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Posted on: April 8, 2020

#NewRoStrong

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To suggest or learn about volunteer & service opportunities to address this public health challenge, email NewRoStrong@newrochelleny.com

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Rebound New Rochelle

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Businesses interested in receiving a grant can apply through the City’s new online portal to determine eligibility

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

CircuitNR: Free Electric Shuttle Service

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Circuit riders can now use the Ride Circuit app in either Spanish or English! Learn more

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Westchester County Department of Health Notices for Multifamily Dwellings

The Westchester County Health Department has issued guidelines for building owners and managers, and tenants of multifamily dwellings. Building owners, managers and superintendents are encouraged to post the Guidelines for Tenants in all of their properti...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Barks N Bones on Main Grand Opening

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Bark n Bones on Main celebrated its Grand Opening on Thursday, October 15th at 8:30am in their store at 456 Main Street, New Rochelle. Mayor Noam Bramson welcomed owner Lottice Williams and staff stating, “It’s terrific to welcome a new business to New Ro...

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Business Development
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Westchester County Announces $10M Grant Program for Business Recovery

Today, the Westchester County Office of Economic Development announced a new $10 million grant program designed to support small businesses and nonprofits facing challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

The grant program – Westchester Count...

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Business Development
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Building Pathways to the Future in New Rochelle Through New Pilot Pre-Apprenticeship Program

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New community bonds are being built in the heart of New Rochelle as Pathways to Apprenticeship, Inc. (P2A) has partnered with Westhab, through a contract funded by the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (NRIDA), on a Pre-Apprenticeship Pilot Progr...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

All Gyms and Fitness Centers Able to Open by September 2

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As a follow up to my prior email, the detailed guidelines for the reopening of gyms and fitness centers are now available on the NY Forward website.  The details about the required inspection procedures which will be performed by Westcheste...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Con Ed: Commercial Claim Form

Commercial Businesses: If you experienced a power outage that lasted for more than 48 consecutive hours due to the storm event starting August 4, 2020, you may file a request for reimbursement, up to a maximum of $10,700, for actual losses of perishable m...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches New Incubator Spaces at New Rochelle Train Station and New Roc City

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New Rochelle, NY— Calling all artists and entrepreneurs, as the City of New Rochelle announced today the opening of two new cohort spaces for artists and entrepreneurs to use to hone their skills, one on the second floor inside the historic New ...

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Business Development
Posted on: June 26, 2020

New Ro Eats Expands!

Division St. reopened for traffic and outdoor dining is still available at this and many other restaurant locations around New Rochelle. Here’s a map of outdoor dining options. And as an added bonus in the downtown, a parklet on Main St. will op...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches Rebound New Rochelle Program

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As the City of New Rochelle continues to reopen, the City announced today its new program Rebound New Rochelle (Rebound NR), a partnership with the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, New Rochelle Business Improvement District, the Business Council...

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Business Development
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Tables are Set for City of New Rochelle to Launch ‘New Ro Eats’ - Outdoor Dining on Division St.

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 The City of New Rochelle announced today the inaugural `New Ro Eats’ event to be held on Division Street starting on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21 and continuing for two weeks. To offer more individuals the ability to enjoy N...

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Business Development
Posted on: May 26, 2020

New Rochelle entering Phase I of re-opening May 26, 2020

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Today, New Rochelle and the rest of the mid-Hudson region are authorized to enter Phase I of reopening after passing the seven health metric guidelines established by New York State. Businesses can begin to open in phases, with a grad...

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Business Development
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Additional Business Guidance in regard to COVID-19

In addition to the Business Resource Guide for COV-19 that was updated on Tuesday and posted to the City of New Rochelle website, we received additional information that is important to share.

1) Small Business provisions in the federal stimulus p...

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Business Development
Posted on: March 17, 2020

New Rochelle Business Gift Card program

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You can help support our local businesses during this difficult period of social distancing and business restrictions. Consider purchasing a gift card or gift certificate for future use.  This list shows the best way to purchase directly from the...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

New Rochelle COVID-19 Guide for Businesses

As residents and businesses deal with the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in New Rochelle, the City of New Rochelle, Westchester County, Chamber of Commerce and the New Rochelle Business Improvement District (BID) are partnering to assist local busine...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 1, 2020

It’s Census Day — Please Fill Out Yours!

If you haven’t filled out your own Census yet online or by phone, then you’ll receive a paper form in the mail, starting next week.  But why wait?  It’s easy to respond right away.

Census information is used ...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 5, 2021

Beechwood Organic Transfer Station Closed for Renovation

New Rochelle’s Beechwood Organic Transfer Station is temporarily closed for renovations and will not be accepting any spring/early summer yard waste or grass clippings from landscapers. 

When it reopens, the reconstructed station will be equipped ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

COVID-19 Reflections- Community Video

Today March 3, marks the one-year anniversary of the first case of coronavirus in our region. Here is a reflection from the past year with photos that were submitted by community members.  #NewRoStrong 
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City News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

1 Year Coronavirus Memorial- Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tomorrow, March 3, marks the one-year anniversary of the first case of coronavirus in our region.

To observe this occasion, Westchester County is calling on all residents to observe a moment of silence tomorrow at exactly noon.

In addition, tomorrow at 7:00...

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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Winter Storm Warning - February 17

This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on February 17. Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging

Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with winter storm information.  

 A major winter storm is predicted for our area, with s...

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City News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

City of New Rochelle Launches Website for New Virtual Reality Driven Platform NRVR

The City of New Rochelle announced today the launch of NRVR.com, the website for its new virtual reality-driven platform to inspire citizen engagement and local input in the planning and development process throughout New Rochelle. The use of virtual real...

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City News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

City of New Rochelle Invites Submission of Images for COVID One-Year Reflection

March will mark one year that the coronavirus pandemic has impacted our City. Over the past eleven months, members of our community have suffered terrible losses. In addition, we have collectively faced challenges that have redefined work, home, school, f...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

NRBID Invites Everyone to “Find Your Heart in New Rochelle Downtown” This February

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 New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID), presents “Find Your Heart in New Rochelle Downtown”, a program encouraging visitors stroll the streets and see the beauty in the Downtown area. Starting today, Monday, Februar...

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City News
Posted on: February 3, 2021

City Update - February 3

This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on February 3. Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging

Good morning.  This is the City of New Rochelle with a very brief update.As we recover and dig out from this week’s storm, please know that free p...

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Storm Update- February 1

This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on February 1. Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging

This is the City of New Rochelle with updated information on today’s winter storm. 

First, DPW has determined that conditions make garbag...

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Moody’s Confirms New Rochelle Bond Rating as Aa2

Moody’s Investors Services confirmed the City of New Rochelle’s bond rating at Aa2, insuring 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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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Applications Now Available for First Annual Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic

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To kick off the winter season, the Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation is proud to present a new opportunity for New Rochelle youth: Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic.

The Little Hoopers Basketball Clinic offers a developmental and instructional...

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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2021

Winter Storm Warning- Jan. 31

NewRoAlert message sent Citywide Jan. 31. Subscribe now for phone/text/email updates.

Good afternoon. This is the City of New Rochelle with winter storm information.  

 A major winter storm is predicted for our area, with...

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

City Update- January 28

This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on January 28. To sign up to receive calls/texts/emails, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert

This is the City of New Rochelle with a public health update. 

Yesterday, New York State lifted the yellow zo...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

City Update- January 12

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This message was sent citywide through the NewRoAlert system. Sign up today to customize your account to receive notifications by phone/text/email.

This the City of New Rochelle with an update on the COVID vaccine, including new informati...

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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

NYS Opens Portal for 1B Vaccine Distribution

This message was sent January 11 through the NewRoAlert messaging system. Sign up today to receive notifications by phone, email and/or text.

Effective today, New York State has authorized the COVID vaccine for all educators and first responders, ...

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City News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

City Participates in National COVID Remembrance Jan. 19 at 5:30 PM

Today, a nationwide COVID-19 memorial ceremony will be held at 5:30 pm. Please join the City of New Rochelle and The Interreligious Council of New Rochelle in remembering those lives lost due to the pandemic. City Hall will have additional lighting and ho...
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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Downtown STORYWALK® Extended to January 18th

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The wonderful partnership project of the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District New Rochelle Public Library and the City of New Rochelle will now continue for another two weeks-- until Monday January 18, 2021-- so that more families can enjoy...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

New Rochelle Veterans Invited to Contribute to Veterans History Project

The City of New Rochelle’s Veterans Advisory Committee invites all veterans and their families to participate in the Library of Congress (LOC) Veterans History Project (VHP). Audio interviews will be conducted locally by volunteers. This joint e...

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended for Winter Months

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Alternate side parking regulations will be suspended due to street operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2021

 

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 24, 2020

2021 DPW Collection Schedule Available Online

New Rochelle’s Department of Public Works annual schedule and information booklet is now available online at NewRochelleNY.com/DPW. The 2021 DPW booklet is also mailed citywide to all homes.

The 2021 Information Booklet contains an easy-to-read flyer on re...

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City News
Posted on: December 24, 2020

Storm Alert for December 24

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Winter Storm Advisory - December 16

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This robocall was sent citywide on Wednesday, December 16 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system. 

A major winter storm is heading our way, with heaviest snowfall beginning late this afterno...

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Santa’s Park Tour- Saturday, December 19

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation teamed up with the New Rochelle Fire Department and the New Rochelle Police Department to conduct Santa’s Park Tour, slated for Saturday, December 19th beginning at 10am.

The one-day tour will feature San...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

The City of New Rochelle Achieves Maximum Municipal Equality Index Score

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

The designation reflects the effor...

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City News
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Holiday & Year-End Donation and Drive Opportunities

Looking to give back this holiday season? We’ve compiled a list of opportunities here. Let’s continue to be #NewRoStrong!

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

County Eviction Program

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Westchester County is offering four new housing programs to assist households impacted by COVID-19 who may have fallen behind on their utilities, rent or mortgage payments. Detailed information and applications for the Community Buil...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Santa Claus is Coming to City Hall!

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will bring some holiday cheer as they transform the exterior of City Hall into a festive holiday set for a Drive-Thru Selfie with Santa on Wednesday, December 9th from 5pm to 8pm.

Vehicles will cue up on ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Hosts Virtual Holiday Lighting Thursday December 3rd

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) will be presenting a Virtual Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 3 at 5 PM. 

Mayor Noam Bra...

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24 City Update

Robocall sent Citywide on Tuesday, November 24 through the NewRoAlert messaging system.

COVID rates continue to rise in our city and region, so as we approach Thanksgiving, let’s show our gratitude for medical workers, first responders, and others on the f...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Presents Initial Report to City Council

The Policing Review Committee will present their initial report to the New Rochelle City Council at the Council's special meeting on Tuesday, November 24 at 5PM. The meeting will be streamed live at www.newrochelleny.com/NRTVlivestream and on NRT...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

City Hall Moves to Appointment-Only Hours Nov. 23

New Rochelle City Hall offices will move to appointment-only access beginning Monday, November 23. Appointments can be made by contacting departments directly during regular business hours, 8:30AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. NOTE: Offices will be c...

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City Update- November 19

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Today, New York State established a yellow COVID zone in parts of New Rochelle and in several other communities of Westchester.  New Rochelle’s zone covers about half of the 1...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Volunteer Now for Outdoor Workdays at Ward Acres Park

Ward Acres is New Rochelle’s largest City park, featuring a thriving native hardwood forest, open meadows, a community garden, the county’s largest dog park and historical assets from its heritage as a former country estate and farm. To help protect and r...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Finance Department Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2020 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 2020 budget. This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting an...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

African-American Advisory Committee Established

The City of New Rochelle has established an African American Advisory Committee, comprised of nine community leaders appointed by City Manager Charles B. Strome, III. Reflective of the leadership and diversity of the Black community, the majority of membe...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Rochelle PACT Community Policing Zones

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To ensure more continuous coverage citywide by community officers, the New Rochelle Police Department PACT (Police And Community Together) Unit has reorganized policing beats into three zones, beginning this month.

Beat officers interact with school and ne...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

City update - November 13

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This robocall was sent citywide on Friday, October 13 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system. 

Starting today, at the direction of New York State, bars and restaurants must close for in-pers...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

City of New Rochelle Announces Upgraded & Expanded Wi-Fi Kiosk Network Coming to Downtown

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The City of New Rochelle is continuing its smart city transformation as the City announced today the installation of an upgraded Wi-Fi kiosk network that will extend connectivity throughout New Rochelle’s downtown corridor. Over the next several weeks, th...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Update - November 10

This robocall was sent citywide on November 10.

This is the City of New Rochelle with an important public health update.

COVID numbers are rising quickly in our region, with about 200 active cases here in New Rochelle.  To prevent another shutdown ...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

2021 Proposed Budget Released

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New Rochelle City Manager Charles Strome III today released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021.  Despite the tremendous economic pressure and uncertainty caused by the global pandemic the $237 million budget provides a balanced budget while...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

New Rochelle Veterans Day Ceremony

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11/9 UPDATE: Due to predicted inclement weather, the Veterans Day Ceremony will be held inside Council Chambers on 11/11 at 11AM.

In recognition of Veterans Day, American Legion Post 8 and the City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a li...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

NRFD Promotion Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Fire Department held their Promotion Ceremony yesterday at the Council Chambers in City Hall to appoint 12 members to new ranks. Fire Chief Andrew Sandor was joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, and FD Chaplin...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 28

Please join the Policing Review Committee for their next virtual public meeting on Wednesday, October 28 from 6:30-8PM.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

New Rochelle Receives American Planning Association Award for Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Governor Cuomo’s $10 Million DRI Investment in New Rochelle is Part of a Strategic Goal to Enrich the Community with Key Catalytic Projects 

The New York State Department of State today announced the New Rochelle Downtown Revitalization Initiative...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

City Update- October 22

This robocall was sent citywide on Thursday, October 22 through New Ro Alert, the City's robocall, text and email notification system.

This is the City of New Rochelle with important information about early voting, rising COVID numbers, and public...

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City News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Parks & Recreation Invites Families to Create “Scarecrows on the Sound”

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With many traditional Halloween events cancelled this year due to the ongoing pandemic, the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present a new opportunity for family fun: “Scarecrows on the Sound”, October 31, at Davenport Park. Fro...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection Begins

The Department of Public Works reminds property owners that Fall Leaf Collection begins on Tuesday, October 13 and concludes the end of December.  All leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or open containers weighing no more than 75 l...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Coronavirus update- October 12

The following message was sent today via NewRoAlert messaging system. To sign up, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalert

A COVID outbreak has been detected at Iona College, with more than 60 confirmed positive cases so far.  At this time, the outb...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Volunteers needed for Waterfront Parks Clean-Up Day!

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Volunteer New York! and the City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation department will team up on Saturday, October 24 for a day of service to beautify four waterfront parks along the Long Island Sound. This year’s cleanup is also part of the Amer...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Free, On-Demand Electric Shuttle Service Wins Clean Air NY Champions Award

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The City of New Rochelle continues to keep sustainability at the forefront of its redevelopment as the city’s free, on-demand electric shuttle service Circuit NR recently received the Clean Air NY Champions Award, an award sponsored by the New Y...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

New Rochelle Youth Bureau to host City Hall-oween

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The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, with the support of the New Rochelle Youth Court, and My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle will host City Hall-oween on Saturday, October 24th at 11am – 2pm. City Hall’s parking lot (off of North Ave) will t...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

SOLD OUT - Parks & Recreation Hosts Drive-In Movie Night at Hudson Park

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UPDATE: SOLD OUT due to our capacity for cars at Hudson Park.

Safe, healthy fall family fun is in the works for later this month, as the New Rochelle Department of Parks and Recreation presents a Drive-In Movie Night on Friday, October 23 at Hudson Park fe...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

New Rochelle Fire Department Reminds Residents to “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen"

October is National Fire Safety Month, and the New Rochelle Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Pr...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

NYS Launches COVID Alert NY app

New York State has launched COVID Alert NY – the official Exposure Notification App created by the New York State Department of Health in partnership with Google and Apple. Now you can use your phone in the fight against COVID-19 and get exposure alerts, ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

City Update - September 30

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COVID-19 update:

After several months of steady declines, COVID rates are beginning to rise in New Rochelle and many other parts of our region.  This is an important reminder that the pandemic is not over and that responsible personal behavior rem...

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City News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Policing Review Committee Update Meeting- Oct. 7

Please join the Policing Review Committee for their next virtual public meeting on Wednesday, October 7 from 6:30-8PM.

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

City Launches Virtual Reality Initiative

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The City of New Rochelle announced today the creation of a virtual reality driven platform to inspire citizen engagement and drive local input in the planning and development process throughout New Rochelle. The use of virtual reality will help citizens v...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

9/11: Serve + Remember

The City of New Rochelle's volunteer partner Volunteer New York! hosted the 10th annual 9/11 Serve + Remember Day on Friday, September 11. Mayor Bramson joined VNY! Executive Director Jeanett Gilbert and Executive Director Jackeline Agudelo at Un...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on Wednesday, September 23 in the City Council Chambers. Five members of the NRPD were recognized at the service: one Lieutenant, two Sergeants and two Detectives.&...

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City News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Public-Private Partnerships and Economic Recovery

In this video, New Rochelle Development Commissioner Luiz Aragon joined RXR Realty Senior Vice President David Garten, Westchester County Director of Entrepreneurship and innovation Debrah Novick and Reporter Peter Katz from the Westchester County Busines...

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

"Outside the Box in our Parks" continues through the fall

 Due to the success of the recently completed six-week summer activity programs, New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will relaunch Outside The Box In Our Parks for the fall, starting September 22nd. Outside the Box in our Parks will be pro...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Hugh A. Doyle Center Prepares for Reopening on Monday, Sept. 14

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After a nearly six month closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center will reopen to the senior community with limited services on Monday, September 14.

“Our Office for the Aging and Parks & Recreation staff have work...

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City News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

City Update - September 2nd

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These updates are being sent at 5pm via Robo Call/Text/Email on 9/2:

DPW is still working to complete storm debris pickup citywide, and so alternate side parking rules and the ban on gas-powered leaf blowers will remain suspended until September 14th. In a...

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City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

New Rochelle Volunteers Called to Action in Spirit of Resilience

In honor of those whose lives were lost or forever changed by the tragic events of September 11, 2001, Mayor Bramson and the city of New Rochelle is supporting Volunteer New York!’s efforts to provide community members with meaningful ways to gi...

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City News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Home Depot Foundation Partners with City of New Rochelle for Hygiene Kit Donation

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On Wednesday, August 26, The Home Depot Foundation partnered up with Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome and The City of New Rochelle to distribute 100 hygiene kits to support local nonprofits, in light of the ongoing pandemic. The two organizat...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Building Pathways to the Future in New Rochelle Through New Pilot Pre-Apprenticeship Program

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New community bonds are being built in the heart of New Rochelle as Pathways to Apprenticeship, Inc. (P2A) has partnered with Westhab, through a contract funded by the New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency (NRIDA), on a Pre-Apprenticeship Pilot Progr...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Hutchinson Parkway Traffic Advisory and Post-Storm Cleanup

Robocall sent August 20:

This is the City of New Rochelle with a traffic advisory for this weekend and an update on storm cleanup. 

From Friday night at 11:00pm through Sunday evening at 6:00pm, the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed in both d...

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City News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Policing Review Committee Established

In June, Governor Cuomo enacted an executive order on Police Reform and Reinvention requiring each government entity in New York which has a police agency to perform a comprehensive review of current police force deployments, strategies, policies, procedu...

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 11

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This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update for August 11th.

Significant restoration work in the last 24 hours has brought the number of remaining power outages in New Rochelle down to about 600, with the majority of those expected to be ...

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 9

This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update.

About 3,000 homes in New Rochelle still do not have power.  Con Ed is prioritizing repairs that can bring the largest number of customers back on line, with restoration occurring at a ...

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City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 7

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This robocall message was sent citywide on August 7: 

This is the City of New Rochelle with a storm recovery update.

Approximately 5,000 homes in New Rochelle still do not have power, down from a peak of about 9,000. Con Ed continues to ramp up its...

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

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, August 15th beginning at 8:30pm (rain date: August 16). This annual event celebrates the City of New Rochelle’s beautiful waterfront and publ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Ed: Life Support Equipment, Emergencies and Special Services

Con Edison is working to restore power as soon as possible and encourages residents who use medical equipment to register with them in case of power outages. Including those who do not receive a Con Ed bill directly.     &nb...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Edison continues dry ice distribution at City Hall

The following has been sent from Con Ed:

Con Edison will distribute dry ice today at four locations in New York City and two locations in Westchester County.

The distribution will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. or until supplies run out. A mo...

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City News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Storm recovery update - Aug 6

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Power restoration is underway with several Con Ed crews working in New Rochelle. Separate crews are still working to clear roads, with a focus on major streets or areas without emergency vehicle access. Con Ed predicts that the majority of outages will be...

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Post-storm update

ConEdison is working to restore power in New Rochelle as about one third of the City is without service. Yesterday’s storm produced enormous damage throughout our region, leaving nearly 100,000 without power in Westchester County. Con Edison cre...

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Here’s some great news from Circuit, our free downtown electric shuttle!

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Circuit riders can now use the Ride Circuit app in either Spanish or English. 

Buenas noticias! Los pasajeros de Circuit ya pueden usar la aplicación Ride Circuit en Español o Inglés. Circuit is accessible to all a...

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Tropical Storm preparedness

This message was sent citywide on August 3rd  through our NewRoAlert messaging system. This is a weather preparedness advisory from the City of New Rochelle. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for our area, with high...

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City News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Eighth Annual New Rochelle Street Fair Cancelled

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Due to uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and in the interest of health and safety for our New Rochelle residents, businesses and visitors, the Street Fair Committee has decided to cancel the eighth annual New Rochelle Street Fair, slated for Septe...

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City News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches New Incubator Spaces at New Rochelle Train Station and New Roc City

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New Rochelle, NY— Calling all artists and entrepreneurs, as the City of New Rochelle announced today the opening of two new cohort spaces for artists and entrepreneurs to use to hone their skills, one on the second floor inside the historic New ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

"Hometown Heroes" Banners Honor New Rochelle Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

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City officials joined members of the New Rochelle Veteran Advisory Committee, American Legion Post 8, local military service organizations, the Municipal Arts Council, the New Rochelle Military Moms, other donors, and service member...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

City of New Rochelle Creates Policing Review Committee

In June, Governor Cuomo enacted an executive order on Police Reform and Reinvention requiring each government entity in New York which has a police agency to perform a comprehensive review of current police force deployments, strategies, policies, procedu...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Seniors, let's exercise!

Senior exercise programs launch next week:

Office for the Aging Launches “Senior Citizens on the Move”

15 min. Exercise Programs to Air on NRTV

Seniors looking to keep in shape can now access exercise classes in the safety and comfort of ...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

City Council COW & Public Hearing - registration update for July 14

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and related Executive Orders issued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the City Council will not be able to accommodate any in-person public attendance or participation for Citizens to be Heard or Public Hearings...
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City News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

New Rochelle City Manager Announces Clergy Rapid Response Team

Policing in an urban environment can be challenging and unpredictable. When a crisis situation arises it is crucial that our residents, police officers and officials come together quickly in a spirit of openness and honesty, knowing that there is no probl...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

City Update- July 7

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Lincoln Pool Opens Saturday, July 11

Lincoln Pool will open for the summer on Saturday, July 11. In accordance with Westchester County Board of Health operations permitting and to ensure the health and safety of all, the Parks and Recreation Department has instituted the following guidelines...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes Monday, July 6

After an extended three month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume Citywide on Monday, July 6. Please observe posted signs and relocate vehicles to allow for street sweeping.

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Hall Reopens to the Public on Monday, July 6

New Rochelle City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6 with the following health and safety guidelines in place:

-Building admission is through the rear parking lot entrance only. The front door remains closed.

-Masks or face coverings must be w...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Update- July 1

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This robocall was sent Citywide today. To subscribe to our NewRoAlert email/text/call system, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalerts 

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, please remember that fireworks are not allowed under any cir...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Hudson Park Beach Opens Saturday, June 27

The City of New Rochelle welcomes back residents to Hudson Park Beach beginning June 27th through Labor Day, from 10am – 6pm.

Access to the beach is free again this summer! Parking is free for Parks Passport holders; for non-Passport holders, a d...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

New Ro Eats Expands!

Division St. reopened for traffic and outdoor dining is still available at this and many other restaurant locations around New Rochelle. Here’s a map of outdoor dining options. And as an added bonus in the downtown, a parklet on Main St. will op...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of New Rochelle Launches Rebound New Rochelle Program

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As the City of New Rochelle continues to reopen, the City announced today its new program Rebound New Rochelle (Rebound NR), a partnership with the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, New Rochelle Business Improvement District, the Business Council...

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City News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

City Update- June 23

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This robocall was sent Citywide today:

Phase 3 reopening begins today.  Indoor dining is now permitted at 50% of restaurant capacity, and personal services like nail salons are allowed to open.  

Even as our recovery continues, responsible...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Juneteenth Flag Raising

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The City of New Rochelle celebrated Juneteenth with a flag-raising on Friday, June 19. This inaugural ceremony was the suggestion of Briana Hill-Behar, a New Rochelle High School Student, class of 2021, who submitted a request to Mayor Bramson last week.

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City News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Tables are Set for City of New Rochelle to Launch ‘New Ro Eats’ - Outdoor Dining on Division St.

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 The City of New Rochelle announced today the inaugural `New Ro Eats’ event to be held on Division Street starting on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21 and continuing for two weeks. To offer more individuals the ability to enjoy N...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12 City Update

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This robocall update was sent Citywide today:

As you know, Phase 2 reopening began this week with outdoor dining and retail now permitted, so please support our local businesses. And today, we have another recovery update to share: New York State is now al...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

June 8 City Update

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This robocall was sent Citywide:

Metered parking is in effect city-wide starting today, and tickets for violations will be issued beginning tomorrow.

Also tomorrow, New Rochelle and the Mid-Hudson region will enter Phase II reopening, including most in-stor...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

“Spark the Sound” July 4th Fireworks Cancelled

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Due to health and safety concerns and continued restrictions on public gatherings as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the City of New Rochelle has cancelled the July 4th “Spark the Sound” fireworks display for this year.

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City News
Posted on: June 6, 2020

June 6 Press Conference

City officials were joined by local clergy and members of the community in a press conference today regarding a fatal shooting by an officer of the New Rochelle Police Department.

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Statement from Mayor Noam Bramson

"The City wil...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Metered Parking Enforcement Resumes June 8

Metered parking enforcement will resume citywide beginning Monday, June 8, coinciding with the Phase 2 reopening expected in the Mid-Hudson region next week. Phase 2 of New York Forward  permits reopening of offices, real estate, retail, vehicle ...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Update -June 3

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Citywide Robocall:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with information for June 3rd. 

As many gather in protest across America and here in New Rochelle, our City stands in full support of advocates for justice, committed to the vital work of overcoming sy...

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Pride Day Flag Raising

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To kick off Pride month, City Officials joined the LGBTQ committee for a pride flag-raising ceremony in front of City Hall. The flag will be on display throughout June. Visit www.NewRochellePride.com for the latest pride (virtual) events. 

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City News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

City, faith and community leaders gather For Justice. For Peace

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Remarks of Mayor Noam Bramson.

Good afternoon. I welcome you to City Hall. To our City Hall. To everyone’s City Hall.

It is an honor to stand today – at least six feet apart – in the company of faith leaders from throughout New...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Update- New Rochelle Begins Phase 1 Reopening

Citywide robocall sent today:

Today, the Mid-Hudson region of New York, including New Rochelle, begins Phase I of reopening. Permitted activities include construction and manufacturing, as well as retail for curbside and in-store pickup. All places of busi...

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Update- May 22

Starting Saturday, Hudson, Five Islands and Davenport Parks will be open from 9:00am to 6:00pm.  At this time, Hudson Park Beach is closed, but the sundeck will be open with a reduced capacity.  Parking will be restricted to residents on...

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Memorial Day Weekend Update from New Rochelle Parks

With the Memorial Day weekend as the start to summer recreation, New Rochelle parks will be open with safety guidelines in place.

Beginning Saturday, May 23 and continuing through June 26, weekend and holiday parking admittance at Five Islands Park, Hudson...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

DPW Summer Collection hours begin May 26

The Department of Public Works begins their summer collection schedule on Tuesday, May 26. All garbage, recycling and bulk items must be placed at the curbside for pickup by 6:00 AM on the scheduled day of collection. This policy is in effect from Memoria...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

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In accordance with New York State guidelines for Memorial Day ceremonies, American Legion Post 8 and the City of New Rochelle Veterans Advisory Committee will hold a virtual ceremony on Monday, May 25 at 10AM. The ceremony will feature remarks by New Roch...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

City Update- May 15

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Pinebrook Tennis Partial Reopening May 16

Pinebrook Tennis Center will open for limited use/singles play only on Saturday, May 16th.  Hours through June 26th are Monday through Fridays from 3-7PM (dusk) and Saturday and Sunday 8AM-12PM and 3-7PM (dusk).

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and pu...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

New Ro Strong: banners at City Hall and free lawn signs

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The City of New Rochelle continues to be resilient and come together to support each other and stay New Ro Strong. To celebrate the strength and spirit of solidarity within the New Rochelle community, the city of New Rochelle is bringing New Ro Pride to r...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

City Update May 8

Robocall sent May 8:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for May 8th.

To show New Rochelle’s strength and determination throughout this public health crisis, the City is offering New Ro Strong lawn signs that can be proudly displayed on any...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2020

Walk-in Coronavirus Testing Center Opens in New Rochelle

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Thanks to a partnership with New York State, Montefiore New Rochelle and the City of New Rochelle, a new walk-through coronavirus testing facility will open in New Rochelle on Monday. Located on Lockwood Avenue across from Montefiore New Rochelle and easi...

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Westchester County Department of Health Notices for Multifamily Dwellings

The Westchester County Health Department has issued guidelines for building owners and managers, and tenants of multifamily dwellings. Building owners, managers and superintendents are encouraged to post the Guidelines for Tenants in all of their properti...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

April 23 Update

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 23.  

Alternate side of the street parking regulations will remain suspended until further notice, and the use of gas-powered leaf blowers will be prohibited for the spring, starting on May 1st....

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City News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

New Rochelle Works to "NourishALL"

New Rochelle, NY – The City of New Rochelle, L+M Development Partners and RXR Realty announced today the launch of “NourishALL,” an innovative new meal program to help the City’s most vulnerable residents with criti...

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City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

April 17 Update

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Here’s what’s new.

The New Rochelle Board of Education has approved a one-month extension on the April property tax bill, which will now be due on May 31st.  Property owners are still encouraged to pay this month on the usual s...

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City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

April 16 Update

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Robocall, sent at 2PM:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 16.  

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Here’s what’s new.

Starting tomorrow, at the State’s direction, face coverings must...

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

April 10 Update

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Robocall sent Friday, April 10:

The City of New Rochelle continues reminding all residents that physical distancing is essential to saving lives.  Our good work so far has slowed the spread of the virus, and we need to keep it up by staying home a...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

April 7 Update

Robocall sent citywide, April 7:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for April 7. 

As we approach Passover and Easter, please remember that New York State has prohibited all non-essential gatherings of any size, including gatherings with ext...

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Robocall Update - April 3 #ClapBecauseWeCare

Robocall sent Citywide on April 3:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, April 3.  

Let’s make some noise.  To honor the dedication and bravery of health care and emergency service providers, we’re joini...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

It’s Census Day — Please Fill Out Yours!

If you haven’t filled out your own Census yet online or by phone, then you’ll receive a paper form in the mail, starting next week.  But why wait?  It’s easy to respond right away.

Census information is used ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Update- March 31

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 31. 

New Rochelle was one of the first communities to implement physical distancing, and our early actions have made a difference.  According to the latest data, our city is decl...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

March 26 Robocall Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 26.  Here’s what’s new:

The containment zone specific to New Rochelle has been lifted as of yesterday.  However, statewide rules that limit gatherings and clo...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Child care opportunities for children of healthcare workers, first responders

In an effort to help assist those on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Westchester County is creating opportunities to supply child care for the children of healthcare workers and first responders in Westchester.

*If you are a Westchester Cou...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspended Until April 24

Alternate side of the street parking enforcement will be suspended until April 24, 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 and fur...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 6

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 6, 2020. 

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

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City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

New York State Seeking Assistance- How you can help?

From New York State Department of Health, March 24, 2020:

New York State is doing all it can to keep New Yorkers safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. But we’re stronger if we all work together. Governor Cuomo is calling on health care profession...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

March 23 Robocall Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 23. Here’s what’s new:

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will be suspended citywide until further notice. Metered parking remains free.

To help mobilize and coor...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Partners with Volunteer New York! to Strengthen Community Response to Coronavirus

To help mobilize and coordinate the outstanding work of local agencies, not-for-profits, and volunteers, the City of New Rochelle has partnered with Volunteer New York! to bring on a full-time Director of Community Engagement.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

March 20 Robocall Update

Robocall sent March 20:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update for today, March 20. Here’s what’s new:

At the Governor’s direction, all non-essential businesses will close by the end of the weekend until further notice. By ...

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

RXR Realty Commits $1 Million to New Rochelle for Coronavirus-19 Relief

RXR Realty today announced a $1 million contribution to support organizations and New Rochelle residents impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis. Funding will go towards programs to address both immediate needs, as well as the long-term recovery of ...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Update March 19

UPDATE March 19:

Many residents have asked about the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Rochelle. With improved reporting and in the interest of transparency, the City will begin posting and periodically updating a count on our website at newroch...

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

March 18 Public Health Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a public health update for March 18th.  

We continue urging all residents to stay home to the greatest degree possible and keep interactions with others to a bare minimum.  Social distancing is effective i...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Hall Update- March 17

New Rochelle City Hall remains closed, but to accommodate urgent inquiries for information and services, departments have set up the following phone numbers that will be in operation during normal business hours, 8:30 AM to 4:30PM:   &am...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16 Public Health Update

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a very important public health update for March 16th.  Here’s what’s new:

Effective at 8pm tonight, all gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited throughout New York, and all bars and res...

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City News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Public Health Update March 14

Robocall update from Mayor Noam Bramson:

This is the City of New Rochelle, with a public health update for March 14th.  Here’s what’s new for today:

We have received reports of some businesses outside our city refusing to serve ...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

March 13 Update & Robocall

Robocall and update sent March 13:

This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with a public health update. Here’s what’s new for today, March 13th:

New York State has established a coronavirus testing center at Glen Island, which will increase testing ...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

City update March 12

This robocall update is being sent Citywide this morning:

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This is Mayor Noam Bramson, with an update on the cononavirus outbreak in our city.

Here’s what’s new:

The National Guard has arrived in Westchester and will be workin...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City Statement- March 10, 2020

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To mitigate the spread of coronavirus in New York’s largest hot spot, State public health authorities have established a one-mile containment area from the epicenter of the outbreak within which large gatherings will be prohibited. At a minimum,...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

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

Calling all foodies to New Rochelle Downtown! 

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

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Community News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

NRCA Presents: Struggle (virtual exhibit)

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

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

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Community News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

NRBID Invites Everyone to “Find Your Heart in New Rochelle Downtown” This February

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 New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID), presents “Find Your Heart in New Rochelle Downtown”, a program encouraging visitors stroll the streets and see the beauty in the Downtown area. Starting to...

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Community News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

City of New Rochelle Invites Submission of Images for COVID One-Year Reflection

March will mark one year that the coronavirus pandemic has impacted our City. Over the past eleven months, members of our community have suffered terrible losses. In addition, we have collectively faced challenges that have redefined work, home, school, f...

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Community News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Canned Food Drive to Support Columbus Food Pantry

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

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Community News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Downtown STORYWALK® Extended to January 18th

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The wonderful partnership project of the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District New Rochelle Public Library and the City of New Rochelle will now continue for another two weeks-- until Monday January 18, 2021-- so that more families can enjoy...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

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

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

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

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

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

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

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

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Community News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

County Health Department issues Rabies Alert for Rabid Black Stray Kitten

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

The kitten bit an empl...

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Community News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

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

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

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

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Community News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

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

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

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

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

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Community News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Santa Claus is Coming to City Hall!

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The Department of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will bring some holiday cheer as they transform the exterior of City Hall into a festive holiday set for a Drive-Thru Selfie with Santa on Wednesday, December 9th from 5pm to 8pm.

Vehicles will cue up on ...

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Community News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Hosts Virtual Holiday Lighting Thursday December 3rd

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The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce together with the City of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) will be presenting a Virtual Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 3 at 5 PM. 

Mayor Noam Bra...

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Community News
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Westchester County to Participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

(Valhalla, NY) – On October 24, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will give residents the opportunity to dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications either at the House...

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Community News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Officials Promote Flu Vaccine

Westchester County Briefing 10/1/2020:  Watch full briefing here:   https://youtu.be/zqE3FYj1RXM

 Following his weekly Covid-19 briefing, Westchester County Executive George Latimer rolled up his sleeve and got a flu shot at the ...

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Community News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

New Rochelle Council on the Arts Postpones ArtsFest 2020

Due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Rochelle Council on the Arts has made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s ArtsFest, originally scheduled for October 16th through 18th.

The annual festival celebrates the p...

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Community News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

NRPL Zoom Event: Three Leading Suffragists with Ties to New Rochelle

Tomorrow will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment. It was a long, tough battle.

Three of the women who were instrumental in the women’s suffrage movement had distinct ties to New Rochelle: Lucretia Mott, Susan B. ...

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Community News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

NY State of Health open enrollment ends August 15

NY State of Health is currently open for enrollment through August 15 because of hardships faced by New Yorkers due to the Novel Coronavirus. And, many New Yorkers will qualify for Medicaid, Child Health Plus or the Essential Plan due to loss of income/em...

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Community News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Con Edison continues dry ice distribution at City Hall

The following has been sent from Con Ed:

Con Edison will distribute dry ice today at four locations in New York City and two locations in Westchester County.

The distribution will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. or until supplies run out. A mo...

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Community News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Camp Vollo summer registration is now open!

What is Camp Vollo?

Camp Vollo is a free two-week virtual volunteer camp experience for young changemakers.

Campers will receive an easy-to-follow Camp Vollo Activity Book that includes two-weeks of structured volunteer assignments and goals to create posit...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

City Update- July 1

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This robocall was sent Citywide today. To subscribe to our NewRoAlert email/text/call system, visit www.newrochelleny.com/newroalerts 

As we approach the Fourth of July weekend, please remember that fireworks are not allowed under any cir...

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Community News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Juneteenth Flag Raising

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The City of New Rochelle celebrated Juneteenth with a flag-raising on Friday, June 19. This inaugural ceremony was the suggestion of Briana Hill-Behar, a New Rochelle High School Student, class of 2021, who wrote in the request to Mayor Bramson last week....

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Community News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

400 Gift Cards Donated to Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Staff

New Rochelle pride and strength were front and center May 28 as New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital Vice President and Executive Director Anthony J. Alfano, joined New Rochelle Resident Esther Vacca who presented over 430 ...

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Community News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

NRPL Special Memorial Day Weekend Program

Special Memorial Day Weekend Program

Supreme Sacrifice: A Virtual Tour of New Rochelle’s Monuments & Memorials

Saturday. May 23 at 4:00 pm

In honor of the New Rochelle residents who gave their lives fighting in our country’s wars and ...

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Community News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

New Rochelle Veteran Banner Project in Full Swing

New Rochelle American Legion Post 8 and the New Rochelle Veteran Advisory Committee are proud to present the New Rochelle Veterans Banner Project. This project is a cooperative effort to recognize the men and women who have bravely served our country from...

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Community News

News Flash

Posted on: March 3, 2021

NYS Vaccination Site Added March 3

New York State and FEMA have opened up a COVID-19 vaccination site at the New York National Guard Armory, 2 Quincy Place, Yonkers, NY 10701 on March 3rd. Eligible Westchester residents can book appointments via the NYS Vaccination hotline at 1 (833) 697-4...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 3, 2021

COVID-19 Reflections- Community Video