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NYSNYS NEWS headlines posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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NYSNYS News Headlines 6/28/18

Former Sen. Marc Panepinto pleaded guilty in Buffalo federal court today to making unwanted sexual advances to a young female staff member in NYC in January 2016. Faces 6 months in prison.
Buffalo News Today


Crowley defeat throws aging Democratic leadership into turmoil, Pelosi, 78, Clyburn, 77, bristle when questioned how much longer they intend to be in charge.
The New York Times Today


Erie County Water Authority may be facing a complete overhaul.
Buffalo News Today


Democratic insider tells Buffalo News 'Joe Crowley should be the canary in the coal mine for Andrew Cuomo.' But Brown says Cuomo is safe, an 'extremely experienced person who knows how to run.'
Buffalo News Today


Former Cuomo SUNY spokeman Doyle says Kaloyeros ordered questions from reporters to be ignored. They all used secret messaging app Wickr after learning of federal investigation.
Syracuse Post Standard Today


Spectrum Siena Poll had Balter trailing by 13 points on June 12, but she won by 25 points this week -- 38 point shift. Greenberg says it's not uncommon.
Syracuse Post Standard Today


Son of former Syracuse Mayor Young will testify in Buffalo Billion about suspicious email he sent about a 'nano RFP.' Ex-mayor introduced COR executives to Howe after Cuomo was elected.
Syracuse Post Standard Today


SUNY Upstate Medical paid former top official McCabe $660,500 to read journals, chat with his contacts and look for other jobs during a 14-month off-campus assignment.
Syracuse Post Standard Today


Man arrested for copper thefts in Endicott. More than two dozen area vacant homes have had their copper plumbing pipes stripped and stolen in recent weeks.
Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin Today


Upstate NY residents continue to move out. Along the entire stretch of Route 17 from the western Orange County to the Pennsylvania line, not a single county is showing population growth.
Elmira Star Gazette Today


Former Penfield High School teacher Brewer pleaded guilty Wednesday to giving alcohol to student, 17, last year before having sex with her. 17 is age of consent in NYS, so no charges.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Today


Travelers may experience shorter wait times when crossing into the U.S. or Canada through the new port of entry facility in Hill Island, Ontario.
Watertown Daily Times Today


Buffalo Billion defendants Kaloyeros, Ciminelli deleted possibly incriminating emails after learning federal agents were investigating them. Emails detail how they rigged bidding documents.
Newsday Today


MTA subway delays reported today due to signal problems.
AM New York Today


Long Island pubic employee unions say they are prepared to counter the Janus decision on mandatory union dues.
Newsday Today


Former employee sues Hempstead school district for discrimination.
Newsday Today


Former Sleepy Hollow Middle School secretary Ressa gets probation not jail for stealing thousands of dollars in student funds.
Journal News Today


Yonkers wants schools shut down on Muslim holidays.
Journal News Today


Anthony Barrera Ramirez, 21, of Dover charged with raping child.
Journal News Today


Orange and Rockland Utilities says 5,786 customers are without power in the Town of Blooming Grove and the Village of Washingtonville.
Middletown Times Herald Record Today


Teachers aide Mary Thompson, 46, of Montgomery gets 6 years for sex with student, 16. Judge says Valley Central School staff knew it was going on but did nothing.
Middletown Times Herald Record Today


David Fernandes, 20, of Wappinger was arrested Monday, two months after a parent reported that he was sending sexually inappropriate images to a minor, police said.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today


Robert Bauer of Pawling found guilty of using false invoices to steal more than $160,000 from Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel over a five-year-period.
Poughkeepsie Journal Today


Rhinebeck school board is pushing back against a $36.8 million Dutchess County BOCES project, saying the plan lacks specifics about promised cost savings.
Kingston Daily Freeman Today


Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency ending single-stream recycling as of Jan. 1.
Kingston Daily Freeman Today


In NY19, Faso opens campaign by noting that Democratic primary winner Delgado just moved into the district from NJ and has never voted there.
Schenectady Gazette Today


Cobb faces tough fight in NY21 district, where Stefanik is incumbent. GOP has voter enrollment edge of 50,000.
Schenectady Gazette Today


Janus ruling not expected to impact NYS unions in big way, though new state law on agency fee dues may be ripe for legal challenge.
Schenectady Gazette Today


Stefanik airs first attack ad on Democratic nominee Cobb less than 24 hours after NY21 primary.
Glens Falls Post Star Today


AG Underwood gun buyback program in Plattsburgh brings in 151 weapons.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise Today


Louis column: Behind Crowley's facade, a stench of political corruption. The Queens Democratic Party has been controlled for years by men who do not live in NYC, including Crowley.
NY Daily News Today


Cynthia Nixon's net worth put at $5.2 million.
NY Daily News Today


With Cuomo smiling at his side, CSEA president Danny Donohue declares Trump could have mentored Hitler.
NY Daily News Today


NYT profiles Ocasio Cortez, turned overnight into a national figure in Democratic Party.
The New York Times Today


MTA subway delays hitting poor neighborhoods the worst.
The New York Times Today


Several reasons behind Crowley loss, including changing demographics and aggressive grass roots campaigning by Ocasio Cortez.
The New York Times Today


Columbia University student Joel Davis who won acclaim for his work to stop sexual violence against children is arrested for child pornography.
NY Post Today


Ex-con Senator Monserrate claims he helped Ocasio Cortez to get even with Crowley.
NY Post Today


Future of Queens Democratic boss Crowley and his political machine are now in doubt.
NY Post Today


AbTech executive testifies that Adam Skelos tried to hold firm 'hostage' in order to get more money from them.
NY Post Today


Buffalo Billion trial testimony says Cuomo used corrupt lobbyist Todd Howe, a convicted felon, as his spy at SUNY Poly.
NY Post Today


NYC Council member Van Bramer endorsing Nixon over Cuomo.
NY Daily News Today


At a rally in North Dakota, Trump says Crowley 'got his ass kicked by a young woman who had a lot of energy.'
NY Daily News Today


Pressed by reported on Ocasio Cortez defeat of Crowley, Cuomo claims it has nothing to do with Nixon's primary challenge. He said the two are like comparing 'apples to oranges.'
NY Daily News Today


Cuomo ordered staff to call reporters within an hour of Rep. Crowley's defeat to spin claim that it was an anomaly and not a sign of things to come for him.
The New York Times Today


Churchill column: Victory by Ocasio Cortez should have Cuomo shaking in his khakis. He embodies everything a growing number of Democrats don't want to see in a party leader.
Times Union Today


Surprise upset of Rep. Crowley in Democratic primary raises hopes of candidates intent on defeating Senate IDC incumbents.
Times Union Today


Albany County Family Court Judge Margaret Walsh, a candidate for state Supreme Court justice, ticketed for leaving the scene of a crash. She didn't answer door when police arrived.
Times Union Today


Former Cuomo/SUNY senior aide Doyle testifies that Todd Howe, already a convicted felon, was put in place be Cuomo's 'eyes and ears" overseeing Kaloyeros and SUNY Poly. Glaser involved.
Times Union Today

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