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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 creates pre-apprenticeship program for city’s young adults

The 20-day training program will run from Aug. 6 to Sept. 7.

Pizza restaurant Colony Grill opens in Port Chester

The Port Chester restaurant marks the chain’s first location in New York. In Connecticut, it has spots in Stamford, Milford, Norwalk and Fairfield.

North Boardwalk opens at Playland following Superstorm Sandy damages

The stretch of walkway will officially open today following six years of construction.

Elk Homes selling townhomes in Mamaroneck

The end-unit townhomes are priced at $1,495,000, while the middle unit is selling for $1,095,000.

Mission Taqueria mixes Mexican, family feel in Pleasantville

“The concept in terms of the design was creating a home on an agave farm,” said Mitchell Dennis, one of the restaurant’s owners.

Suite Talk: Rita Mabli, president/CEO of United Hebrew of New Rochelle

United Hebrew president and CEO Rita Mabli talks about the state of the health care industry, an aging Westchester County population and moving up the ranks at the organization.

Yoga studio to open at Peekskill Central Market

Good Karma's first yoga class will be held at 9:15 a.m. on July 1.

Million Air names general manager at Westchester County Airport

New general manager Lauren Rones-Payne comes to Million Air from the luxury fashion industry.

Westchester Parks Foundation launches Clean River Project

The initiative, which will focus on the trash and pollutants affecting Westchester’s waterways, will be funded by a $12,500 sponsorship from Entergy Corp.

Norma Drummond named commissioner of county’s planning department

Drummond has been involved in Westchester County government for more than 30 years and previously served as the acting commissioner and deputy commissioner of the planning department.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices partners with NetJets

The new partnership will give Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ agents and their clients access to NetJets benefits, along with cross-marketing opportunities.

A blend of cultures, cuisine at Falafel Taco in Pleasantville

The eclectic menu at Falafel Taco mixes Mexican favorites and Middle Eastern staples.

$1B waterfront development in Sleepy Hollow edges forward

“It has been a long journey,” said Edge-on-Hudson developer Jonathan Stein. “But the site really speaks for itself. It’s a unique opportunity.”

AXRE joins Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty

The company’s eight-person team of salespeople will work out of Rand Realty’s branch in White Plains, while AXRE President Nikolas Stanovic will serve as manager of Rand’s branch in the Bronx.

Latimer signs law prohibiting name, face of county executives on government...

The new law will apply to Westchester County parks, golf courses and other properties.