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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.

Sides drawn on net neutrality rollback plan

The FCC is considering rolling back net neutrality regulations. If it does, there will likely be implications for business in Westchester.

Poughkeepsie firm Chazen Cos. acquires White Plains transportation consultancy

Chazen said the acquisition of Adler Consulting will allow the company to take on more projects in Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley.

Westchester insurers seek double digit rate hikes

For the 16 companies that offer plans on the state's individual market, the average increase request is 16.6 percent

Chappaqua Crossing readies apartments as retail begins construction

Major activity on the site will end in a mixed-use campus with office and retail space and two separate residential portions.

Gov. Cuomo signs bill promoting industrial hemp

The new legislation clarifies the status of industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity.

State seeks developers for 39-acre former Beacon correctional site

Empire State Development issued a request for expressions of interest July 9 for Beacon Correctional Facility, which was used as a women's prison until 2013.

Hospital for Special Surgery targets fall opening for White Plains outpatient...

The hospital is hoping the facility will be more convenient for the 10 percent of its patients that come from Westchester County.

Master developer eyed for downtown Port Chester

Port Chester will consider bringing in a master developer to partner with on reviewing and planning projects in its downtown.

Mrs. Green’s Natural Markets parent company hires new CEO

Peter Waldmann takes over the lead role at Irvington-based Natural Markets Food Group.

Elmwood Country Club selling property, laying off 76 employees

Elmwood Country Club in Greenburgh will sell its property and lay off 76 employees, according to a notice with the state Department of Labor.

New Tappan Zee bridge to be named for Gov. Mario Cuomo

The state Legislature approved a bill on Thursday that will name the bridge after the three-term New York governor.

Coast Guard suspends Hudson River anchorages proposal

In a bulletin Wednesday, Rear Admiral Steven Poulin, commander of the First Coast Guard District, announced that future rule-making decisions on the anchorage plan have been suspended

Indian Point Unit 2 returns to service following repairs

Plant operator Entergy Corp. said the reactor returned to service Thursday morning after the company completed repairs and inspections on a faulty water pump.

Purchase-based Teladoc acquires medical consulting firm for $440 million

Under the terms of the agreement, Teladoc will buy Best Doctors for $375 million cash and $65 million in Teladoc common stock.

Brooklyn Market to open Rivertowns Square grocery store

Brooklyn Market will move into space originally designated for a Mrs. Green's Natural Markets location.