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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. Longtime Theater Critic Enjoys New Career As Poughkeepsie Artist

    Longtime Theater Critic Enjoys New Career As Poughkeepsie Artist

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- A Ph.D in Italy. A wine critic in Bridgeport. And now an artist in Poughkeepsie. Richard Wrisley Day is a true Renaissance man. Wrisley Day grew up in Red Hook, his father having moved there with a dream of becoming a farmer. He was home schooled, studying on his own and with a tutor with a library of books at his disposal."I schooled myself to a considerable ...

  2. Poughkeepsie Woman Celebrates New Role As Dutchess Poet Laureate

    Poughkeepsie Woman Celebrates New Role As Dutchess Poet Laureate

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Bettina "Gold" Wilkerson is spreading the word of poetry throughout Dutchess County.Wilkerson, a resident of the Town of Poughkeepsie, was appointed the Dutchess County 2017 Poet Laureate out of 65 nominees. Wilkerson read her poetry at last week's State of the County Address and her job is to bring poetry to the community through a series of readings and ...

  3. Wappingers Woman Wants You To Eat Real, Live Mindfully, Laugh Often

    Wappingers Woman Wants You To Eat Real, Live Mindfully, Laugh Often

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. -- The lightbulb went off in nutritionist Alyson Chugerman's head 18 years ago when her six-year-old daughter was thought to have attention deficit disorder.Chugerman, a Wappingers Falls resident, saw her daughter get prescribed Ritalin. When that didn't work, her doctor prescribed other medications, and Chuggerman was concerned about where this was headed. So she ...

  4. Arlington High School Plans Teach-In On Race In America

    Arlington High School Plans Teach-In On Race In America

    LAGRANGEVILLE, N.Y. -- Arlington High School is hoping to enhance students' understanding of the issues of race and racism at a special all-day teach-in Wednesday."Race and Racism in America" will be discussed from 7:30 a.m. until 2:10 p.m. Speakers like Maria Hoen will discuss refugee solidarity,  while Dr. Mehmet Kucukozer will talk about the sociology of race. A local imam ...

  5. Hudson Valley Claims Fame To Presidents Past, Present

    Hudson Valley Claims Fame To Presidents Past, Present

    With the Hudson Valley and the nation celebrating Presidents Day on Monday, this area continues to be a place near and dear to the hearts of Presidents of the United States from Washington to Trump. Our very first president, George Washington, spent the summer of 1781 in central Westchester, fighting in the American Revolution. Washington teamed with the French and fought in Dobbs ...

  6. Poughkeepsie Mechanics Aim To Bring Honesty, Convenience To Industry

    Poughkeepsie Mechanics Aim To Bring Honesty, Convenience To Industry

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Adam Albertelli, a Poughkeepsie native, knows that bringing your car to the mechanic is often an unpleasant experience. Last year, Albertelli opened Bolt Mechanics, an auto repair shop at 211 Cottage Street #105 in Poughkeepsie, with the goal of being as transparent and convenient as possible for the customer. Bolt provides photos and video documenting the repairs, ...

  7. Dutchess Minister Publishes Novel About Grief

    Dutchess Minister Publishes Novel About Grief

    RHINEBECK, N.Y. -- As a minister at Rhinebeck Reformed Church, Luis Perez has seen firsthand the right way and the wrong way to deal with grief.Perez, a former journalist, decided to turn his observations into his first novel, "Catharsis: Maldonado's Journey Through Grief," which was recently published by Wipf and Stock Publishers.In the book, grief has led Maldonado to be ...

  8. Missing 24-Year-Old Hudson Valley Woman Found Safe

    Missing 24-Year-Old Hudson Valley Woman Found Safe

    Veronica Hallock, a 24-year-old Croton resident who had been missing since Tuesday afternoon, was found safe Saturday at LaGuardia Airport.Emily Hallock, Veronica's sister, shared the news on her Facebook page. Veronica was spotted by Leslie Kuhn, who saw her at Terminal B in American Airlines departures at the food court."I cannot possibly express my gratitude to Leslie Safian ...

  9. FDR Library Debuting New Exhibit About Japanese Internment

    FDR Library Debuting New Exhibit About Japanese Internment

    HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- The internment of Japanese Americans is being examined in a new exhibit at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park.Images of Internment: The Incarceration Of Japanese Americans During World War II debuts Sunday marking the 75th anniversary of President Roosevelt signing Executive Order 9006, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 ...

  10. Molinaro Says To 'Think Dutchess' At State Of The County Address

    Molinaro Says To 'Think Dutchess' At State Of The County Address

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Marc Molinaro laid out his vision for Dutchess County at his 2017 State of the County Address, calling the state of Dutchess County "strong."Molinaro discussed a wide range of issues, from Dutchess' economic development to offering better services to seniors to how the county can combat drug abuse during his speech Thursday at the ...

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