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ayor Noam Bramson outlined a major redevelopment agenda for New Rochelle, saying the city would seek developers to construct thousands of apartments as well as large amounts of retail and office space. Bramson, in his March 20 State of the City address, said New Rochelle would seek master developers for a number of projects that in total would add 1.5 million square feet of office and medical space, 2,000 apartments and 500,000
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It looks like a bib. It ties like a bib. It hangs like a bib. But bibs are for babies, Michael S. Tanney says. His new company’s novel product is for adults. DressTiez is for adults who don’t mind
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tying on an accessory that functions as a bib even in public places “Yes, it’s a stylish bib,” Tanney says of the product his startup company began marketing online as DressTiez about three months ago. Tanney, president and CEO of BB Design and Marketing Inc. in Larchmont, prefers to
A FAmILY-OWNED CALIFORNIA company that produces natural and organic convenience foods plans to join the Hudson Valley’s agribusiness sector with the development of a $90 million, 350,000-square-foot organic food manufacturing plant in the town of Goshen in Orange County. Amy’s Kitchen, based in Santa Rosa, Calif., has closed on the purchase of a 200-acre site between Echo Lake Road and Route 17M in
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Feds unveil new roadmap for critical cybersecurity BY JOHN GOLDEN firstname.lastname@example.org
ore information sharing and voluntary collaboration between government and the private sector without additional federal regulations is needed to reduce the risk of cyberattacks on the nation’s critical infrastructure, cybersecurity experts said at a recent forum on the Fordham University Westchester campus. Reducing the nation’s cyber risk was the topic of presentations in March at Fordham and on other campuses around the country as White House officials spread word of a new critical infrastructure cybersecurity framework unveiled by President Obama in February. The 40-page document was prepared by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, acting on an executive order issued by Obama one year earlier. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has identified 16 critical infrastructure sectors: chemical, commercial facilities, communications, critical manufacturing, dams, defense industrial base, emergency services, energy, financial services, food and agriculture, government facilities, health care
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U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will visit the Pace Law School campus March 31 to deliver the school’s 2014 Dyson Distinguished Lecture. The lecture, free of charge and open to the public, will be at 12:30 p.m. in the Gerber Glass Law Center on the North Broadway campus in White Plains. Johnson will field questions from students after his speech. Appointed homeland security chief by President Barack Obama in 2013, Johnson previously served as general counsel to the U.S. Department of Defense from 2009 to 2012. A former partner at Paul, Weiss in New
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and public health, information technology, nuclear reactors, materials and waste, transportation systems and water and wastewater systems. The framework serves as a guidebook that provides a set of industry standards and best practices to help organizations manage cybersecurity risks. According to its framers, it “uses a common language to address and manage cybersecurity risk in a cost-effective way based on business needs without placing additional regulatory requirements on businesses.” “Our goal is not to expand cybersecurity regulations,” said keynote speaker Samara N. Moore, National Security Council director for cybersecurity critical infrastructure protection. “Our goal is to harmonize existing regulations that are out there.” Federal officials at Fordham called the document a versatile tool that companies can use to manage cybersecurity and identify gaps in their security systems. “Know what your systems are and how systems and information are used to support delivery of your critical infrastructure services,” Moore advised. Be aware of security gaps in your system and have a contingency
plan in place, she said. Moore said the new framework also applies to critical infrastructure subsectors and “the ecosystem that supports that” such as supply chains. She said the government is encouraging organizations to better understand “the role that they play in the ecosystem.” Cybersecurity in supply chains “is the number one issue we’ve been hearing,” said Jon Boyens, senior adviser on information security at the National Institute for Standards and Technology. With no federal funds budgeted to carry out Obama’s executive order, the Department of Homeland Security has leveraged its own programs and resources to implement the voluntary framework program for businesses, said Jenny Menna, director of stakeholder engagement and cyber infrastructure resilience at the Department of Homeland Security. “But our intention is that this is something that will be picked up by the market,” she said. She said the department has issued a request for information from companies on how to leverage economies of scale and get out accessible and affordable cybersecurity solutions for the private sector. For businesses, “Cybersecurity is part of
enterprise risk management,” Menna said. The heightened concern over cyber threats and exposure to attacks in private industry has served to step up business-tobusiness information sharing, which Moore said federal officials consider “the most valuable sharing.” At Rockwell Automation Inc., maker of machinery systems for process manufacturing, “We see a changing dialogue with our customers,” said Douglas Wylie the company’s product security risk management director. “We see an opportunity to work very collaboratively with our customers.” Wylie said he sees cybersecurity in other business sectors “as a horse race of sorts. You have a bunch of horses and some are farther ahead than others.” The government’s cybersecurity framework, said Wylie, “is giving us this common language and common architecture as we move across those boundaries” between mature and young operating systems and embedded devices speaking to each other. Upgrading system cybersecurity “is a difficult issue in industrial control,” Wylie said. “I say it’s akin to changing a car tire while you’re driving down the road.”
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there isn’t enough parking spaces to support an expansion. The center is one of the most successful in the region and is often busy with traffic and shoppers, officials said. The construction proposal, which could still be approved by Town Board members, included a two-story, 10,800-square-foot building with ground-floor retail and second-floor restaurant space, and a one-story, 3,500-square-foot building for restaurant and retail tenants. Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc., of Greenwich, Conn., leases and manages the
Midway Shopping Center. The proposal included ways to improve traffic flow and parking. However, nearby residents said there is already insufficient parking in the neighborhood and that an expansion would increase the number of accidents in parking lots. Some residents have requested a parking garage be required as part of granting a permit, while others said any expansion should be on the south end of the shopping center where there is less traffic. — John Golden and Jennifer Bissell
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Members of the Greenburgh Planning Board recently rejected a proposal to construct two buildings at the north end of the Midway Shopping Center in the Edgemont area of town. Citing traffic and parking issues, planning board members sided with residents who live near the shopping center who say
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A relocated law firm has gone to Westchester Supreme Court on its own behalf to recover a six-figure security deposit it claims the firm’s former office landlord on the Platinum Mile wrongly used to pay a mortgage servicer late last year. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edeleman & Dicker L.L.P. filed its claim for the $318,000 security deposit and monetary damages one day after foreclosure proceedings began in late February against the firm’s former landlord in Harrison, Dryland Gannett 3 L.L.C. A special loan servicer in Florida, LNR Partners L.L.C., said in its foreclosure filing in Westchester Supreme Court that Dryland owed approximately $27.1 million on a $35.3 million mortgage for 3 Gannett Drive when it defaulted on the loan in February. The owner of the class B building is an entity of Heritage Realty Services L.L.C. in Manhattan. Both Dryland Gannett and LNR Partners are defendants in the Wilson Elser lawsuit. Wilson Elser was anchor tenant for 12
years at 3 Gannett Drive, in the former Gannett Office Park, until it relocated in the second half of 2013 to 1133 Westchester Ave. in White Plains. It has about 160 lawyers in its Westchester office. Wilson Elser in its complaint said its former landlord in mid-December drew $318,000 from the bank security deposit credit account and deposited the money with LNR. The former tenant claims the withdrawal was unauthorized and breached terms of its lease regarding the security deposit, initially set at $1.64 million in 2001. Wilson Elser attorneys argued the landlord did not serve the firm with a notice of default or a 30-day period to cure any default, as required by the lease. Attorneys for Dryland Gannett have until April 9 to answer the complaint in court.
RESTAURANT chAIN TO OPEN IN PELhAM MANOR
The restaurant and entertainment chain Dave & Buster’s has leased 41,300 square feet of space at Post Road Plaza in Pelham Manor, the shopping center’s leasing and managing agent, Levin Management Corp., recently announced. Headquartered in Dallas, Dave & Buster’s operates more than 60 casual dining and entertainment complexes throughout North America. “Dave & Buster’s unique brand of cut-
ting-edge entertainment and dining will be an excellent draw to Post Road Plaza and significantly augment the center’s existing retail mix,” said michael Cohen, Levin’s vice president of leasing, in a press release. “We are confident Dave & Buster’s will become a key amenity for local residents and a strong part of the community.” Cohen negotiated the long-term lease for the New Jersey-based real estate management company. The tenant was represented by tom Londres, of metro Commercial Real Estate Inc., and hugh kelly and Erin Grace, of sRs Real Estate partners.
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kurt Wiesenmaier, a former shipping association executive, has joined the Pelham office of Houlihan Lawrence as a licensed real estate sales person. Wiesenmaier previously was vice president of client sales and operations at American Import Shippers Association, the oldest and largest shipping association in America with a member base of 140 companies. Before that, he was administrative officer of the India Outsourcing Initiative at AllianceBernstein.
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Principals of Robert Martin Co. L.L.C. in Elmsford have purchased a fully leased multitenant flex building in Chestnut Ridge in Rockland County in a joint venture with MAG Real Estate Advisors Inc. The buyer, RM MAG Chestnut L.L.C., paid $2.03 million for the 32,000-squarefoot industrial property on a 2-acre site at 70 Red Schoolhouse Road, according to Rockland County land records. Building tenants include Clemente’s Baseball and Softball Academy, Jade International Trading Co. and H&W Door & Hardware. michael Grossman, principal of MAG, said in a press release the new owners are planning a series of building upgrades “to further enhance the property’s utility and create value.” Greg Berger, managing director and partner of Robert Martin Co., said the purchase gives the Elmsford company and its partners a total of approximately 1.7 million square feet of industrial space in Rockland County, with more industrial acquisitions planned throughout the tristate area. kenneth Lundberg, of NAI James E. Hanson in Hackensack, N.J., represented the seller, and Jeff kolodkin, of Newmark, Grubb, Knight, Frank, represented the buyer. — John Golden
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Biotech company to expand in county BY JOHN GOLDEN firstname.lastname@example.org
ess than two years after relocating its headquarters within Westchester County, Acorda Therapeutics Inc. plans to add 90 jobs following a $6 million expansion this year on the Ardsley Park life science campus in the town of Greenburgh. Acorda, a 16-year-old biotechnology company that develops drug treatments for multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and other neurological disorders, in summer 2012 moved its growing operations and workforce from Hawthorne to Biomed Realty Trust’s 43-acre campus outside Ardsley. There, Acorda initially leased 138,000 square feet of office and laboratory space at 410 and 420 Saw Mill River Road, where it pledged to create about 190 new jobs over five years in exchange for more than $6.3 million in tax credits and tax exemptions from the state and county. The company already has run out of space on the Ardsley campus, attorney Janet J. Giris told the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency board at its March 25 meeting. Acorda is looking
to lease an additional 25,500 square feet of space at 440 Saw Mill River Road, she said. Susan Veres, Acorda’s facilities management and purchasing director, said the company moved to Ardsley with 157 employees and had grown to 282 employees by the end of 2013. The average annual salary at Acorda is $137,000, she said. The county IDA granted Acorda exemptions on sales and use taxes for materials purchased and equipment leased during the build-out of the new facility. Giris said those project purchases will amount to about $3.8 million. Acorda last month reported net income in 2013 of $16.4 million, or 39 cents per diluted share. The company in 2012 had net income of $155 million, which included a $132.7 million nonrecurring tax benefit. Sales of Ampyra, Acorda’s oral tablets used by multiple sclerosis patients to improve walking, generated net revenue of $84.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared with $72.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Acorda reported Ampyra net revenue of $302.6 million for 2013, up from $266.1 million in 2012. Dr. Ron Cohen, founding president and
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eighbors have filed a lawsuit against the city of White Plains, claiming Common Council members illegally approved an environmental findings statement allowing the French-American School of New York to relocate to the grounds of the former Ridgeway Country Club. Concerned over the impact a 950-student campus would have on the grounds, the Gedney Association – representing a neighborhood of 455 households – filed a lawsuit late February requesting the New York Supreme Court re-examine the environmental review process used to pave the way for the school’s arrival. According to complaint, council members allegedly failed to properly investigate the environmental impact, ignoring “seriously questioned” busing and traffic plans. The council also allegedly adopted the site’s environmental findings statement without adequate public review. “Regrettably, the Common Council violated many of the environmental review requirements mandated by the state law and its own city land-use procedures,” said Terence Guerriere, Gedney Association president, in a written statement. “We felt obligated to challenge the decision.” In 2010, the French-American School paid $11 million for the 129-acre property to consolidate its three Westchester County campuses into one location. Previous plans for the $70-million project proposed creating a campus with several school buildings, athletic fields and playgrounds on 46 acres, leaving the remaining 83 acres on the property open to the public. Currently the school leases campuses in Larchmont, Mamaroneck and Scarsdale. It teaches bilingual and bicultural education in French and English from pre-school to 12th grade levels. The project has garnered tense opposition that cited concerns that the development would take away historic land and create traffic and drainage issues. However, school officials contend its plans incorporate positive features and designs to minimize the impact of the school. “The study and scope of the environmental review of our school’s planned campus on the defunct Ridgeway Country Club property was the most thorough ever conducted by the City of White Plains,” school officials wrote in a prepared statement. “This multi-year, multi-million dollar review constitutes thousands of pages and encompasses virtually every conceivable aspect of the plan and its potential impacts.”
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square feet of retail space. Master development agreements, Bramson said, would give a “bigger picture” view of development rather than multiple, smaller projects independent of one another. “This is no timid, incremental step,” he said. “This is a bold stroke from an ambitious city that is determined to take charge of its own future.” The area around the New Rochelle train station and the Main Street corridor would serve as two separate development “clusters,” with a master developer sought for each zone. The targeted areas for construction would include at least 10 city-owned properties as well as a number of privately-owned parcels, Bramson said. The city has to expect a growth in population as part of the revitalization of its downtown, he said, and government officials will meet with public school representatives to assess and prepare for a potential influx of new students. “Struggling cities shrink,” Bramson, a Democrat, said. “Healthy cities grow. And by planning ahead, we can grow the right way.” Bramson said that with City Council support, he would expect to have a request for qualifications out to potential developers as soon as May and a team in place as early as the end of summer. He also pledged during the speech to hire a marketing firm to help brand the city and to create a parking management team. The speech was delivered at an annual event sponsored by the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce at the Davenport Country Club. It was the mayor’s first State
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describe it as “clothing protection.” “It’s a stylish, fashionable way to protect your clothes while you’re eating,” he says. Or while drinking coffee behind the wheel on your morning commute. At the dinner table at home, “I have one sitting right on the chair” and ready for use, he says. Pass the red sauce, please. And the olive oil. Cleverly designed with a silverware logo that resembles a man’s stain-vulnerable necktie, his product is meant to be seen and worn in fine dining places. It can be toted around town in a DressTiez pouch. It can save on one’s dry cleaning bills for eating and drinking mishaps, Tanney says. It can keep one looking “presentable and appropriate” at business lunches and corporate meetings. “You walk into a meeting with stains, your confidence is shaken,”
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of the City since he lost in the election for Westchester County executive in November, and also the first since the city knocked down a proposed mixed-use development on Echo Bay after vocal community opposition and disputes between elected officials. Bramson was the sole dissenting vote when the council formally rejected an agreement with Forest City Residential Group Inc., the group chosen as developer for that project. In the fallout of that failed project, several questions remain for the city, including what will become of the former armory building there and whether or not the city will move a deteriorating maintenance yard that was to be razed as part of the project. The mayor, during a speech with a lighter-than-usual tone marked by several jokes, said he was letting City Council members take the reins to re-spark Echo Bay discussions. “Having pushed hard for the last plan, and having heard a big chunk of our community say loud and clear ‘Not so fast, Mr. Mayor,’ I respect that others deserve their chance to put forward alternatives,” he said. There is more to the city’s waterfront than Echo Bay, though, Bramson said. In his speech, he said it was time to resurrect discussions about Davids Island, the longabandoned site just off the coast of the city in the Long Island Sound that used to house the Army base Fort Slocum. The mayor also said that using a state grant, the city could complete a Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan to clearly define the goals of waterfront development. “New Rochelle is called the Queen City of the Sound, but I’m tired of that phrase being a wistful description of our past or a vague hope for our future,” he said. “I want that phrase to ring true for this generation of residents.”
Goshen for the project, officials at Empire State Development and the Orange County Partnership announced March 25. The manufacturing operation is expected to create nearly 700 permanent jobs and hundreds of construction jobs over the next two years. The privately held company plans to break ground on the project in late 2014 or early 2015 and expects to have the plant in operation by the end of 2016, state officials said. Amy’s Kitchen stands to receive a financial incentives package from the state and county, including up to $6.8 million from Empire State Development Corp. in the form of a capital grant and Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits tied directly to the company’s investment and commitment to create 681 jobs. The Orange County Industrial Development Agency has approved a $4.5 million property tax abatement over 15 years, $420,000 in mortgage tax exemptions and $6.5 million in sales and use tax exemptions on construction purchases. The county IDA also awarded $500,000 for required infrastructure improvements. Empire State Development has awarded $800,000 to aid in construction of a $1.7 million access road. Amy’s Kitchen will fund the remaining cost of infrastructure improvements at the site. Founded 25 years ago by Andy and Rachel Berliner and named after their daughter, Amy’s Kitchen has experienced double-digit growth every year since its start, according to state officials. The food company employs 1,900 workers and makes more than 250 organic products, including
a popular international line of frozen organic entrées, pizzas, burritos, wraps and bowls. “We are so excited about the opportunity to build a plant in Goshen,” Amy’s Kitchen owner Andy Berliner said in the announcement. “Geographically, it’s in the perfect spot to supply our largest customers. The potential to source so many of our agricultural ingredients close to the plant was another important factor in our decision. We also believe it’s a great area to attract excellent employees. The site we’ve chosen is beautiful and situated on the Wallkill River.” Empire State Development President and CEO Kenneth Adams in the announcement said the Hudson Valley, with its strong workforce and proximity to major metropolitan areas, “will open up the northeast markets for this large-scale manufacturer.” Adams thanked the state’s economic development partners in Orange County “for their hard work in bringing Amy’s Kitchen to the Empire State.” Maureen Halahan, president of the Orange County Partnership, a private, nonprofit economic development agency in Goshen, said the selection of the Hudson Valley site by Amy’s Kitchen owners over competing properties in other states is “a major coup for Orange County.” Halahan said the development deal bolsters the emerging agribusiness sector in Orange County, in which a total of approximately $150 million has been invested in the last year and more than 1,000 jobs have been created. Empire State Development, the Orange County IDA and the Orange County Partnership worked on the deal with the Orange County executive’s office, Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. and other county and municipal agencies.
he says. “Yes, there is the stigma of wearing something like this,” Tanney concedes. “We want to break that. This really provides a very, very valuable function. I wanted to produce something that is very much needed that has never been done before.” Tanney is the former owner of Action Computer Systems in Larchmont, a company he started in 1985 as a computer sign business. The business evolved from distributing imported LED signage in the U.S. to developing point-of-sales computer software packages for restaurant and retail stores. Tanney sold Action Computer Systems in 2010 to a public company, but has stayed on as a consultant in the company’s Palmer Avenue office. Seeing restaurant clients for his computer business, “I saw people ruin their clothes on a regular basis” with food and beverage stains, Tanney says. But inspiration for his new enterprise came more recently in a con-
versation with his son, “a Wall Street guy.” His son had been the victim of a dining spill. “He said, ‘Dad, I just destroyed my third expensive tie this month,’” Tanney recalls. “That’s when it came to me. A lightbulb flashed on.” That was last April. Tanney spent six months developing and testing a product that could absorb the worst food and beverage stains. The result is a machine-washable polyester garment with a proprietary threelayer material design and Velcro straps for easy tying around the neck. Made in Manhattan, DressTiez comes in 35 styles. Its various design lines range in price from $30 for a classic, conservative adult bib to $100 for a limitededition, bright-red clothing protector with 1970s-vintage paisley lining. They can be monogrammed or custom-lettered with gourmand expressions such as “Mangia!” and “Bon Appétit!” While customers can order online at
the company website, dresstiez.com, Tanney says he is exploring more potential markets for his product. He plans to work with restaurants around the county to put their logos on the bibs. “We’re talking to wine companies right now. We’re talking to beer companies. This could be a promotional item for any company.” Tanney says he is also talking with two restaurant distribution companies about carrying his product. “We’re looking to create a new market that doesn’t even exist,” he says. “Yes, you’re going to get those people out there that probably never would wear it.” Fearful of restaurant spills and ruined clothes, “A lot of people alter their eating habits,” Tanney says. “The simple addition of DressTiez and you’ve protected yourself. So we are hoping to start a trend – and we’re also having a lot of fun doing it.” “I am having a blast. I believe I’m providing a valuable service to people. Some may not know it yet.”
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BY DAVID LEWIS
othing sets a business back more than when a key employee at any level walks into your office and submits their letter of resignation. In most cases, it is too late to fix whatever caused that employee to suddenly announce they are about to become a former employee, and to say the least, that can be an extremely frustrating moment for any business owner. On the premise that proactive is better than reactive, allow me to offer some simple steps to consider, all designed to reduce the chances of the unwanted resignation moment. The approach I advocate is simple. It focuses on a combination of doing many little things versus any one big one, essentially creating one more item the employee needs to leave behind should they choose to leave. To be more specific, many businesses are about the company, the title and the salary, and little more. Businesses that retain their employees more than others are about the fun, the team of people, the culture, the dress code, the extra benefits, the flexibility and so on. Today, the companies that successfully stem turnover are offering flexibility in multiple ways. They allow employees to come in later than 9 a.m., as well as work from home some or all of the time. They’re OK with jeans instead of dress slacks. The pantry/kitchen has company-provided fresh fruit, snacks and drinks instead of a vending machine. Another common trait of firms with low turnover is that they find ways to positively and constructively connect their employees via company-organized and, in some cases, sponsored events. The company picnic or holiday party has now been supplemented and/or replaced with monthly happy hours, trips to the theater, movie night, and bowling and other sports leagues. While it is nice to see some firms paying the tab in full for all the above, the mere exercise of organizing these events but seeking financial participation by employees is still acceptable and can be just as rewarding. My final pitch is for employee benefits. My focus, though, is not on medical and dental coverage. Instead, this is about the myriad of options out there in the category called “voluntary benefits” — those that are offered as an option for the employee to select at their cost, not the company’s. The categories include supplemental medical coverage, extra life insurance, short- and long-term disability policies, pet insurance, pre-paid legal services, and opti-
cal and long-term care, just to name a few. One key bit of advice: When talking with your broker about these options, focus on offering them at a time other than when you renew for your medical coverage. Why? Most companies get so overwhelmed at primary insurance renewal time that they drop plans for these other benefit offerings due to time constraints. If you pay poorly and treat your people without respect, then the above measures are likely to have little impact. Most of us, though, will see measurable results over time by investing some time and effort when implementing even just some of these ideas. David Lewis is president/CEO of WestchesterCountyJobs.com, the region’s most prolific job board, with over 100,000 area visitors a month to view jobs from over 4,000 area employers. You can learn more about David and his team at WestchesterCountyJobs.com.
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Energy consortiums seek to merge into Sustainable Westchester BY JENNIFER BISSELL email@example.com
he energy action consortiums of northern and southern Westchester are in the process of merging their programs to become one countywide entity called Sustainable Westchester. In order to reduce energy use and costs, the consortiums develop municipalities’ sustainability programming. Now, the two plan to combine their efforts to improve operational efficiency and increase the group’s leverage when it comes to securing funding at the state level. “Most of the communities in Westchester, with a few exceptions, have the same issues related to the environment and energy,” said Herb Oringel, who founded the northern consortium in 2009. “So we started to reach out to other communities, and it grew from there.” The Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (NWEAC) includes a membership of 18 municipalities. The Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (SWEAC) represents 15 municipalities.
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Using an initial $3 million grant from the Department of Energy and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, NWEAC was a leading force behind Energize New York and its financing arm, the Energy Improvement Corp. The program helps homeowners complete and finance energy efficiency improvements. Oringel said the group was filling a void in Westchester County as County Executive Robert P. Astorino has cut back on staff at the Department of Planning. Oringel’s position is unpaid. Oringel started volunteering for the town of Somers’ energy and environment committee after retiring from IBM after about 40 years. His work started off small but grew as others observed its success, he said. Originally, Oringel and Nina Orville, who founded SWEAC in 2010, intended to keep the organizations separate to encourage active participation from members. But with more ambitious goals now, Oringel said the two applied in January to modify the northern consortium’s certificate of incorporation to be named Sustainable Westchester. “Scale is very important when we go to
Albany for grants,” Oringel said. “When we have a Westchester-County-wide endorsement, it’s much more meaningful and powerful than 10 or 12 municipalities on their own.”
“We’re on the cusp of doing something very big and very important. (Sustainable Westchester) is going be a game changer for the county. To my knowledge, there is no other community doing something like this.” — Herb Oringel The state is expected to approve the group’s incorporation amendment in April, allowing the group to open in May for new
members. It hopes to add the remaining 12 municipalities in the county to its membership, most of which are along the Long Island Sound. Oringel said remaining towns likely had not joined the group because they have their own environmental groups tailored to needs along the sound. Once officially formed, the group’s next big project will likely be the development of a community choice aggregation program, which allows cities and counties to aggregate the buying power of individual customers to secure cheaper energy contracts. Similar programs have already launched in Massachusetts, Ohio, California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Illinois. Westchester has the opportunity to save 15 percent on its energy costs, if approved by the state, Oringel said. “We’re on the cusp of doing something very big and very important,” Oringel said. “(Sustainable Westchester) is going be a game changer for the county. To my knowledge, there is no other community doing something like this. Westchester is largest county in the region and people look to us for leadership.”
It’s true. When doctors become successful, they move to the suburbs.
Who can blame them? Westchester has charming town squares, top-tier school districts and one-of-a-kind homes. But if you’re a successful doctor, you don’t only care where you live. You also care where you work. That’s why they’re drawn to Bronxville’s Lawrence Hospital Center. Over the last five years, we’ve spent nearly $50 million in renovations. S uffice it to say, that kind of money buys a lot more than a new coat of paint and some soothing wall art. Let’s start with the room people often see first: The Emergency Room. We’ve done so much reconstructive surgery on it, you wouldn’t recognize the place. Modern. Sleek. Computerized. It’s everything
you’d want in a part of the hospital we hope you never have to visit. Of course, not every visit to our hospital is for a bad reason. Sometimes it’s for a good one. And there’s no better example of that than our Maternity Ward. Our nursery is spacious enough to handle a minor population explosion. And with 23 new private rooms, their mothers get some well-deser ved privacy. Each room has been designed with soft lighting, carpeting, Internet access and a flat-screen TV. In addition to our warm bedside manner, we have electronic bedside records. A laser-fast scan of your ID bracelet tells our nurses who you are and what medication you need. It’s an extra layer of security that helps eliminate the possibility of mistaken identity. Speaking of technology, we’ve improved our image with upgraded MRIs and Westchester’s first Low Dose CT Scan. A dose so low, it delivers up to 40% less radiation than the previous model. That said, technology is only half the story. People are the other half.
In an age when hospitals focus on the almighty dollar, we still focus on the almighty patient. Maybe that’s why nationally recognized doctors and award-winning surgeons who could work anywhere, choose to work here. We don’t just talk about compassionate care, we also
live and breathe it. No wonder people think it’s healthier to live in the suburbs. If you’d like the full hospital tour, visit lawrencehealth.org. Find out why so many top doctors call our hospital “home.”
Location. Innovation. Compassion.
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Shifting talent to prepare for the future We’ve got a couple of employees we don’t want to lose who can’t grow where they are. What do I do?
thOUGhts OF thE DAY: Figure out the talent you’ll need in the future. Look for keepers among your current employee pool. Keep employees for the right reasons. Figure out the fit through a variety of means. Every business owner needs to carve out time to work on the business, planning how to meet the company’s future needs. What kind of work will the company be doing? What jobs will people need to fill? What skills go with those jobs? What jobs will go away? Play out alternative scenarios: • Scenario A: If the economy expands versus if the economy contracts. Might call for stronger sales and marketing skills to know which way the wind is blowing and to sail ahead of it. • Scenario B: One product or service takes off; another one dies off. Might mean more research and development tied to stronger production skills in a new area, and fewer employees assigned to work on the
services that are in decline. • Scenario C: Expansion equates to investment in infrastructure at the same time cash flow dries up. Probably calls for greater finance skills. • Scenario D: Steady growth, more employees, more complex regulatory environment. Shines the spotlight on increased legal and human resources ability. Think about how your company will deal with an aging workforce, changing demographics and the need for workers to have a college level education. Brainstorming what your company is likely to need in the future gives you time to prepare. Start with your current base of employees. Look for high achievers, steady producers, and people you can count on for honesty, integrity, hard work and foresight. Talk with employees about the need to build talent for the future and challenge them to participate in that process. Get people to engage in their personal development. Use mentors to show people what the future can look like, trainers to help build skills, and coaches to work through the challenges along the way. Regularly take time to talk with employees about both the hereand-now of the business and what the future is likely to hold.
Find out why employees see themselves as connected to your company. Build on that as you consciously develop the company’s culture. Ensure the values of growth and opportunity are part of the company’s mission. Set key performance indicators that are good for the business and that reward people for making improvements: productivity, research and development, loss ratios, waste rates. Measure how much people are taking on ownership responsibilities. Look for increasing amounts of time off for the owner. Reward reasonable risk taking and ability to solve the right kinds of problems. Be intentional with training. Talk about it at every review. Ask big picture questions: • What do employees need to know down the road, and where can they go to get that education? • What training resources are available inside the company? • How does the company support people who seek education outside the company: funding, reimbursement for results, time off to study, recognition for accomplishments? As employees grow, figure out how they get promoted. Not all promotions have to be vertical. Giving employees a chance to rotate
BY ANDI GRAY
through other areas of the business can be eye opening for the individual and the company. As employees grow, it can be hard for peers to adjust. Have a formal promotion/reintroduction process, as if the employee were new to the company. Make a major announcement. Review responsibilities and benefits that go with the new assignment. Hold a networking session for the employee’s new peer class. Assign a mentor to oversee the transition. Think about the money and effort that went into training an employee for a new position. If this were a new hire, the company would carefully introduce the employee to the company, ensure the employee understood his/her responsibilities, and watch over integration with superiors, peers and subordinates. As an existing employee shifts into a new role and new responsibilities, be equally as formal: Behave as if this were a new employee. Andi Gray is president of Strategy Leaders Inc., strategyleaders.com, a business-consulting firm that specializes in helping entrepreneurial firms grow. She can be reached by phone at 877-2383535. Do you have a question for Andi? Email her: AskAndi@strategyleaders. Visit AskAndi.com for an entire library of Ask Andi articles.
INSIGHTS INTO LEADERSHIP Speaker Series The Power of Building Content and Community
Monday, April 7, 2014 5:30-7:30 p.m. Manhattanville College, Reid Castle 2900 Purchase St., Purchase, NY 10577 This is the third event in celebration of Manhattanville College School of Graduate and Professional Studies’ 20th anniversary. The marketing panel will highlight best practices in content marketing and corporate social responsibility from powerful Westchesterbased companies and marketing masters.
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STACEY TANK Heineken USA
BOB GLAZER ENT and Allergy Associates
DANIELLE CYR Co-Communications
TOM KALLISH Tommie Copper
TODD VAN HOOSEAR Moderator, Manhattanville Professor HB Agency
Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Register at https://community.mville.edu/pages/gps-event-4.7.14 For more information, call 914-323-5413 or email GPSevents@mville.edu Series Sponsor: Westfair Communications
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Signature Flight, county strike deal
Lower rent, lease extension leads to company dropping suit BY MARK LUNGARIELLO firstname.lastname@example.org
ounty lawmakers struck a deal with an aviation support provider, agreeing to reduce rent and extend a lease at Westchester County Airport in exchange for the company dropping an ongoing tax lawsuit. Signature Flight Corp., which provides services such as fueling and parking, had sued in 2011 claiming it should have its property taxes exempted partly based on its location on county-owned land. The county, two local governments and a small public school district would have had to pay $3 million in back tax payments and lose additional millions in property tax revenue if Signature won its suit. Signature’s property at the airport is in the village of Rye Brook and within the town of Rye. The company pays taxes that mostly go to the village, Blind Brook school district and the county. County Legislator David Gelfarb, a Republican who represents the district where the property is located, said the deal benefited taxpayers and encouraged business growth at the airport. “Most importantly, we have protected
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our municipalities and schools from what could have been millions of dollars in returned taxes,” he said. Signature also agreed to reimburse $160,000 to the county and other taxing entities for attorney fees and other legal costs. According to officials, if the property became tax exempt, the village and school district would have both lost roughly $700,000 each year in revenues. Rye Brook, which has about 10,000 residents, has a general fund of slightly more than $19 million and the Blind Brook Union Free School District, which has an enrollment just above 1,000 students, is likely to have its next budget be in the neighborhood of $40 million. The county Board of Legislators, at its meeting March 24, extended Signature’s current lease through June 2026 with a rent credit for $2.8 million, or $200,000 per year. Signature’s current 10-year lease dates back to 2006 and runs through 2016. The law adopted by the board said the lower rent served as an incentive for early renewal of the current lease. Board Vice Chairman Jim Maisano, a Republican, said the deal was partly a reaction to evolving market conditions. “In a very complicated situation, this is the best we can get,” he said.
Yonkers Legislator Ken Jenkins, a Democrat, was one of four legislators who voted against the deal. He said reducing the rent translated to less revenue over the next 10 years and in turn, more of a burden on county taxpayers. He criticized County Executive Robert P. Astorino, a Republican who Jenkins said was favoring private enterprise over the public good by offering the rent credit. Jenkins said he feared the deal would set a precedent in which the other airport service providers would now have a basis to seek their own lowered rents. “It’s not $2.5 million, it’s $5 million,” he said. “Quite frankly, I don’t think it’s the right thing to do.” The board came close to finalizing the deal with Signature in December 2013 after the company met with representatives from the county, school and local governments. But just as the matter was to come up for a vote, the proposed agreement excised what was to many the essential provision: Signature’s assurance not to pursue its lawsuit. Government, school and even company representatives said the proposed agreement was changed without their knowledge and there still remains confusion on the Board of Legislators as to who cut out that
provision last year before it was added back this year. As part of the deal, Westchester agreed to reassign two leases to Signature from other fixed base operators that have space at the airport. Avitat Westchester and Jet Systems’ 10-year lease for Hangar E will be assigned to Signature, which is based in Orlando and owned by BBA Aviation plc. in London. A second lease, for Hangar M, is a bit more complex. The existing 30-year lease was signed by Westair Aviation Services L.L.C. in 1999. Westair in 2007 became a franchise of another operator at the airport, Houstonbased Million Air, which retained the right of first refusal to buy if Westair ever decided to sell. Westair had its lease transferred to Signature and now that the terms of that deal have been finalized, Million Air said it would exercise its right to have the lease assigned to them. That deal is expected to close in April, according to Million Air spokesman Joseph Carlucci, who addressed the legislators’ infrastructure committee in February. Million Air has also applied to the county’s Industrial Development Agency for a $40 million bond deal to expand its hangars and upgrade its existing facilities.
ABOVE THE BAR AWARDS EIGHTH ANNUAL COUNTYWIDE AWARDS PROGRAM RECOGNIZING OUTSTANDING WESTCHESTER ATTORNEYS
SAVE THE DATE: JUNE
TUDOR ROOM PACE LAW SCHOOL 78 N. BROADWAY WHITE PLAINS
PRESENTED BY CITRIN COOPERMAN, WESTCHESTER COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL, PACE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, WESTCHESTER COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION AND WESTCHESTER WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION
Visit westfaironline.com for the nominating process. Each nomination should consist of a minimum of 200 words based on the criteria provided. Please submit your nomination and a copy of the nominee’s CV no later than April 11. For more information or questions, call Holly DeBartolo at (914) 694-3600, ext. 3006, or email email@example.com.
Nominations close April 11
A CALL FOR
NOMINATIONS Members of the Westchester business and legal communities are encouraged to nominate, pursuant to the criteria, one or more candidates for the following prestigious award categories: PACE SETTER AWARD: Candidate exemplifies overall excellence in professional and community work, prominence in the Westchester legal profession and fierce determination to being as good an attorney as possible. The highest award, the candidate must be well respected by peers and community. MOST SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS AWARD: Candidate is dedicated to one or more causes in the community as an active member or leader and has a significant history of pro bono legal or government service, which warrant praise and recognition by peers and community. LEADING ATTORNEY UNDER 40: Candidate under the age of 40 must be a prominent and respected attorney in his/her field, active in his/her community offering pro bono work, published in legal journals/newspapers and promises to be a leading legal player in the years to come. LEADING IN-HOUSE ATTORNEY: Candidate must work as In-House counsel and have distinguished him/herself for successfully leading the company through its legal operations to propel the company forward. MOST PROMISING PACE LAW SCHOOL STUDENT: Candidate, in his/her third year, who through passion and enthusiasm for the law, high scholastic achievement and initiative and involvement in school and community activities will be a promising member of the legal profession. “WITHOUT QUESTION WINNING THE ABOVE THE BAR AWARD IS ONE OF THE MANY HIGHLIGHTS OF MY LEGAL CAREER, BUT ITS MEANING IS FAR GREATER. IT CELEBRATES THE RULE OF LAW IN OUR PROFESSION AND IT RECOGNIZES ALL LAWYERS WHO FIGHT FOR THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS.” Tejash V. Sanchala 2012 Above The Bar Award Recipient Leading Labor & Employment Attorney
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Special event: Women Making an Impact ning process. Looking to the future, she has made a significant commitment to increasing the university’s fundraising and advancement capacity, recognizing the power that nearly 200,000 active alumni could contribute toward long-term success.
BY JENNIFER BISSELL firstname.lastname@example.org
estfair Communications Inc. this week will recognize nearly 50 women who’ve made a local impact in 2013. Inspired by Nancy Armstrong’s recent documentary “Makers: Women who Make America,” which follows the women’s movement of the past 50 years, Westfair Communications will recognize 40 women presented by the publisher’s readership, as well as the contributions of six outstanding nominees selected by Westfair staff. Whether it’s saving animals, supporting the arts or helping a business grow, women make a profound impact in Westchester and Fairfield counties, organizers say. A Greenwich resident, Armstrong said it’s important to recognize the contributions women make in order to inspire future generations. “As women, having role models and supportive networks are critical to the goal of seeing more women in positions of leadership in this country,” she said. “Without a continued focus on this issue, progress tends to stagnate, as it has in the last 10 to 15 years.” Armstrong’s documentary made its PBS debut in February, and currently, AOL has a Makers digital platform showcasing of thousands of groundbreaking women. The event will be held at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 3 at 1133 Westchester Ave. in White Plains. Sponsors include Christopher Noland Salon & Beauty Spa, Conair Corp., Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Professional Women of Westchester, Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich and BDO professional services firm.
Editors Choices: CAROL BAUER CHAPLAIN, Norwalk Hospital Carol Bauer grew up in St. Louis, where she graduated from Harris Teachers College in elementary education. Her interest in teaching continued in Christian education, which she has been involved with for more than 60 years, currently serving as lay leader of her church in New Canaan. Bauer has served in many nonprofit roles, including chairwoman of the board of Norwalk Hospital. Other boards she has participated on include AmeriCares, Honey Hill Nursing Home, the Spiritual Care Advisory Board at Norwalk Hospital, United Way and Norwalk Community College. Through the Bauer Foundation, she and her husband sponsor a program for underprivileged children, have provided substantial health care and education scholarships, and made major donations to the Bauer Center for Emergency Care at
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Norwalk Hospital and the Maritime Center. They also have sponsored a halfway house for young girls in Thailand who have been sold into slavery. CINDI BIGELOW PRESIDENT AND CEO, Bigelow Tea Prior to becoming CEO, Cindi Bigelow spent 20 years in all areas of the company her grandmother founded in 1945. The company remains a family-owned business and employs 330 people across three manufacturing facilities. Community minded, Bigelow initiated the annual Bigelow Tea Community Challenge in 1987, which has donated nearly $1 million to local charities since its inception. Annually recurring volunteer projects include Habitat for Humanity, Adopt-a-Home and Appalachian projects. A passionate advocate for education, Bigelow makes frequent classroom appearances speaking to students about business. Bigelow served on the Bridgeport and Fairfield boards of directors, for the Boston College Board of Alumni, Bridgeport Regional Council, Bank of America Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Committee and is the champion for Connecticut’s first justice center that will provide one-stop crisis-management services to victims of domestic violence. Elizabeth Bracken-Thompson EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT/CREATIVE DIRECTOR, Thompson & Bender Bracken-Thompson’s name is synonymous with Westchester business. She has built a business and a career in the county
spanning three decades. With her combination of creativity and knowledge, coupled with a strong work ethic, Bracken-Thompson produces excellent results for her clients and notably expends enormous pro bono efforts for countless nonprofits. Her efforts as a marketing professional and a community leader have reaped many awards and accolades over the years, including more than 100 Advertising Club of Westchester “Big W” awards and many honors from professional and charitable organizations. BrackenThompson started her career at Gannett Co., where she worked for 15 years, including five as the vice president of marketing for a 10-newspaper group. DR. KIMBERLY R. CLINE PRESIDENT, Long Island University Since being appointed president in the summer of 2013, Cline has focused on helping students enter careers in a global marketplace by providing them with both a solid grounding in liberal arts and sciences and realworld, experiential learning. Cline’s innovations include the LIU Promise Initiative that provides incoming students with personal success coaches; the ThoughtBox@LIU tech incubator, where students learn to launch businesses; dual-degree programs that lead to both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in five years; and a host of career-ready minors geared to regional opportunities. To strengthen university operations, Cline has instituted a strong focus on institutional effectiveness, integrated all major enrollment service areas and conducted a strategic-plan-
PEYTON R. PATTERSON PRESIDENT AND CEO, Bankwell Financial Group Patterson brings to the banking industry more than 25 years of experience and has been widely recognized as an exceptional banker. Before joining Bankwell in 2012, she was CEO of NewAlliance Bancshares Inc., with which she executed the largest banking IPO in U.S. history — raising more than $1.4 billion. In 2013, American Banker named her one of 10 Bank CEOs to watch nationwide. She was named Community Banker of the Year by American Banker in 2008, and U.S. Banker named her one of the top 10 CEOs in banking nationwide in 2006. Her greatest civic passion is narrowing the achievement gap in Connecticut. Former Gov. Jodi Rell appointed her to a commission to put the spotlight on the current public school system. She later became chairwoman of The Connecticut Council for Education Reform. KAREN RESS VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, International Brands At Nestle Waters North America Ress leads the Perrier, S. Pellegrino, San Pellegrino sparkling fruit beverages and Acqua Panna beverage businesses in the United States. Since stepping into her current role four years ago, the International Brands portfolio has nearly doubled in size, reaching more than $500 million in revenue in North America. In 2013, Ress and her diverse team increased International Brands business by 15 percent. Ress’ success in leading the business is equally matched by her commitment to gender diversity in the workplace. She was a founding member of Nestle’s Women’s Leadership Forum. Her leadership in diversity has expanded over the years, and she is currently an executive sponsor of NWNA’s Balance 4 Performance Diversity Steering Committee, serves on the Nestlé Waters Global Gender Diversity Steering Committee and is actively involved in the Network of Executive Women, which is dedicated to supporting women in the retail and consumer products industry.
Readers choices: MARISSA BRETT executive director, Economic Development Westchester County Association For leading her team in establishing the Continued on next page
Blueprint Accelerator Network to attract early-stage companies to Westchester, and other creative programs to make the county more attractive to business. GINA CAPPELLI Founder, Formé Rehabilitation Inc., d.b.a. Formé Urgent Care and Wellness Center For bringing an innovative concept of boutique health care to Westchester County by incorporating urgent care, specialty medicine, rehabilitation, radiology, diagnostics, wellness and an outpatient surgical suite all under one roof. CAROLYN CLEMENZA Dentist For performing an innovative implant technique that can replace missing teeth or dentures in one day, and constantly searching for the best treatment and technology for her patients. VALERIE A. COOPER Founder, Picture That L.L.C. For successfully transitioning from a 15-year career in technology at Goldman Sachs to founding a vital Stamford-based art-consulting firm with nationwide clients. AMY FISCHER Marketing Manager, McGladrey L.L.P. For developing a complete businessdevelopment training program for her company’s professionals, including how they can effectively use social media. ROBIN GALLAGHER Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Lending at Webster Bank For the origination and management of commercial real estate loans and providing financing and technical assistance for affordable housing transactions in New York and Connecticut through Webster’s Community Development Lending platform. LOREN GILBERG, Founder, Elder Care Consulting Inc. For her vision in founding a geriatric care management firm and opening a full-service home care agency to round out the scope of services required to fulfill her clients’ needs. ANDI GRAY Founder, Strategy Leaders Inc. For helping owners of established, privately held businesses achieve growth, profit, stability, predictability and peace of mind through her proprietary systems. BONNIE HAGEN Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Bright Energy Services For being a strong, action-based, results-
oriented leader; passionate about green efforts, sustainability, energy efficiency and helping commercial, institutional and industrial facilities become more sustainable by reducing their energy consumption. JENNIFER HART Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Tata Global Beverages US For holding top legal positions in major corporations for more than 16 years and using her expertise to represent clients through the ProBono Partnership in White Plains and Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, placing her on the Pro Bono Honor Roll. LAURA E. HAUPT Owner, Bark & Meow Inc. For creating a company that provides “precious pet products and quality chow” and for her continuing commitment to pets and her community. FREIDA HECHT Founding director, Circle of Friends For founding an all-volunteer organization that provides social programs for children, teens and young adults with special needs, and leading one of the largest women’s study groups in Fairfield County.
expertly implanted into the skin, and inventing 7th Dimension Illusion Breastmounds as an option.
Wrestling Entertainment to advocate for small business and promote entrepreneurship, particularly among women.
JULIA LINDH Executive Managing Director, MKDA For growing her firm’s Stamford office from a one-person shop in 2006 to one of the most respected interior design brands of 2013, leading a team of 10 to bring innovative designs to prestigious companies and locations.
KATHY MCSHANE Managing Director, Ladies Who Launch For working with more than 350 female entrepreneurs, helping them to launch or expand their business through the largest online and in-person community of female entrepreneurs.
DR. SABRINA MAGID-KATZ Dentist and Partner, Advanced Dentistry of Westchester For treating families of all ages with technology available in less than 1 percent of dental practices nationwide and focusing on educating her colleagues about treating deaf and hard-of-hearing patients. LESLIE MCGUIRE Director of U.S. Partnerships and Programs, AmeriCares For spearheading the expansion of an aid program that places free medicines in the hands of low-income Americans, and tripling in size the AmeriCares U.S. Medical Assistance Program, making it the nation’s leading provider of donated medicines and supplies to U.S. safety net clinics.
Valerie Jensen President, Sphere For leading a group of adults with disabilities who engage in challenging activities like filmmaking and the Special Olympics, and founding The Prospector Theater, which will employ adults with disabilities and become an economic engine for the town of Ridgefield.
Leslie McIntyre-Tavella Founder, owner, president, The McIntyre Group For creating her firm, at age 22, and leading it for more than 28 years to become recognized today as a leader in the staffing industry, and awarded as a Connecticut Top Workplace.
CONNIE KENNEDY Founder, Back-to-School Clothes for Kids For her inspiration, while working as a manager of a major corporation, to raise funds and buy school clothes for 10 children in the first year; in 2013, more than 900 children received three outfits, sneakers, backpack and school supplies.
VIVIAN C. MCKENZIE Owner, Kathleen’s Tea Room For turning her love of cooking into a business, while working in the insurance industry for 27 years, by co-founding a soul food take-out restaurant, a soul food mobile food truck and finally purchasing an Englishstyle tea room in Peekskill.
ALISA H. KESTEN Executive director, The Volunteer Center For leading the effort to make Westchester a beacon for volunteer power, which resulted in the organization’s award in 2013 as a “Top-Rated Nonprofit” designation by GreatNonprofits based upon user reviews.
KIM MCGILLICUDDY Enterprise Sales Leader, First Niagara For playing a pivotal role in several major initiatives, including creating a consultative sales organization, developing a customer experience for larger commercial clients, attracting top talent to the firm and initiating a consultative sales culture within all divisions of First Niagara Financial Group.
CATHI LOCATI, Areola Architect, Cathi Locati Co. For focusing her talents on micropigmentation for breast cancer survivors by replicating the female bosom in photorealistic, 3-D areolas and nipples using permanent ink
LINDA MCMAHON Founder, McMahon Ventures For sharing her vast experience and success as co-founder and former CEO of World
JEANNIE MONTANO Executive Director/Connecticut, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society For securing a 29 percent net increase in 2013 in fundraising efforts for research and patient services through her passionate resolve over 17 years to rid the world of blood cancers. GEORGENE MONGARELLA Chairman, Gift of Life Inc. For leading efforts to fund a pediatric hospital in Jamaica, screening more than 60 children in Kosovo resulting in 36 cardiac surgeries, funding more than six surgeries in such foreign countries as South Korea, Italy and Israel, and for her steadfast commitment and joy in saving children’s lives. KAREN MORSTAD Founder, Karen Morstad & Associates L.L.C. For leading her marketing and branding firm to position many companies as industry leaders through strategic branding and targeted communications campaigns, and providing pro bono marketing services to worthy causes. CAMILLE F. MURPHY Executive Director, Women’s Research and Education Fund For taking her long-term government experience with women in government and presently aiming to fill gaps in essential services for women and children, and the development of services for women veterans. KRISTIN OKESSON Market manager, Connoisseur Media Group For using her broadcast professional experience of many decades to provide, with her team, community contributions valued at more than $1 million dollars while managing the sale and transfer from Cox to locally owned Connoisseur Media finishing 2013 with superior results in ratings, revenue and cash flow. AMY PAULIN Assemblywoman, New York State Assembly For serving full time as a legislator for seven terms as a strong advocate for the peoWomen, page 16 WCBJ • March 31, 2014
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sOphIE sILVERmAN Co-founder, A New Chance Animal Rescue For rescuing dogs since 9 years old and in 2011, at age 15, co-founding her organization, which has saved almost 200 dogs, for pursuing now to film a documentary on high-kill shelters in America and the steps that can be taken to become a no-kill country. JOAN sImON Sales, Admiral Real Estate Services Corp. For maintaining active roles in the real estate industry for more than 20 years with license to practice in New York state and Connecticut. pAtRICIA sImONE Vice President, Leasing and Operations, Simone Development For leading, in 2013, the development of the first new office building in Westchester County in more than 25 years –– a new fourstory, 85,000-square-foot medical office building in Purchase, pre-leased in its entirety to WESTMED Medical Group and expected to be ready for occupancy in the first quarter of 2015. mARGO stEVER Founder, The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center For her award-winning works as an author and poet and founding editor of Slapering Hol Press, which in 2013, initiated its publication of “Seven New Generation African Poets” with Prairie Schooner and the Poetry Foundation. ALLIsON stOCkEL Executive Director, Ridgefield Playhouse For utilizing her background in broadcast and cable television production and multimedia firms over the past 20 years, in addition to booking talent and managing budgets for the Ridgefield Playhouse as a volunteer on its board, leading the organization to enjoy enormous success. LEA tAL Founder, Tal & Associates For founding in 2006, after a successful health care career, a Westchester-based health care search firm, which works nationally and is still growing with a team of more than 20 recruitment professionals. pAtRICIA A. VALENtI Principal, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank For admirably representing tenants and owners in the Westchester and Connecticut region in commercial real estate for more than 25 years; consulting for numerous prominent corporations, government agencies and retailers; and in 2013, negotiating and closing more than 100,000 square feet of commercial space with a transactional value of $11.87 million.
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THELIST: HOME BUILDERS
Ranked by largest home built; listed alphabetically in the event of a tie Company Name Address Phone Number • Website (914 area code unless noted otherwise)
Largest home built to date (Squre feet)
Number of home-building contracts awarded in 2013 Top local executive, Title • Year company was established Services
Murphy Brothers Contracting 416 Waverly Ave., Mamaroneck 10543 424-3422 • murphybrothers.com
7 Christopher Murphy, President • 1979 Custom homes, renovation, construction management and custom cabinetry
Legacy Construction Northeast L.L.C. 4 MacDonald Ave., Armonk 10504 273-4511 • legacydevelopmentllc.com
WND Christoper T. Yaroscak, Managing partner • WND Home building and residential real estate developer
JBC Development L.L.C. Upper Shad Road, Pound Ridge 10576 764-0152 • jbcdevelopers.com
2 Barry Cohen, Managing member • 1997 New construction, renovations, additions and land development
Peak Construction 164 Old Route 9. Fishkill 12524 845-896-5496 • peakconstruction.biz
3 Bill Metzger, Owner • 1994 General construction
The Ruby Group 330 Route 17A, Goshen 10924 845-651-3800 • rubygrp.com
12 Pete Berman, President • 2002 Developer, construction manager, builder and design/build
Empire State Building Contractos Inc. 200 Hamilton Ave., White Plains 10601 682-0003 • empirestatebuilders.com
150 Thomas Christensen President • 1985 Building and remodeling
Blair Interiors Group Ltd. 1 Chase Road, Scarsdale 10583 472-8159 • blairinteriorsgroup.com
WND Linda Blair, President • 1995 Additions, design-build, interior design and decorating
Habitat for Humanity of Westchester 524 Main St., New Rochele 10801 636-8335 • habitatwc.org
8 James Killoran, Executive director • 1988 Nonprofit residential construction
BACC Builders Inc. 295 Madison Ave., Suite 320, New York 10017 212-233-5900 • baccbuilders.com
WND Michael Bacchetta, President • 1984 General contracting, building alteration, renovation and infrastructure ugrade
Brenner Builders 362 Adams St., Bedford Hills 10507 242-4707 • brennerbuilders.com
WND Kevin Brenner, President • WND Construction
CRB Inc. 84 Calvert St., Harrison 10528 698-6700 • crbinc.net
WND Chris R. Bisceglia, Owner/manager • 1994 Construction management, general contracting and building maintenance
EC Builders Inc. 21 Mount Holly Drive, Rye 10580 804-1942 • ecbuildersinc.com
WND Emidio Cerone, President • WND Interior restoration and renovation, custom built homes and residential remodeling
L.B. General Construction Inc. 51 Fowler Ave., Yonkers 10701 424-4135 • lbgeneralconstruction.com
WND Louis Bujaj, Owner • 2004 Remodeling, additions, windows, floors and fences
WND Bernie Kuehl & Brian Hauck, Owners • WND Construction, contracting, custom homes and renovations
Robertson Contracting PO Box 698, Golden Bridge 10526 666-0152 • robertsoncontracting.com
WND Bryan Robertson, Founder • 1989 New home design and construction, renovation and remodeling, kitchens, baths and new additions
Sunrise Building & Remodeling Inc 510 N. State Road, Briarcliff Manor 10510 763-8453 • sunrisebuilding.com
50 Eric Messer, Owner • 1986 Renovation and additions, custom kitchens, baths, siding and decks
Noble Construction Management 2 Depot Plaza, Suite 303C, Bedford Hills 10507 646-6253 • nobelconstruction.com
This is a sampling of home builders based on survey respondents. To be included on this list please contact email@example.com WND Would not disclose Source: Company information obtained from company websites and respondents.
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ADVERTORIAL RESOURCE GUIDE
FaiRFieLD CoUnTY BUsiness JoURnaL | hV BiZ | WesTChesTeR CoUnTY BUsiness JoURnaL | MaRCh 31, 2014
aPaWaMis CLUB 2 Club Road, Rye, NY 10580 Phone: (914) 967-2100 WeBsiTe: apawamis.org YeaR oPeneD: 1895 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Robert Schlingmann GoLF PRo: Jack Perkins sUPeRinTenDenT: Bill Pearly hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 72.1 YaRDs: 6,471 sLoPe: 131 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Donald J. Ross
aRDsLeY CoUnTRY CLUB 100 N. Mountain Drive Ardsley-on-Hudson, NY 10503 Phone: (914) 591-8150 WeBsiTe: ardsleycc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1895 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: John Brisson GoLF PRo: Jim Bender sUPeRinTenDenT: Matt Du Tremble hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 72.3 YaRDs: 6,522 sLoPe: 131 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Willie Dunn; renovated in 2005 by Ken Dye
asPeTUCk VaLLeY CoUnTRY CLUB
67 Old Redding Road Weston, CT 06683 Phone: (203) 226-4701 WeBsiTe: aspetuckvalley.com YeaR oPeneD: 1967 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Carolyn Kepcher GoLF PRo: Jack Powers sUPeRinTenDenT: Rick Schock hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 73.7 YaRDs: 6,594 sLoPe: 129 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Hal Purdy
BiRChWooD CoUnTRY CLUB
PaR: 70 RaTinG: 71.1 YaRDs: 6,348 sLoPe: 128 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Albert Zikorus
25 Kings Highway South Westport, CT 06880 Phone: (203) 221-3280 WeBsiTe: birchwoodcc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1946 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Curtis Angell GoLF PRo: Kammy Maxfeldt sUPeRinTenDenT: Edward Consolatio hoLes: 9 PaR: 36 RaTinG: 37.3 YaRDs: 3,157 sLoPe: 131 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Orin Smith
CasPeRkiLL GoLF CLUB
2320 South Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Phone: (845) 463-0900 WeBsiTe: casperkillgolf.com YeaR oPeneD: 1944 CoURse TYPe: Public GeneRaL ManaGeR: Jennifer Betz GoLF PRo: Tim Panzanaro sUPeRinTenDenT: Ray Plass hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: Blue 72.4, white 69.9, gold 67.4 red 67.9 YaRDs: Blue 6690, white 6153, golf 5423, red 4873 sLoPe: Blue 130, white 125, gold 120, red 117 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Robert Trent Jones Sr.
BRae BURn CoUnTRY CLUB
39 Brae Burn Drive, Purchase, NY 10577 Phone: (914) 761-8300 WeBsiTe: braeburncc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1964 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Steven Vando GoLF PRo: Paul Alexander sUPeRinTenDenT: Blake Halderman hoLes; 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 73.6 YaRDs: 6,825 sLoPe: 133 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Francis J. Duane
CenTURY CoUnTRY CLUB
233 Anderson Hill Road Purchase, NY 10577 Phone: (914) 761-0400 WeBsiTe: centurycc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1924 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Burton Ward GoLF PRo: C. Nelson Long sUPeRinTenDenT: Kevin Seibel hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 73.0 YaRDs: 6,807 sLoPe: 130 CoURse DesiGneR(s): C. H. Alison and H. S. Colt
BRYnWooD GoLF & CoUnTRY CLUB
568 Bedford Road, Armonk, NY 10504 Phone: (914) 273-9300 WeBsiTe: brynwoodclub.com YeaR oPeneD: 1974 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR anD DiReCToR oF oPeRaTions: Josh Lowney GoLF PRo: Michael Mercadante sUPeRinTenDenT: Andrew Thompson hoLes: 18
CoUnTRY CLUB oF DaRien 300 Mansfield Ave., Darien, CT 06820 Phone: (203) 655-9726 WeBsiTe: ccdarien.org YeaR oPeneD: 1957 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Marc Possidento GoLF PRo: Cory Muller sUPeRinTenDenT: Tim O’Neill hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 73.1 YaRDs: 6,908 sLoPe: 132 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Alfred H. Tull
CoUnTRY CLUB oF FaiRFieLD
936 Sasco Hill Road Fairfield, CT 06824 Phone: (203) 255-3951 WeBsiTe: ccfairfield.com YeaR oPeneD: 1914 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Steve T. Klemenz GoLF PRo: David Renzulli sUPeRinTenDenT: David Koziol hoLes: 18 PaR: 70 RaTinG: 71.6 YaRDs: 6,358 sLoPe: 133 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Seth Raynor
D. FaiRChiLD WheeLeR GoLF CoURse 2390 Easton Turnpike Fairfield, CT 06432 Phone: (203) 373-5911 WeBsiTe: fairchildwheelergolf.com YeaR oPeneD: 1931 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Alex Head GoLF PRo: Stephen Roach sUPeRinTenDenT: Peter Kearney hoLes: Red 18, black 18
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PaR: Red 72, black 70 RaTinG: Red 71.3, black 72 YaRDs: Red 6,568, black 6,559 sLoPe: Red 124, black 128 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Robert White
DoRaL aRRoWWooD 975 Anderson Hill Road Rye Brook, NY 10573 Phone: (914) 939-5500 WeBsiTe: doralarrowwood.com YeaR oPeneD: 1992 CoURse TYPe: Public GeneRaL ManaGeR: Joseph Pica GoLF PRo: Ralph Garofano sUPeRinTenDenT: Domenick Italiano hoLes: 9 PaR: 35 RaTinG: 35.8 YaRDs: 2,924 sLoPe: 136 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Robert von Hagge
DUnWooDie GoLF CoURse
1 Wasylenko Lane, Yonkers, NY 10701 Phone: (914) 231-3490 WeBsiTe: westchestergov.com YeaR oPeneD: 1903 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Mike Belmont GoLF PRo: Jeffrey Bohr sUPeRinTenDenT: Kevin Duffy hoLes: 18 PaR: 70 RaTinG: 67.4 YaRDs: 5,778 sLoPe: 118 CoURse DesiGneR(s): NA
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GRiFFiTh e. haRRis GoLF CoURse
GoLF PRo: Vance Levin sUPeRinTenDenT: Michael Sullivan hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 71.1 YaRDs: 6,492 sLoPe: 124 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Maurice McCarthy
1300 King St., Greenwich, CT 06831 Phone: (203) 531-7200 WeBsiTe: greenwichct.org YeaR oPeneD: 1963 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Dave D’Andrea GoLF PRo: Joseph Felder sUPeRinTenDenT: Jay Collins hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 men, 73 women RaTinG: 70.5 YaRDs: 6,512 sLoPe: 120 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Robert Trent Jones
eLMWooD CoUnTRY CLUB
850 Dobbs Ferry Road, White Plains, NY 10607 Phone: (914) 592-6600 WeBsiTe: elmwoodcc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1925 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Jerry Schurhammer GoLF PRo: Michael E. Stubblefield sUPeRinTenDenT: Christopher Alonzi hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 71.5 YaRDs: 6,487 sLoPe: 129 CoURse DesiGneR(s): A.W. Tillinghast
haMPshiRe CoUnTRY CLUB
1025 Cove Road Mamaroneck, NY 10543 Phone: (914) 698-4610 WeBsiTe: hampshirecountryclub.org YeaR oPeneD: 1944 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Steve Till GoLF PRo: Pete Donnelly sUPeRinTenDenT: Tony Campanella hoLes: 18 PaR: 71/72 RaTinG: 70.1 YaRDs: 6,248 sLoPe: 128 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Devereux Emmet
GaRRison GoLF CLUB 2015 Route 9 Garrison, NY 10524 Phone: (845) 424-3604 WeBsiTe: www.thegarrison.com YeaR oPeneD: 1960 CoURse TYPe: Public GeneRaL ManaGeR: Chip Allemann GoLF PRo: Joe Spivak sUPeRinTenDenTs: Jeff Newell and Chris Dyroff hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: N/A YaRDs: N/A sLoPe: N/A CoURse DesiGneR(s): Dick Wilson
h. sMiTh RiChaRDson GoLF CoURse 2425 Morehouse Highway Fairfield, CT 06824 Phone: (203) 255-7300 WeBsiTe: hsrgolf.com YeaR oPeneD: 1972 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: N/A GoLF PRo: Jim Alexander sUPeRinTenDenT: Peter Grace hoLes: 18 PaR: 72
451 Stillwater Road Stamford, CT 06902 Phone: (203) 356-0046 WeBsiTe: brennangolf.com YeaR oPeneD; 1949 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Michael Sullivan
RaTinG: 72.1 YaRDs: 6,676 sLoPe: 126 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Hal Purdy and Malcolm Purdy
hUDson hiLLs GoLF CoURse
400 Croton Dam Road Ossining, NY 10562 Phone: (914) 864-3000 WeBsiTe: hudsonhillsgolf.com YeaR oPeneD: 2004 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Joe Rafferty GoLF PRo: Craig Coombes sUPeRinTenDenT: Grover Alexander hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: Black 73.7, green 71.0, blue 68.0, gold 66.7 YaRDs: Black 6,935, green 6,323, blue 5,755, gold 5,102 sLoPe: Black 139, green 129, blue 126, gold 113 (men); green 131, blue 127, gold 117 (women) CoURse DesiGneR(s): Mark A. Mungeam
knoLLWooD CoUnTRY CLUB
200 Knollwood Road Elmsford, NY 10523 Phone: (914) 592-7411 WeBsiTe: kccclub.org YeaR oPeneD: 1894 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Mauro Piccininni GoLF PRo: Bob Miller sUPeRinTenDenT: Matthew Neus hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: Red 73.7, white 69.8, blue 71.2 YaRDs: Blue 6523, white 6204, red 5657 sLoPe: Red 133.7, white 130, blue 132 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Lawrence Van Etten-1894; A.W. Tillinghast, Seth Raynor, Charles Banks 1927
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Knollwood Country Club 200 Knollwood Road Extension | Elmsford, New York 10523 (914) 592-7411 www.kccclub.org
CELEBRATING 120 YEARS…
JOIN THE TRADITION NOW. Established in 1894, Knollwood Country Club has successfully stood the test of time with a full service facility that features a 6,500 yard championship golf course, located in Westchester County less than thirty minutes from Manhattan.
The Knollwood facility includes the following Member amenities: Golf • Historic 19th hole that provides a unique finish to your round • Unrestricted grass and mat driving range • Two-tiered short game area • Full service caddy program • Golf instruction led by PGA Professional Bob Miller, Jr. and staff
Knollwood has hosted numerous prestigious tournaments including US Open qualifiers and LPGA events. In 2014, Knollwood will host both the MGA IKE & Westchester Amateur Qualifiers and 10th Annual ESPN “Tee It Up” Golf Classic benefiting the Jimmy V Foundation.
Clubhouse • Recently renovated main dining room • Wood panelled Grill Room with two fireplaces • Outdoor dining on our covered patio or stone porch • Newly constructed Men’s locker room lounge
In addition to it’s history and championship golf course, Knollwood is known for its family friendly environment fine dining and entertainment functions. The club has recently undergone significant renovations to both the clubhouse and golf course geared towards further enhancing our Member experience. Our upgrade program will continue to deliver in 2014 with the planned addition of new Har-Tru tennis courts.
Pool and Play Area • Fully enclosed pool area with king sized pool, kiddie pool and playground • Locker facilities • Full Service snack bar • Video and table games • Tiki Bar and shaded lounge areas
Become part of our history. For 2014 Membership information please contact our General Manager Mauro Piccininni at (914) 592-7411 or at email@example.com. You can also visit our website at www.kccclub.org
Sports • Fully equipped 24/7 fitness facility with separate lockers and showers • New Har-Tru tennis courts planned for 2014
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The Links aT Union VaLe 153 N. Parliman Road LaGrangeville 12540 Phone: (845) 223-1000 WeBsiTe: thelinksatunionvale.com YeaR oPeneD: 2000 CoURse TYPe: Semi-private oWneR: IGA Member Corp., General Manager Teri Stellato GoLF PRo: Pat Sullivan sUPeRinTenDenT: Chris Strehl hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 73.8 nUMBeR oF YaRDs: 6,956 sLoPe: 138 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Stephen Kay
MaPLe MooR GoLF CoURse
1128 North St., White Plains, NY 10605 Phone: (914) 995-9200 WeBsiTe: westchestergov.com YeaR oPeneD: 1927 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Joe Rafferty GoLF PRo: Craig Coombes sUPeRinTenDenT: N/A hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 71 YaRDs: 6,374 sLoPe: 129 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Tom Winton
MeTRoPoLis CoUnTRY CLUB
289 Dobbs Ferry Road White Plains, NY 10607 Phone: (914) 949-4840 WeBsiTe: metropoliscc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1904 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Jeff Martocci GoLF PRo: Craig Thomas sUPeRinTenDenT: Tony Grasso hoLes: 18
The PaTTeRson CLUB
PaR: 70 RaTinG: 72.2 YaRDs: 6,628 sLoPe: 134 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Herbert Strong and A. W. Tillinghast
1118 Cross Highway, Fairfield, CT 06430 Phone: (203) 259-5244 WeBsiTe: thepattersonclub.com YeaR oPeneD: 1947 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Kevin Lalumiere GoLF PRo: Chris Kenney sUPeRinTenDenT: Jason Meersman hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 72.8 YaRDs: 6,795 sLoPe: 134 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Robert Trent Jones Sr.
MohansiC GoLF CoURse
1500 Baldwin Road Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 Phone: (914) 862-5283 WeBsiTe: westchestergov.com YeaR oPeneD: 1926 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Steve Paonessa GoLF PRo: Max Galloway sUPeRinTenDenT: Scott Russell hoLes: 18 PaR: 70 RaTinG: 70.1 YaRDs: 6,558 sLoPe: 124 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Tom Winton
PLeasanTViLLe CoUnTRY CLUB
110 Nannahagan Road Pleasantville 10570 Phone: (914) 769-2809 WeBsiTe: pleasantvillecountryclub.com YeaR oPeneD: 1925 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: N/A GoLF PRo: Richard Rizzo sUPeRinTenDenT: Ed Kaufmann hoLes: 9 PaR: 64 RaTinG: 63.4 men, 66.5 women YaRDs: 4,289 sLoPe: 123 men, 112 women CoURse DesiGneR(s): A.W. Tillinghast
oak hiLLs PaRk GoLF CoURse
165 Fillow St., Norwalk, CT 06850 Phone: (203) 838-0303 WeBisTe: oakhillsgc.com YeaR oPeneD: 1969 CoURse TYPe: Municipal eXeCUTiVe DiReCToR: Shelly Guyer GoLF PRo: Edward Ruiz sUPeRinTenDenT: Jim Schell hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 70.5 YaRDs: 6,407 sLoPe: 126 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Alfred H. Tull
PoUnD RiDGe GoLF CLUB
18 High Ridge Road, P.O. Box 69, Pound Ridge, NY 10576 Phone: (914) 764-5771 WeBsiTe: poundridgegolf.com YeaR oPeneD: 2008 CoURse TYPe: Pubic GeneRaL ManaGeRs: Todd Leavenworth and Ken Wang GoLF PRos: Mike DiBuono, Andy Smith, Terry Slater and Jim Dillon sUPeRinTenDenT: Will Heintz
hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: Black 76.1, oak 73.8, granite 70.4, sand 67.6, pine 64.5 (men); granite 76.6, sand 73.5, pine 70.0 (women) Yards: 7,171 sLoPe: Black 146, oak 142, granite 140, sand 128, pine 112 (men); granite 147, sand 137, pine 130 (women) CoURse DesiGneR(s): Pete Dye
RiChTeR PaRk GoLF CoURse
100 Aunt Hack Road Danbury, CT 06811 Phone: (203) 792-2550 WeBsiTe: richterpark.com YeaR oPeneD: 1971 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Marilyn Sanyshyn GoLF PRo: Brian Gehan sUPeRinTenDenT: Rob Dorsch hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 73 YaRDs: 6,740 sLoPe: 130 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Edward Ryder
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545 Ridgebury Road Ridgefield, CT 06877 Phone: (203) 748-7008 WeBsiTe: ridgefieldgc.com YeaR oPeneD: 1974 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Frank A. Sergiovanni GoLF PRo: Frank A. Sergiovanni sUPeRinTenDenT: Anton Stager hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 70.9 YaRDs: 6,444 sLoPe: 123 CoURse DesiGneR(s): George Fazio and Tom Fazio
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The Links at Union Vale
The Links at Union Vale is, as one reviewer described it, “18 holes of Ireland in Dutchess County.” It is the fulfillment of the dream held by the golfers, more than 500 members of the Irish Golf Association and 16 Gaelic golfing societies in the New York City area, who built it. The Links, constructed on a nearly treeless site with sweeping views of the Hudson Hills and Catskill Mountains, is a beautiful golf course to play. Well-known New York course architects Stephen Kay and Doug Smith, designed and built the course. They let the shape of the land — with its swells and troughs — influence the shape of the holes. It has the links land character — fast turf, the opportunity to play bump and run, lethal rough and the shaggy browed bunkering reminiscent of the Old Country. The result is a challenging course, with four sets of tees, that stretches from 5,198 yards to nearly 7,000 yards from the tips. Kay and Smith designed the course to reward ball striking and course management. Play well, play smart and you will score well. Each hole has its own risk and reward with the wayward or overly aggressive player being bloodied by rough that just doesn’t quit. Kay designed the
front nine to emphasize tactics and course management allowing players to find their game and rhythm. From the tips, the first nine holes are not overly long. The 221-yard par-3 third hole does hint though at what a player will find waiting on the inward nine. The first four holes on the back offer real scoring opportunities to the ball striker. Teeing up on the 14th though, players realize that they needed to bring one more thing to the Links, muscle. The last five holes offer the same risks and rewards as the first 14 holes, but they also offer length. From the tips, the two par-5s exceed 600 yards and two of the three par-4s are over 450 yards in length. The accuracy and length required at The Links was not a problem for Pádraig Harrington. In 2012, the touring pro tied the course record, shooting a 64. The Links opened for play in 2000 as a semi-private layout. The quality of the course was immediately noted by Suburban Golf magazine naming The Links the Best New Public Course of the Year. As the course matured, its exceptional qualities — condition, design and amenities — became more widely known. Best of Northeast Golf magazine named Links
Best of Daily Fee Properties three years in a row, 2008 through 2010. Zagat’s selected The Links for its America’s Top Golf Course in its 2012 Best in Country Guide. Serious golfers have noticed The Links at Union Vale as well. Golf magazine rated The Links 17th in its ranking of the top 100 daily fee courses in New York state. The USGA selected the club to host the U.S. Amateur sectional qualifier three different times. In 2014, The Links will host a Metropolitan Golf Association Play Day in June, as well as the first round of the Women’s Dutchess County Amateur. After a round at The Links, you realize that you have had a different type of golf experience; from the Gaelic welcome to the links land layout to the properly poured
Guinness in the pub. You also realize that, whether it’s the golf or the Guinness, you’ll be saying “once again, if you please.” The Links at Union Vale is open to the public and hosts private golf tournaments and outings, weddings and banquets. For more information, please contact Teri Stellato, general manager at (845) 2231002 or visit www.TheLinksAtUnionVale. com. The Links is conveniently located in lower Dutchess County and is 40 minutes or less from points in Westchester, Putnam and Fairfield (Conn.) counties.
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RoCkRiMMon CoUnTRY CLUB 2949 Long Ridge Road Stamford, CT 06903 Phone: (203) 322-3408 WeBsiTe: rockrimmoncc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1947 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Jason Larsen GoLF PRo: Jerry Yochum sUPeRinTenDenT: Tony Girardi hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 73.8 YaRDs: 6,832 sLoPe: 128 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Orrin Smith and Robert Trent Jones Sr.
RoLLinG hiLLs 333 Hurlbutt St., Wilton, CT 06897 Phone: (203) 762-4600 WeBsiTe: rhcconline.com YeaR oPeneD: 1961 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Steve Revelant GoLF PRo: Ray Ford sUPeRinTenDenT: Glenn Perry hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 72.7 YaRDs: 6,692 sLoPe: 134 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Alfred Tull; updated 2002 by Roger Rulewich
saLeM GoLF CLUB 18 Bloomer Road North Salem, NY 10560 Phone: (914) 669-5485 WeBsiTe: salemgolfclub.org YeaR oPeneD: 1965 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Todd Zorn heaD PRo: Charlie Poole sUPeRinTenDenT: Chuck Denny hoLes: 18
PaR: 72 RaTinG: 73.5 YaRDs: 6,760 sLoPe: 138 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Edward Ryder
GeneRaL ManaGeR: Peter Tunley GoLF PRo: Michael Summa sUPeRinTenDenT: Scott Niven hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 76 YaRDs: 7,133 sLoPe: 144 CoURse DesiGneR(s): William F. Gordon
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14 Canfield Ave. East Norwalk, CT 06855 Phone: (203) 866-5528 WeBsiTe: shorehavengc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1923 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Arthur Crouch GoLF PRo: Mike Laganza sUPeRinTenDenT: Shannon Slevin hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 72.4 YaRDs: 6,599 sLoPe: 134 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Robert White
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315 Mamaroneck Road Scarsdale, NY 10583 Phone: (914) 231-3461 WeBsiTe: westchestergov.com YeaR oPeneD: 1931 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Billy Casper GoLF PRo: Ralph Garofano sUPeRinTenDenT: Poy Young hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 70.2 YaRDs: 6,293 sLoPe: 122 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Tom Winton
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439 Silver Spring Road Ridgefield, CT 06877 Phone: (203) 438-2671 WeBsiTe: silverspringcc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1930 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Robert Sommer GoLF PRo: David Jones sUPeRinTenDenT: Peter Rappoccio hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 72.1 YaRDs: 6,518 sLoPe: 132 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Robert White
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777 Albany Post Road, P.O. Box 9245 Scarborough, NY 10510 Phone: (914) 941-8070 WeBsiTe: sleepyhollowcc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1911 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: William Nitschke GoLF PRo: David Young sUPeRinTenDenT: Tom Leahy hoLes: 18 PaR: 70 RaTinG: 71.7 YaRDs: 6,547 sLoPe: 133 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Charles B. MacDonald and A. W. Tillinghast
The sTanWiCh CLUB 888 North St., Greenwich, CT 06831 Phone: (203) 869-0555 WeBsiTe: stanwich.com YeaR oPeneD: 1963 CoURse TYPe: Private
sPRain Lake GoLF CoURse 290 Grassy Sprain Road Yonkers, NY 10710 Phone: (914) 231-3481 WeBsiTe: westchestergov.com YeaR oPeneD: 1940 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Buddy Sarlo GoLF PRo: Thomas W. Avezzano sUPeRinTenDenT: Frank Rocco hoLes: 18 PaR: 70 RaTinG: 69.3 YaRDs: 6,110 sLoPe: 122 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Tom Winton
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1349 Newfield Ave. Stamford, CT 06905 Phone: (203) 461-9090 WeBsiTe: sterlingfarmsgc.com YeaR oPeneD: 1972 CoURse TYPe: Public GeneRaL ManaGeR: Paul Grillo GoLF PRo: Angela Aulenti sUPeRinTenDenT: Tracey Holliday hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: Blue 71.7, white 69.6, gold 67.5, red 73.3 YaRDs: Blue 6,509, white 6,054, gold 5,587, red 5,539 sLoPe: Blue 129, white 126, gold 123, red 124 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Geoffrey S. Cornish 1969; renovated 2005 by Robert McNeil
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sUnseT hiLL GoLF CLUB 13 Sunset Hill Road Brookfield, CT 06804 Phone: (203) 740-7800 YeaR oPeneD: 1950 CoURse TYPe: Public GeneRaL ManaGeR: N/A GoLF PRo: N/A sUPeRinTenDenT: N/A hoLes: 9 PaR: 69 RaTinG: 62.6 YaRDs: 4,720 sLoPe: 100 CoURse DesiGneR(s): NA
TaMaRaCk CoUnTRY CLUB
55 Locust Road, Greenwich, CT 06831 Phone: (203) 531-7300 WeBsiTe: tamarackcountryclub.com YeaR oPeneD: 1929 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Brian Gillespie GoLF PRo: Bobby Farrell sUPeRinTenDenT: Jeff Scott hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 72.9 YaRDs: 6,834 sLoPe: 126 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Charles H. Banks
TashUa knoLLs anD TashUa GLen GoLF CLUB 40 Tashua Knolls Lane Trumbull, CT 06611 Phone: (203) 452-5186 WeBsiTe: tashuaknolls.com YeaR oPeneD: 1976/2004 CoURse TYPe: Municipal GeneRaL ManaGeR: Bobby Brown GoLF PRo: Jon Janik sUPeRinTenDenT: Hidalgo Nagashima
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hoLes: 27 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 71.9 YaRDs: 6,540 sLoPe: 125 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Al Zikorus and Mike Zikorus
99 Biltmore Ave., Rye, NY 10580 Phone: (914) 967-6000 WeBsiTe: wccclub.org YeaR oPeneD: 1922 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Robert James GoLF PRo: Harvey Lannak sUPeRinTenDenT: Joe Alonzi hoLes: 18 PaR: West 72, south 70 RaTinG: West 73.2, south 69.1 YaRDs: West 6,752, south 6,027 sLoPe: West 136, south 121 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Walter Travis
TRUMP naTionaL GoLF CLUB
100 Shadow Tree Lane Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 Phone: (914) 944-0900 WeBsiTe: trumpnationalwestchester.com YeaR oPeneD: 2002 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Dan Scavino GoLF PRo: N/A sUPeRinTenDenT: Scott Blough hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 71 YaRDs: 7,291 sLoPe: 129 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Jim Fazio
WesTChesTeR hiLLs GoLF CLUB
401 Ridgeway, White Plains, NY 10605 Phone: (914) 948-5020 WeBsiTe: westchesterhills.org YeaR oPeneD: 1919 CoURse TYPe: Private inTeRiM CLUB ManaGeR: Jerome Louie GoLF PRo: Jason Gobleck sUPeRinTenDenT: Peter Waterous hoLes: 18 PaR: 70 RaTinG: 70.2 YaRDs: 6,026 sLoPe: 127 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Walter Travis
WaCCaBUC CoUnTRY CLUB
90 Mead St., Waccabuc, NY 10597 Phone: (914) 763-3144 WeBsiTe: waccabuccc.com YeaR oPeneD: 1912 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: John Assumma GoLF PRo: John R. McPhee sUPeRinTenDenT: Doug George hoLes: 18 PaR: 70 RaTinG 71.1 YaRDs: 6,398 sLoPe: 128 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Alfred H. Tull
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175 Shelton Road, Monroe, CT 06468 Phone: (203) 268-0707 WeBsiTe: whitneyfarmsgc.com YeaR oPeneD: 1982 CoURse TYPe: Public GeneRaL ManaGeR: Paul McGuire GoLF PRo: Paul Christ sUPeRinTenDenT: Paul McGuire hoLes: 18 PaR: 72
RaTinG: 72.4 YaRDs: 6,628 sLoPe: 130 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Hal Purdy and Malcolm Purdy
WooDWaY CoUnTRY CLUB
540 Hoyt St., Darien, CT 06820 Phone: (203) 322-1661 WeBsiTe: woodway.org YeaR oPeneD: 1916 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Sam Kadi GoLF PRo: Michael Crawford sUPeRinTenDenT: Jamie Kapes hoLes: 18 PaR: 71 RaTinG: 72.8 YaRDs: 6,716 sLoPe: 139 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Willie Park Jr.
WYkaGYL CoUnTRY CLUB
1195 North Ave. New Rochelle, NY 10804 Phone: (914) 636-8700 WeBsiTe: wykagylcc.org YeaR oPeneD: 1898 CoURse TYPe: Private GeneRaL ManaGeR: Robert Kasara GoLF PRo: Ben Hoffhine sUPeRinTenDenT: Michael Scott hoLes: 18 PaR: 72 RaTinG: 72.6 YaRDs: 6,702 sLoPe: 137 CoURse DesiGneR(s): Donald J. Ross, A. W. Tillinghast and Coore-Crenshaw
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From Wall Street to Grandma’s world BY JENNIFER BISSELL email@example.com
eaving an industry commonly associated with greed in favor of a more compassionate one, Lou Giampa is trading in his job on Wall Street for one inside seniors’ homes. After some 15 years primarily as a portfolio manager for Quad Capital L.L.C. and First New York Securities L.L.C., Giampa said he was ready for a change. When his grandmother was diagnosed with cancer, Giampa took it upon himself to get a certificate in nursing and become one of her primary caregivers. “When you start out on Wall Street, it’s fast paced and exciting,” Giampa said. “But as I got older and had kids, I became disenchanted. I had a hollow feeling about it. … Like they say, it’s just making rich people richer, and I started to contemplate a career change.” After his grandmother died in February, Giampa said he accelerated plans to open his own home care agency to serve other seniors and their families. Surveying possible franchising options, he landed on Right At Home Inc. and purchased the rights to serve Westchester County. The home care and assistance company has more than 300 locations across the country, including ones in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Connecticut. Opening a White Plains office in early March, Giampa already has five clients. Giampa said he chose Right At Home primarily for its innovative programs related to rehabilitation and family involvement, among others. Additionally, the brand has a support staff of 40 employees based at its headquarters in Omaha, Neb. “In-home care was a fantastic experience for my grandma,” Giampa said, mentioning his other grandmother died several years earlier in a nursing home. “I wish this kind of service was available for her. I think it would have prolonged her life. It’s a traumatic experience to leave
Lou Giampa at his new Right At Home office in White Plains.
your home where your kids grew up.” Giampa said he expects a slow and steady growth of clients over the next several years. The firm is not yet a licensed New York home care services agency, though he expects his application to be approved within the next two years. Without the license, Giampa’s employees can’t offer assistance with hygiene or any skilled nursing services. Instead, his firm can offer companionship services like safety supervision, socialization, medication reminders, transportation, light housekeeping, grocery shopping, cooking and running errands. “Things to make life easier for the caretaker,” Giampa said. “It helps seniors main-
tain a level of independence and helps give families peace of mind that someone is there checking in.” Giampa said he charges within the industry average of $20 to $28 an hour. The average client requests three to five hours of care a day, though some request 24/7 care. Giampa said he hopes to have 100 clients in 10 years, though he cautioned to say, “It’s not a numbers game; it’s a quality game.” “More than having the greatest number of clients, it’s about having the happiest clients,” he said. “It’s very rewarding when someone gets good care.” “I definitely feel a lot better about myself now,” he added. “It’s gratifying work.”
“More than having the greatest number of clients, it’s about having the happiest clients,” he said. “It’s very rewarding when someone gets good care.” — Lou Giampa
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Helping Families Keep Quality in Life.
two-day conference on the growing field of palliative care will be held in April at two locations in Westchester County. “The Art and Science of Palliative Care: Where Medicine, Market and Meaning Meet” is the theme for the sixth annual interdisciplinary and interfaith conference about palliative and end-of-life care on April 3 and April 4. The first-day program will be from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Fordham University Westchester campus at 400 Westchester Ave. in the town of Harrison. The second-day session will be from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Westchester County Center at 198 Central Ave. in White Plains. The event is presented by Collaborative for Palliative Care Inc. of the Westchester and New York State Southern Region, a broadbased consortium of public and private organizations that includes hospitals, universities, hospices, home care organizations, medical groups and social service providers. Its goal is to improve the care of the seriously ill through education, research and advocacy. White Plains attorney Mary Beth Morrissey
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End of life care is focus is the collaborative’s founder and president. Topics of the conference’s more than 30 workshops include “Another Kind of Pain: Economic, Insurance and Resource Issues for the Seriously Ill;” “Developing a Palliative Care Toolbox for Patients, Family, Caregivers and Clinicians;” and “Addressing Palliative Care for Individuals with Alzheimer’s.” Keynote speakers will be Dr. Christopher P. Comfort, of Calvary Hospital; Carol Levine, of the Families and Health Care Project of the United Hospital Fund; Dr. R. Sean Morrison, of the National Palliative Care Research Center and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute; and Dr. Cary Reid, from the Cornell Center for Translational Research on Aging at Weill Cornell Medical College. Conference sessions are free. There is a $5 parking fee at the County Center. Only online registration will be accepted. To sign up for one day or both, visit www. cpcwestchester.org. For more information, contact Cornelia Schimert of Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley at firstname.lastname@example.org or (914) 666-7616, extension 1235. – John Golden
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The future of long-term care By Deepankar Mukerji
hy do we automatically talk about Medicaid when the subject of long-term care is raised? The answer is that Medicaid pays for a significant majority of all long-term care, especially in New York state. Medicare specifically does not cover chronic or long-term care, and, due to the high cost of such care, the majority of individuals do not have sufficient funds to pay for an extended period. There is also long-term care insurance, but the relatively high premiums and requirement that people are medically qualified tend to reduce its utilization. A government-sponsored long-term care program called the “CLASS Act” was included in the Affordable Care Act, but analysis showed that that it could not be implemented in a budget-neutral manner. Thus, Medicaid, the “payer of last resort,” has become the de facto long-term care financer, a situation not expected to change in the foreseeable future. Not surprisingly, one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first acts after taking office was to put together a Medicaid redesign team and charge it with changing the way that New York Medicaid does business. New York spends more than any other state on Medicaid, and per person charges for long-term care are almost three times higher than in California. In fact, a March 2013 Congressional report of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is titled “Billions of Federal Tax Dollars Misspent on New York’s Medicaid Program.” Although the report was not solely devoted to longterm care, it is critical of the personal care program, of the fact that spousal refusal is permitted in the state and of attorneys who perform estate planning to divest assets and create Medicaid eligibility (a phenomenon certainly not unique to New York). The report does commend Cuomo for undertaking the Medicaid redesign, and in particular, the Section 1115 waiver, which mandates Medicaid Managed Long Term Care (MLTC). The MLTC waiver was one of the central proposals of the Medicaid redesign team. The program makes virtually all home care services available only through a mandatory managed care organization (MCO) and is the major initiative to reduce and contain the spiraling costs of long-term care. It is also being implemented at an almost staggering pace, considering that it is a government initiative, with ambitious deadlines and very little lead time to ease the patients into the proliferation of new networks and procedures.
Managed Home Care New York’s MLTC program started in late 2012 in New York City, with Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties following soon after. Persons applying for Medicaid home care, adult day care or private duty nursing were required to enroll with an MCO, which then performs the necessary evaluations and sets the level and types of care to be provided. This program is being expanded statewide, with Rockland and Orange counties already transitioning to MLTC, and Putnam and Dutchess soon to follow. In fact, the current plan is to have the entire state covered by mandatory MLTC by the end of 2014. While there are a number of fears over whether care will be compromised in the name of cost savings, and whether important constitutional rights will be inhibited by the administrative roadblocks to a hearing, generally, the program has generally not cut hours or services to patients at the outset. At this point, the most significant complaint is the lengthy and bureaucratic approval and enrollment process. We have also seen one organization be suspended for enrolling people who did not need the care. There have been anecdotal reports of MCOs rejecting patients who are too needy and therefore too expensive. This is not surprising, given the objective of the program, which is to achieve capitated savings by volume, so that costs are spread over a larger number of participants in the plan.
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Nursing Home Managed Care In January, the Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP) released a report detailing New York’s plan to include nursing home coverage in the Section 1115 Waiver. The transition to mandatory managed care for nursing homes begins in April. Under this plan, Medicaid recipients currently in nursing homes are exempt from mandatory enrollment, although they can “voluntarily” enroll. New applicants for Medicaid will have to enroll with a MCO that is affiliated with the nursing home in which they are seeking placement. Those currently on Medicaid and receiving home care services through an MCO will be limited to placement in a nursing home which is part of that organization’s network. A number of advocacy groups are concerned over the OHIP plan and have asked for a delay in its implementation. Perhaps one of the pieces that will be most difficult to implement is the transition of people who were in nursing homes, but are more appropriate for home care, back into the community.
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Affordable Care Act to create a demonstration program called fully integrated dual advantage (FIDA) for recipients who receive both Medicare and Medicaid, known as the dual eligibles, to receive services. This program would provide a number of fully capitated plans for dual eligibles, meaning that all medical services being provided to them under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, including physicians, hospitals and medicine, as well as long-term care would be provided by a single managed care organization. Although this program is not mandatory, all dual eligibles will be auto-enrolled into various FIDA organizations and will have to opt out to return to fee-for-service Medicare; however, it is possible that patients will lose out on continuity of services if they suddenly are not able to utilize the medical providers they have been using because they are now “out-of-network.” New York has recently pushed back the start date for this program from July 2014 to January 2015.
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allowing the managed care organizations to negotiate lower-cost contracts with providers, by increasing efficiency through care coordination and by standardizing levels of care. On the other hand, when applied to recipients of Medicare and Medicaid, known as the dual eligibles, the patients to be serviced by these programs are by definition the most medically needy and frail segment of our population. Consequently, the costs associated with providing care to such individuals will necessarily be higher than the general population, regardless of efficiency measures. Even though there is significant pressure to reduce the cost of a large and expensive health care network, if this population does not receive adequate care, the results would be disastrous. Only the passage of time will determine if managed long-term care is able to strike the requisite balance between saving taxpayer dollars and covering the vital needs of our elderly and medically needy citizens. Deepankar Mukerji is counsel to Keane & Beane P.C. in White Plains, focusing on elder law. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, he had a 20-year career with Westchester County, most recently as director of resources for the Department of Social Services. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Granny snatchers beware: State adopts uniform adult guardianship act By Anthony J. Enea
n April 21, the Uniform Guardianship Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA) will go into effect as Article 83 of Mental Hygiene Law of the state of New York. Signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last October, the law will fill a significant gap relevant to jurisdictional issues between states in guardianship proceeds and help combat the elder abuse phenomenon commonly referred to as “granny snatching.” “Granny snatching” typically occurs when, during a familial dispute, a senior suffering from dementia or another incapacity is moved from his or her home by a child or other family member to another state. Once this happened, the senior’s legal guardian was no longer legally recognized. By adopting the UAGPPJA, New York will now recognize adult guardianship orders from 37 other states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, with the jurisdictions being required to recognize a guardianship order from the state of New York. Prior to enactment of the law, if a guardian appointed in another state wished to have their ward recognized in New York, he or she would need to commence a new action in New York to re-establish incapacity and the need for a guardian. Similarly, courts, care facilities and financial institutions in other states would routinely disregard a guardianship or protective order from the courts in New York. In a society as mobile as ours, this lack of uniformity resulted in the unnecessary and time-consuming duplication of legal proceedings and a burden upon the courts. Most importantly, because New York had not adopted the UAGPPJA, “granny snatching” became more prevalent. Although New York’s adoption of the UAGPPJA does not change the state’s substantive rules regarding guardianship proceedings, it amends the Mental Hygiene Law and the Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act in such a way as to create uniform procedures for guardianships and protective proceedings. This will help significantly ease coordination with the courts of other states and provide for simpler procedures for those needing the protection of a guardianship order across state lines. The UAGPPJA essentially creates a mechanism for resolving multi-jurisdictional disputes by helping accomplish the following three goals: n Identifying one singular state court to adjudicate first-time guardianship petitions; n Establishing a system of transferring existing guardianship appointments from
one state to the other; and n Establishing a system for recognizing and enforcing guardianship orders of one state in another. An integral legal concept in the UAGPPJA is the preservation of the ward’s “home state” jurisdiction irrespective of where the individual is physically located. In effect, a state is required to recognize the jurisdiction of the individual’s home state – where he or she was physically present for at least six consecutive months immediately before the filing of the petition – and to cooperate with the home state as to a variety of issues. There are limited circumstances where
guardianship orders can be entered by another state. The UAGPPJA defines a “significant connection state” as a state other than the home state where the allegedly incapacitated person has a significant connection other than mere physical presence (factors include voter registration, location of property, tax return filings, drivers license and social relations). Clearly, this is a definition that gives recognition to the phenomenon known as the “snow bird.” Some of the other noteworthy provisions of the newly enacted Article 83 of the Mental Hygiene Law are: n New York courts are able to communicate with a court in another jurisdiction, and
the court may allow parties to participate in the communication for a proceeding under Article 83; n Cooperation between courts is encouraged. For example, a court in New York can request that a court in another jurisdiction hold an evidentiary hearing, order a person in that state to produce evidence or give testimony, and order that an assessment or evaluation of the allegedly incapacitated person be performed; n Article 83 will be the exclusive jurisdictional basis for a New York court to appoint a guardian or issue a protective order; and n Except as provided in Article 83.19, a Guardian, page 24
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estchester County residents dealing with chronic health disorders are encouraged by county officials to join in a series of workshops in the county’s Living Well Livable Communities program. The Living Well program helps people 55 and older to better manage chronic cconditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, depression and diabetes, and enhance their quality of life and possibly lower their health costs. Formally called the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, the recurring six-week series is presented by the county Department of Senior Programs and Services
(DSPS) and the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services. The program was developed by the Patient Education Research Center at Stanford University’s School of Medicine and is taught in more than 30 languages around the world. County officials said trained peer leaders teach participants how to manage their conditions on a day-to-day basis through a greater understanding of physical activity, healthy eating and stress management. Participants also learn how to use their medications correctly and improve communications with their health care provider and family. People taking the course may also be able to lower their health care costs by avoiding unnecessary trips or return trips to doctors and hospitals, according to DSPS officials. The workshops run two and a half hours
a week for six weeks at various locations in the county throughout the year. In 2013, 100 residents participated. Stanford University conducted a survey of 1,000 aging people with chronic conditions by following their progress for three years, according to county officials. Those who participated in the workshops showed significant improvement in their ability to exercise, communicate and maintain overall health and had fewer outpatient visits and hospitalizations. “Living Well gives people more control over their daily lives and new zest for an enriched life,” Westchester County DSPS Commissioner Mae Carpenter said in a press release. “Not only does the knowledge empower them, but when followed, it can greatly ease or even prevent their conditions.”
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The Living Well program seeks more volunteers to become peer leaders. For more information about the program or to become a peer leader, contact Colette Phipps at 914813-6441 or firstname.lastname@example.org. County officials announced two spring courses have been scheduled. Walk-ins are welcome for both, but reservations are preferred. A chronic disease self-management workshop will begin April 2 at the Mount Pleasant Community Center at 125 Lozza Drive in Valhalla. The free sessions will run from 12:30 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday through May 7. Participants must start the course by April 16 to receive a certificate of completion. To sign up, contact Kellie Rizzi at 914742-2363. On April 23, another disease self-management workshop will begin at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow. The sessions will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in Room 515 at the North Broadway hospital every Wednesday through May 28. Participants must start by May 7 to receive a certificate of completion. To sign up, contact H. Gross at 914-6066528 or E. Woods at 914-366-3937.
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court that has appointed a guardian of the person or issued a protective order consistent with this article has exclusive and continuing jurisdiction over the proceedings until it is terminated by the court or the appointment or order expires by its own terms. New York’s enactment of the UAGPPJA will create a predictable and expeditious process for the initial appointment of guardians in another state, the transfers of existing guardianships to other states, and the recognition of orders from other states. Additionally, it is hoped that “granny snatching” and elder abuse will be significantly reduced as a result of its enactment. While only time will tell how helpful the UAGPPJA will be, its enactment in New York is clearly an important step in the right direction. Anthony J. Enea is a managing member of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano L.L.P. with offices in White Plains and Somers. He is the immediate past chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and was named Westchester County’s leading elder care attorney at the 2013 Above the Bar Awards. He can be reached at 914-948-1500 or email@example.com.
FACTS& FIGURES on the record Westchester Bankruptcies
The following petitions were filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in White Plains. Chapter 11 indicates the filer intends to submit a plan of reorganization to the court. Chapter 7 indicates a liquidation of assets.
BRONX COUNTY 1139 Clay Avenue L.L.C., 1035 Grand Concourse, Bronx 10452. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Surajudeen Agbaje, Bronx. Filed March 24. Case no. 14-10763 Lionel Charles Medina, 3512 Oxford Ave., Apt. L1, Bronx 10463. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: Michael G Santangelo, Ossining. Filed March 24. Case no. 14-10780.
Hashi Sushi Fusion Inc., 5009 Broadway, New York City 10034. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Self-represented. Filed March 20. Case no. 14-10722.
BA Victory Corp., et al. Filed by Ignacio Zuniga Siles. Action: Denial of overtime compensation claim. Attorneys for plaintiff: Brandon David Sherr and Justin Alexander Zeller. Filed March 18. Case no. JYA Cleaners Inc., 10 E. 37 St., 14-01904. New York City 10016. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Daniel Robert Bon Bini Inc., et al. Filed by Jeseny Miller, Brooklyn. Filed March 18. Castillo. Action: Claim falls under Case no. 14-10675. Fair Labor Standards Act. Attorney for plaintiff: Megan Sarah Goddard. Pine Tree House Inc., 1250 Filed March 20. Case no. 14-01949. Broadway, First floor, New York City 10001. Chapter 11, voluntary. Chelsea Bagel & Cafe Inc., et al. Attorney: Eric S. Medina, New Filed by Adolfo Flores, et al. AcYork City. Filed March 20. Case no. tion: Claim falls under Fair Labor 14-10702. Standards Act. Attorney for plaintiff: Michael Antonio Faillace. Filed Trihop Carmine L.L.C., 150 E. 58 March 19. Case no. 14-01911. St., 39th floor, New York City 10155. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: J. Coquette International. Filed Ted Donovan, New York City. Filed by Jacobson Capital Services Inc. March 29. Case no. 14-10690. Action: Copyright infringement claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Amy J. Benjamin. Filed March 18. Case no. 14-01893. WESTCHESTER
Four Corners Direct Inc. Filed by News America Marketing FSI L.L.C. Action: Breach of contract claim. Attorneys for plaintiff: Stanley Lawrence Lane Jr. and David Merrill Posner. Filed March 18. Case no. 14-01897.
SK Madison commodities L.L.C., et al. Filed by U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Action: Claim concerns federal commodity exchange regulation. Attorneys for plaintiff: Richard A. Glaser and Daniel Jordan. Filed March 24. Case no. 14-02025.
Fresh Direct L.L.C., et al. Filed by Willard Owens, et al. Action: Denial of overtime compensation claim. Attorneys for plaintiff: Dana Lauren Gottlieb, et al. Filed March 18. Case no. 14-01909.
Soren Legal Support Company Inc., et al. Filed by Monroe UMAC Inc. Action: Claim falls under Communications Act of 1934. Attorneys for plaintiff: Jeffrey I. Carton and Kerry Ford Cunningham. Filed General Electric Co. Filed by March 21. Case no. 14-02005. Angelo Castello. Action: Claim falls under Securities Exchange Starbucks Corp. Filed by JeremiAct. Attorney for plaintiff: Joyce ah Redmond. Action: Claim falls Diane Campbell Priveterre. Filed under Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. Attorney for plainMarch 18. Case no. 14-01870. tiff: Andrea Maria Paparella. Filed Ideavillage Products Corp. Filed March 20. Case no. 14-01974. by Tommie Copper Inc. Action: Trademark infringement claim. Stryker Corp., et al. Filed by MatAttorneys for plaintiff: Andy Ivan thew Mazer. Action: Personal inCorea and Walter B. Welsh. Filed jury claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Matthew Trafton Gammons. Filed March 21. Case no. 14-01991. March 19. Case no. 14-01913. JPMorgan Chase, et al. Filed by Leonard Sumpter. Action: Claim Travelers West Inc., et al. Filed by falls under Civil Rights Act. Attor- Alfredo Guzman Lopez, et al. Acney for plaintiff: Not listed. Filed tion: Claim falls under Fair Labor Standards Act. Attorney for plainMarch 20. Case no. 14-01955. tiff: Louis Pechman, et al. Filed Keurig Green Mountain Inc., et March 18. Case no. 14-01884. al. Filed by Cusimano Carstar Collison Inc., et al. Action: Claim concerns antitrust litigation. Attorney Varied Construction Corp. Filed for plaintiff: Not listed. Filed March by the trustees of the District Coun20. Case no. 14-01963. cil 9 Painting Industry Insurance and Annuity Funds. Action: Claim Kosher Delight Corp., et al. Filed falls under Labor Management by Temples Secret Garden Inc. Ac- Relations Act of 1947. Attorney for tion: Claim falls under Agricul- plaintiff: Dana Lynne Henke. Filed tural Commodities Act. Attorney March 21. Case no. 14-02003. for plaintiff: Cynthia Maria Attard. Filed March 18. Case no. 14-01871.
Corbel Installations Inc. Filed by Local 1430, International BrotherThomas Gennaro Iazzetta, 73 hood of Electrical Workers Health Saratoga Ave., Pleasantville 10570. DUTCHESS Fund. Action: Claim falls under Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: ArCOUNTY Employee Retirement Income lene Gordon-Oliver, White Plains. Securities Act. Attorney for plainFiled March 19. Case no. 14-22332. tiff: Bryan C. McCarthy. Filed Nikola Rebraca, 10 Old Route 9, March 21. Case no. 14-02010. Staatsburg 12580. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Andrea B. Malin, Wappingers Falls. Filed March 18. CVS Caremark Corp. Filed by Court Cases Case no. 14-35521. Gregory Toretta. Action: Job dis crimination claim concerning age. The following cases appear on the Attorneys for plaintiff: William DaNEW YORK docket of the U.S. District Court for vid Frumkin and Elizabeth Evelyn COUNTY the county of Westchester in White Hunter. Filed March 20. Case no. Plains. 14-01968. MCC Funding L.L.C., 606 Post Road East, Westport 06880. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Scott A. 10th Avenue Food Depot Inc., et Diageo P.L.C., et al. Filed by The Steinberg, Uniondale. Filed March al. Filed by Javier Hernandez. Ac- Explorers Club Inc. Action: Tradetion: Claim falls under Fair Labor mark infringement claim. Attorney 24. Case no. 14-10782. Standards Act. Attorney for plain- for plaintiff: Joshua Schiller. Filed tiff: Benjamin Nathan Dictor. Filed March 20. Case no. 14-01959. Melanie Peterson. Filed by Ontel March 20. Case no. 14-01956. Products Corp., et al. Action: TradeDimitrious Tsirkos. Filed by mark infringement claim. Attorney Ahold U.S.A. Inc., et al. Filed by Mister Softee of Queens Inc., et al. for plaintiff: Jason M. Drangel. Filed Ernest Franklyn, et al. Action: Deni- Action: Trademark infringement March 20. Case no. 14-01950. Items appearing in the Westchester al of overtime compensation claim. claim. Attorney for plaintiff: GerCounty Business Journal’s On The Re- Attorney for plaintiff: Dana Lau- ald Derevyanny. Filed March 20. PAK Boston Management Inc., cord section are compiled from various ren Gottlieb, et al. Filed March 18. Case no. 14-01975. et al. Filed by Anthony Brown. sources, including public records made Case no. 14-01912. available to the media by federal, state Action: Job discrimination claim and municipal agencies and the court Empire State Building Company concerning employment. Attorney system. While every effort is made to American Digital University Inc., L.L.C., et al. Filed by Fahad Tirmi- for plaintiff: Max R Schwartz. Filed ensure the accuracy of this informa- et al. Filed by Vikas Goel, et al. Action, no liability is assumed for errors or tion: Claim falls under 1961 Rack- zi, et al. Action: Claim falls under March 20. Case no. 14-01960. Civil Rights Act. Attorney for plainomissions. In the case of legal action, the records cited are open to public scrutiny eteering Act. Attorney for plaintiff: tiff: Philip Michael Hines. Filed PDD Contracting L.L.C., et al. and should be inspected before any ac- Not listed. Filed March 18. Case no. March 18. Case no. 14-01899. Filed by Leo Tomczyk, et al. Action: tion is taken. 14-01895. Claim falls under Employee RetireQuestions and comments regarding Flatiron Room Operations ment Income Securities Act. Attorthis section should be directed to: Apple-Metro Inc., et al. Filed by L.L.C., et al. Filed by Broadcast ney for plaintiff: Rachel Ann Noe. Bob Rozycki Costal Ernest Jr. Action: Job dis- Music Inc, et al. Action: Copyright Filed March 21. Case no. 14-01992. c/o Westfair Communications Inc. crimination claim concerning race. infringement claim. Attorney for 3 Westchester Park Drive, Suite G7 Attorneys for plaintiff: Marjorie plaintiff: Not listed. Filed March 20. White Plains, N.Y. 10604-3407 Mesidor and Nicole Ann Welch. Case no. 14-01970. Phone: 694-3600 • Fax: 694-3680 Filed March 18. Case no. 14-01891.
Above $1 million PG Meadow L.L.C., White Plains. Seller: Mark A. Siesel, White Plains. Property: 643 King St., New Castle. Amount: $5.1 million. Filed March 24.
415 Warburton Inc., Pleasantville. Seller: city of Yonkers. Property: 415 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. Amount: $112,090. Filed March 19. 44 Longview L.L.C., Mahopac. Seller: Marjorie Schroeger, et al, Scarsdale. Property: 44 Longview Drive, Greenburgh. Amount: $470,500. Filed March 20. 54 South Terrace Avenue L.L.C., Mount Vernon. Seller: Anthony P. Rabasco, Scarsdale. Property: 510 Locust St., Mount Vernon. Amount: $720,000. Filed March 25. 7350 East Stetson L.L.C., et al, Pound Ridge. Seller: Michael Shimkin, et al, Pound Ridge. Property: 4 Mallard Lake Road, Pound Ridge. Amount: $800,000. Filed March 25. Amelia J. Realty I Corp., Larchmont. Seller: Larchmont Depot Realty Corp., Larchmont. Property: 6 Depot Way West, Mamaroneck. Amount: $75,000. Filed March 21. AMTRUST-NP SFR Venture L.L.C., Fort Worth, Texas. Seller: Joan Iacono, Bronxville. Property: 24 Crest Drive, Somers. Amount: $416,213. Filed March 20. Citibank N.A. Seller: Joyce Ann MacFadden, White Plains. Property: 32 Westview Ave., White Plains. Amount: $360,000. Filed March 24. COB Katonah I L.L.C., Katonah. Seller: Beth Goldenberg, et al, Katonah. Property: 640A Heritage Hills, Somers. Amount: $305,000. Filed March 25. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Seller: Darren Deurso, White Plains. Property: 6 Crest Place, Greenburgh. Amount: $406,878. Filed March 20. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Seller: Herman Simms, White Plains. Property: 228 N. High St., Mount Vernon. Amount: $238,000. Filed March 21. Eve Lane L.L.C., Rye. Seller: Georgia S. Vickers, Rye. Property: 93 Central Ave., Rye. Amount: $650,000. Filed March 21.
Below $1 million 1216 Henry Ave L.L.C., Rye. Seller: Victoria R. Marmora, et al, Mamaroneck. Property: 1216 Henry Ave., Rye. Amount: $800,000. Filed March 25.
FSB Properties Inc., Lake Success. Seller: Pauline M. Galvin, Yonkers. Property: 366 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. Amount: $111,364. Filed March 19.
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NEWSMAKERS plus awards and events NEW VP AT COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE Kevin Cavanagh has been named vice president for enrollment management at The College of New Rochelle. He starts the job June 2. Cavanagh comes to the college from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City where he is senior director of enrollment services and student information. Prior to his appointment at Mount Sinai, he served as assistant vice president for college admissions at Iona College. Cavanagh has served on the executive board of the New York Association of College Admissions Counseling and elected as a state delegate representing New York at the National Assembly of the National Association of College Admissions Counseling. He
also represented both Manhattan and Iona as a member of the Catholic College Admissions Association.
DORF & NELSON WELCOMES NEW ASSOCIATE Dorf & Nelson L.L.P. of Rye, welcomes attorney John V. D’Amico, to its litigation department. D’Amico has worked as a litigation associate for Lemberg Law L.L.C. in Stamford, Andrew Greene & Associates and at Meiselman, Denlea, Packman, Carton & Eberz P.C., both in White Plains. D’Amico received a B.A. from Duke University and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the state of New York and New Jersey.
OLA Consulting Honored by AIA OLA Consulting Engineers, Hawthorne, a leader in building systems analysis, design and commissioning, was recently recognized by AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley as the inaugural Allied Professional honoree, for its commitment to the chapter and excellence in MEP engineering.
AIAWHV established the Allied Professional designation in 2013 as a way to acknowledge firms that exhibit strong leadership and demonstrate outstanding support of chapter efforts and initiatives through participation, sponsorship and sharing resources. OLA was chosen from among 23 potential active allied professional firms.
NEW SCHOOLS CHIEF Thomas Hagerman was unanimously appointed superintendent of Scarsdale schools, effective July 1, by the Scarsdale Board of Education. Hagerman is currently superintendent of Winnetka School District 36, a nationally renowned school district on Chicago’s North Shore. He has been an educator for more than 20 years and has served as a superintendent for the past 10 years in the River Forest
School District 90 and Oregon’s Riverdale School District 51J. Prior to this, Hagerman served as a principal, assistant principal and classroom teacher in English, social studies and technology for 6-12 grades. He has a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in education from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. He also earned a doctorate in policy, organization and management from the University of Oregon.
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WESTHAB’S PRESIDENT/CEO RETIRES Westhab’s President/CEO Bob Miller has retired after 30 years of leading the organization. Miller, 69, led the Yonkers-based social services agency since its first housing project in 1984. Westhab’s Board of Directors has chosen Richard Nightingale, Westhab’s current vice president of Youth and Family Services, to succeed Miller. Nightingale currently oversees all Youth and Family Services programs for Westhab, including the operation of shelters, scattered site housing programs, youth centers, and community resource centers. Nightingale began at Westhab in 2001 and has occupied a variety of positions, from di-
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rect client service to program management, along the way. He received his BA from Tufts University and his MSW in Administration from Fordham. Under Miller’s leadership, Westhab has built/rehabilitated 2,500 units of affordable housing in Westchester County, moved 6,000 homeless households to permanent housing, and developed a vast continuum of employment and youth programs in Westchester and the Bronx. With a staff of over 250, and an annual budget of $22 million, Miller has, for 29 years, guided Westhab toward a comprehensive service model to complement the organization’s affordable housing production.
Vidal/Wettenstein L.L.C., a commercial real estate brokerage firm based in Westport, has been awarded the CoStar Power Broker award for the ninth year as one of the leading firms in the leasing of commercial properties for 2013. Bruce Wettenstein has also been awarded by Costar as Top Industrial Leasing Broker. CoStar Group is a provider of commercial real estate market information in Connecticut and Westchester County.
TWB WEALTH MANAGEMENT LAUNCHED Spearheading the recent formation of TWB Wealth Management in Yonkers is John Spring, a certified financial planner. In announcing the firm, Spring said, “Our purpose is to support the personal financial and lifestyle goals of our clients. TWB serves as a financial advocate providing unbiased strategies with all the available tools
and technologies that address the varied objectives of each respective client. Once financial goals have been established, we continue to monitor and track the client’s progress on a regular basis.” TWB Wealth Management’s services and strategies include retirement planning, investment planning, insurance and customized small business strategies.
A presentation chronicling the business and personal life of Alexander Masterton – Scottish immigrant, master craftsman and successful proprietor of the 19th century Eastchester marble quarries – by Historian Dr. Marilynn Hill and Robert Riggs, co-chairman of the commemoration of Eastchester’s 350th anniversary, 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon. Free admittance; for more information, call 914-667-4116 or visit nps. gov/sapa.
In celebration of the Museum’s 40th Anniversary Year, Paper Jam 2014 will feature 40 works by 40 artists Saturday, April 5 at the Neuberger Museum, 735 Anderson Hill Road in Purchase. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails, dinner by the bite, silent auction, and live auction at 8:30 p.m., followed by dessert at 10 p.m. Individual tickets are $150. To purchase tickets, visit neuberger.org or call Morgan Glasebrook at 914-251-6114.
ALS Support Group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Patient Dining Room of The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Free admission. For more information, contact Helen Mayer at 845-520-0952 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Westchester Library System (WLS) will hold its 23rd annual Book & Author Luncheon Friday, April 11 at CV Rich Mansion in White Plains, from noon to 2 p.m.; registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Authors Josh Hanagarne, a librarian and Randy Lewis, former senior executive of Walgreens will discuss their books. General admission $95; for more information or to purchase tickets, call 914-231-3241 or visit westchesterlibraries.org.
Grammy-winning artist Art Garfunkel will perform at the Emelin Saturday, April 12, at 8 p.m. in an intimate evening of songs, anecdotes, prose and an audience Q&A session. Tickets start at $65 and can be purchased online at vendini.com/ticket-software.htm or by phone at 914-698-0098.
UPCOMING EXHIBITION Blue Door Gallery of 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, will be presenting an exhibition by local artist Satish Joshi from April 24 to May 23. Regular gallery hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. The exhibition features Satish’s 2013-2014 “Urbanlights,” a continuation of his enduring artistic consideration of natural elements. • Opening reception: Saturday May 3, 2 to 5 p.m. and • Closing reception: Friday, May 23, 5 to 8 p.m. Additional “Meet & Greet the Artist” receptions:
• Thursday, April 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; • Friday, May 2, 5 to 8 p.m.; and • Saturday, May 10, 2 to 5 p.m. Satish moved to New York from New Delhi in 1969. He has recently concluded a 37-year teaching career at Riverdale Country School, where he was head of the visual arts department for 22 years as well as director of community arts and artist-in-residence. He is currently artist-in-residence at School of the Holy Child in Rye. For more information visit bluedoorartcenter.org or call (914) 3755100. For more information about Satish visit satishjoshi.com.
MOUNT KISCO CHAMBER HONORS CITIZEN OF THE YEAR Joe Dimauro, owner and operator of Mount Kisco Seafood has been named the 2014 Citizen of the Year by the Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce. In addition to DiMauro, the chamber will honor the Mount Kisco Rotary Club as the 2014 Outstanding Nonprofit Organization of the Year. Both will be recognized May 1 at the chamber’s 47th annual dinner at the Holiday Inn of Mount Kisco. More than 150 business owners, professionals and residents are expected to attend. DiMauro was born and raised in the Mount Kisco area and is a graduate of Fox Lane High School. After receiving a business degree from Plattsburgh State University, he worked in advertising sales before purchasing Mount Kisco
Seafood in 1980 from a friend. In 2004, Mount Kisco Seafood moved to its current larger location at 477 Lexington Ave. DiMauro and his wife, Joni, also owned and ran the very successful Fish Cellar Restaurant on Main Street in Mount Kisco from 1997-2011. DiMauro is a self-described “softie” when it comes to helping others in need. He is particularly devoted to supporting organizations that help battered women, children who suffer terminal illness, the hungry and fight breast cancer. As a participant in seven Avon Walks for Breast Cancer, he and his team of friends and family, have walked the equivalent of 10 and onehalf marathons, raising well over $100,000 to support breast cancer research, treatment and prevention education.
For years, he has also generously donated and served his high-quality seafood at fundraising events supporting a wide range of organizations, including Riverkeeper, Making Headway, Food Bank For Westchester, Mount Kisco Child Care Center and the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester. DiMauro attributes his strong desire to help others to his appreciation of all the blessings he himself has received in life. The Mount Kisco Rotary Club is celebrating its 60th year of commitment to local, regional, national and international charities. It is part of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of 1.2 million business and professional leaders in 34,000 clubs that provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethi-
cal standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world “Both Joe DiMauro and The Mount Kisco Rotary serve as positive examples for action in our community,” said Mount Kisco Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Caroline Loeb. “The Chamber is delighted to honor them for their outstanding volunteerism and community spirit.” The celebration will commence with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner and presentations at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $135 per person. A limited number of group tables are available. For additional information or to register for the event, call 914-6667525 or email email@example.com.
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FACTS&FIGURES Larchmont L.L.C., Larchmont. Seller: County of Westchester, White Plains. Property: 2155 Palmer Ave., Mamaroneck. Amount: $68,000. Filed March 19. M4PC Tr L.L.C., Naples, Fla. Seller: James Jones, et al, Rye. Property: 410 Westchester Ave., 216, Rye. Amount: $365,000. Filed March 25. Perpalaj Realty Group Ltd., Bronx. Seller: Concetta Mazzocchi, Yonkers. Property: 34 Randolph St., Yonkers. Amount: $550,000. Filed March 19. Sirva Relocation Credit L.L.C. Seller: Patricia Fiorentino, et al, South Salem. Property: 2 Hastings Court, Lewisboro. Amount: $525,000. Filed March 19. United Nations Federal Credit Union, Long Island City. Seller: Albert W. Cornachio III, Rye Brook. Property: 23 Barnaby Lane, Greenburgh. Amount: $500,000. Filed March 20. Valmarc L.L.C., Rye. Seller: Patricia Larkin, Rye. Property: 25 Smith St., Rye. Amount: $400,000. Filed March 25. Via Borgo L.L.C., Larchmont. Seller: Mary Anne Colaianni, New Rochelle. Property: 2382 Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck. Amount: $500,000. Filed March 25. Westchester Muslim Center Inc., Mount Vernon. Seller: Gerda Russo, Mount Vernon. Property: 86 Southfield Road, Mount Vernon. Amount: $800,000. Filed March 21.
FORECLOSURES ELMSFORD, 122 Parkview Road. Single-family residence; .33 acre. Plaintiff: HSBC Bank USA National Association. Plaintiff’s attorney: Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, 631-969-3100; 53 Gibson St., Bay Shore. Defendant: Opal Walters. Referee: Nancy Jo Hughes. Sale: April 1, 11 a.m. Approximate lien: $551,074.20.
MOUNT VERNON, 68 Brookside Ave. Single-family residence; .11 acre. Plaintiff: The Bank of New York. Plaintiff’s attorney: Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, 631-969-3100; 53 Gibson St., Bay Shore. Defendant: Gilselle Pierce. Referee: Charles D’Agostino. Sale: April 8, 10:30 a.m. Approximate lien: $788,796.30.
Mechtronics Corp., Beacon. Castagnino, Alvaro, et al. Filed $41,282 in favor of KG and D, by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to Mount Kisco. Filed March 24. foreclose on a mortgage to secure $460,000 affecting property located Richards Home Center and Lum- at 13 Mancuso Drive, Ossining ber Inc., Mount Kisco. $18,500 in 10562. Filed Oct. 23. favor of Sherwood Lumber Corp., Islandia. Filed March 17. Di Noia, Joanne, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: Ritz Berries Productions, Ards- seeks to foreclose on a mortgage ley. $6,823 in favor of Lincoln Cen- to secure an unspecified amount ter for the Performing Arts, New affecting property located at 475 OSSINING, 6-5 Steven Lane, Apt. York City. Filed March 19. Dobbs Ferry Road, Greenburgh 5DDL. Apartment; lot size: N/A. 10607. Filed Oct. 23. Plaintiff: US Bank National Association. Plaintiff’s attorney: Gross Staples, Larchmont. $460 in favor Fuentes, Jose, et al. Filed by State Polowy & Orlans, 716- 204-1700; of Wideband Coin Jewelry L.L.C., Farm Bank F.S.B. Action: seeks to P.O. Box 540, Getzville. Defendant: New Rochelle. Filed March 17. foreclose on a mortgage to secure Johnny Garcia. Referee: Michelle an unspecified amount affecting Bermel. Sale: April 7, 9 a.m. Ap- TDT Inc., Scarsdale. $10,108 in fa- property located at 11 Wellsley Ave., proximate lien: $318,750.24. vor of CG Swackhamer Inc., Rosco. Yonkers 10703. Filed Oct. 24. Filed March 19. PORT CHESTER, 127 Fairview Gayle, Paul E., et al. Filed by Wells Ave. Single-family residence; .12 WJL Equities Corp., Eastchester. Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to acre. Plaintiff: Deutsche Bank $75,239 in favor of Special Trades foreclose on a mortgage to secure National Trust Co. Plaintiff’s at- Contracting and Construction an unspecified amount affecting torney: McCabe, Weisberg & Trust, Syracuse. Filed March 19. property located at 166 Sheridan Conway, P.C., 914-636-8900; 145 Ave., Mount Vernon 10552. Filed Huguenot St., Suite 401, New RoOct. 22. chelle. Defendant: Jose Morocho. Referee: Steven Feinstein. Sale: Lis Pendens Greco, Antonio, et al. Filed by The March 31, 9 a.m. Approximate lien: Bank of New York Mellon. Action: $613,630.36. The following filings indicated a legal RYE, 55 Sanford St. Single-fam- action has been initiated, the out- seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to ily residence; .27 acre. Plaintiff: come of which may affect the title to secure $583,000 affecting property located at 22 Lyon St., Port Chester Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. the property listed. 10573. Filed Oct. 23. Plaintiff’s attorney: Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, Ajram, Michel, et al. Filed by The Grossman, Gregg, et al. Filed by 631-969-3100; 53 Gibson St., Bay Bank of New York Mellon. Action: JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. AcShore. Defendant: William Torre seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to tion: seeks to foreclose on a mortGrossa. Referee: Eric Fayer. Sale: secure $110,635 affecting property gage to secure $703,500 affecting April 8, 10 a.m. Approximate lien: located at 59 Welcher Ave., Peekskill property located at 55 Magnolia $1,029,040.14. 10566. Filed Oct. 24. Drive, Dobbs Ferry 10522. Filed Oct. 22. SCARSDALE, 1162 Post Road. Aletti, Yenny, et al. Filed by JPMorSingle-family residence; 1.17 acre. gan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks Jensen, Jon C., et al. Filed by Plaintiff: Wilmington Trust Co. to foreclose on a mortgage to secure HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: Plaintiff’s attorney: Shapiro, DiCaan unspecified amount affecting seeks to foreclose on a mortgage ro & Barak, 585-247-9000; 250 Mile property located at 163 Halstead to secure an unspecified amount Crossing Blvd., Suite 1, Rochester. Ave., Unit 1B, Harrison 10528. Filed affecting property located at 11 ElDefendant: Carrie Alvanza. RefOct. 24. mwood Road, South Salem 10590. eree: Christopher Meagher. Sale: Filed Oct. 24. March 31, 9:30 a.m. Approximate Avella, Marjorie A., et al. Filed by lien: $895,220.94. Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: Johnson, Jerome J., et al. Filed by seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks WHITE PLAINS, 82 County secure $775,000 affecting property to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Center Road. Single-family resilocated at 346 Nanny Hagen Road, $289,987 affecting property located dence; .14 acre. Plaintiff: Wells Thornwood 10594. Filed Oct. 23. at 10 Water St., Ossining 10562. Fargo Bank National Association. Filed Oct. 22. Plaintiff’s attorney: Druckman & Sinel, 516-876-0800; 242 Drexel Briks, Harold, et al. Filed by Ave., Westbury. Defendant: Car- Clearvue Opportunity XXIV L.L.C. LaManna, Lisa, et al. Filed by New los Alberto Costa. Referee: Peter Action: seeks to foreclose on a York Mortgage Trust Inc. Action: Tilem. Sale: April 8, 10:15 a.m. Ap- mortgage to secure an unspecified seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to amount affecting property located proximate lien: $546,375.84. secure $1.4 million affecting propat 132 Surrey Drive, New Rochelle erty located at 9 Baltusrol Drive, 10804. Filed Oct. 24. Harrison. Filed Oct. 22.
MOUNT VERNON, 36 S. 11th Ave. Single-family residence; 12 acre. Plaintiff: Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Plaintiff’s attorney: Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak, 585-2479000; 250 Mile Crossing Blvd., Suite Judgments 1, Rochester. Defendant: Stanley Ridley. Referee: Pauline Marie Galvin. Sale: April 3, 10 a.m. Approxi- DiMarino Brothers Contracting Inc., Mount Vernon. $14,341 in famate lien: $483,382.08. vor of Sammarco Stone and Supply Inc. New Rochelle. Filed March 18.
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Cantor, Eric D., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 809 Locke Lane, Yorktown Heights 10598. Filed Oct. 24.
Lizardi, Lissette, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $312,315 affecting property located at 61 Poplar St., Yonkers 10701. Filed Oct. 23.
Lombardi, Edward, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 46 Lincoln Road, Scarsdale 10583. Filed Oct. 22.
Pinto, Dolores, et al. Filed by Hudson City Savings Bank F.S.B. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $645,000 affecting property located at 445 North St, White Plains 10605. Filed Oct. 22.
Matibag, Eleazar, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $408,500 affecting property located at 3341 Sycamore Lane, Yorktown Heights 10598. Filed Oct. 24.
Robinson, Thomas C., et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $325,000 affecting property located at 10 Terrace Ave., Mount Vernon 10550. Filed Oct. 24.
McCurdy, Mary J., et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $147,000 affecting property located at 10 Dell Ave., Unit 17, Mount Vernon 10553. Filed Oct. 24. Moss, Norvelle Street, et al. Filed by JPMC Specialty Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $72,000 affecting property located at 115 Battle Ave., White Plains 10606. Filed Oct. 23.
Schultz, William R. Jr., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $400,000 affecting property located at 3 Udell Court, Cortlandt Manor 10567. Filed Oct. 22. Schumacher, Frederick P., et al. Filed by BAC Home Loans Servicing L.P. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 9 Wakefield Ave., Yonkers 10704. Filed Oct. 24.
O’Connell on Hudson Inc., et al. Filed by William Chipley and Joan Chipley. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $950,000 affecting property located at 100 Main St., Irvington. Filed Oct. 22.
Sullivan, Charles Michael, et al. Filed by Pennymac Loan Services L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 17-19 E. Clinton St., Valhalla O’Grady, John, individually and 10595. Filed Oct. 23. on behalf of the estate of Florence O’Grady, et al. Filed by JPMorgan Thomas, Zacheous, et al. Filed by Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to DLJ Mortgage Capital Inc. Action: foreclose on a mortgage to secure seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to $159,000 affecting property located secure $756,500 affecting property at 819 West St., Harrison 10528. located at 964 Marley Court, Yorktown Heights 10598. Filed Oct. 24. Filed Oct. 22. Olave, Wilbert, et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $405,000 affecting property located at 286 Old Tarrytown Road, White Plains 10603. Filed Oct. 24.
Vanacore, Joleen, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $380,000 affecting property located at 120 Bell Road, Scarsdale 10583. Filed Oct. 23.
Ottaviano, Frank, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $385,000 affecting property located at 44 Interlaken Drive, Eastchester 10709. Filed Oct. 22.
Vanderhorst, Donna M., et al. Filed by OneWest Bank F.S.B. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $400,000 affecting property located at 11 Deerhaunt Drive, Croton-on-Hudson 10521. Filed Oct. 22.
Parra, Georgie, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $354,320 affecting property located at 49 Parson St., Yonkers 10701. Filed Oct. 24.
Waters, Denise C., et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $144,000 affecting property located at 94 Waverly Ave., Eastchester 10709. Filed Oct. 22.
Pasta Del Mondo Inc., et al. Filed by CIT Small Business Lending Corp. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $255,000 affecting property located at 42 Greenlawn Road, Somers. Filed Oct. 23.
Mechanic’s Liens Bronxville Realty Associates, as owner. $170,000 as claimed by NYCT Contracting Ltd., Goldens Bridge. Property: in Eastchester. Filed March 21.
II L.L.C., as owner. $44,335 as claimed by Warren J. Hartmann and Company L.L.C. Property: in White Plains. Filed March 21.
Phoenix Entertainment and Media Communications, 34 Cedar St., South Basement – rear, Dobbs Ferry 10522, c/o Len Carter. Filed Feb. 28.
Kiyak, Jennifer, et al, as owner. $4,770 as claimed by Singer Energy Rizzardi Plumbing, 24 Alta Vista Group L.L.C., Elmsford. Property: Circle, Irvington 10533, c/o David in White Plains. Filed March 18. J. Rizzardi. Filed Feb. 28. Masters School, as owner. $11,354 Solecialites, 380 Adams St., Bedas claimed by A and J Cianciulli ford Hills 10507, c/o John Joseph Inc. Property: in Greenburgh. Filed Cobb. Filed Feb. 28. March 20. Sophisticated Etiquette, 38 New NES Equipment Services Corp., Chalet Drive, Mohegan Lake 10547, as owner. $65,079 as claimed c/o Sabrina Michelle Coleman. by Masters School. Property: in Filed Feb. 28. Greenburgh. Filed March 20. The Consortium Group, 34 Cedar St. South Basement – rear, Dobbs Ferry 10522, c/o Len Carter. Filed New Businesses Feb. 28. This paper is not responsible for typographical errors contained in the original filings.
The King Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning, 177 Summit Ave., No. 3FL, Mount Vernon 10550, c/o Alexandre Multini. Filed Feb. 28. The Shepherd Recovery Group, 536 S. Eighth Ave., Mount Vernon 10550, c/o Bernard Shepherd. Filed Feb. 28.
Campbell’s Goodies, 311 Sixth Ave., Pelham 10803, c/o Adrian Campbell and Nicole Campbell. Filed Feb. 28. True Professional Refrigeration, 56 S. 11th Ave., Mount Vernon 10550, c/o Christopher Alphanso Sole Proprietorships Lawrence. Filed Feb. 28. Alps Provisions, 62 Vernon Ave., WTC Pictures Up To Date, 2 CroMount Vernon 10553, c/o Terrell ton Court, Ardsley 10502, c/o Israel Getz. Filed Feb. 8. Commodore. Filed March 1. Artisan Soundcrafts, 2565 Amawalk Road, Katonah 10536, c/o Joseph P. Spallina. Filed Feb. 28. Effective Child Care Services, 4 Babbitt Court, Elmsford 10523, c/o Barbara Powell. Filed Feb. 8. Empire Food International, 62 Vernon Ave., Mount Vernon 10553, c/o Terell Commodore. Filed Feb. 26. FJT Security and Safety Strategies, 2 Louis Court, Peekskill 10566, c/o Frank Taormina. Filed Feb. 28. Gemini Painting Solutions, 11 Chamberlain Ave., Yonkers 10704, c/o Christopher Torres. Filed Feb. 28. New Roc Circular Shuttle Service, 67 French Ridge, New Rochelle 10801, c/o William K. Trottie. Filed Feb. 8. Numma Wang Ventures, 126 Alta Vista Drive, Yonkers 10710, c/o Lami Audu. Filed Feb. 28.
Patents The following patents were issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C. Best fit mapping of self-virtualizing input/output device virtual functions for mobile logical partitions. Patent no. 8,683,478 issued to Gary D. Anderson, Austin, Texas; Ping Chen, Austin, Texas; Charles S. Graham, Rochester, Minn.; and Patricia Y. Wang, Austin, Texas. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. Detection of rogue clientagnostic nat device tunnels. Patent no. 8,683,573 issued to Paul S. Bostrom, Austin, Texas; Jason J. Jaramillo, Austin, Texas; Tommy L. McLane, Hutto, Texas; and Eduardo L. Reyes, Austin, Texas. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk.
Evenly distributing workload and providing a predictable failover scenario in a data replication system. Patent no. 8,683,485 issued to Paul Anthony Jennas, II, Tucson, Ariz., Jason Lee Peipelman, Tucson, Ariz.; Joshua Marshall Rhoades, Tucson, Ariz.; David Montgomery, Tucson, Ariz.; Philip Matthew Doatmas, Tucson, Ariz.; Michael Robert Groseclose, Jr., Tucson, Ariz.; Larry Juarez, Tucson, Ariz.; and Todd Charles Sorenson, Tucson, Ariz. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. Federating policies from multiple policy providers. Patent no. 8,683,545 issued to Anthony J. Nadalin, Austin, Texas; Nataraj Nagaratnam, Cary, N.C.; and Sridhar R. Muppidi, Austin, Texas. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. High-resolution AFM tips containing an aluminum-doped semiconductor nanowire. Patent no. 8,683,611 issued to Guy Cohen, Mohegan Lake; Mark C. Reuter, Montrose; Brent A. Wacaser, Garrison; and Maha M. Khayyat, Chappaqua. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. Mobile phone and IP address correlation service. Patent no. 8,683,609 issued to Jose F. Bravo, Mamaroneck; and Jeffery L. Crume, Raleigh, N.C. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. Nonintrusive monitoring of services in a services-oriented architecture. Patent no. 8,683,587 issued to Christian Lee Hunt, Cary, N.C.; Roger Michael Meli, Raleigh, N.C.; Denilson Nastacio, Apex, N.C.; and Balan Subramanian, Cary, N.C. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. Space-shifting media-streaming system. Patent no. 8,683,532 issued to Yen-Fu Chen, Austin, Texas; John Hans Handy-Bosma, Cedar Park, Texas; and Keith Raymond Walker, Austin, Texas. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. System for online compromise tool. Patent no. 8,683,558 issued to Jason A. Cox, Raleigh, N.C.; and Lydia M. Do, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk.
Hudson Valley Building Loans Below $1 million Gamex L.L.C., Ellenville, as owner. Lender: Greater Wawarsing Local Development Corp., Ellenville. Property: in Ellenville. Amount: $99,000. Filed March 24.
38 North Clinton L.L.C., Mount Kisco. Seller: Archbishopric of New York, New York City. Property: 25, 27, 29, 31, and 38 N. Clinton St., Poughkeepsie. Amount: $200,000. Filed March 20. 446 L.L.C., High Falls. Seller: town of Rosendale, Cottekill. Property: in Rosendale. Amount: $201,000. Filed March 19.
Federal National Mortgage Association. Seller: Ryan Scott Karben, Pomona. Property: 21 Lexington Hills, Harriman 10926. Amount: $274,087. Filed March 19. Fowler Acres L.L.C., Mahopac. Seller: Russell A. Oakley, et al. Hopewell Junction. Property: in Carmel. Amount: $112,500. Filed March 17.
8 Carter Lane L.L.C., Monroe. Getaway L.L.C., Pawling. Seller: Seller: Zev Yide Corp., Monroe. Raymond H. Hochrein, Pawling. Property: in Monroe. Amount: Property: in Pawling. Amount: $15,000. Filed March 19. $800,000. Filed March 20. Bank of America N.A. Seller: Mary Zugibe, Warwick. Property: 28 Old Route 17K, Montgomery 12549. Amount: $215,241. Filed March 18.
High Ground Holdings L.L.C., Warwick. Seller: Thomas J. Zangrillo, Chester. Property: Gale St., Goshen. Amount: $567,000. Filed March 19.
Basel Pond Preserve L.L.C., Pine Bush. Seller: Karen Kennedy, New York City. Property: in Shawangunk. Amount: $210,000. Filed March 24.
Hudson Valley REO L.L.C., Bearsville. Seller: Fannie Mae. Property: 100 Highland Road, Stone Ridge 12484. Amount: $105,000. Filed March 17.
Bekena Realty L.L.C., Monroe. Seller: Meron Holdings L.L.C., Toll Road Manor L.L.C., Gar- Monroe. Property: 11 Meron Drive, diner, as owner. Lender: Riverside Unit 103, Monroe 10950. Amount: Bank, Poughkeepsie. Property: 197 $120,000. Filed March 19. Lander St., Newburgh. Amount: $600,000. Filed March 19. Beneficial Homeowner Service Corp. Seller: Lisa Judith Rice, GosTubo, Taknida, as owner. Lender: hen. Property: in Florida. Amount: M&T Bank, Buffalo. Property: $294,344. Filed March 18. 74 Greenway Terrace, Wallkill. Amount: $105,183. Filed March 20. Chatham Ridge L.L.C., Poughkeepsie. Seller: Anthony DeBartolo, New Rochelle. Property: in Red Hook. Amount: $80,000. Filed Deeds March 21.
James Guittari Inc., New Windsor. Seller: Ison Jl Patterson, et al, New Windsor. Property: in New Windsor. Amount: $185,000. Filed March 21.
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LHI Realty L.L.C., Monroe. Seller: Eric and Melissa L.L.C., New Windsor. Property: in New Windsor. Amount: $475,000. Filed March 20.
Millspaugh, Peter H., Pine Bush, as owner. Lender: Walden Savings Bank, Montgomery. Property: in Walden. Amount: $123,250. Filed March 24. Perino, Robert L., Port Jervis, as owner. Lender: Wallkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan Association, Wallkill. Property: 354 Fort Van Tyle Road, Port Jervis 12771. Amount: $170,000. Filed March 24.
Chatham Ridge L.L.C., Poughkeepsie. Seller: Anthony DeBartolo, New Rochelle. Property: in Red Deep Hollow Farm L.L.C., New Hook. Amount: $180,000. Filed York City. Seller: Scott M. Brien, March 21. Wappingers Falls. Property: 474A and 104 Deep Hollow Road, Millbrook. Amount: $5.7 million. Filed Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Seller: Frank A. Coschigano, March 18. et al, Pleasantville. Property: 55 Anna St., Carmel 10512. Amount: Further Properties L.L.C., Bea- $199,750. Filed March 11. con. Seller: 554 Main Street L.L.C., Beacon. Property: 554 Main St., Beacon 12508. Amount: $2.7 mil- Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Seller: Leslie A. Baum, Walden. lion. Filed March 18. Property: 3 Rock Cut Lane, Pleasant Valley 12569. Amount: $181,000. United Central Bank. Seller: John Filed March 18. A. Marvin, Rhinebeck. Property: in Poughkeepsie. Amount: $2.9 milFederal Home Loan Mortgage lion. Filed March 21. Corp. Seller: John J. Fallon, Walden. Property: 22 Euclid Ave., Middletown 10940. Amount: $219,044. Below $1 million Filed March 18. 1955 East Fishkill L.L.C., Poughkeepsie. Seller: Barry H. Friedman, Poughkeepsie. Property: 1955 Route 52, East Fishkill. Amount: $500,000. Filed March 17.
JPMC Specialty Mortgage L.L.C. Seller: Stephen G. Sniffin, et al, Danbury, Conn. Property: 7 Revere Road, Carmel 10512. Amount: $185,023. Filed March 13. Ken Delay L.L.C. Seller: Theresa R. Jacobs, Middletown. Property: in Port Jervis. Amount: $112,500. Filed March 24.
Marist Real Property Services Inc., Poughkeepsie. Seller: Beck Place L.L.C., Carmel. Property: 31 Beck Place, Poughkeepsie. Amount: $110,000. Filed March 19. MNF Inc., Monroe. Seller: Forest Road of KJ L.L.C., Monroe. Property: in Monroe. Amount: $25,000. Filed March 19. MNH Sub I L.L.C., Newport Beach, Calif. Seller: Christopher J. Lundberg, Wawayanda. Property: 166 Burnt Corners Road, Wawayanda 10940. Amount: $165,000. Filed March 18.
N20 Enterprises L.L.C., Warwick. Federal Home Loan Mort- Seller: Charles Mark Krieger, Gosgage Corp. Seller: Michele Ber- hen. Property: in Chester. Amount: mel, Chappaqua. Property: 383 $92,000. Filed March 24. Haviland Drive, Patterson 12563. Amount: $313,417. Filed March 13. WCBJ • March 31, 2014
FACTS&FIGURES One Edward L.L.C., Brooklyn. Seller: Clarence Robinson, Newburgh. Property: in Newburgh. Amount: $100,000. Filed March 21.
Auto Sales, Saugerties. $201 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed March 20.
RBS Citizens N.A. Seller: Laurence A. Clemente, Goshen. Property: 264 Van Ness St., Newburgh 12550. Amount: $186,219. Filed March 19.
Be Yakir L.L.C., d.b.a. 33 Delivered, Kingston. $9,258 in favor of the New York State Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Division, Albany. Filed March 17.
Regionhelpwanted Inc., LaGrangeville. Seller: Avocat Co., Central Black Dog Industries L.L.C., Valley. Property: in Woodbury. Saugerties. $16,111 in favor of Amount: $525,000. Filed March 18. the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Rockotel Holdings L.L.C., Wood- Filed March 20. stock. Seller: James Young, et al, Westlake Village. Calif. Property: Burgevin Florist Inc., d.b.a. Toad in Woodstock. Amount: $140,000. Lily at the Burgevin, Kingston. Filed March 24. $968 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and FiThe Culinary Institute of Amer- nance, Albany. Filed March 20. ica, Hyde Park. Seller: DNNB Realty L.L.C., Hyde Park. Property: Catskill Mountain Multisport in Hyde Park. Amount: $800,000. Inc., Kingston. $292 in favor of Filed March 19. the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed U.S. Bank N.A. Seller: Liam McIl- March 17. murray, Yorktown Heights. Property: 21 Iris Court, Carmel 10512. Dustbusters Cleaning Service, Amount: $190,400. Filed March 11. Phoenicia. $1,224 in favor of the New York State Department of Vanderbilt Mortgage and Fi- Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed nance Inc., Maryville, Tenn. Seller: March 20. John E. Bach Jr., Goshen. Property: 46 Gregory Drive, Goshen 10924. E. Hansen Corp., New Paltz. $264 Amount: $327,284. Filed March 21. in favor of the New York State Department of Labor Unemployment Walden Savings Bank, Montgom- Insurance Division, Albany. Filed ery. Seller: Jan Turlick, Washington- March 24. ville. Property: in Washingtonville. Amount: $140,000. Filed March 18. Five-Star Exteriors Inc., Kingston. $271 in favor of the New York State Department of Labor UnemployWalden Savings Bank, Montgom- ment Insurance Division, Albany. ery. Seller: William Duquette. Prop- Filed March 24. erty: in Walden. Amount: $130,000. Filed March 20. Fuller Park Photography, Marlboro. $100 in favor of the New York Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Seller: Les- State Department of Taxation and lie A. Baum, Walden. Property: 38 Finance, Albany. Filed March 20. Greentree Drive, Hyde Park 12538. Amount: $209,500. Filed March 17. Harmonic Earth Products, High Falls. $248 in favor of the New York Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Seller: State Department of Taxation and Richard N. Lentino, Middletown. Finance, Albany. Filed March 20. Property: 47 Knapp Ave., Middletown 10940. Amount: $184,770. Hearth and Home Solutions Filed March 21. Inc., Rosendale. $1,573 in favor of the New York State Department of Zev Yide Corp., Monroe. Seller: Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed Esther Fekete, Monroe. Property: in March 20. Monroe. Amount: $120,000. Filed March 19. Hydraulic Jack Inc., Accord. $1,384 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed March 20. Judgments
Jaks Sports Cards and Collectibles, Kingston. $1,274 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed March 20.
Troy’s Deli and Pizzeria Inc., Kingston. $8,005 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed March 20.
JK Watson Trucking, New Paltz. $771 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed March 20.
Blanco-Bracero, Johnny, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. AcThe following filings indicated a legal tion: seeks to foreclose on a mortLazreb Inc., Saugerties. $3,880 in action has been initiated, the out- gage to secure $166,157 affecting favor of the New York State Depart- come of which may affect the title to property located at 216 Salem St., Esopus 12466. Filed March 20. ment of Taxation and Finance, Al- the property listed. bany. Filed March 20. Abuhamda, Saada, et al. Filed Bram, Dylan M., et al. Filed by Newburgh Miron Lumber Corp., by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: Kingston. $2,383 in favor of the seeks to foreclose on a mortgage seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to New York State Department of to secure an unspecified amount secure $96,900 affecting property Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed affecting property located at 7 Ho- located at 22 Bush Ave., Newburgh rizon Road, Cornwall-on-Hudson 12550. Filed Oct. 22. March 20. 12518. Filed Oct. 29. Nibble Nook Diner L.L.C., Stone Ridge. $1,781 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed March 17.
Adams, Kenrick Jr., et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $269,600 affecting property located at 210 Dairy Lane, New Windsor 12553. Filed Oct. 22.
NY Motors, Phoenicia. $276 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Al- Alonzo, Mario, et al. Filed by Fannie Mae. Action: seeks to foreclose bany. Filed March 20. on a mortgage to secure $234,800 affecting property located at 7 Beth OK 595 Mini Market Corp., Place, Middletown. Filed Oct. 25. Kingston. $968 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Baker, Shane W., et al. Filed by PHH Mortgage Corp. Action: seeks Filed March 20. to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $191,000 affecting property located PW Kaufman General Contract- at 4 Sunnyside Ave., Poughkeepsie ing, Saugerties. $2,436 in favor of 12601. Filed Feb. 26. the New York State Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Ballesteros, Robert, et al. Filed by Division, Albany. Filed March 17. RBS Citizens N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Shandaken Blackbear Res- $480,000 affecting property located taurant Group Inc., Phoenicia. at 27 Anton Drive, Carmel 10512. $14,723 in favor of the New York Filed March 11. State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed March 20. Barrack, Pamela, Dutchess County commissioner of finance Special Edition Motors Ltd., as limited administrator of the esd.b.a. New Paltz Auto Sales, New tate of Paul R. Duerr, et al. Filed Paltz. $1,022 in favor of the New by MidFirst Bank. Action: seeks to York State Department of Taxa- foreclose on a mortgage to secure tion and Finance, Albany. Filed $214,611 affecting property located March 20. at 17 Summer St., Dover Plains 12522. Filed Feb. 28. The Art Café of Woodstock L.L.C., Woodstock. $8,840 in favor Battista, James, et al. Filed by of the New York State Department Citibank N.A. Action: seeks to of Taxation and Finance, Albany. foreclose on a mortgage to secure Filed March 20. $85,000 affecting property located at 1 Mountain View Road, PatterThe Blue Sky Mining Company son. Filed March 12. Inc., Kingston. $1,873 in favor of the New York State Department of Baum, Robert, et al. Filed by Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed Federal National Mortgage AssoAll Maintenance, Kingston. $1,022 International Pallet Inc., Milton. March 20. ciation. Action: seeks to foreclose in favor of the New York State De- $1,651 in favor of the New York on a mortgage to secure $299,200 partment of Taxation and Finance, State Department of Taxation and The Kingston Clock Shop, Kings- affecting property located at 90 JaAlbany. Filed March 20. Finance, Albany. Filed March 20. ton. $4,796 in favor of the New York cobs Road, Westtown 10998. Filed State Department of Taxation and Oct. 23. Finance, Albany. Filed March 17.
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Bennett, Tammy L., et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 104 Brookline Ave., Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 25.
Bullerdick, Michael Q., et al. Filed by Hudson City Savings Bank. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $500,000 affecting property located at 37 High Meadow Road, Campbell Hall. Filed Oct. 29. Carlin, William J. Jr., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $148,000 affecting property located at 149 E. Lake Blvd., Apt. K-1, Mahopac. Filed March 14. Constable, Susan A., et al. Filed by Leroy W. Winkler and Ellen R. Winkler. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $440,000 affecting property located at 1821 Lucas Ave., Rosendale. Filed March 17. Coppola, Nicholas A., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $157,000 affecting property located at 80 Brothers Road, Wappingers Falls 12590. Filed Feb. 28.
Cuscina, Joseph, et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $670,734 affecting property located at 2 Partridge Lane, Patterson 12563. Filed March 11. Dox, Michael, et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $228,000 affecting property located at 8 Beth Place, Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 22. Eldred, John Jr., et al. Filed by Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $97,500 affecting property located at 2806 Barclay Manor, No., 28F, Newburgh 12550. Filed Oct. 28. Ellsworth, Carmella, et al. Filed by Ulster Savings Bank. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $185,000 affecting property located at 747 Harding Ave., Kingston 12401. Filed March 17. Estate of Marguerite A. Redmond, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $50,000 affecting property located at 1-3 Chestnut St., Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 21. Ettere, Lucille C., et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $268,000 affecting property located at 164 Fairway Drive, Carmel 10512. Filed March 20. Feehan, Declan G., et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $60,000 affecting property located at 42 Main St., Phoenicia. Filed March 20.
Crane, Roseann L., et al. Filed by PNC Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $80,000 affecting property located at 4 Grove St., Godeffroy 12729. Filed Oct. 23.
Fiat, Ronny, et al. Filed by Partners For Payment Relief DE II L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 39 Berwynn Road, A6, Harriman 10926. Filed Oct. 28.
Cuellar, Pedro, et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $225,338 affecting property located at 26 Houston Ave., Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 21.
Fiser, James R., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $113,000 affecting property located at 30 Church St., Port Jervis 12771. Filed Oct. 25.
Culler, Marvin A., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $281,225 affecting property located at 750 Big Pond Road, Huguenot 12746. Filed Oct. 22.
Fleming, Lashan, et al. Filed by Amtrust-NP SFR Venture L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $318,750 affecting property located at 20 Ontario Ave., Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 21.
Fo, Thomas P., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $283,500 affecting property located at 17 Badami Drive, Middletown 10941. Filed Oct. 25.
Haberin, Susan, et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $630,000 affecting property located at 24 and 43 Jackson Road, Mahopac 10541. Filed March 18.
Kennedy, Barbara, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $200,000 affecting property located at 61 High Meadow Drive, Kerhonkson 12446. Filed March 18.
Luis, Ruth L., et al. Filed by Municipal Credit Union. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $244,600 affecting property located at 42 Eisenhower Drive, Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 23.
Miller, Lois, et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $376,882 affecting property located at 21 Highland View Place, Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 29.
Frankfort, Warren, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $189,000 affecting property located at 10 English Lane, New Paltz 12561. Filed March 18.
Hassenmayer, Eric S., et al. Filed by PHH Mortgage Corp. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $183,612 affecting property located at 6 Borden St., Otisville 10963. Filed Oct. 28.
Kozloski, Wayne, et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $114,800 affecting property located at 12 Lime Kiln Road, Port Jervis 12771. Filed Oct. 23.
Luken, Andrea, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $251,200 affecting property located at 37 Coldenhill Road, Newburgh 12550. Filed Oct. 23.
Miller, Marian, et al. Filed by Santander Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $160,000 affecting property located at 8 Hanson St., Lake Peekskill 10537. Filed March 19.
Galvin, Joseph, et al. Filed by Loancare. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $202,991 affecting property located at 14 Road B., Cragsmoor 12420. Filed March 20.
Hawkins, David M., et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $204,390 affecting property located at 68 Delafield St., Poughkeepsie 12601. Filed Feb. 26.
Lynch, Gerald J., et al. Filed by MidFirst Bank. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $170,500 affecting property located at 52 Horton Ave., Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 22.
Montalvo, Mario, et al. Filed by Ocwen Loan Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $250,000 affecting property located at 108 Anna Court, Middletown 10941. Filed Oct. 29.
Garcia, Christopher, et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $200,000 affecting property located at 46 Osceola Road, Carmel 10512. Filed March 10.
Hilario, Alex, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 24 Woodland Terrace, Greenwood Lake 10925. Filed Oct. 21.
Geary, Elizabeth Ann, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $415,140 affecting property located at 208 Little York Road, Warwick 10990. Filed Oct. 24. Giampino, Fred J., et al. Filed by Caliber Home Loans Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $90,000 affecting property located at 639 Union Valley Road, Mahopac. Filed March 13. Gibson, A.J., as heir at law and next of kin of Albert J. Gibson Jr., et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 401 Van Dale Road, West Hurley 12491. Filed March 19. Giordano, Denise A., et al. Filed by Ocwen Loan Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $357,366 affecting property located at 81 Wickham Ave., Goshen 10924. Filed Oct. 23. Goldberger, Moses, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $333,000 affecting property located at 13 Chevron Road, Unit 302, Monroe 10950. Filed Oct. 29. Gulle, Elise, et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $140,800 affecting property located at 11 Upper Brook Road, Sparrowbush 12780. Filed Oct. 25.
Howard, Timothy, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $265,375 affecting property located at 46 Maple Lane, Otisville 10963. Filed Oct. 28. Hudson, Andrea, et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $180,800 affecting property located at 69 Schneider Ave., Highland Falls 10928. Filed Oct. 23. Hunter, Calvin A., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $380,700 affecting property located at 123 Harvest Drive, Brewster 10509. Filed March 10. Jaeger-Allt, Dolores, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $142,500 affecting property located at 4335 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park 12538. Filed Feb. 26. Kallo, James I., et al. Filed by Citibank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $200,000 affecting property located at 86 Secor Road, Mahopac 10541. Filed March 11. Keener, Susan, et al. Filed by RBS Citizens N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $128,400 affecting property located at 47 Broad St., Middletown. Filed Oct. 28. Kelly, Norman, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $288,000 affecting property located at 8 Chatham Road, Monroe 10950. Filed Oct. 21.
Kozma, Jon-Michael, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $162,000 affecting property located at 3 Hook Road, 42a, Poughkeepsie 12601. Filed Feb. 26. Kundrat, Joseph M., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $130,000 affecting property located at 355 Augusta Drive, Hopewell. Filed Feb. 27. Lakeview Plaza L.L.C., et al. Filed by CSFB 2007-C4 Lakeview Plaza Shopping Center L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $31,200 affecting property located at 505-1515 Route 22, Brewster 10509. Filed March 19.
Maffucci, Daniel F., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $412,000 affecting property located at 469 Kennicut Hill Road, Carmel. Filed March 19. Maiolo, Isidoro, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $308,044 affecting property located at 45 Robin Drive, Carmel 10512. Filed March 10.
Moore, Ronald J., et al. Filed by BAC Home Loans Servicing L.P. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $272,000 affecting property located at 470 Haviland Drive, Patterson 12563. Filed March 12. Morton, Teresa V., et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $427,500 affecting property located at 1364 Route 208, Wallkill 12589. Filed March 20.
Male, John F. Jr., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to Ledoux, Robert E., et al. Filed foreclose on a mortgage to secure by Deutsche Bank National Trust $171,000 affecting property located Muia, Joseph A., et al. Filed by Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a at 10 Jaeger Drive, Cornwall-on- Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to mortgage to secure $210,000 affect- Hudson. Filed Oct. 22. secure $345,601 affecting property ing property located at 58 Wedgewood Drive, Goshen 10924. Filed Malone, Patrick M., et al. Filed by located at 59 Hillside Ave., Wingdale 12594. Filed Feb. 27. Oct. 22. RBS Citizens N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Leonard, Anne E., et al. Filed by $126,500 affecting property located Olsoe-Rubeo, Tonia, et al. Filed by Interstate Intrinsic Value Fund A at 486 Tally Ho Road, Middletown Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose 10940. Filed Oct. 25. secure $302,400 affecting property on a mortgage to secure $22,285 affecting property located at 1606 Mance, Christine T., et al. Filed by located at 5006 and 9001 AppleKings Way, Carmel 10512. Filed Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks wood Circle, Carmel 10512. Filed March 17. March 20. to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting Leroy, Jennifer Oz, et al. Filed property located at 3 Lisa Court, Ovsak, John C., et al. Filed by Citi Mortgage Inc. Action: seeks to by TD Bank N.A. Action: seeks to Red Hook 12571. Filed Feb. 28. foreclose on a mortgage to secure foreclose on a mortgage to secure $950,000 affecting property located Mannello, Ronald A., et al. Filed an unspecified amount affecting at 280 Malden Turnpike, Saugerties. by Residential Credit Solutions property located at 40 Sages Loop, Rochester 12446. Filed March 17. Filed March 20. Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $109,200 affectLombardi, Cynthia M., et al. Filed ing property located at 110 Franklin Perez, Michele, et al. Filed by by M&T Bank. Action: seeks to St., Kingston 12401. Filed March 17. HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage foreclose on a mortgage to secure $150,000 affecting property located Meehan, Edward P., et al. Filed by to secure $305,000 affecting propat 2 Garbiels Drive, Chester. Filed Ulster Savings Bank. Action: seeks erty located at 9 Washington Court, Pawling 12564. Filed Feb. 26. Oct. 21. to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $103,000 affecting property located Lucente, Gary, et al. Filed by Wells at 306 Fox Hollow Road, Shanda- Petruski, Bryan, et al. Filed by Rhinebeck Bank. Action: seeks to Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to ken 12480. Filed March 24. foreclose on a mortgage to secure foreclose on a mortgage to secure $218,405 affecting property located Melin, Albert L., et al. Filed by $82,000 affecting property located at 33 Dixon Lake Drive, Mahopac U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to at 34 Willow St., Kingston 12401. Filed March 21. 10541. Filed March 19. foreclose on a mortgage to secure $643,720 affecting property located at 80 Apple Hill Road, Brewster 10509. Filed March 12.
Phillips, Diane M., et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $300,000 affecting property located at 311 E. Mountain Road South, Cold Spring 10516. Filed March 12. Platyogs Center Acquisition L.P., et al. Filed by CSMC 2007-C1 Dolson Avenue L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $4.6 million affecting property located in Middletown and Wallkill. Filed Oct. 22. Quinones, Debra Ann, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $260,000 affecting property located at 17 Hy Vue Drive, Newburgh 12550. Filed Oct. 24. Rachlin, Elaine, et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $261,000 affecting property located at 6 Eagle Road, Rhinebeck 12572. Filed Feb. 27. Ramirez, Richard, et al. Filed by Citi Property Holdings. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $180,000 affecting property located at 13 Popular Trail, Blooming Grove. Filed Oct. 25. Resto, Raul, et al. Filed by RBS Citizens N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $130,000 affecting property located at 8 Hubert St., Beacon 12508. Filed Feb. 28. Reyes, Carlos, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $267,387 affecting property located at 160 Lander St., Newburgh 12550. Filed Oct. 21. Rivera, Mary D., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $192,479 affecting property located at 502 Harbor View Court, Beacon. Filed Feb. 27. Rosado, Azalia, et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 3 Trotters Lane, Rock Tavern 12575. Filed Oct. 25. Ruiz, Maria J., et al. Filed by Quicken Loans Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $400,500 affecting property located at 11 Smith Road, Goshen 10924. Filed Oct. 28.
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FACTS&FIGURES Sanchez, Andrew J., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $213,000 affecting property located at 6 Birchwood Lane, Salisbury Mills. Filed Oct. 28.
Stateman, Leonard, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $168,384 affecting property located at 5 Schultz St., Port Jervis 12771. Filed Oct. 22.
Santiago, Kenneth, et al. Filed by HSBC Mortgage Corporation USA. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 12 Oak St., Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 23.
Struck, Claudine, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $750,000 affecting property located at 26 Nelson Lane, Garrison 10524. Filed March 18.
Schrank, David J., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $449,296 affecting property located at 5 Preakness Court, Goshen 10924. Filed Oct. 21. Scipioni, Earsmo P., et al. Filed by Quicken Loans Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $293,600 affecting property located at 60 Kia Ora Blvd., Mahopac 10541. Filed March 20. Scoville, Shane, et al. Filed by PennyMac Corp. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 33 Skidmore Road, Pleasant Valley 12569. Filed Feb. 28. Scurville, Clifford H., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $144,000 affecting property located at 6 Estate Drive, Middletown. Filed Oct. 23. Seibert, Brian J., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 106 Overlook Drive, Mahopac 10541. Filed March 14. Siegel, Bret, et al. Filed by Ocwen Loan Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $197,680 affecting property located at 8 Georgia Lane, Otisville 10963. Filed Oct. 28. Sookdeo, Tara P., et al. Filed by Citibank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $436,560 affecting property located at 23 Pine St., Poughquag 12570. Filed Feb. 28.
Sweeney, Austin, et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $70,200 affecting property located at 21 Kallop Road, Kingston 12401. Filed March 20. Taylor, Mekdes Gobena, et al. Filed by Hudson City Savings Bank F.S.B. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $750,000 affecting property located at 15 Bear Berry Lane, Brewster 10509. Filed March 11. Theodore, Fritznel, et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $204,000 affecting property located at 22 Mill St., Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 22. Thoben, Shawn, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $160,134 affecting property located at 68 New Paltz Road, Highland 12528. Filed March 24. Tobias, George M., et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $197,930 affecting property located at 31 Kobelt Drive, Wallkill 12589. Filed March 24. Tompkins, James, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $240,000 affecting property located at 11 Cottage Road, Carmel 10512. Filed March 10.
Unknown heirs of the estate of Anthony J. Lamagna, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $433,500 affecting property located at 801 Spangenberg, Judith A., et al. Chestnut Drive, Carmel 10512. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank Filed March 12. N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $119,000 affect- Vaughan, Lainie Lea, as execuing property located at 254 E. Main trix of the estate of Jaine Vaughan, St., Port Jervis 12771. Filed Oct. 22. et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $391,000 affecting property located at 14 Kramers Pond Road, Putnam Valley 10579. Filed March 18.
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Vega, Enrique Jr., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $297,600 affecting property located at 115 Rolling Meadows Road, Middletown 10940. Filed Oct. 28.
Kings Mall Court L.L.C., as owner. $18,168 as claimed by Hudson Valley Pavement Inc., Wappingers Falls. Property: 400 Kings Mall Court, Kingston. Filed March 18.
Blue Line K9 Services, 10 Jane Wood Road, Highland 12528, c/o Charles Jackson. Filed March 24.
Magic Touch Hair and Spa Salon, 145 Ulster Ave., Saugerties 12477, c/o Marie Armengot Marcasciano. Filed March 17.
BRANTSA, 155 Dupont Ave., Newburgh 12550, c/o Wendy Mari- Mary Cleary, 168 Rock Hill Road, Kirn, Wayne H., as owner. $1,713 ana Grant. Filed Oct. 11. High Falls 12440, c/o Mark K. Vignera, Michele L., et al. Filed by as claimed by Shane Ostrander Cleary. Filed March 19. PHH Mortgage Corp. Action: seeks Contracting, Saugerties. Property: Catskill Mountain Crumbs, 62 to foreclose on a mortgage to secure 8 Echo Lane, Bearsville 12409. Filed Holland Drive, West Hurley 12491, Max and Goldie, 20 Sherman $185,250 affecting property located March 21. c/o Jacqueline Stancarone. Filed Road, Woodstock 12493, c/o Alliat 16 Lexington Hill, Unit 4, HarriMarch 18. son Siegel. Filed March 24. man 10926. Filed Oct. 25. NYSARC Inc., as owner. $7,895 as claimed by R.J. Murray Company Country Zest, 68 Ricci Road, Ac- Michael Salerno, 89 Red Maple Wagle, Christine N., et al. Filed by Inc., Latham. Property: in Pleasant cord 12404, c/o Tammy M. Rob- Road, Saugerties 12477, c/o MiCitimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to Valley. Filed March 19. bins. Filed March 19. chael D. Salerno. Filed March 21. foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting Poughkeepsie Galleria L.L.C., as property located at 139 Cooper- owner. $2,056 as claimed by Floore- Debbie’s Knockout Dogs, P.O. Milestones Wedding and Event stown Road, Dover Plains 12522. source Inc., Atlanta, Ga. Property: Box 546, Shandaken 12480, c/o Planning, 2694 Route 9W, SauDeborah A. Bucci. Filed March 17. gerties 12477, c/o Lynda S. Blasso. Filed Feb. 28. 201 South Road, Poughkeepsie. Filed March 21. Filed March 18. Eugene T. Cummings ConstrucWhaley, Richard J., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks Poughkeepsie Galleria L.L.C., as tion, 5052 Searsville Road, Pine Mitchell H. Spinac, Esq., 325 Wall to foreclose on a mortgage to secure owner. $2,598 as claimed by Floore- Bush 12566, c/o Eugene T. Cum- St., Kingston 12401, c/o Mitchell H. Spinac. Filed March 19. $417,000 affecting property located source Inc., Atlanta, Ga. Property: mings. Filed Oct. 10. at 2 Spruce Court, Walden 12586. 201 South Road, Poughkeepsie. Filed Oct. 29. Global Health Care Solutions, Mohawk Construction, 1 MoFiled March 18. 196 Altamont Drive, Hurley 12443, hawk Drive, Milton 12547, c/o Wilson, Shawn, et al. Filed by Na- St. Francis Hospital, as owner. c/o Ashish Kumar Shah. Filed Robert Michael Martinez. Filed March 20. tionstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: $14,828 as claimed by Marjam Sup- March 21. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage ply Company Inc., Farmingdale. to secure an unspecified amount Property: 241 North Road, Pough- Home Improvement 1 2 3, 45 Regal Nail, 69 High St., Chester affecting property located at 5508 keepsie. Filed March 24. Birch St., Kingston 12401, c/o Leon- 10918, c/o Charles Tran. Filed Route 9W, Newburgh 12550. Filed ard C. LoMonaco. Filed March 20. Oct. 10. Oct. 21. Town of Wallkill Industrial Development Agency, as owner. Individualized Instruction, 17 Rubertone Productions, 375 Zwerlein, Terry L., et al. Filed by $16,465 as claimed by Acro Display Lynwood Court, Bloomington Hummelville Road, Saugerties Green Tree Servicing L.L.C. Action: Inc., Philadelphia, Pa. Property: in 12411, c/o Stephanie C. Frost. Filed 12477, c/o Nicholas D. Rubertone. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Middletown. Filed March 21. March 18. Filed March 19. to secure $195,000 affecting property located at 7 Ridgeway, Warwick Waywayanda GAD L.L.C., as Innovative Ink Tattoo, 190 Broad- Sin Piercing, 190 Broadway, Port 10990. Filed Oct. 28. owner. $6,500 as claimed by Ready way, Port Ewen 12466, c/o Connie Ewen 12466, c/o Anthony T. Fitzpatrick. Filed March 21. Set Mow, Middletown. Property: in M. Santoiemmo. Filed March 17. Wawayanda. Filed March 19. Mechanic’s Liens Jessica Lynne Photography, 4 Smart Start Construction, 130 Venturi Road, Slate Hill 10973, c/o Elmendorf St., Kingston 12401, c/o Bargmann, Jay, as owner. $8,579 Jessica L. Paglia. Filed Oct. 11. Daniel G. Fabbie. Filed March 17. as claimed by BlueLine Rental New Businesses L.L.C., New Windsor. Property: 15 JMB Technical Services, 2136 Strait Gate Church of God in Torrens Hook Road, Shokan 12481. This paper is not responsible for ty- Route 32, Saugerties 12477, c/o Christ, 85 Murray St., Kingston Filed March 19. 12401, c/o Dwight A. Hunt. Filed pographical errors contained in the James M. Bell. Filed March 17. March 18. original filings. Buchanan, Kim, as owner. $6,170 John Bills Jewelry, 168 Washingas claimed by Albert Group Landton Ave., Kingston 12401, c/o John The Headset Group, 11 High scaping Inc., Washingtonville. J. Bills. Filed March 19. Point Mountain Road, West ShoProperty: 17 Farmingdale Road, Doing Business As kan 12494, c/o David Andrews. Blooming Grove. Filed March 19. Filed March 21. M and H Petroleum Inc., d.b.a. Kathleen J. Zocchi, Cosmetologist, 123 Boices Lane, Kingston Culinary Institute of America, Gulf Express, 986 Little Britain as owner. $16,230 as claimed by Road, New Windsor 12553. Filed 12401, c/o Kathleen J. Zocchi. Filed Upstate Events, 37 Chipmunk March 24. Hollow, Kerhonkson 12446, c/o Northeast Construction Services Oct. 10. Christine Marie Atkinson. Filed Inc., Newburgh. Property: 1946 Campus Road, Hyde Park. Filed Kit Bennett, P.O. 305, Shokan March 20. March 24. c/o Katherine MckendallSole Proprietorships 12481, Bennett. Filed March 19. Wilson Sunoco, 650 Route 211 E., Middletown 10941, c/o Charles A. J.W. Mays Inc., as owner. $23,202 Ashokan Adventures, 111 High as claimed by Mid Hudson Struc- Point Mountain Road, West Sho- Lights on Electric, 101 Main St., Wilson Jr. Filed Oct. 10. tural Concrete Inc., Poughkeepsie. kan 12494, c/o Chester D. Karwa- Lake Katrine 12449, c/o Steven M. Property: 461 Route 9, Fishkill. towski. Filed March 17. Lichtenberg. Filed March 17. Wonder Nail, 18 Brotherhood Filed March 14. Plaza, Washingtonville 10992, c/o Charles Tran. Filed Oct. 10. Bart K. Hill Tree Service, 250 Little Dog Live, 40 Hurds Road, Clintondale 12515, c/o Jody L. Elff. Old Stage Road, Saugerties 12477, c/o Joseph M. Gambino. Filed Filed March 19. March 17.
LEGAL NOTICES Notice of Formation of DAVID B. LEVER & ASSOCIATES, PLLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 2/10/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 19 W. 34th St., #1018, New York, NY 10001. The registered agent is: USA Corporate Services Inc. at the same address. Purpose: to engage in the practice of Law. #59259 Notice of Formation of 100 MAIN STREET ASSOCIATES, LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 2/11/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 12 Water St., #204, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59260
205 S Riverside Ave LLC Legal Notice 205 S Riverside Ave LLC Notice of Formation of 205 S Riverside Ave LLC. Articles of Organization file with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 1/28/14.Office Location 205 S Riverside Ave Croton on Hudson, NY 10520 (Westchester). SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 205 S Riverside Ave Croton on Hudson, NY 10520. Purpose: any lawful activity #59270
Notice of Formation of HIPCHIK HOME, LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 1/24/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 2 Kavey Place, Armonk, NY 10504. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59261
Notice of Application to do business in NY of Clearer Horizons LLC (ìLLCî) under the fictitious name of Cheah & Lew LLC. Application filed with SSNY on 11/21/13. LLC formed in Delaware on 9/16/13. Office loc: Westchester Cty. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to:35 Mark Mead Rd, Cross River, NY 10518. Office address in DE: c/o Harvard Business Services Inc., 16192 Coastal Hwy, Lewes, DE 19958. Copies of Cert.of Org. of LLC on file &may be obtained from the DE Secretary of State, DE Div. of Corps, 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose :any lawful act or activity. #59272
Notice of Formation of 336 EAST 54 STREET ASSOCIATES, LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 1/24/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 12 Water St., #204, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59262
Notice of Formation of Stewart Staffing Solutions of Springfield, LLC Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 12/09/13. Offc. Loc: Westchester Cty. SSNY desig. As agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC 10 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06106. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59273
Notice of Formation of 5 Driftwood Properties, LLC Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 11/15/2010. Offc. Loc: Westchester Cty. SSNY desig. as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, PO Box 51, Goldens Bridge NY 10526. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59265
Notice of Formation of Murkhart, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/18/2014. Office location: Westchester Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 77 Orchard Ridge Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514, Purpose: any lawful act or activity #59274
Notice of Formation of Butterfly Birthdays LLC Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 1/17/14. Offc. Loc: Westchester Cty. SSNY desig. as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 1 Wardman Street, White Plains, NY 10603. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59266 PATH COFFEE ROASTERS, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/20/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Robert Richter, 106 Purdy Ave., Port Chester, NY 10573. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59267 FOUR M BAKERY OF WESTBURY, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 01/17/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7 Renaissance Square, 5th Fl., White Plains, NY 10601. Reg. Agent: James Bitzonis, 7 Renaissance Square, 5th Fl., White Plains, NY 10601 Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59268 CASA NOFO, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 01/07/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1360 Sunny Ridge Rd., Mohegan Lake, NY 10547. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59269
SING SING KILL BREWERY, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 12/11/2013. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 80 Stone Ave., Ossining, NY 10562. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59276 NOTICE of FORMATION of a DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Name of LLC: R44 VENTURES, LLC Date of filing of Articles of Organization with the NY Dept of State: November 25, 2013 The NY Secretary of State has been designated as the agent upon whom process may be served. NYSS may mail a copy of any process to the LLC at 18 Hangar Road, Suite 200, White Plains NY 10604.Purpose of LLC: Helicopter services #59277 RCTOBINLAW, PLLC, Law offices of Rita C. Tobin, a domestic PLLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 2/21/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the PLLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The PLLC, 123 Main Street Street,White Plains NY 10601. No dissolution date. Purpose: Law. #59278
The Articles of Organization of GOLDEN GOOSE ESTATE SALES COMPANY, LLC (the ìCompanyî) were filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York on November 21, 2013. The office of the Company is located in Westchester County, New York. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the company upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address within or without the state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the company served upon him is: The LLC, C/O Steven Macca, 13 Alden Place, Hartsdale, New York 10530. The company was formed for any lawful business purpose permitted under the New York Limited Liability Company Act. #59279
Notice of Formation of WPJLR AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 250 Kisco Ave., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59291
Notice of Formation of LMJ Majestic LLC. Art of Org. filed with SSNY on 2/26/14, office Location Westchester. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served shall mail copy to: 600 Mamaroneck Ave, Suite 400, PMB#2, Harrison, NY 10528 General Purpose. #59282
SM ENGINEERS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, Auth. filed with the SSNY on 12/27/2013. Office loc: Westchester County. LLC formed in NJ on 09/28/2012. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 15 Fairway Dr., East Hanover, NJ 07936. Address required to be maintained in NJ: 15 Fairway Drive, East Hanover, NJ 07936. Cert of Formation filed with NJ Sec. of State, 125 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08608. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59293
Notice of Formation of JTH FIFTEEN LOEWEN, LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 2/26/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 1858 Commerce St., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59283 FRIED HOLDINGS I, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 11/18/2011. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Steven R. Antico, Esq., 411 Hackensack Ave., 5th Fl, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59284 W.H. Farms & services LLC Arts of Org. filed NY Secy of State (SSNY) 1/30/14. Office:Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address c/o Diane Petrillo 14 Walnut St. New York, NY 10607. Purpose: any lawful activity #59286 Name of LLC: NATURALFIT L.L.C. Arts. of Org. filed NY Sec. of State 02/18/14. Princ. off. loc.: Westchester Cty. Sec. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Sec. of State shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o NATURALFIT LLC, 40-06 Morlot Avenue Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, Attn: Anna Donkin Purpose: operate as a pharmacy business legally and lawfully in the State of New York. #59287 Notice of Formation of TWENTY LANE MEDIA, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/19/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: P.O. Box 51, Rye, NY 10580. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59288 Notice of Formation of WPM AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 250 Kisco Ave., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59289 Notice of Formation of WPV AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 250 Kisco Ave., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59290
Notice of Formation of WPS AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/21/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 250 Kisco Ave., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59292
LIGHTWORKERS OF THE SPHERE, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/13/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, C/O Valerie Kirschenbaum, 445 Hamilton Ave. Ste 1102, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59294 PHILIP FRIED, M.D., PLLC, a Prof. LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 08/01/2013. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O the LLC, 20 Old Mamaroneck Road, White Plains, NY 10605. Purpose: To Practice the profession of Medicine. #59295 95 MARBLE AVENUE LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/28/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Antonio Forgione, 95 Marble Avenue, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59296 The Articles of Organization of ECCO Enterprises LLC (the “Company”) were filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York on December 20, 2013. The office of the Company is located in Westchester County, New York. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Company upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address within or without the State to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the Company served upon him or her is: 201 Saw Mill River Road, Yonkers, New York 10701. The name and the street address within the state of the registered agent of the Company upon whom and at which process against the Company can be served is: Raymond Gizzi, 201 Saw Mill River Road, Yonkers, New York 10701. Raymond Gizzi is one of the Members of the Company and is actively engaged in the business and affairs of the Company. The inclusion of the name of a person(s) in this notice does not necessarily indicate that such person(s) is personally liable for the debts, obligations or liabilities of the limited liability company and such person’s liability, if any, under applicable law is neither increased nor decreased by reason of this notice. The company was formed for any lawful business purpose or purposes permitted under the New York Limited Liability Company Act. #59297
Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (ìLLCî). Name: Grant Park II GP LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York (ìSSNYî) on March 11, 2014. N.Y. office location: Westchester County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to Grant Park II GP LLC, c/o Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers, 1511 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, New York 10710. Purpose/character of LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. #59299 Notice of Formation True Home Inspections LLC Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY 1/28/2014. Off. Loc.: Westchester Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Accumera LLC, 911 Central Ave., #101, Albany, NY 12206. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59300 Notice of Application for Authority (Foreign LLC) Notice is hereby given that HARTMANN PROJECT TEAM LLC, a limited liability company (LLC) formed on January 9, 2014 in the State of California, filed an Application for Authority with the New York Department of State on March 6, 2014 and was in existence in California at the time of the filing. The LLC is to be located in Westchester County. The New York Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the LLC upon which process may be served and a copy of any process shall be mailed to Edward V. Pollack of Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick, LLP at 199 Fremont Street, 21st Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105-6640. The principal office of the LLC is located at 70 West Ohio Avenue, Suite H, Richmond, CA 94804. #59301 Edenesque, LLC, Art. of Org. filed with NY Secy. of State on 01/31/14. Office located in Westchester Co. Secy. of State designated as agent upon which process may be served. Secy. of State shall mail a copy of any process against it served upon him/her to: 205 Waccabuc Road, Unit #5, NY 10526 (the LLCís primary business location). LLC may engage in any lawful act or activity for which a limited liability company may be formed. #59302 Notice of formation of EL REPULGUE LLC. Articles of Organization filed with NY Secy. of State on 3/6/14. Office location: Westchester County. Sec. of State designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to principal business location: 14 Lincoln Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59303 Notice is hereby given that an on-premise license, #TBA has been applied for by EMGA Food Service LLC d/b/a Keenan House Kitchen & Tap Room to sell beer, wine and liquor at retail in an on premises establishment. For on premises consumption under the ABC law at 199 Main Street Ossining NY 10562. #59304 Notice is hereby given that an on-premise license, #TBA has been applied for by Royal Banquet Hall and Catering LLC to sell beer, wine and liquor at retail in an on premises establishment. For on premises consumption under the ABC law at 2-8 Hudson Street Yonkers NY 10701. #59305 FMFS OF CP, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 03/06/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7 Renaissance Square 5th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Reg Agent: James Bitzonis, 7 Renaissance Square 5th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59306
EQUIPOISE CONSULTING COMPANY LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 03/17/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 69 Manchester Dr., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59307 NICHOLA’S LIGHTING DESIGN LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 01/06/2011. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 464 South 10th Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59308 Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (ìLLCî). Name: Reloco II, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York (ìSSNYî) on 3/14/14. N.Y. office location: Westchester County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to LLC, c/o Marathon Development Group Ltd., 901 Main St., Suite 300, Peekskill, NY 10566. Name/address of each member available from SSNY. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59309 Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (ìLLCî). Name: JCAL Alexander LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York (ìSSNYî) on March 14, 2014. NY office location: Westchester County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC at 16 Banks Farm Road, Bedford, New York 10506. Purpose/character of LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. #59310 Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (ìLLCî). Name: 131-135 ALEXANDER JV LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York (ìSSNYî) on March 14, 2014. NY office location: Westchester County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC at 16 Banks Farm Road, Bedford, New York 10506. Purpose/character of LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. #59311 Notice of Formation of JJRP ENTERPRISES, LLC. Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 3/18/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 1858 Commerce St., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59312 Notice of formation of Shareneís Realfood LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 3/6/14. Offc. Location: West. Cty. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 434 Fowler Ave., Pelham, NY, primary business location. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59313 Notice of Formation of ProKix NY, LLC. Arts. of Org. files with SSNY on March 14, 2014. Office Location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to ProKix NY, LLC, 8 Shard Court, Katonah, New York 10536. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59314
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF JPL Property Holdings, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/27/2014. Office loc.: Westchester Cty. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 49 Rock Lane, Harrison, NY 10528. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59315 Notice of Formation of RX SHINE, LLC Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 3/5/14. Offc. Loc: Westchester Cty. SSNY desig. as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 2 Hergenhan Court, Bedford, NY 10506. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59316 Notice of Formation of Dlightful Art LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 02/28/14. Offc. Loc: Westchester County. SSNY design. as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, C/O United States Corp. Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave. Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59318 NOTICE OF FORMATION of G. C . KENNEY REMODELING, LLC Arts. of Org. filled with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/28/13. Office of location Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 71 Greenridge Avenue. WP NY 10605. Purpose: any lawful activity #59320 JP FERNANDEZ PROPERTIES, L.L.C., Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 03/21/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: James P. Moore & Miguelina Fernandez, 8 Glen Road, Yonkers, NY 10704. #59321 FIKA 824 10TH AVE LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 03/21/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1360 Sunny Ridge Road, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547. Reg Agent: Gary Reing, 1360 Sunny Ridge Road, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose #59322 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PROFESSION LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (PLLC). NAME: SAW MILL PHYSICAL THERAPY, PLLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/11/13. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The PLLC, 77 Kensico Drive, Mount Kisco, New York 10549, principal business location of the PLLC. Purpose: any lawful business activity. #59323 Notice of Formation of European Designed Kitchens & Organizing Solutions, LLC. Articles of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/3/14. Office location: WESTCHESTER County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 15 Elm St, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567. Purpose: any lawful activity. Ad # 59317
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FACES& PLACES Achieving their best
Some 150 persons gathered at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown recently for the Junior Achievement of the Hudson Valley Inc. Spirit of Achievement Awards Dinner. Board member and Verizon executive Christopher Levendos was emcee. The color guard was from Yonkers’ Lincoln High School. James F.X. Steets, who retired in January as spokesman for Entergy, the parent company of the Indian Point nuclear facility, was honored as the Business Journal’s Overachiever of the Year. Business Journal editor Bill Fallon wrote and recited a poem titled “Lights, Please” in his honor. Students and alumni of the Junior Achievement program spoke, including students Carmelo Leon, Tashania Treasure and Shinel Nicholas; and Fosina Marketing Group President/CEO Jim Fosina and Yonkers’ Gorton High School social studies teacher and Junior Achievement organizer Jay Cheraskin. Sponsors included Verizon, Fosina Marketing Group, KPMG, PWC, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Corbel Communications Industries, Avon, PespsiCo, Accenture, the Business Journal and Entergy. – Bill Fallon 1. Rye-based Avon’s Tom Heaney, June Welsh, Junior Achievement Board member Sharon Gorman, Patti Ianuzzi, Shakima Marshall and Stefanie Mayo. 2. Marine Corps Junior ROTC Honor Guard members Francis Herrera, Davin Howard and Keeshawn Moore. 3. U.S.M.C. Gunnery Sgt. (Ret.) G. Perez, honor guard supervisor. 4. Bill Fallon. 5. Marie and Jim Steets, Westfair honoree. 6. Bob and Judy Fosina. 7. Honoree Jim Fosina and wife Marina DiDomenico with colleagues. 8. Spencer Schwartz, Sharon Gorman, John Gallagher, Jim Fosina, Christopher Levendos, Marie Gallagher and Michael Bellach. 9. Young Carmelo Leon, 8, prepares to speak, supported by honorees and officials. 10. Demietrios Mihailidis, Shinel Nicholas, Tashania Treasure, Gerri DeAngelis and Jim Fosina. Christopher Levendos is at rear. 11. Orla Fitzsimons. 12. Jim and Marie Steets and Jean and Brian Skanes. 13. Davis John Abraham and Linda Abraham. All photograph identifications are from left unless otherwise noted.
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WHAT DID THESE WOMEN DO IN 2013 TO BE CHOSEN? To find out, don’t miss the Westchester County Business Journal presentation where you will meet and hear their inspiring stories. OUR READERS CHOICES: MARISSA BRETT Westchester County Association GINA CAPPELLI Forme Urgent Care and Wellness Center CAROLYN CLEMENZA DDS VALERIE A. COOPER Picture That L.L.C. AMY FISCHER McGladrey L.L.P. ROBIN GALLAGHER Webster Bank LOREN GILBERG Eldercare Consulting ANDI GRAY Strategy Leaders Inc. BONNIE HAGEN Bright Energy Services JENNIFER HART Tata Global Beverages LAURA E. HAUPT Bark and Meow Inc. FREIDA HECHT Circle of Friends VALERIE JENSEN Prospector Theater DR. SABRINA MAGID KATZ Advanced Dentistry of Westchester CONNIE KENNEDY Back-to-School Clothes for Kids
ALISA H. KESTEN The Volunteer Center of United Way CATHI LOCATI Cathi Locati Co. JULIA LINDH MKDA LESLIE MCGUIRE AmeriCares VIVIAN C. MCKENZIE Kathleen’s Tea Room KIM MCGILLICUDDY First Niagara LESLIE MCINTYRE-TAVELLA The McIntyre Group LINDA MCMAHON McMahon Ventures KATHY MCSHANE Ladies who Launch JEANNIE MONTANO The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society- CT Chapter GEORGENE MONGARELLA Gift of Life Inc. KAREN MORSTAD Morstad CAMILLE F. MURPHY Women’s Research and Education Fund KRISTIN OKESSON Connoisseur Media Group AMY PAULIN New York State Assembly
OUR CHOICES OF WOMEN WHO MADE AN IMPACT IN 2013:
Indra Nooyi Chairwoman/CEO, PepsiCo Virginia Rometty Chairwoman/CEO, IBM
MARLA PERSKY Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corp. DR. JILL RATNER Mount Kisco Medical Group BENAY RUBIN She3 Well-Fitness Boutique PAULA SARAIVA People’s United Bank MIA SCHIPANI The Palace Theatre CORNELIA SECKEL Arts Times SOPHIE SILVERMAN A New Chance Animal Rescue JOAN SIMON Admiral Real Estate Services Corp. PATRICIA SIMONE Simone Development Companies MARGO STEVER The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center ALLISON STOCKEL The Ridgefield Playhouse LEA TAL Tal & Associates PATRICIA A. VALENTI Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
REGIONAL Carol Bauer Norwalk Hospital Chaplain
Dr. Kimberly Cline President, Long Island University
Karen Ress Vice President & General Manager, International Brands.
Executive Vice President/Creative Director, Thompson & Bender
Cindi Bigelow President/CEO, Bigelow Tea
SILVER SPONSOR SPONSORS
President/CEO, Bankwell Financial Group