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2011 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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2011 News Archives

The first-ever nationwide test of the federal Emergency Alert System (EAS) will be conducted this Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

The nationwide test of the national alert and warning system, similar to local EAS tests that are already...

The County Legislature invites county residents to comment on the County's proposed 2012 budget at a public budget hearing to be held Wednesday, November 9.

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

Young and old alike, 45 applicants were admitted as the newest citizens of the United States of America by the Honorable Robert C. Mulvey, Justice of Supreme Court, in the main courtroom of the Tompkins County Court House in Ithaca on Thursday, November 3.

These...

At its eighth meeting, held Tuesday, November 1, Tompkins County's Independent Redistricting Commission, charged with developing a plan to reapportion Tompkins County legislative districts, reduced its active options at this time to four.

Considering the 16...

The Tompkins County Planning Department is working closely with the City of Ithaca to enhance the stream corridor on the City's vacant parcel on Fall Creek. The parcel sits on the northern bank of the protected trout stream of Fall Creek at Cayuga Street, across from Ithaca...

The Legislature, by a vote of 14-1 (Legislator Frank Proto voted no) ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement between the County and Civil Service Employees Association Local 855 (While Collar unit). The employees have been working without a contract since the...

The Tompkins County Legislature, by a vote of 12-3, formally adopted amendments to the 2012 tentative budget, as recommended by its Expanded Budget Committee. (Legislators Dooley Kiefer, Carol Chock, and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne voted no). The amended tentative budget will...

After over a year of deliberation and study, the Legislature approved an updated policy governing minutes of meetings of the Legislature and its committees. The final vote was 12-3, with Legislators Dooley Kiefer, Carol Chock, and Frank Proto voting no. The policy...

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is being recognized with a prestigious national award for its Sustainable Master Plan. The Plan has been chosen as a recipient of the 2011 "Airports Going Green" (ASG) award, to be presented October 31, at the fourth annual Airports Going...

If you have moved within the county in the last few months, you may need to go to a different poll site for the General Election on November 8th. You must vote based on your residence as of Election Day, so that you are voting for your correct representatives. Call the...

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