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  1. Horoscope: March 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Campbell Reporter

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael Imperioli was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., on this day in 1966. This birthday guy won a 2004 Emmy for his portrayal of Christopher Moltisanti on "The Sopranos."


  2. Mount Vernon Breaks Ground On Affordable Housing ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. City officials broke ground on the first of two multimillion-dollar developments as they seek a more transit-oriented downtown business district. Members of MacQuesten Development and New York State Homes and Community Renewal joined city and state officials Friday afternoon to announce the beginning of construction on The Modern, a multiuse transit-oriented development that is within walking distance of the Mount Vernon West Metro-North station.


  3. Where is Mary Jane Wilkins (daughter of Artie Wilkins, former Iona basketball coach)?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Rochelle Talk

    ... Iona College have provided no further information. The only other information I have is that they lived in Mount Vernon NY during at least the '50s and '60s. Mr. Wilkins was married and had three children with his wife Patricia. Besides Mary Jane, I ...


  4. Oklahoma basketball: Travel issues work out for players' familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... plenty of friends in upstate New York, and the Carrier Dome is just about a four-hour drive from his home of Mount Vernon, N.Y. "It's going to be exciting," Cousins said with a broad smile after Oklahoma knocked off Dayton. "I'll have a few people ...


  5. Mount Vernon Man Who Led Police on Manhunt Through New Rochelle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | New Rochelle Talk

    Leroi Bouche, 28, of 42 Sheridan Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York pled guilty today to one count of Attempted Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, a class "C" Felony. On June 6, 2014, at approximately 7:15 a.m. at the rear parking lot of 630 East Lincoln Avenue, in Mount Vernon, the defendant drove a motor vehicle at a high rate of speed at a Yonkers police detective who along with other members of WDANI - Westchester District Attorney's Narcotics Initiative were attempting to effect a car stop.


  6. Seniors rattled by endless risk of Medicare cuts to doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 |

    ... and doctors. "A lot of these doctors are talking about not performing the service," said Jesse Thomas of Mount Vernon, New York, a Medicare beneficiary retired from a career on Wall Street. "They are not in business to do business for a deficit. ...


  7. Mount Vernon Has The Spirit In The East Hudson Youth Soccer LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Sixty players -- mainly boys with a couple of girls scattered on the three boys teams -- currently wear the red, white and blue of the Spirit of Mount Vernon. Children in the city are registered with neighboring clubs who also play in the EHYSL and Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association .


  8. An Early Description of Efforts to Open Chester Park Published in 1891Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Historic Pelham

    ... of efforts to develop Chester Park appeared in the August 4, 1891 issue of The Chronicle published in Mount Vernon, New York. The description notes that the intent behind the development was to allow residents to " embrace every enjoyable element of ...


  9. Author Karen Leahy Visits Mount Vernon Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Karen Leahy will discuss her book "The Summer of Yes: An Ex Nun's Story" in the Grace Greene Baker Community Room of the Mount Vernon Public Library. The event will take place Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served, and a book sale and signing will be available.


  10. Isaiah Cousins' 3-pointer helped chase away demons of NCAA Tournament failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 |

    ... guy who's been shot - an errant bullet from a block away found Cousins' shoulder last summer in his hometown of Mount Vernon, N.Y. - doesn't fret over the outcomes of ballgames.


  11. NYS Crime Stoppers Ups Reward For Info Regarding 2011 Mount Vernon MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The New York State Crime Stoppers has upped the ante as the investigation of Gloria Nartey's murder in Mount Vernon nearly four years ago continues. Crime Stoppers, in coordination with the Westchester County District Attorney's Office and the Mount Vernon Police Department, is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that may lead law enforcement officials to an arrest and conviction of suspects in regards to the 27-year-old Mount Vernon native's death.


  12. Crime Stoppers, Best Buy Team To Benefit Mount Vernon Gun BuybackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. With the citywide Mount Vernon gun buyback less than a month away, officials with the Westchester County Crime Stoppers are teaming with Best Buy to raise awareness of the important program. Beginning Saturday, anyone that purchases a $5, $25 or $50 gift card at the Best Buy location on Sandford Boulevard will be entered into a raffle, with the winner taking home a 55-inch curved television.


  13. Mount Vernon Officials Develop Five-Year Housing PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. City officials are seeking input from the public as they prepare a five-year consolidated plan to remain eligible for federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. On Tuesday, the city opened an online survey it developed that will be available for one month, asking about the availability and viability of affordable housing in Mount Vernon.


  14. High School Track Race Ends With Runner Decleating Girl Holding Finish Line TapeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Big Lead

    Rai Benjamin of Mount Vernon, NY won the New Balance Indoor Nationals boys 400-meter championship on Monday. Taylor McLaughlin finished ahead of Benjamin, but was disqualified for leaving his lane too early.


  15. Al B. Sure Comes Home To Mount Vernon For Documentary SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A familiar face could be seen traversing Mount Vernon streets on Tuesday as native son Al B. Sure came back to his hometown to film segments for a music documentary series. The Grammy-nominated R&B singer was a guest of Mayor Ernest Davis on Tuesday, as the Mount Vernon High School football standout filmed scenes for "Unsung," a documentary series that airs on TV One.


  16. Recollections of the 'Bitter Fight' To Incorporate the Village of...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Historic Pelham

    ... The recollections of that resident, J. Gardner Minard, appeared in an article published in The Daily Argus of Mount Vernon, New York published on February 28, 1946. I have transcribed the text of the article below followed by a citation to its ...


  17. Mount Vernon City Council Radio Show Airing MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Tune your radios to 1460 WVOX on the AM dial to hear the latest news on the City Council Radio Show. This month's guests are Kenneth Hamilton, superintendent of the Mount Vernon City School District and Evelyn Collins, the district's director of Arts and Gifted & Talented Program .


  18. Mount Vernon Schools Present 'The Wiz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon City School District presents "The Wiz," the super soul musical version of "The Wizard of Oz." "The Wiz" is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown.


  19. Mariano Rivera Spreads Knowledge To Kids At Mount Vernon CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Yankees great, future Hall of Famer and New Rochelle philanthropist Mariano Rivera will share some of his knowledge with kids at a one day camp in Mount Vernon this spring. The camp, which will be held at Sports Underdome, 657 Garden Ave. in Mount Vernon, will allow campers to learn from and interact with retired Yankees closer Rivera.


  20. Mount Vernon School Officials To Discuss Budget With CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon schools officials is set to host a trio of weekend budget workshops as the district prepares its academic spending plan in an effort to increase transparency and build the community's trust. Dating back to last December, district administrators have been meeting with department heads and various principals as they determine how to best allocate what is expected to be more than $225 million in funds.


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