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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.

Second contractor admits guilt in NYPA bid-rigging investigation

Peter Shine, of Orangeburg, pleaded guilty to one charge of lying on a individual income tax return in 2014 for the tax year 2013.

Telehealth program expands in Westchester

Telehealth program helps residents keep on top of their health.

Utility data released for Sustainable Westchester, first time in the state

As part of a community choice aggregation program in the county, Sustainable Westchester was authorized to receive data for more than 130,000 energy customers.

New plans for interchange and shared-use path in South Nyack presented...

At issue with the proposed plans was where to put a new parking lot and restrooms for the shared-use path in relation to the Tappan Zee Bridge highway exit.

Silver found guilty of corruption in federal court

After spending more than two days deliberating, a 12-person jury in U.S. District Court in Manhattan found the former Assembly speaker, who served more than 20 years in the role, guilty of seven charges including honest services fraud, extortion and money laundering.

Cuomo nominates Westchester’s DiFiore to state Court of Appeals

If confirmed by the state Senate, DiFiore will become the second woman to be a chief judge in New York’s history.

State-led credit finance fund announced for New York business

A $200 million investment has helped create the New York Credit Small Business Investment Company Fund, which will deliver returns to the state pension fund.

Federal agency re-examines Tappan Zee Bridge construction threat to sturgeon

After receiving numerous reports about a sharp mortality increase in two different endangered species of sturgeon in the Hudson River, the National Marine Fisheries Service is taking another look at possible dangers posed to the fish by the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

State unemployment dips below national average

New York's unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in October, falling below the national average of 5 percent, as the state’s private sector workforce reached a record high.

Panelists focus on Trump and Clinton at ‘Road to the White...

Politics, specifically the odd start to this campaign season, was the centerpiece of The Business Council of Westchester’s “The Road to the White House”...

55 Bank St. construction gets underway

The first large-scale residential and retail project in White Plains in six years broke ground Nov. 19 at 55 Bank St.

Setting the stage for home sellers

There are not many people who can say that the Great Recession of 2007-09 laid a good foundation for their new business, especially those...

Indian Point safety issues focus of federal hearing

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office reiterated its opposition to Indian Point Energy Center’s continued operation in a letter last week to the federal Nuclear...

Dutchess County doctor, nurse guilty in prescription scheme

A Dutchess County jury finds a doctor and nurse team guilty of illegally prescribing drugs to homebound patients over a five-year period.

Six directors join Business Council board

Marsha Gordon, CEO and president of the Business Council of Westchester, said the new board directors represent a range of industries and talent.