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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Halloween Bash

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The Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, Office for the Aging, The P.A.C.T. Unit of the New Rochelle Police Department, and New Rochelle Parks & Recreation will sponsor its annual “Halloween Bash” on Tuesday, October 29t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

MBKNewRo Sponsors Its First Books & Basketball Event on 9/21/19 at Lincoln Park from 1 to 4 pm

On Saturday, September 21st, My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle is hosting its first Books & Basketball event at Lincoln Park from 1 to 4 pm at the outside basketball courts on Lincoln and Prince streets. New Rochelle boys and girls in grades ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 29, 2019

17th Annual Snapper Fishing Derby

New Rochelle Parks and Recreation will host the 17th Annual Kids Snapper Fishing Derby at Hudson Park on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 9AM to noon. The event is presented in honor of founder and marina advocate, the late Robert A. Cerreta, and is sponsor...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 29, 2019

End of Summer Announcements

The Department Parks and Recreation reminds residents that this is the last weekend to enjoy summer swimming. Hudson Park Beach and Lincoln Park Pool will officially be closed as of Tuesday, September 3. Hudson Park facilities will remain open on the week...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: August 28, 2019

New Rochelle Street Fair Moves Uptown

Each September, the New Rochelle Street Fair attracts thousands for a fun-filled day of live entertainment, crafts, food, rides, and more. This year, the fair will be held on Sunday, September 8 from 11AM to 5PM at a new location: City Hall, 515 North Ave...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Westchester County Health Department Issues Heat Advisory

With high humidity and temperatures forecasted Friday through Sunday, the Westchester County Health Department has issued a heat advisory. As humidity and temperatures rise, residents should avoid strenuous activity, drink lots of water, avoid alcohol and...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Farmer’s Market Checkbooks Now Available to Qualifying Seniors

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 28, 2019

City of New Rochelle Celebrates Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera with Pinstripe Parade on Sat. July 27

The City of New Rochelle will celebrate former resident & relief pitcher Mariano Rivera’s unanimous selection into this year’s baseball Hall of Fame with `Mariano Rivera Day’ on Saturday, July 27, featuring a pinstripe pa...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Parks and Recreation Month

This July 4 cap off your holiday evening with a viewing of the grand fireworks display at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced by the famous Grucci family, and sponsored by the City of New Rochelle, the annual “Spark the Sound” extravaganza starts at 9:3...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 18, 2019

New Rochelle Office for the Aging Hosts 4th Annual Senior Expo

2019 Senior Expo

The City of New Rochelle Office for the Aging held their 4th Annual New Rochelle Senior Expo at Hugh Doyle Senior Center on June 2nd. Over 300 senior citizens attended the event, making it the highest-attended event to date. The free expo featured over 40 ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

2019 Children’s Fishing Derby

Come fish with us! The Children’s Fishing Derby will be held at the Twin Lakes of Huguenot Park (in front of New Rochelle High School) on Saturday, June 8th from 9AM to 11:30AM. This event is for youth grades K to 8th. Bring your own rod...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

National Boating Safety Week

In recognition of National Boating Safety Week, the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 75 presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Harbormaster Sal Gugliara, honoring his partnership and commitment to boating safety.

USCG Auxiliary Commander Bob Heinemann wa...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

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

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

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

New Rochelle Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

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

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

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Applications Now Available for Youth Summer Employment Programs

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

Network Youth Leadership Program

This program attempts to provide youth (contingen...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 19, 2019

#BoyTalk Forum

Event attracts over 60 NR students grades 8-12.

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Pop-Up Libraries Installed in New Rochelle Parks

Pop up Libraries

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Park Accessibility Plan Public Meeting Scheduled for April 24- Postponed

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

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 9, 2019

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

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

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

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Take the Survey to Improve Parks Accessibility

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

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Posted on: 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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