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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 2, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.

NYSAC

NYSAC promotes Hohman to legislative director

 

NATION

Justice Department Ends Era of Pushing Police Reform

 

Funding hangs in limbo for the nation's 1,400 community health centers

 

Congress Lets CHIP Expire, and States Scramble

 

Schumer Wants Bus Safety Grades Posted on Windshields

 

Do some states have more opioid prescriptions than residents?

 

STATEWIDE

Eight con con misconceptions dispelled

 

Feds, NY continue battle over I Love NY signs

 

Cuomo wants fentanyl analogs added to state controlled substance list

 

NYSERDA Releases 2017 New York Solar Guidebook for Local Governments

 

$50 million statewide grant to provide water quality protection for farmers

 

Cold war veteran tax break extended

 

REAL IDs are coming to New York state

 

State officials: N.Y. will help enroll people in insurance through Obamacare

 

Judge bans ballot-box selfies in New York
 

New York moves to expand access to lawyers for poor people charged with crimes

 

Corruption an argument for, against state Constitutional Convention

 

Did you get free SUNY tuition? NY reveals figures

 

New York seeking to attract driverless car companies

 

New York state finances receives failing grade in controversial report

 

NEW YORK CITY

De Blasio announces rat mitigation plan for Upper West Side

 

Traffic will leave old Tappan Zee span next week

 

Cuomo's MTA Says The Subways Won't Get Fixed Unless De Blasio Pays For Half

 

De Blasio Commissioners Tout Sustainability Successes

 

World Trade Center looking to court Amazon's next headquarters

 

New York City bus terminal upward expansion feasible: review team
 

City is denying 9/11 first responders disability pensions

 

With a congressional seat in the balance, City Planning prepares for Census count

 

LONG ISLAND  

State fields bids for Belmont redevelopment

 

LI officials propose Belmont, Heartland as Amazon HQ sites

 

Nassau, Suffolk county fee increases same as tax hikes

 

HUDSON VALLEY

Aurochemicals dedicates its $1.5 million world headquarters expansion

 

Town of Palm Tree public information sessions to be held Oct. 11 and 18

 

Orange County kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
 

Rockland to the Rescue: County Launches Effort to Help Puerto Rico

 

Orange County collection drive underway for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

 

Hudson Valley residents join lawsuits against Equifax over security breach

 

County legislator hosts Hurricane Maria drive

 

Inmates Help Food Bank Feed The Hungry

 

Dutchess County Tick Task Force sponsors PSA contest for students

 

Proposed 2018 Orange County budget stabilizes county finances, says Neuhaus

 

Westchester to sue pharma companies tied to opioid, heroin crisis

 

CAPITAL

Railway on track to store train cars in North Creek

 

Albany County Nursing Home renovation for 911 dispatch to pave way for city merger

 

State Labor Department probes airport security firm's alleged wage theft

 

Port looks to expand in Rensselaer County

 

County pushes for 'land bank' amendment to solve bridge issue

 

Albany County comptroller warns of 'financial cliff'

 

NORTH COUNTRY

Judge tosses out Cuomo's $8 million Adirondack rail-trail plan

 

Franklin County officials work to stabilize fire practice tower while waiting on state renovation grant

 

Officials welcome Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

 

Clinton Co. gives OK to para-transit change

 

Marketing study shows lots of tourists

 

MOHAWK VALLEY

‘Very fortunate:' AHL All-Star Classic, funding coming to Aud

 

NASA to join NUAIR in Rome drone testing program

 

SRC Plans to Add 1,000 Drone-Related Jobs in Next Five Years

 

Funding for parking garage now hinges on city council

 

County Joins Energize NY to Help Property Owners Finance Energy Upgrades

 

SOUTHERN TIER

Broome Gets New DSS Commissioner

 

A FISH TALE: New York hatcheries boost economy, bolster recreation

 

Broome County Hunger Tour helps feed the hungry in our area

 

Struggling Upstate NY city dubbed 'the center of America's retail meltdown'

 

Broome County Executive to hold shared services public hearing

 

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Public Safety Committee Receives Law Enforcement Shared Services Study

 

New Youth Court Members Ready To Dispense Teen Justice

 

Ulysses Celebrates County Bicentennial

 

Oswego County legislators OK additional money for computer consultant

 

FINGER LAKES

Local law would increase Seneca County public officials' salaries in 2018

 

Legislation seeks to reform CPS in Monroe County

 

Newly discovered algae toxin in Finger Lakes is especially deadly to dogs

 

Ontario County to host paper shredding event

 

Casella submits plan to correct landfill violation

 

Yates County Chamber to Conduct Membership Survey

 

Women's Summit provides ‘incredible investment' for Wyoming County businesswomen

 

Orleans County discusses new dog law

 

WESTERN NEW YORK

Cattaraugus County Shared Services Plan projects $3 million savings

 

Village passes shared services agreements

 

'Hire local' executive order signed for construction projects

 

12 Erie County libraries share $120,000 in state funding

 

County to Sell South County Office Building in Jamestown Despite Raised Concerns

 

County Executive addresses CPS concerns

 

Climate change and agriculture discussed at Farmer Neighbor Dinner

 

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