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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. Alert Issued For O&R Bill Payment Scam

    Alert Issued For O&R Bill Payment Scam

    Orange & Rockland Utilities has issued a new warning to its electric and gas customers about the latest rash of fake-bill payment scams.Imposters pose as utility company representatives and call customers, demanding immediate payment for what the scammers fraudulently claim are delinquent electric and gas bills. They call customers saying their O&R utility service will be ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Bill Clinton Hits Back As Sen. Gillibrand Says He Should Have Resigned

    Bill Clinton Hits Back As Sen. Gillibrand Says He Should Have Resigned

    It's a U.S. senator's most quoted talking point, and  Bill Clinton of Chappaqua is not happy about it. The former president will air his first public reaction this weekend.As reported by Daily Voice here in 2017, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, told The New York Times that former President Clinton should have stepped down after his affair with then-White House intern Monica Lewinsky ...

  4. Maloney Moves Closer To Throwing Hat In Ring For State Attorney General

    Maloney Moves Closer To Throwing Hat In Ring For State Attorney General

    U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney has formed an exploratory committee to weigh a run for New York attorney general.The third-term Democratic congressman from Cold Spring expects to decide by June 6, according to multiple news reports.Maloney floated the notion of seeking the nomination shortly after Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned suddenly over a sex and battery abuse ...

  5. Trump Says He May Pardon Fellow Hudson Valley Estate Owner Martha Stewart

    Trump Says He May Pardon Fellow Hudson Valley Estate Owner Martha Stewart

    President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday that he is considering pardoning Martha Stewart and commuting former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's sentence.Both Trump and Stewart own sprawling multi-million dollar estates in Northern Westchester.Trump floated the idea of pardoning or commuting the sentences of the two former "Apprentice" series stars on May 31, just hours ...

  6. 'True Democrat' Announces Primary Challenge Against State Sen. Carlucci

    'True Democrat' Announces Primary Challenge Against State Sen. Carlucci

    Julie Goldberg of Chestnut Ridge, a public school librarian and activist, announced her campaign to run for state Senate on Thursday, May 31.The 38th Senate district includes the towns of Clarkstown, Orangetown, Ossining and Ramapo. Grassroots groups and supporters joined Goldberg and her husband to kick off her bid to serve as "a true Democrat representing the people of Rockland ...

  7. $500M Legoland Schedules Awareness Day For Industry Leaders As Launch Nears

    $500M Legoland Schedules Awareness Day For Industry Leaders As Launch Nears

    LEGOLAND New York is coming to 500 acres in Goshen in 2020.But in the meantime, park developers and various charities are sponsoring an Awesome Awareness Day on June 28 at Otterkill Country Club, Campbell Hall.Presentations start at 1 p.m. and last until 3 p.m. The $500 million park will be opened by the spring of 2020."We invite those of any industry to partner with us in the ...

  8. MGM Resorts Buys Empire City Casino, Yonkers Raceway For $850 Million

    MGM Resorts Buys Empire City Casino, Yonkers Raceway For $850 Million

    This story has been updated.MGM Resorts International and MGM Growth Properties LLC announced that MGM Resorts has entered into an agreement to acquire the Empire City Casino's race track, Yonkers Raceway, and the casino for $850 million. MGM Resorts and MGP have entered into an agreement whereby MGP will acquire the developed real property associated with Empire City from MGM Resorts ...

  9. New Italian Restaurant Opens In New City

    New Italian Restaurant Opens In New City

    Rockland County welcomes Norcina restaurant to New City.County Executive Ed Day and other officials celebrated the grand opening of the new eatery, serving pizza and Italian cuisine, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. "We wish them well and hope residents will stop in for a bite to eat," Day said.

  10. New Indian Point Siren Test Scheduled - Here's When

    New Indian Point Siren Test Scheduled - Here's When

    There will be a test of the Indian Point sirens in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange counties this week.The siren blast is only a test. It's scheduled for Wednesday, May 30 at about 10:30 a.m.If there were an emergency at the nuclear power plants, the sirens would be sounded continuously at full volume for four minutes, followed by an activation of the Emergency Alert System ...

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