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Changes in final phase of Yonkers public housing redevelopment

Changes are in the works for Phase 6 of the $296 million master plan to redevelop the Cottage Place Gardens public housing complex in Yonkers that dates from 1945. The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) and The Community Builders Inc. have already completed the first four phases of the project with Phase 5 currently under construction.
YONKERS, NY
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Hotel proposed for Goshen

A new hotel is being proposed for Orange County‘s town of Goshen. It would be named the Golden Stay Inn and located at 2635 State Route 17M. The developer, Primrose Realty LLC, headed by Dov Mayerovits, also is the property owner. Primrose is located in Monroe, about 12 miles from Goshen.
GOSHEN, NY
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$23M Crannell Square project now ready

Construction of Crannell Square, a $23 million 75-unit affordable housing project at 35 Catharine St. in Poughkeepsie, has been completed and applications to rent apartments were made available online at the project’s website crannellsquareny.com. The developers are Kearney Realty and Development Group Inc., which is based in Somers and...
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY

Norwalk residents asked for input on Wall Street area’s future

As Norwalk continues to grow, efforts are being made to ensure that the Wall Street area not only benefits from the rising population and increasing number of visitors to the city, but can also contribute toward driving those numbers. The area was once the heart of one of the five separate municipalities that joined together to form the current city in 1910 but was heavily damaged by hurricanes and flooding in the 1950s and never managed to generate the revitalization seen in South Norwalk.

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

As widely anticipated, the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S. A draft decision that had been leaked some weeks ago set the stage for the release of the final opinion on June 24. The opinion was written by Justice Samuel Alito, who had prepared the draft that had been leaked.
CONGRESS & COURTS

Rockland doctor accused of diverting funds from bankrupt clinic

A U.S. bankruptcy trustee has sued a Rockland doctor for allegedly diverting funds from a Bedford Hills medical practice before seeking bankruptcy protection. Trustee Mark S. Tulis is demanding that Dr. Jyotindra Shah return $120,000 to Amari Medical Scarsdale P.C. for the benefit of its creditors, in a June 21 complaint filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, White Plains.
BEDFORD HILLS, NY

Target to open at Danbury Fair mall

The Danbury Fair mall has announced the addition of Target to its retail tenants. A 126,000 square-foot, two-level Target store will open in the former space previously occupied by Sears. This will be the first Target store in Danbury; an opening date has not been set. “Target coming to Danbury...
DANBURY, CT

NEW PRINCIPAL AT URSULINE SCHOOL

The Dean of Academic Affairs at Fairfield College Preparatory School and long-time Catholic educator Theresa Napoli will begin her new role as principal of the Ursuline School in New Rochelle on July 1. She succeeds Rosemary Beirne. “Ms. Napoli is an experienced Catholic school educator and administrator who is ready to fully support Ursuline’s mission…
NEW ROCHELLE, NY

WLT RAISES NEARLY HALF A MILLION

More than 300 people gathered at the home of Angelina and Monte Lipman in Katonah on June 4 for the Westchester Land Trust (WLT) annual benefit, which raised $435,000 for land protection. Glenwood Lake Association, Friends of Glenwood Lake and Youth Conservationist honorees Rhys Healy and Halle Vernon were honored. Funds generated at the event…
KATONAH, NY

New Canaan’s historic Swallen Home listed at $2.39M

New Canaan’s Swallen Home, a private residence on the National Register of Historic Homes, has been listed for sale at $2.39 million. Built in 1954 and based at 257 Wahackme Road, the 3,388-square-foot home and sits on 1.24-acre and includes four bedrooms, three bathrooms and one half-bath. It was designed by Harvard Five architect Landis Gores, who worked with Philip Johnson on the New Canaan’s iconic Glass House.
NEW CANAAN, CT

Connecticut and New York announce settlement funds from Carnival Cruise Line data breach

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and New York Attorney General Letitia James have announced their respective settlement sums from the multistate agreement with Florida-based Carnival Cruise Line following a 2019 data breach involving personal information of approximately 180,000 employees and customers. Carnival has agreed to pay $1.25 million in the...
CONNECTICUT STATE

New chief operating officer at Greenwich’s Fieldpoint Private

Greenwich-headquartered Fieldpoint Private has named Brent Yamaato as chief operating officer. Yamaato will be based in the company’s Atlanta office and will manage the company’s client experience, digital transformation, deposit operations, facilities management, human resources, information technology, loan servicing, operational strategy and efficiency, product management and program management office.
GREENWICH, CT

PepsiCo’s latest promotion targets New Yorkers and their city

Purchase-headquartered PepsiCo is turning its promotional gaze on the Big Apple with a new campaign to encourage New Yorkers to enjoy sites and attractions of the city. New Yorkers have until July 17 to enter the promotion, which requires participants to scan the QR code on Pepsi display materials in participating retailer stores. After scanning the code, participants are taken to a special website to submit an entry; no product purchasing is required.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

U.S. and world news for June 24

New NY gun control legislation: New York Governor Kathy Hochul is leading an effort to draft new gun control legislation after yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision throwing out a New York law that required licensing in order to carry a concealed weapon in public. The court’s decision allows restrictions on carrying concealed weapons in sensitive places, and a new law is needed to identify sensitive places and create the new restrictions.
WORLD

Southern Land breaks ground at Y site in White Plains

With the old YMCA building at 250 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains torn down, a groundbreaking ceremony was held June 23 to kick off construction on a new 177-unit eight-story apartment building to be called The Juliet. The developer is Southern Land Company, headquartered in Nashville. Tim Downey, Southern Land’s founder and CEO, told the Business Journal that he expects that the first tenants will be able to move into The Juliet in just under two years.
WHITE PLAINS, NY

Legal Notices June 27, 2022

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Legal records June 27, 2022

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Reaction begins to Supreme Court concealed guns ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a decision that kills state and local laws requiring gun owners to be licensed to carry concealed firearms in places outside of their homes. The ruling came in a case brought by the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association against the Superintendent of the New York State Police. The court case challenged New York state laws that require a person to prove there is a special need to carry a concealed weapon for self-protection and obtain a license to carry a concealed weapon outside of the home.
NEW YORK CITY, NY