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New York targets retailers selling e-cigarettes to minors

The state police and the Health Department will join forces to conduct undercover investigations under The Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act.

Print journalism: Because it still matters

Our new tagline – ‘Print journalism: Because it still matters’ – seems particularly prescient in light of the recent decision by Verizon to end its arrangement with the Rye Brook-based Regional News Network (RNN) to produce local news channels for Fios cable TV.

Six-month $164K New Rochelle shuttle pilot program begins

A free shuttle service covering routes around New Rochelle’s downtown made its debut on Aug. 22. The fleet consists of three electric vehicles covering...

Peekskill to receive $10M from state for downtown revitalization projects

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8Qq61sS83k The city of Peekskill has been selected to receive $10 million in funds from New York state to be used for various projects designed...

New Rochelle’s projects receiving $10M in state funds announced

"Investment in these projects will improve connectivity, linking downtown with the Lincoln Avenue Corridor, provide residents with new recreational opportunities, and enhance quality of life," said Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul.

UPDATE: Westchester lawmakers approve $55.5M family court lease in New Rochelle

Several parcels were bought by Mark 95 LLC, managed by Bronx-based developer Mark Stagg. The project is also being developed by Joseph Simone of Simone Development Cos. of the Bronx.

‘Dinner and Dialogue’ for midsize businesses debuts at Manhattanville College

Aa second “Dinner and Dialogue” is set for Oct. 7, which will focus on health care.

Westchester to receive $14.8M more from feds for runway repaving at...

The funds are in addition to a $4 million award that was announced in May.

Latimer: County sales tax increase won’t hurt mom and pop businesses

County Executive George Latimer said that people don’t make shopping decisions based on small differences in sales tax rates.

Westchester County sees economic opportunity in Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones are designed to spur economic development and job creation in distressed communities.

Westchester’s Element 46 Incubator starts growing

An estimated 100 business leaders from throughout Westchester attended the recent kickoff of the county’s new Element 46 Incubator program.

Westchester enters settlement with Starbucks over failure to post drink prices

"Knowing what an item costs before paying for it is a basic consumer right," said County Executive George Latimer.

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.