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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.

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. Cuomo Talks Turkey, Distributing Food For 32,000 Hungry New Yorkers

    Cuomo Talks Turkey, Distributing Food For 32,000 Hungry New Yorkers

    Just in time for Thanksgiving, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Monday that New York state is partnering with Walmart, Wegmans, FreshDirect and The Coca-Cola Co. this week to deliver meals to feed more than 32,000 people statewide."New Yorkers have a long and proud history of helping neighbors in need, and Thanksgiving provides a special opportunity to give back and reflect on ...

  2. Community Mourns Loss Of Teen Killed In Pleasant Valley Crash

    Community Mourns Loss Of Teen Killed In Pleasant Valley Crash

    As the community mourns Saturday's loss of Nolan Evanicki of Poughkeepsie, the 18-year-old killed in a two-car crash near the Taconic State Parkway onramp in Pleasant Valley, friends have raised nearly $9,000 for funeral expenses.A GoFundMe account has been created online here for Nolan's family."Nolans life was tragically taken in a car accident Saturday night," the GoFundMe ...

  3. Firefighters Clear Putnam Home Filled By Smoke After Weekend Oven Fire

    Firefighters Clear Putnam Home Filled By Smoke After Weekend Oven Fire

    Sunday morning brought cool temperatures and howling winds causing trees and wires down across the Putnam, Dutchess and northern Westchester counties. Just before 11 a.m., Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Emily Lane for a reported oven fire. Rolling out with the Fire Chief, two pumper tankers and heavy rescue, Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Boyle was first on the ...

  4. Armed Suspect On Loose After Hudson Valley Robbery

    Armed Suspect On Loose After Hudson Valley Robbery

    Click here for an updated story: Seen Him? Police Release Photo Of Cortlandt Armed Robbery SuspectOriginal report:State police were joined by Westchester County police late Monday in the search for an armed robbery suspect.State police confirmed an investigation and request for a K9 dog unit after a robbery was reported at Boost Mobile, 2093 E. Main St. in Cortlandt near the Peekskill ...

  5. Bill Clinton Should Have Quit Presidency, Gillibrand Says

    Bill Clinton Should Have Quit Presidency, Gillibrand Says

    In a rare rebuke inside party lines, New York Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told The New York Times on Thursday said that former President Bill Clinton should have stepped down after his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky became public 20 years ago.Gillibrand — who has long ties to the Clintons of Chappaqua and is seen as a possible presidential candidate in 2020 ...

  6. Infants Who Went Missing Prompting Statewide Alert Located In New York City

    Infants Who Went Missing Prompting Statewide Alert Located In New York City

    Update:The two infants that were taken by their teenage mothers early Saturday morning in upstate New York and believed to be in danger, prompting a statewide alert, were located Saturday afternoon in New York City.Shortly after noontime, police said that the infants and their mothers were found safe at an undisclosed location in the city.Original report:New York state officials issued ...

  7. 2014 GOP Nominee Astorino Rules Out Repeat Run For Governor After Loss

    2014 GOP Nominee Astorino Rules Out Repeat Run For Governor After Loss

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, the two-term Republican upset Tuesday by State Sen. George Latimer, has decided against running for New York governor next fall, according to his campaign aides.Astorino was trounced by Latimer, a Rye Democrat, by a margin of 57 to 43 percent on Tuesday. Political observers blamed a so-called "Trump effect," or backlash from opponents ...

  8. State Police Investigating Hit-Run Accident Near Route 22 In Putnam

    State Police Investigating Hit-Run Accident Near Route 22 In Putnam

    State police confirmed that they are investigating a hit-and-run incident that seriously injured a 20-year-old Patterson pedestrian about 8:45 p.m. on Friday night.Aaron "A.J." Hicks, a spokesman for Troop K of the New York State Police, said, "We do have an open investigation that is ongoing. No new details at this time."Daily Voice originally learned about the ...

  9. Route 22 Hit-Run Incident Seriously Injures 20-Year-Old Near Dutchess

    Route 22 Hit-Run Incident Seriously Injures 20-Year-Old Near Dutchess

    Police are reportedly investigating a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a 20-year-old Patterson pedestrian about 8:45 p.m. on Friday night, according to her mother.Daily Voice was unable to get confirmation on Sunday of an investigation from the Putnam County Sheriff's Department or state police.But the girl's mother, Migdalia Torres-Romero of Patterson, contacted Daily Voice ...

  10. Two Women Killed, Two Men Hospitalized In Orange County BMW Rollover Crash

    Two Women Killed, Two Men Hospitalized In Orange County BMW Rollover Crash

    Two people were killed overnight in a single-car crash in Orange County, according to multiple news reports.The crash occurred in Pine Island about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night.Warwick police said a BMW carrying four people careened off a dark stretch of Glenwood Road.Warwick firefighters and police arrived to find the car smashed up in the front yard of an unoccupied home along Glenwood ...

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