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NYSNYS NEWS headlines posted on Friday, April 20, 2018.
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NYSNYS News Headlines 4/20/18

Meenakshi Srinivasan quits as chairwoman of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, latest de Blasio aide to exit.
The New York Times Today

LA Times profiles Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a gentrifying blue collar neighborhood.
Los Angeles Times Today

Sharp divide growing between some workers and business owners over Cuomo Labor Department rule change mandating extra pay for last minute employee scheduling changes.
Buffalo News Today

Financially troubled CCS Oncology, once one of the region's largest private cancer practices, will shut down operations next week.
Buffalo News Today

Cuomo launches $32 million innovation hub for new Buffalo Niagara startup businesses.
Buffalo News Today

Erie County Sheriff Howard criticized Correction Commission for criticizing his operation of jails.
Buffalo News Today

2 Buffalo men indicted on heroin charges connected to fatal overdose.
Buffalo News Today

Albany City Court judge on Friday ordered former Niagara County Republican Chairman Henry F. Wojtaszek to pay a $1,000 fine for violating a state campaign finance law in 2012. Tied to Maziarz case.
Buffalo News Today

Syracuse University fraternity apologizes for racist video sketch intended to be a satire of 'an uneducated, racist, homophobic, misogynist, sexist, ableist and intolerant person.' It was aimed a new Republican pledge.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Anonymous donor gives $25 million to Say Yes school scholarship program in Buffalo.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

North Syracuse Central School District has been hit with a $20 million penalty by NYSED for not filing reports on six past capital improvements projects.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Syracuse University students vent anger at meeting on racist video made by engineering students fraternity. Members pledges to hate niggers, spics and kikes.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Minimum wage hike put in place by Cuomo prompting restaurants to cut hours and staff, install ordering kiosks.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Today

SUNY Binghamton student newspaper criticizes police response to dormitory murder. Campus was not alerted until 45 minutes after police call, panic and fear ensued.
Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin Today

Cyberattack may be behind problems with NYS school ELA testing.
Elmira Star Gazette Today

New Labor Department statistics show Binghamton and Elmira are among the worst local economies in NYS.
Elmira Star Gazette Today

Storm N. Rivera, 21, New York City, charged with raping a person at at the SUNY Potsdam Delta Kappa Theta fraternity house.
Watertown Daily Times Today

Utica editorial: What will it take to change the culture of corruption in Albany as evidenced by convictions of top officials in Senate, Assembly and Cuomo's office? They make Boss Tweed look like a Sunday School teacher.
Utica Observer Dispatch Today

Cuomo sends NY Power Authority staff to Puerto Rico to help restore power and announces SUNY CUNY program to give students credit for going there. He plans April 29 visit to island.
Newsday Today

Rally held to protest Cuomo's threat to go after any groups that back Nixon in primary.
Newsday Today

Middletown school board approves $190 million budget.
Middletown Times Herald Record Today

7 arrested for bring large amounts of cocaine into Newburgh.
Middletown Times Herald Record Today

Minor injuries to students reported in Somers school bus crash.
Journal News Today

Looming layoffs in Yonkers don't stop big pay raises handed out to some workers.
Journal News Today

Croton Fire Department facing investigation of possible misuse of money.
Journal News Today

Schumer wants to decriminalize marijuana on federal level, leaving it to states to regulate.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today

Dutchess County district attorney must fight every two years to keep cannibal killer Fentress and family massacre killer Britton locked up.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today

Poughkeepsie Middle School Principal Da'Ron Wilson cleared to return to work after allegations of attacking student. Board only identified him by an employee number in announcing declsion.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today

Hundreds turn out for opening of medical marijuana dispensary in Newburgh.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today

Funeral held for Assembly member Skartados.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today

Albert Fentress, the Poughkeepsie Middle School teacher who shot and killed 18-year-old Paul Masters, declines to seek release from psychiatric prison. He tortured, sexually mutilated boy and ate portions of his body.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today

Preservation group wants Encon to restrict motor vehicles at Boreas Ponds in Adirondacks.
Schenectady Gazette Today

Shenendehowa school district holds forum on safety and shooting threat. District spending millions to protect against mass killing.
Schenectady Gazette Today

Johnstown school budget raises taxes by 5 percent, cuts 13 jobs, abolishes 3 sports teams. District enrollment declining as cost of salaries and benefits for teachers rises sharply.
Schenectady Gazette Today

Schenectady City Council president Kosiur denies workplace violence charge, says he apologized to woman he berated. He's a Democrat.
Schenectady Gazette Today

Major Cuomo donors at ABNY and charter schools don't want to see the Senate go Democratic.
Gotham Gazette/Citizens Union Today

Chartock column: Odds are Cuomo will win primary, but he will be badly damaged by his own misguided instincts. 'The more that Andrew appears to be a bellicose, vindictive and mean candidate, the better Nixon will do.'
Saratogian Today

Adirondack Daily Enterprise editorial says Cuomo and legislators not giving Encon the resources it needs to properly staff forest rangers, trail crews, foresters, dispatchers or other positions in north country.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise Today

Loon Lake couple sees coyote-wolf stalk and kill a deer.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise Today

SUNY North Country plans trade school.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise Today

DeFrancisco says Molinaro is getting a free ride from GOP leaders. 'Hes never had a job other than elected office' and his education consists of a community college degree.
Politico/Capital NY Today

Encon sets up checkpoint for trucks entering massive Rensselaer landfill. No problems found.
Times Union Today

Times Union handicaps upcoming special election in Assembly AD10 district on Long Island.
Times Union Today

Nicholas M. Hall, 20, of Ballston Spa charged with child pornography for video showing child having sex with a man.
Times Union Today

Saratoga Springs planning board approves new homeless shelter opposed by neighbors.
Times Union Today

State wants commercial transportatino companies to use better GPS systems to avoid hitting low bridges, a big problem downstate.
Times Union Today

Wisconsin's BelGioioso Cheese said it will build a new $25 million, 100,000 square-foot cheese factory in Glenville to make mozzarella and other cheeses.
Times Union Today

Parents of children murdered by their nanny in NYC are now demanding NYS pass a law regarding employment references.
The New York Times Today

Cuomo criticized after declaring that he is an undocumented immigrant. He also misrepresents history with remarks about immigration and his family experts says. Cuomo says he's a 'wop.'
Politico/Capital NY Today

Cuomo again promises more NYS aid for Puerto Rico.
Times Union Today

$15 million dredging planned for Mettawee River in Granville, Washington County. Soil contaminated by old coal gasification plant will be removed.
Times Union Today

CBS posts video of Cynthia Nixon on Colbert 'Tonight Show.'
CBS News Today

Nixon flip flops after remarking that Cuomo gay marriage equality same sex move was opportunistic.
NY Daily News Today

Comey memo details bizarre Trump White House table talk denying use of Russian prostitutes and 'golden showers' rumor, though he said Putin bragged about beautiful Russian prostitutes available should he want them for sex.
NY Daily News Today

Biden robocalling for Mayer in SD37 Westchester Senate race.
NY Daily News Today

In fiery appearance on Stephen Colbert show, Nixon torches the 'bad Cuomo.'
NY Post Today

After Post expose, Cuomo promises action on weak state laws on sex trafficking.
NY Post Today

Campaign aide and BlueMediaProject consultant to NY37 candidate Shelly Mayer posted online attacks on police, saying they should burn in hell and 'fuck the police.'
NY Post Today

MS-13 gang puts out order to kill police in NYC metro area.
NY Post Today

Manhattan judge asks condo owner why he wants to fly American flag, saying same effect could be achieved by displaying it indoors.
NY Post Today

Cuomo denies accusation he threatened groups tied to Working Famlies Party, saying ominously 'punishment is for God' to mete out.
NY Post Today

In Buffalo, Cuomo says he wants Hochul to leave ticket and run against Collins.
NY Post Today

Working Families Party endorsement of Nixon is a test of Cuomo's traditional status quo campaign vs. Nixon's social media driven populist uprising. WFP ready to punish Republicans and Cuomo-style Democrats.
The New York Times Today

Verrazano Bridge's $17 crossing toll seen as example of how NYC transportation system is set up to penalize everyone except those in Manhattan. Its cost far outstrips similar bridge crossings.
The New York Times Today

Op-ed: Cynthia Nixon will do Democrats a service if she stops Cuomo from striding onto national state pretending to be a progressive.
The New York Times Today

Cuomo pressures NYC officials to boycott a rally protesting his pressure tactics against supporters of Nixon. NYT lede: 'Nice rally you have there. Itd be a shame if anything happened to it.'
The New York Times Today

Cuomo denies threatening community groups for backing Nixon, and says God will punish the Working Families Party.
NY Daily News Today

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