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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. Area Mansion Once Owned By Tommy Hilfiger On Market For Nearly $7 Million

    Area Mansion Once Owned By Tommy Hilfiger On Market For Nearly $7 Million

    The mansion once owned by designer Tommy Hilfiger that doubled as a set for reality television shows is selling for $6.75 million.The Greenwich property became familiar to television viewers as the location for the 2003 MTV series “Rich Girls” starring Hilfiger’s daughter, Ally, and for the designer’s 2005 CBS fashion competition show “The Cut.”According to this listing on Zillow, the ...

  2. Mary Elizabeth Keyser, 98, Maryknoll Sister For 80 Years

    Mary Elizabeth Keyser, 98, Maryknoll Sister For 80 Years

    Sister Mary Elizabeth Keyser, 98, died on Tuesday, July 24 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She had been a Maryknoll Sister for 80 years.A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 27 in the Main Chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters Center, 10 Pinesbridge Road, Ossining. Interment will follow in the Maryknoll Sisters Cemetery on the Center grounds.Mary ...

  3. Brewster Fire Department Parade Marks 63rd Year

    Brewster Fire Department Parade Marks 63rd Year

    Members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office participated in the annual Brewster Fire Department Parade on Friday, July 27 before the thunderstorms rolled in"What a wonderful showing of our local and regional first responders!" the Putnam County Sheriff's Office posted on its Facebook page.The photo at the end is of first-term county Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. with Maureen ...

  4. Seen Her? Yorkie Puppy Goes Missing In Yorktown

    Seen Her? Yorkie Puppy Goes Missing In Yorktown

    Have you seen Luna?Her owner, Celia Valez asked Daily Voice to ask readers for help finding the family puppy.She is an 18-month-old teacup Yorkie that went missing on Tuesday July 24 between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.Luna was last seen on Wildwood Street in Yorktown Heights, where the Valez family lives.  "We are absolutely heartbroken and have been in contact with the ...

  5. NY's Largest Cable Provider, Spectrum, To Be Booted From State Under Commission Decision

    NY's Largest Cable Provider, Spectrum, To Be Booted From State Under Commission Decision

    New York State announced that Charter Communications' Spectrum is no longer permitted to serve customers in the Empire State.In this press statement, Public Service Commission regulators said on Friday, July 27 that Spectrum -- the largest cable provider in New York -- failed to comply with several conditions mandated when the state approved Charter's merger with Time Warner Cable, Inc. ...

  6. Putnam Sheriff’s Department Launches New Marine-Patrol Vessel

    Putnam Sheriff’s Department Launches New Marine-Patrol Vessel

    Have you spotted a new marine vessel patrolling Lake Mahopac?Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. announced his office has launched a 2012 Boston Whaler that can search in the dark and handle water emergencies. The newer, 21-foot vessel replaces an 18-foot Boston Whaler built in 1998.In addition to a standard marine-patrol vessel package, the new watercraft comes equipped with ...

  7. Corruption Probes Won't Hurt Re-Election Chance, Cuomo Says

    Corruption Probes Won't Hurt Re-Election Chance, Cuomo Says

    t’s not the governor -- just associates and appointees surrounding him.Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New Castle continues to distance himself from a federal corruption scandal that has tarnished the reputation of his economic development projects, according to media reports. Cuomo argues that a series of guilty verdicts won’t hurt his chance of re-election in the fall.“I think there has never ...

  8. Waiting Game: This Area Airport Has Slowest Security Lines In North America

    Waiting Game: This Area Airport Has Slowest Security Lines In North America

    This probably will not shock anyone who has waited in line at this international airport, been frisked or nearly missing a flight due to security delays. It's now ranked as the worst in North America as far as long security lines. According to preliminary data compiled by J.D. Power, as reported here, the California-based market-research company, JFK International Airport -- which is ...

  9. Law Banning Tobacco Sales To Those Under 21 Takes Effect In Hudson Valley County

    Law Banning Tobacco Sales To Those Under 21 Takes Effect In Hudson Valley County

     If you’re under the age of 21, forget about trying to buy tobacco products in Rockland County. A new law now in effect bans sales of cigarettes and other tobacco to minors.“This law will pay off in the form of lower rates of death and disease for youth,” Legislator Aney Paul said.Legislator Paul, who holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice and has been a nurse for more than 30 years, was ...

  10. Trader Joe's Starts Expansion At Hartsdale Store

    Trader Joe's Starts Expansion At Hartsdale Store

    Trader Joe's Hartsdale store is starting work on a 4,000-square-foot expansion at 215 North Central Ave. while construction of a Shake Shack wraps up nearby.      They have begun fencing off the area for the expansion. Westchester Square shopping center has received permission for an entry on Dalewood Avenue which could be coming soon as well.Approved by the Greenburgh Town Board in ...

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