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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. Hillary Clinton Draws Big Crowd At Hometown Book Signing In Westchester

    Hillary Clinton Draws Big Crowd At Hometown Book Signing In Westchester

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- About 1,000 people showed up at the Chappaqua Library Saturday as hometown resident Hillary Clinton signed copies of her new book "What Happened."Clinton, who arrived just before 3 p.m., was greeted with a large ovation. She took photos with dancers who had made a video in her honor before sitting down to sign books.The book discusses Clinton's failed run ...

  2. Astorino's Indian Point Lawsuits Will Be Heard In White Plains

    Astorino's Indian Point Lawsuits Will Be Heard In White Plains

    When it comes to his lawsuits against the state over the closing of Buchanan-based Indian Point, County Executive Rob Astorino has the home court advantage.A judge ruled Astorino's lawsuit must be heard in White Plains. The state had been pushing to have the case moved to Albany since the decision to close the plant was made by state officials. Indian Point is set to close in 2020 and ...

  3. Showtime  Lands Novel By Westchester's Bill Clinton, James Patterson

    Showtime Lands Novel By Westchester's Bill Clinton, James Patterson

    The novel co-written by Chappaqua's Bill Clinton and Scarborough's James Patterson, a Newburgh native, is headed to the small screen.Showtime announced it is adapting the duo's novel "The President Is Missing" for a TV show. The novel concerns a sitting president who goes missing. It's set to be released in June 2018.According to Entertainment Weekly, the 42nd president and ...

  4. New Book Dishes Dirt On Kennedys, Cuomo With Plenty Of Westchester Angles

    New Book Dishes Dirt On Kennedys, Cuomo With Plenty Of Westchester Angles

    Get ready for a new book about one of America's most famous families.J. Randy Taraborelli is working "Kennedys: The Next Generation," with a release date set for 2019 and interviews completed with more than 100 people so far, reports the Daily News.Taraborelli is interested in former Bedford resident Kerry Kennedy's failed marriage to Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle, according ...

  5. New Amazon Office In NY Will Create 2,000 Jobs, Gov. Cuomo Says

    New Amazon Office In NY Will Create 2,000 Jobs, Gov. Cuomo Says

    Looking to work at Amazon?Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Amazon will be opening a 359,000 square foot administrative office at 5 Manhattan West in midtown, creating 2,000 new jobs in finance, sales, marketing, and information technology. Amazon was given $20 million in tax credits for the expansion. "Amazon's further expansion in New York is proof positive that our strong economic ...

  6. Man Caught With Crack Cocaine At Westchester Bank, Police Say

    Man Caught With Crack Cocaine At Westchester Bank, Police Say

    A Northern Westchester man was charged with possessing crack cocaine at TD Bank in Jefferson Valley Monday afternoon.William Gerbe III, 28, of Yorktown Heights was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a Class A Misdemeanor after officers initially observed his vehicle had no registration sticker, tinted windows, and an obstructed ...

  7. New York Times Spotlights Pelham's 'Friendly Vibe'

    New York Times Spotlights Pelham's 'Friendly Vibe'

    PELHAM, N.Y. -- The oldest town in Westchester was featured in The New York Times.Pelham was settled in 1634 and is the southernmost town in the county. The Times looked at its downtown and its unique housing stock, which features 2,800 single-family homes.Homes on the market range from $475,000 to almost $3 million.The median sales price for a single-family home during the 12-month ...

  8. Astorino Issues Executive Order On Immigration

    Astorino Issues Executive Order On Immigration

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino said he is committed to making sure Westchester does not become a "sanctuary county."Astorino issued an executive order Wednesday that says county law enforcement will continue to cooperate with federal authorities in investigating and apprehending immigrants involved in criminal activity but will be prohibited from ...

  9. Free Flu Shots Offered For Westchester Residents

    Free Flu Shots Offered For Westchester Residents

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The county is doing what it can to ensure its residents don't get the flu this fall.The Westchester County Health Department will be giving free flu shots to college students and residents at two locations next month in Valhalla and White Plains.Any Westchester college student can get a flu shot on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Westchester ...

  10. Schneiderman Takes Trump To Task In Rye Brook Visit

    Schneiderman Takes Trump To Task In Rye Brook Visit

    RYE BROOK, N.Y. --  New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is no fan of President Donald Trump.Schneiderman gave a speech at the Business Council of Westchester's Political Leadership Series last week in Rye Brook. He said he viewed it as his job to protect New Yorkers and to stand up to the federal government, according to The Examiner.Schneiderman said Trump's travel ban would be ...

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