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Bantam Tools completes move from California to Peekskill

The long-anticipated move of Bantam Tools from Berkeley, California, to a 8,700-square-foot facility in Peekskill came to fruition on Nov. 18 when a ribbon-cutting...

Phase two of Winbrook public housing rebuild in White Plains underway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjRP-4FytG8 The project to transform the five-building Winbrook public housing project in White Plains into a modern mixed-use affordable development known as Brookfield Commons moved...

Westchester planning new program for business startups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOD4d1omzkM Westchester County is about to take another step designed to help expand the local economy through new business activity, the Business Journal has learned. To...

Proposed Westchester County spending $2.1B, tax cut $1M

Westchester County Executive George Latimer today unveiled the proposed operating budget for 2020. As previously announced by Latimer during a news conference staged on...

BioInc@NYMC celebrates anniversary, opens new space

BioInc@NYMC, the biotechnology incubator on the campus of New York Medical College in Valhalla, had two celebrations in one on Oct. 30. It celebrated...

Latimer promises Westchester County property tax cut

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT18g5MG9Jo Without revealing the details, Westchester County Executive George Latimer on Wednesday announced that the 2020 county operating budget he is due to soon send...

Westchester County and Wheelabrator extend contract for Peekskill plant

Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities has extended the contract for operation of the Charles Point waste-to-energy facility in Peekskill for another 10 years....

County tightens protections for displaced workers

Local leaders of the union 32BJ SEIU, which has about 175,000 members in 11 states and Washington, D.C. -- including the Hudson Valley -- had been campaigning for tightening of the law after some union members found that its protections didn’t extend far enough.

Westchester County seeking operator for Playland restaurant

The county requires that those making a proposal have at least 10 years of continuous experience as an owner and operator of a food concession or restaurant business with annual gross sales of more than $2.5 million.

Westchester County sets tourism record; Playland attendance up

Natasha Caputo, director of the tourism and film office, characterized the county as reaching new heights and demonstrating that “the collective efforts between our tourism partners are paying off.”

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.