Counties in the News, June 4, 2018

Monday's news from counties across the state.


Is the Overdose-Reversal Drug Hard to Get? Depends on Where You Live.

How to Calculate What Opioid Overdoses Cost Government

The Hidden Costs of Losing Your Local Newspaper

Local bills in jeopardy with Senate gridlock

Lawmakers Debate How Cannabis Should Replace Opioids

Search public housing inspection scores throughout New York State

Should You Be Able to Deduct Your Taxes?

New York is Creating a Cryptocurrency Task Force

Drugs in New York's Waters

New York expanding electric vehicle efforts with $250M program

Will New York taxpayers reap benefits of sports betting?


NYC to reserve more than 300 parking spaces for car-share programs

A New Proposal Suggests Adding ‘X' Category to New York City Birth Certificates

Restructuring, Refocus on Mission at NYC Office of Chief Technology Officer


Suffolk County hosts Narcan training in Huntington Station

Long Island's other railroad looks to expand

Projects backed by local IDAs have hired 51,632 people: DiNapoli study

Suffolk County: Law enforcement partnering with LGBT Network

Laura Curran to sign bill setting 21 as age for tobacco buyers


Ulster County trash agency to study finances of a regional authority

Dutchess, bus workers come to agreement in contract dispute; raises are included

Westchester lawmakers to grill Con Edison, NYSEG today

State, hard-hit counties might get FEMA aid after last month's storm

Ulster County Receives Funds To Reduce Flooding And Restore Estuary

Westchester County Executive Says Enough With So-Called Bridge Strikes On The Hutch

Ulster County's proposed ban on plastic shopping bags heads to public hearing

Public, online sessions June 5 focus on Dutchess County parks

7 Communities Sign Up To Protect Hudson River For Drinking Water


Plastic bag ban panned in Warren County

Schenectady County Community College offering summer camp in STEM aviation

15 Land Bank properties joining demolitions already set for this summer

Albany County DA holding meetings on marijuana laws


St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency helped create 542 jobs at 28 projects, comptroller says

State-run welcome center being built in northern New York

A new invasive rears its head in region

Clinton County prepping for tax auction

Renovations at Franklin County Jail getting underway


Fulton County Development strategy could be catalyst for future success

Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce promoting events


Tioga County Seeking Applicants For Accelerated Apprenticeship Program In Manufacturing

Did your neighbor just open a new business? Here are 176 new corporations in Broome County


Tourism, hotel occupancy on the rise in Onondaga County

Selling strangers on Tompkins County: the strategy behind the region's tourism industry

Cayuga County municipalities explore sharing highway, public works services, equipment

Onondaga County poised to take struggling CNY Film Hub from NY state


County Supervisors support continued look at Blue Zone designation

Combating the opioid epidemic with science

Ontario County Youth Court to host celebration

Welcoming visitors to Rochester and the Finger Lakes benefits us all

Ride Livingston: County debuts transportation planning website

DEC to treat Seneca Lake for parasitic sea lampreys starting Monday

Task force plans to fix up abandoned properties in Monroe Co.


New tariffs spark fears in WNY: 'It makes me a lot less competitive'

Cattaraugus County data: Lyme disease is on the rise

Health department eyes denying permits for edible liquid nitrogen treats

Next steps on economic development in Allegany County

Chautauqua County IDA Provided Over $24,000 in Tax Breaks for Each Net Job Gained in 2016

Opioid overdose deaths in Erie County drop almost 15 percent for 2017

Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Erie County

Erie County Medical Center expands emergency care