NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The community came out to enjoy the 6th annual Black History Month Celebration at New Rochelle High School.
Performances, food, arts, crafts, books and more created a multi-faceted festival. Included were dance and drum performances from the Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy, awards for students and a tribute to New Rochelle High School Principal Reginald Richardson by students in his Advanced Topics in African-American Studies class.
Here are some scenes.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Budget season in the City School District of New Rochelle begins Thursday evening with an opportunity for residents to offer their input.
The Community Input Forum for the 2018-19 district budget begins 7 p.m., Feb. 8 in the library of New Rochelle High School, 265 Clove Road.
Here's a schedule that includes that meeting plus three budget review sessions:
- Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 20, at 7 p.m.
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- As we mark the one-year anniversary since President Trump was inaugurated, join us for a frank and open discussion. Rep. Himes is a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, and serves as the ranking member of the NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee of the Intelligence Committee.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:30 pm
Temple Beth El, Stamford, CT This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required at global.AJC.org/westfair/jimhimes or by calling 914.948.5585.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- It will be a busy Monday as the City and School District respond to the recent spate of school violence.
New Rochelle High School will hold a series of student assemblies on Monday. This will also be a half day of school.
NEW YORK, NY -- Prices in the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged down 0.2 percent in October after advancing 0.5 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Chief Regional Economist Martin Kohli attributed the downturn to lower energy prices. (Data in this report are not seasonally adjusted. Accordingly, month-to-month changes may reflect the impact of seasonal influences.)
PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center Executive Director Lynn Honeysett announced that she plans to leave her position March 1.
At a Board of Directors meeting on November 15, 2017, Ms. Honeysett informed Board members that it was with greatly mixed emotions that she would be retiring from the Art Center she has loved for seven years. Ms. Honeysett and her husband, Tom, who retired from CBS’s 60 Minutes last year, plan to travel extensively and divide their time between their homes in Westchester and Columbia counties. She plans to return to her own art-making and writing.
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Sunday, January 28th at 3:30 pm at Mt. Hope AME Zion Church in White Plains, NY
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The 2018 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cheerleading Championship will take place at the SRC Arena & Events Center in Syracuse, NY on Saturday, March 3. The New Rochelle High School Girls Cheerleading team will not be there.
The squad was banned from competition for one year following an incident at last years's NYSPHSAA event. New Rochelle Athletic Director Steve Young confirmed the one year ban to Talk of the Sound in an email.
Reminder: New Rochelle public school students have a half-day of school on Monday, Jan. 29.