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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. Fairfield Man Involved In Overdose Death Sentenced To Prison

    Fairfield Man Involved In Overdose Death Sentenced To Prison

    A Fairfield man was sentenced Tuesday to prison for distributing drugs involved in an overdose death, according to the Department of Justice. John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that John H. Vibbert, 37, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to 12 months and one day of imprisonment, followed by three years of ...

  2. Malloy Announces Support For Gas Tax Hike, Highway Tolls

    Malloy Announces Support For Gas Tax Hike, Highway Tolls

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his support Wednesday for highway tolls and a gradual increase in the gasoline tax to pay for road projects, according to multiple reports.Malloy says Connecticut's crumbling and overcrowded roads are costing the state jobs, and he says it's time to bring tolls back after three decades.The governor’s plan would bring tolls back by the year 2022.In the ...

  3. Greenwich Police Officers Cited For Capturing Bank Fraud Suspects

    Greenwich Police Officers Cited For Capturing Bank Fraud Suspects

    Two Greenwich police officers were honored this week for their work in capturing two suspects involved in a series of bank frauds. Greenwich Police Chief Jim Heavey named officers Brian Tornga and Siuyan Su Ah Sor as "Officers of the Month" on Monday, Jan. 29.

  4. Stratford's John Rich, 'Hero To Canines,' Dies At 56

    Stratford's John Rich, 'Hero To Canines,' Dies At 56

    John Edward Rich, 56, a hero to canines and their human companions in town, died Friday, Jan. 26 at Bridgeport Hospital. The cause was complications from diabetes, a disease that he battled for years.Mr. Rich was born Oct. 15, 1961 in Bridgeport, the son of Carol (Taylor) Rich and the late John B. Rich, Jr. of Stratford. He grew up in Lordship and was a life-long resident of Stratford. ...

  5. Double Homicide Suspect Arrested As Fugitive In Connecticut

    Double Homicide Suspect Arrested As Fugitive In Connecticut

    An out-of-state fugitive suspected in a double murder was arrested Monday, Jan. 29, at about 4:45 p.m. in Connecticut.Connecticut State Police detectives from Eastern District Major Crime were contacted by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina requesting assistance in locating a suspect wanted for a double homicide in Aiken, S.C.State Police detectives received additional ...

  6. Bridgeport Pays $1.49 Million Settlement For Broken Traffic Light

    Bridgeport Pays $1.49 Million Settlement For Broken Traffic Light

    The city of Bridgeport has agreed to pay $1.49 million to the family of a city resident who was severely injured when he was hit by a car that went through a malfunctioning traffic light, according to the Connecticut Post.Both City Attorney R. Christopher Meyer and Donald Papcsy, who represented the injured man, Henry Cartagena, called the settlement fair.  “It’s a modest settlement ...

  7. Barbara L. Strandburg, 95, Formerly Of Pound Ridge

    Barbara L. Strandburg, 95, Formerly Of Pound Ridge

    Barbara Lois Conroy Strandburg, 95, formerly of Pound Ridge, died peacefully at her home in Macon, Ga., on Saturday, Nov. 18.Mrs. Strandburg was born on July 1, 1922, in Warren, Pa., to Harry and Mary Stillwell Conroy. After graduating from Warren High School, she earned her Registered Nursing certificate from the W.C.A. Hospital of Nursing in Jamestown, N.Y., before marrying her ...

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

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

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Two years ago on Friday 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 ...

  9. Norwalk Man Arrested After Greenwich Police Chase Ends In Crash At Airport

    Norwalk Man Arrested After Greenwich Police Chase Ends In Crash At Airport

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A 35-year-old man from Norwalk, Conn., is in custody after an incident in which shots were fired and a victim struck by a car on Monday near King Street in Greenwich, Conn., police said. The suspect later crashed his vehicle about 11:30 a.m. near the Westchester County Airport while fleeing, according to police.Matthew C. Ilchert was held by Westchester County ...

  10. Person Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station In Harrison

    Person Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station In Harrison

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- An unidentified person was struck and killed by a Metro-North train at the Harrison train station, railroad officials confirmed Thursday.Nancy Gamerman, a Metro-North spokeswoman, said the fatality occurred when an unauthorized person was on the tracks at the station at 1:28 p.m.Gamerman said it was too soon to say whether the person jumped on the tracks or was walking ...

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