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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. Hudson Valley's Austin Rogers Still Alive In 'Jeopardy!' Champions Tourney

    Hudson Valley's Austin Rogers Still Alive In 'Jeopardy!' Champions Tourney

    If he wants to be the ultimate "Jeopardy!" champion, the Hudson Valley's own Austin Rogers has some catching up to do.Rogers, a Pound Ridge native, is competing in the finals of the "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions, a two-night event. After the first night, Rogers who graduate from Fox Lane High School, trails Alan Lin, $8,800 to $6,500.Going into "Final ...

  2. Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When He Was President

    Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When He Was President

    Another woman has come forward to accuse George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, of groping her.A woman told CNN that Bush, who grew up in Greenwich and is now 93, grabbed her rear end at an event in April 1992, when he was still president. CNN did not disclose the woman's name."It was like a gentle squeeze," the woman was quoted as saying.The woman said she ...

  3. Veterans Help Veterans In Poughkeepsie

    Veterans Help Veterans In Poughkeepsie

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Residents of the Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at River Valley in Poughkeepsie gave back to veterans at a special event on Monday.The facility hosted "Veterans Helping Veterans" which featured paid tribute to those who served. The event featured a flag-raising ceremony led by US Army Sargeant George Ness and former service members were presented with ...

  4. Dutchess County Honors Cops For Stopping DWIs

    Dutchess County Honors Cops For Stopping DWIs

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Seven law enforcement officers were recently honored for their commitment to stopping DWIs in Dutchess.The officers were honored at the 23rd Annual Dutchess County STOP-DWI Program’s Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon held Wednesday at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. The event honors police officers from throughout Dutchess County for their commitment and contributions ...

  5. Dutchess County Employee Honored With 'Vision Of Hope' Award

    Dutchess County Employee Honored With 'Vision Of Hope' Award

    Beth Alter, the service's director for the Department of Behavioral and Community Health office in Dutchess is being honored for her years of service.Alter is the recipient of the Vision of Hope Award from Access: Supports for Living. Alter will be presented with the award at the foundation's annual gala in New Windsor Saturday.The award is presented to healthcare leaders in the Hudson ...

  6. Hudson Valley Resident Celebrates 108th Birthday

    Hudson Valley Resident Celebrates 108th Birthday

    When Eleanor La Motta was born, the Cubs World Series drought was only one year. There were only 47 states. William Howard Taft was president. La Motta, who lives in North Salem, celebrated her 108th birthday last month surrounded by family and friends. Ever resilient, LaMotta recently overcame a bout with pneumonia."She's amazing," her daughter Fran Monti said. "She ...

  7. Area Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

    Area Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

    A woman is accusing former president George H.W. Bush of groping her when she was 16 years old.Roslyn Corrigan said Bush, a Greenwich native, groped her buttocks at a Nov. 2003 event in Texas according to Time Magazine when they were getting their picture taken. Six women have accused Bush of groping them.The 93-year-old Bush was 79 years old at the time of the alleged ...

  8. CareMount Medical Lends A Hand To Puerto Rico

    CareMount Medical Lends A Hand To Puerto Rico

    CareMount Medical is leading the way to help the people of Puerto Rico.At its 43 locations, the company has set up ways for people to donate items like diapers, food, batteries and flashlights to the island, which suffered extensive damage following Hurricane Maria. Employees have also joined forces igniting their donation efforts with firehouses, police departments, churches and small ...

  9. Nanny Leaves 18-Month Old Alone In Car At CVS In Hudson Valley, Police Say

    Nanny Leaves 18-Month Old Alone In Car At CVS In Hudson Valley, Police Say

    A 25-year-old Northern Westchester nanny was arrested and charged Thursday after police say she left an 18-month-old in the car while she shopped at CVS in Yorktown.Allison Cortland of Mohegan Lake was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor. Police received a 911 call about a child being left unattended in a vehicle at the CVS at 2000 Commerce Street. ...

  10. Former Hudson Valley HS Basketball Player Suiting Up For Penn State

    Former Hudson Valley HS Basketball Player Suiting Up For Penn State

    Taylor Nussbaum is about to play basketball on the big stage.Nussbaum is playing for the Penn State Nittany Lyons after playing at John Jay-Cross River High School, White Plains High School and at Cheshire Academy in Connecticut.At White Plains, Nussbaum earned all-section and all-league and was ranked No. 13 in New York State for the Class of 2017. "We’re impressed with his work ...

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