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The city of Yonkers, Westchester’s largest city, has had the most cases of COVID-19, with more than 6,800, as of May 27.
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County launches Westchester County Reopening Task Force

Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced today the formation of the Westchester County Reopening Task Force—a group charged with working to find solutions to advance the interests of local businesses in a post-coronavirus economy. “What we have here is a group of individuals who have served in a variety of […]

Cross County Shopping Center’s parking lot in Yonkers was mostly empty on Wednesday even as Westchester started its economic reopening this week.
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Phase 1: Westchester enters ‘new normal’

Westchester County began what many believe to be a “new normal” on May 26. Tuesday marked the first day a subset of non-essential businesses—construction and manufacturing, in particular—could resume operations injecting a boon into the Westchester economy. “We’re getting back to the new normal in terms of our business and […]

Virtual Memorial Day services highlight sacrifice
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Virtual Memorial Day services highlight sacrifice

Even as several counties in the Hudson Valley are scheduled to begin the reopening process this week, ongoing restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak conspired to force widespread changes to annual Memorial Day observances scheduled around Westchester County for May 25. But even though municipalities were unable to hold their […]

Mid-Hudson OK’d to reopen region, economy
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Mid-Hudson OK’d to reopen region, economy

After more than two months battling the deleterious effects of COVID-19, Westchester County took its first steps toward restarting the economy on Tuesday. The county, part of the Mid-Hudson Valley region, began “Phase One” of a reopening plan developed by New York State termed “NY Forward.” The May 26 phased […]