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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. Letter To The Editor: Renaming The Tappan Zee Bridge

    Letter To The Editor: Renaming The Tappan Zee Bridge

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Tarrytown Daily Voice accepts signed and original letters to the editor up to 350 words. To submit your letter, email ossining@dailyvoice.comThe NY State Senate bill and vote to change the name of the Tappan Zee Bridge is an irresponsible waste of tax payer funds! I am tired of our Representatives spending local, state and federal funds on renaming bridges and roads ...

  2. Petey Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Petey Is SPCA Pet Of The Week

    Petey is seeking a forever home.The SPCA said Petey is a gentle, middle-aged terrier mix that gets along well with other dogs and really enjoys the company of people. He's super smart and already has a good handle on basic training and cues, according to the SPCA. He'd like a home where someone is home more often than not or a home where he can go to doggy daycare or have a dog walker ...

  3. Lawmaker Proposes Naming New Tappan Zee Bridge After Mario Cuomo

    Lawmaker Proposes Naming New Tappan Zee Bridge After Mario Cuomo

    Are you ready to drive over The Mario Cuomo Bridge?Assemblyman Denny Farrell said the state should name the new Tappan Zee Bridge after former Governor Mario Cuomo, who served three terms, according to LoHud. Cuomo's son Andrew is currently governor.Farrell made his remarks Tuesday at the Governor's Mansion in Albany at a ceremony marking his retirement. Other lawmakers have proposed ...

  4. Alcohol At The Movies Remains Restricted In New York

    Alcohol At The Movies Remains Restricted In New York

    Want to have a beer at the movies? Your options remain limited.The New York State Assembly rejected a bill that would allow all movie theaters to begin serving alcohol. Currently, only movie theaters that offer table service are allowed to serve alcohol. Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers and iPic Theaters in Dobbs Ferry are the only theaters in the Hudson Valley with food and drink ...

  5. No Date Set For Deportation Of Ossining Teen

    No Date Set For Deportation Of Ossining Teen

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Neighbors Link, the organization representing Diego Puma Macancela, the 19-year-old detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is pushing back on reports that Macancela will be deported Friday."There is no indication he is going to be deported," Carola Bracco, executive director of Neighbor's Link said. "ICE is still reviewing his case."Bracco ...

  6. NY Raises Minimum Age Of Marriage

    NY Raises Minimum Age Of Marriage

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Tuesday raising the minimum age to marry to age 17.The law also strengthens the process to obtain court approval for a marriage of minors at least 17 but under 18 years of age.The minimum age to marry in New York State under the previous law was 14. A 14- or 15-year old could marry with parental consent and court approval while a 16- or 17-year ...

  7. NY Raises Minimum Age Of Marriage

    NY Raises Minimum Age Of Marriage

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Tuesday raising the minimum age to marry to age 17.The law also strengthens the process to obtain court approval for a marriage of minors at least 17 but under 18 years of age.The minimum age to marry in New York State under the previous law was 14. A 14- or 15-year old could marry with parental consent and court approval while a 16- or 17-year ...

  8. Ossining Teen Taken In Custody By ICE Moved To Louisiana Detention Facility

    Ossining Teen Taken In Custody By ICE Moved To Louisiana Detention Facility

    Diego Puma Macancela, the 19-year-old former Ossining High School student detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement nearly two weeks ago, has been moved to a detention facility in Louisiana.The move was confirmed by Neighbors Link, the Mount Kisco-based organization that is representing him. Macancela had been detained at the Orange County Correctional Facility with his mother. ...

  9. Class Of 2017 Bids Farewell To Irvington High School

    Class Of 2017 Bids Farewell To Irvington High School

    IRVINGTON, N.Y. -- The Irvington High School Class of 2017 is ready for their next chapter.The grads received their diplomas at their commencement ceremony at Matthiessen Park on June 17.Principal David Cohen spoke about his unique connection with the students and encouraged them to continue to find the courage to question society, trust their hearts and advocate for what they believe ...

  10. Dobbs Ferry Resident Graduates From Manhattan College

    Dobbs Ferry Resident Graduates From Manhattan College

    The graduates of Manhattan College are ready for their next chapter in life.Manhattan College celebrated its 175th annual commencement ceremony last month at Draddy Gymnasium in The Bronx. Manhattan College awarded more than 700 degrees in some 40 major fields of study.Here is a list of Westchester County residents who recently received their undergraduate degrees:Meagan Barnett, B.S., ...

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