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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. Immigration Crisis A 'Human Tragedy, Threat To Our Values,' Cuomo Says

    Immigration Crisis A 'Human Tragedy, Threat To Our Values,' Cuomo Says

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the Trump Administration’s "inhumane treatment of immigrant children has left a dark stain on the history of our nation.""It is a human tragedy and a threat to our values," the New Castle Democrat wrote in this op-ed in The New York Times. President Trump signed an executive order on June 20 rolling back his policy of separating parents from ...

  2. Hundreds Attend Clinton, Patterson Book Tour In Hudson Valley

    Hundreds Attend Clinton, Patterson Book Tour In Hudson Valley

    This story has been updated.Ted Amoruso of Mount Vernon said he wouldn't miss a visit by a president, even if it meant lining up at 5 a.m. for a book signing 14 hours later."I waited in line for Ringo in 2003. How often do you meet a Beatle? I've never met a president."And Amoruso said he has always been a fan of Bill Clinton of Chappaqua, Al Gore and Hillary Clinton, whom he ...

  3. East Ramapo Taxpayers Defeat School Budget Revote

    East Ramapo Taxpayers Defeat School Budget Revote

    East Ramapo Central School District voters rejected a second attempt to pass a proposed operating budget for the next school year.on Tuesday, June 19.According to early, unofficial results, 2,509 East Ramapo voters supported the school budget proposal, while 3,137 were against it.Because the $273.3 million budget vote failed again, school officials now must cut $4.3 million in spending. ...

  4. Former Ally Will Challenge Cuomo, Citing 'Corrupt Political Culture'

    Former Ally Will Challenge Cuomo, Citing 'Corrupt Political Culture'

    Stephanie Ann Miner, 48, the first female mayor of Syracuse and a former top leader in the state Democratic Party, has decided to launch an independent run for governor against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.Cuomo, an incumbent from New Castle, already faces a Democratic challenge from Cynthia Nixon of Manhattan, an education activist best known for her acting on television's "Sex and the ...

  5. Rockland Trio Awarded SUEZ-NAWC College Scholarships

    Rockland Trio Awarded SUEZ-NAWC College Scholarships

    Three seniors from high schools in Rockland County are the recipients of college scholarships from SUEZ and the New York Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies.SUEZ and NAWC announced local recipients of the $3,000 scholarships designed to assist high school graduates pursuing degrees related to the water industry. The scholarship winners were honored at an awards dinner ...

  6. Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Dies Unexpectedly

    Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Dies Unexpectedly

    The president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, died unexpectedly on Monday, June 18. Felix Rappaport was 65 years old.During Rappaport's more than four years as a visionary leader of one of the world's largest and most successful gaming enterprises, his contributions to the broader Foxwoods team have been profound, the company said. Foxwoods, a hotel and casino in Mashantucket, ...

  7. Polls Open In Revote On East Ramapo School Budget

    Polls Open In Revote On East Ramapo School Budget

    East Ramapo Central School District voters are getting a second and final chance to pass the proposed operating budget for the next school year.Polls are open until 10 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19.If the budget vote fails again, school officials must cut $4.3 million in spending. That means the East Ramapo Board of Education may have to cut summer school, athletics, extracurricular ...

  8. Police Seek Help Solving 22-Year-Old Mystery Of Well-Dressed Man's Death

    Police Seek Help Solving 22-Year-Old Mystery Of Well-Dressed Man's Death

    State police are seeking the public’s assistance to help solve a 1995 cold case involving an unidentified deceased adult male.The dead man was found in a wooded area adjacent to the Garden Street School in the village of Brewster on Oct.  9, 1995. This unknown individual’s death was ruled a suicide due to self-inflicted wounds found on his wrists. At the time of his death, he was ...

  9. These Universities In New York Rank Among Best In World

    These Universities In New York Rank Among Best In World

    Do you know someone who attends college in New York or did you get a degree from one?According to the Center for World University Rankings, New York state is home to at least 17 of the world's top 1,000 higher education institutions.Five of the top-ranked colleges are affiliated with the State University of New York.Here are how New York's universities rank internationally and ...

  10. Three Job Fairs Scheduled For Resorts World Catskills

    Three Job Fairs Scheduled For Resorts World Catskills

    Do you need a job? Do you like playing cards? Are you skilled at customer service? Are you a SUNY college student who needs extra cash or  a new career path? Resorts World Catskills, New York’s newest casino resort, can answer these questions and more during three upcoming job fairs. The first is on Monday, June 18 at SUNY New Paltz.Earlier Daily Voice coverage of the $1.2 billion ...

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