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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. Survey: Customer Satisfaction Makes Huge Strides On Metro-North

    Survey: Customer Satisfaction Makes Huge Strides On Metro-North

    Metro-North reported huge gains in its 2016 customer satisfaction survey, including increases on both the Hudson and Harlem lines. Customer satisfaction on both lines was 92 percent, up from 89 percent in 2015. The New Haven Line came in at 87 percent. Overall, Metro-North had a 90 percent satisfaction rating. Metro-North's east of Hudson lines improved satisfaction in all time ...

  2. NY Lawmakers Approve Free 4-Year Tuition For Middle-Class Students

    NY Lawmakers Approve Free 4-Year Tuition For Middle-Class Students

    Say goodbye to student loans? New York State will become the first state in the union to offer tuition-free, four-year public college tuition to "middle-class" students.Starting this fall, students who attend a SUNY or CUNY institution will be eligible for an Excelsior Scholarship provided their families early less than $100,000 per year. As the program is phased in over three ...

  3. Longtime Westchester Volunteer Debbie Marello Dies At 59

    Longtime Westchester Volunteer Debbie Marello Dies At 59

    Debra Marello, a long-standing Westchester-Putnam Council volunteer passed away Sunday, April 2. She was 59.Marello had been involved with Scouting for over 20 years and held various positions starting when her sons were Cubs and Boy Scouts in Valhalla. She was an Ordeal Member of the Order of the Arrow, served as University of Scouting faculty, and earned her Woodbadge beads.She served ...

  4. New York, New Jersey Among Rowdiest States To Celebrate St. Paddy's Day

    New York, New Jersey Among Rowdiest States To Celebrate St. Paddy's Day

    St. Patrick's Day is here and for many that means knocking back a pint or two before digging into some corned beef and cabbage. St. Patricks Day isn't celebrated with the same gusto everywhere you go, but if you're in Daily Voice Country, you're in luck. New York, Connecticut and New Jersey were all ranked among the rowdiest places to celebrate the holiday, according to ...

  5. Astorino Testifies To State Senate On Closing of Indian Point

    Astorino Testifies To State Senate On Closing of Indian Point

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino warned the New York State Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations about the negative impacts closing the Indian Point Nuclear facility will have on the local economy on Thursday. In his remarks, Astorino highlighted the loss of approximately 1,000 jobs, $30 million in local tax revenue, and billions of dollars in economic ...

  6. Driving Drowsy Can Be As Bad As Driving Drunk, Study Says

    Driving Drowsy Can Be As Bad As Driving Drunk, Study Says

    New York State officials are reminding drivers that being behind the wheel while drowsy can be just as hazardous as driving while intoxicated as part of the "Stay Awake, Stay Alive" campaign.A study conducted by researchers at the University of New South Wales in Australia showed that being awake for 18 hours produced an impairment equal to a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) ...

  7. Five Face Charges, One For Prostitution, In Scarsdale Massage Parlor Bust

    Five Face Charges, One For Prostitution, In Scarsdale Massage Parlor Bust

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A Greenburgh Police investigation into several Scarsdale massage parlors on Friday led to charges against five suspects, including one on charges of prostitution, officials said. Xiangshu Jin, 38, of Green Spa on South Central Avenue, offered to engage in sexual conduct with an undercover officer, police said. Jong Ji Jin, 48, of Jade Spa; Geumsun Yi, 48, of ...

  8. Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Begins On Sunday

    Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Begins On Sunday

    Get ready for a little more sunshine during your evening commute thanks to Daylight Saving Time, which goes into effect at 2 a.m. on Sunday. In other words, "Spring forward" and turn your clocks ahead an hour.While you're changing your clocks, local officials also recommend checking and changing batteries on smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.  Daylight Saving began during ...

  9. Catherine Sullivan, 93, Former Thornwood Resident

    Catherine Sullivan, 93, Former Thornwood Resident

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Catherine Sullivan of Yorktown Heights died on March 6, 2017. She was 93 years old. Sullivan previously lived in Thornwood,  Hawthorne, and the Bronx. Catherine was the daughter of Denis Curtin and Ellen Canning Curtin. She was educated in New York City.Sullivan married Timothy Sullivan in 1950 and they remained a loving couple until his death in 1996. Sullivan ...

  10. 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 ...

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