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IBM global study shows consumer optimism post-Covid

As for the vaccination itself, 68% of people said they are confident in safety and effectiveness, and two-thirds said they plan to receive it when they are eligible.

NY state comptroller cites Yonkers, two HV villages in fiscal stress...

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has identified Yonkers, Wappingers Falls and Millbrook as three municipalities as being in fiscal stress as part of...

Empire City Casino to return to normal operating hours April 7

After a year of shuttering and limited hours, Empire City Casino in Yonkers said it will resume normal hours of operation on April 7. It...

Pace’s Haub School of Law ranked No. 1 in U.S. environmental...

Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in White Plains has been ranked as a top school for environmental law in U.S. News...

Damian Murphy is new CEO of Peckham Industries

Longtime Peckham Industries President and CEO John R. Peckham will step down from his position next month, and the Brewster construction materials company has announced...

New York state sets aside over $52 million in grants for...

Available through the Farmland Protection Implementation Grant (FPIG) program, it is the highest level of funding in the initiative's 25-year history.

New York State Assembly extends contract ‘piggybacking’ for local governments

Benefits of the process include greater contract flexibility and lower prices for local governments and entities.

Get ready to shuck: Norwalk Oyster Festival returns at summer’s end

After its cancellation due to Covid-19 last year, the 43rd annual Norwalk Oyster Fest will return for 2021 from Sept. 10-12. The Norwalk Seaport Association,...

Bedford home of actor Hank Azaria hits market for $3.25 million

Hank Azaria, famous for his acting credits as well as the voice of several characters on "The Simpsons," is selling his Westchester County home. The...

Actress and Irvington resident Catherine Zeta-Jones launches coffee line

Academy Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has announced her next business venture — Casa Zeta-Jones Coffee. The actress has been busy promoting her specialty coffee line...

AG Letitia James gives $150K Microsoft settlement to homeless students in...

New York Attorney General Letitia James delivered a $150,000 check to the Yonkers City School District, the result of a settlement with Microsoft for...

Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment announces new interim CEO, CFO

Ray Pineault, current chief operating officer, will serve as interim CEO as the company searches for a permanent replacement.

Westchester Community Foundation distributes over $433K in latest Covid response grants

Recipients include Episcopal Charities, Hillside Food Outreach and the Westchester Library System.

White Plains Hospital partners with Life365 to expand remote health services

Initial "connected care kits" will involve respiratory care bundles for individuals with conditions like COPD and asthma, many of whom can be highly vulnerable to other ailments, especially the Covid-19 virus.

Dobbs Ferry offers contactless parking payment via ParkMobile app

Through a partnership with ParkMobile, the village of Dobbs Ferry will now allow drivers to pay for parking on their phones instead of at...