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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. Proposed Cell Tower Sparks Concern Among Bedford Residents

    Proposed Cell Tower Sparks Concern Among Bedford Residents

    Opponents of a proposed Verizon cell tower in the heart of Bedford Village are encouraging residents to attend a public meeting on Monday, June 18.The meeting begins at 8 p.m. in the Court Room at 321 Bedford Road in Bedford Hills.The Board of Directors of the Bedford Historical Society opposes it and is seeking other public input.Verizon plans to erect a 150-foot cell tower on Hickory ...

  2. Westchester Residents Clinton, Patterson Bring Book Tour To County

    Westchester Residents Clinton, Patterson Bring Book Tour To County

    Wanna press palms with Bill Clinton of Chappaqua or best-selling author James Patterson of Scarborough?The Westchester writing duo will descend on Eastchester on Tuesday, June 19 to promote their new novel, "The President is Missing."Former President Clinton and Patterson collaborated on the book and will promote it at Barnes & Noble in Scarsdale.Clinton headlined news ...

  3. County Police Chopper Touches Down At Westchester High Schools

    County Police Chopper Touches Down At Westchester High Schools

    Yorktown Police Chief Robert Noble said the police department ended this school year's Law Enforcement Clubs at both Yorktown and Lakeland High Schools with a memorable visit from above."A big shout out to the Aviation Crew of the Westchester County Police Department who impeccably landed their helicopter at both schools . . . and provided an excellent demonstration of what they do ...

  4. The Westchester Bank Named Top 10 ‘Best Companies To Work For' In NY

    The Westchester Bank Named Top 10 ‘Best Companies To Work For' In NY

     The Westchester Bank has been honored one of the Top 10 Best Companies to Work For in New York state.This year marks the second consecutive year that the White Plains-based bank has been recognized as one of the state's best companies. It's the first time The Westchester Bank made the “Top 10” list in the small-sized employer category by ranking ninth overall.These celebrated annual ...

  5. Rower From Westchester Gets National Attention

    Rower From Westchester Gets National Attention

    Robby Schetlick, a senior at Bronxville High School, received a silver medal on Sunday, June 10 as part of a four-man crew team at the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships.Schetlick, who competed in the A finals of the Men's Varsity Quad (4x) with the GMS Rowing Center of New Milford, CT, plans to row at the University of Virginia in the fall.Last weekend's competition was at Lake ...

  6. County Lawmakers Move One Step Closer To Approving Red Light Cameras

    County Lawmakers Move One Step Closer To Approving Red Light Cameras

    For careless or impatient motorists, racing through yellow or red traffic lights may be reduced throughout Westchester.At a special meeting on Monday, June 11, the county Board of Legislators, by a 16-0 vote, approved a measure asking New York state to give the county permission to consider passing a local law to allow red light cameras at county intersections.“The measure was passed in ...

  7. Yorktown HS Student-Athletes Sign College Letters Of Intent

    Yorktown HS Student-Athletes Sign College Letters Of Intent

    Six Yorktown High School student-athletes signed letters of intent recently to play sports at their chosen colleges, bringing the total number of athletes from Yorktown who will play on Division I and II teams next year to 18.The students will play or participate in volleyball, soccer, lacrosse and golf at Quinnipiac University, Pace University, Adelphi University, College of St. Rose ...

  8. Nixon Gubernatorial Campaign Knocked For Misspelling Upstate City

    Nixon Gubernatorial Campaign Knocked For Misspelling Upstate City

    "Sex And The City" actor Cynthia Nixon's gubernatorial campaign got some bad press on Friday after it misspelled a pretty well-known upstate city, according to media reports.Nixon will be in Ithaca on Sunday — but her campaign didn't spell it right on an invitation to the event on June 1."Cynthia is coming to Ithica!" the subject line of the email to supporters ...

  9. 'Critical Blood Shortage' In Westchester, Officials Say

    'Critical Blood Shortage' In Westchester, Officials Say

    There is a critical blood shortage in Westchester.Hospitals and patients are in need of blood donations. Ir's not too late to show up for a Monday, June 11 blood drive at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.Walk-in donors are welcome until 4 p.m. at 198 Central Ave. For details about donating now or later this month, click here. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-933-2566. ...

  10. Free Yoga Classes Start Sunday: By The Beach? Thank This Westchester Park

    Free Yoga Classes Start Sunday: By The Beach? Thank This Westchester Park

    What better way to spend Sunday mornings along the Sound Shore this summer. . . .Rye Town Park is offering free yoga classes from a professional instructor from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. every weekend, starting on June 10. (Last Sunday's planned debut was postponed due to wet and windy weather.)Yoga sessions will be offered at 5 Dearborn Ave. in the City of Rye on the lawn near the Gazebo and ...

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