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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.

Yonkers IDA OKs eminent domain for MTA bus depot property

Yonkers officials say the land is necessary for the city and private developers to carry out the master plan for waterfront redevelopment.

Legislators push back against Astorino’s budget

“This year, there are no more rabbits to pull out of the hat,” said Majority Leader Catherine Borgia.

Chipotle to open second White Plains location

The company will open a new outlet in front of the Crossroads Shopping Center at 405 Tarrytown Road.

ArtsWestchester opens ‘On The Horizon’ exhibit at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Titled “On the Horizon,” the exhibition features five artists from New York and Connecticut and will be on view through April 2018.

Hastings residents vote to preserve water tower on ARCO property

In a survey conducted last month, 1,268 respondents voted to remove, restore and reconstruct or replace the tower, while 817 voted to demolish it.

Touro College dental clinic begins accepting appointments

The 32,000-square-foot oral health facility at 19 Skyline Drive will begin treating patients in January 2018.

Workers’ advocates in Westchester unite against rampant wage theft

Nancy Fernandez of the Community Resource Center in Mamaroneck estimated her organization receives three to four calls per week regarding wage issues.

The College of New Rochelle makes strides following financial crisis

While layoffs of about 70 employees have helped shed costs, they have also resulted in a pair of lawsuits.

Regeneron, Decibel partner to develop hearing loss therapeutics

Regeneron will provide Decibel with access to its proprietary suite of technologies in order to discover and develop new medicines for hearing loss and tinnitus.

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital launches outpatient practice

The new practice in White Plains will allow patients to schedule appointments for a variety of conditions in an outpatient setting.

Falling inventory and falling prices for Westchester’s luxury homes

Though housing inventory in Westchester reached its lowest level in 13 years, many luxury homes on the market remain unsold.

County Executive-elect Latimer to speak at BCW event

The speech will be Latimer's first public addresses since his defeat of two-term incumbent Robert Astorino.

Young professionals honored at annual Milli Awards

Twenty millennials were honored at Westfair Communications' annual Milli Awards.

Thanksgiving brings day off for many employees, but not all

While 97 percent of employers will provide paid time off for all or most employees on Thanksgiving, 1 in 3 will require at least some employees to work.

United Way to host Celebration of Women in Philanthropy event

A keynote speech will be given by Dyllan McGee, founder and executive producer of women’s media brand Makers and McGee Media, a documentary film production company.