Counties in the News, October 6, 2017

Friday's news from counties across the state.


Urban Americans Want to Age in Their Neighborhoods


Report: Urban greening is the key to improving public health



Schneiderman amends DACA lawsuit


Schneiderman leads lawsuit over Trump administration's missed clean air deadline


More than 4M have enrolled in health insurance through state's exchange


Cuomo budget letter again asks for no growth


Bipartisan bill would ban ‘bump stocks' for rifles in NY


Money woes hamper New York's medical marijuana program



Cuomo Launches ‘Fix NYC' Panel For Traffic Issues


Cuomo's 'Fix NYC' Panel Is Devoid Of Anyone Who Governs NYC


LONG ISLAND                                                                           

State grants $27M for water, wastewater projects on Long Island


Southold, Riverhead may join Suffolk plan to save on health costs


Suffolk awarded $500G federal grant to fight MS-13 street gang


Suffolk County Police Department Shows Off New High-Tech Equipment



Odell promises continued focus on quality of life, projects in 2018, with small tax increase


Orange County lawmakers support DEC in CPV battle


Plastic foam containers likely to be banned in Dutchess eateries


Northern Westchester Task Force Aims To Combat Domestic Violence


$230M Westchester medical center tops out


Prelude to the vote on separation


Dutchess 2016 year-end report shows strong finances


Orange County to hold annual Fall Job Fair on Oct. 18 at the Newburgh Mall


State Comptroller Lists Westchester, Yonkers and Others as Under ‘Moderate Fiscal Stress'



Planned closure of Selkirk plant raises concerns about New York power markets


Resource center for veterans


Phone scam targeting Albany County seniors


$44M in grants announced for Capital Region water infrastructure improvements


Albany County Panel Adopts Shared Services Plan



Galloo Island wind developer wants PILOT discussions tabled


Volunteer Transportation Center purchases property for larger office, plans move


Franklin County sale of tax-delinquent properties set for Nov. 15


Ogdensburg manufacturer to benefit from $200,000 power grant



Anthony Picente Jr. Outlines Spending Plan for $407M


Leggett to Join Other County Leaders to Celebrate Success of Revitalization Projects in Burtonsville


County plans events to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Budget Review Committee Works to Reduce Tax Levy Impact



Consortium to Establish Lithium-Ion Battery Giga Factory in Endicott, Create "At Least" 230 Jobs


Tioga County joins statewide opioid lawsuit


Chemung County In Negotiations To Sell Former Sikorsky Plant


Outdated flood maps mean many Binghamton-area homeowners aren't aware of property risks



See list of 38 'priority' Central New York projects seeking $23M from state


Oneida Nation Seeks Table-Game Dealers For Upcoming Point Place Casino In Sullivan


Cayuga County farm eyes NY grant for $3.27M soybean processing plant


Will Las Vegas massacre impact Onondaga County budget?


Picente discusses $12 million plan for local flood relief


(Update) Proposed Oneida Co. budget includes no tax increase


Cayuga County Well Positioned for REDC Funding



Local officials declare October as 'Domestic Violence Awareness Month'


Domestic Violence in Monroe County Decreases Again


Crime Stoppers: Anti-gun initiative & parolee assistance



To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delays


Proposed Allegany County pipeline would cross two trout streams


Lawsuit seeks to force sheriff to label suicide attempts as suicide attempts


Poloncarz hits the road to talk about opioid crisis


Committee Eyes Tax Decrease


Emergency Services firearms policy reflects new role


Allegany County Public Works committee hears about roads, recycling


What's hot, what's not in the Buffalo Niagara economy


Erie County's white Medicaid recipients cost taxpayers the most money


Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper lands federal funds to protect headwaters in WNY


Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging to Offer Medicare Workshops