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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.

Fight against Algonquin pipeline expansion reaches 11th hour

A residents group continues its fight to stop the expansion of a regional natural gas pipeline as the clock ticks down to approval.

Final Westchester County budget hearing to be held Wednesday

The Westchester County Board of Legislators must approve the 2015 budget by Dec. 27.

White Plains attorney to chair aging services group

Palliative care advocate Mary Beth Morrissey is named the new chairwoman of the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services.

Branding firm surveys New Rochelle’s residents, workers

A company hired to help brand and market the community solicits public input on the city's strengths and weaknesses.

State increases regulation of crude oil transportation

A multiagency status report says New York has made improvements but that the industry and federal government need to join the effort.

Harrison can decide if affordable housing part of MTA plan

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesman says the developer of the Harrison Metro-North project will have to abide by town zoning codes.

Map shows 100 schools along crude oil train tracks

A coalition of environmental groups calls for tighter regulations of trains transporting volatile crude oil through the region.

County fears Algonquin pipeline expansion will harm parkland

Westchester County lawmakers are asking for more time to assess the impact of a natural gas pipeline's expansion on Blue Mountain Reservation in Cortlandt.

Housing coalition protests Harrison MTA project

A newly formed group wants the MTA to require that all transit-oriented development projects include a 20 percent affordable housing component.

State agency knocks Tappan Zee loan approval process

Closed-door meetings and a lack of public input violated open government laws, according to a report from the state's independent budget office.

New York unemployment rate drops to lowest in six years

The state Department of Labor says the unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent last month, slightly above the national average.

Greenburgh meets with consultant on Frank’s Nursery

There is no clear timetable for the auction of the property as the town plans further environmental reviews.

State renews pledge Thruway tolls won’t fund new Tappan Zee

The Thruway Authority responds after documents seem to contradict the state's stance.

Standard Amusements notes cash in bid to run Playland

Standard Amusements Inc. sends representatives to Rye to pitch its ideas for the future of county-owned Playland.

New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade to be led by WVOX president

David O'Shaughnessy is named grand marshal of city's 51st annual Thanksgiving Parade.