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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. NBA Star Hopes To Make A Splash With New Juice Lab In White Plains

    NBA Star Hopes To Make A Splash With New Juice Lab In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Sean Kilpatrick is giving back to the community.Kilpatrick who plays for the Brooklyn Nets and lives in White Plains celebrated the grand opening of The Juice Lab, located at 148A Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains Saturday. The Juice Lab plans to serve smoothies and juices to help foster a healthy lifestyle."I want to thank God without him none of this is even ...

  2. Dina Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Dina Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. -- Dina, an 8-year-old husky mix who came into the SPCA as a stray is looking for her forever home.Dina was in rough shape when she arrived but is healing up nicely."This girl is a total love.  She is good with other dogs and kids of all ages, she's happiest when she gets to rest her head in a lap and snuggle for hours," the SPCA said.For more information, ...

  3. Inmate Attacks Westchester Correctional Officers, Report Says

    Inmate Attacks Westchester Correctional Officers, Report Says

    A New Rochelle man allegedly put a corrections officer in a headlock and kicked another corrections officer in the face at the Westchester County jail last week, according to lohud.Rawkan McKinnon, 20, is being held on first-degree robbery charges. The Corrections Department is working with the District Attorney's Office to file additional criminal charges against McKinnon for the ...

  4. Northern Westchester Man Assaults Victim In Domestic Incident, Police Say

    Northern Westchester Man Assaults Victim In Domestic Incident, Police Say

    A Northern Westchester man was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief Tuesday following a domestic incident that occurred in July.Kevin Michael Powell, 30, of Shrub Oak was charged with assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor and criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor.Yorktown Police responded to a domestic incident at a Yorktown residence where they ...

  5. 'Strong Odors' Halt Work On Northern Westchester Construction Project

    'Strong Odors' Halt Work On Northern Westchester Construction Project

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has halted work on the remediation of 54 Hunts Place in Chappaqua due to a strong chemical odor.Conifer Realty is removing contaminated soil from the site to build a 28-unit affordable housing apartment building.New Castle Town Supervisor Rob Greenstein held a press conference about the issue Tuesday, flanked by Senator ...

  6. Most Americans Embarrassed By Trump’s Behavior, Marist Poll Says

    Most Americans Embarrassed By Trump’s Behavior, Marist Poll Says

    A new Marist College poll finds that 64 percent of Americans are embarrassed by President Donald Trump.Trump's approval rating fell to 35 percent, according to the poll, with 55 percent of Americans disapproving of his job performance. Trump's approval rating among Republicans fell from 91 percent in June to 79 percent now. “While Republicans are still largely in Trump’s corner, the ...

  7. Astorino Vetoes Immigrant Protection Act

    Astorino Vetoes Immigrant Protection Act

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino formally vetoed the Immigrant Protection Act Wednesday.In his veto, Astorino said the act, approved last week by the Board of Legislators 10-5, "endangers public safety, violates federal law, infringes upon long-established principles of law enforcement cooperation and jeopardizes millions in federal public ...

  8. Westchester Hoops Star Trying For Team USA

    Westchester Hoops Star Trying For Team USA

    Ra'Shad James, who played at White Plains High School, St. Thomas Aquinas, and at Iona College, could next be wearing the red, white and blue.James is one of 16 players who will participate in the USA Basketball Men's AmeriCup Team training camp to participate in the FIBA AmeriCup 2017. The camp will be held from Aug. 17 to Aug. 24 in Houston and 12 players will be selected from the ...

  9. Yo-Yo Ma Helps North Salem Conductor Find Puppy

    Yo-Yo Ma Helps North Salem Conductor Find Puppy

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- It was a happy reunion for conductor David Zinman, who lives in North Salem, and his 4-month old puppy, Carlito.Zinman was reunited with Carlito after cellist Yo-Yo Ma asked attendees at a concert in Massachusetts, where Zinman is staying, to help find the Cuban Havanese puppy, who went missing that morning.A woman heard about the lost dog from someone who attended ...

  10. Katonah Comes Together To Show Solidarity In Vigil For Charlottesville

    Katonah Comes Together To Show Solidarity In Vigil For Charlottesville

    KATONAH, N.Y. -- Katonah stands with the people of Charlottesville.A vigil was held Sunday night in downtown Katonah in to show solidarity with the people of Charlottesville and in honor of Heather Heyer, the woman who was struck by a car protesting white supremacists Saturday.The vigil featured a moment of silence, a lighting of candles and a reading of Martin Luther King, Jr's "I ...

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