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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.

Physicians push back as WalletHub ranks New York the worst state...

WalletHub is an online financial service based in Washington, D.C., which is owned by Evolution Finance, Inc. In addition to offering consumers financial tools...

Yonkers City Council holds hearing on rezoning for a CVS

Questions about the future of a small, locally owned pharmacy in Yonkers were raised by neighborhood residents during a hearing on a rezoning application that would permit a CVS Pharmacy to be developed a short distance away.

Con Ed gas moratorium impacts Huguenot Partners’ New Rochelle project

The affected project is to be built at 327-339 Huguenot Street and 33 Centre Avenue by Huguenot Partners LLC.

New life for The Time Nyack hotel in Rockland County

The hotel was acquired by an affiliate of Juniper Capital Partners and an affiliate of IMH Financial Corp.

Lime riding high as power-assist bikes roll into White Plains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ6QK16X6KY There was no fooling as April 1 neared, the date when bike-share company Lime would begin replacing some of its fleet of 300 pedal...

Westchester IDA moves to give $32.87M in tax breaks to three...

WP Mall Realty LLC is to receive $17.5 million in tax breaks; Lennar Multifamily Co. would receive $12.15 million; and Waterstone would get $3.22 million.

Business Council of Westchester bets full gaming license for MGM in...

The idea of a full-scale gaming license for Empire City continues to be a key part of BCW’s legislative agenda, said John Ravitz, executive vice president and COO of the BCW.

Yonkers IDA approves $1M in tax breaks for Parkledge Apartments

The IDA gave final approval to an incentive package for Parkledge Preservation LLC and preliminary approvals for projects by Westhab, Erin Construction & Development Co., and 78-80 Morningside LLC.

Westchester County launches Element 46, an incubator program for businesses

The name Element 46 was chosen, in part, because the 46th element in science’s periodic table of elements is Palladium, which happens to be a catalyst.

Houlihan Lawrence reports $6.7M in Lower Westchester commercial sales  

Dudley’s Parkview Restaurant and Bar and the adjacent 80-slip Polychrom Marina sold for $3.7 million.

Community Capital New York has $1M in loans targeting small...

The $1 million for Westchester is part of a $4 million allotment from a fund being split among Westchester, Rockland and Nassau counties.

Airport Campus receives special permit extension for former MBIA property

The special permit originally was granted to MBIA on March 24, 2004. MBIA moved out in 2014 and in 2015 sold the property for $23 million.

French-American School puts one-third of its White Plains property up for...

FASNY would keep the 28-acre portion of the property designated for the school and playing fields and also the 51-acre section of the property where a nature conservancy would be maintained.

New England Motor Freight files for bankruptcy, closing Orange County terminal

NEMF and its sister entities are primarily owned by the Shevell Dynasty Trust and Myron P. Shevell.