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Aleesia Forni

Aleesia Forni covers transportation, tourism, nonprofits and residential real estate for the Westchester County Business Journal. She previously worked as a financial reporter for the online newsletter Prospect News. She started with the Westchester County Business Journal in April 2016.

Sing Sing Kill Brewery sets opening date

“We are excited to be part of the revitalization of our community as we provide jobs and draw more people to Ossining’s burgeoning downtown scene,” the brewery said in a statement.

GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro picks Julie Killian as running mate

“Marc and I share a vision of New York that is more affordable, accountable and accessible for all families, and I am honored to join his team as a true partner,” Killian said.

Meet the new brewer at Yonkers Brewing

Long-time beer aficionado Ray Girard joined the ranks of the six-year-old brewery last month.

Hotel could be coming to South Broadway in Yonkers

Broadway Hospitality has filed plans with the Yonkers Planning Board to build a 54-room hotel at 189 S. Broadway.

Moms launch website to help parents find and book kids’...

“Our mission is to help parents find great activities for their kids, whether it’s a six-week summer camp around coding, or it’s Friday night and (they want to) find something fun,” said co-owner Amanda Cole.

Westchester Jewish Community Services names new CEO

“I am proud to have the opportunity to lead WJCS, an organization that has had such an important and positive impact on generations of families throughout Westchester,” said Seth Diamond.

Mamaroneck Diner reopens following apparent Norovirus outbreak

The restaurant voluntarily closed on Friday after learning that "a few people" had fallen ill after visiting the establishment.

Latimer lays out plans for discussing future of Westchester County Airport

Latimer said he planned to encourage the county legislators to “explore the issue” of bringing in an outside firm to operate the airport.

ArtsWestchester to host Arts Birthday Bash

ArtsWestchester will host its annual ArtsBash on May 17. In commemoration of the organization’s 20th year in the downtown White Plains building, the event will be called Arts Birthday Bash.

Salsa Fresca rolls out new food truck

The food truck will be onsite at special events in New York and Connecticut and will also be available for private events.

Mamaroneck Diner closed following apparent Norovirus outbreak

Health department officials said the restaurant will likely open on Tuesday.

Peekskill aims to redevelop property on Lower South Street

Peekskill issued a request for proposals in April to find an “experienced” developer to transform an 11.5-acre parcel situated between Lower South Street and Route 9, south of Louisa Street and Travis Lane. "It’s a big piece, and it could really set the tone as the gateway as you come into Peekskill," said economic development specialist Jim Pinto.

Feeding Westchester to host Stamp Out Hunger food drive

In partnership with National Association of Letter Carriers, residents place nonperishable foods near their mailboxes. Letter carriers will then bring the food items to the post offices for Feeding Westchester to pick up, store and distribute.

Bedford Playhouse set to open Memorial Day weekend

Following years of fundraising and construction, The Bedford Playhouse is ready for its first screening. The 167-seat theater at 633 Old Post Road will open its doors during Memorial Day weekend to screen two films for the public during: "Singin’ in the Rain" on Saturday evening and "ET" on Sunday afternoon.

Fieldhome sells portions of Yorktown campus for $28 million

“Needless to say, it was a difficult decision,” said Fieldhome CEO John Ahearn.