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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

The Legislature approved a special one-time local retirement incentive to eligible employees, seeking to minimize involuntary reductions in force in 2011. The vote was 12-2, with Legislators Brian Robison and David McKenna voting no and Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera excused...

County Administrator Joe Mareane reported the arbitrator has issued his decision in binding interest arbitration for the March 2006-February 2008 contract for uniformed members of the Employees Union Tompkins County Sheriff's Department (road patrol). The 2006-2007...

The latest in a series of community meetings to discuss next year's County budget is coming up Thursday evening, September 2 in Dryden.

The meeting will be held at the Dryden Community Cafe, 1 West Main Street in the Village of Dryden, beginning at 7:00 p.m....

Due to road construction, the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division advises that recycling collection on Ellis Hollow Road will take place between 5 and 6 a.m.. Thursday, August 19.

Residents should place recyclables at the curb Wednesday night for...

The Legislature's budget committee is recommending the County offer a special one-time local retirement incentive to eligible employees, seeking to minimize involuntary reductions in force in 2011. The one-time local incentive, recommended by the County's Departments of...

Tompkins Workforce New York alerts residents to a new state job bank, launched by the New York State Department of Labor, to make job seekers' career search easier and help businesses find qualified candidates.

At the new "Job Central" web site, at...

The Legislature without dissent (Legislator Brian Robison was excused) approved the two County building sites for inclusion in the City of Ithaca Public Art Commission Mural and Street Art Program.

Approved were the curved wall of the Old County Library...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson, reporting on discussions to date by a statewide commission on the State takeover of Medicaid, said she and other county representatives on the commission fear that State assumption of Medicaid administration costs, as currently proposed,...

The Legislature appropriated more than $50,000 in contingency funding to cover expenses arising from prosecution of high-profile cases by the District Attorney's Office. The vote was unanimous, with Legislators Brian Robison and Nathan Shinagawa excused.

The...

A community meeting to discuss next year's County budget is coming up Thursday evening, August 19. The meeting will be held at the Cooperative Extension Building, Room A, at 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The third in a series of town hall...

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