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2016 News Archives

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Health Department Rabies Clinics this month. Details HERE.

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.

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2016 News Archives

The Draft Report of the Tompkins County Energy and Economic Development Task Force is now available for public review and comment.

The Task Force is comprised of local business leaders, government officials, and environmental advocates brought together by Tompkins...

The Tompkins County Board of Elections has certified the results for the April 19th Presidential Primary.

The turnout for this primary election set a record for Tompkins County and it was far better than any other county in the state. A total of 21,301 people...

Below is the CORRECTED schedule for upcoming FREE Tompkins County Health Department Rabies Vaccination Clinics for Dogs, Cats and Ferrets. All clinics are from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

T-Dryden - Tompkins Co. SPCA - Wednesday, May 11
1640 Hanshaw Rd.

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In two resolutions approved tonight, the Tompkins County Legislature approved a 2017 tax levy goal and spending targets for 2017. The tax levy resolution directed County Administrator Joe Mareane to prepare a recommended operating and capital budget that can be supported...

The Legislature, by a vote of 10-3 (Legislators Mike Sigler, Glenn Morey, and Dave McKenna voted no; Legislator Peter Stein was excused) authorized an intermunicipal agreement with the City of Ithaca to provide financial assistance for the City of Ithaca’ s Gorge Ranger...

The Legislature, without dissent, passed two resolutions related to District Attorney’s salaries. (Legislator Peter Stein was excused.) The Legislature called upon New York State to fully reimburse counties for District Attorney salary increases set by the State. State...

Eileen Savino, Outreach Worker at the Office for the Aging, has been honored by Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services/Better Housing for Tompkins County as this year’s recipient of the Lucy Brown Award for Leadership in the Community.

 Savino was honored...

The Community Housing Development Fund (formerly known as the Housing Fund) – 2016 Open Funding Round: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is now open
The Community Housing Development Fund, formerly referred to as the Housing Fund, is a joint...

The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal has announced that the Slaterville Fire Station will again host a collection event for unwanted medications on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputies will be on-site to take custody of...

Rabies is a fatal neurologic disease that may be transmitted to humans from infected raccoons, bats, skunks, foxes, dogs, cats, and other mammals. Animal bites are the most common method of transmission, but contact with brain, spinal tissues, or cerebrospinal fluids can...

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