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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. Harvey Baseball Coach Honored At Minor League Baseball Game

    Harvey Baseball Coach Honored At Minor League Baseball Game

    It was Luis Lopez Night at the Bridgeport Bluefish game Friday and his players wanted to join in the fun.Lopez, assistant varsity baseball coach for the Katonah-based Harvey School, was invited back by his former team for the retiring of his No. 19 jersey.A former major league player with the Toronto Blue Jays and Montreal Expos, Lopez retired from baseball in 2014, spending the last ...

  2. Yorktown Student Overcomes Cancer, Graduates From Mount St. Mary

    Yorktown Student Overcomes Cancer, Graduates From Mount St. Mary

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A Yorktown Heights student who battled cancer recently received her college diploma.Diana Pernicano was one of 618 students who received their diplomas at the Mount Saint Mary College Commencement in Newburgh on Saturday almost four years after she was diagnosed with cancer.Pernicano found a lump in her neck during a hands-on lesson in a nursing class that she ...

  3. Motorist Flees Scene After Hitting Woman In Jefferson Valley, Police Say

    Motorist Flees Scene After Hitting Woman In Jefferson Valley, Police Say

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A Jefferson Valley man was arrested and charged Monday afternoon after Yorktown police say he hit a pedestrian at 3651 Lee Blvd. and then intentionally left the scene.Mohammad Almuher, 39, was charged with Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Auto Accident, a Class A Misdemeanor.Police said the victim sustained a physical injury and that Almuher intentionally ...

  4. Joan Lunden Discussing Breast Cancer Battle In Northern Westchester

    Joan Lunden Discussing Breast Cancer Battle In Northern Westchester

    Joan Lunden's tale of survival will be heard firsthand in Armonk.Lunden will be speaking at Congregation B'nai Yisrael in Armonk to talk about her new book, "Had I Known: A Memoir of Survival," on Friday, June 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.In June 2014, Lunden, who anchored "Good Morning America" for 17 years, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, which ...

  5. Westchester Community College Graduates More Than 2,000

    Westchester Community College Graduates More Than 2,000

    The graduates of Westchester Community College are ready for their next chapter.More than 2,000 students were granted degrees at the college's annual commencement ceremony last Thursday at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. The class was the largest in the college's history.Lowell Hawthorne, a Pocantico Hills resident and president and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery ...

  6. Putnam Girl Busts A Move On 'Ellen'

    Putnam Girl Busts A Move On 'Ellen'

    Bianca Busa, an 8-year-old Hudson Valley resident, loves to dance, no matter what the stage.Busa, of Putnam Valley, performed on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Monday, dancing to Kendrick Lamar's song "Humble.""I started dancing since I was two and I remember when my sister was four years old, I used to always watch her dance and I used to always do her dance on the ...

  7. Premiere Date Set For Westchester's Megyn Kelly's New Show

    Premiere Date Set For Westchester's Megyn Kelly's New Show

    RYE, N.Y. -- Megyn Kelly, who lives in Rye, will be returning to the airwaves on June 4.Her new newsmagazine show, "Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly," will premiere at 7 p.m. on NBC.The show will air this summer before returning following the Winter Olympics in 2018. Kelly's daily talk show will begin airing at 9 a.m. in September.Kelly announced she was leaving Fox News for NBC ...

  8. Man, 21, Driving Recklessly On Route 6 Had Steroids, Yorktown Police Say

    Man, 21, Driving Recklessly On Route 6 Had Steroids, Yorktown Police Say

    A 21-year-old man was charged with reckless driving, possessing anabolic steroids and various traffic violations after being pulled over on Route 6 Friday.Nicholas Dellabate of Putnam Valley was operating a vehicle with an obstructed view, following vehicles too closely and speeding, police said. After a traffic stop was initiated, he was found to be in possession of the steroids and ...

  9. Woman Charged With Stealing Underwear From Yorktown Kmart

    Woman Charged With Stealing Underwear From Yorktown Kmart

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A 36-year-old Yorktown woman was arrested and charged with stealing five pairs of underwear from KMart Thursday.Mika Tsunekage allegedly exited the store with $29.95 in unpaid underwear and was charged with petit larceny, a Class A misdemeanor.She turned herself in and was released on her own recognizance. She is due back in court on June 20. 

  10. Former Server Rises To GM At Westchester Olive Garden

    Former Server Rises To GM At Westchester Olive Garden

    The Olive Garden has been like family for Jeffrey Babineau.Babineau has been working for the Italian restaurant chain for more than 20 years, starting in Poughkeepsie in 1996 as a server. He was recently promoted to general manager of its new location in Yonkers at the Cross County Shopping Center."It feels good," Babineau said. "It's something I've been striving for. I'm ...

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