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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 State Police Seek Info On Road Rage Incident With Shots Fired

    CT State Police Seek Info On Road Rage Incident With Shots Fired

    Connecticut state police are investigating a road rage incident which included shots fired.State police from Troop I in Bethany said that at about 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, they initiated a probe of the incident that occurred on Route 8 north near exit 27 in Naugatuck. The roadway clash resulted in gunshots being fired, police said.Upon speaking with the victim, it was determined ...

  2. NJ, CT, NY Have Highest Percentage Of Millennials Living With Parents

    NJ, CT, NY Have Highest Percentage Of Millennials Living With Parents

    You can call it "full nest syndrome."New Jersey, Connecticut and New York state lead the nation in having the highest percentage of millennials living with their parents, according to WalletHub.The high cost of housing is a leading factor to this phenomenon, especially in New Jersey, according to the WalletHub website.That is one finding in this study of the best and worst ...

  3. CT Drivers Most Unsafe In Nation, Report Says

    CT Drivers Most Unsafe In Nation, Report Says

    Connecticut drivers are the most dangerous in the country, according to a report released this week by EverQuote.EverQuote Insurance analyzed 281 million miles of driving data from 2017 from its EverDrive app -- which helps track people's driving habits.The analysis found that Connecticut motorists use their cellphones about 34 percent of the time when they are behind the wheel and ...

  4. Connecticut City Cited For Widening Wealth Gap In Bloomberg Report

    Connecticut City Cited For Widening Wealth Gap In Bloomberg Report

    The "super rich" are getting richer and the middle class are poorer in Bridgeport, according to a national study of the widening wealth gap.The Bloomberg news ranking found the change in the gap between the super rich to middle class widened in 98 of 100 U.S. metropolitan areas, led by Bridgeport. The gap narrowed in Ogden, Utah and Colorado Springs, Colo., Bloomberg reported ...

  5. Puerto Rico To CT Cocaine Trafficking Ring Probe Nets Seven Indictments

    Puerto Rico To CT Cocaine Trafficking Ring Probe Nets Seven Indictments

    Seven people were indicted on Thursday, April 19 on charges related to alleged smuggling of cocaine via the mail from Puerto Rico to Connecticut, according to U.S. Attorney John H. Durham.Charged in the indictment were: Erick Suarez, 29, of New Britain; Jerry "Bebo" Rodriguez, 28, of Hartford; Luis Gonzalez-Ofarril, 23, of New Britain; Luis Torres, 35, of New Britain; and ...

  6. Eversource Eyes Acquisition Of Connecticut Water

    Eversource Eyes Acquisition Of Connecticut Water

    Eversource Energy announced on Thursday, April 19 that it made a proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of Connecticut Water Service, Inc. The proposal, made on April 5, would have allowed Eversource to acquire all the outstanding shares for $63.50 per share in cash, according to a news statement. With this proposal, Connecticut Water Service shareholders can take the payment or ...

  7. CT State Police Seek Tips On Fatal Truck-Pedestrian Crash

    CT State Police Seek Tips On Fatal Truck-Pedestrian Crash

    Connecticut State Police are seeking information from anyone who may have witnessed a pedestrian fatality involving a tractor-trailer on I-91.State police said that at about 6:48 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, troopers responded to I-91 southbound near exit 35 in Windsor.Upon their arrival, troopers found a juvenile female pedestrian suffering from life-threatening injuries after being ...

  8. Crowded Field Of 2018 CT Gubernatorial Candidates Will Be On Display

    Crowded Field Of 2018 CT Gubernatorial Candidates Will Be On Display

    Do the math: If every candidate invited to Saturday's 90-minute forum in Westport speaks for five minutes -- the debate will be over.Eighteen candidates from across the state seeking to be Connecticut’s next governor have agreed to meet on April 21 for the Gubernatorial Forum presented by the League of Women Voters.The event, to be held at Westport Town Hall from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., ...

  9. Lacrosse For A Cause: Staples HS Hosts Annual Sticks For Soldiers Event

    Lacrosse For A Cause: Staples HS Hosts Annual Sticks For Soldiers Event

    Staples High School Lacrosse is proudly hosting the 7th annual Sticks for Soldiers event on Saturday, April 21.Area residents are invited to Staples Stadium to enjoy an exciting afternoon of lacrosse while supporting an important cause.The Sticks for Soldiers organization raises funds to support wounded veterans and their families. The action takes place at 70 North Ave. in ...

  10. Maker Faire Should Draw Quite A Crowd In Westport

    Maker Faire Should Draw Quite A Crowd In Westport

    The Westport Police Department advises all residents and motorists that the 2018 Maker Faire takes place on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 7th annual Maker Faire consists of a number of attractions stretching from the Taylor Lot (lower library lot) on Jesup Road to the Veteran’s Green on Main Street.There will be numerous other related activities taking place in the ...

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