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  1. Mount Vernon Schools To Host Saturday Conference On Immigrant VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon Board of Education is set to continue its string of "Board President Saturday Conferences" this weekend with a discussion on a topic that causes strife nationwide: immigration. Since taking over for Judith Johnson last year, Superintendent Kenneth Hamilton has teamed with the Board of Education in an effort to regain the city's trust and begin building ties between the community and the much-maligned school district.

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  2. Patricia Abbott Of WestportRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Westport Daily Voice

    She and her late husband, William, were proud Westport residents for over 50 years. Born in New York City to the late Ralph Cressman Tabram and Miriam Eichart Tabram, she spent her early years in Mount Vernon, N.Y., before heading to boarding school, where she excelled in academics and honed her love of science.

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  3. Mount Vernon Fire Displaces 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Pelham Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. An early morning basement fire in Mount Vernon has left 11 people out in the cold as cleanup crews get set to dig into the mess. Fire officials confirmed that shortly before 6 a.m. on Thursday morning, firefighters responded to a two-alarm blaze at the multi-family home on 10th Avenue that left one family without a place to live.

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  4. The Use of Pelham's Town Hall on Shore Road as a Public Schoolhouse During the 1880sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2010 | Historic Pelham

    ... in the tiny school. All were overseen by a single teacher, Miss Mary A. Denton. See PELHAM , The Chronicle [Mt. Vernon, NY], Apr. 13, 1883, Vol. XIV, No. 708, p. 3, col. 3 (stating "PELHAM. The Bartow school has about 20 pupils. Miss Mary A. Denton ...

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  5. John J. PippoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Disease. He was 84. The son of the late Henry "Red" and Anna Fisher Pippo, he was born December 4, 1930 in Mt. Vernon, NY. John proudly served Our Country in the US Navy from 1948 to 1950. He was stationed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. On June 24, 1958 ...

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  6. Mount Vernon City Hall Rotunda Gallery Displays Art From Gerald JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The paintings of local artist Gerald Jones are being displayed at the Mount Vernon City Hall Rotunda Gallery. In a press release, the Arts Council of Mount Vernon called Jones' work "vibrant" and said the art is "ushering in warm thoughts of spring during this unusually cold winter."

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  7. Vernon woman injured in Friday afternoon accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WKTV

    Patricia Isner-Hallberg was driving northbound on State Route 26 in the Town of Vernon around 12:30 p.m. Friday when her car hit snow and ice. According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, her vehicle went into a ditch and overturned onto its side.

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  8. Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Kidnapping And Robbery...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New Rochelle Talk

    Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Andre Jones, 24, of 506 Locust Street, Mount Vernon, New York was sentenced today to twenty years in prison on his September 2014 conviction after trial to one count of Kidnapping in the Second Degree, a class "B" Felony, two counts of Robbery in the First Degree, class "B" Felonies, and two counts of Robbery in the Second Degree, class "C" Felonies relating to the kidnapping and robbery of Ricardo Panton. "Being abducted, held captive and driven around all night, while trying to access money from numerous ATMs, all with a gun pointed at one's head, is the definition of a nightmare.

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  9. Mount Vernon Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Kidnapping, Robbery SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Andre Jones, a Mount Vernon resident has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in a 2013 incident where he abducted and held his victim captive for nearly eight hours. Jones, 24, was convicted in 2014 on felony counts of second-degree kidnapping, and a pair of first- and second-degree robbery charges after he abducted his victim and drove him around for several hours attempting to get money from various ATMs.

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  10. Mount Vernon Man, 24, Sentenced in Connection with 2013 Kidnapping and RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    Mount Vernon resident Andre Jones, 24, was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for his role in kidnapping and robbery from April 2013. According to Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore, Jones and an as-yet-unapprehended accomplice kidnapped and robbed Ricardo Panton at gunpoint.

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  11. 3 Charged In Greenwich Shoplifting Incident That Ended With Smashed CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    Three New York state residents are facing serious charges after a shoplifting attempt went awry and a number of vehicles were damaged on Greenwich Avenue as a suspect attempted to flee, Greenwich police said. The incident started at about 1 p.m. Tuesday when a man later identified by police as Lamonte Riddenhour, 38, of Mount Vernon, N.Y., drove a Honda Accord into several vehicles on Greenwich Avenue in downtown Greenwich, police said.

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  12. Mount Vernon Celebrates Black History Month With New StampRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A stamp honoring the heritage of Robert Robinson Taylor Black was introduced in Mount Vernon this week. Mount Vernon officials introduced the stamp on Wednesday.

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  13. A Hit-and-Run, A Reported Stolen Car, A Trio BustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Patch.com

    ... and her companion had lied on their written statements. The driver was identified as Lamonte Riddenhour, 38, of Mount Vernon, NY, who was charged with reckless driving, making an improper turn, operating without a license, interfering with an ...

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  14. Mount Vernon NAACP Chapter Hosts Civil Rights DiscussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon chapter of the NAACP is holding a panel discussion on civil rights on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Rev. Shelton E. Doles Community Center.

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  15. Mount Vernon Chamber Luncheon Hosts SBA Official As Guest SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Small Business Administration Region II advocate Theresa Coaxum will be the guest speaker at the Roundtable of the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting on Wednesday. Coaxum was appointed to her position of regional advocate for region II in January 2011.

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  16. Veronica A. Milisci, 82, Of Mount VernonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Veronica A. Milisci, a 53-year resident of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, Feb. 11. She was 82. Milisci was born in the Bronx on Dec. 23, 1932, to Luigi and Amelia Bottiglieri and was predeceased by husband, Gabriel, and daughter, Gabrielle Cantalupo. She is survived by her son, Mark Milisci, and his wife, Fran; her grandchildren, Stephen, Joseph, Mark, Michelle, Nicole, Jacquelyn and Alexandria; great-grandchildren Tristan and Gabriel; and many nieces and nephews.

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  17. The Great Furniture Fight of 1896: Company of Pelhamville Firemen Resigned En MasseRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Historic Pelham

    ... CHARGES AGAINST LYON BROTHERS DISMISSED. -- Commissioner Sparks Alleged Insubordination , The Daily Argus [Mount Vernon, NY], Mar. 27, 1896, Vol. XVL, No. 1218, p. 2, col. 4. Although no record has been located to indicate what were the origins of ...

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  18. by Puff DaddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Sean John Combs , also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York.

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  19. Mount Vernon Church Hosts Will, Estate Planning SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The Greater Centennial AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon will hold a free will and estate planning workshop on Saturday, Feb. 21. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Harambee Group at Greater Centennial AME Zion Church in Mount Vernon announced plans for a free will and estate planning workshop on Saturday, Feb. 21. The church is at 312 S. Eighth Ave., at the corner of Fourth Street and Eighth Avenue. Lot and street parking is free.

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  20. Pennbriar Athletic Club hosts USTA girls tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Erie Times News

    ... 2 seed Sophia Reddy of Eden Prairie, Minn., No. 3 seed Ann Li of Devon, Pa., and No. 4 seed Christina Sisti of Mount Vernon, N.Y. Doubles competition begins each day at 8 a.m., with singles to follow. The public is welcome. Admission is free.

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