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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.

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  1. Meet Captain: Cuomo's New 'First Dog' Unleashed

    Meet Captain: Cuomo's New 'First Dog' Unleashed

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a new first dog named Captain. In a video released on his Twitter account here, the New York Democrat introduced the newest member of his family -- which he said was his daughters' idea.Cuomo introduced the family pup during a meeting with mayors and other local officials at the Executive Mansion on Monday.Cuomo said in a video posted to his Twitter page that ...

  2. Cuomo Popularity Nosedives In New Poll

    Cuomo Popularity Nosedives In New Poll

    After a bounce in January, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s favorability, job performance and re-election ratings all fell by double digits this month, according to a new Siena College poll of New York State registered voters. Cuomo’s favorability rating is 53-40 percent, down from 62-30 percent last month, and his job performance rating is negative 45-53 percent, down from positive 50-48 percent, ...

  3. New York Highways Rank Among Worst In Nation

    New York Highways Rank Among Worst In Nation

    New York highways rank among the bottom six states in the country in overall performance and cost-effectiveness, according to a new report released by a libertarian think tank. The Reason Foundation published its 23rd Annual Highway Report, released on Thursday here.New York's neighboring states did not fare much better in the survey. Massachusetts ranked 44th worst, Connecticut was ...

  4. Clarkstown Police Promote New Way To Send Anonymous Tips

    Clarkstown Police Promote New Way To Send Anonymous Tips

    Have you ever said "Boy I wish there was a cop here to see this?"Well, now there is a cop right on your phone. Simply download this app offered by the Rockland County District Attorney's Office and you can send us anonymous texts or pictures. Just another way the Clarkstown Police Department is working with the community to reduce crime.The District Attorney's Office created ...

  5. Cuomo Proposes $55B Tunnel Linking Westchester's Sound Shore To Long Island

    Cuomo Proposes $55B Tunnel Linking Westchester's Sound Shore To Long Island

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is forging ahead with a plan to build a tunnel between Westchester County and the north shore of Long Island.The main question circulating is exactly where would the tunnel connect along Westchester's northern Sound Shore, which includes the communities of Port Chester, Rye and Mamaroneck. A new Long Sound crossing has been considered on the Island since 1938 ...

  6. Hudson Valley Locale Among Top 100 Places To Live In New National Ranking

    Hudson Valley Locale Among Top 100 Places To Live In New National Ranking

    It's no surprise to Mayor Tom Roach and others living or working in and around White Plains that the hip-hop city and Westchester County's seat of government made the latest Top 100 ranking of best places to live in the United States.The up-and-coming metropolis -- best known for its shopping, major corporate presence (Heineken USA is headquartered there), downtown farmer's market, fine ...

  7. Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Raping 13-Year-Old Twice, Police Say

    Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Raping 13-Year-Old Twice, Police Say

    A 25-year-old man from the Hudson Valley has been charged in connection with raping a 13-year-old girl, according to state police.On Jan. 28, New York State Police from the Pine Plains barracks and the Rhinebeck Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested Bryan C. McGarry of Clinton for two counts of rape in the second degree, a Class D felony.McGarry was arrested for having sexual ...

  8. $1.2B Resorts World Catskills Opens To Public

    $1.2B Resorts World Catskills Opens To Public

    Resorts World Catskills celebrated a significant milestone on Thursday, Feb. 8 by opening its casino doors several weeks ahead of schedule. The luxury casino resort -- which cost $1.2 billion to build -- marked the occasion by welcoming thousands of guests to the gaming floor which included a private ribbon-cutting celebration.Its website can be accessed by clicking here, calls the New ...

  9. Area Man Charged With Brother's Murder

    Area Man Charged With Brother's Murder

    A 37-year-old man from Blooming Grove was charged with murder on Tuesday, Feb. 6, in connection with the shooting death of his brother, according to state police.State Police in Monroe arrested George Bawn for second-degree murder, a class A Felony, after a domestic dispute inside his residence. At about 3:54 p.m. on Tuesday,  state police and officers from the Town of Blooming Grove ...

  10. Day Delivers 'Message Of Promise' During 5th Annual State Of County Speech

    Day Delivers 'Message Of Promise' During 5th Annual State Of County Speech

    County Executive Ed Day outlined his vision for the future of Rockland County in his fifth annual State of the County message on Tuesday night, the first during his second term as County Executive.“What we have accomplished in 4 years is nothing short of miraculous,” said Day. “Our fiscal discipline has set the stage for our renaissance - a renaissance that is well underway. A ...

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