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Feds sue apartment developer Peter Fine for handicap violations

Fine and his Atlantic Development Group engaged in a pattern or practice of violating handicap access regulations, the complaint states, using six different architects to design the buildings, which include one each in Ossining and in Mount Vernon.

$115,000 tax deal now costs $1.8M for defunct Mount Vernon contractor

Town Masonry Corp. allegedly failed to report and remit employee payroll withholding charges from 2011 to 2013, for income, Medicare, Social Security and unemployment taxes.

Yonkers, Stamford make list of cities with most uninsured residents

The survey reported that, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national uninsured rate rose in 2018 to 8.5% from 7.9% in 2017 -- the first year there was an increase since the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, took effect.

Ex-Mount Vernon employee sentenced in credit card fraud case

Former Mount Vernon Deputy Police Commissioner Fraida Hickson had used another woman's credit card to pay for plastic surgery.

Remediation of Mount Vernon’s Memorial Field moving forward (finally)

“For more than a decade the citizens of Mount Vernon have waited for the return of our beloved field," said Mayor Andre Wallace. "The days of political kickball are over.”

Mount Vernon employee convicted of credit card fraud due for sentencing...

Then-Deputy Commissioner of Parking Fraida Jackson used another person's credit card without that person's knowledge to pay for plastic surgery.

Mt. Vernon mango mavens sue former manager for $3 million

“In a well-organized and planned manner in the months leading up to his termination,” the complaint states, Justin Young “surreptitiously helped himself to confidential information, solicited existing customers and suppliers, and remained at (International) for enough time to gain as much information as possible and pass on to (It’s Good Organics).”

Five charged in $500K merchandise thefts from Westchester retailers

Westchester County Police arrested five people Aug. 14 and charged them with stealing more than $500,000 worth of merchandise from TJ Maxx and other...

Houlihan Lawrence commercial market report finds Westchester a draw for investors

“A lot of investors are looking to put their money into mixed-use properties," said Tom LaPerch, director of the commercial group for Houlihan Lawrence.

Mount Vernon mayor pleads guilty to taking campaign funds; will resign...

Mayor Richard Thomas pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted grand larceny and second-degree offering a false instrument for filing. Both are misdemeanors.

Eric Newhouse proposes an assisted living facility in Mount Vernon that’s...

“It’s probably one of the largest vacant land sites in Mount Vernon,” Eric Newhouse said of the land, which was bought about a year ago for the project.

Houlihan Lawrence reports $6.7M in Lower Westchester commercial sales  

Dudley’s Parkview Restaurant and Bar and the adjacent 80-slip Polychrom Marina sold for $3.7 million.

Local cities placed high in ranking of ethnically diverse metros

Bridgeport and Yonkers were judged the most ethnically diverse cities in Fairfield County and Westchester, respectively.

These 4 Westchester projects will get ‘priority’ for state grant funding

The Mid-Hudson economic development council recommends the state fund Westchester projects that includes waterfront revitalizations in Port Chester and Sleepy Hollow.

Developer accuses Mount Vernon councilman and another partner of stealing

Councilman André Wallace claimed the issue is "really between" his two partners but said his position as an elected official made him "an easy target."