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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. Teatown Reservation Gets 245 Acres In Ossining After Property Transfer

    Teatown Reservation Gets 245 Acres In Ossining After Property Transfer

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden transferred ownership of 245 acres in Ossining to Teatown Lake Reservation, the  nonprofit nature reserve in northern Westchester County on Friday, May 18.Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s president, Scot Medbury, and Teatown’s executive director, Kevin Carter, signed the title transfer, which also ensures that the property will be protected from development in ...

  2. Hudson Valley Chef Will Be Finalist On Food Network Star Show

    Hudson Valley Chef Will Be Finalist On Food Network Star Show

    Restaurateur Christian Petroni of Rye Brook is featured as a contestant on the new season of Food Network Star hosted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay, and premiering on Sunday, June 10.Petroni is the co-owner of the Fortina restaurants in Armonk, Yonkers, Rye Brook, Brooklyn and Stamford. He won Season 4 of "Chopped" and has been a judge on the Food Network show.Earlier ...

  3. Gardener Beware: Colorful, Damaging Spotted Lanternfly Now A NY Tree Threat

    Gardener Beware: Colorful, Damaging Spotted Lanternfly Now A NY Tree Threat

    Gardeners beware.Especially if you are planting new fruit trees.The spotted lanternfly (which sometimes can look like a butterfly) is decimating trees in adjoining states, and has now shown up in New York state, according to various news reports. They are initially attracted to tree of heaven and grape vines before spreading to fruit trees.

  4. '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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Orange County Voters OK School Budgets, Except In One District

    Orange County Voters OK School Budgets, Except In One District

    Every school district in Orange County, except one, approved proposed budgets for 2018-19 on Tuesday.Valley Central Schools encountered the lone loss, where taxpayers voted 987 to 849 against a proposed $104.2 million budget. The school district and Board of Education will now revise the spending proposal for a second vote before resorting to a contingency budget.In other Orange County ...

  7. Orange County Votes On School Budgets, New Buses, Capital Reserves

    Orange County Votes On School Budgets, New Buses, Capital Reserves

    As Orange County residents go to the polls on Tuesday, May 15, they'll be asked to OK a number of school budgets that seek to spend close to the state-imposed tax cap.Other school districts, meanwhile, have proposed creating "capital reserve funds," or so-called "rainy day" accounts for repairs or other emergency expenses. And several school districts seek taxpayer ...

  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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