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Bastille Celebration in New Rochelle Friday

The City of New Rochelle has a special relationship with La Rochelle, France, the home of the founding Huguenots.

A day early, the City of New Rochelle celebrated Bastille Day with the raising of the French flag and singing of La Marseillaise and Star-Spangled Banner.

The ceremony was presented by the city and the New Rochelle-La Rochelle Sister City Committee.

At the end of the ceremony, the winning design and two runners-up for the 325th Anniversary logo competition were announced.

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Deborah Haley took first prize, and her design will be on official documents and publications, along with banner for street lights. One second prize went to Jesse Sanchez and another to Andrew Morejon.

See  for more information and to see the logos.

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