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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. Latimer In For 'Difficult First Few Months,' Says Astorino

    Latimer In For 'Difficult First Few Months,' Says Astorino

    This story has been updated.Defeated Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino predicted his Democratic successor, George Latimer, will find himself boxed into a liberal-leaning agenda because of the “Trump factor” that elected him and the county Board of Legislators’ gain of three seats, giving it a 12 to 5 voting majority. Democrats only enjoyed a 9 to 8 majority under Astorino, ...

  2. Hawthorne Cedar Knolls To Close Following Array Of Security Issues

    Hawthorne Cedar Knolls To Close Following Array Of Security Issues

    Hawthorne Cedar Knolls will close this year as security problems have plagued the embattled residential treatment center, according to multiple news reports.For recent Daily Voice coverage of town and state elected officials' calls for improvements, click here:         Additional details on the residential treatment facility's planned closing was reported here by LoHud.com.Another ...

  3. State Judge Orders Greenburgh To Hold Vote On Edgemont Becoming A Village

    State Judge Orders Greenburgh To Hold Vote On Edgemont Becoming A Village

    After his unopposed re-election as Greenburgh Supervisor in November, Paul Feiner vowed to work with Edgewood residents if they succeeded in securing a referendum to incorporate their section of the town into a separate village.On Thursday, Feb. 1, a state judge sided with those residents and ordered that the town hold a special vote within 45 days.Supreme Court Justice Susan Cacace ...

  4. Longtime Yorktown Police Officer Will Call It A Career

    Longtime Yorktown Police Officer Will Call It A Career

    Yorktown Police Officer John Hassett retired effective Jan. 29, 2018. Officer Hassett served 30 years in the law enforcement community, 28 of those years in Yorktown. During his distinguished career, Officer Hassett was the recipient of multiple Yorktown Police Department Excellent Police Duty Awards, numerous written commendations by police supervisors, and countless letters from the ...

  5. Area Resident Appointed To Business Post In Trump Administration

    Area Resident Appointed To Business Post In Trump Administration

    Kathleen McShane of New Canaan has been appointed to a top business post within the Trump Administration.Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced McShane's appointment as the head of the SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO). McMahon resides in Greenwich.McShane founded Ladies Launch Club, a popular area business, in 2006. The ...

  6. Dutchess Legend Charles Edward Conklin, 91, Businessman, Benefactor

    Dutchess Legend Charles Edward Conklin, 91, Businessman, Benefactor

    Charles “Charlie” Edward Conklin, 91, of Pleasant Valley and Vero Beach, Fla., died Tuesday, Jan. 30 of natural causes at Vassar Brothers Medical Center. He was a successful businessman and major benefactor to local colleges, hospitals and other institutions.Mr. Conklin was born on Feb. 21, 1926, in Poughkeepsie to the late Preston Marshall and Agnes Curley Conklin. Dutchess County ...

  7. Westchester Physician Joins NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group

    Westchester Physician Joins NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group

    NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley welcomes Dr. Jennifer Park, a board certified Family Medicine physician from Scarsdale.Dr. Park provides a range of primary care services to NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley’s growing network of primary and multi-specialty care physicians. Park joins the medical group’s internal medicine practice at 22 South Division St. ...

  8. Hudson Valley Residents, You'll Have New Chance To 'Come On Down!'

    Hudson Valley Residents, You'll Have New Chance To 'Come On Down!'

    The "Price is Right Live" is coming back to the Hudson Valley with $12 million in cash and prizes up for grabs.Following the success of the Price is Right Live in Poughkeepsie, the traveling game show will be played at Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.Hudson Valley residents who are picked as contestants will have a chance to win cash ...

  9. Fulgenzi, Murphy Respond To Latest Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Incident

    Fulgenzi, Murphy Respond To Latest Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Incident

    In reaction to a Jan. 22 incident in which a resident of the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Residential Treatment Center walked into a neighboring home, Mount Pleasant Supervisor Carl Fulgenzi and state Sen. Terrence Murphy are demanding action from the state.The girl reportedly walked in to the home, asked to make a phone call and attempted to steal some items, as reported by Daily Voice.The ...

  10. Westchester Teens Qualify For National Skating Championships

    Westchester Teens Qualify For National Skating Championships

    Four Chappaqua teenagers -- Allison Bray, Rhianna Gold, Lauren Sallay and Emmy Sloan -- have earned spots to compete at the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Portland, Ore., from Feb. 22-24.Gold and Sallay competed at the Eastern Sectional Championship in Florida last weekend with the Skyliners Novice line, and took the Bronze medal with their dramatic "Phantom of the ...

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