With Millennials out-priced by soaring rents in Brooklyn, and projections of one million more people moving to the metro New York area in the next decade, the pressure is on for more transit-oriented development (TOD) and updated infrastructure in Westchester County.
The healthcare IT jobs market is one of the hottest in the nation, claimed expert panelists who spoke on the “Hot Jobs in Life Sciences & Healthcare” panel, at the Westchester County Association’s Health Tech ’15 conference. They shared advice for breaking into, and developing a career, in healthcare and technology. The audience of over 200 recent graduates, current students, and professionals looking to change careers took careful notes. Just as important as a technical skill set, they emphasized, is having passion about what you do.
“The Westchester County Association applauds Westchester County lawmakers for their unanimous approval of a new public-private partnership with Standard Amusements to operate and enhance Playland Amusement Park in Rye. The private management company’s considerable investment—over $22 million in the next five years—will enhance this historical venue, but more important, will relieve Westchester taxpayers of the losses suffered by the park and serve as a future revenue stream for the county.
The Westchester County Association announced today a “Call for Nominations” for Women in Tech Awards to honor outstanding women in life sciences and technology, and a Westchester high school and college student pursuing a STEM field. The awards will be given out at the Second Annual Women in Tech Awards Luncheon, organized by the WCA, on October 1, 2015, at Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown. Nominations are due by July 10 and may be downloaded from the events section or obtained by contacting The WCA at 914-948-6444 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.