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News

Counties in the News, August 2, 2017

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

Join your colleagues at the NYSAC Fall Seminar in Onondaga County in September

 

NYSAC: Still more work to do on ‘shared services'

 

STATEWIDE

Medical marijuana in NY adds five companies

 

N.Y. recovers $5.3M from deadbeat public-works project employers

 

NEW YORK CITY

MTA Faces Staff Shortage Amid Plan to Fix Subway System

 

City public schools see safest year on record

 

LONG ISLAND  

Report Shows Drop In Revenue From L.I. Red-Light Cameras, More Rear-End Crashes In Suffolk County

 

Legislature plans for permanent drug advisory panel

 

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Unveils Suffolkshare To Achieve Taxpayer Savings Among Local Governments

 

NIFA: Nassau's 2017 deficit expected to be $53M, cites improvement

 

Brookhaven town wins $25G state grant to clean up junkyards

 

Suffolk County Applies For $50 Million In Water Quality Funding Through The Long Island Regional Economic Development Council

 

HUDSON VALLEY

Ulster formalizes shared services plan

 

Opioid crisis: Rockland County Executive Ed Day says county will sue pharmaceutical companies

 

West Nile Virus Found In Mosquitoes in Mount Vernon

 

Health Alliance, BC/BS come to terms on coverage

 

Film and TV Industry Spent $30M in Westchester County

 

Medical marijuana growing facility originally planned for Seneca County opening downstate

 

Head Start of Rockland gets $1.4M in federal funding

 

Ulster County employee health benefits audit gets good grades, says Comptroller Elliott Auerbach

 

CAPITAL

$2.37 million budget for new Mont Pleasant library

 

Granville might get Salem's Archibald Bridge demo money

 

Medical marijuana growing site, dispensing center coming to Schenectady County

 

Baby Cafes to encourage breastfeeding in Schenectady and Troy

 

Albany County: Sharing services could save $6.8M

 

Columbia County: City of Hudson wins $10 million in downtown revitalization contest

 

NORTH COUNTRY

The importance of agriculture

 

Lewis officials add six parcels to ATV trail system

 

County mulls fairgrounds upgrades, better office space

 

Lewis County legislators approve planned JCC bus route

 

County weighs new home for CCE

 

St. Lawrence County exploring idea of consolidating local court functions

 

"We don't want to see any city struggle'

 

A closer look: what happened to Plattsburgh's city government last week?

 

Another Medical Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Clinton County

 

Ulster, Dutchess counties outline potential savings through shared services

 

Dutchess County Government goes on the Road

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

Mohawk Valley Water Authority Selects SUEZ to Manage Water Treatment Plant

 

City receives 970K in emergency state funds for sewer, water problems

 

Cuomo announces $2.5M to widen Sauquoit Creek for flood mitigation

 

SOUTHERN TIER

County Exec. Garnar Presents $1,000 To Twin Tiers Honor Flight Program

 

County enacts surcharge to pre-paid cell phones

 

Local Leaders Join Forces To Tackle Community Problems

 

Food bank is tops in U.S.

 

Medical Marijuana coming to Chemung County

 

Tioga County: A long road ahead for 'shared services'

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Onondaga County Takes Legal Steps To Battle Opioid Epidemic

 

First Shared Services deadline to come up with a plan Tuesday

 

Tessy Plastics opens new facility in Van Buren

 

What Services Should be Shared Between Municipalities? Public Can Weigh in on Ideas

 

Cayuga County Legislature holds special meeting on Lake Ontario flood relief

 

FINGER LAKES

Ontario County Jail Now Diverting Food Waste

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

This County Would Have Seen Its Opioid Overdose Rate Double

 

Legislator pushes 'Made in America Act' for county purchases over $10,000

 

NT police dispatch channel approved by city, county

 

Not All County Jobs Listed As Open Really Are

 

Leone to Announce Launch of Emergency Medical Services System in Chautauqua County

 

American Cancer Society establishes upstate headquarters in Buffalo region

 

DEC: Niagara Falls discharge 'clearly violated water quality standards'

 

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