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Colleen is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. She covers energy, transportation and state government for the Westchester County Business Journal.

Nyack sees growth ahead with new Tappan Zee bridge

While Nyack residents are excited about the opportunity for growth after completion of the Tappan Zee Bridge, some are concerned about how to accommodate it.

Cuomo proposes local government hire more MWBE for contracts

Since 2011, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has enacted legislation that requires state agencies and authorities pay out at least 20 percent of contracts to MWBE business.

Sunrise Solar appoints new COO

Rand Mark Manasse, the new COO for Sunrise Solar Solutions LLC, will oversee marketing, sales, production and customer service.

Economic development will be focus of Business Council speaker event

Mayors from White Plains, Yonkers, Mount Vernon and New Rochelle will be on the hot seat at the Business Council of Westchester's speaker event Friday.

State AG office inquiring at Esplanade

By February, 68 Esplanade residents will be left at the senior residency, down from about 150 who were notified in November they would need to find new homes.

Hearing on Jefferson complex expected to be well attended

The biggest issues that are anticipated to be raised at the hearing include increased traffic and an increased number of children in the Ardsley school system.

Toll relief, $22 billion capital plan announced ahead of State of...

Travelers who frequently use the state Thruway highway system will receive tax credit reimbursements as part of a new plan to cut toll costs through 2020.

Home cost burdens and financing focuses of Pattern housing market report

While low-income renters and homeowners in the Hudson Valley are burdened by home costs, residents overall seem to have more confidence in the housing market.

White Plains Hospital opens new operating rooms

White Plains Hospital's new operating rooms are equipped with visual-enhancing video technology and robotic systems to assist with minimally invasive surgery.

Environmental group hires new CFO

Scenic Hudson, a nonprofit in Poughkeepsie, has hired a new CFO who will oversee the organization’s $27 million capital budget. Jason Camporese will manage the...

Cuomo expands $15 minimum wage to 28,000 SUNY employees

State university employees will begin a gradual salary uptick in February when hourly salaries increase to $9.75 and will reach $15 by July 2021.

White Plains’ vacant storefronts become canvas for Purchase students

A poet and design students at Purchase College were tasked with fusing words and visual art to fill eight empty storefronts in downtown White Plains.

Empire Resorts doing outreach to attract contractors for recently-approved casino

Empire Resorts was awarded its gaming facility license last month, which allows the company to begin construction on the $1.3 billion casino and resort. Information sessions for potential contractors and vendors are being held.

Showdown expected over Jefferson project in Greenburgh

Hesitations about the proposed 272-unit apartment complex have already been raised with concerns stemming from increased traffic and influx on school districts.

Contract negotiated for commercial cleaners

Janitors with the 32BJ Service Employees International Union and their employers agree to incrementally increase minimum wages as part of the new contract.