BCW Member AllStar Innovations and MISSION® Donate $250,000 to Feeding Westchester.

It’s cool to be kind. MISSION®, the innovator of instant cooling technology, is a proud new partner of Feeding Westchester, the county’s leading nonprofit, hunger-relief organization. MISSION®, in partnership with Allstar Innovations, has made a $250,000 donation that will help Feeding Westchester provide over one million meals to families in need during the COVID-19 crisis. [...]

By | 2020-08-13T16:08:29-04:00 August 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Yonkers Launches Downtown Summer Celebration with BID and Local Restaurants

From left: Yonkers Planning Commissioner Lou Albano; Councilwoman Shanae Williams; Councilwoman Tasha Diaz; Downtown BID Executive Director Sara Brody; Mayor Mike Spano; Blue Door Art Gallery Executive Director Julie Cousens; and Roberto Espiritu, co-owner of La Pinata Bakery Continuing the Generation Yonkers theme of Yonkers Is Back to Business!, Mayor Mike Spano today [...]

By | 2020-08-13T16:12:39-04:00 August 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Feeding Westchester Welcomes New President and CEO

Following an extensive nationwide search, the Feeding Westchester Board of Directors announced the arrival of incoming President & Chief Executive Officer Karen Erren. With more than 20 years of nonprofit experience, Erren most recently served as Executive Director of the Palm Beach County Food Bank, where she led the startup organization through an extraordinary growth [...]

By | 2020-08-06T16:59:56-04:00 August 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Westchester Community Foundation Has Distributed $861,500 in COVID Grants

The Westchester Community Foundation has announced today that it has raised $2 million for its Westchester Covid-19 Response Fund and distributed $861,500 to 38 human services nonprofits. For a complete list of the grants awarded, go to The initial priority was to ensure that nonprofits could continue to do their work remotely by accessing [...]

By | 2020-08-06T16:58:39-04:00 August 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

At Long Last Wegmans Opens Its Harrison Store

Customers flocked to the newest Wegmans location drawing a crowd even before it opened its doors for the first time in Westchester at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 in Harrison. The market, on Corporate Park Drive near I-287, I-684, I-95 and the Hutchinson River Parkway, was originally scheduled to open earlier this year, but [...]

By | 2020-08-06T16:54:59-04:00 August 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Port Chester Adopts Village-Wide Form Based Zoning Code

Port Chester has approved a major overhaul to its zoning code, becoming the second municipality in the state to adopt a form-based zoning code. The new form-based zoning code was borne out of the Village’s 2012 Comprehensive Plan, which looked to replace its outdated 1975 zoning code with a new zoning code that [...]

By | 2020-07-30T16:20:25-04:00 July 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments