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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. MLB Commissioner Manfred Of Tarrytown Grants Teen's All-Star Game Wish

    MLB Commissioner Manfred Of Tarrytown Grants Teen's All-Star Game Wish

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- A diehard Yankee fan will be attending Tuesday's Midsummer Classic, all thanks to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred.Benjamin Koch, 14, suffers from adrenoleukodystrophy, which attacks the neurons in the brain, though it hasn't kept him from being a fixture at Yankee Stadium or watching other baseball stars.Koch told the Make-A-Wish Foundation that he wanted to see all of ...

  2. Spotlight Shines On Purchase In New York Times Story

    Spotlight Shines On Purchase In New York Times Story

    PURCHASE, N.Y. -- The New York Times has shined a light on Purchase, highlighting it as a "celebrity sanctum with wide open spaces" yet with close proximity to highways, trains, and the airport.Purchase is a hamlet in the town of Harrison, with 5,400 residents. It is home to SUNY Purchase and Manhattanville College and is where MasterCard and PepsiCo are headquartered.The ...

  3. What Do You Think? Marist Poll: Majority Question Trump Russia Dealings

    What Do You Think? Marist Poll: Majority Question Trump Russia Dealings

    Americans are skeptical about President Donald Trump's dealings with Russia, according to a new Marist poll.The poll found 54 percent of U.S. residents believe the president’s dealings with Russia have been shady. The poll was taken before Trump's son, Donald Trump, Jr. admitted to meeting with a Kremlin-associated lawyer to get damaging information about Hillary Clinton.According to ...

  4. Saw Mill Parkway, I-684 Get Part Of $62.2M State Funding For Paving

    Saw Mill Parkway, I-684 Get Part Of $62.2M State Funding For Paving

    State roads in the Hudson Valley will be getting $62.2 million in standing funds to pave and repair roads this summer and fall.The projects cover Westchester and Putnam and will be completed this year. Paving and repair work will take place on the following roads:Twenty-three miles on Interstate 684 from Interstate 84 in Southeast, to Hardscrabble Road in North Salem ($55.2 ...

  5. Hudson Valley's Own Chris O'Grady Wins MLB Debut For Miami Marlins

    Hudson Valley's Own Chris O'Grady Wins MLB Debut For Miami Marlins

    Chris O'Grady, a Congers native, is a winner in the big leagues.O'Grady, 27, got his first victory as a Major League Baseball pitcher Saturday, leading the Miami Marlins to a 5-4 defeat of the San Francisco Giants. O'Grady, who graduated Clarkstown High School, pitched 5.1 innings, giving up five hits, three earned runs, two walks and striking out four over 81 pitches. It was O'Grady's ...

  6. Astorino's Privatization Plan For County Airport Running Into Opposition

    Astorino's Privatization Plan For County Airport Running Into Opposition

    County Executive Rob Astorino's plan to privatize Westchester County Airport is getting national attention.The Wall Street Journal looked into Astorino's proposal, which would give a 40-year lease to a private operator to run the airport. Bids are due July 14 and the winning bid must be approved by a supermajority of the Board of Legislators.Astorino has said privatizing the airport ...

  7. Twice-As-Fast Golf Cart Allowed Trump To Play Through At Westchester Course

    Twice-As-Fast Golf Cart Allowed Trump To Play Through At Westchester Course

    Your eyes did not deceive you if you ever thought President Donald Trump moved around quickly at Trump National Westchester in Briarcliff Manor.According to Page Six, Trump had a golf cart built that was twice as fast as everyone else's to allow him to navigate the course as quickly as possible.One of the rules at Trump National was that Trump was allowed to pass other golfers who were ...

  8. Calls For Action Made On Lyme Disease Research In New York

    Calls For Action Made On Lyme Disease Research In New York

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants the federal government to do something about Lyme disease.Schumer urged the US Department of Health and Human Services last week to fully implement new laws that will increase research, vaccine development and treatment strategies to help stamp out tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease and Powassan.“Lyme disease and newly emerging diseases like Powassan ...

  9. Leon Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Leon Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Leon is looking for a permanent home.The five-year-old shepherd mix is a happy, friendly guy who loves people, the SPCA said. Leon is finishing up treatment for heartworm, so he needs to stick to calm activities like leash walks for now, the SPCA said.To learn more about Leon, e-mail trainer@spca914.org.

  10. Calls For Action Made On Lyme Disease Research In New York

    Calls For Action Made On Lyme Disease Research In New York

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants the federal government to do something about Lyme disease.Schumer urged the US Department of Health and Human Services last week to fully implement new laws that will increase research, vaccine development and treatment strategies to help stamp out tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease and Powassan.“Lyme disease and newly emerging diseases like Powassan ...

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