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2012 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 Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Thursday,October 26, 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. The Department answering service will receive phone calls. Appropriate staff will be notified in case of emergency.

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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2012 News Archives

The Legislature took the necessary steps to make needed energy-saving improvements to the County's Public Safety Building, funded through low-interest energy conservation bonds allocated as part of the Federal stimulus program.

Legislators by a vote of 12-1 (...

Governor Cuomo is signing an Executive Order which provides for a voter who is a resident in the federally-declared disaster counties of Nassau, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester and of New York City (which includes Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond) who have been...

Tourism is a powerful economic tool in upstate New York. All too often, the impact that conferences and meetings have on the local economy is overlooked. So are the individuals who invest their own time in coordinating those efforts.

The Tompkins Tourism Partner...

New solar panels currently being installed on seven County buildings will significantly lower County energy costs, while increasing the use of renewable energy in Tompkins County.

The firm Solar Liberty is installing the panels as part of a 15-year lease...

Because of the disruptions statewide from the hurricane, the New York State Board of Elections has changed some absentee deadlines for the November 6 General Election as follows:

Extension of Absentee Ballot Application Deadline: The State Board of Elections has...

Residents of Tompkins County are invited to apply for membership on the Water Resources Council (WRC). There are vacancies for representatives of the general public (at-large seats), municipal government, business/ industry, environment, and watershed organizations. In...

In a brief special session, the Tompkins County Legislature formally adopted amendments to the County Administrator's 2013 Tentative Budget and 2013-2017 Capital and 2013-2017 Capital Program, as recommended by its Expanded Budget Committee. With eight Legislators present...

County and City emergency managers continue to monitor the progress of Hurricane Sandy, as it approaches up the east coast, and continue to advise residents to take precautions to protect themselves and to prepare for the storm.

The latest briefing from the...

Due to inclement weather, curbside recycling collection for Tuesday, October 30th has been postponed. Recycling collection scheduled for the 30th will now occur one day late, on Wednesday, October 31st. Collection schedules for the remainder of the week will occur one day...

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport provides the following information regarding weather-related flight status:

US Airways flights are all canceled today and tomorrow and will resume around mid-day on Wednesday. (Call 1-800-428-4322 for further information).
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