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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.

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. Breast Surgeon Alice Police, Cancer 'Game-Changer,' Joins Northwell Health

    Breast Surgeon Alice Police, Cancer 'Game-Changer,' Joins Northwell Health

    Renowned breast surgeon Alice M. Police, MD, FACS, has joined the Northwell Health Cancer Institute as regional director of breast surgery in Westchester County. Widely recognized as a "game-changer" in the surgical treatment of breast cancer, Dr. Police is now accepting patients at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute at Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow and The ...

  2. Astorino Gives Up Politics, Returns To Radio, TV Roots

    Astorino Gives Up Politics, Returns To Radio, TV Roots

    Former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said he’s giving up politics, for now. The Republican who at one time wanted to be New York governor said he hopes to switch career paths and work in radio and television, in coverage related to politics or sports, his two great passions.Astorino formerly had a successful career working for sports-related programming. In an interview with ...

  3. Catherine Cioffi: From Radio To Mercy College To Latimer Mouthpiece

    Catherine Cioffi: From Radio To Mercy College To Latimer Mouthpiece

    Experience in news reporting, law and college communications combined with a lifelong love of Westchester County, Catherine Cioffi was the perfect choice to become the county's next director of communications, according to her new boss, County Executive George Latimer."This is going to be an incredible journey,'' said Cioffi. "He's going to do great things for Westchester. I'm ...

  4. Firefighters Hold Memorial For Northern Westchester Stabbing Victim

    Firefighters Hold Memorial For Northern Westchester Stabbing Victim

    Twenty-two years ago, the body of a Pleasantville firefighter was found after a blizzard. Family members of the 50-year-old Tom Dorr were suspects interviewed by police, but no one was charged.Fellow volunteer firefighters, co-workers and friends of Dorr, who worked for the White Plains Water Department, plan their an annual vigil on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant park where ...

  5. If Weather Outside Is Frightful, How Are Westchester's Roads?

    If Weather Outside Is Frightful, How Are Westchester's Roads?

    Now that the "bomb cyclone" has passed and more bitter cold and snow are forecast, Daily Voice would like to know, how are your roads?We will spotlight towns and villages that do the best job, as well as the worst performances for prepping roads between ice and snow, or clearing them afterward.Are any state or county roads neglected or poorly maintained during storms by their ...

  6. Latimer Issues Executive Order Banning Gun Shows On County Property

    Latimer Issues Executive Order Banning Gun Shows On County Property

    This story has been updated.As one of his first actions as Westchester County's new County Executive, George Latimer signed an executive order on Tuesday banning gun shows on county property.Former County Executive Rob Astorino of Mount Pleasant, who Latimer defeated on Nov. 7, 2017, supported gun and knife shows at the public-owned County Center in White Plains."This is the wrong ...

  7. Latimer Looks Ahead In First Speech As Westchester County Exec-Elect

    Latimer Looks Ahead In First Speech As Westchester County Exec-Elect

    Westchester County Executive-elect George Latimer detailed his visions, goals and gut feelings on Tuesday during his first major public speech since being elected on Nov. 7.Latimer defeated incumbent Republican Rob Astorino of Mount Pleasant by 57 to 43 percent.The Rye Democrat told more than 300 breakfast guests of the Business Council of Westchester that he has never pretended to have ...

  8. S&P Downgrades Westchester Debt Outlook To Negative

    S&P Downgrades Westchester Debt Outlook To Negative

    Westchester continues to receive the highest credit ratings of any New York State county after three credit agencies independently affirmed the county’s strong credit rating, with both Fitch Ratings and S&P maintaining ‘AAA’ ratings and Moody’s maintaining an Aa1, County Executive Rob Astorino announced on Thursday, Nov. 30.However, Standard and Poor's global ratings downgraded its ...

  9. Change In Leadership Results In No Gun Show At County Center

    Change In Leadership Results In No Gun Show At County Center

    One of the first signs that change is in the wind in Westchester County is the expected cancellation in January 2018 of a popular -- and unpopular depending on your point of view -- gun and knife show at the public-owned County Center in White Plains.Ned McCormack, a spokesman for Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, confirmed there will be no gun show at the County ...

  10. Stepinac Football Team Pulls Away For Another State Title

    Stepinac Football Team Pulls Away For Another State Title

    Behind a 40-point explosion in the second half, Stepinac ran away from Canisius, 49-28, to win its second Catholic state football title in four years.  The state title game was played Saturday, Nov. 25 in West Seneca, N.Y.        "We are very proud of that accomplishment," said Stepinac Coach Mike O'Donnell. "This years state run was very special because no one expected ...

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