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Bed Bath & Beyond announces reopening plan

The retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. today announced plans to reopen approximately 600 stores across North America and expand curbside pickup services to...

Westchester County sets up information service to help businesses hit by...

Businesses looking for loans to help get through the COVID-19 crisis or are unsure of when to file tax returns or need guidance on...

Mount Vernon, Newburgh and White Plains to receive Cities RISE grants

"Cities RISE provides a thoughtful approach to how municipalities revitalize its communities," said Attorney General Letitia James.

MTA approves $10.4M contract for replacement of Mount Vernon’s Third Ave....

The $10.4 million contract is expected to be awarded to John Civetta & Sons Inc.. The replacement of the 119-year-old bridge is expected to take about 18 months.

Westchester County Board of Legislators approves 52% pay raise for selves

The board also approved a $2.1 billion county budget for 2020.

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.