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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. Two Propositions On The Ballot In Ossining School Elections

    Two Propositions On The Ballot In Ossining School Elections

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- The Ossining School District is looking to create a capital reserve fund and renovate the Roosevelt School cafeteria.The two propositions will be on the ballot when voters go to the polls on May 16 to vote on the budget and Board of Education. The district said the two propositions would have no impact on the budget or tax levy. The capital reserve fund will allow the ...

  2. Yorktown Car Show Will Cause Road Closures

    Yorktown Car Show Will Cause Road Closures

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Sunday's 2017 Road Knights car show will cause Commerce Street from Downing Drive south to the Shell gas station to be closed from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Yorktown Police said.Access to Underhill Plaza will be available from Downing Drove, police said.

  3. Owner Of Mount Kisco Atomic Bomb Site Moves Forward With Lawsuit

    Owner Of Mount Kisco Atomic Bomb Site Moves Forward With Lawsuit

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Both the Village of Mount Kisco and a property owner were claiming victory after a judge's ruling on who is responsible for cleaning up a site used to make the first atomic bomb.Judge Nelson Roman, in White Plains Federal Court, allowed several claims by Mark Stagg, majority owner of the 105 Kisco Avenue property to move forward against the Village/Town of ...

  4. Yorktown Town Board Advertising Bids For Granite Knolls Sports Complex

    Yorktown Town Board Advertising Bids For Granite Knolls Sports Complex

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Granite Knolls Sports Complex moved one step forward to reality Tuesday.The Yorktown Town Board voted to advertise bids for the sports complex. The proposal includes two all-purpose sports fields, a baseball field, a gazebo and a concession stand.Supervisor Michael Grace said the cost of the project is unknown until bids come in, and he has been negotiating to get ...

  5. Letter To The Editor: Yorktown Town Board Listened To Voters

    Letter To The Editor: Yorktown Town Board Listened To Voters

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, email yorktown@dailyvoice.com.At Tuesday night’s Yorktown Town Board meeting, something extraordinary happened: the Board was compelled to listen to the people of Yorktown. A crowd of over 100 people showed up to oppose changes to the Town’s law that protects ...

  6. Hundreds Gather To Honor, Mourn Northern Westchester HS Basketball Star

    Hundreds Gather To Honor, Mourn Northern Westchester HS Basketball Star

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Quentin Lupo, an 18-year-old Pleasantville High School senior, was remembered at his funeral as a kid who loved basketball and was friendly to everyone.About 600 people, including family, friends, and teachers gathered at Holy Innocents Church Thursday to pay their final respects to Lupo.Lupo, who starred on the Pleasantville Panthers basketball team, was found ...

  7. Croton Man Remembers Dad In Book About Coping With Loss Of A Loved One

    Croton Man Remembers Dad In Book About Coping With Loss Of A Loved One

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- For Croton resident, Steve Cony, his life changed forever when his father died when he was three.Cony, along with Rabbi Jennifer Jaech, is the author of "He's All I Have: Nurturing A Young Child Through The Loss Of A Loved One." Cony and Jaech are hosting a book signing and discussion at Temple Israel of Northern Westchester in Croton-on-Hudson at ...

  8. Community Rallies Around Family After 2-Year-Old Dies In Chappaqua

    Community Rallies Around Family After 2-Year-Old Dies In Chappaqua

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Chappaqua and Mount Kisco communities are coming together for the family of Matias Lenis-Gomez, who died on Sunday after being pulled from a pond in Chappaqua. A GoFundMe page has been set up for Matias' family, who live in Mount Kisco. Matias was found in a pond on Whippoorwill Road after he was reported missing Sunday afternoon. He was transported to ...

  9. More Than $50,000 Raised For Family Of Westchester Basketball Star

    More Than $50,000 Raised For Family Of Westchester Basketball Star

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Jon Lieb has witnessed firsthand how the Pleasantville community has come together to support the family of Quentin Lupo.Lupo, a Pleasantville High School senior, who starred on the Pleasantville Panthers basketball team, was found dead Wednesday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Lieb set up a GoFundMe to raise money for the Lupo family.  In four days, 457 people ...

  10. Lakeland Seeks Reimbursement Of Overpayments Made To School Board Trustee

    Lakeland Seeks Reimbursement Of Overpayments Made To School Board Trustee

    The Lakeland Board of Education said it is taking action after an investigation revealed they were overpaying a school board member to staff sporting events.Steve Rosen, a four-term trustee who was re-elected last year, was paid $22,690 from the Lakeland School District since 2008, according to a Tax Watch investigation by LoHud. School board members are only allowed to earn $750 a year ...

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