May 2017

EMPTY WORDS: New Rochelle Board Opposes Obvious Path to Close Achievement Gap

May 20, 2017 - 02:02

The motto of the New Rochelle Board of Education, printed on every meeting agenda is "Embracing Diversity: Driving Success"

Every school board member and the board member-elects all ran for the school board stating that "equity" was important to them, many included the term in their palm cards and mailers. At the PTSA forum Paul Warhit said "equity" was what he was most passionate about.

Obituary of Lorraine M. Pierce by her loving husband Robert E. Pierce

May 19, 2017 - 21:53

The soul of my wonderful wife of 52 years, Lorraine Mary Helen Lhotan Pierce, (Lori) was taken by Holy Angels to be with Jesus Christ in Heaven on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:00 AM. She was and is a blessing to me from Our Heavenly Father and His Only Begotten Son, Jesus the Messiah. My heart is broken and my eyes tear continuously. I miss her so much. Lorraine was so very compassionate, intelligent and beautiful. We married April 05, 1965 when I was in the U. S. Marine Corps. God used her to save me from going to Vietnam 1965.

Robert and Lorraine Pierce

Con Edison Portable Generator Ignites Shingles at New Rochelle Home

May 19, 2017 - 01:57

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle family is blaming Con Edison for a dangerous fire incident at their home located at 373 Forest Avenue.

Due to transformer issues in the vicinity, likely a remnant of an auto collision into a utility on Pinebrook Boulevard several years ago, the two houses on the Southeast corner of Pinebrook Boulevard and Forest Avenue do not have a typical electrical hookup.

Long Island Man Charged With Driving The Wrong Way On Three Parkways

May 18, 2017 - 14:58

VALHALLA, NY -- A Long Island man was charged this morning with a felony and two misdemeanors after he drove the wrong way on three Westchester parkways.

Jason Eisenfeld, 34, of Old Bethpage, N.Y., was charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree, a felony, and Driving While Intoxicated and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, misdemeanors. A small amount of cocaine was found in his car after his arrest.

Jason Eisenfeld pf Old Bethpage, NY in police custody

Joseph M. Guadagnoli Obituary

May 18, 2017 - 13:13

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Joseph M. Guadagnoli, passed away on September 26, 2016 after a brief illness. He was born in New Rochelle, on February 15, 1938 to the late Joseph and Josephine. 'Joe' Guadagnoli. He graduated from New Rochelle High School 1956 and served in the US Army in Korea, before he began his career in the beverage industry at Pepsi Cola in Mount Vernon in 1959 where he rose to the position of General Manager. Joe continued his career in 1979 at Perrier Group of America, where he spent the next 27 years. He retired May 2006 as a National General Manager for half the nation.