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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Family University’s 2012 Keynote Speakers

Parent Keynote -  Judith P. Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW Ms. Siegel is associate professor at Silver School of Social Work at New York University. She has published extensively in the field of family therapy and has presented throughout the United States. …

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Governor Cuomo Bans Synthetic Marijuana in New York State

Excerpt form the NY Daily News 3-29-12 Synthetic marijuana — the dangerous designer drug sold as herbal incense — is being banned statewide. The order from the state Health Department will go out Thursday, a week after the Daily News …

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CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ad Campaign

“Tips from Former Smokers” shows lives and bodies damaged by smoking Washington, D.C., March 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This week CDC launched a hard hitting ad campaign that shows the graphic realities of smoking.   In these ads, former smokers …

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Poison Prevention Week – March 18 – 24

Prevent Unintentional Poisoning Unintentional poisoning deaths are on the rise in the U.S., increasing by 160% from 1999 to 2009. This Poison Prevention Week, March 18–24, learn how to prevent unintentional poisoning. The 50th anniversary of Poison Prevention Week is …

Family University is Right Around the Corner

SAVE  THE DATE! On Monday evening, April 30th, New Rochelle FOCUS and Safe Schools Healthy Students will sponsor the fourth annual Family University. The event will take place at New Rochelle High School from 6:00pm to 9:15pm. As in the …

Quarterly Coalition Meeting Tomorrow

Come join us for our quarterly coalition meeting tomorrow morning March 8th at 11:30 in Rm 222 of New Rochelle HS. We will be discusses our accomplishments since Sept ’11 and our new projects and events for the Spring. Be …

New Research on Smoking Marijuana & Driving

Smoke & Mirrors: Driving While High on Marijuana Doubles One’s Chances of a Serious Car Crash By Katherine Harmon | February 9, 2012 |   Booze is behind an estimated 2.1 million car accidents each year in the U.S.—which cause almost …

Parenting For Prevention newsletter

  Click below to read the most recent results of nationwide and local school surveys on the issue of drug and alcohol use. You’ll be surprised! Parenting For Prevention – Feb 2012

Event Calendar

September 7, 2014

New Rochelle Street Fair
Starts: 11:00 am
Ends: September 7, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Location: Main Street, New Rochelle, NY

September 1, 2014

Labor Day
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: September 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
Location: everywhere

July 31, 2014

Free Concert Under the Stars
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: July 31, 2014 - 8:30 pm
Location: Library Green, Lawton St, New Rochelle, NY, United States

July 27, 2014

School Begins
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: July 27, 2014 - 11:00 am
Location: All New Rochelle Public Schools

July 14, 2014

Sister City Bastille Day Flag Raising
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: July 14, 2014 - 11:00 am
Location: Front Steps of New Rochelle City Hall

July 13, 2014

New Rochelle Jazz Festival
Starts: 4:00 pm
Ends: July 13, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Library Green, Lawton Street, New Rochelle, NY

July 12, 2014

New Rochelle Jazz Festival
Starts: 4:00 pm
Ends: July 12, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Library Green, Lawton Street, New Rochelle, NY

July 4, 2014

Happy Fourth of July
Starts: 9:30 pm
Ends: July 4, 2014 - 11:00 pm
Location: Hudson Park & Five Islands Park
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