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Ramapo Daily Voice serves Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Hillburn, Hillcrest, Kaser, Monsey, Montebello, Mount Ivy, New Hempstead, New Square, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern, Tallman, Viola & Wesley Hills

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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. Sweeping New York Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Marijuana Policy

    Sweeping New York Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Marijuana Policy

    Yet another courtroom battle promises to pull the White House into the legal spotlight on Wednesday as key arguments are heard in Manhattan in a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s marijuana policy while seeking to legalize pot under federal law.Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein is taking the case seriously: At a hearing in September, Hellerstein said he would give the matter ...

  2. CT-Based OxyContin Manufacturer Lays Off Half Of Its Sales Staff

    CT-Based OxyContin Manufacturer Lays Off Half Of Its Sales Staff

    Purdue Pharma, the Stamford drug manufacturer that created the highly addictive painkiller OxyContin has laid off half of its 400-member sales team and will no longer promote the prescription drug to doctors.The news, announced with a flurry full-page ads by the drug company in the country’s largest newspapers, according to this report in The Hartford Courant, is part of a corporate ...

  3. Nearly 600 'Distressed Mortgages' Bought In High Foreclosure Regions

    Nearly 600 'Distressed Mortgages' Bought In High Foreclosure Regions

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state's Community Restoration Fund has purchased 172 mortgages in an effort to bring owners in targeted communities out of foreclosure and keep the homes from abandonment. According to this article in Daily Voice, foreclosures are at an 11-year high in New York state, while nationwide they are at an 11-year low. The Community Restoration Fund has ...

  4. Good Samaritan Hospital Opens New Inpatient EEG
Monitoring Suite

    Good Samaritan Hospital Opens New Inpatient EEG Monitoring Suite

    Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, has expanded and enhanced its EEG (electroencephalogram) laboratory with a comprehensive Inpatient EEG Monitoring Program. It will provide residents of Rockland, and Orange with unmatched neurological assessment, diagnosis and therapy, right in the communities where they live.Uncontrolled epilepsy ...

  5. $14.7M Will Be Spent To Rehab I-84 Bridge

    $14.7M Will Be Spent To Rehab I-84 Bridge

    The New York State Bridge Authority awarded a $14.7 million contract Thursday, Feb. 15 to rehabilitate the Interstate 84 bridge over Route 9W in the Town of Newburgh.The project will affect I-84 motorists using the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge for two years.A state contract with A. Servidone Inc. of Castleton calls for the work to be done two lanes at a time, from south to north, and to be ...

  6. ‪Section 1 Basketball Semifinals To Return To Westchester County Center

    ‪Section 1 Basketball Semifinals To Return To Westchester County Center

    ‪Section 1 basketball ;semifinal. playoffs will return to Westchester County Center in White Plains.County Executive George Latimer, on his Facebook page, said this is "an iconic venue and it’s where high school basketball belongs".The Executive Committee of Section 1 voted in November 2017 not to hold the 2018 boys and girls high school basketball tournament at the ...

  7. 'How Many More Children Must Die Before Nation Acts?' Cuomo Asks

    'How Many More Children Must Die Before Nation Acts?' Cuomo Asks

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacted with frustration and dismay to Wednesday's mass shooting in south Florida that left 17 students and school staff dead and at least 15 injured, "Once again, this nation sheds its tears for young lives cut short by senseless gun violence. But tears are not enough. The horrific school shooting in Florida is the deadliest since Sandy Hook, and it serves as yet ...

  8. Switch From Payroll Tax To Shield Income, Cuomo Tells New Yorkers

    Switch From Payroll Tax To Shield Income, Cuomo Tells New Yorkers

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration proposed a new payroll tax system and a charitable contribution program to shield New Yorkers who will be limited in how much they can deduct in state and local taxes.Cuomo kicked off the Tax Fairness for New York Campaign this week to move forward on his effort to combat what he said is the devastating impacts the destructive, partisan GOP federal tax ...

  9. These Hudson Valley Schools Have State's Best Teachers, New Ranking Says

    These Hudson Valley Schools Have State's Best Teachers, New Ranking Says

    Hudson Valley school districts performed well among those with the best teachers, according to a recent rating by niche.com. The full results can found by clicking online here.Scarsdale topped the list followed by Bronxville as number two and Edgemont in sixth for best school teachers in New York state. Briarcliff was ranked in ninth place and Pleasantville in 11th.Also making the Top ...

  10. Hudson Valley-Based PepsiCo Cuts Jobs After Flat Sales

    Hudson Valley-Based PepsiCo Cuts Jobs After Flat Sales

    Westchester-based PepsiCo reported flat sales in the closing months of 2017 and announced on Tuesday that it will cut jobs while offering bonuses of up to $1,000.The layoffs will affect corporate employees, amounting to less than 1 percent of its more than 110,000 employees, the company said.Bonuses go to those who make PepsiCo's snacks and drinks, and those who deliver them.PepsiCo, ...

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