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Jon Craig

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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. Former Pine Plains Transportation Supervisor Resigns From Job In Mahopac

    Former Pine Plains Transportation Supervisor Resigns From Job In Mahopac

    Mahopac School Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo announced that district Transportation Supervisor Pamela Romeo has resigned.The change comes after ongoing transportation problems and complaints since the first day of school on Sept. 5. Parents reported that elementary school children were arriving home from school as much as two hours late. Some buses were late arriving at school in the ...

  2. Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Sexual Assault Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

    Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Sexual Assault Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

    President Trump's son, Donald Jr., questioned the content and timing of a letter that impugns his father's U.S. Supreme Court nominee.Referring to Brett Kavanaugh in an Instagram post, Trump Jr. wrote: "Oh boy. . . the Dems and their usual nonsense games really have him on the ropes now. (Sen. Dianne) Finestein (sic) had the letter in July and saved it for the eve of his vote... ...

  3. Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back At Trump: 'My Own Grandfather Died' After Hurricane Maria

    Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back At Trump: 'My Own Grandfather Died' After Hurricane Maria

    President Trump added fuel to Yorktown High School graduate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' congressional campaign fire on Thursday, by tweeting that 3,000 people did not die in last September's Category 4 hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico.Trump rejected a recent government-funded study that concluded 2,975 people died on the island following Hurricane Maria.Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old ...

  4. Area Actor Stars In 'Fiddler On The Roof'

    Area Actor Stars In 'Fiddler On The Roof'

    The lead actor in the American premiere of the Yiddish language "Fiddler on the Roof" is from the Hudson Valley.Steven Skybell of Mahopac plays Tevye in the production at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan.Skybell, a Broadway veteran, previously performed in "Wicked" and "The Full Monty."Due to critical acclaim and an entirely sold-out summer run, ...

  5. New Poll: Dutchess' Delgado Leads Republican Congressman Faso

    New Poll: Dutchess' Delgado Leads Republican Congressman Faso

    Democratic challenger Antonio Delgado, a Dutchess County attorney, holds a slight lead over incumbent U.S. Rep. John Faso, a Republican from Kinderhook in Columbia County, according to a new poll in the19th Congressional District.Delgado, a native of Schenectady, lives in Rhinebeck with his wife and their two sons. Delgado won a seven-candidate Democratic primary election in June. He ...

  6. NY Congressional Candidate, Area Graduate Appears In New Michael Moore Film

    NY Congressional Candidate, Area Graduate Appears In New Michael Moore Film

    Yorktown High School graduate and New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is finding her new political stardom skyrocketing this month.The Bronx native is featured is a new documentary by Michael Moore called Fahrenheit 11/9, a look at the fallout from the ascension of Donald Trump to the presidency on Nov. 9, 2016.And on Tuesday, Ocasio-Cortez congratulated ...

  7. Cuomo Calls Trump's Comments On Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll 'Disgusting'

    Cuomo Calls Trump's Comments On Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll 'Disgusting'

    Shortly before voting at Mount Kisco Presbyterian Church in Thursday's primary, Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump for his comments about federal response to last September's devastating Category 4 hurricane in Puerto Rico.It marked Cuomo's first open criticism of the Republican president since he tweeted that the Democratic governor's "political career is over!'' as ...

  8. Sister Rosemary A. Garrity, 94, Served Maryknoll For 71 Years

    Sister Rosemary A. Garrity, 94, Served Maryknoll For 71 Years

    Sister Rosemary Garrity, 94, died on Sunday Sept. 9 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining.She was 94 years old and had been a Maryknoll Sister for 71 years.She was born in Waterbury, CT on Jan. 10, 1924, to Margaret (Nash) Garrity and Frank Garrity. She is survived by her sister, Rita Mallon. She was predeceased by four brothers, the Rev. Thomas Garrity, who served as a Maryknoll ...

  9. 'Tish' James Wins Democratic Primary For Attorney General In Four-Way Race

    'Tish' James Wins Democratic Primary For Attorney General In Four-Way Race

    Letitia "Tish" James became the first black woman to win a major party statewide nomination on Thursday, Sept. 13 in the four-way primary race for state Attorney General.James, endorsed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was the unofficial winner for the job used to police Wall Street and lead legal “resistance” against President Donald Trump.James took aim at Trump in her victory speech, ...

  10. Gov. Cuomo Wins Democratic Primary Over Nixon, Seeks Third Term In November

    Gov. Cuomo Wins Democratic Primary Over Nixon, Seeks Third Term In November

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle easily won Thursday's Democratic primary over Cynthia Nixon.Cuomo led by about 65 to 35 percent of unofficial returns from the state Board of Elections.The governor is seeking a third four-year term in the Nov. 6 election against Dutchess County Marc Molinaro, the Republican Party nominee. Cuomo skipped his election night party in Manhattan, instead ...

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