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Sam Barron

Community Editor

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. Latimer Sends WCC Employee Contracts To Legislature

    Latimer Sends WCC Employee Contracts To Legislature

    After eight years, an agreement has been reached between the county and employees of Westchester Community College.County Executive George Latimer announced he is sending the renewed contracts Contracts for the Westchester Community College Federation of Teachers and the Civil Service Employees Association to the Board of Legislators for review."Their work is commendable, and so it ...

  2. Indian Point Workers Authorize Strike

    Indian Point Workers Authorize Strike

    Employees of Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan could be going on strike as early as next week.More than 300 members of Local 1-2, the Utility Workers of America, which represents employees of the nuclear power plant in Northern Westchester, voted to authorize a strike on Thursday. Their contract expires on Wednesday and a strike could happen as early as next week.Employees said ...

  3. Yonkers Man Throws Dog Down Two Flights Of Stairs, Police Say

    Yonkers Man Throws Dog Down Two Flights Of Stairs, Police Say

    A Westchester man was arrested by the SPCA's Humane Law Enforcement Unit after police say he threw a dog down two flights of stairs.Frank Gallo, Sr. of Yonkers was charged with animal cruelty.The SPCA received a call to its confidential animal cruelty hotline on Tuesday saying a pit bull, Riley, was allegedly picked up by its neck in a chokehold and violently thrown down two flights of ...

  4. Latimer Hopes Section 1 Basketball Tourney Returns To County Center

    Latimer Hopes Section 1 Basketball Tourney Returns To County Center

    The 2018 Section 1 boys and girls high school basketball tournament will not be held at the Westchester County Center in White Plains this year, breaking with tradition. County Executive George Latimer said he hopes to change that for 2019. Latimer said he met with officials from Section 1 and agreed to host another meeting in March to discuss returning the tournament to the County ...

  5. Latimer Addresses Business Leaders At WCA Breakfast

    Latimer Addresses Business Leaders At WCA Breakfast

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- County Executive George Latimer gave his first address to Westchester's business community Wednesday morning.Latimer, who took office last week, was the keynote speaker at the Westchester County Association's annual breakfast at the Westchester Marriot in Tarrytown. The new county executive pledged to work across the aisle and practice bipartisanship. “We have to work ...

  6. Changes Afoot For Armonk Business Landscape

    Changes Afoot For Armonk Business Landscape

    Downtown Armonk is seeing a changing of the guard.Two longtime businesses, The Right Thing and Sheep Shack, are shutting their doors, while a host of new businesses will be opening soon.Sheep Shack, which has sold women's clothes at 418 Main St. for 42 years will be closing at the end of February as its owner, Ronnie Zeidenberg, plans on retiring."It's been a very lucrative 42 ...

  7. Bernice Feldman, 94, Briarcliff Native

    Bernice Feldman, 94, Briarcliff Native

    Bernice K. Feldman, a resident of Briarcliff Manor for more than 50 years, died on Jan. 6 in Texas. She was 94.A graduate of Hunter College, Columbia University and New York University, Dr. Feldman specialized in speech pathology and rehabilitation, serving as a speech therapist, pathologist and teacher at numerous health and educational institutions, including the Dobbs Ferry School ...

  8. Schumer Calls For More Funding To Fight Opioid Crisis In Westchester

    Schumer Calls For More Funding To Fight Opioid Crisis In Westchester

    Mre must be done to fight the opioid crisis in Westchester and Rockland, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer said Friday.Schumer announced he will push to secure additional federal funding for Westchester and Rockland. In 2016, overdose deaths in Westchester and Rockland increased by nearly 200 percent.“The opioid crisis in Westchester and Rockland Counties and throughout New York is a national ...

  9. Fordham Keeps County Executive Streak Alive

    Fordham Keeps County Executive Streak Alive

    The best way to become Westchester County Executive...is to go to Fordham University?County Executive George Latimer is the fifth straight Westchester County Executive to have graduated from Fordham, a Jesuit university in The Bronx. Latimer defeated his fellow Fordham alum, former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in November.Every Westchester County Executive since 1974 has ...

  10. Boykin Appointed New Chair Of Westchester County Legislators

    Boykin Appointed New Chair Of Westchester County Legislators

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Benjamin Boykin is now the man in charge.Boykin (D-White Plains) was appointed the Chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators Monday in a 13-3 vote. Boykin succeeds Michael Kaplowitz (D-Somers) who led a coalition of Democrats and Republicans.“I am humbled and honored to serve as Board Chair and to work with all my Colleagues on the Board of ...

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