Recommended Reading: Talk of the Sound

December 12, 2021

Recommended Reading: Talk of the Sound

A list of links from the past three weeks (we took a break) curated by Robert Cox for the Westchester Sound Shore Community.

GETTING RESULTS: New Rochelle HR Commish Resigns; Refuses to Cooperate in Ethics Investigation Involving Former PBA President

Federal Complaint Filed Against New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence

DA Upgrades Charge in Hit-and-Run of Elderly New Rochelle Woman; Witnesses Pursued, Cornered Fleeing Suspect with their Cars, Held Her Until Police Arrived

Heritage Homes Residents Get Real with New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board at Fourth Stop on Listening Tour

Myanmar Citizen Pleads Guilty In Plot To Injure Or Kill Myanmar’s Ambassador To The United Nations in Westchester

New Rochelle Community-Police Partnership Board Holds Third Stop on Listening Tour at The Hollow

New Rochelle Police Make Yet Another Gun-Related Arrest

Cover Up of Financial Malfeasance at New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence Continues; Money Missing?

New Rochelle Superintendent Gifts Hundreds of Employees 3 Days Paid Leave at Taxpayer Expense

IRS Revokes Non-Profit Status of The New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence

3 Juveniles Arrested, Stolen Car Recovered

Iona Preparatory Responds to Insensitive Employee Remark About Student-Athlete

WiFi Signal Swastika Found in Vicinity of New Rochelle High School

Former New Rochelle Board of Education Employee Arrested For Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Unlawful Imprisonment

Jamaican Woman Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder for Slitting Wrists of Elderly New Rochelle Man She Married to Illegally Obtain Citizenship

Elderly New Rochelle Woman Seriously Injured in Car v. Pedestrian Hit-and-Run; Family Calls on DA Rocah to Investigate

Elderly Man Sucker-Punched to the Face, Suspect Apprehended by New Rochelle Police

Police See “No Credible Threat” from Social Media Post Aimed at New Rochelle School

New Rochelle To Host Holiday Market at Its Historic Train Station

Elsewhere on the Web

Rye Twins Compete in College Cup, MLS Cup

Iona College Irish Dance Team Places First in Intercollegiate Irish Dance Festival

Don McLean gearing up for a UK tour

New Rochelle family’s special Christmas tree stolen from yard

Monroe Football Falls to Iowa Central in Back-and-Forth The Graphic Edge Bowl; Nick Evans Takes Home Defensive MVP

Fire in Mamaroneck kills 52-year-old woman after blaze breaks out on Richbell Road

The Christmas Spectacular is back with Rockette from Mamaroneck

Judge declines to unseal records about raid on Project Veritas founder

Demolition on pause as lawsuit holds up Tarry Lighthouse project in Port Chester

Westy Self Storage Sues Port Chester, NY, Over New CubeSmart Project

Port Chester firefighters battle fire in senior citizens complex

New Larchmont Chief’s Former Dept Accused of Sexual Harassment

New Larchmont Chief Talks About Policing and Lawsuit

Competition Will Be Fierce for Homes in 2022’s 10 Hottest Markets

Who Will Hold Prosecutors Accountable?

Marcus Freeman Named 30th Head Football Coach At Notre Dame

Notre Dame hiring Marcus Freeman as coach: Irish listen to players, also retain Tommy Rees to lead offense

New Rochelle Receives $12 Million Federal Grant through U.S. DOT’s RAISE Program

Why Is My House Taking So Long To Build? The Global Supply Chain

New Rochelle Man Charged in 1999 Murder of 13-Year-Old Girl

Iona Prep Wins First Catholic High School Football League Championship

College basketball: Iona suffers first loss to Belmont, will face No. 4 Kansas on Sunday

Why overly kind and moral people can rub you up the wrong way

She Ran a Bronx Homeless Shelter. Here’s What She Spent Millions On

Fitch Rates Westchester County, NY’s $186MM GO Bonds ‘AA ‘; Outlook Stable

Swim School Opens at New Rochelle YMCA

Monroe Mustangs Football Accepts Invitation to The Graphic Edge Bowl to Take on Iowa Central

Iona MBB Stuns No. 10 Alabama, 72-68

Pitino, Iona make history with upset of Alabama

Baseball star bounces from New Rochelle prep school after staff member’s alleged racism

Olga Castellanos Torres, Longtime Ursuline Teacher, Passes

FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Open in New Rochelle

Mamaroneck Adopts Climate Emergency Declaration

Assembly Finds ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ Cuomo Engaged in Sexual Harassment

The 1938 New Rochelle 250th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar

Holiday Market at New Rochelle Train Station

A Socialite Invented This Quintessential Cuban Sandwich

Ray Rice headlines five-member class inducted into Westchester Sports Hall of Fame

Pete Buttigieg gains influence with opportunity to shape infrastructure priorities

Ray Rice’s net worth in 2021

Iona MBB Wins Fifth Straight, Tops North Alabama, 81-65

Larchmont, Mamaroneck Mayors Clash on Cable Fees

Iona MBB Upends Liberty In MAAC-ASun Challenge Opener

Update: Huguenot Academy’s Move to Monroe College

Pride and Music Mark Reception Celebrating Latinos’ Migration to New Rochelle

Most NY local governments open door to pot sales

Stella gets ready for a stellar opening

Court Filings Allege Ugly Behavior By Expelled Ursuline Student

Salon Relocates to RXR Development in Downtown New Rochelle

George Latimer isn’t running for governor, but his DMs are open for LG

NY lawmaker introduces bill to bring back Tappan Zee Bridge

Iona MBB Bests Harvard In Overtime Thriller, 90-87


Recommended Reading: Talk of the Sound November 14, 2021

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Recommended Reading: Talk of the Sound October 10, 2021

Recommended Reading: Talk of the Sound October 3, 2021

Deep Dives

Inside the New Rochelle Police Department Clown Show – Table of Contents

Series: Nightmare on the Isle of Sans Souci

Printhouse of Horrors Series

Alec McKenna – Kamal Flowers Archive

Michael Vaccaro – Malik Fogg Archive

Analysis of School Enrollment Projections for New Rochelle Schools 2015 – 2021

Investigation into 2020 New Rochelle School Election

A History of New Rochelle Alternative High School 1970 to 2020

Case History of Apex Grade Inflation at New Rochelle High School

Analysis of Outside Investigation into Apex Grade Inflation at New Rochelle High School


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