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Yoga Studio Opens on Route 6 in Mohegan Lake

August 15, 2018

MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. – Balance Wellness Studio has opened on Route 6 in Mohegan Lake (GPS: 1851 East Main St.). To learn more about the studio or to register for a class, visit balanceon6.com.

Popeyes Proposed for Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A Popeyes restaurant is being proposed for the Staples Plaza Shopping Center on Route 202.

The fast-food chain, which specializes in fried chicken, would occupy a newly constructed 2,350-square-foot building with a drive-thru. It would be located in the parking area opposite the existing Dunkin Donuts/New York Pizza Company building.

Previously, the Planning Board, ...

New PCSB Bank Branch Approved

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – PSCB Bank’s relocation of its Yorktown Heights branch was approved last month by the Planning Board.

The bank will move out of its branch in the Yorktown Green Shopping Center to a new space in the Triangle Center, which was formerly occupied by Chase Bank.

Dawn McKenzie, landscape architect from Insite Engineering, said PCSB made the switch because it cannot ...

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Yorktown Chamber Hands out Student Scholarships

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce held its scholarship dinner benefiting the college education of students from Yorktown on Monday, July 16, at Little Sorrento Restaurant.

“We believe strongly that this program, supporting the education of young people from our community, is foremost among the initiatives conducted annually by the chamber,” the ...

YSBA, Local and County Officials Visit Mercy College Incubator Center

Yorktown Small Business Association member, Mercy College, recently invited Yorktown and Westchester County officials to tour their Business Incubator Center (Mercy Incubator Center, MIC) at their Bronx Campus. The center houses entrepreneurial startup businesses and offers mentoring and collaborative experience for undergraduate students.

Mike Zarrilli, senior director of graduate ...

Yorktown to Take Ownership of Jefferson Valley Mall Road

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – An approval earlier this month by the Planning Board paved the way for the Jefferson Valley Mall to construct a new 8,000-square-foot retail building in a rarely used area of the mall’s parking lot.

The board unanimously voted to subdivide a 38.7-acre parcel owned by the mall. This will enable Washington Prime, the mall’s owner, to construct an entrance ramp ...

J&B Family Jewelers Celebrates 10th Anniversary

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - It seems that Joe and Benny Chiazzese were destined to become jewelers.

Both brothers started working in their uncle’s Bronx jewelry store when they were about 12 years old and learned the trade from the ground floor up.

“I started working on Saturdays doing the basics like wiping showcases, sweeping the floor,” Benny said. “That’s how ...

Advanced Copier Technology Marks 35th anniversary

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 office equipment sales and service business.

“With other companies, if you call ...

Setting Small Businesses up for Success

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - In Yorktown, all eyes are on Lowe’s and Shrub Oak International School, which are expected to bring nearly 1,000 jobs to the community. But, as statistics show, Westchester’s economy is also dependent on the “little guy” staying afloat.

There are more than 32,000 businesses in Westchester County, according to Wiley Harrison, president of Business ...

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