Government News

City Council Addresses Energy Conservation, EV Charging Network

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson opened the April 18th Regular Legislative Meeting, beginning with the Consent Agenda.  Resolution 11, “Proposed Hudson Park License Agreement, Concession Services,” authorizes the City Manager to enter into a three-year license agreement with Beach Front BBQ relative to Hudson Park concession services.  Bramson then introduced Parks and Recreation Commissioner Vincent Parise.

Westchester District Attorney Urges Residents to be Vigilant Against Scams Targeting Seniors

Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah is encouraging residents to be vigilant against scams targeting seniors after four individuals were recently arrested and charged in separate incidents for allegedly preying on and exploiting elderly victims for money in schemes commonly known as “grandparent scams.”

Councilmember Yadira Ramos-Herbert Calls on Congressional Action to Reduce Property Taxes through Repealing the SALT Tax Deduction Cap; Strikes Stark Difference From Opponent Who Voted Against Repeal

Yadira Ramos-Herbert, candidate for Mayor of New Rochelle, is calling on federal lawmakers to repeal Donald Trump’s punitive limits on SALT cap deductions for federal taxes.


Pavement Improvement and Bridge Rehabilitation Project on I-95

Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the start of a $61.8 million pavement improvement project on a four-mile stretch of the New England Thruway I-95 in the Bronx and Westchester County. The majority of the work will take place in the Bronx and includes the rehabilitation of 11 bridges and the replacement of the superstructures – concrete decks and steel beams – of two pedestrian bridges. Approximately 120,000 vehicles use this heavily traveled corridor each day. 

Police Blotter

On March 30th, 2023, at about 4:30pm, New Rochelle Detectives were alerted by staff at New Rochelle Toyota that a possible fraudulent purchase of a vehicle was in progress at the dealership. Detectives responded and found three suspects on scene, two of whom were unlawfully using names and social security numbers of real persons from Pennsylvania and Iowa to fraudulently obtain a car loan for over $100,000.00. Detectives were able to contact the victims from Pennsylvania and Iowa and confirmed they were unsuspecting victims of identity theft. All three suspects were placed under arrest at the scene.