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2015 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 Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Thursday,October 26, 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. The Department answering service will receive phone calls. Appropriate staff will be notified in case of emergency.

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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2015 News Archives

The Tompkins County Human Rights Commission (tcHRC) has elected officers and is moving forward with several new initiatives for 2015. Now chairing the Commission is Pat Pryor and Vice Chair is Jamila Walida Simon. Continuing officers include Talyse Hampton in the role of...

Before the Legislature’s Public Safety Committee, Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing and other officers who responded to the four-day incident on Hornbrook Road in the Town of Danby provided a detailed recap of the events that began when barricaded subject David Cady...

The Tompkins County Legislature, at its 2015 organizational meeting, reelected Chair Michael Lane (D) and Vice Chair Jim Dennis (D) to continue to lead the Legislature in 2015.  The positions of Chair and Vice Chair are filled each year by a majority vote of members of...

With considerable praise all around for all those who worked together to make it happen, the Legislature, by unanimous vote allocated $20,000 to support payment of the living wage to contract employees at the County Recycling and Solid Waste Center.  It was the issue...

The Legislature, without dissent, voted to allocate $20,000 from the Capital Reserve Fund for Natural, Scenic, and Recreational Resources Protection to support additions to two existing nature preserves in Tompkins County.  The action provides funding toward acquisition...

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has concluded the initial investigation of the events that transpired on Hornbook Road in Danby, New York from December 30th to January 2nd, where barricaded subject, David Cady, age 36, fired at police during their attempt to serve a...

Tompkins County organizations planning Community Celebrations or projects with potential to draw visitors from outside Tompkins County are invited to apply for financial support from the Tompkins County Tourism Program. Grant guidelines and applications are available...

Joshua Nalley of Genoa, NY has been named Fire chief and Operations Supervisor for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, the appointment announced today by Airport Manager Mike Hall. 

Nalley replaced David Crawford, who held the position for the past 18 years. ...

Tompkins County Sheriff Kenneth Lansing reports that on Friday, January 2nd...

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