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County Launches New Virtual Program to Help Businesses Pivot and Rebuild

Local businesses looking to recover from the impact of pandemic are getting a boost from the Westchester County Office of Economic Development which has launched Westchester RISES, a six-month, free virtual program for small business owners to participate in workshops and roundtables on how to pivot or rebuild. ”COVID-19’s impact on businesses has [...]

By | 2021-01-13T14:33:42-05:00 January 13th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Leader in Advanced Manufacturing Expands Presence at Robert Martin Park

Advanced manufacturing, one of the key industry sectors that Westchester County is looking to grow in 2021, is finding room to expand at Robert Martin Company’s Mid-Westchester Executive Park in Hawthorne. This week Robert Martin announced that PTI, a leader in advanced manufacturing technologies, has signed a lease for 13,650 square feet of [...]

By | 2021-01-13T14:37:17-05:00 January 13th, 2021|News|0 Comments

BCW Joins with Statewide Coalition Supporting Improved Access to Telehealth

Citing the important role that telehealth has played during the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Yorkers for 5G has hailed legislation to improve access to telehealth that was proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s in his 2021 State of the State address this week. “Improving access to medical services is an important component of addressing [...]

By | 2021-01-13T14:39:56-05:00 January 13th, 2021|News|0 Comments

BCW Member Starbucks Announces $100 Million Community Resilience Fund

As part of its long-standing commitment to use its scale and platform to positively impact the communities it serves. Starbucks announced this week it will invest $100 million to launch the Starbucks Community Resilience Fund focused on supporting small businesses and community development projects in Black, Indigenous and People of Color neighborhoods. Starbucks, [...]

By | 2021-01-13T14:42:10-05:00 January 13th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Westchester County Seeks Applicants to Advisory Boards

Under the leadership of Westchester County Executive George Latimer, the County’s existing – and newly formed – advisory boards have taken on new life. These boards provide guidance and recommendations to the County Executive and the Board of Legislators on matters of policy here in Westchester. Now, the County is actively seeking out [...]

By | 2021-01-07T17:01:51-05:00 January 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Dorf & Nelson welcome new partners Scarpino and Noto

Dorf & Nelson LLP, a private practice law firm headquartered in Rye, N.Y., is pleased to announce that former Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. and former First Deputy District Attorney Paul J. Noto have joined the firm as partners, effective Jan. 5, 2021. “We are delighted to welcome Tony and [...]

By | 2021-01-07T15:59:51-05:00 January 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments

BCW and Fordham Real Estate Forum Attended by 500

Panelists who participated in Tuesday’s virtual forum The State of Real Estate: The Path Forward in a Post Pandemic World agreed that the future of real estate in 2021 was looking up and that relocations from New York City were helping to boost the fortunes of commercial real estate. The program, sponsored by the BCW and the [...]

By | 2021-01-08T08:36:38-05:00 January 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Business Council of Westchester Joins Groups Statewide Calling for Scaffold Law Reform

The following is a letter sent to Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature earlier this month: On behalf of more than sixty-five membership organizations, including trade associations, chambers of commerce, housing advocates, agricultural organizations, and municipal advocates, we are writing to request that you support HR 8222, the Infrastructure Expansion Act of 2020. [...]

By | 2020-12-17T15:10:37-05:00 December 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Podcast Reflects on Pandemic’s Impact on Economy

Business Council of Westchester President and CEO Marsha Gordon and Rockland Business Association President and CEO Al Samuels joined Jonathan Drapkin, President and CEO of Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, to reflect on this incredibly challenging year. The pandemic has greatly impacted our businesses – changing the way we work, the way we [...]

By | 2020-12-17T16:45:10-05:00 December 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Westchester County Adopts $2 Billion Budget that Cuts Taxes

For the second year in a row, Westchester County Executive George Latimer has cut the Westchester County tax levy by $1 million dollars.  Latimer signed the budget flanked by nurses at the Westchester County Health Department Clinic highlighting the unprecedented year that 2020 has been, and the extraordinary work of our healthcare professionals. Latimer [...]

By | 2020-12-17T15:18:09-05:00 December 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments