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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 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

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee reviewed the proposed budgets of six more County departments, as their review of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2013 budget entered its third week.

Presenting tonight were Weights and Measures,...

Residents of Tompkins County are invited to apply for membership on advisory boards that provide input to the Tompkins County Legislature on environmental matters. The Water Resources Council (WRC) has vacancies for representatives of the general public (at-large seats),...

Are you considering whether or not to get a flu shot this year? Here's an easy answer: Everyone, Every Year (Everyone over the age of 6 months). This is the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Tompkins County Health...

The Housing Fund - Funding Round 6: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is now open for the Community Housing Affordability Program and Community Housing Trust Program.

The Housing Fund, which consists of the Community Housing Affordability Program and the...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused) authorized the County, through the Department of Emergency Response, to partner with seven other counties in the region through the Southern Tier East Emergency State Interoperable Communication...

The Legislature by a 12-2 vote (Legislators Brian Robison and Jim Dennis voted no: Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused) authorized the Tompkins County Development Corporation to issue up to $10 million of tax-exempt revenue bonds for Kendal at Ithaca, Inc.
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The Legislature is urging New York State to ban the manufacture, distribution, sale, and possession of dangerous unregulated synthetic drugs. The vote was 11-3, with Legislators Dooley Kiefer, Will Burbank and Carol Chock voting no and Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera excused...

The Tompkins County Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal today launched its new "Med Return" program. Medication drop boxes will be located at secure locations around the county to provide citizens the opportunity to safely dispose of their unwanted houehold...

Six more County departments presented their proposed budgets tonight, as Legislators acting an Expanded Budget Committee, conducted their second review session of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2013 County budget.

Presenting tonight were the...

A lecture Monday, September 17 will provide an opportunity to learn about the men from Tompkins County who fought in the Civil War as part of one of New York's most renowned regiments.

The Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration Commission, in...

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