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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. New Westchester County Airport Plan Unveiled By Latimer

    New Westchester County Airport Plan Unveiled By Latimer

    County Executive George Latimer announced new initiatives on Monday, Aug. 13 to reduce noise, water pollution and air emissions at Westchester County Airport.          “Back in May, we announced a series of public meetings, where we heard from everyone who wished to speak, and each had a chance to talk about the challenges facing the airport," Latimer said during a Monday news ...

  2. Abinanti Breaks With Other Democrats, Endorses Cynthia Nixon Over Cuomo For Governor

    Abinanti Breaks With Other Democrats, Endorses Cynthia Nixon Over Cuomo For Governor

    State Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti of Mount Pleasant endorsed Cynthia Nixon’s bid for governor on Friday, Aug. 10 at the Greenburgh Health Fair.Nixon, a television actor and education activist, is challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle in the September Democratic Party primary election. Abinanti, who also represents Greenburgh, cited Nixon's "bold agenda that focuses on a New ...

  3. Love Her, Hate Her? Bronx Girl From Westchester Is Rising Political Force

    Love Her, Hate Her? Bronx Girl From Westchester Is Rising Political Force

    This story has been updated.Whether you love her, or hate her, New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a rising national political presence. On network TV, and now, on both U.S. Coasts.The 28-year-old Democratic Socialist who upset top congressional Democrat Joe Crowley in the June primary appeared at two, large sold-out campaign fundraising appearances in San ...

  4. Westchester Sees Fourth Straight Quarterly Decline In Home Sales

    Westchester Sees Fourth Straight Quarterly Decline In Home Sales

    Westchester residents, many trying to avoid the hefty tax bill that 2018 promises, are finding themselves in an unforgiving buyers’ market, according to this report by TheRealDeal.com.Daily Voice recently detailed the plummeting price phenomenon in this report. It marks the fourth consecutive quarterly decline in Westchester’s home sales.Prices in Westchester fell 18 percent in the ...

  5. These Westchester School Districts Have Best Teachers, New Survey Says

    These Westchester School Districts Have Best Teachers, New Survey Says

    Related stories:These Hudson Valley Districts Among Best In StateThese Hudson Valley High Schools Among Best In StateDid your school district make the grade? Does it have some of he best teachers in the state and nationwide?According to the latest Niche ranking, here are the top school districts with the best teachers in the Hudson Valley and statewide.The No. 1 school district with the ...

  6. New Rankings: This Westchester Locale Is No. 1 Safest Spot In Nation

    New Rankings: This Westchester Locale Is No. 1 Safest Spot In Nation

    According to this newly released crime data analysis by Safewise, nine communities in Westchester County, two in Putnam County and three in Orange County are the safest in New York state and among the "Top 100" safest places to live in the entire United States.Safewise analyzed the most recent FBI crime report and put together this resource, which not only lists the 100 safest ...

  7. Westchester Cooks Tied As Winners On 'Food Network Star' Show

    Westchester Cooks Tied As Winners On 'Food Network Star' Show

    Two cooks with ties to Westchester and Fairfield counties made it to the final two on the Food Network's next 'Food Network Star."For the first time in the popular TV show's history, there was a tie.The Sunday, Aug. 5 finale ended with Jessica Tom of Pleasantville and Christian Petroni of Rye Brook named winners.Tom, a Pleasantville High School graduate, survived elimination from ...

  8. Report Explores Why Westchester Home Values Are Getting Hit By 'Dramatic' Price Reductions

    Report Explores Why Westchester Home Values Are Getting Hit By 'Dramatic' Price Reductions

    Westchester residents, many trying to avoid the hefty tax bill that 2018 promises, are finding themselves in an unforgiving buyers’ market, according to this report by TheRealDeal.com.Daily Voice recently detailed the plummeting price phenomenon in this report. It marks the fourth consecutive quarterly decline in Westchester’s home sales.Prices in Westchester fell 18 percent in the ...

  9. High School Basketball Coach Drops Out Of Assembly Race

    High School Basketball Coach Drops Out Of Assembly Race

    Saunders High School basketball coach and social studies teacher Anthony Nicodemo has ended his bid for a New York state Assembly seat.         "This was not an easy decision, but one that had to be made," Nicodemo said on Twitter. "The experience was invaluable and I have no regrets."Nicodemo was seeking the 90th District Assembly seat vacated by Shelley Mayer of ...

  10. Former Restaurant Site Eyed For New Hotel In Westchester

    Former Restaurant Site Eyed For New Hotel In Westchester

    The owner of the Broadway Diner on South Broadway in Yonkers -- which previously filed for bankruptcy protection -- now wants is to convert one of his two restaurants into a hotel. The Yonkers diner owners also operated the Executive Diner at 26 Saw Mill River Road (Route 9A) in HawthorneAs reported here by Daily Voice, the American Diner Group filed a Chapter 11 petition in federal ...

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