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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

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee entered their second week of deliberations tonight on County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2016 County budget, with presentations from six more County departments and agencies.

Presenting tonight were...

Fresh fruit is a satisfying snack on any job, and the new Tompkins County Worksite Wellness Coalition is celebrating National Fruit & Veggies­—More Matters Month with “Put Fruit to Work” Week, September  21–25. 

Put Fruit to Worki s a...

Tompkins County Clerk Maureen Reynolds has announced that Tompkins County has been awarded a nearly $150,000 grant by the New York State Archives to extend to additional users the County’s digital archiving records program.

Over the past four years, the County has...

The local task force charged with examining the structure and function of the municipal court system in Tompkins County heard its first presentations this week, as it begins to gather information and invites input and perspectives from a wide range of stakeholders...

In special session, the Tompkins County Legislature formally scheduled two special elections to fill the unexpired terms of Kathy Luz Herrera (District 2) and Nathan Shinagawa (District 4).  Both Legislators resigned effective September 16.

The resolutions...

The following is a statement from  Legislator Nathan Shinagawa, released today.

Tompkins County Legislator Nate Shinagawa (D-4), representative for Ithaca’s Collegetown and Commons neighborhoods, announced today that he...

The following is a statement from Tompkins County Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera, released today.

Tompkins County Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera (D-2), representative for Ithaca’s Fall Creek and Northside neighborhoods,...

Saying that he provides the information “with a heavy heart,” Legislature Chair Mike Lane relayed to his colleagues a message from Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera (D-District 2) regarding her resignation from the Legislature, effective September 16.  Chair Lane said, “When...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused), confirmed County Administrator Joe Mareane’s appointment of James Baker as Interim Supervising Attorney for the Tompkins County Assigned Counsel program.  Mr. Baker’s appointment comes on the...

The Legislature, without dissent, expressed its “sincere gratitude and appreciation” for dedicated service to Elizabeth “Betty” Falcao, who is retiring after two decades as Director of the Health Planning Council, a program of the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins...

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