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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. Greeley Senior Commits To Playing Field Hockey At Colgate

    Greeley Senior Commits To Playing Field Hockey At Colgate

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Nikki Potter, a senior at Horace Greeley High School, is taking her talents to Colgate.On Monday, Potter signed her National Letter of Intent to play field hockey at Colgate, a Division I School.A midfielder, Potter said she appreciated the sense of community at Colgate and thanked her parents and teammates for all of their support.

  2. Letter To The Editor: What I Am Thankful For

    Letter To The Editor: What I Am Thankful For

    Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To send a letter, e-mail ossining@dailyvoice.com.To the Editor,As we get closer to Thanksgiving, I have been thinking about the many thingsI am grateful for. I have been very lucky to have been able to serve mycommunity as an elected official, and I am very grateful for the women whohave paved the way for me ...

  3. Westchester's Austin Rogers Advances To Finals Of 'Jeopardy!' Tournament

    Westchester's Austin Rogers Advances To Finals Of 'Jeopardy!' Tournament

    POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Austin Rogers' run on "Jeopardy!" isn't over yet.Rogers, a Pound Ridge native who graduated Fox Lane High School, who garnered national attention for his 12-game winning streak this fall, advanced to the finals of the show's Tournament of Champion.In his first game on Nov. 8, Rogers lost a quarterfinals matchup to Alan Lin, with Lin beating him $19,610 to ...

  4. Spano Considering Senate Run To Replace Latimer, Report Says

    Spano Considering Senate Run To Replace Latimer, Report Says

    Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, a Democrat, is considering running for state senate to replace George Latimer, who was elected to County Executive last week.Citing a source, the Daily News said Spano, who will be term-limited, would consider jumping in if Governor Andrew Cuomo called a special election. Spano was previously an assemblyman. Kat Brezler, a White Plains resident, announced last ...

  5. Lakeland Field Hockey Goes Undefeated, Captures 9th Straight Title

    Lakeland Field Hockey Goes Undefeated, Captures 9th Straight Title

    SHRUB OAK, N.Y. -- Lakeland is champions of field hockey again.The school captured its 9th straight New York Class B Championship Sunday after defeating Vestal High School 5-0 in upstate New York. The Hornets finished 22-0 and have not lost to a New York State team since 2008.The team was greeted by parents and supporters as they were escorted by Yorktown Police and Mohegan Lake Fire ...

  6. Area Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

    Area Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

    A woman is accusing former president George H.W. Bush of groping her when she was 16 years old.Roslyn Corrigan said Bush, a Greenwich native, groped her buttocks at a Nov. 2003 event in Texas according to Time Magazine when they were getting their picture taken. Six women have accused Bush of groping them.The 93-year-old Bush was 79 years old at the time of the alleged ...

  7. CareMount Medical Lends A Hand To Puerto Rico

    CareMount Medical Lends A Hand To Puerto Rico

    CareMount Medical is leading the way to help the people of Puerto Rico.At its 43 locations, the company has set up ways for people to donate items like diapers, food, batteries and flashlights to the island, which suffered extensive damage following Hurricane Maria. Employees have also joined forces igniting their donation efforts with firehouses, police departments, churches and small ...

  8. Nanny Leaves 18-Month Old Alone In Car At Yorktown CVS, Police Say

    Nanny Leaves 18-Month Old Alone In Car At Yorktown CVS, Police Say

    A 25-year-old Northern Westchester nanny was arrested and charged Thursday after police say she left an 18-month-old in the car while she shopped at CVS in Yorktown.Allison Cortland of Mohegan Lake was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor. Police received a 911 call about a child being left unattended in a vehicle at the CVS at 2000 Commerce Street. ...

  9. Former John Jay Basketball Player Suiting Up For Penn State

    Former John Jay Basketball Player Suiting Up For Penn State

    Taylor Nussbaum is about to play basketball on the big stage.Nussbaum is playing for the Penn State Nittany Lyons after playing at John Jay-Cross River High School, White Plains High School and at Cheshire Academy in Connecticut.At White Plains, Nussbaum earned all-section and all-league and was ranked No. 13 in New York State for the Class of 2017. "We’re impressed with his work ...

  10. Gordon Ramsay Visits Hudson Valley Restaurant For New Show

    Gordon Ramsay Visits Hudson Valley Restaurant For New Show

    Bella Gianna's in Rockland County just got put through the ringer.The restaurant in Congers was visited by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay for his new FOX show "24 Hours to Hell and Back." On the show, Ramsay, known for his acerbic wit and harsh critiques, has just 24 hours to turn a failing restaurant into a successful one. On the show, Ramsey has Hell on Wheels, a 70-foot long ...

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