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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.

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  1. Astorino Serves Up Steak To Kick Off Restaurant Week In Hartsdale

    Astorino Serves Up Steak To Kick Off Restaurant Week In Hartsdale

    County Executive Rob Astorino helped serve up steak on Tuesday at Benjamin Steakhouse in Hartsdale to kick off Hudson Valley Restaurant Week.Astorino was joined by joined Janet Crawshaw, publisher of The Valley Table magazine as well as the Steakhouse's owners, Benjamin Prelvukaj and Benjamin Sinanaj.To the Benjamins' delight, the county executive plated the an “Astorino Sirloin” at ...

  2. NY Catholic Church Seeks $100 Million Loan To Pay Priest Sex Abuse Victims

    NY Catholic Church Seeks $100 Million Loan To Pay Priest Sex Abuse Victims

    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York is seeking permission for a $100 million mortgage on some of its Manhattan property to finance its compensation program for people sexually abused by priests, according to multiple news reports.Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced the creation of a reconciliation program for sexual abuse survivors in October. The Archdiocese said it would ...

  3. Empire City Casino Among Westchester's 'Outstanding Family Businesses'

    Empire City Casino Among Westchester's 'Outstanding Family Businesses'

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Empire City Casino, at Yonkers Raceway, was recognized as one of Westchester County’s most outstanding family-owned businesses during an awards ceremony in White Plains Tuesday..The casino was one of 26 family-owned businesses in Westchester County and Fairfield County, Conn., honored by Westfair Communications Inc., publisher of the Westchester County Business Journal, ...

  4. Peter Iasillo, Jr., 63, Port Chester Actor, Community Theater Director

    Peter Iasillo, Jr., 63, Port Chester Actor, Community Theater Director

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — Peter Iasillo, Jr. of Port Chester died Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Greenwich Hospital. He was 63.Born in White Plains on March 27, 1953, he was the only son of the former Village of Port Chester Mayor Peter Iasillo Sr. and Gloria Iasillo. He was married to Robin Souter of North White Plains.A lifelong student of acting and dedicated performer of his craft, Mr. Iasillo was ...

  5. NY Catholic Church Seeks $100 Million Loan To Pay Priest Sex Abuse Victims

    NY Catholic Church Seeks $100 Million Loan To Pay Priest Sex Abuse Victims

    The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York is seeking permission for a $100 million mortgage on some of its Manhattan property to finance its compensation program for people sexually abused by priests, according to multiple news reports.Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced the creation of a reconciliation program for sexual abuse survivors in October. The Archdiocese said it would ...

  6. Feiner, Paulin, Jenkins Fire Barbs After Astorino Town Hall

    Feiner, Paulin, Jenkins Fire Barbs After Astorino Town Hall

    Westchester Democrats criticized County Executive Rob Astorino for remarks he made during a Monday forum about Nazi literature on display at a recent County Center gun show.Astorino's responses to audience questions about the gun show and bomb threats at two local Jewish Community Centers were reported here by Daily Voice.State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, D-Scarsdale, issued a statement ...

  7. Former Irvington Teacher Produces Documentary On Common Core, Testing

    Former Irvington Teacher Produces Documentary On Common Core, Testing

    A former teacher and college professor from Pocantico Hills has produced a documentary about Common Core and the effects of the state's reliance on standardized test scores to rate students -- and teachers.Marie Zuzzolo Amoruso is an author, former teacher and adjunct professor at Teachers College Columbia University and Manhattanville College. Amoruso taught for many years in Irvington ...

  8. 'Dissent Is Patriotic:' Activists Support Immigrants At White Plains Rally

    'Dissent Is Patriotic:' Activists Support Immigrants At White Plains Rally

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Shouting, “This is what democracy looks like!” and carrying signs proclaiming “Dissent is patriotic,” some 50 demonstrators protested President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration Monday during a lunch-hour rally in downtown White Plains.The rally, at the fountain in Renaissance Plaza was organized by Social Justice Mondays, a coalition of groups that ...

  9. Astorino Town Hall Attracts Overflow Crowd For Lively Talk On Many Topics

    Astorino Town Hall Attracts Overflow Crowd For Lively Talk On Many Topics

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- What was billed as an hour-long "Ask Astorino" Town Hall meeting Monday night turned into a two-hour display of public concern over immigration, climate change, hate crimes and deportation.Based on the overflow attendance and unanswered questions, the public session could have lasted all night.Hundreds of Westchester residents showed up to quiz County ...

  10. Westchester Members Encouraged To #AskAstorino Anything

    Westchester Members Encouraged To #AskAstorino Anything

    This story has been updated.WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- With rising tensions over immigration, discrimination and deportation, Monday evening's “Ask Astorino” Town Hall meeting is expected to diverge from Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino's planned agenda.The Feb. 27 town hall meeting begins at 7 p.m. at White Plains City Hall at 255 Main St.Follow Monday's forum at #AskAstorino and ...

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