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Ryan Deffenbaugh covers energy, education, commercial real estate and the Sound Shore for the Westchester County Business Journal.

Specialty manufacturer ASI Group celebrates renovated Yonkers HQ

"A business is nothing without its workforce," company President and CEO Peter Rolla said. "That's what's important and why we're able to stay here for 45 years and we plan to be here for another 45."

Suite Talk: Pace’s Marvin Krislov on building community engagement on campus

A year into the job, Krislov met with the Business Journal just before the start of the fall semester for a conversation that touched on his drive toward academia, Pace’s upward mobility and his vision for its Pleasantville campus.

AllianceBernstein to lay off 35 White Plains employees in planned move...

The company will let go 35 of its 244 employees at the White Plains office between January and July 2019 as part of a relocation to Nashville.

Health Quest adds internal medicine and surgery residency programs

The announcement comes a month after the organization announced it would team up with Marist College to launch a medical college on the campus of Health Quest's Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.

Norden Lofts opens in industrial White Plains corridor

The 65 loft-style apartments represent the first residences on Westmoreland Avenue since the city's Common Council voted to rezone the area.

Open Door to use $4 million grant for regional cancer screening...

The grant will allow Open Door and its partners to screen patients in six Hudson Valley counties for breast cancer, cervical cancer and colorectal cancer.

FDA approves Regeneron, Sanofi skin cancer immuno-oncology drug

The drug is the first FDA-approved treatment for patients with advanced forms of a skin cancer known as cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. 

Yonkers IDA program provides ‘Pathways’ to career in booming construction field

A 25-day program sponsored by the Yonkers IDA prepares students for direct entry into paid union apprenticeships in building trades that put each student on the path to become, among other careers, laborers, carpenters and electricians.

HealthlinkNY partners with fellow health information exchange to boost offerings, state...

Binghamton-based HealthLinkNY announced Sept. 27 that it would team up with Syracuse-based HealtheConnections. The two nonprofits operate health information exchanges that together cover more than 40 percent of the state.

Construction starts on 114 apartments on New Rochelle’s North Avenue

Plans call for a mix of studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom options, as well as 22,000 square feet of retail space near Iona College.

$168M retirement community takes shape

The project, from Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corp., is about a year and a half into construction of its first phase, 287 independent living, assisted living and memory care apartments, several of which will feature views of the Hudson River.

Coming attractions: Verco Properties breaks ground on Harrison Playhouse Lofts

Harrison Playhouse Lofts will add 36 luxury apartments around a 1920s-era movie theater that played its last picture more than a decade ago.

Fall leasing set for 96-unit The Mason apartment development in Mamaroneck

Newly branded as the The Mason M.V.S, the 96-unit, three-building development rose on a nearly 3-acre lot on Waverly Avenue near the village's train station.

Marist College opens cybersecurity operations center for new program

The center, which opened Sept. 28 and is in the Hancock Center building, features a number of IBM’s cybersecurity technologies.

Comptroller: Westchester County under ‘significant fiscal stress’

The designation from Thomas DiNapoli's office places the county among the most financially stressed municipalities in the state.