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Bettergy Corp. and Hypres Inc. to share $2M in government grants

Bettergy Corp. in Peekskill will receive $1,049,832 and Hypres Inc. in Elmsford will get $999,817. 

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.

Former federal energy exec joins GAMCO Investors

In 2000, Vonglis ran unsuccessfully for the 18th Congressional District seat against incumbent Rep. Nita Lowey.

Burke Neurological Institute to receive $2.3M in federal funds

One of the major priorities of the institute is to repair the spinal cord after trauma so people can walk again.

Lowey: White Plains to receive $883K federal Community Development Block Grant

The funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will support housing rehabilitation, development of public facilities and infrastructure.

Westchester bus system gets $3.6 million federal grant

The money will be used to replace, rehabilitate and purchase buses and related equipment, lawmakers said in a joint statement.

Lowey calls for funding extension for community health centers

The congresswoman placed blame on Republicans for a lapse in funding that has put community health centers in jeopardy.

New York Medical College awarded $500,000 federal research grant

Dr. Sachin Gupte is looking for therapies for vascular disease and heart failure.

Jobs Waiting at half-way point in search of partners

Jobs Waiting was funded by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2014 and is run by WCA and the Westchester-Putnam Local Workforce Investment Board.

Trump will achieve big legislation, lawmakers say, if he can lead

“He’s a bull in a china shop,” said U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel, "and that doesn’t work in government. It’s all about compromise.”

Astorino pledges to veto ban on gun shows

Astorino had pledged not to allow gun shows, Democratic legislators said, and they were caught by surprise when they heard about the January show.

Manhattanville College set to inaugurate Michael Geisler as president

The private Purchase liberal arts school will officially have its 13th president after a ceremony on Oct. 23.

Lowey announces $69K in federal funds for cultural projects in Hudson...

Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., announced Tuesday that two Westchester cultural institutions will receive $69,000 in National Endowment for the Humanities grants. Jacob Burn Film...

RCC receives $1M federal grant for students in need

Rockland Community College has received a $1.1 million grant over the next five years to help underserved students through a program with the U.S. Department of Education.

Burke, NYMC get $800K in federal research grants

Rep. Nita Lowey announces funding for studies into neurotoxin poisoning treatment and cerebral palsy therapies.