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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. Vote Now: Who Will Win First Democratic Presidential Debate?

    Vote Now: Who Will Win First Democratic Presidential Debate?

    The first Democratic Party presidential debates begin this week. A record field of Democrats is competing to become the party's nominee in 2020.Debates will be spread over two nights in Miami this week -- with 10 candidates appearing each night. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will share the stage with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on opening night, 9 p.m. Wednesday, June ...

  2. Amazon Starts Hiring At New CT Fulfillment Center As May Report Shows Loss Of 1.5K Jobs

    Amazon Starts Hiring At New CT Fulfillment Center As May Report Shows Loss Of 1.5K Jobs

    First, the good news:This summer, Amazon plans to hire 1,800 workers at a new fulfillment center in North Haven -- its fourth facility in the state.The bad news: Connecticut suffered a net loss of 1,500 jobs in May, its fifth consecutive month of job losses. The state's unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent.“Amazon’s relationship with Connecticut continues to grow as the company is ...

  3. 30 Security Incidents Regarding Handling Of Hillary Clinton’s Emails ID'd By State Department

    30 Security Incidents Regarding Handling Of Hillary Clinton’s Emails ID'd By State Department

    The State Department says it has identified 30 security incidents regarding the handling of Hillary Clinton’s emails, a report said.In a letter from Assistant State Department Secretary Mary Elizabeth Taylor to Sen. Chuck Grassley, Taylor said 23 “violations” and seven “infractions” have been cited as part of their investigation into Clinton’s emails, according to Fox News in this ...

  4. Dems Deciding Whether To Make Greenwich Native Hope Hicks Test Case For 'Complete Immunity'

    Dems Deciding Whether To Make Greenwich Native Hope Hicks Test Case For 'Complete Immunity'

    Fairfield County native Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, testified for seven hours before Congress  -- refusing to answer many questions -- but gave the House Judiciary Committee "a lot of good information," according to the committee's chairman from New York.Hicks, 30, who grew up in Greenwich, worked as White House communications director and the White ...

  5. Upstate NY Writer Says She Was Sexually Assaulted By Trump In Mid-90s

    Upstate NY Writer Says She Was Sexually Assaulted By Trump In Mid-90s

    A well-known writer and advice columnist says she was sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the mid-1990s.E. Jean Carroll, now 75 and residing in the Hudson Valley, listed President Trump as the last of her most "Hideous Men," in a first-person magazine column. Carroll, who lives in a cabin on an island in the Wawayanda Mountains outside Warwick in Orange County, is best known for ...

  6. CT Income Tax Cut Could Be Tied Into Tolls Deal, Widening I-95

    CT Income Tax Cut Could Be Tied Into Tolls Deal, Widening I-95

    Gov. Ned Lamont is considering a modest reduction in state income tax if electronic highway tolls are approved.The proposed compromise is part of a 52-page document on transportation funding released on Wednesday, June 19 as Lamont met with legislative leaders on tolls, which were removed from Connecticut highways in 1983.Lamont suggested specific projects to reduce congestion on ...

  7. Here Are The Lineups For First Two Democratic Presidential Debates

    Here Are The Lineups For First Two Democratic Presidential Debates

    The Democratic National Committee announced the names of presidential candidates who qualified for the first debates of the 2020 campaign, cutting the record wide field of 23 contenders down to the 20 spots.Candidates making the final cut on Thursday registered at least 1 percent support in three national polls, received campaign money from 65,000 donors, or both. The list appears at ...

  8. State Budget Unconstitutional, Unbalanced, Says Senate Minority Leader

    State Budget Unconstitutional, Unbalanced, Says Senate Minority Leader

    Senate leaders insist the two-year state budget approved last week is not balanced and assumes union contract details that have not been agreed upon.The $43 billion budget assumes nearly $460 million in labor savings resulting from changes to state employee benefits and the refinancing of pension payments.On Thursday, June 13, Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano, a Republican from North ...

  9. New National Poll: Here's Who Voters Favor In 2020 Election Between Trump, Top Democrats

    New National Poll: Here's Who Voters Favor In 2020 Election Between Trump, Top Democrats

    In a first look at head-to-head 2020 presidential matchups nationwide, six Democratic challengers lead President Donald Trump if the election was held today.Former Vice President Joseph Biden has been losing some support among Democrats, but still leads the Republican incumbent by 53 to 40 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released on Tuesday, June ...

  10. Flip-Flops, Sandals Banned For This Town's Employees

    Flip-Flops, Sandals Banned For This Town's Employees

    Flip-flops at work?Not if you work for the Town of Greenwich.The Connecticut town banned its employees from wearing flip-flops and sandals in the workplace.Greenwich issued its policy earlier this spring to provide "a safe and healthy work environment."Officials said they hope the policy reduces slips, trips and falls by ensuring employees wear safe footwear that's suitable ...

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