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Flu illness is now widespread.  Are you vaccinated? Flu vaccine is available at the Health Department by appointment. Call 274-6616.

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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Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson issued a statement of tribute and condolence following the death of Upstate Congresswoman Louise Slaughter early today

At age 88, Representative Slaughter was the oldest sitting member of Congress and was serving...

This information published on behalf of Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD).
 TCAD administers the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency..

A seat is currently open on the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (...

Comments are due by Monday, April 9.

Organizations or individuals interested in participating in the development of tourism in Ithaca and Tompkins County are invited to submit written comments on a draft of the County’s...

Finger Lakes Rideshare serves as a free online platform where people needing or offering rides can find each other. The system uses the Zimride engine to coordinate requests from users. Finger Lakes Rideshare can be found online at...

The next meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature Health and Human Services Committee will focus on Senior Care and Housing Options in Tompkins County.

The Committee will meet Monday, March 12th, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at County Legislature Chambers, located in...

Phone service at the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management has been restored after an outage that lasted for much of the day. The office at 122 Commercial Avenue in Ithaca can now once again accept phone calls at 607-273-6632 and process credit...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management Office is unable to accept phone calls until further notice. We are working to correct the situation and appreciate the public’s patience. The office at 122 Commercial Avenue in Ithaca is open to assist...

A power outage this morning at the Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management office is over.

Electricity was restored shortly before 10am. All operations at the TCRMM office have resumed.

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management is closed due to a power outage.

Residents can make cash purchases of temporary permits and disposal coupons and punch cards at the Scalehouse of the Recycling and Solid Waste Center.


The Tompkins County Legislature honored as Tompkins County Distinguished youth the leaders of Ithaca’s “Students United,” who contested practices of the Ithaca City School District’s performing arts program. Recognized as Distinguished Youth were Eamon Nunn-Makepeace,...