John Guiacocha, 16, a student at New Rochelle High School was arrested last Saturday night after he and an accomplice were caught in the act of breaking into cars on Beaufort Avenue in New Rochelle. Arrested along with Guiacocha was Jose Barragan, 18. Guiacocha was charged with criminal possession of a credit card. Barragan was charged with grand larceny.
New Rochelle Police Captain Joseph Schaller said the pair were caught breaking into a 1994 Buick. When apprehended by an officer on patrol, the pair were found to have a credit card stolen from a 1999 Acura that had parked, engine running and doors unlocked, in front of a residence. The victim left a wallet in the car.Read more
New Rochelle police made an arrest last Friday in the pistol-whipping burglary at a house where Iona College students live at 43 Treno Street in New Rochelle, NY. Chad Jones of 109 Horton Avenue, 23, was arrested Friday for forceable theft with a deadly weapon. Two other men are sought in connection with the crime.
The Journal News is reporting that Jones was charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary, both felonies.
On the night of December 14, a man pretending to deliver a pizza knocked on the door. When the door was opened, three men rushed into the house, went up stairs and directly to the room of the victim. The victim was repeatedly struck with a pistol then left. A small safe and several hundred dollars was reported stolen.Read more
Monroe College has signed a three year deal with CB Richard Ellis/Entertainment Properties Trust to lease the former ice hockey arena at New Roc City for use as a year-round multi-sport facility for the college tentatively named the Monroe Athletic Complex or "MAC". Monroe has been looking for an indoor sports facility for the past severals as part of planned move up to NCAA Division II basketball for its men's and women's basketball program.
Monroe College officials who spoke with Talk of the Sound and provided a tour of the facility were clearly excited.
"We have been looking for a permanent field house for about 20 years", said Marc Jerome, Executive Vice President of Monroe College "we are happy to have obtained one in the center of our New Rochelle campus area, our players are so happy to have their own home court."Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY - The Iona College men's basketball team never trailed in an 86-68 win over Loyola in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at the Hynes Center. Juniors Mike Glover (Bronx, NY) and Scott Machado (Queens, NY) both recorded double-doubles for the Gaels (10-6, 4-1 MAAC) in the victory.
The Maroon & Gold jumped out to an early 11-3 advantage on senior Rashon Dwight's (Newark, NJ) first of four three-point field goals in the half at the 16:51 mark. The home team took its first double-digit advantage less than four minutes later on a dunk by senior Alejo Rodriguez (New York, NY) on a nifty Machado feed. Sophomore Chris Pelcher (Albany, NY) put the Gaels up by 10 points for good when his layup made the score 32-21 with 9:28 remaining in the first half. Iona took its largest lead of the half on a Dwight three-pointer with time expiring and went into the break with a 56-37 lead.Read more
Board of Education Meeting 1/4/11
NEW ROCHELLE, NY - The Iona College men's basketball team used a decisive second half run in a 70-52 victory over Saint Peter's in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at the Hynes Athletics Center. Holding a two-point lead just under seven minutes into the second frame, the Gaels (9-6, 3-1 MAAC) scored 17 of the game's next 20 points to earn the win over the Peacocks (8-7, 3-1 MAAC).
Junior Mike Glover (Bronx, NY) scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Maroon & Gold. He hit his first 11 shots of the contests before an up and under layup with contact spun off the rim and snapped a streak of 18 straight field goals made dating back to Monday’s game at Siena by the Gaels' leading scorer.Read more
On Thursday, January 27, 2010, Iona Prep is hosting a reception at Butterfield 8 in New York City for alumni and friends to toast the New Year. Please join us for a cocktail reception, reconnect with fellow alums, and learn about the great things happening at Iona Prep.
On Thursday, January 27, 2010, Iona Prep is hosting a reception at Butterfield 8 in New York City for alumni and friends to toast the New Year. Please join us for a cocktail reception in New York City – reconnect with fellow alumni, learn about the great things happening at the Prep, and meet our new president, Br. Thomas R. Leto. The reception will begin at 6:00 pm and it costs $35.00. Butterfield 8 is located on 5 East 38th Street, between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue.
Link to access an invitation to the NYC Reception!
Please RSVP by Monday, January 24, 2010.
For additional information please contact Mary Loy Pagano, Director of Alumni at (914) 600-6182 or [email protected].Read more
Nancy Bossov, who has been affiliated with Temple Israel of New Rochelle since September, 2010 in a consulting capacity through ‘Designing Rich Futures,” the firm that she founded and manages as Principal, has assumed the directorship of Temple Israel’s Early Childhood Program.
Nationally recognized for her advocacy and consulting work in developing the field of Jewish early childhood education (ECE), she served as ECE Director for the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York and as national ECE Director at the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ). She was instrumental in establishing URJ’s infrastructure for Jewish early childhood education and in creating the, the professional organization, the Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism. She has previously served congregations as ECE director, education director and family educator.Read more