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Bill Heltzel has covered criminal justice, courts, government and sports – as a beat reporter and investigative reporter – for daily newspapers in Florida, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He worked for Bloomberg LP in training and sales. He joined The Business Journal in 2016.

Podiatrist accuses St. Joseph’s Medical Practice in Yonkers of failure to...

Daniel White “has not been paid anything for services performed in 2019 and 2020,” the complaint states, and he “remains suspended without pay and without the opportunity to treat patients and perform work for … St. Joseph’s.”

Hampshire Recreation sues Mamaroneck for $58M over land use denials

The bases for denying the project "were merely … rationalizations for a predetermined negative result that the planning board had committed itself to long before issuing (its) findings,” the petition states.

Donald J Pliner shoes of White Plains sued for $1.2M

In November 2018, the complaint states, Pliner “ceased paying for the orders it placed, despite receiving and accepting the merchandise.”

Convenience store worker fined $706,000 in foreign currency trading scheme

Eyal Alper “cheated and defrauded” investors, according to the judge's order, by “willfully and recklessly misappropriating customers’ funds.”

Carmel lawyer Carla Marin consents to pay $4M estate tax bill

If Marin and the estate pay $3.3 million within 90 days they can save $661,432.

Cappelli sues bank to release $625,000 for Brooklyn condominium repairs

“First Republic Bank has wrongfully failed and refused to surrender to LRC $625,167 of insurance proceeds.”

Ex-hostess accuses Mt. Kisco Diner manager of sexual exploitation

“Our clients deny the allegations,” bankruptcy attorney Lawrence F. Morrison stated in an email, “and look forward to their day in court.”

Yonkers company sues Brooklyn contractor for $1.1M for missing drill rig

“At the present time,” the complaint states, “Top Grade has no information whatsoever regarding the location or whereabouts of the drill rig.”

Rockland woman files class action suit over ‘mislabeled’ Häagen-Dazs ice...

The “branding and packaging of the product is designed to – and does – deceive, mislead and defraud” consumers, she claims in a complaint filed May 24 in U.S. District Court, White Plains.

Lighthouse Living accused of building apartments with barriers

“Lighthouse systematically violates fair housing laws by developing buildings and offering rental dwelling to the public that are not accessible for individuals with disabilities,” the complaint states, “making them impossible to live in.”

Unused Ferncliff Cemetery land loses ‘sacredness as resting place for dead’,...

The 1908 sale of the 33-acre parcel to a private individual, appellate justices ruled, “constituted an affirmative act of abandonment of the cemetery use of that property.”

Mamaroneck planning board member accused of ethics violations

"Throughout the entire process, Ms. Goldstein consistently demonstrated a disregard for and refusal to conform her conduct to the letter or spirit of the code of ethics.”

$400,000 wine shipment worthless, insurer claims, when delivered to Zachys

The shipment that arrived at a Zachys facility in White Plains was damaged by “exposure to excessive temperatures” that rendered it “unfit for intended distribution, sale and end usage.”

Edison Price Lighting of White Plains fights for cash to protect...

Edison needs bankruptcy protection, according to a declaration by Emma Price, the president, to obtain breathing room from creditors while it marshals assets to “either sell the company as a whole or sell off its inventory, raw materials and other assets.”

Hampshire developers threaten to sue Mamaroneck for rejecting project

“The project does not promote environmental protection” the village planning board found, or “the most appropriate use of land.”