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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. Dr. Paul D. Koors Dies Unexpectedly At 38

    Dr. Paul D. Koors Dies Unexpectedly At 38

    Dr. Paul Daniel Koors, 38, a native of Westchester and resident of Bethel in Fairfield County died on Tuesday, Aug. 28 of sudden heart failure. Dr. Koors was born on Dec. 5, 1979, in Irvington, the son of Paul and Patricia Koors, MD.He graduated from the Hackley School, attended Bucknell University and graduated from Brooklyn College before going to medical school at The Medical College ...

  2. Too Close To Call? New Poll Finds GOP's Molinaro Closing In On Cuomo

    Too Close To Call? New Poll Finds GOP's Molinaro Closing In On Cuomo

    In the absence of independent public polling, historically conducted during this period, the Reform Party commissioned an independent IVR poll, on Aug. 29 and 30, of 2783 likely general election voters to survey their views on the upcoming New York governor's race and other key issues.According to the poll, two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo's lead has fallen to just three-percentage points ...

  3. Vote Now: Who Won Cuomo-Nixon NY Democratic Primary Debate?

    Vote Now: Who Won Cuomo-Nixon NY Democratic Primary Debate?

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon engaged in a heated debate focusing on corruption, personal finances and who would be better to battle President Donald Trump.Cuomo, a second-term incumbent, promised not to run for president in 2020 during the hour-long debate at Hofstra University on Wednesday, Aug. 29. Both candidates accused each other of interrupting and ...

  4. Ex-Area Resident Dives Into Trump's Spinning Deals As USFL Owner

    Ex-Area Resident Dives Into Trump's Spinning Deals As USFL Owner

    Replays of President Trump's days as an owner of the New Jersey Generals, a short-lived professional football team, sound much like many of today's White House maneuvers.Jeff Pearlman, who has written several New York Times bestsellers, has a new book on the rise and fall of the United State Football League,  on sale starting Sept. 11.Pearlman, a Mahopac High School graduate and former ...

  5. Gloves Off: Molinaro Calls Cuomo 'Classless Buffoon' After Attack Ad Rips GOP Candidate's Wife

    Gloves Off: Molinaro Calls Cuomo 'Classless Buffoon' After Attack Ad Rips GOP Candidate's Wife

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign has just released an attack ad accusing his Republican challenger Marc Molinaro for engaging in “the worst of pay-to-play politics.”The ad comes two weeks after the Dutchess County executivie unveiled his own television ad blasting Cuomo about corruption-related convictions of former top advisers.Tuesday's Cuomo ad prompted Molinaro to call the Democratic ...

  6. Area 'Farm To Table' Business Wins Mid-Hudson Grant

    Area 'Farm To Table' Business Wins Mid-Hudson Grant

    This story has been updated.Tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers and chickens scurrying around – they’ve got it all at Fable: From Farm to Table in Ossining.  The farm was recently awarded a grant from the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council.  Farm Manager Tom Deacon is bursting with excitement over the award of $41,042 which will be used to construct hoop houses with wash ...

  7. State Warns Hudson Valley Residents 'Free Dirt' Might Actually Be Contaminated

    State Warns Hudson Valley Residents 'Free Dirt' Might Actually Be Contaminated

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is warning Hudson Valley residents to be cautious when offered free fill material for use to level or grade their properties. The Buffalo News reported that radioactive waste had been discovered in fill near the entrance to Niagara Falls State Park, in this article. State officials confirmed to the Buffalo News that tests by the ...

  8. New Poll Shows How Gillibrand, Cuomo, Others Would Fare Against Trump In Potential 2020 Races

    New Poll Shows How Gillibrand, Cuomo, Others Would Fare Against Trump In Potential 2020 Races

    The next presidential election is more than two years away, but how do you think President Trump would fare against several Democratic prospects?A new poll, as reported here by Politico found the Republican president trailing potential rivals in a 2020 match-up. This week's Politico/Morning Consult poll found Trump had paltry levels of support when matched up with nearly a dozen ...

  9. Rockland HS Grad Sings National Anthem at the NYS Fair

    Rockland HS Grad Sings National Anthem at the NYS Fair

    Helen Smith, a graduate of Clarkstown South High School and resident of West Nyack is representing Clarkstown as she sings the National Anthem at the New York State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 9:58 a.m.The annual "Great NY State Fair" is held at the Fairgrounds in Syracuse.. It began Wednesday, Aug. 22 and concludes on Labor Day, Sept. 3. It attracts more than a million ...

  10. Trust In News Media Rising, Especially Confidence In Local News, Survey Says

    Trust In News Media Rising, Especially Confidence In Local News, Survey Says

    It's been a quite a newsy week. And there's good news about those who cover and report "real news."Poynter Institute reports here that “after decades of declining trust in the press, coupled with relentless rhetorical attacks on the media by President Trump,” a new survey shows that “trust in media is up since last year, and the great majority of Americans trust their local ...

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