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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 Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee on Thursday continued to examine potential Center of Government alternatives, as architects presented elements of their preliminary report regarding whether a business case exists for replacing or reconfiguring buildings in...

The Cayuga Inlet will be partially re-opened to normal activities this afternoon upon the successful application of the Herbicide Aquathol K (active ingredient Endothall) in the Cayuga Inlet on October 11 and 12, 2011. The application of this herbicide was part of a rapid...

In the latest step of a process that has taken more than a year, the Legislature's Health and Services Committee today recommended the firm HCR, based in Rochester, NY, to purchase the operating certificate of the County's Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA). The...

Sample Ballots for the November 8 General Election can be viewed at www.votetompkins.com. Absentee ballots are also now available. The absentee application can be printed off the web site, or you can stop by the Board of Elections'...

Tompkins County Legislators, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, wrapped up the presentation phase of their review of the tentative 2012 County, as they heard from four more County departments.

Presenting tonight were the Department of Emergency Response, the...

Last week's Safe Medication Disposal Day took in more than 800 pounds of unwanted household pharmaceuticals, from 409 participants.

The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal reports 834 pounds of medications were received during the October 1 collection day....

With the snip of a ribbon displaying examples of the many things that can now be recycled, representatives of Tompkins County and its private partners ReCommunity and Casella Waste Services today celebrated the grand reopening of Tompkins County's new and improved Recycling...

Tompkins County Legislators, acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, heard budget presentations from some of the County's largest departments, as they continued tonight with review of the tentative 2012 County budget.

Presenting tonight were the Department of...

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson paid tribute to former legislator and legislative chair Harris B. Dates, who died September 26, after a short illness. Mr. Dates served 29 years on the Tompkins County Board of Supervisors and the Tompkins County Board of Representatives...

The Legislature, without dissent, scheduled the formal public hearing on the 2012 County Budget and the 2012-2016 Capital Program for Wednesday, November 9, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The hearing will take place at Legislative Chambers, located on the second floor of the...

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