Category Archives: New Rochelle

On Track (Literally and Figuratively)

The Regional Plan Association (RPA) has released a new report, highlighting the critical importance of transit-served suburbs in meeting the housing, economic, and affordability needs of the New York metropolitan area.  Take a look. RPA’s recommendations are fully consistent with New Rochelle’s ambitious downtown development framework.  In fact, if you look at the full report, … Continue reading On Track (Literally and Figuratively)

Thanksgiving Parade This Saturday

Don’t miss New Rochelle’s annual Thanksgiving Parade this Saturday, November 18th.  Almost 2,000 marchers are expected to participate, which may be a record.  Plus the big, crowd-pleasing inflatables will make a return. The Parade kicks off at 10:00am at Eastchester Road and North Avenue and then wraps up on Main Street at Maple Avenue.  There’s … Continue reading Thanksgiving Parade This Saturday

Honoring Veterans at Home and Abroad

As we honor America’s veterans today, it is worth remembering that 2017 marks the hundredth anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I.  (Veterans Day began as Armistice Day, which commemorated the end of that conflict.) To observe the occasion, New Rochelle has sent a delegation to La Rochelle, France — our sister … Continue reading Honoring Veterans at Home and Abroad

New Ro Releases Draft Budget for 2018

New Rochelle City Manager Chuck Strome has released a draft budget for 2018, a $190 million plan that reflects our community’s improving economy and fiscal health.  Here’s the full document, and here’s a press release summarizing the contents.  Budget highlights include: •  New investments in public safety, continuing a phased, multi-year increase in Police staffing … Continue reading New Ro Releases Draft Budget for 2018

Get Covered – Sign Up For Health Insurance

If you don’t have health insurance, this is the time to sign up.  And if you’ve previously obtained insurance from the New York exchange, then this is the time to shop around for a better deal. There’s more in this flyer and in this press release including information about free in-person assistance right here in … Continue reading Get Covered – Sign Up For Health Insurance