer Robert A. Cerreta

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation hosted the 16th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby on September 9, 2018. The day was also honored as “Robert A. Cerreta Day” with a mayoral proclamation for late organizer who passed away this summer.

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

6th Annual New Rochelle Street Fair Shined Through a Rainy Day

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A rainy day couldn’t dampen the spirits on Main Street as hundreds streamed downtown for the New Rochelle Street Fair on Sunday, September 9th. Fairgoers enjoyed a variety of artisans, crafters, international cuisine, inflatabl...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau Equips Middle and High School Students for the New School Year

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau, in partnership with the Dumont Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing Care and Alpha Medical Equipment, hosted their first annual backpack & school supply two-day event giveaway for middle and high school students at Ci...

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City News
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2018 Budget

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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 2018 budget. This is the highest form of recognition in governmental bu...

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City News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

“Fall for a Tree” Tree Planting Program Underway

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Trees fight climate change, benefit wildlife, help save energy and provide much-needed cooling through shade and evaporation. They absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen- in fact, one large tree can supply a day’s supply of oxygen for four people. Plus ...

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City News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

City Manager Strome Appoints Andrew Sandor to Fire Chief

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City Manager Charles B. Strome III announced the appointment of Andrew Sandor to Chief of the New Rochelle Fire Department. Sandor assumed the position on September 1. Sandor served as Interim Fire Chief since Lou DiMeglio who retired on June 29, 2018 aft...

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City News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

New Rochelle Police Help Launch “School’s Open - Drive Carefully”

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AAA Northeast last week launched its 73rd annual “School’s Open - Drive Carefully” program at the New Rochelle Police Department.  The program alerts drivers to be extra careful behind the wheel as children end their summer vacation and return to...

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City News
Posted on: August 29, 2018

City of New Rochelle September Meetings and Events

All meetings are broadcast on NRTV Cablevision channel 75 and Verizon channel 28. Council and board meetings are also streamed live and can be viewed on demand at www.newrochelleny.com/ccmeetings. Meeting dates can change. For the latest information subsc...

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City News
Posted on: August 9, 2018

New Rochelle Youth Recognized for Summer Employment

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau hosted their annual Youth Employment Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Sixty-eight youth residents ages 14-21 were recognized and presented with certificates for their sum...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

NRPD Launches Enforcement Blitz During Statewide Speed Awareness Week Campaign

The New Rochelle Police Department will participate in NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Speed Awareness Week (August 1-7), a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding drivers and speed-related crashes. During the Speed Aware...

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City News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

City of New Rochelle Unveils Original Sculptures by Charles & Heather Fazzino

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Today, world-renowned 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino and his daughter Heather Fazzino joined New Rochelle City Officials and the City’s Municipal Arts Commission to unveil two original sculptures on a plaza in Downtown New Rochelle. The 100-lb, s...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

City Officials Welcomed the Newest Members of the New Rochelle Fire Department

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On July 17, 2018, City Manager Chuck Strome and Mayor Noam Bramson congratulated the newest members of the New Rochelle Fire Department at the fire headquarters. After completing 17 weeks of training at the academy in Westchester, the City welcomed FF. Lo...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

New Rochelle Police Team up with Youth for Field Day/BBQ

New Rochelle’s Mentors in Blue Program hosted a Field Day/BBQ event at D’Onofrio Park on July 11, 2018, drawing over 70 participants from the New Rochelle Police Department, Youth Bureau, North Ave Outreach program, Municipal Housing Authority along with ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

City of New Rochelle Receives $2.5M NYS Grant for Pedestrian Safety

The City of New Rochelle has received $2.54 million from New York State for pedestrian signal improvements, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announced today. The grant is part of a $62 million investment in the groundbreaking Pedestrian Safety Action Pla...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2018

New Rochelle Receives Grant Funding to Support Participation in 10-Minute Walk Campaign

In October of 2017, Mayor Bramson joined 134 of the nation's most influential mayors, The Trust for Public Land, (TPI) National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), and Urban Land Institute (ULI) in launching an historic "10-minute walk" park...

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City News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Explore New Rochelle’s Beautiful Waterfront Parks with Park Passport

Enjoy New Rochelle’s most popular parks this season with a Park Passport, providing entry into waterfront parks including Hudson, Five Islands, Davenport and Neptune Parks.

Park Passports can be obtained at the Parks and Recreation Office at 515 North Aven...

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City News
Posted on: May 23, 2018

New Rochelle Competes in Bloomberg Mayors Challenge

City is Exploring Use of Virtual & Augmented Reality Technology to Visualize Development Plans and Promote Informed Stakeholder Engagement“Test, Learn and Adapt” phase features community survey, open until Aug 1.  

Immersive technology is emer...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

New Homeowners Reminded: July 1 is Registration Deadline for STAR

As of May 1, 2015, all new homeowners in New Rochelle are encouraged to register for STAR Credit Checks with the State by July 1, 2018. If qualified, eligible applicants will receive a STAR credit in the form of a check rather than a property tax exemptio...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 15, 2019

Exhibitors Wanted for Seventh Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

Calling all restaurants, vendors, artists and crafters! The Seventh Annual New Rochelle Street
Fair, presented by theCity of New Rochelle in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, BID, and
Volunteer NY!, returns on Sunday, September 8 from 11AM to ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Pop-Up Libraries Installed in New Rochelle Parks

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New Rochelle has joined the “Little Free Library” movement: Five “Pop-Up Library” kiosks have been installed in public parks, with two more to follow in the next few weeks. The concept is simple: Take a book or leave a book. The goal is to promote literac...

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Community News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

New Contest Offers Artists a Chance to Win Free Rent in New Rochelle for 12 Months

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Artists looking for a great place to live now have an opportunity to win free rent for 12 months in New Rochelle’s vibrant downtown.

The City of New Rochelle, in partnership with RXR Realty, today launched a new contest that will award one lucky winner one...

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Community News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

New Rochelle Selected as one of Three Community Hubs for Volunteer NY!’s 2019 MLK Day of Service

On Saturday, January 19, 2019 Volunteer New York! will host its 9th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Each year this community-wide action day brings together hundreds of local volunteers to serve as part of the National MLK Day of Service, w...

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Community News
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Pop-up Libraries Debut in New Rochelle

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Earlier this summer Westchester County artists and designers were invited to submit their proposals to customize and embellish “Pop-Up Library” kiosks. The concept is simple: Take a book or leave a book. The goal is to promote literacy and the love of rea...

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Community News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

La Rochelle Students Visit City Hall

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Students from the La Rochelle, France, Business School attended a reception and orientation at New Rochelle City Hall.

The students are attending a special 3-month program at Iona College while they take courses for their Master of Business Administration ...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 10, 2019

New Rochelle Launches The Acceleration Project Pilot

Unique Program Gives Local Entrepreneurs Access to Expert Business Consulting Services  

As part of its revitalization efforts, the City of New Rochelle has launched a unique economic development program to provide local businesses with a...

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Development
Posted on: March 22, 2019

New Contest Offers Artists a Chance to Win Free Rent in New Rochelle for 12 Months

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Artists looking for a great place to live now have an opportunity to win free rent for 12 months in New Rochelle’s vibrant downtown.

The City of New Rochelle, in partnership with RXR Realty, today launched a new contest that will award one lucky winner one...

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Development
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Overpass Illuminated Public Art Project Completed in the City of New Rochelle

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The
City of New Rochelle continues to expand its public art offerings as part ofits downtown transformation with the recent completion of the Overpass
Illuminated Art Project, “Radiant Passage,” a multidimensional art installationlocated at the over...

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Development
Posted on: January 15, 2019

DRI Public Meeting #2

The public is invited to hear an update and share thoughts on revitalization projects at the City’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative Public Meeting, January 22 at 6:30 at City Hall.

Following the award last fall of New York State's $10...

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Development
Posted on: October 30, 2018

New Rochelle Moves Forward on Downtown Revitalization Grant

Following last month’s announcement of New Rochelle’s selection as the winner of New York State’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (“DRI”) for the Mid-Hudson Region, a Local Planning Committe...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Rochelle Wins $1 Million in Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge

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New Rochelle, NY- October 29, 2018: Michael R. Bloomberg today announced New Rochelle as a winner of Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge, a yearlong competition that challenged city leaders to uncover and test bold, inventive ideas to confront ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

YoungCraft Holds Groundbreaking For "The Rockwell"

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YoungCraft, a real estate development company with properties in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Florida, held a groundbreaking ceremony on the future site of The Rockwell, a 160,000 plus square foot mixed-use development at 583 North Avenue.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

The City of New Rochelle Reveals 15 New Sculptures to Complete "Stacked!" Public Art Project

On September 20, artists from across the region joined New Rochelle City Officials and the City’s Municipal Arts Commission to celebrate the installation of 15 custom NRNY sculptures designed as part of the City’s public art series “Stacked!”

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

City of New Rochelle Unveils Original Sculptures by Charles & Heather Fazzino

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Today, world-renowned 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino and his daughter Heather Fazzino joined New Rochelle City Officials and the City’s Municipal Arts Commission to unveil two original sculptures on a plaza in Downtown New Rochelle. The 100-lb, seven-foot-...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Moody's Maintains Aa2 Rating on City's Bonds

 MOODY’S MAINTAINS AA2 RATING ON CITY’S BONDS

Moody’s Investors Services has confirmed the existing rating of Aa2 to the City’s upcoming $8.6 million bond issue.  This designation maintains the cred...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

City Manager Strome Appoints Mark Zulli as Finance Commissioner

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City Manager Chuck Strome today announced the appointment of Mark Zulli as Finance Commissioner. Mr. Zulli has served in the City’s Finance Department as Deputy Commissioner for over 25 years and since October has served as the Interim Finance Commissione...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

2019 Proposed Budget Released

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New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019.  The $199.6 million budget preserves and enhances essential services and reflects a continued investment in the City’s infrastructure....

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

Moody’s Investors Services confirmed the City of New Rochelle’s strong bond rating at Aa2, insuring that the City can continue to take advantage of historically low financing rates. With New Rochelle’s 10-year capital improve...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2018 Budget

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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 2018 budget. This is the highest form of recognition in governmental bu...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

New Homeowners Reminded: July 1 is Registration Deadline for STAR

As of May 1, 2015, all new homeowners in New Rochelle are encouraged to register for STAR Credit Checks with the State by July 1, 2018. If qualified, eligible applicants will receive a STAR credit in the form of a check rather than a property tax exemptio...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

New Rochelle Fire Department Promotes Three Members

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The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted a Promotion Ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Council Chambers in City Hall. Chief Andrew Sandor was joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, staff and families as they honored three members ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Parks and Recreation Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities Now Available

Applications are being accepted for New Rochelle Parks and Recreation summer job positions. Lifeguards, camp counselors and park managers and attendants are just some of the opportunities to be filled.

New Rochelle residency is required except for the Aqua...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Human Resources Commissioner Appointed

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City Manager Charles B. Strome III announced the appointment of Christine Dodge to the position of Commissioner of Human Resources for the City of New Rochelle. In this role, Ms. Dodge will oversee staffing, compensation and benefits, workforce education ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Pop-up Libraries Debut in New Rochelle

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Earlier this summer Westchester County artists and designers were invited to submit their proposals to customize and embellish “Pop-Up Library” kiosks. The concept is simple: Take a book or leave a book. The goal is to promote literacy and the love of rea...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

City of New Rochelle Unveils Original Sculptures by Charles & Heather Fazzino

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Today, world-renowned 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino and his daughter Heather Fazzino joined New Rochelle City Officials and the City’s Municipal Arts Commission to unveil two original sculptures on a plaza in Downtown New Rochelle. The 100-lb, seven-foot-...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to Host a Free Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ Competition

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation and A Game Sports in conjunction with Major League Baseball® (MLB) will celebrate National Kids to Parks Day with a free Pitch Hit & Run™ competition on Saturday, May 18th at City (Flowers) Park, Fie...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Exhibitors Wanted for Seventh Annual New Rochelle Street Fair

Calling all restaurants, vendors, artists and crafters! The Seventh Annual New Rochelle Street
Fair, presented by theCity of New Rochelle in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, BID, and
Volunteer NY!, returns on Sunday, September 8 from 11AM to ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

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The City of New
Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting a white oak tree in front of City Hall,joined by classes of students from the New Rochelle Children’s Center for
Learning. 

The eventhighlighted the City’s urban forestry initiative, pa...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

New Rochelle youth are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the following New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs: The deadline to apply is May 10.

Network Youth Leadership Program

This program attempts to provide youth (contingen...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

#BoyTalk Forum

Event attracts over 60 NR students grades 8-12.

Over 60 New Rochelle young men from grades 8-12 will take part in a Leadership Forum entitled“#BoyTalk” on Thursday, April 25 at 4PM at New Rochelle City Hall. This year’s topic will be “Your Worth.” Our lead...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Pop-Up Libraries Installed in New Rochelle Parks

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New Rochelle has joined the “Little Free Library” movement: Five “Pop-Up Library” kiosks have been installed in public parks, with two more to follow in the next few weeks. The concept is simple: Take a book or leav...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Park Accessibility Plan Public Meeting Scheduled for April 24- Postponed

The City of New Rochelle is assessing the City’s parks and trails and developing a plan to ensure that all users have safe access to a park or trail within a 10 minute walk of their location.All residents, business owners and property owners int...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Partners with Volunteer New York! for Hudson Park Clean-Up Day

Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Sunday, April 28 for a day of service to beautify Hudson Park.

This cleanup project is open to all New Rochelle community members interested in rollin...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Take the Survey to Improve Parks Accessibility

“Everyone deserves a park within a 10 minute walk of home.” That’s the premise of an initiative of the Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association and the Urban Land Institute. Last...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Parks and Recreation Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities Now Available

Applications are being accepted for New Rochelle Parks and Recreation summer job positions. Lifeguards, camp counselors and park managers and attendants are just some of the opportunities to be filled.

New Rochelle residency is required except for the Aqua...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Lincoln Park Basketball Courts Reopen

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The Lincoln Park Basketball Courts officially reopened Tuesday, October 9 with a celebration of a new surface and vibrant design, inviting play and enhancing one of the City’s busiest east/west corridors.

The project is a collaboration among the City of Ne...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

16th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby Pays Tribute to Organizer Robert A. Cerreta

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation hosted the 16th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby on September 9, 2018. The day was also honored as “Robert A. Cerreta Day” with a mayoral proclamation for late organizer who passed away this summer.

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

New Rochelle Receives Grant Funding to Support Participation in 10-Minute Walk Campaign

In October of 2017, Mayor Bramson joined 134 of the nation's most influential mayors, The Trust for Public Land, (TPI) National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), and Urban Land Institute (ULI) in launching an historic "10-minute walk" park...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Explore New Rochelle’s Beautiful Waterfront Parks with Park Passport

Enjoy New Rochelle’s most popular parks this season with a Park Passport, providing entry into waterfront parks including Hudson, Five Islands, Davenport and Neptune Parks.

Park Passports can be obtained at the Parks and Recreation Office at 515 ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Updated 5/6: Police Activity at the Remington Boys and Girls Club – Friday April 19, 2019

UPDATED – May 6, 2019

 

The New Rochelle Police Department has learned that the activity observed in the Remington Boys and Girls Club parking lot, described below, was conducted by a group of officers and agents assigned to a Manhattan based Feder...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

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

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Registration Begins for 2019 Citizen Police Academy

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Registration is now open for the New Rochelle Police Department’s annual Citizen Police Academy. Classes run nine consecutive Wednesday nights from 6:30-9:00 p.m. beginning April 24, 2018.

The Citizen Police Academy is designed to strengthen the ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

New Rochelle Police Department Welcome New K-9

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The New Rochelle Police Department recently welcomed K-9 officer Jodie, a 1½ year old German shepherd, as the newest member of the Critical Incident Unit’s Team B. After a rigorous 17-week training, K-9 Jodie and his handler, Police Officer Gary Moss, gra...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

New Rochelle Police Department Promotional Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on December 20, 2018 in the City Council Chambers.  Four members were recognized at the service, two sergeants and two detectives. Family and friends were also...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Individual Charged in White Plains with Murder of 24-year-old Victim

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr., the Westchester County District Attorney, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

New Rochelle Wins Gold Award in AAA’s Annual Traffic Safety Program

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The City of New Rochelle has won a Gold Award in AAA Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, Director of Public / Government Affairs & Traffic Safety, John Corlett announced today. AAA has long recognized communities that make o...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

New Rochelle Police Help Launch “School’s Open - Drive Carefully”

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AAA Northeast last week launched its 73rd annual “School’s Open - Drive Carefully” program at the New Rochelle Police Department.  The program alerts drivers to be extra careful behind the wheel as children end their...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Coyote Safety Tips

Good afternoon- this is a message from the New Rochelle Police Department regarding coyotes. There has been a report of a coyote sighting in the area of Hansen Lane. Please exercise the following cautions to avoid conflict: Be mindful of children and pets...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

NRPD Launches Enforcement Blitz During Statewide Speed Awareness Week Campaign

The New Rochelle Police Department will participate in NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Speed Awareness Week (August 1-7), a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding drivers and speed-related crashes. During the S...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

New Rochelle Police Team up with Youth for Field Day/BBQ

New Rochelle’s Mentors in Blue Program hosted a Field Day/BBQ event at D’Onofrio Park on July 11, 2018, drawing over 70 participants from the New Rochelle Police Department, Youth Bureau, North Ave Outreach program, Municipal Housing Authority along with ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

City of New Rochelle Receives $2.5M NYS Grant for Pedestrian Safety

The City of New Rochelle has received $2.54 million from New York State for pedestrian signal improvements, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announced today. The grant is part of a $62 million investment in the groundbreaking Pedestrian Safety Action Pla...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

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Rochelle observed Arbor Day by planting a white oak tree in front of City Hall,joined by classes of students from the New Rochelle Children’s Center for
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The eventhighlighted the City’s urban for...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Utility street work in the downtown

In the coming months, Suez, Con Ed, and the City will be doing utility work in the downtown between Echo Avenue and Pintard. The project will be accomplished in phases and stages. Effort will be made to notify impacted areas in advance of the work however...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

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

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Public Works
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Yard Waste Collection Starts April 1

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 1, 2019.

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 th...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

2019 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 2019 DPW booklet will be mailed to homes next week.

“Our annual brochure contains essential guidelin...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

City of New Rochelle, Town of Mamaroneck Partner to Repair Iconic Bridge

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A joint project between the City of New Rochelle and Town of Mamaroneck will give new life to a beloved local bridge. The Pryer Manor Road bridge is part of Pryer Manor Road, a two lane, two-way residential roadway over the tidal waters of Premium River a...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

“Fall for a Tree” Tree Planting Program Underway

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Trees fight climate change, benefit wildlife, help save energy and provide much-needed cooling through shade and evaporation. They absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen- in fact, one large tree can supply a day’s supply of oxygen for four peo...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

City of New Rochelle Receives $2.5M NYS Grant for Pedestrian Safety

The City of New Rochelle has received $2.54 million from New York State for pedestrian signal improvements, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announced today. The grant is part of a $62 million investment in the groundbreaking Pedestrian Safety Action Pla...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation to Host a Free Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ Competition

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation and A Game Sports in conjunction with Major League Baseball® (MLB) will celebrate National Kids to Parks Day with a free Pitch Hit & Run™ competition on Saturday, May 18th at City (Flowers) Park, Fie...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

New Rochelle youth are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the following New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs: The deadline to apply is May 10.

Network Youth Leadership Program

This program attempts to provide youth ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

#BoyTalk Forum

Over 60 New Rochelle young men from grades 8-12 will take part in a Leadership Forum, presented by the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, entitled“#BoyTalk” on Thursday, April 25 at 4PM at New Rochelle City Hall. This year’s topic wi...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

16th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby Pays Tribute to Organizer Robert A. Cerreta

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New Rochelle Parks and Recreation hosted the 16th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby on September 9, 2018. The day was also honored as “Robert A. Cerreta Day” with a mayoral proclamation for late organizer who passed away this summer.

"Carrying forth t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau Equips Middle and High School Students for the New School Year

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau, in partnership with the Dumont Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing Care and Alpha Medical Equipment, hosted their first annual backpack & school supply two-day event giveaway for middle and high school students at Ci...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

New Rochelle Youth Recognized for Summer Employment

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau hosted their annual Youth Employment Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Sixty-eight youth residents ages 14-21 were recognized and presented with certificates for their sum...

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