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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 tonight began review of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2013 County Budget, hearing their first seven presentations from County departments. The committee is scheduled to meet nine times between now and the...

Republican voters in the Towns of Caroline, Danby, Dryden and Groton will have a Primary Election on September 13, 2012. This is to pick their candidate for State Senator, 51st District.

Polls will be open from noon until 9 p.m. A Sample Ballot is posted at...

Schools in Tompkins County now have an even greater ability to reduce the waste they produce. The Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division completed a grant project, in partnership with Finger Lakes ReUse, to provide Tompkins County schools with support and...

The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Friday, September 7 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. All Department staff will participate.

The Department's answering service will receive phone calls. If there is an emergency, appropriate...

The Legislature, after more than two hours of careful deliberation, accepted the recommendation of the County's Independent Redistricting Committee and adopted a new Local Law that realigns the boundaries of County legislative districts based on the 2010 Census, culminating...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2013 Recommended County Budget that increases total spending by just four-tenths of one percent, sustains current levels of service, and can be supported within the 3.5% tax levy goal set by...

Both the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division (TCSWMD) Office and the The Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be closed Monday, September 3th in observation of the Labor Day holiday and will re-open on Tuesday, September 4th.

There...

The Tompkins County Youth Services Department's Community Coalition for Healthy Youth (CCHY) has been awarded $200,000 from the federal Office of National Drug Control Policy to prevent youth substance use in Tompkins and Schuyler Counties.

The award is among $7....

Mark your calendar! The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal has set the date for its next Safe Medication Disposal Day. This collection event, which gives residents the chance to safely dispose of no longer needed household medications, will be held Saturday, September...

The Legislature amended the Capital Program to increase the renovation budget for the Human Services Annex building by $75,000 (to $1,375,000) to support certain architectural design features and purchase of furniture deleted from the initial plan. The vote was unanimour,...

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