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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: October 25, 2018

Join the New Rochelle Fire Department

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We're looking for the best.

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

New Rochelle Bike Share

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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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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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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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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: January 29, 2018

City Hosts Roundtable for North Avenue Businesses

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City Officials, New Rochelle Businesses: North Avenue Is Safe and Open for Business

As Students Return to School this Week, City and School Officials Brief Businesses on New Safety Measures

New Rochelle – Today, as students at New Rochelle High Sc...

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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: January 17, 2019

Online auction starts January 18

As of on or about January 18, 2019 the City of New Rochelle will run an ONLINE AUCTION of City Owned Vehicles and Equipment for sale to the highest bidder.  

Interested bidders are invited to view and bid at the following auction site: ww...

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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 guidelines to keep New Roche...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Alternate side parking restrictions suspended for winter months

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Alternate side parking regulations will be suspended on Christmas Eve (December 24) and New Year’s Eve (December 31). Alternate side parking regulations will also be suspended due to street operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Local Gov't and School Officials Challenge IRS on Charitable Fund Contributions

The Coalition for the Charitable Contribution Deduction (3CD) Submits Letter to the IRS Airing Concerns on Behalf of Counties, Municipalities, School Districts, and Taxpayers

NEW YORK, NY – A newly-formed coalition of counties, cities, towns, vil...

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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 ...

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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 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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 North Aven...

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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: May 17, 2018

Nardozzi Place Named for P.O. Allen B. McLeod

In observance of National Police Week, the New Rochelle Police Department and the New Rochelle Police Benevolent Association held a secondary street naming ceremony of Nardozzi Place for fallen officer Allen B. McLeod on Thursday, May 17. Former New Roche...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

New Rochelle Police Department Honors Members at Memorial & Awards Ceremony

In observance of Police Memorial Week, the New Rochelle Police Department held its annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 15 at the Greentree Country Club. The event honored the memory of those officers who sacrificed their lives in the ser...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

City Launches First Bike Share in Westchester County

CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE LAUNCHES FIRST BIKE-SHARE PROGRAM IN WESTCHESTER COUNTYNew Rochelle Bike Share Will Provide Residents and Visitors Access to100 Bikes Available at 11 Stations throughout the CityNew Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and City Manager Charles...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

MBK New Rochelle Hosts 2nd Annual "Take a Student Ambassador to Work Day"

46 New Rochelle High School Students Placed in One-Day Externships throughout Westchester and Manhattan 

While thousands of students joined their Mom and Dad at work last Thursday, 46 New Rochelle High School students traveled to 16 different work...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

City Manager Charles B. Strome, III Appoints Police Commissioner

City Manager Charles B. Strome announced today the appointment of Joseph F. Schaller as New Rochelle Police Commissioner, and the promotion of Captain Robert Gazzola to Deputy Commissioner. The commissioners were sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall on Fri...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Cappelli Joins with City Officials for Groundbreaking of The Standard

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Executives of the Cappelli Organization joined with New Rochelle city officials on April 25th for the groundbreaking of The Standard, a new 14-story residential building located on the site of the former Standard Star newspaper building in downtown New Ro...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Iona, New Rochelle Reach Agreement for The Expansion of Hagan and Spellman Halls

The City of New Rochelle and Iona College announced today a comprehensive agreement that, when fully executed, will allow for the inward expansion of two campus buildings while addressing neighborhood concerns regarding the campus perimeter, and resolving...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

NRPD Releases 2017 Annual Report

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New Rochelle Remains a Top Safest City Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retains the lowest crime rate among similar municipalities in Westchester County and New York State, and con...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

City Receives $1Million NYS Grant

 CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE RECEIVES $1 MILLION NYS GRANT  

The City of New Rochelle will receive a $1 million grant from New York State as part of their Restore New York Communities Initiative, the office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo a...

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Tax Payment Updates: E-CHECK PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES IS NOW FREE!

Tax payers can now pay their property tax bills with an e-check through the City’s website at NO CHARGE. Paying your tax bill through our website ensures that payment is received immediately with a printable receipt issued at time of pa...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

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 27, 2018

Beechmont Lake Presentation

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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: March 15, 2018

City Launches North Avenue Outreach Program

After the overwhelming success of a three-week pilot program aimed at improving the flow of afterschool students walking along North Avenue and promoting positive behaviors, the New Rochelle Youth Bureau has received funding to continue through the end of...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

City of New Rochelle and Master Developer RXR Realty Break Ground, Top Out

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Today, the City of New Rochelle joined its Master Developer, RXR Realty, to advance a bold reinvention of its downtown core expected to ultimately attract $4 billion in new investment.

First, city officials were joined by executives from RXR Realty to brea...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

New Rochelle Event Highlights City's Surging Downtown Redevelopment Initiative

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Demonstrating the interest and excitement growing around New Rochelle’s massive redevelopment initiative, more than 250 prominent real estate and business professionals gathered as the City of New Rochelle hosted Bisnow’s first-ever Ne...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Mayor Bramson Delivers State of the City Address

Speaking to an overflow crowd at the annual State of the City Address, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson pledged to continue a comprehensive, community-wide focus on student safety, while also citing momentum on economic, environmental, and social prioritie...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

New Rochelle Named as Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge

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New Rochelle Named as Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors ChallengeCity is among 35 Champion Cities That Will Embark on 6-month Testing Phase in Competition for Grand Prize

As Part of the American Cities Initiative, Challenge Will Invest $17....

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

New Rochelle City Hall to Relocate Downtown

NEW ROCHELLE CITY HALL TO RELOCATE DOWNTOWN 

State-of-the-art facility to be built at base of MacQuesten Development’s  $110 million project at 45 Harrison Street 

  

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Hosts Roundtable for North Avenue Businesses

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City Officials, New Rochelle Businesses: North Avenue Is Safe and Open for Business

As Students Return to School this Week, City and School Officials Brief Businesses on New Safety Measures

New Rochelle – Today, as students at New Rochelle High Sc...

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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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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Volunteer New York!: #NEWROSTRONG Volunteer Opportunities

Press Release on behalf of Volunteer NY: 

Volunteer New York! with the New Rochelle Council of Community Services Develop #NEWROSTRONG Volunteer Opportunities To Strengthen City 

New Rochelle Empowers Community Members To Be Part Of The So...

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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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Posted on: November 21, 2018

DRI Website Launched

Following the award this fall of Governor Cuomo’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative, the City’ Local Planning Committee has launched a project website www.newrochelledri.com to engage the public in the planning process.

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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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Development
Posted on: October 29, 2018

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

Bloomberg announcement

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!”

At a receptio...

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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 4, 2018

City Launches First Bike Share in Westchester County

CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE LAUNCHES FIRST BIKE-SHARE PROGRAM IN WESTCHESTER COUNTYNew Rochelle Bike Share Will Provide Residents and Visitors Access to100 Bikes Available at 11 Stations throughout the CityNew Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and City Manager Charles...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Cappelli Joins with City Officials for Groundbreaking of The Standard

The Stanard groundbreaking 2018

Executives of the Cappelli Organization joined with New Rochelle city officials on April 25th for the groundbreaking of The Standard, a new 14-story residential building located on the site of the former Standard Star newspaper building in downtown New Ro...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

New Rochelle Event Highlights City's Surging Downtown Redevelopment Initiative

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Demonstrating the interest and excitement growing around New Rochelle’s massive redevelopment initiative, more than 250 prominent real estate and business professionals gathered as the City of New Rochelle hosted Bisnow’s first-ever New Rochelle event, “T...

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Development
Posted on: March 1, 2018

New Rochelle City Hall to Relocate Downtown

NEW ROCHELLE CITY HALL TO RELOCATE DOWNTOWN 

State-of-the-art facility to be built at base of MacQuesten Development’s  $110 million project at 45 Harrison Street 

  

At his State of the City speech on March 1, Ma...

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Development
Posted on: February 21, 2018

New Rochelle Named as Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors Challenge

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New Rochelle Named as Finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 Mayors ChallengeCity is among 35 Champion Cities That Will Embark on 6-month Testing Phase in Competition for Grand Prize

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Online auction starts January 18

As of on or about January 18, 2019 the City of New Rochelle will run an ONLINE AUCTION of City Owned Vehicles and Equipment for sale to the highest bidder.  

Interested bidders are invited to view and bid at the following auction site: ww...

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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 28, 2018

Tax Payment Updates - E-CHECK PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES IS NOW FREE!

Tax payers can now pay their property tax bills with an e-check through the City’s website at NO CHARGE.Paying your tax bill through our website ensures that payment is received immediately with a printable receipt issued at time of pay...

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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: 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: 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: December 21, 2018

Courts Closings for the Holidays

From the Ninth Judicial District/City Court of New Rochelle: The courts of the 9th Judicial District will be in recess for the period from the close of business on December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019.

All parts of the Court will be closed during this...

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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: December 14, 2018

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Suspension

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Alternate side parking regulations will be suspended on Christmas Eve (December 24) and New Year’s Eve (December 31). Alternate side parking regulations will also be suspended due to street operations during the winter months from January 1 to March 31, 2...

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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: May 17, 2018

Nardozzi Place Named for P.O. Allen B. McLeod

In observance of National Police Week, the New Rochelle Police Department and the New Rochelle Police Benevolent Association held a secondary street naming ceremony of Nardozzi Place for fallen officer Allen B. McLeod on Thursday, May 17. Former New Roche...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

New Rochelle Police Department Honors Members at Memorial & Awards Ceremony

In observance of Police Memorial Week, the New Rochelle Police Department held its annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 15 at the Greentree Country Club. The event honored the memory of those officers who sacrificed their lives in the ser...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

City Manager Charles B. Strome, III Appoints Joseph F. Schaller as NRPD Commissioner

City Manager Charles B. Strome announced today the appointment of Joseph F. Schaller as New Rochelle Police Commissioner, and the promotion of Captain Robert Gazzola to Deputy Commissioner. The commissioners were sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall on Fri...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

NRPD makes arrests in Million Dollar Jewelry Store Burglary

During the early morning hours of April 5, 2018, members of the New Rochelle Police Department, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Investigators Office, the Bergen County, N.J. Prosecutor’s Office and the Port Chester Police De...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

NRPD 2017 Annual Report

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New Rochelle Remains a Top Safest City Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retains the lowest crime rate among similar municipalities in Westchester County and New York State, and con...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Nardozzi Place Named for P.O. Allen B. McLeod

In observance of National Police Week, the New Rochelle Police Department and the New Rochelle Police Benevolent Association held a secondary street naming ceremony of Nardozzi Place for fallen officer Allen B. McLeod on Thursday, May 17. Former New Roche...

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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: 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 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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Posted on: May 7, 2018

MBK New Rochelle Hosts 2nd Annual "Take a Student Ambassador to Work Day"

46 New Rochelle High School Students Placed in One-Day Externships throughout Westchester and Manhattan 

While thousands of students joined their Mom and Dad at work last Thursday, 46 New Rochelle High School students traveled to 16 different work...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

City Launches North Avenue Outreach Program

After the overwhelming success of a three-week pilot program aimed at improving the flow of afterschool students walking along North Avenue and promoting positive behaviors, the New Rochelle Youth Bureau has received funding to continue through the end of...

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