NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in New Rochelle this week:
- Michael Kaplowitz (D – Somers) was elected chair of the Westchester County Board of Legislators by a wide margin, while his coalition colleague Jim Maisano (R – New Rochelle) was elected vice chair by a 9-to-8 vote Monday night.
- The Yonkers Fire Department battled a pair of major blazes that occurred within a span of around three hours on Tuesday night.
- A fire in a Glencar Avenue apartment in New Rochelle forced residents out of the building.
- Four food service establishments in New Rochelle were cited by the New York State Department of Health for critical violations.
- The New Rochelle Opera hopes its audience will feel the love on Valentine's Day weekend with its Operatic Love Fest.