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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 Legislature authorized acceptance of a $35,000 in Safe Harbor Sexually Exploited Youth funding from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services by the Youth Services Department, to strengthen capacity of the department’s Runaway and Homeless Youth...

Updates will soon take place with Tompkins County’s highly-successful food scraps recycling program, in partnership with Trumansburg-based Cayuga Compost.

Beginning April 1st, the only materials accepted in the program will be food items...

The Tompkins County Mental Health Department has received the results of a compliance audit of its mental health clinic by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). The OMH regulates, certifies, and oversees mental health programs that are operated by local...

.Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport today announced that the airport must close its runway for two weeks in July for runway resurfacing.

The runway will be closed from Friday, July 8, at 8 p.m., until Saturday, July 23, at 5 a.m. The full closure during the 14-day...

Are you interested in enhancing the lives of older adults and persons with disabilities living in long term care facilities? Do you possess excellent communication skills, assessment and problem solving abilities? The Tompkins County Office for the Aging has a rewarding...

Tompkins County Legislature Chair Michael Lane released the following statement regarding the death of Cornell University President Elizabeth Garrett:

“We in Tompkins County are shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic news about Elizabeth Garrett’s passing. In...

The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) announces that a draft program of projects for the 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is available for public review and comment.

A Public Meeting will be held...

The Legislature amended Tompkins County’s Capital Program to increase cost of the Pine Tree Road Bike and Pedestrian Paths project, in the Town of Ithaca, appropriating $163,729 for the project from the Highway Fund, and awarding the construction contract to Economy...

The Legislature, which late last year, endorsed a joint effort with the City of Ithaca to secure State grant funding and other aid to fund a detailed analysis of the feasibility and opportunities for consolidation or further sharing of police services between the City of...

As recommended by the Legislature’s new Transportation special committee, the Legislature, without dissent, called upon the State to restore funding parity between the capital plans for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the New York State Department of...

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