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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. New Era: Latimer Sworn In As Westchester County Executive

    New Era: Latimer Sworn In As Westchester County Executive

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The George Latimer Administration has begun.Latimer (D-Rye) was sworn in as Westchester County Executive on Monday and began his tenure with a flurry of activity.The county executive, who defeated Republican incumbent Rob Astorino in November, issued an executive order removing the names and likeness of the County Executives from all County signage. “These parks ...

  2. Hudson Valley Resident's New Album Pays Tribute To Famed Folk Musician

    Hudson Valley Resident's New Album Pays Tribute To Famed Folk Musician

    Andy Biskin is hoping people love the music of Alan Lomax as much as he does.Biskin and his band, 16 Tons, have launched a Kickstarter to help fund the recording of his band's new record, which features a collection of American folk songs previously collected by Lomax. The campaign, which runs through Feb. 1, is hoping to raise $8,000 to help cover fees for musicians recording, editing, ...

  3. New York Times Tabs Tuckahoe A 'Growing Village'

    New York Times Tabs Tuckahoe A 'Growing Village'

    TUCKAHOE, N.Y. -- The Village of Tuckahoe is getting its moment in the spotlight.The New York Times recently profiled Tuckahoe, highlighting its affordability and development. Tuckahoe is a mix of people who have lived there their whole lives and younger people attracted to its small town feel and proximity to the city, according to the Times.Marbledale Avenue, which was home to ...

  4. Latimer Holding Inauguration Ceremony At Westchester Community College

    Latimer Holding Inauguration Ceremony At Westchester Community College

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- County Executive-elect George Latimer (D-Rye) announced he is holding inauguration ceremonies at Westchester Community College on Sunday, Jan. 7 at noon at the Hankin Academic Arts Building Theater.Latimer, who defeated County Executive Rob Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant) in November, officially takes office on Jan. 1. Last week, Latimer appointed Legislator Ken Jenkins as ...

  5. Indian Point Closure, Latimer Win, New TZB Top Westchester News For 2017

    Indian Point Closure, Latimer Win, New TZB Top Westchester News For 2017

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- It was a game-changing year in Westchester County in 2017.The year began with the announcement Entergy will be closing Indian Point Energy Center in 2020 and 2021. The closure was part of an agreement with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Riverkeeper with the state dropping all legal challenges against the plant.Entergy said it was no longer economically viable to keep ...

  6. Mohegan Lake Audi Employee Used Vehicle For Two Weeks, Police Say

    Mohegan Lake Audi Employee Used Vehicle For Two Weeks, Police Say

    A Mahopac woman who worked at an Audi dealership was arrested and charged after she took out a car for more than two weeks.Briana Adorno, 21, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a Class A Misdemeanor. The dealership reported one of its loaner vehicles was missing on Dec. 14. Police located the vehicle on Dec. 18 at the Jefferson Valley Mall and found Adorno took the ...

  7. Petey Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Petey Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- The SPCA is looking for someone to foster Petey.Petey, an 11-month-old American Bulldog/Great Dane mix, has bilateral torn crucitates and is in need of a foster to adopt home. As a foster to adopt, the SPCA will provide for his medical care.Petey's estimated recovery time will be about five to six months for both knees. Petey would like a home where someone is ...

  8. Two Generations Of Blue Celebrate Westchester Police Academy Graduation

    Two Generations Of Blue Celebrate Westchester Police Academy Graduation

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Westchester County Police Academy graduation day was a special one for the Hodges family.John Hodges, chief inspector for the Westchester County Police Department, got to witness his son, also named John, graduate from the academy. The younger Hodges, one of 59 graduates, will become a police officer in White Plains.Overall, 59 recruits from 15 law enforcement agencies ...

  9. Northern Westchester Resident Marching In Tournament Of Roses Parade

    Northern Westchester Resident Marching In Tournament Of Roses Parade

    Samuel Levine, a Northern Westchester resident, is going to have a very happy new year.Levine, who graduated from North Salem High School, will be marching in the Tournament of Roses Parade in California on New Year's Day. Levine is one of 400 people in the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band.A trumpet player, Levine, a freshman at UMass, initially was reluctant to join ...

  10. Somers Senior Named Siemens Semifinalist

    Somers Senior Named Siemens Semifinalist

    Alyssa Klee's science research has gained national recognition.Klee was named a Siemens semifinalist for her work on trying to reduce side effects for patients on immunotherapies.  The identification of the unknown binding site between two proteins, PD-L1 and B7-1, would benefit the countless weaker patients who cannot handle these side effects, Klee said. At Somers, Klee is the founder ...

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