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The College Of New Rochelle Hosts Annual Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day For High School Girls

October 20, 2012 - 23:22

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) School of Arts & Sciences Mathematics Department will host its annual Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day on Friday, October 26, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on its Main Campus in New Rochelle.

According to Dr. Michelle Merriweather, Associate Professor of Mathematics at CNR, “As a women's college we not only encourage women to study math and science, we provide them ample opportunity to become excited about their future careers in these fields through individualized career counseling, course structures and conference attendance. Students, professors and college resources become a team to guide each student to the fields that best suit their talents and interests. Coursework and additional opportunities outside the classroom are provided to enrich students' learning and prepare them for their future.”

This special event at The College of New Rochelle, sponsored by Con Edison, will feature math and science sessions, a problem solving contest and a career panel of professional women who demonstrate how math can be an intriguing and financially rewarding career choice.

Obituary:Aileen Rallis (1938 - 2012)

October 20, 2012 - 18:36

Aileen Rallis of New Rochelle formerly of Larchmont passed away October 19, 2012 at the age of 74. Born January 24, 1938 in Manchester England to Arthur and Lillian Edwards Williams. Aileen was a homemaker and wife of 49 years to Stacy Rallis. The beloved mother of Darryl (wife Patricia) Rallis, and Elsie (husband Joseph) Glaser, devoted sister of Olwen Johnson, Lynda Sullivan and Jennifer Morley and cherished grandmother of Luke, Christian, Kayla, Hannah and Isabelle. Visitation Sunday 2 to 4 & 7 to at Coxe and Graziano Funeral Home 767 East Boston Post Rd. Mamaroneck where funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Committal will be private. For more information or to place an online condolence, visit

Obituary: Lucy Guido (1922 - 2012)

October 20, 2012 - 18:35

Lucy Guido of New Rochelle, passed away on Oct. 18, 2012 with her family at her side. She was born on Dec. 13, 1922 to John and Josephine (Pascutti) Sarachelli in Tarrytown, NY. She was married to Frank Guido who predeceased her in 1970. She is survived by her children, Grace (PJ) Nappi, Roberta Yackira, Carol (Dan) Vallario. She was predeceased by her son, John (Maureen) Guido and Marie (Joseph) Lanza. She had 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Theresa Guadagno and a brother, Angelo Sarachelli. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at N. Cancro Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice .

Obituary: Dawayne Cobb (1988 - 2012), Recent Iona College Grad

October 17, 2012 - 17:15

Dawayne Cobb, 24 of Bridgeport, CT, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Dawayne was born on July 1, 1988 in Stamford, CT, son of Eleanor Cobb and Fitzroy Lyle. He was raised by his great uncle, Leroy Cobb and his former wife, Annie Mae Cobb, and then with his foster parents, JoAnne and Michael Cobb. He graduated from Central High School in Bridgeport, CT where heplayed varsity football. Dawayne excelled academically and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York in 2010. After college, he was employed in sales for Power Home Remodeling Group.

Dawayne is also survived by his sister, Latesha Cobb; brother, Terrence Cobb; grandmother, Joanne Evans; aunt,Maxine (Stephen) Williamson; the Lyle family; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Dawayne will be remembered for his wonderful big smile, generosity and love for his family.

Obituary: William Cooper Falk (1992 - 2012)

October 16, 2012 - 21:33

William Cooper Falk of Madbury, ME died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 23, 2012 in New Rochelle, N.Y. Cooper was born on January 27, 1992 in Portland, Maine. After graduating from Oyster River High School in 2010, he went on to study martial arts in Israel and interned at Project Vote Smart, a nonprofit voter education program in Montana. He enrolled at Iona College where he studied history and was a member of the crew team. He enjoyed travel and visited Rome, Russia and Cambodia. Cooper worked for the Durham Marketplace and Walker's Christmas Tree Farm.

He leaves behind his parents, Tom Falk and Linda Sten and his brother Arun, all of Madbury; his Aunt, Anne Falk of Portland, Maine, the Mar family of Wilmington, Mass., the Falk Family of Cheshire, Conn. and the Sten family of Macungie, Pa.

A memorial gathering is planned for Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Madbury Town Hall. At 4:30 p.m., friends are invited to share memories of Cooper.


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