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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.

Westchester real estate sales down in first quarter

Overall sales were down 3% for the first quarter, with 1,841 properties changing hands versus 1,897 in the same period last year.

First business signed for Eastdale Village development in Poughkeepsie

Premier Medical Group, which has offices throughout the region, has signed an agreement to build a facility for its urology division.

Con Ed announces plan to end gas moratorium, but would take...

Con Ed said that, subject to necessary approvals, the increase in pipeline capacity could go into effect by November 2023.

Gov. Cuomo charged up over electric vehicle sales in NY state

The number of electric vehicles on the road jumped to 36,854 in 2018, up from 24,551 in 2017.

Elk Homes proposes condo/retail project for downtown Larchmont

The proposal is to replace existing commercial structures with a 26-unit condo building that would contain 5,000 square feet of retail space fronting on Chatsworth Avenue.

White Plains Hospital breaks ground for $272M outpatient center

Specialty physician practices to be located at the new building will include orthopedics, spine, neurosurgery and maternal fetal medicine.

Study reports impact of Walkway Over the Hudson on local business

The nonprofit organization Walkway Over the Hudson arranged for the study, which was prepared by Newburgh-based Pattern for Progress with support from Marist College and student researchers.

$100M-plus project proposed by Southern Land Co. for site of YMCA...

The proposal calls for the existing building, dating from the late 1920s, to be replaced with a structure containing 170 apartments and about 2,000 square feet of retail space.

New York Streets kick off arena football at Westchester County Center

The April 20 game was the first of seven home games for the New York Streets at the County Center.

University of Bridgeport meeting a need for health care simulator training

While other institutions have offered simulator training for medical clinicians, the University of Bridgeport is focusing on the engineering side of the equation.

Rand report evaluates SALT’s impact on real estate market

Joe Rand, managing partner of the brokerage, told the Business Journal that SALT has had a modest but meaningful effect on the high end of the market.

New York Streets football franchise comes to Westchester

The New York Streets is the newest franchise in the National Arena League (NAL), which so far has six teams

Crystal Run Healthcare to cease health plan operation

Crystal Run Health Plan LLC had filed a notice with New York state that layoffs at its health plans office were expected to begin after July 8. It reported 32 total employees with 7 of those to be affected.

City officials burn at handling of gas moratorium by Con Ed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyPild3BNdI ”I thought I was gonna have a heart attack. It really came out of nowhere,” New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson said about the phone...

Gary Hirsch finds luxury rental market offers housing alternative

Developer Gary Hirsch, his wife, Diane, and partner Jim Lash have found a niche in real estate renting single-family homes in Westchester and Connecticut and are also developing infill buildings with luxury apartments for rent.