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News

Counties in the News, May 15, 2018

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.

NATION

The Supreme Court opens up sports betting across the country

How the Sports Betting Ruling Will Impact State Budgets

STATEWIDE

Lawmakers poised to jump-start sports betting

Are Times Changing for NY's Old-School Town and Village Courts?

NEW YORK CITY

New York City poised to join Airbnb crackdown effort backed by hotels, unions

New York Moves to Create Safe Injection Sites

LONG ISLAND        

Vineyard View awarded $5.7M in financing for affordable housing project

$5.5M for after-school, job training programs targets MS-13

HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster County's new solar array can cover up to 20% of government's electricity needs

Ulster County Solar Project Makes Use Of A Capped Landfill

Westchester County faces $28.7M budget shortfall

Westchester considers hiking two salaries, signaling possible policy shift

Celebrate Putnam County's 206th Birthday

Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie review final bus lease agreement

Ulster County to look at how it deals with the dead

CAPITAL

Albany Co. lawmakers ban sale of tobacco, nicotine at pharmacies

SCCC installs breastfeeding, pumping pod for moms

NORTH COUNTRY

Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County garnering $50,000 for management of St. Lawrence River shoreline

Drugs on the rise in Jefferson County

MOHAWK VALLEY

City Planners Refer Microtel Site Plan To County Board

Oneida Nation to take sports bets at Turning Stone, other venues, in 'near future'

SOUTHERN TIER

Attacking rising poverty levels a priority for Southern Tier economic council

'Project Zombie' to flip vacant properties in Chenango County

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Cayuga County Office for the Aging offering Medicare classes

With office's future in question, Office of Human Rights gets new director

Chobani to promote 'economic opportunity' with $100K annual Central NY grant fund

Cortland County Sheriff's Office warning locals of scam involving a 'deputy'

FINGER LAKES

Ontario County hopes to get into the Blue Zone

Applicants sought for Seneca County IDA board vacancy

Local officials say Yates doesn't compare to other counties

WESTERN NEW YORK

NFTA wants to redevelop stand-alone rail stations into mixed-use projects

Long-planned Arkwright wind farm springing up quickly

NYS would have to change laws for WNY to have sports betting

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