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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.

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. Port Chester Cheerleaders Place Fifth In Nation, Sixth In World Competition

    Port Chester Cheerleaders Place Fifth In Nation, Sixth In World Competition

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- The Port Chester High School Varsity Cheerleading team finished fifth in the nation and sixth at World Competition in the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) in Orlando this month.The JV team also earned a bid to compete at Nationals for the first time, coached by Amanda Blasi and modified coach on special assignment with JV Coach Caitlin Maggi. ...

  2. College Scholarship Deadline Nears For Port Chester High School Seniors

    College Scholarship Deadline Nears For Port Chester High School Seniors

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Running out of tasks to do during this week's winter break?The deadline to apply for college scholarships offered by SUEZ, the water company, is approaching. Completed applications must be submitted by March 31.Port Chester's water company wants to tap all Port Chester students interested in environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, computer science ...

  3. College Scholarship Deadline Nears For High School Seniors In Westchester

    College Scholarship Deadline Nears For High School Seniors In Westchester

    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 ...

  4. Westchester Teen Thrives After Five Heart Surgeries

    Westchester 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 ...

  5. Port Chester Students Slam Trump, Discrimination In Annual Poetry Contest

    Port Chester Students Slam Trump, Discrimination In Annual Poetry Contest

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Port Chester High School students shared passion and courage on Wednesday during the school's 13th annual Phillis Wheatley Poetry Slam.Topics ranged from police brutality to new threats on refugees' freedom.Adriana Siguenza placed first with her untitled poem which addressed concerns about racial equality and immigration under the Trump presidency: "Barrel ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Services Set For Arthur Remy, Mamaroneck Teen Killed In Snowmobile Accident

    Services Set For Arthur Remy, Mamaroneck Teen 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Woof, Meow: Not Too Late To Adopt A Rescued Dog Or Cat For Your Valentine

    Woof, Meow: Not Too Late To Adopt A Rescued Dog Or Cat For Your Valentine

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- It's not too late to come up with a creative gift for Valentine's Day -- or just vote for your favorite dog or cat at Pet Rescue of Harrison.According to Caroline Walker, a volunteer at Pet Rescue, the non-profit is doing a darling Valentine’s Day fundraiser where people “Give Their Heart" for their favorite cat or dog online while making a $10 gift per heart. Pet ...

  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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