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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 blasts feds, disputes Trump on economy; 3,891 cases...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today came close to accusing President Trump of valuing corporate profits more than the lives of Americans as he implored...

Danone North America donates to help feed those in need during...

Danone North America, which has its corporate headquarters in White Plains, is donating $1.2 million in cash and $300,000 in products to help feed...

Westchester County sets up information service to help businesses hit by...

Businesses looking for loans to help get through the COVID-19 crisis or are unsure of when to file tax returns or need guidance on...

COVID-19: Cuomo begins planning to restart state economy; Westchester cases hit...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said this morning that he has brought in people to begin planning to restart the economy once the COVID-19 pandemic...

Regeneron moves forward with two drugs against COVID-19

Regeneron has started a drug trial to see whether the drug Kevzara that it developed with the French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi and has...

Federal Reserve plans $300B in aid for business, governments

The Federal Reserve this morning announced moves to help the U.S. economy that is being ravaged by the COVID-19 outbreak and the proactive steps...

COVID-19 LATEST: Cuomo wants popup hospitals to be built fast; Federal...

https://youtu.be/0XP12NkKMUI While reporting the number of deaths in New York state from COVID-19 has risen to 114, with 1,873 cases detected in Westchester, Gov. Andrew...

The show won’t go on thanks to the unseen villain lurking...

Social distancing, the process by which people are kept further apart than usual to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus first became...

Westchester chefs brew up a million-gallon idea: Soup for the needy...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8w90QLW6nE&feature=youtu.be The mandated closing of restaurants due to the COVID-19 outbreak means there's a lot of excess kitchen capacity. In Westchester County, a group of...

COVID-19: NY to conduct experimental drug trial; 1,385 cases in Westchester;...

  New York state will be conducting a trial of an experimental drug combination to treat cases of COVID-19, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced this...

Economist Sanford Ikeda sees healthy economy despite Wall Street roller coaster

The meltdown of the Dow Jones Industrial Average does not necessarily reflect the real world of the economy in the view of Sanford Ikeda,...

RXR Realty gives $1M for New Rochelle COVID-19 relief

RXR Realty, which is the designated master developer for New Rochelle's downtown, announced that it is giving $1 million to be used for supporting...

Four states align to close barber shops, nail salons, other personal...

Orders for barber shops, nail and hair salons and other personal care services to shut down no later than 8 p.m. tomorrow have been...

Latimer discourages unilateral action by de Blasio to shut down NYC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwfq66mg92k&feature=youtu.be Westchester County Executive George Latimer, when asked by the Business Journal for his reaction to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's comments that...

Cuomo orders 100% of nonessential workers to stay at home to...

  Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today ordered new restrictions to take effect Sunday in New York when there will be a 100% workforce reduction for all...