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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 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

Tompkins County, in a collaborative effort of the Health Planning Council, Office for the Aging, the Department of Emergency Response, Finger Lakes Independence Center, Visiting Nurse Service, Lifelong, the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute, and the Department of...

There will be an open house on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm to gather public comments on the possible relocation of the NYSDOT Maintenance Facility (located on Cayuga Inlet near the Ithaca Farmers Market) to the Village of Dryden and redevelopment...

The Tompkins County Environmental Management Council will host the 2015 New York State Conference on the Environment, October 16-17, in Ithaca. 

The Conference is sponsored by the New York Association of Environmental Management Councils and Conservation...

The Legislature tonight held its annual Community Budget Forum, inviting residents to learn about and comment on the County’s recommended 2016 budget currently under review by the Legislature. 

About a dozen people attended, and nine of them spoke, with comments...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a man near the Cornell Pedestrian Suspension Bridge. The bite occurred around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015. 

The dog described as small, with black and brown coloring, was being walked by a...

The Reentry Subcommittee charged with developing recommendations regarding a Reentry Program to most effectively transition jail inmates out of the Tompkins County Jail and back into the community tonight presented its Report and Recommendation to the Tompkins County...

The Legislature approved a request from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office to appropriate more than $360,000 from the Contingent Fund to cover anticipated shortfalls in the 2015 budget related to overtime expense in the Road Patrol and Corrections Divisions, and inmate...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, urged the New York State Senate and Assembly to approve proposed State legislation that would increase the share of Department of Motor Vehicles revenue that can be retained to support county government.  Currently, under law, the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, set Tuesday, November 10 as the date for the Public Hearing on the 2016 Tompkins County Budget and the 2016-2020 Capital Program.  The hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. at County Legislature Chambers, located on the second floor of the...

Tompkins County Public Library Director Susan Currie was selected to join leaders from libraries throughout New York state in Albany September 21 and 22 as part of the inaugural retreat of the New York Library Association’s Sustainability Initiative.

Developed in...

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