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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. New Website Created By Political Foe To 'Dig Up Dirt' On Gov. Cuomo

    New Website Created By Political Foe To 'Dig Up Dirt' On Gov. Cuomo

    Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has created a political website for whistleblowers to provide tips on suspected crimes committed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration.Molinaro, a Republican running for governor on Nov. 6, said he created CuomoLeaks.com after “countless calls, often in whispered tones” alleging wrongdoing by top Cuomo aides and appointees.“For months, my campaign ...

  2. Westchester Assistant Business Superintendent Retiring Soon

    Westchester Assistant Business Superintendent Retiring Soon

    Not many retirees can say they are opening a new chapter in their lives that will include international travel and a new marriage. But Croton-Harmon Assistant Superintendent for Business Diane Chaissan of Newburgh is about to turn that page.Chaissan will be retiring in January, closing an 11-year career in the Croton-Harmon Union Free School District that she said she has enjoyed ...

  3. Westchester-Based Executex Sues Former Salesman For $4.4M Over Alleged Fraud Scheme

    Westchester-Based Executex Sues Former Salesman For $4.4M Over Alleged Fraud Scheme

    An Eastchester man is being sued in White Plains federal bankruptcy court for $4.4 over an alleged photocopier scheme, according to this report by Westfair.Executex Inc., a Hawthorne photocopy distributor he represented, has accused Joseph Holzberg of pocketing $436,000 in commissions on phony photocopy leases.Holzberg has filed for bankruptcy protection, and both times he failed to ...

  4. Video: Westchester Woman, 23, Reveals Sex Assault For 1st Time While Confronting Sen. Flake

    Video: Westchester Woman, 23, Reveals Sex Assault For 1st Time While Confronting Sen. Flake

    A 23-year-old woman from Westchester is credited with possibly helping delay Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to allow for an FBI investigation of allegations against him.The Senate Judiciary Committee officially voted to move Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination forward on Friday, Sept. 28, by an 11-10 partisan vote.However, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona ...

  5. Kavanaugh Must Take A Polygraph Test, Cuomo Says

    Kavanaugh Must Take A Polygraph Test, Cuomo Says

    Related story - Video: Area Woman, 23, Who Confronted Sen. Jeff Flake Reveals Sex Assault Incident For 1st TimeGov. Andrew Cuomo called on President Trump to demand that Judge Brett Kavanaugh take a polygraph test -- like his accuser Christina Blasey Ford did -- to help clear his name before a Senate confirmation vote for a lifetime appointment to the U.S. Senate Court.In a press ...

  6. Westchester Apartment Building Discriminated, Civil Rights Group Claims

    Westchester Apartment Building Discriminated, Civil Rights Group Claims

    An Eastchester landlord and building superintendent have been accused of racial discrimination after a seven-week sting operation that used black and white testers posing as prospective tenants, according to this report by Westfair.The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) reportedly sued New Property Associates LLC and Dikson Dumitrescu, the superintendent, on Sept. 20 in U.S. District ...

  7. Cybercriminals Targeting Online Payroll Accounts Of Employees, FBI Says

    Cybercriminals Targeting Online Payroll Accounts Of Employees, FBI Says

    Cybercriminals are targeting online payroll accounts of employees in order to change bank account info and redirect direct deposits, according to the FBI.The federal government has received complaints reporting cybercriminals are targeting the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of industries. Institutions most affected are education, healthcare and commercial ...

  8. Molinaro Releases Letter Claiming New Tappan Zee Bridge Opening Was Rushed, Risking Safety

    Molinaro Releases Letter Claiming New Tappan Zee Bridge Opening Was Rushed, Risking Safety

    Republican Marc Molinaro released a copy of a July 20 letter to the state Thruway Authority that the gubernatorial candidate said shows contractors rushed to open the new Tappan Zee Bridge.The letter to Project Director Jamey Barbas, signed by Terry Towle, project executive and manager of Tappan Zee Contractors, said, in part: "TZC also remains concerned with and reserves all ...

  9. Pair Of Downtown White Plains Office Buildings Sell For $16M

    Pair Of Downtown White Plains Office Buildings Sell For $16M

    Mack-Cali Realty Corp. has sold a pair of downtown White Plains office buildings on Barker Avenue in separate deals totaling $16 million, according to Westfair.County property records show the six-story, 68,000-square-foot 1 Barker Ave. office building sold for $9.3 million. The deed was recorded Sept. 13. The same day, a separate deed recorded the $6.7 million sale of the six-story, ...

  10. Westchester High School Principal Announces Retirement

    Westchester High School Principal Announces Retirement

    After 46 years in public education, the last 10 as principal of Croton-Harmon High School, Alan Capasso has decided to retire at the end of the 2018-19 school year.Capasso will spend his retirement traveling with his wife of 45 years, Maria, and enjoying being a grandfather. He is the father of two adult children, Christina and Jeffrey, and one grandson, two-year-old Dylan.Throughout ...

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