Contact Us
Stamford Daily Voice serves Stamford, CT
Return to your home site

Menu

Stamford Daily Voice serves Stamford, CT

Nearby Towns

Jon Craig

Special Editor joncraigny@aol.com

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. Verizon Reaches Tentative Deal With Striking Union Workers

    Verizon Reaches Tentative Deal With Striking Union Workers

    Verizon and striking union leaders said Friday that a tentative contract agreement has been reached.The settlement means a likely end to the 6-week-old strike of nearly 40,000 Verizon union line workers, which caused widespread delays in repairs and new phone and cable TV service orders.The workers’ contract expired on Aug. 2, 2015, and a strike began on April 13, including about 1,500 ...

  2. Verizon Workers In Connecticut Join Massive East Coast Strike

    Verizon Workers In Connecticut Join Massive East Coast Strike

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The nation's largest strike in recent memory began Wednesday as unions representing nearly 40,000 Verizon workers were unable to reach an agreement with the broadband and telecommunications giant. The workers are members of two unions — the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. They include installers, ...

  3. Metro-North, Police Respond To Unconscious Rider On Stamford-Bound Train

    Metro-North, Police Respond To Unconscious Rider On Stamford-Bound Train

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Metro-North and Larchmont police responded to a report of a passenger unconscious on a northbound train stopped in Larchmont.Aaron Donovan, a Metro-North spokesman, said there was an unresponsive customer in the bathroom of the Stamford-bound local train that departed Grand Central Station at 2:37 p.m. MTA police were notified and Emergency Medical Services personnel ...

  4. Former Stamford Trauma Nurse Meets For Afternoon Dates With Longtime Wife

    Former Stamford Trauma Nurse Meets For Afternoon Dates With Longtime Wife

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Forty years after they said, "I do," a couple from Port Chester regularly meets for coffee or hot chocolate after school.Justina Romashko teaches special education/social studies at Port Chester High School. Her husband, Lloyd Miller, is a retired emergency room nurse and former trauma program manager at Stamford Hospital. They agreed to share some ...

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

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

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- A year ago on Wednesday 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 ...

  6. Snowstorm Cancels SAT Tests At Stamford, Westhill High Schools

    Snowstorm Cancels SAT Tests At Stamford, Westhill High Schools

    This story has been updated.High school students in 22 states, including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, will get another month to prepare -- and worry about -- the SATs due to the approaching blizzard and other weather-related cancellations. Saturday's SATs have been postponed until Feb. 20 at hundreds of testing locations, including: Ramapo and Suffern high schools in Rockland ...

  7. Westchester Man Among Six Servicemen Killed By Afghanistan Suicide Bomber

    Westchester Man Among Six Servicemen Killed By Afghanistan Suicide Bomber

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- A 45-year-old police officer from West Harrison was among the six U.S. soldiers killed by a suicide bomber on Monday in Afghanistan.Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Joseph Lemm, a 15-year detective with the New York Police Department in the Bronx, died in the fiery blast, officials said.Lemm's joint NATO-Afghan patrol was moving through a village near Bagram Airfield, the ...

  8. It's Pizza Pizza As Little Caesars Franchise Looks For Site In Stamford

    It's Pizza Pizza As Little Caesars Franchise Looks For Site In Stamford

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- After backing successful shops in Bridgeport, Danbury and Stratford, Little Caesars officials say one of their franchisee's is looking for a site in Stamford. There also are new store opportunities in Norwalk and Shelton, according to the international carryout pizza chain.Ed Ader, director of franchise development for the Detroit-based company, said potential ...

  9. Man, 34, Killed On White Plains Train Tracks ID'd

    Man, 34, Killed On White Plains Train Tracks ID'd

    This story has been updated. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A 34-year-old man struck and killed by a train on Tuesday night has been identified as Gacel L. Machado of White Plains, according to Metropolitan Authority Police. Machado was struck by a southbound train at 8:52 p.m. Tuesday just south of the White Plains railroad station. The locomotive engineer told police that Machado walked out ...

  10. Bear, Wild Animal Sightings Up In All Corners Of Fairfield County

    Bear, Wild Animal Sightings Up In All Corners Of Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Wildlife experts differ on the exact cause, but one fact everyone agrees on: There have been more sightings of wild animals in Fairfield County and neighboring counties in 2015 than in recent years. Whether it's the wetter, warmer weather, increased housing starts or heightened public attention, area police are receiving more reports of coyotes, foxes, deer ...

  11. Prev Page 6 of 9 4 5 6 7 8 Next
    51 - 60 of 90 articles

Welcome to

Stamford Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.