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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. Elliot Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Elliot Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- The SPCA is hoping someone will adopt Elliot.Elliot is 1.5 and recently spent time in a foster home, becoming housebroken. He enjoys people and dogs but not cats."Elliot is initially timid but warms up nicely; he's a blast to play with in the yard," the SPCA said.For more information, e-mail trainer@spca914.org or call (914) 941-2896 ext. 24.

  2. Latimer Announces Re-Appointments To New Administration

    Latimer Announces Re-Appointments To New Administration

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- There will be some familiar faces in County Executive George Latimer's administration.Latimer, who took office Monday, announced seven people will continue with their roles in his new administration. Mae Carpenter, commissioner of senior programs and services department, Rocco Pozzi, commissioner of the probation department, Michael Orth, commissioner of community ...

  3. Schumer Visits New Windsor Following Cosmetics Factory Explosion

    Schumer Visits New Windsor Following Cosmetics Factory Explosion

    In the wake of a cosmetics factory explosion that killed one person in the Hudson Valley, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling for more coordination from government officials when a company is cited for violations.At New Windsor Town Hall Friday, Schumer called for an immediate improvement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) coordination and communication system ...

  4. Community Rallies Around Westchester Family After New Father Dies

    Community Rallies Around Westchester Family After New Father Dies

    Paulie Packes was only 9 days old when his father, Anthony, a Stamford resident who grew up in Hawthorne, died of a brain tumor at the age of 36.A GoFundMe page has been launched for the Packes family. As of Friday morning, the page has raised $51,565 in four days from 325 people.Anthony was diagnosed with a brain tumor in March 2015. The tumor was surgically removed, and he was given a ...

  5. Cause Determined For Fire At Clinton Chappaqua Compound

    Cause Determined For Fire At Clinton Chappaqua Compound

    The fire at the Northern Westchester compound of former President Bill Clinton and 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday was the result of a bathroom fan shorting out, according to New Castle Supervisor Rob Greenstein.The fire occurred in a facility for Secret Service at the property on Old House Lane in Chappaqua. The fan shorting out burned a hole in the bathroom ...

  6. Spano Drops Out Of Senate Race

    Spano Drops Out Of Senate Race

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano will not be running for state senate.Spano, a Democrat, who announced his candidacy last month to represent the 37th district in the seat left vacant by George Latimer's ascension to Westchester County Executive, dropped out of the race Thursday.The Democrats will be announcing their nominee on Jan. 9 at the Westchester County Center, which ...

  7. Man Charged With Felony DWI After Crash Near Roma Building

    Man Charged With Felony DWI After Crash Near Roma Building

    A 57-year-old Ossining man was charged with felony DWI following a car accident on Saw Mill River Road in Yorktown Tuesday.Chrstopher Walsh was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or more, a felony, driving while intoxicated, a felony and following too closely. Walsh was charged with felony DWI due to a prior conviction in ...

  8. Billionaire Rebekah Mercer, Westchester Native, Cuts Ties With Steve Bannon

    Billionaire Rebekah Mercer, Westchester Native, Cuts Ties With Steve Bannon

    This story has been updated.Rebekah Mercer, a billionaire conservative donor, and Yorktown native is done with Steve Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist.Mercer, a graduate of Yorktown High School, issued a statement Thursday saying she hasn't spoken to Bannon in months. Mercer was a major investor in Breitbart.com, the right-wing news site Bannon runs. "I support President ...

  9. Senator Requests Meeting With Westchester's Scavino In Russian Probe

    Senator Requests Meeting With Westchester's Scavino In Russian Probe

    Dan Scavino, President Donald Trump's Director of Social Media, is being asked to meet with the Senate Judiciary Committee as it investigates Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.Scavino, a Yorktown native who lives in Hopewell Junction, received a letter from Sen.  Dianne Feinstein (D-California) asking for documents concerning former FBI Director James Comey's ...

  10. Westchester Resident Martha Stewart Stranded In Florida Amid Storm

    Westchester Resident Martha Stewart Stranded In Florida Amid Storm

    Martha Stewart, a Bedford resident, is missing out on the region's first major snowstorm of the year.Stewart is stranded in Florida according to her Instagram. Despite avoiding the snowstorm, it doesn't sound like she's too happy about it."It is really inclement here," the lifestyle mogul said. "I am worried about the farm crops and citrus crops! But I know it is even ...

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