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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. Investors Seek $17M From Westchester Developer In Fraud Suit

    Investors Seek $17M From Westchester Developer In Fraud Suit

    More investors from Westchester and Connecticut are demanding at least $17 million in damages and a court order stopping White Plains developer Michael D’Alessio and Michael Paul Enterprises from selling or transferring properties.They claim he misappropriated their funds on housing projects in Scarsdale and Manhattan.D’Alessio and his enterprises carried out a massive scheme to defraud ...

  2. Three Hudson Valley Counties Have State's Lowest Jobless Rates

    Three Hudson Valley Counties Have State's Lowest Jobless Rates

    These counties rank among the lowest for jobless rates in New York state, according to the Labor Department. The counties in New York State with the lowest unemployment rates in March 2018 include:New York County (3.7%)Queens County (3.7%)Richmond County (4.1%)Nassau County (4.2%)Tompkins County (4.2%)Kings County (4.3%)Albany County (4.4%)Putnam County (4.4%)Dutchess County ...

  3. Wegmans, With Westchester Store Coming, Earns High National Forbes Ranking

    Wegmans, With Westchester Store Coming, Earns High National Forbes Ranking

    Wegmans Food Markets, which plans to open its first Westchester store within two years was ranked No. 8 nationally for "best place to work" by ForbesWegmans, a family-owned supermarket chain based in Rochester, signed a purchase agreement in December 2016 with Normandy Real Estate Partners for a 125,000-square-foot grocery in Harrison. The company received its final planning ...

  4. 2018 Rising Stars Unveiled By Business Council of Westchester

    2018 Rising Stars Unveiled By Business Council of Westchester

    There is no doubt that Westchester is overstocked with talent. And The Business Council of Westchester recognizes that during a prestigious annual awards ceremony.This year, prominent doctors, realtors and bankers as well as the spokeswoman for Westchester's new county executive, the owner of Walter's Hot Dogs, the director of creative culture at the Jacob Burns Film Center and a ...

  5. Nixon Releases Tax Returns: Candidate, Wife Earned $1.9M In 2017

    Nixon Releases Tax Returns: Candidate, Wife Earned $1.9M In 2017

    Cynthia Nixon, the “Sex and the City” television star who faces Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary for governor has released tax returns showing she and her wife reported income of $1.9 million last year, according to multiple news reports.The couple donated about $53,000 to a variety of environmental, education, arts and children’s charities as well as homeless shelters and a ...

  6. Cuomo Calls For Offshore Drilling Ban In New York

    Cuomo Calls For Offshore Drilling Ban In New York

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a ban against offshore drilling and exploration on Friday, May 4, something that President Trump has pushed for.Cuomo advanced the "Save Our Waters" bill to prohibit the leasing of lands, including underwater lands, for offshore drilling and exploration in New York state waters. A draft of the legislation can be found by clicking here.The Governor's ...

  7. Horace Greeley Debate Team Wins  HS Parliamentary Program In California

    Horace Greeley Debate Team Wins HS Parliamentary Program In California

    The Horace Greeley High School Debate Team of Krishna Ramaswamy, Claire Weis, and Dorothy Low recently won the 2017-2018 High School Parliamentary Debate Program Championship event held at Rim of the World High School in Lake Arrowhead, Calif.On April 21, the Greeley team won a decision as the opposition against California Polytechnic High School on the impromptu motion: "In ...

  8. Bicycle Sundays Set To Start In Westchester

    Bicycle Sundays Set To Start In Westchester

    The weather is perfect for spending at least part of the weekend outdoors. The arrival of spring, and the 44th annual "Bicycle Sundays" could not arrive at a better time in Westchester County.Nearly seven miles of the Bronx River Parkway will be closed to motorists between White Plains and Yonkers on Sunday, May 6 for the first of a summer's worth of bicycle freedom.Bicycle ...

  9. Simulated Plane Crash Exercise Set For Saturday At Westchester Airport

    Simulated Plane Crash Exercise Set For Saturday At Westchester Airport

    This is only a drill.Using a salvaged aircraft, a mock-up aircraft, dozens of volunteer victims, and strategically placed debris such as suitcases and airplane parts, the Westchester County Airport and Office of Emergency Management will stage a full-scale emergency drill to test the response to a catastrophic incident on airport grounds. Beginning about 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 5 a ...

  10. Largest Employer In New York May Surprise You

    Largest Employer In New York May Surprise You

    The State University of New York is the state's largest employer, according to this report by 247wallst. com.The SUNY employee headcount totals 90,033, according to the latest ranking. You can view the 247walletst.com report here.

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