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Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

The Department of Recycling and Materials Management will be closed Mon., Feb. 20th, for the Presidents’ Day holiday. The Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be open its regular hours, 7:00am to 3:30pm, with no change in curbside recycling collection.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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Susan Currie, celebrated director of the Tompkins County Public Library, has announced plans to retire effective September 30.

During her eight-year tenure, Currie has helped establish TCPL as an award-winning model for peer libraries. Among her lengthy list of...

 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Tompkins County Health Department officials are responding to a manure spill that is currently impacting Salmon Creek and Cayuga Lake.

As a result of a structural issue with a satellite...

The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee today, by unanimous vote, recommended and sent on to the full Tompkins County Legislature a resolution to “ensure a safe, inclusive government and protection, order, conduct, safety, health, and well-being of all...

The Public Safety Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature has recommended one-time supplemental funding to the agency Opportunities, Alternatives, and Resources (OAR) to expand its range of services and provide transitional reentry housing for those returning to the...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee heard from District Attorney Matt Van Houten and from Angela Sullivan, executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Council of Tompkins County, as it continued its examination of factors contributing to capacity issues at the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, registered its opposition to repeal of the Affordable Care Act without an acceptable commensurate healthcare alternative. The Legislature calls about its representatives in Washington—Congressman Reed, and Senators Schumer and...

Tompkins County officials today announced that NYSEG has agreed to consider, and has presented to
the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) for review, a potential alternative approach to address area energy and economic development needs as an...

In its effort to invest in community-based tourism, the Tompkins County Tourism Program offers grants to local groups and organizations to help promote events and improve visitor attractions and amenities.  Tourism Program staff will host a workshop for anyone interested...

The Community Housing Development Fund – 2017 Open Funding Round: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is now available.

The Community Housing Development Fund is a joint effort of Tompkins County, the City of Ithaca and Cornell University. The...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee tonight led a public discussion on the issue of capacity at the Tompkins County Jail. At the public information meeting, consultants from the Center for Governmental Research (CGR), described the criminal justice and jail...

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