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Editorials from around New York

November 30, 2016

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:

The Syracuse Post-Standard on lessons Americans can learn today from Ruth Gruber, a Jewish journalist who... more »»

Saariaho's 'L'Amour' first work by woman at Met since 1903

November 30, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — When the first notes of Kaija Saariaho's "L'Amour de Loin (Love from Afar)" are played at the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday night, it will mark only the second staged work by a... more »»

Western NY restaurant closed after 60 illnesses reported

November 30, 2016

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — Health officials have closed a suburban Rochester restaurant after dozens of people reported getting sick after eating there on Thanksgiving. more »»

Rochester police shoot, kill pit bull that was mauling woman

November 30, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say police officers have shot and killed a pit bull that was mauling a woman outside a Rochester home.

Rochester police say officers responded around 1 a.m. more »»

NY conservation officer wounded probing illegal hunting

November 30, 2016

GALLATIN, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New York state environmental conservation officer is hospitalized with a gunshot wound after being shot while investigating reports of illegal hunting. more »»

Police arrest 5 in Long Island counterfeit goods sting

November 30, 2016

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — A sting conducted by federal and local law enforcement on Long Island resulted in five arrests and the seizure of more than $1.5 million worth of counterfeit goods. more »»

State conservation officer shot, wounded in upstate New York

November 30, 2016

GALLATIN, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New York state environmental conservation officer is hospitalized with a gunshot wound after being shot while investigating reports of illegal hunting. more »»

Ex-judge denies reducing defendant's fine for sexual favors

November 30, 2016

WEST CARTHAGE, N.Y. (AP) — A former upstate New York judge has denied allegations that he used his position to elicit sexual favors from a defendant in return for reducing a traffic fine. more »»

Long Island art dealer admits to trafficking rhino horns

November 30, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has announced an Asian art dealer from Long Island admitted to charges that he took part in the illegal trafficking of black rhinoceros horns. more »»

Police: Thief stole 86 lb. bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6M

November 30, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are looking for a quick-thinking thief who stole an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in Manhattan. more »»

Labors of love: 10 librarians honored for community work

November 30, 2016

Librarians don't only help us find good book. more »»

NY awards $6.3M to help preserve farmland

November 30, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state has awarded $6.3 million in grants to help preserve farmland in eastern New York.

Gov. more »»

Forum to be held on review of massive Hudson River cleanup

November 30, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal officials will hold a public forum in Albany this week related to the recently completed Superfund cleanup of the Hudson River. more »»

New York man solicited naked pictures from adolescent girls

November 30, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban Buffalo man faces at least five years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. more »»

New York lawmakers to hold hearing on student debt

November 30, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Student debt and the rising cost of college will be examined at a public hearing by the New York State Assembly.

The hearing at 10 a.m. more »»

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at UNICEF gala

November 30, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has made a surprise appearance at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball in New York City. more »»

2 accused of making immigrants work in Halal slaughterhouse

November 29, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two New York men have been charged with forcing people in the country illegally to work at their Halal chicken slaughterhouse in New Jersey. more »»

Woman escapes exploding home in New York

November 29, 2016

PINE ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was briefly trapped in a house that exploded in New York's Hudson Valley. more »»

Man pleads guilty to homicide in crash that killed baby boy

November 29, 2016

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — A 37-year-old man has pleaded guilty to homicide and drunken driving charges for a crash that killed a 3-week-old baby boy in central New York. more »»

 
 
 

 

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