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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.

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  1. $14.7M Will Be Spent To Rehab I-84 Bridge Over Route 9W

    $14.7M Will Be Spent To Rehab I-84 Bridge Over Route 9W

    The New York State Bridge Authority awarded a $14.7 million contract to rehabilitate the Interstate 84 bridge over Route 9W in the Town of Newburgh.The project will affect I-84 motorists using the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge for two years.A state contract with A. Servidone Inc. of Castleton calls for the work to be done two lanes at a time, from south to north, and to be completed in 2020, ...

  2. It's Official: Stewart Airport Now Has A New Name

    It's Official: Stewart Airport Now Has A New Name

    This story has been updated.Stewart International Airport in Orange County will be renamed New York Stewart International Airport as part of a $37 million effort to modernize facilities and bring new attention to the travel hub.The tremendous success of international air service by Norwegian Airlines at Stewart International Airport in Orange County has prompted the Port Authority to ...

  3. Popular Middle School Assistant Principal In Westchester Dies At 49

    Popular Middle School Assistant Principal In Westchester Dies At 49

    Byron Womack, a very popular assistant principal at Port Chester Middle School, died overnight, officials said on Tuesday, Feb. 20. He was 49 years old.Details about funeral services have not been announced, but counseling is being offered to students and staff at PCMS, which is in session this week.Thirteen months ago, Womack’s ability to “go long” was recognized when he was given the ...

  4. Be Prepared For Lengthy Water Service Interruption, New Windsor Residents

    Be Prepared For Lengthy Water Service Interruption, New Windsor Residents

    Officials in #NewWindsorNY are reminding residents throughout the town to be prepared for an interruption to their water service from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21, as repairs are made to area pipelines.Updates can be found by checking Twitter: …

  5. Hudson Valley Students Join Fight Against Gun Violence

    Hudson Valley Students Join Fight Against Gun Violence

    Local students are getting involved in the national student-run movement to end gun violence.A national walkout and march, organized by survivors of the rampage last week at a school in Florida, have now been scheduled for next month.There will be a national school walkout day to protest gun violence on Wednesday, March 14.A march is also planned for Washington, D.C., where students ...

  6. Aide To Sen. Larkin Quits Over Domestic Violence Charge

    Aide To Sen. Larkin Quits Over Domestic Violence Charge

    An aide to state Sen. Bill Larkin, R-C-Cornwall-on Hudson, resigned Tuesday from his job in the wake of a felony domestic violence indictment."Today Senator Larkin accepted Robert Nickol's resignation effective immediately," Larkin’s spokesman, Brian Maher, said on Tuesday.Nickol, 32, of Albany, was indicted last week on felony counts of second-degree strangulation, ...

  7. Sweeping New York Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Marijuana Policy

    Sweeping New York Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Marijuana Policy

    Yet another courtroom battle promises to pull the White House into the legal spotlight on Wednesday as key arguments are heard in Manhattan in a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s marijuana policy while seeking to legalize pot under federal law.Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein is taking the case seriously: At a hearing in September, Hellerstein said he would give the matter ...

  8. CT-Based OxyContin Manufacturer Lays Off Half Of Its Sales Staff

    CT-Based OxyContin Manufacturer Lays Off Half Of Its Sales Staff

    Purdue Pharma, the Stamford drug manufacturer that created the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin has laid off half of its 400-member sales team and will no longer promote the prescription drug to doctors.The news, announced with a flurry full-page ads by the drug company in the country’s largest newspapers, according to this report in The Hartford Courant, is part of a corporate ...

  9. Nearly 600 'Distressed Mortgages' Bought In High Foreclosure Regions

    Nearly 600 'Distressed Mortgages' Bought In High Foreclosure Regions

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state's Community Restoration Fund has purchased 172 mortgages in an effort to bring owners in targeted communities out of foreclosure and keep the homes from abandonment. According to this article in Daily Voice, foreclosures are at an 11-year high in New York state, while nationwide they are at an 11-year low. The Community Restoration Fund has ...

  10. Good Samaritan Hospital Opens New Inpatient EEG
Monitoring Suite

    Good Samaritan Hospital Opens New Inpatient EEG Monitoring Suite

    Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, has expanded and enhanced its EEG (electroencephalogram) laboratory with a comprehensive Inpatient EEG Monitoring Program. It will provide residents of Rockland, and Orange with unmatched neurological assessment, diagnosis and therapy, right in the communities where they live.Uncontrolled epilepsy ...

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