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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. Mount Pleasant Calls For Closure Of Valhalla Metro-North Crossing

    Mount Pleasant Calls For Closure Of Valhalla Metro-North Crossing

    MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Mount Pleasant Supervisor Carl Fulgenzi wants to close the Commerce Street railroad crossing, the site of the deadly Metro-North train crash that killed six people and injured 15 others in Feb. 2015.Fulgenzi's comments come in the wake of the National Transportation Safety Review Board's report released Tuesday. The NTSB's report primarily placed blame on Ellen ...

  2. Cuomo Keeps Reeling In Big Donors For Re-Election Campaign

    Cuomo Keeps Reeling In Big Donors For Re-Election Campaign

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo is fundraising at a prolific pace as he gears up for re-election next year.According to a campaign filing, Cuomo raised more than $5 million over the past six months and has more than $25 million cash on hand. Cuomo is running for a third term next year.Donors have included movie producer Harvey Weinstein, Ken Langone, founder of Home Depot, and Jim Walton, a member of ...

  3. Smoothie King Opens 900th Location In Wappingers Falls

    Smoothie King Opens 900th Location In Wappingers Falls

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. -- Wappingers Falls is the new home of a very special Smoothie King.Smoothie King celebrated the opening of its Wappingers Falls location at 1571 Route 9 in Wappingers Falls Monday, the 900th Smoothie King and the first in Dutchess County.Bob Viani, who lives in Pleasant Valley, owns the store, having previously owned 17 Planet Fitnesses in the Hudson Valley ...

  4. NTSB Board Member On SUV Driver: 'I Don't Think She Knew Where She Was'

    NTSB Board Member On SUV Driver: 'I Don't Think She Knew Where She Was'

    The fatal Metro-North train crash that killed six people and injured 15 people in Valhalla was caused by Ellen Brody driving her SUV onto the train tracks while the warning system was activated, the National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday.Investigators said they were unable to determine why Brody drove her car onto the train tracks despite warning signs indicating a ...

  5. Hudson Valley's Rosie O'Donnell Promotes 'Push Trump Off Cliff' Game

    Hudson Valley's Rosie O'Donnell Promotes 'Push Trump Off Cliff' Game

    Rosie O'Donnell, who lives in the Hudson Valley, is continuing her feud with President Donald Trump.O'Donnell, of South Nyack, tweeted a link to a website that allows users to push President Trump off a virtual cliff or into a virtual volcano.Wednesday morning, O'Donnell tweeted a link to the game again."So good," O'Donnell tweeted. "Let's post it again."O'Donnell ...

  6. NTSB Will Announce Fatal Metro-North Crash Investigation Results

    NTSB Will Announce Fatal Metro-North Crash Investigation Results

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- There may finally be some answers into what happened in the deadly Metro-North Valhalla train crash.The National Transportation Safety Board will be meeting on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. in Washington D.C. to discuss its investigation and determine the probable cause of the Feb. 2015 train crash, which killed six and injured 15.The board will then vote ...

  7. Cuomo's Statewide Popularity Plummets: How Do You Rate Him?

    Cuomo's Statewide Popularity Plummets: How Do You Rate Him?

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat from New York voters, according to a  new Siena College poll.The governor's favorability rating, at 52 percent, is the lowest its been since Feb. 2016. His job performance and re-elect ratings hit their lowest levels this year, according to the Siena College poll.According to the poll, 46 percent of voters say they’re prepared to re-elect Cuomo ...

  8. Could Trump's Eating Habits, Lack Of Exercise Be Taking Their Toll?

    Could Trump's Eating Habits, Lack Of Exercise Be Taking Their Toll?

    Is President Donald Trump's love of fast food to blame for his low approval rating?Recently, USA Today looked at the president's lifestyle, which sees a 71-year-old man who has a stressful job and eats red meat, Kentucky Fried Chicken and gets no sleep, and no exercise.Dr. Anupam Jena, a Harvard Medical School physician, told USA Today a study found that a politician who won an election ...

  9. Dems Off To Strong Start In Fundraising Against Faso

    Dems Off To Strong Start In Fundraising Against Faso

    Incumbent Rep. John Faso (R-Kinderhook) looks to be in the fight of his life when he runs for a second term next year.Two Democrats have more cash on hand than Faso, who represents the 19th District, which covers a portion of East Dutchess. Faso has eight Democratic challengers, including Rhinebeck lawyer Anthony Delgado who has $590,319 cash on hand and businessman Brian Flynn, who has ...

  10. NTSB Will Release Report On Fatal Metro-North Valhalla Crash

    NTSB Will Release Report On Fatal Metro-North Valhalla Crash

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- There may finally be some answers into what happened in the deadly Metro-North Valhalla train crash.The National Transportation Safety Board will be meeting on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. in Washington D.C. to discuss its investigation and determine the probable cause of the Feb. 2015 train crash, which killed six and injured 15.The board will then vote ...

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