The following open letter was read aloud at the New Rochelle Board of Education meeting on Wednesday October 5, 2016. A hard copy was delivered to the Board Clerk.
Dear New Rochelle School Board & Superintendent,
I am a parent, an engaged member of the community, and a loyal tax paying citizen of New Rochelle. I am writing to express concerns of mine and many others regarding a new youth football league that seems to have received preferential treatment by the New Rochelle School District.New RochelleSports - Youth & High SchoolBoard of Education
Manager Roberto Nascimento, Coaches Joe Fama and Frank Mezzaucella with NRLL U-11 TeamRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
EAST GREENBUSH, NY -- The New Rochelle Little League U-11 team defeated East Amherst 15-1 in their first game of the New York State Little League Championship being held in East Greenbush, NY.
New Rochelle’s offense was paced by Danny DiEdwards, Timmy Virtudes and Luke Nascimento who each smacked a home run. New Rochelle’s pitchers Ethan Richmond, Sean Mcreery and Joseph Fama combined to keep East Amherst to one run. AJ Rodriguez, Nicolas Mezzaucella, Jake Baldassare, Matt Sharp, Logan Lynch and Greg Fazio all saw action Saturday.New RochelleSports - Youth & High School
Volleyball Competes In First Day Of Black Knight InviteRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW YORK, NY -- The Iona College volleyball team dropped a pair of contests at the 2015 Black Knight Invitational. The Gaels fell in three sets to host Army West Point this morning and Cornell this afternoon.
In the opener, freshman OH Amanda Gannon led the Gaels with nine kills. She added five digs and a block. Junior MB Karly White added six kills and hit .308. Senior S Natalie Ziskin posted 11 assists and eight digs. Freshman libero Jessica Paolucci had 14 digs while freshman DS Kait Ferretti had a season-high 12 in the loss. Army won the match 25-21, 25-19, and 25-16.TOTS_WideSports - Professional
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A twitter hashtag intended to get Ray Rice signed to an NFL team this season was launched today.
The hashtag #RayRice2ndChance is accompanied by a logo made of emojis bearing Rice's signature bicep flex and two hands clapping.
The logo might be seen as in poor taste considering that Rice has been persona-non-grate in the NFL every since video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiance, now-wife Janay Rice and knocking her unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator.TOTS_WideSports - Professional
Former Monroe College Basketball Standout Maurice Ndour Signed By Dallas MavericksRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
WHITE PLAINS, NY --The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent forward Maurice Ndour. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Ndour (6-9, 200) is a native of Senegal and recently had a successful run at the Las Vegas Summer League as a member of the New York Knicks. While with the Knicks Summer League team, Ndour averaged 9.6 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.0 block, 1.0 steal and 28.3 minutes in 5 games (4 starts). He scored a team-high 23 points in New York’s victory over Philadelphia.TOTS_WideEducationSports - Professional
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Francisco Maldonado of New Rochelle was one of five youngsters honored by the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium during the 48th annual salute of the Con Edison Yankees Kids program.
New York Yankees great Jim Leyritz (back row - right) presented official certificates.
The Yankees Kids, one from each borough, Westchester County and one representing Orange and Rockland counties, are selected for their academic excellence, leadership and sportsmanship.Sports - ProfessionalMunicipalPublic Service Commission
The Yankee Legend Will Help Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library Raise Funds
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The public will have the opportunity to meet Yankee great Mariano Rivera, and receive a signed copy of his acclaimed book, The Closer, at two different events on the evening of May 28th at the New Rochelle Public Library. Mr. Rivera is volunteering his time to help the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library raise funds for a new bookstore.ArtsSports - ProfessionalPublic Library
NEW YORK, NY -- Major League Baseball today announced the launch of the “Franchise Four” campaign, which will allow fans to vote for the most impactful players who best represent each Major League franchise and several other significant categories in the sport’s history. The winners of the month-long period of fan voting on MLB.com/FranchiseFour will be announced during pregame ceremonies before Baseball’s 86th All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on FOX.Sports - Professional
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CARSON, CA – The LA Galaxy have signed former Iona College men's soccer standout and 2015 MLS SuperDraft pick Ignacio Maganto, the club announced today. He will join the club’s roster pending the reception of his P-1 Visa and will occupy an International roster spot. Per MLS and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Ignacio had a strong preseason and showed his talent in our games and training sessions,” said Galaxy head coach and general manager Bruce Arena. “We are happy to add him to our roster and look forward to his development going forward.”Sports - Professional
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Andrew Rice, Uncle of football player Ray Rice, has been suspended for 21 days without pay in anticipation of the District beginning removal proceedings against him. Andrew Rice is a cleaner working at New Rochelle High School.
Andrew Rice is the brother of Janet Rice, Ray Rice's mother.
Rice was disciplined after he was found sleeping by House 4 Principal Michael Hildebrand. Andrew Rice has not been a model employee in his time working for the District, sources say.
The New Rochelle Board of Education will vote on a resolution at tonight's board meeting:
RESOLUTION NO. 15-146-10
EMPLOYEE SUSPENSION WITHOUT SALARY - BUILDINGS & GROUNDS
RESOLVED, that suspension without salary, be authorized and approved for a period not to exceed 21 days, of Employee 2014-2015/2 effective November 24, 2014.
And be it further
RESOLVED, that this resolution shall take effect immediately.