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Stories From Main Street: Tough Times For July 4th Fireworks In Tri-State Area

Outside of the Macy’s extravaganza, Red Bank has one of the largest fireworks displays around. Well, it had one of them. It’s just one example of the dousing of the rockets’ red glare.


New Rochelle, NY (file / credit: Wikipedia)

New Rochelle Offers Explanation For City’s Spiking Crime Stats

The crime numbers coming out of New Rochelle are a bit eye popping. There has been a 279 percent increase for aggravated assault, but officials say the new statistics need some context.


New Rochelle crossing guards

Outrage: Cash-Strapped New Rochelle Mulling Cutting School Crossing Guards

Students in a suburban community could soon cross the streets at their own risk, thanks once again to the budget knife hitting the bone.


Mariano Rivera pitches against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park - Cincinnati, OH - Jun 22, 2011 (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Helping Rebuild Church In New Rochelle

Mariano Rivera is a star pitcher with the New York Yankees. But in New Rochelle, he’s hit a home run.


Westchester County property taxes

Property Tax Grievance Season Off To Fast Start In Westchester County

Are you frustrated because of high property taxes? Well, there’s a simple way you can slash your bill.


The Metro-North Railroad Station - New Rochelle, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Bathrooms Shut Down At New Rochelle Train Station

You know the economy has gone down the drain if there is no money to keep a public restroom open.