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The Y-Zone: A Digital Opportunity Zone Offering Free Internet Access featured image.
The Y-Zone: A Digital Opportunity Zone Offering Free Internet Access
Located along the Hudson River, Yonkers is the gateway between New York City and the Hudson Valley. Through Project OVERCOME, the leaders of the digital opportunity zone known as Yonkers Zone, or Y-Zone, will provide free Internet access to approximately 250-350 households in downtown Yonkers using spectrum in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) frequency band. The team is comprised of leaders from the Westchester County Association, City of Yonkers, STEM Alliance, Yonkers Partnership in Education (YPIE), Fordham University and Westhab.
Oct 6, 2021
White Plains Hospital CEO Susan Fox elected WCA chairperson featured image.
White Plains Hospital CEO Susan Fox elected WCA chairperson
At the most recent meeting of the Westchester County Association on Sept. 23, Susan Fox was elected chairperson of the board of directors.
Sep 24, 2021
Our regional jobs recovery needs your support. Here's why | Opinion featured image.
Our regional jobs recovery needs your support. Here's why | Opinion
September is National Workforce Development Month, which was created to raise awareness about the importance of developing a robust and highly skilled workforce for the benefit of both the local and national economy.
Sep 14, 2021
White Plains' move for Platinum Mile' to shift to residential faces backlash featured image.
White Plains' move for Platinum Mile' to shift to residential faces backlash
Known as one of Westchester County's most recognizable strips of office buildings, Westchester Avenue's future appears to be less a hub for white-collar workers and more for residential and beyond.
Aug 16, 2021
WCA receives Best of Business Award - Business Organization featured image.
WCA receives Best of Business Award - Business Organization
Westchester County Association's mantra to be the region's leading economic-development and business-advocacy organization was evident during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 24, 2021
Sustainability priorities can usher in new business opportunities, strategies featured image.
Sustainability priorities can usher in new business opportunities, strategies
In the private sector, corporate sustainability is no longer a peripheral interest to be addressed with platitudes or tertiary pilot projects. Organizations that continue to ignore the impacts of climate change and other aspects of social responsibility in their core strategic planning increasingly do so at their own peril.
Jul 21, 2021
SOURCE: Westchester County Business Journal
'Welcome Home Westchester' campaign launched to address housing crisis featured image.
'Welcome Home Westchester' campaign launched to address housing crisis
A new effort by a coalition of organizations and businesses to address what is described as "the housing crisis in Westchester" was launched June 24 with a news conference in front of the Regent Street Senior Apartments in Port Chester.
Jun 25, 2021
SOURCE: Westchester County Business Journal
Westchester Geopossibilities Tool featured image.
Westchester Geopossibilities Tool
A new online resource enables Westchester County property owners to easily assess the feasibility of geothermal heating and cooling for any building or property in the County.
Jul 19, 2021
SOURCE: Yonkers Times
Welcome Home Westchester Campaign Launched to Combat Housing Shortage in Westchester County featured image.
Welcome Home Westchester Campaign Launched to Combat Housing Shortage in Westchester County
“At the Westchester County Association, we are pleased to be working with Tim Foley and the Building and Realty Institute on its Welcome Home Westchester campaign. The WCA has identified the shortage of affordable housing as one of our region’s principal economic challenges and last year we revised our Real Estate Policy Playbook to include a separate section on this issue,” Michael Romita, president & CEO of Westchester County Association said. “Adequate housing impacts directly the availability of a skilled local workforce for our businesses and nonprofits. It is not simply that there is not enough residential real estate. It is that the cost of housing is fast becoming out of reach for middle-class families. That threatens the long-term health of our economy. The BRI has heard the call and are helping take on this challenge.”
Jun 25, 2021
SOURCE: Real Estate In-Depth
The List: 28 Names You Need to Know in Business featured image.
The List: 28 Names You Need to Know in Business
WCA's President & CEO Michael Romita and Chairman William Harrington are featured as two of the top names you need to know to do business in Westchester.
Jun 9, 2021
SOURCE: 914Inc
Photos: Westchester County Association Holds Forum On Rising Cost of Healthcare featured image.
Photos: Westchester County Association Holds Forum On Rising Cost of Healthcare
America’s Chronic Condition: The Rising Cost of Your Healthcare was held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown, NY as part of the WCA's ongoing All Access Healthcare Series.
Apr 12, 2018
Westchester County Association Appoints Three New Members to the Board of Directors featured image.
Westchester County Association Appoints Three New Members to the Board of Directors
Joining the Board of Directors are Anthony Viceroy, CEO, WESTMED Medical Group, Marvin Krislov, president, Pace University, and Steven Parisi, vice president, Bronx/Westchester Electric Operations Consolidated Edison Company of New York.
Mar 19, 2018
Land Use Development Playbook Launched featured image.
Land Use Development Playbook Launched
The WCA launches an initiative with Pace University’s Land Use Law Center to design, validate and deploy land use policies and strategies to streamline and improve the planning, zoning and approval processes across municipalities in the county.
Feb 13, 2018
Photos: 67th Annual Fall Leadership Dinner featured image.
Photos: 67th Annual Fall Leadership Dinner
The Westchester County Association (WCA), Westchester’s preeminent business membership and advocacy organization, held its 67th Fall Leadership Dinner on Thursday, November 16 at the Westchester Marriott at 670 White Plains Road in Tarrytown.
Nov 21, 2017
George Latimer Makes First Appearance as County Executive featured image.
George Latimer Makes First Appearance as County Executive
Incoming Westchester County Executive George Latimer addresses the Westchester County Association (WCA) at their 22nd annual breakfast event.
Nov 15, 2017
WCA Holds 67th Annual Fall Leadership Dinner featured image.
WCA Holds 67th Annual Fall Leadership Dinner
Westchester County Association holds 67th Annual Fall Leadership Dinner at Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown on November 16.
Oct 30, 2017
Region’s Top Healthcare Leaders and Key Strategists to Speak at Health Tech ’17 Conference featured image.
Region’s Top Healthcare Leaders and Key Strategists to Speak at Health Tech ’17 Conference
Health Tech ’17 will address the opioid crisis, cancer breakthroughs, telehealth and remote patient monitoring, and national healthcare policy as it relates to New York.
Aug 31, 2017
2017 Real Estate Summit – Transforming Westchester featured image.
2017 Real Estate Summit – Transforming Westchester
The 2017 Real Estate Summit focuses on innovative planning for housing and commercial development, and the streamlining of cumbersome regulation so that projects can move at a pace that’s beneficial for municipalities and developers alike.
May 8, 2017
Westchester County Association Announces Partnership with Westchester Biotech Project featured image.
Westchester County Association Announces Partnership with Westchester Biotech Project
The Westchester County Association (WCA) announced its Community Partnership with the Westchester Biotech Project.
Apr 17, 2017