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Bill Heltzel

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.

White Plains Housing Authority says toxic plume threatens Winbrook Apartments

The plume allegedly threatens the health of residents and potentially jeopardizes financing for a $350 million plan to replace five buildings.

U.S. sues three companies for mercury cleanup at Rye Brook Superfund...

The mercury refinery operated out of a makeshift laboratory in a garage behind a house at 55 Hillandale Road.

Printhouse apartment developers break ground in New Rochelle

The Printhouse is designed for millennials who are priced out of Manhattan and Brooklyn and who want a quick commute to the city.

New Rochelle Nissan dealer agrees to reimburse customers for bogus anti-theft...

In many instances, the manager simply added Total Loss Protection to the bill without the buyer’s knowledge.

Riveredge Trailer Park residents sue Cortlandt to stop evictions

The lawsuit claims that the town wants to evict the tenants so it can convert the property to other commercial uses.

Judge finds potato chip defense insufficient to dismiss Staples disability case

A rational finder of fact,” U.S. District Court Judge Vincent L. Briccetti ruled, could find that it was “more likely than not she was the victim of intentional discrimination.”

Liquor store concedes in name dispute with West Point

Black Nights Wine & Spirits liquor store name is confusingly similar to the Black Knights nickname used by the academy’s athletic teams as far back as the 1940s.

Developer Louis Cappelli sues to stop plans for parking garage near...

Louis Cappelli casts his case primarily in environmental terms, citing the risks a garage would pose to the purity of drinking water in Kensico Reservoir.

NY state tax agency to counteract crooks with new enforcement tools

New tools will enable the Department of Taxation and Finance to detect and prosecute ill-gotten gains.

Lawsuit says malware alert from SupportBuddy is the malware

Tara Ramirez claims that SupportBuddy Inc. of Bakersfield, California, “markets a solution to a computer problem it created.”

IBM sues to stop former executive from working at cloud computing...

IBM sued Jeff S. Smith last week in federal court in White Plains, accusing him of violating a noncompete agreement and demanding that he repay $1.7 million in stock bonuses.

Flickable owners in Ossining claim lip gloss ripoff by Canadian ex-partner

“The market doesn’t need another lip gloss," says inventor Kevin David. "What it needs is innovation."

Shrub Oak school developer settled with state for $4.3M over business,...

The owner seeking financial assistance from the Westchester County IDA for his for-profit Shrub Oak International School has a recent record of regulatory troubles with New York state agencies. .

New York Medical College awarded $500,000 federal research grant

Dr. Sachin Gupte is looking for therapies for vascular disease and heart failure.

Appellate court upholds Mamaroneck zoning for Hampshire Country Club

The court upheld a ruling that backed the village's zoning appeals board's decision to permit the country club to host nonmember events there.