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Project partners gathered to celebrate the completion of a new,3-bedroom single family affordable homeownership opportunity and the creation of a single rental apartment in the Village of Hastings-On-Hudson.This is the most recent example of a nearly 30-year commitment on the part of Hastings to advocate for and help create…(Read More)

Wild Lea Farm

Alexa Berko and Justin Seelaus have always had a passion for agriculture, animal welfare, ecological consciousness and land re-generation. “I grew up in central New Jersey farm country and met Justin while studying conservation and wildlife management. We spent the first part of our careers working for vegetable and dairy farmers” Lexi remarked. So…(Read More)

Member organizations Community Capital, Leviticus Fund, Accion East, and Business Center for New Americans (BCNA) were pleased to attend the 2018 Wells Fargo Community Summit, which was attended by the more than 150 New York area nonprofits that receive funding from Wells Fargo Community Development initiatives. Panels and workshops introduced attendees to the numerous ways…(Read More)

Yonkers Brewing Co.

John Rubbo and Nick Califano Yonkers Brewing Company Thinking Outside the Six-Pack Hopped up on turning micro brewing on its head, John Rubbo, 31, and Nick Califano, 29, launched into craft beer light. After perfecting recipes with the help of a master brewer at home tasting parties and getting area restaurants to tap in…(Read More)

Joyful Moments Day Care

Eboni & Kim Cook: Joyful Moments Day Care, Highland, NY Child Care You Can Trust  Even those of you in your prime—fulfilling job, cute kids, being carded at the grocery store—discover that finding the perfect child care can be elusive. When you’re at work, all you can think about is what the…(Read More)

Empire Medical Transportation:  Mike Hoffman Pleasant Valley, NY, Dutchess County  Community Capital New York helped Empire Medical Rev Up to 41 Cars and 85 Employees For real, unedited tales in the fact beats fiction genre of storytelling, just ask an Empire Medical Transportation driver about the average shift. Among other insights, they like their work…(Read More)

Giraldo Farms

Giraldo Farms: Andrea Giraldo Pearl River, NY and in every supermarket!! The instantness of Giraldo Farms instant coffee melds perfectly with our fast paced and time-strapped culture. Introduced at the 1901 World’s Fair in Buffalo, helped on in WWII and, by the Seventies, relegated to the pantries of grandmothers everywhere in a Maxwell…(Read More)

Mel’s Army Navy Store

Mel’s Army Navy Store: Chris Frawley Pearl River, NY Turns out Chris Frawley and his octogenarian mentor Mel were cut from the same cloth. Chris, who worked at Mel’s Army Navy Store in Pearl River from age 14, through high school, college and those post graduation ‘now what?’ years, returned 10 years later…(Read More)

Poughkeepsie Revitalization

Community Capital Celebrates Revitalization, Opportunity in Poughkeepsie $100,000 Loan Backs Rehab of Abandoned Home by YouthBuild Students Community Capital New York, Inc., the non-profit community lender serving the lower Hudson Valley, celebrated the transformation of a blighted property into a newly renovated, energy efficient house at 206 Winnikee Avenue on Monday along with…(Read More)

Spick and Span

Spick and Span Palisades Cleaning Service: Mercedes Nunez Tomkins Cove, Rockland County, NY Mercedes Nunez came here as an 18-year old who spoke no English, forced to leave her infant son behind in the Dominican Republic and clean factory floors at night to provide for him. Now 39, Mercedes is an entrepreneur, finding secure…(Read More)