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Sam Barron

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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. DMX Performing In Poughkeepsie

    DMX Performing In Poughkeepsie

    DMX is coming to Poughkeepsie.The Mount Vernon native who was raised in Yonkers is performing at The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, Feb. 10. He previously performed at The Chance in 2016.In December, the 46-year-old, whose real name is Earl Simmons pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and faces up to five years in prison.Simmons lived near the Bedford border on McLain ...

  2. WWE Star Enzo Amore, Bergen Native, Fired Over Sexual Assault Allegation

    WWE Star Enzo Amore, Bergen Native, Fired Over Sexual Assault Allegation

    WALDWICK, N.J. --Professional wrestler Enzo Amore (real name Eric Ardnt) was fired by WWE Tuesday as he is being investigated for sexually assaulting a woman in Phoenix in October.Amore, a Waldwick native, was Cruiserweight Champion at the time of his release. Phoenix police say they are still investigating the alleged assault, which occurred in October.On Monday, the victim shared her ...

  3. Unemployment Rate Inches Up In Orange County

    Unemployment Rate Inches Up In Orange County

    The unemployment rate in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland and Orange increased year over year according to the State Labor Department's report for Nov. 2017.In Westchester, the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, an increase from 4.1 percent in Nov. 2016.In Putnam, the unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, an increase from 3.8 percent in Nov. 2016.In Dutchess, the unemployment rate ...

  4. Amazing Grace: VanderWaal Takes Center Stage In Rockland

    Amazing Grace: VanderWaal Takes Center Stage In Rockland

    EAST RAMAPO, N.Y. -- Grace VanderWaal gave her hometown a special treat Monday night.The "America's Got Talent" winner and Suffern native performed with East Ramapo's Little Miracles choir at Chesnut Ridge Middle School. VanderWaal founded the choir last year as part of her Little Miracles foundation.A select audience of parents, faculty and school officials on Monday night ...

  5. Dangerous Levels Of Radon, Cause Of Lung Cancer, In More Than 4K Area Homes

    Dangerous Levels Of Radon, Cause Of Lung Cancer, In More Than 4K Area Homes

    With January being National Radon Awareness Month, the New York State Health Departments said New Yorkers should make sure their homes are tested.Dangerous radon levels (at a level above the EPA guideline) have been reported in 4,000 Hudson Valley homes.Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., after cigarette smoking and the leading cause of lung cancer in ...

  6. Haverstraw Landslide Remembered: 19 Lives Lost

    Haverstraw Landslide Remembered: 19 Lives Lost

    HAVERSTRAW, N.Y. -- This month, the village of Haverstraw is commemorating the 112th anniversary of the Haverstraw Landslide.Nineteen people, including four firefighters, lost their lives in the tragedy, which occurred on Jan. 8. Clay that was being excavated for brick use under a 100-foot embankment slipped out, destroying the Rockland Street business section and homes from Liberty to ...

  7. New York To Explore Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

    New York To Explore Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

    New York is taking the next step toward legalizing recreational marijuana use.In his budget presentation Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a study to determine the impact legalizing recreational marijuana in neighboring states like Massachusetts, Vermont and possibly New Jersey would have in New York.Cuomo also wants the state to look at the impact it would have on New York if it ...

  8. Westchester-Based IBM Denies Reports Of Redeploying Some Staffers

    Westchester-Based IBM Denies Reports Of Redeploying Some Staffers

    IBM, which is headquartered in the Hudson Valley, is pushing back on reports it plans to reassign 30 percent of its Global Technology Services staff through attrition.The Armonk-based company said the report, which said the company hired a consulting firm to help with the strategy, was not accurate and they don't comment on speculation, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.The company, ...

  9. Maybrook Man Attempts To Extort Westchester Resident, Police Say

    Maybrook Man Attempts To Extort Westchester Resident, Police Say

    A 30-year-old Orange County man was arrested and charged after police say he tried to extort money from a Yorktown resident.Shea Kirschbaum of Maybrook was charged with attempted grand larceny in the fourth degree, a Class A misdemeanor, after a police investigation. Kirschbaum voluntarily turned himself into police on Jan. 11.A temporary order of protection was issued on behalf of the ...

  10. Hudson Valley-Based IBM Q4 Earnings Exceed Estimates

    Hudson Valley-Based IBM Q4 Earnings Exceed Estimates

    ARMONK, N.Y. -- The fourth quarter was a good one for IBM, which is headquartered in Armonk.The company announced revenue of $22.5 billion, an increase of 4 percent. The revenue beat investor expectations. The company earned about $5.18 per share, also beating investor expectations. The company earned $36.5 billion in revenue in full-year strategic imperatives, an increase of 11 ...

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