Category Archives: New Roc City

Violence at New Rochelle Station

New Rochelle’s erstwhile “up and coming” status was bumped down another peg after an assault on a commuter departing at New Rochelle station was jumped by six teens, reports the Journal News, resulting in a broken shoulder. The incident happened … Continue reading

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New Rochelle Unveils New Motto

After months of brainstorming sessions, focus groups and input from multiple branding firms, the City of New Rochelle unveiled its new motto on the steps of City Hall today. The tagline reads “Our Crime Problem Isn’t as Bad as Yonkers’.” … Continue reading

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In Defense of New Rochelle

A first-time reader/first-time commenter took Trainjotting to task for what they deemed to be an egregiously unfair and woefully inaccurate portrayal of New Rochelle in a post about The Missus and Little G missing their New Ro train stop on … Continue reading

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What the Kids Are Googling

A sampling of the Google searches that brought visitors to Trainjotting this week makes one wonder what sort of cleavage bounce catwalk one would be sporting should one be wearing a wheels on the bus go round shirt. And das … Continue reading

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Not So Great Moments in Amtrak History

Had a new entry into my all-time Top 5 Amtrak lowlights this past weekend. (#1: 1990. Loudspeaker announces we’ll have 20 minutes to kill in New Haven. We go outside. Train leaves five minutes later with our luggage. Travel companion … Continue reading

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New Riot City

There was a bit of an incident, shall we say,┬áin New Rochelle Sunday evening that spread onto the Metro-North trains. A pack of youths, numbering as much as a thousand, were told to leave New Roc City, which is this … Continue reading

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