Westchester’s League of Women Voters were right to question borrowing for pensions in the 2014 Westchester County budget, passed early Tuesday morning. With paying for pension obligations now an overwhelming pressure, borrowing is a quick fix, but experts say it’s risky—and it’s part of the reason Moody’s Investor Service recently downgraded Westchester County’s credit rating from Aaa to Aa-1...
The WCA's Young Professionals Group helped the Westchester business community celebrate the spirit of the season last week at the annual holiday reception, which was co-hosted by the Westchester County Bar Association, the NY State Society of CPAs and the Westchester Women's Bar Association...
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Hosted by WCA's Young Professionals Group, the happy hour series continues at Lola's Mexican Kitchen, on Tuesday, April 21, at 5:30pm
After considerable input from environmental groups and the business community, including the Westchester County Association, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has at long last issued revised Environmental Assessment Forms required for development project applications. After a two-year process, changes were made to both the full, or long EAF, used for applications with potentially significant environmental impact, and the short EAF, used for projects smaller in scope.
It was not worth the wait.
The Westchester County Association scored a huge win last week at its Annual Leadership Dinner, where a sold-out crowd of 700 people honored leaders Jon B. Schandler, CEO, White Plains Hospital, and Joseph Simone, President, Simone Development Companies, for their contributions to Westchester business.
Alfred F. Kelly, Jr., President/CEO for the 2014 NY/NJ Superbowl Host Committee, brought the house down after his keynote speech, in which he made a convincing case that the Super Bowl—expected to bring over $550 million in economic benefit to the region—is much, much more than a game: It’s a platform for economic development; infrastructure acceleration; corporate citizenship; driving community pride and leaving a lasting legacy.