June 2018

Two Bronx Men Arrested for Identity Theft and Grand Larceny

June 27, 2018 - 14:01

NEW YORK, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced the arrest of two Bronx men in a complex identity fraud scheme that allowed them to fraudulently “purchase” and take possession of high-end vehicles at car dealerships throughout Westchester by using the personal identifying information and credit of their victims.

Two Bronx Men Arrested for Identity Theft and Grand Larceny

07/15 Meet New York Jets Players Live at Dave & Buster’s New Pelham Location 11 AM

June 27, 2018 - 13:26

NEW YORK, NY -- For fans of arcade gaming, the New York Jets and the power of mentoring to transform Westchester kids’ lives, it doesn’t get any better than the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester-sponsored Big Game Day, set to take place on Sunday, July 15th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dave & Buster’s new Westchester location, 881 Pelham Parkway in Pelham Manor, NY.

Meet New York Jets Players Live at Dave & Buster’s New Pelham Location

NRHS Band Performs at Memorial Day Ceremony

June 22, 2018 - 17:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle High School Band performed in the city's Memorial Day Ceremony at Memorial Plaza on Monday. Here they are posing with several dignitaries, including Congressman Eliot Engel (center, leather coat), Mayor Noam Bramson, to the right of Engel (with red striped tie). Just behind them and to the left is U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Brett Morash (ret.)

NRHS Students Create Outsider Art ... Literally!

June 22, 2018 - 17:36

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- More than 200 art students, including some from the PAVE program, took their pottery and sculpture, easels and palettes outside on campus grounds last week to be inspired by and work in nature. Students practiced the outdoor traditions of Japanese Raku and En Plein Air painting, under the guidance of teachers Joanna Schomber, Grace Fraioli, Alexi Brock, Scott Seaboldt and Moira McCaul.

"We've been doing this event annually for over 15 years," said Brock, who helped lead the painting portion. "Each time, we work in a different media and on a new assignment."

Senior Headed to China for Duke Program

June 22, 2018 - 17:24

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As seniors make plans to head to colleges across the country, New Rochelle High School's Rachel Darius will be making her way nearly 7,500 miles away to a new college program in Kunshan, China.

Darius, who began learning Mandarin in seventh grade, has been accepted at Duke Kunshan University, a partnership of Duke University and Wuhan University that offers a range of academic programs and conferences for students from China and throughout the world. Duke Kunshan is located in Kunshan in Jiangsu province, about 735 miles from Beijing.

Board of Education Adopts $270 Million Budget that Stays Within Tax Cap

June 22, 2018 - 17:17

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously adopted a $270,381,160 school budget for 2018-19 that stays within the state tax cap, preserves programming and includes funds to add school counselors and several other positions as well as safety and security measures.

Task Force Chair Presents Findings to School Board and City Council

June 22, 2018 - 16:51

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Dr. Jonathan Brice, Chair of the Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth, presented the Task Force's recommendations Wednesday to the New Rochelle Board of Education, the New Rochelle City Council and the community.

"These recommendations are focused on ways the entire community can come together to make sure that we are doing everything in our power to put youth and young people in the best position where they can meet with success," Brice told the audience in the City Council Chambers, where the session was held.

Two New Rochelle High School Freshman to Present $37,500 Check to ‘Cookies for Kids’ Cancer’

June 22, 2018 - 16:38


WHAT:New Rochelle High School freshmen Evan Phillips and Sam Rosenberg present $37.500 check to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer.

WHEN:Thursday, June 7

3:15 p.m.

WHERE:New Rochelle High School entrance “Embassy”

265 Clove Road, New Rochelle, NY 10801

Registration Opens for NRPD Community Youth Fishing Trips

June 22, 2018 - 16:20
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Police Department (P.A.C.T.) and the New Rochelle Police Foundation announce the 2018 Community Youth Fishing Program for boys and girls ages 10-15. There are four Wednesday trips scheduled for this summer: July 11, 25, August 1 & 8. Participants must arrive at the Fort Slocum Road Dock by 9 AM to board the Shamrock Charterboat, the boat returns approximately at 2 PM. Lunch, soft drinks and equipment are provided.

Registration Opens for NRPD Community Youth Fishing Trips