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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. Film About 9/11 Hero In Red Bandana To Make Connecticut Debut In Danbury

    Film About 9/11 Hero In Red Bandana To Make Connecticut Debut In Danbury

    DANBURY Conn. — A moving documentary about a man in a red bandana who saved 10 people's lives on Sept. 11 before the Twin Towers collapsed is set to make its Connecticut premiere in Danbury."The Man In The Red Bandana," narrated by Gwyneth Paltrow and directed by Matthew J. Weiss, will be screened at The Palace Danbury at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8. Tickets are $15, and the Palace ...

  2. Circus Performer Flips After Proposal Of A Lifetime At Connecticut Casino

    Circus Performer Flips After Proposal Of A Lifetime At Connecticut Casino

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Amanda Luria, a circus performer from Peekskill, got the thrill of a lifetime when she went to see her boyfriend perform at Cirque Eloize iD at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.Forty Nguyen surprised Luria by bringing her onstage, dropping to one knee and proposing, which Luria accepted."I was a little nervous," said Luria, who works for Westchester ...

  3. Hospitals Report No Solar Eclipse Injuries

    Hospitals Report No Solar Eclipse Injuries

    It looked like everyone knew not to look at the sun.Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, and Nyack Hospital said as of Monday afternoon they reported receiving no injuries related to the solar eclipse.People were warned to only look at the eclipse wearing special glasses or to make their own glasses out of a cereal box.The eclipse was the first to sweep across the entire country ...

  4. Website Spotlights New Daily Voice CEO

    Website Spotlights New Daily Voice CEO

    New Daily Voice CEO Randy Kilgore says full-bore expansion of Daily Voice is his mission.Kilgore, along with founder and chairman Carll Tucker, were interviewed by Street Fight, a trade publication that covers the business of hyperlocal news.Before coming to Daily Voice, Kilgore was president of national sales at Gannett and senior vice president of advertising at Dow Jones ...

  5. NTSB: SUV Driver Who Caused Derailment May Not Have Known She Was On Tracks

    NTSB: SUV Driver Who Caused Derailment May Not Have Known She Was On Tracks

    The Metro-North train crash that killed six people — including a man from Danbury — and injured 15 more in Valhalla, N.Y., in 2015 was caused by Ellen Brody driving her SUV onto the tracks while the warning system was activated, the National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday.But investigators said they were unable to determine why Brody drove her car onto the tracks despite ...

  6. New Canaan's Joe Scarborough, Brzezinski Say Trump Used Tabloid As Threat

    New Canaan's Joe Scarborough, Brzezinski Say Trump Used Tabloid As Threat

    New Canaan's Joe Scarborough and his fiancée Mika Brzezinski are fighting back after President Donald Trump mocked the two, who are co-hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," on Twitter.The talk-show co-hosts said Friday that three Trump aides claimed an expose on them would run in the National Enquirer. They said the story, which involved Brzezinski's daughters and her ex-husband, would run ...

  7. Trump Attack On New Canaan's Scarborough & Brzezinski Starts Twitter Storm

    Trump Attack On New Canaan's Scarborough & Brzezinski Starts Twitter Storm

    President Donald Trump is no fan of Bronxville's Mika Brzezinski or her fiancee New Canaan's Joe Scarborough, co-hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe." And he let his 32.9 million Twitter followers know on Thursday."I heard poorly rated Morning Joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore)," Trump tweeted. "Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in ...

  8. Trump: Firing Former Westporter Comey 'Eased Pressure' Of Russia Probe

    Trump: Firing Former Westporter Comey 'Eased Pressure' Of Russia Probe

    President Donald Trump said firing former Westport resident James Comey eased "great pressure" from the ongoing probe of collusion with Russia, according to a story published Friday by the New York Times.Trump told Russian officials during their controversial May 10 meeting that Comey was "crazy, a real nut job," according to the New York Times. The meeting occurred ...

  9. Former Westporter Martha Stewart Flips Off Photo Of President Trump

    Former Westporter Martha Stewart Flips Off Photo Of President Trump

    Television personality and food expert Martha Stewart, who launched her business empire while living in Westport, is apparently no fan of her neighbor, President Donald Trump.At the Frieze Art Fair in New York, a photo was taken of Stewart giving the middle finger to a photo of Trump, who, like Stewart, has a home in Bedford, N.Y. The photo went viral but the Twitter account that posted ...

  10. 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 ...

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