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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.

Community Capital New York has $1M in loans targeting small...

The $1 million for Westchester is part of a $4 million allotment from a fund being split among Westchester, Rockland and Nassau counties.

Children’s Museum expanding at Playland

The museum occupies what had been a long-abandoned bathhouse on the boardwalk, overlooking a prime section of the Playland beach.

County looks to do more to help business, promote economic development

“As we update our economic development plan, we’re particularly looking for components that will deal with the very small businesses and how we can help incent them,” said Westchester County Executive George Latimer.

Ready, set, dine: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week kickoff

“Restaurants are so much a part of the fabric of our communities, bringing new life into neighborhoods and cities,” Janet Crawshaw told the guests at the kickoff event. “Restaurateurs bring us great food, but you’re also leading the revitalization of our valley.”

Officials air fears of Con Edison’s natural gas moratorium at hearing

Con Edison and the state's top utility regulator took a verbal beating at the first public hearing on the utility's planned natural gas moratorium.

Westchester to ask for more time before Con Edison starts natural...

County Executive George Latimer said that the county would request the state Public Service Commission delay Con Edison’s plan to stop accepting natural gas connections from new customers after March 15.

Westchester County Tourism & Film hires Mower as travel, tourism agency

Mower is among the largest independent marketing, advertising and PR agencies in the U.S.

Land lease signed for $1.2B North 60 biotech project in Valhalla

In addition to the 60 acres of county-owned land, Fareri Associates will use the 20 acres of adjacent land it owns for the project.  The county expects to receive about $7 million in rent each year.

Businesses should not lose sight of seniors, Latimer says

Latimer pointed out that his administration has programs in place aimed at seniors.

Westchester County Airport open despite federal shutdown

The TSA workers have been coming in to perform their duties as volunteers. There is an expectation they will receive back pay when the federal government reopens.

County Executive George Latimer questions Playland deal; examines other county assets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alsZ8ogMnuY “We don’t believe it’s the best deal for the taxpayers of Westchester County,” County Executive George Latimer told members of The Business Council of...

Moody’s shifts Westchester bond outlook to ‘negative’

While Moody's affirmed Westchester's Aa1 bond rating, the service revised the outlook for the county from stable to negative to reflect what it described as "continued deterioration of (its) financial position.”