AJC Calls on the Westchester/Fairfield Community to #ShowUpForShabbat

November 03, 2018 - 11:09

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- AJC is urging the the Westchester/Fairfield Jewish community, as well as civic and religious leaders, to flock to synagogues on Friday night and Saturday, November 2-3. The #ShowUpForShabbat initiative was launched by AJC after the horrific attack at Tree of Life Or L’Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh, which left 11 Jewish worshipers dead and another six people wounded.

AJC Calls on the Westchester/Fairfield Community to #ShowUpForShabbat

E-Z Reserve Pre-Registration for 2019 Golf Season Begins Nov. 1

November 03, 2018 - 10:50

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Golfers who are currently enrolled in the E-Z Reserve weekend tee-time reservation program for Westchester County courses can book the same tee time/day for the 2019 season, Thursday, Nov.1, through Friday, Nov. 30.

E-Z Reserve enables golfers with a valid Westchester County Park Pass to book a starting tee time on weekends for a series of weeks at their choice of the six courses.

If an existing holder is not interested in keeping the specific time and day, the time will be made available to all golfers in December.

E-Z Reserve Pre-Registration for 2019 Golf Season Begins Nov. 1

Taylor 2

November 03, 2018 - 10:09


Artist/Performer: TAYLOR 2

Date: Saturday, November 17

Location:  Hankin Academic Arts Building at Westchester Community College – Academic Arts Theatre

75 Grasslands Road

Valhalla, NY 10595

Phone Number: 914-606-6262

Ticket Price:  $24 (General Admission), $22 (non WCC Students/Seniors/Fac-Staff), $18 (Children Under 13)

Taylor 2

Westchester County Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to more than 32 Years in Prison for Enticing a Minor Via Instagram

November 03, 2018 - 09:33

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced today that DAVID OHNMACHT, a registered sex offender, was sentenced to 390 months in prison for enticing a 14-year-old girl via Instagram to engage in sexual conduct and for engaging in this criminal conduct while a registered sex offender.  OHNMACT manipulated the girl into taking sexually-explicit images of herself and sending them to him online.  OHNMACHT pled guilty on September 3, 2014, before U.S. District Judge Nelson Roman, who imposed today’s sentence.

Westchester County Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to more than 32 Years in Prison for Enticing a Minor Via Instagram

New Rochelle School Board Pays Former Superintendent a Quarter-Million Dollars to Go Away

November 02, 2018 - 22:08

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education will pay former Schools Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne a total of $252,205.28 in severance payments under an agreement signed and announced on October 2nd. In addition, Osborne will be eligible for medical insurance reimbursement for him and his family.

Westchester Man Convicted in Violent Crime Spree in Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Yonkers and Bronx

November 02, 2018 - 19:25

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Eric Lee, 26, of Mount Vernon pleaded guilty to Murder in the First Degree in the death of Trevon Boswell and seven other charges in connection with a twelve-hour violent crime spree that began May 21, 2017. The series of violent robberies spanned several jurisdictions including Mount Vernon, New Rochelle and Yonkers in Westchester County as well as parts of the Bronx. Sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 18, 2018.

Lee and four co-defendants were arraigned on a 50-count indictment in July 2017.

Eric Lee

Dates to Remember

October 28, 2018 - 13:50


Friday, October 26: Halloween Party, IEYMS, 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 27: ACT, NRHS, 8 a.m.

Monday, October 29: PTAC Meeting, NRHS Room 222, 7 p.m.,

Monday-Thursday, October 29-November 1: Scholastic Book Fair, Webster

Tuesday, October 30: Board of Education COW Session, Lincoln Attendance Zone (Boys and Girls Club-Remington Unit), 7 p.m.

Tuesday-Friday, October 30-November 2: Book Fair, Trinity

City School District of New Rochelle

NRHS Names Valedictorian and Salutatorian

October 28, 2018 - 12:05

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School has designated its top ranked students in the Class of 2019 - valedictorian Eliza Crocker and salutatorian Zachary Stone.

Both of the seniors have taken the most rigorous math and science classes, while also making time for extracurricular activities.

Crocker is captain of the Mathletes, president of the school's Junior State of America chapter, a member of the Math Honor Society and the National Honor Society and an executive with the Ignite mentor program.

Salutatorian Zachary Stone (left) and valedictorian Eliza Crocker