Counties in the News, July 31, 2017

Monday's news from counties across the state.


Making Government and Daily Operations More Efficient in Suffolk County


Fall Seminar Registration is Open 



Paid family leave in NY: the how and when


Maloney touts bill to combat tick-borne illnesses


Governor urged to veto 'Big Pharma' bill on his desk


EDITORIAL: Registering voters is part of the solution


DiNapoli: NY Challenged By Lower Revenue, Potential Cuts


Capitol Watch: New License Plates; No E-Cigs in Schools


New York Now Considers Youth as a Factor for Inmates' Parole


Homeless people living in FiDi hotels can't afford food


New York City waiting for resolution of New Paltz water status



Gang-related violence taking shape as key issue for LI voters


Suffolk County Reconsiders Doubling Traffic & Parking Ticket Fees To Raise Revenue



Motivated by daughter, Marc Molinaro urges local governments to 'ThinkDifferently'


Molinaro submits shared services plan


Rockland Opens First Baby Cafe In The Hudson Valley


Three proposals submitted to operate Westchester County Airport


Ulster, Dutchess, Columbia and Greene meetings: Week of July 31, 2017


Dutchess to host psychological first aid training program


Westchester County Officials Help Bring Awareness To Hunger Epidemic


Sustainable Westchester offers discount program on electric Nissan Leafs



County OKs airport runway grant


Looking into Schenectady County's draft shared-services plan


Study finds Cohoes is the fastest growing city in NY



Quorum of Lewis County Legislators tour Wheeler-Sack in ‘non-meeting'


Governor Cuomo Announces 22 New Jobs at Potsdam Specialty Paper in St. Lawrence County


North Country Chamber gets $74,000 grant


CCC to offer new online degree program


County weighing PLA for airport work


Twin Creeks Distillery, Inc. moving and expanding business in Franklin County



Official: State ‘threatening us' to move forward on jail


Preliminary plan to cut costs, share services heads to county lawmakers


Pharmacies next front for drug collection programs



Farm Event Showcases Tioga County's Agricultural Roots


Southern Tier politicians visit areas damaged by flooding


3 ways Broome County can save $20 million


Violent crimes in Elmira highest since 2012


Steuben County Sheriff's Dept. surprise boaters with safety checks


Upstate Justice Groups Take Action Against Mass Incarceration


Chemung County Lead Paint Warnings



County Legislature Pronounced Dairy Month In June


Madison County holding landfill open house Saturday


Madison County plastic bag ban discussions continue


Shared Services Plan includes changes to the way some children are bused to school


Mahoney unveils shared services plan without many details on savings


CNY agencies can apply for $650,000 to help homeless


Tompkins County proposes expanding wireless device surcharge law



Seneca County Public Works to consider two projects


United lakeshore meets with local officials


Draft town-county water agreements spur thoughts of future battles


Flying beds aid Ontario County's homeless


Albany says ‘yes' to Genesee County rifle hunting


Helming touts efforts to promote NY-grown food



Town hall meeting to focus on substance abuse issues in NT


Drop in EMTs raises certified first responder question


YMCA breaks ground on new Lockport facility


Chautauqua County Education Coalition awards grant


Study: County can leverage food system


Tornado damage estimated near $3 million at Erie County Fair