Counties in the News, February 28, 2018

Wednesday's news from counties across the state.


Congress punctures Trump's infrastructure and aviation plans, in one day

The Widening Cost-of-Living Gap


Officials share state budget details

Areas along Lake Ontario shoreline get $1.5 million in state funding

NY Gov Kicks Off First Summit On Harmful Algal Blooms

Analysis: Cuomo administration can't meet climate commitments without halting natural gas pipelines

NY maple producers aim to increase production, quality

$10M in NY State Funding Awarded for Detox Programs

Opioid death toll grows; takes more time to count the bodies

State proposal to cap Adirondack tax payments is a bad move

Cuomo's proposal to feed more people and help the environment (Editorial)

Nearly $5 Million Earmarked for State Animal Shelters

Early voting in New York set to begin in 2019


Nobody is talking about NYC's most pressing transit crisis

Tenants Sue New York City Housing Authority: ‘We Have Let Other People Speak for Us for Too Long'

NYC debuts affordable home ownership program with 56-unit Bronx co-op


Curran takes key role in designing roadmap for regional transit

Suffolk County Lawmakers Vying For Share Of Ride-Sharing Revenue

Drucker proposes sexual harassment prevention training for Nassau County officials

PSEG Long Island temporary housing program spurs questions

‘Returnships' provide a way back into the workforce after a gap


Dutchess County Fairground Offers Scholarships

Sullivan County Museum offers '60s music, stories

LETTER: Ulster County lawmakers did the right thing with rail trail

Ulster County provides smoke detectors that can alert hearing-impaired children

Cuomo spearheads fight against mysterious harmful algal blooms

Governor omits Newburgh water crisis from contaminated water remarks

County Executive Honors Trailblazers for Black History Month in Home Town of Rye


Work here, live here? Albany County to decide

Saratoga County supervisors reject early voting, automatic registration


St. Lawrence County committee approves funds for Bassmaster tournament

Facility needed: St. Lawrence County seeks appropriate site for juvenile center

St. Lawrence County approves Canton property deal

County planning officials find no major issues with retail construction projects

Franklin County Visitors Bureau Announces April Is Spring Into History Month

DEC wants public input on management plan for state land in DeKalb, Depeyster, Gouverneur, Pitcairn


Herkimer Co. Prevention Council names contest winners

Herkimer Co. Humane Society receives $500,000 grant

Authorities Warn Of Phone Scam In Otsego County

Opioid Crisis Spurs Demand Of Social Services In Oneida County

Local shelters receive state funding for construction projects

Legislators Approve Zumbolo As County Auditor After Debate


NY state grant to help build rail siding

Chemung County Sheriff to host three boating safety courses

Steuben County, Outmanned By Opioids, Looks To Turn Tide On Epidemic

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Cayuga County to state's U.S. reps: Change FEMA's mind about disaster declaration denial

Is there a compromise between green housing and affordable housing?

Bye to single-use plastic bags? Tompkins committee calls for statewide ban

Experts say it's too soon to tell if new tax law is a success

State Board Approves $15 Million For NexGen Project, But Specifies Repayments If Job Commitments Not Met

Sheriff warns public of ongoing phone scams in Cortland County


Flu cases appear to be leveling off in Monroe County

Yates County eyes portion of del Lago, Tioga Downs casino tax payments

NYS Senator to agriculture chief: Leave $15M NYS Fair gondola off the table

Detox beds for drug addicts funded

Monroe County saw an average of more than two drug overdoses per day in 2017

Celebrating agriculture in Ontario Co.

Villa of Hope to build new detox facility in Monroe County

Monroe County receives state funds to help with shoreline projects after last year's flooding


State awards grants to animal shelters in West Seneca, Cattaraugus County

Cattaraugus County Sheriff: Treat Schools Like Government Buildings

Poloncarz, Burstein review 2017 Erie County opioid fatalities

Tax relief for Cold War veterans

Solarize Events Scheduled for County Residents