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Assistant Managing Editor jcraig@dailyvoice.com

Pleasantville native Jon Craig is the Assistant Managing Editor for the Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Dutchess county 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. Westchester ShopRite Employees Land On Cheerios' Box Cover

    Westchester ShopRite Employees Land On Cheerios' Box Cover

    This story has been updated.WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Grocery customers may see some familiar faces on Cheerios boxes on their next visit to a ShopRite store. Photos of 81 ShopRite associates will appear on the back of limited-edition Cheerios boxes, honoring them for their work in helping raise $1.4 million to fight hunger.The associates earned those spots after joining thousands of ...

  2. HGTV's  'Property Brothers' Features Yorktown Home

    HGTV's 'Property Brothers' Features Yorktown Home

    A Westchester home contractor whose great-grandfather founded the family business in 1910 will be featured, along with a Rockland County home, on four upcoming episodes of HGTV's "Property Brothers Buying and Selling."Bronxville's Artie Lange of Arthur Lange Inc. filmed for about 12 weeks last spring and summer. The first project involving a home in Scarsdale airs on April ...

  3. Study Reveals Where Westchester Ranks In Abortions Among NY's 62 Counties

    Study Reveals Where Westchester Ranks In Abortions Among NY's 62 Counties

    Westchester County's abortion rate is ranked 23rd among the New York's 62 counties in a state Health Department study of 2014 statistics. Westchester's ratio was 254.4 abortions per 1,000 live births compared to the statewide ratio of 400.2 abortions.Just across the Hudson River, Rockland County reported the second lowest abortion ratio statewide. Rockland women had 80.1 induced ...

  4. State Seeks Public Comment On Bridge Replacement Project In Yorktown

    State Seeks Public Comment On Bridge Replacement Project In Yorktown

    The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council has opened a public comment period through 4 p.m. on Friday for street and sidewalk improvements as well as Metro-North railroad bridge projects throughout Westchester and Rockland counties.The state proposes amendments to the Federal Fiscal Years 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The comment period provides an ...

  5. Judge Tosses Rye Lawsuit Against Westchester Over Management Of Playland

    Judge Tosses Rye Lawsuit Against Westchester Over Management Of Playland

    This story has been updated.WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The City of Rye’s lawsuit against Westchester over management and operational changes at the county-owned Playland Amusement Park was thrown out by a state judge on Monday.Supreme Court Judge Gretchen Walsh ruled in county government’s favor and dismissed Rye’s petition that challenged Westchester’s standing as the lead agency for ...

  6. Rita's Celebrates Spring With Italian Ice Giveaway In Yorktown

    Rita's Celebrates Spring With Italian Ice Giveaway In Yorktown

    How can you beat free? Italian ice. First day of spring? Yum.Westlake High School students agreed, and were out en masse on Monday at the Rita's at 330 Saw Mill River Road, also known as Route 9A, in Elmsford. Does anyone remember the Italian ices at Master's at the same shopping center? Now that will date you!Rita’s celebrated the first day of spring -- and the chain's 25th ...

  7. Westchester OKs $2.8 Million Settlement For County Courthouse Ladder Injury

    Westchester OKs $2.8 Million Settlement For County Courthouse Ladder Injury

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Westchester County legislators approved a $2.8 million settlement last week in a four-year-old  lawsuit involving a worker at the County Courthouse.Joseph Gragnaniello, 38, a heating and air conditioning mechanic working for Unity Mechanical Corporation, reportedly fell from a six-foot ladder while repairing a boiler in the basement of 111 Dr. Martin Luther King ...

  8. Red Cross Leprechaun Pays Visit To County Office Building On St. Pat's Day

    Red Cross Leprechaun Pays Visit To County Office Building On St. Pat's Day

    This story has been updated.A St. Patrick's Day leprechaun paid a visit to the County Office Building on Friday, courtesy of the American Red Cross, and dropped in on Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino."Look who stopped by my office this morning!'' tweeted Astorino, who declared March as Red Cross Month.A reader later identified the lucky leprechaun as Yvette Scardera.

  9. Lead In Your Drinking Water? Westchester County Offers Free Test Kits

    Lead In Your Drinking Water? Westchester County Offers Free Test Kits

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Residents concerned about potential lead in their drinking water can take advantage of a free testing kit now available through the Westchester County Department of Labs and Research. All county residents are eligible to receive a test kit whether they are served by a private well or a public water system.“This program gives residents a chance to learn if any ...

  10. New Crisis Intervention Trainees Welcomed By Astorino

    New Crisis Intervention Trainees Welcomed By Astorino

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino thanked 35 law enforcement officers Thursday during their final day of Crisis Intervention Training at the county Police Academy: in Valhalla.Astorino was joined by  Dr. Mark Herceg, commissioner of the County Department of Health, in welcoming the patrol officers and public safety staff and thank theming for their service.The ...

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