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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. Nixon Releases Tax Returns: Candidate, Wife Earned $1.9M In 2017

    Nixon Releases Tax Returns: Candidate, Wife Earned $1.9M In 2017

    Cynthia Nixon, the “Sex and the City” television star who faces Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary for governor has released tax returns showing she and her wife reported income of $1.9 million last year, according to multiple news reports.The couple donated about $53,000 to a variety of environmental, education, arts and children’s charities as well as homeless shelters and a ...

  2. Cuomo Calls For Offshore Drilling Ban In New York

    Cuomo Calls For Offshore Drilling Ban In New York

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a ban against offshore drilling and exploration on Friday, May 4, something that President Trump has pushed for.Cuomo advanced the "Save Our Waters" bill to prohibit the leasing of lands, including underwater lands, for offshore drilling and exploration in New York state waters. A draft of the legislation can be found by clicking here.The Governor's ...

  3. Largest Employer In Connecticut May Surprise You

    Largest Employer In Connecticut May Surprise You

    Yale New Haven Health System is the largest employer in Connecticut, according to this report by 247wallst.com.The major hospital system's latest employee headcount totaled 22,193.

  4. Tax Breaks For Proposed Hotel OK'd By Southeast Town Board

    Tax Breaks For Proposed Hotel OK'd By Southeast Town Board

    The first brand-name hotel is expected to open in Putnam County after the Southeast town board voted, 3-2, to give tax breaks to a Best Western.Southeast's town board gave the Industrial Development Agency the OK to offer tax abatements to a project along Peach Lake Road.The 57- room hotel project proposed by Shelly Nichani would get 50 percent off its property tax bill in the first ...

  5. Largest Employer In New York May Surprise You

    Largest Employer In New York May Surprise You

    The State University of New York is the state's largest employer, according to this report by 247wallst. com.The SUNY employee headcount totals 90,033, according to the latest ranking. You can view the 247walletst.com report here.

  6. Woodstock Festival Marks Israel's 70th Anniversary

    Woodstock Festival Marks Israel's 70th Anniversary

    A billboard-size mural of Jerusalem’s Western Wall and handmade metal roses forged from anti-Israeli missiles will be among a host of engaging sights and sounds marking Israel’s 70th anniversary at a rollicking outdoor festival.The celebration will take place at Woodstock Jewish Congregation, 1682 Glasco Turnpike in Woodstock, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 6.The free public event ...

  7. Yada Yada Yada: Jerry Seinfeld To Appear At Resorts World Catskills

    Yada Yada Yada: Jerry Seinfeld To Appear At Resorts World Catskills

    Wild laughter is coming to the Hudson Valley next month when comedian Jerry Seinfeld gives a one-night stand-up performance on Saturday, May 12 at Resorts World Catskills.Seinfeld will perform in the Sullivan County resort’s 2,500-seat Epicenter. Jerry's appearance coincides with the near completion of the $1.2 billion casino gaming, hotel and entertainment complex.Seinfeld, a native of ...

  8. Connecticut House Overwhelmingly Passes Bump Stock Ban

    Connecticut House Overwhelmingly Passes Bump Stock Ban

    The Connecticut House overwhelmingly passed a ban that helps disarm automatic weapons.By a vote of 114 to 55, the state's House late on Tuesday, May 1 passed the so-called bump stock ban, according to multiple news reports.Bump stocks are rapid-fire devices that enable guns to fire like automatic weapons.The measure must be approved by the state Senate to become law in Connecticut.Bump ...

  9. Faso Sparks Controversy By Linking Food Stamps To Crime

    Faso Sparks Controversy By Linking Food Stamps To Crime

    In this April 23 letter to the Wall Street Journal, and during recent political speeches, U.S. Rep. John Faso said he is pushing for stricter work requirements on SNAP recipients, suggesting that the food stamp program is an easy target for drug dealers and fraud.County Sheriffs in the 19th Congressional District that Faso represents “tell me every drug dealer they arrest has a SNAP ...

  10. Area Councilwoman's Refusal To Say Pledge Prompts Backlash

    Area Councilwoman's Refusal To Say Pledge Prompts Backlash

    City of Peekskill Councilwoman Vanessa Agudelo has come under criticism for her decision not to say the Pledge of Allegiance during Common Council meetings.Agudelo, a Democrat on the city council for four months, was criticized at the Monday, April 23 meeting by a resident and blasted in this Facebook post by former Mayor Frank Catalina.“Let me get this straight: An elected official ...

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