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Sam Barron

Community Editor

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. DMX Performing In Poughkeepsie

    DMX Performing In Poughkeepsie

    DMX is coming to Poughkeepsie.The Mount Vernon native who was raised in Yonkers is performing at The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, Feb. 10. He previously performed at The Chance in 2016.In December, the 46-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and faces up to five years in prison.Simmons lived near the Bedford border on McLain ...

  2. Teatown Gears Up For Annual Eaglefest

    Teatown Gears Up For Annual Eaglefest

    For 14 years, the eagle has had a place to call home at Teatown.Teatown will be celebrating its 14th annual Eaglefest at Croton Point Park on Saturday, Feb. 10, featuring a performance from singer-songwriter Dar Williams."This event is a fun and celebratory way for Teatown to pursue its mission of inspiring our community to lifelong environmental stewardship,” said Kevin Carter, ...

  3. Somers Resident Named Pleasantville Village Administrator

    Somers Resident Named Pleasantville Village Administrator

    The Village of Pleasantville has found Patty Dwyer's replacement.Eric Morrissey was named village administrator Monday night, replacing Dwyer, who worked for the village for 30 years. Morrissey will start on Feb. 15, while Dwyer will stay on through March to help with the transition. Morrissey will be paid $130,000.Morrissey, a Somers resident and grad of Somers High School, currently ...

  4. Unemployment Rate Inches Up In Putnam County

    Unemployment Rate Inches Up In Putnam County

    The unemployment rate in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland and Orange increased year over year according to the State Labor Department's report for Nov. 2017.In Westchester, the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, an increase from 4.1 percent in Nov. 2016.In Putnam, the unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, an increase from 3.8 percent in Nov. 2016.In Dutchess, the unemployment rate ...

  5. Bus Monitor Strikes, Threatens Middle Schooler In Putnam, Sheriff Says

    Bus Monitor Strikes, Threatens Middle Schooler In Putnam, Sheriff Says

    A school bus monitor was arrested and charged with striking and threatening a Putnam Valley Middle School Student on Jan. 11.Joseph Masi, a 65-year-old Cortlandt Manor resident, was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A Misdemeanor and harassment in the second degree, a violation after he struck an 11-year-old in ...

  6. Wappingers Fourth Graders Learning About Roosevelts Through New Grant

    Wappingers Fourth Graders Learning About Roosevelts Through New Grant

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. -- The fourth graders in the Wappingers Falls Central District will get to learn more about the Roosevelts.The Roosevelt Vanderbilt National Historic Site was awarded an Every Kid in a Park grant that will allow fourth graders free access to parks, lands, and waters through the summer.The grant will reimburse bus costs for 770 fourth graders for their field trip ...

  7. Poughkeepsie High School Principal Suspended

    Poughkeepsie High School Principal Suspended

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Poughkeepsie High School Principal Phee Simpson has been suspended through the remainder of the school year.The school board voted to suspend Simpson at a meeting Monday. She will be paid during her suspension. Ronald Jackson, Dean of Students, was appointed acting executive principal.No reason was given for Simpson's suspension. Simpson has been principal since ...

  8. Woman Tries To Take Child Out Of Classroom, Yorktown Police Say

    Woman Tries To Take Child Out Of Classroom, Yorktown Police Say

    A 49-year-old Croton woman was arrested and charged after Yorktown Police say she tried to remove a child from a classroom at Yorktown Presbyterian Church on Monday.Lesia Gagliotti was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor, a Class A misdemeanor. Gagliotti entered a classroom and attempted to grab the child out of the arms of a teacher, despite not being a relative or having ...

  9. Mount Kisco Officials Support  Proposed ShopRite Move From Bedford Hills

    Mount Kisco Officials Support Proposed ShopRite Move From Bedford Hills

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- A proposed ShopRite that would move to Mount Kisco from Bedford Hills is starting to gain momentum.Village officials expressed support for the project at a meeting last week which would see the supermarket open at 333 North Bedford Road, opposite Staples on the Diamond Brothers property.The 70,000 square foot supermarket would be relocated from its Bedford Hills ...

  10. Dangerous Levels Of Radon, Cause Of Lung Cancer, In More Than 4K Area Homes

    Dangerous Levels Of Radon, Cause Of Lung Cancer, In More Than 4K Area Homes

    With January being National Radon Awareness Month, the New York State Health Departments said New Yorkers should make sure their homes are tested.Dangerous radon levels (at a level above the EPA guideline) have been reported in 4,000 Hudson Valley homes.Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., after cigarette smoking and the leading cause of lung cancer in ...

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