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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.

Game On plans field house in Greenburgh

Game On 365 Sports seeks to build a field house on a portion of a golf range after running into obstacles with its plan for the former Frank's Nursery site.

PlanGuru graduates from WCA accelerator

The company is the first graduate of the Westchester County Association’s Blueprint Accelerator Network.

HUD funding to resume for Westchester communities

Federal funding that had been cut off since 2011 will soon start flowing again to local governments and nonprofits.

RadioShack set to close 6 stores in Westchester

The stores would be closed under the chain’s plan to shutter 1,784 locations across the country in three waves.

FEMA grants $8M to rebuild northern Westchester bridge

A grant is awarded to rebuild a bridge that links New Castle and Mount Kisco via the Saw Mill River Parkway.

Fed report: Small businesses have trouble getting loans

A Federal Reserve report reveals varied demand for credit across businesses grouped by size, as well as significant difficulty for smaller businesses.

Proposed Sing Sing museum gets $250K grant

A $250,000 grant has been awarded to Historic Hudson River Towns, which wants to build a museum focusing on the history of Sing Sing Correctional Facility.

NTSB: Warning lights were working at site of fatal crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says the lights and gates were working properly at the train crossing in Valhalla that was the site of a fatal crash.

RadioShack files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The chain has 11 stores in Westchester County and one in Fairfield County, according to its website.

Changes proposed to White Plains cabaret law

The amendments would force cabarets to close at 1 a.m. and would bar them from charging an admission fee.

Con Ed proposes rate hike for businesses, residents

Consolidated Edison seeks approval for an average 3.2 percent rate hike that would take effect in 2016.

Six killed, 15 injured in Valhalla train/SUV collision

Six people were killed and 15 others were injured when a Metro-North commuter train struck a vehicle on the tracks at a railroad crossing in Valhalla.

Hugo Neu Recycling to move Mount Vernon plant to New Jersey

Twenty-seven workers at the Hugo Neu Recycling plant on Franklin Avenue will lose their jobs when the plant's operations are moved to Kearny, N.J.

Food Bank for Westchester, hunger coalition join forces

The Food Bank for Westchester and the Westchester Coalition for the Hungry and Homeless merge.

Ann Mara, Giants matriarch who lived in Rye, dies at 85

Ann Mara, of Rye, and her 11 children inherited 50 percent ownership of the Giants when her husband, Wellington Mara, died in 2005.