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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. Area Roads Closed Due To Snowstorm's Coastal Flooding

    Area Roads Closed Due To Snowstorm's Coastal Flooding

    This story has been updated.RYE, N.Y. -- A full moon, northeast winds and near-blizzard conditions were a terrible combination on Tuesday for coastal residents in the City of Rye.The Department of Public Works set up barricades at some intersections overcome by flooding.Lt. Scott Craig, Rye's patrol commander, said the following locations were flooded during the high tide cycle:Milton ...

  2. Boating In Winter? Only At Rye Y

    Boating In Winter? Only At Rye Y

    RYE, N.Y. -- Boating in the middle of winter? Leave it to the Rye YMCA to figure out a way to set sail just before the arrival of Stella's blizzard.Dozens of young sailors attempted to pilot boats made only of cardboard and duct tape on Friday, March 10 from one end of the Rye Y’s Brookside pool to the other. Some of them didn’t make it – but that was part of the fun, said Lisa ...

  3. Blizzard Brings Beauty To Beach's Boardwalk At Rye Playland

    Blizzard Brings Beauty To Beach's Boardwalk At Rye Playland

    RYE, N.Y. -- This week's near-blizzard brought piles of snow to Rye Playland, and plenty of nature lovers and dog walkers on Wednesday.If you snapped some memorable images, email them to jcraig@dailyvoice.com

  4. Scam Alert: 'Fake' Police Chief Phones Port Chester Residents About Warrant

    Scam Alert: 'Fake' Police Chief Phones Port Chester Residents About Warrant

    If you get a phone call from an alleged police chief from Greenwich, Conn., beware.The real Greenwich police chief is not phoning Port Chester area residents about outstanding warrants in Connecticut. At least not this week.Police said the latest telephone scam has an imposter calling and telling the intended victim that he is the Chief of Police James Heavey and that the Greenwich ...

  5. Uninsured, Unregistered Snow Plow Crashes Into Vehicle In Rye Brook

    Uninsured, Unregistered Snow Plow Crashes Into Vehicle In Rye Brook

    RYE BROOK, N.Y. -- A snow plow operator was injured Tuesday afternoon due to slippery roads in Rye Brook, police said.About 1 p.m., the private plow driver suffered elbow pain and other minor injuries after crashing into another vehicle near North Ridge Street and Ridge Boulevard, according to Rye Brook Police Chief Gregory Austin.The plow's driver refused medical attention and was ...

  6. McMuffin Lovers Turned Away Due To Snow Delay In Port Chester

    McMuffin Lovers Turned Away Due To Snow Delay In Port Chester

    McMuffin and other fast-food breakfast lovers suffered the shakes Wednesday morning in Port Chester.The McDonald's at 321 Boston Post Road had a rare delayed opening after Tuesday's blizzard. Frustrated customers were wandering around aimlessly about 9:15 a.m., knocking on doors to the Route 1 McDonald's. Others ditched their cars and walked across the street to Dunkin' Donuts. A ...

  7. Port Chester Mayoral Candidates Square Off At League Of Women Voters' Forum

    Port Chester Mayoral Candidates Square Off At League Of Women Voters' Forum

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Port Chester residents can get a chance to meet the candidates for village mayor during a League of Women Voters forum on Monday, March 13.Appearing at the 7 p.m. forum at the Port Chester Courthouse. 350 N. Main St. are Republican "Fritz" Falanka and Democrat Gregory K. Adams.Among the expected topics of discussion are the Starwood/United Hospital ...

  8. Lead In Your Drinking Water? Westchester County Offers Free Test Kits

    Lead In Your Drinking Water? Westchester County Offers Free Test Kits

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Residents concerned about potential lead in their drinking water can take advantage of a free testing kit now available through the Westchester County Department of Labs and Research. All county residents are eligible to receive a test kit whether they are served by a private well or a public water system.“This program gives residents a chance to learn if any ...

  9. New Crisis Intervention Trainees Welcomed By Astorino

    New Crisis Intervention Trainees Welcomed By Astorino

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino thanked 35 law enforcement officers Thursday during their final day of Crisis Intervention Training at the county Police Academy: in Valhalla.Astorino was joined by  Dr. Mark Herceg, commissioner of the County Department of Health, in welcoming the patrol officers and public safety staff and thank theming for their service.The ...

  10. State Police Release New Details On Rockland-Bound Freight Train Derailment

    State Police Release New Details On Rockland-Bound Freight Train Derailment

    NEWBURGH, N.Y. -- More than 4,600 gallons of diesel fuel leaked after Tuesday's CSX freight train derailment in Orange County, state police said on Wednesday morning.Police released new details about the 3:11 p.m. crash that derailed three locomotives and 14 of the train's 77 rail cars shortly before a news conference. Four train operators were hurt and one remains hospitalized, police ...

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