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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. Metro-North Doing Repairs At Peekskill Railroad Crossing

    Metro-North Doing Repairs At Peekskill Railroad Crossing

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill Police announced Metro-North will be doing repairs at the Peekskill Riverfront Green Railroad Crossing between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday.While crossing the tracks will be permitted, delays may be encountered, police said.

  2. More Than $20K Raised For Mount Kisco Family That Lost 2-Year-Old

    More Than $20K Raised For Mount Kisco Family That Lost 2-Year-Old

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --A Mount Kisco family whose two-year-old child died on Easter Sunday in Chappaqua has seen an outpouring of support from the community.A GoFundMe page to help the family of Matias Lenis-Gomez has raised more than $20,000 from 304 donors as of Tuesday afternoon. The goal was to initially raise $10,000.Matias was found in a pond on Whippoorwill Road after he was ...

  3. Letter To The Editor: Indian Point Lawsuit Is Political Grandstanding

    Letter To The Editor: Indian Point Lawsuit Is Political Grandstanding

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.-- Cortlandt Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, email cortlandt@dailyvoice.com County Executive Rob Astorino is attempting to file a lawsuit against the state of New York over the planned shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant.At first glance, this may look like a gesture of support for ...

  4. Inmate Convicted In Westchester Assaults Correction Officers, PBA Says

    Inmate Convicted In Westchester Assaults Correction Officers, PBA Says

    Three officers were hospitalized after being assaulted by an inmate convicted on attempted robbery in Westchester at the Fishkill Correctional Facility, according to the New York State Correctional Officers Police Benevolent Association.The officers were assaulted on Friday, April 14 at 1:35 p.m, according to James Miller, a spokesman for the NYSCOPBA, by an inmate serving seven years ...

  5. More Than 300 Kids Participating In Chappaqua STEM Fest

    More Than 300 Kids Participating In Chappaqua STEM Fest

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Students will be showcasing their experiments, inventions, and research at Chappaqua's annual STEM Fest Saturday.The third annual Chappaqua annual STEM Fest will be Saturday at Bell Middle School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with more than 300 students expected to participate. Visitors will see a range of projects including rocketry; upcycling; facial recognition; 3D video; ...

  6. Inmate Convicted Of Murder Assaults Female Green Haven Officer, PBA Says

    Inmate Convicted Of Murder Assaults Female Green Haven Officer, PBA Says

    STORMVILLE, N.Y. --  A corrections officer was injured after being assaulted by an inmate serving time for second-degree murder at the Green Haven Correctional Facility,  according to a spokesman for the New York State Correctional Officers Police Benevolent Association.An officer was making routine rounds in a cell block at Green Haven Correctional Facility on April 9 at 4:35 a.m. when ...

  7. Letter To The Editor: Westchester Land Trust Pleased With State Budget

    Letter To The Editor: Westchester Land Trust Pleased With State Budget

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- Bedford Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, email bedford@dailyvoice.comTo the editor,We are pleased to share that the final agreement on a state budget includes significant investments in New York's environment. Drinking water and wastewater infrastructure, support for the Environmental Protection Fund ...

  8. Gillibrand, Cuomo Being Cited As Possible 2020 Dem Challengers To Trump

    Gillibrand, Cuomo Being Cited As Possible 2020 Dem Challengers To Trump

    It could be New York v. New York again in the 2020 presidential election.Despite the election being almost four years away, Democrats are already looking at contenders to run against Republican President Donald Trump, with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Gov. Andrew Cuomo as two candidates to watch, according to NBC News.Gillibrand has been getting attention for voting against almost all of ...

  9. Ossining Names Bedford Educator As New Fifth-Grade Principal

    Ossining Names Bedford Educator As New Fifth-Grade Principal

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Michelle Grier is the Roosevelt School's next principal.The Ossining Board of Education said Friday it plans to appoint Grier, an educator in Bedford, as early as next month to be the new principal.Grier, Bedford's math department coordinator for grades 6-12, will replace Principal Stephen Hancock July 1.  Hancock will take over as principal of Ossining High School as ...

  10. Yorktown Car Show Will Cause Road Closures

    Yorktown Car Show Will Cause Road Closures

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Sunday's 2017 Road Knights car show will cause Commerce Street from Downing Drive south to the Shell gas station to be closed from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Yorktown Police said.Access to Underhill Plaza will be available from Downing Drove, police said.

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