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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.

Orange County Legoland project receives key approvals

The votes come more than a year after Merlin Entertainments PLC first proposed the $500 million children's park in June 2016.

KABR Group sells 75 S. Broadway White Plains office building for...

The sale comes after KABR invested more than $1 million in upgrades to the downtown office building.

Centene Corp. acquires Fidelis Care for $3.75 billion

Centene said the deal expands its national leadership in government sponsored health care into New York, where it will inherit 1.6 million customers.

Paulaner USA moves headquarters to Harrison

The beer importer is bringing its German brews east from Colorado, targeting what it says is the country's strongest imported beer market.

Steris expands in Orange County with $15M, 60,000-square-foot facility

The company has officially opened a 60,000-square-foot facility in Chester, in the same industrial park where it has operated a separate contract sterilization facility since 1992.

Second Act: Real estate tycoon Charles S. Cohen buys Larchmont Playhouse

Cohen is chairman and CEO of Cohen Media Group, which has produced and distributed several films since it was founded in 2008. His first credit as a producer was on the 2008 film “Frozen River,” which received two Oscar nominations.

Latimer wins Democratic primary for county executive

By an unofficial tally, state Sen. George Latimer defeated Westchester County Legislator Ken Jenkins by capturing 63 percent of the vote.

Pace University to host business-focused cybersecurity conference

Speakers will cover a range of topics focused on cybercrime and cybersecurity in business and government.

Mixed-use apartments approved for White Plains’ Mamaroneck Avenue

Arizona-based Alliance Residential is cleared to build two apartment towers on a prominent city street popular for restaurants and nightlife.

UPDATE: National Resources plans mixed-use iPark for former IBM East Fishkill...

Greenwich-based developer National Resources has bought a 300-acre portion of the former IBM manfacturing center.

Construction starts on $60 million downtown White Plains skilled nursing facility

The 110,000-square-feet Church Street facility will offer 76 specialized rehabilitation beds, 42 beds focused on Alzheimer's care and 42 long-term care beds, each with specially designed nursing units.

Food Bank for Westchester launches hunger awareness campaign

County businesses will host a series of events for the Food Bank for Westchester's 'Go Orange to End Hunger' campaign.

Startups struggle in credit and finance markets to survive and grow,...

The survey, released in August by the New York Federal Reserve, looked at the funding and credit experiences of startups throughout the country.

Taco Project opens in Yonkers’ Boyce Thompson Center

Taco Project is the latest tenant to open at the 85,000-square-foot Boyce Thompson Center, a $35 million redevelopment project of Simone Development Cos.

Yonkers-based alpha-En teams up with Princeton, Mercedes for battery research

The study will look at how pure lithium metal nano-rods produced by alpha-En can improve cell performance and battery production for electric vehicles and consumer product applications.