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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.

Ridesharing gets Albany lift with early green light

The New York State Assembly approved a bill on Tuesday that would expedite the expansion of ride-sharing services into areas outside of New York City.

After delays, work starts on $168M senior housing campus in Briarcliff...

Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corp. is developing the 385-unit facility on the property at 150 Lodge Road.

Woodbury Common completes redevelopment, expansion

The redevelopment includes an additional 60,000 square feet of retail that expands the Woodbury Common to 910,000 square feet.

Manhattanville College to host Women’s Leadership Summit

The conference, titled “Pursue Your Dreams,” will be held at the college's campus and run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

New York Medical College, WMC sign affiliation agreement

The 12-year agreement "renews our commitment to a continued partnership with WMCHealth and its affiliated hospitals as our primary academic sites," said Dr. Edward C. Halperin, New York Medical College chancellor and CEO .

Manhattan firm focused on immigration law opens Peekskill office

The law firm opened its doors at 906 South St. in Peekskill earlier this month.

Courtyard Yonkers opens on Executive Boulevard

Boston-based hotel management company Pyramid Hotel Group opened the doors of the Courtyard Yonkers by Marriott at 5 Executive Blvd. earlier this month.

Ginsburg unveils $100 million River Tides at Greystone in Yonkers

The Valhalla-based developer held a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the $100 million, 330-unit luxury rental building at 1133 Warburton Ave. on May 16.

ArtsWestchester to host ArtsBash Weekend

ArtsWestchester will host the annual fundraiser on May 19 and 20 at the organization’s headquarters in White Plains.

Dressmaker designs a new life, business in America

Albanian immigrant Geraldina Shabani opened her store, Geraldina's Couture, at 12 E. Hartsdale Ave. last year.

White Plains to host annual ComicCon

This all-day event will be held at City Center in White Plains from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Downtown apartments could rise on Yonkers church site

Hudson Holdings NY LLC, a Kew Gardens-based developer, plans to construct a 15-story residential and commercial building on the property at 40-48 Hudson St.

Health care, retail debut in remade Boyce Thompson Center in Yonkers

The $35 million, 85,000-square-foot mixed-use development at 1086 N. Broadway is set to be unveiled to the public on May 23.

Food Bank for Westchester to host ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ food drive

The campaign asks residents to place nonperishable food items at their mailbox for letter carriers to pick up.

Developers discuss challenges, benefits of adaptive reuse

“The difference is every once in a while, skeletons come out of the closet in older buildings,” said panelist Peter S. Duncan.