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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.

West Point begins construction on $200M engineering center

A groundbreaking ceremony has marked the start of construction on a $200 million Cyber and Engineering Academy Center on the grounds of the U.S....

Quit your crumbling: Westchester, Hudson Valley infrastructure ‘ripe for a bipartisan...

After watching a series of promised national “infrastructure weeks” come and go over the past four years with no progress made to roll out...

Testing and reinstilling trust key for travel rebound, Peter Greenberg says

Airports such as Westchester County, Tweed-New Haven and Hartford's Bradley International stand a good chance of seeing airline activity increase above pre-Covid levels as...

Biden introduces education secretary nominee Miguel Cardona, CT education commissioner

https://youtu.be/IcYdh74PQtc President-Elect Joe Biden this morning outlined his plans to take a different stand on public education than was taken by current U.S. Secretary of...

FDA issues warning to Whole Foods over misbranded items

The warning letter follows a series of recalls in the past year of more than 30 food products sold by Whole Foods.

Northwell Health begins using Moderna vaccine

Northwell Health began administering the new Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on Dec. 21 that was cleared for use by the FDA a few days earlier...

NY to receive $54B in benefits from federal relief package

https://youtu.be/obx4SFvLvXg U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday afternoon during a virtual news conference that he expects New York state to benefit to the tune of...

Westchester County and Standard Amusements reach agreement on Playland

After a fight that had been taking place in public and in court, Westchester County and Standard Amusements have agreed to end their contract...

ROBISON AT 100: Energy company evolves to stay viable through changing...

https://youtu.be/D2UHDVSKI9A The U.S. government has some rather sobering figures on survival rates of new businesses. Of the 569,419 businesses that opened during the 12-month period that...

RPW buys Stamford building for $24M; plans more

“Westchester will continue to be a focus for us, but we’re looking to expand in the tri-state area," affirmed Andrew Weisz.

Ivy Realty proposes mixed-use, 203-unit building in Port Chester

Ivy Realty, which reports having a commercial real estate portfolio of 11 million square feet valued at $1.5 billion, is proposing to build a...

Trump Organization ordered to give NY AG Westchester property documents

The Trump Organization has been ordered to hand over to New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office certain documents related to Trump’s Seven Springs...

White Plains Hospital workers receive first Covid-19 vaccinations

A group of staffers at White Plains Hospital on Dec. 15 received the first dose of the much-anticipated Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Protocol is for two doses...

IBM joins global alliance to tackle plastic waste

IBM is designing a computer platform to be hosted on its IBM Cloud service that will help track and recover plastic waste around the...

Restaurants seeks fed funds to stay alive; White Plains, Yonkers BIDs...

With a sharp increase in the number of Covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths nationwide and Congressional action on a new economic stimulus package stalled,...