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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. Hudson Valley Locale Among Top 100 Places To Live In New National Ranking

    Hudson Valley Locale Among Top 100 Places To Live In New National Ranking

    It's no surprise to Mayor Tom Roach and others living or working in and around White Plains that the hip-hop city and Westchester County's seat of government made the latest Top 100 ranking of best places to live in the United States.The up-and-coming metropolis -- best known for its shopping, major corporate presence (Heineken USA is headquartered there), downtown farmer's market, fine ...

  2. Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Raping 13-Year-Old Twice, Police Say

    Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Raping 13-Year-Old Twice, Police Say

    A 25-year-old man from the Hudson Valley has been charged in connection with raping a 13-year-old girl, according to state police.On Jan. 28, New York State Police from the Pine Plains barracks and the Rhinebeck Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested Bryan C. McGarry of Clinton for two counts of rape in the second degree, a Class D felony.McGarry was arrested for having sexual ...

  3. $1.2B Resorts World Catskills Opens To Public

    $1.2B Resorts World Catskills Opens To Public

    Resorts World Catskills celebrated a significant milestone on Thursday, Feb. 8 by opening its casino doors several weeks ahead of schedule. The luxury casino resort -- which cost $1.2 billion to build -- marked the occasion by welcoming thousands of guests to the gaming floor which included a private ribbon-cutting celebration.Its website can be accessed by clicking here, calls the New ...

  4. Orange County Man Charged With Brother's Murder

    Orange County Man Charged With Brother's Murder

    A 37-year-old man from Blooming Grove was charged with murder on Tuesday, Feb. 6, in connection with the shooting death of his brother, according to state police.State Police in Monroe arrested George Bawn for second-degree murder, a class A Felony, after a domestic dispute inside his residence. At about 3:54 p.m. on Tuesday,  state police and officers from the Town of Blooming Grove ...

  5. UConn Professor, Students Took 'Selfie' With Severed Heads At Yale Workshop

    UConn Professor, Students Took 'Selfie' With Severed Heads At Yale Workshop

    The head of orthodontics at the University of Connecticut is among those spotted, very much alive, in a photograph with severed heads taken as a "selfie," according to multiple reports.A college spokesman would not say whether disciplinary action has been taken against anyone including Dr. Flavio A. Uribe, D.D.S., an assistant professor who is program director and clinic ...

  6. Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Sexually Exploiting 12-Year-Old Girl

    Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Sexually Exploiting 12-Year-Old Girl

    A 34-year-old Carmel man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for engaging in, and videotaping, sexual activity with a minor in the fall of 2003.  John Asmodeo pled guilty on Oct. 23, 2017, before U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti, who also imposed Friday’s sentence.Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said: “This case underlines the ...

  7. Tappan Woman, 34, Charged With Driving Drunk With Child In Her Car

    Tappan Woman, 34, Charged With Driving Drunk With Child In Her Car

    A 34-year-old woman from Tappan found passed out next to the driver's side of her car on Wednesday, Jan. 31, was drunk and had a child in the car, Orangetown Police said.Emily M. Bell of Main Street in Tappan was found next to her car on Stevens Way in Orangeburg about 5:45 p.m., police said.She was charged with felony DWI under Leandra's Law for having a child under the age of 16 in ...

  8. North Rockland Varsity Cheerleading Team Wins National Championship

    North Rockland Varsity Cheerleading Team Wins National Championship

    Congratulations to the North Rockland Varsity Cheerleading team on their National Championship win in Dallas, Texas. The girls competed last weekend against dozens of other schools from around the country. It marks the second time in three years that North Rockland has won the national cheerleading championship.The Red Raiders scored 97.15 out of 100 points on Jan. 27 and scored a 96.55 ...

  9. Hudson Valley Man Charged In Decades-Old Double Murder For Hire

    Hudson Valley Man Charged In Decades-Old Double Murder For Hire

    A 46-year-old man from Westchester was one of two suspects charged Friday in connection with a 20-year-old double murder for hire in the Bronx, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the FBI, and James P. O’Neill, ...

  10. Orange County Gang Members Face New Charges

    Orange County Gang Members Face New Charges

    Nearly a dozen members of a Newburgh street gang face additional racketeering and firearms charges, according to the U.S. Attorney in Manhattan.Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, David M. Hoovler, the Orange County District Attorney, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the FBI, Ashan ...

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