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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. College Scholarship Deadline Nears For White Plains High School Seniors

    College Scholarship Deadline Nears For White Plains High School Seniors

    Running out of tasks to do during this week's winter break? The deadline to apply for college scholarships offered by owners of The Westchester mall in White Plains is nearing. The Westchester is once again proud to help deserving graduating high school seniors pay for college. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1.High school seniors throughout Westchester County are ...

  2. Hartsdale Teen Thrives After Five Heart Surgeries

    Hartsdale Teen Thrives After Five Heart Surgeries

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Jennifer Reilly was born with a congenital heart defect that could have taken her life if not diagnosed properly. Now, after five successful heart surgeries, the 15-year-old Hartsdale girl shares her life story to help other prospective heart patients including speaking at a Town of Greenburgh public meeting during Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness ...

  3. Neighbors Of FASNY School Project Differ Over Latest Court Ruling's Impact

    Neighbors Of FASNY School Project Differ Over Latest Court Ruling's Impact

    This story has been updated.WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- For years, neighbors of proposed construction of a new French-American School on a golf course in White Plains were vocal opponents of the project.This year, neighborhood supporters of the new school and park at the former Ridgeway Country Club have been weighing in.White Plains Neighbors ACT released the following statement on Friday, ...

  4. Drones Fly Over Sound Shore To Hunt Down Accurate Deer Population Count

    Drones Fly Over Sound Shore To Hunt Down Accurate Deer Population Count

    If you've seen mechanical birds flying about the Village of Mamaroneck, you are not imaging things.Government officials there, concerned about the overpopulation of deer in their village, have turned to drones instead of hunters to figure out how to control the increasing deer population.Taffy Williams of Yonkers, a "remote pilot" licensed by the state Department of ...

  5. Services Set For Arthur Remy, Westchester Boy Killed In Snowmobile Accident

    Services Set For Arthur Remy, Westchester Boy Killed In Snowmobile Accident

    Services are set for Friday in Milford, Conn., for the Mamaroneck teenager who died Sunday after a freak snowmobile accident in New Hampshire.Over the weekend, Wired2fish reported that 15-year-old Arthur Pierre Remy of Mamaroneck was one of three fishermen that died during the Meredith Rotary Club Ice Fishing Derby on Lake Winnipesaukee when their snowmobiles broke through the ...

  6. Charges Against Former Schumer Aide Dismissed

    Charges Against Former Schumer Aide Dismissed

    Charges against the man arrested last May in Stony Point for possession of prescription pills and steroids were ultimately dismissed, according to legal documents. Cody Peluso, 32, of Carmel, was arrested and charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance after he was found in possession of two pills of soboxone, one pill of alprazolam, and 200 anabolic ...

  7. Privatizing Westchester County Airport Is Topic Of Panel Discussion

    Privatizing Westchester County Airport Is Topic Of Panel Discussion

    A local news columnist and a conservationist will air their views Tuesday about plans to privatize Westchester County Airport.Journal News columnist David McKay Wilson and Carolyn Cunningham of Federated Conservationists are set to speak at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the SUNY Purchase College Humanities Building theatre in Purchase.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino wants to ...

  8. Meow, Meow: Valentine's Day Runs Through Feb. 19 For PetSmart In Greenburgh

    Meow, Meow: Valentine's Day Runs Through Feb. 19 For PetSmart In Greenburgh

    For Valentine’s Day -- and beyond -- you can spread love while saving a cat. PetSmart Charities, along with Posh Pets Rescue, is holding a National Adoption Weekend at PetSmart in Greenburgh from Friday, Feb. 17  through Sunday, Feb. 19 in a Valentine’s Day-themed event.PetSmart is located at Crossroads Shopping Center, 369 Tarrytown Road (Route 119). The hours of this special event run ...

  9. Elementary Youngsters Create Valentines For Veterans In White Plains

    Elementary Youngsters Create Valentines For Veterans In White Plains

    As part of his annual “Valentines for Vets” program, state Assemblyman David Buchwald, D-White Plains, said students from 10 local elementary schools have produced over 4,000 Valentine’s Day cards for those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. The cards are being distributed to Westchester veterans and seniors, and, for the first time, have been sent to active soldiers currently ...

  10. Harrison Marks Anniversary Of Ex-Resident Amelia Earhart's Final Flight

    Harrison Marks Anniversary Of Ex-Resident Amelia Earhart's Final Flight

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart was once a resident of Harrison.Earhart moved to Harrison in 1931 shortly after marrying Rye native George Palmer Putnam , a renowned publisher in his day.Shortly after moving to Harrison, Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean as a passenger. Two years later, she piloted her own plane across the Atlantic making ...

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