Counties in the News, April 5, 2018

Thursday's news from counties across the state.


Email phishing attacks: A significant threat to America's cities and counties


Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More Help

Ball Announces $250,000 to Advance NYS Farmland Protection

How New York intends to circumvent federal tax law: Tax Watch


New York City's WiFi kiosks now offer real-time bus arrivals

Playgrounds in city's public housing plagued by broken equipment

Mayor de Blasio's e-bike crackdown won't put the brakes on pedal-assist


Control board gets its say in revised Nassau County, N.Y. budget

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Key Victories In FY 2019 State Budget

Suffolk Presiding Officer Gregory Hosts Public Forum On Sexual Harassment

Best solution for Nassau assessments is an accurate roll


Ulster County lawmaker proposes law banning conversion therapy on minors

Ulster County executive OKs three-year pact hiking pay for CSEA workers

Sexually transmitted diseases hit record highs as Putnam County joins public health fight

Sullivan projects receive $2.5 million

Westchester legislators propose wage history anti-discrimination bill

Westchester County Gets Millions To Replace Aging Bee-Line Buses

Power out for 2,340 in region

Ulster County Government attorney Havranek to retire

Milk processed in Sullivan County is recalled

Orange County's first medical marijuana dispensary opens

Tourism officials discuss growing the sector


Rensselaer County sheriff defends ICE program on national TV

Rensselaer County Historical Society needs donations to buy abolitionist's portrait

Greene ranks 1st in NY for buying homes

County donating Rotterdam house to Habitat for Humanity

Albany Co. Land Bank poised to take on largest vacant parcel to date

High winds knock out power to 20,000-plus in greater Capital Region

Rensselaer County hosts drill to prepare for disease outbreaks


NY: Clinton County Public Transit System Faces Financial Woes

Farmers in Clinton County are thinking 'green'

National Grid working to restore power in St. Lawrence County in wake of wind storm

North Country farmers spill on milk-price woes

Power Still Out For Thousands In North Country

New food processor job created to bring more local food to school cafeterias

Lewis County Legislature to vote on tipping fees next month


Electronic recycling event set for Herkimer County

UPDATE: About 1,200 in Oneida County without power

Officials Gather To Discuss Local, Regional Progress


Broome County Land Bank Unveils Two Newly Renovated Homes

Steuben County Launches Campaign to End Child Abuse

Steuben County Sheriff's Office hosting boater safety course

Emergency Preparedness Mass Vaccination Drill


Tompkins first responders, electrical crews handling downed power lines, trees amid extreme winds

Special Cayuga County Legislature meeting canceled

Madison Co. provides sharps disposal guidelines

TC Legislature Supports State-Wide Ban On Single Use Bags

Health Department Announces Clinic Services for Week of April 9


Dinolfo issues state of emergency in Monroe County

State directive prompts change in Arc of Livingston-Wyoming services

Dinolfo, OEM host lake level preparedness meeting

Yates, Schuyler Counties Receive CHIPS Funding


Erie County goes Ivy League in tracking zombie homes

VIDEO: Erie County Clerk reacts to news that Children's Psychiatric Center will stay in West Seneca

Niagara County Second Amendment Forum set for April 10

Allegany County "desperately" needs Meals on Wheels drivers

NYSEG, National Grid work to restore power to more than 20,000 customers in WNY

State to fund replacement of 300 lead water lines in Niagara Falls

Local lawmakers celebrate their pork, without apology

Plan to tighten county apprenticeship rules draws concern

Tesla is looking for workers for its Buffalo factor