Counties in the News, April 2, 2018

Monday's news from counties across the state.


Preserving The State And Local Tax Deduction: Bad News


NY budget passes; has taxi fee, opioid tax, harassment rules

New York lawmakers approve $168B budget in middle of the night

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Passage of Legislation to Remove Guns from Domestic Abusers

Building Bridges: New York Increases Infrastructure Plans

‘I Love NY' signs may be here to stay

NYS to change the way services for the disabled are coordinated

New York Rewrites Harassment Laws, but Some Say the Changes Fall Short


In New York Budget, a Fusillade Against de Blasio

NYC announces cybersecurity initiative to protect mobile devices

This NYC Park Is Designed to Be Flooded


Laura Curran proposes fee hikes for red light cameras, golf carts and more

State legislators say they've quashed Nassau reassessment effort


Dutchess Tourism offers virtual county road trip

Ulster County recognizes Autism Awareness Month

Ulster featured in New York Civil Liberties Union report on bail

Westchester overestimated sales tax, state aid: Report

200th anniversary of Ulster County Courthouse's rebuilding will be celebrated with series of events

Down and out in Ulster County: While the number of homeless increases, a new strategy is being pursued

Dispute over comptroller's staff goes to Ulster County lawmakers

Poverty simulation planned April 14 at Dutchess Community College

Ulster County trash agency inks agreement with Marbletown


Leadership changes endorsed in Warren County

Money on the table: Rivers' impact on Schenectady

Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has membership drive


Lewis County buses now equipped with WiFi, digital signboards

Three St. Lawrence County elected officials praise new budget; assemblyman says it's 'constitution-defying'

St. Lawrence County calls on state to help fund addiction treatment program for jail inmates

St. Lawrence County wants state to act on law that would ensure people's rights to speedy trials

Assemblywoman: Some St. Lawrence County schools getting Foundation Aid hikes

North country officials exploring more options to house youthful offenders


Mohawk Valley Police Academy Swears In 30 New Officers

Local volunteer program helps seniors

Saporito a ‘magician' in collecting, digitizing Oneida County history


Steuben County broadband survey deadline nears

Broome County rated A+ for long term bonds

S&P rating means Broome County 'moving in a very positive direction,' Garnar says

Southern Tier Downtowns Awarded More Than $7 Million For Improvement Projects


From the Legislature: What does the Onondaga County Health Department do?

Onondaga County reveals who bought amphitheater naming rights for $750K

Onondaga County Goes Blue For Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month #Goblue4kids


Local and state representatives react to 2018-19 New York State budget

Landfill to host household hazardous waste collection day

Farmers Pitch Importance Of Local Agriculture

Cancer awareness program expands into Livingston County

Recent rainfall causing water damage and flooding to Ontario County

Good Question follow-up: Changes to Adopt-a-Highway program?

Oswego County Clerk Encourages Lifesaving Donations During Donate Life Month


County Health Department helps fight spread of TB

New taxes would pay for expanded Niagara Falls tourist shuttle

Longtime Cattaraugus County legislator Joseph K. Eade dies

Age of criminal responsibility in NY to increase to 18

Greening Chautauqua County's Deserts

State funding will allow twice as many lead pipe lines to be replaced in Niagara Falls

Erie County Hosting Free Rabies Shot Clinics

What impact will the Census citizenship question have in WNY?