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2013 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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2013 News Archives

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, followed the recommendation of its Health and Human Services Committee and urged that the State to preserve inpatient mental health services in the Southern Tier/Finger Lakes region and refrain from closing the Elmira Psychiatric Center...

The Legislature heard from nearly a dozen citizens who, following up a rally in DeWitt Park, voiced their strong support of requiring County contract agencies to provide a livable wage for their employees, saying the living wage is a moral and societal imperative. One of...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2014 Recommended County Budget that maintains (but does not expand) County services, addresses funding challenges at several partner agencies, maintains the County's fiscal health, and can...

Relaying the severe concerns within Tompkins County government and among its citizens about New York State's proposed mental health services reorganization plan, Legislature Chair Martha Robertson has submitted comment to an Assembly committee that urges the State to...

Tompkins County invites county residents to apply to fill a vacancy on the County's Ethics Advisory Board.

The County seeks applicants who are familiar with the local community and possess diverse perspectives and expertise appropriate to the review of...


The weigh scales at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) at 160 Commercial Avenue in Ithaca will undergo a semi-annual inspection on Thursday, September 12th.

It may be necessary to close down one scale at a time. Be alert for changes in traffic...

The Tompkins County Health Department has scheduled free Rabies Clinics in the county for dogs, cats, and ferrets. All clinics take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For location information, click...

Tompkins County is planning to rebuild the one-lane, metal bridge on Forest Home Drive in the Town of Ithaca between Caldwell and Warren Roads beginning this fall.

A public information meeting is scheduled at the Forest Home Chapel at 222 Forest Home Drive,...

A memorial event this Saturday will pay tribute to Captain Joseph H. Gregg, of Newfield, a forgotten hero who died in the Battle of Gettysburg.

The event, sponsored by the Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration Commission, will take place on...

The Legislature, without dissent, adopted a work group report that recommends a short-term financial strategy to respond to a sizable structural budget deficit for the Tompkins County Public Library, projected at more than $400,000 for 2014. (Legislator Nate Shinagawa was...

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