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Sam Barron

Community Editor sbarron@dailyvoice.com

An (almost) lifelong Westchester resident, Sam has reported on all facets of Westchester since he graduated from Ryerson University with a degree in print journalism, including stints at North County News and The Examiner. A film columnist for WAG Magazine, Sam's moviegoing expertise has been profiled in the New York Times and he was a featured guest on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live.

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  1. Hillary Clinton Draws Big Crowd At Hometown Book Signing In Chappaqua

    Hillary Clinton Draws Big Crowd At Hometown Book Signing In Chappaqua

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- About 1,000 people showed up at the Chappaqua Library Saturday as hometown resident Hillary Clinton signed copies of her new book "What Happened."Clinton, who arrived just before 3 p.m., was greeted with a large ovation. She took photos with dancers who had made a video in her honor before sitting down to sign books.The book discusses Clinton's failed run ...

  2. Expect Traffic As Art Show Comes To Armonk

    Expect Traffic As Art Show Comes To Armonk

    ARMONK, N.Y. -- Armonk is hosting its annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show on Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Castle Community Park at 205 Business Park Drive in Armonk.Due to this event, there will be a significant increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic along Business Park Drive, North Castle Police said. People are asked to use caution when ...

  3. New Book Dishes Dirt On Kennedys, Cuomo With Plenty Of Westchester Angles

    New Book Dishes Dirt On Kennedys, Cuomo With Plenty Of Westchester Angles

    Get ready for a new book about one of America's most famous families.J. Randy Taraborelli is working "Kennedys: The Next Generation," with a release date set for 2019 and interviews completed with more than 100 people so far, reports the Daily News.Taraborelli is interested in former Bedford resident Kerry Kennedy's failed marriage to Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle, according ...

  4. Cynthia Gagne, 57, Yorktown Native

    Cynthia Gagne, 57, Yorktown Native

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Cynthia “Cindy” Gagne passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sept. 18.She was born in the Bronx on May 10, 1960. She was the third of four daughters of James Marco and Catherine Frees, both born in the Bronx. Shortly thereafter, the family moved to Ossining, where Cynthia attended Brookside Elementary School and the Ossining Middle School. Later her mom’s ...

  5. Yorktown Dems Cry Foul After Town Board Backs Veto Of Immigration Act

    Yorktown Dems Cry Foul After Town Board Backs Veto Of Immigration Act

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Town Board's recent resolution supporting County Executive Rob Astorino's veto of the Immigrant Protection Act has Democrats upset.The Republican-majority board voted 4-1, along party lines, on Sept. 5 to express its support for the veto. Astorino, who recently issued an executive order on immigration, said the Immigration Protect Act would turn ...

  6. New Physical Therapy Office Opens In Jefferson Valley

    New Physical Therapy Office Opens In Jefferson Valley

    JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. -- There's a new place to get physical therapy treatment in Westchester.CareMount Medical announced the opening of its new physical therapy department at its Jefferson Valley location at 3680 Hill Boulevard. CareMount's s physical therapy department is an orthopedic outpatient facility. Physical therapists work alongside the medical group’s orthopedic surgeons, ...

  7. New Amazon Office In NY Will Create 2,000 Jobs, Gov. Cuomo Says

    New Amazon Office In NY Will Create 2,000 Jobs, Gov. Cuomo Says

    Looking to work at Amazon?Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Amazon will be opening a 359,000 square foot administrative office at 5 Manhattan West in midtown, creating 2,000 new jobs in finance, sales, marketing, and information technology. Amazon was given $20 million in tax credits for the expansion. "Amazon's further expansion in New York is proof positive that our strong economic ...

  8. Man Caught With Crack Cocaine At Bank In Jefferson Valley, Police Say

    Man Caught With Crack Cocaine At Bank In Jefferson Valley, Police Say

    A Northern Westchester man was charged with possessing crack cocaine at TD Bank in Jefferson Valley Monday afternoon.William Gerbe III, 28, of Yorktown Heights was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a Class A Misdemeanor after officers initially observed his vehicle had no registration sticker, tinted windows, and an obstructed ...

  9. Ossining Superintendent Honored For 'Dynamic Leadership'

    Ossining Superintendent Honored For 'Dynamic Leadership'

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Ossining Superintendent Raymond Sanchez has been selected as a “Superintendent to Watch” for the 2017-18 academic year by the National School Public Relations Association.Sanchez is one of 21 superintendents across the country to make the list, which recognizes school leaders who have “demonstrated dynamic leadership with a strong emphasis on communication" and ...

  10. New York Times Spotlights Pelham's 'Friendly Vibe'

    New York Times Spotlights Pelham's 'Friendly Vibe'

    PELHAM, N.Y. -- The oldest town in Westchester was featured in The New York Times.Pelham was settled in 1634 and is the southernmost town in the county. The Times looked at its downtown and its unique housing stock, which features 2,800 single-family homes.Homes on the market range from $475,000 to almost $3 million.The median sales price for a single-family home during the 12-month ...

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