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Cuomo must reveal entire relationship with governor's office, Moreland Commission

lohud.com — Gov. Cuomo cannot excuse away ongoing accusations that he meddled with the Moreland Commission on Public Corruption. New Yorkers have a right to hear from the governor, directly and in great detail, about his actions during the Moreland Commission's short tenure Gov.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @JonCampbellGAN: .@LoHud ed board calls Cuomo the "the perpetual promiser of government transparency but practitioner of obfuscation" lohud.com/story/opinion/…

Jul 24, 2014

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Jul 24, 2014

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Brewster cold case murders: Daughter withdrew from school

lohud.com — Elizabeth Honsch withdrew from Brewster High School in April of her sophomore year, almost six months before her body was wrapped in trash bags and sleeping bags and dumped behind a Connecticut shopping plaza. Her father, Robert Honsch, appeared Thursday at Wayne County Municipal Court in Wooster, Ohio, before Judge Timothy R.

East Ramapo extends Pomona Middle School day

lohud.com — The East Ramapo school district will use $2.6M in state grant money to lengthen the school day at Pomona Middle School by two hours. Come September, the final bell won't ring until nearly suppertime at Pomona Middle School.

Prohibition River in Nyack: Photo Gallery

lohud.com — Summer salad at Prohibition River in Nyack July 22, 2014.

Ohio man held in 1995 murders of Brewster mom, daughter

Jul 23, 2014

RT @CorcoranTerence: More on this 1995 Brewster cold case, cracked yesterday w/the arrest of an Ohio man. From @reporterhoa lohud.com/story/news/cri…

Jul 23, 2014

More on this 1995 Brewster cold case, cracked yesterday w/the arrest of an Ohio man. From @reporterhoa lohud.com/story/news/cri…

Jul 23, 2014

In 1995 a mother and her 16-y-o daughter from Brewster NY were murdered. 19 years later, an arrest. lohud.com/story/news/cri…

Jul 23, 2014

First, they had to learn the identities of the dead women. Now, they've arrested the alleged killer. lohud.us/1rBXek1

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Did Chelsea Clinton have a baby shower in Chappaqua?

lohud.com — The party, reportedly thrown by the former first daughter's friends and her mother Hillary Clinton, was held on July 13 at Crabtree Kittlehouse. The upscale Chappaqua restaurant -- the Clintons are regulars there -- created a gluten-free menu at the request of Chelsea, who suffers from wheat intolerance.

State's delay on parents bill of rights met with concern

lohud.com — The state Education Department will likely miss a legally imposed deadline to create a "parents bill of rights" on the use of student data and some anxious school districts are considering writing their own statements. The state budget included numerous requirements for the Education Department to safeguard student records.

MakerBot opens pop-up shop in Yonkers Thursday

lohud.com — The MakerBot 3D printer company will open a pop-up shop Thursday at Westchester's Ridge Hill in Yonkers.

I Eat Plants: Candle 79 in NYC

lohud.com — I have resisted since I took over this column writing about restaurants in the city, as they don't quite fit with the Lower Hudson Vally vibe. But sometimes, you take a trip into the city, and you need to know where to eat there, right?

Phil Reisman: Revealing the power behind the Cuomo throne

lohud.com — The Mel Brooks comedy classic, "Spaceballs," has a catch line that epitomizes Gov. Andrew Cuomo's dark obsession with power and control - "May the Schwartz be with you." The Schwartz is certainly with Cuomo. Larry Schwartz is the governor's secretary, which does not mean he takes dictation.
Jul 24, 2014

Great column from colleague @philreisman: Revealing the power behind the @NYGovCuomo throne lohud.us/1mGBpYT via @lohud

Jul 24, 2014

@PhilReisman: Revealing the power behind the Cuomo throne lohud.us/1mGBpYT via @lohud

Jul 24, 2014

Phil Reisman: The Schwartz is with Cuomo - a power behind the govenor's throne lohud.us/1mGBpYT via @lohud

Jul 24, 2014

Phil Reisman: Revealing the power behind the Cuomo throne lohud.us/1mGBpYT via @lohud

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Five Moreland Commission staffers still on state payroll

lohud.com — Even after its disbandment in April, five staffers from the defunct Moreland Commission remain on the state payroll, including its former executive director at a salary of $175,000 a year, records from the state Comptroller's Office showed.
Jul 24, 2014

Five Moreland Commission staffers still on state payroll lohud.us/1rC2eVU via @lohud @DandC

Preet Bharara: 'If other people aren’t going to do it, then we’re going to do it'

lohud.com — A powerful federal prosecutor on Wednesday reiterated his pledge to pick up where Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-corruption commission left off. Late in the interview, Rose briefly asked Bharara about his previous criticism of Cuomo for abruptly shutting down the Moreland Commission in March.
Jul 24, 2014

Bharara didn't say much about the Moreland Commission on Charlie Rose lohud.com/story/news/pol…

State to tell schools how kids did on Common Core questions

lohud.com — Local schools can peek at how well their students did on specific Common Core-based standardized English and math questions this week, but parents will still have to wait another month for the same information.

Greenburgh says water supply free of coliform bacteria

lohud.com — Town officials are standing behind Greenburgh's water supply even though they recently sent a note to some residents telling them coliform bacteria were found in their drinking water a month ago. "Please do not be concerned with the water," Victor Carosi, the public works commissioner, said in a statement posted to the town's website.

Let the Gaelic games begin

lohud.com — The 10th annual Continental Youth Championships for Gaelic football and hurling start Thursday on Randalls Island. To the untrained American eye, a Gaelic football game could be mistaken for a variety of different sports. Is it rugby? Is it soccer? And why are they hitting it like it's a volleyball?
Jul 24, 2014

Check out my story on the Gaelic Athletic Association's Continental Youth Championships, which begin today in NYC: lohud.com/story/sports/r…

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