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2010 News Archives

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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.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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2010 News Archives

Today is "Nancy Zahler Day" in Tompkins County, in honor of retiring Youth Services Director Nancy Zahler, who led the Youth Services Department for the past three decades.

A proclamation from Legislature Chair Martha Robertson, paying official tribute to Zahler...

A free workshop for persons concerned about a relative or friend with Alzheimer's or a related disorder is being held Friday, November 19, Noon - 1:30 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca.

Michael Massurin, of the CNY...

Legislators listened tonight, as the public commented on the County's 2011 tentative budget, at the Legislature's formal public hearing on the recommended spending plan that has been developed over the past two months.

About 40 people attended the 50-minute...

The County Legislature invites county residents to comment on the County's proposed 2011 budget at a public budget hearing to be held Monday, November 8.

The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the County Legislative Chambers, located on the second floor of the...

The Legislature's Facilities and Infrastructure (F&I) Committee today took a first look at a proposed new local law that would regulate heavy commercial use of County highways to protect those public roads from damage.

The purpose of the proposed law would...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by a vote of 14-1, formally adopted amendments to the 2011 tentative budget, as recommended by its Expanded Budget Committee. Legislator David McKenna voted no, but several other legislators made it clear they were voting in favor of the...

The Legislature approved creation of a Broadband Committee and the appointment of 20 people to serve on it. The advisory committee is charged with assessing broadband infrastructure investment, deployment, and adoption opportunities countywide and making recommendations...

Legislators discussed, but declined to take a stand on new clean water regulations for the Chesapeake Bay watershed and a dispute between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the State Department of Environmental Conservation. Amidst uncertainty concerning two...

Concluding nearly two months of budget review, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee have recommended adoption of an amended 2011 tentative County budget. The recommended budget, to be presented to the Legislature on Wednesday, would raise the tax levy by 6.36...

Assisting with a project undertaken by Tompkins County's Civil War Commemoration Commission, Cornell students are helping to set new headstones for ten local Civil War veterans buried at the Ithaca City Cemetery.

The eight students, members of the University's...

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