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2014 News Archives

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2014 News Archives

Seasonal flu has arrived in Tompkins County. Laboratory confirmed cases indicate that there are Tompkins County residents who have become ill with the flu this season. However, these cases do not reflect prevalence since not everyone visits a doctor when they have the...

Tompkins County Director of Emergency Response has clarified Governor Andrew Cuomo’s declaration of a statewide state of emergency due to the winter storm that is bringing snow and is forecast to bring high winds and sub-zero temperatures to New York State.


The Tompkins County Legislature has elected Michael Lane (D) to lead the Legislature during 2014.   The position of Chair is filled each year by a majority vote of members of the Legislature.  The chair is responsible for overseeing all Legislative functions.


“It’s about the people,” said newly-elected Legislature Chair Mike Lane, delivering the Legislature Chair’s annual message—about a diverse group of County legislators working together to serve the richly diverse community of Tompkins County.”The voters have elected us to...

The Legislature welcomed two new colleagues for the four-year term that runs through the end of 2017.  The newly elected Legislators, along with eleven of 12 incumbents (Legislator Dave McKenna was excused), were sworn in by Tompkins County Clerk Aurora R. Valenti just...