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Colleen Wilson

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.

Indian Point reactor license expires amid shutdown efforts

At midnight Dec. 12, Indian Point Energy Center’s Unit 3 nuclear reactor license expired, joining its counterpart, Unit 2, into a period of indefinite...

Riverkeeper threatens two environmental lawsuits against Tappan Zee builders

The state Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors LLC have been given 60 days to respond to letters threatening lawsuits over environmental concerns.

Saeed, of Journal News, new face of Tappan Zee project

With a little more than two years left of constructing the new Tappan Zee Bridge, Khurram Saeed will take over as director of communication for the project.

Start-Up NY expands presence in Rockland County

Two businesses are heading to Iona College's Pearl River campus and Rockland Community College in Suffern as part of the Start-Up NY program.

Insurance and assurance in the aftermath of Health Republic collapse

More than 9,000 small businesses in Westchester County were left without health insurance after the collapse of Health Republic.

Unit 3 back online, Cuomo deploys PSC to Indian Point to...

Workers removed electrical insulators from transmission lines and will inspect them for a possible cause to the electrical fault that shut down Unit 3.

Frank’s Nursery $3.5 million sale agreement approved

With the approval, Capitol Seniors Housing LLC looks to build a roughly 100-unit senior assisted living facility at the former site of Frank's Nursery & Crafts.

Unit 3 nuclear reactor at Indian Point shuts down after electrical...

This outage is the second occurrence in 10 days that one of two reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center nuclear power plant has been forced to shut down.

Pace’s SWAG participants showcase water robots

Over the course of nine weeks, 30 high school girls constructed water robots capable of collecting data and fending off hackers.

Mid-Hudson Valley to get $90.4 million for development projects

The money, from the Regional Economic Development Council, will fund 109 projects this year, including improvements at Stewart Airport.

After more than five-month hiatus, Ex-Im Bank renewed as part of...

About 30 businesses in Westchester and Rockland counties have used the U.S. Export-Import Bank, according to data collected from 2007 through 2015.

Green Business Challenge speaker series to take place Friday

A panel of speakers will address green business and sustainability practices in Westchester County at an event in Valhalla on Friday morning.

Esplanade owners propose $35M mixed-use conversion

The estimated $35 million project includes transitioning the independent senior living complex at 95 S. Broadway into apartments not restricted to seniors with 9,000 square feet of medical office space and 6,750 square feet of restaurant space.

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor shut down for three days after...

The loss in power caused about 10 rods to descend, as designed, into the nuclear fuel core of the reactor.

32BJ union authorized possible strike as contract negotiations get underway

The 32BJ Service Employees International Union of janitors in the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County voted Dec. 5 to authorize a potential strike if...