This week on Talk of the Sound Radio we are going to get into corruption with the Board of Education and the Civil Service, talk about the latest developments in the New Rochelle Public Library financial issues and the string of natural disasters haunting New Rochelle. You can listen live on Talk of the Sound at 11 AM Friday or via podcast anytime after the show airs.
We have been using the last two weeks of August to get some Housekeeping done on Talk of the Sound. We have improved the Recent Comments section, launched the Talk of the Sound Newsletter, launched our new radio show on Blog Talk Radio, created a New Rochelle Wiki, fixed the User Profile Photos so you can your photo or an image or avatar to your comments and fixed the ShareThis button so you can share links from Talk of the Sound on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Digg and many other social media sharing services.
For fun, I want to recommend to readers Bridget’s Blog: New Rochelle Before and After. Bridget has gathered an incredible collection of postcards from old New Rochelle and presented them, along with a present day photo of the same location. A real treat. See if you can find your neighborhood!
On a more serious note, please be careful this weekend with Hurricane Irene. We want your photos but we want our readers safe first so, if you can, please take photos before, during and after the storm and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top Stories from Talk of the Sound
- New Rochelle Under “Extreme” Threat from Hurricane Irene, Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency in New York
- As Major Earthquake Rocks East Coast, New Rochelle Rumbles
- National Weather Service Issues Tornado Warning for New Rochelle Until 5:15 PM ET
- New Rochelle Public Library “Unexpectedly Resigns” Operations Manager Anthony Maraglino in Wake of $300,000 Financial Error
- How Municipal Corruption Works in New Rochelle: A Case Study from the New Rochelle Board of Education’s Painter-Working Foreman Part III
- Man Crossing North Avenue With His Son Seriously Injured After Struck by Car
- Family Victimized by Strong-Arm Robbery Near New Rochelle High School
- Iona Prep Cornerback Justin Combs, Son of Sean “Diddy” Combs, Mulls Offer from UCLA
- New Rochelle Police Respond to Report of Body in Water of Davenport Neck
Top New Rochelle Stories from Elsewhere on the Web
- Journal News: Hurricane Irene: At marinas, ‘People are panicking’
- Bob Marrone/Patch: The Voice of New Rochelle: Baited and Switched
- The Jewish Week: Very Early Childhood Education
- The Daily New Rochelle: Harbor Patrol Keeps New Rochelle Sound Safe
- BoingBoing: 15 days exploring Muslim America (Aman Ali)
- Associated Press: NY senators ask Libya to imprison Lockerbie bomber
- Iona College: Iona College Pipers Win Award At The 2011 World Pipe Band Championships
- CNET: Verizon workers soon to be back on duty
- Associated Press: Irish Ranked 16th in AP Preseason Poll
- Nurse's Aide Arrested at New Rochelle Nursing Home for Elder Abuse 4265 reads
- Nightmare on Stephenson Boulevard: Why Did Patrick Hickey Have So Much Pull? 3914 reads
- New Rochelle Board of Education Announces New Administrators for 2011-12 School Year 3484 reads
- Nightmare on Stephenson Boulevard: New Rochelle Court Issues Stunning Defeat for Patrick and Tracey Hickey in Five Year Long Battle with Neighbor 2397 reads
- How Municipal Corruption Works in New Rochelle: A Case Study from the New Rochelle Board of Education's Painter-Working Foreman 2221 reads
- Another Alleged Sexual Assault by Another New Rochelle Schools Employee; Victim Related to Senior Government Official 2140 reads
- Jeanne Torigian Neville, Founder of Butterflies from Jodie, Passes Away at 58 1841 reads
- Iona College to Withdraw Controversial Mayflower Dorm Project 1696 reads
- Nightmare on Stephenson Boulevard: The Stink Test 1593 reads
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- New Rochelle Prescription Center: Flu Vaccines
- The Loft Same-Sex Wedding Expo
- Postponed: 1st Annual NR Crafts Boutique
- Beth-El Artist Reception
- Free ACT/SAT Prep Classes
- New Rochelle Board of Education Meeting
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