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  1. Mount Vernon Mayoral Candidate Thomas Speaks Out On Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Following Friday's brazen daytime shooting that left one man "seriously" injured near Mount Vernon City Councilman Richard Thomas' campaign headquarters, the mayoral candidate is calling on the city to "declare independence from gun violence." Joined by local officials and figureheads, Thomas said that the rash of violence that has plagued Mount Vernon for the past few years - including several prominent homicides needs to come to an end, claiming that Mayor Ernest Davis hasn't been mindful of crime in the city.

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  2. John L. (Jack) Anderson, 83, Of FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    Born in Mount Vernon, New York, he was educated through the Mount Vernon public schools and received an electronic degree in advanced technology from the RCA Institute of Technology. He was employed by Bunker Ramo, where he was in charge of product development and served as laboratory supervisor.

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  3. Pedestrian Hurt In Mount Vernon Hit-And-RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A Mount Vernon pedestrian was injured Friday morning when he was struck in a hit-and-run accident, News 12 Westchester reported.

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  4. Daughter of Conway Hall rises to the occasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | HarnessLink.com

    Barn Doll prevails in Sunday's featured $10,000 Open Trot at Vernon Downs, proving victorious in her first effort against older company Vernon, N.Y. -- Fresh off her decisive triumph in the $248,275 Empire Breeders Classic, 3-year-old trotting filly Barn Doll rose to the occasion of her first effort against older harness racing company, rallying to the lead late in Sunday afternoon's $10,000 Open Trot at well off the pace in the early stages, as Mikey Hanover rolled through early sectionals of :27.3, :55.4, and 1:23. After pushing Mikey Hanover through a :27.1 third quarter, Barn Doll worked closer on the outside, taking charge in mid-stretch and drawing clear of Mikey Hanover by 1-1/4 lengths for a 1:53.1 score.

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  5. Local law enforcement cracking down on impaired driving, ahead of long holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WKTV

    The Oneida County STOP DWI program is scheduled to run through July 6 and is partnering with the Whitesboro, Whitestown, Rome, Utica, Kirkland, Yorkville, Vernon and NY Mills Police Departments, as well as the Oneida County Sheriff's Department and NY State Police.

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  6. ViarnSports Outdoor Products Releases Sturdy Hammock StrapsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Emailwire.com

    Mount Vernon, New York -- The VIARN Company, is proud to announce the release of their Brand New Product - Hammock Straps by ViarnSports TM. A long-time seller of quality items on Amazon.com, this is the first time they are expanding to the Sports and Outdoors category, and are looking forward with eager anticipation to making a positive impact in this popular industry! The summer season has just started and many people will be heading off to their many summer activities with their family.

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  7. Damon Blue Chip strikes late in featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After stalking from midpack, the J P Stables' Damon Blue Chip angled off the pegs en route to head-stretch, steadily closing on the pacesetters and ultimately prevailing for a 1:51.1 score in Sunday afternoon's $7000 harness racing featured conditioned pace at gelding was relaxed early, allowing A Fool for Mark , Dont Tell Rusty , and Walks of Life all to make moves to the lead before commencing his. Rated well off a :54.4 half mile, trainer-driver put Damon Blue Chip into play on the far turn, passing a tiring Dont Tell Rusty to take third before reaching the head of the stretch, but still five lengths out of second.

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  8. Barn Girl elevated to Vernon victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After being shoved three-wide by Painite on the entry to the far turn, Barn Girl made a push to the fore only to be collared by the offender in Saturday evening's $8,000 Mares Open II Trot at filly, racing well behind a :27.2 first quarter clicked off by Saint Patty's Doll and a :57.1 first half attended by the first-over Concentration . Moving into the far turn, Barn Girl angled second-over, but was carried deeper out by Painite , who vacated the pegs without clearance three-eighths from home.

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  9. The Filly Princess holds sway in featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After sustaining an early push to the lead, The Filly Princess held off a late charge from her pocket rival to take Friday evening's harness racing $10,000 Mares Open Pace at After Express Jet split Love You Bye and Tiger Boudoir to establish the early lead in a :27.4 first quarter, mare caught a :58.2 middle half breather, digging in off the far turn to stave off a late charge from pocket rival Express Jet. The Filly Princess prevailed by half a length, holding firm for a 1:53.3 triumph.

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  10. Wartburg's Third Annual Gala FundraiserRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | PR Log

    PRLog - June 26, 2015 - MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Jazz in June: A Wartburg Celebration of Arts & Music , the third annual gala fundraiser for Wartburg, a leading adult care community in Westchester, NY, raised nearly $130,000 on June 18, 2015. The event was held at the Surf Club on the Sound in New Rochelle, NY, with nearly 270 guests and 21 sponsors.

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  11. Men Shot, Killed Before Hutchinson River Parkway Crash ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Mamaroneck Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The two men who were shot before crashing their BMW in a fatal incident in off the Hutchinson River Parkway early on Wednesday have been identified by the Westchester County Medical Examiner. Passenger Kevin Shaw, 26, a former Concordia College assistant basketball coach and Fairfield University player, and driver Allashun Clay, 27, were the two victims in Wednesday's incident when they were reportedly "targeted" by a suspect who is now being investigated for a double homicide by Mount Vernon and Westchester County police.

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  12. Former college assistant hoop coach shot before fatal crashRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | WTOV9

    ... rain can lead to flooding. Those living along streams and creeks will need to be watchful of rising water. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) -- A former college assistant basketball coach was one of the two men killed in a fatal crash that's being ...

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  13. 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' resonates marvelouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... and musical director Al Schackman and two daughters of Malcolm X (the families lived next to each other in Mount Vernon, N.Y.), but it intentionally avoids tribute-type sound bites from other singers. What we hear instead are the voices of the ...

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  14. Statement from Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, the Chairman of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Weekend

    Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Chairman of the Conference of National Black Churches and pastor of the historic Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York today applauded Walmart for its decision to remove all Confederate flag merchandise from its stores and website. Richardson stated, "In the aftermath of the murders of nine African Americans who had gathered for prayer and Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, we applaud Walmart for making the bold and morally correct decision to remove Confederate flag merchandise from their stores and web site.

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  15. Men Shot, Killed Before Crash Off Hutch ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Greenburgh Daily Voice

    Former Concordia College basketball player Argelix Gil posted a photo on Twitter mourning the loss of his former coach who died in a fatal crash in Mount Vernon Wednesday morning. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The two men who were shot before crashing their BMW in a fatal incident in off the Hutchinson River Parkway early on Wednesday have been identified by the Westchester County Medical Examiner.

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  16. Fatal Crash Off Hutch Now Being Investigated As HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Pound Ridge Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. In an unexpected twist, Mount Vernon and Westchester County police are treating Wednesday morning's fatal car wreck off the Hutchinson River Parkway as a double homicide. Shortly before 5 a.m. on Wednesday, a BMW convertible struck a parked SUV on East Third Street near the end of an exit ramp on the Hutch, flipping several times before coming to a rest, several feet away, on its roof.

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  17. The Tax Lawyer Who is Reinventing Jewish Music as Brazilian SongRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Forward

    ... children to safety on the ship. The rabbi sent his 13-year-old son - Nicole's uncle - to live with a family in Mt. Vernon, New York, where he became best friends with the boy who - wait for it - was his future brother-in-law. The coincidences keep ...

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  18. Unity Baptist Tabernacle To Hold Mount Vernon March And RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The members of Unity Baptist Tabernacle will take to the streets of Mount Vernon, N.Y., on June 27 for its annual march and rally. "We March and Rally for Mount Vernon" will begin with a rally at 10 a.m. on June 27 at Mount Vernon City Hall, 1 Roosevelt Sq., before a march to Unity Baptist Tabernacle, 101 S. 2nd Ave, Mount Vernon, for a block party.

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  19. With School Out, Crews To Remove Asbestos From Mount Vernon High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. With the academic year winding to a close this week, Mount Vernon schools officials stand set to start the process of removing asbestos that was found in several locations at the high school. School officials confirmed that the dangerous cancer-causing agent was discovered in the library at the high school, as well as several classrooms.

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  20. Two Dead After BMW Convertible Strikes SUV Off Hutchinson River ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Two men were killed early on Wednesday morning when a driver lost control and overturned his vehicle on a Mount Vernon road. Police confirmed that shortly before 5 a.m. on Wednesday, a BMW convertible struck a parked SUV on East Third Street near the end of an exit ramp on the Hutchinson River Parkway, flipping several times before coming to a rest, several feet away, on its roof.

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