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Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

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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. Popular Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill Opening Location In Dutchess

    Popular Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill Opening Location In Dutchess

    Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill's overwhelming popularity, driven by its always-fresh, never-frozen concept and its commitment to green and sustainable practices, is the root of the regional chain's continued expansion. The restaurant's ninth location will be opening the second week of June at 1110 Route 55 in Lagrangeville, which is across the street from McDonald’s and walking distance to ...

  2. Teatown Reservation Gets 245 Acres In Ossining After Property Transfer

    Teatown Reservation Gets 245 Acres In Ossining After Property Transfer

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden transferred ownership of 245 acres in Ossining to Teatown Lake Reservation, the  nonprofit nature reserve in northern Westchester County on Friday, May 18.Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s president, Scot Medbury, and Teatown’s executive director, Kevin Carter, signed the title transfer, which also ensures that the property will be protected from development in ...

  3. Hudson Valley Chef Will Be Finalist On Food Network Star Show

    Hudson Valley Chef Will Be Finalist On Food Network Star Show

    Restaurateur Christian Petroni of Rye Brook is featured as a contestant on the new season of Food Network Star hosted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay, and premiering on Sunday, June 10.Petroni is the co-owner of the Fortina restaurants in Armonk, Yonkers, Rye Brook, Brooklyn and Stamford. He won Season 4 of "Chopped" and has been a judge on the Food Network show.Earlier ...

  4. Gardener Beware: Colorful, Damaging Spotted Lanternfly Now A NY Tree Threat

    Gardener Beware: Colorful, Damaging Spotted Lanternfly Now A NY Tree Threat

    Gardeners beware.Especially if you are planting new fruit trees.The spotted lanternfly (which sometimes can look like a butterfly) is decimating trees in adjoining states, and has now shown up in New York state, according to various news reports. They are initially attracted to tree of heaven and grape vines before spreading to fruit trees.

  5. Ready For The World: Dutchess Community College Celebrates Class Of 2018

    Ready For The World: Dutchess Community College Celebrates Class Of 2018

    Dutchess Community College conferred degrees and certificates to more than 1,000 graduates on Thursday, May 17 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center. The college invited County Executive Marc Molinaro, a DCC graduate, and other local officials to offer congratulatory remarks to the graduates. More photos of the commencement ceremony can be found by clicking here. 

  6. Pace University Grads Encouraged To Spread Kindness, Curiosity, Tenacity

    Pace University Grads Encouraged To Spread Kindness, Curiosity, Tenacity

    Kindness, curiosity and tenacity were the qualities that Pace University graduates were encouraged to cultivate on Wednesday, May 16 as the university held its 50th annual commencement at the Pleasantville campus.Degrees were conferred on more than 700 graduates and honorary degrees were presented to “Color of Water” author James McBride and posthumously to environmental and ...

  7. 'Apple Store' Fake Call Among Several Scams Making Rounds In Area

    'Apple Store' Fake Call Among Several Scams Making Rounds In Area

    A Westchester resident told Daily Voice that she received three calls on Thursday, May 17 purporting to be from Apple.Inc with the phone number of the Apple store in the Westchester Mall, which is still under construction.It's among several scams involving Apple making the rounds in the area, authorities say.It warns not to use any Apple devices because there has been something (hacking ...

  8. Town Supervisor Proposes Extending Elections When Trains Aren't Running

    Town Supervisor Proposes Extending Elections When Trains Aren't Running

    Greenburgh Supervisor Paul Feiner suggested on Wednesday that a state law should be passed to extend elections during emergencies that shut down Metro-North commuter trains."On Tuesday, May 15th there was a very important election around the county for School Boards and school budgets. . . . And there were some hotly contested elections for School Board in some districts," ...

  9. Congressman Maloney's Office, Still Without Power, Offers Food At Shelters

    Congressman Maloney's Office, Still Without Power, Offers Food At Shelters

    In response to Tuesday's deadly storms which left tens of thousands of Hudson Valley residents without power, U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from Cold Spring,  has offered two satellite locations in the City of Newburgh to assist local residents. The satellite shelters, located at Hudson Valley RECAP and Cornerstone Family Healthcare, will offer food and water, as well as ...

  10. Dutchess Voters OK School Budgets

    Dutchess Voters OK School Budgets

    Every proposed school budget and ballot issue in Dutchess County was approved on Tuesday.Taxpayers from the following school districts approved proposed spending plans: Arlington, Beacon, Dover, Highland, Hyde Park, Marlboro, Millbrook, New Paltz, Pawling, Pine Plains, Poughkeepsie, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Spackenkill, Wappingers and Webutuck. For more Daily Voice details on specific ...

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