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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.

Latino U opens college doors and motivates students to enter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVYSL3pKPrM   Since its founding in 2012, the White Plains-based nonprofit Latino U College Access Inc. has grown to the point it’s now operating on a...

NYMC students study medical ethics, history, evil

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoVaTBThxRw In the curriculum designed to help its students become the best that medicine has to offer, New York Medical College (NYMC) in Valhalla includes...

Clearing the way for the decommissioning of Indian Point

Entergy Corp. on Friday completed the sale of the subsidiaries that own the Indian Point Energy Center to a Holtec International subsidiary. That clears...

Ribbon-cutting for The Opus, new hotel at site of former Ritz-Carlton...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRaPUOePgPg The formal opening of a new hotel in White Plains took place with a ribbon-cutting May 26 for The Opus, Westchester, an Autograph Collection...

Latimer: Pragmatism prevails as county helps residents, businesses out of pandemic

488,928 residents have been fully vaccinated, representing approximately half of the county's population.

Amazon to acquire MGM for $8.45B

By the time Westchester moviegoers have fully recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic and again sit down in their plush theater seats with popcorn and...

Iona College hires attorney Kevin J. Curnin as its first COO

Kevin J. Curnin, a partner at the law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, has been selected to fill the newly created  position...

WFAS no longer on your standard AM radio

Station owner Cumulus has converted WFAS-AM into AM1230Digital and is transmitting a digital signal that can only be heard on digital AM receivers.

Cuomo: All schools in NY to reopen for in-person classes in...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xen7uhbPvZE Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that based on the current Covid trajectory all New York State schools will reopen for full in-person learning...

Hackley School proposes building creative arts center on campus

Hackley School in Tarrytown is seeking approval from the village to tear down an existing arts building and gymnasium that it said have become...

What you need to know about the 1.7-million-square-foot Watchtower project 

The environmental review of a plan by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York Inc. to build a 1.7-million-square-foot audio-visual production center...

Joseph Simone proposes two 15-story apartment towers for his hometown

Developer Joseph Simone of Simone Development Cos. and L’Judie Matt-Simmons have joined under the banner of the entity Q West Towers LLC to propose...

Robert Weisz foresees more Westchester development, economic growth

Developer Robert Weisz believes the surface is just being scratched when it comes to what the market will bear in the way of new...

Bankers offer children lessons in saving

Some banks in the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County recently participated in the American Bankers Association (ABA) Foundation’s program known as Teach Children to...

Latimer delivers in-person State of the County address

“I am here to tell you tonight the state of our county, Westchester County, is strong and getting stronger," the county executive declared.