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2010 News Archives

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Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical leadership position in county government. Applications accepted through May 4.

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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2010 News Archives

Thursday, April 1st is National Census Day, and municipalities throughout Tompkins County will be celebrating the day, as they join in the county's 2010 Census Complete Count campaign. Residents are invited to stop by their town or village office to talk about the Census...

A free workshop, "Alzheimer's: Managing Challenging Behaviors," will be held Friday, April 16, Noon - 1:30 PM at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca.

The session is intended for persons caring for a relative or friend who has...

Tompkins County residents are urged to turn off their lights for an hour this Saturday to participate in Earth Hour 2010, a worldwide event demonstrating the commitment to address the problem of climate change.

County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson has...

On Tuesday, March 30 the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth in Tompkins County will partner with the Groton Central School District and the Groton Youth Commission to host a town hall meeting on Adolescent Brain Development, the ways in which it affects teen behaviors...

Over the past year, the Tompkins County Planning Department has been developing "The Tompkins County Conservation Plan - Part II: A Strategic Approach to Agricultural Resource Stewardship."

A public meeting about this planning effort will be held Tuesday, March...

The Housing Fund Program Oversight Committee is pleased to announce that a recommendation has been made to fund the following proposals submitted for the Housing Fund December 2009 Funding Round:

- $200,000 grant to Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services to...

A nationally known expert in drug prevention and health education told those participating in an Ithaca workshop today that abuse by youth of prescription drugs and alcohol can produce long-term effects, and that the parents' attitudes and actions affect the likelihood that...

Over the past year, the Tompkins County Planning Department has been developing "The Tompkins County Conservation Plan - Part II: A Strategic Approach to Agricultural Resource Stewardship."

A public meeting about this planning effort will be held Tuesday, March...

At a public hearing that lasted more than one-and-a-quarter hours, conducted under provisions of the State's Eminent Domain Procedure Law, residents expressed concern about the Hanshaw Road reconstruction project. The hearing was held to inform the public and review public...

The Legislature authorized the County to respond to Google, Inc.'s "Fiber to Communities" Request for Information, expressing the County's interest in serving as a pilot community for a demonstration project of Google's ultra-high speed fiber optic network trial. The...

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