Contact Us
Pleasantville Daily Voice serves Pleasantville, NY

Menu

Pleasantville Daily Voice serves Pleasantville, NY

Nearby Towns

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.

Sam Barron's Contributions

  1. Community Raises Funds To Help Westchester Moms Enjoy Weekend Retreat

    Community Raises Funds To Help Westchester Moms Enjoy Weekend Retreat

    Every mom could use a chance to unwind.Family Ties of Westchester has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to help 50 moms of special needs children enjoy a weekend retreat at Clearpool Educational Center in Carmel in June. The campaign has raised $2,000 and the goal is to raise $6,000. This is the 18th year of the retreat. The retreat "is a magical day filled with laughter and tears, ...

  2. Chappaqua Singer Kicks Off New Performing Arts Center

    Chappaqua Singer Kicks Off New Performing Arts Center

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- The new Chappaqua Performing Arts Center is starting off with a bang.Frank Shiner, a Chappaqua resident, and blue-eyed soul singer, will be performing a fundraiser at the performing arts center on April 22. Shiner is donating 100 percent of the ticket sale profits to the Friends of the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center.The town purchased the Wallace Auditorium, which ...

  3. 2-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From Chappaqua Pond

    2-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From Chappaqua Pond

    This story has been updated.CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. --  A 2-year-old boy died after being pulled from a pond about a half hour after being reported missing early Sunday evening in Chappaqua.New Castle Police were called to a property on Whippoorwill Road at about 5:40 p.m. after receiving a report that the child was missing, police said. After a search, the boy was found in a small pond located ...

  4. Pleasantville Student Honored For Starting Community Garden

    Pleasantville Student Honored For Starting Community Garden

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Devin Juros, a sophomore at Pleasantville High School, is doing what he can to fight hunger.Juros was honored at the Volunteer New York! 37th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards in Tarrytown for his creation of the Pleasantville Community Garden when he was in middle school.After finding out food pantries don't get much fresh produce to the short shelf life, he pitched ...

  5. Two Men Assault 7-11 Employee, Customer In Northern Westchester, Police Say

    Two Men Assault 7-11 Employee, Customer In Northern Westchester, Police Say

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Two Yorktown men were charged with misdemeanor assault, after police say they got into an altercation with an employee and a customer at 7-11 on Commerce Street on Sunday.Police were called to 7-11 at 1:51 a.m. after Brandin N. Rivera, 42 and Brandon S. Rivera, 27, allegedly engaged in threatening behavior with the employee, pushing him, police said.  Police ...

  6. Pleasantville Gets State Money To Improve Roads

    Pleasantville Gets State Money To Improve Roads

    There may be some relief coming for drivers sick of potholes.The Department ofTransprotation is giving Hudson Valley municipalities $4.4 million to help improve their roads. The money is part of the DOT's Consolidated Local Street and Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS), Extreme Winter Recovery (EWR) and Local PAVE-NY 2017-18 budget. Westchester County will get $3,484,677.68; Putnam ...

  7. Funeral Arrangements Announced For Pleasantville Basketball Star, 18

    Funeral Arrangements Announced For Pleasantville Basketball Star, 18

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Quentin Lupo, the 18-year-old Pleasantville senior who was found dead last Wednesday as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, will be buried on Thursday.Lupo's funeral will be at Holy Innocents Church at 431 Bedford Road in Pleasantville at 10 a.m Thursday. A wake will be held Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Beecher Flooks Funeral Home at 418 Bedford ...

  8. Pleasantville Rallies Around Family After HS Basketball Star Dies

    Pleasantville Rallies Around Family After HS Basketball Star Dies

    Click here for an updated story: Pleasantville Rallies Around Family After HS Basketball Star DiesPLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The Pleasantville community is coming together to help the family of Quentin Lupo.Lupo, a Pleasantville High School senior, who starred on the Pleasantville Panthers basketball team, was found dead Wednesday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.A GoFundMe page has been ...

  9. Victor Faggella, 87, Former Pleasantville Teacher

    Victor Faggella, 87, Former Pleasantville Teacher

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- Victor J. Faggella of Mahopac, formerly of Yorktown Heights, died on April 11. He was 87. Faggella worked as a teacher for the Pleasantville Union Free School District. After retiring in 1985, he founded Centurion Home Inspection in Yorktown Heights. Faggella was born in 1930 in the Bronx to Vincent and Marie Faggella. He graduated from the Bronx High School of Science ...

  10. Ossining's Saniya Chong Selected In WNBA Draft

    Ossining's Saniya Chong Selected In WNBA Draft

    OSSINING, N.Y -- Ossining High School graduate Saniya Chong's is a now professional basketball player.Chong, who graduated in 2013 and played college ball for the Connecticut Huskies, was selected in the third round of the WNBA Draft by the Dallas Wings.“I am truly blessed to be able to get this opportunity,” Chong said. I am grateful and excited to start my new journey. Thank you to ...

  11. Prev Page 2 of 80 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    11 - 20 of 794 articles

Welcome to

Pleasantville Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.