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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.

70,000 tipped workers in New York state to receive minimum wage...

The restaurant industry, where tipping is ingrained, is not affected.

28-story, 351-unit residential building proposed for downtown New Rochelle

Main & Memorial Assemblage LLC wants to build a 28-story mixed-use structure at 525 Main St. in New Rochelle. The developer has assembled five lots...

Developer downsizes plans for Centro Larchmont condo project

Gary Hirsch, chairman of Rye-based developer Elk Homes, has told the Larchmont Board of Trustees that Elk Chatsworth LP is revising its plans for...

Newmark Knight Frank expects 2020 Westchester office market to build on...

The commercial real estate advisory firm Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) said in its fourth-quarter report that the Westchester  County office market finished 2019 on...

Businesses, municipalities shared in $65.8M state REDC funds

The New York State Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) has issued a year-end report showing that it awarded $65.8 million in state financing to...

Ossining awarded $3.69M from state for village projects

The village of Ossining has been awarded four New York state grants totaling $3.69 million for economic, environmental and capital improvement projects. “These grants will...

Traveling the rail trail toward more tourism and recreation

It used to be that railroad lines in the Hudson Valley could be counted on for bringing tourists and other travelers into the region,...

Houlihan-Parnes Realtors arranges $35M loan

Bryan Houlihan, Christie Houlihan and Rachel Greenspan of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors LLC and GHP Office Realty LLC have announced the placement of a first mortgage...

Data show many Hudson Valley residents depend on NYC for jobs

More than 24% of Hudson Valley residents who work, commute to their primary jobs in New York City, according to a report from Marist...

Queens developer buys Hartsdale’s Glasshouse apartment building for $29.2M

A 51-unit apartment building at 250 S. Central Ave., in Hartsdale has been sold for $29.2 million. Known as Glasshouse 250, the five-story building was...

Thruway Authority proposes higher tolls and new toll discounts for Cuomo...

The New York State Thruway Authority board today proposed toll increases for the new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge that are considerably lower than many...

New Rochelle planning board studies apartment project at Boys & Girls...

A plan to tear down the New Rochelle Boys & Girls Club building at 116 Guion Place and build a new club along with...

Westchester IDA approves tax exemption for BioMed Realty’s Ardsley Park $38M...

The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency has given final approval of a $905,373 sales tax exemption for a $38 million renovation project at BioMed...

AvalonBay and LCOR picked as finalists for Scarsdale’s Freightway project

AvalonBay Communities and a combined venture of LCOR, East End Capital and 3D Properties LLC have been selected by the village of Scarsdale as...

Developer proposes 27-unit residential building in Pelham

Following last month's approval of a plan to build a 27-unit, five-story, mixed-use structure at 163 Wolfs Lane in Pelham, a proposal for another...