Counties in the News, March 1, 2018
Thursday's news from counties across the state.
Sessions unveils new task force targeting opioid manufacturers, distributors
Worst states for retirement
New York State Holds Hemp Research Forum
Can New York solve harmful algal blooms?
Gov. Cuomo pushes legislation requiring transparency on who pays for political ads on social media
Cuomo Announces $26.5m Available For Rail And Port-Infrastructure Improvements
Once It Was Overdue Books. Now Librarians Fight Overdoses.
NEW YORK CITY
Mayor de Blasio plans to shut down 13 struggling city schools
Who's bigger in NYC, tech or Wall Street?
Suffolk County Considers Ban On Ride-Share Services
Curran: New sewage plant will save water & taxpayer money
County Executive's Corner: “Keeping Moving”
State Addressing Toxic Algae Blooms In Putnam, Orange
Ulster RRA report, now under wraps, details tri-county plan for waste disposal
Washington County using single, centralized location to conduct town court arraignments
Washington County budget can't support all paving plans
More people means more storage units in southern Saratoga County
The arts fuel regional economy
Franklin Co. Official Objects To Prison Filming
St. Lawrence County accepting Agricultural District request applications in March
DEC seeks comments on plans for two sites in southeast St. Lawrence County
Deadline extended for hospital-area property owners
Grant Application Hearing Quiet; Community Members Honored
Delaware board decries plan to move clinic
Upbeat mood at Chemung chamber economic forum
CENTRAL NEW YORK
Cayuga County, sheriffs police union sign collective bargaining agreement
Why doesn't Tompkins County have more hydropower?
Cayuga County asking for intervention in FEMA disaster declaration
Casella, DEC trying to solve vexing problem of landfill litter in trees
Seneca County Supervisors committee approves motion opposing Romulus incinerator
Prime time for farming in Ontario County
Sheriff's deputies warn of phone scam in Genesee County
Passion, dedication cultivate success at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County
O'Mara, Palmesano hear from Yates lawmakers
Enhanced budget flexibility moves Monroe County, N.Y. up a notch
Finger Lakes Land Trust acquires land along Owasco Lake shore
IEC Electronics to add hundreds of jobs in Wayne County
WESTERN NEW YORK
Legislators continue to review police budget
Allegany County Legislature goes to battle with heroin and opioid abuse
Can more school resource officers prevent school shootings?
Erie County seeing increasing suicide rate
Cattaraugus, Allegany counties showcased on Amazon in ‘Fireball Run'