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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.

Westchester Hilton closing; Rye Brook awaiting plan for property

The Westchester Hilton in Rye Brook is closing and the village is poised to review whatever proposal may be offered by the property's owner for...

Sur La Table files for bankruptcy; closing Westchester, CT stores

The national retailer Sur La Table, which specializes in offering kitchenware as well as cooking classes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans...

Target signs lease to open Port Chester store

The national retailer Target has signed a lease to open a store in the Gateway Port Chester shopping center. The shopping center is on...

Analysis claims NY, CT rank low in return on investment for...

New York state taxpayers are not receiving a good return on their investment in the state and Connecticut taxpayers are faring only slightly better, according...

Yonkers begins back in business campaign

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUtR42TVUqs&feature=youtu.be With phase four of economic reopening underway, the city of Yonkers has begun a new marketing campaign titled “Yonkers is Back to Business!” Mayor Mike...

American Airlines resumes Westchester flights

American Airlines has resumed service at Westchester County Airport. The resumption of flights between Westchester and Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Charlotte Douglas International...

WestPark Associates plans high-tech retrofit at Westchester Avenue site

WestPark Associates NY LLP, has issued a request for proposals seeking services for retrofitting its properties at 1111 and 1129 Westchester Ave. in White...

NY is vulnerable to COVID-19 coming in from other states, Cuomo...

Complacency and arrogance are threatening to undo the progress New York state has made in containing the COVID-19 virus, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo told...

J.C. Penney permanently closing Poughkeepsie Galleria store

The J.C. Penney store in Poughkeepsie’s Galleria shopping mall will be permanently closing on Sept. 27, according to a notice filed with the New...

Westchester County dips its toe in pool reopenings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHGesQYW-Wk&feature=youtu.be The June 26 reopening of Westchester County’s Saxon Woods Park and Sprain Ridge Park pools and the reopening of the Tibbetts Brook and Willson’s...

Change-up pitch: Ginsburg introduces rentals into Haverstraw project

Developer Martin Ginsburg sees a better market for rentals than condominiums, at least right now, in Haverstraw and has decided to offer rentals in...

Panelists weigh COVID-19’s impact on education

Against the current background of public school systems and private schools preparing contingent plans for September reopenings, and many institutions of higher education already...

Houlihan Lawrence: Luxury homes selling ‘remarkably well’

Houlihan Lawrence has released its report on the luxury housing markets during the second quarter of 2020 in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and parts of...

Jobs numbers and unemployment insurance claims both rise

With the U.S. economy still shattered by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to bring it under control, U.S. Secretary of Labor...

New jet charter operation at Westchester County Airport

Performance Flight, which operates a flight school and aircraft management services at Westchester County Airport, has acquired Custom Jet Charters based at the Palm...