NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A 32-year old man was seriously wounded Friday evening following a knife attack involving two assailants, one of whom came at him from behind.
New Rochelle Police Department Captain Robert Gazzola said the man told officers that as he was walking on Winthrop Avenue between Brook Street and North Avenue when he was grabbed from behind by one male, as a second male approached him from the front. The victim stated one male said, “got you now.” He stated he was then punched several times and stabbed in the thigh with what he believes to be knife.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Martin Daly, President of the New Rochelle Federation of United School Employees (FUSE) issued an unprecedented, blistering "Dear Colleagues" letter Friday night to members of the union which represents all full-time pedagogical staff and service-related professionals, including security staff, in the City School District of New Rochelle.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY --
Rachel Relkin, President of the New Rochelle Board of Education
Dr Brain Osborne, Superintendent, City School District of New Rochelle
It was invaluable to hear from so many New Rochelle community members at last night's Board of Education meeting in City Hall. As the Board of Education President and the Superintendent of School, we would like to assure District residents that we heard your concerns.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY --
The following letter, with accompanying infographic, was sent to New Rochelle residents today by Board of Education President Rachel Relkin and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian G. Osborne.
Dear New Rochelle Parent or Guardian:
It was invaluable to hear from so many New Rochelle community members at last night’s Board of Education meeting in City Hall. We want to assure you that we heard your concerns and our responsibility is to respond quickly.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- "There is no higher priority than the safety of our children, and there is no asset of greater importance to New Rochelle that public confidence in our schools.
Within the past week, there have been three violent incidents involving New Rochelle High School students, two off school grounds, and the most recent in a classroom. Each of these incidents in isolation would be a matter of grave concern. Coming in such quick succession, they pose an urgent challenge that commands our full attention.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- From a historical tour of New Rochelle on land and sea, to a five-foot tall robot, the New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence is spreading almost $20,000 in grants to 15 projects across New Rochelle public schools.
The awards come from a NR Fund grantmaking pilot program that aims to offer unique experiences and enhancements to the academic curriculum. As part of the Fund’s 20th Anniversary Initiatives, administrators, teachers, parents and students were invited to submit grant requests for innovative projects that promote active student learning.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. today announced that Frank Valencia of
New Rochelle, New York was arraigned on a Grand Jury indictment and charged with Attempted Aggravated Murder in connection with the September 25th incident that resulted in a Yonkers police officer being shot in the jaw.
Valencia (DOB 6/22/99), who was arraigned before Judge George Fufidio, was charged with:
•four counts of Attempted Aggravated Murder;
•four counts of Attempted Murder in the First Degree;
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, 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.