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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. Area Native Named New Anchor Of CBS News' 'Face The Nation'

    Area Native Named New Anchor Of CBS News' 'Face The Nation'

    Stamford native Margaret Brennan, senior foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, has been picked as the next moderator of “Face the Nation,” the network’s prestigious Sunday morning public affairs show and one of the most influential venues in American politics.Her new role, announced by CBS on Thursday, Feb. 22 makes Brennan, 37, the only woman currently serving as a solo anchor of ...

  2. Saw Mill Parkway Stolen Taxi Cab Chase Leads To Arrest Of Two Suspects

    Saw Mill Parkway Stolen Taxi Cab Chase Leads To Arrest Of Two Suspects

    For the second time in a few days, the Westchester County Police Department's Real Time Crime Center and patrol officers teamed up to recover a stolen car and take two suspects into custody. The latest incident occurred Sunday evening when a detective in the Real Time Crime Center determined that a yellow taxi cab being driven on the Saw Mill River Parkway was a stolen vehicle.  A ...

  3. Pump It Up: Elvis Costello Caps Westchester Tour With A Third Local Show

    Pump It Up: Elvis Costello Caps Westchester Tour With A Third Local Show

    Happy Valentine's Day, Alison.Due to overwhelming demand, a third Elvis Costello & The Imposters show has been added at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester on Sunday, March 11. Tickets for the additional show go on sale on Friday, Feb. 16 at noon.The shows will feature many of the finest and some of the newest songs from Elvis Costello's remarkable repertoire, all framed by The ...

  4. Sound Shore Parade Committee Selects St. Patrick's Day Grand Marshal

    Sound Shore Parade Committee Selects St. Patrick's Day Grand Marshal

    It's never too early to start celebrating St. Patrick's Day -- at least on the Sound Shore of Westchester County.The pipers were piping and the dancers were dancing at the Larchmont Shore Club on Saturday night as the Sound Shore St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee presented the ceremonial sash to the 2018 parade Grand Marshal, Raymond “Doc” Kiernan, along the official charge to lead the ...

  5. Rye Allegedly Failed To Respond To Raw Sewage Leak

    Rye Allegedly Failed To Respond To Raw Sewage Leak

    Rye on notice for apparent failure to respond to raw sewage leak https://t.co/0kwyBnaT3u-New York state has put the city of Rye on notice for its apparent failure to respond after raw sewage leaking into the Blind Brook made its way into the Sound Shore.More than two months ago, officials from the environmental group Save the Sound alerted Rye officials and the state Department of ...

  6. 9/11 1st Responder Turns Passion For Helping Into New Weight Loss Business

    9/11 1st Responder Turns Passion For Helping Into New Weight Loss Business

    Mary Brauner of Scarsdale remembers vividly the hours following the terrorist attacks on 9/11 when she and her partner were called to the burning ruins of the World Trade Center. Brauner, a Scarsdale resident, was a paramedic for the now-closed St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Manhattan.The ambulance she was in was the second medical emergency vehicle to arrive on the scene. She would ...

  7. Popular Larchmont Bakery Will Close

    Popular Larchmont Bakery Will Close

    There's still a little time to get some Larchmont sugar and sweets.Sugar Mama Bakershop at 1985 Palmer Ave., a popular bakery and place to hang out in Larchmont, will close its doors for good on Sunday.The bakery will close due to personal circumstances, Kim Conca, the shop's owner, said in a Facebook post.The bakeshop opened in 2015."I appreciate all of the love and support from ...

  8. Byron Womack, 49, Port Chester Middle School Assistant Principal, Dies

    Byron Womack, 49, Port Chester Middle School Assistant Principal, Dies

    Byron Womack, a very popular assistant principal at Port Chester Middle School, died overnight, officials said on Tuesday, Feb. 20. He was 49 years old.Details about funeral services have not been announced, but counseling is being offered to students and staff at PCMS, which is in session this week.Thirteen months ago, Womack’s ability to “go long” was recognized when he was given the ...

  9. Westchester Students Join Fight Against Gun Violence

    Westchester Students Join Fight Against Gun Violence

    Local students are getting involved in the national student-run movement to end gun violence.A national walkout and march, organized by survivors of the rampage last week at a school in Florida, have now been scheduled for next month.There will be a national school walkout day to protest gun violence on Wednesday, March 14.A march is also planned for Washington, D.C., where students ...

  10. New Chili Restaurant Opens In Westchester

    New Chili Restaurant Opens In Westchester

    Port Chester has a new family-friendly restaurant at 8 S. Main St.Olga Sinis and her sister-in-law, Maria Sinis, opened Pete's Chili in December, serving homemade chili, hotdogs and hamburgers.Maria Sims said the family chili is made fresh daily  and served a delicioius bowl of it to Daily Voice.“The sun is for everyone," Olga Sinis told lohud.com in this article. "There are ...

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