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Leif Skodnick

Leif Skodnick is a former reporter for Westfair Communications. He is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Mississippi College School of Law, and St. Lawrence University.

GE agrees to $3.5M settlement over safety of appliances

General Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $3.5 million civil penalty in a settlement over accusations that certain stoves and dishwashers posed hazards.

Office of Policy and Management revises deficit projections

The director of the Connecticut office, Benjamin Barnes, predicts a general fund deficit of $61.2 million for the fiscal year, less than originally predicted.

Frontier continues to produce for Mitel

Mitel, a provider of cloud computing solutions, recognizes Stamford's Frontier Communications as its top revenue generating partner in the U.S.

Montgomery beer warehouse to close

Windmill Distributing is set to close an Orange County warehouse that employs 159 people after agreeing to be acquired by Manhattan Beer Distributors.

Assisted living facility proposed for Greenburgh

RAKS Corp. is seeking to build on a 5.3-acre wooded site it owns at the ends of North High Street and North Lawrence Avenue.

Flexjet moving operations to Westchester County Airport

The Texas-based private jet operator will move its operations from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey to Westchester County Airport.

SBA announces online lending tool

A new online tool will link borrowers looking for an SBA loan to lenders within 48 hours.

John Tolomer named to FDIC committee

The president and CEO of The Westchester Bank has been named to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking.

Business Council announces Hall of Fame Award winners

The Business Council of Westchester has announced six businesses that will be honored at its Business Hall of Fame Awards on April 21.

Westchester Knicks, Pepe auction jerseys for a cause

The Westchester Knicks auction the purple shorts and jerseys worn in a victory over the Delaware 87ers to benefit My Sisters' Place.

Good Counsel High School to close

With the sale of its campus planned, Good Counsel High School in White Plains will close in July; the elementary school on the site has found a new home.

Taylor to lead Empire State Development regional office

Meghan Taylor is named mid-Hudson director for Empire State Development Corp. and executive director of the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council.

JetSmarter app changes private jet booking

The JetSmarter booking app can save consumers money through its “empty legs” search.

Acorda earnings beat Wall Street expectations

Acorda Therapeutics Inc. beats Wall Street expectations on earnings per share and revenue for the fourth quarter.

Regeneron announces Q4 earnings

The Greenburgh biotech company announces sales of its drug Eylea rose 39 percent in the fourth quarter.