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Commercial Buildings Proposed for Route 6 in Mohegan Lake

December 7, 2017

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Two new buildings are being proposed for an existing commercial center on Route 6.

The structures—10,000 square feet and 6,000 square feet—would be built on four Mohegan Lake properties where two buildings already exist. A commercial building home to Dunkin’ Donuts and a pizza place would remain, while a smaller, residential-looking building used for ...

Yorktown Board Alters Salaries, Cuts Position

YORKTOWN, N.Y.—In a 4-1 vote last week, the town board adopted a preliminary budget for 2018 with altered salaries, a slashed position and increased expenditures.

Supervisor Michael Grace proposed changes to two positions in his office, which he will hand over to Ilan Gilbert on Jan. 1. The board agreed to reduce the salary of the supervisor’s confidential secretary by ...

Frozen Yogurt Shops Close in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Two frozen yogurt shops in Yorktown have closed their doors in recent weeks.

Peachwave Yogurt, located on Route 6 in Mohegan Lake, closed for good last month and TWIST Frozen Yogurt, located on Saw Mill River Road in Yorktown Heights, followed suit a few weeks ago.

Eric DiBartolo, president of the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce, said the two shops decided to shut down ...

Jefferson Valley Mall Renovations Move Forward

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Major overhauls to the Jefferson Valley Mall were set in motion earlier this month when the town board unanimously approved several aspects of the renovation projects.

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the board authorized Supervisor Michael Grace to sign off on a plan to build an 8,000-square-foot retail building in a rarely used area of the mall's parking lot. The building, ...

Developer Celebrates Lowe’s Groundbreaking After a Decade of Delay

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – As state review of the proposed Costco Wholesale Club dragged along, developer Wilbur Breslin called on his good friend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to get his company a meeting with the Department of Transportation. A few days later, Breslin Realty had the meeting, got what it needed and moved onto the next phase of the process.

But even with favors from powerful friends, ...

Video: Yorktown Breaks Ground on Lowe's

 

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A feeling of euphoria was in the air Thursday as business leaders and elected officials gathered in Yorktown to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new development headlined by Lowe's, which underwent nearly a decade of review by local and state agencies.

In 2010, Breslin Realty submitted an application to build a 151,000 square-foot Costco Wholesale ...

Westchester County Courts Amazon

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Westchester is mounting an effort to become the home of a proposed second corporate headquarters for Amazon, a move that could bring 50,000 new jobs to the area.

“When you look at the criteria for what Amazon is looking for, we match up perfectly,” County Executive Robert P. Astorino recently declared in announcing the county’s pending Amazon courtship.

Lowe's Groundbreaking Scheduled for Next Week in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Construction on a new commercial development featuring a Lowe’s, two restaurants and a bank will begin next week.

The groundbreaking is more than seven years in the making for Breslin Realty. In 2010, the Garden City-based company submitted an application to build a 151,000 square-foot Costco Wholesale Club on commercially zoned parcels at 3220 ...

Internet 101: How do the Internet, Websites and Email Work, Anyway?

For better or worse, the internet has become the most common way of connecting with one another and sharing information. Almost all of us are plugged in 24/7, whether by computer, tablet, mobile phone, smartwatch, internet-connected cars or devices. But have you ever wondered what the internet is exactly and how it all works?

In its simplest form, the internet is merely a series of devices ...

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