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Jon Craig

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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.

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  1. '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 ...

  2. 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," ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Software Engineer Who Attended Mahopac Schools Dies At 25

    Software Engineer Who Attended Mahopac Schools Dies At 25

    Westchester native Pablo Alberto Sanchez died suddenly of undetermined causes on May 7. He was 25.Sanchez was born in Valhalla on Feb. 27, 1993, to Juan Sanchez and Ana Espinoza. He was the youngest of four children.Sanchez spent his childhood in his beloved hometown of Mount Kisco. Since he was young, Sanchez had been compassionate and driven to overcome any and all challenges he ...

  6. Dutchess Voters Go To Polls On School Budgets: Teacher Cuts, Security Hires

    Dutchess Voters Go To Polls On School Budgets: Teacher Cuts, Security Hires

    More than $1 billion in taxpayer spending on public schools is at stake on Tuesday, May 15 when local residents can vote on their school district budgets.Proposed 2018-19 school budgets, which range from Webutuck's $22.7 million to Wappingers' $231 million, would be financed by about $738 million in property taxes. With security against gun violence a priority, Beacon Schools seek to ...

  7. Popular Eatery Rolls Out Food Truck

    Popular Eatery Rolls Out Food Truck

    Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill, with locations in New York and Connecticut, has responded to overwhelming demand for its popular fresh dishes with a new food truck program.The program is designed to bring its fast casual concept on the road. The new Salsa Fresca food truck complements the restaurant chain’s recent announcement of a franchise initiative to create 100 new stores within five ...

  8. This Hudson Valley City Ranks Among Top 100 Most Dangerous In Nation

    This Hudson Valley City Ranks Among Top 100 Most Dangerous In Nation

    It's not East Saint Louis or Detroit, but this Hudson Valley city has the notorious distinction of being named one of America's most dangerous cities.In this ranking by alarms.org of cities with the most violent crimes per 100,000 population, Newburgh ranked 29th nationwide. Newburgh has a population of about 29,000 and the study found it had 1,635 violent crimes (per 100,000) in the ...

  9. Cuomo Plans Security, Solidarity Trip As Attacks Escalate In Israel, Syria

    Cuomo Plans Security, Solidarity Trip As Attacks Escalate In Israel, Syria

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle announced an upcoming "security and solidarity trip" to Israel as violence escalates along its northern border with Syria, as reported by multiple news outlets. Cuomo made his announcement on Wednesday night, May 9 during a gala dinner sponsored by the Jewish Community Council of New York."I believe true friendship is shown not in the easy ...

  10. Hudson Valley's Tambor, Back On 'Arrested Development,' Denies Claims

    Hudson Valley's Tambor, Back On 'Arrested Development,' Denies Claims

    Three months after departing the Amazon series “Transparent” amid accusations of sexual harassment, actor Jeffrey Tambor of Northern Westchester is about to return to filming, according to multiple reports.Tambor, a Cross River resident who left his Emmy-winning role on “Transparent” after being accused of harassment by a fellow cast member and a former assistant, will appear regularly ...

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