The Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library will be conducting a Used Book Sale on Friday, July8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the library’s lobby. A selection of terrific summer “reads” for the beach, audiotapes for long car rides, and a varied assortment of cookbooks, gift books and other items will be available for purchase at bargain prices. The Friends’ popular and highly successful book sales fund the library’s extensive public programs,equipment, and other needs not included in the library’s operating budget.
The Friends of the Library Bookstore is open every Tuesday from 1 pm to 3:00 pm and every Saturday (except July 2) from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in July and August. The Bookstore is located next to the Community Relations Office on the first floor of the library.Read more
Milwaukee metal and hardcore masters Cause For Revelation are coming to WVOX this Friday at 8:10pm for some mayhem with Matt O'Shaughnessy only on 1460 am and wvox.com worldwide!
An unyielding ferocious assault of metal and hardcore fury, Cause For Revelation trek onward playing a vicious hardcore-fueled blend of American heavy metal. Constantly blurring the lines of heavy music, Cause For Revelation incorporate many styles from groove to thrash, uptempo to beatdown. All of these elements combined, have earned the band a reputation of being "straight forward", "technical", and "tight".
Cause For Revelation formed in Milwaukee, WI in 2003, with a focus on combining the elements of a death metal assault and a vicious hardcore attack. Featuring past and present members of several prominent midwest acts, the band's current line-up is as powerful and destructive as ever, featuring Austin Thomas (vocals), Kevin Forsythe (guitar), Ryan Baxter (bass), and Jim Garcia (drums).Read more
Feel Never Real To Guest on WVOX's Metal Mayhem This Friday!
Matt O'Shaughnessy will feature Dallas, Texas hard rockers - Feel Never Real - at 8:10pm this Friday on 1460 am and wvox.com worldwide. The band was formed in 2004 and is comprised of Tim Jones on vocals and guitar, Matthew Cass on bass, and shea Lange on drums and backup vocals.
2010 saw the re- release of the group's first full length album with the track "A Taste Of Truth" being the most requested song on active rock stations in the U.S.
"Feel Never Real is one of the most innovative and superior hard rock bands I have ever had the great honor of playing on WVOX. This band will be a household name in the years to come!" Says Matt O'Shaughnessy.
Fans can call into the show at 914-636-0110.Read more
St. Anthony’s Feast and Bazaar today 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Sunday at St. Joseph's Church located at 280 Washington Avenue. At 4 pm there is a mass followed by a procession at 5 pm. The feast features carnival games, raffles, face painting, live musical performance and delicious food. The speciality is sausage and peppers but other food includes cheesesteak sandwiches, meatball wedges, hamburgers, hot dogs and treats like chocolate covered bananas and zeppole. Admission is free.
This is the 9th annual Soap Box Derby where two winners will qualify for the World Championships in Akron, OH. The first race will kick-off at 9 am. The race course runs from the top of Quaker Ridge Road near the Ward Elementary School and ends towards the bottom near the overpass at Pinebrook Boulevard. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers and cold drinks. The finals are expected to be run between 2 and 4 pm. The event is organized each year by the members of the New Rochelle United Fire Firefights Association Local 2773. Admission is free.
Direct from Israel, the Israeli Scouts Friendship Caravan will perform a high-energy song and dance routine at the Beth El Synagogue Center. The Scouts, or Tzofim, are cultural ambassadors who energize their audience with the spice and spirit of Israel. These teens will perform at 6:15 p.m., following a barbecue at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 per person or $72 per family. The first 50 kids who register will get a free Maccabi Tel Aviv t-shirt.Read more
Our friends at AOL Patch have a good article up on the Feast going on this weekend at St. Joseph's Church in the West End of New Rochelle. This is a great event each year especially if you have young children, like Italian sausages or my favorite, zeppoles. Yum!
The Roman Catholic Church of Saint Joseph is holding the St. Anthony’s Feast and Bazaar, an annual staple of New Rochelle’s West End, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Sunday.
The outdoor fair, located at 280 Washington Ave., features games, prizes, raffles, arts and crafts, live music and, of course, food. Menu items include sausage and peppers, Philly cheesesteak, chicken cheesesteak, meatball wedges, burgers, hot dogs, ice pops, pastries, chocolate covered bananas, cotton candy and zeppole. Admission is free.
Read the entire article here.Read more
A fun-filled celebration is in store to celebrate our country’s Independence Day, with rousing American patriotic music followed by a spectacular fireworks display, during the annual Kensico Dam Music Fest on Sunday, July 3, at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.
Pre-concert entertainment begins at 6 p.m. with the band The Wanderers, performing music from past decades. The Gerard Carelli Orchestra takes the stage at 8 p.m.; fireworks will follow at approximately 9:15 p.m.
Admission and parking are free. Carpooling is suggested. Concert-goers should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
The Music Fest is presented by Westchester County Parks and sponsored by Come Home - TheDailyWestchester.net, with assistance from radio station 100.7 WHUD and the Friends of Westchester County Parks, Inc.
The Kensico Dam Plaza is located at the north end of the Bronx River Parkway in Valhalla.
Go to www.westchestergov.com/parks or call (914) 864-PARK.Read more
WVOX'S Metal Mayhem To Interview Black N Blue Vocalist, Jaime St. James, This Friday!
Vocalist Jaime St. James of Black N Blue will be Matt O'Shaughnessy's live guest this Friday, June 10th at 8:10pm on 1460 am and wvox.com worldwide...talking about the band's latest cd, "Hell Yeah!" and what's in store for the 80's mega group in 2011.
Black N Blue formed in Portland, Oregon in 1981 and later moved to Los Angeles. The band had their debut album released in 1984 on Geffen Records. Known for such explosive songs as "Hold On To 18", "I'll Be There For You", and "Chains Around Heaven" among others, Black N Blue was at the forefront of the 80's and 90's thriving wave of hard rock groups. "Hell Yeah!" marks the band's triumphant return to the limelight. Fans can call into the show at 914-636-0110.
"Black N Blue is one of my all-time favorite hard rock group's and their latest cd "Hell Yeah!" is a triumphant return for this awesome and talented band!" Says Matt O'Shaughnessy.Read more
As always, lots of great events and items of import happening all around our town.
First up – the annual New Rochelle Sidewalk Sale is underway. It kicked off a few days ago but continues through tomorrow in the DownTown area of New Rochelle.
Then tomorrow at 10 am, the New Rochelle Public Library plays host to the NRAA as they jury in new members for 2011.
Get up early on Sunday because the Taking Steps to Rebuild Benefit 5K walk-a-thon kicks off at 8 am at Wildcliff Manor. Proceeds of the walk-a-thon will go to help rebuild the Union Baptist Church tragically destroyed in a fire in February.
From two feet to two wheels, a different variety of benefit beings at 9 at New Roc Harley Davidson. The Third Annual Hogs For Hope escorted motorcycle ride will showcase fantastic food, great bands, prizes, raffles and a bouncy house all to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charity. Sign up and ride on SundayRead more