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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. Westchester Family Excited For 'Candy Crush' Appearance

    Westchester Family Excited For 'Candy Crush' Appearance

    BANKSVILLE, N.Y. -- On Sunday, we'll find out if all those games of "Candy Crush," paid off for Kathryn Kitt and her 16-year-old son, Andrew Aldous.Kitt and Aldous, who live in Banksville, are appearing on "Candy Crush," the CBS game show based on the popular app at 9 p.m.Kitt, an opera singer, and actress had never played the game before she auditioned, having heard ...

  2. Implement Lyme Disease Act, Gillibrand Tells Trump

    Implement Lyme Disease Act, Gillibrand Tells Trump

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) wants the government to do more to combat Lyme disease.The Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act was signed into law at the end of 2016, but has not yet been implemented by the new administration, Gillibrand said. The law will ensure federal coordination on urgently needed research for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatments ...

  3. Man Caught With Heroin At Route 35 Mobil Station, Yorktown Police Say

    Man Caught With Heroin At Route 35 Mobil Station, Yorktown Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A Yorktown man was arrested and charged after police found him to be in possession of a hypodermic needle containing heroin at a gas station.Joseph J. Stingone, 33, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a Class A misdemeanor.Police said they observed a male in a vehicle at 11:30 p.m. on July 5 parked at the ...

  4. Regal Cinemas Offering $1 Movies In Mohegan Lake

    Regal Cinemas Offering $1 Movies In Mohegan Lake

    Want to see a fun flick and only spend a $1? Regal Cinemas has got you covered.Regal Cinemas is hosting screenings of certain movies for only $1 this summer at its locations in Mohegan Lake, Nanuet and Poughkeepsie. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute.Movies shown include "Trolls," "Monster Trucks," and "Alvin and The Chipmunks: ...

  5. Broken, Cracked Route 6 Pavement Undergoing Renovation

    Broken, Cracked Route 6 Pavement Undergoing Renovation

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. - Route 6 is getting a makeover.Five miles of Route 6 from Route 52 to Tilly Foster Road in Carmel will be getting paved and repaired as part of a $103.8 million infrastructure investment throughout the mid-Hudson Valley. The state will spend $1.7 million on the project.“Safe and reliable infrastructure is the backbone of any economy and this funding will help ensure ...

  6. Yorktown Police Dispose of 212 Pounds of Prescription Drugs

    Yorktown Police Dispose of 212 Pounds of Prescription Drugs

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The prescription drug disposal unit in Yorktown set up by the Alliance for Safe Kids and the Yorktown Police Department recently is doing what it can to help fight the opioid epidemic.On Tuesday, the Yorktown Police Department disposed of 212 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. The unit was installed in May of 2012 and has since collected 2,834 lbs of ...

  7. Lowey Calls For Investigation, Maloney Calls Trump Jr. A Liar

    Lowey Calls For Investigation, Maloney Calls Trump Jr. A Liar

    Rep. Nita Lowey (D-Harrison) is calling for an investigation after Donald Trump, Jr. Donald Trump, Jr. admitted meeting with a Russian lawyer who an intermediary said had incriminating information on Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton.Trump, Jr., then-campaign manager Paul Manafort, and adviser Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, met with the Kremlin-connected lawyer after ...

  8. William Strohm, 86, Former Yorktown Heights Resident

    William Strohm, 86, Former Yorktown Heights Resident

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- William George Strohm, 86, of Erlanger, KY and formerly of Yorktown Heights passed away on July 4, surrounded by his loving family. Strohm was born on August 23, 1930, on Long Island, to Fred and Dorothy Strohm. He served in the Naval Reserve for five years and graduated from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Masters in electrical engineering. Strohm ...

  9. New PepsiCo Facility In Mount Pleasant Gets Approval

    New PepsiCo Facility In Mount Pleasant Gets Approval

    The Mount Pleasant Planning Board granted PepsiCo a site plan approval to build a three-story research and development facility in Valhalla Thursday.The planning board also approved a steep slope application for the 114,000 square-foot property at 350 Columbus Avenue in Valhalla.PepsiCo plans to make renovations to two buildings on the site and to add 128 parking spaces.

  10. Amid Feud With Trump, Bronxville's Brzezinski Lands Big Book Deal

    Amid Feud With Trump, Bronxville's Brzezinski Lands Big Book Deal

    BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Mika Brzezinski, a Bronxville resident, isn't letting her feud with President Donald Trump keeping her from making her own deals.Brzezinski, who co-hosts MSNBC's "Morning Joe" with her fiancee Joe Scarborough, inked a three-book deal with Weinstein Books in the high six figures, according to Page Six.The first book will be a revised edition of "Knowing ...

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