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Tag Archives: Gannett Westchester Newspapers

Barry Stanton

Barry Stanton (Sportswriter.  Born, The Bronx, NY, Apr. 30, 1955.)  For nearly a quarter-century, Barry Jon Stanton was a mainstay of the sports staff of the Gannett Westchester newspapers (now consolidated as the Journal News).  Fresh out of Colgate, Stanton began his career with the old Daily Item in Port Chester, N.Y., in 1976.  He moved [...]

Ron Frehm

Ron Frehm (Photographer.  Born, Yonkers, NY, Sept. 21, 1942.)  For nearly 40 years, Ron Frehm was a press photographer concentrating primarily on New York sports.  Frehm spent five years (1964-69) with what was then known as Gannett Westchester Newspapers.  In 1969, he moved to the A.P., and became one of their primary sports photographers, covering [...]

Rick Carpiniello

Rick Carpiniello (Sportswriter.  Born, Port Chester, NY, June 8, 1956.)  In Nov. 2002, Richard J. Carpiniello succeeded Barry Stanton as sports columnist for The Journal News.  Carpiniello already had over 25 years’ service with the paper and its multi-outlet predecessor, Gannett Westchester Newspapers.  He started in the organization in 1977, served as sports editor of The [...]

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