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Jon Craig

Special Editor joncraigny@aol.com

Pleasantville native Jon Craig is special editor for the Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange and Dutchess Daily Voice sites.Jon graduated from Cornell University and received his master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He's worked as a reporter for daily newspapers in New York and Ohio and as managing editor for weekly newspapers in Rye, White Plains and Harrison.

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. Three Trustees Elected In Village Of Fishkill

    Three Trustees Elected In Village Of Fishkill

    Three trustees in the Village of Fishkill will start their terms on July 2.          Fishkill voters elected three village trustees on Tuesday, June 19, with a light turnout.Dean Scofield and incumbent Trudi Newhard won a three-way race for two seats for trustee, who serve two-year terms. Scofield received 44 votes, Newhard received 37 and Rafael Delgado received 16 votes.Incumbent ...

  2. Immigration Crisis A 'Human Tragedy, Threat To Our Values,' Cuomo Says

    Immigration Crisis A 'Human Tragedy, Threat To Our Values,' Cuomo Says

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the Trump Administration’s "inhumane treatment of immigrant children has left a dark stain on the history of our nation.""It is a human tragedy and a threat to our values," the New Castle Democrat wrote in this op-ed in The New York Times. President Trump signed an executive order on June 20 rolling back his policy of separating parents from ...

  3. Hundreds Attend Clinton, Patterson Book Tour In Hudson Valley

    Hundreds Attend Clinton, Patterson Book Tour In Hudson Valley

    This story has been updated.Ted Amoruso of Mount Vernon said he wouldn't miss a visit by a president, even if it meant lining up at 5 a.m. for a book signing 14 hours later."I waited in line for Ringo in 2003. How often do you meet a Beatle? I've never met a president."And Amoruso said he has always been a fan of Bill Clinton of Chappaqua, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton, whom he ...

  4. Former Ally Will Challenge Cuomo, Citing 'Corrupt Political Culture'

    Former Ally Will Challenge Cuomo, Citing 'Corrupt Political Culture'

    Stephanie Ann Miner, 48, the first female mayor of Syracuse and a former top leader in the state Democratic Party, has decided to launch an independent run for governor against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.Cuomo, an incumbent from New Castle, already faces a Democratic challenge from Cynthia Nixon of Manhattan, an education activist best known for her acting on television's "Sex and the ...

  5. Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Dies Unexpectedly

    Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Dies Unexpectedly

    The president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, died unexpectedly on Monday, June 18. Felix Rappaport was 65 years old.During Rappaport's more than four years as a visionary leader of one of the world's largest and most successful gaming enterprises, his contributions to the broader Foxwoods team have been profound, the company said. Foxwoods, a hotel and casino in Mashantucket, ...

  6. Police Seek Help Solving 22-Year-Old Mystery Of Well-Dressed Man's Death

    Police Seek Help Solving 22-Year-Old Mystery Of Well-Dressed Man's Death

    State police are seeking the public’s assistance to help solve a 1995 cold case involving an unidentified deceased adult male.The dead man was found in a wooded area adjacent to the Garden Street School in the village of Brewster on Oct.  9, 1995. This unknown individual’s death was ruled a suicide due to self-inflicted wounds found on his wrists. At the time of his death, he was ...

  7. These Universities In New York Rank Among Best In World

    These Universities In New York Rank Among Best In World

    Do you know someone who attends college in New York or did you get a degree from one?According to the Center for World University Rankings, New York state is home to at least 17 of the world's top 1,000 higher education institutions.Five of the top-ranked colleges are affiliated with the State University of New York.Here are how New York's universities rank internationally and ...

  8. Three Job Fairs Scheduled For Resorts World Catskills

    Three Job Fairs Scheduled For Resorts World Catskills

    Do you need a job? Do you like playing cards? Are you skilled at customer service? Are you a SUNY college student who needs extra cash or  a new career path? Resorts World Catskills, New York’s newest casino resort, can answer these questions and more during three upcoming job fairs. The first is on Monday, June 18 at SUNY New Paltz.Earlier Daily Voice coverage of the $1.2 billion ...

  9. Motorist Stranded In Area Caught With Banned Drug Called KHAT

    Motorist Stranded In Area Caught With Banned Drug Called KHAT

    A 21-year-old man is facing a felony charge after state police  found him alongside a disabled vehicle on a shoulder of I-87 in the town of Newburgh.Police said that the vehicle broke down due to an unknown mechanical issue about 1:49 a.m. on Friday, June 15.During their interview of the driver, Alaaaden R. Gazali of Brooklyn, police said there was probable cause to search the vehicle ...

  10. New Poll Shows Who New Yorkers Favor In A Cuomo-Molinaro Race

    New Poll Shows Who New Yorkers Favor In A Cuomo-Molinaro Race

    With Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding a widening lead in his Democratic primary race against New York City activist and TV actress Cynthia Nixon, a new Siena College poll reveals New Yorkers' thoughts on a possible November race featuring Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, the Republican Party candidate.The political opinion poll found that Molinaro remains essentially unknown to more ...

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