September 2016

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September 30, 2016 - 19:32

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Hoodlums Smash, Slash and Spit: New Rochelle Police Car Vandalized as Indifferent Onlookers Watch

September 30, 2016 - 18:07

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle Police vehicle was repeatedly vandalized in plain sight on a busy downtown street the other night. A group of men standing outside a bar on North Avenue repeatedly struck the vehicle, spit on the door handles and windows; one suspect used a knife to repeatedly gouge the side of the police vehicle as well as the side of a second city vehicle parked nearby.

Feral Cats Plague New Rochelle Elementary School

September 29, 2016 - 17:54

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Columbus Elementary School is home away from home for hundreds of students and teachers and -- cats. Lots of cats.

Over the past year there were complaints made about school employees feeding the cats who have become a nuisance around the school. Little seems to have changed this year as 16 plates and bowls were recently left our for the feral cats on the back steps leading out to the teacher's parking lot.

Every days, teachers have to deal with cats jumping on their cars and creating unsanitary conditions around the school. 

Back stairs at Columbus Elementary School in New Rochelle

New Rochelle Schools Technology Director Fired For Unauthorized Access to Employee Emails

September 29, 2016 - 16:46

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As first reported by Talk of the Sound last March, Dr. Christine Coleman was fired after more than a decade as Director of Technology for the City School District of New Rochelle. It is highly unusual for a tenured administrator to be fired from a public school district in New York.

Clarification on Suspensions and Disproportionality in the New Rochelle School District

September 29, 2016 - 14:49

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- There has been some recent confusion on social media about the updated Code of Conduct which was adopted by the New Rochelle Board of Education after a public hearing on June 21, 2016. There have been online discussions stating that “New Rochelle High School” has been “cited more than once” for “disproportionately”.

We wanted to clear that up so we reached out to City School District of New Rochelle Associate Superintendent Diane Massimo.

Ward Elementary Hosts Family Barbecue

September 28, 2016 - 15:45

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Approximately 900 people attended the Ward Elementary school barbecue held Friday to welcome back students and their families. Everyone enjoyed pizza, sausage and peppers, penne vodka pasta, chicken wings, popcorn and ice cream, all provided by the PTA.

There was a disc jockey for dancing, photo booth, bouncy house, inflatable slide, face painting and bean bag toss. The PTA sold raffles and Ward sweatshirts and T-shirts.


Ward Elementary Hosts Family Barbecue

Youngest around-the-world solo pilot visiting IEYMS, ALMS

September 27, 2016 - 15:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Barrington Irving, the youngest person to fly solo around the world and the author of Touch the Sky, visited Isaac E. Young Middle School Tuesday to meet with seventh and eighth graders.

Irving talked about his 2007 flight, which set a Guinness World Record, and discussed his aspirations for The Flying Classroom, a cutting-edge digital curriculum that makes science, technology, engineering and math practical and applicable in the lives of students. He also had lunch with a small group of students at the school's library.

Youngest around-the-world solo pilot visiting IEYMS, ALMS

Volleyball splits at Montclair Tri-match

September 27, 2016 - 14:05

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle Womens Volleyball team split its pair of games Saturday afternoon at the Montclair State University tri-match.  CNR defeated Brooklyn College 3-0, but later fell to the hosts 3-0.  The Blue Angels now stand at 2-4 on the season, while Brooklyn drops to 3-12 and Montclair improves to 12-2 with a sweep of both teams.

Volleyball splits at Montclair Tri-match

Tennis drops a pair of Weekend Matches

September 27, 2016 - 14:01

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle Womens Tennis team dropped a pair of weekend matches to fall to 0-4 on the season.  The Blue Angels started off the road trip with a 9-0 loss to Mount Saint Mary College on Friday night and then fell 9-0 to Cedar Crest College - both non-conference matchups.  MSMC improves to 2-4 on the season, while Cedar Crest improves to 5-3.

Mount Saint Mary 9, College of New Rochelle 0

Singles competition

1. Carnovale, Michelle (MSMC-WT) def. Iyesogie Aghahowa (CNRWT16) 6-0, 6-0

Tennis Drops a Pair of Weekend Matches

Warren's Four Goals Pushes CNR past Pratt

September 27, 2016 - 13:52

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Sophomore Nicorey Warren (Brooklyn, NY) became the first player in the College of New Rochelle mens soccer program to score a hat trick, as he scored four times Saturday afternoon in the Blue Angels 9-0 shutout of visiting Pratt Institute.  

With the win, CNR improves to 6-1 on the season, while Pratt - another first year program - suffered its first defeat and is now 2-1.

Warren's Four Goals Pushes CNR past Pratt