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Joe Jenkins

Managing Editor, Orange County jjenkins@dailyvoice.com

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. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. What Are You Doing For Christmas, Mount Pleasant?

    What Are You Doing For Christmas, Mount Pleasant?

    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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Astronaut John Glenn Dies At 95

    Astronaut John Glenn Dies At 95

    John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, died on Thursday, according to multiple reports. Glenn was 95. Glenn had been battling health issues since suffering a stroke and had been hospitalized in an Ohio State University medical center since last week, according to NPR. Glenn was a decorated Marine who flew over 100 combat missions during World War II and the Korean War. He ...

  7. IBM's $31.75M Sale Of Somers Campus Tops News In Northern Westchester

    IBM's $31.75M Sale Of Somers Campus Tops News In Northern Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the week's top stories from around northern Westchester County. Armonk-based IBM has sold its longtime campus in Somers for $31.75 million.A teacher who lives in Somers is facing child porn charges.Residents from Katonah and Purdys are facing DWI charges following a recent state police detail. Shopping season is about to ramp up and two ...

  8. Former MLB Pitcher, Westchester Native, Resident Ralph Branca, Dies

    Former MLB Pitcher, Westchester Native, Resident Ralph Branca, Dies

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Ralph Branca, a native of Mount Vernon and the pitcher who served up Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" Home Run, died on Wednesday morning, according to multiple reports. Branca was 90. The death was announced by Branca's son-in-law and former New York Mets Manager, Bobby Valentine of Stamford, Conn. Valentine stated that Branca died in his ...

  9. Gymnast At Chappaqua's World Cup Gets Place On 'Future Stars' National Team

    Gymnast At Chappaqua's World Cup Gets Place On 'Future Stars' National Team

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Eli Osuna, a gymnast at World Cup Gymnastics in Chappaqua punched a ticket onto the Junior National Team during a recent competition. Osuna is the first Junior National Team member for coach Bob Kayser and is just the fifth for World Cup Gymnastics. The Future Stars National Championships showcase the USA's top 10-, 11-, 12- and 13-year-old male gymnasts who perform ...

  10. Meet Boris, The SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Meet Boris, The SPCA Pet Of The Week

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The SPCA of Westchester County is hoping to find a home for its pet of the week, a male terrier named Boris. Boris is a friendly and smart 2-year-old who is up to date on heart worm. The SPCA says Boris does not play well with other dogs and due to his size should go to a home with older, teenage kids. To learn more, or to meet boris, ...

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