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Jon Craig

Assistant Managing Editor jcraig@dailyvoice.com

Pleasantville native Jon Craig is the Assistant Managing Editor for the Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Dutchess county 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. Woman Remains Wanted By State Police After Skipping Court In Dutchess

    Woman Remains Wanted By State Police After Skipping Court In Dutchess

    WAPPINGER, N.Y. -- A 28-year-old woman remains wanted by state police after failing to appear for a court appearance on drug possession and prison contraband charges early last year.State police in the Wappinger barracks said Amanda L. Murphy originally was arrested in May 2015 for possessing a controlled substance and in July 2015 Murphy was arrested for entering Downstate Correctional ...

  2. Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Two years ago on Friday at a Westchester railroad crossing, a few fateful minutes changed the lives of hundreds of Metro-North commuters and ended with six people dead.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino called it "a day we never want to deal with." Ellen Brody, 49, of Edgemont had left her job in Chappaqua before encountering a traffic jam along the ...

  3. Northwell Acquires Visiting Nurse Association Of Hudson Valley

    Northwell Acquires Visiting Nurse Association Of Hudson Valley

    The Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley, a Tarrytown-based nonprofit serving Westchester and Putnam counties, has signed an agreement to be acquired by Northwell Health, pending state approval, according to a report by Crain’s Health Pulse.VNA of Hudson Valley's certified home health agency and hospice services would be taken over by North Shore Home Care Certified Home Health ...

  4. Molinaro Calls Cuomo State Of State Speech A 'Slick Propaganda Effort'

    Molinaro Calls Cuomo State Of State Speech A 'Slick Propaganda Effort'

    This story has been updated.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and other critics of Andrew Cuomo said the governor's State of the State speeches are a clear indication he's already running for president in 2020."Andrew Cuomo is utterly shameless," Astorino, a Republican who lost a gubernatorial challenge to Cuomo in 2014, said Tuesday afternoon, just a few hours after ...

  5. Molinaro Calls Cuomo State Of State Speech A 'Slick Propaganda Effort'

    Molinaro Calls Cuomo State Of State Speech A 'Slick Propaganda Effort'

    This story has been updated.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and other critics of Andrew Cuomo said the governor's State of the State speeches are a clear indication he's already running for president in 2020."Andrew Cuomo is utterly shameless," said Astorino, a Republican who lost a gubernatorial challenge to Cuomo in 2014. "At today's political rally ...

  6. Cuomo Proposes New Trailway, Better Bridges In Hudson Valley State Of State

    Cuomo Proposes New Trailway, Better Bridges In Hudson Valley State Of State

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo dreamed big on Tuesday during his State of the State speech at SUNY Purchase. The resident of New Castle proposed a 750-mile trailway linking New York City to Buffalo, Albany and Canada. The $200 million statewide project includes $26 million this year in the mid-Hudson Valley region. "We want to do something that will be a legacy ...

  7. Protesters Picket Cuomo Before State Of State Speech At SUNY Purchase

    Protesters Picket Cuomo Before State Of State Speech At SUNY Purchase

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- Dozens of protesters are expected to express their opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to subsidize failing Upstate electric power plants before his State of the State speech Tuesday at SUNY Purchase.A spokeswoman for WESPAC, the Westchester People's Action Coalition, said that opponents of nuclear power will hold signs greeting attendees of the governor's third of ...

  8. Governor Calls For Help For Middle Class, Launching State Of State Speeches

    Governor Calls For Help For Middle Class, Launching State Of State Speeches

    This story has been updated.ALBANY, N.Y. -- In an effort to eliminate barriers to voting, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes the state adopt plans for early voting.The governor said the move would make voting easier by requiring counties to provide at least one day of polling during the 12 days leading up to an election. His proposal also includes plans for automatic voter registration and ...

  9. County Executive Molinaro Calls On Cuomo To Fund Legal Defense Of The Poor

    County Executive Molinaro Calls On Cuomo To Fund Legal Defense Of The Poor

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- County executives from Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess and Orange counties joined Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino on Monday in calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign state legislation to help pay the defense expenses of New York's poorest defendants.In June, the state Senate and Assembly unanimously passed the Justice Equality Act to reduce disparities in New ...

  10. NY's Schumer Poised To Become Democrats' New U.S. Senate Leader

    NY's Schumer Poised To Become Democrats' New U.S. Senate Leader

    Following his re-election on Tuesday to the U.S. Senate, New York's Charles "Chuck" Schumer is poised to become the next Democratic Senate Leader.Schumer, a Democrat from Brooklyn, faced a challenge from Republican Wendy Long and a pair of third-party candidates.A congressman since 1981 and U.S. senator since 1999, Schumer is in line to become the top Democrat in the Senate ...

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