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Peter Katz is a reporter, writer, and copy and video editor for Westfair Communications. His career includes reporting, anchoring, editing, producing and management positions with ABC News and TV and radio stations in Boston, Los Angeles and other cities.

NorthLight project at Edge-on-Hudson shines brightly with topping out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6-rBu-NCVw The project to redevelop the former General Motors North Tarrytown manufacturing site in Sleepy Hollow took another step forward on June 23 with the...

Harrison research company Sapience Therapeutics receives second federal grant

Sapience Therapeutics, a Harrison-based company that is involved in developing drugs to treat cancer, has been awarded a second Small Business Innovative Research grant...

An inside look at Regeneron as Covid exploded

While the Covid-19 virus was knocking the world off balance, scientists, production experts, office managers, logistics personnel and others at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. were gearing up in a monumental effort to find a therapy that could save lives.

Architect partners say tiny houses a perfect fit for Westchester

Two entrepreneurs believe that the Westchester County housing market, where three-bedroom ranches, four-bedroom colonials and 12-bedroom mansions are the norm, has room for something...

Euphoria in real estate market reported at HGAR event

"I would say to every broker, attorney, buyer and seller, 'If you want to do something, now is the time',” said Bruce Cohen of New York City law firm Cohen and Frankel.

James settles case concerning 431-unit, 117-acre development

“Every New Yorker deserves equal opportunities in housing, regardless of gender, race, nationality or their faith," Letitia James said.

Ginsburg opens transformed building at 1 Martine Ave. in White Plains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrUPL62Jm44 Developer Martin Ginsburg, founder and principal of Ginsburg Development Cos., on Thursday formally opened the first apartment building in Westchester County to be converted...

Westchester air traffic climbing along with U.S. domestic traffic

Flight activity at Westchester County Airport is following the same climbing path that is becoming apparent for the entire domestic aviation industry. In addition...

Customer data breached at Wegmans

The food store chain Wegmans, which has a supermarket in Harrison, has notified its customers that two of its cloud-based databases that “are meant...

UPDATE: Greenburgh Planning Board leaning toward approval of $450M Regeneron project

Pharmaceutical giant Regeneron went back before the Greenburgh Planning Board Wednesday night as the town considers its application for a $450 million project. It...

White Plains reaches out to residents to help city update its...

As part of deciding where it wants to go in the way of new development, White Plains has begun the process of updating its...

NY Federal Reserve Bank reports surge in business activity

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports a continuing surge in business activity in the metro New York, northern New Jersey and southwest...

Owner of Jefferson Valley Mall files for bankruptcy protection

Washington Prime Group Inc., the real estate investment trust that owns the Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown Heights, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

New York’s Covid-19 restrictions lifted

Saying “this is a momentous day,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo shortly after noon announced that restrictions that had been put in place to combat...

Berkeley College closing campus and leaving White Plains 

Berkeley College will be closing its Westchester campus at 99 Church St. in White Plains by the start of its upcoming fall semester. The...