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South Orange Daily Voice serves Blooming Grove, Chester, Cornwall, Goshen, Highlands, Monroe, Tuxedo, Warwick & Woodbury

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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.

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. Orange County Voters OK School Budgets, Except In One District

    Orange County Voters OK School Budgets, Except In One District

    Every school district in Orange County, except one, approved proposed budgets for 2018-19 on Tuesday.Valley Central Schools encountered the lone loss, where taxpayers voted 987 to 849 against a proposed $104.2 million budget. The school district and Board of Education will now revise the spending proposal for a second vote before resorting to a contingency budget.In other Orange County ...

  2. Orange County Votes On School Budgets, New Buses, Capital Reserves

    Orange County Votes On School Budgets, New Buses, Capital Reserves

    As Orange County residents go to the polls on Tuesday, May 15, they'll be asked to OK a number of school budgets that seek to spend close to the state-imposed tax cap.Other school districts, meanwhile, have proposed creating "capital reserve funds," or so-called "rainy day" accounts for repairs or other emergency expenses. And several school districts seek taxpayer ...

  3. This Hudson Valley City Ranks Among Top 100 Most Dangerous In Nation

    This Hudson Valley City Ranks Among Top 100 Most Dangerous In Nation

    It's not East Saint Louis or Detroit, but this Hudson Valley city has the notorious distinction of being named one of America's most dangerous cities.In this ranking by alarms.org of cities with the most violent crimes per 100,000 population, Newburgh ranked 29th nationwide. Newburgh has a population of about 29,000 and the study found it had 1,635 violent crimes (per 100,000) in the ...

  4. Cuomo Plans Security, Solidarity Trip As Attacks Escalate In Israel, Syria

    Cuomo Plans Security, Solidarity Trip As Attacks Escalate In Israel, Syria

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle announced an upcoming "security and solidarity trip" to Israel as violence escalates along its northern border with Syria, as reported by multiple news outlets. Cuomo made his announcement on Wednesday night, May 9 during a gala dinner sponsored by the Jewish Community Council of New York."I believe true friendship is shown not in the easy ...

  5. Hudson Valley's Tambor, Back On 'Arrested Development,' Denies Claims

    Hudson Valley's Tambor, Back On 'Arrested Development,' Denies Claims

    Three months after departing the Amazon series “Transparent” amid accusations of sexual harassment, actor Jeffrey Tambor of Northern Westchester is about to return to filming, according to multiple reports.Tambor, a Cross River resident who left his Emmy-winning role on “Transparent” after being accused of harassment by a fellow cast member and a former assistant, will appear regularly ...

  6. Mexican Nationals Extradited To New York On Sex Trafficking Charges

    Mexican Nationals Extradited To New York On Sex Trafficking Charges

    Five Mexican nationals have been extradited in connection with sex trafficking charges, according to the U.S. Justice Department in Southern New York.Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District,   Acting Assistant Attorney General John M. Gore of the Civil Rights Division, and Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of ICE’s ...

  7. Nixon Taunts Cuomo About Silence On One-On-One Debate Offer

    Nixon Taunts Cuomo About Silence On One-On-One Debate Offer

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Democratic Party challenger, Cynthia Nixon, says she is ready for a one-on-one debate?But is New Castle's Cuomo? Time will tell.Nixon's video challenge can be watched on Twitter by clicking here.Nixon tweeted: "So, big news, WABC and their partners have offered to host a televised debate between myself and Governor Cuomo....and I accept their ...

  8. This 'Grossest Looking Dish' Rated Most Unique In NY

    This 'Grossest Looking Dish' Rated Most Unique In NY

    A national web site has ranked what is considers the "grossest looking" but some of the tastiest dishes in a state-by-state survey.Thrillist.com, in this report, wrote: Contrary to popular belief, New York doesn't begin in Coney Island and end somewhere around 125th St. And you'll be happy to know they are into some weird sh** up there -- the adorably named garbage plate is ...

  9. Area Bus Company Owner Found Guilty Of Fraud, Bribery, Theft

    Area Bus Company Owner Found Guilty Of Fraud, Bribery, Theft

    The 50-year-old owner of an area bus repair and transportation company is now awaiting sentencing for fraud, bribery and theft.Richard Brega, the former owner of Brega D.O.T. Maintenance Corp. in Rockland County, was found guilty by a federal jury in White Plains, according to Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York.The convictions were for ...

  10. Kiefer Sutherland To Showcase Musical Skills In Sold-Out Daryl's House Show

    Kiefer Sutherland To Showcase Musical Skills In Sold-Out Daryl's House Show

    Kiefer Sutherland has been a professional actor for more than 30 ears, starring in movies like ‘Stand By Me’, ‘The Lost Boys’, ‘Young Guns’, Flatliners’, ‘A Few Good Men’, ‘A Time to Kill’, ‘Dark City’, ‘Melancholia’ and most recently, a western called ‘Forsaken,’ as well as the TV series ‘24.’But unknown to many during the course of his career, he has taken on other vocations with the ...

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