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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.

416-unit apartment complex changes hands with Japanese funding

A 416-unit apartment complex in Elmsford, The View on Nob Hill, has been purchased by New York City-based MC Real Estate Partners LLC (MCRE)...

U.S. and world news for June 15

Biden calls on oil companies to boost production: President Biden today sent letters to the heads of U.S. oil companies urging them to increase production...

U.S. and world news for June 14

Trump used big lie to raise $250M: The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attempted coup presented additional evidence during yesterday’s televised hearing that Donald...

NY business groups want assault weapons ban; Hochul signs new gun...

Just hours before New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law a package of 10 bills that tightened the state’s gun regulations, and while...

Strong demand seen for industrial and multifamily development

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFeN-QFcUak Amazon’s recently announced effort to unload from 10 million to 30 million square feet of its industrial real estate should not put even a...

U.S. and world news for June 13

Murphy predicts compromise gun legislation will save lives: Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut, who was a lead negotiator for the Democrats on the compromise...

Seen during the arts festival

The Yonkers Arts Weekend festival took place on May 21. The annual event was launched in 2014 and is credited with helping create an arts district in Yonkers....

Yonkers advocates switch to electric leaf blowers

The Yonkers city code already bans the use of gasoline powered leaf blowers from June 1 to Sept. 30 and now the city has...

Jumping for joy (from an airplane)

Heather Adsit, wife of Mount Saint Mary College president Jason N. Adsit, came up with an unusual way to celebrate the Newburgh college’s annual Go...

Rain garden and sculptures to be unveiled in Juneteenth celebration

Five life-size bronze sculptures of enslaved Africans who lived and worked at Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers are set to be displayed at The...

Poughkeepsie drafts new comprehensive plan; urges numerous improvements

The draft of a new comprehensive plan is undergoing review in the city of Poughkeepsie. The document takes a dispassionate look at the Poughkeepsie...

Lighting up a landmark

If the area just off North Broadway around Hudson Street in downtown Yonkers looks a little brighter at night, it’s because of a project...

U.S. and world news for June 10

Evidence Trump controlled plot to overthrow government: In last night’s televised hearing by the House January 6th Committee, conservative Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney, co-chair of...

$49M Landy Court opens in Yonkers

A new $49M building with 80 units of affordable housing was opened June 9 in Yonkers with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Landy Court is located...

Waterstone of Westchester formally opens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3RS0jYpib8 Waterstone of Westchester, the 132-unit independent senior living community at 150 Bloomingdale Road in White Plains, was formally opened June 8 with a ribbon-cutting...