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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. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Fairfield Farmers Market Set To Return

    Fairfield Farmers Market Set To Return

    The Fairfield Farmers Market is set to return on June 17, and operate every Sunday at Sherman Green through Sept. 30.The Fairfield Farmers Market returns to downtown Fairfield for its third season The market will be held every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. rain or shine. More than two dozen farms and food producers will have everything you need for beach picnics, Sunday dinner or weekly ...

  5. UConn President Says She's Stepping Down

    UConn President Says She's Stepping Down

    University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst, who has led the university since 2011, announced on Monday, May 21 that she will step down next summer when her current employment agreement ends. Herbst will have completed eight years of service to UConn.“Being able to lead this outstanding institution has been one of the great honors and privileges of my life,” Herbst said. “These ...

  6. New Owner Purchases Norwalk Icon New York Bakery To Keep Store Alive

    New Owner Purchases Norwalk Icon New York Bakery To Keep Store Alive

    New York Bakery, a popular downtown destination in Norwalk for decades, was planning to close by the end of this month, but has been saved by a last-minute buyout offer.Dominic Muro’s Original New York Bakery & Deli has produced baked bread for restaurants and delis throughout the Norwalk area, to complement its popular breakfast and lunch counter.Muro took over New York Bakery from ...

  7. Fortina Chef/Owner Is A Finalist On Food Network Star Show

    Fortina Chef/Owner Is A Finalist On Food Network Star Show

    Restaurateur Christian Petroni of Rye Brook is featured as a contestant on the new season of Food Network Star hosted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay, and premiering on Sunday, June 10.Petroni is the co-owner of the Fortina restaurants in Armonk, Yonkers, Rye Brook, Brooklyn and Stamford. He won Season 4 of "Chopped" and has been a judge on the Food Network show.Earlier ...

  8. Westport Dog Festival Moved To New Date

    Westport Dog Festival Moved To New Date

    Blame it on the weather.The Westport Dog Festival has been postponed until May 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Winslow Park(Parking is available at the Playhouse. Extra parking will be noted with signs.)

  9. State Democratic Convention Kicks Off In Hartford

    State Democratic Convention Kicks Off In Hartford

    The Connecticut Democratic State Convention kicked off on Friday, May 18 praising U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy in downtown Hartford.Support in the race for governor is building for Ned Lamont of Greenwich.Susan Bysiewicz withdrew her challenge for the nomination and agreed to be Lamont’s running mate. On Thursday, Sean Connolly, former state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner, ...

  10. Norwalk Icon New York Bakery Will Close

    Norwalk Icon New York Bakery Will Close

    New York Bakery, a popular downtown destination in Norwalk for nearly seven decades, is  closing. Dominic Muro, owner of the bakery at 52 Main St., called the May 27 closing bittersweet, but said several factors left him no choice.“It’s been in our heads for quite a while. It took a lot of thinking and lot of tears,” Muro told The Hour in this report.  Muro said the parking situation in ...

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