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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 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Harrison Fundraiser Aimed At Halting Laboratory Tests On  Beagles

    Harrison Fundraiser Aimed At Halting Laboratory Tests On Beagles

    This story has been updated.HARRISON, N.Y. -- A professional dog sitter and local liquor store owner are teaming up to bring attention to laboratory tests on beagles.A fundraiser is set for Saturday, Feb. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m. at World Wine and Liquor, 132 Halstead Ave. in Harrison to support the Beagle Freedom Project. There will be live music by Arcadia starting at 5 p.m. and food ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Dannon Decides To Stay In Westchester, Making Its Second Move In 13 Years

    Dannon Decides To Stay In Westchester, Making Its Second Move In 13 Years

    White Plains' gain will be Greenburgh's loss.Danone North America agreed on Monday to move its national corporate headquarters from 100 Hillside Drive in Greenburgh to 100 Bloomingdale Road in White Plains.The move comes 13 years after the producer of Dannon yogurt and Evian water relocated from Tarrytown to Greenburgh as announced here in 2004.But the decision was hailed as a victory ...

  10. Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Two years ago on Friday at a Westchester railroad crossing, a few fateful minutes changed the lives of hundreds of Metro-North commuters and ended with six people dead.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino called it "a day we never want to deal with." Ellen Brody, 49, of Edgemont had left her job in Chappaqua before encountering a traffic jam along the ...

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