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News

Counties in the News, November 28, 2016

Monday's news from counties across the state.
NYSAC
Air Medical in New York: A Crucial Link
One in three Americans live in rural areas where getting urgent medical care for events like cardiac emergencies, stroke, and trauma is extremely difficult due to the fact that appropriate medical facilities are so far away. Since 1990, more than 22 percent of America's hospitals have closed. According to the Center for Rural Affairs, rural hospitals have been closing at a rate of nearly one per month since 2010.
 

STATEWIDE
25 bills await their trip to Cuomo's desk
 

State Fair offers $3 Cyber Monday deal on tickets
 

HUDSON VALLEY
Ulster County cyber bullying legislation advances
 

Locals hit stores on Small Business Saturday
 

Putnam launches Defend the Holiday program to support overseas troops
 

Orange County rolls out "Ride Free!" holiday bus service
 

Verizon looks to upgrade service along Rt. 17 in Sullivan County
 

Veterans' homelessness ‘functionally ended” in Ulster County, Hein says
 

NORTH COUNTRY
Essex Co. budget comes in below 5-plan projections
 

ROOST touts Essex Co. tourism impact
 

MOHAWK VALLEY
Historical Society seeks items for World War I exhibit

SOUTHERN TIER
Tioga Downs expansion secured with $90 million
 

CENTRAL NEW YORK
Our view: Get indigent defense bill signed into law
 

FINGER LAKES
House wins big with casino tax breaks
 

One-cent increase in Ontario County tax rate
 

GCC seeks nominations for Hall of Fame
 

WESTERN NEW YORK
Fly Car System Is a Needed Program (Opinion)
 

Explorers find shipwreck of rare vessel

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