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Lawyers: Mount Vernon officials' admissions make city liable for tennis bubble demolition
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Lawyers: Mount Vernon officials' admissions make city liable for tennis bubble demolition

Admissions by Mount Vernon officials regarding the demolition of the tennis bubble at Memorial Field should make the city liable for millions of...

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German supermarket giant Lidl eyes first Rockland store
News 3 days ago
German supermarket giant Lidl eyes first Rockland store

A discount grocery chain that's among the world's fastest growing retailers is looking to take a bite out of Rockland County's supermarket business...

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Schitt's Creek is a real place, and you can visit it in upstate NY. Here's what you'll find.
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Schitt's Creek is a real place, and you can visit it in upstate NY. Here's what you'll find.

SHARON SPRINGS - A little town in the middle of nowhere named after water, a boutique shop run by a gay couple that cares about local artisans, a...

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NY's plastic bag ban is coming: Here's what to know about the stores, the charges and the changes
News 2 weeks ago
NY's plastic bag ban is coming: Here's what to know about the stores, the charges and the changes

As New York's single-use plastic bag ban takes effect in grocery stores across the state, smaller convenience and retail locations are gearing up...

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Rockland supervisors' summit: Residents discuss hate speech, over-development and solutions
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Rockland supervisors' summit: Residents discuss hate speech, over-development and solutions

RAMAPO - Residents who've exchanged vicious comments on social media and others who civilly agree to disagree came together during a summit to...

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Metro-North suing Mount Vernon over land around the Fleetwood train station
News 4 weeks ago
Metro-North suing Mount Vernon over land around the Fleetwood train station

Metro-North is suing Mount Vernon and city Comptroller Deborah Reynolds alleging she failed to certify records showing the railroad was exempt from...

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Rockland: Want to help save land from development? Here's how
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Rockland: Want to help save land from development? Here's how

NEW CITY - Rockland County government is taking applications to preserve land from development. With over-development and high density housing...

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Doral Arrowwood customers get deposits back, but former employees wait on severance
News 4 weeks ago
Doral Arrowwood customers get deposits back, but former employees wait on severance

People who slapped down a deposit for an event at the now-shuttered Doral Arrowwood Hotel and Conference Center will get their money back, a court...

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Papyrus closing all its stores nationwide; 5 in Westchester, 1 in Rockland
News 4 weeks ago
Papyrus closing all its stores nationwide; 5 in Westchester, 1 in Rockland

Greeting card and stationery chain Papyrus is closing all its stores, in yet another blow to the struggling retail industry. Pier 1 announced last...

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Nanuet: A.C. Moore sets date range for closure of lone Rockland location
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Nanuet: A.C. Moore sets date range for closure of lone Rockland location

A. C. Moore in Nanuet, Rockland County's lone location, will be closing its doors in the coming months. According to a Worker Adjustment and...

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Judge agrees with Clarkstown: No shortcut for Camp Ramah if it wants year-round rentals
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Judge agrees with Clarkstown: No shortcut for Camp Ramah if it wants year-round rentals

UPPER NYACK - Camp Ramah, a Jewish day camp, lost another round in its ongoing effort to win permission from the Town of Clarkstown to lease out...

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Latimer proposes $1M cut to Westchester County property tax levy in $2.1B budget plan
News 3 months ago
Latimer proposes $1M cut to Westchester County property tax levy in $2.1B budget plan

WHITE PLAINS - Westchester County Executive George Latimer proposed a $1 million cut to the county property tax levy as he unveiled a $2.1 billion...

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Rockland government resurrects open space purchasing with $30M plan to preserve land
News 4 months ago
Rockland government resurrects open space purchasing with $30M plan to preserve land

NEW CITY - As over-development and high density housing become catch phrases of concern among many residents across Rockland, one county government...

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A year in the making, Aldi's Nanuet supermarket reveals opening date
News 4 months ago
A year in the making, Aldi's Nanuet supermarket reveals opening date

NANUET - After a yearlong rebuild at the long-dormant Pathmark site, the Aldi supermarket will hold its grand opening this month. A ribbon-cutting...

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John To Go is going but not gone: Portable toilet company ordered to remove 70% of units
News 4 months ago
John To Go is going but not gone: Portable toilet company ordered to remove 70% of units

WEST HAVERSTRAW - The majority of portable toilets in storage here have to go after residents raised a stink about the foul odor emanating from...

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Timeline: Deal transformed Port Chester's waterfront from struggling to a destination
News 4 months ago
Timeline: Deal transformed Port Chester's waterfront from struggling to a destination

Robert Martin Co. signs a development agreement with Port Chester to redo its former industrial downtown along the waterfront. Robert Martin Co....

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New real estate and development reporter joins lohud
News 5 months ago
New real estate and development reporter joins lohud

Mario Marroquin, an experienced business and finance reporter, joined The Journal News/lohud editorial team this week where he will cover the real...

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Real estate developer Robert Weinberg, 90, dies. He was co-founder of Robert Martin Co.
News 5 months ago
Real estate developer Robert Weinberg, 90, dies. He was co-founder of Robert Martin Co.

Manhattan native and regional developer Robert Weinberg, who co-founded a prominent Westchester real estate firm, died on Tuesday at the age of 90....

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Alec Roberts has an idea: make apartments more affordable through landlord subsidies
News 5 months ago
Alec Roberts has an idea: make apartments more affordable through landlord subsidies

Tax Watch columnist David McKay Wilson looks at a plan to create affordable housing without huge public subsidies. Housing developer Alec Roberts...

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How to create affordable housing affordably
News 5 months ago
How to create affordable housing affordably

A Westchester affordable housing leader, Alec Roberts has proposed a program to create affordable housing from the existing stock of housing....

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