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Jon Craig

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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. Westchester County Police Name Latest 'Officer Of Month'

    Westchester County Police Name Latest 'Officer Of Month'

    James Rosselli has been named Officer of the Month by the Westchester County Police Department.Police Officer James Rosselli was recognized for a variety of arrests and investigations, including his apprehension of a suspect who had fled from police in Newburgh after a failed check-cashing scam at a bank there. Rosselli recognized the suspect's vehicle from a description that had been ...

  2. Suspect Nabbed With $36K Worth Of Drugs, Cash In Westchester

    Suspect Nabbed With $36K Worth Of Drugs, Cash In Westchester

    Sleepy Hollow police were joined by the Greenburgh Police Drug and Alcohol Task Force in arresting a 37-year-old suspect with a large quantity of heroin and pain pills and cash, with a total value of around $36,000, police said on Saturday.Police charged Ascencion A. Jimenez of Valley Street in Sleepy Hollow at his residence about 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, according to Det. Kevin ...

  3. Bill Clinton Should Have Quit Presidency, Gillibrand Says

    Bill Clinton Should Have Quit Presidency, Gillibrand Says

    In a rare rebuke inside party lines, New York Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told The New York Times on Thursday said that former President Bill Clinton should have stepped down after his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky became public 20 years ago.Gillibrand — who has long ties to the Clintons of Chappaqua and is seen as a possible presidential candidate in 2020 ...

  4. Infants Who Went Missing Prompting Statewide Alert Located In New York City

    Infants Who Went Missing Prompting Statewide Alert Located In New York City

    Update:The two infants that were taken by their teenage mothers early Saturday morning in upstate New York and believed to be in danger, prompting a statewide alert, were located Saturday afternoon in New York City.Shortly after noontime, police said that the infants and their mothers were found safe at an undisclosed location in the city.Original report:New York state officials issued ...

  5. Hudson Gateway Association Announces Annual Realtor Awards

    Hudson Gateway Association Announces Annual Realtor Awards

    During its 101th Annual Meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown, the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® honored Barry Kramer of Westchester Choice Realty in Scarsdale as its “REALTOR®of the Year” for 2017. Stephanie Liggio, of Judicial Title Insurance Agency in Rye Brook, was named the HGAR “Affiliate Member of the Year” for 2017.Kramer has been a realtor for more than 20 ...

  6. Westchester Legislator Tapped To Lead 17-Member Latimer Transition Team

    Westchester Legislator Tapped To Lead 17-Member Latimer Transition Team

    This story has been updated.Westchester County Legislator Ken Jenkins, a Yonkers Democrat defeated by state Sen. George Latimer during the September primary election, will lead Latimer's transition to become the next Westchester County executive.Latimer also asked John Nonna, a former mayor of Pleasantville and former county legislator, to help lead his transition. Another 15 members of ...

  7. Gertrude Kahn, 98, Nazi Survivor Became Active In Westchester Politics

    Gertrude Kahn, 98, Nazi Survivor Became Active In Westchester Politics

    Gertrude G. Kahn, a former longtime resident of Hartsdale who fled Germany during the Nazi era, died Oct. 26 at the age of 98."Gertie," as she was known to friends and family, moved to Boulder, Colo., from Hartsdale in 2012. She was born May 29, 1919, in Nuremberg, Germany, to Robert and Louise Guggenheimer. She grew up and attended school in Nuremberg until the Nazi era when ...

  8. Greenburgh Town Supervisor Vows To Work With Edgemont On Becoming A Village

    Greenburgh Town Supervisor Vows To Work With Edgemont On Becoming A Village

    After his unopposed re-election as Greenburgh Supervisor on Tuesday, Paul Feiner issued a set of goals for his next term. Last but not least on Feiner's list of 17 initiatives is considering a referendum by residents of the Edgewood section of town to incorporate as a separate village.Feiner's longtime opposition to a public referendum that could allow Edgemont to secede from the town ...

  9. Astorino Rules Out Run For Governor Next Fall After Loss To Latimer

    Astorino Rules Out Run For Governor Next Fall After Loss To Latimer

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, the two-term Republican upset Tuesday by State Sen. George Latimer, has decided against running for New York governor next fall, according to his campaign aides.Astorino was trounced by Latimer, a Rye Democrat, by a margin of 57 to 43 percent on Tuesday. Political observers blamed a so-called "Trump effect," or backlash from opponents ...

  10. Trump, Taxes Seen As Keys To Latimer's Decisive Westchester County Exec Win

    Trump, Taxes Seen As Keys To Latimer's Decisive Westchester County Exec Win

    This story has been updated.It's the morning after in Westchester.State Sen. George Latimer upset two-term incumbent Rob Astorino on Tuesday in the race for Westchester County Executive as reported here by Daily Voice.Latimer joined others in citing voters' frustration with President Donald J. Trump as a leading factor in his win, which attracted national attention.Final results gave ...

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