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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.

ITT names Jessica Kourakos head of investor relations

In her new role, Kourakos will lead the development and execution of ITT’s global investor relations strategy.

Obstacles remain for women in leadership roles, panel says

Those obstacles include the wage gap, a lack of trust, child care needs and self-doubt.

Yonkers again calls on NYC to relocate MTA bus depot

Yonkers officials say the property is necessary for the city to complete its master plan for waterfront redevelopment.

Choice of Westchester opens facility in New Rochelle

The nonprofit organization will hold a grand opening ceremony on Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Juice Generation opens at Savor in The Westchester mall

The juice bar offers health-conscious juices, smoothies, fruit bowls, salads and baked items.

New York School for the Deaf shows no signs of decline...

The school is celebrating two centuries of educating deaf and hard of hearing students, while aiming to prepare them for careers in the 21st century.

Strategic Capital tops out Hudson Park in Yonkers

The 213-unit tower, Hudson Park River Club, will be completed and ready for leasing in late 2018.

Westchester County airport privatization plans draw more opposition

“We need much more public input, especially on the master plan first, before we even start considering any proposal for privatization,” Legislator Catherine Parker said.

Veto of Westchester’s Immigrant Protection Act stands

The Westchester County Board of Legislators voted 11-6 to overturn the veto, just short of the 12 votes needed for the override.

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence expands orthopedic services

The new team will be led by Dr. Jeffrey A. Geller, chief of orthopedic surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital.

Astorino’s executive order on immigrants draws criticism

The order prohibits law enforcement from inquiring about a person's immigration status unless required by law to do so.

CareMount opens physical therapy department in Jefferson Valley

The center offers physical therapy services to treat a variety of conditions, from sports injuries to Parkinson's.

Manhattanville preps a new generation of sports execs

The program celebrates a decade of preparing students for a future career in sports.

Record-breaking visitor spending in Westchester hits $1.8 billion

The figure marks a 31 percent increase since 2009 and is up from $1.8 billion in 2015.

Ulta Beauty opens new store in Yonkers

The new store features 20,000 beauty products across 500 brands, as well as a full-service hair salon, dermatology and makeup services.