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2016 News Archives

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2016 News Archives

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities.

Vaccines are among the...

Following up a presentation at its last meeting, the Legislature, by unanimous vote, formally accepted the report entitled Tompkins County Energy Roadmap: Evaluating Our Energy Resources.

The Roadmap was developed to help guide activities around energy-...

The Municipal Courts Task Force, which over the past year has been engaged in a careful and intensive examination of the town and village justice system in Tompkins County, is beginning to move toward recommending structural and operational changes that could be made to...

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) and the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) have been investigating lead in the drinking water in the Caroline and Enfield Elementary Schools. Elevated levels of lead were detected in the drinking water at both schools in...

Meeting for the first time in nine months, the Tompkins County Legislature’s Old Library Committee today received a project update regarding redevelopment of the site of the Old Tompkins County Library from preferred developer Travis Hyde Properties.

The hour-long...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 is the last day for a voter to postmark an application for an Absentee Ballot to vote in the April 19, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

Monday, April 18, 2016 is the last day for a voter to apply in person for an Absentee Ballot to vote...

On April 7, 1817, by act of the New York State Legislature, the counties of Seneca and Cayuga were divided, and Tompkins County was formed.

April 7, 2017, will mark Tompkins County’s 200th anniversary, and exactly one year in advance of that date, the Tompkins...

Concerned about what's in - or out of - the new State Budget?

Come today - Thursday - 1:45 to Ithaca City Hall - for an in-person presentation and a chance to ask questions.

Retired Army Colonel Eric J. Hesse, Director of the NYS Division of Veterans'...

To date local governments have worked with farm families in permanently protecting nearly 2,400 acres in Tompkins farmland through use of Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) programs. This protected farmland honors the legacy of those who have worked that land in past...

Through the approval of nine bond resolutions, the Tompkins County Legislature authorized nearly $8.5 million in financing for 2016 capital projects included in the County’s 2016-2020 capital program, approved as part of the 2016 county budget process.

Approved...

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