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NY business groups want assault weapons ban; Hochul signs new gun...

Just hours before New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law a package of 10 bills that tightened the state’s gun regulations, and while...

Push for single-payer health care, for and against

With the New York State Legislature set to end its session on June 2, pressure was building from both sides in the controversy over...

Seven BCW Hall of Fame awards handed out

Seven awards were presented by the Business Council of Westchester (BCW) at its 20th Hall of Fame Awards Dinner held on April 26. About...

Construction to begin soon on Hamilton Green project

Construction on the long-awaited Hamilton Green mixed-use project on the site of the White Plains Mall at 200 Hamilton Ave. in downtown White Plains...

BCW identifies WIN as a winner

The Westchester Innovation Network, which also is known as the WIN Initiative, was formed in December by the Business Council of Westchester (BCW) to help in economic development along with business innovation and growth in the county. It has received an outpouring of support, BCW's president and CEO Marsha Gordon said in an online presentation Feb. 11.

Gordon and Young named co-chairs of economic council

Marsha Gordon, president and CEO of the White Plains-based Business Council of Westchester and Kristine Young, president of SUNY Orange based in Middletown, have...

Local leaders react to Hochul’s 2023 state budget

Government, business and housing leaders comment on the priorities set out by New York state's newly unveiled 2023 budget.

Local business leaders react to Hochul’s State of the State

After New York Gov. Kathy Hochul held her first State of the State address Wednesday afternoon in a joint session of the state legislature, local business leaders voiced their approval for various aspects Hochul's agenda. 

BCW unveils new initiative for ‘The County of the Future’

The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) announced the launch of its new "Westchester Innovation Network" initiative, the intention of which is to strengthen Westchester County's position as a center for innovation. 

New push for Empire City full casino license

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, in a rally for New York state to issue a full-scale commercial casino license to Empire City Casino, said that full casino operations would bring into the region hundreds of millions of dollars in revenues and thousands of jobs.

Business Council of Westchester adds three new board members

The new members are Christina Armentano, executive vice president of Paraco Gas in Rye Brook; Russell Yankwitt, partner at Yankwitt LLP in White Plains; and Maria Trusa, CEO of Formé Medical Center & Urgent Care in White Plains.

Regeneron’s founders honored by Business Council

Leonard S. Schleifer, Regeneron’s president and CEO, and George D. Yancopoulos, president and chief scientific officer, were honored with the 2021 Westchester Global Leadership Laureate Award for their roles in developing Regeneron’s antibody treatment for Covid-19.

MTA’s financial outlook is precarious, NYS comptroller says

The MTA currently is looking at deficit financing to balance its budget through 2025 to the tune of $2.9 billion.

How would you spend $188M?

It's not every day that businesspeople in Westchester are asked how they'd like to spend $188 million, but that's just what's been happening recently. The...

Yonkers Raceway to welcome back spectators; Rally held for full casino...

“Lawmakers can bring tens of thousands of jobs to the region, and all they need to do is allow Empire City to operate with a full license,” said Thomas Carey, president of the Westchester-Putnam Central Labor Body.