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Bob Rozycki

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Senior Editor - Westchester County Business Journal, Fairfield County Business Journal, HV Biz, WAG

Regeneron to invest $100M in bluebird bio, team up for cancer...

Regeneron will also collaborate with the company for a five-year period to develop and commercialize novel immune cell therapies for cancer.

Brookstone to close 101 mall locations

It has locations at The Westchester in White Plains, the Palisades Center mall in West Nyack and the Danbury Fair Mall in Connecticut.

NY Comptroller: Sales tax collections highest in 8 years

This was the highest half-year increase since 2010 and the fourth consecutive period of strengthening local sales tax collections.

Norwegian airline to start daily flights in the fall to Scotland,...

Currently, the fare-cutting, long-haul airline flies to Edinburgh four times a week and to Shannon three times a week.

Public art reaches new heights in Stamford

"Nothing is as spectacular as this 26-foot-high, 24,000-pound Marilyn Monroe phenomenal work of art by Seward Johnson. His works are in every major museum," said Sandy Goldstein, president of the Stamford Business Improvement District.

AG Eric Schneiderman resigns amid accusations of physical abuse by four...

"While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent me from leading the office’s work at this critical time," the attorney general said.

Companies rely on strength in numbers to fight cybercrime

Juniper Research predicts that the number of personal data records stolen by cybercriminals will reach 5 billion by 2020.

Gov. Cuomo signs bill to soften effects of federal Tax Cuts...

The newly signed law in part creates an Employer Compensation Expense Program (ECEP) that allows business owners to help their workers maximize deductibility.

New York is the third-worst state for doctors, WalletHub study finds

One of the biggest knocks against working in New York as a doctor – long cited by physicians themselves – is the high cost of malpractice liability insurance.

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital names new chief medical officer

Oh-Park will oversee all of the clinical activities for the hospital, which is part of the Montefiore Health System.

Dick’s Sporting Goods will no longer sell assault-style rifles

CEO Edward Stack also said, “We will no longer sell firearms to anyone under 21 years of age. We will no longer sell high-capacity magazines. We never have and never will sell bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly.”

Vassar Brothers Medical Center on schedule for $545M expansion

“Crews are putting up the steel frame of the new, eight-level patient pavilion and are on track for completion of that portion of construction this spring,” said John Nelson, director of Public and Community Affairs.

Norwegian Air pushes Stewart Airport’s numbers upward

“This is a stress-free environment for aviation to grow,” said Ed Harrison, Stewart International Airport's general manager. “And our strategic aviation assets that we have in the New York metropolitan area, Stewart will play an important part in the growth of the region.”

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to fund $3.2M for development of AML...

Under the terms of the agreement, LLS will provide up to $3.25 million funding over four years through its Therapy Acceleration Program in order to help fund SEL120 investigational new drug (IND)-enabling studies.

The good, the bad and the worst states to start a...

The WalletHub study put New Jersey in last place as a state to start a business. Connecticut and New York are also near the bottom with rankings of 44 and 39, respectively.