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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,April 27th, 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.

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2013 News Archives

Most municipalities have programs for recycling Christmas trees. Check with your city, town, or village for more information.

Christmas trees can also be brought to the yard waste area of the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center (160...

Tompkins County legislative leaders are praising the State’s decision to refrain from closing psychiatric centers in Elmira and Binghamton, announced late yesterday by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

“We are delighted that the Governor and the Office of Mental Health have...

Tompkins County is the latest municipality in New York State to call on the State Legislature to enact Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation. It would require producers – or stewards – to take financial responsibility for collecting and recycling products at...

Both the Tompkins County SOLID WASTE DIVISION OFFICE and the County RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE CENTER will be closed on Wednesday, December 25th in observance of Christmas Day, and again on Wednesday, January 1st...

At the final meeting of the 2010-2013 legislative term, Legislature Chair Martha Robertson took the opportunity to reflect on how the County has addressed the many challenges it has faced over the past four years, and its accomplishments in meeting those challenges. ...

This was the final meeting for three Legislators who are departing the Legislature—Pamela Mackesey, leaving after eight years; Pat Pryor after four; and Frank Proto, the Legislature’s most senior member, after 29 years of service.  All thanked their colleagues and staff...

The Legislature authorized appropriation of up to $15,000 in contingency funding to help address gaps in broadband Internet coverage in the Town of Caroline—areas initially planned for inclusion in the county plan to improve broadband access for unserved and underserved...

Tompkins County is requesting expressions of interest for the purchase or lease, and redevelopment of, county-owned property which is the site of the Old Library building.  The County intends to vacate the building during the first quarter of 2015 and aims to have a...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a man along the South Hill Recreation Trail, near the Six Mile Creek Reservoir in Ithaca. The bite occurred Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at approximately 2:00 pm. 

The dog was medium sized and had...

The Tompkins County Highway Division announces the following road closings for Thursday, December 12.

FOREST HOME DRIVE:  The Highway Division will be closing Forest Home Drive, at the Caldwell Road intersection, with no through traffic between Caldwell...

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