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2012 News Archives

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The Department of Recycling & Materials Management and Recycling & Solid Waste Center are closed Monday for Memorial Day. No curbside recycling collection. Collections delayed by one day rest of the week.

Daily closures Fisher Settlement Road to the Tioga County line for several road crossing pipe replacements, Road will be closed to all through traffic.

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.

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2012 News Archives

The following Youth Services meetings are cancelled:

October 29th - Tompkins County Youth Services Board Meeting from 5-6:30pm
October 30th - Municipal Youth Services Meeting for Municipalities from 9-11am

With Hurricane Sandy getting closer, winds here are increasing and forecast to strengthen further between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m., with strong, sustained winds expected to last for several hours, the peak expected between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

The latest update from the...

Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the Southern New Jersey coast earlier this evening and is no longer classified as a hurricane, currently having merged with another weather system and decreased speed to become what is called a "superstorm."

While winds have...

As Hurricane Sandy advances up the East Coast, Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca continue to advise residents to take precautionary measures to protect themselves from effects of the approaching storm. The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response and City of...

The County's 2013 budget process moved forward tonight, as Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee recommended that the Legislature amend County Administrator Joe Mareane's 2013 Tentative Budget. The amended budget, to be presented to the Legislature in special...

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Sandy, with an eye toward preparation for potential local impacts from this storm.

As of the most recent update this morning, the National Weather Service has...

Seven weeks after receiving a recommended 2013 County Budget from County Administrator Joe Mareane, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee began to propose recommended changes to the budget, after hearing presentations from departments and agencies. Twelve...

The Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) is asking County residents to comment on their experience with cable television service provided by Time Warner Cable to assist municipalities across the County in upcoming franchise agreement negotiations.

At a...

The Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB) is recruiting three new at-large members to begin service in January 2013. Tompkins County residents are invited to submit an application no later than November 1, 2012.

The STPB is a volunteer public...

By unanimous vote, the Legislature authorized acquisition of right of way to support improvements to address recurring flooding problems in the Hamlet of Ludlowville in the Town of Lansing. . (Legislators Carol Chock, Kathy Luz Herrera, and Dooley Kiefer were excused.)...