BCW joins forces with Top Business Organizations to Appeal to President Trump for Funding

Click to view PDF of letter » The Business Council of Westchester, the Long Island Association and the Partnership for New York City sent the following letter urging President Donald Trump to secure funding for public transit and local governments that are essential to the economic recovery of the country’s largest metropolitan [...]

By | 2020-09-17T20:20:51-04:00 September 17th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NCADD/Westchester Virtual Town Hall

NCADD/Westchester, Inc. (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence/Westchester, Inc.) is hosting a Virtual Town Hall on 8/12/20 at 7p.m. Topic is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Communities in Trauma-Issues, Outcomes and Solutions. This panel will focus on the rise of substance abuse in America brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact it is having [...]

By | 2020-08-06T14:24:31-04:00 August 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCW’s Westchester Economic Recovery Task Force Town Hall Meeting Draws More than 150

More than 150 Business Leaders from across Westchester attended a Business Council of Westchester virtual town hall meeting Wednesday to share their concerns and needs as the state and Westchester move to restart the economy after the coronavirus pandemic. Business leaders from across Westchester had questions and suggestions as they raised concerns ranging from health, [...]

By | 2020-05-14T16:29:26-04:00 May 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PW Coalition Members as of 1/29/20

AvalonBay Communities, Inc:  Jon Vogel & Brian Lerman Benchmark Title Agency, LLC:  Thomas DeCaro Builders Institute of Westchester & Putnam Counties, Inc:  Kenneth Finger & Vincent Mutarelli & Tim Foley Collins Enterprises:  Morgan Collins & Arthur Collins Extell Hudson Waterfront, LLC:  Jack Mandelbaum Fareri Associates LP:  Julie Fareri & John Fareri & Neil DeLuca G [...]

By | 2020-04-24T09:38:05-04:00 April 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCW Lobbying Efforts Help Get Waiver of Late Fees on County Property Taxes

Westchester County Executive George Latimer received permission from Governor Andrew Cuomo to go forward with his plan to remove late fees for County residents and business for the late payment of their property taxes (New York State Executive Order No. 202.22). Latimer said: “I want to thank Governor Cuomo for recognizing the need to help [...]

By | 2020-04-23T15:18:46-04:00 April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joe Kenner named President and CEO of BCW Member Greyston

The Greyston Board of Directors announced the appointment of Joe Kenner as president and CEO of Greyston, effective immediately. Andrew Yearley, the Greyston Foundation board chairman, remarked that, “Since joining Greyston in 2018, Joe has been a visionary PathMaker at Greyston, leading our internal teams, and delivering our game-changing open hiring and workforce development programs [...]

By | 2020-04-23T15:16:46-04:00 April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Child Care Council of Westchester Announces Childcare Scholarships for First Responders

With grants from the Westchester Community Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund and RXR, The Child Care Council this week announced a new scholarship program to help families of first responders. “Westchester's first responders and essential workers shouldn't be over-burdened by child-care costs as they work to serve and protect others during the COVID-19 emergency,’’ said Kathy [...]

By | 2020-04-23T16:38:57-04:00 April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Westchester Warns of Budget Gap Due to Revenue Loss from COVID-19 Pandemic

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has announced that the county’s finances, like those of other governments, were in freefall as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and that the county would immediately institute a budget cut of $21 million to begin dealing with the situation. Latimer estimated the county’s lost revenues could be somewhere between [...]

By | 2020-04-16T14:34:59-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments