January 2018

New Rochelle Board of Education Engages in Reverse-Astroturf Campaign to Disseminate Propaganda on School Violence Issue

January 19, 2018 - 18:25

NEW ROCHELLE, NY - As the community was reeling yesterday from the third major violent incident in 8 days with one assailant still on the loose, school officials were busy crafting propaganda to be sent by school members under the guise of personal emails to their “friends”. And herein lies a large problem in our district: a school board more concerned with Public Relations than actually solving problems.

New Rochelle High School Student Stabbed Today by Student Assaulted at Pizza Place Yesterday

January 18, 2018 - 15:02

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle High School student was taken to the trauma unit at Jacobi Medical Center in serious conditions with multiple stab wounds after an assault Thursday morning. Police are looking for a suspect who fled the scene, the student assaulted yesterday by a group of 7 New Rochelle High School students. The suspect is the same student who stabbed a classmate at Isaac E. Young Middle School in May 2016.

New Rochelle High School Student Z’inah Brown Appears in Court on Murder Charge as Case Heads to Grand Jury

January 18, 2018 - 06:28

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School student Z’inah Brown appeared in City Court of New Rochelle this afternoon before Judge Anthony Carbone less than a week after she was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder in the stabbing death of classmate Valeree Schwab.

Brown was dressed in a black long-sleeve shirt, black pants and the same gray and maroon Nike sneakers she wore last week at her arraignment, this time with the shoelaces removed.

New Rochelle High Schools Students in Off-Campus Melee, 1 Seriously Injured

January 17, 2018 - 21:28

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Dozens of New Rochelle High School students were detained by New Rochelle Police looking for weapons following a melee at a popular pizza spot across the street from the school.

The victim, 15, was eating alone at Gemmelli Pizzeria at 752 North Avenue when witnesses say a group of 7 students, ages 16-17, attacked the student. The students involved in the melee smashed wine bottles, threw chairs and used utensils as weapons.

01/09 Learn About Barnard School's Magnet and Universal Prekindergarten Programs 06:30 PM

January 14, 2018 - 13:22
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Learn about the Barnard School's magnet and universal prekindergarten programs at an open house 6:30 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 9) at the school, 129 Barnard Road.

It's the first of three open houses for the District's magnet programs. Open houses for the Columbus at Webster schools will be held Feb. 7.

Learn About Barnard School's Magnet and Universal Prekindergarten Programs

The New Rochelle Way

January 14, 2018 - 12:43

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Here’s how Schools Superintendent Dr. Brian G. Osborne described “The New Rochelle Way” on WVOX Radio-1460AM this morning:

“We’re building it together, and it’s really steeped in the kind of optimism, teamwork and child centeredness that our staff brings to work every day.”

The New Rochelle Way

01/19 Free Opening Reception 06:30 PM

January 14, 2018 - 12:24
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PELHAM, NY -- The gallery ushers in 2018 with a stunning new portrait exhibition, Near To You. On view will be painting and sculpture by six exciting artists committed to the language and texture of paint and painting as well as challenging approaches to portraiture itself. What does it mean to capture the impression or image of a person? What is it that the viewer recognizes in a portrait? The exhibition will be on view January 19 – March 24, with an opening reception on Friday, January 19, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. A catalog will be published to accompany the exhibition.

Free Opening Reception: Friday January 19, 6:30-8:00 pm

Men's Basketball Drops Close Game at the Barclays Center

January 14, 2018 - 11:40

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- For the second time in their brief history, The College of New Rochelle's men's basketball team had the great honor of playing at the Barclays Center, home of the National Basketball Association's Brooklyn Nets. This year's game turned out to be a wild one as the Blue Angels lost to the College of St. Elizabeth Eagles by the score of 98 - 96.

Men's Basketball Drops Close Game at the Barclays Center