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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 Rejects Religious Test In Visit To Westchester Islamic School

    Astorino Rejects Religious Test In Visit To Westchester Islamic School

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino said while he supports careful screenings of anyone coming to the United States, he opposes a religious test to determine who enters the country.Astorino made his remarks to about 200 Muslim Americans during a visit to the Andalusia School, an Islamic School in Yonkers. Astorino's speech came in the wake of President Donald ...

  2. Here Are Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    Here Are Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    The Hudson Valley felt the wrath of Old Man Winter on Thursday and residents are showing off their covered backyards. Here are photos submitted by Daily Voice readers.For a rundown of snowfall totals from the area, click here.

  3. Furnace Woods Students Bring Love To Montrose Vets

    Furnace Woods Students Bring Love To Montrose Vets

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- The 4th and 5th-grade students at Furnace Woods Elementary School will have very special valentines this year.In recognition of National Salute to Veterans Patients Week, the students developed "Valentines 4 Vets," creating Valentine's Day cards for the veterans at FDR Veterans Hospital and New York State Veterans Home in Montrose. Senator Terrence Murphy ...

  4. Send Us Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    Send Us Your Snowstorm Photos, Westchester

    The Hudson Valley felt the wrath of Old Man Winter on Thursday and residents are showing off their covered backyards. The storm, which will impact the area for about 12 hours Thursday, prompted schools and school districts to announce closures Wednesday evening.Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour are possible through noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.Snow ...

  5. Nets Honor Westchester's Sean Kilpatrick With Bobblehead

    Nets Honor Westchester's Sean Kilpatrick With Bobblehead

    Sean Kilpatrick,  a guard for the Brooklyn Nets who was born in Yonkers and played for White Plains High School, has been immortalized in bobblehead form.The Brooklyn Nets gave out Kilpatrick bobbleheads to fans at Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors. Kilpatrick, who was signed by the Nets last season, is averaging 14 points a game and shooting 45 percent from three point range.At ...

  6. Peekskill Musician Takes Listeners Around The World On New Album

    Peekskill Musician Takes Listeners Around The World On New Album

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- To listen to Daisy Jopling's new CD, you might need your passport.Jopling, a Peekskill violinist who grew up in England, released "Awakening," on Friday, her first CD of original compositions from Fleur de Sons Classics. The album spans the world of music featuring spirituals, pop, reggae, funk, Irish folk, and even Argentine tango. She performed the album ...

  7. Peekskill Students Display Artwork At HVCCA

    Peekskill Students Display Artwork At HVCCA

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art is displaying artwork from students right up the road.Peekskill High School art students have been working with HVCCA Artist-in-Residence Kristianne Molina to create their own pieces for the center's new art installation "Between I and Thou." The exhibit opens on Feb. 4.Under the guidance of Peekskill art ...

  8. Lake Peekskill Woman Launches Decorating Business

    Lake Peekskill Woman Launches Decorating Business

    LAKE PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- A Lake Peekskill resident is aiming to make decorating your home as smooth an experience as possible.Sylvie Farrell recently started her own Decorating Den franchise, which specializes in home decorating. "We go the clients home," Farrell said. "The clients never come to me, I go to them."Farrell, who recently joined the Yorktown Small ...

  9. Hudson Valley Legislators Propose End To Sex Offender Loophole

    Hudson Valley Legislators Propose End To Sex Offender Loophole

    Sex offenders in New York can go unaccounted for days and weeks at a time if they change their addresses. Two Hudson Valley legislators are looking to change that.State Sen. Terrence Murphy (R-Yorktown) and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-New City) have proposed legislation requiring law enforcement to send change of address forms to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services ...

  10. Hyde Park Restaurant Gives Family With Autistic Child Special Night Out

    Hyde Park Restaurant Gives Family With Autistic Child Special Night Out

    LAGRANGEVILLE, .N.Y. -- For Katelyn Bronzi, whose brother has autism, her only birthday wish was to have a family night out for dinner. Because of her brother Stevie's autism, the family, which lives in Lagrangeville, had never been able to go to a restaurant before. "He has impulsive behaviors so going out in public places can be disastrous for us," said Nicole Bronzi, ...

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