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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.

Suite Talk: Joseph A. Stout, executive director of the Westchester Parks...

Stout talks about his four-decade-long career, his devotion to parks and recreation and some of the misconceptions about the county’s park system.

SunCal in talks with Atlantic Richfield to redevelop Hastings waterfront property

“SunCal is still planning to redevelop this property, and negotiations are continuing,” said a SunCal spokesperson.

‘Last mile’ of I-95 getting $135 million improvements

Motorists should expect traffic shifts, detours and temporary traffic stops during the years-long construction.

Woody’s Bar-B-Q opens in Yonkers

The Southern barbecue restaurant chain has more than 20 locations across New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Georgia and Florida.

White Plains’ Bunge sells sugar trading operations

The sale follows Bunge’s second quarter earnings report showing a net loss of $21 million.

ArtsWestchester to offer grants for artists, community groups

“The Arts Alive Grants are one of our most effective means of supporting arts activities for diverse populations in Westchester and Rockland counties,” said Janet Langsam, CEO of ArtsWestchester.

PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2 billion

Based in Israel, SodaStream manufactures home devices that allow customers to create carbonated water from tap water.

From disaster to riverside venue

Renovating the 10-acre site for Rivermere on the Hudson, an estate less than a mile from downtown Croton-on-Hudson, was no small challenge.

Moleskine opens pop-up shop at The Westchester

The store will be home to a monogramming station for notebooks and planners, along with an area dedicated to bags and travel essentials.

James O’Connor named to Hospice of Westchester board

O’Connor is the vice president of corporate development at Empress Ambulance Service in Yonkers.

County creates Minority and Women Owned Businesses Task Force

County Executive George Latimer hosted the task force's first meeting on Aug. 14.

Ossining retaining wall collapse prompts countywide review

Ossining officials said they are awaiting a report from village engineers to determine what caused the collapse.

Latimer outlines initiatives for Westchester airport, but privatization plans remain uncertain

“We never once viewed the airport as a piggy bank to crack open,” said County Executive George Latimer.

New parking lot opens in downtown Yonkers

Located at the corner of Main Street and Nepperhan Avenue, the new lot features 13 outdoor parking spaces.

Developer seeks ‘dialogue’ with Greenburgh over plans for former Elmwood Country...

“Westchester is ripe and ready for this kind of development,” said David Steinmetz of Zarin & Steinmetz, the law firm representing developer Ridgewood Real Estate Partners.