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Mark Lungariello

Mark Lungariello is a former contributing editor to the Westchester and Fairfield business journals. He also wrote features for WAG magazine. Lungariello graduated from Columbia Journalism School and has won New York Press Association awards as an editor, columnist and reporter.

New York to be first state to ban fracking

The Department of Health releases the long-awaited findings of a study.

FERC to give quarterly updates on capacity zone

The federal utilities regulator is now required to give periodic updates regarding its Hudson Valley electric capacity zone.

Metro-North hit with record fine in retaliation case

The federal government orders the railroad to pay $250,000 to a worker who was injured on the job and then intimidated.

Metro-North to screen for sleep apnea

The plan comes a year after an engineer nodded off at the controls and a Hudson Line trail derailed, killing four.

New Rochelle approves master developer agreement

Westchester County's second-largest city will turn to a private partnership to reshape its downtown.

Fracking protest planned during Cuomo’s State of the State

With a health study due by year's end, environmental advocates launch a campaign to say no to an anticipated pilot test.

New TV show aims to fill Westchester’s comedy void

An improv group, formed by a WVOX engineer and the owner of a Mamaroneck theater, gets its own public access show.

New group looks to give residents seat at Playland table

A nonprofit seeks to bring a new viewpoint to discussions over the park that have been driven by government, business and development officials.

Kent Hanley’s three Rs – Raveis, real estate and racing

Kent Hanley has adopted the Constitution State as his home, but he still has a Midwesterner’s love of car racing.

N.Y. health insurers must cover gender transition treatments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the change Thursday; groups call for similar action on Medicaid.

Week of protests planned against Algonquin expansion

Activists plan a week of resistance to the proposed expansion of a regional natural gas pipeline.

New Rochelle considers eminent domain to relocate city yard

New Rochelle is analyzing the feasibility of relocating a city yard to a site that includes 10 businesses and one residential property near Flowers Park.

Westchester County lawmakers approve budget

The county's 2015 budget avoids layoffs and keeps the tax levy flat, but is criticized for borrowing and deferred pension payments.

New water rates take effect for United Water customers

Some ratepayers will pay $20 more per month within a three-year plan as part of a merger of two sister companies.

Mamaroneck approves transit-focused rezoning

The village board of trustees approves a transit-oriented development overlay zone despite the concerns of some residents and a local commission.