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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.

Plans for Elmsford housing project being prepared

Eza Realty LLC, headed by developer Reza Marandi, has held preliminary discussions with the Town of Greenburgh on the possibility of creating what it...

Heavyweight NYC developer Extell starts building in Westchester

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmH18DvmPLg Extell Development, which is viewed as redefining the Manhattan skyline with its high-rise projects that include the 1,550-feet-tall, 131-story Central Park Tower, has started...

Hochul to introduce NY gun law package after Buffalo massacre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYN7SezoZVY New York’s Gov. Kathy Hochul joined with Buffalo city officials and numerous others in condemning Saturday’s shooting at a supermarket in that city in...

Housing possible for former Ulster County jail site

Pennrose NY Developer LLC has been seeking approval from the city of Kingston in Ulster County to develop Golden Hill, a multibuilding residential complex...

Putting new faces on certain types of real estate

An Armonk-based construction company has been expanding its activities in the Hudson Valley while at the same time developing a specialty in creating health...

Molinaro: Dutchess financials strong

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, a Republican who announced that he would be running to unseat Democratic Congressman Antonio Delgado before Delgado was named...

Compass real estate reports Q1 loss of $188M

Compass, the national real estate brokerage that reports having 27,275 agents in more than 300 offices in markets that include Westchester and Fairfield, has...

Plan for redevelopment of Doral Arrowwood in Rye Brook floated

Manhattan-based developer Charles S. Cohen is floating the idea of redeveloping the former Doral Arrowwood resort in Rye Brook, near the Westchester County Airport,...

Yorktown sued over zoning; supervisor defends town’s actions

Yorktown Town Supervisor Matt Slater on May 11 defended actions the town has taken to apply an Overlay Zoning District to property in the...

Judge conditionally lifts contempt ruling, fines Trump $110k

New York State Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron on May 11 issued a bench ruling that he would no longer hold former President Donald...

Norse nixes passenger service at Stewart; hopes for cargo

Norse Atlantic Airways, which back in January announced it had received FAA clearance to provide passenger service at U.S. airports including Stewart New York...

Westchester attorney is instrumental in $621.5M refinancing

A Westchester attorney whose firm is based in Yonkers was instrumental in coordinating a real estate refinancing so significant that it was announced jointly...

Development plan in the works for 815-acre HV property

The owners of the 815-acre Winston Farm in Saugerties where the 1994 version of the Woodstock music festival was held want to develop the...

Green City Leadership Awards presented

Yonkers has created new awards to recognize students and local community organizations for their efforts to promote environmental sustainability and create programs designed to...

Sapienza named police commissioner

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano has named Yonkers Police Deputy  Chief Chris Sapienza to be the city’s 23rd police commissioner. While awaiting Yonkers City Council confirmation, Sapienza started serving...