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Westchester Office of Economic Development announces 2024 Launch1000 program

The Westchester County Office of Economic Development has announced that Launch1000 is now accepting applications. Launch1000 is an innovative, fully remote, self-paced program designed to help aspiring business owners test their ideas and get their new ventures launched.

Boston Post Road location changes from restaurant to veterinary group

The dream of Courtney Bellew, HUB Veterinary Group opened with fanfare on Thursday, Mar. 7 at 316 Boston Post Rd.

NYS water grant workshop attracts record attendance

Westchester local government staff and officials, school representatives and environmental advocates received important updates on 2024 state grant opportunities at the 2024 Clean Water Grant Workshop hosted by State Assemblyman Steve Otis and officials of the NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) at the …

Rye Brook to receive nearly $1 million in federal funds for sewer rehabilitation

On Wednesday, Mar. 6, Congressman Jamaal Bowman, Ed.D. (NY-16) announced that the House successfully passed $14.6 million in funding for 11 community projects in New York’s 16th Congressional District. He advocated for these projects as part of the FY2024 Federal Appropriations package.

Delta to drop Fla. flights out of Westchester

Delta Airlines, which on Nov. 10 decided to compete with JetBlue out of Westchester County Airport (HPN) by flying once daily nonstop flights to both Orlando and West Palm Beach in Florida, is ending the experiment on May 6.

PCFD contains blaze in Terrace Ave. apartment

While responding to reports of smoke on the sixth floor of the senior citizens apartment building at 167 Terrace Ave. on Sunday, Feb. 25, Port Chester Fire Department volunteers were notified of a fire raging on the second floor of the same Port Chester Housing Authority building.

Empty PCMS threat puts school districts on high alert

After police received a threat towards Port Chester Middle School at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, all schools in both Port Chester and Blind Brook school districts took just-in-case precautions.

SBG Home & Design to open at Rye Ridge Shopping Center

Rye Ridge Shopping Center is excited to announce that SBG Home & Design has signed a long-term lease for the space currently occupied by Mixology. Mixology is expanding elsewhere in the shopping center and plans to open this spring.

Water rate case proposal on the table for comment

In the Veolia Water New York Inc. rate case, a joint proposal calls for a four-year resolution from Feb. 1, 2024 through Dec. 31, 2027 to allow the company to synchronize its rate year with the calendar year in its next rate case filing.

USAlliance in Port Chester awards grants to two small businesses

USAlliance Federal Credit Union (dba USALLIANCE Financial) has awarded the Small Business Recovery Grant (SBRG) to four local businesses in partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY). The SBRG program, designed to aid small businesses and non-profits, distributed grants to FHLBNY member banks in support of …

Presidents’ Day holiday schedule

Monday, Feb. 19 is a federal holiday. The Village of Port Chester, Village of Rye Brook and Town of Rye government offices will be closed today as will many banks, the post office, the Port Chester Senior Center, Posillipo Center and the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library.

PCSD sets public hearing for new tax exemption policy

At the final Port Chester Board of Education meeting of 2023, school Trustee George Ford expressed interest in enacting a policy that would grant volunteer firefighters living in the Port Chester School District’s jurisdiction a partial tax exemption.

105-107 Adee St. sold for $1.725M

Houlihan Lawrence Commercial announced the sale of 105-107 Adee St. in Port Chester in early January. Both the seller and buyer were represented by Mike Rackenberg, associate broker.

Generous gift establishes program to inspire and mentor Greenwich Hospital medical residents

Greenwich Hospital has announced the first medical resident-driven lecture series envisioned to both educate patients and provide doctors-in-training valuable, interactive experience within the community.

JetBlue to end HPN service to Martha's Vineyard

As part of an effort to improve profitability, JetBlue is cutting its seasonal service from Rye Brook's Westchester County Airport (HPN) to Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.