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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. Transgender Supervisor Candidate Wants To Move New Castle Forward

    Transgender Supervisor Candidate Wants To Move New Castle Forward

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY,  N.Y. -- Though her candidacy may be trailblazing,  Kristen Browde is hoping to focus on the issues.Browde, 66, is running for Supervisor of the Town of New Castle on the Democratic ticket. Browde, a former TV news reporter for CBS, WNBC and FOX 5, is the first transgender candidate in New York to run for office with the nomination of a major party. But Browde said ...

  2. Students Planning Charity Concert In Sleepy Hollow For Syrian Refugees

    Students Planning Charity Concert In Sleepy Hollow For Syrian Refugees

    SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. -- Seven teenagers have come together to plan a charity concert for Syrian refugees at the end of the month in Sleepy Hollow.Relief United will be hosting Project Syria Live on April 28 at Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Money raised will go to CNEWA, a Catholic charity helping Syrian refugees. More than 13 million people in Syria need ...

  3. Fox Meadow Middle School Opens In New Yorktown Location

    Fox Meadow Middle School Opens In New Yorktown Location

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- It's a new era at the Fox Meadow Middle School in Yorktown.The middle school, which previously had been housed in the same building as Fox Meadow High School, was moved into space of its own to more clearly define the school and allow teachers to focus on the specific needs of middle schoolers, Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES said.Nicole Murphy, the principal of Fox ...

  4. SPCA Interviews Woman Who Abandoned Cat In Bedford

    SPCA Interviews Woman Who Abandoned Cat In Bedford

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- The SPCA said Friday it has met with the woman seen in surveillance footage leaving a severely neglected cat in a Bedford parking lot.Lisa Bonanno, director of events and communications for the SPCA, said the investigation remains ongoing.Surveillance tapes from the parking lot show a woman pulling into a parking space on the afternoon of Monday, March 27. The white ...

  5. Did You See Her? Sarah Jessica Parker Films 'Divorce' In Westchester

    Did You See Her? Sarah Jessica Parker Films 'Divorce' In Westchester

    The Hudson Valley has gotten a taste of Hollywood.Sarah Jessica Parker and Molly Shannon have been filming scenes for the HBO show "Divorce" all over Westchester the last week.On Wednesday, scenes were filmed at a house in Pleasantville, as previously reported by Daily Voice.The crew was in Hastings on Friday.Last week, "Divorce" transformed the Belkind Bigi ...

  6. Local Pols Approve Of Strikes On Syria, But Say Trump Should Have A Plan

    Local Pols Approve Of Strikes On Syria, But Say Trump Should Have A Plan

    While Thursday night's airstrikes on Syria drew approval, Westchester's representatives in Washington said they want President Donald Trump to have a plan to deal with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.The strikes on a Syrian military airfield came after Assad used chemical weapons on his own people.“Making sure Assad knows that when he commits such despicable atrocities he will pay a ...

  7. Five Caught After Stolen Vehicle Chase On Route 22

    Five Caught After Stolen Vehicle Chase On Route 22

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Four teens and one 20-year-old were arrested Wednesday night after allegedly stealing a motorcycle and leading police on a chase on Route 22.Francisco Periera, 16, Robin Medina, 20, Ernick Rodriguez, 19, Christopher Cespedez, 17 and Jonathan Serrano, 17, all residents of New York City, were arrested and charged with grand larceny in the fourth degree, a Class ...

  8. Did You See Her? Sarah Jessica Parker Films 'Divorce' In Westchester

    Did You See Her? Sarah Jessica Parker Films 'Divorce' In Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester has gotten a taste of Hollywood.Sarah Jessica Parker and Molly Shannon filmed scenes for their HBO show "Divorce" at Belkind Bigi Mid Century Furniture store in Tarrytown last week.The store was transformed into Hudson River Contemporary Gallery for the show."Divorce" has been filming all over Westchester. On Wednesday, scenes ...

  9. Walden Students Help The Homeless

    Walden Students Help The Homeless

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Students in Debra Haggerty's class at the Walden School put their lessons on empathy into practice by feeding homeless people.As part of the lesson, Haggerty's students read the book "Bud, Not Buddy," which is about a homeless child.In response, students made sandwiches for the homeless and gave them to two Walden staff members. The staff members brought food ...

  10. Democratic Legislators Blast Astorino's Indian Point Lawsuit

    Democratic Legislators Blast Astorino's Indian Point Lawsuit

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Democrats in the Westchester County Legislator were quick to pounce after County Executive Rob Astorino said he intends to sue the state over the closure of Indian Point."This lawsuit is from the County Executive is another foolish waste of taxpayer money," Majority Leader Catherine Borgia (D-Ossining) said. Astorino is hoping to stop or delay the ...

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