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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. Astorino Says He'll Veto $1.8 Billion County Budget That Raises Taxes

    Astorino Says He'll Veto $1.8 Billion County Budget That Raises Taxes

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is no fan of the 2018 budget the Board of Legislators approved.Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant), who is leaving office in three weeks, announced he is vetoing the $1.8 billion budget because it raises property taxes two percent. “There’s no reason to raise property taxes on the already overburdened residents and businesses of ...

  2. Trump Should Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations, Gillibrand Says

    Trump Should Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations, Gillibrand Says

    U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) called on President Donald Trump to resign Monday in the wake of 13 women accusing him of sexual misconduct."These allegations are credible; they are numerous," Gillibrand said on CNN. "I've heard these women's testimony, and many of them are heartbreaking."Gillibrand had previously called for Sen. Al Franken's resignation after he ...

  3. Croton Man Celebrates 60 By Releasing New CD

    Croton Man Celebrates 60 By Releasing New CD

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Lawrence Savell's new album celebrates a milestone by looking back.Savell, a Croton-on-Hudson resident, just released "Dream World" in honor of his 60th birthday. The album, Savell's eight, revisits and reinterprets songs that he has written over the last 40 years."You get to be a little retrospective when you turn 60," Savell said. ...

  4. Letter To The Editor: State Should Allow Partial Payment Of Taxes

    Letter To The Editor: State Should Allow Partial Payment Of Taxes

    Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To send a letter, e-mail greenburgh@dailyvoice.com.To the Editor:Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has objected to the congressional action that may lead to the elimination of the real estate tax deduction for many New Yorker's whose taxes exceed $10,000 could help many property owners in Westchester save money if ...

  5. Westchester Legislature's $1.8 Billion Budget Deal Increases Taxes

    Westchester Legislature's $1.8 Billion Budget Deal Increases Taxes

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --Westchester residents could be seeing an increase in their county taxes next year.The Board of Legislators reached a deal on a $1.8 billion budget that increases taxes by two percent Friday. Majority Leader Catherine Borgia (D-Ossining) said they have enough votes to override a veto by County Executive Rob Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant), who has vowed not to ...

  6. County Executive Rob Astorino Visits Trump In Oval Office

    County Executive Rob Astorino Visits Trump In Oval Office

    Outgoing County Executive Rob Astorino met with one of Westchester's most prominent property owners.Astorino, a Republican, visited the White House on Friday, meeting with President Donald Trump and visiting the Oval Office and West Wing. And in true Trump fashion, Astorino documented the visit on Twitter."Great time visiting the West Wing," Astorino tweeted. "The White ...

  7. Greenwich's Hope Hicks Interviewed By Special Counsel Over Russia Emails

    Greenwich's Hope Hicks Interviewed By Special Counsel Over Russia Emails

    Hope Hicks, a Greenwich native who serves as President Donald Trump's communications advisor, recently was interviewed by the special counsel over her contact with Russia.Hicks met with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Thursday and Friday. Hicks is not being investigated for any potential wrongdoing, according to published ...

  8. Brooklyn Nets Waive Westchester Native Sean Kilpatrick

    Brooklyn Nets Waive Westchester Native Sean Kilpatrick

    Sean Kilpatrick's homecoming is over.The White Plains High School graduate, who was born in Yonkers, was waived by the Brooklyn Nets Thursday after the team acquired Jahlil Okafor and Nik Stauskas in a trade with Philadelphia.Kilpatrick had struggled to crack the Nets rotation this season, playing in 16 games where he averaged 4.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and .9 assists per game. Last ...

  9. Somers Woman Leaves Toddlers In Car To Go Shopping, Yorktown Police Say

    Somers Woman Leaves Toddlers In Car To Go Shopping, Yorktown Police Say

    A 37-year-old Northern Westchester woman was arrested and charged after she left her two children in the car to shop at Toys 'R' Us near the Jefferson Valley Mall on Thursday, police say.Kary Sarrey of Somers was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor. Police said Sarrey left her 2-year-old child and 8-month-old child unattended in the car for more than ...

  10. Police Perform Lockdown Drill At Yorktown High School

    Police Perform Lockdown Drill At Yorktown High School

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown Police held a lockdown drill at Yorktown High School Friday allowing students to meet their police officers and more importantly, meet the police dogs, Philly, Sal, and Kaya."There were a lot of smiles on Yorktown students faces when they were able to say hello to the K9's on hand," Yorktown Police said on Facebook. 

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