Counties in the News, February 5, 2018

Monday's news from counties across the state.


Schumer to ask IRS to honor prepayments of 2018 local taxes

Cuomo to feds: Help protect NY communities from Lake Ontario flooding

Flu cases continue to grow around the state and region

New York State to remove highway signs after feds threaten to pull $14M

In New York, Trump Infrastructure Plan Prompts Questions

NYC's issues overshadow upstate NY transit needs, funding

New York joins states requiring employers to give workers paid leave

Will Supervised Injection Sites Come To New York?


Tour a Brooklyn recycling facility, where NYC's trash gets a new life

De Blasio Faces Tough Questions In Albany On City's Subway System

Flu season sickens more than 13,000 people in NYC, state health dept. says


Fight brews in Suffolk County over lower police wage scale

Report: Long Island May Have Broken Opioid Overdose Death Record Last Year

Curran calls for resident refunds in 5 Nassau villages after sewer tax error

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone shuffles staff, appoints 11


Opiate crisis: Overdose prevention training classes spring up across Hudson Valley

Ulster legislators asked to restore Comptroller's secretary position

Suicide prevention app has helped Ulster population, county executive says

Rockland Welcomes New Americans In Naturalization Ceremony

Nearly a dozen bridges in Sullivan County to get upgrades

Opioid problem getting worse

Orange County receives financial reporting award

America's Worst Bridges: 5 Are In The Hudson Valley

Ulster County Jail inmates have access to tablet computers

Dutchess County Office for the Aging offers Successful Aging programs in February

Orange Confidential: Orange County offers resources for those who need help with opioid addiction

Unemployment higher in Hudson Valley urban areas

Ulster County Department of Social Services earns high marks from NY state for claims processing

Putnam Will Join Shared Services Initiative

Rockland: Power line proposal under Route 9W comes with $31 million incentive


Experts: Weather extremes could mean more Schenectady landslides

Less empty office space in Capital Region's downtowns, survey says

Chamber of Southern Saratoga County finds ways to stay current


Cuomo proposes $225m in matching funds for shared services

Comments Sought On St. Lawrence Rock Ridge Plans

Franklin County exceeds bed tax collection goals for 2017

Number of flu cases in St. Lawrence County jumps 50% in the last week

St. Lawrence County sheriff warns scam caller posed as sheriff's sergeant


Oneida County Sheriff's Office Warn Public of Phone Scam

County seeking financial assistance for waterline


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

Broome County receives grant to fight opioid crisis

Steuben County jobs run stalls

Canisteo's Nisbet named Steuben IDA chair

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Workforce NY Career Center Helps Business Keep On Trucking

Final round of New York State broadband funding could benefit Central New York

Cooperative Extension of Oswego County seeks adults for 4-H leaders

Progress 2018: With $1.2 million from state, Cayuga County grower plans to add 100 jobs


Wayne County gets ready to overhaul Coroner's Office

What about state broadband funding for Genesee County?

Airport Firefighters and Monroe County Reach Contract Agreement


New York won't fund internet expansion in Niagara-Orleans

County IDA's new website only weeks away

County Executive Sees Opportunities At Dunkirk Airport