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Joe Jenkins

Managing Editor, Orange County

Joe Jenkins is a reporter who has worked for various publications including the Poughkeepsie Journal and the New York Daily News. He Graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2003 and received his master's degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. Joe is also a contributing columnist and analyst for various online sports publications.

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  1. Celebrate  Margarita Madness On National Margarita Day

    Celebrate Margarita Madness On National Margarita Day

    Get the tequila, salt or sugar ready for happy hour on Wednesday because Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day. Margaritas consist of tequila, triple sec and lime juice that is shaken and either served frozen, straight up or over ice. The origins of the mixed drink are not totally clear, though a drink called the Picador that uses the same ingredients was found in the 1937 Cafe Royal ...

  2. Yankee Legend's Old Westchester House Hits The Market

    Yankee Legend's Old Westchester House Hits The Market

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A bat Lou Gehrig used during the 1930 season sold for nearly $437,000 in 2015. Now you can own his former New Rochelle home for just a few thousand more. The Gehrig's former house at 9 Meadow Lane is on the market for $449,000, according to The New York Times. Gehrig bought the home in 1927 and refurbished the house so his parents could live there as well. Gehrig ...

  3. Valentine's Day Is For The Dogs, Survey Says

    Valentine's Day Is For The Dogs, Survey Says

    Nearly 25 percent of single women would rather spend Valentine's Day with a dog than on a date with a man, according to a recent survey by National Today.The holiday for lovers is apparently for all pets, the survey said, with 49 percent of the 1,000 respondents saying they make sure to give their pets a special Valentine's Day treat. For those that like the traditional human ...

  4. Donald Trump Sworn In As 45th U.S. President

    Donald Trump Sworn In As 45th U.S. President

    Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday after placing his hand on Abraham Lincoln's Bible.With an estimated 800,000 witnesses in attendance, Trump gave his first address as President of the United States just after noon. He began by thanking the Obama family and administration but quickly turned his sights on speaking out against the current ...

  5. Unlucky? Friday The 13 Comes Twice In 2017

    Unlucky? Friday The 13 Comes Twice In 2017

    Superstitious folks aren't getting 2017 off on the right foot, with the first of two "Friday the 13th" dates taking place in January. The superstitious origins of  Friday the 13th, or paraskevidekatriaphobia, are not entirely clear. Many of the theories date back to times well before Jason Voorhees donned a hockey mask and started slashing up victims at Crystal Lake.Some ...

  6. Indian Point Will Close Down Both Reactors By 2021 Under New Deal

    Indian Point Will Close Down Both Reactors By 2021 Under New Deal

    Related stories: Indian Point Announcement Will Bring To Close Controversial ChapterAstorino: 'Secret Deal' To Shut Indian Point 'Potentially Catastrophic'This story has been updated.BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- Officials from Entergy and New York State agreed to shut down both nuclear reactors at the Indian Point facility by April 2021, according to The New York Times.Under the agreement, one of ...

  7. What Are You Doing For Christmas, Yorktown?

    What Are You Doing For Christmas, Yorktown?

    Christian children around the world find out if they are naughty or nice on Sunday, Dec. 25, Christmas morning. The holiday is used to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. It also marks the end of the Advent season. On a more secular level, Christmas is a cultural event marked by giving presents to friends and family. Due to its long history and the enormous popularity there are ...

  8. Hanukkah 2016 Starts Christmas Eve and Ends New Year's Day

    Hanukkah 2016 Starts Christmas Eve and Ends New Year's Day

    Hanukkah's late start means the festival of lights, which begins on Saturday, will stretch into the New Year. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire.The festival of lights begins on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar. Being based ...

  9. Woman Fails To Appear On Criminal Contempt Charge In Yorktown

    Woman Fails To Appear On Criminal Contempt Charge In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Mohegan Lake woman was charged with failing to appear in court on charges of criminal contempt on Tuesday in Yorktown, according to officials. Nancy Marllory Abrams contacted Yorktown officials regarding a missed court date on charges of violating an order of protection. Authorities told the suspect her court date for the criminal contempt charges was on Dec. 1, and ...

  10. Northern Westchester Restaurant Named Best In Nation Tops Week's News

    Northern Westchester Restaurant Named Best In Nation Tops Week's News

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the week's top stories from around Westchester County.Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills earned national recognition by the food site Eater.Westchester County Police announced that an investigation is pending into a pair of Wednesday incidents involving attempts to lure girls in Mount Kisco.The Pound Ridge Police Department is ...

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