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Counties in the News, May 29, 2018

Tuesday's news from counties aross the state.

NATION

Sen. Schumer calls for a ban of kid-friendly e-cig flavors

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

The Time to Begin Building Tomorrow's Workforce Is Now

STATEWIDE

The umpire strikes back: The IRS pours SALT in NY's tax wound

New York keeps inching closer to marijuana legalization

As beaches open in New York, toxic algae are popping up in lakes

New secure license requirements drive demand at DMV offices

NEW YORK CITY

New York City water tank inspection results 2015-2017

Push to Expand Speed Cameras Mired in Albany Politics

Threats on city schools have been growing at an alarming rate

New York City Will Consider a Ban on Plastic Straws

Cities around the world seek to emulate NYC's elevated park

LONG ISLAND        

LIRR: Major upgrades coming to station arrival clocks

Fossils found in the walls of the Nassau County Courthouse

Concern grows over $20M Nassau OTB payment

Nassau Health Dept. officials OK swimming at 19 beaches

HUDSON VALLEY

Volunteers needed to serve on Dutchess County boards, committees

Dutchess County household hazardous waste disposal, electronics recycling day June 16

Home renovation aid for seniors available from Dutchess County

Ulster County lawmakers OK $3.26 million for Probation Building renovations

CAPITAL

Saratoga County seeking bids soon on $30 million public safety building

Public hearing set for residents to comment on three pieces of proposed Albany County legislation

Officials hope Renssealer County lands new research center

Columbia County to mull raising tobacco-buying age to 21

NORTH COUNTRY

County approved deal with airport restaurant operator

St. Lawrence County has roughly 70 deficient bridges, 30 percent of roads have major deficiency

N.Y. to aid efforts to protect Lake George water quality

MOHAWK VALLEY

County Habitat For Humanity Dedicates First Home

DOT says local drivers can expect continued construction throughout region

SOUTHERN TIER

Local effort leads to appointment of county veterans' service officer

CCE-Steuben to hold Centennial events

CENTRAL NEW YORK

Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency: Program supports non-parental caregivers

County Fire Departments Announce Summer Field Day Schedule

Onondaga County Sheriff's Department beefing up navigation unit for boating season

FINGER LAKES

Schumer, at Ventosa, is latest to oppose incinerator

Health department in New York warns against ‘Dragon's Breath'

WESTERN NEW YORK

Schumer vows to pressure owners of 'zombie' gas stations in Erie County

Green light given for pay hike in Child Protective Services

Water Authority leaders promise new 'gold standard' of transparency

Niagara County Legislature clerk to head state group

'Stop the Bleed' training turns bystanders into lifesavers

DEC allows Chautauqua Lake use of herbicides

Cattaraugus County heroin/opioid overdose deaths trend down

County rejects bids for Northpointe Council expansion

Mobile units help expand treatment for opioid addiction

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