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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.

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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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.)

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 'Apple Store' Fake Call Among Several Scams Making Rounds In Area

    'Apple Store' Fake Call Among Several Scams Making Rounds In Area

    A Westchester resident told Daily Voice that she received three calls on Thursday, May 17 purporting to be from Apple.Inc with the phone number of the Apple store in the Westchester Mall, which is still under construction.It's among several scams involving Apple making the rounds in the area, authorities say.It warns not to use any Apple devices because there has been something (hacking ...

  7. Popular Eatery With Fairfield County Location Rolls Out Food Truck

    Popular Eatery With Fairfield County Location Rolls Out Food Truck

    Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill, with locations in New York and Connecticut, has responded to overwhelming demand for its popular fresh dishes with a new food truck program.The program is designed to bring its fast casual concept on the road. The new Salsa Fresca food truck complements the restaurant chain’s recent announcement of a franchise initiative to create 100 new stores within five ...

  8. Darien Teen Earns Spot In National Geography Bee Finals

    Darien Teen Earns Spot In National Geography Bee Finals

    Only 54 finalists remain in competition to display their knowledge of the world's geography.A 13-year-old boy from Darien is among the lucky contestants headed to the National Championship at National Geographic Society Headquarters on May 20 through 23 in Washington, D.C.James Leone, a Darien eighth-grader, won the state competition in April to qualify for the national geography ...

  9. These CT Companies Rank High Among Best Midsize Employers In US

    These CT Companies Rank High Among Best Midsize Employers In US

    Forbes magazine has ranked the best midsize companies nationwide and eight located in Connecticut made the grade, based on anonymous surveys with employees.#136 Lego Group, Enfield#148 ESPN, Bristol#173 WR Berkley, Greenwich#181 FactSet Research Systems, Greenwich#229 Priceline, Norwalk#282 Bob's Discount Furniture, Manchester#354 Diageo, Norwalk#455 Alexion Pharmaceuticals, New ...

  10. 'Police Day' Coming To Greenwich

    'Police Day' Coming To Greenwich

    Police Day is coming to Greenwich on Saturday, May 12, rain or shine.It will feature a bouncy castle, free hot dogs, guided tours of the Greenwich Public Safety Complex and more. Festivities run from from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at police headquarters on Bruce Place.The family friendly event is designed to give the community the opportunity to interact with members of the department in a fun, ...

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