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We’re Back – Family University 2014

After a one year hiatus, Family University is back in New Rochelle.  New York Presbyterian Hospital is the reason why. After losing our federal funding due to the expiration of  grants, we were unable to hold Family U last year …


October Is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, a month-long observance that focuses on the role substance abuse prevention plays in promoting safe and healthy communities. The Scope of Substance Abuse in America Substance use, including underage drinking and the non-medical …


Is My Teen’s Behavior Normal?

This is a question every parent has asked themselves one time or another. Check out this site to help you answer that question. A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain explores the science behind teenage brain development and how it …

Be a Parent Not a Friend – House Parties

Spring has sprung and the weather is nice, school is winding down, prom and graduation season is here and summer is right around the corner. Teenage house parties are also a big part of this time of year. Unfortunately, some …


This month, we will be dealing with a lot of issues parents face today when dealing with their teen.  Communication tips, drug and alcohol information, teen brain research and much more…. Our goal is to arm parents with the latest …

Thought Provoking Marijuana Prevention Campaign in New Rochelle

    This September, throughout the City, New Rochelle FOCUS will be displaying a thought-provoking media campaign dealing with marijuana prevention. On billboards, at the train station and in New Roc, this visual, accompanied by the dictionary definition of “weed”, should …

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