NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Multiple sources have confirmed arrests of United States Postal Service employees. Sources say as many as 5 people were arrested as of Tuesday.
USPS officials have repeatedly denied there have been any arrests.
Allegations related to moving drugs and cash through the mail, stealing checks, check washing and more. One scheme reportedly involved employees “renting out” keys to Post Office Boxes so confederates could loot the contents of the PO Boxes.
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Jose Olmos, 29, a homeless man living in New Rochelle, was indicted and arraigned for murder in the death of a homeless woman outside a vacant armory building on Main Street.
A Westchester County Grand Jury indicted Olmos on three charges: Murder in the First Degree, a class A violent felony, and two counts of Murder in the Second Degree, also class A felonies, in the beating death of Nurten Seljuk July 27, 2018. Olmos’ next court appearance is Dec. 5, 2018.
If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of life without parole.
Calling Artists, Performers for Black History CelebrationRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle (CSDNR), the Westchester Alliance of Black School Educators (WABSE) and the New Rochelle Black History Month Committee is seeking artists for the 7th Annual Black History Celebration, including the WABSE Spoken Word and Art Exhibit, which will be held on Feb. 9, 2019, at New Rochelle High School.New RochelleEducation
Field Trip Fuels Girls' Interest in STEMRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Last Friday, 30 female students from Isaac E. Young Middle School traveled to the Tarrytown facility of Regeneron - an international biotech company - to participate in an event packed full of hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities.New RochelleEducation
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- No. 2-seed New Rochelle will square off against top-seeded John Jay-East Fishkill for the Class AA championship at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Mahopac High School. This is the Huguenot's 13th Section 1 championship appearance since 2000. They are now playing for their fourth consecutive Class AA title. They are undefeated in Section 1 championship games.
New Rochelle (8-1) won the Class AA semifinal last week against No. 6-seeded Carmel, 54-34. John Jay-East Fishkill (9-0) beat No. 4 Arlington, 28-0.New RochelleEducation
Mackenzie Harding, a junior, interviews actor Christopher Sieber.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Ten New Rochelle High School students made the most of a great opportunity this week when they were treated to an exclusive visit with the producers of the upcoming Broadway show "The Prom."
The students interviewed producers Jack Lane, Joe Grandy and Andrew Kuhlman, recorded the session, took video of the Longacre Theatre and found New Yorkers and tourists outside the theater to speak with on camera. They are now fashioning their recordings of the day into several videos.New RochelleEducation
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Here are some highlights from the Oct. 30 Board of Education meeting:
Lincoln Attendance Zone: The Board returned to the Lincoln attendance zone this week with a second meeting at the Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle - Remington Unit. The meeting took place in an area of the city that was served by the Lincoln Elementary School before it closed in the 1960s following a landmark desegregation case.New RochelleEducation
ALMS PTA Hosts First Family Math NightRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Albert Leonard Middle School PTA STEAM Committee organized the school's first Family Math Night. More than 100 students and their parents participated during an evening in late October to play an array of games and sports activities that involved math and logical reasoning.
The Family Math Night was not just fun; it found interesting ways to connect directly to our curriculum.New RochelleEducation
IEYMS Students Grow with College VisitsRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- They still have all of high school to go through, but 37 eighth-graders from Isaac E. Young Middle School got a look into the future recently with a trip to Mercy College.
"It was very interesting seeing the different courses we could take," said student Lois Boateng.New RochelleEducation
Ward Introduces New Mascot, Willie the WolfRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The students at the William B. Ward Elementary School have a new friend to cheer them on. Willie the Wolf, the school's new mascot, waved and danced with the students last Friday for the school's monthly spirit day.
With blue and white fur, he is the newest of several school mascots in the City School District of New Rochelle. Now that he's been introduced, he'll be bringing an extra burst of energy to Ward events and to key moments in school, helping to congratulate classes that are awarded for good behavior, for instance.New RochelleEducation