In case you still haven't had your fill of the deception and mismanagement practices of our BoE , all you need to do is read the latest piece from the always informative NR objectivist called "Your Taxes are Going Way Up" (www.newrochelletalk.com/node/909 ).
Let's not forget , that in the months preceding the school budget , numerous people were questioning the rationale of the board's reluctance to face reality in judging the decline in assessables during this sinking economy . Completely ignoring ALL indicators , including New Rochelle's finance commissioner , the board held the position that declines would be comparable to last years . With complete arrogance they continually lied to the taxpayers knowing full well their manipulated and voodoo economics budget would not play out as they claimed . The cries for relief were summarily dismissed with the "suck it up" comment by the Queen of Twits Emory Schweig . Well , I say they lied because NOBODY could be that IGNORANT of the indicators . So , which is it Mr O and Co? Ignorance or Deceit? In my opinion , they're no better than that sc&mbag Bernie Madoff , lying to serve their own agenda without regard for the devastation left in it's wake .
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Save These Windows & St. Gabriel's Church, in cooperation with the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, present the first of three Tiffany & Gorum Stained Glass Window events, a“High” Tea in the Penthouse of Avalon East Featuring Three American Artists on Sunday, February 1, 2009-4:00 PM.
Emmy-award winning actress Frances Sternhagen reads the poems of Emily Dickinson against the background of illustrations by American artist Will Barnett from his book, The World in a Frame.
“High” Tea provided by Anna Maria’s Restaurant in Larchmont, NY.Read more
F.U.S.E. President Marty Daly got a cool reception Tuesday when addressing a gathering of teachers and administrators at the annual Superintendent's Conference at New Rochelle High School. Each year the District officials, School Board members, teachers and other district personnel are required to meet at the New Rochelle High School auditorium for what is officially the first day back at school. Daly was participating in a panel presentation which included Superintendent Richard Organisciak, School Board President Cindy Babcock Deutsch, and ALMS Principals Williams Evans, speaking in his capacity as the President of the Administrators and Supervisors Union.Read more
Can't get to the library? The New Rochelle Public Library may be coming to you. A book mobile, supported by an $85,000 grant from the Westchester County Board of Legislators, took its inaugural runs this summer, and will now be coming to New Rochelle two times a month.
On Thursday, September 4 and Thursday,September 23, the book mobile will be stopping at the Bracey Apartments (Harrison Street near Main Street) from 12:30 - 1:45 pm; and the MacLeay Apartments (parking lot off Fifth Avenue) from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.
On September 4, the Bookmobile will be stopping at the Hartley Apartments (Horton Avenue and Brook Street) from 9:45 am - 11:15 am; and on September 23 at Christ United Methodist Church, (parking lot of 1200 North Avenue), from 9:45 am - 11:15 am.Read more
WEBS Career and Educational Counseling Service will be offering a free eight-week career counseling program at the New Rochelle Public Library this fall. WEBS is sponsored by the Westchester Library System.
Managing Your Career in Changing Times will help adults assess themselves, obtain career and educational information, learn to use online career resources, explore new career options, and market themselves effectively. The program is geared to those who are unemployed, changing careers, reentering the workforce or returning to school. The seminar will be offered on eight Tuesday evenings starting in October.
Individuals can find out about exact dates and times and register for a seminar by calling WEBS at
674-3612 on or after August 11, 2008.
Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.Read more
Visit will explore patrimony, strengthen Sister City links
Mayor Maxime Bono of La Rochelle, France, will visit the City of New Rochelle on June 26-28. The historic visit- the first by a La Rochelle mayor in two decades- will center on building Sister City contacts and setting mutual goals.
Mayor Bono will arrive in New Rochelle on June 26 from Quebec, Canada after participating in
the province’s 400th anniversary celebration of settlement by Samuel de Champlain, a La