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Jon Craig

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. College Scholarship Deadline Nears For High School Seniors In Westchester

    College Scholarship Deadline Nears For High School Seniors In Westchester

    Running out of tasks to do during this week's winter break? The deadline to apply for college scholarships offered by owners of The Westchester mall in White Plains is nearing. The Westchester is once again proud to help deserving graduating high school seniors pay for college. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1.High school seniors throughout Westchester County are ...

  2. Westchester Teen Thrives After Five Heart Surgeries

    Westchester Teen Thrives After Five Heart Surgeries

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Jennifer Reilly was born with a congenital heart defect that could have taken her life if not diagnosed properly. Now, after five successful heart surgeries, the 15-year-old Hartsdale girl shares her life story to help other prospective heart patients including speaking at a Town of Greenburgh public meeting during Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness ...

  3. Services Set For Arthur Remy, Westchester Boy Killed In Snowmobile Accident

    Services Set For Arthur Remy, Westchester Boy Killed In Snowmobile Accident

    Services are set for Friday in Milford, Conn., for the Mamaroneck teenager who died Sunday after a freak snowmobile accident in New Hampshire.Over the weekend, Wired2fish reported that 15-year-old Arthur Pierre Remy of Mamaroneck was one of three fishermen that died during the Meredith Rotary Club Ice Fishing Derby on Lake Winnipesaukee when their snowmobiles broke through the ...

  4. Charges Against Former Schumer Aide Dismissed

    Charges Against Former Schumer Aide Dismissed

    Charges against the man arrested last May in Stony Point for possession of prescription pills and steroids were ultimately dismissed, according to legal documents. Cody Peluso, 32, of Carmel, was arrested and charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance after he was found in possession of two pills of soboxone, one pill of alprazolam, and 200 anabolic ...

  5. Woman Remains Wanted By State Police After Missing Court In Fishkill

    Woman Remains Wanted By State Police After Missing Court In Fishkill

    WAPPINGER, N.Y. -- A 28-year-old woman remains wanted by state police after failing to appear for a court appearance on drug possession and prison contraband charges early last year.State police in the Wappinger barracks said Amanda L. Murphy originally was arrested in May 2015 for possessing a controlled substance and in July 2015 Murphy was arrested for entering Downstate Correctional ...

  6. Dannon Decides To Stay In Westchester, Making Its Second Move In 13 Years

    Dannon Decides To Stay In Westchester, Making Its Second Move In 13 Years

    White Plains' gain will be Greenburgh's loss.Danone North America agreed on Monday to move its national corporate headquarters from 100 Hillside Drive in Greenburgh to 100 Bloomingdale Road in White Plains.The move comes 13 years after the producer of Dannon yogurt and Evian water relocated from Tarrytown to Greenburgh as announced here in 2004.But the decision was hailed as a victory ...

  7. Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Two years ago on Friday at a Westchester railroad crossing, a few fateful minutes changed the lives of hundreds of Metro-North commuters and ended with six people dead.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino called it "a day we never want to deal with." Ellen Brody, 49, of Edgemont had left her job in Chappaqua before encountering a traffic jam along the ...

  8. Westchester Railroad Crossing Has New Mishap, Two Years After Deadly Crash

    Westchester Railroad Crossing Has New Mishap, Two Years After Deadly Crash

    This story has been updated.VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Nearly two years after the deadliest railroad crossing accident in Metro-North history, the gates to a crossing at Commerce Street were being repaired on Friday.A Daily Voice reporter happened to be driving past the crossing about 11 a.m. on Friday as MTA railroad crews and Mount Pleasant police blocked the road along the Taconic State ...

  9. Judy Garland's Remains Moved From Westchester To Hollywood

    Judy Garland's Remains Moved From Westchester To Hollywood

    HARTSDALE, N.Y. -- Another Hollywood celebrity has moved out of Westchester County, but not of her own accord.The remains of Judy Garland, most famous for her role as Dorothy in "Wizard of Oz," have been moved from a mausoleum at Ferncliff Cemetery -- where she had been entombed since 1969 -- to Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, according to multiple news accounts.Tuesday's ...

  10. Sports Illustrated Shoots 360-View Of Pace Football For Super Bowl Coverage

    Sports Illustrated Shoots 360-View Of Pace Football For Super Bowl Coverage

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pace University's football team suited up for a rare mid-winter on-field practice Thursday to run Super Bowl plays for a Sports Illustrated video crew.The exclusive S.I. invite for the college team was for a special preview of plays unique to the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. Alex Hampl, a producer at Sports Illustrated video, along with S.I. producer ...

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