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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. New York Times Describes Mount Kisco As Affordable, Walkable, Multicultural

    New York Times Describes Mount Kisco As Affordable, Walkable, Multicultural

    Unlike some nearby communities, Mount Kisco is ethnically diverse, having attracted immigrants from Italy, Ireland and, more recently, Latin America. The bustling northern Westchester County village was profiled this week in The New York Times.In the article titled, "Affordable, Walkable and Multicultural," the Times wrote: "Good schools, check. Train station no more than ...

  2. Area Hockey Player Named Section 1 League MVP

    Area Hockey Player Named Section 1 League MVP

    Hendrick Hudson High School senior Brett Hanson was recently named "most valuable player" for Section 1, League D. Hanson, a senior on the newly-created Cortlandt Rebels Ice Hockey team, will graduate as Hendrick Hudson’s all-time scoring leader, with a career total of 151 points.Hanson also was selected as an All-Section player this year in Section 1, one of only 17 players ...

  3. Connecticut City Cited For Widening Wealth Gap In Bloomberg Report

    Connecticut City Cited For Widening Wealth Gap In Bloomberg Report

    The "super rich" are getting richer and the middle class are poorer in Bridgeport, according to a national study of the widening wealth gap.The Bloomberg news ranking found the change in the gap between the super rich to middle class widened in 98 of 100 U.S. metropolitan areas, led by Bridgeport. The gap narrowed in Ogden, Utah and Colorado Springs, Colo., Bloomberg reported ...

  4. Cuomo Negative Rating Soars, But He Still Leads Nixon, Molinaro

    Cuomo Negative Rating Soars, But He Still Leads Nixon, Molinaro

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s favorability rating fell to 49-44 percent this month, matching his lowest favorability rating, according to a new Siena College poll of New York state registered voters. Among Democrats, Cuomo has a 62-32 percent favorability rating, compared to 33-23 percent for his Democratic Party primary challenger, Cynthia Nixon. Head-to-head, Cuomo leads Nixon among registered ...

  5. State Senate Candidates Square Off In Debate At Sarah Lawrence College

    State Senate Candidates Square Off In Debate At Sarah Lawrence College

    The gloves are off and questions from the audience are welcome during the latest debate Wednesday, April 18 in the special election for George Latimer's vacated state Senate seat.Republican Julie Killian of Rye faces Democratic Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer of Yonkers during a 7:30 p.m. debate at Reisinger Auditorium at Sarah Lawrence College.Killian, a former Rye councilwoman is making a ...

  6. Land Trust Completes Easement to Protect Stuart’s Fruit Farm In Somers

    Land Trust Completes Easement to Protect Stuart’s Fruit Farm In Somers

    Westchester Land Trust (WLT) closed a conservation easement on Monday, April 16 to protect Stuart’s Fruit Farm in Somers. The project -- which took a decade to complete -- is valued at almost $3 million. WLT’s partners included New York state, Westchester County, Scenic Hudson Land Trust, the Town of Somers and Somers Land Trust. The conservation easement blocks development rights on ...

  7. More Than Half Of NYers Personally Touched By Opioid Abuse, Poll Finds

    More Than Half Of NYers Personally Touched By Opioid Abuse, Poll Finds

    Nearly one of every four New Yorkers personally know of someone, a family member, friend or acquaintance that has died due to an opioid overdose, according to a new Siena College poll.After measuring those who have an immediate or extended family member -- or someone they know through work -- who has abused opioids, 54 percent have been touched by the epidemic involving painkillers, the ...

  8. No More 'Sweep It Under Rug Economics' Says Latimer In State Of County

    No More 'Sweep It Under Rug Economics' Says Latimer In State Of County

    “What I am here to deliver tonight is news that it is a new day in Westchester County. A day of new opportunity, a day of new ideas and approaches and a day of new growth. And friends - the State of our County is moving forward," Westchester County Executive George Latimer said in his first State of the County address. Latimer, a Democrat from Rye, spoke to a capacity crowd on ...

  9. Molinaro Gets Conservative Party Nod In Governor's Race

    Molinaro Gets Conservative Party Nod In Governor's Race

    Top officials at the state Conservative Party announced Monday, April 16 that they are backing Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for governor.The move makes Molinaro the increasingly likely candidate to secure the Republican endorsement next month when the state GOP committee meets in New York City.“Marc Molinaro will make New York more affordable and end Andrew Cuomo’s culture of ...

  10. Edie Falco Shines At Jacob Burns Film Screening

    Edie Falco Shines At Jacob Burns Film Screening

    Actress Edie Falco was Sunday's featured speaker during a sold-out screening of "Outside In" at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville.Falco participated in a question-and-answer session after film aired with JBFC Board President Janet Maslin. Falco is a Golden Globe, Emmy Award and SAG Award-winning actress who is best known for her roles in HBO’s The Sopranos, ...

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