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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 Endorsed Candidates Go 50-50 On Election Night

    Hillary Clinton Endorsed Candidates Go 50-50 On Election Night

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- As Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton knows well when it comes to elections, you win some and you lose some.Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president in 2016, weighed in on local elections last Friday, announcing her endorsement of George Latimer for County Executive and the Democratic slate for the New Castle Town Board.Latimer easily defeated incumbent Republican Rob ...

  2. Blue Wave: Republicans Decimated In Westchester

    Blue Wave: Republicans Decimated In Westchester

    County Executive Rob Astorino wasn't the only Republican who had a rough night in Westchester Tuesday.Republicans throughout the county suffered a string of losses, starting with Astorino losing to Democrat George Latimer by 14 points and being denied a third term.On the county level, Republican incumbents Francis Corcoran, David Gelfarb and Sheila Marcotte were defeated, leaving ...

  3. Upsets Mark Northern Westchester Election Results

    Upsets Mark Northern Westchester Election Results

    Longtime Mount Kisco Mayor Michael Cindrich is out.Cindrich, a Democrat, who had served for 14 years, was defeated by upstart Gina Picincih of 4MountKisco, 52 percent to 48 percent, 1,320 votes to 1,209 votes.Her running mate, Isi Albanese, was elected to the village board, along with incumbent Democrat Peter Grunthal. Democrat Anthony Markus was defeated.In Croton, the Croton Democrats ...

  4. Gilbert Knocks Off Grace, Democrat Sweep In Yorktown

    Gilbert Knocks Off Grace, Democrat Sweep In Yorktown

    Ilan Gilbert knocked off Supervisor Michael Grace as the Democrats swept Yorktown.Gilbert leads Grace, who was running for a third term, 51 percent to 49 percent, 5,449 votes to 5,173 votes with 88 percent reporting, according to unofficial results from the Westchester County Board of Elections.Democrat Alice Roker was elected to the Town Board with 5,819 votes and Visnu Patel was ...

  5. Rainey Elected Mayor, Peekskill Dems Sweep Common Council

    Rainey Elected Mayor, Peekskill Dems Sweep Common Council

    This story has been updatedAndre Rainey is the next Peekskill Mayor in a clean sweep for the Democrats.Rainey, a Democrat, defeated two-term Republican incumbent Frank Catalina, 51 percent to 49 percent, 2,528 votes to 2,445 votes.Vanessa Agudelo, Colin Smith, and Ramon Fenandez were elected to the Common Council with 2,715 votes, 2,655 votes and 1,987 votes, respectively.Rainey, 33, ...

  6. Israeli Soldier, Westchester Native, Surprises Family At Gala

    Israeli Soldier, Westchester Native, Surprises Family At Gala

    An Israeli soldier received quite the homecoming in Westchester.Ben, a Hartsdale native whose last name is not being revealed, surprised his family at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces gala held at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester last month."They don't know I'm in the country right now," Ben said in an interview before he surprised his family.Ben decided to join the ...

  7. Upset: Latimer Denies Astorino Third Term As Westchester County Executive

    Upset: Latimer Denies Astorino Third Term As Westchester County Executive

    Click here for an updated story: Trump, Taxes Seen As Keys To Latimer's Decisive Westchester County Exec WinIn an upset heard round New York, State Sen. George Latimer (D-Rye) has knocked off Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. Astorino was running for a third term.Latimer leads Astorino 58 percent to 42 percent, 57,578 votes to 41,273 votes, with 56 percent of the ...

  8. Latimer Pulls Away From Astorino In Westchester County Exec Race

    Latimer Pulls Away From Astorino In Westchester County Exec Race

    Click here for an updated story: Upset: Latimer Denies Astorino Third Term As Westchester County ExecutiveWith almost half the vote in, George Latimer is winning in his attempt to keep Republican Rob Astorino from earning a third term as Westchester County Executive.Latimer leads Astorino 58 percent to 42 percent, 57,578 votes to 41,273 votes, according to unofficial results from the ...

  9. Langley Wins Putnam Sherriff Race Vs. Smith; Other County Election Results

    Langley Wins Putnam Sherriff Race Vs. Smith; Other County Election Results

    There's a new sheriff in town.Robert Langley defeated longtime incumbent Sheriff Don Smith, 50 percent to 48 percent, 11,732 votes to 11,397 votes, with 100 percent precincts reporting, according to unofficial results from the Putnam County Board of ElectionsSmith, who was first elected in 2001, had touted the county's low crime rate while Langley focused on Smith's feud and subsequent ...

  10. Latimer Declares Victory Over Astorino In County Executive Race

    Latimer Declares Victory Over Astorino In County Executive Race

    Click here for an updated story: Trump, Taxes Seen As Keys To Latimer's Decisive Westchester County Exec WinSenator George Latimer (D-Rye) has knocked off Republican County Executive Rob Astorino. Astorino was running for a third term.Latimer leads Astorino 58 percent to 42 percent, 57,578 votes to 41,273 votes, with 56 percent of the vote in according to unofficial results from the ...

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