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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. Poughkeepsie City Administrator Hired As New Ossining Village Manager

    Poughkeepsie City Administrator Hired As New Ossining Village Manager

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Debbie McDonnell is the new Village Manager of Ossining.McDonnell, who starts on Sept. 5, serves as City Administrator in Poughkeepsie. McDonnell replaces Paul Fraioli, who was serving as interim village manager and will continue as village engineer.McDonnell will be responsible for the daily operations of the Village and Village Departments, including oversight of 171 ...

  2. Last Call To Register For Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

    Last Call To Register For Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

    Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is kicking into full gear.This year's event will run from Oct. 30 to Nov. 12 and will feature restaurants from Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester. 100 restaurants have already signed up and the deadline for restaurants to register is Tuesday, Aug. 15.“Our goal has always been to cultivate relationships between the Hudson ...

  3. Marist Gets More Than $400K For Drop-Out Prevention

    Marist Gets More Than $400K For Drop-Out Prevention

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- A grant from the state is hoping to keep Marist College students in school.The state awarded Marist College a $426,417 grant from the Liberty Partnership Program. The LPP is the only state-funded dropout prevention program directly connected to higher education which prepares students for post-secondary education and careers,Recipients of these higher education ...

  4. Meyer's Old Dutch Fully Opens In Beacon

    Meyer's Old Dutch Fully Opens In Beacon

    BEACON, N.Y. -- The new burger joint is officially open for all.Meyer's Olde Dutch recently opened its doors to a full bar and menu service, having only been serving burgers since May at its location at 184 Main Street, replacing Poppy's.Brian Arnoff, who runs Meyer's, said he is committed to sourcing local ingredients. His beef will come from the Hudson Valley Cattle Company and cheese ...

  5. Walking Tours Of Bannerman Island Home Now Available From Beacon

    Walking Tours Of Bannerman Island Home Now Available From Beacon

    BEACON, N.Y. -- Interested in exploring the Bannerman residence?Bannerman Island is offering walking tours of the Bannerman residence for the first time. Tours depart from Beacon via kayak or passenger boat and from Cold Spring via kayak.The tour features a walking tour of the island and a chance to learn about the history of the Bannerman family. The island was originally built as a ...

  6. PAC Launching Campaign Against Cuomo

    PAC Launching Campaign Against Cuomo

    Republicans have their sights set on Governor Andrew Cuomo.America Rising PAC, a conservative group, announced they are launching a campaign against Cuomo, who is running for a third term in 2018 and is also being touted as a potential presidential candidate in 2020.The group said they plan on targeting Cuomo's handling of the Metropolitan Transit Authority and will hire a campaign ...

  7. Dutchess Will Get First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    Dutchess Will Get First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Medical marijuana is coming to Dutchess County.The State Department of Health announced two medical marijuana dispensaries will be opening in Dutchess, following their authorization by the state. "The New York State Department of Health is committed to growing the state's Medical Marijuana Program responsibly," said New York State Department of Health ...

  8. Former State Senator Gipson Eyes Primary Challenge Against Cuomo

    Former State Senator Gipson Eyes Primary Challenge Against Cuomo

    Related story: Sex And The State House? Cynthia Nixon Eyed As Cuomo Primary Challenger Terry Gipson said since Washington, D.C. is out of the business of governing, that New York needs a governor willing to be a strong leader.Gipson, a Rhinebeck resident who represented Putnam and Dutchess for one term as state senator in the 41st district, revealed he is considering launching a ...

  9. March For Justice Coming To Dutchess

    March For Justice Coming To Dutchess

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- A 19-day walk from Harlem to Albany to raise awareness of human rights abuses in state prisons will be making three stops in Dutchess.The March for Justice is being organized by the Alliance of Families for Justice and will stop in Beacon on Friday, Sept. 1, Wappingers Falls on Saturday, Sept. 2 and Poughkeepsie on Sunday, Sept. 3.The marchers will be walking 10 ...

  10. Autistic Boy From Hudson Valley Called Offensive Name At Yankee Game

    Autistic Boy From Hudson Valley Called Offensive Name At Yankee Game

    A Westchester family had a day at the ballpark they'd like to forget last week after an unidentified adult man called their 4-year-old autistic son an extremely offensive name.Angelica and Dan DiMarco of Harrison attended the game with their son, Luciano, who is developmentally disabled and sometimes wears a helmet to prevent him from banging his head. In the bottom of the 8th inning, ...

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