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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.

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  1. Rockland County Bond Ratings Earn Top  'A' Status From Standard & Poor's

    Rockland County Bond Ratings Earn Top 'A' Status From Standard & Poor's

    Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced that Standard and Poor’s rated Rockland's bonds in the A category, a clear sign that fiscal policies he put into place are paying off for taxpayers. The A- rating by Standard and Poor’s is the county's sixth consecutive bond upgrade since 2014, when Rockland's bonds were rated just above junk and the county had a $138 million deficit.“I vowed I ...

  2. Hudson Valley Residents, You'll Have New Chance To 'Come On Down!'

    Hudson Valley Residents, You'll Have New Chance To 'Come On Down!'

    The "Price is Right Live" is coming back to the Hudson Valley with $12 million in cash and prizes up for grabs.Following the success of the Price is Right Live in Poughkeepsie, the traveling game show will be played at Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.Hudson Valley residents who are picked as contestants will have a chance to win cash ...

  3. Lowey Invites Rockland Dreamer To Trump's State Of Union Address

    Lowey Invites Rockland Dreamer To Trump's State Of Union Address

    U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, a Harrison Democrat who represents Westchester and Rockland counties, said she will bring Pearl River resident Hugo Alexander Acosta Mazariego, a so-called "Dreamer," as her guest at Tuesday’s first State of the Union address by President Trump.“I want to be clear: Dreamers are Americans,” Lowey said in a news statement. “They contribute to our economy, ...

  4. $1 Billion Lawsuit Filed Against Trump Administration Over Insurance Losses

    $1 Billion Lawsuit Filed Against Trump Administration Over Insurance Losses

    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a multi-state lawsuit on Friday, Jan. 26 against the Trump Administration for its "abrupt and unlawful cutoff of more than $1 billion in federal funding" which provides health care to over 700,000 low-income New Yorkers. The Essential Plan, which is New York’s Basic Health Program (BHP), is a ...

  5. $15M Proposal To Move Rockland Police Academy, County Medical Examiner

    $15M Proposal To Move Rockland Police Academy, County Medical Examiner

    Rockland County Executive Ed Day has proposed an ambitious $15 million plan to move the Rockland County Sheriff’s Police Academy to the Pomona Health Conplex.Day's spokesman, John Lyon, confirmed plans that he said will be detailed during the county executive's annual state-of-the-county speech on Feb. 6.Police training currently is held in the basement of the Rockland County Fire ...

  6. Opioid Event At Good Samaritan Hospital Offers Training To Avert Overdoses

    Opioid Event At Good Samaritan Hospital Offers Training To Avert Overdoses

    Rockland County Executive Ed Day participated in an event on opioid addiction Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern.“Events like this are critically important to raise awareness and share strategies to combat this opioid epidemic. You have people who have been victims, people related to victims, medical professionals and people on the front lines of this crisis working together ...

  7. O&R Wants To Increase Gas, Electric Rates

    O&R Wants To Increase Gas, Electric Rates

    Orange and Rockland Utilities (O&R) on Friday, Jan. 26 requested a regulatory review of its electric and natural gas delivery rates by the New York State Public Service Commission (NYSPSC).In a press statement, O&R President and CEO Robert Sanchez said, “Today’s rate review request is designed to meet the demands of a dynamic energy marketplace where customers desire more ...

  8. Fighting Crime In Rockland? There's Now A 'Tip411' App For That

    Fighting Crime In Rockland? There's Now A 'Tip411' App For That

    The Rockland County District Attorney's Office has created a new app allowing people to anonymously text tips and information. The technology removes all identifying information before the police see it so there is no way to identify the sender. The app also allows photos and videos to be sent and to have messages responded to in real time. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. ...

  9. Hudson Valley School Districts Among 26 Flagged As 'Fiscally Stressed'

    Hudson Valley School Districts Among 26 Flagged As 'Fiscally Stressed'

    Twenty-six school districts, including two in the Hudson Valley, have been designated as fiscally stressed under New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli's Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. Rhinebeck Central School District in Dutchess County was flagged as one of seven New York districts that are experiencing "moderate fiscal stress." Port Chester-Rye Union Free District, ...

  10. 900 Bicyclists Compete For Supercross Cup At Rockland Community College

    900 Bicyclists Compete For Supercross Cup At Rockland Community College

    Thousands of people spent the weekend in Rockland County for a bicycle race that brought tourism and prestige to the Hudson Valley region, according to Rockland County Executive Ed Day.Nearly 900 racers competed in the Supercross Cup weekend. Medalists traveled from as far away as Vermont to compete in the Hudson River classic, which took place on the  Suffern campus of Rockland ...

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