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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.

Ritz-Carlton in White Plains files closing notice

The Ritz-Carlton at 3 Renaissance Square in White Plains will be closing in September, according to notice filed with the New York State Department...

EXCLUSIVE: Utility Workers Union chief gives details of new Con Edison...

“It was pretty tough. There was a real possibility that Sunday morning we were going to be on a line with all the picket...

New real estate multiple listing site – OneKey MLS – up...

Consumers now have access to the first regional multiple listing service website in the New York Metro area. It’s called OneKey MLS. Jim Speer, the...

Utility workers and Con Ed reach tentative contract agreement

A tentative contract agreement averting a strike by approximately 8,000 members of Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers Union of America against Con Edison...

ConCreates helps unlock creativity in prison

Prison is hardly thought of as a breeding ground for advertising and marketing creativity, yet viewers of June 11 webinar presented by Westfair Communications...

Gov. Cuomo winds up briefing series saying ‘COVID isn’t over’

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued a warning during his COVID-19 briefing from Albany today, the last in his daily series of public briefings. “COVID isn't...

New unemployment insurance claims rise by 1.5M again

There were 1,508,000 new claims made for unemployment insurance during the week ending June 13, according to statistics released this morning by the U.S. Department...

Hudson Valley ready for phase 3 reopening; Cuomo decries federal handling...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today said that the Hudson Valley Region is on track to enter the third phase of the four-phase reopening plan on June 23.

Approved Tuckahoe apartment project is on the market

A proposed apartment project that had won approval from the village of Tuckahoe last September is on the market.

Cuomo cautions states to heed COVID-19 numbers and reopen in phases

Without saying “I told you so,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today declared that what New York state has done with respect to controlling the...

Yonkers Raceway to resume racing next week

Harness racing returns to Yonkers Raceway on June 22, although without fans present, the Business Journal was advised by a spokesperson for Empire City...

Comptroller DiNapoli: NYS economic situation grows worse

According to a report today by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the state's tax receipts in May were down $766.9 million or 19.7%...

Bike, pedestrian path on Cuomo bridge opens; New rules for cops

During a news briefing held today at the Tarrytown entrance to the new 3.6-mile bicycle and pedestrian path across the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge,...

A breath of fresh air for business reopenings amid COVID-19 pandemic

Slowly but surely business activity is incrementally ramping up as the phased economic recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown continues.

A classic: An 89-year-old Yonkers building enters the modern COVID era

The building known as 20 South Broadway in Yonkers has remained an anchor of the Getty Square area of Yonkers from the Great Depression...