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Counties in the News, February 2, 2018

Friday's news from counties across the state.

NATION

Infrastructure Week Is Always Next Week

STATEWIDE

New York consistently ranks low for voter turnout

$225M Investment to Help Local Governments Consolidate

Feds withhold estimated $14M from state over ‘I Love NY' signs

NEW YORK CITY

With Headwinds Looming, Mayor de Blasio Unveils $88.7 Billion Budget

A new study of Airbnb paints an ugly picture of the company's impact on New York City housing

For Health Care Workers, the Worst Commutes in New York City

LONG ISLAND        

New app helps Nassau County Police pinpoint drug overdose hotspots

Flu cases on the rise across North Fork, health officials say

HUDSON VALLEY

Water experts examine policy and infrastructure challenges

Linda Hill introduced as Rockland's full-time county auditor

Ulster County Legislature nears vote on tax relief for prospective buyer of Kingston apartment buildings

Ulster County Recognizes February as American Heart Month

Orange County approves directors of economic development and tourism

Sixth victim of fatal overdose in Orange County in less than week

CAPITAL

McLaughlin looks to create opioid recovery coordinator

Holiday shoppers bolster Albany County's bottom line

NORTH COUNTRY

St. Lawrence County lawmakers cite ethics issues with judges as pistol permit officer in resolution

St. Lawrence County Looks At Different Option for Housing Youth Inmates

New St. Lawrence County public health director 'a welcome addition'

Franklin County exceeds bed tax collection goals for 2017

To facilitate renovation grant, Franklin County to take title of fire training facility

Millions of dollars coming to St. Lawrence County for high-speed internet

MOHAWK VALLEY

Herkimer County developing emergency alert app

Mohawk Valley lawmakers say the region is on the rise

New Programs for Herkimer Co. Elderly Will Provide Transportation, Help Prevent Falls

SOUTHERN TIER

Report: Steuben County had high opioid abuse rate in region in 2016

New state broadband grants to bring internet to more Southern Tier homes, businesses

Flu not as widespread here

CENTRAL NEW YORK                                             

Onondaga County Sheriff's Office mourns death of deputy

Family members are protesting for better care at Onondaga County nursing home

FINGER LAKES

Yates County, community seek wider broadband service

Infrastructure: Wyoming and Livingston locations slated for broadband boost

Monroe County Sheriff says opioid epidemic needs a czar

What about state broadband funding for Genesee County?

Genesee County's housing needs plan to be unveiled

WESTERN NEW YORK     

Common sewage overflows turn WNY waterways toxic

Get a free blood pressure screening while at the DMV

Mark Poloncarz: No secret settlements in sexual harassment cases in Erie County

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