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Standard Amusements sues Westchester for canceling Playland contract

Standard Amusements LLC is asking a federal court to reinstate a contract that was terminated May 28 by Westchester County that allowed it to take over operation of Playland.

Workshops scheduled on applying for state funding

“These informational workshops are a tremendous opportunity for local business owners to learn more about the CFA application process and the funding available to expand their businesses,” Westchester County Executive George Latimer said.

Westchester County to update master plan for airport

John Ravitz expressed a hope that preparing the supplement does not delay actual work on airport improvements.

Westchester County says Standard Amusements is in ‘irreparable breach’ of Playland...

The Business Journal obtained a copy of the letter that states that Standard Amusements for months failed to cure material breaches of the contract and did not engage in good faith negotiations with the county.

Seven-year opening day attendance record set at Playland

A total of 8,228 people were admitted to the park in Rye, the highest number recorded on opening day in seven years.

Latimer confident county can succeed in running Playland

“We'll find out soon enough who's going to be running the park in 2020, but for right now it's our duty and obligation to run it in 2019,” the Westchester county executive said.

Many Westchester businesses will have to offer paid ‘safe leave’

Legislation signed into law on May 3 by Westchester County Executive George Latimer requires businesses located in the county which have five or more employees to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave to employees who are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking.

$28M mixed-use development opens in downtown Peekskill

Consisting of 49 one-bedroom apartments and 26 two-bedroom loft-style apartments in two buildings, Lofts on Main also has 7,200 square feet of ground floor commercial space.

Standard Amusements goes on offensive in Playland contract dispute

The company accused the county executive of mismanaging the park, refusing to negotiate, disregarded $20 million in increased funding, and consistently pursuing a path to litigation.

County cancels Playland deal; Standard says it still is interested

Standard Amusements said that it has worked for nine years and spent more than $10 million on Playland.

Elisabeth Haub School of Law to host affordable housing summit

The keynote address will be given by Westchester County Executive George Latimer and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro.

New York Streets kick off arena football at Westchester County Center

The April 20 game was the first of seven home games for the New York Streets at the County Center.

New York Streets football franchise comes to Westchester

The New York Streets is the newest franchise in the National Arena League (NAL), which so far has six teams

Westchester businesses in spotlight during State of the County address

“The bottom line is this – we need to attract businesses and keep businesses here in Westchester County to keep our economy thriving," County Executive George Latimer said.

Westchester County launches Element 46, an incubator program for businesses

The name Element 46 was chosen, in part, because the 46th element in science’s periodic table of elements is Palladium, which happens to be a catalyst.