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Counties in the News, August 17, 2018

Friday's news from counties across the state
NYSAC
County Government Institute 101
 
NATION

Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017
Effort aims to boost leadership skills at the county staff level
 
STATEWIDE

Cuomo declares State of Emergency across 14 counties
New York State Announces Community Growers Grant Awards
CDC monitors measles outbreak
 
NEW YORK CITY

Researchers launch balloon in Setauket to measure pollution from NYC
ICE Nears 100 Raids In Queens Since Trump Took Office: Study
 
LONG ISLAND       

Dragon's Breath dessert unfit for consumption, Suffolk board rules
           
HUDSON VALLEY

Westchester Officials Form 'School Safety Commission' For Students, Teachers
Sullivan County facing shortage of caseworkers
Big jump in Dutchess tourism revenue
Train Service Troubles Anger Rockland Commuters, Officials
Dutchess' opioid deaths spiked to 74 last year

CAPITAL

Rensselaer County Legislature urges Cuomo to back off NRA directive
Harmful algae blooms detected in Schenectady County
 
NORTH COUNTRY

'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign in St. Lawrence County over Labor Day weekend
Despite flooding rains in southern Upstate NY, drought persists in north

MOHAWK VALLEY

Courses offer cafeteria crews farm-to-school training
Griffiss Institute awarded $2M to support competition

SOUTHERN TIER

Area counties battle flooding
Chemung County Emergency Management Drill
 
CENTRAL NEW YORK

Onondaga County welcomes new school safety task force
Harmful algae confirmed on Owasco Lake; Cayuga County to monitor treatment plants
 
FINGER LAKES

Ontario County voters can view sample primary ballots
Reality Check Youth Rally for #SeenEnoughTobacco
Finger Lakes farmers receive state funding
 
WESTERN NEW YORK

Foster Parents Needed in Chautauqua County
New York buys 11 acres in Niagara Falls for $26M
Six WNY health centers granted $650,000 in federal funding
Erie County Fair Unveils Western New York Snow Gauge
$200k in state aid for county's Youth Bureau announced

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