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Ryan Deffenbaugh

Ryan Deffenbaugh covers energy, education, food and beverage and the Sound Shore for the Westchester County Business Journal. He previously worked for Westchester Magazine and The Citizen daily newspaper (Auburn, N.Y.). He started with the Westchester County Business Journal in March 2016.

Regional Plan Association envisions 2040 Newburgh in sweeping plan

The Orange County city of just under 30,000 was identified as a “Flagship Place” in the Regional Plan Association’s new Fourth Regional Plan.

Plans filed for 79-unit apartment building in downtown Port Chester

An attorney for the project called it the "very last piece of the public-private partnership the village entered into 20 years ago."

Lawsuit challenges White Plains approval of FASNY school

The Gedney Association filed an Article 78 lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court in White Plains on Tuesday challenging the city’s review of the proposal.

Resorts World to hold job fairs for 1,400 positions at Sullivan...

The casino is looking for housekeeping attendants, sous chefs, bartenders, IT technicians, EMTs, security officers, cashiers, cooks and servers.

Federal grants awarded for Long Island Sound’s health

The funds will be used to monitor Long Island Sound embayments in New York and Connecticut, as well as collect and analyze trash in the Bronx River.

NYC residential brokerage Oxford Property Group expands to White Plains

The firm has signed a lease for 2,000 square feet at 77 Tarrytown Road in White Plains

RXR, Hines among firms interested in Port Chester master developer job

One developer described the companies interested in the village job as the "envy of every community from Stamford to Manhattan.”

Business Council of Westchester event weighs year one under Trump

In both tax and infrastructure policy, experts attempted to sort out two still evolving issues in Trump's early presidency.

Yale New Haven, Greenwich Hospital open Rye Brook facility

Walk-in care is available at the center, which will soon finish renovations to include pediatrics, cardiology, primary care and other specialties.

Report: Cost for employer health plans stable, still out of reach...

Average annual family premiums for employer health plans increased 3 percent to $18,764 this year, but half of all small firms didn't offer coverage.

STEM educator Digital Arts Experience moves to Scarsdale

The business moved to a 4,200-square-foot space at 303 Central Park Ave. from an 8,000-square-foot office at 170 Hamilton Ave. in the White Plains Central Business District.

Report tells municipalities to prepare for transit-oriented future

The Regional Plan Association makes a number of recommendations that it said could help add more than 250,000 housing units over the next 20 years at train stations throughout New York City’s suburbs.

White Plains Hospital opens $17.5 million addition

The new space was designed by international architecture firm Perkins Eastman. It adds a new waiting area for surgical procedures at the third level, with new family lounge areas with Wi-Fi and charging outlets on the two floors above.

Four municipalities receive $250K for Route 119 improvements plan

The town of Greenburgh, villages of Elsmford and Tarrytown and the city of White Plains will use the grant to improve pedestrian and bike access.

Astorino drops Indian Point lawsuits

A spokesman said the county executive "felt it was inappropriate" to continue the legal challenge "given the change of administrations.”