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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. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Lowey Denounces Trump’s Pick for White House Chief Strategist

    Lowey Denounces Trump’s Pick for White House Chief Strategist

    Congresswoman Nita Lowey (Rockland/Westchester) voiced strong opposition to the appointment of Steve Bannon as his chief White House strategist and senior counselor.“This is a tenuous time in our country following a historic election that split the popular vote from the electoral college. If President-elect Trump wants to fulfill his promise of being a leader for all Americans, he must ...

  5. Area Schools Participate In First Tech Challenge At Pace In Pleasantville

    Area Schools Participate In First Tech Challenge At Pace In Pleasantville

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pace Seidenberg Computer Science School hosted the kickoff of the First Tech Challenge robotics season on Sept. 10, featuring several area high schools.The program challenges students to apply STEM concepts in real-world situations, and inspires tomorrow’s innovators and entrepreneurs. Students get to design, build, and program robots. “Participating in FIRST lets ...

  6. Pocantico Hills Remembers Sept. 11

    Pocantico Hills Remembers Sept. 11

    POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y -- Pocantico Hills School commemorated the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday, Sept. 13 with a visit from Marjorie Vincent, a docent from the National 9-11 Memorial Museum. The interactive program was presented to grades six, seven and eight individually, utilizing slides and audio from the event, with stories of people who were impacted, and ...

  7. 'Seed' Premieres At Jacob Burns In Pleasantville

    'Seed' Premieres At Jacob Burns In Pleasantville

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The award-winning documentary, "Seed: The Untold Story," will make its theatrical release at at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville on Sunday, Sept. 25. "Seed" was created by  filmmakers Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz. It follows passionate seed keepers who hope to protect mankind's 10,000 year old food legacy after seeing 94 percent of ...

  8. Greenburgh Organizing Motorcycle Task Force After Fatal Crashes

    Greenburgh Organizing Motorcycle Task Force After Fatal Crashes

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Greenburgh officials are looking to organize a motorcycle task force following a series of fatal accidents in the area, according to Town Supervisor Paul Feiner. Possible initiatives from the committee include a motorcade between the scenes of two fatal accidents. The motorcade would place remnants of bikes involved in the accidents to remind motorists to remain ...

  9. Body Of Eastchester Police Veteran Found In Cemetery

    Body Of Eastchester Police Veteran Found In Cemetery

    EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- The body of an Eastchester police veteran was found in a Hawthorne cemetery, his death an apparent suicide, according to lohud.com. Mount Pleasant police informed the Eastchester Police Department on Wednesday that they discovered the body of Sgt. Richard Morris, 61, in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Information about who discovered Morris' body and where it was found was ...

  10. I-287 Lanes Will Be Closed For Roadwork

    I-287 Lanes Will Be Closed For Roadwork

    Drainage work will prompt the closure of up to three northbound lanes of the New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) from exit 8A (Elmsford - NY Route 119 - Saw Mill River Parkway North) to the Tappan Zee Bridge between Thursday and Friday nights. As part of the overnight work on the 18, State Police will stop and hold all northbound traffic approaching the bridge for a period of ...

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