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Ossining residents raise money for downtown development BY JOHN GOLDEN jgolden@westfairinc.com

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The city already sells operators what it calls taxi “medallions,” but the existing licenses are medallions in name only. They are annual permits that sell for $145 and last 12 months. The new system would sell metal pendants to display in cabs that could then be resold by taxi operators. The city

group of Ossining residents has launched a community investment fund and commercial development initiative that its founders see as a pioneering model in Westchester County for sparking downtown revitalization and private investment in Main Street business districts. Started in March, Grow Ossining recently reached its initial goal to raise $10,000 in seed money to cover startup costs for the enterprise by seeking $100 contributions from 100 Ossining residents. Attorney Wayne Spector, who co-founded Grow Ossining with another longtime Ossining resident, Dennis Kirby, said a little more than $11,000 was raised in the brief startup campaign. “Even though it’s a small amount, it indicates that people are interested in and embrace the initiative,” Spector said. The founding members will use some of the funds to structure Grow Ossining as a limited partnership and to prepare a business plan, legal prospectus and an offering plan for investors. Spector is a partner at Cohn & Spector Esqs. in White Plains and attorney for the town of Ossining. Kirby is a former facilities and planning manager at PepsiCo Inc. and Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. and a member of the town of Ossining planning board, on which Spector served for 15 years. Their focus at Grow Ossining is the village’s Main Street business district, which they said has lagged behind those in nearby communities on the Hudson River and Long Island Sound, such as Peekskill and Port Chester, that have reanimated their downtowns as retail, dining and entertainment destinations.

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Joseph Vellone views family photos that for years he could not see.

New Rochelle considers auctioning taxi cab medallions BY MARK LUNGARIELLO mlungariello@westfairinc.com

neW roCheLLe offICIaLs are ConsIDerInG selling medallions to taxi operators beginning next year under a proposal that would shift the way cabs are licensed in the Queen City of the Sound.


a novel implant gives Somers man a renewed look at life BY JOHN GOLDEN jgolden@westfairinc.com

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oseph Vellone didn’t like what end-stage age-related macular degeneration had done to deprive him not only of good vision but of the good things in life. Yet it seemed he would have to live with those losses as one of 15 million Americans progressively disabled by that eye disease. Vellone had lived with the mounting impairments for about 10 years. There were the photos of his greatgrandchildren whose faces he could not see. There were the neighbors in Somers whom he walked by without saying hello because the blind spots in his central vision kept him from recognizing them. A football fan, the 76-year-old retired business owner could no longer watch his beloved New York Jets on television. “Football is his favorite thing to watch,” said his wife and designated driver, Ida Vellone, on the patio of their home in Somers, “but he couldn’t follow the ball.” He could no longer drive a car. “That was really hard to take,” said Vellone, the former owner of A to Z Roofing and Waterproofing in Mount Vernon. “It’s like you lost your freedom.” “Sometimes we’d be driving and I’d think, God, I’d give anything to be able to see. I’d pay anything.” The injections given by his eye specialist in Mount Kisco did not help as the disease progressed. “I told her, ‘If you ever come up with something that can help me, please let me know,’” said Vellone. Last year, that help arrived in Westchester County in the form of a pea-sized telescope. Invented by an Israeli engineer and developed and marketed by VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies in Saratoga, Calif., the innovative device was approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about three years ago. Implanted in a patient’s eye, the telescope magnifies objects normally seen in one’s straight-ahead vision and projects images onto the healthy retina in the back of the eye. On Dec. 26, Dr. Gerald Zaidman, a surgeon with an international reputation for his

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work in pediatric corneal transplants and director of the ophthalmology department at Westchester Medical Center, implanted the telescope in Vellone’s left eye in an outpatient procedure of less than one hour. To Vellone, the surgeon gave a gift of partial vision that continues to improve with time and visual therapy. “Dr. Zaidman has told us there could be change in his eye up to two years after the procedure,” said Ida Vellone. “Every time they take out a stitch” from the implant, “his vision improves.” Zaidman said Vellone has shown “spectacular improvement” since the surgery. He is one of three patients with irreversible macular degeneration to receive the implants in Valhalla. “There’s not a lot of eye doctors who have been trained in the procedure,” Zaidman said. He is one of only two doctors in New York who perform the procedure, and two other physicians in the state are being cre-

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dentialed to do the implants, he said. About 100 ophthalmologists nationwide have been trained in the procedure. No doctors in Connecticut currently provide the treatment, which follows a series of medical and vision evaluations of prospective patients required in VisionCare’s rigorous CentraSight treatment program. For Vellone, that process started last July, three months after his eye specialist told him about the novel implant surgery started at Westchester Medical Center. “It just seemed to take an awful long time,” his wife said. The CentraSight program is offered

only to patients at least 75 years old, though Zaidman said the company is considering lowering the cutoff age to 65 or 70. Vellone turned 75 last year, a birthday the retiree might have welcomed more than most as it qualified him for the new program. Vellone also never had cataract surgery and had been off drug injections for the disease for more than six months, both of which are required for implant candidates, Zaidman said. “My feeling was that I can’t see very much out of this eye anyway,” said Vellone, “so what have I got to lose?” Zaidman said the treatment requires a long period of visual rehabilitation both before and after surgery. “I like to tell the patients that this is kind of the same thing as if you have an artificial hip or an artificial knee,” he said. “That’s a very difficult concept for some because a lot of patients have very high, unrealistic expectations” of having their vision and abilities fully restored. “You’re not going to be catching passes for the New York Jets and you’re not going to be driving your car,” Zaidman said. For Vellone, watching the pros catch passes is good enough. In Florida after his surgery, he watched the Super Bowl in a large, crowded room with his new telescopic aid. “I sat in the back, but I felt that I had the best seat in the house,” he said. “I think the best part of this implant is that he’s able to watch football,” said Ida Vellone. “I think that makes a big difference.” The Vellones said their $63,000 bill from Westchester Medical Center for the surgery was covered by Medicare. Zaidman noted the telescopic lens implant alone costs $15,000 to $20,000. With Medicare coverage, “Nobody should be denied the procedure for financial reasons,” he said.

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another westchester hospital looks to long island for partner BY JOHN GOLDEN jgolden@westfairinc.com

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orthern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco has followed three other community hospitals formerly in Westchester’s Stellaris Health Network in pursuing a merger this year with a larger metropolitan health care system. Trustees of the 1,500-employee, 235bed hospital unanimously approved a letter of intent to explore joining the North Shore-LIJ Health System, officials at the two hospitals recently announced. Northern Westchester Hospital and North Shore-LIJ, the state’s largest private employer and its largest integrated health care provider, will begin exclusive negotiations and the due diligence process with a goal of signing a final agreement later this year, hospital officials said. In the last month, North Shore-LIJ Health System, based in Great Neck, has emerged as a new force in Westchester’s health care industry as it expands its patient service reach from Long Island into the lower Hudson Valley and southern Connecticut. North Shore and Phelps Memorial Hospital officials in Sleepy Hollow in May announced their intent to begin negotiations to bring

Phelps into the North Shore-LIJ system, which includes 17 hospitals and more than 400 outpatient physician practices on Long Island and in New York City. They expect to reach a final agreement by late summer. Phelps Memorial and Northern Westchester are among four former affiliate hospitals of the Stellaris Health Network that have sought new, well-financed parent companies since leaving Stellaris last year. Another former Stellaris affiliate, White Plains Hospital, expects to seal an agreement this summer to join the Montefiore Health System. Montefiore, based in the Bronx at its academic medical center, last year purchased in a bankruptcy proceeding and took over the operation of two former Sound Shore Health System hospitals in New Rochelle and Mount Vernon. Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, another former Stellaris affiliate, received state approval this year of its pending takeover by New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a deal expected to close this summer. Robert Spolzino, board chairman of Northern Westchester Hospital, in the announcement said trustees “decided that we needed an innovative partner who could provide us with the scale and resources to capitalize on the monumental changes cur-

rently underway in the health care industry. As one of the nation’s largest health systems, North Shore-LIJ recognizes the important role that regional hospitals have in delivering exceptional care for their local communities.” Northern Westchester Hospital president and CEO Joel Seligman said hospital officials think North Shore-LIJ is “the right partner” to accomplish the community hospital’s aim to further develop its medical expertise and technology while achieving greater operating efficiencies and reducing costs. North Shore-LIJ president and CEO Michael J. Dowling in the announcement said the Mount Kisco hospital has been a state leader in “delivering care that is high-quality, technologically advanced and cost-effective. As a teaching hospital for patient-centered care, Northern Westchester has consistently ranked among the top five hospitals in New York state and number one in the Hudson Valley for patient satisfaction. We are excited to be taking this first step toward becoming partners and we look forward to working closely with the hospital’s leadership team to build upon these strengths and further define our strategy for serving communities throughout the Hudson Valley.” As it would, too, with Phelps Memorial

in Sleepy Hollow, North Shore-LIJ in Mount Kisco would become parent company of an institution in better financial health than many community hospitals in New York. According to its most recent published financial report, Northern Westchester Hospital ended 2012 approximately $7.4 million in the black. That positive revenue balance after expenses was down from approximately $12.7 million in 2011. The 48,000-employee North Shore-LIJ Health System reported total operating revenue in 2013 of just more than $7 billion. It ended last year with nearly $84 million in excess revenue over expenses. That was down from approximately $97.9 million in excess revenue over expenses in 2011. The health system last year launched the North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc., creating the first provider-owned health insurer in New York. The company last fall began marketing a range of commercial insurance plans on and off the new state health benefit exchange to individuals, families and small businesses in Long Island, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan. Within six months, the startup company had 10,000 people enrolled, according to North Shore-LIJ officials.

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roponents of a new museum about New York’s most infamous prison are raising funds to revise a study of the feasibility of building the museum inside the walls of Sing Sing Correctional Facility. The Friends of the Sing Sing Historic Prison Museum were scheduled to hold a fundraiser June 13, after press time. The group hopes to eventually build a museum inside the prison in what used to be a power house and a portion of one of the original cellblocks. “What we’re looking to do is revise the economic feasibility study,” said Ossining Mayor Bill Hanauer. “We’re looking for private funding and a grant from the state to revise the study.” The history of the prison spans nearly 200 years. Purchased by New York state in 1825 for $20,100, the 135-acre site has been a working prison since the first 100 inmates arrived from Auburn Prison in May of that year. When the prisoners arrived, there was no prison to speak of – they built the walls of their own confinement after quarrying the building stones on site.

Ossining Mayor Bill Hanauer at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Photo by John Golden.

With 800 cells on four tiers, the original prison took nearly three years to build. When it was finished, Sign Sing’s prisoners continued to quarry marble. Stone quarried at Sing Sing was used to construct, among other buildings, the New York State Capitol Building in Albany and Grace Church in Manhattan. The original cellblock was closed in 1940 and in 1943 the bars were stripped from the building and donated to the war effort. A 1984 fire destroyed the roof, leaving the cellblock in its current state. Over the years, Sing Sing has housed

some of New York’s most notorious prisoners, including Albert Fish, Ruth Brown Snyder, Gary Evans and Eddie Lee Mays, all convicted of murder. David Berkowitz did time at Sing Sing immediately following his sentencing for the “Son of Sam” murders. But Sing Sing is perhaps best known as the home of “Old Sparky,” the electric chair that was used in the execution of 614 convicts in the prison’s death house. Among those whose death sentences were carried out at the prison were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spies who transmitted secret atomic bomb

information to the Soviet Union. Building the museum inside the prison isn’t a new idea. “I think it started back in the 14th century,” Hanauer said. The mayor has been involved in the effort since 2005. “(Former Westchester County Executive) Andy Spano reignited the effort, which goes back a long way, well into the 1990s, I believe.” Currently, there is a small exhibit about the history of Sing Sing at the Joseph G. Caputo Community Center at 95 Broadway in Ossining. But the group behind the effort to build the museum at the prison itself thinks that doing so could be a boon to tourism. “Visitation to the museum could easily surpass 200,000 people per year and contribute significantly to the regional economy,” said Jerry Faiella, executive director of Historic Hudson River Towns, in a press release. “We see this project as a national and international attraction that will have a major beneficial impact on our member communities, Westchester County and the entire Hudson Valley.” According to Hanauer, once the studies are revised, the museum could begin to see major funding for construction.

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Taxi ­— could set a fixed price for the new medallions but is more likely to auction the medallions at a starting price of $10,000 each. City Councilman Al Tarantino, a Republican, compared buying a medallion to a long-term investment. “You’re creating an asset for the holder of that medallion that could either be passed down to their children or sold at a profit,” he said. New Rochelle has 150 licensed taxis this year, but Mayor Noam Bramson said in shifting to a medallion system the city would offer only 130 licenses. He said there was a level of guesswork about appropriately pricing the medallions based on the net income of a city cab, which is estimated in a broad range from $10,000 to $40,000 per vehicle. Bramson, a Democrat, said he has spoken with taxi operators about the medallion system and concluded there was sure to be disruption among the existing cab companies in the city. “There is no single position from taxi owners and operators,” he said. “Probably would make it easier if there were. … In the end, we’re going to have to take all of that input and then make the best judgments we can about public interest.” Bramson said much of the feedback from taxi companies and operators has led him to think there may be too many cabs in New Rochelle. Changing the licensing system would create a spike in revenue but could also improve service citywide by increasing the demand for licensing. The question is if there is a market to pay $10,000 or more to operate a cab in New Rochelle. Many cities in the country use the medallion system, with New York City medallions becoming so coveted that recent medallions have sold for as much as $1 million. The city has a designated Taxi and Limousine Commission that closely regulates the industry in the five boroughs. Westchester County has a Taxi and Limousine Commission that focuses on “for-hire” vehicles but not traditional taxis. Regulation of the industry and enforcement of standards is therefore left to the 45 cities,

towns and villages within the county – many of which have differing standards, licensing rules and varying levels of commitment to enforcement As a result, there is little data to determine the total amount of taxis in operation throughout the county, much less what to charge them for a license. White Plains charges $25,000 for its licenses and has a wait list of about 400 potential operators. To Bramson, that means White Plains may be under-pricing its medallions. The only way to truly understand the market for operating a cab in New Rochelle may be putting the medallions out to bid and seeing how many cab companies react. There is concern that overpricing the medallions may price out smaller companies and independent taxi operators in New Rochelle. Among debate points as the city drafts a change to its policy will be whether to limit the amount of medallions one company can purchase. Councilwoman Shari Rackman, a Democrat, said she feared an auction system could create a monopoly among the largest taxi operators in the city. “Someone from the outside really could just walk in and really change the whole taxi system of the city,” she said. The City Council, which discussed the proposal publicly for the first time in May, is in the early stages of a debate over the limits and other details of the new system: Should the medallions be auctioned or sold at a fixed price? If they are bid upon, should the city conduct the auction or hire an outside auctioneer? Chuck Strome, the appointed city manager, said the city had never conducted an auction in its history. He wasn’t sure New Rochelle had the administrative capacity to handle the bidding. “It is a note of concern for me,” he told the council at its May 27 meeting. The city’s largest taxi operators are Express City Taxi and Union Taxi, each with 31 car licenses, and Blue Bird Taxi Servicing Corp., which has 28. There are eight companies doing business in the city in total, along with four independent operators. Calls to companies and operators seeking comment were not returned by press time.

ing in. This could trigger an incredible renaissance for Ossining, given all its wonderful features.” Kirby said his personal interest in forming Grow Ossining was spurred by his reading last year of a book by journalist Amy Cortese, “Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It.” “As an investor, I have money in the stock market and some 401(k)s and retirement funds,” he said. “And it always bothered me that you could

not invest any of your funds into local industries.” Cortese’s book showed ways to do that and case studies in local business investing around the country. “I think this would be pioneering for Westchester County,” Spector said of Grow Ossining’s enterprise. “You don’t see anything like this in Westchester County.” “I think this could be a tremendous example for other communities that are working to revitalize their downtown, create a buzz in their downtown,” he said.

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“People kept saying, ‘Why can’t Ossining be like Nyack? Why can’t Ossining be like Tarrytown?’” Spector said. “We always felt this was a great community. What it lacked was a central core of business – if it could ever ignite itself. “I think there’s been a psychological barrier in some ways that has to be crashed in order for Ossining to take off,” he said. In the group’s second investment phase expected to start later this year, the founders are aiming to reach a funding threshold of $1.25 million to $1.5 million, which Grow Ossining will use either to buy land for commercial construction or to redevelop an existing property. The community group plans to open a social destination such as a bar, restaurant, marketplace, gallery or live entertainment venue to draw local residents and visitors to downtown Ossining and catalyze more development there. “Every option is on the table,” Spector said of the group’s potential business endeavor. Grow Ossining, though, likely will not directly operate the funded business. “We’re not going to run a restaurant,” said Spector, citing an example. The group instead could form a joint venture with a

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leading restaurateur, he said. Kirby said the group ultimately aims to raise $2.5 million from investors. If 600 to 800 families invest in the community fund, “They’re all going to have skin in the game,” he said. Spector said the group wants to attract a broad range of investors and will set minimum and maximum limits on investments. “There will be a maximum because we don’t want any small group of individuals to take control,” he said. Kirby said the investment offering will be extended only to New York residents to avoid U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regulatory filings required for interstate investments. “We feel we should be ready by either late fall or the end of the year to accept investments or pledges,” he said. The founder said Grow Ossining has a core steering committee of 10 to 12 residents of the greater Ossining community who have professional expertise and personal experience in finance, law, architecture, construction, marketing, real estate, fundraising, community action, property management, restaurant operation and interior design. “We feel if we bring the community in” as commercial investors, Spector said, “it’s going to open up eyes in the business world to Ossining. People are going to realize this is a community worth invest-


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Benedict Realty Group has retained Colliers International as exclusive leasing agent for Rye Brook Medical Plaza, a 76,000-square-foot medical office building at 90 S. Ridge St. in Rye Brook. Based in Great Neck, Benedict Realty paid $8.8 million for the Westchester property this spring in a deal with VIF II/ South Ridge Street L.L.C., a joint venture of Abbey Road Advisors L.L.C. and AEW Capital Management L.P. The sellers paid $14.9 million for the property in 2007. Brokers at the Colliers office in Stamford, Conn., said about 35,000 square feet of divisible first-floor space and 7,000 square feet of terrace-level space are available for lease. The Colliers leasing team in Rye Brook includes executive managing directors al Gutierrez and Michael siegel, senior managing director Ian Ceppos and director stephanie Coleman.

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Cushman & Wakefield Inc. has promoted stephen f. baker to executive director and Matthew Lisk to senior director in the real estate company’s Stamford, Conn., and Westchester offices. A commercial broker specializing in office leasing and tenant representation, Baker joined Cushman & Wakefield in 1988, working in its Stamford office and at world headquarters in New York City. He is also a partner in the firm’s international alternative investment services practice group. Lisk is a senior director in the leasing services group of Cushman & Wakefield’s White Plains office, where he represents both tenants and landlords in Westchester County. On the landlord side, he currently represents companies with more than 2 million square feet of class A office space in Westchester. Over the past three years, the broker has participated in more than 100 lease deals in the county, according to Cushman & Wakefield. Lisk in 2010 was recognized by The Business Council of Westchester as one of the county’s 40 “Rising Stars” in his profession. — John Golden

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State Senate Democrats want to give New York’s more expensive municipalities like Westchester County the power to raise the local minimum wage without needing approval from the state Legislature. Buoyed by renewed support from Gov. andrew Cuomo, Democrats are also reloading in their push to increase the state minimum wage from its current $8-per-hour level. The wage will increase to $8.75 in December 2014 and to $9 in December 2015 without any further legislative action, but the governor has said he wants to see the state minimum upped to $10.10 per hour. In a bill introduced by Sen. andrea stewart-Cousins, the Democratic Conference leader, the state would allow local municipalities with high costs of living to decide to increase their minimum by as much as 30 percent above the state wage. “Minimum wage earning New Yorkers, despite their hard work and often having more than one job, continue to struggle to make ends meet,” Stewart-Cousins, whose district includes parts of Yonkers, said. New York is a state that doesn’t allow its communities to set their own minimum wage, a prohibition Cuomo had previously agreed with. The governor said he’d support the effort to give that power to municipalities based on the demands of members of the Working Families Party, a pro-union political party that decided to back Cuomo for re-election so long as he agreed to support several liberal legislative initiatives. Since the announcement of the new bill, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-viverito said she was in favor of increasing the city’s minimum wage to $15, in line with Seattle, which recently became the first city in the country to reach that threshold. The state minimum wage increased last year by 10 percent, with the Senate under the control of a coalition of Republicans and five breakaway Democrats. The Democratic Conference in a report released June 2 said that move did not go far enough because it didn’t tie increases to inflation and the purchasing power of minimum wage was plummeting in higher-cost areas of the state, such as New York City.

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New York Medical College in Valhalla has formed a new academic affiliation with Saint Michael’s Medical Center in

Newark, N.J., for its undergraduate and graduate medical students, school officials announced June 9. The agreement adds a clinical venue in New Jersey’s Essex County to the 154-yearold health sciences university in Westchester, expanding its residency options for medical students and giving access to a large group of experienced physicians in a range of specialties. Dr. edward C. halperin, chancellor and CEO of New York Medical College, in the announcement said the partnership, “based upon shared values, will benefit patients, promote a pipeline of new doctors and other health care providers to serve Newark and the surrounding cities, and contribute to the generation of new knowledge about the causes, prevention and treatment of human disease and disability. Both institutions share a commitment to providing students with strong clinical education programs, research opportunities and extensive resources.” David a. ricci, president and CEO at Saint Michael’s Medical Center, said the part-

nership will allow the 147-year-old teaching hospital to add an undergraduate program to its medical education offerings for students in the metropolitan area. It “will fill a vital need for educational experiences and physician training, and will provide many opportunities regarding collaborative research projects,” he said. St. Michael’s hospital is a member of CHE Trinity Health, a national Catholic health care system with headquarters in Livonia, Mich.

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anthony Justic, an accountant and partner at Maier, Markey & Justic L.L.P. in White Plains, on June 11 was named the next chairman of The Business Council of Westchester board of directors. He will succeed attorney stephen f. Jones, managing partner of Jones Morrison L.L.P. in Scarsdale, when his two-year term begins Jan. 1.

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At his accounting firm, Justic provides operational and financial advice to clients in manufacturing, distribution, marketing and public relations, catering, not-for-profits, health care and legal service, Business Council officials said in an announcement following his selection by the council’s board of directors. He developed the firm’s human resources consulting division and in 2012 initiated the successful merger of an information technology consulting firm into the company. Since Justic joined the accounting firm in 1987, it has grown from 3 employees to 90 employees, Business Council officials said. A White Plains resident, Justic was named a “Rising Star” by The Business Council in 2009. Business Council president and CEO Marsha Gordon in the announcement said Justic “will continue a strong legacy of leadership that has advocated on behalf of businesses and promoted smart economic growth in Westchester County.” – Mark Lungariello and John Golden

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the Hudson River opposite the Metro-North Railroad station in the village of Ossining. The Ginsburg Development Cos. project includes 188 luxury apartments and a 5,000-square-foot restaurant whose operator has not yet been announced. The apartments will include 19 units priced as affordable workforce housing for households earning up to 80 percent of Westchester County’s median income. The Valhalla-based developer also will build an adjoining waterfront park and promenade for the village. The two-year construction project is expected to create more than 300 buildingtrades jobs. The apartment complex is scheduled to open for occupancy in March 2016. Martin Ginsburg, principal of Ginsburg Development Cos., was joined by village and county officials at a groundbreaking ceremony June 11.

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Consolidated Edison Inc. will purchase a demand response management system from French multinational corporation Alstom. The system will enable Con Edison to streamline its business processes and efficiently manage and optimize its demand response portfolio, according to an Alstom press release. Alstom said the management system will enable Con Edison to better use consumer loads to manage energy supply and demand,

with incentives provided to electricity customers to reduce consumption during periods of peak demand. Con Edison, which offers electric service to 3.3 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, serves its customers through 94,000 miles of underground electric cables and 34,000 miles of overhead wires.

New CFO at The Westchester Bank

Former New Jersey banker Kenneth D. Walter has been named chief financial officer and senior vice president at The Westchester Bank in Yonkers. We s t c h e s t e r walter Bank officials said he will be responsible for the bank’s financial management, including budget control, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting needs and its investment portfolio. A certified public accountant, Walter most recently was chief financial officer of BCB Community Bank and BCB Bancorp Inc. in Bayonne, N.J.  He previously held senior management positions with New Jersey’s Pamrapo Bancorp Inc., including serving as interim president and CEO and

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Westchester County, SPI scrap Playland plan BY MARK LUNGARIELLO mlungariello@westfairinc.com

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estchester County Executive Rob Astorino on June 11 announced he had nixed an agreement with the nonprofit that would have taken over day-to-day management of Playland park in Rye. Sustainable Playland Inc., a Rye-based nonprofit, has withdrawn its improvement plan, which included a much-debated proposal to build an 82,500-square-foot facility that would have housed year-round athletic fields. The group will continue to work with the county on Playland as a fundraising and advocacy entity. Astorino said his administration had hired consultant Dan Biederman to conduct a review of the amusement park’s operations, analyze income and revenue, and present recommendations to Westchester this fall. The county, which owns the 280-acre park, will manage Playland for the remainder of the year. Astorino, a Republican, said he was still committed to the goal of transforming the seasonal park into a year-round destination. “The math is simple,” he said. “More days and more activities mean more dollars to defray costs to taxpayers and invest in preserving the traditions of Playland.” Astorino chose SPI in 2012 out of several groups that offered proposals to reinvent Playland, which has struggled with declining attendance, deteriorating art deco infrastructure and operating losses (it lost $4.3 million last year, the administration said). At first the group sought to significantly downsize the amusement park area and replace it with a more passive function, but amended its plan to leave the size of the amusement park nearly intact. SPI has faced heated scrutiny ever since – with push-back from the community criticizing the field house plan and questioning the group’s financials and ability to manage the park without any prior experience. The city of Rye asserted its zoning authority over any proposed construction at the park, setting the stage for a dispute over jurisdiction between Westchester and the city and forcing SPI to brace for the possibility of a lawsuit or lawsuits. In recent weeks, it became clear the plan wouldn’t receive a majority of support from county legislators if it came to a vote. County Board of Legislators Chairman Michael Kaplowitz, a Democrat, said SPI’s plan wasn’t “detailed and comprehensive” enough support. Legislator

Catherine Parker, a Democrat, originally supported the plan but eventually reversed course. She said she hoped Biederman’s firm didn’t resurrect the notion of the field house, which she called “a non-starter.” “I want to believe that this new turn of events will not end up prolonging the uncertainty over how to revitalize Playland, but each day that passes without a good plan in place diminishes the possibility of a fresh start at Playland for 2015,” she said. Legislator Peter Harckham, a Democrat who chairs the county board’s parks committee, called the withdrawal of the plan a setback to revitalizing the 80-year-old amusement park. He said “the amusement park must remain the focal point; the impacts to the environment and the neighboring community must be thoroughly vetted and the numbers need to add up and be realistic.” Deirdre Curran, a Port Chester resident and member of the group Save Playland, said she considered the withdrawal a “pseudo victory” but feared the new analysis of the park could once again threaten the amusement area. “We would greatly prefer to see SPI no longer have any involvement whatsoever and hope that while weighing his observations Mr. Biederman understands that he will not be accepted as any type of Trojan Horse cover for SPI to stay involved behind the scenes,” she said. Curran said she would have preferred the county instead sign a deal to hand over management of the park either to Central Amusements or Standard Amusements, two groups that issued proposals to take over the park but were passed over in favor of SPI. Both of those groups have amusement park management experience. SPI will now serve as chief private fundraiser for Playland and will work to safeguard the historic nature of the park, the administration said. The group’s president, Kim Morque, said in a statement, “While SPI’s role is evolving, its vision and commitment has not changed.” The county executive also announced that his administration had reached a 10-year contract with American Skating Entertainment Centers to run the Playland Ice Casino. The company will pay $300,000 in its first year, $250,000 the second year and see 2 percent increases each year after. It will also make $640,000 in capital improvements that will be in addition to the $4.5 million the county spent to reopen the rink after it was closed due to Hurricane Sandy-related damages.

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THELIST: hedge funds

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Ranked by total assests under management; listed alphabetically in the event of a tie Name Total Equity Investment Address AUM AUM focus Phone • Website ($million) ($million) Bridgewater Associates L.P. Multi51,000 One Glendinning Place, Westport, CT 06880 51,000 strategy 203-226-3030 • bwater.com GAMCO Investors (formerly GAMCO Asset Management) 22,082 GARP 1 Corporate Center, Rye, NY 10580 41,749 914-921-5100 • gabelli.com Lone Pine Capital Long/short 10,308 2 Greenwich Plaza, Greenwich, CT 06830 18,000 equity 203-618-1400 • NA AQR Capital Management L.L.C. 8,294 Value 2 Greenwich Plaza, Third Floor, Greenwich, CT 06830 16,573 203-742-3600 • aqr.com Tudor Investment Corporation 301 Global macro 1275 King Street, Greenwich, CT 06831 11,500 203-863-6700 • tudorfunds.com Tremont Capital Management Institution NA 555 Theodore Fremd Ave., Rye, New York 10580 11,000 focused 914-925-1140 • tremontadvisors.com Wexford Capital L.L.C. Multi1,184 411 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT 06830 6,500 strategy 203-862-7000 • wexford.com Titan Advisors L.L.C. Multi2 International Drive, Suite 200, Rye Brook, NY 10573 NA 3,615 strategy 914-937-7600 • titanadvisors.com Discovery Capital Management Emerging 20 Marshall St., Norwalk, CT 06854 1,749 2,652 markets 203-838-3188 • discoverycapital.com Kensico Capital Long/short 2,606 55 Railroad Ave., Second Floor, Greenwich, CT 06830 2,606 equity 203-862-5800 • kensicocapital.com Astenbeck Capital Management Commodities NA 500 Nyala Farm Road, Westport, CT 06880 1,400 focused 203-221-6175 • astenbeck.com 5:15 Capital Management Fixed NA 35 Benedict Place, Greenwich, CT 06830 60 income 203-629-4299 • NA ESL Investments Value 12,270 One Lafayette Place, Greenwich, CT 06830 NA focused 203-861-4600 • NA Point72 Asset Management (formerly SAC Capital Advisors) Multi9,792 72 Cummings Point Road, Stamford, CT 06902 NA strategy 203-890-2000 • NA This is a sampling of area hedge funds. To be included on this list please contact westfaircommunications@gmail.com NA Not available AUM Assests under management GARP Growth at a reasonable price

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Founders and Key Executives Title Year Established Ray Dalio Founder 1975 Mario J. Gabelli Founder 1976 Steve Mandel Founder 1997 Clifford Asness, Founder and manager 1998 Mark Foote Dalton CEO 1980 Rupert Allen President 1984 Charles Davidson Chairman 1994 George Fox President and founder 2001 Robert Citrone Co-founder 1999 Michael Lowenstein & Thomas Coleman Co-founders 2000 Andrew Hall President 2010 Rob Wahl Managing partner 2009 Eddie Lampert Founder 1988 Steven A. Cohen Owner and founder 1992

Source: Information obtained from company websites, market information providers and survey respondents. Although the data obtained from these sources is consistently reliable, the accuracy and completeness of the data cannot be guaranteed


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Thoughts of the day: It is sales’ responsibility to make the right sale, not just any sale, in order to boost margin, ease production stresses and ensure timely cash flow. It’s always good to have more opportunity than you think you can handle. The big question is what’s going to turn into business and what isn’t? When markets are scaling up is when a company is likely to face its biggest sales risks. Cash flow is likely to dry up as the company boosts production in advance of collecting payments for new sales yet to be delivered. Switching emphasis from one product or service to another can be risky: The company has to have the right materials and workforce in place in order to deliver. Costly mistakes can result when switching production. Big-volume customers may negotiate for discounts that the company can’t afford to hand out. The company needs to be fully prepared for a surge in sales. That includes getting the mix of business right and making the best use of resources the company has on hand. It means having a plan the company can afford to implement to get additional production resources in place. Reserve funds are needed to get through the upsurge as the company waits to receive payments for goods and services received. That demand often comes as the company recovers from a low-income cycle that drained reserves. One recent survey noted a gap when assessing confidence in the sales forecast. Sales, corporate management and marketing tended to believe in the sales forecast. Operations and finance tended to be skeptical. All agreed that a more accurate picture would increase revenue and profits. It’s not enough to just forecast revenue. Sales has to become more accurate at forecasting what type of revenue. Sales also has to do a better job of predicting when risks to achieving a specific forecast

are likely. Operations depends on accurate sales forecasts to buy the products it needs and hire the staff required. Last-minute shifts from one type of sale to another can disrupt production and result in lower profit if parts are not used or skilled labor is in place for the wrong product or service. Finance needs time to line up reserve funds – it can take weeks or months to get an additional credit facility in place. Sales has to develop discipline around the opportunities it’s going after. Most salespeople understand they’re not going to close everything they bid on. What many sales people don’t get is the company may do better by walking away from some opportunities, even if they seem easier to close. A good sales team will talk to hundreds of prospects, focus on those that want what the company can deliver and know what to walk away from because it will be problematic. To make those decisions, sales needs to be in constant communication with operations and finance regarding what will be easier and harder to handle. The sales organization spends most of its time focused on the external. What do customers want? Who will buy? Sales also has to be focused internally. Sales, operations and finance have to work hand in hand to comb through the raw materials and finished goods available for sale, and to understand the workforce skills most ready to deploy. Knowing which customers to prioritize because they pay well, and which to minimize because they are risky, is essential. Knowing how to price an offer to a customer taking those variables into account is even more critical. Sales management is the conduit between internal resources and external opportunity. The sales team can increase the company’s profits by knowing what the company is best able to produce and adjusting proposal pricing to account for risks and costs related to shifts in production and customers. 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 877-238-3535. Do you have a question for Andi? Send it via email to AskAndi@strategyleaders. Visit AskAndi.com for an entire library of Ask Andi articles.

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Anne Carson Daly, a former administrator in the corporate and public sectors as well as academia, has been named the sixth president of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh by the college’s board of trustees. Her appointment takes effect July 14. She will succeed the Rev. Kevin E. Mackin, who will step down as president on June 30. Daly since 2007 has served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at the 1,700-student Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. From 1994 to 2000, she supervised policy communications for five continents at Pfizer Inc. She previously served as second-in-command at the National Advisory Council on Educational Research and Improvement. A professor of English literature, Daly has taught at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Notre Dame and Georgetown University. Albert J. Gruner, chairman of the Mount Saint Mary board and former chairman of Ulster Savings Bank, in the announcement said Daly “has proven herself an outstanding leader and manager throughout her impressive careers in academia, government and business. Her strong academic credentials will build on the college’s legacy of excellence, while honoring our Catholic and Dominican traditions.”

Dutchess County Airport gets $1M lift from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $1 million grant for improvements to Dutchess County Airport in the town of Wappinger, U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney announced. Maloney, a Democrat representing the 18th congressional district, said the federal investment will create jobs and “shore up one of the busiest noncommercial airports in the state, while protecting the safety of our neighbors, businesses and visitors.” Dutchess County officials said the grant will be used to repave taxiways, upgrade markings, make drainage improvements, replace an outdated lighting system and begin the design of a critical runway realignment project. Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro in the grant announcement called the county-operated general aviation airport “a vital economic development resource” that has an economic impact in

the area of more than $44 million annually. He said the FAA funding will be combined with grant funding awarded by the state to make the airport “an unparalleled economic asset.” The Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority in December was approved for a $750,000 Empire State Development grant to extend municipal water service to the Dutchess County Airport Business Park to stimulate private investment there.

Yonkers film festival seeks artists’ entries

Organizers of YoFi Fest have issued a call for entries in the second annual film festival in downtown Yonkers this fall. YoFi Fest will run Oct. 17-19 at the Yonkers Riverfront Library. Dave Steck, the festival’s founding executive director and executive producer and creative director at Numeric Pictures in Yonkers, said submissions will be accepted through August and films accepted into the festival will be announced in September. He said filmmakers already have shown “a lot of interest” in participating after last year’s festival debut, when organizers received submissions from about a dozen countries and 16 films premiered. The 2013 festival also featured 17 films with connections to Westchester. Films can be submitted digitally at YoFiFest.com. Steck in a press release said more than 75 films will be screened at this year’s YoFi Fest, including features, shorts, documentaries, animation, music videos and student work.  The festival again will host a “mini film school” with discussions led by award-winning industry professionals on various aspects of filmmaking, including production, writing, locations, distribution, marketing, animation, postproduction, permits, insurance, payroll and how to break into the industry. Audiences will have a chance to meet filmmakers informally at festival receptions and nightly parties. On Saturday and Sunday morning, screenings and programs for children and families will be presented at no charge. YoFi Fest is supported in part by the city of Yonkers and the Yonkers Film Office, the Westchester County Tourism & Film office, AT&T, Sound Associates, Empire City Casino, Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers Tennis Center, Jacob Burns Film Center, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Kids FilmFest, Sarah Lawrence College, X2O Xaviars on the Hudson, Slovenia Vodka, Zuppa Restaurant and Lounge, Dolphin Restaurant and Lounge, 66 Main Street and Numeric Pictures. – John Golden


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Joe Santore, general manager of the Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center.

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anging on the wall of the lobby at Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center is a photo from June 1964 of State Farm Insurance salesmen from New Jersey dressed in jackets and ties at the conclusion of a meeting at the facility. What makes this generic group photo so historic is additional context – Tarrytown House was the first corporate conference center in the U.S. and the State Farm salesmen were among the first to visit for a conference. Purchased by Destination Hotels & Resorts of Englewood, Colo., in 2005, Tarrytown House is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer and continues to do a brisk business in corporate retreats, weddings, catering and weekend getaways. “We have an average of 75,000 to 80,000 visits a year and that’s with the overnight guests, our wedding guests and companies that come for a day,” said Joe Santore, Tarrytown House general manager. He said the average size of a conference group is 20 to 30 people. “About 65 percent is conferenceand business-related, 20 percent is catering, weddings and events and the remainder would be your weekend escapees.” Wall Street firms once were Tarrytown

House’s biggest clients, but that has changed in recent years. “It had some of the busiest years ever in its history in ’06, ’07 and the first half of ’08,” Santore said. Business for the conference center fell off during the financial crisis but has since turned around. “We play host to a large array of different clients – not just Wall Street and banking related. They’re certainly still important, but so are retail, management consulting, accounting, education and universities, pharmaceutical and medical groups. It’s a much more diversified clientele coming in from different aspects of industry, whereas 50 percent of our business used to be Wall Street-related.” The 26-acre complex was constructed on the former estate of Mary Duke Biddle, an heiress to the American Tobacco fortune who purchased the property in 1921, incorporating the two original mansions and other structures to create a unique venue for corporate meetings. Shortly after Biddle passed away in 1960, the estate was purchased by the African nation of Mali, which quickly sold the estate to former Time magazine editor Robert L. Schwartz in 1963. A May 1964 article in The New York Times noted Schwartz’s idea was “to supply everything a business group needs – shelter, food, conference rooms and Anchored, page 21

The centerpiece of the complex is the Biddle Mansion, former home of Mary Duke Biddle.

Founder Richard Schwartz, in front row, with conference center staff in an undated photo.

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New hotel taxes for Westchester unlikely to be approved BY MARK LUNGARIELLO mlungariello@westfairinc.com

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orman Rosenblum wants to know why four Westchester County communities have the authority to charge their own tax on hotel bookings while Mamaroneck, where he is the mayor, does not. Municipalities can only charge a hotel tax if they receive approval from the state Legislature, and the village of Mamaroneck is among a dozen municipalities in the county whose hotel taxes are rejected each year. Rosenblum said he doesn’t expect the state to grant authority for a hotel tax to any communities in Westchester or elsewhere before the legislative session ends this month. “Of course it’s frustrating, but hopefully one of these times it gets through,” Rosenblum, a Republican, said. There are only two hotels in the village of Mamaroneck, The Mamaroneck Motel and Vincent & Sons Motel, which have 50 rooms between them. But Rosenblum said the village could collect $30,000 a year if it charges a 3 percent occupancy tax on bookings there,

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and even more could come, with talks about building a third hotel downtown in what is now an industrial corridor. “It would be a really nice hit on the income,” he said. The village’s total budget for the year is roughly $33 million. New Rochelle, Rye, White Plains and Rye Brook have their own 3 percent hotel tax, which is charged on top of Westchester County’s 3 percent tax. Yet communities like Mamaroneck, North Castle and Harrison continually see their efforts to charge a tax met with resistance in the state Legislature. Even Yonkers, Westchester’s largest city, does not have its own hotel tax; it is among the communities asking for the tax this year. Yonkers is seeing interest from hotel developers and in February ground was broken on a 155-unit hotel at Cross County Shopping Center. State Sen. George Latimer, a Democrat, said it didn’t make sense to allow a hotel tax for some communities and not for others. “There’s no principle, there’s no reason, on equity, that these communities shouldn’t get the same authority,” he said. The state Senate, which is run by a coali-

tion of Republicans and five breakaway Democrats, has been resistant not only to the hotel tax but to most newly proposed taxes in the last few years, particularly since Gov.

“There’s no principle, there’s no reason, on equity, that these communities shouldn’t get the same authority.” — State Sen. George Latimer

Andrew Cuomo came into office in 2011. The last Westchester hotel tax approved was in 2010, when the village of Rye Brook became the first government to get the authority that was neither a city nor county. Since then,

several hotel taxes have been renewed, but the Senate hasn’t taken up new proposals recently even as they found support in the Assembly. The issue isn’t partisan on the local level, with several Republican-led governments asking for taxing authority, including Harrison’s all-Repulican Town Board. Latimer, who spent 20 years in the hotel industry, said what was confusing about the Senate’s position was that it isn’t a new tax, in that it exists in a number of communities already. “These folks want to be able to say they didn’t raise any taxes,” he said. “But it’s not me passing the tax, it’s me giving them the authority to pass it.” Paul Feiner, supervisor of Greenburgh, said the town and its six villages could raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in nonproperty tax revenues if they had their own hotel taxes. What makes the tax so appealing to local governments is that it is a revenue stream that doesn’t necessitate increasing property taxes at a time when labor costs soar and the state caps tax levy increases annually (this year’s cap was set at 1.66 percent). Hotel taxes, page 21


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Hotel taxes — ­ From page 18

“It’s frustrating,” Feiner, a Democrat, said. “Albany wants us to comply with the tax cap but they are not giving us the tools we need that would enable us to keep property taxes low without impacting quality of life and services.” Politically, the hotel tax offers a benefit to local elected officials because it is charged to transient visitors rather than residents, whose property tax fatigue could be directed at elected officials in the polling booth. Fiscally, the hotel tax could have a major impact, depending on the size of the communities and the reputation of their hotels. White Plains expects to collect $1 million in hotel taxes in the 2014-15 fiscal year, according to its $176.1 million proposed budget. New Rochelle projected $280,000 from the tax in its current budget after collecting $212,000 in 2013. Rye, with a budget of $44.9 million and population of fewer than 20,000 people, expects to take in $150,000 from the hotel tax this year. Rye Brook, which has about 10,000 residents, has two marquee hotels in the Hilton

Westchester and Doral Arrowwood. It collects 3 percent of its entire annual revenue from the occupancy tax, $630,000 for an entire budget for 2014-15 of about $18 million. Westchester County expects $5.5 million, $300,000 more than last year, to be taken in from its own hotel tax, which makes up less than 1 percent of the county’s budget revenue. Dan Conte, president of the 31-member Westchester Hotel Association, said the industry was “crawling back” to prerecession numbers but facing increasing costs such as employee health care and additional fees. He said the hotel tax and other taxes like it were “sneaky taxes” that equated to town officials and legislators “getting their hands in the pockets of local businesses.” Conte, the general manager of Tarrytown’s Westchester Marriott, said the hotel industry continues to be singled out year after year even though the market in Westchester is still recovering back to health. Although it seemed a long shot that new hotel taxes would be approved by the Legislature this year, Conte was sure the discussions would begin anew when the calendar flips to 2015. “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” he said.

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materials, and recreational facilities – to hold a training program or seminar.” When it opened as a conference center in 1964, Tarrytown House had seven meeting rooms and 42 guest rooms. The complex has since hosted countless meetings, retreats and conferences, as well as weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, and weekend getaways. Destination Hotels & Resorts performed $12 million in restorations after purchasing the property and the result is a historic, yet thoroughly modern, technologically updated facility. “Our biggest attraction and draw is that we have a historic and classic feel,” Santore said. “But certainly the customer expects seamless tech, seamless Internet connectivity and access to power because everyone needs to charge their laptops, phones and iPads.” Biddle’s legacy remains visible across the property – her portrait graces the wall of the drawing room in the Biddle Mansion, which was her home and is the centerpiece of the complex. An avid outdoor recreation enthusiast, her original outdoor pool is still in use and the property also features outdoor

horseshoe pits and tennis and bocce courts. Original statuary still stands in the circular garden outside the lobby and the grounds command a sweeping view of the Hudson River just south of the Tappan Zee Bridge. The staff aims to maintain the gardens as Biddle intended. “It has a personality, a lot of outdoor space, so that the learning and the sharing with a group is not just occurring in the meeting room,” Santore said. “On a nice day, you’ll see our groups using the recreation facilities and the lawns as a supplement. That’s part of the meeting experience and a lot of times it isn’t planned that way, but it kind of morphed that way because of the environment.” While technology and business have changed, the foundation for Tarrytown House’s success was laid 50 years ago – and still remains strong. “Bob Schwartz said it best when he created this concept back in ’64. He’d typically make an opening address to the groups and he’d say, ‘Our only wish is that you leave with a better and fuller sense of yourself and your organization than when you came here,’” Santore said. “Remaining disciplined and focused on that original mantra is what has enabled us to succeed decade after decade.”

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usiness visitors to Westchester and the lower Hudson Valley might be guided in their dining choices here by recent ratings of restaurants in the region by diners booking through OpenTable, the national online reservations service. Customers in their dining feedback reports compiled by OpenTable ranked blue hill at stone barns in Pocantico Hills as the best overall restaurant in the region. Following Blue Hill at Stone Barns among the top 10 Diners’ Choice winners for best overall restaurant, including ambiance and service, were: Crave restaurant & Lounge, Poughkeepsie; La Panetiere, Rye; The bocuse restaurant at the Culinary Institute of america in Hyde Park; 8 north broadway in Nyack; Terrapin restaurant in Rhinebeck; X2o Xaviars on the hudson in Yonkers; Il fresco in Orangeburg; american bounty at The Culinary Institute of america; and boitson’s restaurant in Kingston. Eight of the best overall restaurants also were judged by diners to serve the best food in the region. The top 10 eateries serving the best food, in order of finish, were: Crave restaurant & Lounge, blue hill

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load for the experienced and first-timers alike. It is one thing to work a room at a local industry function, but it’s another animal entirely when working the convention or conference floor, surrounded by hundreds, if not thousands, of likeminded individuals. There are numerous avenues to consider when preparing to attend, but there are a few staples to put into action to certify that your experience is a valuable one and you come home with encouraging leads, a lengthened

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client list or an increased customer base.

The convention begins before takeoff No one likes plane flights. With imminent discomfort on the horizon, there is a tendency to double-down on the comfort one can control, which usually involves dress and demeanor. There’s no doubt that a loosefitting outfit and an early-morning mimosa (or two) takes away some of the irritations of travel, but if you’re heading to the airport in shorts and a T-shirt with a head full of bubbly, you’re already starting your convention experience incorrectly. The movie cliché involving a manic driver late to a meeting, weaving in and out of traffic, directing choice gestures at other drivers, just to arrive on time and realize the guy he cut off is the same guy he’s delivering a sales presentation to, is exaggerated but true. When you’re making your way through the airport, the convention is already underway. Every interaction should be treated as potential business, and this means dressing and acting as you would on the convention floor, and ensuring your conduct and attire remain professional — because you don’t know who is who. Meetings have been scheduled in the airport Starbucks line, so while the inclination may be to travel in a relaxed fashion in comfortable attire, most working professionals will tell you they would trade a few unpleasant hours for a newly minted contract.

The booth boost For many companies, a large portion of their annual budget — as well as their time — is dedicated to their annual conference or convention. While investing in a sponsorship that involves a booth setup in the exhibit area can prove costly, it can also prove lucrative when the convention floor closes. A booth gives your company a physical presence throughout the convention and exponentially increases your visibility. As opposed to conversations and business card exchanges, you have an area replete with banners, boards detailing your products or services, and of course your carefully chosen convention representatives. Curiosity will often bring attendees to your booth to see what you’re all about. You should guarantee that it is managed by your most customer service-savvy staff. Arrive early each day to make sure everything is in working order when the convention opens. Create a schedule with time blocks that correspond with the daily convention activities so you can plan one-on-one meetings with any potential clients away from the hustle and bustle of the booth.

Deliver a Workshop A superb way to create some buzz around the convention is to deliver a presentation or workshop. One great aspect of these events is that there is constantly something going on, from quick informational sessions to multi-hour seminars — and often organizers are looking for individuals to fill out their extensive schedules. If this opportunity is available, it should be considered a must. Attendees can read about your expertise or services, but there is no better way to get your ideas to stick than delivering a presentation. These workshops should be formatted as content-driven and informational — not as an in-person advertorial. Pique your audience’s interest by offering a solution to their problems or an approach to make their lives easier and your skills will prove impactful— and potentially profitable. Use your platform as an in-person sales pitch and your efforts will go unnoticed.

The convention over, the work has just begun You return home exhausted from multiple days of nonstop presentations, long hours working the booth in the exhibit area and networking with your colleagues in the industry — but your work has only just begun. Follow-up seems like a simple concept but it’s astounding how many professionals believe their face-to-face efforts will be enough to immediately lead to a windfall of new business. Your mindset upon returning home should be one of “they met me, and they met my competition.” Separate yourself from the pack. Email your new contacts and convey how much you appreciated their time during such a busy event and offer dates and times to continue your conversation. Twiddling your thumbs and waiting for the phone to ring often results in a net-zero gain. Proactivity is the key to new clientele. Regardless of your industry or your status within it, your calendar should be highlighted with the dates that you’re attending its annual conference or convention. The potential to recruit new clients and customers or craft longstanding relationships is boundless and will boost your standing as a company or individual. Networking is a cornerstone of business, and a convention or conference is the premier medium to make the most of your efforts. Russell Trahan is president of PR/PR, a boutique public relations agency in Orlando, Fla. The firm represents clients seeking national exposure for their business or organization. For more information, visit prpr.net or contact Trahan at mail@ prpr.net or by phone at 407- 895-8800.


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 7, voluntary. Attorney: Surajudeen Agbaje, Bronx. Filed June 09. Case no. 14-11755. Willi Deli Grocery Corp., 320 E. 167 St., Bronx 10456. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: Marina Ostrovskaya, Jackson Heights. Filed June 09. Case no. 14-11759.

DUTCHESS COUNTY andrea sardelli, 904 Route 82, Hopewell Junction 12533. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: Amanda Medina, Ossining. Filed June 08. Case no. 14-36192.

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aC I Inv Manahawkin L.L.C., 909 Third Ave., 28th floor, New York City 10022. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Arnold Mitchell Greene, New York City. Filed June 04. Case no. 14-22791.

aC I Manahawkin Mezz L.L.C., 909 Third Ave., 28th floor, New York COURT CASES City 10022. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Arnold Mitchell Greene, New York City. Filed June 04. The following cases appear on the docket of the U.S. District Court for Case no. 14-22792. the county of Westchester in White David rosenthal, 500 E. 77 St., Plains. Apt. 1808, New York City 10162. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: 374 foods Inc., et al. Filed by CarRobert L. Pryor, Westbury. Filed los Cosme-Duran. Action: Patent infringement claim. Attorney for June 03. Case no. 14-11710. plaintiff: Brandon David Sherr and Jump Creatives L.L.C., 411 Fifth Justin Alexander Zeller. Filed Ave., Suite 805, New York City June 06. Case no. 14-04118. 10016. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: Douglas J. Pick, New York City. 810 Deli Inc., et al. Filed by Francisco Caraballo. Action: Denial of Filed June 04. Case no. 14-11719. overtime compensation claim. AtJuno healthcare-arizona L.L.C., torney for plaintiff: Robert Louis 411 Fifth Ave., Suite 805, New York Kraselnik. Filed June 06. Case no. City 10016. Chapter 7, voluntary. 14-04107. Attorney: Douglas J. Pick, New York City. Filed June 09. Case no. Chestnut holdings of new york Inc., et al. Filed by Erick R. Men14-11758. doza. Action: Denial of overtime Katrina fusco, Gracie Station, compensation claim. Attorney for P.O. Box 226, New York City plaintiff: Jonathan Adam Bernstein. 10028. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attor- Filed June 04. Case no. 14-04037. ney: Mark Steven Anderson, Kew Gardens. Filed June 04. Case no. Chobani L.L.C., et al. Filed by Dov Seidman, et al. Action: Trademark 14-11724. infringement claim. Attorney for spiros e. Kopelakis, 80 Park Ave., plaintiff: Joseph Craig Lawlor, et al. 10J, New York City 10016. Chapter Filed June 04. Case no. 14-04050. 7, voluntary. Attorney: Robert M. Fox, New York City. Filed June 03. Contract & hospitality services Inc. Filed by the New York City Case no. 14-11702. District Council of Carpenters. Action: Employee retirement income claim. Attorney for plainORANGE COUNTY security tiff: Michael Alan Bauman. Filed June 06. Case no. 14-04113. eduro networks Inc., 234 Arcadia Road, Goshen 10924. Chapter Core facility services Group Inc. 11, voluntary. Attorney: Thomas Filed by the New York City District Genova, Wappingers Falls. Filed Council of Carpenters. Action: EmJune 09. Case no. 14-36193. ployee retirement income security claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Michael Alan Bauman. Filed June 06. Case no. 14-04105. ROCKLAND

aC I Manahawkin L.L.C., 909 Third Ave., 28th floor, New York City 10022. Chapter 11, voluntary. Attorney: Arnold Mitchell Greene, COUNTY New York City. Filed June 04. Memorial Par Inc., 7 Memorial Case no. 14-22793. Park, Spring Valley 10977. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: Jerrold W. Miles, Spring Valley. Filed June 06. Items appearing in the Westchester Case no. 14-22799 County Business Journal’s On The Record section are compiled from various sources, including public records made available to the media by federal, state and municipal agencies and the court system. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, no liability is assumed for errors or omissions. In the case of legal action, the records cited are open to public scrutiny and should be inspected before any action is taken. Questions and comments regarding this section should be directed to: Bob Rozycki c/o Westfair Communications Inc. 3 Westchester Park Drive, Suite G7 White Plains, N.Y. 10604-3407 Phone: 694-3600 • Fax: 694-3680

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Cosmopolitan Decorating Co. Inc., Filed by the New York City District Council of Carpenters. Action: Employee retirement income security claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Michael Alan Bauman. Filed June 06. Case no. 14-04112.

Cynergy Data L.L.C., Filed by Calpian Inc. Action: Breach of contract claim. Attorney for plaintiff: bruce K. Mogavero sr., 41 Mitchell Craig Shapiro and Diana Longview Drive, Eastchester 10709. St. Louis. Filed June 04. Case no. Chapter 7, voluntary. Attorney: Pro 14-04033. se. Filed June 10. Case no. 14-22816. Donnycarney restaurant L.L.C., Paul vuksanaj, 222 Lyncroft Road, et al. Filed by Ramon Collado. AcNew Rochelle 10804. Chapter 7, tion: Fair labor standards act claim. voluntary. Attorney: Lester For- Attorney for plaintiff: Michael est Jr., Mahopac. Filed June 10. John Borrelli and Alexander Todd Coleman. Filed June 05. Case no. Case no. 14-22817. 14-03899.

Dublin 6 at 115 broadway Inc., et al. Filed by Francisco Alvarado. Action: Patent infringement claim. Attorney for plaintiff: C.K. Lee. Filed June 03. Case no. 14-03939.

new age sports L.L.C. Filed by the New York City District Council of Carpenters. Action: Employee retirement claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Michael Alan Bauman. Filed June 06. Case no. 14-04112.

eclipse IP L.L.C. Filed by Thrillist Media Group Inc. Action: Patent infringement claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Harley Irwin Lewin. Filed June 06. Case no. 14-04119.

new Jersey Installations L.L.C. Filed by the New York City District Council of Carpenters. Action: Employee retirement income security claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Miexperian Information solutions chael Alan Bauman. Filed June 06. Inc. Filed by Cecil A. Bonitto. Ac- Case no. 14-04114. tion: Fair credit reporting act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Christopher on Guard Management services L. Van De Water, et al. Filed June 05. Inc., et al. Filed by Jose Tejada. AcCase no. 14-04065. tion: Fair debt collection act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Delmas A. fincube Inc., et al. Filed by Finan- Costin Jr. Filed June 03. Case no. cialcad Corp., et al. Action: Trade- 14-03957. mark infringement claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Naresh Kilaru, et al. Parallon business solutions Filed June 05. Case no. 14-04063. L.L.C. Filed by Beau Bradley. Action: Fair debt collection act claim. f.T. supermarket services Inc., Attorney for plaintiff: Abel Luc et al. Filed by Luis A. Pena. Action: Pierre. Filed June 05. Case no. Denial of overtime compensa- 14-04064. tion claim. Attorney for plaintiff: C.K. Lee. Filed June 03. Case no. P.D. o’hurley’s restaurant 14-03938. Group, et al. Filed by Kelley Sullivan. Action: Sexual discriminaGateway Counseling Center Inc., tion claim. Attorney for plaintiff: et al. Filed by Nadia Peralta. Action: Bryan Samuel Arce. Filed June 04. Employment discrimination claim. Case no. 14-04046. Attorney for plaintiff: Christopher L. Van De Water, et al. Filed June 05. Peprico Inc. Filed by Jose Caceres. Case no. 14-04087. Action: Denial of overtime compensation claim. Attorney for plainInnovative emergency Manage- tiff: C.K. Lee. Filed June 03. Case no. ment Inc. Filed by Dinesheia West. 14-03937. Action: Fair labor standards act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Joseph rodriguez supermarket Inc., et A. Fitapelli and Brian Scott Schaffer. al. Filed by Ramon Rosario. AcFiled June 04. Case no. 14-04014. tion: Fair labor standards act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Robert Louis Invisible Children Inc. et al. Kraselnik. Filed June 06. Case no. Filed by Janine Gordon. Action: 14-04110. Copyright infringement claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Not listed. Filed ross sales & Contracting Inc. June 06. Case no. 14-04122. Filed by the New York City District Council of Carpenters. Action: EmLilis 200 West 57th Corp., et al. ployee retirement income claim. Filed by Johkie Lee. Action: Denial Attorney for plaintiff: Michael Alan of overtime compensation claim. Bauman. Filed June 06. Case no. Attorney for plaintiff: C.K. Lee. 14-04106. Filed June 03. Case no. 14-03936. shisha Deli Inc., et al. Filed by Jose The Long Island railroad Co. Mizhquiri. Action: Fair labor stanFiled by Sean Mangan. Action: Rail- dards act claim. Attorney for plainways: federal employer’s liability act tiff: C.K. Lee. Filed June 03. Case no. claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Fredric 14-03941. M. Gold. Filed June 05. Case no. 14-04080. skylight Diner Inc., et al. Filed by Juan Carlos Flores. Action: Mee noodle shop and Grill Inc., Fair labor standards act claim. Atet al. Filed by Wen Bing Chen. Ac- torney for plaintiff: Robert Louis tion: Fair labor standards act claim. Kraselnik. Filed June 06. Case no. Attorney for plaintiff: John Troy. 14-04108. Filed June 03. Case no. 14-03963.

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Mount Kisco Medical Group Adds Physicians Three new physicians have joined the Mount Kisco Medical Group medical team.  Neil P. Shah received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and completed his internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center, his radiology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital & Weill Cornell Medical Center and a musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at New York University Hospital, Hospital for Joint Diseases and Langone Medical Center. He is board-certified in diagnostic radiology. Shah will be practicing in the medical group’s Mount Kisco, Carmel, Poughkeepsie and Katonah radiology departments. Suzanne Brown is board-certified in neurology and psychiatry. She received her Doctor of Osteopathy degree from New York

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College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her osteopathic rotating internship at Peninsula Hospital Center, and her internship, neurology residency and a fellowship in the Division of EEG and Epilepsy at The Long Island Campus for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Brown is affiliated with Putnam Hospital Center. Megan Pierce is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and specializes in laparoscopic gynecological surgery. Pierce attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her medical education at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She completed her residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.  Pierce is affiliated with Hudson Valley Hospital Center.

Eye Designs of Westchester will host trunk shows on four days in June at its Scarsdale location in celebration of its 30-year anniversary. Each trunk show will showcase the styles of a prominent eyewear designer. These events are among several planned in celebration of the store’s anniversary. The brainchild of Sharon Decker, Eye Designs of Westchester was launched in 1984 because Decker felt Westchester needed its own fashion-forward designer eyewear retail shop. Fifteen years later she opened a second location in Armonk, bringing eyewear designs and personalized service to the midWestchester and Fairfield County, Conn., communities. Visitors to the trunk shows can preview and purchase merchandise before it is made available to the public and have their photos taken wearing the new collections to see how they will look in different styles. They can also be photographed in their own glasses and the

photos will be incorporated into future store promotions throughout the rest of the year. “Eyewear has become an important fashion accessory, an extension of one’s clothing wardrobe, one’s style and taste,” Decker said. Decker and her son, Harris, choose the styles and designs for the store. The trunk shows will be held consecutive Saturdays in June at the Scarsdale location, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ENTA Welcomes Laryngologist Dr. Sal Taliercio will begin practicing full time at ENT and Allergy Associates L.L.P.’s Sleepy Hollow site, 358 N. Broadway, beginning Aug. 1. Taliercio will become the newest member of the practice’s Voice and Swallowing Center, a subdivision consisting of all seven of ENTA’s laryngologists. Taliercio earned his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany. He completed his residency in otolaryngology/head-and-neck surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School and his fellowship in laryngology at the New York University Voice Center/New York University School of Medicine in New York City. He has authored works including recent

reviews of steroid use in laryngology and treatment methods of laryngotracheal stenosis. His current research interests include correlation of stroboscopy with objective measures of voice.  Taliercio will obtain surgical privileges at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. “We have worked very hard to establish the credentials of our Voice and Swallowing Center,” said Dr. Jonathan Aviv, clinical director of the subdivision, “and firmly believe that Dr. Taliercio’s extensive education and clinical proficiency in the field of laryngology are the perfect credentials and expertise we demand. I’m professionally and personally delighted to welcome him to the team.”

new Executive Director at John Jay Homestead Ruth Sonshine has been appointed executive director of John Jay Homestead by the Friends of John Jay Homestead. She succeeds Wendy Ross, who retired May 30. Prior to joining John Jay Homestead, Sonshine was at Yale Law School serving as associate director for major gifts. A frequent visitor to the Homestead with her family, an outdoors enthusiast, an American studies major and an attorney, Sonshine said she is “excited about joining this excellent organization, with its strong community role, dynamic programs and essential mission.” She will begin work June 23. Jon Stanley, chairman of the board of Friends of John Jay Homestead and also of the search committee, said, “This has been an

exciting and confirming process for us. We received applications from very committed and qualified applicants who knew about our range of programs and ambitions and who were excited about our mission.  We’ve just spent the weekend thanking Wendy Ross for her leadership for so many years and want to thank all the others as well who have helped make the Friends the strong place it is now.” Heather Iannucci, New York State Parks site manager, said, “We look forward to working with Ruth. The Friends bring indispensable energy and support to our shared site and our relationship has never been stronger.” For more information, call the Friends office at 914-232-8119 or visit johnjayhomestead.org.


Empire City’s president Celebrated at CYO Club of Champions Tribute Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York honored Timothy J. Rooney Sr., president of Empire City Casino, along with Leonard J. Elmore, ESPN and CBS broadcaster, and Francis S. Rooney, chairman of H.H. Brown Shoe Co. Inc., at the CYO Club of Champions Tribute at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on June 5. Nearly 500 New Yorkers from the worlds of business, philanthropy, culture, law, media, politics and religion were on hand for the celebration as Michael Gargiulo, reporter and anchor for NBC 4 New York, served as master of ceremonies. In addition to being president of Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, Rooney’s business credentials include being president of Delta Electric, a Westchester County electrical contracting corporation. He was a former director of the Pittsburgh Steelers and a longtime owner of the team with his brothers. He is also business manager for the family-owned Shamrock Farm in Maryland, a horse-breeding farm, and is a director of the United States Trotting Association as well as past director of the Ireland Fund. Rooney owns a stud farm in County Kildare, Ireland, with the Dargan family. He has bred standardbred and thoroughbred horses for more than 40 years. “This is an incredible honor for myself and my family,” said Rooney, “but it is the

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“Dinner & Discourse” with Eileen O’Hare, a legacy carrier in the Peruvian Shamanic Tradition, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The Barbara E. Giordano Women’s Health & Education Foundation will host the event at Bistro 146 with chef Marcelo Cheque, 146 Bedford Road, Pleasantville. O’Hare will share a foundational teaching of Andean Shamanism that increases awareness of self and compassion for others. Tickets can be purchased before June 16 at giordanofoundation.org/events. For more information, call 914-686-8002.

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“Salsa under the Stars,” an evening of music and salsa hosted by the JCC Dance School from 7 to 9 p.m. at the JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale. The event will take place outside at the JCC or inside in case of rain. Admission, including the salsa lesson and refreshments, is $22 for adults and $14 for students (14 and older). Make reservations at the JCC front desk or contact Jayne Santoro, JCC Dance School director, at 914-472-3300, ext. 320, or santoroj@jccmw.org.

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The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College is holding its “Publish and Promote Your Book” conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Heimbold Visual Arts Center, 915 Kimball Ave., Bronxville. Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute instructor Patricia Dunn is coordinating the conference, which she says will teach participants the most important information they need to know about finding the right literary agent and editor for their work and promoting their work via social media and public relations. Openings are filling quickly for this full-day specialized conference for serious writers. The admission fee is $275 per person. An additional fee for three pitch sessions with agents and editors is $125 per person. Pitch sessions are limited to the first 30 registrants. Advanced registration is recommended. Register at slc.edu/ publish or call 914-395-2205.

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Timothy Rooney. Photo by Don Pollard.

generosity of so many that allows the CYO to help tens of thousands of New York youth of all religions. Through youth ministry, retreat centers, sports programs, cultural activities, summer camps and so much more, we help today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders and fill their futures with promise and hope.”

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PELL NAMED AMONG TOP WOMEN FINANCIAL ADVISERS Geri Pell, a private wealth adviser with Ameriprise Financial in Rye Brook, was recognized as one of the top 100 women advisers in the country by Barron’s magazine, a publication covering business and finance. Barron’s recognizes financial advisers for their ethical standards, professionalism and success in the business. Pell was chosen based on assets under

PHELPS PIONEERS NEW BREAST ULTRASOUND SYSTEM Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow is one of the first two medical facilities to install GE Healthcare’s Invenia ABUS, a new breast imaging technology recently approved by the FDA and launched in the U.S. GE says the Invenia helps clinicians find 35.7 percent more cancers in women with dense breasts. The other installation is at Fairfax Radiological Consultants, outside of Washington, D.C. “Phelps Memorial Hospital Center prides itself on keeping up with cutting-edge technologies, and we are very excited to integrate ABUS into our mammography program,”

The Yonkers Committee for Smart Development hosts its 2014 annual Friendraiser, “Buildings And Berries: A Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Yonkers,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Assembly begins at 2 Bashford St., around the corner from Dock Street, rain or shine. The tour, led by local historian Bob Piwinski, will conclude with a Berry Dessert Fest. The all-inclusive price of the tour and dessert is $25, or $20 for seniors. Reservations can be made at yonkers-csd.org. Walk-ins will be accepted as space is available.

management, revenue generated for her firm, acceptable compliance and legal records, client satisfaction and professional designation, among other benchmarks. In her Ameriprise practice, Pell focuses on helping clients plan for their financial goals for a lifetime through a long-term planning relationship.

Michael Glennon, senior administrative director of ancillary services at Phelps, said in a statement. “This highly sophisticated system is more efficient than the traditional ultrasound exam and will significantly enhance our diagnostic capabilities and potentially improve outcomes for our patients.” “We are excited about launching our most innovative and intuitive ABUS system yet, the Invenia ABUS, and are proud to make our first installs at the renowned facilities at Phelps Memorial and Fairfax Radiological Consultants,” said Anders Wold, president and CEO of GE’s ultrasound division.

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The Metropolitan Golf Writers Association, which has been recognizing golf’s greatest players, contributors and organizations at its National Awards Dinner in Westchester County since 1975, will host this year’s dinner at the Westchester Marriott. The event is the longest-running and often the largest golf dinner in the United States. Honorees include Fred Couples, Nancy Lopez, John Feinstein and the Blackwelder family. The dinner is hosted by Bruce Beck, lead sports anchor for NBC 4 New York and president of the association. For ticket information, contact Kate Keller at 914-909-4847 or kate@ metgolfwriters.org.

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester hosts its 12th annual Golf Invitational from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Westchester Hills Golf Club, 401 Ridgeway, White Plains. For more information, admission and schedule, contact Holly Benedict at hbenedict@hospiceofwestchester. com or 914-682-1484, ext. 122.

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FACTS&FIGURES Slavin/Rotonde Contracting Corp. Filed by Eliuth Sarmiento. Action: Fair labor standards act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Robert Allen Meister. Filed June 03. Case no. 14-04013. TDC Cafe Corp., et al. Filed by Felipe Aguilar, et al. Action: Fair labor standards act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: C.K. Lee. Filed June 03. Case no. 14-03940. Tommy’s Sushi Inc., et al. Filed by She Jian Guo and Run Guo Zhang. Action: Denial of overtime compensation claim. Attorney for plaintiff: John Troy. Filed June 03. Case no. 14-03964. UHOF Corp., et al. Filed by Leonardo Enamorado. Action: Fair labor standards act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: Brandon David Sherr and Justin Alexander Zeller. Filed June 04. Case no. 14-04058. Y Cafe NYC Inc., et al. Filed by Zhen Ming Chen. Action: Fair labor standards act claim. Attorney for plaintiff: John Troy. Filed June 03. Case no. 14-03967.

Deeds Above $1 million

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. Seller: Lenny P. Scolaro, et al, Fishkill. Property: 49 Iroquois Road, Ossining. Amount: $356,445. Filed June 5.

PORT CHESTER, 6 West St. Two-family; .14 acre. Plaintiff: The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co. Plaintiff’s attorney: McCabe, Weisberg & Conway P.C., 914-636-8900; 145 Huguenot St., Suite 401, New Federal National Mortgage Asso- Rochelle. Defendant: Francisco ciation. Seller: Dennis E. Krolian, Gallardo. Referee: John Sarcone III. White Plains. Property: 14 Crescent Sale: June 26, 10 a.m. Approximate Hill Drive, Cortlandt. Amount: lien: $517,006.77. $121,554. Filed June 9. POUND RIDGE, 67 Cross Pond Gordon Family Partnership, Road. Vacant land; 1.0 acre. Waccabuc. Seller: Nationstar Mort- Plaintiff: Chase Home Finance gage L.L.C. Property: 118 Old Mill L.L.C. Plaintiff’s attorney: ShaRiver Road, Pound Ridge. Amount: piro, DiCaro & Barak, 877-7591835; 175 Mile Crossing Blvd., $546,000. Filed June 6. Rochester. Defendant:Josef Jindra. Referee: Richard Roberts. Sale: NCBP Yonkers L.L.C., White June 18, 10 a.m. Approximate lien: Plains. Seller: M and C Realty Hold- $268,960.78. ing Corp., Bedford. Property: 687 Nepperhan Ave., Yonkers. Amount: RYE, 110 Oakland Beach Ave. $315,000. Filed June 9. Single-family residence; .28 acre. Plaintiff: HSBC Bank USA NationPrimestar Fund I TRS Inc., Odes- al Association. Plaintiff’s attorney: sa, Fla. Seller: Wilmington Savings Peter T. Roach & Associates, 516Fund Society. Property: 173 Oak 938-3100; 125 Michael Drive, Suite St., Yonkers. Amount: $76,701. 105, Syosset. Defendant: Anthony Filed June 5. Russo. Referee: Robert Hufjay. Sale: June 25, 10 a.m. Approximate lien: Sunset Ridge Goshen L.L.C., Long $1,262,221.99. Beach. Seller: Wai Tsung Yip, et al, Pleasantville. Property: 80 Nan- SLEEPY HOLLOW, 281 N. Washnahagan Road, Mount Pleasant. ington St. Two-family; .11 acre. Amount: $325,000. Filed June 6. Plaintiff: Citimortgage Inc. Plaintiff’s attorney: Davidson, Fink, U.S. Bank N.A. Seller: Shawn Cook, Kelly & Galbraith, 585-546Cousins, New York City. Property: 6448; 28 E. Main St., Suite 1700, 447 Dunham Ave., Mount Vernon. Rochester. Defendant: Kenneth Blackwell. Referee: Loren GlassAmount: $300,000. Filed June 6. man. Sale: June 18, 10 a.m. Approximate lien: $786,369.87.

9 Hamilton Road L.L.C., Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. Seller: TDJ Contracting Corp., Scarsdale. PropForeclosures erty: 9 Hamilton Road, Scarsdale. Amount: $1.5 million. Filed June 4. GOLDENS BRIDGE, 41 Quincy Court. Single-family residence; .12 JDA528 Associates L.L.C., York- acre. Plaintiff: Nationstar Morttown Heights. Seller: 322 Underhill gage LLC. Plaintiff’s attorney: RosAssociates Inc., Katonah. Prop- icki & Rosicki & Associates, 845erty: 322 Underhill Ave., Yorktown. 897-1600; 2 Summit Court, Suite Amount: $1.3 million. Filed June 6. 301, Fishkill. Defendant: John Mccabe. Referee: Pauline Galvin. Sale: June 16, 10 a.m. Approximate lien: $353,911.09.

Below $1 million

MOUNT VERNON, 35 California Road. Single-family residence; .29 acre. Plaintiff: JPMorgan Chase Bank NA. Plaintiff’s attorney: Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak, 877-7591835; 175 Mile Crossing Blvd., Rochester. Defendant: Randoon Acqua Capital L.L.C., White Things L.L.C. Referee: David James Plains. Seller: John Mattis, et al, Peck. Sale: June 18, 9:30 a.m. ApWhite Plains. Property: 109 Coach- proximate lien: $581,994.99. light Square, Cortlandt. Amount: $115,000. Filed June 5. PEEKSKILL, 633 Washington St. Single-family residence; lot ALR Trademark Homes L.L.C., size: N/A. Plaintiff: Generation New Rochelle. Seller: City of Mount Mortgage Co. Plaintiff’s attorney: Vernon. Property: 10 Clinton Place, Schiller & Knapp, 516-786-9069; Mount Vernon. Amount: $75,000. 950 New Loudon Road, Suite 310, Latham. Defendant: The Estate Filed June 4. of Audrey Ruth Harding. RefDenaro Realty L.L.C., Katonah. eree: Jo Ann Cambareri. Sale: Seller: K. Moylan Enterprises Inc., June 20, 9 a.m. Approximate lien: Pleasantville. Property: 479 Bedford $273,666.76. Road, Mount Pleasant. Amount: $542,500. Filed June 6. 47-49 Realty Corp., Mamaroneck. Seller: Frank Albano, et al, Mount Vernon. Property: 47 S. Third Ave., Mount Vernon. Amount: $500,000. Filed June 6.

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New Legacy Furniture and Wholesale Corp., Yonkers. $2,947 in favor of American Eagle Furniture Corp., Elizabeth, N.J. Filed June 2.

Cambisaca, Jose, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $612,000 affecting property located at 107 Russell St., White Plains 10606. Filed Dec. 10.

Falzone, Frank V., et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $599,400 affecting property located at 146 Hilburn Road, Scarsdale 10583. Filed Dec. 9.

Campbell, Jean, et al. Filed by PennyMac Holdings L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Summerset Gardens, Warwick. to secure an unspecified amount $4,311 in favor of Pogact Excavat- affecting property located at 268 Union Ave., Mount Vernon 10550. ing Inc., Millwood. Filed June 5. Filed Dec. 10.

Flores, Jose, 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 73 Saint Johns Place, New Rochelle 10801. Filed Dec. 9.

Cheifitz, Howard, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage The following filings indicated a legal to secure an unspecified amount action has been initiated, the out- affecting property located at 41 come of which may affect the title to Highridge Road, New Rochelle the property listed. 10804. Filed Dec. 10.

Gillette, Pipp, as heir and distribute of the estate of Douglas I. Gillette, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $532,500 affecting property located at 133 Mountaindale Road, Yonkers 10710. Filed Dec. 9.

Sublink Ltd., Pelham. $2,064 in favor of Boston Road Equipment Rental, Bronx. Filed June 2.

Lis Pendens

Abreu, Jose, et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $455,500 affecting property located at 46 Groshon Ave., Yonkers . Filed Dec. 11. Armand, Nelcida, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $328,000 affecting property located at 423 S. First Ave., Mount Vernon 10550. Filed Dec. 9.

Bailey, Geraldine, individually and as surviving tenant by the entirety, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $390,080 affecting property located at 555 Van Cortlandt Park Ave., Yonkers SOUTH SALEM, 263 Maplewood 10705. Filed Dec. 12. Drive. Single-family residence; lot size: N/A. Plaintiff: PHH Mortgage Corp. Plaintiff’s attorney: Barbera, Laura, et al. Filed by Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak, 877- Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: 759-1835; 175 Mile Crossing Blvd., seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Rochester. Defendant: Thomas to secure $285,000 affecting propConnolly. Referee: John Gifford erty located at 174 Astor Ave., HawMalloy. Sale: June 23, 10:30 a.m. thorne 10532. Filed Dec. 11. Approximate lien: $127,218.13. Blitstein, Carol Lee, et al. Filed by YONKERS, 28 Ashburton Ave. Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: Three-family; lot size: 27 x 99. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Plaintiff: US Bank National Associ- to secure $357,500 affecting propation. Plaintiff’s attorney: Fein Such erty located at 1412 Fox Glen Drive, & Crane L.L.P.; 1400 Old Country Hartsdale 10530. Filed Dec. 10. Road, Westbury. Defendant: Jesus Flores. Referee: John Romano. Sale: Bookis, George, et al. Filed by June 23, 10:45 a.m. Approximate U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to lien: $756,018.28. foreclose on a mortgage to secure $630,000 affecting property located at 160 Dellwood Road, Yonkers 10708. Filed Dec. 10. Judgments Cacciola, Joseph Jr., 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 74 Henry Ave., Harrison 10528. Filed Diamond Auto and Truck Sales Dec. 10. Inc., Mahopac. $17,221 in favor of Law Firm of Daniel M. Miller PLLC, Mahopac. Filed June 3. Creative Carpentry By Joe Inc., Tuckahoe. $1,328 in favor of Jilco Windwow Corp., Granite Springs. Filed June 4.

Christensen, Thomas E., 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 15 Hubbard Ave., White Plains 10605. Filed Dec. 10.

Giustino, Kenneth, et al. Filed by 650 Brooklyn L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $543,750 affecting property located at 17 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne. Filed Dec. 9.

Colin, Ebert, et al. Filed by LNV Corp. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $468,000 affecting property located at 71 Dell Ave., Mount Vernon 10553. Filed Dec. 12.

Go, Heue Byung, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $312,000 affecting property located at 3448 Shelley Court, Mohegan Lake 10547. Filed Dec. 11.

Crisp, Susan R., et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $286,000 affecting property located at 751 Loomis Ave., Peekskill 10566. Filed Dec. 11.

Green, Marilyn, et al. Filed by DLJ Mortgage Capital Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 122 Boulder Ridge Road, Scarsdale 10583. Filed Dec. 12.

Davis, Rose, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $240,000 affecting property located at 73 Lewis St., Yonkers 10703. Filed Dec. 12. Edwards, Maxine, et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 8-2 Granada Crescent, White Plains 10603. Filed Dec. 11. Estrada, Juan, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $305,280 affecting property located at 101 Belvedere Drive, Yonkers 10705. Filed Dec. 11. Falker, Charles F., et al. Filed by The Bank of New York. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $450,000 affecting property located at 42 Lovell Lane, New Rochelle 10804. Filed Dec. 9.

Hall, Deborah, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $229,331 affecting property located at 203 Woodland Hills Road, White Plains 10603. Filed Dec. 12. Haran, Michael P., et al. Filed by First Alliance Lending L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $166,650 affecting property located at 11 Dogwood Road, Lincolndale 10540. Filed Dec. 10. Jenkins, Alberta, 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 147 Winchester Drive, Yonkers 10710. Filed Dec. 9. Jiminez, Elna A., et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $526,500 affecting property located at 72 Morris St., Yonkers 10705. Filed Dec. 10.


Katz, Diane G., et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 128 Surrey Drive, New Rochelle 10804. Filed Dec. 12. Kaulich, William J., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $417,000 affecting property located at 133 Bayberry Lane, New Rochelle 10804. Filed Dec. 9.

Seymour, Lorraine R., et al. Filed New Businesses by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $166,320 affecting property This paper is not responsible for tylocated at 28J Warwick Place, Unit pographical errors contained in the original filings. J, Yorktown. Filed Dec. 11. Sposato, Clara, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose Sole Proprietorships on a mortgage to secure $445,500 affecting property located at 170 7-Eleven Store no. 25986B, 471 Madison Ave., Valhalla 10595. Filed McLean Ave., Yonkers 10705, c/o Dec. 12. Hong Jik Jung. Filed April 4.

Parker Index, 105 Cooper Drive, Apt. 2A, New Rochelle 10801, c/o Yanique Alezia Griffiths. Filed April 5.

Protecting breakpoints in a software debugger. Patent no. 8,752,025 issued to Cary L. Bates, Rochester, Minn. Assigned to International Business Machines Segnit Training, 160 Tate Ave., Bu- Corp., Armonk.  chanan 10511, c/o Robert A. Segnit. Resuming a prior debug session. Filed April 4. Patent no. 8,752,024 issued to Cary The Karate Sensei, 21 Deerfield L. Bates, Rochester, Minn. Assigned Ave. Eastchester 10709, c/o Peter G. to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk.  Tocco Jr. Filed April 5. Secure sharing of transport layer security session keys with Patents trusted enforcement points. Patent no. 8,752,162 issued to David G. The following patents were issued by Kuehr-McLaren, Apex, N.C.; and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Of- Linwood H. Overby, Jr., Raleigh, fice in Washington, D.C. N.C. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp.,  ArApplication independent system, monk.  method and architecture for privacy protection, enhancement, Thread-specific event managecontrol and accountability in ment in a imaging service systems. Patent no. 8,752,197 issued to Rudolf M. nonstop debugging environBolle, Bedford Hills; Lisa M. Brown, ment. Patent no. 8,752,022 issued Pleasantville; Jonathan H. Connell, to Cary L. Bates, Rochester, MN. Cortlandt Manor; Arun Hampa- Assigned to International Busipur, White Plains; Sharatchandra ness Machines Corp., Armonk.  Pankanti, Mount Kisco; Andrew W. Senior, New York; and Ying-Li Tian, Transmitting operator message Yorktown Heights. Assigned to commands to a coupling facility. International Business Machines Patent no. 8,752,068 issued to David A. Elko, Austin, Texas; Steven N. Corp., Armonk.  Goss, Poughkeepsie; and Thomas Computer data processing ca- C. Shaw, Marlboro. Assigned to pacity planning using depen- International Business Machines dency relationships from a Corp., Armonk.  configuration management database. Patent no. 8,752,059 issued to Ronald Patrick Doyle, Raleigh, N.C.; and David Louis Kaminsky, Chapel Hill, N.C. Assigned to International Business Machines Corp., Armonk. 

Swinton, Dorothy, et al. Filed by Lambert, George J., et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: The Bank of New York Mellon. Ac- seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to tion: seeks to foreclose on a mort- secure $390,000 affecting property gage to secure $480,000 affecting located at 3 Union Place, Yonkers property located at 47 Clark Place, 10701. Filed Dec. 12. Port Chester 10573. Filed Dec. 9. Watkins, Louise D., et al. Filed Lapetina, Nick F., et al. Filed by by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure foreclose on a mortgage to secure $380,000 affecting property located an unspecified amount affecting at 30 Cabot Ave., Elmsford 10523. property located at 124 Harrison Filed Dec. 9. Ave., Harrison 10528. Filed Dec. 9. Willis, Hopeton A., et al. Filed by McDonald, Pauline R., et al. Filed The Bank of New York Mellon. Acby OneWest Bank F.S.B. Action: tion: seeks to foreclose on a mortseeks to foreclose on a mortgage to gage to secure $328,000 affecting secure $682,500 affecting property property located at 130 S. Fourth located at 2 Bretton Road, Yonkers Ave., Mount Vernon 10550. Filed 10710. Filed Dec. 12. Dec. 10.

Access Taxi, 50 Meadow Sweet Road, Cortlandt Manor 10567, c/o Mounir Ben Hassine. Filed April 5.

Merchant, Robert, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $450,000 affecting property located at 82 Bushey Ave., Yonkers 10710. Filed Dec. 9.

Yun, Jung Hee, 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 6 Aspen Court, Ossining 10562. Filed Dec. 9.

CMQ Consulting Services, 98 Grand St., Second floor, Crotonon-Hudson 10520, c/o Claudio E. Maturana. Filed April 4.

Moses, Sidney, et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $272,000 affecting property located at 604 Mallard Way, unit F-4, Peekskill. Filed Dec. 12.

Zedlovich, David T., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $170,000 affecting property located Flourish Cards, 328 Commerce at 11 Grant Ave., Peekskill. Filed St., Hawthorne 10532, c/o Stepha- Implementing data theft prenie Tothill. Filed April 5. Dec. 12. vention. Patent no. 8,752,210 issued to Dylan J. Boday, TucGnG Consulting, 90 North Road, son, Ariz.; Joseph Kuczynski, II, 10709, c/o Gregory I. Rochester, Minn.; Jason T. Wertz, Mechanic’s Liens Eastchester Vedovato. Filed April 5. Wappingers Falls; and Jing Zhang, Poughkeepsie. Assigned to InFoursome L.L.C., as owner. $6,560 ternational Business Machines Greenties Capital Investments, as claimed by A1 Transit Mix Inc., Bronx. Property: in Scarsdale. Filed 118 Oliver Ave., Yonkers 10701, c/o Corp., Armonk.  Veitch Mitchell. Filed April 5. June 2. Method of managing resources within a set of processes. Patent Life Saving Tools, 211 E. Main St., LDK Project L.L.C., as owner. $12,500 as claimed by United Re- No. 134, New Rochelle 10801, c/o no. 8,752,055 issued to Gerrit Huizenga, Portland, Ore. Assigned to frigeration Inc. Property: in Cort- Alejandro Perez. Filed April 5. International Business Machines landt. Filed June 3. Corp., Armonk.  Lower Hudson Cleaning Experts, 309 N. Broadway, Apt. 1C, Yonkers Masters School, as owner. $4,397 as claimed by Marjam Supply 10701, c/o Madelaine Gelpis. Filed Performing an all-reduce operation using shared memory. PatCompany Inc., Brooklyn. Property: April 5. ent no. 8,752,051 issued to Charles in Greenburgh. Filed June 5. J. Archer, Rochester, Minn.; Gabor Moises Duarte Landscape Main- Dozsa, Ardsley; Joseph D. Rattertenance, 83 W. Hyatt Ave., Mount Tompkins, Charles, as owner. man, Seattle, Wash.; and Brian E. $1,500 as claimed by JMJ Me- Kisco 10549, c/o Moises Duarte Smith, Rochester, Minn. Assigned chanical Inc., Katonah. Property: in Martinez. Filed April 5. to International Business MaNorth Salem. Filed June 5. chines Corp., Armonk.  Music 4 Orphans, 1 Lucs Westchester Gardens Realty Lane, Mohegan Lake 10547, c/o L.L.C., as owner. $244,367 as Chakanaka F. Watch. Filed April 5. claimed by AVS Construction Services Corp., Wantagh. Property: in Mount Vernon. Filed June 4.

Rowan, Jennifer A., et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $164,000 affecting property located at 31 Hudson View Hill, Ossining 10562. Filed Dec. 12. Russell, Joseph D., et al. Filed by CP-SRMOF II 2012-A Trust. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $488,025 affecting property located at 119 N. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon 10553. Filed Dec. 10. Santangelo, Michael G., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $525,000 affecting property located at 1 Meadowood Lane, Harrison 10580. Filed Dec. 11.

Albas Painting, 3 Calvert St., Apt. 2E, Harrison 10528, c/o Belisario Alba. Filed April 5. AP General Contracting, 7 Willow Place, Third floor, Mount Vernon 10552, c/o Adriano Junio Placchi. Filed April 5. B.M.S., 13 Ferdinand Place, New Rochelle 10801, c/o Jadeira R. Spady. Filed April 5. Cisne Construction, 160 Croton Ave., Apt. 1, Ossining 10562, c/o Jose M. Paccha. Filed April 4.

Direct Link Consultant Group, P.O. Box 458, Yonkers 10702, c/o Anthony Hall. Filed April 5.

Hudson Valley

Building Loans Above $1 million

Linn, Timothy C., et al, as owner. Lender: TD Bank N.A. Property: in Warwarsing. Amount: $150,000. Filed June 3. Mecocci, Robert, et al, Middletown, as owner. Lender: Walden Savings Bank, Montgomery. Property: in Wallkill. Amount: $268,800. Filed June 6. Mountainside Woods L.L.C., Newburgh, as owner. Lender: Northeast Community Bank, White Plains. Property: Vista Drive, Lloyd. Amount: $450,000. Filed June 6.

Deeds Above $1 million Silar Distressed Real Estate Fund-1 L.P., Depew. Seller: Daniel J. McCabe, Poughkeepsie. Property: in Pleasant Valley. Amount: $4.2 million. Filed June 4.

Below $1 million 3 Teverya L.L.C., Monroe. Seller: 3 Teverya Way S003 L.L.C., Brooklyn. Property: 3 Teverya Way, Unit S003 (113), Monroe 10950. Amount: $60,000. Filed June 9. 4 Lipa Friedman Associates L.L.C., Monroe. Seller: David Lieberman, et al, Monroe. Property: 1 Radomsk Way, Unit 101, Monroe 10950. Amount: $62,500. Filed June 9. Annie Lu Corp., LaGrangeville. Seller: Grace Lu L.L.C., Poughkeepsie. Property: in LaGrange. Amount: $500,000. Filed June 4. Beleh L.L.C., Middletown. Seller: Leodegario Garcia, Middletown. Property: 122-126 North St., Middletown 10940. Amount: $100,000. Filed June 6.

Mountainside Woods L.L.C., Newburgh, as owner. Lender: Northeast Community Bank, White Plains. Property: Vista Drive, Lloyd. Amount: $1.5 million. Filed Beneficial Homeowner Service June 6. Corp., Brandon, Fla. Seller: Stacy A. Ross-Fox, Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Property: 6 Gardner St., Newburgh Below $1 million 12550. Amount: $141,384. Filed June 9. Conroy, Philip John III, Highland Mills, as owner. Lender: Walden Cartus Corp., Danbury, Conn. Savings Bank, Montgomery. Seller: Jie Deng, PoughkeepProperty: in Woodbury. Amount: sie. Property: in Poughkeepsie. $125,000. Filed June 4. Amount: $304,000. Filed June 4. Lettera, Celeste, as owner. Lender: Rhinebeck Bank. Property: in Hyde Park. Amount: $137,000. Filed June 3.

City of New York, New York. Seller: Richard Lipfert, et al, Kingston. Property: Highpoint Mountain Road, Olive. Amount: $175,525. Filed June 4.

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FACTS&FIGURES Crosby and Mercer L.L.C., New York City. Seller: Daryl Schaal, et al, Celebration, Fla. Property: in Woodstock. Amount: $465,000. Filed June 3. Eric Goldfine Self Employed Retirement Plan and Trust, Mahopac. Seller: Sharon M. Faulkner, Poughkeepsie. Property: 698 Route 52, Fishkill. Amount: $400,000. Filed June 3.

MidFirst Bank. Seller: Alan L. Joseph, Goshen. Property: 130 Front St., Port Jervis 12771. Amount: $88,520. Filed June 4.

All Seasons Refrigeration L.L.C., Warwick. $1,099 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17.

Game Time Sports Café Inc., Cornwall-on-Hudson. $153 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17.

MJV Equities L.L.C., Poughkeepsie. Seller: Easy Street Cleaning Inc., Poughkeepsie. Property: in Poughkeepsie. Amount: $725,000. Filed June 3.

Applicare Inc., Warwick. $179 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17.

Goldchild Boston Securities Ltd., Kingston. $2,123 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed June 5.

National Residential Nominee Services Inc. Seller: James A. Federal National Mortgage As- Brandt Jr., Campbell Hall. Propsociation. Seller: Candy Farley, Ac- erty: 18 Route 51, Blooming Grove. cord. Property: 17 Schneider Ave., Amount: $378,900. Filed June 3. Highland Falls 10928. Amount: $127,689. Filed June 5. New Ventures Inc., Pine Bush. Seller: Josephine Golieri Beves, New Federal National Mortgage Asso- York City. Property: in Crawford. ciation. Seller: Judith L. Lubinsky, Amount: $173,400. Filed June 3. Campbell Hall. Property: 12 Wilson St., Newburgh 12550. Amount: Precision Realty Holdings Inc., $145,434. Filed June 4. Newburgh. Seller: Marc Cavalari, Merritt Island, Fla. Property: 80 Hani Holdings L.L.C., Pough- Bridge St., Newburgh. Amount: keepie. Seller: Diamond Notch $85,000. Filed June 9. Developments Corp., Kingston. Property: in Kingston. Amount: Raised Anew Homes Inc., Fish$80,000. Filed June 6. kill. Seller: Charles Z. Steegmuller, Poughkeepsie. Property: in LaHS Koritz Corp., Brooklyn. Seller: Grange. Amount: $152,500. Filed Yitzchok Wieder, Monroe. Prop- June 4. erty: 5 Koritz Road, Unit 302, Monroe 10950. Amount: $420,000. Filed Schneider Avenue L.L.C., Clifton, June 9. Va. Seller: Daphne Dunn, Highland Falls. Property: in Highland Falls. J. Hale Enterprises L.L.C., Fishkill. Amount: $218,000. Filed June 5. Seller: Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Property: 1902 Chelsea Cove Drive SF and JDRMDBP L.L.C., BoonSouth, Hopewell Junction 12533. ton, N.J. Seller: Kondaur Capital Amount: $106,000. Filed June 5. Corp., Orange, Calif. Property: 14 Pleasant Ave., Middletown. Joassin Properties II L.L.C., Bu- Amount: $120,000. Filed June 9. chanan. Seller: 60 Church Street L.L.C., Montague, N.J. Property: The Chester Fire District, Chesin Port Jervis. Amount: $155,000. ter. Seller: Samuel T. Conservo Filed June 3. Family Associates, Chester. Property: in Chester. Amount: $185,000. JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Filed June 6. Seller: Sonia McFarlane, et al, Mahopac. Property: 87 City Ter- U.S. Bank N.A. Seller: Harold M. race, Newburgh 12550. Amount: Pressberg, Goshen. Property: 28 $161,305. Filed June 4. McKinley Ave., Walden 12586. Amount: $145,350. Filed June 9. K Zone Properties L.L.C., Kingston. Seller: Douglas H. Casement, Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Seller: AlBoerne, Texas. Property: in Esopus. lan D. Huff, et al, Lynchburg, Va. Amount: $375,000. Filed June 4. Property: 378 Grand St., Newburgh 12550. Amount: $330,886. Filed K Zone Properties L.L.C., Kings- June 4. ton. Seller: Douglas H. Casement, Boerne, Texas. Property: in New Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Seller: Paltz. Amount: $100,000. Filed Edward A. Rampe, et al, MiddleJune 4. town. Property: 27 McVeigh Road, New Hampton 10958. Amount Major Blossom and Flower Farm $145,880. Filed June 6. L.L.C., Whitestone. Seller: Richard Gantz, et al, New Hampton. Property: in Wawayanda. Amount: Judgments $20,000. Filed June 6.

Barrons Security Agency Inc., Montgomery. $1,089 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17. Beard Corp., Tuxedo Park. $360 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17. Behrent’s Speed Center Inc., Florida. $434 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17.

Chevrier, Alain, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $232,000 affecting property located at 18 Delavan Ave., Beacon 12508. Filed May 19.

Birnbaum, Jacob, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $168,000 affecting property located at 1 Radomsk Way, Unit Hocar Realty Corp., Port Jervis. 111, Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 14. $515 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Fi- Blasi, Charles A., et al. Filed by nance, Albany. Filed April 17. Fifth Third Mortgage Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage JMR Contracting Inc., Green- to secure $203,500 affecting propwood Lake. $2,162 in favor of the erty located at 37 Sutton Park Road, New York State Department of Poughkeepsie 12603. Filed May 21. Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17. Blough, Janine, et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to Kasey Café L.L.C., West Hurley. foreclose on a mortgage to secure $6,083 in favor of the New York an unspecified amount affecting State Department of Taxation and property located at 52 James Road, Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 9. Finance, Albany. Filed June 5.

Clark, Alycia M., et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 214 Prospect Ave., Newburgh 12550. Filed Jan. 14.

BSY Wine and Liquors, Monroe. $6,325 in favor of the New York La Hacienda Grocery Deli Corp., State Department of Taxation and Newburgh. $604 in favor of the Finance, Albany. Filed April 17. New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed Caputo’s Pizzeria, Middletown. April 17. $5,580 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Lakes of Circleville Inc,, WestFinance, Albany. Filed April 17. town. $1,563 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation Committee to Elect Julian Sch- and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17. reibman, Kingston. $5,917 in favor of the New York State Department Majestic Gas Inc., Circleville. of Taxation and Finance, Albany. $12,518 in favor of the New York Filed June 5. State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17. Community Plumbing Inc., Highland. $2,194 in favor of the Miss Swiss Inc., Middletown. $532 New York State Department of in favor of the New York State DeTaxation and Finance, Albany. Filed partment of Taxation and Finance, June 5. Albany. Filed April 17. Crossley Development Corp., Newburgh. $525 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17.

Ohayo Mountain Plumbing and Heating Corp., Woodstock. $27,698 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed June 5.

Distelburger Livestock Sales Inc., Middletown. $101 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17.

Winchell’s of Ulster Inc., d.b.a. Winchell’s Pizza, Shokan. $5,856 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed June 5.

Eisenhower 5 Inc., Monroe. $2,088 in favor of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Albany. Filed April 17.

Lis Pendens

Elite Mechanical Corp., Kingston. $805 in favor of the New York State Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Division, Albany. Filed June 3.

All In Kosher Inc., Monroe. $1,855 Marlboro Flats L.L.C., Marlboro. in favor of the New York State De- Envee Studios Inc., Tuxedo Park. Seller: Michael Logue, et al, Marl- partment of Taxation and Finance, $103 in favor of the New York State boro. Property: in Marlborough. Albany. Filed April 17. Department of Taxation and FiAmount: $290,000. Filed June 5. nance, Albany. Filed April 17.

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Bhatt, Kamlesh, et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $78,000 affecting property located at 10 Sheffield Drive, Middletown 10941. Filed Jan. 13.

The following filings indicated a legal action has been initiated, the outcome of which may affect the title to the property listed. Acosta, Miriam, 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 3 Hook Road, Unit 13A, Poughkeepsie 12601. Filed May 20.

Braun, David, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $100,000 affecting property located at 347 North St., Middletown 10940. Filed Jan. 3.

Coddington, Kenneth Jr., et al. Filed by Federal National Mortgage Association. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 5 Laurel Lane, Kerhonkson 12446. Filed June 3. Coleman, James E., et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $280,000 affecting property located at 27 Derussey Lane, Cornwall-onHudson 12518. Filed Jan. 9.

Conklin, Joseph, et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $328,000 affecting property located at 3 S. Main St., Brower, Howard, et al. Filed by Harriman 10926. Filed Jan. 14. Green Tree Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Conti, Joseph S., et al. Filed by to secure $264,000 affecting prop- JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Acerty located at 4 Sycamore Drive, tion: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $225,768 affecting Wallkill 12589. Filed June 4. property located at 25 Townsend Camacho, Eleuterio, et al. Filed Blvd., Poughkeepsie 12603. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: May 19. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $168,800 affecting property Costella, Kenneth, et al. Filed by located at 30 Goodrich St., Beacon HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to 12508. Filed May 21. secure $200,000 affecting property Castro, Vanessa, et al. Filed by located at 1431 Route 292, Holmes GMAC Mortgage L.L.C. Action: 12531. Filed May 16. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $299,777 affecting property Council, Chereese, et al. Filed located at 403 Heritage Lane, Unit by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to 403, Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 3. secure $165,920 affecting property Centofanti, Jean E., et al. Filed located at 251 Ruth Court, Middleby JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. town 10940. Filed Jan. 6. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified Crifasi, Jacques F., et al. Filed by amount affecting property located Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: at 24 Franklin Ave., Monroe 10950. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $463,125 affecting property Filed Jan. 9. located at 30 Pumpkin Hill Road, Chatelain, Vladimir, et al. Filed by Warwick 10990. Filed Jan. 10. Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Crump, Conrad L., et al. Filed by $189,000 affecting property located OneWest Bank F.S.B. Action: seeks at 8 Langton Mews, Middletown. to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $307,179 affecting property located Filed Jan. 9. at 379 Howell St., Pine Bush 12566. Chepurko, Craig, et al. Filed by Filed Jan. 14. Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Cuevas, Daphne, et al. Filed by to secure an unspecified amount Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: affecting property located at 18 seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Random Road, Greenwood Lake to secure an unspecified amount 10925. Filed Jan. 6. affecting property located at 9 Jane Court, Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 6.


Culhane, Joseph, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $121,000 affecting property located at 512 High St., Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 8.

Frost, Michael J., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $260,090 affecting property located at 19 Dubois St., Wallkill 12589. Filed June 5.

Damms, Susan, individually and on behalf of the estate of Shirley H. Rankin, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $360,000 affecting property located at 54 Union St., Montgomery 12549. Filed Jan. 13.

Fuller, Cheryl A., et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $51,500 affecting property located at 36 Pennsylvania Ave., Port Jervis 12771. Filed Jan. 9.

Fusilli, Louis J., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreDavis, Russel, et al. Filed by Wells close on a mortgage to secure an Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to unspecified amount affecting propforeclose on a mortgage to secure erty located at 89 High St., Monroe $231,000 affecting property located 10950. Filed Jan. 8. at 21 Reed Court, Washingtonville 10992. Filed Jan. 6. Gardner, Melissa J., et al. Filed by Green Tree Servicing L.L.C. Action: Davis, Tracy L., et al. Filed by Ev- seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to erBank. Action: seeks to foreclose secure $154,000 affecting property on a mortgage to secure $312,000 located at 37 Yetter Lane, Sparrowaffecting property located at 2207 bush. Filed Jan. 10. Reveres Run, New Windsor 12553. Filed Jan. 6. Gestetner, Judith, et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to Dawson, Denise A., et al. Filed foreclose on a mortgage to secure by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: an unspecified amount affecting seeks to foreclose on a mortgage property located at 5 Lipa Friedto secure $174,050 affecting man Lane, 302, Monroe 10950. property located at 667-669 Lat- Filed Jan. 6. tintown Road, Marlboro 12542. Filed June 3. Ghuliani, Vidit, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: Demchick, William J., et al. Filed seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to by Bayview Loan Servicing L.L.C. secure $359,650 affecting property Action: seeks to foreclose on a located at 5 Danielle Drive, Goshen mortgage to secure $70,000 affect- 10924. Filed Jan. 13. ing property located at 1002 Parr Meadow Drive, Newburgh 12550. Glick, Lee, et al. Filed by Astoria Filed Jan. 6. Federal Savings and Loan Association. Action: seeks to foreclose on Devito, Patrick J., et al. Filed by a mortgage to secure $158,000 afWells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: fecting property located at 4319 seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to Whispering Hills, Unit 388, Chester secure $366,000 affecting property 10918. Filed Jan. 7. located at 341 Lakeside Road, Newburgh 12550. Filed Jan. 9. Godbee, Gary M., et al. Filed by the State of New York Mortgage Doncel, Jean, et al. Filed by Agency. Action: seeks to foreclose Deutsche Bank National Trust on a mortgage to secure $213,400 Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a affecting property located at 23 mortgage to secure $273,000 affect- Harbor Hill Court, Beacon 12508. ing property located at 331 Forest Filed May 16. Road, Wallkill 12589. Filed June 5. Goldklang, Shea, et al. Filed by Figueroa, Lorel, et al. Filed by State Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to Farm Bank F.S.B. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting an unspecified amount affecting property located at 69 Benkard property located at 56 Sarah Lane, Ave., Newburgh 12550. Filed Jan. 7. Middletown 10941. Filed Jan. 7. Gonzalez, Fernando D., et al. Frerichs, Barbara Jude, et al. Filed by Green Tree Servicing Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose a mortgage to secure $210,000 afon a mortgage to secure $175,200 fecting property located at 402 Bakaffecting property located at 12 er St., Poughkeepsie. Filed May 23. Brook Drive, Washingtonville 10992. Filed Jan. 10. Gonzalez, Pedro M., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $231,920 affecting property located at 703 Swan Hollow Road, Unit 7C, Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 8.

Grady, Pearl B., individually and as trustee of the Pearl B. Grady Trust Agreement, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $224,000 affecting property located at 1 Lamplight St., Unit 1-1, Fishkill 12508. Filed May 22.

Hayes, Bruce, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $168,000 affecting property located at 52 S. Main St., Florida 10921. Filed Jan. 6.

Kisiova, Galia, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $269,128 affecting property located at 3000 Route 207, Campbell Hall 10916. Filed Jan. 10.

Haymes, William I., as administrator of the estate or Arlen L. Haymes Granata, Thelma F., et al. Filed by Sr., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to mortgage to secure an unspecified secure $315,000 affecting property amount affecting property located located at 40 Alfred Place, Walden at 11 Darlene Drive, Poughkeepsie 12586. Filed Jan. 7. 12601. Filed May 20.

Kowal, Jerry J., et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $303,000 affecting property located at 6 Wood Terrace, Newburgh 12550. Filed Jan. 14.

Grant, Karen R., et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $120,536 affecting property located at 21 Brook Edge Lane, Gardiner 12589. Filed June 3. Grattan, John C., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $257,302 affecting property located at 21 Darin Road, Warwick. Filed Jan. 8. Gulnick, Burton Jr., commissioner of finance of Ulster county as administrator of the estate of James K. Blydenburgh, et al. Filed by Ulster Savings Bank. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $194,000 affecting property located at 9100 Route 28, Pine Hill 12465. Filed June 4. Gusciora, Tadeusz, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $160,000 affecting property located at 24 Cedar Lane, Warwick 10990. Filed Jan. 9. Haber, Priscilla H., et al. Filed by First Niagara Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $1.5 million affecting property located at 118 Tower Hill Road, Tuxedo Park 10987. Filed Jan. 13. Hannigan, David, et al. Filed by Santander Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $276,000 affecting property located at 34 Highland Ave., Warwick 10921. Filed Jan. 10. Hansen, Richard, et al. Filed by U.S. Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $215,000 affecting property located at 16 Cedar Lane, New Windsor 12553. Filed Jan. 9. Hauser, Randy L., et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $448,000 affecting property located at 141 Old Tuxedo Road, Greenwood Lake 10925. Filed Jan. 10.

Krug, Holly, et al. Filed by Reverse Mortgage Solutions Inc. Action: Herring, Milton Jr., et al. Filed by seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Ac- secure $625,500 affecting property tion: seeks to foreclose on a mort- located at 56 West Road, Pleasant gage to secure $44,600 affecting Valley 12569. Filed May 22. property located at 103 Renwick St., Newburgh 12550. Filed Jan. 8. Lanza, Otoniel, et al. Filed by Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: Hickey, Martin J., et al. Filed by seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to secure $392,000 affecting property foreclose on a mortgage to secure located at 36 Middlebush Road, Wapan unspecified amount affecting pingers Falls 12590. Filed May 21. property located at 430 Old Dutch Hollow Road, Monroe 10950. Filed Lehman, Alan, et al. Filed by EvJan. 7. erBank. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $151,050 Hoey, John P., et al. Filed by affecting property located at 70 Metlife Home Loans. Action: seeks Johnes St., No. 331 E, Newburgh to foreclose on a mortgage to secure 12550. Filed Jan. 6. $176,250 affecting property located at 112 Sterling Place, Highland Lesando, Joseph J., et al. Filed by 12528. Filed June 4. Green Tree Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to Jones, Jesse F., as executor of the secure $160,000 affecting property estate of Patricia Taylor, et al. Filed located at 134 S. Main St., Florida by Ulster Savings Bank. Action: 10921. Filed Jan. 9. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $300,000 affecting property Loughran, Meredith J., et al. Filed located at 2217 Glasco Turnpike, by Hudson Valley Federal Credit Woodstock 12498. Filed June 6. Union. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $201,840 Jordan, Julia Ann, et al. Filed by affecting property located at 146 E. JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Ac- Main St., Washingtonville 10992. tion: seeks to foreclose on a mort- Filed Jan. 13. gage to secure $126,574 affecting property located at 108 Hudson St., Lynch, James P., et al. Filed by Port Jervis 12771. Filed Jan. 14. FRT 2011-1 Trust. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Joseph, Conrad, et al. Filed by $357,000 affecting property located PennyMac Corp. Action: seeks to at 47 Wesley Court, Newburgh foreclose on a mortgage to secure 12550. Filed Jan. 6. $451,150 affecting property located at 76 De Jong Court, Montgomery Marino, Mondo, et al. Filed by 12549. Filed Jan. 3. Plaza Home Mortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to Kahan, Jacob, et al. Filed by Bank secure $294,566 affecting property of America N.A. Action: seeks to located at 63 Star Mill Road, Fishkill foreclose on a mortgage to secure 12524. Filed May 19. $239,900 affecting property located at 1 Mezabish Place, Unit 112, Mauser, Margaret, et al. Filed by Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 14. Ocwen Loan Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortKatz, Laura B., et al. Filed by Wells gage to secure $297,500 affecting Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to property located at 349 Gardnervforeclose on a mortgage to secure ille Road, New Hampton 10958. an unspecified amount affecting Filed Jan. 3. property located at 53 Easton Lane, Woodstock 12498. Filed June 3. Maynard, Herbert A. Jr., et al. Filed by Hudson Valley Federal Kilduff, Anne, et al. Filed by Pen- Credit Union. Action: seeks to nyMac Corp. Action: seeks to fore- foreclose on a mortgage to secure close on a mortgage to secure an $130,000 affecting property located unspecified amount affecting prop- at 42 Reservoir Road, Highland erty located at 3 Crows Nest Road, 12528. Filed June 4. Tuxedo Park 10987. Filed Jan. 8.

McManus, Michael J., et al. Filed by Federal National Mortgage Association. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $203,500 affecting property located at 23 Hampton Meadows Drive, New Hampton 10958. Filed Jan. 10. Meeker, David A., et al. Filed by JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $273,364 affecting property located at 65 Ridge Road, Montgomery 12549. Filed Jan. 7. Mensah, John, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $164,000 affecting property located at 30 Jordan Lane, Unit 38, Middletown 10940. Filed Jan. 14. Mitchell, Harry T., et al. Filed by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 304 East Road, Wallkill 12589. Filed June 3. Molina-Deras, Cesar, et al. Filed by Real Estate Mortgage Network Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $170,563 affecting property located at 1 Overlook Terrace, Walden 12586. Filed Jan. 6. Molina, Lidia, et al. Filed by Green Tree Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 474 Cedar Hill Road, Fishkill 12524. Filed May 21. Morales, Luis, et al. Filed by Federal National Mortgage Association. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 2 Maple Drive, Warwick 10990. Filed Jan. 8. Murphy, Daniel P., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $231,420 affecting property located at 93 Orange Ave., Walden 12586. Filed Jan. 13. Murphy, James, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $256,000 affecting property located at 18 Congressional Drive, Newburgh. Filed Jan. 9. Nardone, George, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $301,750 affecting property located at 231 Milltown Road, Stormvillle 12582. Filed May 21. Norton, Heidi G., et al. Filed by Green Tree Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $140,000 affecting property located at 14 Coulter Ave., Pawling. Filed May 23.

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FACTS&FIGURES Oginski, Jerzy Jr., et al. Filed by Residential Credit Solutions Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $403,487 affecting property located at 6 Penny Lane, Wappingers Falls 12590. Filed May 20. Pagano, Judith D., individually and as surviving spouse of Frank M. Pagano, et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $118,500 affecting property located at 23 Emerald Trail, Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 7. Paglia, Elena, et al. Filed by HSBC Bank USA N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $200,000 affecting property located at 20 Mabel Road, Middletown 10941. Filed Jan. 10. Pantoja, Ricardo, et al. Filed by RBS Citizens N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $68,400 affecting property located at 16 Roosevelt Place, Newburgh. Filed Jan. 6. Park, Jong Sam, et al. Filed by HSBC Mortgage Corporation USA. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting property located at 46 Fitzgerald Court, Monroe 10950. Filed Jan. 14. Piccininni, Robert A., et al. Filed by Green Tree Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $153,000 affecting property located at 32 Nassau Road, Poughkeepsie 12601. Filed May 20. Pickering, Daniel, et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $450,000 affecting property located at 4 Lisa Court, Red Hook 12571. Filed May 23. Ramos, Tania, et al. Filed by The Bank of New York Mellon. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $150,266 affecting property located at 51 Larter Ave., Newburgh 12550. Filed Jan. 6. Redner, Raymond Daniel, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $299,000 affecting property located at 578 Plutarch Road, Highland 12528. Filed June 4. Robbins, Jacquelyn M., et al. Filed by Lakeview Loan Servicing L.L.C. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $240,555 affecting property located at 2 Creekview Court, Wappingers Falls 12590. Filed May 23. Robertson, Yvonne, et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $255,000 affecting property located at 22 Myrtle Ave., Middletown 10940. Filed Jan. 8.

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Romer, Doris, et al. Filed by Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $109,000 affecting property located at 24 Barron Road, Montgomery 12549. Filed Jan. 14. Roszkowski, Alina, et al. Filed by RBS Citizens N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $200,000 affecting property located at 34 Pine View Road, Fishkill. Filed May 19.

Studer, Charles C. Jr., et al. Filed by Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $195,000 affecting property located at 150 M and M Road, Middletown 10940. Filed Jan. 7.

White, Gregory D., et al. Filed by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $192,460 affecting property located at 191 Wickham Ave., Middletown 10940. Filed Jan. 14.

Somerset Packaging Inc., d.b.a. Somerset Plastics, 51 Forest Road, Suite 316-7, Monroe 10950. Filed Nov. 19.

Gilbert Plantinga, 25 Henry W. Dubois Drive, Apt, 45, New Paltz 12561, c/o John Gilbert Plantinga II. Filed June 6.

Y.N.G. Services Corp., d.b.a. Green Field Spa, 310 Fullerton Health N Support, 305 Forest Ave., Newburgh, c/o Yan Hong Zippilli, Helen A., et al. Filed by Road, Unit 102, Monroe 10950. Wang. Filed Nov. 19. Nationstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: Filed Nov. 19. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to Guidepost Media, 30 Broadway, secure $227,600 affecting property Suite 204, Kingston 12401, c/o Roblocated at 25 Lark St., Washingtonert John Wiltshire. Filed June 5. Partnerships ville. Filed Jan. 9.

The unknown heirs of the estate of Pauline E. Mackey, et al. Filed by Ulster Savings Bank. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $108,809 affecting property located at 69 Mayer Drive, HighRozas, Vicente, et al. Filed by Wells land. Filed June 4. Zube, Herman A., et al. Filed by Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to Beneficial Homeowner Service foreclose on a mortgage to secure Thompson, Edward III, et al. Corp. Action: seeks to foreclose on $136,000 affecting property located Filed by Ulster Savings Bank. Ac- a mortgage to secure $184,233 afat 169 W. Parmenter St., Newburgh tion: seeks to foreclose on a mort- fecting property located at 1 Eliza12550. Filed Jan. 7. gage to secure $32,500 affecting beth St., Port Jervis 12771. Filed property located at Stonykill Road, Jan. 3. Sebastian, Robert, et al. Filed Accord 12404. Filed June 5. by Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to Thompson, Gary O., et al. Filed by Mechanic’s Liens secure $262,500 affecting property Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks located at 35 Benneywater Drive, to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Port Jervis 12771. Filed Jan. 13. $172,500 affecting property located First Development Group of at 20 Crescent Place, Middletown Blooming Grove L.P., as owner. $2,940 as claimed by John Betley Shedrick, Monty R., et al. Filed by 10940. Filed Jan. 9. Electrical Contractor L.L.C., GarBank of America N.A. Action: seeks field, N.J. Property: 1200 Route 208, to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Unknown heirs of the estate of Monroe 10950. Filed June 4. $135,600 affecting property located Dorothy Seessle, et al. Filed by at 36 Claremont Trail, Monroe Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks 10950. Filed Jan. 8. to foreclose on a mortgage to secure Gambill, Thomas C., et al, as $463,125 affecting property located owner. $13,460 as claimed by Westchester Modular Homes ConstrucSills, Lorraine B., et al. Filed by at 31 Plochmann Lane, Woodstock tion Corp., Brewster. Property: 13 12498. Filed June 5. Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: Oxford Road, New Windsor 12553. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage Filed June 9. to secure $248,000 affecting prop- Velazquez, Luis, et al. Filed by Naerty located at 707 Driftwood Lane, tionstar Mortgage L.L.C. Action: New Windsor 12553. Filed Jan. 13. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage International Business Machines to secure $180,000 affecting prop- Corp., as owner. $10,269 as claimed by United Rentals North America Singh, Onkar, et al. Filed by JPM- erty located at 35 Kent St., Beacon Inc., Charlotte, N.C. Property: 2070 12508. Filed May 20. organ Chase Bank N.A. Action: Route 52, East Fishkill. Filed June 2. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $131,600 affecting property Wade, Lisa M., et al. Filed by Onelocated at 27 Wallkill Ave., Middle- West Bank F.S.B. Action: seeks to Metropolitan Transportation town 10940. Filed Jan. 9. foreclose on a mortgage to secure Authority, as owner. $17,327 as $166,600 affecting property locat- claimed by Cranesville Block Company Inc., Amsterdam. Property: Spencer, Kevin A., et al. Filed by ed at 406 Rakov Road, Maybrook 3949 Route 31, East Fishkill. Filed 12543. Filed Jan. 8. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. June 3. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $346,500 affecting Ward, Ann M., et al. Filed by property located at 141 Hill Road, Deutsche Bank National Trust PCM Development Co., as owner. Middletown 10940. Filed Jan. 3. Co. Action: seeks to foreclose on a $30,606 as claimed by OnSite Famortgage to secure $116,000 affect- cilities Services L.L.C., Liverpool. Property: 1 N. Galleria Drive, Spiridigliozzi, Vincent, et al. Filed ing property located at 25-27 Grove Wallkill. Filed June 6. St., Godeffroy 12729. Filed Jan. 3. by Citimortgage Inc. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount affecting Weiss, Gerard Jr., et al. Filed by Warwick 2012 L.L.C., Morrisproperty located at 1198 Union Bank of America N.A. Action: seeks town, N.J., as owner. $77,930 as Ave., Newburgh 12550. Filed Jan. 7. to foreclose on a mortgage to secure claimed by Allied Excavating Inc., $148,100 affecting property located Warwick. Property: in Warwick. Filed June 3. Sterngass, Rubin, et al. Filed by at 123 S. Plank Road, Newburgh. Filed Jan. 9. Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure $185,500 affecting property Weschler, Keith, et al. Filed by New Businesses located at 345 Ridge Road, High- Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Action: land Mills 10930. Filed Jan. 3. seeks to foreclose on a mortgage to secure an unspecified amount This paper is not responsible for typographical errors contained in the Stone, Michael A., et al. Filed by affecting property located at 2609 original filings. Whispering Hills, unit 2609, ChesFederal National Mortgage Association. Action: seeks to foreclose on ter 10918. Filed Jan. 7. a mortgage to secure $318,860 afDoing Business As fecting property located at 464 Kirbytown Road, Middletown 10940. Filed Jan. 9. GM Remodeling Inc., d.b.a. GM Interior Renovation, 36 Chardavoyne Road, Warwick 10990. Filed Nov. 19.

A and E Cleanouts and Light Repairs, 34 Sycamore St., Kingston 12401, c/o Emily E. Morales and Surinderpaul A. Singh Multani. Filed June 3.

Hinzers Sand Blasting and Powder Coating, 415 Stone Schoolhouse Road, Bloomingburg 12721, c/o Michael S. Hindley. Filed Nov. 20.

Latinos American Grill, 20 N. M 3 Lake St., Monroe, c/o Maria J. Ramos and Selene F. Diaz. Filed Nov. 18.

Hudson Valley Fencing, 12 Costello Court, Glasco 12432, c/o Joseph M. Schoonmaker Jr. Filed June 4.

Resale Solutions Group, 34 Inner Goddess Nail Salon, 185 Fitzgerald Court, Monroe 10950, Grange Road, Otisville 10963, c/o c/o Ina M. Tietjen and John G. Ti- Melissa A. Raap. Filed Nov. 18. etjen. Filed Nov. 20. Lisa’s Little Angels Day Care, 32 Upstate Granola, 25 N. Ohioville Beacon St., Middletown 10940, c/o Road, New Paltz 12561, c/o Mona Lisa Bisette. Filed Nov. 19. Slater Sherry and Emily Raine Bonilla. Filed June 3. MDR Boutique, 9-13 E. O’Reilly St., Kingston 12401, c/o Meghan D. Rapp. Filed June 4.

Sole Proprietorships

1 In 1 Out Jewelry, 473 S. Ohioville Road, 14, New Paltz 12561, c/o Renee A. Lyall. Filed June 5.

N.Y. Thunder, 45 Hoffman St., Kingston 12401, c/o Nicole C. Kirby. Filed June 4.

Newburgh Judo, 116 Var Icil AIE Fashions, 163 Hurley Ave., Homes, Newburgh 12550, c/o 107, Kingston 12401, c/o Maria A. Omar Stringfield. Filed Nov. 18. Lewis. Filed June 3. RG Carpentry, 329 Howell St., Cheryl Gregory, P.O. Box 67, Pine Bush 12566, c/o Ronald Gros. Phoenicia 12464, c/o Cheryl L. Filed Nov. 18. Gregory. Filed June 6. Sky Blue Waters, 11 Hayes Court, DeBella Seal Coating, 192 Res- No. 101, Monroe 10950, c/o Shia ervoir Road, Marlboro 12542, c/o Levy. Filed Nov. 19. Dominic S. DeBella. Filed June 5. Spark Fashions, 130 Wickham DJ Ink, 130 Patio Road, Middle- Ave., Middletown 10940, c/o Antown 10941, c/o Barry Ruzzi. Filed thony L. Crum. Filed Nov. 18. Nov. 18. Third Reel Films, 353 S. Plank DT Business Services, 353 S. Road, Suite 210, Newburgh 12550, Plank Road, Suite 210, New- c/o Dina Terry. Filed Nov. 19. burgh 12550, c/o Dina Terry. Top Notch Property ManageFiled Nov. 19. ment, 2 Circle Drive, Middletown Emerald Guard LEMC, 55 Tren- 10941, c/o Philip Christian Sileo. ton St., Kingston 12401, c/o Scot A. Filed Nov. 19. McDowell. Filed June 2. Zac’s Sealcoating Plus, 166 DelaEric C. Hince P.G., 9 Vascello ware Ave., Kingston 12401, c/o Road, New Windsor 12553, c/o Eric Zachary J. Terpening. Filed June 5. Christian Hince. Filed Nov. 20. Exploring Together Early Childhood Center, 30 S. Chodikee Lake Road, Lloyd 12528, c/o Deborah Falasco. Filed June 3.


Notice of Formation of REGEN PHYSICAL THERAPY L.L.P. Certificate filed Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 01/13/2014. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of L.L.P. upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 7014 13TH Avenue Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Name/address of each general partner available from SSNY. Term until 12/31/2099. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59399 HUDSON VALLEY WELDING & REPAIR LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/17/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 260 Sixth Street, Verplanck, NY 10596. Reg Agent: Christopher Carl Introcaso, 260 Sixth Street, Verplanck, NY 10596. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59400 FMFS OF OCEANSIDE, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/17/2014. 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 Sq., 5th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Reg Agent: James Bitzonis, 7 Renaissance Sq., 5th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59401 FOUR M BAKERY OF OCEANSIDE, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/17/2014. 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 Sq., 5th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Reg Agent: James Bitzonis, 7 Renaissance Sq., 5th Fl, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59402 Notice of Formation of BRUBS II LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/11/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 10 Westview Avenue, Unit J, White Plains, NY 10603. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59405 Notice of Formation of 35 LINDBERGH AVENUE LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 4/17/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC c/o Priolet & Associates, P.C., 1025 Westchester Ave. Ste. 320, White Plains, NY, 10604. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59406 Notice of Formation of 15 EVE LANE LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 4/17/14. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC c/o Priolet & Associates, P.C., 1025 Westchester Ave. Ste. 320, White Plains, NY, 10604. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59407 Notice of Formation of THUNDERFOOT, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 5/5/14. 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, 660 White Plains Rd. Ste. 455, Tarrytown, NY 10591. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59410 Notice of qualification of INTERACTIVE HEALTH, L.L.C.. Authority filed with the Sectíy of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/16/13. Office in Westchester County. Formed in NJ on 10/12/99. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 162 Lake Dr Mountain Lakes, NY 07046. Purpose: Any lawful purpose #59411

CANDACE COHEN CONSULTING SOLUTIONS, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/09/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 11 North Bridge Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. reg Agent: Candace Cohen, 11 North Bridge Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59413 CAJ BEAUTY LLC, Authority filed with the SSNY on 05/08/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. LLC formed in DE on 02/07/2014. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O the LLC, 65 Court St., Ste. 4, White Plains, NY 10601. Address required to be maintained in DE: 16192 Coastal Hwy, Lewes DE 19958. Cert of Formation filed with DE Div. of Corps, 401 Federal St., Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59418 Notice of Formation of Makloufi Language Solutions, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the Secretary of the State of New York (SSNY) on 3/21/14. Offc. Loc. :Westchester Cty. SSNY designed as agent of 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” #59419 Notice of Formation of Parallel Asset Management LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 5/13/14. Office Location: 81 Main Street, Suite 215, White Plains, NY 10601. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Parallel Asset Management LLC, 81 Main Street, Suite 215, White Plains, NY 10601.Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59420 Notice of Formation of KONOUZ SHOP, LLC Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 05/09/14. 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, PO BOX 165, White Plains, NY 10602. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59421 1517 PARK AVENUE LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/16/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 793 Heritage Hills, Somers, NY 10589. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59422 LDS SERVICES LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/28/2014. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: William D. Sutherland, 45 High St., Mount Kisco, NY 10549. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59423 2101 Webster Ave, LLC Arts of Org filed NY Secy of State SSNY 5/7/14. Office: Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. bus. address & registered agent: c/o Tara P. Sookdeo251 Worthington Rd. White Plains NY 10607. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59425 1256 Boynton Ave., LLC Arts of Org filed NY Secy of State SSNY 5/7/14. Office: Westchester Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy to princ. business address & registered agent: c/o Tara P. Sookdeo 251 Worthington Rd. White Plains, NY 10607. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59426

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Wealth Of Wisdom, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with NY Secy. of State (SSNY) on 03/03/14. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent upon which process may be served. SSNYshall mail a copy of any process against it served upon the LLC, to : 168A Irving Ave., Port Chester, NY 10573 Purpose:any lawful activity. #59431 Notice of Formation of Golden Physical Therapy PLLC. Certificate filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/14/2012. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 18-11 Granada Crescent, White Plains, NY 10603. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59432 Coeus LLC. Art. of Org. filed with SSNY 5/16/14. 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, P.O. Box 690 Rye NY 10580. Purpose: any lawful act. #59433 JJCFFLP 1221 MAMARONECK LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/22/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O Mintz & Gold LLP, 470 Park Ave. S., 10th Flr. N., NY, NY 10016. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59435 GM PERSONAL, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/25/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Reg Agent: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59436 GM6 CONSTRUCTION, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/25/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Reg Agent: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59437 GM6 RESIDENTIAL SERVICES, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/25/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Reg Agent: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59438 GM6 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/25/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Reg Agent: Giovanna Poccia, 288 Broadway, Pleasantville, NY 10570. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59439

Notice of Formation of Life.Beautiful Event Planning, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 12/11/13. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 65 Burnside Drive, Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706. Purpose: any lawful act or activity. #59440

Notice of Formation of JIM MCELDERRY SOCCER LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 5/9/14. 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, 128 Weed Hill Ave., Stamford, CT 06907. Purpose: all lawful activities. #59441 Notice of Formation of Jabb Hooks Publishing, L.L.C. Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of NY on 05/16/14. Office location: Westchester County. Secretary of State (ìSSNYî) is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 5 Woods End Ln, Hartsdale, NY 10530. Purpose: any lawful act. #59442 NIKOLLE RADI LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/15/2014. 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 Forgione Law Firm PLLC, 395 Graham Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59443 Notice of formation of Simply Amazing Affairs, LLC. Filed with the secy. of state of NY (SSNY) on 04/11/14. Office Location: 3 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10805 SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to: 3 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10805 #1C. Purpose: Any lawful purpose #59444 THE ANNUAL RETURN OF THE G. HAROLD & LEILA Y. MATHERS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION for the calendar year ended December 31, 2013 is available at its principal office located at 118 North Bedford Road, Suite 203, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, for inspection during regular business hours by any citizen who requests it within 180 days hereof. Principal Manager of the Foundation is DONALD E. HANDELMAN. #59445 Name: Nne Holistic Services, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/06/2014. Office Location: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The LLC, 1 Prospect Avenue, 2nd Floor ñ Suite 1, White Plains, NY 10607, Attn: Nneoma Onukwue principal business location of the LLC. Purpose: any lawful business activity. #59446 Notice of Formation of Jus’ Sayin’ Productions, LLC Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 04/09/14. 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, 359 B Central Ave., Scarsdale, NY 10583 Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59447 Notice of Formation of Group L Consulting LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/23/13. Office location: Westchester County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 200 Upper Shad Road, Pound Ridge, NY 10576. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59448

Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (ìLLCî). Name: Gouverneur Place Apartments LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York (ìSSNYî) on May 27, 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 Gouverneur Place Apartments LLC, 8 Bashford Street, Yonkers, New York 10701. Purpose/ character of LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. #59449 EVIE’S PLAYLAND LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 06/03/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 57 Irving Pl. #4, NY, NY 10003. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59450 Notice of formation of 31-33 RIVERVIEW LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sectíy of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/29/14. Office in Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 61 Milford Dr Central Islip, NY 11722. Purpose: Any lawful purpose #59451 Notice of formation of CITYSAVVY LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the Sectíy of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/04/14. Office in Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 300 Pelham Rd New Rochelle, NY 10805. Purpose: Any lawful purpose #59452 Notice of Formation of Ocean Paddle Sports East, LLC Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 4/18/14. 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, 36 Paddock LA, Bedford, NY 10506. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59453 Notice of Formation of SGP REAL ESTATE LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with SSNY on 3/27/2014. 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 c/o UNITED STATES CORPORATION AGENTS, INC. 7014 13TH AVENUE, SUITE 202, BROOKLYN, NY 11228. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59454 SPARKY NEVINS PRESIDENT LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 06/03/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Francois Barthelemy , 63 Brevoort Lane, Rye, NY 10580. Reg. Agent: Francois Barthelemy, 63 Brevoort Lane, Rye, NY 10580. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59455 Notice of Formation of BKC Casino Group, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State ( SSNY) 6/4/14. Office location: Westchester Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Louis R. Capelli, c/o Cappelli Organization, 7 Renaissance Square, 4th Floor, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59457 Notice of Formation of BKC Equities, LLC Art. of Org. filed Sec’y of State ( SSNY) 6/4/14. Office location: Westchester Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Louis R. Capelli, c/o Cappelli Organization, 7 Renaissance Square, 4th Floor, White Plains, NY 10601. Purpose: any lawful purpose. #59458

127 HALSTEAD AVENUE, LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/27/2014. Office loc: Westchester County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: C/O Lichtenstein & Schindel, 158 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. #59459

Name of LLC: KWR GROUP LLC Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 6/3/14. Off. loc.: Westchester Cty. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o InCorp Services, Inc., One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Ave, Suite 805-A, Albany, NY 12210-2822. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59462

NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION of SHINE VICTORY II LLC. App. for Auth. filed w/ Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/23/14. Office loc.: Westchester Co. Formed in DE on 5/12/14. SSNY designated agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Law Office of James Jantarasami, 340 Madison Ave., 19th Fl., New York, NY 10173. DE address: A Registered Agent, Inc., 1521 Concord Pike #303, Wilmington DE 19803. Cert of LLC filed with Secy of State of DE at: 820 N French St, 4th Fl, Wilmington DE 19801. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59460

Notice of Formation of Arque Constellation Fund, LP (ACF). Certificate filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/4/2014. Office: 17 Elm Place Rye, NY 10580, Westchester County. SSNY designated Milton Associates, LLC, Gen.Partner of ACF as agent for ACF upon whom process may be served: 17 Elm Place Rye, NY. Term: until 12/31/2034. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59463

NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION of GRANDEUR NEW GLOBAL II LLC. App. for Auth. filed w/ Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/23/14. Office loc.: Westchester Co. Formed in DE on 5/12/14. SSNY designated agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Law Office of James Jantarasami, 340 Madison Ave., 19th Fl., New York, NY 10173. DE address: A Registered Agent, Inc., 1521 Concord Pike #303, Wilmington DE 19803. Cert of LLC filed with Secy of State of DE at: 820 N French St, 4th Fl, Wilmington DE 19801. Purpose: any lawful activity. #59461

OTIAC LLC - Arts of Org filed NY Secy of State ( SSNY) 5/14/14. OFC in Westchester Co. SSNY design. Agent of LLC whom process my be served, SSNY shall mail process to 134 Popham Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583. Purpose: any lawful act. #59464 Notice of Formation of Global Construction Consultants LLC. Articles of Organization filed with SSNY on 5/20/2014. Office Location: Westchester County, NY. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Dimitrios Tsesmetzis, 10 S. Division Street., New Rochelle, NY 10805. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. #59465

Notice of Appointment of Receiver Complete Mailing Lists LLC Political Fundraising Lists, LLC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that PAUL J. NOTO has been appointed Receiver of COMPLETE MAILING LISTS, LLC and POLITICAL FUNDRAISING LISTS, LLC (the “Companies”) pursuant to an Order of the Honorable Alan D. Scheinkman, Justice of the Supreme Court dated May 30, 2014. 1. All creditors and persons indebted to the Companies shall render an account of all debts owing by them to the Companies and shall pay the same to the Receiver at the offices of Paul J. Noto located at 650 Halstead Avenue, Suite 105, Mamaroneck, New York on or before July 1, 2014. 2. All persons having in their possession any property of the Companies shall deliver same to the Receiver at the offices of Paul J. Noto located at 650 Halstead Avenue, Suite 105, Mamaroneck, New York 10543 on or before July 1, 2014. 3. All creditors and claimants including any with unliquidated or contingent claims and any with whom the Companies have unfulfilled contracts, shall present their claims to the receiver in writing and in detail to the offices of Paul J. Noto located at 650 Halstead Avenue, Suite 105, Mamaroneck, New York on or before January 5, 2015.

PAUL J. NOTO, RECEIVER 650 HALSTEAD AVENUE – STE.105 MAMARONECK, NY 10543 Ad # 59456

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Leaders in philanthropy, government and business turned out for the annual spring gala of Ability Beyond, a nonprofit based in Mount Kisco and Bethel, Conn., serving adults with disabilities. The black-tie affair in Danbury raised more than $825,000 for the organization. 1. From left, Thomas Fanning, Ability Beyond president and CEO; Roy Young; Paul Hamilton, recipient of the Robert S. Young Humanitarian Award; and Meghann Smith and Greg Smith, event co-chairpersons. 2. Jack and Paula Walsh. His parents founded Ability Beyond. 3. Debbie Garcia and Neil Swanberg enjoy a spin on the dance floor.

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The job interviews were creatively hands-on this month at Legoland Discovery Center Westchester in Yonkers, where applicants for a full-time salaried position competed in the “Brick Factor” Master Model Builder Competition. The three-round contest tested their Lego building skills, creativity, and abilities to work in pressure-filled situations and engage with children at the business in the Ridge Hill Westchester shopping center. Mount Vernon resident Veronica Watson, a Legoland employee since the 32,300-squarefoot attraction opened last year, won the competition and a new job at the Discovery Center as master model builder. 4. A Legoland visitor watches a competitor build an animal model. 5. Judges examine a competitor’s handiwork. 6. Legoland Discovery Center Westchester general manager Chris Mines congratulates champion Veronica Watson, who clutches her Lego trophy. 7. To the victor go the bricks: Veronica Watson is hailed by Legoland Dioscovery Center employees as the attraction’s new master model builder. 8. Boys from the event’s “Creative Crew” assess products of the competition.

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