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Peter Katz

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.

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.

Small Business Week marked nationally and in Ossining

Westchester County Executive George Latimer kicked off National Small Business Week by visiting First Village Coffee in Ossining on April 30, the first of several outreach efforts planned by the county.

Cappelli breaks ground on New Rochelle project, plans more

Developer Louis Cappelli revealed that he would like to be involved in the redevelopment of the train station area in White Plains, having previously proposed a project for that part of the city.

Mount Vernon mayor charged with grand larceny; denies allegations

Thomas later denied the allegations when questioned by reporters, and said the amount involved is $12,000.

Con Edison’s John McAvoy rejects resignation calls, blames recovery delays on...

McAvoy admitted that the utility's robocall and internet information systems provided incorrect information to customers during and after the storms and said they were addressing the issues which had been exposed.

David Rockefeller Sr. dies in Pocantico Hills at 101

He was a grandson of John D. Rockefeller who founded Standard Oil Co. on which the Rockefeller family fortune was built.