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Jon Craig

Special Editor joncraigny@aol.com

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. Orange County Community Ranks Among America's Safest

    Orange County Community Ranks Among America's Safest

    Whether you’re choosing a city to settle down in, applying to colleges, or planning a vacation, safety is a top concern. With your well-being in mind, Safewise.com analyzed the most recent FBI crime report and put together a report which lists the 100 "safest cities" in America and provides insight into crime trends across the nation.The Town of Lewisboro was ranked the ...

  2. NJ, CT, NY Have Highest Percentage Of Millennials Living With Parents

    NJ, CT, NY Have Highest Percentage Of Millennials Living With Parents

    You can call it "full nest syndrome."New Jersey, Connecticut and New York state lead the nation in having the highest percentage of millennials living with their parents, according to WalletHub.The high cost of housing is a leading factor to this phenomenon, especially in New Jersey, according to the WalletHub website.That is one finding in this study of the best and worst ...

  3. Cuomo Negative Rating Soars, But He Still Leads Nixon, Molinaro

    Cuomo Negative Rating Soars, But He Still Leads Nixon, Molinaro

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s favorability rating fell to 49-44 percent this month, matching his lowest favorability rating, according to a new Siena College poll of New York state registered voters. Among Democrats, Cuomo has a 62-32 percent favorability rating, compared to 33-23 percent for his Democratic Party primary challenger, Cynthia Nixon. Head-to-head, Cuomo leads Nixon among registered ...

  4. Pace Students Travel To DC, Advocate For Hudson River

    Pace Students Travel To DC, Advocate For Hudson River

    Students in Pace University's Environmental Policy Clinic along with their adviser, John Cronin, spent Friday, April 20 in Washington, D.C., advocating for issues related to the Hudson River. Cronin is the senior fellow for Environmental Affairs at Pace.Cronin said a controversial proposal for oil barge anchorages on the Hudson River was the subject of their visit with the region’s ...

  5. Area Hockey Player Named Section 1 League MVP

    Area Hockey Player Named Section 1 League MVP

    Hendrick Hudson High School senior Brett Hanson was recently named "most valuable player" for Section 1, League D. Hanson, a senior on the newly-created Cortlandt Rebels Ice Hockey team, will graduate as Hendrick Hudson’s all-time scoring leader, with a career total of 151 points.Hanson also was selected as an All-Section player this year in Section 1, one of only 17 players ...

  6. Lacrosse For A Cause: Staples HS Hosts Annual Sticks For Soldiers Event

    Lacrosse For A Cause: Staples HS Hosts Annual Sticks For Soldiers Event

    Staples High School Lacrosse is proudly hosting the 7th annual Sticks for Soldiers event on Saturday, April 21.Area residents are invited to Staples Stadium to enjoy an exciting afternoon of lacrosse while supporting an important cause.The Sticks for Soldiers organization raises funds to support wounded veterans and their families. The action takes place at 70 North Ave. in ...

  7. Rip Van Winkle Fire Prompts Maloney Call For New Legislation

    Rip Van Winkle Fire Prompts Maloney Call For New Legislation

    After a fire at the 16-story Rip Van Winkle affordable housing complex in Poughkeepsie left more than 300 residents without housing, U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney announced legislation to ensure low income tenants are re-housed if they’re unable to return home. The Affordable Housing Protection Act would direct the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to require the ...

  8. This Orange County School District Among Best In State For SAT Scores

    This Orange County School District Among Best In State For SAT Scores

    Highland Falls Central School District ranked 33rd among 600 districts statewide for its total average score on the SAT tests, according to this article in newyorkupstate.comA total of 74 Highland Falls students took the SATs, with an average score of 1170.Highland Fall's average score on the Evidence-based Reading and Writing portion of the SATs was 588. Their students averaged 582 on ...

  9. More Than Half Of NYers Personally Touched By Opioid Abuse, Poll Finds

    More Than Half Of NYers Personally Touched By Opioid Abuse, Poll Finds

    Nearly one of every four New Yorkers personally know of someone, a family member, friend or acquaintance that has died due to an opioid overdose, according to a new Siena College poll.After measuring those who have an immediate or extended family member -- or someone they know through work -- who has abused opioids, 54 percent have been touched by the epidemic involving painkillers, the ...

  10. Orange County's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Now Open

    Orange County's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Now Open

    Some patients are surprised when they pass through a secure door and enter the lighted main room at Curaleaf New York’s medical-marijuana dispensary in the Town of Newburgh.Others are just grateful.“We’ve had people hug us,” Lanett Austin, manager of human resources and community relations for Curaleaf, told the Middletown Times-Herald-Record.  “We knew there was a need for this ...

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