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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. Early Poll Shows Who NY Voters Favor In Cuomo-Nixon Race

    Early Poll Shows Who NY Voters Favor In Cuomo-Nixon Race

    There's plenty of time to go, of course, but the first indication of how the June Democratic gubernatorial primary may turn out is now in.Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle enjoys a commanding 47 percentage point lead over actress Cynthia Nixon.However, his lead narrows substantially among the most enthusiastic voters, according to the NBC 4 New York/Marist Poll.Cuomo leads Nixon of New ...

  2. Here's How To Avoid Crashes When Traveling Through Roundabouts, DOT Says

    Here's How To Avoid Crashes When Traveling Through Roundabouts, DOT Says

    Roundabouts, those sometimes confusing circular intersections without traffic signals, are becoming more common across New York state. So the state Department of Transportation (DOT) offers tips on navigating what the agency considers safer and more efficient intersections.Acting DOT Commissioner Paul A. Karas shared some tips below for traveling through roundabouts as they become more ...

  3. Rockland Has One Of State's Three 'Essential Elements Schools'

    Rockland Has One Of State's Three 'Essential Elements Schools'

    Fieldstone Middle School in Thiells has been recognized by the state Education Department as an "Essential Elements School."Also making a longer list of "exemplary schools to watch," were South Orangetown Middle School in Blauvelt and Van Wyck Junior High in Wappingers Central School District.In collaboration with its New York Essential Elements to Watch partners, ...

  4. Test Time: State Exams This Week In Area Schools

    Test Time: State Exams This Week In Area Schools

    Standardized tests for grades 3 through 8 start on Wednesday, April 11 for English.The state tests for math are in May.Parents and students will have the option of "opting out" of taking the tests.More than 1 million students across the state are eligible to take the state’s English language arts and math exams.In the fourth year of the "opt-out" option last year, ...

  5. Hudson Valley's Newest Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Orange County

    Hudson Valley's Newest Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Orange County

    Pot for medical needs is sweeping the nation, and now the Hudson Valley.Orange County has announced that its first medical marijuana dispensary has opened in Newburgh,  serving about 45,000 patients, according to multiple reports. Curaleaf New York announced the opening of its new medical marijuana, which is the first to open following the New York State Department of Health’s expansion ...

  6. Opening Date Now Scheduled For New Hudson Valley Whole Foods Store

    Opening Date Now Scheduled For New Hudson Valley Whole Foods Store

    Whole Foods has set a target date of Wednesday, Nov. 7 for its grand opening at Chappaqua Crossing, according to New Castle Supervisor Robert Greenstein.Greenstein called it good news for the mixed use development at the former Reader's Digest headquarters since other potential tenants will likely begin signing leases, including a coffee shop, pet store and bank. "It's nice to know ...

  7. New State Budget Includes $1B For Schools In 2018-19, And Some Aid 'Losers'

    New State Budget Includes $1B For Schools In 2018-19, And Some Aid 'Losers'

    The new state budget for 2018-19 includes about $1 billion in extra funding for public schools, but not all area school districts are winners. In fact, several are big losers of state taxpayer assistance according to this database published by the Poughkeepsie Journal.The state budget's $1 billion increase in school aid brings the total to a record $26.7 billion statewide.In ...

  8. $35.3M Returned To 36,446 NY Wage-Theft Victims, Cuomo Says

    $35.3M Returned To 36,446 NY Wage-Theft Victims, Cuomo Says

    More than $35 million was returned to 36,446 victims of wage theft last year, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.In the region, the state returned more than $4 million to 2,389 wage theft victims according to this report. In addition, $1 million in continued funding was secured in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget to support the expansion of the Department of Labor's staff of investigators, Cuomo ...

  9. Actor Chazz Palminteri Builds His Own Castle In Hudson Valley

    Actor Chazz Palminteri Builds His Own Castle In Hudson Valley

    Bedford's Chazz Palminteri tells the New York Times, in this profile, how a Bronx boy ended up moving to a 9,500-square-foot mansion in Westchester County.The successful 65-year-old actor, restaurateur and author of “A Bronx Tale” described how he came to live in a huge castle built of stone and marble, gables and sky-high ceilings, columns and archways and yards of Schumacher fabric on ...

  10. Nyack Farmers Market Moves Outdoors

    Nyack Farmers Market Moves Outdoors

     Who wouldn’t have an appetite for spring after so much winter? The Nyack Farmers Market opens outdoors on Thursday, April 5, offering sweet and savory spring solace: fresh produce from early harvests at local farms, plus breads, pies, cookies, cheese, grass-fed beef, fresh seafood, honey, eggs and more.After wintering under shelter at the Nyack Center, the Market is back outdoors for a ...

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