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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.

Mixed-use project proposed for Yorktown Green shopping center

Oster Properties has proposed revitalizing the largely vacant Yorktown Green shopping center that it owns by creating a new mixed-use project to enhance the...

Bedford Playhouse and Clive Davis Arts Center building is on the...

The mixed-use building at 633-647 Old Post Road in Bedford that houses the Bedford Playhouse and Clive Davis Arts Center is being shopped for...

Attorney Joel H. Sachs dies at age 78

Attorney Joel H. Sachs, partner and senior counsel at the White Plains-based law firm Keane & Beane P.C., died Jan. 24 at age 78....

Peekskill’s Mayor Andre Rainey tells us why he’s not running 

Peekskill’s Mayor Andre Rainey has announced that he will not be seeking reelection and he told the Business Journal that making the decision was...

CEO: Better dental care can cut overall U.S health costs  

“There’s been a historical chasm between medical and dentistry for decades,” Norton L. Travis, CEO of ProHEALTH Dental, told the Business Journal. His organization...

PepsiCo, Beyond Meat partner to develop plant protein snacks and drinks

Purchase-based PepsiCo and Beyond Meat, which is based in El Segundo, California, and specializes in producing food products made from plant protein that replicate...

Three Westchester mayors push for their own vaccination sites

https://youtu.be/8sj56kMajZk The mayors of three Westchester cities are pushing for New York state to establish Covid-19 mass vaccination sites in their municipalities. Mayors Mike Spano of...

NY sues NRC over lack of hearings, financial oversight in dismantling...

New York state has filed a lawsuit challenging the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's denial of a public hearing on decommissioning concerns of the Indian Point...

Making it easy for banks and others to lend, maybe

It may become easier for banks, credit unions and other financial institutions in New York state to make certain loans to homebuyers in previously...

New $15M unit opens at Hudson Valley Hospital

Located on the second floor of the hospital, the unit's features include labor and delivery rooms along with triage and surgical suites.

Report: Westchester commercial real estate was mixed in Covid-laden 2020

Strengths and weaknesses became more evident in the Westchester commercial real estate market during 2020 according to data in a report released this morning...

New York investigating pharma price hikes up to 1,350%+ during Covid

New York state is investigating six pharmaceutical companies for raising prices during the Covid-19 pandemic, in one case by more than 1,350%. The newly formed...

Biden inaugurated as the nation’s 46th president

In an outdoor ceremony at the Capitol under a clear blue sky, Joseph R. Biden Jr., the newly minted president of the United States,...

NYC commuter helicopter service planned for Westchester County Airport

A helicopter service for commuters between Westchester County Airport and New York City is planned to begin as early as March, according to the...

Iona Prep approved for new performing arts center

Iona Prep has received site plan approval from the New Rochelle Planning Board to build a 21,000-square-foot performing arts center on its 26.2-acre campus...