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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 Community Housing Development Fund – 2018 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 Housing Committee today received a status report on residential development in Tompkins County, and where things stand since the County’s Housing Strategy was adopted by the Legislature nearly a year ago. 

Presenting mapping and data...

In two resolutions approved tonight, the Tompkins County Legislature approved a 2019 tax levy goal and spending targets for 2019.  The tax levy resolution directs County Administrator Jason Molino to prepare a recommended operating and capital budget that can be...

Following up authorization last month for Tompkins County to participate in a multi-county “Raise the Age” Compliance Coalition, Legislators, without dissent, authorized the County to enter into an agreement with Treahy Consultation Services (TCS) for a collaborative...

The Legislature, in two separate unanimous votes, established the annual salaries for the upcoming term for the positions of Sheriff and County Clerk.  (Legislator Leslyn McBean-Clairborne was excused.)  The resolutions note the current 2018 salaries of $97,362.06 for...

The Tompkins County Health Department reports that a fox located on Kendall Ave., in the Town of Ithaca, was determined to be rabid by the New York State Rabies Laboratory on May 15, 2018.

An initial attack that occurred on Ithaca College campus was reported to...

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport will offer non-stop air service to Washington, DC beginning this fall, a development that is drawing praise from local air service officials.

United Airlines has announced that, effective October 4th, it will replace its Ithaca to...

County Administrator Jason Molino today presented the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee with a plan for reviewing the Office of Human Rights, appointing Reverend Dr. Kenneth Clarke, who has served under contract as Special Advisor to the Office of Human...

Spring is here and so are the ticks! It’s time to get outside and enjoy the season. It’s also time to take steps to prevent tick-borne infection. 

New tick-borne infections have been discovered in recent years and are steadily increasing, Lyme disease being the...

The Water Well Trust, based in North Carolina, is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that people have access to safe drinking water. Tompkins County is included in the current project area of the Water Well Trust. Residents in need of a new well or...

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