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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. Astorino: Name Airport Terminal After Former County Executive

    Astorino: Name Airport Terminal After Former County Executive

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino is looking to pay tribute to one of his predecessors.Astorino is proposing to name the airport terminal at Westchester County Airport after former County Executive Andrew O' Rourke. O'Rourke served as county executive from 1983 to 1997. and unsuccessfully challenged Mario Cuomo for governor in 1986. He died in 2013 at the age of 79. ...

  2. Trump Fires Back: Gillibrand Would 'Do Anything' For Campaign Contributions

    Trump Fires Back: Gillibrand Would 'Do Anything' For Campaign Contributions

    President Donald Trump is on the offensive after Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called for his resignation.On Tuesday, Trump tweeted, "Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very ...

  3. Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza Launching Delivery In White Plains

    Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza Launching Delivery In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- White Plains residents will soon be able to get Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza delivered right to their home.Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, located at 264 Main Street, is teaming up with Uber Eats and DoorDash to launch home delivery by the end of the year. The pizza chain has 65 locations in eight states."It's a whole revenue stream for us," Danielle Guzzetta, ...

  4. Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Tarrytown Music Hall

    Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Tarrytown Music Hall

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Fans attending a concert at the Tarrytown Music Hall Thursday night got an unexpected intermission.A gas leak forced the evacuation of the Music Hall during a performance by the Mavericks.An officer was flagged down after someone smelled a strong odor of gas in the men's bathroom. Police and Con Edison responded and the music hall was evacuated as a precaution, ...

  5. Community Rallies Around Westchester Family After Father's Death

    Community Rallies Around Westchester Family After Father's Death

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A GoFundMe page has been launched for the family of Miguel Gil, a White Plains resident, who took his own life last week.As of Saturday morning, the page has raised nearly $5,000 by 80 people over three days. "It was so unexpected," his daughter Angie said. " We couldn't understand why he would do something like this to us. We never thought we would ...

  6. Astorino Says He'll Veto $1.8 Billion County Budget That Raises Taxes

    Astorino Says He'll Veto $1.8 Billion County Budget That Raises Taxes

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is no fan of the 2018 budget the Board of Legislators approved.Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant), who is leaving office in three weeks, announced he is vetoing the $1.8 billion budget because it raises property taxes two percent. “There’s no reason to raise property taxes on the already overburdened residents and businesses of ...

  7. Trump Should Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations, Gillibrand Says

    Trump Should Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations, Gillibrand Says

    U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) called on President Donald Trump to resign Monday in the wake of 13 women accusing him of sexual misconduct."These allegations are credible; they are numerous," Gillibrand said on CNN. "I've heard these women's testimony, and many of them are heartbreaking."Gillibrand had previously called for Sen. Al Franken's resignation after he ...

  8. Letter To The Editor: State Should Allow Partial Payment Of Taxes

    Letter To The Editor: State Should Allow Partial Payment Of Taxes

    Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To send a letter, e-mail greenburgh@dailyvoice.com.To the Editor:Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has objected to the congressional action that may lead to the elimination of the real estate tax deduction for many New Yorker's whose taxes exceed $10,000 could help many property owners in Westchester save money if ...

  9. Westchester Legislature's $1.8 Billion Budget Deal Increases Taxes

    Westchester Legislature's $1.8 Billion Budget Deal Increases Taxes

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --Westchester residents could be seeing an increase in their county taxes next year.The Board of Legislators reached a deal on a $1.8 billion budget that increases taxes by two percent Friday. Majority Leader Catherine Borgia (D-Ossining) said they have enough votes to override a veto by County Executive Rob Astorino (R-Mount Pleasant), who has vowed not to ...

  10. County Executive Rob Astorino Visits Trump In Oval Office

    County Executive Rob Astorino Visits Trump In Oval Office

    Outgoing County Executive Rob Astorino met with one of Westchester's most prominent property owners.Astorino, a Republican, visited the White House on Friday, meeting with President Donald Trump and visiting the Oval Office and West Wing. And in true Trump fashion, Astorino documented the visit on Twitter."Great time visiting the West Wing," Astorino tweeted. "The White ...

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