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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. New Canaan's Joe Scarborough Engaged To Co-Host Mika Brzezinski

    New Canaan's Joe Scarborough Engaged To Co-Host Mika Brzezinski

    It's a match made in morning TV heaven."Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough, a New Canaan resident, and Mika Brzezinski, a Bronxville resident, announced Thursday they are engaged. Scarborough proposed to her while they were in Paris to celebrate Brezinski's 50th birthday.In February, Brzezinski put her Bronxville home on the market. The mother of two announced she was ...

  2. Scavino Weighs In On Spat Between Hannity & New Canaan's Joe Scarborough

    Scavino Weighs In On Spat Between Hannity & New Canaan's Joe Scarborough

    Westchester native Dan Scavino, the White House Social Media Director, took to Twitter to proclaim that Sean Hannity "owned" New Canaan's Joe Scarborough during a recent Twitter spat of network news commentators that involved four people and three cable news networks. Scavino graduated from Yorktown High School and lived in Hopewell Junction before joining Trump's staff in the ...

  3. Carrie Fisher, 60, Was Married To New Canaan's Paul Simon

    Carrie Fisher, 60, Was Married To New Canaan's Paul Simon

    Carrie Fisher, who died Tuesday at the age of 60, after suffering a heart attack on Friday, was briefly enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College in Southern Westchester.Fisher, the daughter of entertainers Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, attended the school after studying in London, but had to drop out so she could portray Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films.The movies became ...

  4. Greenwich's Hicks Gets Role In Trump Administration

    Greenwich's Hicks Gets Role In Trump Administration

    Yorktown native and Hopewell Junction resident Dan Scavino and Greenwich's Hope Hicks will be working at the White House next year.The two were named to President-Elect Donald Trump's senior communications team after working on his presidential campaign.Scavino, who served as social media director during the campaign, will be assistant to the president and director of social ...

  5. Trump Hits All His Favorite Targets In Rallying Crowd At SHU

    Trump Hits All His Favorite Targets In Rallying Crowd At SHU

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Crooked Hillary Clinton. The dishonest media. Incompetent Barack Obama.Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, busted out his greatest hits at a campaign rally in Fairfield at Sacred Heart University on Saturday night, though it might not help him in the election. Trump has seen his poll numbers slide since the Republican National Convention, as questions ...

  6. DNC Chair Doesn't Open Convention After Being Jeered At Breakfast

    DNC Chair Doesn't Open Convention After Being Jeered At Breakfast

    This story has been updated.Former Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz did not gavel in the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia after being booed at a breakfast of Florida delegates earlier in the day Monday.Wasserman Schultz initially announced Sunday she would resign as chair at the conclusion at the convention but still gavel in the convention and ...

  7. Democratic National Committee Chair Resigns Amid Email Scandal

    Democratic National Committee Chair Resigns Amid Email Scandal

    Embroiled in a controversy over the weekend release of a trove of embarrassing emails by the website WikiLeaks, Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she will resign from her post at the conclusion of this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.Donna Brazile, a CNN commentator who served as Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore's ...

  8. Victims Of Metro-North Train Crash Remembered One Year Later

    Victims Of Metro-North Train Crash Remembered One Year Later

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- A year ago on Wednesday at a Westchester railroad crossing, a few fateful minutes changed the lives of hundreds of Metro-North commuters and ended with six people dead.Ellen Brody, 49, of Edgemont had left her job in Chappaqua before encountering a traffic jam along the Taconic State Parkway in Mount Pleasant that followed a head-on collision. As bumper-to-bumper ...

  9. Famed Westchester Pianist Misha Dichter Against Moving Composer's Remains

    Famed Westchester Pianist Misha Dichter Against Moving Composer's Remains

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- A famed pianist is speaking out against the idea of moving Russian's composer Sergei Rachmaninoff's remains from Valhalla to Russia."It's the most idiotic thing I've seen in a while," Misha Dichter, who lives in North Salem, said.A Russian government official said Rachmaninoff's body should be exhumed from the Kensico Cemetery and sent back to Russia, despite ...

  10. Stamford Hospital Cuts Costs, Takes Mobile Wellness Center Off The Road

    Stamford Hospital Cuts Costs, Takes Mobile Wellness Center Off The Road

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Stamford Mobile Wellness Center, which provided mammograms for women at their work or home, announced that it suspended operations as of Sept. 25."Losing this program is so difficult and the news is such a surprise and disappointment for all of us," said Mary Henwood Klotz, director of women’s and children's service line for Stamford Hospital.Any ...

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