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2014 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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2014 News Archives

The Legislature approved the unit charge for the Tompkins County solid waste annual fee for 2015.  The charge, as also recommended as part of the 2015 Tentative County Budget, is $52 per unit (household or church)—a $4.00 decrease, with different unit charges other...

The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights (OHR) is launching a new poster contest that invites Tompkins County artists of all ages to apply their creative efforts to the question, “What Would MLK Say Today?” The submission deadline is 12 noon on Monday, January...

Now that Election Day is over, those campaign yard signs - whether made of plastic film or Coroplast® - can be recycled in Tompkins County.

Please remove the wire sign holders or stakes before recycling the signs. The metal sign holders and stakes can...

Residents of Tompkins County are invited to apply for membership on advisory boards that provide input to the Tompkins County Legislature on environmental matters.  The Water Resources Council (WRC) has one at-large vacancy, one municipal government vacancy, and one...

“Hey… R you gonna recycle that?”

November 15th is America Recycles Day (ARD), the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling and waste reduction in the U.S.  Residents in Tompkins County are recycling more than ever...

The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights (OHR) will be rolling out its 29th Annual K-12 Arts Competition in September 2015 with a few notable tweaks.  Changes to the K-12 program will include a broader human rights theme and a launch that takes place at the beginning...

On Wednesday, November 5, Ithaca College Professor of United States History Michael Trotti will present the latest in the series of lectures cosponsored by the Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Tompkins County Public Library.

His...

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth of Canaan, NY has announced that they will no longer provide services to Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) in Tompkins County, effective November 1, 2014. After unsuccessfully competing for the Basic Center Program funding of...

In an update report presented to the Legislature’s Government Operations Committee today, County Administrator Joe Mareane reported that the County is very close to attaining its living wage goals for County contracts—reporting that more than 90% of all covered contract...

The Legislature formally adopted amendments to the County Administrator’s 2015 Tentative Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years, as recommended by the Expanded Budget Committee.  The vote was unanimous, with Legislator Martha Robertson excused.

The...

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