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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. Cuomo Calls For Offshore Drilling Ban In New York

    Cuomo Calls For Offshore Drilling Ban In New York

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a ban against offshore drilling and exploration on Friday, May 4, something that President Trump has pushed for.Cuomo advanced the "Save Our Waters" bill to prohibit the leasing of lands, including underwater lands, for offshore drilling and exploration in New York state waters. A draft of the legislation can be found by clicking here.The Governor's ...

  2. Largest Employer In New York May Surprise You

    Largest Employer In New York May Surprise You

    The State University of New York is the state's largest employer, according to this report by 247wallst. com.The SUNY employee headcount totals 90,033, according to the latest ranking. You can view the 247walletst.com report here.

  3. Woodstock Festival Marks Israel's 70th Anniversary

    Woodstock Festival Marks Israel's 70th Anniversary

    A billboard-size mural of Jerusalem’s Western Wall and handmade metal roses forged from anti-Israeli missiles will be among a host of engaging sights and sounds marking Israel’s 70th anniversary at a rollicking outdoor festival.The celebration will take place at Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike in Woodstock, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 6.The free public event ...

  4. Yada Yada Yada: Jerry Seinfeld To Appear At Resorts World Catskills

    Yada Yada Yada: Jerry Seinfeld To Appear At Resorts World Catskills

    Wild laughter is coming to the Hudson Valley next month when comedian Jerry Seinfeld gives a one-night stand-up performance on Saturday, May 12 at Resorts World Catskills.Seinfeld will perform in the Sullivan County resort’s 2,500-seat Epicenter. Jerry's appearance coincides with the near completion of the $1.2 billion casino gaming, hotel and entertainment complex.Seinfeld, a native of ...

  5. Faso Sparks Controversy By Linking Food Stamps To Crime

    Faso Sparks Controversy By Linking Food Stamps To Crime

    In this April 23 letter to the Wall Street Journal, and during recent political speeches, U.S. Rep. John Faso said he is pushing for stricter work requirements on SNAP recipients, suggesting that the food stamp program is an easy target for drug dealers and fraud.County Sheriffs in the 19th Congressional District that Faso represents “tell me every drug dealer they arrest has a SNAP ...

  6. Area Councilwoman's Refusal To Say Pledge Prompts Backlash

    Area Councilwoman's Refusal To Say Pledge Prompts Backlash

    City of Peekskill Councilwoman Vanessa Agudelo has come under criticism for her decision not to say the Pledge of Allegiance during Common Council meetings.Agudelo, a Democrat on the city council for four months, was criticized at the Monday, April 23 meeting by a resident and blasted in this Facebook post by former Mayor Frank Catalina.“Let me get this straight: An elected official ...

  7. Honorees Celebrated At Good Samaritan Hospital's 33rd Annual Spring Ball

    Honorees Celebrated At Good Samaritan Hospital's 33rd Annual Spring Ball

    Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network recently held its 33rd Annual Spring Ball and celebrated honorees, Dr. Cary Hirsch and Chestnut Ridge Transportation. About $300,000 was raised at the ball to benefit Good Samaritan Hospital. Proceeds will help the hospital further invest in state-of-the-art facilities, leading-edge technology and ...

  8. Cuomo Returns To Puerto Rico, Checking On Hurricane Repairs, Rebuilding

    Cuomo Returns To Puerto Rico, Checking On Hurricane Repairs, Rebuilding

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo made a return trip to Puerto Rico to check on rebuilding efforts and lashed out at the federal government for not doing enough for residents there.Cuomo of New Castle used the visit to launch the "NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative," deploying a Tactical Assessment Team of state experts and labor, non-profit, philanthropic, and ...

  9. New Forbes Rankings Reveal Best Value Colleges In New York

    New Forbes Rankings Reveal Best Value Colleges In New York

    A new study by Forbes ranks New York state's top universities by the value of their education.Topping the nationwide study is Columbia University in New York City, which ranked 27th overall. The Ivy League institution's annual tuition is $53,000.Colgate University in Hamilton placed 37th nationwide. Its annual tuition is $49,970Stony Brook University ranked 41st overall. Stony Brook, as ...

  10. Monroe Justice Pleads Guilty To False Statement, Obstruction Of Justice

    Monroe Justice Pleads Guilty To False Statement, Obstruction Of Justice

    A 59-year-old New City woman and former judge pleaded guilty on Thursday, April 26 for making false statements in connection with a loan application to buy a home in the Town of Monroe in Orange County.Federal prosecutors said that Lurlyn A. Winchester, a former Justice for the Town Court of Monroe, pled guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Judith C. McCarthy, in federal court in White ...

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