Unseasonably warm weather boosts traffic at WC businesses

Posted: Updated:
TARRYTOWN -

The weekend's pleasant weather was a boon for downtown businesses in Westchester that rely on foot traffic for sales.

After weeks of deep freeze and stormy weather kept people away from downtown areas in places like Tarrytown, residents were out and about.

Hassan Jarane, of Mint Premium Foods, says foot traffic shot up 70 percent over the weekend thanks to the warmer weather. 

"It's crazy. [On Saturday] we didn't have space for everyone here. The same with today. The weather makes a big difference," Jarane says.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."