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2015 News Archives

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2015 News Archives

The Legislature passed a resolution voicing official concern about trade negotiations between the US and eleven Pacific Rim nations that have occurred without transparency over the past six years toward the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and about President Obama’s request...

The Legislature scheduled for its next meeting May 5 a public hearing on a new proposed Local Law that would establish a sustainable energy loan program in Tompkins County.  The program would provide property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing for local energy-...

The Tompkins County Office of Human Rights is commemorating Fair Housing Month with workshops geared toward tenants and landlords.

There will be a fair housing workshop for landlords on...

After formally accepting Sheriff Ken Lansing’s After-Action Report presented last month on the barricading incident on Hornbrook Road in the Town of Danby, the Public Safety Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature addressed what’s next regarding examination of the...

The Lansing Village election for Mayor and two Village Trustees will be held on Tuesday, April 28 from 12 noon until 9pm at the Lansing Village Hall, 2405 N Triphammer Rd., Ithaca.

Friday, April 17 is the last day for a new voter to register in...

 Partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) Announced

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response recently became the fifth 9-1-1 Center in New York State to become a partner in the National Center for...

Due to the fire on the 400 block of Stewart Avenue in Ithaca, the following streets may not be serviced today: Williams St., Highland Place, Osmun Place, Edgewood Place, Eddy St. (from Buffalo to Williams), Stewart Ave. (from Seneca to Edgemoor Lane) and Buffalo St. (...

Did you know that nearly 40% of all food produced in North America is never eaten? Or that 97% of food waste in the United States ends up in the landfill or incinerated?

These were just two of the shocking revelations in the film documentary Just Eat It,...

The Legislature confirmed the County’s financial support for a joint program to provide a Community Outreach Worker for the Ithaca downtown area.  By unanimous vote (Legislator Martha Robertson and Nate Shinagawa excused), the Legislature appropriated $20,000 for that...

The Legislature, without dissent, approved a three-year Tentative Bargaining Agreement between the County and the Civil Service Employees Association Local 1000, Blue Collar Unit, which covers the County’s Blue Collar employees.  The new three-year contract, which runs...

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