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Counties in the News, May 17, 2018

Thursday's news from counties across the state.

NATION

Streetcars Play an Expanding Role in Downtown Revivals

Data Is Improving Government Services, But at What Cost to Citizens' Privacy?

As Opioid Crisis Continues, 6 States Sue Purdue Pharma

STATEWIDE

Legalizing marijuana in New York could create a $3.1 billion market, says NYC comptroller

Keeping older inmates locked up is costing New York State taxpayers a fortune, report shows

Sports gambling maybe not imminent despite SCOTUS ruling

NY to invest $1.4M in efforts to fight gambling addiction

NEW YORK CITY

City Council grills NYCHA boss on health hazards

Shared taxi rides surge in New York City, as do concerns about congestion

LONG ISLAND        

Laura Curran faces deadline on Nassau Hub project

Environmentalists Team Up To Fight Algal Bloom In Fort Pond

Here's Who Keeps Sending Robocalls To Suffolk County

Cuomo Announces $7.5M to Fight MS-13 Gang Violence

HUDSON VALLEY

Latimer calls for full review of Westchester County Airport

New York Liberty moving to County Center, hoping to build Westchester fan base

Ulster County launches solar array at former landfill

Ulster County lawmakers vote to reappoint health commissioner

Ulster County term lengths, term limits head to public hearings

CAPITAL

Emergency Preparedness Training at Schenectady County Community College

Saratoga County IDA buying land at Luther Forest

NORTH COUNTRY

Lewis County IDA to launch ‘Naturally Dairy' campaign
St. Lawrence County Youth Bureau calling for grant proposals

New airport fixed-base operator promises savings

MOHAWK VALLEY

Picente, Brindisi Question Federal Decision On Drone Pilot Program

BOCES Event teaches students about agriculture

SOUTHERN TIER

Tioga County Health Department reports about accidental overdoses not related to opioid crisis

Southern Tier East Regional Planning Development Board rebrands as Southern Tier 8

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Funding Announced For Cortland County Community Action Program

Cayuga County will hold shared services meeting Friday

Cayuga Community College and Wells College presidents talk challenges, growth

Onondaga County Sheriff's Office teams with sex offender registry network

Tompkins County Legislature approves increase for 2019 tax levy goal and spending targets

New Madison County Courthouse time capsule to be sealed away June 4

Mayor Svante Myrick Calls Upon Cuomo for Approval of Supervised Drug Injection Sites in Ithaca

FINGER LAKES

Ontario County law officers recognize ‘a job well done'

Seneca Lake Watershed welcomes local governments

Yates County, N.Y. Bans Tobacco On County Grounds

Cuomo: Incinerator 'inappropriate' for FL

WESTERN NEW YORK

County, Senecas eye sports gambling take

Poloncarz objects – again – to tax breaks for Russell Salvatore Jr.

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