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2010 News Archives

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Health Department Rabies Clinics this month. Details HERE.

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

The Legislature, in three separate reolutions approved without dissent (with Legislators Dooley Kiefer and Nathan Shinagawa excused), went on record opposing proposed funding reductions for local health departments, community colleges, and for farmland and environmental...

Tompkins County is experiencing intermittent telephone service issues at multiple county facility locations. The County's service provider is working to resolve the current issues; however, there is no definite indication on when this problem will be resolved.

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Do you know of an older adult who has done something special for the community?

Nominate him or her to be recognized by the Office for the Aging at its 35th Annual Luncheon
on May 11, 2010!

The Tompkins County Office for the Aging is now...

With a week to go before Census forms begin to arrive in mailboxes throughout Tompkins County, County officials and community partners gathered this noon to celebrate the 2010 Census and to urge everyone to participate.

At the event, held at the Tompkins County...

County Administrator Joe Mareane told the Legislature's budget committee today that the County must quickly assess the local cost involved before deciding whether to seek federal stimulus funds as part of a regional initiative to extend broadband service to underserved...

The community is invited to join in a celebration to formally kick off Tompkins County's 2010 Census campaign Wednesday, March 10, beginning at 12:00 Noon at the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 E. Green Street, Ithaca.

The event, sponsored by the county's...

The Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division has observed an increased volume of improperly sorted recyclables placed at the curbside for collection. Improperly prepared recyclables or unacceptable materials will be left in the bin with a "Whoops" note explaining why...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote after little discussion, went on record strongly against a retroactive "cost recovery" tax imposed on Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) across New York State.

The State Department of Taxation and Finance has billed every...

In his annual "State of the College" message, Tompkins Cortland Community College president Dr. Carl Haynes told the Legislature the College is strong and has accomplished much in the past year. But while enrollment is growing (up by more than 14% as of the fall) and will...

The County Public Safety Committee today indicated its support for proceeding toward implementing an integrated voice and data system, as the final phase of the County's Public Safety Communications System capital project, begun in 2003. The committee, by unanimous vote,...

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