Business & Finance

October 19, 2018

On a regular basis, clients express their fear that if they ever go into a nursing home and/or need long-term care, the Medicaid program will take their home and life savings.  While it is prudent to be concerned as to what will occur if you or a family member needs long-term care, Medicaid does ...

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BREWSTER, N.Y. - Advanced Copier Technology Inc., (ACT) is turning 35 years old this summer, and it’s no accident that the business has lasted nearly four decades. ACT’s president and founder, Sal Altavilla, says the reason for their success is the personal touch they bring to their commercial ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Developers of a dilapidated gas station on Fields Lane presented an amended site plan at the Planning Board meeting Feb. 21, restarting a process that town officials thought had wrapped up last year. Last March, the Planning Board approved a site plan for the vacant gas station ...

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RIDGEFIELD, CT.-Visitors at the School of Rock open house event last month were greeted by a mohawked prop skeleton and the dulled sensation of a bass rift hammering through the chest. Featuring walls lined with professional band posters and mood lighting, the atmosphere of School of Rock upon ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce and Salem Golf Club hosted a joint event on Thursday, Feb. 8, called “Forecast Your Future: What to Expect for Your Business in 2018” at the golf club in North Salem. Attendees networked and listened to a panel discussion on the 2018 economy, tax ...

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SOMERS, N.Y.-Dozens of residents in Somers have seen their electricity bills from New York State Electric and Gas increase dramatically in the last month, angering customers who’ve been dealing with frequent outages and what town leaders say is poor customer service by the utility. “NYSEG chose ...

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SOMERS, N.Y.-In an effort to fill the 540,000 square feet left vacant in Somers by PepsiCo in 2016, Sebastian Capital CEO Roxana Girand is marketing the town of Somers and surrounding Westchester County as much as the building itself. One of the first things she did to spotlight the community is ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.—The North Salem tax receiver’s office saw a surge of traffic last week following the county executive’s order allowing Westchester municipalities to collect partial payment of April 2018 property taxes, something which Tax Receiver Karen Roach said is unprecedented.Town employees ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Mandatory Paid Family Leave (PFL) goes into effect Jan. 1 in New York State. As that deadline nears, North Salem officials are considering their options for town employees. According to New York State’s website, ny.gov, PFL is an employee funded insurance that offers ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Though representatives of Hayfields Market declined to comment, State Police have called on the public to assist in the investigation of a theft that occurred there last month. In a short message accompanied by two grainy photos, State Police issued a press release Dec. 13, ...

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This story was published prior to the Nov. 28 Town Board meeting, at which the board approved changes to the tentative budget and presented the town clerk with the 2018 preliminary budget. Those details, as well as any announced public hearings, will appear in a separate, future article. NORTH ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Town officials recently celebrated the news of a boost in funding to install a uranium filtration system in the Sunset Ridge Water District, as well as repair its aging water tanks. The Westchester County Department of Health determined last year that the district’s 2015 ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--North Salem’s tax receiver of 21 years, Karen Roach, is the only full-time employee in her two-member department. However, she very rarely finds herself alone at work. Roach and part-time clerk Kathy Magnuson have met a lot of North Salem residents face to face. During the ...

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