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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. Man Steals Nearly $9K From Jefferson Valley Mall Sears, Police Say

    Man Steals Nearly $9K From Jefferson Valley Mall Sears, Police Say

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A man was arrested after police say he electronically completed fraudulent returns into his personal bank account from Sears at the Jefferson Valley Mall, totaling $8.964.77Pablo Andrade, a 30-year-old New York City resident, was arrested and charged with grand larceny in the third degree, a Class D felony. His scheme ran from March 11 through April 17, ...

  2. Our Lady Of Lourdes Celebrates Class Of 2017

    Our Lady Of Lourdes Celebrates Class Of 2017

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Our Lady of Lourdes held its 56th annual commencement on June 3 with a class of 167 graduates. Valedictorian, Andrew Lam’s message to his fellow graduates spoke of the irreplaceable experiences and memories that they encountered over their four years at Lourdes. “Happiness is in the unexpected, and they should embrace the unexpected in their future relationships ...

  3. Senate Passes Legislation For Medal Of Honor Day

    Senate Passes Legislation For Medal Of Honor Day

    July 25 could soon be a day to remember New Yorkers who have achieved one of the highest honors.The State Senate recently passed legislation to make July 25 a day to remember those given the Medal of Honor.There has been 666 Medal of Honors awarded to New Yorkers dating back to the Civil War."These brave souls are true American heroes," Sen. Terrence Murphy (R-Yorktown). ...

  4. New York Could See 'Severe' Teacher Shortage

    New York Could See 'Severe' Teacher Shortage

    As teachers near retirement age and enrollment in teacher education programs decline, a "severe" teacher shortage could loom in New York.According to New York State United Teachers, more than 50,000 teachers are older than 55. Within the next five years, more than a third of 270,000 teachers in the in the retirement system could be eligible to retire. The average age of ...

  5. Jefferson Valley Mall Proposes Moving Sears, Adding Fitness Center

    Jefferson Valley Mall Proposes Moving Sears, Adding Fitness Center

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A new proposal from the owners of the Jefferson Valley Mall would see Sears move up a floor.Washington Prime, which owns the Jefferson Valley Mall, told the Yorktown Town Board at a June 13 meeting that it is considering moving Sears to the second floor, according to Citizens for an Informed Yorktown. The first-floor Sears would be turned into three separate ...

  6. Yorktown Students Take Part In Mahopac's JennaJackPack Project

    Yorktown Students Take Part In Mahopac's JennaJackPack Project

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. --Yorktown students are helping to give back those facing a tragic loss, inspired by a Mahopac familyStrang Middle School students participated in theJennaJackPack Project. The new charity seeks to empower students to show concern and care for classmates who have experienced the unexpected loss of a parent or a sibling.Cathy Nolan of Mahopac, who lost her ...

  7. NY Attorney General Investigating Northern Westchester Trump Fundraiser

    NY Attorney General Investigating Northern Westchester Trump Fundraiser

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the Eric Trump Foundation after Forbes reported a fundraiser meant to raise money for St. Jude's was used to benefit the Trump Organization.Eric Soufer, the attorney general's director of communications, confirmed the investigation to Politico.Forbes reviewed filings from Eric Trump's foundation and found the Trump Organization ...

  8. Fire Department Parade Will Cause Road Closures In Yorktown

    Fire Department Parade Will Cause Road Closures In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Motorists can expect some road closures when the Yorktown Heights Engine Company #1 has their annual parade next Wednesday at 7 p.m.The parade will begin on Moseman Avenue by St. Patrick's Church to Hanover Road. The parade will turn north on Hanover Road to Underhill Avenue, following Underhill Avenue north onto Commerce Street. They will then follow Commerce ...

  9. Rep. Maloney Applauds Historic Nomination Of Openly Gay Judge

    Rep. Maloney Applauds Historic Nomination Of Openly Gay Judge

    Paul Feinman is set to make history.Gov. Andrew Cuomo nominated Feinman to serve as on the New York Court of Appeals. Feinman, who currently serves an appellate judge, would be the first openly gay judge on the court of appeals.The move was praised by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-Cold Spring), who represents the 18th district and is the first openly gay member of Congress from New York ...

  10. Protest Held For Teen ICE Accuses Of Being In Gang As Deportation Nears

    Protest Held For Teen ICE Accuses Of Being In Gang As Deportation Nears

    This story has been updated.OSSINING, N.Y. -- A protest was held Friday outside Ossining High School calling for Diego Puma Macencela, the 19-year-old detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement hours before his senior prom, to be released.Macencela was set to graduate from Ossining High School Saturday afternoon before he was detained at his home on June 8. Macencela's mother was ...

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