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Scarsdale firm helps small businesses emerge from the COVID-19 crisis
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Scarsdale firm helps small businesses emerge from the COVID-19 crisis

Jessica Larios's baby arrived a few weeks before her due date at the end of February. The owner of Bella's Event Inc - an event planning business...

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Phase 2 update: Retail can reopen in upstate New York. What shoppers need to know
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Phase 2 update: Retail can reopen in upstate New York. What shoppers need to know

ALBANY - Retail stores were able to start reopening Friday in five parts of upstate New York. But they will need to do so with strict guidelines....

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Hair salons in Phase 2: Hair cut and color? OK. Eyebrows? Not OK
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Hair salons in Phase 2: Hair cut and color? OK. Eyebrows? Not OK

ALBANY - Have shaggy hair that needs a cut? Do your roots need some color? You're in luck: Hair stylists and barbers will be able to resume cutting...

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To keep the Lower Hudson Valley vibrant, we need to support the rebound of local businesses
News 6 days ago
To keep the Lower Hudson Valley vibrant, we need to support the rebound of local businesses

Today we present a special edition of The Journal News and lohud.com, a look at the challenges and opportunities in our business community as our...

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Retail stores in Westchester, Rockland get creative to bring shoppers back in their doors
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Retail stores in Westchester, Rockland get creative to bring shoppers back in their doors

So when can you shop again? In real life as opposed to online? Lots of hardware stores, home and garden places, liquor and drug stores have been...

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South Nyack rejects Nyack College campus redevelopment application
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South Nyack rejects Nyack College campus redevelopment application

SOUTH NYACK - The village Board of Trustees has unanimously rejected an application by Nyack College to sell portions of its 107-acre campus for...

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Proposed apartments in Peekskill would include affordable units close to the train
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Proposed apartments in Peekskill would include affordable units close to the train

PEEKSKILL - A proposed new apartment building close to the train station would include 59 affordable and workforce units with average rents of $1...

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Lenora Garfinkel, Monsey architect who designed Atrium, Viznitz synagogue, dies of COVID-19
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Lenora Garfinkel, Monsey architect who designed Atrium, Viznitz synagogue, dies of COVID-19

MONSEY - Lenora Garfinkel didn't just break glass ceilings - she built strong structures. Women architects were not common when Garfinkel started...

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Finding success after COVID-19 shut down business, Ace Endico says home delivery is here to stay
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Finding success after COVID-19 shut down business, Ace Endico says home delivery is here to stay

Our new series highlights how small businesses, particularly in the food services industry, are coping during the coronavirus outbreak. Ace Endico...

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Watch: Cuomo announces extension of rent protections
News 3 weeks ago
Watch: Cuomo announces extension of rent protections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday, May 7, 2020, an extension of an order that bans landlords from evicting any tenants for not paying rent...

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Neiman Marcus files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid temporary store closings  during coronavirus
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Neiman Marcus files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid temporary store closings during coronavirus

Luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday as the coronavirus tips struggling retailers...

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Thinking about delaying mortgage payments? Here's what you need to know
News 3 weeks ago
Thinking about delaying mortgage payments? Here's what you need to know

With the real estate market shut down since mid-March Mike Donoghue, president of Premium Mortgage in Brighton, thought the mortgage market would...

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Mall owner's opening announcement in New York triggers confusion before same-day retraction
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Mall owner's opening announcement in New York triggers confusion before same-day retraction

A mass of confusion about opening downstate malls was triggered Wednesday when the largest mall owner in the country announced it was opening...

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Peekskill: New development with 22 apartments eyed close to downtown
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Peekskill: New development with 22 apartments eyed close to downtown

PEEKSKILL - A three-story building with 22 market-rate apartments and first-floor retail space is proposed close to downtown restaurants and the...

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Update: White Plains YMCA redevelopment progress
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Update: White Plains YMCA redevelopment progress

Project: The $100 million redevelopment of the YMCA building in White Plains recently secured critical city approvals despite state guidance...

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Apartment buildings work to keep residents safe
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Apartment buildings work to keep residents safe

River Tides apartment building workers talk about measures they are taking to keep residents safe during the coronavirus pandemic April 13, 2020....

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Downtown Ossining: Development proposed with dozens of apartments and retail
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Downtown Ossining: Development proposed with dozens of apartments and retail

The village's Sing Sing Kill greenway walking path would be extended as part of the development....

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Community Health Center CEO who survived COVID-19 shares lessons learned from her illness
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Community Health Center CEO who survived COVID-19 shares lessons learned from her illness

I watched the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spread across the globe but never did I think it would affect me personally. I had a cough and...

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How is social distancing going at your grocery store? Tell a reporter what you think
News 1 month ago
How is social distancing going at your grocery store? Tell a reporter what you think

How is social distancing being handled at grocery stores in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties? What are you seeing? Do you have concerns,...

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Westchester town taxpayers could get break for interest on late property tax payments
News 2 months ago
Westchester town taxpayers could get break for interest on late property tax payments

Tax Watch columnist David McKay Wilson explores Westchester's plan for property tax relief. Westchester County property owners in its 19 towns...

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Passover: Plans have shifted due to the coronavirus; what you need to know
News 2 months ago
Passover: Plans have shifted due to the coronavirus; what you need to know

In a normal year, New Rochelle resident Beth Feldman has anywhere from 12 to 25 people at her house for Passover. Needless to say, in light of the...

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Abby Stein's journey from Hasidic yeshiva boy to transgender woman traverses Rockland
News 2 months ago
Abby Stein's journey from Hasidic yeshiva boy to transgender woman traverses Rockland

Catch up on some lohud news you may have missed. We're republishing notable stories like this one. Update: Stein appears in "Unorthodox," recently...

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Coronavirus:  Westchester might extend property tax deadline
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Coronavirus: Westchester might extend property tax deadline

Westchester County may make changes to an April deadline to pay property taxes as residents contend with the economic implosion caused by the...

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Coronavirus quarantine lifted in New Rochelle as New York changes statewide policy
News 2 months ago
Coronavirus quarantine lifted in New Rochelle as New York changes statewide policy

ALBANY - The state Department of Health on Saturday lifted a quarantine on about 100 residents in New Rochelle who had tested positive for...

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Ossining neighbors to New Castle: Repair crumbling Hawkes Avenue
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Ossining neighbors to New Castle: Repair crumbling Hawkes Avenue

OSSINING - On her normal commute to work, Kay Longworth turns left out of Fox Hill condominiums onto Hawkes Avenue and then braces for the potholes...

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Coronavirus crisis: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD to suspend foreclosures through April
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Coronavirus crisis: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD to suspend foreclosures through April

Mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will suspend foreclosures and evictions for at least 60 days as federal and business leaders respond to...

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Stores designate shopping time for seniors vulnerable amid coronavirus: Safeway, Whole Foods, Target and more
News 2 months ago
Stores designate shopping time for seniors vulnerable amid coronavirus: Safeway, Whole Foods, Target and more

Some retailers are setting aside time for their most vulnerable customers to shop. Acknowledging that older adults and persons with underlying...

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Coronavirus: Some businesses refusing to provide services in New Rochelle, officials say
News 2 months ago
Coronavirus: Some businesses refusing to provide services in New Rochelle, officials say

Some businesses are refusing to provide services in New Rochelle, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Westchester County, county officials...

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New Rochelle residents show the power behind the phrase 'New Ro Strong'
News 2 months ago
New Rochelle residents show the power behind the phrase 'New Ro Strong'

Buzzwords and phrases like pandemic, containment zone and epicenter of the coronavirus portrayed New Rochelle as a disaster zone in national news...

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National Guard arrives in New Rochelle to help in coronavirus containment area
News 2 months ago
National Guard arrives in New Rochelle to help in coronavirus containment area

NEW ROCHELLE - Members of the National Guard tried to stay warm in their fatigues as families walked up to their tent outside New Rochelle High...

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