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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.

Former White Plains Mayor Alfred Del Vecchio dies at age 95

The transformation of downtown White Plains into the business and retail center it is today started when Del Vecchio and his city planners attracted the Galleria shopping mall to downtown during urban renewal.

Gov. Cuomo sees light at end of Gateway Tunnel

The Gateway Tunnel project had been moving forward under the Obama Administration, but was put on hold when Trump took office.

County Executive George Latimer questions Playland deal; examines other county assets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alsZ8ogMnuY “We don’t believe it’s the best deal for the taxpayers of Westchester County,” County Executive George Latimer told members of The Business Council of...

Hudson Barter Exchange marks 10 years

Hudson Barter Exchange marks its 10th anniversary networking party on Nov. 8 at the Belvedere Estate in Tarrytown.

Financial pros suggest uncertainty is a certainty

“Navigating the Financial Markets in the Current Administration” explored the effects Trump administration policies have been having on areas such as real estate, banking, securities, taxes and private equity deals.

Indra Nooyi discusses PepsiCo’s ‘Performance with Purpose’ principle

Indra Nooyi explained that the “Performance with Purpose” concept designed to reshape PepsiCo’s corporate image was developed in response to a need to attract new employees.

ConEd pledges $100M, other steps for storm preparedness

ConEdison President Timothy Cawley delivered a progress report on what the utility is doing to enhance its readiness to deal with storm emergencies.

Women’s Blueprint: Businesswomen advised to merge cooperation with competition

“There is nothing sadder for me than walking into a company and seeing women not being kind to other women, not helping them, not mentoring them,” said Helen Rothberg, professor of strategy at Marist College and who also operates the consulting firm HNR Associates.

D&D Elevator Maintenance training center reaches new heights in Yonkers

CEO and President Bob Schaeffer said he’s confident the center will help fill industry’s need for highly skilled elevator maintenance technicians.

‘Who’s Next?’ to take over a business

The recent “Who's Next?” event was designed to help business owners understand what they need to do to prepare to exit their businesses. 

Second span of Gov. Mario M. Cuomo bridge to open after...

The initial delay was due to the old Tappan Zee Bridge appearing to shift after a joint had ripped.

Cuomo bridge opens Saturday, bus service to follow in October

On Oct. 29, Hudson Link bus service will begin with new routes connecting Rockland and the Metro-North Railroad stations in Tarrytown and White Plains.

Hot dog! A classic business comes to White Plains

Walter’s Hot Dogs, a long-time Westchester food institution, has cut the ribbon on its new location.

Union and BRI negotiate to avoid a possible strike

“The economy is doing well, and real estate is in good economic health," said SEIU official Lenore Friedlaender. "We have a lot of faith in the bargaining process that we can reach a fair agreement.”

Pace Women’s Justice Center opens new walk-in clinic

The 4,000-square-foot facility is on Pace’s North Broadway campus in White Plains in what had been the Student Life Center.