December 2017

Golf Courses Close for Season December 31, 2017

December 10, 2017 - 06:21

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that the six county-owned golf courses will close for the season after play on Sunday, Dec. 31. They will remain open until that date, weather and conditions permitting; check with the individual course.

The courses are Dunwoodie (914) 231-3490 and Sprain Lake (914) 231-3481, both in Yonkers; Maple Moor (914) 995-9200 in White Plains; Mohansic (914) 862-5283 in Yorktown Heights; Saxon Woods

(914) 231-3461 in Scarsdale; and Hudson Hills (914) 864-3000 in Ossining.

Governor Cuomo Signs Otis/Savino Missing Persons Bill

December 10, 2017 - 05:56

NEW YORK, NY -- Legislation to require that reports of missing children and adults filed in New York be transmitted to the National Missing and Unidentified Remains System (NamUs) was signed into law by the Governor on November 29. The legislation, A8286B/S6739, was sponsored by Assemblyman Steve Otis (91st AD, Westchester County) and Senator Diane Savino (23rd SD, Staten Island).

The bill will promote more comprehensive sharing of missing persons data to aid law enforcement in the resolution of such cases and help families dealing with the heartbreak of a missing loved one.

Governor signs Legislation to Aid in the Identification of Unknown Dead and Missing Persons

Rose Ann (Caiazzo) Bongo, Mother of Isaac E. Young MS Principal, Passes at 86

December 06, 2017 - 14:28

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Rose Ann (Caiazzo) Bongo passed away on November 27. She was 86 years old.

She was a lifelong New Rochelle resident, and graduated from Albert Leonard High School in 1947. She became a cosmetologist and worked in New Rochelle beauty shops for nearly forty years.

She married Anthony Bongo in 1956, who passed away in 2012.

She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph's Church and loved attending daily mass.

12/08 Advance Screening of New Matt Damon Movie Downsizing at the Picture House Regional Film Center 07:30 PM

December 06, 2017 - 08:32

PELHAM, NY -- On Friday, December 8th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will host an advance screening of the new Matt Damon movie, Downsizing. The Westchester-exclusive screening takes place two weeks ahead of the film’s U.S. premiere.

Advance Screening of New Matt Damon Movie Downsizing at the Picture House Regional Film Center

New Rochelle Man Dies After Truck Collision Near Trump Tower

December 05, 2017 - 23:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle man died following a collision involving a truck at the intersection of Hugenot Street and LeCount Place in front of Trump Tower.

According to police, the man was hit by the truck, knocked over and then hit his head hard on the roadway surface. The man was taken to Montefiore Hospital New Rochelle where he pronounced dead from a head trauma. The next of kin have been notified.

The incident occurred at about 5 p.m.

Windows Smashed at New Rochelle High School

December 05, 2017 - 23:27

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Eight windows in two classrooms at New Rochelle High School were smashed out causing more than $1,000 in property damage, according to an Incident Report filed by the City School District of New Rochelle. The classrooms are Room 147 and Room 149 which face out towards the driveway leading towards the administrative parking lot near the school planetarium.

The damage was discovered early Monday morning and appears to have occurred over the weekend.

12/06 New Rochelle Selects its Annual Tree for Holiday Lighting 05:30 PM

December 04, 2017 - 08:39

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting is one of the biggest holiday traditions in New York City, but in New Rochelle there is Holiday Lighting in Memorial Plaza that's an intimate and festive family celebration which this year will take place on December 6th at 5:30 PM.

New Rochelle Selects its Annual Tree for Holiday Lighting