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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. IBM Revenues Decline Again

    IBM Revenues Decline Again

    IBM's revenues continue to be heading south.The Armonk-based company unveiled its second quarter earnings report on Tuesday, with revenues declining for the 21st straight quarter.Revenues totaled $19.3 billion, down about 5 percent year to year. The company did see positive news from its cloud computing division, with a revenue of $15.1 billion."In the second quarter, we ...

  2. Croton Residents Protest To Save Longtime Coffee Shop

    Croton Residents Protest To Save Longtime Coffee Shop

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Nance's Coffee has been a fixture at the Croton Harmon train station for more than 50 years and residents are hoping it stays that way.The license agreement for Nance's has expired and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as required by law, is launching an open process for anyone who wants to fill the space. Croton residents are concerned this could be ...

  3. Vote On Immigrant Protection Act In Westchester Pushed To August

    Vote On Immigrant Protection Act In Westchester Pushed To August

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y.-- Westchester County Legislators decided on Monday to postpone the vote on the Immigrant Protection Act until August 7.A vote had been expected at Monday's meeting but Legislator Catherine Borgia said some legislators felt they needed more time to cast a vote. Borgia, Chairman Michael Kaplowitz and Vice-Chair Jim Maisano all said the vote will be definitely held ...

  4. Westchester Zoning Is Not Exclusionary, HUD Says

    Westchester Zoning Is Not Exclusionary, HUD Says

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino announced Tuesday the Department of Housing and Urban Development did not find any exclusionary zoning in Westchester.The announcement came after a prolonged legal battle with HUD following a 2009 settlement over discriminatory housing practices. As part of the settlement, the county was required to submit a review of obstacles ...

  5. Information Workshop On Chappaqua Crossing Housing Scheduled

    Information Workshop On Chappaqua Crossing Housing Scheduled

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Want to learn more about living at Chappaqua Crossing?An informational workshop is being held on Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to discuss workforce and affordable housing at the new development in the Pegasus Room at 480 Bedford Road in Chappaqua.Chappaqua Crossing will feature 25 market rate, 10 workforce, and 28 affordable apartments on the original segment of the ...

  6. Man Violates Order Of Protection In Yorktown

    Man Violates Order Of Protection In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A 44-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with violating an order of protection, Yorktown Police said.James S. Franco of Greenwich, Conn., was charged with criminal contempt in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor.Police received a call of a past harassment at a Yorktown residence and discovered unrelated to the complaint there was a Yorktown Justice Court ...

  7. White Plains' Jonathan Gordon A Big Hit As TV Anchor In Binghamton

    White Plains' Jonathan Gordon A Big Hit As TV Anchor In Binghamton

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Jonathan Gordon, a White Plains native, has become the go-to for local news in Binghamton.Gordon is the weekend news anchor and weekday news reporter for WICZ-TV, a Fox affiliate in Binghamton. Gordon has been at the station for eight months, getting a job there after graduating from Syracuse University."Growing up, I always knew I wanted to do something with ...

  8. Yorktown Man Issues Bad Check When Buying Prescription Meds, Police Say

    Yorktown Man Issues Bad Check When Buying Prescription Meds, Police Say

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A 26-year-old Yorktown resident was arrested and charged after he tried to pay for prescription drugs with a check he knew was bad, Yorktown Police said.Michael Goldberg was arrested and charged with Issuing a Bad Check, a Class B misdemeanor.Police received a call from Taconic Pharmacy after they received a check for $74 from a closed account at Putnam County Savings ...

  9. City Says Peekskill Water Safe To Drink

    City Says Peekskill Water Safe To Drink

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- An algae bloom was the cause for a change in odor and taste to Peekskill's drinking water, according to Water Superintendent David Rambo.Despite the odor and taste, Rambo said the water is completely safe to consume while it is being treated for algae. The algae bloom was caused by recent heavy rain, Rambo said.

  10. Erratic Driving Complaints Leads To Man's DWI Arrest In Yorktown

    Erratic Driving Complaints Leads To Man's DWI Arrest In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A Yorktown man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with an expired registration Friday after police received a report of an erratic driver on Summit Street in Yorktown Heights.Neil M. Quinn was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and Driving While Intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more, ...

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