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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. Chipotle Sets Opening Date For Fishkill Location

    Chipotle Sets Opening Date For Fishkill Location

    FISHKILL, N.Y. -- Get ready Chipotle lovers. You only have nine more days to wait.Chipotle announced its Fishkill location will open on July 7 at 10:45 a.m at 18 Westgate Drive. The location is the chain's first location in Dutchess County. A Five Guys Burgers and Fries will also be at the location.The first 20 customers in line will receive a free Chipotle t-shirt, said Becky Mitchell, ...

  2. Poll: Are You Better Off Since Donald Trump Took Over As President?

    Poll: Are You Better Off Since Donald Trump Took Over As President?

    President Donald Trump received some sad(!) news from a recent Marist College poll.The poll, conducted by Marist, PBS News Hour and National Public Radio, found that 51 percent of voters disapprove of the president, with 37 percent approving of his job.Among independents, Trump has a 59 percent disapproval rating and a 31 percent approval rating.Trump remains strong with his Republican ...

  3. Move To Name New TZB After Mario Cuomo Outrages Westchester County Exec

    Move To Name New TZB After Mario Cuomo Outrages Westchester County Exec

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is speaking out after the State Senate approved legislation to name the new Tappan Zee Bridge after former Governor Mario Cuomo.Cuomo served three terms as governor and is the father of current Governor Andrew Cuomo. Astorino ran against the younger Cuomo in 2014 and was defeated. He is considering challenging Cuomo again in 2018.The current ...

  4. Rolison Vetoes Common Council's Attempt To Stop Bus Consolidation

    Rolison Vetoes Common Council's Attempt To Stop Bus Consolidation

    Update: Mayor Ron Rolison vetoed the amendment."I hope that this veto also sends a strong message -- a message that we will not continue down the same tried-and-true failed paths of the past," Rolison said. "In this battle between fiscal recklessness and good government we either all win or we all lose."POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- With the clock ticking, the City of ...

  5. Molinaro Receiving Franklin, Eleanor Roosevelt Hudson Valley Vision Award

    Molinaro Receiving Franklin, Eleanor Roosevelt Hudson Valley Vision Award

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Marcus Molinaro is being honored by the Franklin Roosevelt Presidential Library for his ThinkDIFFERENTLY program Saturday.Molinaro will receive the inaugural Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Hudson Valley Vision Award at the second annual Family Fun Festival on the Library's Great Lawn.“I am honored to receive this recognition for Dutchess ...

  6. Judge Dismisses Daryl's House Lawsuit Against Town Of Pawling

    Judge Dismisses Daryl's House Lawsuit Against Town Of Pawling

    PAWLING, N.Y. -- The lawsuit filed by Daryl's House, the music club and restaurant on Route 22 in Pawling owned by rock star Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates fame, against the town has been dismissed.Judge Victor Grossman dismissed the suit, which was filed in New York State Supreme Court in Dutchess County, and said the town was harassing the club as it tried to establish a backyard ...

  7. Security Training Exercises Planned For Indian Point

    Security Training Exercises Planned For Indian Point

    BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- A security training will be held at Indian Point Energy Center on Thursday.The training drills will involve simulated attack scenarios intended to be as realistic as possible, Entergy, which runs Indian Point, said.Members of the public may hear what appears to be gunfire from simulated weapons systems used during the exercises, Entergy said.Local law enforcement ...

  8. Beacon High School Celebrates Class Of 2017

    Beacon High School Celebrates Class Of 2017

    BEACON, N.Y. -- Beacon High School's Class of 2017 is ready for their next chapter.The school held its annual commencement ceremony at Dutchess Stadium on Saturday.The valedictorian was Kalina Brinas, who will be attending UCLA in the fall, while Ella Lewis, the salutatorian, will be attending the University of Buffalo.

  9. Carmel Man Involved In Crash Drove With Revoked License, Yorktown PD Says

    Carmel Man Involved In Crash Drove With Revoked License, Yorktown PD Says

    MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. -- A Carmel man was arrested and charged Tuesday night after a collision in front of the Mohegan Diner.Tsedai Shearer, 26, was charged with driving with a revoked license, a second-degree misdemeanor after police investigated the car wreck, which caused property damage, police said. Shearer was arrested at the scene and transported back to headquarters, police said.He ...

  10. Hudson Valley Renegades Set For Home Opener

    Hudson Valley Renegades Set For Home Opener

    FISHKILL, N.Y. -- It's almost time to play ball in Dutchess.The Hudson Valley Renegades 2017 season kicks off Wednesday with a series against the Staten Island Yankees through Friday. Next week, the Renegades play host to the Lowell Spinners.The Renegades, the Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays will have home games through mid-September when they finish the home schedule against ...

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