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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. Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When He Was President

    Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When He Was President

    Another woman has come forward to accuse George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, of groping her.A woman told CNN that Bush, who grew up in Greenwich and is now 93, grabbed her rear end at an event in April 1992, when he was still president. CNN did not disclose the woman's name."It was like a gentle squeeze," the woman was quoted as saying.The woman said she ...

  2. Greenwich Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

    Greenwich Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

    A woman is accusing former president George H.W. Bush of groping her when she was 16 years old.Roslyn Corrigan said Bush, a Greenwich native, groped her buttocks at a Nov. 2003 event in Texas according to Time Magazine when they were getting their picture taken. Six women have accused Bush of groping them.The 93-year-old Bush was 79 years old at the time of the alleged ...

  3. Greenwich Native George H.W. Bush Apologizes After Groping Accusation

    Greenwich Native George H.W. Bush Apologizes After Groping Accusation

    Former president George H.W. Bush is sorry.A spokesman for the 93-year-old Bush, a Greenwich native, apologized to actress Heather Lind after she accused him of groping her at an event, in front of his wife, Barbara, a Rye native, according to The Washington Post."President Bush would never — under any circumstance — intentionally cause anyone distress, and he most sincerely ...

  4. Greenwich Teen Joins Forces With Parents In Running Moroccan Restaurant

    Greenwich Teen Joins Forces With Parents In Running Moroccan Restaurant

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Rayan Achbami of Greenwich may only be in high school, but he already has experience running a restaurant.The 17-year-old and his parents run Argana, a Moroccan restaurant at 325 N. Main St. in Port Chester, N.Y., that opened in March. "We service Moroccan food with an American twist," Achbami said. "We don't want to overwhelm people with Moroccan ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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