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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. 36 Students Graduate From Yorktown Youth Court

    36 Students Graduate From Yorktown Youth Court

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Alliance For Safe Kids Youth Court in Yorktown has some new members.The 36 new graduates, students from Yorktown and Lakeland, were honored in a ceremony Wednesday night at Yorktown Justice Court that was attended by Yorktown local dignitaries and school district leaders. “The local community was truly exceptional in supporting this program when our own Yorktown ...

  2. Yorktown's Scavino, Trump Aide, Joins Battle Between TV Commentators

    Yorktown's Scavino, Trump Aide, Joins Battle Between TV Commentators

    Westchester native Dan Scavino, the White House Social Media Director, took to Twitter to proclaim that Sean Hannity "owned" New Canaan's Joe Scarborough during a recent Twitter spat of network news commentators that involved four people and three cable news networks. Scavino graduated from Yorktown High School and lived in Hopewell Junction before joining Trump's staff in the ...

  3. Original Annies Reuniting In Mohegan Lake To Celebrate 40th Anniversary

    Original Annies Reuniting In Mohegan Lake To Celebrate 40th Anniversary

    MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. -- For the first time ever, all five original Annies will be sharing a stage. The five women who played the Little Orphan Annie in the original Broadway production of "Annie" will be at the Winery At St. George, at 1715 East Main Street, to tell stories and perform songs on April 30 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m, in celebration of the musical's 40th anniversary.Fans ...

  4. Astorino Rejects Religious Test In Visit To Westchester Islamic School

    Astorino Rejects Religious Test In Visit To Westchester Islamic School

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino said while he supports careful screenings of anyone coming to the United States, he opposes a religious test to determine who enters the country.Astorino made his remarks to about 200 Muslim Americans during a visit to the Andalusia School, an Islamic School in Yonkers. Astorino's speech came in the wake of President Donald ...

  5. Here Are Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    Here Are Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    The Hudson Valley felt the wrath of Old Man Winter on Thursday and residents are showing off their covered backyards. Here are photos submitted by Daily Voice readers.For a rundown of snowfall totals from the area, click here.

  6. Croton-Harmon Wrestling Captures League Title

    Croton-Harmon Wrestling Captures League Title

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- On the mats, the Croton-Harmon Tigers are number one.Croton-Harmon's varsity wrestling team captured the league title, winning their final six matches and eight of its last nine dual meets."This was a total team effort where everyone stepped up to achieve our top team goal of the season," coach Sam Occhipinti. Croton-Harmon High School’s varsity ...

  7. Four World War II Chaplains Honored By Yorktown American Legion

    Four World War II Chaplains Honored By Yorktown American Legion

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The American Legion Post #1009 in Yorktown spent their Sunday commemorating the lives of four chaplains who gave their lives in World War II.The chaplains' ship was sunk by a German submarine in the North Atlantic. One chaplain was a rabbi, one was a Dutch reformed minister, one was a Methodist and the other was a Catholic priest.While the ship was sinking, the ...

  8. Send Us Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    Send Us Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    The Hudson Valley felt the wrath of Old Man Winter on Thursday and residents are showing off their covered backyards. The storm, which will impact the area for about 12 hours Thursday, prompted schools and school districts to announce closures Wednesday evening.Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour are possible through noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.Snow ...

  9. Nets Honor Westchester's Sean Kilpatrick With Bobblehead

    Nets Honor Westchester's Sean Kilpatrick With Bobblehead

    Sean Kilpatrick,  a guard for the Brooklyn Nets who was born in Yonkers and played for White Plains High School, has been immortalized in bobblehead form.The Brooklyn Nets gave out Kilpatrick bobbleheads to fans at Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors. Kilpatrick, who was signed by the Nets last season, is averaging 14 points a game and shooting 45 percent from three point range.At ...

  10. Peekskill Musician Takes Listeners Around The World On New Album

    Peekskill Musician Takes Listeners Around The World On New Album

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- To listen to Daisy Jopling's new CD, you might need your passport.Jopling, a Peekskill violinist who grew up in England, released "Awakening," on Friday, her first CD of original compositions from Fleur de Sons Classics. The album spans the world of music featuring spirituals, pop, reggae, funk, Irish folk, and even Argentine tango. She performed the album ...

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