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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. Entergy Says Economics Behind Indian Point Closure

    Entergy Says Economics Behind Indian Point Closure

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Indian Point is simply not economically viable to keep open.That was the reason given by Entergy, which owns the Buchanan-based power plant, when it officially confirmed plans to close the nuclear power plant in 2020-2021 at a press conference in Tarrytown Monday afternoon.Unit 2 will shut down by April 30, 2020, and Unit 3 will shut down by April 30, 2021.The ...

  2. Astorino Blames Cuomo For Indian Point Closure, Saying 'The Joke's On Us'

    Astorino Blames Cuomo For Indian Point Closure, Saying 'The Joke's On Us'

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said the closing of Indian Point in Buchanan is typical behavior from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.Astorino, who unsuccessfully challenged Cuomo in 2014, held a press conference in Tarrytown at the Double Tree on Monday following Entergy's press conference of its own at the hotel to confirm it was closing the nuclear power plant in 2020 ...

  3. Spotlighting Bruce Apar: Yorktown Daily Voice Community Advisor

    Spotlighting Bruce Apar: Yorktown Daily Voice Community Advisor

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Bruce Apar, a Yorktown Daily Voice community advisor, has spent his career letting people know what's going on in their community.Community advisors provide the Daily Voice with tips for local news and events.Apar is chief content officer of Pinpoint Marketing & Design, a Google Partner Agency, whose clients include Camp Nabby, Paramount Center for the Arts, ...

  4. Ossining Man Celebrates 107th Birthday

    Ossining Man Celebrates 107th Birthday

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- In his 107 years, Gunter Lorenz, who lives in Ossining, has seen it all.Lorenz celebrated his 107th birthday Wednesday at the JCC Mid-Hudson in Tarrytown, where a party was thrown in his honor and cake was served. Lorenz celebrated his 106th birthday at the same location."I feel fine," Lorenz said. "I couldn't feel better."The centenarian was born ...

  5. Indian Point Closure Will End Controversial 54-Year History

    Indian Point Closure Will End Controversial 54-Year History

    BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- The announcement that Indian Point Energy Center, a nuclear power plant in Buchanan, will close in 2021 under a pending agreement that could be signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as soon as Monday ends a long and often controversial chapter.Officials from Entergy and New York State agreed to shut down both nuclear reactors at the Indian Point facility by April 2021, according ...

  6. Cortlandt Supervisor Upset Town Was Not Informed About Indian Point Deal

    Cortlandt Supervisor Upset Town Was Not Informed About Indian Point Deal

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Cortlandt Supervisor Linda Puglisi said she only found out about the closing of Buchanan-based Indian Point from The New York Times.Officials from Entergy and New York State agreed to shut down both nuclear reactors at the Indian Point facility by April 2021.Under the agreement, one of the reactors will be shuttered in 2020 with the second to close down by ...

  7. Indian Point Closure Will End Controversial 54-Year History

    Indian Point Closure Will End Controversial 54-Year History

    BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- The announcement that Indian Point Energy Center, a nuclear power plant in Buchanan, will close in 2021 ends a long and often controversial chapter.Officials from Entergy and New York State agreed to shut down both nuclear reactors at the Indian Point facility by April 2021, according to multiple reports. One of the reactors will be shuttered in 2020 with the second to ...

  8. Man Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash In Yorktown ID'd

    Man Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash In Yorktown ID'd

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Police have identified the man killed in a single-car accident on the Taconic Parkway in Yorktown Thursday.Anthony Giorgio, a 71-year-old Pleasantville resident, was killed at approximately 12:30 p.m. when he drove off an embankment on the parkway into the woods and struck a guide rail near southbound exit 13. (Underhill Avenue/Croton-on-Hudson/Yorktown Heights)Giorgio ...

  9. Former HS Football Player Killed In Yorktown Motorcycle Crash

    Former HS Football Player Killed In Yorktown Motorcycle Crash

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Erik Godinho, a 20-year-old who played football for Putnam Valley High School, was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday in Yorktown Heights.Godinho collided with another car Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Route 132 and Barberry Road in Yorktown, Lt. Tom Gentner said. The two-car accident remains under investigation, Gentner said. No one else was injured ...

  10. Spotlighting Barbara Bodnar: Daily Voice Community Advisor

    Spotlighting Barbara Bodnar: Daily Voice Community Advisor

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- No one knows what's going on in town, like a realtor.Barbara Bodnar, who works for Coldwell Banker in Yorktown, is a Daily Voice community advisor for Yorktown and Peekskill.Community advisors provide Daily Voice with tips for local news and events.Bodnar is also active in the rotary. 

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