Counties in the News, January 31, 2018

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.


Why NY counties had a good year

New state budget affects local programs

N.Y.'s broadband buildout may be completed this year

Sales tax revenues high across New York state

NY State Senate OKs bill requiring kids to wear helmets on ski slopes

How rampant is the flu in your county? Check here

At least 14 NY counties and NYC suing opioid companies

These are the counties with the state's highest opioid prescription rates


New York City bus operating costs: an analysis

New York City says accelerating rollout of police body cameras

Plan Would Charge NYC Residents To Have Garbage Picked Up To Encourage Recycling


Jared Kasschau confirmed as Nassau County attorney

Nassau lawmakers delay vote on borrowing $45M to pay exonerated pair


No firm plan yet for waste disposal if Ulster, Greene and Sullivan counties form joint authority

What's new, what's ahead for the environment?

No shortage of flu vaccine in Westchester, county says

Westchester and Rockland County Executives Meet to Establish Shared Goals

John B. Lovett: First Chairman Of Rockland County Legislature

Dutchess Veterans Services head Rivera retires; county seeks replacement

Molinaro Prepares For Dutchess State Of County Address


Schenectady County stays committed to solar, despite tariff

Greene County seeks nominees for Youth of the Year Award


St. Lawrence County Hires New Public Health Director

St. Lawrence County wants to remove pistol licensing responsibility from judges following state conduct board opinion

Bill to rename Jefferson County bridge after Trooper Davis passes NY Senate

St. Lawrence County lawmakers reject proposal to seek outside bids for trash hauling to Rodman


Raise the age law comes with challenges

Court facilities upgraded in Oneida, Madison counties


Report: Chemung County sales tax shift working, Elmira still sinking

Steuben Co. Aims to Break Silence on Human Trafficking

73 hospitalized with the flu in Broome County

Chemung County Sheriff's Office to host boater safety courses

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Lawsuit could grant Onondaga funding to help alleviate opioid crisis

Upstate NY's most educated places: Which Onondaga County towns made the ranking?

Proposed Onondaga County law would punish people for leaving animals out too long in cold

Deputies appointed to Cayuga County Clerk's Office


Task Force Fights Drug Trafficking within Monroe County

Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Board seeking active farmers

Ontario County police taking part in DWI crackdown

Ontario board chairman outlines plans

Ontario County launches new recycling website

Where are jobs in the Finger Lakes?


Scammers targeting the elderly in Erie County

Niagara County law enforcement agencies to hold “Big Game” weekend DWI crackdown

Online map shows Erie County road closures, problems

Free tax prep help offered for qualifying Niagara County residents