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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.

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  1. Cuomo Calls Trump's Comments On Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll 'Disgusting'

    Cuomo Calls Trump's Comments On Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll 'Disgusting'

    Shortly before voting at Mount Kisco Presbyterian Church in Thursday's primary, Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump for his comments about federal response to last September's devastating Category 4 hurricane in Puerto Rico.It marked Cuomo's first open criticism of the Republican president since he tweeted that the Democratic governor's "political career is over!'' as ...

  2. Six Senate Incumbents Upset By Democratic Primary Challengers

    Six Senate Incumbents Upset By Democratic Primary Challengers

    This story has been updated.At least six state Senate Democrats who aligned themselves with Republicans in recent years were upset in Thursday's primary elections, including one who represented southern Westchester and the Bronx.Alessandra Biaggi, a lawyer who worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Hillary Clinton, upset incumbent state Sen. Jeff Klein in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary for ...

  3. Sister Rosemary A. Garrity, 94, Served Maryknoll For 71 Years

    Sister Rosemary A. Garrity, 94, Served Maryknoll For 71 Years

    Sister Rosemary Garrity, 94, died on Sunday Sept. 9 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining.She was 94 years old and had been a Maryknoll Sister for 71 years.She was born in Waterbury, CT on Jan. 10, 1924, to Margaret (Nash) Garrity and Frank Garrity. She is survived by her sister, Rita Mallon. She was predeceased by four brothers, the Rev. Thomas Garrity, who served as a Maryknoll ...

  4. 'Tish' James Wins Democratic Primary For Attorney General In Four-Way Race

    'Tish' James Wins Democratic Primary For Attorney General In Four-Way Race

    Letitia "Tish" James became the first black woman to win a major party statewide nomination on Thursday, Sept. 13 in the four-way primary race for state Attorney General.James, endorsed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was the unofficial winner for the job used to police Wall Street and lead legal “resistance” against President Donald Trump.James took aim at Trump in her victory speech, ...

  5. Gov. Cuomo Wins Democratic Primary Over Nixon, Seeks Third Term In November

    Gov. Cuomo Wins Democratic Primary Over Nixon, Seeks Third Term In November

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle easily won Thursday's Democratic primary over Cynthia Nixon.Cuomo led by about 65 to 35 percent of unofficial returns from the state Board of Elections.The governor is seeking a third four-year term in the Nov. 6 election against Dutchess County Marc Molinaro, the Republican Party nominee. Cuomo skipped his election night party in Manhattan, instead ...

  6. Attorney General Candidate Vows To Investigate Cuomo Administration If Elected

    Attorney General Candidate Vows To Investigate Cuomo Administration If Elected

    Although she is a fellow Democrat, a candidate for state Attorney General has vowed to investigate corruption within the Cuomo Administration if elected in the Thursday Sept. 13 primary and Nov. 6 election.Zephyr Teachout, a former challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle, said she would probe whether the Democratic governor has used state resources for campaign purposes, according ...

  7. New Poll Calls State Attorney General's Race A Tossup

    New Poll Calls State Attorney General's Race A Tossup

    According to a new poll released on Monday, Sept. 10 three statewide candidates are running neck-and-neck in the race for Attorney General. The poll by Siena College also found that Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle maintains a comfortable lead over his Democratic primary challenger, Cynthia Nixon. The primary election is on Thursday, Sept. 13. The race for attorney general appears to be ...

  8. Sex Offenders Allowed To Vote In Upcoming Primary, But 'Only After 7 p.m.'

    Sex Offenders Allowed To Vote In Upcoming Primary, But 'Only After 7 p.m.'

    This story has been updated.New Yorkers who plan to vote in next week’s primary elections should be forewarned.For the first time, thousands of registered sex offenders and paroled pedophiles are now allowed to vote at school polling places— but only after 7 p.m., according to state officials.The state primary is on Thursday, Sept. 13 and the general election is on Tuesday, Nov. 6.In ...

  9. Attorney General Issues Subpoenas, Offers Clergy Abuse Hotline Investigating Alleged Sex Crimes

    Attorney General Issues Subpoenas, Offers Clergy Abuse Hotline Investigating Alleged Sex Crimes

    This story has been updated.A "clergy abuse" telephone hotline has been set up by the state Attorney General's Office, as well as an online complaint form as subpoenas are being issued to all eight Roman Catholic Dioceses in New York.On Thursday, Sept. 6, Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced the new methods in which victims and anyone with information can provide ...

  10. Most Wanted Fugitive In Double-Murder Case Caught In Area

    Most Wanted Fugitive In Double-Murder Case Caught In Area

    A 54-year-old man named one of U.S. Marshals’ 15 most wanted fugitives was captured 16 years after he allegedly killed his sister and an ex-girlfriend in New York City.Andre Neverson, 54, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 4 after U.S. Marshals and police received information that he was hiding in a house in Bridgeport, authorities said. U.S. Marshals and Bridgeport Police closed in when ...

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