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Bill Heltzel

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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.

Enclave Equities plans 179 apartments in Mount Vernon

The developer says market rate apartments will revitalize the neighborhood.

Atlas Air asks federal court to compel pilots to arbitrate contract

The cargo airlines say arbitration is mandatory for resolving what it characterizes as minor contract disputes.

Poughkeepsie property manager sentenced to prison

Carl Immich pleaded guilty to stealing housing subsidy funds.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley opens 9th office in Monticello

The organization handled more than 550 cases for Sullivan County residents last year from offices 40 miles away.

Yonkers-based Petroleum Kings files for bankruptcy

The Yonkers company was fighting lawsuits with a supplier, United Metro Energy Corp. of Brooklyn.

Twining Properties gets go-ahead for Echo Bay project planning

The general concept is to convert industrial property to a village-like setting that opens up views of Long Island Sound and connects the waterfront to downtown.

New Rochelle to target retailers with ‘psychographics’

Buxton Co. mines information from more than 250 databases to identify specific characteristics of households and even individuals.

Obamacare coverage surges in NY despite uncertain future

“It’s been a tremendous success,” said Mark Scherzer of New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage.

‘Frozen’ sales not a factor in Party City IPO, judge rules

The 2013 computer-animated musical, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, “The Snow Queen,” was a box office sensation and created tremendous demand for licensed merchandise.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley names Halperin as chief program...

“There’s more need for our services than ever,” Halperin said.

Moody’s upgrades New Rochelle credit rating

High credit ratings enable a city to pay lower interest rates when they issue new bonds.

Westchester IDA backs Ossining apartment projects

Hudson Steppe and Maple House Apartments will build or restore 294 apartments, fix a historical house and create 240 construction jobs.

Apartments planned on North Avenue near Iona College

“We’re going to change the face of North Avenue on that block,” said developer Robert C. Young.

Yonkers bank employee gets prison term for theft from customer

Matthew Gunther, 34, used a customer's password and user ID to steal $122,100 from a customer's savings account.

Westchester mobile apps contest to begin on Friday

High school and college teams will be judged on creativity, functionality and usability.