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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. Yorktown AD Fio Nardone Stepping Down After 16 Years

    Yorktown AD Fio Nardone Stepping Down After 16 Years

    This story has been updated.YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - After 16 years at the helm of one of Westchester County's most successful sports programs, Yorktown Central School District Athletic Director Fio Nardone has announced that he will retire at the end of the school year.Nardone said he was fortunate to work at a district like Yorktown, which puts a strong emphasis on sports.“Sports is ...

  2. Westchester Celebrates Free Pancake Day

    Westchester Celebrates Free Pancake Day

    HARTSDALE, N.Y. -- It is the Super Bowl for IHOP.The pancake chain celebrated National Pancake Day at its restaurants across the country, including locations in Hartsdale, Yonkers, Larchmont, Mohegan Lake, West Nyack, and Poughkeepsie. Customers got a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes with the hope they will donate to help children battling critical illnesses. IHOP is hoping to ...

  3. Mary Ann Russo Of Cortlandt Manor, 83

    Mary Ann Russo Of Cortlandt Manor, 83

    CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- Mary Ann Russo of Cortlandt Manor died on Monday, Feb. 27. She was 83.Mary Ann was born Sept. 14, 1933, and married Joseph Russo on Nov. 3, 1956. She is survived by her husband Joseph, son Steven, daughter Linda, sister Anna and three grandchildren Julian DeBerry, Kerry and Jessica Russo. Calling hours: none. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, ...

  4. Ossining Mayor Criticizes Violent Anti-Roundabout Rhetoric

    Ossining Mayor Criticizes Violent Anti-Roundabout Rhetoric

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Discussion about a roundabout in Ossining grew even more heated as Mayor Victoria Gearity condemned comments that veered into threats of gun violence.The Village of Ossining is pursuing the roundabout, which would be funded via a $500,000 bond at the intersection of Main, Spring and Brandreth Streets and Central Avenue. The Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce is ...

  5. Katonah Resident Honored By BOCES As Student Of Distinction

    Katonah Resident Honored By BOCES As Student Of Distinction

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Teachers at the Pines Bridge School in Yorktown love Spencer Oram for his great sense of humor, contagious laugh and hard work.It's one of the reasons Oram, a Katonah resident, was honored as the BOCES Student of Distinction for February. Oram received a certificate and a medal of honor from his teacher, Jessica Fytros, at a recent Katonah-Lewisboro Board of Education ...

  6. Westchester Claims Fame To Presidents Past, Present

    Westchester Claims Fame To Presidents Past, Present

     With the Hudson Valley and the nation celebrating Presidents Day on Monday, this area continues to be a place near and dear to the hearts of Presidents of the United States from Washington to Trump. Our very first president, George Washington, spent the summer of 1781 in central Westchester, fighting in the American Revolution. Washington teamed with the French and fought in Dobbs ...

  7. Missing 24-Year-Old Croton Woman Found Safe

    Missing 24-Year-Old Croton Woman Found Safe

    Veronica Hallock, a 24-year-old Croton resident who had been missing since Tuesday afternoon, was found safe Saturday at LaGuardia Airport.Emily Hallock, Veronica's sister, shared the news on her Facebook page. Veronica was spotted by Leslie Kuhn, who saw her at Terminal B in American Airlines departures at the food court."I cannot possibly express my gratitude to Leslie Safian ...

  8. Yorktown Cheerleaders Advance To Semifinals At National Competition

    Yorktown Cheerleaders Advance To Semifinals At National Competition

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown's cheerleading squad recently made history.The cheerleaders recently went to Orlando where it competed in the National High School Cheerleading Championship against teams from across the country at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.Yorktown’s team scored high enough in the preliminary round to advance to the semifinals for the first time in the team's ...

  9. New Details Emerge In Case Of Missing Northern Westchester Woman, 24

    New Details Emerge In Case Of Missing Northern Westchester Woman, 24

    Veronica Hallock, the missing 24-year-old Croton-on-Hudson woman, was spotted by a young man getting off a southbound Metro-North train in Ossining shortly after 3 p.m. on Tuesday according to her sister Emily Hallock.MTA police found surveillance video of her in Grand Central Terminal at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday with a backpack and wearing a t-shirt with the Captain America logo, according to ...

  10. Water Main Breaks On Route 35 In Yorktown

    Water Main Breaks On Route 35 In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A water main break on Route 35 near Clark Funeral Home on Thursday has caused service to be temporarily interrupted, according to the Town of Yorktown.The Water Department staff is currently working on the repair and will restore service as soon as possible, the town said If anyone experiences discolored water and/or air in the pipes run the cold water until it ...

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