Counties in the News, August 17, 2017

Thursday's news from counties across the state.


Workshop to Provide a Guide to Parliamentary Procedures at the NYSAC Fall Seminar


Can Craft Breweries Transform America's Post-Industrial Neighborhoods?

49 States Legally Allow Employers to Discriminate Based on Weight

To Reduce Infant Mortality, Cities Enlist Doulas for Black Moms

Trump Administration Pays Obamacare Insurers, for Now

Trump Set to Roll Back Obama-Era Contraception Rule

For Workers Without Retirement Plans, States Step In

The Jobs Most Segregated by Gender and Race

IBO: Millions in social services grants for New York at risk under Trump budget


Cuomo signs bill barring tampering with student records

DFS issues letter on processing transgender medical claims

NY business council faults state for inaction on natural gas infrastructure

Cuomo: New York has no place for Charlottesville-style hate

N.Y. mandates insurance coverage for transgender patients

Cuomo signs backyard surveillance bill


With cross-Hudson travel in 'crisis' mode, planners demand a fundamental 'reset'

The Rebranding of the Bronx

If New York City pays more for the MTA it should gain more fiscal autonomy

Developer gets easy money for turning building into homeless shelter

NYC to review ‘all symbols of hate' on city property: de Blasio

Report: City's economy grew 3.3 percent in second quarter


Nassau vigil shows ‘solidarity' with Charlottesville victims

Charity helps disabled adults lead independent lives

Oyster Bay to use county workers for some road projects

Suffolk veterans groups get $143,500 from county Marathon

Long Beach receives $250,000 grant for safety purchases

How rising sea levels could affect Long Island


County Executive's Corner: Putting Rockland on the Map

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino Vetoes ‘Sanctuary County' Bill

Ulster Rail Trail moves forward, but with less rail

Ulster Couny lawmakers send unpaid village tax compensation proposal back to committee

Monroe residents dispute over Kiryas Joel becoming separate town

Sullivan County Airport lands federal grant

Vanishing Hudson Valley

Tappan Zee Bridge bus system extended to Port Chester

How Rockland libraries are evolving to serve community


Hunter gets $150K for North/South Lake

Quality Inn sale gets IDA and county moving

Warren County turns down EMS proposals to aid rural towns

20 Albany-area companies make Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing businesses


PLA receives county OK

Essex Co. weighs request to raise tobacco-purchase age

Animal advocates speak out on shared services plan


Legislators moving ahead with economic development director position

Legislator wants casino host benefits for town of Verona

Environmental report: Area legislators vote on party lines


Texas solar company wins $1 million, will manufacture in Southern Tier

Schuyler County Joins Growing List of New York Counties Against Opioids

Airport gets $1.4 million from feds

Tourism Campaign Highlights Broome County's Hidden Gems

Tioga County celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage


Tompkins sportsmen welcome public interest

Tompkins Legislature revises comment sign in, approves wireless surcharge

More EEE Found in Oswego County; Health Department Plans Aerial Spraying


Livingston County Development considers $250K incentive package for Bristol ID expansion

Hundreds crowd summer job fair at MCC

Ontario County DA candidates unveil plans to combat opioid epidemic


Erie County to begin dam repairs at Como Park Lake

WNY Leaders Promote Peace At Charlottesville Vigil

Photonics Company to Expand in Western NY Suburb

Allegany County libraries to hold genealogical seminars