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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.

Volunteer New York! to honor Spirit Award winners

“This event, now in its 38th year, recognizes those who give their time to strengthen our community, its people and resources without asking for anything in return,” said executive director Alisa H. Kesten.

Supermarket chain Albertsons and Rite Aid drugstores to merge

The combined company is expected to earn revenues of $83 billion in 2018.

New shops, event space open at Peekskill Central Market

To complement the building's Dramatic Hall, new stores include a sweet shop, a cafe and a homemade goods store.

Co-Communications moves headquarters to West Harrison

The company's CEO said the new offices will enable the company to meet the need of its clients.

Westchester legislators revive earned paid sick leave bill

The legislation would allow employees to accrue an hour of sick time for every thirty hours they work.

At Stone Fire restaurant, 20-year partnership burns bright

The neo-Italian eatery is the brainchild of two restaurateurs who have been partners for more than two decades.

M1 Capital moves offices to 50 Main St. in White Plains

The move will help the company better serve its clients, president and CEO Robert Withers said in a press release.

Steve Albanese named dean of Manhattanville School of Business

Albanese has served as its interim dean since August 2016.

Regeneron names Marion McCourt senior VP and commercial head

Most recently, McCourt served as president and COO of Axovant, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in Manhattan.

New York Liberty relocates to Westchester County Center

“The games will not only benefit our economy, but also provide great entertainment for the people of Westchester,” County Executive George Latimer said.

Tunnel vision: NY again explores Long Island Sound crossing

A recent study found the project could cost up to $55 billion.

Ossining student among Regeneron science competition finalists

Skyler Jones, a senior at Ossining High School, is one of 40 finalists who were selected from a pool of 1,800 applicants.

ArtsWestchester raises $734,742 in public, private matching program

Since the inception of the Art$WChallenge in 2007, more than $4.7 million has been raised for Westchester cultural organizations through the program

Iona College appoints Wheeler as provost, senior VP for academic affairs

Darrell P. Wheeler will begin his new position on July 1.

Community Cares names Faith Ann Butcher executive director

Butcher said she will work to enhance the organization’s services to clients and strengthen its outreach program.