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Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

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.

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The Legislature’s special Housing Committee today heard from staff from the County’s Department of Planning and Sustainability on steps to be taken to move forward with four initiatives supported through committee consensus last month.  Deputy Commissioner Megan McDonald...

American Airlines has announced that it will offer a direct flight from the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) to American’s hub at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT).

The new service is slated to begin Saturday,...

The Legislature’s special Transportation Committee heard comments from the ride-hailing service Lyft, as it continued its review of ride-hailing services in Tompkins County, one year after New York State authorized upstate operation of such ride-hailing services.  The...

Tompkins County Department of Social Services will soon issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Homeless Housing Services. The primary service needs are:

  • Maintain emergency sheltering services as an essential element of the community’s safety net.
  • ...

 The Tompkins County Legislature has awarded Elmira Structures, Inc. the contract to construct a food scraps transfer building at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) in Ithaca.

The County’s Department of Recycling and Materials Management was awarded a $...

The Legislature approved its standard annual resolution adopting a Local Law that permits the Legislature to override the tax levy limit for 2019 as part of adoption of the 2019 Tompkins County Budget.  The vote was 12-1, with Legislator Glenn Morey voting no and...

The Legislature scheduled a July 17 public hearing on a new Local Law to modify the County’s 2015 Local Law establishing the County’s Sustainable Energy Loan Program.  The hearing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at County Legislature Chambers at the Governor Daniel D....

The Shared Use Mobility Center (Chicago, IL) has announced that Tompkins County is one of six recipients selected to receive one year of free technical assistance to develop mobility-on-demand pilot projects through SUMC’s ...

Our area is expecting excessive heat and humidity Saturday, June 30-Monday July 2 with temperatures above 90 degrees.

These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health. Take the following precautions:

  • Drink plenty of water – 2 to 4 glasses per...

Tompkins County is taking steps to enhance the County’s Sustainable Energy Loan Program which, once approved by the County Legislature, would incorporate recent amendments to the New York State law and make financing more accessible for clean energy projects. 

The...

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