March 2018

City's Planned Move to Downtown Offers New Rochelle School District Historic Opportunity

March 04, 2018 - 17:01

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The planned move of New Rochelle city government offices from 515 North Avenue offers a historic opportunity for the City School District of New Rochelle to gain space for operations and classes.

The School District has shared the 121,000-square-foot building for decades, with city government on the ground floor and first floor and the District on the second and third stories. With the move, expected sometime in 2021, the School District will gain an additional 86,000 square feet for instructional space, offices and other uses.

City's Planned Move to Downtown Offers New Rochelle School District Historic Opportunity

Letter from the Superintendent

March 04, 2018 - 16:16


City School District of New Rochelle Community Members,

As school safety and security remains on our minds both locally and nationally, I can report that we in the City School District of New Rochelle are seeing progress on several fronts. You may have seen earlier this week that we have reached an agreement with the city of New Rochelle to station armed police officers at New Rochelle High School through the end of this school year.

Letter from the Superintendent

All District Schools Except Barnard have Full Power and are Ready to Open on Time Tomorrow

March 04, 2018 - 12:30



All District schools except Barnard have full power and are ready to open on time tomorrow.

Con Edison crews are working to restore power to Barnard Early Childhood Center as recovery from Friday's storm continues. (Barnard families and staff will receive updates as work progresses this evening.)

Most street routes are cleared, but please plan for extra travel time on the way to schools and be prepared for possible bus pick-up delays.

City School District of New Rochelle

50-100 Youths Engage New Rochelle Police in March Madness Riot at New Roc City, Youths Stomp on Patrol Cars, Threaten to Shoot Police, 1 Tased, 4 Arrested

March 04, 2018 - 07:01

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Police responded to reports from civilians of 50 youths fighting inside the Sky Zone Trampoline Park at New Roc City at about 11:02 p.m. on Saturday night. As the group spilled out into the courtyard between Buffalo Wild Wings and the Marriott Residence Inn, a police officer in a patrol car next to the unused mini-precinct called for backup as a group of teens began jumping up on and down on his vehicle.

League of Women Voters Coffee and Conversation to Feature Presentation on New Rochelle’s Leading Suffragists

March 03, 2018 - 16:31

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott and Carrie Chapman were three pivotal figures in the fight for women’s right to vote. Each of the three women also had distinct ties to New Rochelle.

At the Friday, March 16th “League of Women Voters’ Coffee and Conversation,” city historian Barbara Davis will give an illustrated presentation on the three courageous, brilliant women and the time they spent in New Rochelle. The topic is in honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, which occurred on November 16, 1917. 

Carrie Chapman Catt on 81st birthday, in New Rochelle

03/18 Classical Concert Featuring Works by Women Composers to be Performed at New Rochelle Public Library 3 PM

March 03, 2018 - 16:21

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Cellist Nelly Rocha and pianist Jessica Osborne will perform a concert featuring the classical works of remarkable women composers on Sunday, March 18, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, in the Ossie Davis Theater of the New Rochelle Public Library. The program features works by female composers of diverse nationalities and backgrounds who challenged the status quo, as actress Victoria Pollack will relate in brief dramatic renderings between pieces.

Classical Concert Featuring Works by Women Composers to be Performed at New Rochelle Public Library

Caution: Artists at Work!

March 03, 2018 - 14:16
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PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center offers a Fun-Filled Art Camp and Class during Spring Break, April 2-6, 2018.

If you’re looking for a place for your little ones to mix creativity with fun then send them to the Pelham Art Center! Here we explore all possible avenues through which they can channel their budding talent. Choose from our Art Camp which is for ages 3-7 and Create with Clay! for ages 8-14.

Caution: Artists at Work!

New Rochelle Task Force on School Violence Sends Out Membership Notifications

March 02, 2018 - 19:18

NEW ROCHELLE, NY --  Dr. Jonathon Brice has sent out notifications to people selected to be on the New Rochelle Task Force on the Reduction of Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth. The Task Force membership will be announced publicly on Monday. 

Brice stated the first Task Force meeting will be held on Wednesday March 7th at 6 p.m. in the Linda E. Kelly Theater at New Rochelle High School.

The meeting will not be open to the public.

Dr. Jonathan Brice

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson Delivers 2018 State of the City Address

March 02, 2018 - 03:20

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Speaking to an overflow crowd at the annual State of the City Address, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson pledged to continue a comprehensive, community-wide focus on student safety, while also citing momentum on economic, environmental, and social priorities to affirm confidently that “there has never been better cause for optimism and excitement” about New Rochelle’s future.