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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.

Jon Craig's Contributions

  1. CT Distracted Driving Law Includes Some Things You Probably Don't Know

    CT Distracted Driving Law Includes Some Things You Probably Don't Know

    As the busy Memorial Day driving weekend begins, Norwalk Police Department issued this reminder about the distracted driving law:No person shall operate a motor vehicle on any highway while using a hand held mobile telephone to engage in a call or while using a mobile electronic device while such vehicle is in motion.No person under 18 years of age shall use a hand held mobile telephone ...

  2. Temporary Memorial Day Road Closures Scheduled On I-95

    Temporary Memorial Day Road Closures Scheduled On I-95

    Exit 16 ramps along Interstate-95 will be closed on Monday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the Norwalk Memorial Day Parade.The Norwalk Police Department announced the temporary road closure.The parade starts at Veterans Park in East Norwalk and proceeds east on Van Zant Street, then north on East Avenue prior to concluding at the Norwalk Green. Van Zant Street, East Avenue (south ...

  3. This Is 'Literally Worst Place To Be' During Storms, Says Weather Service

    This Is 'Literally Worst Place To Be' During Storms, Says Weather Service

    During a thunderstorm, this is literally the worst place to be, according to the National Weather Service:Standing under a tree. ⚡️During a thunderstorm - even sitting in a parked car under a tree is dangerous due to falling limbs from lightning and wind.⚡️Imagine how many people don't know this?

  4. Roadside Herbicide Spraying Starts On I-95, I-84, Other State Roadways

    Roadside Herbicide Spraying Starts On I-95, I-84, Other State Roadways

    The Department of Transportation will conduct a roadside herbicide spraying program from June 1 through Aug. 31 along Interstates 84, 91, 95, 384, 395, 691 and all other divided highways and secondary roads in accordance with the department’s Vegetation Management Guidelines. The state DOT said it uses herbicides to safely and effectively control the encroachment of vegetation along and ...

  5. Obsitnik Takes Unlikely Path As GOP Gubernatorial Primary Contender

    Obsitnik Takes Unlikely Path As GOP Gubernatorial Primary Contender

    This is the first in a series of Daily Voice articles on Connecticut's candidates for governor.From nuclear submarine officer to high-tech entrepreneur to one of Connecticut's leading Republican candidates for governor, Steve Obsitnik has traveled an unlikely path into politics.It's a path, Obsitnik said in an interview with Daily Voice, that sets him apart from the other two Republican ...

  6. Nurse Named Greenwich Hospital Employee Of Year

    Nurse Named Greenwich Hospital Employee Of Year

    Helene Kimmons, RN, of Port Chester was honored with the prestigious Marian Nowak Award, given to the employee who embodies the best of Greenwich Hospital’s values – at the annual Employee Service Awards Dinner.A 29-year veteran of Greenwich Hospital, Kimmons began her career at the hospital as a staff nurse in the Intensive Care Unit and later worked in the Post Acute Care ...

  7. Stamford, Norwalk Students Earn National Attention In World Languages

    Stamford, Norwalk Students Earn National Attention In World Languages

    New Canaan Country School students made a strong showing in the recent 2018 National World Languages exams.In Spanish, of the 34,600 students who sat for the exam nationwide, four Gold medals - the highest possible prize – were awarded to New Canaan Country School students, placing eighth grader Ellie Hanson in the top 4 percent, and ninth graders Shane Carbin of Norwalk, Georgia Rivero ...

  8. Malloy Signs Bill Securing Equal Pay For Women Into Law

    Malloy Signs Bill Securing Equal Pay For Women Into Law

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation to strengthen Connecticut’s ongoing efforts to secure equal pay for equal work for women in the workplace and help prevent unintended wage discrimination.Proposed by Malloy in his State of the State address earlier this year, the new law signed on Tuesday, May 22 prohibits employers from asking about a prospective employee’s wage and salary ...

  9. Former Stamford School Teacher Named Principal In Westchester

    Former Stamford School Teacher Named Principal In Westchester

    The Chappaqua Central School District Board of Education has appointed Doreen O’Leary as the next principal of Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective July 1.Currently serving as principal of Island Avenue Elementary School in Madison, CT, since 2013, O’Leary began her career in education implementing a variety of instructional and assessment practices as an elementary school teacher ...

  10. Cop Who Caught Suspect On I-95 In Officer's Assault Honored By Norwalk PD

    Cop Who Caught Suspect On I-95 In Officer's Assault Honored By Norwalk PD

    Congratulations to the April 2018 Norwalk Police Officer of the Month, Officer Jamie Wright, who is credited with capturing a suspect who assaulted a Bridgeport police officer.On April 22, the Bridgeport Police Department broadcast a wanted person/vehicle message to area police departments. The suspect was wanted for assaulting a police officer in their city. Norwalk's Police Officer ...

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