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2011 News Archives

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The Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium is recruiting for a full-time Executive Director. More information HERE.

Tompkins County Highway seels qualified candidates for the position of Associate Civil Engineer.  Apply by January 31. More information 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.

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

Tompkins County Emergency Response and municipal officials are assessing local damage from this week's heavy rainstorm.

In cooperation with the New York State Office of Emergency Management, officials are preparing preliminary assessments to document damage for...

Organizations or individuals interested in learning more about funding opportunities available through the Tompkins County Tourism Program are invited to attend a grant workshop on Wednesday, September 14th, 2011. The workshop will take place from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. at the...

The Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee today heard a progress report from HOLT Architects on the Center of Government Study, that examines whether a business case exists for replacing three county government buildings in the current Courthouse complex with a larger...

In light of current weather conditions, County Legislator Brian Robison has postponed tonight's Town Hall meeting to discuss Tompkins County's 2012 Budget. A new meeting date will be set in the near future.

Sheriff Lansing Directs Emergency Traffic Only
State of Emergency Declared in Town of Caroline

Because of ongoing heavy rain and flooding conditions impeding travel throughout Tompkins County and affecting public safety, Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing...

Roads Closed Until Further Notice in Tompkins County

County and City Government Delay Opening Until 11:00 a.m.

Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has closed all roads in Tompkins County until further notice. The closing will enable the Sheriff's...

Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has lifted the road closure order in Tompkins County effective at 9:00 a.m. The closure will be replaced by a Travel Advisory, with drivers urged to exercise extreme caution on all roads. Certain roads will remain impassable.

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response is closely monitoring weather conditions and the forecast for likely heavy rain over the next day or two.

Officials report that the Southern Tier area is under a flood advisory for the next 24-36 hours. The...

Join in a community conversation on "Density, is it Right for Tompkins County?" on Wednesday, September 14 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Human Services Building at 320 West State Street/West M.L.K., Jr. Street, Ithaca. Light refreshments will be served.


The Department of Emergency Response reports that the National Weather Service in Binghamton advises that a band of heavy rain is making its way into the Central New York and Finger Lakes region.

This is a slow-moving system and will probably not be out of the...