Around the Loop 12.15
The New Ro road show edition…
The New Rochelle City Council adopted a resolution commending the New Rochelle High School football team for an outstanding season. The team finished number two in the State Championship.
New Rochelle City Councilperson Marianne Sussman was named Deputy Mayor for 2010.
New Rochelle is seeking nominations of properties for 2010 Heritage Awards. Nominations may be submitted for one or more of the following categories: residences and public or quasi-public structures older than 50 years that are significant to New Rochelle’s history; stellar restorations of residence or adaptive reuse; home of nationally prominent individuals; significant architect or architectural style; and landscape or landscape features. The deadline for nominations is January 5, 2009. Guildelines and forms are available on the New Rochelle City website.
CNBC profiled New Rochelle High School students participating in a stock market project under the tutelage of teacher Darren Gurney (NRHS 1987) that pairs research and analysis with simulated stock purchases. View the segment here .
Mayor Noam Bramson celebrated his 40th birthday with a fund-raiser on December 13th.
Celebrate the New Year in New Rochelle with its First Night celebration, sponsored by the New Rochelle YMCA. For more information and the schedule of performances, check out the website .
Raise the Roof
The New Rochelle High School Spire Rooftop will be raised onto the South Tower Saturday December 19, between 9 and 10 am. The Spire Tower Roof was destroyed by lightning August 2008. The spire roof was built on the ground and will be hoisted into place. note: rescheduled to Monday December 28 between 9 and 10am, WEATHER PERMITTING.
Take Out the Trash
Beginning January 1, 2010, all commercial businesses within the City of New Rochelle must display a decal identifying the company that collects their refuse and the day/times of such collection. Over the coming weeks, decals and/or signs will be provided by private collection companies to their customers. Those businesses that have collection service provided by the City of New Rochelle will be provided decals which will be sent by the Department of Public Works.
There is the option for smaller businesses to comply by jointly arranging for disposal by a single collection company as long as their combined total is less than 33 gallons of garbage weekly (the size of a typical commercial garbage pail). Forms and a copy of the resolution are available on line .
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