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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 Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB) is recruiting four new members to begin service in January 2014. Tompkins County residents are invited to submit an application no later than October 1st, 2013. In addition to one At-Large seat, one representative...

The Legislature, without dissent, authorized the County to accept a more than $2.8 million interoperable communications grant awarded to the Department of Emergency Response, the grant program targeted at supporting inter-county, regional, and statewide interoperability of...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, voiced its official support of local requests for New York State disaster funding to mitigate damage caused by the extraordinary rainstorm that swept through the area earlier this month. The storm deposited over five inches of rain in a...

The Legislature approved a modest expansion of the County's Human Services Building to house the Community Justice Center's Day Reporting Program, a relocation that will enable the County to vacate the Old Library. The vote was 13-2, with Legislators Frank Proto and Dave...

The Board of Elections is currently looking for Poll Site Inspectors and Managers. This is a great opportunity for folks interested in participating in the political process.

Inspectors sign in voters and distribute ballots. Poll Site Managers open and close...

County Assessment Director Jay Franklin alerts property owners that New York State is requiring all those who receive the Basic STAR exemption to re-register this year.

Beginning August 19th, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance will mail a...

Tompkins County and the Town of Enfield, as of this afternoon, have declared local emergencies related to response and recovery from last week's weather.

Tompkins County Director of Emergency Response Lee Shurtleff reports that both entities have suffered...

The Legislature's Public Safety Committee today indicated its support for a proposed capital project to modify the County Public Safety Building to increase jail capacity--'a project that could be expected to decrease the County's inmate board-out costs.

The...

The Tompkins County Legislature has unanimously approved a three-year contract with a Trumansburg firm to expand what Solid Waste Division Manager Barbara Eckstrom calls the 'next frontier' of recycling in the County.

Under this public-private partnership, Cayuga...

County officials report that telephone service has now been restored to all County departments. A number of offices, including those in the County's Courthouse Complex, had experienced a loss of telephone service as a result of last night's storms.

The...

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