Can which New York county you live in determine your life expectancy? Well, it can be a factor. In a cool report compiled by the Princeton, New Jersey based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Health Population Institute, they ranked all 62 counties in New York State in order of the healthiest to the not so healthy. The annual rankings compile data from the past several years from multiple sources, such as the National Center for Health Statistics.
In anticipation of marijuana being legal to grow in New York state, there are proposals popping up all over our area. The latest is a warehouse in Washington County that would be used as a growing and processing facility for recreational marijuana production.