Monthly Archives: February 2021

GDC, ArtsWestchester Partnering to Bring Monumental Sculpture to 50 Main Street

One of Westchester’s most prominent business addresses — 50 Main Street in downtown White Pains — will soon be home to a monumental sculpture to be installed under the arches of the 15-story office tower owned and managed by Ginsburg Development Companies (GDC). Titled Fragments of Something Bigger, the sculpture will measure nearly 18 [...]

By | 2021-02-25T16:57:30-05:00 February 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

United Way, YWCAs Launch 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

United Way of Westchester and Putnam (UWWP) is teaming up with the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester and YWCA Yonkers to launch the 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge for Westchester and the lower Hudson Valley. The Challenge, which is part of a national movement to engage communities in anti-racist work, [...]

By | 2021-02-25T11:15:58-05:00 February 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

BCW Urges PSC to Approve Holtec for Indian Point Decommissioning

Continuing its ongoing advocacy on issues relating to energy, The Business Council of Westchester is strongly urging the State of New York Public Service Commission to approve Holtec International Subsidiaries for the decommissioning of Indian Point.“The BCW feels it is important that the focus on ensuring that the decommissioning, site restoration and spent fuel [...]

By | 2021-02-25T16:58:29-05:00 February 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

ArtsWestchester Announces Major New Social Justice Artist Grant

In our ever-expanding environment, one thing seems certain—change. In fact, the forces that propel change are on the rise and no sector seems immune. Racial equity is long sought and overdue. Women’s rights demand attention. Can we afford free college tuition for all? Is healthcare a right? What can we do about hunger in America? [...]

By | 2021-02-19T11:37:04-05:00 February 19th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Durante Rentals Hires Industry Veteran Steve Durante as Chief Sal

Durante Rentals, a leader in the construction equipment rental industry, announced Steve Durante has joined the company as Chief Sales Officer. As the organization’s senior-most sales leader, Steve will provide strategic leadership and direction to both the inside and outside sales teams. He will be responsible for creating and executing a sales strategy focused on [...]

By | 2021-02-19T11:36:06-05:00 February 19th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

BCW Joins in Opposition to Re-Imposing Stock Transfer Tax

The Business Council of Westchester has joined with 26 statewide financial and business organizations in a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Hastie in opposition to re-imposing any form of stock transfer tax (STT). “Such a tax would damage New York’s position as a global [...]

By | 2021-02-18T13:00:32-05:00 February 18th, 2021|News|0 Comments

BCW to Co-Chair Alliance Seeking Full Gaming License for Empire City Casino

Continuing its long-standing advocacy for a full gaming license for Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts in Yonkers, the Business Council of Westchester announced this week that it is serving as a co-chair of a new alliance representing a diverse group of businesses, labor, and community organizations in Westchester and the Bronx who [...]

By | 2021-02-18T13:00:03-05:00 February 18th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Empire, Montefiore Agreement Focused on Improving Access to Community Health

In a significant announcement affecting the region’s healthcare community, Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Montefiore Health System reached a new agreement this week focused on improving the access to quality healthcare for people throughout New York City, Westchester and the Hudson Valley. The multi-year agreement, which continues the longstanding relationship between the two organizations, [...]

By | 2021-02-11T15:53:12-05:00 February 11th, 2021|News|0 Comments