Monthly Archives: December 2016

Westchester Green Business Program Expands in New York State

Dr. Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of the Business Council of Westchester, announced the expansion of the Westchester Green Business (WGB) program in New York State. Westchester Green Business was awarded funding through The Cleaner, Greener Communities initiative (CGC), a statewide program, to incorporate sustainability goals and principles into local decision-making, and leading to a [...]

By | 2016-12-20T21:23:18-05:00 December 20th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

Tompkins Excavating Celebrates 30 Years in Business

Tompkins Excavating, an award-winning large-scale excavation company with a longstanding commitment to Westchester and Putnam counties, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The woman-owned, family-operated company has developed a reputation for delivering a diversified portfolio of detail-oriented, quality work and maintaining a strong commitment to giving back to the community. Company founder Mark Tompkins started cutting [...]

By | 2016-12-19T21:28:13-05:00 December 19th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

Wegmans Comes to Westchester

The “Platinum Mile’s” repurposing got a boost this week as Wegmans grocers announced plans for a supermarket at 106-110 Corporate Park Drive. The BCW has been a big supporter of the shift from offices to housing along the I-287 corridor in Harrison. A high-quality food store like Wegmans will be needed as housing starts to [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-05:00 December 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

BCW Spearheads Campaign to Stop Hudson River Anchorages

The Business Council of Westchester is spearheading a letter-writing campaign with business organizations aimed at getting the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to scuttle a U.S. Coast Guard proposal to locate anchorages for oil barges along the Hudson River. “We are encouraging other business organizations to join us in writing to the Department of Homeland [...]

By | 2016-12-15T21:01:20-05:00 December 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

More Good News for Westchester’s Urban Centers

The revitalization of Westchester’s urban centers, a top priority of the BCW, continues to gain momentum with another major downtown project breaking ground, this time in the City of Yonkers. RXR Realty, which just last week broke ground on a 28-story mixed-use building in downtown New Rochelle, put shovels in the ground this week for [...]

By | 2016-12-15T20:57:58-05:00 December 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

TZ Bridge Milestone a Triumph for BCW

Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of BCW, with Governor Andrew Cuomo (center) Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (center left) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (center right) and other elected officials and local dignitaries. The completion of the new Tappan Zee Bridge towers celebrated on Tuesday by Governor Andrew Cuomo and dignitaries including BCW President and CEO [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-05:00 December 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

RM Friedland Wraps Up 2016 with Team Expansion

RM Friedland, a commercial real estate services firm serving the Tri-State area with a particular focus on Westchester, the Bronx, Fairfield, Rockland and Putnam Counties, has announced the expansion of its team of staff and brokers, further positioning the company as a leading force in commercial real estate in the area. This news caps off [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-05:00 December 13th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments

Jennifer Flowers of Accreditation Guru Discusses Risk

Jennifer Flowers, president of Accreditation Guru, delivered a well-attended, well-received presentation at the 2016 Council on Accreditation Conference, held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. Entitled “Identifying and Implementing Risk Management Strategies” and geared toward the not-for-profit sector, the workshop imparted relevant information for any organization. The entertaining, informative presentation outlined numerous pitfalls [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-05:00 December 9th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments


Wartburg hosted an interactive seminar “Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: An Integrative Perspective” on November 1, 2016 highlighting challenges with living with, and caring for those living with, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The event was held in the Gatz Conference Center located on Wartburg’s beautiful 34-acre historic campus in Mount Vernon, NY. The seminar was presented [...]

By | 2017-12-22T11:03:14-05:00 December 9th, 2016|Member News|0 Comments