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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 scheduled a public hearing for its next meeting, November 6, on proposed repeal of the Local Law approved by the Legislature earlier this year to override the State tax cap as part of the 2015 budget.  The hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Legislature...

The following statement is issued by the Tompkins County Health Department, Cayuga Medical Center, and Cornell University:

The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the three confirmed cases in Texas are raising questions throughout the United States...

The Legislature authorized contracts for design services for two bridge projects—both projects included in the Highway Division’s five-year bridge plan and the County’s Capital Budget.

A $41,000 contract design services with LaBella Associates. of Rochester, NY,...

The Tompkins County Solid Waste Division – in partnership with the Village of Lansing – is pleased to announce the opening of a food scrap recycling drop spot at 2405 North Triphammer Road.

The new drop spot behind the Lansing village office will be open every...

The Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration Commission on Wednesday, October 22 will present its final scheduled dramatic reading of “The Language of War,” written by County Historian and Commission Co-Chair Carol Kammen.

The presentation will...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight, without dissent, recommended that the Legislature amend County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2015 Tentative Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years. 

The amended budget, to be presented to...

The Legislature’s Planning, Energy, and Environmental Quality Committee focused on the issue of energy in much of its deliberations today.

The committee, without dissent, recommended that the Legislature formally oppose underground hydrocarbon storage adjacent to...

Six weeks after receiving a recommended 2015 County Budget from County Administrator Joe Mareane, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee have begun to recommend changes to the budget—all of tonight’s proposed amendments adding to the Administrator’s budget....

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a boy riding a bike in front of Gimme! Coffee on Cayuga Street in Ithaca.  The bite occurred Monday, October 13, at approximately 5:20 p.m.

The dog was of medium size with brown fur, and resembled a...

 If you have moved within the county in the last few months, you may need to go to a different poll site for the General Election on November 4th. You must vote based on your residence as of Election Day so that you are voting for your correct representatives. Call the...

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