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  1. IEYMS Students Take Pledge Against BullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | New Rochelle Talk

    The sixth-graders at Isaac E. Young Middle School are learning how to recognize, prevent and take action against bullying. These lessons were summed up succinctly by an observation from student Adrian Mendoza: The members of the youngest class at IEYMS have taken a pledge to combat bullying for National Bullying Prevention Month.

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  2. New Playground at Trinity a HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | New Rochelle Talk

    When the students at Trinity Elementary School returned from summer recess, they couldn't wait to put their school's brand new playground to the recess test. The impressively upgraded activity area is situated in Trinity's back courtyard and includes four slides, an array of horizontal and angled monkey bars and rope- and wall-climbing stations, all erected over a rubberized safety surface.

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  3. Astorino to Amazon: Westchester is the Smart ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 30 | New Rochelle Talk

    Citing Westchester's signature strengths and prime assets, County Executive Robert P. Astorino today made a pitch with the hope of landing Amazon in Westchester. Joined by leaders in business, real estate, labor, construction and education, Astorino distinguished Westchester from other major cities competing for the global giant's planned second headquarters by highlighting that the county has exactly what Amazon is looking for in a new home.

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  4. Westchester Teens Host Second Annual Hockey Fundraiser to Support Children Battling NeuroblastomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, on Sunday, September 17, Band of Parents hosted Put Cancer in the Penalty Box, a skating charity event at the Ice Hutch in Mount Vernon to help support research and treatment for children battling neuroblastoma. The team behind the annual event are New Rochelle teens Ethan Cohen and his friend Josh Lebowitz, from Larchmont, who came up with the concept for the fundraiser last year as part of their Bar Mitzvah project.

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  5. 09/22 Astorino Announces Public Hearing on Senior Services 9 AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino invites you to the Department of Senior Programs and Services Annual Public Hearing on Friday, September 22, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains. "The purpose of the public hearing is two-fold," Astorino said.

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  6. FINALLY: New Rochelle Schools Locksmith Teed Up for TerminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Werner Graefe, a locksmith for the City School District of New Rochelle was suspended Thursday for 30 days without pay pending an Article 75 hearing, a civil service proceeding for removal and other disciplinary action. He is expected to be terminated as a result.

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  7. Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Found in WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    This season's first batch of mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus in Westchester has been confirmed by the Westchester County Department of Health. The area surrounding the positive mosquito batch in Mount Vernon has been inspected by the Health Department, which has treated nearby catch basins that to protect against further mosquito breeding nearby.

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  8. Rosemary Monteleone ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Rosemary Monteleone of New Rochelle, passed away on October 10, 2016 at the age of 65. She was born in Mt Vernon on Feb 17, 1951 to Guido "Ginky" and Joan Galli. Rosemary is survived by her devoted husband Joseph, her son Frank and wife Jamie, daughter Denise and husband Steven Lembo, loving mother Joan, precious grandchildren Anthony, Vincent, and Alexandra, and siblings Helena Kaminski and Philip Mele, William and Joan Galli, Laurie and Jack Cardillo, and Dana and Richard Mencke.

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  9. Board of Education Approves $13.6 Million for Building ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    The New Rochelle Board of Education last week approved contracts worth $13,585,151, moving forward with the district's ambitious four-phase, four-year plan to restore aging school buildings. The board awarded 10 contracts that call for installing new asphalt and concrete, upgrading plumbing and electrical wiring, and adding new oil tanks and site work at several schools.

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  10. Following Hiring (and Firing) of Level 3 Sex Offender, New Rochelle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Following Hiring of Level 3 Sex Offender, New Rochelle Considers Expansion of Criminal Background Check Policy, Inquiry into Hiring of Michael Newman Following Hiring of Level 3 Sex Offender, New Rochelle Considers Expansion of Criminal Background Check Policy, Inquiry into Hiring of Michael Newman Following Hiring of Level 3 Sex Offender, New Rochelle Considers Expansion of Criminal Background Check Policy, Inquiry into Hiring of Michael Newman NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Following the hiring of a Level 3 Predicate Sex Offender for an hourly worker position in its Department of Public Works, the City of New Rochelle is looking into how that hiring came about and whether to change current hiring practices to include criminal background checks.

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  11. Getting Results: New Rochelle Bans the Box in 2016, Hires (then...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Michael E. Newman was fired Monday from his position as an hourly worker in the New Rochelle Department of Public Works after Talk of the Sound began an investigation into his hiring late last week. A little over a year after the City of New Rochelle joined more than 100 cities nationwide to "Ban the Box" on its municipal job application, the Public Works Department unwittingly hired Newman, a sexually violent predicate sex offender, as an hourly employee in the New Rochelle Sanitation Department.

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  12. Empty Words: New Rochelle Board Opposes Obvious Path to Close Achievement GapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Every school board member and the board member-elects all ran for the school board stating that "equity" was important to them, many included the term in their palm cards and mailers. At the PTSA forum Paul Warhit said "equity" was what he was most passionate about.

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  13. Jefferson Elementary hosts 15th NYS Great Read AloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Jefferson Elementary School celebrated its 15th annual New York State Great Read Aloud Friday by inviting prominent community members, business leaders, elected officials and sports and entertainment figures to read stories to the school's 600 students. Guest readers included New Rochelle Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne, state Senator George Latimer, District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, New Rochelle Public Library Director Tom Geoffino and New Rochelle Police Detective Terrence Fudge, among others.

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  14. Mount Vernon Takes Down New Ro AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    Greg Calixte has probably dunked in a game a few dozen times this season. Throwing a few down at the County Center, though, just feels a little different.

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  15. New Rochelle Police Locate Missing Autistic Child Left on Bus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    New Rochelle Police Locate Missing Autistic Child Left on Bus Overnight in Frigid Conditions, Bus Monitor and Bus Driver Arrested New Rochelle Police Locate Missing Autistic Child Left on Bus Overnight in Frigid Conditions, Bus Monitor and Bus Driver Arrested UPDATE 3:25 PM BUS DRIVER AND BUS MONITOR ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Police and Westchester County Police are engaged in a search for a missing non-verbal, autistic child, last seen at 22:00 hours getting on a Mile Square School Bus at or near Frank Davis Court at Heritage Homes in downtown New Rochelle. The bus was going to the Doyle Center in Mount Vernon.

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  16. New Rochelle Police Search for Missing Autistic ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    New Rochelle Police and Westchester County Police are engaged in a search for a missing non-verbal, autistic child, last seen at 22:00 hours getting on a Mile Square School Bus at or near Frank Davis Court at Heritage Homes in downtown New Rochelle. The bus was going to the Doyle Center in Mount Vernon.

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  17. Norwalk Man Facing Assault and Other Charges After Chase on the HutchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | New Rochelle Talk

    A Connecticut man is facing numerous criminal charges after he led Westchester County Police on a chase Wednesday night on the Hutchinson River Parkway, rammed two police cars and injured several officers before being subdued and placed under arrest. Three police officers - two from Westchester County and one from Harrison - were injured in the incident, which occurred about 9 p.m. James Rozsa, 24, of Ingalls Avenue, Norwalk, was charged with Assault 2nd Degree, a felony, and Reckless Endangerment, Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle, Reckless Driving and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, misdemeanors.

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