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  1. Your Holiday Sor-Bay: Rudolph's Shiny New YearRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Child of Television

    Denzel Washington born in Mount Vernon, New York. In 2002, for his performance as a corrupt cop in Training Day, Washington became the first black man to win the Best Actor Academy Award since 1964, when Sidney Poitier received the award for Lilies of the Field.

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  2. Santa Gives World Patent Marketing Inventor Steven Harris a Licensing Deal for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | PRWeb

    ... Palm Springs, California has obtained a exclusive licensing deal for Teddy's Ballie Bumper with SECS, Inc. of Mount Vernon, NY. "I am very happy for Steve Harris," said Scott Cooper, Managing Director of World Patent Marketing, "I have never seen an ...

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  3. Mount Vernon Enters 30 Day Red Light Camera Warning PhaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon motorists are going to need to exercise a little more caution when approaching yellow lights from now on, as the city activates the red-light cameras that were installed earlier this year . Beginning last week, red-light safety cameras at four intersections were activated, which kicked off the city's 30-day probationary period as police seek to educate the public on the new policy before issuing tickets or fines.

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  4. 3 accused of pickpocketing shoppers at mallsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | MyFoxNY

    ... stchester, New York, with fraud and possession of stolen property. They charged 57-year-old Stephanie Pruitt of Mount Vernon, New York with fraud, possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

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  5. Pick Pocket Crew arrest in ParamusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Paramus Post

    The Paramus Police Department announces the arrest of TONI GREEN. 52 yoa, residing in Port Chester, NY, Stephanie Pruitt 57 yoa, residing in Mount Vernon, NY and GREGORY K. BARNES 53 yoa, residing in Westchester, NY for fraud and possession of stolen property.

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  6. Farrell JV rallies past St. Joseph by-the-Sea for 5-3 CHSHL winRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | SILive.com

    ... d score. Shane Kearney scored the final short-handed goal. Farrell (3-2) is off until Jan. 3 when the Lions go to Mt. Vernon, N.Y. to face Iona Prep.

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  7. Suspect ID'd In Mount Vernon Slaying Tops Week's NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    For the second time in less than five months, a suspect was apprehended by Mount Vernon police after a man was gunned down at the Levister Towers apartment complex. A group of Mount Vernon taxpayers has hired a lawyer to try to force Mayor Ernie Davis' resignation , reports lohud.

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  8. Re: Denzel Washington Blacklisted? | News OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | NewsOne

    ... tionally to both maximize returns and reduce risk, especially pics with decent size budgets." Washington, 59, a Mount Vernon, N.Y., native, has appeared in 43 films that have grossed a combined $2.2 billion, the News notes.

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  9. Sony Urged To Not Cast Denzel Washington Because Of Racist Overseas MoviegoersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... tionally to both maximize returns and reduce risk, especially pics with decent size budgets." Washington, 59, a Mount Vernon, N.Y., native, has appeared in 43 films that have grossed a combined $2.2 billion, the News notes.

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  10. Westchester Hosts Hearing To Discuss Bee-Line FaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Armonk Daily Voice

    ... gov.com or mail them to the Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation, 100 E. First St., Mount Vernon, NY 10550.

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  11. Montefiore Hosts Ebola Town Hall Meeting In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Yonkers Daily Voice

    Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson; Dr. Brooke Balchan, medical director, Mount Vernon City School District; Dr. Debra Spicehandler, infectious disease specialist, Mark Fang, executive director Westchester Human Rights Commission; Ambassador Amadu Koroma. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. In an effort to ease the fears of Mount Vernon residents following the latest worldwide Ebola scare, medical experts joined elected officials and physicians at Montefiore to clear up any misconceptions that locals may have about the disease.

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  12. Warren allies march outside Citi: 'Break big banks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... concentrated power in our democracy and we want it back," said Emmett Grant, pictured below, a 52 year-old from Mount Vernon, NY. Protesters carried signs that read "#StandWithWarren" on a chilly morning outside Citigroup's Park Avenue tower with ...

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  13. Elizabeth Warren allies march outside Citi: 'Break big banks'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... concentrated power in our democracy and we want it back," said Emmett Grant, pictured below, a 52 year-old from Mount Vernon, NY. Protesters carried signs that read "#StandWithWarren" on a chilly morning outside Citigroup's Park Avenue tower with ...

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  14. Installation of the First Memorial Tablet on Glover's Rock on October 18, 1901Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Historic Pelham

    ... toward New Rochelle. On October 18, 1901, the Bronx Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, of Mount Vernon, N. Y., unveiled a bronze memorial tablet affixed to the newly-named Glover's Rock. Articles about the event, including one with ...

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  15. Mount Vernon School District Plans Lobbying Effort At ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon City School District is holding a legislative forum on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Mount Vernon High School. The Mount Vernon City School District is seeking to address inequities in the funding system for education provided by the state.

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  16. Group Hires Lawyer In Push To Oust Mount Vernon MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A group of Mount Vernon taxpayers has hired a lawyer to try to get Mayor Ernie Davis' resignation, reports lohud . Yonkers attorney Michael Khader stated in a letter to Mount Vernon officials that Davis "became ineligible to serve" after pleading guilty to tax evasion in October.

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  17. Police Identify Suspect, 28, In Fatal Mount Vernon ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. For the second time in less than five months, a suspect was apprehended by Mount Vernon police after a man was gunned down at the Levister Towers affordable housing apartment complex. Phillip Copeland, a resident of the affordable apartment complex was arrested by police shortly before midnight on Friday after a swift investigation into a shooting that left a man dead.

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  18. Mary 'Vickie' Leopold, 82, Former Mount Vernon ResidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Mary Elizabeth Leopold of Stamford, formerly of Mount Vernon and White Plains, N.Y., Saturday, Dec. 13. She was 82. Leopold was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and then moved to Mount Vernon, N.Y., with her family. Later she worked for AT&T in White Plains, New York, where she resided with her husband for over 20 years.

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  19. Exploring Clinton - New To NaomiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Lite 98.7

    ... scenery. I did get a little carried away though, traveling all those hilly roads. Before I knew it, I was in Vernon. Oops. I did a little walking around by the shopping area. There's quite a few places I would love to go back and check out more. No, ...

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  20. Mount Vernon Switches High School From GPA Calculation SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon City School District has updated the calculation system for high school grade point averages from a 4.0 scale to a 100 percent scale in order to best represent student academic achievement, according to a district report . Additionally, a four year phase-in, modifying weights for Honors and Advanced Placement courses from 1.15 and 1.20 to 1.05 and 1.10 respectively has begun.

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