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January 29-31
Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
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May 2 – 4, 2018
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Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

 
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September 24 - 26
Hyatt Hotel
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

News

Counties in the News, October 6, 2017

Friday's news from counties across the state.

NATION

Urban Americans Want to Age in Their Neighborhoods

 

Report: Urban greening is the key to improving public health

 

STATEWIDE

Schneiderman amends DACA lawsuit

 

Schneiderman leads lawsuit over Trump administration's missed clean air deadline

 

More than 4M have enrolled in health insurance through state's exchange

 

Cuomo budget letter again asks for no growth

 

Bipartisan bill would ban ‘bump stocks' for rifles in NY

 

Money woes hamper New York's medical marijuana program

 

NEW YORK CITY

Cuomo Launches ‘Fix NYC' Panel For Traffic Issues

 

Cuomo's 'Fix NYC' Panel Is Devoid Of Anyone Who Governs NYC

 

LONG ISLAND                                                                           

State grants $27M for water, wastewater projects on Long Island

 

Southold, Riverhead may join Suffolk plan to save on health costs

 

Suffolk awarded $500G federal grant to fight MS-13 street gang

 

Suffolk County Police Department Shows Off New High-Tech Equipment

 

HUDSON VALLEY       

Odell promises continued focus on quality of life, projects in 2018, with small tax increase

 

Orange County lawmakers support DEC in CPV battle

 

Plastic foam containers likely to be banned in Dutchess eateries

 

Northern Westchester Task Force Aims To Combat Domestic Violence

 

$230M Westchester medical center tops out

 

Prelude to the vote on separation

 

Dutchess 2016 year-end report shows strong finances

 

Orange County to hold annual Fall Job Fair on Oct. 18 at the Newburgh Mall

 

State Comptroller Lists Westchester, Yonkers and Others as Under ‘Moderate Fiscal Stress'

 

CAPITAL

Planned closure of Selkirk plant raises concerns about New York power markets

 

Resource center for veterans

 

Phone scam targeting Albany County seniors

 

$44M in grants announced for Capital Region water infrastructure improvements

 

Albany County Panel Adopts Shared Services Plan

 

NORTH COUNTRY

Galloo Island wind developer wants PILOT discussions tabled

 

Volunteer Transportation Center purchases property for larger office, plans move

 

Franklin County sale of tax-delinquent properties set for Nov. 15

 

Ogdensburg manufacturer to benefit from $200,000 power grant

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

Anthony Picente Jr. Outlines Spending Plan for $407M

 

Leggett to Join Other County Leaders to Celebrate Success of Revitalization Projects in Burtonsville

 

County plans events to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

Budget Review Committee Works to Reduce Tax Levy Impact

 

SOUTHERN TIER

Consortium to Establish Lithium-Ion Battery Giga Factory in Endicott, Create "At Least" 230 Jobs

 

Tioga County joins statewide opioid lawsuit

 

Chemung County In Negotiations To Sell Former Sikorsky Plant

 

Outdated flood maps mean many Binghamton-area homeowners aren't aware of property risks

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

See list of 38 'priority' Central New York projects seeking $23M from state

 

Oneida Nation Seeks Table-Game Dealers For Upcoming Point Place Casino In Sullivan

 

Cayuga County farm eyes NY grant for $3.27M soybean processing plant

 

Will Las Vegas massacre impact Onondaga County budget?

 

Picente discusses $12 million plan for local flood relief

 

(Update) Proposed Oneida Co. budget includes no tax increase

 

Cayuga County Well Positioned for REDC Funding

 

FINGER LAKES

Local officials declare October as 'Domestic Violence Awareness Month'

 

Domestic Violence in Monroe County Decreases Again

 

Crime Stoppers: Anti-gun initiative & parolee assistance

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delays

 

Proposed Allegany County pipeline would cross two trout streams

 

Lawsuit seeks to force sheriff to label suicide attempts as suicide attempts

 

Poloncarz hits the road to talk about opioid crisis

 

Committee Eyes Tax Decrease

 

Emergency Services firearms policy reflects new role

 

Allegany County Public Works committee hears about roads, recycling

 

What's hot, what's not in the Buffalo Niagara economy

 

Erie County's white Medicaid recipients cost taxpayers the most money

 

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper lands federal funds to protect headwaters in WNY

 

Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging to Offer Medicare Workshops

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