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New Rochelle police exam applications due in October

The deadline to apply for the New Rochelle police exam is 4 p.m. on Oct. 5. The test will be held on Dec. 2. Starting salary is $50,467 plus benefits, which jumps to $101,194 per year after 6 years. Officers also receive a state pension after 20 years. AUTISM CHALLENGE: New Rochelle police get cre

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 00:40:44

New Rochelle targets augmented and mixed reality industry to 'save the day'

To plan for its future, New Rochelle can look to its past. In the city once home to the studio that created the animated Mighty Mouse in the mid-20th century, economic development officials will again turn to artists and creators to bring jobs to a growing city. From the early 1930s through the 70s,

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 18:02:59

Florida boat mystery has New Rochelle link

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. - A 45-foot sailboat with "New Rochelle NY" painted on the back has drawn spectators and sparked speculation about how it ran aground recently in Florida. "Cuki," based out of a port in Key West, washed ashore this week at Spessard Holland South Beach Park. Was she driven out i

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-21 09:57:06

New Rochelle: Downtown parking garage closed until further notice

NEW ROCHELLE - A deteriorating, two-story parking structure in the city's downtown will be closed until further notice. Pieces of the Church-Division street garage fell from the first floor ceiling Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured, New Rochelle officials said, but the 388-space garage will r

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 22:30:03

New Rochelle neighbors have no standing to challenge Cooper's Corner zoning, judge says

Neighbors who live near Cooper's Corner in New Rochelle don't live close enough to challenge a proposed memory health care facility, a judge has ruled. Shmuel Vasser, Joseph Rafalowicz and Daniel Krasner live in Bonnie Crest, in homes that are 1,200 to 1,800 feet away from the closed Cooper's Corner

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:32:39

Car Free Day is Tomorrow, September 22

Motorists are being encouraged to leave their cars at home as part of the international celebration of Car Free Day. Travelers are encouraged to use sustainable modes of transportation, such as riding a train or bus, carpooling, biking or walking, to help reduce traffic congestion, improve air quali

PELHAMPLUS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:14:00

Cancer Support Team hosting luncheon

Cancer Support Team is hosting its 19th annual Gayle K. Lee Health Awareness Luncheon on Oct. 12 at the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club. The featured speaker is Wendy S. Harpham, a doctor of internal medicine, a 27-year cancer survivor, best-selling author, nationally recognized speaker and patient

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:17:22

Mercogliano: U.S. Soccer Academy opening itself to more criticism

Bronxville's Rachael Peacock and Irvington's Zoe Maxwell match up during a game at Irvington. They both decided to play for their high school teams, rather than academy soccer. Peter Carr/The Journal News By this point, most soccer fans have seen the fiery rant from ESPN analyst Alexi Lalas. If you

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:03

Burke hosts 38th wheelchair games

A participant in previous games. On Sept. 23, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital on Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains presents the 38th annual Wheelchair Games. The games provide physically challenged competitors with an opportunity to showcase their abilities in a variety of track, field, basketball and t

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:01:25

Readers sound off on 9/11 first responders, worker safety, SATs and more

Yonkers : The News is correct to highlight the glaring omission by 9/11 Memorial & Museum officials who ignore first responders who have died since Sept. 11, 2001 ("Honor their sacrifice," editorial, Sept. 13). But you only allude to the fact that ignominy and disdain have permeated every facet of

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rican community 'distraught' in aftermath of storm

Embed x Share CLOSE HURRICANE MARIA CHUGS THROUGH THE CARIBBEAN Planes flipped like toys at a Puerto Rican airport | 0:36 Planes are scattered on the tarmac of one Puerto Rican airport and many are flipped like toys showing the power of Hurricane Maria's winds on the island. USA TODAY 1 of 16 Skip

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-21 17:25:18

Mount Vernon man beat girls out of frustration: Statement

Derran Morris of Mount Vernon was arraigned in Westchester County Court on Sept. 20, 2017. He is accused of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter to death and severely injuring her twin sister. Matt Spillane/The Journal News Derran Morris told detectives that he beat his girlfriend's 2-year-

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-21 17:18:19

Additions at Westmed Medical Group

Westmed Medical Group has announced that two doctors have joined its group of more than 350 physicians and approximately 1,000 employees. Nicholas Pantaleo, who is board certified in family medicine, is now atWestmed's office at the Boyce Thompson Center in Yonkers. He was awarded his medical degree

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:12:32

Yonkers' McLean Avenue Fall Festival is Saturday

YONKERS - The seventh-annual McLean Avenue Fall Festival returns Saturday with beer gardens, DJs and food trucks. The free event begins at 11 a.m. and runs all day into the night, when festivities continue along the shopping corridor's many restaurants and bars. "We have so many people that look for

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-21 17:31:16

Pantaleo named a best lawyer

Frances M. Pantaleo. Frances M. Pantaleo of Bleakley Platt & Schmidt in White Plains has been selected for inclusion in the publication "2018 Best Lawyers in America" in the field of elder law. Pantaleo is the head of the elder law practice group at Bleakley Platt. She is a past chair of the elder

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:21:43

Kudlow to speak at Sacred Heart

Larry Kudlow. Larry Kudlow, CNBC's senior contributor and host of the nationally syndicated radio program "The Larry Kudlow Show," will be the inaugural guest at Sacred Heart University's Distinguished Business Leaders Series. The series will feature leaders in a variety of sectors who have made a

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:03:53

Yonkers firefighter dies of 9/11 related illness

Westchester County marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at "The Rising" memorial at Kensico Dam Plaza Sept. 11, 2016 in Valhalla. Video by Tania Savayan / The Journal News YONKERS - The terror attacks on 9/11 claimed the life of another Westchester firefighter this week. Neill S. Tyndal

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 01:41:20

In a divided U.S., political protest becomes an employment issue

In the aftermath of last month's violent political protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, several social media users publicized the names of white supremacists participating in the right-wing march and rally. The publishing of the personal identifying information on the internet, a practice known as

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:58:15

Connecticut single-family home sales and prices up in August, condos down

Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut during August were up 1.9 percent on a year-over-year measurement, according to data from Connecticut Realtors. A total of 3,893 houses were sold last month, compared with 3,822 in August 2016. The state's single-family residential home median sale

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:58:08

Dorian LPG launches marine fuel study of liquefied petroleum gas

Dorian LPG's ship Challenger. Photo courtesy Dorian LPG Dorian LPG Ltd., a Stamford-based liquefied petroleum gas shipping company and the owner-operator of very large gas carriers, has asked the American Bureau of Shipping to evaluate the use of liquefied petroleum gas as a marine fuel. The study

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:55:17