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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.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cuomo calls for coordinated national effort; 2,935 dead in...

Fast Facts: The governor said the response to the coronavirus is not a question of states’ rights vs. federal interference, it is a national...

DeCicco’s supermarket planned for Edge-on-Hudson in Sleepy Hollow

The DeCicco & Sons chain of food markets plans to open its 11th location in Westchester at Edge-on-Hudson, the project that has been underway...

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cuomo concerned about Westchester cases, now 11,567; Only 6...

Fast Facts: The governor said at the current burn rate, the state has in its stockpile enough ventilators for six days The state is...

Westchester may waive some penalties, interest for late county taxes

Westchester County residents facing a hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic would have until July 15 to pay their county taxes and assessments without...

Unemployment claims soar in NY; not so dramatic in CT

The U.S. Department of Labor this morning released unemployment statistics for the week ending March 28 that are the highest recorded since the department started tracking them.

COVID-19: 64 dead and 10,683 cases in Westchester; Cuomo warns NYC...

Fast Facts: • 64 Westchester residents dead from COVID • Westchester-based Regeneron is creating 500,000 test kits at no charge • Number of deaths in the state rose...

COVID-19 emergency hospital facilities rising at Westchester County Center

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New York state have been making rapid progress on turning the...

Legoland New York postpones July opening

The Legoland New York Resort being built in Goshen in Orange County will not be opening in July as planned.

COVID-19 hits Cuomo family; 25 dead in Westchester; governor blasts FEMA

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo reported today that his brother, CNN journalist Chris Cuomo, has tested positive for COVID-19. He is quarantined in the basement of his house in order to protect his wife and three children.

Latimer: 19 dead in Westchester from coronavirus

Nineteen people in Westchester have died from COVID-19, according to statistics released today by County Executive George Latimer. Latimer reported that Westchester County has conducted...

COVID-19 LATEST: Hospitals unify; Westchester cases now 9,326; Cuomo won’t take...

Fast Facts: The hospital ship USNS Comfort docked at Pier 90 on the Hudson River The governor pledged unity; no politics, no partisanship, no...

COVID-19 LATEST: Cuomo says virus and nursing homes a ‘toxic mix’;...

Fast Facts: The governor said that nonessential workers in the state should continue to work from home for an additional two weeks through April...

Altman Lighting files closing notice for Yonkers plant

Altman Lighting Inc., which was founded in 1953 and grew to become a major manufacturer of lighting equipment for theaters, television and the movies...

NYMC reacts to COVID with research and on-campus changes

“The New York Medical College is actively working on the problem and actively involved in the development of clinical studies,” is all Edward C....

COVID-19 LATEST: Cuomo denies Trump claim they talked about NY quarantine;...

Fast Facts: CDC issues domestic travel advisory for New York Number of deaths in the state rose from 519 to 728 Westchester had 688...