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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. Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Two years ago on Friday at a Westchester railroad crossing, a few fateful minutes changed the lives of hundreds of Metro-North commuters and ended with six people dead.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino called it "a day we never want to deal with." Ellen Brody, 49, of Edgemont had left her job in Chappaqua before encountering a traffic jam along the ...

  2. Services Set For Jack Usry, 20, Nephew Of Stamford Resident

    Services Set For Jack Usry, 20, Nephew Of Stamford Resident

    RYE, N.Y. -- Calling hours are Tuesday for Jack Usry, the beloved middle son of Greg and Mary Beth Usry, who passed away on Friday. The 20-year-old graduate of Rye High School "tragically died in an accident in NYC," according to an email from RHS Principal Patricia Taylor.In addition to his parents, Jack is survived by his loving brothers, Connor Usry of New York City and ...

  3. Passenger Argues With Conductor On Train Out Of Stamford

    Passenger Argues With Conductor On Train Out Of Stamford

    Initial reports that a Metro-North passenger assaulted the train's conductor turned out to be false, MTA officials said on Friday."It was overblown and not serious," said Meredith Daniels, a spokesman at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.Daniels said MTA police were dispatched to Larchmont at 10:36 p.m. on Wednesday after inaccurate reports of "a customer ...

  4. $5M In Rail Upgrades Small Step For Train Safety, Westchester Widower Says

    $5M In Rail Upgrades Small Step For Train Safety, Westchester Widower Says

    U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey detailed $5.2 million in railroad crossing upgrades during a news conference with federal officials Monday at the North White Plains train station.But the widower of Ellen Brody -- the 49-year-old Edgemont woman whose SUV collided with a train at Commerce Street in Valhalla last year -- called the measures "a small step toward overall rail safety" locally ...

  5. Norwalk Man Arrested After Greenwich Police Chase Ends In Crash At Airport

    Norwalk Man Arrested After Greenwich Police Chase Ends In Crash At Airport

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A 35-year-old man from Norwalk, Conn., is in custody after an incident in which shots were fired and a victim struck by a car on Monday near King Street in Greenwich, Conn., police said. The suspect later crashed his vehicle about 11:30 a.m. near the Westchester County Airport while fleeing, according to police.Matthew C. Ilchert was held by Westchester County ...

  6. Name Released Of Man Struck, Killed At Metro-North Station

    Name Released Of Man Struck, Killed At Metro-North Station

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- Metro-North officials released the name on Tuesday of the man struck and killed on Thursday by a New York City-bound train.Nancy Gamerman, a Metro-North spokeswoman, said the person killed on a westbound track in the Harrison train station was Nicola Drago, 36. Drago was struck by the train at 1:28 p.m. Electricity to the track was shut down as volunteer firefighters ...

  7. Partial ID Released Of Man Struck, Killed At Metro-North Station

    Partial ID Released Of Man Struck, Killed At Metro-North Station

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- Metro-North said the person struck and killed on Thursday by a New York City-bound train was a 36-year-old male.The victim's name has not been released pending identification and notification of family, officials said. The man was killed on a westbound track at the Harrison train station at 1:28 p.m. Electricity to the track was shut down as volunteer firefighters ...

  8. Person Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station In Harrison

    Person Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station In Harrison

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- An unidentified person was struck and killed by a Metro-North train at the Harrison train station, railroad officials confirmed Thursday.Nancy Gamerman, a Metro-North spokeswoman, said the fatality occurred when an unauthorized person was on the tracks at the station at 1:28 p.m.Gamerman said it was too soon to say whether the person jumped on the tracks or was walking ...

  9. NY Woman Fakes $10,000 In Mohegan Sun Casino Losses, 'Bank Card Theft'

    NY Woman Fakes $10,000 In Mohegan Sun Casino Losses, 'Bank Card Theft'

    WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. -- A 32-year-old woman was arrested for falsely reporting her wallet was lost at an airport resulting in nearly $10,000 in spending at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut, a village police spokesman said on Wednesday. After a multi-agency investigation with help from the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, local police charged Stephanie Kelly- Sambuco of the Village ...

  10. Three Charged In Attack On Teen That Led To Metro-North Delays

    Three Charged In Attack On Teen That Led To Metro-North Delays

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Three teenagers were charged Thursday after a 15-year-old boy from Mamaroneck was attacked, beaten and robbed near the Mamaroneck train station during the evening rush hour Wednesday.A gang of about 15 teenagers were involved in the assault on the boy before stealing his cellphone, according to police.When police responded to the report of the attack, the ...

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