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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.

Sam Barron's Contributions

  1. New York To Explore Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

    New York To Explore Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

    New York is taking the next step toward legalizing recreational marijuana use.In his budget presentation Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a study to determine the impact legalizing recreational marijuana in neighboring states like Massachusetts, Vermont and possibly New Jersey would have in New York.Cuomo also wants the state to look at the impact it would have on New York if it ...

  2. Indian Point Employees Ready To Strike

    Indian Point Employees Ready To Strike

    BUCHANAN, N.Y. --  The union that represents employees of Indian Point Entergy Center in Buchanan said they are prepared to go on strike if negotiations with Entergy, which runs the plant, go nowhere. "If there is a strike...it will be only because Entergy does not appear to be making the same effort at the bargaining table," James Slevin, the Local 1-2 President said ...

  3. Westchester Complex Sells For $54M

    Westchester Complex Sells For $54M

    The Landing at Mohegan Lake has sold to Ginsburg Development for $54 million.The company announced the acquisition Tuesday of the 207-unit lakefront community, which features one and two-bedroom apartments. Ginsburg acquired the property from New Chalet Apartments.The apartments range in size from 712 to 1,215 square feet and rent from $1,860 to $2,595 per month.Ginsburg said it plans ...

  4. Grazia Carrozza, 96, Mount Kisco

    Grazia Carrozza, 96, Mount Kisco

    Grazia Carrozza of Mount Kisco died Sunday, Jan. 14 surrounded by her family at the age of 96.The daughter of Francesco Antonio and Angela Cutri, she was born and raised in Italy. She and her husband migrated from Italy to Mount Kisco in 1966. She is survived by her daughter Lina Beaui and son-in-law Antonio Bueti, along with her grandchildren, Nancy (Sal), Antonio and Pasquale ...

  5. Gov. Cuomo Unveils State Budget

    Gov. Cuomo Unveils State Budget

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his $168 billion 2018-2019 budget to lawmakers on Tuesday.Cuomo's budget includes a three-percent increase in funding for schools and a one-percent increase in funding for higher education. The budget also increases funding for capital projects by 14 percent and health care by three-percent.The budget also reduces spending on transportation, community ...

  6. Resorts World Holding Job Fair In Hudson Valley

    Resorts World Holding Job Fair In Hudson Valley

    Want to work in a casino?The State Labor Department is hosting jobs fairs for Resorts World Catskills, which is opening in Sullivan County.Job fairs are being held Wednesday, Jan. 17 from noon to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 68 Crystal Run Road in Middletown and on Wednesday, Jan. 24 from noon to 7 p.m. at Courtyard by Marriott at 24 Crystal Run Crossing in Middletown. Some of the ...

  7. Westchester Man Harassed Officer 32 Times, Police Say

    Westchester Man Harassed Officer 32 Times, Police Say

    A 51-year-old Peekskill man was arrested and charged after police say he left 32 harassing messages for a police officer.Peter Bub was charged with 32 counts of aggravated harassment in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor. Police say the harassment occurred between June 14, 2017, and Nov. 29, 2017.Bub was located and arrested and was released on his own recognizance. He is due back ...

  8. ShopRite Could Be Opening New Westchester Store

    ShopRite Could Be Opening New Westchester Store

    A new ShopRite could soon be coming to Northern Westchester.The Village of Mount Kisco is hosting a joint village board and planning board meeting Thursday, Jan.18 to discuss plans for bringing the supermarket to 333 North Bedford Road, opposite Staples.The 70,000 square foot supermarket would be relocated from its Bedford Hills location, also on Route 117."The current zoning ...

  9. Coco Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Coco Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- The SPCA Westchester is hoping someone will want Coco.Coco is a one-year-old shepherd mix who the SPCA describes as a happy, friendly and energetic girl. She'd like a high energy home and gets along well with most dogs, the SPCA said.Coco knows some cues already and does well with training, the SPCA said. For more information, call 9140941-2896 ext.11, or ...

  10. Latimer Sends WCC Employee Contracts To Legislature

    Latimer Sends WCC Employee Contracts To Legislature

    After eight years, an agreement has been reached between the county and employees of Westchester Community College.County Executive George Latimer announced he is sending the renewed contracts Contracts for the Westchester Community College Federation of Teachers and the Civil Service Employees Association to the Board of Legislators for review."Their work is commendable, and so it ...

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