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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. CNBC Study Reveals Where NY Ranks Among Best States For Business

    CNBC Study Reveals Where NY Ranks Among Best States For Business

    Texas finished first.Alaska finished last.How does New York state fare compared to other states for business?In this study, CNBC scored all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, official government sources, the CNBC Global CFO Council, CEOs on the frontline of the economy -- known as the ...

  2. Six-Time World Pizza Champ Bruno DiFabio Opens Restaurant In Area

    Six-Time World Pizza Champ Bruno DiFabio Opens Restaurant In Area

    This month, six-time world pizza champion Bruno DiFabio brings his exciting concept to the Hudson Valley in the form of Pizza Union Gastro-Kitchen & Bar located in Newburgh.DiFabio made his first pizza dough as a teenager in a little Italian restaurant in Springdale near Stamford, CT.Numerous awards, 16 restaurants, and several Food Network gigs later,  DiFabio bought that ...

  3. Cuomo Will Toughen State Election Security In Response To Russian Hacking Indictments

    Cuomo Will Toughen State Election Security In Response To Russian Hacking Indictments

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle announced on Tuesday, July 16 that New York will toughen its barriers to electronic hacking in light of the federal indictments of Russians who reportedly hacked Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign emails. Cuomo proposed a comprehensive initiative with the state Board of Elections to further secure New York State's elections infrastructure and protect against ...

  4. Route 9A, Former 'Movie Mecca,' Loses Another Cinema Complex

    Route 9A, Former 'Movie Mecca,' Loses Another Cinema Complex

    Route 9A, also known as Saw Mill River Road, was once a mecca of movie entertainment destinations in the towns of Greenburgh and Mount Pleasant.Last year, the owner of the All Westchester Saw Mill Multiplex Cinemas in Hawthorne tore down its 10-screen theater at 151 Saw Mill River Road and replaced it with an Audi car dealership.And now, a short drive south of that movie hub, the ...

  5. Locals Split Over Proposed $70M Project In Area

    Locals Split Over Proposed $70M Project In Area

    Newburgh is considering a plan to build a $70 million waterfront development project, which would be the city's largest in decades. The mixed-use plan along the Hudson River includes dozens of apartments, affordable housing units as well as commercial space, according to Alembic Community Development Co.Project Manager Karuna Mehta presented the multi-million dollar to the Newburgh City ...

  6. Hudson Valley Office Building Listed At $17.5M

    Hudson Valley Office Building Listed At $17.5M

    A centrally located Westchester property with nearly 100,000 square feet of office space is up for sale for $17.5 million.The business property at 465 Columbus Ave. in Valhalla is more than 92 percent occupied with some high-profile public and private tenants -- including medical companies and state agencies.The offices were built in 1986 and extensively renovated in 2016. More details ...

  7. Local Man Wins Corvette Convertible Stingray At Resorts World Catskills

    Local Man Wins Corvette Convertible Stingray At Resorts World Catskills

    A Hudson Valley man drove off in a Corvette convertible worth more than $90,000 from Resorts World Catskills casino in Monticello.Ariel Pagala of Garnerville was chosen as the Grand Prize winner in the “Life in the Fast Lane” promotion and won the speedy 2018 Chevrolet Stingray.The list of grand prize winners continues to grow at Resorts World Catskills, New York’s newest commercial ...

  8. Twitter Storm: Upset Winner Ocasio-Cortez Spars With Defeated Incumbent

    Twitter Storm: Upset Winner Ocasio-Cortez Spars With Defeated Incumbent

    Progressive Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- a Yorktown High School graduate -- accused her former primary opponent U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley of mounting a third party challenge after her stunning upset of the powerful House Democrat in June.In this New York Time's article, a spokeswoman for Crowley said he would not run a third-party campaign:Asked about ...

  9. This Area Village Proposes 'Gender Neutral' Bathrooms

    This Area Village Proposes 'Gender Neutral' Bathrooms

    Is it progressive thinking, or a sign of the times? Ossining Mayor Victoria Gearity proposed that the Village of Ossining become the first community in the state to adopt "gender neutral" signage for all public restrooms. If the policy is approved, a single-occupant bathroom in Village Hall may be the first public government building in the region -- and possibly the state -- ...

  10. Area Business Complex Hits Market For $2.2M

    Area Business Complex Hits Market For $2.2M

    If you're looking to move a major business to an affordable location within New York state, you may be in luck.For $2.2 million, investors can buy an Ulster County business complex on Enterprise Drive in Kingston.The office park includes 394,631 square feet of rentable space, has plenty of parking and access to major highways -- and is in a very affordable, fast developing region of New ...

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