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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. Golden Corral Closure Tops Dutchess News For 2017

    Golden Corral Closure Tops Dutchess News For 2017

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Golden Corral did not have a good 2017 in Poughkeepsie.The long-delayed buffet finally opened on Route 9 in the Town of Poughkeepsie Jan. 15 after having issues with the gas line. Just as quickly as it opened, it closed briefly in February for undisclosed reasons.After reopening, first-responders were dispatched to Golden Corral after receiving a report of an ...

  2. The Grand Helps Poughkeepsie Spread Holiday Cheer

    The Grand Helps Poughkeepsie Spread Holiday Cheer

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- The Grand Rehabilitation, and the Poughkeepsie Fire and Police Departments wanted to make sure everyone had a Merry Christmas.The groups teamed up last weekend to distribute food and gifts to families in need throughout the city.The Grand at River Valley served as a drop-off site with many items donated by visitors and family members of residents at the facility. ...

  3. Walkway Over The Hudson Awarded $500,000 for Visitors Center

    Walkway Over The Hudson Awarded $500,000 for Visitors Center

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- the Walkway Over The Hudson is getting a new visitors center.The Walkway was awarded a $500,000 grant through New York State’s Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) program this week, to be allocated toward the planned Eastern Entrance Welcome Center.The welcome center is expected to be completed by spring 2019 and will feature permanent restrooms, a gathering ...

  4. Hyde Park's Helen 'Candy Grandma' Conklin, 79, Business Owner

    Hyde Park's Helen 'Candy Grandma' Conklin, 79, Business Owner

    Westchester business owner Helen E. Conklin aka “Candy Grandma,” died Sunday at the Eleanor in Hyde Park at the age of 79.Conklin was born in Peekskill in 1938 to Gladys and Fred Conklin, who predeceased her, along with her brothers Jimmy and Elmer and sisters Marie and Charlotte.Conklin was the proprietor of two small businesses, a candy store and a variety store in Peekskill in the ...

  5. Costco Eyes Patterson Crossing Site

    Costco Eyes Patterson Crossing Site

    PATTERSON, N.Y. -- Costco is looking to come to Patterson.The big box store is hoping to open at the Patterson Crossing Retail Center, located at Route 311 and I-84, even though the project has been tied up in legal action.A lawsuit over a proposed gas station at the site was recently thrown out. Costco said it hopes to start construction in spring of 2018, according to The Putnam ...

  6. Putnam Woman Drove Drunk, Kicked Officer, Police Say

    Putnam Woman Drove Drunk, Kicked Officer, Police Say

    A 62-year-old Putnam woman was charged with numerous traffic infractions and for kicking a police officer following a car crash in Mohegan Lake, Yorktown Police said.Risa Fishbein of Putnam Valley was charged with two felony DWIs for having a conviction in the last 10 years, obstruction of governmental administration, a Class A misdemeanor and leaving the scene of a property damage ...

  7. Poughkeepsie Getting 'Woken': Matt Hardy Headlining WWE Show

    Poughkeepsie Getting 'Woken': Matt Hardy Headlining WWE Show

    DELETE! DELETE! DELETE!"Woken" Matt Hardy will step into the battlefield to challenge the Bray Wyatt in the main event of WWE's live event at the Mid Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m.WWE's 205 Live Tour will mainly feature cruiserweights who weigh less than 205 pounds. Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore will face Kalisto with Nia Jax as the ...

  8. State Democrats Propose Legislation In Response To Tax Reform Bill

    State Democrats Propose Legislation In Response To Tax Reform Bill

    State lawmakers are fighting back after a Republican-led federal tax reform bill was passed and signed into law this week.The bill caps state and local property tax deductions at $10,000 which could hurt people who live in high tax states like New York.Assemblywoman Amy Paulin said she would introduce legislation allowing New York residents to itemize their state returns even if they do ...

  9. Longtime Hudson Valley Soccer Coach Honored

    Longtime Hudson Valley Soccer Coach Honored

    George Souls has always put his kids first.Souls, who has coached soccer in Yorktown for 37 years, was named Personality of the Month in December by the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association. Souls has coached nearly 30 teams and was inducted into the East Hudson Youth Soccer League Hall of Fame in 2009."It was quite the honor," Souls said. "I was very ...

  10. Dr. Anthony: Bourdain Gets Honorary Degree From Culinary Institute

    Dr. Anthony: Bourdain Gets Honorary Degree From Culinary Institute

    Just call him Dr. Anthony Bourdain.Bourdain was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, his alma mater, delivering the keynote address at commencement ceremonies Thursday. “The CIA is an institution that I’m very grateful for having attended,” Bourdain told the 143 graduates and their families. “It was incredibly important to me. I had a good ...

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