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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.

UPDATE: Macy’s store at White Plains Galleria to close

The Macy’s store in The Galleria in White Plains is on a list of locations expected to be closed by the end of the...

Designs on the future: Luiz Aragon to share expertise gleaned from...

Luiz Aragon, New Rochelle’s former commissioner of development, believes other municipalities can learn a lot from the way the city’s revitalization has unfolded and...

Westchester Covid deaths grow; county gets vaccine

https://youtu.be/gAwrKk6VnBQ   A significant increase in deaths from Covid in Westchester County was reported at the same time the county government reportedly received a shipment of...

Cuomo asks NY federal officials to join his call for Trump...

"You saw this nation look like a joke internationally. Put your politics aside and do what any reasonable American would do.”

White Plains man charged in Ponzi scheme

New York Attorney General Letitia James on Jan. 7 announced that two men, one of whom is from White Plains, have been charged with...

UPDATE: Schumer wants Trump removed; New York National Guard being sent...

As reaction continued today to yesterday's storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Trump, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York,...

Reports show surging residential real estate markets in Hudson Valley as...

Two new reports on residential real estate activity show strength in Lower Hudson Valley markets for 2020 with dramatic upsurges during the fourth quarter...

Cuomo to propose legalizing marijuana, online sports betting

https://youtu.be/PK4SZiL9mFM When New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his State of the State message on Jan. 11, in addition to being virtual, it will...

National Resources hints at bringing international media company to Tarrytown

The Greenwich-based developer National Resources that has been involved in a proposal for building a movie studio in Yonkers for film and television producer...

Optimism dominates Westchester real estate forum

Participants in a virtual forum on real estate this morning that was co-sponsored by the Fordham Real Estate Institute and the Business Council of...

$545M Vassar Brothers patient pavilion ready to open

What is billed as the largest construction project in Poughkeepsie's history, the new patient pavilion at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, moves from construction to...

United Westchester report calls for better post-storm performance from utilities

https://youtu.be/pNHk-woSq2g A shopping list of failures by utilities in responding to storms is contained in a just-released report by United Westchester, a coalition of local,...

Wage growth report shows Westchester County No.2 in nation

Westchester County was second among large counties in the nation for growth in average weekly wages paid by businesses during the second quarter of...

Going private: Scarpino, Noto to join Dorf & Nelson law firm

Former Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr. — who was succeeded in the post by Mimi Rocah — has left nearly four...

East Post Road property owners take White Plains to court...

https://youtu.be/nptc_jlZZbU Five landlords who own property on East Post Road in White Plains that the city’s Urban Renewal Agency voted to take by eminent domain...