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2016 News Archives

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Health Department Rabies Clinics coming up in May. Details HERE.

NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps training event at Groton HS April 25th, Registration required. More information HERE (pdf)

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical position in county government. Applications accepted through May 17.

The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed today, Noon-4:30PM, for staff development. The answering service will receive phone calls.and will notify staff In case of emergency.

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, by unanimous vote (Legislator Dan Klein was excused) appropriated $25,000 from the County’s Capital Reserve Fund for Natural, Scenic, and Recreational Resource Protection, to provide partial financial support to the Finger Lakes Land Trust toward...

Ithaca High School Senior Jonathan Gomes Selman is recognized as the latest Tompkins County Distinguished Youth. A letter of nomination filed by Tompkins County Youth Services planner Kristin Bennett, on behalf of the Joint Youth Commission (for the Towns of Ithaca and...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislature Dan Klein was excused), urged New York State to provide technical and financial assistance to counties in complying with federal child care law changes, so that local child care slots are not lost due to increased costs of...

Ithaca College, Emerson Suites, Thursday, March 17th, 2016, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

This one-day event will help about 350 juniors, seniors, and out-of-school youth ages 17-24 from the Ithaca/Finger Lakes Region...

Friday, March 4, 2016 is the last day for a new voter to register in person to be eligible to vote in the March 15, 2016 Village Elections.

Sample Ballots for the March 15th Village Elections are now available and can be viewed at...

Tompkins County Legislature, Tompkins Cortland Community College President Dr. Carl Haynes delivered his annual “State of the College” message to the Tompkins County Legislature. Presenting the annual report of the College and the TC3 Foundation, President Haynes...

Reacting to provisions in the Governor’s Budget, the Legislature, by a vote of 9-3 (Legislators Dave McKenna, Glenn Morey and Dooley Kiefer voted no; Legislators Mike Sigler and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne were excused) passed a resolution in support of Early Voting in New...

A plan outlining how Tompkins County Department of Social Services (DSS) operates programs to provide employment services for Temporary Assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients is available for public review and comment.

The two-year...

Confused about whether you need a passport book, passport card, enhanced NY drivers’ license or regular NY drivers’ license? Don’t worry, so is the rest of the nation! Currently, you can fly on domestic airlines with a NYS drivers’ license. We do not expect that this...

The Legislature, after listening to more than an hour of thoughtful public comment, voiced its support for timely development of the Black Oak Wind Farm project in the Town of Enfield. The Legislature’s vote was unanimous, with Legislator Dooley Kiefer abstaining because...

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