All the World’s a Pandemic, and All the Theaters Dark

As March 2020 began, Ossining’s Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) had just begun to celebrate its ten-year anniversary with the upcoming Living Art Festival, an event combining a specially-curated art gallery and live theater performances.  Then came March 13, and everything went... Read more »

Dialing 911 to Fix 9A 

Briarcliff’s Vescio Drives Campaign to Rehabilitate Accident-Prone Parkway  On the evening of Nov. 17, 2004, a gas tanker and a small car collided on Rt. 9A in Briarcliff Manor, spilling thousands of gallons of... Read more »

Task Forces Are Eager to Review and Reform Community Policing 

Following a series of headline-making police–involved shootings in the spring, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 203, also known as the New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative.   The order mandates that each local... Read more »

Balter Partners’ Workforce Housing Has Deep Roots in Peekskill 

On Sept.9, Mayor Andre Rainey, County Executive George Latimer and other officials gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a new affordable housing project in Peekskill. Strategically located midway between the city’s downtown and waterfront districts, 645 Main Street will offer 82 rental apartments and is scheduled for completion by summer 2022.  In... Read more »

Municipalities Roll-out Welcome Mat for New Business

It’s not hard to find warnings and bad news about the future of small business in New York State. Still, some see a silver lining.   The recent influx to Westchester County of new residents is good news... Read more »