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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. Outhouse Running For County Legislator

    Outhouse Running For County Legislator

    Robert Outhouse announced he is running to represent the 9th District in the Westchester County Legislator.The seat is currently held by Democrat Catherine Borgia. Outhouse served for 23 years as a county police officer and 38 years as a volunteer firefighter and EMT in Cortlandt and Croton. Outhouse said Borgia is too partisan.“I’m afraid that we’ve seen far too often with Catherine ...

  2. Twelve Graduate From Fox Meadow High School

    Twelve Graduate From Fox Meadow High School

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The twelve graduates of Fox Meadow High School are ready for their next chapter.The ceremony was held last Wednesday at the Walden gym at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES.“I know the challenges have been many, but now the opportunities are many for all of you,” said District Superintendent Dr. James Ryan in his message to the students. “Whether your future includes ...

  3. Security Training Exercises Planned For Indian Point

    Security Training Exercises Planned For Indian Point

    BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- A security training will be held at Indian Point Energy Center on Thursday.The training drills will involve simulated attack scenarios intended to be as realistic as possible, Entergy, which runs Indian Point, said.Members of the public may hear what appears to be gunfire from simulated weapons systems used during the exercises, Entergy said.Local law enforcement ...

  4. Yorktown Man Possesses Controlled Substances While Driving, Police Say

    Yorktown Man Possesses Controlled Substances While Driving, Police Say

    YORKTOWN, N.Y.-- A traffic infraction led to the arrest of a 33-year-old Yorktown man after police found him in possession of Suboxone and Alprazolam Saturday.Joseph Stingone was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a Class A misdemeanor.Police said they initially pulled him over after they observed him crossing a double yellow line. He was ...

  5. Letter To The Editor: Renaming The Tappan Zee Bridge

    Letter To The Editor: Renaming The Tappan Zee Bridge

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Tarrytown Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, email ossining@dailyvoice.comThe NY State Senate bill and vote to change the name of the Tappan Zee Bridge is an irresponsible waste of tax payer funds! I am tired of our Representatives spending local, state and federal funds on renaming bridges and roads ...

  6. New York Times Spotlights Yorktown Heights

    New York Times Spotlights Yorktown Heights

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Looking to live in Yorktown Heights? The New York Times has got you covered.The Times featured the hamlet, part of the Town of Yorktown, in its real estate section Wednesday, mentioning such events as the Feast of San Gennaro and the New Year's Eve ball drop and fireworks.Supervisor Michael Grace was quoted in the article, discussing the restoration of the ...

  7. Cortlandt Mortgage Broker Honored As Businessperson Of The Year In Yorktown

    Cortlandt Mortgage Broker Honored As Businessperson Of The Year In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- When Irene Amato went to buy her first home, she said the whole process made her feel stupid.The process motivated Amato who founded A.S.A.P. Mortgage Corp. in 2001 and was recently honored by the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce as Businessperson of the Year.A.S.A.P Mortgage now has four locations- in Yonkers, Croton, and two in Cortlandt Manor. Amato has placed more than ...

  8. Petey Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Petey Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Petey is seeking a forever home.The SPCA said Petey is a gentle, middle-aged terrier mix that gets along well with other dogs and really enjoys the company of people. He's super smart and already has a good handle on basic training and cues, according to the SPCA. He'd like a home where someone is home more often than not or a home where he can go to doggy daycare or have a dog walker ...

  9. Carmel Man Involved In Crash Drove With Revoked License, Yorktown PD Says

    Carmel Man Involved In Crash Drove With Revoked License, Yorktown PD Says

    MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. -- A Carmel man was arrested and charged Tuesday night after a collision in front of the Mohegan Diner.Tsedai Shearer, 26, was charged with driving with a revoked license, a second-degree misdemeanor after police investigated the car wreck, which caused property damage, police said. Shearer was arrested at the scene and transported back to headquarters, police said.He ...

  10. Hudson Valley Renegades Set For Home Opener

    Hudson Valley Renegades Set For Home Opener

    FISHKILL, N.Y. -- It's almost time to play ball in Dutchess.The Hudson Valley Renegades 2017 season kicks off Wednesday with a series against the Staten Island Yankees through Friday. Next week, the Renegades play host to the Lowell Spinners.The Renegades, the Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays will have home games through mid-September when they finish the home schedule against ...

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