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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. Who Is Westchester Guest On 'Tonight Show'?: Red-Hot 'Jeopardy!' Champ

    Who Is Westchester Guest On 'Tonight Show'?: Red-Hot 'Jeopardy!' Champ

    The answer: After 12 wins in a row on "Jeopardy!", Pound Ridge native Austin Rogers will be appearing on this talk show Thursday night.The question: What is "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."Rogers, who won his 12th game in a row Wednesday and will be going for his 13th win in a row on Thursday at 7 p.m. on WABC Channel 7 before he sits down to chat with ...

  2. Heads Up, Westchester: Friday Is Last Day To Register To Vote

    Heads Up, Westchester: Friday Is Last Day To Register To Vote

    Hoping to vote in this year's election? The clock is ticking.Applications to register to vote or change party affiliation must be postmarked by Friday and arrive by Oct. 18 in order to vote on Election Day.  Voters can also register online with the state Board of Elections, Department of Motor Vehicles or by visiting a county election board.

  3. Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls To Join

    Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls To Join

    The Boy Scouts are expanding.On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously voted to welcome girls into its Cub Scout program.“The values of scouting – trustworthy, loyal, helpful, kind, brave and reverent, for example – are important for both young men and women,” said Michael Surbaugh, the Boy Scout's Chief Scout Executive. “We believe it is critical to evolve ...

  4. Westchester's Megyn Kelly Struggling In Ratings

    Westchester's Megyn Kelly Struggling In Ratings

    Megyn Kelly, a Westchester resident, is not off to a great start at NBC.According to Page Six, "Megyn Kelly Today," which airs at 9 a.m., has seen its ratings drop 32 percent compared to a year ago. Ratings have also fallen for "Kathie Lee and Hoda," which follows "Megyn Kelly Today."Page Six said NBC is alarmed by the drop in ratings, though an NBC insider ...

  5. Westchester 'Jeopardy!' Champion Wins Again

    Westchester 'Jeopardy!' Champion Wins Again

    The answer: This "Jeopardy" champion is so dominant, his streak has reached double digits.The question: Who is Pound Ridge native Austin Rogers.Rogers, a graduate of Fox Lane High School, won his 11th game in a row on Tuesday night, and his winnings have reached almost $400,000. He goes for 12 in a row on Wednesday at 7 p.m. on WABC Channel 7.Rogers, who grew up on the Ward ...

  6. Teen Drove Drunk On Route 6 Near Somers, Police Say

    Teen Drove Drunk On Route 6 Near Somers, Police Say

    A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated on Route 6 and East Main Street Sunday.Hector Torres, 19,  of Peekskill was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or more, a misdemeanor. Police observed a vehicle being operated without headlamps and with a flat ...

  7. Astorino, Latimer Spar At Heated Westchester County Exec Debate

    Astorino, Latimer Spar At Heated Westchester County Exec Debate

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- It all came back to taxes.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant) and his challenger Senator George Latimer (D-Rye) went at it in an oftentimes contentious debate at the Reckson Center in White Plains Tuesday night sponsored by the Business Council of Westchester. Astorino is running for a third term.Astorino touted his record as county ...

  8. Astorino, Latimer Holding Three Debates, Three Forums

    Astorino, Latimer Holding Three Debates, Three Forums

    County Executive Rob Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant) and his Democratic challenger Senator George Latimer (D-Rye) will be seeing a lot of each other this fall.Three debates and three forums have been scheduled between the two as Astorino runs for a third term.The first debate is set for Tuesday night from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., sponsored by the Business Council of Westchester at the Reckson ...

  9. Operation Aid Puerto Rico Announced

    Operation Aid Puerto Rico Announced

    Here's another way to help the people of Puerto Rico.Operation Aid Puerto Rico was launched Tuesday, a partnership between White Plains Lincoln, DHL and Senator Terrence Murphy. (R-Yorktown).Items should be dropped off at Murphy's district office at 691 East Main Street in Shrub Oak.The key items needed include flashlights, hand sanitizer, band-aids, first aid kits, disinfectant wipes, ...

  10. Mount Kisco Naming Library After Former Mayor

    Mount Kisco Naming Library After Former Mayor

    Residents in Mount Kisco will soon be checking out books from the Henry V. Kensing Memorial Library.The village board unanimously approved naming the library after Kensing, who served as village trustee from 1963 to 1967, mayor from 1967 to 1981 and village justice from 1990-2005. Kensing died in 2016 at the age of 83.A ceremony to celebrate the renaming will take place on Sunday, Oct. ...

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