December 2017

New Rochelle Police Department Promotional Ceremony

December 22, 2017 - 06:54

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on December 15th in the City Council Chambers. Eight members of the NRPD were recognized at the service. Family and friends were also in attendance to share in this special occasion. This was the last promotional ceremony led by Police Commissioner Patrick Carroll.

Sergeant Kevin A. Perri is  promoted to the rank of Detective Sergeant Supervisor

Police Officer Ryan Downs is Promoted to the rank of Sergeant

New Rochelle Police Department Promotional Ceremony

Astorino Vetoes Board of Legislators Tax Increase

December 22, 2017 - 06:33

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Delivering on a two-term plege to protect taxpayers and deliver essential services, County Executive Robert P. Astorino today vetoed a Board of Legislators budget that included a 2 percent tax hike.

In his message to legislators, the County Executive emphasized that he delivered a balanced and fiscally prudent budget that meets the needs and obligations of Westchester residents – without increasing the property tax levy.

Astorino Vetoes Board of Legislators Tax Increase

Astorino Announces New Rochelle Joins Drug Takeback Program

December 22, 2017 - 05:03

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Residents throughout Westchester now can conveniently and safely dispose of their unused medications in a secure dropbox, accessible day or night in nearly every municipality.

The county’s newest dropbox is in New Rochelle, in the lobby at police headquarters, at 475 North Ave. Recently delivered by Westchester County, it was one of 12 purchased last year through an $8,000 grant secured by Sen. Terrence P. Murphy in response to the growing opioid addiction crisis.

Medication Dropbox in the lobby at New Rochelle Police Headquarters

12/21 The Winterfest Concerts 07:30 PM

December 17, 2017 - 14:17

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Are you ready for two nights of music for the season? The Winterfest Concerts are here!

On Wednesday and Thursday (12/20 & 12/21), the Whitney Young Auditorium will be filled with the sounds of the New Rochelle High School musicians, who are preparing for the winter highlight so grand it can't be held to one night.

On Wednesday, the Symphonic Band, Huguenot Orchestra and Concert Band will perform the Winterfest Instrumental concert. They will play pieces by Mozart, Leroy Anderson and others.

The Winterfest Concerts

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-88) is Proud to Announce that A.464B/S.2098B Signed into Law

December 17, 2017 - 06:11

NEW YORK, NY -- Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-88) is proud to announce that A.464B/S.2098B, legislation she authored, was signed into law on Thursday by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

The bill, which is known as The Elephant Protection Act, would ensure that no person, group or entertainment company shall use elephants in any type of entertainment act. It safeguards all elephants from the physical and psychological harm inflicted upon them by living conditions, treatment and cruel methods that are necessary to train them to perform in entertainment acts such as circuses.

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin